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Fujifilm X-Pro2

 
Fujifilm X-Pro2 front
 
Portability
74
Imaging
67
Features
75
Overall
70

Fujifilm X-Pro2 overview

Fujifilm X-Pro2 is FujiFilm's Advanced Mirrorless camera initially launched on January of 2016. It uses a 24 MegaPixel, CMOS X-TRANS III APS-C sized sensor and has a peak resolution of 6000 x 4000.

FujiFilm introduced this camera to upgrade the older Fujifilm X-Pro1 (Read Full Comparison) and subsequently released the more recent Fujifilm X-Pro3 (Read Full Comparison) as a way to upgrade this camera.

The Fujifilm X-Pro2 is ranked #29 out of 62 in Advanced Mirrorless cameras and all around #166 out of 1465 for cameras in our database. You can use our Advanced camera search to get camera ratings based on your custom requirements.

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Here is a chart of multiple criteria used in the scoring system.

Fujifilm X-Pro2 family

The Fujifilm X-Pro2 is part of a family of products. You can see the detailed range below.

ModelVisualizeResolutionSensor SizeMax fpsReleased
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Fujifilm X-Pro2 Pros and Cons

Below is a list of advantages and disadvantages of the Fujifilm X-Pro2 based on criterias that are generally seen as important in a camera.

2 card slots
comes with HDMI out
comes with microphone support
environment sealing
exports RAW formats
features face detect focus
features tracking focus
good sized screen (3")
has manual focus
high res video (3840 x 2160 pxls)
max shutter speed is good (1/8,000 seconds)
no anti aliasing filter
quiet shooting (1/32,000 seconds)
resolution is good (24MP)
sensor size is nice (APS-C)
supports phase detect auto focus
switch lenses (Fujifilm X mount)
very good screen resolution (1,620 thousand dots)
doesn't offer selfie friendly display
does not have image stabilization
lack of headphone support
screen is fixed
terrible battery power (350 CIPA)
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Fujifilm X-Pro2 Sensor specifications

The Fujifilm X-Pro2 is powered by the EXR Processor III processor. The specification of the sensor on the Fujifilm X-Pro2 is 23.6mm x 15.6mm (APS-C). The 368 mm² sensor has the ability to resolve 6000 x 4000 pixels at aspect ratios of 1:1, 3:2 and 16:9.

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The CMOS X-TRANS III sensor boasts 24MP and supports a native ISO range of 200 to 12800. This ISO can also be increased digitally to 100 to 51200. RAW format is saved so the user has wider room to maneuver in post.

FujiFilm chose to skip the anti aliasing filter with the Fujifilm X-Pro2. This can result in more clear photographs but could introduce moire under certain situations.

The graphic below illustrates the Fujifilm X-Pro2's sensor dimensions in comparison to other common sizes. The Fujifilm X-Pro2 sensor comes with a crop factor of 1.5 and is showcased in green.

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To get an understanding of specific aspect ratios, you should refer to the visual below.

Camera sensor aspect ratios

Fujifilm X-Pro2 dimensions

Fujifilm X-Pro2 is 1.09 lb (495 gr / 17.46 oz) and the over all size of the camera is 141mm x 83mm x 56mm (5.6" x 3.3" x 2.2"). The weight of general Advanced Mirrorless camera is 454 gr and the Fujifilm X-Pro2 is very similar in comparison with other competitors.

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Listed below is a pic of the Fujifilm X-Pro2 beside a soft drink to help you have a sense of its scale.

Fujifilm X-Pro2 dimensions scale

The top view below will show the button arrangement on the Fujifilm X-Pro2.

Fujifilm X-Pro2 topview buttons dials

Fujifilm X-Pro2 Lens specifications

The Fujifilm X-Pro2 uses the Fujifilm X mount and has 72 lenses that you can purchase. Below is some of the lenses we have in our collection which will fit the Fujifilm X-Pro2.

ModelVisualizeFocal LengthApertureStabilizedWeight
Fujifilm-XF-70-300-F4-5.6-R-LM-OIS-WR lensFujifilm XF 70-300 F4-5.6 R LM OIS WR70-300mmf/4-5.6 580g
Fujifilm-XF-50mm-F2-R-WR lensFujifilm XF 50mm F2 R WR50mmf/2.0 200g
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Fujifilm-XF-16mm-F1.4-R-WR lensFujifilm XF 16mm F1.4 R WR16mmf/1.4 375g
Kamlan-28mm-F1.4-Fujifilm-X lensKamlan 28mm F1.428mmf/1.4384g
Fujifilm-XF-23mm-F2-R-WR lensFujifilm XF 23mm F2 R WR23mmf/2180g
Sigma-56mm-F1.4-DC-DN-C-X-Mount lensSigma 56mm F1.4 DC DN C56mmf/1.4 280g
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Fujifilm-Fujinon-MKX-18-55mm-T2.9 lensFujifilm Fujinon MKX 18-55mm T2.918-55mmf/2.81080g
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Fujifilm X-Pro2 Connectivity

The Fujifilm X-Pro2 has the following connectivity:

  • USB Yes
  • Wireless Yes
  • HDMI Yes

Cameras with NFC and / or Bluetooth connectivity are able to be used wirelessly by smartphones. You can easily send photos and at times adjust camera settings with no need to connect physically to the camera.

Many applications even enable a Liveview and press the shutter if you aren't near the camera. If the camera provides a HDMI out, it can easily be connected to an external monitor. Nearly all cameras will allow you to recharge the battery with the USB socket.

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Fujifilm X-Pro2 Video specifications

The highest video resolution on the Fujifilm X-Pro2 is 3840 x 2160 and it can capture in MPEG-4 and H.264 format. 2160p offers a outstanding resolution for video. You can easily crop to Full HD to get cleaner video. Be wary of the huge file sizes and make sure you get high quality SD cards that have fast write speed. Although the camera features a microphone socket, it is lacking a headphone socket so you will not have the ability to monitor your sound levels.

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Fujifilm X-Pro2 Weather Sealing

Fujifilm X-Pro2 has got environment sealing which makes it a good option to use for tough locations. This can be particularly useful any time you are unsure about the elements you may face for outdoor photography.

Fujifilm X-Pro2 Display and Viewfinder

The Fujifilm X-Pro2 houses a 3 inch fixed display boasting a resolution of 1,620 thousand dots.

Unfortunately the display is not a touch screen.

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The View Finder specs regarding Fujifilm X-Pro2 are as follows:

  • ViewFinder Electronic and Optical (tunnel)
  • Resolution 2,360 thousand dots
  • Coverage 92%
  • Magnification 0.6x

Viewfinders are pretty useful for bright outdoor situations which can make the camera display washed out and difficult to view.

Fujifilm X-Pro2 Shutter specifications

Fujifilm X-Pro2 has the ability to shoot continuously at 8.0 frames/s. The highest shutter speed is 1/8000s. The camera also features silent electronic shutter of 1/32000s. Keep in mind that the electronic shutter may lead to "rolling shutter" under certain circumstances.

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Fujifilm X-Pro2 Flash and Hot shoe specifications

Fujifilm X-Pro2 boasts external flash ability but is without integrated flash. The highest flash sync speed is 1/250s.

Fujifilm X-Pro2 Autofocus specifications

Fujifilm X-Pro2 boasts both Phase Detect Autofocus along with Contrast Based Autofocus. Phase Detection focusing is a lot more snappier & exact compared with Contrast Based focusing. The camera boasts Face detect making it handy for people photography.

It boasts 273 focus points to choose from. It also includes Tracking Autofocus for subjects on the move. Fujifilm X-Pro2 can use manual focusing if required for low light or you want more accurate focusing control.

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Fujifilm X-Pro2 Battery life

The battery power (NP-W126) for the Fujifilm X-Pro2 is built to last for 350 pictures according to the CIPA specifications which is less as compared with its competition. The typical Advanced Mirrorless camera battery life is 390. Sony A6600 features the highest (810) battery life for this range of cameras.

Following is a number of Advanced Mirrorless cameras that come with the best battery life:

Fujifilm X-Pro2 for specific styles of photography

The following diagram indicates a summation of the Fujifilm X-Pro2 for specific styles of photography. To read more, have a look at the specific section below.

Fujifilm X-Pro2 Portrait photography info

The Fujifilm X-Pro2 receives a points tally of 80 which is impressive, meaning that it is a great choice to use for portrait photography. Taking portraits favors heavily to sensor dimension, support for RAW files in addition to the potential to utilize off-camera flash.

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has manual focus
decent megapixels (24MP)
sensor size is good (APS-C)
provides face detect focusing
exports RAW formats

Street photography with Fujifilm X-Pro2

Having a very good points tally of 67, the Fujifilm X-Pro2 is a respectable option to use in street photography. A decent street photography camera offers a perfect balance of picture quality plus portability.

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sensor size is good (APS-C)
delivers RAW formats
environment proofing
no articulating screen
lack of image stabilization

Fujifilm X-Pro2 Sports photography advice

A very good sports photography score of 72 suggests the Fujifilm X-Pro2 is a fine option for taking pictures of sports. A camera needs to have very good focusing plus fast shutter speeds for sports photography.

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high shutter speed (1/8,000 seconds)
quiet shooting (1/32,000 seconds)
MP count good (24MP)
good sensor size (APS-C)
supports tracking focus
environment proofing
has phase detect AF
lack of image stabilization
not so great battery (350 CIPA)

Fujifilm X-Pro2 Travel photography highlights

Weight is extremely important when selecting a camera for travel. On the whole, the Fujifilm X-Pro2 gets a very good 63 as a travelling camera which is a very decent choice to take on your trips.

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weather proof
megapixel count decent (24 megapixels)
bad battery (350 CIPA)
screen is not selfie friendly

Landscape photography with Fujifilm X-Pro2

For those who are looking to buy a digital camera for landscape pictures, the most significant factor is going to be image quality. The Fujifilm X-Pro2 at it's nice score of 75 for a landscape camera is a good pick in the current marketplace.

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has manual focus
change lenses (Fujifilm X mount)
screen size is good (3 inches)
megapixel count decent (24 megapixels)
sensor size is decent (APS-C)
doesnt have anti-alias filter
supports RAW files
weather proofing
has dual storage slots
no image stabilization
bad battery pack (350 shots)

Fujifilm X-Pro2 Vlogging info

A camera for vlogging ought to have a articulating screen, microphone port and preferably IBIS. Considering everything, the Fujifilm X-Pro2 is not really very good for vlogging as it receives a subpar score of 33.

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comes with face detect focus
high quality video (3840 x 2160 pxls)
does have mic port
display isn't selfie friendly
does not have image stabilization

Fujifilm X-Pro2 Alternatives

If you are interested in alternatives to the Fujifilm X-Pro2, here is a collection of the top scored cameras which fall into the class of Advanced Mirrorless.

The graph underneath offers you an overview of the Fujifilm X-Pro2 versus it's top ranked competitors mentioned previously.

There are more cameras you might look into as alternate options. To go through a full comparison, simply click the "compare" link.

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Specifications

General Information
Manufacturer
FujiFilm
Model type
Fujifilm X-Pro2
Class
Advanced Mirrorless
Revealed
2016-01-15
Physical type
Rangefinder-style mirrorless
Sensor Information
Sensor type
CMOS X-TRANS III
Processor Chip
EXR Processor III
Sensor size
APS-C
Sensor measurements
23.6 x 15.6mm
Sensor surface area
368.2mm²
Sensor resolution
24MP
Anti alias filter
Aspect ratio
1:1, 3:2 and 16:9
Highest resolution
6000 x 4000
RAW support
Highest native ISO
12800
Highest boosted ISO
51200
Minimum native ISO
200
Minimum boosted ISO
100
Autofocusing
Focus manually
Touch to focus
Continuous AF
Single AF
AF tracking
AF selectice
AF center weighted
AF multi area
Live view AF
Face detect focusing
Contract detect focusing
Phase detect focusing
Total focus points
273
Lens
Lens mount type
Fujifilm X
Total lenses
54
Focal length multiplier
1.5
Screen
Display type
Fixed Type
Display size
3"
Resolution of display
1,620 thousand dots
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch capability
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder type
Electronic and Optical (tunnel)
Viewfinder resolution
2,360 thousand dots
Viewfinder coverage
92%
Viewfinder magnification
0.6x
DXO scores
DXO All around rating
not tested
DXO Color Depth rating
not tested
DXO Dynamic range rating
not tested
DXO Low light rating
not tested
Features
Lowest shutter speed
30 secs
Highest shutter speed
1/8000 secs
Highest quiet shutter speed
1/32000 secs
Continuous shooting rate
8.0 frames/s
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manually set exposure
Exposure compensation
Yes
Set WB
Image stabilization
Built-in flash
Flash distance
no built-in flash
Flash settings
Auto, forced flash, slow synchro, suppressed flash, rear-curtain synchro, commander)
External flash
Auto exposure bracketing
White balance bracketing
Highest flash synchronize
1/250 secs
Exposure
Multisegment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF area
Center weighted
Video features
Video resolutions
3840x2160 (30p, 25p, 24p), 1280 x 720 (60p, 50p, 30p, 25,p, 24p)
Highest video resolution
3840x2160
Video format
MPEG-4, H.264
Microphone support
Headphone support
Connectivity
Wireless
Built-In
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS
None
Physical
Environmental sealing
Water proofing
Dust proofing
Shock proofing
Crush proofing
Freeze proofing
Weight
495 grams (1.09 lbs)
Physical dimensions
141 x 83 x 56mm (5.6" x 3.3" x 2.2")
Other
Battery life
350 photographs
Battery style
Battery Pack
Battery ID
NP-W126
Self timer
Yes (2 or 10 secs)
Time lapse feature
Type of storage
SD/SDHC/SDXC (Dual slots, UHS-II support in slot 1)
Card slots
2
Retail cost
$1,700