Fujifilm X70 with 16.3MP X-Trans III Sensor and Fujinon 18.5mm f/2.8 Lens Officially Launched

Along with the X-Pro2, Fujifilm X70 is the latest high-end compact camera with no removable wide-angle prime Fujinon 18.5mm f/2.8 lens. It has a similar design to X100 line with good image quality and advanced configuration inherited from a Fuji XT 10. Fujifilm created an extremely compact camera for both Professional or Non-professional users, and for users who travels a lot and looking for a high end compact camera which easily fits in the pocket.Fujifilm X70

This is the simple camera, easy to use and compact design, very handy, easy to carry every day with only 340gram weight and 2.59 cm thick. The X70 comes equipped with a similar hardware as X-T10 with 16.3-megapixel APS-C X-Trans CMOS II Sensor features a unique randomized pixel array to deliver a high degree of image sharpness and clarity, as well as a nuanced color palette.

The sensor also pairs with an apt EXR processor II to avail quick performance speeds throughout the camera system, which was used in a lot of Fujifilm cameras. The new AF system with optimized speed of up to 0.06 sec. It can either be configured to utilize 49 points in Single Point mode, which is ideal for quick and precise focusing, or 77 points in the Wide/Tracking mode that benefits photographing moving subjects.Fujifilm X70 Price

The X70 with an expanded sensitivity range up to ISO 200-6400, can extend up to 100-51200. There is an electronic shutter function can be utilized for completely silent use, a shutter-lag time of 0.05 seconds and also permits working with shutters speeds up to 1/32,000 sec. and 1/4000 sec. when using a mechanical shutter. In addition, continuous shooting speed of camera up to 8fps.

Fujifilm X70 comes with Fujinon 18.5mm f/2.8 lens (28mm Equivlent) to suit working in a wide range of situations from landscapes to everyday shooting. The device is comprised of 7 elements in 5 groups, and including 2 aspherical elements to reduce spherical aberrations and various distortions. This lens offers a variety of shooting applications, allows you photograph close-up subjects with a minimum working distance of 10cm. The X70 also integrates traditional Film Simulation modes to mimic the look and feel of some of Fujifilm’s classic film types.Fujifilm X70 Specifications

Unfortunately, an electronic viewfinder has been removed, but in return we have a large 3.0-inch LCD touchscreen display that also sports a 180° tilt to capture various angle self portraits. The camera can record Full HD 1080p video at 60fps and built-in Wi-Fi allows wireless connectivity and remote camera control via smartphones using the Fujifilm Camera Remote app.

Fujifilm X70 price is $799.95, Black and Silver color options to choose and available for pre order on Amazon and B&Hphotovideo store, it will be released on February 15, 2016.

Fujifilm X70 Specifications:

  • Dimensions of 112.5 x 64.4 x 44.4 mm
  • Weight of 302g
  • Touch-screen Tilt LCD Display of 3.0-inches, 1,040,000 pixels
  • 16.3-megapixels APS-C X-Trans CMOS II Sensor
  • Maximum resolution of 4896 x 3264 pixels
  • EXR II Processor
  • Auto ISO 200-6400 (Extended Mode: 100-51200)
  • Video recording: 1920 x 1080 at 24 fps, 25 fps, 30 fps, 50 fps, 60 fps / 1280 x 720 at 24 fps, 25 fps, 30 fps, 50 fps, 60 fps
  • 77-Point AF
  • Shutter speed – Min. 30 sec. Max. 1/4000 sec
  • Continuous Shooting Speed – 8.0 fps
  • Connectivity of Wi-Fi, Micro-USB 2.0, SD/SDHC/SDXC card, mini HDMI port
  • NP-95 1800mAh Battery

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