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FU­JI­FILM X-T10

HWM (Malaysia) - - APERTURE - TEST -

The X-T10 comes slightly more than a year and half af­ter the com­pany’s flag­ship X-T1 cam­era, and ac­cord­ing to Fu­ji­film, in­cor­po­rates a lot of the feed­back they have had re­ceived from early users of the X-T1. It’s a mid-class cam­era that tar­gets the younger gen­er­a­tion, but should still draw plenty of at­ten­tion from pho­tog­ra­phers of all ages be­cause of its gor­geous retro styling.

The X-T10 in­her­its the 16MP X-Trans CMOS II sen­sor and EXR Pro­ces­sor II from the X-T1 and gains an AF sys­tem that was ac­tu­ally bet­ter than that in the X-T1 (un­til a re­cent firmware up­date brought them up to par). It’s not weather-sealed though, which was a key selling point of the X-T1, but of course that ben­e­fit only worked if the cam­era is paired with weather-sealed lenses.

The X-T10 is also a lot more af­ford­able than the X-T1 was at launch, so you could say that it is a slightly stripped down but still en­tirely ca­pa­ble pro­sumer cam­era that hits the sweet spot in terms of price ver­sus fea­ture and qual­ity.

So what’s changed from the X-T1 to the X-T10? Well, at just 381g, the cam­era is slightly lighter com­pared to the 440g of its older sib­ling, and at 118 x 83 x 41 mm, it’s also slightly smaller (the X-T1 mea­sures 129 x 90 x 47 mm).

The viewfinder is also slightly smaller, with 0.66x mag­ni­fi­ca­tion ver­sus 0.77x on the X-T1. This means you won’t be able use the dual im­age func­tion from the X-T1, but the good thing is that the X-T10’s Elec­tronic Viewfinder (EVF) lag time is on par with the X-T1 at just 0.005 sec­onds, giv­ing you one of the more re­spon­sive EVFs in the mar­ket.

Col­ors are again fairly true to life, so we didn’t miss not hav­ing an op­ti­cal viewfinder. One of the ad­van­tages of hav­ing an EVF is that any ex­po­sure/white bal­ance ad­just­ments you dial into the cam­era will be re­flected in the viewfinder, so it’s prac­ti­cally like shoot­ing in live view mode with the ad­van­tage of hold­ing the cam­era up to your

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