FujiFilm introduces new High res camera today!

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Fujifilm X-H2 tears up APS-C camera rule-book with world-beating 40MP 8K sensor:

As promised earlier in the year, Fujifilm has now announced its ground-breaking X-H2 camera at the NEW YORK X-SUMMIT. With a new 40 megapixel sensor, this becomes the highest resolution APS-C-sized sensored camera ever released. Furthermore it offers internal 8K video recording at 30fps – which again makes it compete with many, pro-spec FULL-FRAME MIRRORLESS CAMERAS.

The X-H2 looks the same as the FUJIFILM X-H2 launched earlier in the year – but the use of a different fifth-generation sensor, X-Trans CMOS 5HR, makes for some important differences. The X-H2 camera will be aimed at photographers who need high-resolution – such as landscape, architectural, and product photographers. The X-H2S, which uses a 26-megapixel stacked layer sensor for faster data readout is designed to appeal to action and wildlife photographers, who want speed over resolution. 

Most crucially the X-H2 has been attractively priced at $500 below that of the X-H2S, which will almost certainly ensure that it becomes the most popular of these externally-identical twins.

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Fujifilm X-H2 specifications:

Sensor: 40MP APS-C X-Trans 5 HR BSI
Image processor: X-Processor 5
Mount: Fujifilm X-mount
ISO range: 64 – 51,200
Shutter speeds: 15 minutes – 1/180,000sec
Image stabilization: 5-axis IBIS
Max image size: 7,728 x 5,152 pixels
Max video resolution: 8K 30p, 6.2K 30p, 4K 60p, 1080 120p
Viewfinder: 5.76-million-dot OLED
Memory card: 2 slots: 1 x CFexpress Type B, 1x SD UHS-II cards
LCD: Vari-angle touchscreen, 1.62m dots
Max burst: 20fps electronic, 15fps mechanical
Connectivity: Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, HDMI, USB-C, 3.5mm mic, 3.5mm headphone, 2.5mm remote
Size: 136.3 x 92.9 x 84.6mm
Weight: 660g / 23oz (including battery)

Key features of X-H2

  1. 40MP X-Trans 5 HR BSI sensor with X-Processor 5
  2. 8K 30p, 4K 60p, 1080 240p video recording, with Apple ProRes internally in 4:2:2 10-bit
  3. Can act as 4K 60p webcam
  4. Optional cooling fan (same as with X-H2S)
  5. Recording limits at 25°C: 8K 30p 160min, 240min with optional fan (R5 20min, A1 30min)
  6. 13+ stops of dynamic range using Log2 ISO 1000 (12+ stops with F-Log ISO 500)
  7. Crop factors
    • 1.14x for 4K 60p, FHD 60p
    • 1.23x for FHD 120p and 240p
  8. Internal ProRes recording
  9. Externally record 12-bit ProRes RAW and Blackmagic RAW via HDMI, using ON-CAMERA MONITOR RECORDING.
  10. Connections: HDMI Type A (full size), 3.5mm mic, 3.5mm headphone, USB-C, 2.5mm remote release
  11. 160MP Pixel Shift Multi-Shot – combines 20 images to create an image with four times the resolution of sensor in post-production (with free Fujifilm software) – without any false color issues, we are told, but only suitable to perfectly-stationary subjects
  12. Up to 7 stops IBIS
  13. 15fps mechanical shutter
  14. Electronic shutter up to 1/180,000sec (2.5x faster than previously available)
  15. Shutter life of 500,000 actuations
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  • Base ISO of 125 – but can be extended down to ISO64
  • 5.76m-dot OLED EVF, 120fps refresh, 0.8x magnification (same as X-H2S)
  • 3.0-inch 1.62m-dot vari-angle touchscreen (same as X-H2S)
  • CFexpress Type B and UHS-II card slots (same as X-H2S)
  • Same NP-W235 battery as X-H2S – providing up to 680 shots in economy mode. 1760 shots with optional battery grip VG-XH
  • 8-way AF lever
  • Face/eye AF and Subject Detection with Animal, Bird, Automobile, Bike, Airplane, and Train modes
  • Backlit Sub Monitor
  • Feather touch shutter
  • Fn button
  • The PASM exposure mode dial offers seven custom positions for different users/scenarios (C1-C7)
  • Q button
  • Optional File Transmitter Grip FT-XH $999, available mid-October (which will also work with X-H2S)

Reading through the features of this new camera, I am trying to see if there is anything this camera can’t do. What a beauty FujiFilm has come up with. Then to make things even better:

2 New lenses introduced today as well:

 A new GF56mm f/1.2 and GFX 20-35mm f/4 zoom. 

Image Credit: Future

This latest information about this new camera from FujiFilm was derived from DIGITAL CAMERA WORLD. A special thanks for your great articles.

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