Fuji X-Pro 2 - A worthy successor
How does a manufacturer follow up on a camera that is loved with an incredible amount of passion by many a photographer across the globe? With the New X-pro 2, Fuji may have just found the answer.
Retaining a similar feature set that so many have come to rely on and love with the X-pro 1, but adding some unique and exciting advancements and adjustments, Fuji have shown that the way forward is honouring what you did right in the past.
Newly designed 24.3MP X-Trans CMOS III Sensor
The first key feature of this exciting new announcement and arguably the most important is the newly-developed 24.3MP X-Trans CMOS III APS-C sensor, which improves on what was already one of the biggest selling points of previous X-series cameras. Image quality when combined with one of the many high-quality Fuji XF lens offerings is simply divine. This new sensor features such stunning low light performance that noise is barely perceptible throughout the entire ISO range of 100-12,800. Just like the X-pro 1 before it, this is a real contender when it comes to image quality, comparable with larger DSLR models.
Improved Hybrid Viewfinder
The most unique feature of the X series cameras has been the hybrid viewfinder. The ability between choosing between equally superb electronic or optical viewfinders enables the photographer to further customise this camera the better suit their needs. This feature has been further enhanced on the X-pro 2, with 3 different viewing modes now on offer.
Phase-detection AF - A vast Improvement
Autofocus is one of the more obvious improvements of the Fuji X-pro 2. 77 Selectable AF points have been included to help you achieve focus quicker and with more accuracy. This goal is also met by phase detection AF system having wider spread phase detection pixels on the sensor. This is a camera much more in line with its competitors in this regard, ready to take on the action and sports, the X-pro 2 features continuous shooting of up to 8 frames per second.
Exceptional build quality
From their conception Fuji X-series camera have always turned the heads of travel and street photographers and the Fuji X-pro 2 is only going to interest them more. With a rugged construction this camera can easily accompany you in the elements as you travel the globe; dust, splash and freeze-proof, the X-pro 2 will be ready to fire when you need it most - you can count on that.
Another area that the X-pro 2 excels is enthusiast friendly design and button layout. Avid photographers are constantly tweaking their settings to perfectly expose and capture their subjects and thanks to the Fuji X-pro 2, this is more intuitive than even before - never take your eye away from the viewfinder and off your all important subject.