Fujifilm X-T30 II

 
Fujifilm X-T30 II front
 
  • 26MP - APS-C Sensor
  • 3" Tilting Screen
  • ISO 160 - 12800 (Raise to 51200)
  • No Anti-Alias Filter
  • 4096 x 2160 video
  • Fujifilm X Mount
  • 383g - 118 x 83 x 47mm
  • Launched September 2021
  • Old Model is Fujifilm X-T30
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  • Alternatives
  • Size Comparison
Portability
82
Imaging
75
Features
88
Overall
80

Fujifilm X-T30 II summary

Fujifilm X-T30 II is FujiFilm's Entry-Level Mirrorless digital camera initially released on September of 2021. The camera features a 26MP, BSI-CMOS APS-C sized sensor and has a full resolution of 6240 x 4160.

FujiFilm released this model as a way to replace the previous Fujifilm X-T30 (Read Full Comparison)

The X-T30 II comes in at #2 out of 111 in Entry-Level Mirrorless cameras and over all #34 out of 1428 for digital cameras in our collection. Please check out our Smart camera search to find camera rankings based on your custom requirements.

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Fujifilm X-T30 II history

The Fujifilm X-T30 II is part of a family of products. You can read the full range underneath.

ModelVisualizeResolutionSensor SizeMax fpsReleased
Fujifilm-X-T30-II front thumbnailFujifilm X-T30 II26MPAPS-C30.0 fps2021
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Fujifilm X-T30 II Pros and Cons

Below is a checklist of benefits and drawbacks of the Fujifilm X-T30 II based on aspects which are generally regarded as essential in a digital camera.

change lenses (Fujifilm X mount)
comes with face detect focusing
comes with tracking focus
connects via bluetooth
delivers RAW files
doesnt have anti-alias filter
great battery life (380 shots)
has a tilting screen
has built in flash
has manual focus
high frames per second (30.0 fps)
high quality video (4096 x 2160 pxls)
includes HDMI socket
includes headphone socket
includes mic socket
megapixel count amazing (26MP)
offers touch focus
screen size is decent (3 inches)
sensor has phase detect AF
sensor size is good (APS-C)
silent mode (1/32,000 seconds)
touchscreen functionality
very good screen resolution (1,040 thousand dots)
lack of image stabilization
screen isn't selfie friendly
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Fujifilm X-T30 II Sensor info

The spec of the sensor on the Fujifilm X-T30 II is 23.5mm x 15.6mm (APS-C). The 367 mm² sensor can capture 6240 x 4160 pixels and aspect ratios of 1:1, 3:2 and 16:9.

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The BSI-CMOS sensor boasts 26MP and includes a standard ISO range of 160 to 12800. This ISO can also be widened electronically to 80 to 51200. RAW format is saved therefore you have wider room to maneuver in post.

FujiFilm made the decision to skip the anti-alias filter on the Fujifilm X-T30 II. This could result in more clear photos but may introduce moire in certain conditions.

The image underneath displays the X-T30 II's sensor dimensions in comparison to other popular sizes. The X-T30 II sensor comes with a crop factor of 1.5 and is highlighted in green.

Fujifilm X-T30 II sensor size Instagram's $20 billion Ad success

To get a sense of various aspect ratios, you should refer to the graphic below.

Camera sensor aspect ratios

Fujifilm X-T30 II dimensions

Fujifilm X-T30 II weighs 0.84 lb (383 grams / 13.51 ounces) and features exterior proportions of 118mm x 83mm x 47mm (4.6" x 3.3" x 1.9"). The weight of average Entry-Level Mirrorless camera is 325 grams and the Fujifilm X-T30 II is more heavy in comparison with its competitors.

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Here is a image of the Fujifilm X-T30 II with a soft drink to help you to have a feel for its scale.

Fujifilm X-T30 II dimensions scale

The top view underneath will show you the button arrangement on the X-T30 II.

Fujifilm X-T30 II topview buttons dials

Fujifilm X-T30 II Lens info

The X-T30 II works with the Fujifilm X mount and has 55 lenses to pick from. Below is a few of the lenses we have in our database which will fit the X-T30 II.

ModelVisualizeFocal LengthApertureStabilizedWeight
Fujifilm-XF-56mm-F1.2-R lensFujifilm XF 56mm F1.2 R56mmf/1.2 405g
Fujifilm-XF-80mm-F2.8-R-LM-OIS-WR-Macro lensFujifilm XF 80mm F2.8 R LM OIS WR Macro80mmf/2.8 750g
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Venus-Laowa-9mm-F2.8-Zero-D-Fujifilm-X lensVenus Laowa 9mm F2.8 Zero-D9mmf/2.8215g
Fujifilm-XF-90mm-F2-R-LM-WR lensFujifilm XF 90mm F2 R LM WR90mmf/2.0 540g
Zeiss-Touit-2.850M-Fujifilm-X lensZeiss Touit 2.850M50mmf/2.8 290g
Fujifilm-Fujinon-MKX-18-55mm-T2.9 lensFujifilm Fujinon MKX 18-55mm T2.918-55mmf/2.81080g
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Fujifilm-XF-16-80mm-F4-R-OIS-WR lensFujifilm XF 16-80mm F4 R OIS WR16-80mmf/4 440g
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Fujifilm X-T30 II Connectivity

The X-T30 II has the following connectivity:

  • USB Yes
  • Wireless Yes
  • Bluetooth Yes
  • HDMI Yes

Digital cameras that feature NFC and / or Bluetooth support can be controlled wirelessly with smartphones. You are able to send images and usually alter camera settings with no need to connect straight to the camera.

Many applications even give a Liveview and release the shutter when you are not close to the camera. If the camera comes with a HDMI out, it can be hooked up to an external screen. Most cameras enable you to charge the battery pack through the USB port.

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Fujifilm X-T30 II Video info

The highest possible video quality on the Fujifilm X-T30 II is 4096 x 2160 and it can shoot in MPEG-4 and H.264 file format. 2160p provides an excellent quality for video recording. You will be able to crop to 1080p to get improved results. Be mindful of the large file sizes and ensure you have got high quality SD cards that have fast write speeds. The body does have both headphone and mic socket making it very valuable while capturing audio.

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Fujifilm X-T30 II Weather Sealing

Fujifilm X-T30 II does not include environment proofing so rainy conditions can easily ruin the camera.

Fujifilm X-T30 II Screen and Viewfinder

The Fujifilm X-T30 II features a 3 inch tilting display supporting a resolution of 1,040 thousand dots.

Additionally the display is touch friendly which means you will be able to set focus points plus change settings using your fingertips.

Fujifilm X-T30 II screen and viewfinder World's smallest camera makes it into Guinness Book of Records

The ViewFinder details regarding Fujifilm X-T30 II are below:

  • ViewFinder Electronic
  • Resolution 2,360 thousand dots
  • Coverage 100%
  • Magnification 0.62x

In those sunny outdoor conditions which make the camera displays washed out and hard to view, viewfinders can be particularly helpful.

Fujifilm X-T30 II Shutter info

Fujifilm X-T30 II can shoot continuously at 30.0 fps. The max shutter speed is 1/4000s. The camera also features silent electronic shutter of 1/32000s. Beware that the electronic shutter could result in "rolling shutter" in certain lighting conditions.

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Fujifilm X-T30 II Flash and Hot shoe info

Fujifilm X-T30 II boasts both in-built flash and also external flash support.

Fujifilm X-T30 II Autofocus info

Fujifilm X-T30 II boasts both Phase Detect AF and Contrast Detect AF. Phase Detection autofocusing is a lot snappier & precise in comparison with Contrast Detect autofocusing. The camera features Face detection which makes it helpful for portraits.

The AF system features 425 focus points to select from. Fujifilm X-T30 II has touch to focus. You are able to use your fingers to change focus. It also includes Tracking AF for objects that move. Fujifilm X-T30 II features manual focus when needed in low light conditions or you want to have more exact control on focus.

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Fujifilm X-T30 II Battery life

The battery life (NP-W126S) in the Fujifilm X-T30 II is designed to last for 380 pictures according to the CIPA specifications which is higher than standard ın comparison with its class. The average Entry-Level Mirrorless camera battery life is 338. Samsung NX mini features the best (650) battery life in this class of cameras.

Underneath is a listing of Entry-Level Mirrorless cameras with the strongest battery life:

Fujifilm X-T30 II for different styles of photography

The following illustration displays a summary of the Fujifilm X-T30 II for different styles of photography. To look at more, check out the specific section underneath.

Fujifilm X-T30 II Portrait photography information

The Fujifilm X-T30 II receives a points tally of 85 which is excellent, and means the camera is a superb fit for portrait photography. Photographing portraits leans greatly towards sensor size, support for RAW photos along with the ability to use off-camera flash.

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focusing manually
amazing megapixels (26MP)
nice sensor size (APS-C)
offers face detect focus
delivers RAW formats

Fujifilm X-T30 II as a Street photography camera

Having a brilliant points tally of 79, the Fujifilm X-T30 II is a awesome option for street photography. A very good street photography camera offers a fine balance of picture quality plus portability.

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has a tilting screen
nice sensor size (APS-C)
supports RAW formats
comes with touch focus
lack of image stabilization

Fujifilm X-T30 II Sports photography advice

A outstanding sports photography points tally of 81 indicates the Fujifilm X-T30 II is a superb fit for taking photos of sports. A camera needs to have fantastic autofocus plus continuous shooting for sports photography.

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quiet shutter (1/32,000s)
fast continuous shooting (30.0 frames per second)
megapixel count great (26 megapixels)
decent sensor size (APS-C)
has tracking autofocus
great battery life (380 shots)
comes with phase detect auto focus
does not have image stabilization

Fujifilm X-T30 II Travel photography information

Weight is pretty crucial in buying a camera for travel. In general, the Fujifilm X-T30 II gets a fantastic 81 for a travel camera which makes it a awesome pick to take on your journeys.

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good battery life (380 per charge)
connects via bluetooth
provides touch focus
great sensor resolution (26 megapixels)
flash built-in
does not have selfie friendly screen

Fujifilm X-T30 II Landscape photography highlights

If you find yourself looking to purchase a digital camera for landscape photographs, the most vital factor will no doubt be image quality. The Fujifilm X-T30 II and it's terrific grade of 82 for a landscape camera is a outstanding pick compared to it's competition.

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focusing manually
change lenses (Fujifilm X mount)
screen size is decent (3 inch)
high MP (26 megapixels)
sensor size is decent (APS-C)
does not have anti-alias filter
delivers RAW formats
better than average battery life (380 CIPA)
no image stabilization

Fujifilm X-T30 II as a Vlogging camera

A camera for vlogging should really come with a moving screen, microphone port and ideally image stabilization. Taking everything into account, the Fujifilm X-T30 II is not good as a vlog camera as it comes to a lousy rating of 37.

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touchscreen enabled
has face detection autofocus
high res video (4096 x 2160 pxls)
has external mic jack
doesn't have selfie friendly screen
does not have image stabilization

Fujifilm X-T30 II Alternatives

If you are interested in replacements to the X-T30 II, here is a number of the highest rated cameras which fall under the category of Entry-Level Mirrorless.

The diagram underneath provides you a bird's eye view of the X-T30 II compared to it's top scoring competitors shown earlier.

Here are a handful of other cameras you might see as alternatives. To check out a full comparison, go to the "compare" link.

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Specifications

General Information
Brand
FujiFilm
Model
Fujifilm X-T30 II
Type
Entry-Level Mirrorless
Launched
2021-09-02
Physical type
SLR-style mirrorless
Sensor Information
Sensor type
BSI-CMOS
Sensor size
APS-C
Sensor dimensions
23.5 x 15.6mm
Sensor surface area
366.6mm²
Sensor resolution
26MP
Anti aliasing filter
Aspect ratio
1:1, 3:2 and 16:9
Max resolution
6240 x 4160
RAW data
Max native ISO
12800
Max enhanced ISO
51200
Minimum native ISO
160
Minimum enhanced ISO
80
Autofocusing
Focus manually
AF touch
AF continuous
Single AF
AF tracking
AF selectice
AF center weighted
Multi area AF
Live view AF
Face detection AF
Contract detection AF
Phase detection AF
Number of focus points
425
Lens
Lens mounting type
Fujifilm X
Available lenses
62
Focal length multiplier
1.5
Screen
Type of screen
Tilting
Screen sizing
3 inches
Resolution of screen
1,040 thousand dots
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch functionality
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder type
Electronic
Viewfinder resolution
2,360 thousand dots
Viewfinder coverage
100%
Viewfinder magnification
0.62x
DXO scores
DXO Overall score
not tested
DXO Color Depth score
not tested
DXO Dynamic range score
not tested
DXO Low light score
not tested
Features
Minimum shutter speed
900s
Fastest shutter speed
1/4000s
Fastest silent shutter speed
1/32000s
Continuous shutter rate
30.0fps
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Expose Manually
Exposure compensation
Yes
Change WB
Image stabilization
Integrated flash
Flash range
5.00 m (at ISO 100)
Flash modes
Auto, on, slow sync, manual, commander
Hot shoe
AE bracketing
WB bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment exposure
Average exposure
Spot exposure
Partial exposure
AF area exposure
Center weighted exposure
Video features
Video resolutions
4096 x 2160 @ 30p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM4096 x 2160 @ 25p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM4096 x 2160 @ 24p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM4096 x 2160 @ 23.98p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 30p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 25p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 24p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 23.98p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 120p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 60p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 50p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 30p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 25p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 24p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 23.98p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
Max video resolution
4096x2160
Video format
MPEG-4, H.264
Mic port
Headphone port
Connectivity
Wireless
Built-In
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB
USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5 GBit/sec)
GPS
None
Physical
Environmental sealing
Water proof
Dust proof
Shock proof
Crush proof
Freeze proof
Weight
383 gr (0.84 lbs)
Physical dimensions
118 x 83 x 47mm (4.6" x 3.3" x 1.9")
Other
Battery life
380 shots
Type of battery
Battery Pack
Battery model
NP-W126S
Self timer
Yes
Time lapse recording
Type of storage
SD/SDHC/SDXC card (UHS-I supported)
Card slots
1
Pricing at release
$900