12 May Fujifilm X-Pro2: Rekindling Old Stories

Source: Fujifilm Insider

Four years after the much charming and much infuriating X-Pro1, the X-Pro2 promises to bring back some of the old magic, and iron out some of the unpleasant memories. The X-Pro2 is like an old affair reignited, with an understanding of the mistakes from the past and promises of a rosy future.


The heart of the camera is the same, but intelligence receives an overhaul, with a brand new 24MP APS-C X-Trans CMOS III sensor. The AF system now has a whopping 273 points, 169 of which are phase detect. The spread of the AF points is also far improved, courtesy which, I rarely needed the focus and recompose technique, something that I usually use a lot.

The shutter has received a much welcome upgrade as well, now being capable of shooting at 1/8000sec and a slightly faster sync speed of 1/250sec. Other small but invaluable improvements include dual SD card slots, the ability to shoot lossless compressed RAW, the ability to see the exact percentage of battery that’s left. Video sees some improvement with the ability to shoot 1080p movies, though the quality and functionality of the video continue to be behind the competition….

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