FUJIFILM X-T3 $2499
Type: Enthusiast-level/professional digital mirrorless camera with Fujifilm X bayonet lens mount.
Focusing: TTL automatic hybrid system using both phase-difference detection and contrast-detection measurements with 425 measuring points (25x17 pattern) in total. Single-point (five sizes), zone (13x9, 7x7, 5x5 or 3x3 point clusters selected from 117 points) and wide/tracking modes. Five tracking scenarios plus a Custom setting (to adjust Tracking Sensitivity, Speed Tracking Sensitivity, Zone Area Switching). Face/eye detection with left/right priority. Manual switching between one-shot and continuous AF modes. AF+MF mode. Low-light assist via illuminator. Manual focus assist via magnified image, ‘Digital Split Image’ display (colour or B&W), ‘Digital Microprism’ or focus peaking display (white, red or blue; low or high levels). Sensitivity range is EV -3.0 - 18 (ISO 100).
Metering: 256-point multi-zone, centre-weighted average, full average, spot and TTL flash. Metering range is EV -4.0 to 20 (ISO 100/f2.0). Spot metering can be locked to AF point/zone.
Exposure Modes: Continuously-variable program with shift, shutter-priority auto, aperture-priority auto and metered manual.
Shutter: Electronic, vertical travel, metal blades, 15 minutes to 1/8000 second plus ‘B’ (up to 60 minutes). Flash sync up to 1/250 second. Sensor shutter has a speed range of 15 minutes to 1/32,000 second. Exposure compensation up to +/-5.0 EV in 1/3-stop increments.
Viewfinder: 1.3 cm OLED-type EVF with 3.69 megadots resolution, 100% vertical/horizontal scene coverage and 0.75x magnification (35mm equivalent). Automatic/manual switching between the EVF and the LCD monitor screen. Eyepiece strength adjustment built-in. ‘Sports Finder Mode’ provides a 1.25x crop frame for easier monitoring of moving subjects (a 1.25x lens focal length increase applies). 7.62 cm LCD monitor (1.04 megadots) with tilt adjustment (in both vert. and horiz. planes).
Flash: No built-in flash. EF-X8 accessory unit supplied with TTL auto or manual output control down to 1/64. External flash units connect via hotshoe or PC terminal. Additional Features: Magnesium alloy bodyshell weather sealed and insulated, AE/AF lock, auto exposure bracketing (up to +/-3.0 EV over two, three, five, seven or nine frames), multiple exposure function (two shots), multi-mode self-timer (2 and 10 second delays), audible signals, auto power-off, cable release connection, wired remote trigger.
Sensor: 26.1 million (effective) pixels ‘X-Trans CMOS 4’ with 23.5x15.6 mm imaging area and 3:2 aspect ratio. Sensitivity equivalent to ISO 160-12,800, extendable to ISO 80, 100, 25,600 and 51,200.
Focal Length Magnification: 1.5x. Formats/Resolution: Two JPEG compression settings, RAW output (lossless compression or uncompressed) and RAW+JPEG capture. Three resolution settings at 3:2 aspect ratio; 6240x4160, 4416x2944 and 3120x2080 pixels. Three resolution settings at 16:9 aspect ratio; 6420x3512, 4416x2488 and 3120x1760 pixels. Three resolution settings at 1:1 aspect ratio; 4160x4160, 2944x2944 and 2080x2080 pixels. 24-bit RGB colour for JPEGs, 42-bit RGB colour for RAW files.
Video Recording: MOV format (MPEG 4 AVC/H.264 with 8-bit 4:2:0 colour internally or HEVC H.265 codec with 10-bit 4:2:0 colour internally) at 4096x2160 pixels (4K DCI); 60, 50, 30, 25 or 24 fps (200 or 100 Mbps) and 17:9 aspect ratio. At 4096x2160 pixels (4K DCI); 30, 25 or 24 fps (400 Mbps, H.265 and ALL-Intra compression) and 17:9 aspect ratio. At 4096x2160 pixels (4K DCI); 30, 25 or 24 fps (400 Mbps, H.265 and Long GOP compression) and 17:9 aspect ratio. At 3840x2160 pixels (4K Ultra HD); 60, 50, 30, 25 or 24 fps (200 or 100 Mbps) and 16:9 aspect ratio. At 3840x2160 pixels (4K Ultra HD); 30, 25 or 24 fps (400 Mbps, H.265, All-Intra compression) and 16:9 aspect ratio. At 3840x2160 pixels (4K Ultra HD); 60, 50, 30, 25 or 24 fps (200 or 100 Mbps, H.265 or H.264, Long GOP compression) and 16:9 aspect ratio. At 1920x1080 pixels; 60, 50, 30, 25 or 24 fps (200 Mbps, H.265, ALL-Intra compression) and 16:9 or 17:9 aspect ratio. At 1920x1080 pixels; 60, 50, 30, 25 or 24 fps (200, 100 or 50 Mbps, H.265, Long GOP compression) and 16:9 or 17:9 aspect ratio. At 1920x1080 pixels; 120 or 100 fps and 16:9 aspect ratio. Stereo microphones with auto/manual levels adjustment, attenuator, wind-cut filter and low-cut filter. Stereo audio input and stereo audio output provided. 4K UHD and DCI clip lengths are 20 minutes at 50/60 fps, and up to 29 minutes and 59 seconds at 30/25/24 fps.
Video Features: 4K/2K video streaming via the HDMI connection (H.265: 10-bit 4:2:0 to SD card, 10bit 4:2:2 to HDMI. H.264: 8-bit 4:2:0 to SD card, 10-bit 4:2:2 to HDMI), F-Log gamma profile (for 4:2:2 colour via HDMI), focus peaking display, zebra patterns with adjustable brightness threshold.
Recording Media: Dual slots for SD, SDHC and SDXC with UHS- and UHS-II support. Sequential, Back-Up & RAW/JPEG slot file management modes.
Continuous Shooting: Up to 79 JPEG/large/fine frames at 20.0 fps or 36 RAW (losslessly compressed) frames using the sensor shutter. Up to 145 JPEG/large/fine frames at 11.0 fps or 42 RAW (losslessly compressed) frames using the focal plane shutter. Low speed continuous mode captures at 5.7 fps with continuous AF/AE adjustment. Up to 60 JPEG/large/fine frames at 30 fps or 35 RAW (losslessly compressed) frames using the sensor shutter with a 1.25x crop.
White Balance: TTL measurement. Auto mode, seven presets and three custom settings. White balance compensation (amber-to-blue and/or green-to-magenta) in all presets, and white balance bracketing. Manual colour temperature setting from 2500 to 10,000 degrees Kelvin.
Interfaces: USB 3.1 (Type C), micro HDMI (Type D), 3.5mm stereo audio input, 3.5 mm stereo audio output, 2.5 mm remote trigger connector.
Additional Digital Features: Sensor cleaning, night vision mode for monitor display, 16 ‘Film Simulation’ profiles (Standard/Provia, Vivid/Velvia, Soft/Astia, Classic Chrome, Pro Neg High, Pro Neg Standard, ACROS, ACROS+Yellow, ACROS+Red, ACROS+Green, Monochrome, Monochrome+Yellow, Monochrome+Red, Monochrome+Green, Sepia, Eterna/Cinema), ‘Grain Effect’ (Strong, Weak, Off), ‘Colour Chrome Effect’ (Strong, Weak, Off), eight ‘Advanced Filter’ effects (Toy Camera, Miniature, Pop Colour, HighKey, Low-Key, Dynamic Tone, Soft Focus and Partial Colour [Red/Orange/Yellow/Green/Blue/Purple]), ‘Lens Modulation Optimiser’ (LMO) processing, intervalometer (up to 999 frames), pixel mapping, flicker detection, dynamic range expansion (Auto, 100%, 200%, 400%), dynamic range priority, adjustable image parameters (Colour, Sharpness, Highlight Tone, Shadow Tone, B&W Adjustment – warm-to-cool over plus/minus nine steps), realtime histogram display, dual-axis electronic level display, guide grids (choice of three), guidance displays, depth-of-field preview, bracketing functions (AE, ISO, Film Simulation, White Balance, Dynamic Range and Focus), high ISO noise reduction (plus/ minus four levels), long exposure noise reduction (On/Off), seven custom set-up memories, sRGB and Adobe RGB colour space settings, in-camera editing functions (RAW Conversion [18 adjustable parameters], Erase, Simultaneous Delete, Crop, Resize, Protect, Image Rotate, Red-Eye Removal, Copy, PhotoBook Assist), voice memo, slide show, multi-image playback, 9/100 thumbnail displays, zoom playback, silent mode, Instax print, customisable ‘My Menu’ (16 items), built-in WiFi and Bluetooth LE, PictBridge and DPOF support.
Power: One 7.2 volt/1260 mAh rechargeable lithium-ion battery pack (NP-W126S type). In-camera recharging via USB is possible. VG-XT3 Vertical Grip accepts two additional li-ion battery packs.
Dimensions (WxHxD): body only = 132.5x92.8x58.8 mm. Weight: 489 grams body only (without battery or memory cards). Price: $2499 body only, bundled with EF-X8 accessory flash. Distributor: Fujifilm Australia telephone (02) 9466 2600 www.fujifilm.com.au