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Fujifilm’s black X-T20 mirrorless camera is a sleek mirrorless camera with a high-end feature set that blends a familiar form factor with advanced technology. Because of the organic arrangement of the sensor and the absence of an optical low-pass filter, high-resolution stills may be captured with exceptional sharpness and clarity using the 24.3MP APS-C X-Trans CMOS III sensor and the X-Engine Pro image processor.
With the sensor and processor combination, you can capture images with a higher sensitivity range up to ISO 51200, shoot at a faster rate of 14 frames per second when using an electronic shutter, and record video in UHD 4K or Full HD 1080p. In order to increase moving subject tracking and overall accuracy while dealing with moving subjects, continuous autofocus performance has been upgraded. Advanced SR Auto mode may also be employed for completely automatic photography with intelligent scene recognition.
As an added bonus, a tilting 3.0″ 1.04m-dot touchscreen LCD, as well as a 2.36m-dot electronic viewfinder, and physical dials are accessible for rapidly and intuitively altering exposure and shooting settings are included in the retro-inspired body design.
Sensor with 24.3MP APS-C X-Trans CMOS III technology
The 24.3MP APS-C X-Trans CMOS III sensor, which makes use of FUJIFILM’s proprietary, randomized pixel array, provides very high picture quality and clarity, despite the absence of an optical low-pass filter, thanks to the use of the company’s unique, randomized pixel array.
In comparison to standard pixel patterns, the X-Trans design more closely resembles the organic nature of film in order to provide nuanced colors and smooth tonal transitions, while also eliminating moiré and aliasing in the process.
X-Processor Pro is a high-performance processor.
Aside from improving low-light performance by extending the ISO sensitivity range to 51200, the X-Processor Pro also contributes to overall system speed, with a start-up time of 0.4 seconds, shutter lag time of 0.05 seconds, shooting interval time of 0.25 seconds, and a continuous shoot rate of 14 frames per second when using an electronic shutter, or 8 frames per second when using a mechanical shutter, among other features.
UHD 4K and Full HD Video
Accessible through the drive dial on the top plate, the X-T20 enables both recording in both UHD 4K/30p and Full HD 1080/60p formats. Film Simulation settings may be employed while recording to offer a particular appearance to film, and video can also be transmitted via HDMI to an external recorder or display, and a mic connector is available for working with an external microphone.
Design of the Body
- The back 3.0″ 1.04m-dot LCD touchscreen provides straightforward operation, focal point selection, and menu navigation, and its tilting design makes it easier to operate from both high and low angles when using the touchscreen.
- Featuring a high-resolution 2.36 million-dot electronic viewfinder with a frame rate of 54.54 frames per second, this camera provides for bright, clear eye-level monitoring in a variety of lighting circumstances.
- Control exposure and shooting settings with dedicated shutter speed, drive mode, and exposure compensation knobs for direct, intuitive control over exposure and exposure compensation.
- When dealing with the control dials, the physical exposure compensation dial now has a C position, which allows for an increased +/- 5 EV range when using the dials.
- Direct wireless file sharing as well as remote camera control from a connected mobile device are also possible thanks to the built-in Wi-Fi.
- The camera has a built-in pop-up flash for further light, and it has a hot shoe for attaching an extra external flash if desired.
System with 91 autofocus points
The hybrid autofocus system utilizes 91 total points, which may be split into 325 total regions, to achieve a high degree of focusing precision in a range of lighting circumstances. The hybrid autofocus system employs both contrast- and phase-detection approaches.
It is estimated that about 50 percent of the frame is covered by phase-detection points side-to-side and 75 percent of the frame is covered by top-to-bottom phase-detection points in order to enable quick AF performance when shooting moving subjects.
Choosing between single-shot autofocus (AF-S) mode and continuous autofocus (AF-C) mode while dealing with autofocus is a simple matter. Both modes may be utilized in conjunction with Single Point AF, Zone AF, or Wide/Tracking AF settings.
Additionally, AF-C Custom Settings let you to pick from five different AF-C settings based on how your subject is moving, and the AF algorithm has been adjusted for improved subject tracking and overall accuracy, as well as enhanced overall accuracy.
Film Simulation Modes
Taking use of FUJIFILM’s long heritage in conventional film-based photography, the X-T20 features various Film Simulation modes, which may be utilized for images or videos, to simulate the appearance and feel of some of FUJIFILM’s historic film types.
A refined Classic Chrome option is meant to give subdued tones and a rich color rendition, akin to that of an old slide film. Pulling from their more current range of transparency films, Provia delivers natural-looking tones for everyday photography, Velvia creates a more dramatic and rich tonality with higher color saturation, and Astia gives less contrast for a gentler portrayal of skin tones.
Mimicking its negative films, Pro Neg. Std. delivers smooth picture tones that are suited for accurate color reproductions, while Pro Neg. Hi generates a more dramatic feel with the capacity to bring color out of a range of lighting settings.
n addition to the colorful benefits of these Film Simulation modes, there are also monochrome modes that replicate the look of standard yellow, green, and red black and white contrast filters, as well as an Acros mode that may also be mixed with colored filter effects. A sepia option is also offered for achieving an innately nostalgic effect.
Additional Camera Functions
- SR that is more advanced Using the auto mode, you may capture images in a totally automated manner using scene recognition, allowing you to capture images in a range of situations.
- Shooting using an interval timer allows you to capture an infinite number of successive frames at intervals ranging from 1 second to 24 hours, as well as a beginning delay ranging from 1 minute to 24 hours.
- Multiple Exposure mode allows you to capture two successive superimposed photographs at the same time, with the first frame being shown on the rear LCD to help with alignment for the second exposure.
- 180° panoramas may be captured by simply panning the camera around the scene while the camera is still on.
- Among the advanced filters are Toy Camera, Dynamic Tone, Microscope, High Key, Soft Focus, Pop Color, Low Key, and Partial Color, among others (Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, and Purple).
Fujifilm X-T20 Specs
|MSRP||$899/£799 Body Only, $999/£899 w/16-50 F3.5-5.6, $1199/£1099 w/18-55 F2.8-4|
|Body type||SLR-style mirrorless|
|Max resolution||6000 x 4000|
|Other resolutions||4240 x 2832, 6000 x 3376, 4000, x 4000, 4240 x 2832, 4240 x 2384, 2832 x 2832, 3008 x 2000, 3008 x 1688, 2000 x 2000|
|Image ratio w:h||1:1, 3:2, 16:9|
|Effective pixels||24 megapixels|
|Sensor size||APS-C (23.6 x 15.6 mm)|
|ISO||Auto, 200-12800 (expands to 100-51200)|
|Boosted ISO (minimum)||100|
|Boosted ISO (maximum)||51200|
|White balance presets||7|
|Custom white balance||Yes|
|JPEG quality levels||Fine, normal|
|Autofocus||Contrast Detect (sensor)Phase DetectMulti-areaCenterSelective single-pointTrackingSingleContinuousTouchFace DetectionLive View|
|Number of focus points||325|
|Lens mount||Fujifilm X|
|Focal length multiplier||1.5×|
|Screen type||TFT LCD (RGBW)|
|Viewfinder magnification||0.93× (0.62× 35mm equiv.)|
|Minimum shutter speed||30 sec|
|Maximum shutter speed||1/4000 sec|
|Maximum shutter speed (electronic)||1/32000 sec|
|Manual exposure mode||Yes|
|Flash range||5.00 m (at ISO 100)|
|External flash||Yes (via hot shoe or wireless)|
|Flash modes||Auto, forced flash, slow synchro, flash off, rear-curtain synchro, commander|
|Continuous drive||8.0 fps|
|Self-timer||Yes (10sec. / 2sec. Delay)|
|Exposure compensation||±5 (at 1/3 EV steps)|
|AE Bracketing||±2 (3 frames at 1/3 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV steps)|
|WB Bracketing||Yes (+/- 1 to +/- 3)|
|Resolutions||3840 x 2160 (29.97p, 25p, 24p, 23.98p), 1920 x 1080 (59.94p, 50p, 29.97p, 25p, 24p, 23.98p), 1280 x 720 (60p, 50p, 30p, 25p, 24p)|
|Modes||3840 x 2160 @ 30p / 100 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 25p / 100 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 24p / 100 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 23.98p / 100 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 60p / 36 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 50p / 36 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 30p / 36 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 25p / 36 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 24p / 36 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 23.98p / 36 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1280 x 720 @ 60p / 18 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1280 x 720 @ 50p / 18 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1280 x 720 @ 30p / 18 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1280 x 720 @ 25p / 18 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1280 x 720 @ 24p / 18 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1280 x 720 @ 23.98p / 18 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM|
|Storage types||SD / SDHC / SDXC (UHS-I compatible)|
|USB||USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)|
|HDMI||Yes (Micro HDMI)|
|Remote control||Yes (via smartphone, cable release)|
|Battery description||NP-W126s lithium-ion battery|
|Battery Life (CIPA)||350|
|Weight (inc. batteries)||383 g (0.84 lb / 13.51 oz)|
|Dimensions||118 x 83 x 41 mm (4.65 x 3.27 x 1.61″)|
|Timelapse recording||Yes (Setting: Interval, Number of shots, Starting time)|
|GPS notes||via smartphone|