Fujifilm X-T1 Hands-On

Earlier today Fujifilm announced the X-T1 mirrorless camera. The X-T1 is a high end model of the X series which features a 16.3MP X-Trans CMOS II sensor and a fast AF (0.08 seconds according to Fuji). It includes a a very large digital viewfinder (the largest of any camera in the market – even larger than the Canon 1D-X optical viewfinder) which has some very unique features (see below in the videos).

 The new Fujifilm X-T1X-T1-black

The above video is a hands on preview of the Fujifilm X-T1 (per-production unit) by Angela Nicholson from Digital Camera World.

Here are a few of the Fujifilm X-T1 specs:

  • 16MP X-Trans CMOS II sensor (similar to the one in the X-E2).
  • EXR Processor II (again, similar to the one in the X-E2).
  • Sensitivity: ISO 200-6400 and 100 – 51200 expanded (JPEG only).
  • High resolution OLED electronic viewfinder (2.36M dot) 0.77x magnification.
  • 3 top analog dials: ISO, shutter speed, exposure compensation and six programmable function buttons.
  • LCD: 3.0″ 1.04M dot 3:2 tilting screen.
  • 8 fps continuous shooting with continuous AF (23 image buffer for Jpeg+RAW).
  • Built-in Wi-Fi  – allowing for control of the camera using a new app from Fujifilm for Android/iOS.
  • Video: Full HD movie recording (1080/60p, 36Mbps bitrate), and built-in stereo microphone.
  • Clip-on external flash (included) – no built in flash.
  • Optional weather resistant battery grip (price was no announced)
  • Weather (water/dust) resistant magnesium body.
  • Weight – 400 grams.
  • Price: $1300 body only (pre-order on B&H) and $1700 with the 18-55mm f/2.8-4.0 zoom kit lens.

The Back of the X-T1 with its huge viewfinder

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Below is an official Fujifilm promo video for the X-T1 camera – notice the interesting viewfinder options

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The viewfinder options on the X-T1

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Another look (no sound this time) on the dual image viewfinder

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The Fujifilm X-T1 with its app

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