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.

Fujifilm X-T30
This new APS-C mirrorless camera that has many of the same features as the high-end X-T3 for a fraction of the price.Fujifilm

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.

Fujifilm X-T30
The Fujifilm X-T30 will be available in March for $900 (body only).Fujifilm

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
  • USB-C
  • 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.
Fujinon XF 16mm f/2.8 R WR
The Fujinon XF 16mm f/2.8 R WR lens will be available in black and silver and cost $399.95.Fujifilm

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
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