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 X-Pro2 is ranked #21 out of 54 in Advanced Mirrorless cameras and all around #122 out of 1422 for cameras in our database. You can use our Advanced camera search to get camera ratings based on your custom requirements.
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.
Fujifilm X-Pro2 Gallery
You can see the X-Pro2 from several angles in the gallery below.
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.
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 16:9.400 Megapixel mode coming to Fujifilm GFX 100
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 X-Pro2's sensor dimensions in comparison to other common sizes. The X-Pro2 sensor comes with a crop factor of 1.5 and is showcased in green.Last day to get your files as Canon Irisa shuts down
To get an understanding of specific aspect ratios, you should refer to the visual below.
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 437 gr and the Fujifilm X-Pro2 is weightier compared with other competitors.Control Profoto B10 & B10 Plus with your Android Phone
Listed below is a pic of the Fujifilm X-Pro2 beside a soft drink to help you have a sense of its scale.
The top view below will show the button arrangement on the X-Pro2.
Fujifilm X-Pro2 Lens specifications
The X-Pro2 uses the Fujifilm X mount and has 55 lenses that you can purchase. Below is some of the lenses we have in our collection which will fit the X-Pro2.
Fujifilm X-Pro2 Connectivity
The 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.
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.
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.Photographer fined '$200,000' for failing to deliver photos
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.
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.
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 similar to its competition. The typical Advanced Mirrorless camera battery life is 366. 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 81 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.
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.
Fujifilm X-Pro2 Sports photography advice
A very high sports photography score of 78 suggests the Fujifilm X-Pro2 is a wonderful option for taking pictures of sports. A camera needs to have very good focusing plus fast shutter speeds for sports photography.
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 70 as a travelling camera which is a very decent choice to take on your trips.
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 tremendous score of 80 for a landscape camera is a superb pick in the current marketplace.
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.
Fujifilm X-Pro2 Alternatives
If you are interested in alternatives to the 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 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.