Fuji X-Pro2 specs leaked: 273-point AF, Lossless RAW and 24.3MP X-Trans sensor

Jan 5, 2016

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Fuji X-Pro2 specs leaked: 273-point AF, Lossless RAW and 24.3MP X-Trans sensor

Jan 5, 2016

Gannon Burgett

Gannon Burgett is a communications professional with over a decade of experience in content strategy, editing, marketing, multimedia content creation. He’s photographed and written content seen across hundreds of millions of pageviews. In addition to his communications work for various entities and publications, Gannon also runs his multimedia marketing agency, Ekleptik Media, where he brings his expertise as a full-stack creator to help develop and execute data-driven content strategies. His writing, photos, and videos have appeared in USA Today, Car and Driver, Road & Track, Autoweek, Popular Mechanics, TechCrunch, Gizmodo, Digital Trends, DPReview, PetaPixel, Imaging Resource, Lifewire, Yahoo News, Detroit Free Press, Lansing State Journal, and more.

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After months of speculation, it appears a final list of detailed specs have leaked for Fujifilm’s upcoming successor to its X-Pro1 camera, the X-Pro2. And from the looks of it, the X-Pro2 is going to be one heck of a camera for Fujifilm users to add to their arsenal.

Lining up with almost every spec rumored over the past year, the yet-to-be-announced camera will get a boost in megapixels, jumping from 16.3MP to 24.3MP via Fujifilm’s third-generation X-Trans CMOS III sensor.

The specs also show a completely revamped intelligent hybrid phase detection autofocus system with 273 points, a massive improvement over its predecessor’s 49-point system. Another welcomed addition is one extra stop of ISO sensitivity, with a maximum of ISO 12,800.

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For those who like to have as much data as possible, Fuji has included a new Lossless compression 14bit RAW, which should help to conserve as much information as possible (although still compressed).

Below are the leaked specs in their entirety:

• 24.3MP X-Trans CMOS III sensor
• X Processor Pro image processor
• Advanced hybrid viewfinder with automatic magnification switching function
• Maximum mechanical shutter of 1/8000s (1/32000s electronic shutter)
• Flash synch speed: 1/250s
• Intelligent 273-point hybrid phase detection AF
• Lightweight magnesium alloy body. Dust- and water-proof
• 3″ LCD monitor with 1.62 million dots
• Dual SD cards slot (UHS-II compatible)
• ISO range: 200–12,800
• 16 film simulation modes (new ACROS mode)
• New menu (customizable “my menu” function)
• Lossless compression 14bit RAW
• Wi-Fi remote shooting
• Exposure compensation +/- 5
• Interval shooting
• Video full HD 60fps
• 13 creative filters
• NP–126W battery capable of 350 shots

It might not be a revolutionary change, but when you create a camera as well received as the X-Pro1, evolutionary improvements are more than enough to keep interest amongst consumers.

What features are you most looking forward to? Are the updated specs enough to make you jump ship from the DSLR world?

You can take a look at the camera’s physical differences to the X-Pro1 in our recent comparison post.

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Gannon Burgett

Gannon Burgett

Gannon Burgett is a communications professional with over a decade of experience in content strategy, editing, marketing, multimedia content creation. He’s photographed and written content seen across hundreds of millions of pageviews. In addition to his communications work for various entities and publications, Gannon also runs his multimedia marketing agency, Ekleptik Media, where he brings his expertise as a full-stack creator to help develop and execute data-driven content strategies. His writing, photos, and videos have appeared in USA Today, Car and Driver, Road & Track, Autoweek, Popular Mechanics, TechCrunch, Gizmodo, Digital Trends, DPReview, PetaPixel, Imaging Resource, Lifewire, Yahoo News, Detroit Free Press, Lansing State Journal, and more.

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