Fujifilm X-E2S overview
Fujifilm X-E2S is FujiFilm's Entry-Level Mirrorless camera first launched on January of 2016. It comes with a 16 MegaPixel, CMOS X-TRANS II APS-C sized sensor and has a maximum resolution of 4896 x 3264.
The Fujifilm X-E2S ranks at #32 out of 114 in Entry-Level Mirrorless cameras and all-around #211 out of 1453 for cameras in our list. Remember to check out our Smart camera filter to get camera listings based on your customized criteria.
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Fujifilm X-E2S family
The Fujifilm X-E2S comes with a history of related cameras. Underneath, you can look at all older and the latest models as well as important specifications.
Fujifilm X-E2S Gallery
You can check the Fujifilm X-E2S from several angles in the gallery here.
Fujifilm X-E2S Pros and Cons
Below is a list of pluses and minuses of the Fujifilm X-E2S based on criterias that are typically viewed as necessary in a camera.
Fujifilm X-E2S Sensor details
The Fujifilm X-E2S is run by the EXR Processor II processor chip. The sensor spec on the Fujifilm X-E2S 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.Unsplash partners with Institutions to bring historical archive photos
The CMOS X-TRANS II sensor boasts 16MP and gives a native ISO range of 200 to 6400. This ISO can also be extended electronically to 100 to 51200. RAW format is saved therefore you have wider margin for error.
FujiFilm decided to skip the low pass filter with the Fujifilm X-E2S. This could result in more clear pictures but can create moire under certain circumstances.
The graphic below displays the Fujifilm X-E2S's sensor dimensions in comparison to other common sizes. The Fujifilm X-E2S sensor comes with a crop factor of 1.5 and is displayed in green.400 Megapixel mode coming to Fujifilm GFX 100
To get an idea of specific aspect ratios, you should refer to the visual below.
Fujifilm X-E2S dimensions
Fujifilm X-E2S is 0.77 pounds (350g / 12.35 oz) and features external size of 129mm x 75mm x 37mm (5.1" x 3.0" x 1.5"). The weight of normal Entry-Level Mirrorless camera is 327g and the Fujifilm X-E2S is on par as compared with its competitors.World's smallest camera makes it into Guinness Book of Records
The following is a pic of the Fujifilm X-E2S with a soda to help you have a feel for its scale.
The top view here will show you the button arrangement on the Fujifilm X-E2S.
Fujifilm X-E2S Lens specs
The Fujifilm X-E2S fits the Fujifilm X mount and has 72 lenses available in the market. Below is some of the lenses we have in our database which will fit the Fujifilm X-E2S.
Fujifilm X-E2S Connectivity
The Fujifilm X-E2S has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
- Wireless Yes
- HDMI Yes
Cameras that feature NFC and / or Bluetooth connectivity can be used wirelessly through smartphones. You are able to send pictures and oftentimes alter camera settings without connecting straight to the camera.
Certain applications even stream a Liveview and click the shutter when you aren't close to the camera. If the camera provides a HDMI out, it can be attached to an external monitor. Most cameras will allow you to charge the battery using the USB socket.
Fujifilm X-E2S Video specs
The maximum video resolution on the Fujifilm X-E2S is 1920 x 1080 and it can shoot in MPEG-4 and H.264 format. 1080p resolution gives a great balance in quality and file sizes but FULL HD won't leave you with much room to downsample. Although the camera includes a microphone socket, it is unfortunately lacking a headphone socket which means you will not have the option to monitor your sound levels.
Fujifilm X-E2S Weather Sealing
There is no weather proofing in the Fujifilm X-E2S so you need to be cautious in rainy and dusty situations.
Fujifilm X-E2S Display and Viewfinder
The Fujifilm X-E2S comes with a 3 inch fixed display screen supporting a resolution of 1,040 thousand dots.
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The View Finder specifications regarding Fujifilm X-E2S are below:
- ViewFinder Electronic
- Resolution 2,360 thousand dots
- Coverage 100%
- Magnification 0.62x
Viewfinders are rather handy in bright outdoor situations which might make the camera display washed out and very difficult to view.
Fujifilm X-E2S Shutter specs
Fujifilm X-E2S has the ability to shoot continuously at 7.0 frames per second. The highest shutter speed is 1/4000s.
Fujifilm X-E2S Flash and Hot shoe specs
Fujifilm X-E2S includes both inbuilt flash and external flash ability. The max flash sync speed is 1/180s.
Fujifilm X-E2S Autofocus specs
Fujifilm X-E2S includes both Phase Detect AF along with Contrast Based AF. Phase Detection autofocusing is more faster & exact in comparison with Contrast Based autofocusing. The camera comes with Face detect which can be valuable for people photography.
The AF system comes with 77 focus points to select from. It also comes with Tracking AF for subjects on the move. Fujifilm X-E2S has manual focusing if required in low light scenarios or you need to have more exact control on focusing.
Fujifilm X-E2S Battery life
The battery (NP-W126) in the Fujifilm X-E2S is fashioned to last for 350 images with respect to the CIPA measurements which is about average when compared to its competitors. The general Entry-Level Mirrorless camera battery life is 339. Samsung NX mini has got the highest possible (650) battery life in this class of cameras.
Here is a listing of Entry-Level Mirrorless cameras with the strongest battery life:
Fujifilm X-E2S for specific styles of photography
The following chart provides a overview of the Fujifilm X-E2S for specific styles of photography. To look at more, browse to the specific section below.
Fujifilm X-E2S Portrait photography information
The Fujifilm X-E2S receives a rating of 76 which is exceptional, and means the camera is a brilliant option to use for portrait photography. Photographing portrait photos leans greatly towards sensor resolution, RAW support and capability to work with external lighting.
Fujifilm X-E2S Street photography highlights
Coming in at a above average points total of 67, the Fujifilm X-E2S is a fine option to buy for street photography. A very good street photography camera comes with a fine balance of image quality and portability.
Sports photography with Fujifilm X-E2S
A very good sports photography points tally of 70 indicates the Fujifilm X-E2S is a good option for taking photos of sports. A camera needs to have great tracking and continuous shooting for sports photography.
Travel photography with Fujifilm X-E2S
Portability is pretty critical in buying a travel camera. Overall, the Fujifilm X-E2S gets a above average 72 for a travel camera which makes it a very decent pick to take on your vacations.
Fujifilm X-E2S Landscape photography factors
In case you're looking to choose a digital camera for landscape photos, the most critical factor will no doubt be image quality. The Fujifilm X-E2S with it's wonderful rating of 76 for a landscape camera is a brilliant pick within the current marketplace.
Fujifilm X-E2S Vlogging features
A camera for vlogging ought to posses a articulating display, mic input and if possible IBIS. Considering all the details, the Fujifilm X-E2S is not really appropriate for vlogging as it delivers a subpar score of 35.
Fujifilm X-E2S Alternatives
If you are interested in alternatives to the Fujifilm X-E2S, below is a list of the highest rated cameras which fall within the category of Entry-Level Mirrorless.
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