Fujifilm X-T20 overview
Fujifilm X-T20 is FujiFilm's Entry-Level Mirrorless camera initially released on January of 2017. It features a 24 MegaPixel, CMOS X-TRANS III APS-C size sensor with a peak resolution of 6000 x 4000.
FujiFilm released this camera in order to upgrade the previous Fujifilm X-T10 (Read Full Comparison) & afterwards released the updated Fujifilm X-T30 (Read Full Comparison) as a way to upgrade this model.
The X-T20 comes in at #11 out of 108 in Entry-Level Mirrorless cameras & all around #96 out of 1422 for cameras in our database. You can try out our Smart camera finder to find camera rankings based on your personal requirements.
Below is a chart of multiple criteria used in the scoring system.
Fujifilm X-T20 family
The Fujifilm X-T20 is part of a family of products. You can view the detailed list underneath.
Fujifilm X-T20 Gallery
You can view the X-T20 from various angles in the gallery here.
Fujifilm X-T20 Pros and Cons
Here is a shortlist of advantages and disadvantages of the Fujifilm X-T20 based on features which are typically seen as crucial in a camera.
Fujifilm X-T20 Sensor information
The Fujifilm X-T20 is powered by the X-Processor Pro2 processor. The dimension of the sensor in the Fujifilm X-T20 is 23.6mm x 15.6mm (APS-C). The 368 mm² sensor is able to resolve 6000 x 4000 pixels with aspect ratios of 1:1, 3:2 and 16:9.Handle those 8K RED files like a boss
The CMOS X-TRANS III sensor has 24MP and includes a native ISO range of 200 - 12800. The ISO can be widened electronically to 100 - 51200. RAW photos are saved which means that you have more margin for error.
FujiFilm chose to omit the low pass filter for the Fujifilm X-T20. This may result in more clear photos but may create moire in some circumstances.
The picture underneath illustrates the X-T20's sensor size compared to other common sizes. The X-T20 sensor has a crop factor of 1.5 and is presented in green.Photographer fined '$200,000' for failing to deliver photos
To get a sense of various aspect ratios, you can refer to the visual below.
Fujifilm X-T20 dimensions
Fujifilm X-T20 weighs about 0.84 lb (383g / 13.51 oz) & the overall size of the camera is 118mm x 83mm x 41mm (4.6" x 3.3" x 1.6"). The weight of general Entry-Level Mirrorless camera is 323g so the Fujifilm X-T20 is heavier than other competitors.Unsplash partners with Institutions to bring historical archive photos
Underneath is a shot of the Fujifilm X-T20 next to a softdrink so you can get a feel for its size.
The top view just below will show you the button arrangement on the X-T20.
Fujifilm X-T20 Lens information
The X-T20 fits the Fujifilm X mount and has 55 lenses currently available. Here is some of the lenses we have in our database that will fit the X-T20.
Fujifilm X-T20 Connectivity
The X-T20 has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
- Wireless Yes
- HDMI Yes
- GPS Yes
Cameras with NFC and Bluetooth support can easily be used wirelessly by smartphones. You can easily transfer photos and at times change settings without connecting physically with the camera.
A few apps also stream a Liveview and press the shutter whenever you aren't close to the camera. If the camera comes with a HDMI port, it could be hooked up to an external display. A good number of cameras enable you to charge the battery through the USB socket.
Fujifilm X-T20 Video information
The highest video resolution in the Fujifilm X-T20 is 3840 x 2160 and you can save in MPEG-4 and H.264 format. 2160p provides a fantastic resolution for video recording. You are able to downsample to Full HD in order to get cleaner results. Be wary of the substantial file sizes and make sure you own decent SD cards with good write speed. While the body contains a microphone port, it is unfortunately lacking a headphone port which means that you won't have the ability to check your audio levels.
Fujifilm X-T20 Weather Sealing
Fujifilm X-T20 doesn't have weather proofing so rainy conditions may affect the camera.
Fujifilm X-T20 Display and Viewfinder
The Fujifilm X-T20 features a 3 inch tilting display with a resolution of 920 thousand dots.
Moreover the display is touch friendly which means that you are able to shift focus points plus adjust settings using your finger.Control Profoto B10 & B10 Plus with your Android Phone
The View Finder details for Fujifilm X-T20 are below:
- ViewFinder Electronic
- Resolution 2,360 thousand dots
- Coverage 100%
- Magnification 0.62x
For sunny outdoor situations that make the camera screens washed out and difficult to see, viewfinders can be pretty helpful.
Fujifilm X-T20 Shutter information
Fujifilm X-T20 continuous shooting rate is 14.0 frames per second. The maximum shutter speed is 1/4000 seconds. The camera also offers silent electronic shutter of 1/32000 seconds. Keep in mind that the electronic shutter might result in "rolling shutter" in some circumstances.
Fujifilm X-T20 Flash and Hot shoe information
Fujifilm X-T20 comes with both inbuilt flash along with external flash ability. The highest flash sync is 1/180 seconds.
Fujifilm X-T20 Autofocus information
Fujifilm X-T20 comes with both Phase Detect AF plus Contrast Detect AF. Phase Detection autofocusing is more faster & exact than Contrast Detect autofocusing. The camera features Face detect which makes it helpful for people photography.
It features 325 focus points to choose from. Fujifilm X-T20 has tap to focus. You are able to use your fingers in order to shift focus. It also includes Tracking AF for things that move. Fujifilm X-T20 has manual focus if required in low light occasions or you need to have more exact focus control.
Fujifilm X-T20 Battery life
The battery power (NP-W126S) on the Fujifilm X-T20 is designed to last for 350 clicks based on the CIPA specifications which is comparable with it's competition. The typical Entry-Level Mirrorless camera battery life is 337. Samsung NX mini features the highest (650) battery life in this class of cameras.
Following is a collection of Entry-Level Mirrorless cameras that have the highest battery life:
Fujifilm X-T20 for specific forms of photography
The following illustration gives a overview of the Fujifilm X-T20 for specific forms of photography. To see more, have a look at the specific section underneath.
Fujifilm X-T20 as a Portrait photography camera
The Fujifilm X-T20 has a points total of 82 which is wonderful, and means the camera is a awesome choice to use for portrait images. Photographing portrait images favors greatly towards sensor dimensions, support for RAW files plus the capability to use off-camera lighting.
Fujifilm X-T20 as a Street photography camera
Having a terrific score of 79, the Fujifilm X-T20 is a terrific fit to use in street photography. A decent street photography camera has a perfect balance of image quality plus portability.
Sports photography with Fujifilm X-T20
A superb sports photography points total of 76 means the Fujifilm X-T20 is a terrific choice for taking photos of sports. A camera really should have good tracking and fast continuous shooting for sports photography.
Fujifilm X-T20 Travel photography info
Portability is pretty crucial when getting a camera for travel. All round, the Fujifilm X-T20 gets a very high 77 as a travel camera which is a terrific pick to take on your trips.
Fujifilm X-T20 Landscape photography information
For anybody who is planning to purchase a digital camera for landscape pictures, the most vital factor will no doubt be image quality. The Fujifilm X-T20 and it's fantastic rating of 80 as a landscape camera is a fantastic choice among it's rivals.
Fujifilm X-T20 Vlogging info
A camera for vlogging should have a articulating display screen, microphone port and if possible image stabilization. Taking all things into account, the Fujifilm X-T20 is simply not good for vlogging as it receives a dreadful score of 36.
Fujifilm X-T20 Alternatives
If you are shopping for alternatives to the X-T20, here is a range of the highest ranked cameras that fall into the class of Entry-Level Mirrorless.
The graph down below shows you an overview of the X-T20 compared to it's top ranked rivals mentioned previously.
There are more cameras you may view as alternatives. To go through a full comparison, click the "compare" link.