Fujifilm has confirmed the newest mirrorless addition to its seven-year-old X sequence, the X-T3.
Described as a “full improve” over the X-T2, the brand new mannequin contains a new 26MP back-illuminated X-Trans CMOS Four sensor, with a readout pace round 50% sooner than that of the sensors in present fashions. This lacks an optical low-pass filter, and is claimed to take care of the identical noise ranges as on earlier fashions regardless of the rise in pixel depend.
Moreover, Fujifilm is eager to emphasize that the bottom native ISO of the sensor begins at ISO160, which was beforehand solely obtainable as an extension.
The brand new sensor is partnered with a contemporary X-Processor Four picture processing engine, which boasts 4 separate CPU items to ship picture processing speeds mentioned to be round thrice as quick as these on present Fujifilm fashions.
In conventional Fujifilm type, we as soon as once more see enhancements made to autofocus efficiency, particularly to make sure the digital camera can monitor transferring topics extra precisely. There are actually 2.16 million phase-detect AF pixels – 4 occasions the quantity on the X-H1 and X-T2 – and that is additionally mentioned to ship considerably enhanced efficiency in face/eye detection AF. AF sensitivity itself is now rated all the way down to -3EV, whereas blackout-free burst taking pictures can also be promised.
The mannequin additionally has the respect of being the primary mirrorless digital camera primarily based round an APS-C sensor that may seize 4K/60p footage in 10-bit. The digital camera is able to 4K/60p Four:2:zero 10-bit recording internally, and 4K/60p Four:2:2 10-bit output by way of its HDMI port, and each headphone and microphone ports are discovered across the facet of the physique.
The elevated readout pace from the sensor can also be chargeable for a discount in rolling shutter over earlier cameras within the sequence, and Fujifilm has said future firmware replace will carry Hybrid Log Gamma assist to the digital camera.
The corporate’s Movie Simulation choices have additionally been fleshed out, with Color Chrome Impact and Monochrome Adjustment features throughout the Monochorme mode. These are supposed to emulate the sorts of appears to be like one would obtain within the darkroom with totally different builders and paper decisions.
Different options embrace a Three.69 million-dot digital viewfinder, the decision of which matches that of the EVFs on many latest fashions, such because the Canon EOS R and Nikon Z7, and with a magnification of zero.75x, a 100fps refresh price and a lag time of zero.05 sec, whereas on the rear is a Three-inch touchscreen.
There’s additionally a brand new Pre-Shoot operate, which begins capturing photos as quickly as you half-press the shutter launch button, and it is also now potential to shoot at 11fps with out the battery grip required with earlier fashions. A brand new Sports activities finder mode has been included on the X-T3, designed to assist the consumer seize transferring topics by means of a 1.25x crop marking within the viewfinder or LCD. On this mode, 30fps seize at a decision of 16.6MP can also be potential.
The X-T3 will probably be obtainable from September 20 in black and silver choices, priced at £1,349 / $1,499.95 for the physique by itself and £1,699 / $1,899.95 for a equipment with the XF 18-55mm f/2.Eight-Four R LM OIS lens. We’ll replace this web page with Australian pricing as soon as it turns into obtainable.