Which Fujifilm Mirrorless Camera Should I Buy?

These are the best Fujifilm cameras [2020]

Fujifilm cameras | A few decades have passed since Fujifilm began producing motion pictures in 1934. Since then, the Japanese company has grown into a global technology group with a focus on research and development and is very popular in the photography sector. We are regularly asked which Fujifilm camera is the right one? We got to the bottom of the question.

In search of the best Fujifilm camera: We present our favorites X-H1, X-T3, X-T30 and X100F.

These are the best Fujifilm cameras


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For us, the X100F belongs in the league of perfect compact cameras. Why? Quite simply: With the X100F, Fujifilm has also made it into the fourth generation of the X100 series, thanks to a high-resolution 24 megapixel sensor and one used to fast fixed focal lengthto achieve a first-class test result. The heart of the APS-C X-Trans CMOS III, provides excellent images. The value of the X100F is also remarkable. For me, the case lies first-class in the hand and scores with its elegant retro charm. Also top: the hybrid optical viewfinder. It represents the perfect mix and shows me the motifs the way I want to see them. The bright one is used for photography Fujinon 23mm and Open aperture f / 2. Converted, this corresponds to the classic reportage focal length of 35mm. In short: Despite the (unfortunately still) high price of currently around 1,250 euros, it is an absolute dream camera.


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Less than half a year has passed since the Japanese manufacturer introduced the Fujifilm X-T30 camera. It is equipped with the one known from the X-T3 X-Trans-4 sensor with a resolution of 26.1 megapixels as well as the X processor 4. The light sensitivity range extends from ISO 160 to 12,800 and can be expanded up to ISO 51,200 at will. As expected, the X-Trans sensor performed well in our test lab. With a very high resolution and good noise behavior, the X-T30 achieves a total of one Image performance of 91.20 percent. This is just as powerful Autofocus system With 2.16 million phase detection pixelswhich are distributed over the entire sensor surface. In the test laboratory, the system camera, which weighs 332 grams, focused within 0.2 seconds. Portrait photographers can also look forward to face recognition and the option of face prioritization.

OLED viewfinder, touch display & 4K

An electronic viewfinder, which is equipped with 2.36 million pixels, 100 percent image field coverage and 0.62x magnification, provides an overview of the subject. The back 3 inch monitor can be tilted up and down, is touch-sensitive and has a resolution of 1.04. Million pixels also fully equipped. It's nice that Fujifilm has one in the third generation of its X-T mid-range Joystick instead of a classic Control pad puts. This simplifies the operation and positioning of the auto focus area. In the series picture mode, the X-T30 comes to eight pictures per second. With electronic lock and 1.25 times the crop factor are even up to 30 photos per second inside.

They are saved on an SD card. A double card slot is still reserved for the X-Trans top model. This also applies to a weatherproof camera housing. Filmmakers do not go away empty-handed either: Fujifilm has the mid-range model with them DCI4K resolution at 30p and 200Mbps fitted. It's a shame that the maximum recording time is limited to ten minutes. The camera is charged via a USB-C port on the side of the housing. We would still have liked an external charger included. With a new price of 949 euros (without kit lens), the Fujifilm X-T30 is fairly priced in view of the lavish features.


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The Fujifilm X-T3 exudes calm: manual dials, a high-quality housing and great ergonomics. Without frills, it continues the design of its predecessor. This is also confirmed by a look at the data sheet. Compared to the X-T2, the third X-T generation is only about one centimeter lower and about 40 grams heavier. Fujifilm has given the novelty a deeper handle. In view of the technology that is hidden under the black or gray colored housing, the X-T3 embodies understatement in perfection.

Fujifilm has the fourth generation of the X-Trans-CMOS-Sensors as X processor installed. Photographers are allowed to access images in 26.1 megapixels Resolution look forward. The rear-exposed camera sensor also offers a native one for the first time in X-T history Light sensitivity range from ISO 160. The manufacturer expects an outstanding image quality from this. We can sign this promise after completing our laboratory test. Together with the Fujinon XF56mm F1.2 R APD, the Fujifilm X-T3 resolved a whopping 2554 line pairs per image height at ISO 160. Overall, the imaging performance of the system camera, which weighs 490 grams, is marginally better than that of the X-T2 (95.70% vs. 95.55%).

Meanwhile, the fourth generation of the X processor ensures the necessary performance of an extremely fast and precise autofocus. Up to 425 AF points, spread over the entire screen, offer a lot of flexibility. Portrait photographers are also allowed to Face and eye recognition looking forward. And when things have to be done quickly, the Fujifilm X-T3 does the job up to 30 frames per second in series. Then the camera generates a crop factor of 1.25 and reduces the resolution to 16.6 megapixels. It's great that the Viewfinder with electronic shutter blackout-free is working. If you do not know exactly when the decisive moment for the perfect photo is, the camera can, if you wish, start to release the shutter as soon as you press the shutter button halfway down. In full resolution and with mechanical locking, we were able to measure a good eleven images per second in the test laboratory. That is easily enough for everyday situations.

Fujifilm camera with ingenious features

Like the Fujifilm X-T2 camera, the X-T3 also has one OLED viewfinder and a Tilting and swiveling display. The electronic viewfinder offers a resolution of 3.69 million pixels a very high resolution and serves the demands of professional photographers with 100 percent image field coverage. The three inch tall one Monitor resolves 1.04 million pixels, facilitates unusual perspectives thanks to its mobility and is also sensitive to touch. On the side is a removable cover that gives access to one Mini hdmi, USB-C as Headphone- and Microphone input offers.

Thanks to the USB-C connection, the Fujifilm is compatible with a power bank. This is particularly useful for on the go or when using video. A Battery charge according to the CIPA standard for up to 390 images. The optionally available battery handle VG-TX3 (295 euros) extends the battery capacity with two additional batteries. This is also interesting for filmmakers. The new Fujifilm is the first mirrorless system camera to support video recording in 4K resolution with a frame rate of 60p and internal 4: 2: 0-10-bit recording directly to an SD card. In addition, the X-T3 enables a 10-bit HDMI output. Like the Fujifilm X-T2, the X-T3 two SD cards at the same time play on. A backup copy is always possible. Both memory card slots support the UHS-II standard. Anyone who appreciates the film simulations from Fujifilm will also be enthusiastic about the weatherproof X-T3. The photographer can go out 16 filters and thus choose a suitable image look depending on the respective scene. The camera can be controlled optionally via the Touch function of Monitors or over Control pad and joystickas users of the Fujifilm X-T2 are already used to.

Inexpensive overall package

The Fujifilm X-T3 raises the already outstanding test result of its predecessor (here our test report) by around one percent and claims with one Overall result of 94.1 percent a SUPER and second place in our list of the best among professional mirrorless system cameras. It even overtook the top dog among Fujifilm cameras: the APS-C top model X-H1 - if only by 0.1 percent. The logical consequence is that the Fujifilm X-T3 is also more expensive than its predecessor. But that's not the case. The Fujifilm camera X-T3 went on sale at a new price of 1,499 euros over the counter. For the Fujifilm X-T2, an additional 200 euros were required for publication. Given the improved overall performance, the X-T3 is almost a bargain. But the price approach of the X-T3 makes sense when analyzing the X portfolio: Fujifilm has the between the X-T2 and X-T3 for spring this year X-H1 presented the first X camera with integrated image stabilizer. The X-H1 is now available online for around 1,400 euros. Fujifilm can therefore justify the surcharge of 200 euros from the X-T3 to the X-H1 with the integrated image stabilizer. Despite the lack of internal image stabilization, the X-T3 is Fujifilm's new, best system camera. Taking pictures is simply fun with the system, which is also due to the great XF lenses.


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What is already part of the standard equipment for many cameras from Sony, Panasonic and Olympus is what X photographers enjoy for the first time with the Fujifilm X-H1: sensor-based image stabilization. At the Image sensor the Japanese manufacturer relies on the X-H1 X-Trans-III-based APS-C CMOS format with a resolution of 24.3 million pixels. The X-H1 not only provides excellent image quality, but also oneextensive filter portfolio as well as features such as interval and numerous bracketing modes. The image data is processed by the X-Processor-Pro, which we also know from some X-cameras of the ambitious class. The Fujiflm X-H1 is a great camera, but it only shows its full potential with the optionally available battery grip. But if you don't mind the high weight and lush dimensions, the new X-H1 one of the best system camerasthat can currently be found on the photo market.

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