Fujifilm Announces New Flagship Additions to its X-Series


Fujifilm just introduced new flagship X-series cameras, and they do not disappoint! Fuji fans have waited patiently for new technology to be implemented into the beloved X-pro1, and X-E2. On February 11th and 12th, Fujifilm specialists will join us at pictureline for Fujifilm Days to demonstrate the abundance of new features that make the new bodies so powerful - including the highest resolution Fujifilm sensor yet, 273 autofocus points, durable weather sealing, film simulation modes, and so much more! Hands-on experience will be offered on the newest releases: X-Pro 2, X-E2s, X70, and the image-stabilized XF 100-400mm lens.

NEW Fujifilm X-Pro2

The Fujifilm X-Pro2 is the new flagship range-finder style camera in the award-winning X-Series line. The X-Pro2 is the pinnacle of X-Series photography. Its 77 phase detection AF points put the new X-Pro2 in the lead, even ahead of the X-T1 when it comes to autofocus. The X-Pro2's updated body is both dust and splash-resistant, with more than 61 points of weather sealing and freeze resistance to 14°F.

x-pro2-sample Sample picture from the NEW X-Pro2

New X-E2S Body

The new FUJIFILM X-E2S, a premium rangefinder-style mirrorless camera, has a durable and compact body and features a Real-Time Viewfinder with a large magnification of 0.62X and an electronic viewfinder with an incredibly short display lag time of just 0.005 seconds. The X-E2S also gives users an enhanced autofocus system, an improved grip, an electronic shutter, and a new, easy-to-use graphical user interface design, allowing extremely fast access to essential settings.

New X70 Digital Camera

The FUJIFILM X70 is a newly designed premium fixed lens digital camera that features a FUJINON 18.5mm f/2.8 lens (28mm in 35mm format equivalent), suitable for a range of applications from landscapes to everyday snapshots. The new X70 elegantly combines simple, manual operation with superior image quality and versatile picture-taking functions, and is the first X-Series camera to offer a touchscreen display that rotates 180 degrees, enabling users to shoot from up high and down low and to capture selfies.

The compact FUJIFILM X70 uses a 16.3MP APS-C X-Trans CMOS II Sensor for extraordinary image resolution, and gives photographers milled aluminum dial controls, as well as aperture settings in 1/3 stop increments, and the new Auto Mode Switch lever for selecting its fully automatic Advanced SR Auto mode. In this mode, the camera automatically chooses the optimum settings for great results on any scene.

New FUJINON XF100-400mmF4.5-5.6 R LM OIS WR Lens

The new FUJINON XF100-400mm F4.5-5.6 R LM OIS WR is a weather-sealed, superior telephoto lens that gives photographers exceptionally sharp images with a 152mm-609mm equivalent in 35mm format. The high-performance XF100-400mmF4.5-5.6 R LM OIS WR has an optical construction of 21 elements in 14 groups, and includes five ED lenses and one Super ED lens to help reduce chromatic aberration that often occurs in telephoto lenses. As a result, it delivers impressive, professional image quality,

The XF100-400mmF4.5-5.6 R LM OIS WR has been designed for handheld shooting with a 5.0-stop image stabilization system and twin linear motors for speedy autofocus that makes it perfect for shooting fast-moving subjects. The lens is also water and dust resistant and can operate in temperatures as low as 14°F, making it suitable for use in a wide range of outdoor shooting conditions. A fluorine coating has also been applied to the front lens element to repel water and dirt, adding to the toughness and functionality of the lens.

January 2016

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