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Fujifilm X-T30 II Review | Photography Blog



Introduction

The Fujifilm X-T30 II is a new mid-range APS-C sensor mirrorless camera which was released in October 202. It replaces the two-year-old X-T30 model.

Compared to the previous XT30, the Mark II version offers a few key improvements, including a tilting 3-inch touchscreen LCD with greater 1.62-million-dot resolution, up from 1.04-million-dots on the X-T30, the ability to focus down to -7EV versus -3EV on the X-T30, a new 1080p/240fps video mode for up to a 10x slow-motion effect, 30 minute recording limit in 4K video mode, two extra film simulations, HDR mode, an improved Auto shooting mode, and improved auto-focusing for tracking moving subjects that are moving toward or away from the camera.

The X-T30 II features exactly the same 26 megapixel X-Trans BSI CMOS 4 APS-C sensor as the X-T30, DCI 4K video recording at up to 30p in 4:2.2 10-bit via HDMI, the latest X-Processor 4 image processing engine, and an extended ISO range of 80-51200.

It also continues to provide a 2.36-million-dot 0.39-inch OLED electronic viewfinder with 100fps frame rate, 425 AF points with phase detection pixels across the entire frame (100%), Face and Eye AF including a Face Select function, and 30fps continuous shooting with the electronic shutter or 8fps with the mechanical shutter with continuous AF/AE.

The X-T30 II additionally offers a built-in pop-up flash, exposure compensation up to ±5 stops, wi-fi and Bluetooth connectivity, USB charging, 380-shot battery life, interval timer shooting, in-camera raw conversion, multiple exposure and panoramic shooting modes, an ultra-fast electronic shutter that is capable of exposures up to 1/32000sec, a Focus Lever, a dedicated Auto Mode Switch Lever and a traditional threaded cable release.

The Fujifilm X-T30 II is available in two different colours – Black or Silver – priced at £769 / $899 body only, £849 / $999 with the XC 15-45mm lens, or £1099 / $1299 with the XF 18-55mm lens. The XT30 II is is manufactured in China.

Ease of Use




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The new Fujifilm X-T30 II is outwardly identical to the 2-year-old X-T30 model that it replaces, right down to the unchanged X-T30 name badge on the front, with the only visual difference between them found on the base-plate sticker on the battery compartment cover, where “X-T30 II” is displayed. Otherwise, it’s impossible to tell the two cameras apart when placed side-by-side.

Commendably, at the heart of the X-T30 II is the same 26.1 megapixel APS-C sized “X-Trans IV” CMOS sensor and the same X-Processor 4 image processing engine as used by the X-T4, so the X-T30 II delivers exactly the same still image quality as Fujifilm’s flagship camera, at a much more affordable price-point.

The X-T30 II is smaller and lighter than the flagship X-T4 camera, but in keeping with its mid-range status it’s not weather-proof unlike its big brother, something that’s important to note if you’re trying to decide between the two.

The extended ISO range of 80-51200 makes the X-T30 II well suited to low-light shooting, especially as it can now focus all the way down to -7EV, allowing you to hand-hold the camera in places where you’d usually be reaching for a tripod or other support.

The clever ISO Auto Control setting allows you to set a maximum sensitivity (up to 6400) and a minimum shutter speed (1/30th is a good starting point), with the camera over-riding your ISO choice if it thinks you’re being too ambitious whilst maintaining a shutter speed that won’t introduce camera shake.




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The X-T30 II can record DCI 4K video (4096×2160 pixels) at frame rates of 29.97p/25p/24p/23.98p at 200Mbps/100Mbps quality for up to 4Gb of footage, using a full 6K (6240x3510pixel) read-out with no cropping.

If you don’t need 4K, then full 1080p recording is also available at 60p / 50p / 30p / 25p / 24p. There’s also a new 1080p/240fps video mode that provides up to a 10x slow-motion effect.

There is a HDMI port for connecting the X-T30 II to a high-definition TV or external recorder, and you can adjust the level of the internal microphone and attach an external mic for better sound quality via the shared Mic/Remote port.

Despite the increased emphasis on video recording, the X-T30 II still doesn’t have a one-touch Movie Record button, which is instead assigned to the drive mode dial.

The X-T30 II features both built-in wi-fi and Bluetooth connectivity. The latter option creates a constant, low-power connection between the X-T30 II and a smartphone/tablet to transfer images and video using the Fujifilm Camera Remote smartphone app, while the former allows you to remotely control the X-T30 II via a 2.4Ghz wi-fi connection using a smartphone or tablet and the Fujifilm app, and transfer images and video from one device to the other.




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The X-T30 II has quite a large, sculpted hand-grip at the front, although as this quite a small camera, you can only fit three fingers on it, with your little finger naturally curling underneath the bottom of the body. There’s also a prominent grip on the rear of the camera for your right thumb, with the Q.menu button set into the top of it.

We’re not huge fans of the position of the Q button, which proved to be overly sensitive and prone to being inadvertently pressed. There is a menu option to disable it completely, but we’d actually prefer a way of lengthening the press required to activate it to, say, 1 second, rather than turning it off altogether, as it’s such a useful feature.

A textured faux-leather surface runs around the full width of the camera, with two small metal eyelets on either side of the body used for connecting the supplied shoulder strap.

A metal tripod mount is positioned slightly off-centre from the lens and next to the battery/memory card compartment, so you’ll have to remove the camera from the tripod to change the battery or the memory card.

The X-T30 II still only offers compatibility with Ultra High Speed UHS-I SDXC memory cards, whereas the X-T4 is also compatible with faster UHS-II cards, and the latter also has two card slots rather than one.




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Despite this, the X-T30 II inherits the same 30fps fast continuous shooting rate that the X-T4 also offers, with full AF/AE metering and completely blackout free between frames, achieved by using the electronic shutter and maintaining the live view at 60fps.

The main caveat of the 30fps mode is that the camera automatically enters the Sports Viewfinder Mode and applies a 1.25x crop factor, dropping the resolution from 26 down to 16.6 megapixels, although there’s also a benefit in that you can still see outside the cropped area, allowing you to predict where the subject is moving into the frame.

If you do want the full 26 megapixel resolution, the X-T30 II can shoot at a “slower” 20fps without any cropping, or 8fps using its mechanical shutter, both again with full AF/AE metering.

To help with capturing the precise moment, the X-T30 II also a clever Pre-shot burst shooting mode, with the camera constantly filling the buffer while your half-press the shutter button, and then keeping the most recent ones taken 0.5-1 seconds before a full press of the shutter button, eliminating any camera and human-added delay. Note that this feature only works with the electronic shutter.

The X-T30 II can record 26 JPEGs / 17 RAWs for the 30fps mode, 32 JPEGs / 17 RAWs for the 20fps mode, 81 JPEGs / 18 RAWs for the 10fps mode, and 90 JPEGs / 18 RAWs for the 8fps mode in a single burst.




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As already mentioned, the X-T30 II actually has two kinds of shutter, mechanical and electronic. When using its mechanical focal-plane shutter, it has a top shutter-speed limit of 1/4000th second in all shooting modes.

There’s no built-in ND filter, so if you want to use a very fast lens in very bright sunlight, then it’s a good idea to buy an actual glass ND filter. The X-T30 II also has the same flash-sync speed of 1/180th second as the previous X-T30.

The X-T30 II also has a completely silent electronic shutter which provides a much faster top shutter speed of 1/32,000th second. This allows you to continue shooting wide-open with fast aperture lenses in the brightest of conditions without having to resort to fitting a glass ND filter or using an external flash and lights.

There are some important caveats with the electronic shutter though – the ISO range is restricted to 200-6400, you can’t use the pop-up flash, and the slowest possible shutter speed is only 1 second.

To make the camera even less obtrusive, when the electronic shutter is selected, there’s a Silent menu option which turns off the speaker, flash, AF-assist lamp and most importantly the shutter-release sound, instantly making the X-T30 II perfectly suited to more candid photography.




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The X-T30 II’s AF system offers 425 AF points in total and 2.16M PDAF pixels and it can also now focus down to -7EV when used with particular (but not all) lenses, which is a fairly significant improvement on the X-T30’s -3EV. The X-T30 II is also one of the few cameras on the market to offer 100% coverage of the phase detection AF area, allowing you to literally focus anywhere that you want.

The X-T30 II additionally offers Face Detection AF during both movie recording and stills and the Face Select function allows you to use either the touchscreen or the focus lever to quickly switch between faces in the frame.

The Fujifilm X-T30 II uses exactly the same sized viewfinder as the previous X-T30, a 0.39-inch OLED unit with 2.36-million-dots, a display time lag of just 0.005 seconds and a fast 100fps frame rate.

The 3-inch touchscreen display on the rear is also mostly the same as the one on the X-T30, with the main improvement being that it now has greater 1.61-million-dot resolution. It can still only be tilted up and down, making it ideal for shooting from more unusual angles, but not so suitable for vlogging.

You can use it to set the AF point, or even fire the shutter release. On the right hand side of the screen you’ll see a small icon which if you press it allows you to choose between using the screen to set the AF point, or to have it focus and then take a picture. If you prefer, you can turn off the touchscreen functionality altogether.




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On top of the X-T30 II is a control dial for setting the shutter speed, with settings ranging from 1 second to 1/4000th second, an Auto option, a T setting for longer exposures (2 to 30 seconds, set via the circular command wheel) and a Bulb mode for exposures up to a whopping 60 minutes in length.

Surrounding the XF 18-55m kit lens is a very traditional and very welcome aperture ring, although it has no markings due to the variable aperture. This dial also allows you to choose third-stop apertures. You can also choose to use the front and rear control dials to set the shutter speed and aperture if you prefer a more DSLR-like way of working.

Alongside the shutter speed dial is another dial for changing the exposure compensation, with a range of +-5EV and a Custom setting, and on the left-hand side is a third dial for moving between the bracketing, burst, multiple exposure, advanced and panorama functions, with a switch underneath for releasing the pop-up flash.

One key difference to the X-T4 is the lack of a dedicated ISO speed dial, perhaps understandable given the X-T30 II’s reduced size and different target audience, but still annoying for more experienced users. Instead, you need to dive into the menu system or use the Quick menu to set the ISO. There’s also no dedicated dial for setting the metering mode.

There’s a small lever on top of the X-T30 II for turning on the dedicated Auto Mode. In this Advanced SR AUTO mode, the camera automatically selects the optimum shooting settings from 58 preset scenes, including the best AF mode. More confident beginners can then use the rear Command Dial to select a specific scene type.

The algorithm for the Auto shooting mode has been updated, improving the picture quality it produces compared to the previous model. It now automatically applies the Color Chrome Effect (blue), Clarity, D Range Priority and other settings according to a given condition, making landscapes clearer and more vivid, reproducing beautiful skin tone while accentuating blue skies and natural background in portraiture, and controlling highlight and shadow clippings in back-lit situations.




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While this switch makes it easy to enter full Auto mode, we did find ourselves accidentally turning it on quite a lot, as the switch is very similar to the On/Off switch and also positioned very near to it.

Four other controls complete the X-T30 II’s top-plate. The small but responsive shutter release button is encircled by the On/Off switch, and there’s a thread for a traditional mechanical cable release.

Alongside is the rather tiny Fn button, which by default provides quick access to the Wi-Fi options, but can be customised to suit your own needs from 12 different settings.

Further customisation is available via the 7 Custom Menu options, which let you create, save and recall up to 7 sets of user-defined settings, and no less than 7 configurable function buttons.

Finally there’s an external flash hotshoe for suitable dedicated external units, along with the built-in flash which has a guide number of 5.




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The X-T30 II has a logical rear control layout. Above the LCD screen and to the left of the viewfinder are two buttons for image deletion and image playback, while on the right is the AE-L button, rear control dial and the AF-L button.

Beneath those is the Quick Menu button, set into the rear thumb grip. This provides quick access to lots of frequently used shooting settings including the ISO speed, White Balance, File Size and File Quality.

Underneath is an 8-direction Focus Lever, which is exactly the same size and works in exactly the same way as the one on the X-T4, although crucially it is positioned a little too low down the body, making it more awkward to find in a hurry.

Underneath the Focus Lever is the Menu button, which accesses the eight Shooting and Set-up menus, and finally the Disp/Back button which is used for changing the LCD display or going back.

The X-T30 II uses exactly the same NP-W126S Li-ion battery as the previous X-T30 model, providing a CIPA rated life of 380 shots. You can also recharge the camera via its USB Type-C port, though, as well as using the supplied charger, so that you can charge it from an external power-bank out in the field.

Image Quality

All of the sample images in this review were taken using the 26 megapixel Fine JPEG setting, which gives an average image size of around 10Mb.

The Fujifilm X-T30 II produced images of outstanding quality. It records noise-free JPEG images from ISO 80 all the way up to 6400, with a little noise at ISO 12800 and more visible noise at the faster settings of ISO 25600 and 51200, an amazing performance for a camera with an APS-C sensor. The RAW files were also excellent, exhibiting more noise but still producing very usable images from ISO 80-12800.

The night photograph was excellent, with the maximum shutter speed of 30 seconds being long enough for most after-dark shots, and the Bulb mode allowing much longer exposures if required. The Dynamic Range settings subtly improve detail in the shadows and highlights, while the Film Simulation modes hark back to a bygone era, and the Advanced Filters allow you to have a little fun with your images.

Noise

There are 11 ISO settings available on the Fujifilm X-T30 II for JPEGs and RAW files. Here are some 100% crops which show the noise levels for each ISO setting.

File Quality

The Fujifilm X-T30 II has 2 different image quality settings available, with Fine being the highest quality option. Here are some 100% crops which show the quality of the various options, with the file size shown in brackets.

Fine (12.3Mb) (100% Crop) Normal (7.08Mb) (100% Crop)
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RAW (55Mb) (100% Crop)
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Night

The Fujifilm X-T30 II’s maximum shutter speed is 30 seconds in the Time shutter speed mode, and there’s a Bulb mode which allows exposures up to 60 minutes long, which is excellent news if you’re seriously interested in night photography. The shot below was taken using a shutter speed of 15 seconds at ISO 160.

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Multiple Exposure

The Fujifilm X-T30’s Multiple Exposure mode, accessed via the dial on the top-left of the camera, combines two different pictures together in-camera to create one composite image.

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Dynamic Range

The Fujifilm X-T30 II has three dynamic range settings – 100% (on by default), 200%, and 400% – and an Auto setting if you want to let the camera take control. These settings gradually increase the amount of detail visible in the shadow and highlight areas, with the side-effect of more noise appearing in the image. Note that you can’t actually turn this feature off. All three settings are available from ISO 640 upwards.

Film Simulations

The Fujifilm X-T30 offers 12 different film simulation modes to help replicate the look of your favourite film stock from the past, including two new ones that weren’t on the X-T30 – Classic Neg, which is ideal for street photography, and ETERNA Bleach Bypass which faithfully simulates the film processing technique of the same name.

Provia / Standard

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Velvia / Vivid

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Astia / Soft

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Classic Chrome

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Pro Neg. Hi

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Pro Neg. Standard

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Classic Neg.

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Eterna

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Eterna Bleach Bypass

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Acros

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Monochrome

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Sepia

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Advanced Filters

The Fujifilm X-T30 II offers 13 different filter effects which can be previewed on the LCD screen before taking a photo.

Toy Camera

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Miniature

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Pop Color

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High-Key

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Low-Key

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Dynamic Tone

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Soft Focus

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Partial Color (Red)

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Partial Color (Orange)

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Partial Color (Yellow)

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Partial Color (Green)

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Partial Color (Blue)

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Partial Color (Purple)

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Sample Images

This is a selection of sample images from the Fujifilm X-T30 II camera, which were all taken using the 26 megapixel Fine JPEG setting. The thumbnails below link to the full-sized versions, which have not been altered in any way.

Sample RAW Images

The Fujifilm X-T30 II enables users to capture RAW and JPEG format files. We’ve provided some Fujifilm RAW (RAF) samples for you to download (thumbnail images shown below are not 100% representative).

Sample Movie & Video

This is a sample movie at the quality setting of 4096×2160 pixels at 30 frames per second. Please note that this 16 second movie is 421Mb in size.

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Conclusion

The new X-T30 II is an incredibly incremental upgrade of the two-year-old X-T30, offering so few new features that fans of the series have asked why most of them couldn’t be rolled-out to the X-T30 via the company’s much vaunted series of Kaizen firmware upgrades, which literally means “change good” in Japanese.

With the only physical change being an improved, higher-resolution LCD screen, we’re inclined to agree, but Fujifilm have assured us that it wasn’t technically possible to add the handful of improvements that it has made to the new X-T30 II to the previous model.

Which leaves us with the Mark II version, a very minor update of a two-year-old camera that faces increased competition from the likes of Sony and Nikon, not to mention Fujifilm themselves in the shape of the similarly specced and slightly higher-priced X-S10.

Thankfully, the X-T30 was such a good camera when it was released in 2019 that it still stands up very well to its main rivals.

So while the XT30 Mark II doesn’t offer nearly enough new features to justify owners of the previous version upgrading to the latest, the smattering of improvements that have been bestowed upon it help to make a great camera a little better, with a launch price that is lower than its predecessors was.

Overall, the XT30 II is, for whatever reasons, a very minor revision of an already excellent camera that continues to hold its own in 2021 thanks to being ahead of its time back in 2019.

Ratings (out of 5)
Design 4.5
Features 5
Ease-of-use 4.5
Image quality 5
Value for money 4.5

Main Rivals

Listed below are some of the rivals of the Fujifilm X-T30 II.

The EOS M50 Mark II is Canon’s newest entry-level mirrorless camera for 2021. With 4K/25p and 1080/60p video modes, a flippy LCD screen and a number of vlogger-friendly improvements, plus a 24 megapixel APS-C sensor, 10fps burst shooting and Canon’s excellent Dual Pixel AF system, could it be the perfect affordable camera for YouTubers, TikTokers and stills photographers alike? Find out now by reading our Canon EOS M50 Mark II review…

The Canon EOS M6 Mark II is a new mid-range mirrorless camera with a 32 megapixel APS-C sensor, 4K video recording, 14fps burst shooting, a tilting touchscreen and optional electronic viewfinder. Can it beat the likes of the Sony A6400 and Fujifilm X-T30 cameras? Find out now by reading our Canon EOS M6 Mark II review…

After 4 long years of patiently waiting, the Fujifilm X-E4 has finally arrived. Boasting all of Fuji’s latest imaging tech wrapped up in a beautiful classic rangefinder design, could this small, lightweight and very affordable mirrorless camera be the right one for you? Find out now by reading our in-depth Fuji XE4 review, complete with full-size sample photos…

The Fujifilm X-S10 mirrorless camera aims to bring the renowned X-series image quality and colour science to a wider audience by being smaller, easier to use and cheaper than the company’s flagship cameras. Does it strike the right balance between simplicity and accessibility? Find out now by reading our in-depth Fuji XS10 review…

Bridging the gap between complete photography beginner and more experienced enthusiast has often proved to be a tricky task for camera manufacturers. The new Fujifilm X-T200 aims to do exactly that, sitting between the entry-level X-A7 and the higher-end X-T30 in Fuji’s mirrorless camera range. Does it succeed in appealing to two quite different kinds of user? Find out now by reading our in-depth Fujifilm X-T200 review, complete with full-size sample images and videos.

Dubbed the Little Giant by Fujifilm, the new X-T30 mirrorless camera takes most of the things that we loved about the flagship X-T3 and packages them into a smaller, lighter body. It even has a few tricks up its sleeve that the X-T3 doesn’t currently offer, most notably a more advanced auto-focusing system. Read our Fujifilm X-T30 review to find out how it compares to the X-T3 and the previous X-T20, and why you should definitely consider buying this new mid-range mirrorless camera…

Nikon have introduced their second APS-C, cropped-sensor mirrorless camera with the launch of the Z fc. Almost identical to the Z50 model in terms of its key specifications, the new Z fc offers a much more retro, classic design. Read our in-depth Nikon Z fc review to find out if it’s the perfect blend of old and new…

Nikon have introduced their first APS-C, cropped-sensor mirrorless camera with the launch of the Z50, accompanied by two kit zoom lenses. Can the Z50 take on the likes of the well established Sony A6000-series and Canon EOS-M range, not to mention Fujifilm with its line-up of excellent APS-C bodies and lenses? Find out now by reading our in-depth Nikon Z50 review.

Olympus have finally updated their enthusiast camera model with the launch of the new Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark III, but is is any good? Find out now by reading our review of the E-M5 Mark III mirrorless camera, complete with full-size sample images and videos.

The Sony A6100 is a new entry-level mirrorless camera that features the fastest auto-focusing system in the world. With a 24.2 megapixel APS-C sensor, 4K movie recording, a tilting OLED screen, electronic viewfinder and built-in flash, the Sony A6100 also offers 11fps burst shooting, bluetooth, wi-fi and NFC connectivity, and USB charging. Read our Sony A6100 review now to find out if it’s the perfect camera for photography beginners…

The Sony A6400 is a new mirrorless camera with an APS-C size sensor and a cutting-edge auto-focusing system. With 24.2 megapixels, 4K movie recording, a touchscreen 180-degree LCD touchscreen, 11fps burst shooting, electronic viewfinder, built-in flash, and Wi-fi / Bluetooth / NFC connectivity, is this the best APS-C camera on the market? Read our Sony Alpha A6400 review to find out…

Specifications

Lens Mount FUJIFILM X mount
Image sensor 23.5mm x 15.6mm (APS-C) X-Trans CMOS 4 with primary color filter
Number of effective pixels 26.1 millions pixels
Sensor Cleaning System Ultra Sonic Vibration
Image Processing Engine X-Processor 4
Storage media SD Card (-2GB)
SDHC Card (-32GB)
SDXC Card (-2TB)
UHS-I

*Please see the Fujifilm website to check memory card compatibility.

File format of still image DCF: Compliant with Design rule for Camera File system (DCF2.0)
JPEG: Exif Ver.2.32
RAW: 14bit RAW (RAF original format)

*Exif 2.32 is a digital camera file format that contains a variety of shooting information for optimal printing

Number of recorded pixels L: (3:2) 6240 x 4160 / (16:9) 6240 x 3512 / (1:1) 4160 x 4160
M: (3:2) 4416 x 2944 / (16:9) 4416x 2488 / (1:1) 2944 x 2944
S: (3:2) 3120 x 2080 / (16:9) 3120x 1760 / (1:1) 2080 x 2080
Panorama L: (vertical) 9600 x 2160 / (Horizontal) 9600 x 1440
M: (Vertical) 6400 x 2160 / (Horizontal) 6400 x 1440
Sensitivity Still Image Standard Output : AUTO1 / AUTO2 / AUTO3 / ISO160 ~12800(1/3 step)
Extended output : ISO80 / 100 / 125 / 25600 / 51200
Movie Standard Output Sensitivity : AUTO / ISO160 ~12800 (1/3 step)
Extended output sensitivity : ISO25600
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 Still -5.0EV ~ +5.0EV 1/3EV step
Movie -2.0EV ~ +2.0EV 1/3EV step
Shutter type Focal Plane Shutter
Shutter speed Mechanical Shutter P mode: 4sec. to 1/4000sec.
A mode: 30sec. to 1/4000sec.
S/M mode: 15min. to 1/4000sec.
Bulb mode: up to 60min.
Electronic Shutter P mode: 4sec. to 1/32000sec.
A mode: 30sec. to 1/32000sec.
S/M mode: 15min. to 1/32000sec.
Bulb mode: 1sec. Fixed

*The Electronic Shutter may not be suitable for fast-moving objects or handheld shooting. Flash can not be used.

Mechanical + Electronic Shutter P mode: 4sec. to 1/32000sec.
A mode: 30sec. to 1/32000sec.
S/M mode: 15min. to 1/32000sec.
Bulb mode: up to 60min.
Continuous shooting Approx. 30fps [Only electronic shutter, 1.25 x Crop ] (JPEG: 29 frames Compressed RAW: 17 frames Lossless compression RAW: 17 frames Uncompressed RAW: 17 frames)
Approx. 20fps [Only electronic shutter, 1.25 x Crop ] (JPEG: 79 frames Compressed RAW: 20 frames Lossless compression RAW: 17 frames Uncompressed RAW: 17 frames)
Approx. 10fps [Only electronic shutter, 1.25 x Crop ] (JPEG: 153 frames Compressed RAW: 26 frames Lossless compression RAW¼ 18 frames Uncompressed RAW: 18 frames)
Approx. 20fps [Only electronic shutter ] (JPEG: 32 frames Compressed RAW: 17 frames Lossless compression RAW: 17 frames Uncompressed RAW: 17 frames)
Approx. 10fps [Only electronic shutter ] (JPEG: 81 frames Compressed RAW: 21 frames Lossless compression RAW: 18 frames Uncompressed RAW: 18 frames)
Approx. 8fps (JPEG: 105 frames Compressed RAW: 23 frames Lossless compression RAW: 18 frames Uncompressed RAW: 18 frames)
Approx. 5fps (JPEG: 458 frames Compressed RAW: 46 frames Lossless compression RAW: 24 frames Uncompressed RAW: 19 frames)
Approx. 4fps (JPEG: Endless Compressed RAW: 107 frames Lossless compression RAW: 28 frames Uncompressed RAW: 20 frames)
Approx. 3fps (JPEG: Endless Compressed RAW: 480 frames Lossless compression RAW: 34 frames Uncompressed RAW: 21 frames)
Pre-shot: Approx. 30fps [Only electronic shutter, 1.25 x Crop ] (max. 10 frames while half press, max. 15 frames after full press, total max. 25 frames)
Pre-shot: Approx. 20fps [Only electronic shutter, 1.25 x Crop ] (max. 10 frames while half press, max. 48 frames after full press, total max. 58 frames)
Pre-shot: Approx. 10fps [Only electronic shutter, 1.25 x Crop ] (max. 10 frames while half press, max. 110 frames after full press, total max. 120 frames)
* Recordable frames depends on recording media
* Speed of continuous shooting depends on shooting environment and shooting frames
Drive Mode AE Bracketing 2 frames
3 frames
5 frames
7 frames
9 frames
*by 1/3EV step, up to ±3EV steps
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 Bracketing AUTO
MANUAL
Multiple Exposure Yes (Max. 9 frames)
Additive
Average
Bright
Dark
HDR Mode AUTO
200%
400%
800%
800% +
Advanced filter Toy camera
Miniature
Pop color
High-key
Low-key
Dynamic tone
Soft focus
Partial color (Red / Orange / Yellow / Green / Blue / Purple)
Focus Mode Single AF / Continuous AF / MF
Type Intelligent Hybrid AF (TTL contrast AF / TTL phase detection AF)
Low-light Performance Contrast: -4.0EV *XF50mmF1.0 attached
Phase Detection: -7.0EV *XF50mmF1.0 attached
AF frame selection Single point AF: 13×9 / 25×17 (Changeable size of AF frame)
Zone AF: 3×3 / 5×5 / 7×7 from 117 areas on 13×9 grid
Wide/Tracking AF: Yes (AF-S: Wide / AF-C: Tracking)
All: Yes
Face/eye detection Yes
Flash Built-in flash Manual pop-up flash (Super Intelligent Flash)
Guide Number: approx. 7 (ISO200Em) / approx. 5 (ISO100Em)
Effective range(ISO1600)
Sync. Mode: 1st Curtain / 2nd Curtain
Flash Mode: TTL (TTL AUTO / STANDARD / SLOW SYNC. ) / MANUAL / COMMANDER / OFF
Shoe mount flash Sync. Mode: 1st Curtain / 2nd Curtain / AUTO FP (HSS)
Flash Mode: TTL (TTL AUTO / STANDARD / SLOW SYNC. ) / MANUAL / MULTI *When EF-X500 is set / OFF
Hot shoe Yes (Dedicated TTL Flash compatible)
Viewfinder 0.39 inch OLED Color Viewfinder
Approx. 2.36 million dots
Coverage of Viewing Area vs. Capturing Area: Approx. 100%
Eyepoint: Approx. 17.5mm (from the Rear End of the Camera’s Eyepiece)
Diopter Adjustment: -4 ~ +2m-1
Magnification: 0.62x with 50mm Lens (35mm Equivalent) at infinity and Diopter set to -1.0m-1
Diagonal Angle of View: approx. 31° (Horizontal angle of view: approx. 26° )
Built-In Eye Sensor
LCD monitor 3.0 inch Tilt-Type Touch Screen Color LCD Monitor
Aspect Ratio 3:2
Approx. 1.62 million dots
Touch Screen Mode Shooting mode Shooting / AF / Focus Area / OFF / Double Tap Setting (ON/OFF) / Touch Function Setting (ON/OFF) / EVF Touch Screen Area Setting
Playback Mode Swipe / Pinch-in / Pinch-out / Double-tap / Drag
Movie recording File format MOV: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, Linear PCM (Stereo sound 24bit / 48KHz sampling)
MP4: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, AAC
Movie compression Long GOP
File size / Frame rate / Recording time [DCI4K(17:9) 4096 x 2160]
29.97p/25p/24p/23.98p 200Mbps/100Mbps up to approx. 30min

[4K(16:9) 3840 x 2160]
29.97p/25p/24p/23.98p 200Mbps/100Mbps up to approx. 30min

[Full HD(17:9) 2048 x 1080]
59.94p/50p/29.97p/25p/24p/23.98p 200Mbps/100Mbps up to approx. 30min.

[Full HD(16:9) 1920 x 1080]
59.94p/50p/29.97p/25p/24p/23.98p 200Mbps/100Mbps up to approx. 30min.

[Full HD(16:9) High speed rec. 1920 x 1080]
240p/200p/120p/100p 200Mbps(recording)
240p / 200p up to approx. 3min
120p / 100p up to approx. 6min.

* For recording movies, use a SD memory card with UHS Speed Class 3 or higher.
* Recording time can become short depending on the temperature and/or shooting conditions

Film simulation mode 18 modes
PROVIA/Standard
Velvia/Vivid
ASTIA/Soft
Classic Chrome
PRO Neg.Hi
PRO Neg.Std
Classic Neg.
ETERNA/Cinema
ETERNA BLEACH BYPASS
ACROS
ACROS + Ye Filter
ACROS + R Filter
ACROS + G Filter
Black & White
Black & White + Ye Filter
Black & White + R Filter
Black & White + G Filter
Sepia
Monochromatic Color Yes
Grain Effect Roughness STRONG, WEAK, OFF
Size LARGE, SMALL
Color chrome effect STRONG, WEAK, OFF
Color chrome Blue STRONG, WEAK, OFF
Dynamic range setting Still AUTO / 100% / 200% / 400%
ISO restriction DR100%: No limit, DR200%: ISO320 or more, DR400%: ISO640 or more
Movie 100% / 200% / 400%
ISO restriction DR100%: No limit, DR200%: ISO320 or more, DR400%: ISO640 or more
White balance Auto: White Priority / Auto / Ambience Priority
Custom: Custom1 – 3
Color temperature selection: 2500K~10000K
Preset: Fine / Shade / Fluorescent Light-1 / Fluorescent Light-2 / Fluorescent Light-3 / Incandescent Light / Underwater
Clarity setting ±5 steps
Self-timer 10sec. / 2sec.
Interval timer shooting Yes (Setting : Interval, Number of shots, Starting time, Interval timer shooting exposure smoothing)
Wireless transmitter Standard: IEEE802.11b/g/n (standard wireless protocol)
Encryption: WEP/WPA/WPA2 mixed mode
Access mode: Infrastructure
Bluetooth® Standartd: Bluetooth Ver. 4.2 (Bluetooth low energy)
Operating frequency (Center frequency): 2402~2480MHz
Terminal Digital interface: USB Type-C (USB3.2 Gen1x1)
HDMI output: HDMI Micro connector (Type D)
Others: ø2.5mm, stereo mini connector (for Microphone and Remote Release) / Hot shoe
Power supply NP-W126S Li-ion battery (included)
Battery life for still images: Normal Mode Approx. 390 frames
*When XF35mmF1.4 R is set

Actual battery life of movie capture: 4K Approx. 45min. (29.97p) / Full HD Approx. 45min. (59.94p)
*Face detection is set to OFF

Continuance battery life of movie capture: 4K Approx. 60min. (29.97p) /Full HD Approx. 75min. (59.94p)
*Face detection is set to OFF
*Approximate number of frames or movie recording time that can be taken with a fully-charged based on CIPA Standard.

Dimensions Width: 118.4mm
Height: 82.8mm
Depth(Minimum Depth): 46.8mm(31.9mm)
Weight including battery and SD memory card: Approx. 378g
excluding battery and SD memory card: Approx. 329g
Operation Environment Operating Temperature: 0℃ ~ +40℃
Operating Humidity: 10% – 80% (no condensation)
Starting up period Approx. 0.4sec.
Accessories included Li-ion battery NP-W126S / USB cable / Shoulder strap / Body cap / Owner’s manual

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