Fujifilm’s X-T30 provides many of the high-end features found in the X-T3 at a fraction of the price
The camera companies keep stepping up their game for entry level cameras.
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This week Fujifilm unveiled the X-T30, a new APS-C mirrorless camera that has many of the same features as the high-end X-T3, but for a fraction of the price.
The X-T30 is built around the same 26.1MP X-Trans sensor and X-Processor 4 Quad Core-CPU as the X-T3, weighs 13.51 oz, and promises some improvements to autofocus, especially in low light conditions. Here is what else we know about the camera:
- ISO range of 160-12800, expandable to 80-51200
- 100 percent phase detect AF across entire frame
- 425 selectable AF points
- 20 fps in continuous AF mode
- Face and eye detection AF with a new Face Selection option
- 2.36M-dot OLED EVF
- 3 inch 1.04M-dot 2-way tilting Touch LCD with smooth and fast drag controls
- 4K.30p, Full HD 120fps, H.264 compression for video
- 1 SD UHS-I card slot
- Built-in WiFi and Bluetooth for easy sharing
- External HDMI recording capabilities
- Available in March, body only for $899, $999 when bundled with XC 15-45mm F3.5-5.6 OIS Power Zoom, or $1299 when bundled with 18-55mm F2.8-4.
In addition to the X-T30 Fujifilm aslo has a new lens on the way: the Fujinon XF 16mm f/2.8 R WR. This fast aperture prime lens has a compact design and an internal focusing system and stepping motor for super quiet and fast auto-focus. Here is what else we know about it.
- 10 elements in 8 groups, including 2 aspherical elements
- 83.2 degree angle of view
- 9 rounded diaphragm blades
- Weather and dust resistant
- Focusing distance of 17cm
- 1.79 inches in length
- Weighs 5.47 ounces
- Uses a 49mm filter
- Available in black in March 2019 or silver in May 2019 for $399.95