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Fujifilm X-T30 Summary

26 Megapixels26 MegapixelsElectronic View FinderElectronic View FinderHigh ISO: ISO 6400 or more is available at full-resolution.High ISO: ISO 6400 or more is available at full-resolution.Level: Measures camera tilt and helps to keep the horizon level.Level: Measures camera tilt and helps to keep the horizon level.Continuous DriveContinuous DriveUltra HD (4K) video: 3840x2160 resolution or more.Ultra HD (4K) video: 3840x2160 resolution or more.Manual Controls: Both fully-manual (M) and semi-automatic modes (T and V).Manual Controls: Both fully-manual (M) and semi-automatic modes (T and V).Custom White-Balance: Specifies exactly what should be white to the camera.Custom White-Balance: Specifies exactly what should be white to the camera.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Night Photography: Reaches shutter-speeds longer than 4 seconds.Night Photography: Reaches shutter-speeds longer than 4 seconds.Hotshoe: Allows external flash units to be attached.Hotshoe: Allows external flash units to be attached.Spot MeteringSpot MeteringDepth-Of-Field Preview: Improve perception of DOF before shooting.Depth-Of-Field Preview: Improve perception of DOF before shooting.Accepts Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), SDHC and SD memory.Accepts Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), SDHC and SD memory.Neocamera detailed reviewNeocamera detailed review

Fujifilm X-T30 Assessment

The Fujifilm X-T30 pairs a 26 megapixels X-Trans CMOS 4 sensor with an X-Processor 4. Together, they delivers excellent image-quality and class-leading speed.

The sensor features 2.1 million Phase-Detection pixels to create a virtual 425-Point AF system that combines Phase-Detect and Contrast-Detect to deliver quick and highly accurate autofocus. This camera is capable of shooting 26 MP images at 20 FPS without any blackout. The X-T30 is always extremely responsive.

The Fujifilm X-T30 is the compact version of the excellent X-T3. In getting a more compact body, the viewfinder has diminished size to 0.39" and 0.62X magnification, compared to 0.5" and 0.75X. and the camera body is neither weather-sealed nor freezeproof. Controls have been reworked but keep the hybrid digital and analog design, allowing a dual control-dials plus a number of direct dials which complement the aperture-ring found on most Fuji X-mount lenses.

PROS CONS
Excellent retention of details and sharpness Image noise slightly higher than competition
Class-leading dynamic range Tendency to blow small highlights
Natural image colors Not Exposure-Priority
Good Automatic WB Shallow image buffer
Sensitive and accurate autofocus Excessive feature interactions
Very fast AF system Minimal hand-grip
No EVF blackout Short battery-life
Plenty of direct controls Soft aperture detentsWith all current XF-mount lenses
Instant video response
Excellent build quality
Excellent +Excellent + Excellent +

With great ergonomics and numerous customization options, this mirrorless is very easy to control. The newly added 8-way joystick makes it even more efficient than its predesessor. Given its versatility in a rather compact body, the Fujifilm X-T30 is clearly an excellent camera for an exceptional price.

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Related Information

Sister Models
Fujifilm X-T3
Fujifilm X-T3
- Larger weather-sealed and freezeproof body, 3.7 MP 0.5" EVF 0.75X Magnification
Fujifilm X-T20
Fujifilm X-T20
- 24 MP, 325-Point AF, 4K Ultra-HD
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By Neocamera on 2019-10-07

Fujifilm X-T30 Highlights


Mirrorless digital camera

Sensor-Size: 24 x 16mm

APS-C Sensor

Actual size when viewed at 100 DPI

26 Megapixels MirrorlessISO 80-51200
Fujifilm X Mount
1.5X FLM
Shutter 1/32000-900s
0.39" Built-in EVF 2.4 Megapixels (0.62X)Full manual controls, including Manual Focus
Automatic Eye-Start sensorCustom white-balance with 2 axis fine-tuning
1 Axis Digital LevelSpot-Metering
Built-in Dust ReductionHot-Shoe
20 FPS Drive, 32 ImagesStereo audio input
4096x2160 @ 30 FPS Video RecordingLithium-Ion Battery
3" LCD 1 MegapixelsSecure Digital Extended Capacity
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