Fujifilm X-T2 overview
Fujifilm X-T2 is FujiFilm's Advanced Mirrorless digital camera originally launched on July of 2016. The camera comes with a 24MP, CMOS X-TRANS III APS-C sized sensor and has a maximum resolution of 6000 x 4000.
The X-T2 is ranked #15 out of 53 in Advanced Mirrorless cameras & all around #101 out of 1421 for cameras in our database. Remember to look at our Smart camera search to find camera rankings based on your custom criteria.
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Fujifilm X-T2 history
The Fujifilm X-T2 is part of a family of cameras. You can see the detailed range underneath.
Fujifilm X-T2 Gallery
You can see the X-T2 from different angles in the gallery below.
Fujifilm X-T2 Pros and Cons
Below is a selection of benefits and drawbacks of the Fujifilm X-T2 based on aspects which are generally viewed as useful in a digital camera.
Fujifilm X-T2 Sensor details
The Fujifilm X-T2 houses the X-Processor Pro2 processor. The size of the sensor in the Fujifilm X-T2 is 23.6mm x 15.6mm (APS-C). The 368 mm² sensor has the capability to resolve 6000 x 4000 pixels at aspect ratios of 1:1, 3:2 and 16:9.Coronavirus is affecting the sensor business
The CMOS X-TRANS III sensor has 24MP and gives a standard ISO range of 200 - 12800. This ISO can be widened digitally to 100 - 51200. RAW files are saved therefore you have wider margin for error.
FujiFilm decided to skip the anti aliasing filter in the Fujifilm X-T2. This may result in more sharp photos but may create moire in certain circumstances.
The graphic underneath illustrates the X-T2's sensor dimensions in comparison to other popular sizes. The X-T2 sensor has a crop factor of 1.5 and is showcased in green.Unsplash partners with Institutions to bring historical archive photos
To get an idea of different aspect ratios, you can refer to the graphic below.
Fujifilm X-T2 dimensions
Fujifilm X-T2 has a weight of 1.12 lbs (507 grams or 17.88 ounces) & has exterior dimensions of 133mm x 92mm x 49mm (5.2" x 3.6" x 1.9"). The weight of normal Advanced Mirrorless camera is 438 grams so the Fujifilm X-T2 is more heavy compared with various competitors.Instagram's $20 billion Ad success
Here is a picture of the Fujifilm X-T2 besides a soft drink so you're able to get a feel for its scale.
The top view underneath will provide the button layout on the X-T2.
Fujifilm X-T2 Lens specs
The X-T2 uses the Fujifilm X mount and has 55 lenses available for sale. Below is a few of the lenses we have in our database which will fit the X-T2.
Fujifilm X-T2 Connectivity
The X-T2 has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
- Wireless Yes
- HDMI Yes
Cameras which include NFC and Bluetooth connectivity are able to be controlled wirelessly through smartphones. You are able to send files and sometimes alter settings without connecting directly to the camera.
Many applications even give a Liveview and click the shutter whenever you aren't close to the camera. If the camera provides a HDMI port, it can easily be connected to an external screen. Nearly all cameras enable you to charge the battery using the USB port.
Fujifilm X-T2 Video specs
The maximum video quality in the Fujifilm X-T2 is 3840 x 2160 and you can capture in MPEG-4 and H.264 file format. 2160p provides a outstanding quality for video recording. You are able to crop to Full HD in order to get better results. Be mindful of the huge file sizes and ensure you get good SD cards that have fast write speeds. While the camera offers a mic port, it is sadly lacking a headphone port which means you won't have the option to monitor your audio levels.
Fujifilm X-T2 Weather Sealing
Fujifilm X-T2 features environment sealing which makes it a very good selection for use for rough places. This is especially handy when you are not sure about the conditions you might face for outdoor photography.
Fujifilm X-T2 Screen and Viewfinder
The Fujifilm X-T2 comes with a 3.2" tilting screen boasting a resolution of 1,040k dots.
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The ViewFinder details for Fujifilm X-T2 are the following:
- ViewFinder Electronic
- Resolution 2,360k dots
- Coverage 100 percent
- Magnification 0.77x
For sunny outdoor conditions which make the camera screens washed out and hard to see, viewfinders can be very helpful.
Fujifilm X-T2 Shutter specs
Fujifilm X-T2 continuous shooting rate is 14.0 fps. The maximum shutter speed is 1/8000s. The camera also provides silent electronic shutter of 1/32000s. Beware that the electronic shutter might result in "rolling shutter" in certain lighting conditions.
Fujifilm X-T2 Flash and Hot shoe specs
Fujifilm X-T2 features external flash ability but comes without built-in flash. The highest flash sync is 1/250s.
Fujifilm X-T2 Autofocus specs
Fujifilm X-T2 features both Phase Detect Auto Focus plus Contrast Detect Auto Focus. Phase Detection autofocusing is a lot faster and accurate compared with Contrast Detect autofocusing. The camera comes with Face detection which makes it helpful for portraits.
The Sensor comes with 325 focus points to choose from. It also boasts Tracking Auto Focus for objects that move. Fujifilm X-T2 has got manual focus in case it is needed for low light occasions or you need more exact focus control.
Fujifilm X-T2 Battery life
The battery (NP-W126S) for the Fujifilm X-T2 is designed to last for 340 images according to the CIPA requirements which is about the same as it's rivals. The general Advanced Mirrorless camera battery life is 369. Sony A6600 comes with the highest possible (810) battery life for this kind of cameras.
Below is a number of Advanced Mirrorless cameras having the best battery life:
Fujifilm X-T2 for different types of photography
The following diagram gives a overview of the Fujifilm X-T2 for different types of photography. To read more, check out the specific section underneath.
Fujifilm X-T2 Portrait photography features
The Fujifilm X-T2 has a points tally of 82 which is outstanding, meaning that it is a tremendous fit for portrait photos. Photographing portrait photos leans heavily to sensor resolution, support for RAW photos together with the potential to utilize external lighting.
Street photography with Fujifilm X-T2
Having a terrific points total of 76, the Fujifilm X-T2 is a outstanding fit to use in street photography. A decent street photography camera features a perfect balance of image quality and portability.
Fujifilm X-T2 Sports photography advice
A very high sports photography rating of 78 indicates the Fujifilm X-T2 is a wonderful choice for shooting sports. A camera should have very good focusing and continuous shooting for sports photography.
Fujifilm X-T2 Travel photography highlights
Portability is extremely crucial when buying a travel camera. In general, the Fujifilm X-T2 gets a above average 71 as a travelling camera which is a good option to purchase for your travels.
Landscape photography with Fujifilm X-T2
In case you're planning to pick a digital camera for landscape photography, the biggest factor will no doubt be image quality. The Fujifilm X-T2 at it's excellent grade of 80 for a landscape camera is a fantastic choice among its rivals.
Fujifilm X-T2 Vlogging features
A vlogging camera preferably should offer a articulating display screen, mic input and preferably image stabilization. Taking everything in to account, the Fujifilm X-T2 is simply not good for vlogging as it gets a really bad score of 34.
Fujifilm X-T2 Alternatives
If you are looking for alternatives to the X-T2, below is a range of the highest ranked cameras that fall in to the family of Advanced Mirrorless.
The line chart listed below will give you a bird's eye view of the X-T2 vs it's highest scoring rivals mentioned previously.
These are various other cameras you may regard as alternative options. To look at a complete comparison, visit the "compare" link.