Fujifilm X-T30 Summary
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.
|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 +|
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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Fujifilm X-T30 Highlights
Sensor-Size: 24 x 16mm
Actual size when viewed at 100 DPI
|26 Megapixels Mirrorless||ISO 80-51200|
|Fujifilm X Mount|
|0.39" Built-in EVF 2.4 Megapixels (0.62X)||Full manual controls, including Manual Focus|
|Automatic Eye-Start sensor||Custom white-balance with 2 axis fine-tuning|
|1 Axis Digital Level||Spot-Metering|
|Built-in Dust Reduction||Hot-Shoe|
|20 FPS Drive, 32 Images||Stereo audio input|
|4096x2160 @ 30 FPS Video Recording||Lithium-Ion Battery|
|3" LCD 1 Megapixels||Secure Digital Extended Capacity|
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