Fujifilm X-Pro2

Fujifilm X-Pro2The long-awaited Fujifilm X-Pro2 is finally here, and boasts a host of improved features over the X-Pro1. With a similar look and feel to its predesessor, the X-Pro2 offers a familar shooting experience. But with many new features under the hood it will feel like the completely new camera that it is.

Fujifilm X-Pro2

The FUJIFILM Corporation has announced the release of the FUJIFILM X-Pro2 premium interchangeable lens camera. The new model boasts a Hybrid Viewfinder capable of instantly switching between optical and electronic finders, plus an updated image sensor and processor, which dramatically improve image quality. By combining these features with the ultra-high image quality of FUJINON X-Mount lenses and the colour reproduction technology accumulated through more than 80 years as a photographic film manufacturer, the X-Pro2 delivers the best ever results from an X-series camera.

06_X-Pro2_BK_Back_WhiteElectronic viewfinders (EVF) used by mirrorless cameras are said to be superior to optical viewfinders because settings including white balance and exposure can be checked instantly, and the displayed image can be enlarged to check focusing accuracy. However, in some cases, photographers prefer a more natural view. In particular, the optical rangefinder, which allows the user to view the subject in almost the same way as the naked eye, is extremely effective and often preferred by documentary, reportage and street photographers. The X-Pro2 is the only interchangeable lens camera in the world featuring a Hybrid Viewfinder system that incorporates both types of viewfinder.

Fujifilm X-Pro2

Key features of the X-Pro2

1. 24.3MP X-Trans CMOS III sensor

The unique random color filter array reduces moiré and false colors without the need for an optical low-pass filter. By shooting with a high-quality Fujinon lens, the camera delivers images with a perceived resolution far greater than the actual number of pixels used.

2. X Processor Pro image processing engine

Boasting 4x the processing speed of conventional image processing engines, the X Processor Pro has increased all response times, despite the increased resolution. Write speeds, start-up time and high-speed continuous shooting speeds have all been increased. Combined with the X-Trans CMOS III sensor, the new image processing engine achieves even faster autofocus, lower noise and both tonal and color reproduction that surpasses the previous EXR Processor II.

3. Advanced Hybrid Multi Viewfinder

The X-Pro2 features optical and electronic viewfinders so users can take advantage of both: optical for adirect view of the subject, electronic to preview settings. The ability to instantly switch between these two types of viewfinders was first installed on the X100 in 2011, but the latest version found on the X-Pro2 is the most advanced Hybrid Viewfinder. It features a Multi-Magnification function that automaticallyswitches viewfinder magnification according to the lens in use and an Electronic Rangefinder that simultaneously displays the electronic viewfinder on top of the optical viewfinder.

4. Focal plane shutter

Focal plane shutter with a top speed of 1/8000 sec. and flash sync up to 1/250 sec. A faster mechanical shutter gives extra flexibility for aperture selections in bright conditions or when shooting with flash during the day. In addition, while noise and vibration levels typically increase with faster shutter speeds, the X-Pro2 is quieter and vibrates less compared to conventional models thanks to the optimization of key controls and parts.

5. Robust weather resistant body

The camera’s chassis is made from four pieces of magnesium alloy and is sealed in a total of 61 points on each section, making it dust-proof, splash-proof and capable of operating in temperatures as low as -10°C.

For more information visit www.fujifilm.co.uk

Sample Images

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X-pro2 Specifications

Model Name FUJIFILM X-Pro2
Number of effective pixels 24.3 millions pixels
Image sensor 23.6mm x 15.6mm(APS-C)X-Trans CMOS III with primary color filter.

Sensor Cleaning system
Ultra Sonic Vibration

Storage media SD memory card(up to 2GB) / SDHC memory card(up to 32GB) / SDXC memory card( to 256GB)
UHS-I/UHS-II(Only Slot 1)*1
File format
Still image
JPEG (Exif Ver.2.3)*2, RAW : 14bit RAW(RAF original format), RAW+JPEG (Design rule for Camera File system compliant / DPOF-compatible)
Movie
Movie File Format: MOD
Movie Video Compression: MPEG-4 AVC / H.264
Audio: Linear PCM/ Stereo sound 48KHz sampling

Number of recorded pixels L: (3:2) 6000 x 4000 / (16:9) 6000 x 3376 / (1:1) 4000 x 4000
M: (3:2) 4240 x 2832 / (16:9) 4240 x 2384 / (1:1) 2832 x 2832
S: (3:2) 3008 x 2000 / (16:9) 3008 x 1688 / (1:1) 2000 x 2000
Lens mount FUJIFILM X mount
Sensitivity AUTO1 / AUTO2 / AUTO3(up to ISO12800) / ISO200 to 12800(1/3 step)(Standard Output Sensitivity)
Extended output sensitivity : ISO100 / 25600 / 51200
Exposure control TTL 256-zone metering, Multi / Spot / Average / Center Weighted
Exposure mode P(Program AE) / A(Aperture Priority AE) / S(Shutter Speed Priority AE) / M(Manual Exposure)
Exposure compensation -5.0EV – +5.0EV, 1/3EV step
(movie recording : -2.0EV – +2.0EV)
Image Stabilizer Supported with OIS type lenses
Shutter speed
Mechanical Shutter
4 sec. to 1/8000 sec.(P mode), 30 sec. to 1/8000 sec.(All modes)
Bulb mode(up to 60 min), TIME : 30 sec. to 1/8000 sec.
Electronic Shutter*3
1 sec. to 1/32000 sec.(P / A / S / M modes)
Bulb mode : 1 sec. fixed, TIME : 1 sec to 1/32000sec
Mechanical + Electronic Shutter
4 sec. to 1/32000 sec.(P mode), 30 sec. to 1/32000 sec.(All modes)
Bulb mode(up to 60 min), TIME : 30 sec. to 1/32000 sec.
Synchronized shutter speed for flash
1/250 sec. or slower

Continuous shooting Approx. 8.0 fps(JPEG : 83 frames Lossless compression RAW : 33 frames Uncompressed RAW : 27 frames)
Approx 3.0 fps(JPEG : endless Lossless Compression RAW : endless Uncompressed RAW : 36 frames)

    • * recordable frames depends on recording media
    • * Speed of continuous shooting depends on shooting environment and shooting frames

Auto bracketing AE Bracketing(±2EV / ±5/3EV / ±4/3EV / ±1EV / ±2/3EV / ±1/3EV)
Film simulation bracketing(Any 3 types of film simulation selectable)
Dynamic Range Bracketing (100% · 200% · 400%)
ISO sensitivity Bracketing (±1/3EV / ±2/3EV / ±1EV)
White Balance Bracketing (±1 / ±2 / ±3)
Focus
mode
Single AF / Continuous AF / MF
type
Intelligent Hybrid AF (TTL contrast AF / TTL phase detection AF)
AF frame selection
Single point AF : EVF / LCD / OVF : 11×7/21×13(Changeable size of AF frame among 5 types),
Zone AF : 3×3 / 5×5 / 7×7 from 77 areas on 11x 7 grid,
Wide / Tracking AF : (up to 18 area)

    • * AF-S : Wide
    • * AF-C : Tracking

White balance Automatic Scene recognition /
Custom1 to 3 / Color temperature selection(2500K – 10000K) /
Preset : Fine, Shade, Fluorescent light (Daylight), Fluorescent light (Warm White), Fluorescent light (Cool White), Incandescent light, Underwater
Self-timer 10 sec. / 2 sec. Delay
Interval timer shooting Yes (Setting : Interval, Number of shots, Startinng time)
Flash modes
Red-eye removal OFF
Auto / Forced Flash / Slow Synchro / Suppressed Flash / Rear-curtain Synchro / Commander
Red-eye removal ON
Red-eye Reduction Auto / Red-eye Reduction & Forced Flash / Red-eye Reduction & Slow Synchro / Suppressed Flash / Red-eye Reduction & Rear-curtain Synchro / Commander

    • * Red-eye removal is active when Face Detection is set to ON.

Hot shoe Yes (Dedicated TTL Flash compatible)
Viewfinder
OVF
Reverse Galilean viewfinder with electronic bright frame display
Coverage of frame area v.s. capturing area: approx.92% Magnifications approx x0.36 / x0.60
EVF
0.48-in TFT color viewfinder Approx 2.36 millions dots(4:3) Coverage of viewing area vs. capturing area : approx. 100%
Eyepoint : approx 16mm(from the rear end of the camera’s eyepiece) Diopter adjustment : -4 to +2m-1
Magnification : 0.59x with 50 mm lens (35mm equivalent) at infinity and diopter set to -1.0m-1
Diagonal angle of view : approx 29.1°(Horizontal angle of view : approx 24.4°)
Built-in eye sensor
LCD monitor 3.0-inch, aspect ratio 3:2, approx 1.62 millions dots
Movie recording Full HD 1920×1080 60p / 50p / 30p / 25p / 24p up to 14 min.
HD 1280×720 60p / 50p / 30p / 25p / 24p up to 28 min

    • * Use a card with SD Speed Class with class 10 or higher

Film Simulation mode 15 modes (PROVIA / Standard, Velvia / Vivid, ASTIA / Soft, CLASSIC CHROME, PRO Neg.Hi, PRO Neg.Std, Black& White, Black& White+Ye Filter, Black& White+R Filter, Black& White+GFilter, Sepia, ACROS, ACROS+Ye Filter, ACROS+R Filter, ACROS+G Filter)
Dynamic range setting AUTO, 100%, 200%, 400%
ISO restriction(DR100% : No limit, DR200% : ISO400 or more, DR400% : ISO800 ore more )
Advanced filter Toy camera / Miniature / Pop color / High-key / Low-key / Dynamic tone / Soft focus / Partial color (Red / Orange / Yellow / Green / Blue / Purple)
Wireless transmitter
Standard
IEEE 802.11b / g / n (standard wireless protocol)
Encryption
WEP / WPA / WPA2 mixed mode
Access mode
Infrastructure

Wireless function Geotagging, Wireless communication (Image transfer), View & Obtain Images, Remote camera shooting, PC Autosave, instax printer print
Other functions Exif Print, PRINT Image Matching II, Language(35 languages including JP / EN), Time difference, exposure preview on LCD during Manual mode, EVF brightness, EVF color, LCD brightness, LCD color, Mode effect on monitor, Customize
Terminal
Digital interface
USB 2.0 High-Speed / Micro USB

    • * connectable with Remote Release RR-90 (sold separately)

HDMI output
HDMI micro connector (Type D)
Others
Microphone / shutter release input: ø2.5mm, stereo mini connector
Hot shoe, Syncronized terminal *Mechanical release S1 button

Power supply NP-W126 Li-ion battery (included)
Dimensions 140.5mm (W) x 82.8mm (H) x 45.9mm (D) / 5.5in. (W) x 3.3in. (H) x 1.8in. (D)
(Minimum depth: 34.8mm / 1.4 in.)
Weight Approx. 495g / 15.7 oz. (including battery and memory card)
Approx. 445g / 17.5 oz. (excluding accessories, battery and memory card)
Operating Temperature -10°C – 40°C / +32°F – +104°F
Operating Humidity 10 – 80% (no condensation)
Battery life for still images*4 Approx. 250 / 350 frames (EVF / OVF, When XF35mmF1.4 R is set)
Battery life for movies*4 single consecutive movie: approx. 110 min. (Face detection is set to OFF)
Starting up period Approx 0.4sec.

    • * Fujifilm research

Accessories included Li-ion battery NP-W126
Battery Charger BC-W126
Shoulder strap
Body cap
Strap clip
Protective cover
Clip attaching tool
Owner’s manual
Warranty+D66

    • *1 Please see the Fujifilm website (http://www.fujifilm.com/support/digital_cameras/compatibility/card/x/) to check memory card compatibility.
    • *2 Exif 2.3 is a digital camera file format that contains a variety of shooting information for optimal printing.
    • *3 The Electronic Shutter may not be suitable for fast-moving objects. Flash can not be used.
    • *4 Approximate number of frames / period that can be taken with a fully-charged battery based on CIPA standard.

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