Fujifilm X-H2S overview
Fujifilm X-H2S is FujiFilm's Advanced Mirrorless digital camera originally released on May of 2022. It comes with a 26 MegaPixel, Stacked BSI X-Trans APS-C sized sensor and has a maximum resolution of 6240 x 4160.
The X-H2S is rated #7 out of 60 in Advanced Mirrorless cameras and all around #34 out of 1453 for cameras in our collection. Remember to try out our Advanced camera filter to see camera ratings based on your customized criteria.
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Fujifilm X-H2S history
The Fujifilm X-H2S is part of a family of cameras. You can read the full range underneath.
Fujifilm X-H2S Gallery
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Fujifilm X-H2S Pros and Cons
Below is a shortlist of advantages and drawbacks of the Fujifilm X-H2S based on factors which are generally viewed as useful in a digital camera.
Fujifilm X-H2S Sensor details
The sensor specification in the Fujifilm X-H2S is 23.5mm x 15.6mm (APS-C). The 367 mm² sensor is able to resolve 6240 x 4160 pixels and aspect ratios of 1:1, 3:2 and 16:9. The camera has got Image Stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis). In body stabilization is preferable than digital stabilization as the latter may cause cropping.Coronavirus is affecting the sensor business
The Stacked BSI X-Trans sensor boasts 26 megapixels and gives a standard ISO range of 160 - 12800. This ISO can also be increased electronically to 80 - 51200. RAW photos are saved so the user has wider margin for error.
FujiFilm decided to skip the anti aliasing filter with the Fujifilm X-H2S. This can result in more detailed photographs but may create moire in certain circumstances.
The picture underneath displays the X-H2S's sensor dimensions compared to other popular sizes. The X-H2S sensor comes with a crop factor of 1.5 and is pointed out in green.Last day to get your files as Canon Irisa shuts down
To get an understanding of different aspect ratios, you should refer to the graphic below.
Fujifilm X-H2S dimensions
Fujifilm X-H2S has a weight of 1.46 lbs (660g or 23.28 ounces) and the volume of the camera is 136mm x 93mm x 95mm (5.4" x 3.7" x 3.7"). The weight of normal Advanced Mirrorless camera is 453g so the Fujifilm X-H2S is heavier in comparison with various rivals.Photographer fined '$200,000' for failing to deliver photos
Underneath is a shot of the Fujifilm X-H2S besides a soft drink so you can have a sense of its scale.
The top view under will illustrate the button arrangement on the X-H2S.
Fujifilm X-H2S Lens specs
The X-H2S works with the Fujifilm X mount and has 72 lenses available. Below is a small number of the lenses we have in our collection which will fit the X-H2S.
Fujifilm X-H2S Connectivity
The X-H2S has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
- Wireless Yes
- Bluetooth Yes
- HDMI Yes
Cameras with NFC and / or Bluetooth support can easily be used wirelessly through smartphones. You will be able to send images and usually adjust settings without the hassle of connecting physically to the camera.
Several applications even give a Liveview and click the shutter in case you aren't near the camera. If the camera provides a HDMI out, it could be attached to an external screen. Most cameras enable you to recharge the battery using the USB port.
Fujifilm X-H2S Video specs
The maximum video resolution in the Fujifilm X-H2S is 4096 x 2160 and it can shoot in MPEG-4, H.264 and H.265 file format. 2160p offers a fantastic resolution for video recording. You will be able to crop to Full HD in order to get improved results. Beware of the massive file sizes and ensure you have got good SD cards that have fast write speeds. The body does have both headphone and microphone socket making it incredibly valuable while capturing audio.
Fujifilm X-H2S Weather Sealing
Fujifilm X-H2S comes with weather sealing making it a very good candidate to use during rough climates. This is particularly helpful when you are unsure about the elements you might face during outdoor photography.
Fujifilm X-H2S Screen and Viewfinder
The Fujifilm X-H2S comes with a 3.00" fully articulated screen supporting a resolution of 1,620k dots.
The screen is selfie friendly to get self portraits as well as group shots when required. Additionally the screen is touch friendly so you will be able to set focus points plus change settings by using your fingertips. The X-H2S also has a builtin Top LCD screen in order to quickly checkout camera settings.Google will print your 'Best' photos for $8 a month
The View Finder specifications regarding Fujifilm X-H2S are as follows:
- ViewFinder Electronic
- ViewFinder Resolution 5,760k dots
- ViewFinder Coverage 100 percent
- ViewFinder Magnification 0.8x
In those sunny outdoor situations which make the camera screens washed out and hard to view, viewfinders can be very useful.
Fujifilm X-H2S Shutter specs
Fujifilm X-H2S continuous shooting rate is 15.0 frames per second. The highest shutter speed is 1/8000 sec. The camera also comes with silent electronic shutter of 1/32000 sec. Beware that the electronic shutter could result in "rolling shutter" in certain circumstances.
Fujifilm X-H2S Flash and Hot shoe specs
Fujifilm X-H2S has got external flash ability but with no inbuilt flash. The highest flash sync is 1/250 sec.
Fujifilm X-H2S Autofocus specs
Fujifilm X-H2S has got both Phase Detect AF and Contrast Detect AF. Phase Detection focusing is a lot snappier and exact in comparison with Contrast Detect focusing. The camera comes with Face detection making it helpful for portraits.
It comes with 425 focus points to choose from. Fujifilm X-H2S has touch to focus. You can easily use your fingers in order to change focus. It also features Tracking AF for moving objects. Fujifilm X-H2S has manual focus if needed during low light situations or you want more precise control on focus.
Fujifilm X-H2S Battery life
The battery (NP-W235) for the Fujifilm X-H2S is built to last for 580 shots with respect to the CIPA specifications which is higher than average in comparison to its class. The general Advanced Mirrorless camera battery life is 388. Sony A6600 offers the highest possible (810) battery life within this category of cameras.
Below is a listing of Advanced Mirrorless cameras with the strongest battery life:
Fujifilm X-H2S for different categories of photography
The following illustration displays a summation of the Fujifilm X-H2S for different categories of photography. To look at more, have a look at the specific section underneath.
Fujifilm X-H2S Portrait photography factors
The Fujifilm X-H2S gets a rating of 84 which is outstanding, and means the camera is a outstanding choice to use for portrait photography. Photographing portraits favors greatly towards sensor resolution, support for RAW files & flexibility to use off-camera flash.
Fujifilm X-H2S as a Street photography camera
Having a nice points total of 73, the Fujifilm X-H2S is a very decent choice to use in street photography. A decent street photography camera offers a perfect balance of image quality plus portability.
Fujifilm X-H2S Sports photography info
A outstanding sports photography score of 87 means the Fujifilm X-H2S is a awesome choice for taking pictures of sports. A camera needs to have excellent focusing and fast shutter speeds for sports photography.
Fujifilm X-H2S as a Travel photography camera
Portability is very important in selecting a camera for travel. All things considered, the Fujifilm X-H2S gets a above average 73 for a travelling camera which makes it a good choice to purchase for your trips.
Fujifilm X-H2S Landscape photography features
If you are looking to buy a camera for landscape photography, the biggest aspect is going to be image quality. The Fujifilm X-H2S at it's terrific score of 85 for a landscape camera is a terrific option in the current market.
Fujifilm X-H2S Vlogging details
A camera for vlogging should really offer a articulating display screen, microphone input and if possible IBIS. Taking everything in to account, the Fujifilm X-H2S is a respectable fit for vlogging as it gets a nice score of 73.
Fujifilm X-H2S Alternatives
If you are shopping for alternatives to the X-H2S, below is a collection of the highest rated cameras which fall in to the family of Advanced Mirrorless.
The graph here will give you a summary of the X-H2S versus it's top rated competitors suggested earlier.
These are various other cameras you might check out as alternatives. To look at a thorough comparison, simply click the "compare" link.