Fujifilm X-T30 summary
Fujifilm X-T30 is FujiFilm's Entry-Level Mirrorless camera initially released on February of 2019. The camera houses a 26MP, BSI-CMOS APS-C sized sensor and has a max resolution of 6240 x 4160.
FujiFilm launched this camera to update the earlier Fujifilm X-T20 (Read Full Comparison) & subsequently introduced the updated Fujifilm X-T30 II (Read Full Comparison) in order to replace this model.
The Fujifilm X-T30 comes in at #9 out of 111 in Entry-Level Mirrorless cameras & overall #80 out of 1431 for digital cameras in our collection. You should look at our Smart camera search to get camera listings based on your personalized requirements.
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Fujifilm X-T30 family
The Fujifilm X-T30 has a history of related digital cameras. Listed below, you can check out all earlier and new models alongside main specifications.
Fujifilm X-T30 Gallery
You can see the Fujifilm X-T30 from several angles in the gallery underneath.
Fujifilm X-T30 Pros and Cons
Below is a shortlist of advantages and disadvantages of the Fujifilm X-T30 based on criterias which are typically considered important in a camera.
Fujifilm X-T30 Sensor info
The Fujifilm X-T30 is powered by the X-Processor 4 processor. The dimension of the sensor on the Fujifilm X-T30 is 23.5mm x 15.6mm (APS-C). The 367 mm² sensor can capture 6240 x 4160 pixels at aspect ratios of 1:1, 3:2 and 16:9.Control Profoto B10 & B10 Plus with your Android Phone
The BSI-CMOS sensor has 26 megapixels and delivers a native ISO range of 160 to 12800. This ISO can be extended digitally to 80 to 51200. RAW photos are saved therefore you have wider room to maneuver in post.
FujiFilm opted to skip the low pass filter with the Fujifilm X-T30. This could result in more clearer pictures but may cause moire in certain circumstances.
The image underneath illustrates the Fujifilm X-T30's sensor dimensions when compared to other common sizes. The Fujifilm X-T30 sensor has a crop factor of 1.5 and is displayed in green.Coronavirus is affecting the sensor business
To get an understanding of specific aspect ratios, you can refer to the visual below.
Fujifilm X-T30 dimensions
Fujifilm X-T30 weighs about 0.84 lbs (383 gr or 13.51 oz) & has external proportions of 118mm x 83mm x 47mm (4.6" x 3.3" x 1.9"). The weight of typical Entry-Level Mirrorless camera is 325 gr and the Fujifilm X-T30 is weightier when compared with other rivals.Handle those 8K RED files like a boss
Down below is a image of the Fujifilm X-T30 alongside a soda to help you to get a feel for its scale.
The top view under will illustrate the button design on the Fujifilm X-T30.
Fujifilm X-T30 Lens info
The Fujifilm X-T30 works with the Fujifilm X mount and has 55 lenses that you can buy. Below is a small number of the lenses we have in our database which will fit the Fujifilm X-T30.
Fujifilm X-T30 Connectivity
The Fujifilm X-T30 has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
- Wireless Yes
- Bluetooth Yes
- HDMI Yes
Digital cameras that have NFC or Bluetooth connectivity can be controlled wirelessly via smartphones. You will be able to transfer pictures and sometimes adjust camera settings with no need to connect directly to the camera.
Some applications even enable a Liveview and hit the shutter if you are not close to the camera. If the camera contains a HDMI port, it can be hooked up to an external monitor. Almost all cameras enable you to charge the battery pack using the USB socket.
Fujifilm X-T30 Video info
The max video quality on the Fujifilm X-T30 is 4096 x 2160 and you can capture in MPEG-4 and H.264 format. 2160p delivers a outstanding quality for video recording. You are able to crop to 1080p to get clearer results. Be mindful of the substantial file sizes and make sure you get good SD cards that have fast write speed. Even though the camera has a mic jack, it is sadly missing a headphone jack which means you won't be able to keep an eye on your audio levels.
Fujifilm X-T30 Weather Sealing
Fujifilm X-T30 does not include environment proofing so rainy conditions can easily affect the camera.
Fujifilm X-T30 Display and Viewfinder
The Fujifilm X-T30 is equipped with a 3" tilting screen boasting a resolution of 1,040k dots.
Moreover the screen is touch friendly which means you are able to adjust focus points and adjust settings by using your fingers.400 Megapixel mode coming to Fujifilm GFX 100
The ViewFinder specifications for Fujifilm X-T30 are as follows:
- ViewFinder Electronic
- ViewFinder Resolution 2,360k dots
- ViewFinder Coverage 100 percent
- ViewFinder Magnification 0.62x
For sunny outdoor conditions which make the camera displays washed out and tough to see, viewfinders will be particularly useful.
Fujifilm X-T30 Shutter info
Fujifilm X-T30 continuous shooting rate is 20.0 frames per second. The highest shutter speed is 1/4000 sec. The camera also has silent electronic shutter of 1/32000 sec. Keep in mind that the electronic shutter might result in "rolling shutter" in certain circumstances.
Fujifilm X-T30 Flash and Hot shoe info
Fujifilm X-T30 has both built in flash as well as external flash support.
Fujifilm X-T30 Autofocus info
Fujifilm X-T30 has both Phase Detect Auto Focus plus Contrast Detect Auto Focus. Phase Detection autofocusing is more quicker and precise when compared with Contrast Detect autofocusing. The camera supports Face detect which can be helpful for people photography.
The Sensor supports 425 focus points to pick from. Fujifilm X-T30 has tap to focus. You are able to use your fingers to adjust focus points. It also includes Tracking Auto Focus for moving subjects. Fujifilm X-T30 supports manual focus if required for low light scenarios or you want more accurate control on focus.
Fujifilm X-T30 Battery life
The battery pack (NP-W126S) in the Fujifilm X-T30 is fashioned to last for 380 pictures as per the CIPA requirements which is higher than average in comparison to its class. The usual Entry-Level Mirrorless camera battery life is 338. Samsung NX mini features the maximum (650) battery life for this class of cameras.
Listed below is a number of Entry-Level Mirrorless cameras having the best battery life:
Fujifilm X-T30 for specific forms of photography
The following bar chart gives a rundown of the Fujifilm X-T30 for specific forms of photography. To check out more, check out the specific section underneath.
Fujifilm X-T30 as a Portrait photography camera
The Fujifilm X-T30 receives a score of 83 which is outstanding, meaning that it is a fantastic choice for portrait images. Taking portraits favors heavily to sensor resolution, support for RAW files in addition to the option to work with off-camera flash.
Fujifilm X-T30 as a Street photography camera
Getting a exceptional points total of 79, the Fujifilm X-T30 is a superb fit for street photography. A decent street photography camera has a perfect balance of image quality plus portability.
Fujifilm X-T30 as a Sports photography camera
A fantastic sports photography points tally of 79 indicates the Fujifilm X-T30 is a awesome choice for photographing sports. A camera should have fantastic autofocus plus continuous shooting for sports photography.
Travel photography with Fujifilm X-T30
Weight is very important when buying a travel camera. Over-all, the Fujifilm X-T30 gets a impressive 80 as a travelling camera which is a wonderful fit to buy for your trips.
Landscape photography with Fujifilm X-T30
For anybody planning to pick a camera for landscape pictures, the most significant aspect is going to be image quality. The Fujifilm X-T30 and it's fantastic rating of 81 for a landscape camera is a fantastic fit in the current market.
Fujifilm X-T30 Vlogging factors
A vlogging camera should have a moving screen, mic port and ideally image stabilization. Considering all the details, the Fujifilm X-T30 is simply not appropriate as a vlog camera as it receives a really bad rating of 36.
Fujifilm X-T30 Alternatives
If you are trying to find replacements to the Fujifilm X-T30, here is a selection of the top scored cameras which fall into the category of Entry-Level Mirrorless.
The diagram just below provides you an overview of the Fujifilm X-T30 compared to it's highest ranked rivals suggested above.
There are a bunch of cameras you might consider as alternative options. To browse through a detailed comparison, simply click on the "compare" link.