Who is going to buy a mirrorless be certainly considering – among the various options – even the Fujifilm. Beyond sympathy for this or that brand, there is no doubt that the line ” X ” of Japanese society is in fact, one of the most attractive for what concerns the ability to combine design, dimensions and performance.
This much is clear, once again, looking at the new Fujifilm X-E2, the heir of the successful X-E1, the middle-range family, a compact with interchangeable lenses that while maintaining the unmistakable retro style of its predecessor has been enhanced with some functional resources. Let’s look at a glance.
NEW SENSOR AND PROCESSOR
The new Fujifilm X-E2 is noted primarily for the grafting of a new X-Trans CMOS sensor with 16 megapixels, supported by a second generation EXR processor. The result is a camera with variable sensitivity from ISO 200 to 6400 (extendable to 100-25600 in Jpeg format), a flurry of 7 frames per second (3 fps with continuous AF) and an autofocus system that promises speed and accuracy ( real Achilles heel of the world mirrorless. It should in this respect the presence on the sensor of a system of phase detection and the exclusive array of color filter that eliminates the need for an optical low-pass filter, minimizing the effect but moiré while maintaining high resolution.
EVERYTHING UNDER CONTROL
News also with regard to the control functions with the arrival of a new 3-inch LCD display (and 1 million pixels). Confirmed convenient adjustment system for aperture and exposure times: the first is the prerogative of a ring located in the lens. The latter are modified using the selector at the top of the camera body. Around four buttons also fully customizable.
VIDEO UP TO 60 FPS.
How much of the latest generation of cameras also the new Fujifilm X-E2 supports video recording in Full HD (1920×1080) up to 60fps. On this front, Fujifilm has worked on precision and fluidity in regulation of fire, especially in tracking mode (AF Tracking). Among the options signals love of film simulation modes, exposure compensation (± 2 EV) and the ability to leverage a bit-rate of up to 36Mbps.
Activating the wireless mode (to do this, simply press the Wi-Fi button on the top of the camera), you can save ” on the fly ” photos to your PC, or connect the camera to a smartphone or a tablet that has installed the appropriate application Free (Fujifilm Camera Application). In this way, you can share your shots on the web (including social networks) in a very short time.