Fujifilm X-E2 overview
Fujifilm X-E2 is FujiFilm's Entry-Level Mirrorless camera initially released on March of 2014. It houses a 16 MegaPixel, CMOS X-TRANS II APS-C sized sensor and has a peak resolution of 4896 x 3264.
FujiFilm launched this camera in an effort to upgrade the older Fujifilm X-E1 (Read Full Comparison) & afterwards introduced the newer Fujifilm X-E2S (Read Full Comparison) in order to upgrade this model.
The X-E2 stands at #32 out of 108 in Entry-Level Mirrorless cameras & all around #214 out of 1421 for cameras in our collection. You can check our Smart camera filter to get camera listings based on your customized criteria.
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Fujifilm X-E2 family
The Fujifilm X-E2 is part of a family of digital cameras. You can see the complete range underneath.
Fujifilm X-E2 Gallery
You can check the X-E2 from various angles in the gallery underneath.
Fujifilm X-E2 Pros and Cons
Below is a list of advantages and drawbacks of the Fujifilm X-E2 based on aspects which are often seen as important in a camera.
Fujifilm X-E2 Sensor specifications
The Fujifilm X-E2 is powered by the EXR Processor II chip. The sensor dimension in the Fujifilm X-E2 is 23.6mm x 15.6mm (APS-C). The 368 mm² sensor has the ability to resolve 4896 x 3264 pixels and aspect ratios of 1:1, 3:2 and 16:9.Coronavirus is affecting the sensor business
The CMOS X-TRANS II sensor has 16 megapixels and delivers a native ISO range of 200 - 6400. RAW files are supported which means that you have wider room to maneuver in post.
The picture underneath shows the X-E2's sensor dimensions when compared to other common sizes. The X-E2 sensor has a crop factor of 1.5 and is pointed out in green.Unsplash partners with Institutions to bring historical archive photos
To get an understanding of various aspect ratios, you can refer to the visual below.
Fujifilm X-E2 dimensions
Fujifilm X-E2 weighs around 0.77 pounds (350 grams / 12.35 oz) & has external size of 129mm x 75mm x 37mm (5.1" x 3.0" x 1.5"). The weight of general Entry-Level Mirrorless camera is 323 grams so the Fujifilm X-E2 is very similar in comparison with its rivals.Instagram's $20 billion Ad success
Here is a shot of the Fujifilm X-E2 alongside a soft drink to help you get a feel for its scale.
The top view under will show the button layout on the X-E2.
Fujifilm X-E2 Lens specifications
The X-E2 fits the Fujifilm X mount and has 55 lenses available for sale. Below is a small number of the lenses we have in our database which will work with the X-E2.
Fujifilm X-E2 Connectivity
The X-E2 has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
- Wireless Yes
- HDMI Yes
Cameras that consist of NFC or Bluetooth connectivity are able to be used wirelessly by smartphones. You will be able to transfer pictures and in some cases alter settings without the hassle of connecting physically to the camera.
Many applications even stream a Liveview and press the shutter in case you aren't close to the camera. If the camera provides a HDMI port, it can easily be attached to an external screen. Most cameras enable you to charge the battery using the USB socket.
Fujifilm X-E2 Video specifications
The highest video resolution in the Fujifilm X-E2 is 1920 x 1080 and you can shoot in MPEG-4 and H.264 format. 1080p resolution delivers a great balance for quality versus file sizes but FULL HD won't leave you with any room to downsample. While the camera has a microphone jack, it is unfortunately lacking a headphone jack which means that you won't have the ability to keep an eye on your audio levels.
Fujifilm X-E2 Weather Sealing
There is no weather proofing on the Fujifilm X-E2 so you need to be cautious in wet or dusty situations.
Fujifilm X-E2 Display and Viewfinder
The Fujifilm X-E2 is equipped with a 3 inch fixed display screen supporting a resolution of 1,040 thousand dots.
Unfortunately the display screen is not a touch screen.400 Megapixel mode coming to Fujifilm GFX 100
The View Finder specs for Fujifilm X-E2 are as follows:
- ViewFinder Electronic
- ViewFinder Resolution 2,360 thousand dots
- ViewFinder Coverage 100%
- ViewFinder Magnification 0.62x
For sunny outdoor situations which make the camera screens washed out and difficult to see, viewfinders are particularly valuable.
Fujifilm X-E2 Shutter specifications
Fujifilm X-E2 has the ability to shoot continuously at 7.0 fps. The max shutter speed is 1/4000s.
Fujifilm X-E2 Flash and Hot shoe specifications
Fujifilm X-E2 has both integrated flash together with external flash ability. The maximum flash sync is 1/180s.
Fujifilm X-E2 Autofocusing specifications
Fujifilm X-E2 has both Phase Detect Autofocus as well as Contrast Detect Autofocus. Phase Detection autofocusing is a lot faster & exact in comparison with Contrast Detect autofocusing. The camera supports Face detect which can be useful for taking photos of people.
The AF system supports 49 focus points to select from. It also boasts Tracking Autofocus for moving subjects. Fujifilm X-E2 includes manual focus when required for low light scenarios or you require more precise control on focus.
Fujifilm X-E2 Battery life
The battery power (W126) on the Fujifilm X-E2 is fashioned to last for 350 photos with respect to the CIPA specifications making it about average when compared to it's competitors. The typical Entry-Level Mirrorless camera battery life is 337. Samsung NX mini comes with the highest (650) battery life for this group of cameras.
Below is a listing of Entry-Level Mirrorless cameras having the strongest battery life:
Fujifilm X-E2 for varying types of photography
The following graph presents a overview of the Fujifilm X-E2 for varying types of photography. To look at more, visit the specific paragraph underneath.
Fujifilm X-E2 Portrait photography features
The Fujifilm X-E2 has a rating of 76 which is exceptional, and means the camera is a terrific choice to use for portrait photography. Shooting portraits favors greatly towards sensor size, RAW support plus the flexibility to utilize external lighting.
Fujifilm X-E2 as a Street photography camera
Coming in at a nice score of 67, the Fujifilm X-E2 is a good pick for street photography. A decent street photography camera provides a perfect balance of image quality and portability.
Fujifilm X-E2 Sports photography factors
A nice sports photography score of 70 suggests the Fujifilm X-E2 is a very decent option for taking pictures of sports. A camera really should have good tracking plus fast continuous shooting for sports photography.
Fujifilm X-E2 Travel photography details
Weight is super important in picking a travel camera. All round, the Fujifilm X-E2 gets a above average 72 for a travel camera which makes it a respectable choice to buy for your travels.
Landscape photography with Fujifilm X-E2
When you are looking to choose a camera for landscape photos, the biggest aspect will no doubt be image quality. The Fujifilm X-E2 and it's nice rating of 75 as a landscape camera is a fine option among it's competitors.
Fujifilm X-E2 as a Vlogging camera
A vlogging camera ought to posses a articulating screen, mic input and preferably IBIS. Taking everything in to account, the Fujifilm X-E2 is just not very good for vlogging as it delivers a bad score of 35.
Fujifilm X-E2 Alternatives
If you are trying to find alternatives to the X-E2, below is a list of the highest placed cameras that fall within the category of Entry-Level Mirrorless.
The graph here shows you an overview of the X-E2 vs it's highest rated competitors suggested earlier.
Following are several cameras you may look into as alternate options. To read a complete comparison, just click on the "compare" link.