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The New Entry Level: Fujifilm X-T30 II Not Discontinued but Soon Available only with XC Lens Kit

A couple of weeks ago a source told us that the Fujifilm X-T30 II will not be discontinued after the launch of the Fujifilm X-T50we reported here.

Well, we got further confirmation of this today, with an additional tidbit:

The Fujifilm X-T30 II will continue to be sold as body only and with XC kit lenses. But there won’t be any XF kit lenses available anymore with the X-T30 II (… of course after the last kits with the last XF18-55mm units are sold out).

Fujifilm considers the Fujifilm X-T50 an enthusiast camera and the new entry level is the Fujfilm X-T30II.


Fujifilm X-T30II Will NOT be Discontinued after Fujifilm X-T50 Launch

According to a new source that has now been “elevated” to the level of trusted source in record times (THANKS!!!), the Fujifilm X-T30II will not be discontinued after the launch of the Fujifilm X-T50.

So both models will coexist side by side for a while.

Now, of course the day will come when the X-T30II will be discontinued. Also the X-T50 will be discontinued one day. But it won’t happen after the Fujifilm X-T50 announcement and the manufacturing of the X-T30II will continue also after the launch of the X-T50.

Fujifilm X-T50 vs X-T30II – Which One do You Prefer?

The fist image of the Fujifilm X-T50 just leaked and we reported here.

Now the question is: which one looks better? Vote the survey below.

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Fujifilm Firmware Updates for X-T4, X-T3, X-S10, X-T30II and GFX50SII

Fujifilm has released firmware updates for Fujifilm X-T4, X-T3, X-S10, X-T30II and GFX50SII.

And because I know some of you might ask where the promised Kaizen firmware is (or when it will come):

  • SPRING 2024: major autofocus boost and more (such as red frame indicator) coming to several Fujifilm cameras
  • SUMMER 2024: Reala Ace and coming to several Fujifilm cameras

All details and download links below.

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New Firmware for Fujifilm X-T30II

Fujifilm has release new firmware update for the Fujifilm X-T30II.

Fujifilm X-T30II ver. 2.03 – download here
The firmware update Ver.2.03 from Ver.2.00, Ver.2.01 and Ver.2.02 incorporates the following issues:

  • A firmware bug is fixed that the images taken become abnormal in rare cases.
  • Other minor bugs have been fixed.

Fujifilm X-T4 Discontinued (in Addition to X-Pro3, X-E4, X-T30II, GFX50R, GFX100)

Fellow FR-readers saw it coming already.

The Fujifilm X-T4 had been removed from the Japanese Fujifilm store back in September 2022 and also stores overseas started to mark it as discontinued.

Well, now it’s also time for BHphoto & Co to remove the Fujifilm X-T4 from their store, hence it’s now marked as discontinued also there.

The Fujifilm X-T4 joins lots of other Fujifilm cameras that are already marked as discontinued, such as the Fujifilm X-E4 (we reported back in March here), the X-T30II (we reported here), the Fujifilm X-Pro3 (we reported here), as well as the Fujifilm GFX50R and the Fujifilm GFX100.

But, trust me guys, don’t expect a Fujifilm X-Pro4, Fujifilm X-T40, Fujifilm X-E5, Fujifilm GFX50R replacement and Fujifilm GFX100 replacement to drop all on May 24, just because they are now discontinued.

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Notice and Apology to Customers using Fujifilm X-T5, X-T4, X-T3, X-S10, X-T30II and X-T30 – Do NOT Use APP to Update Firmware!

Press Release

To our valued customers

Thank you for your loyalty to Fujifilm products.

We found that the following models of the cameras rarely froze right after the completion of the firmware update with the latest version using a smartphone (tablet) in which Camera Remote application software was installed.

FUJIFILM X-T5 was released on Mid November 2022 and the latest firmware for other five models below were released on Nov. 29, 2022 on our firmware download site for digital cameras.

【Applicable models and firmware versions】

  • FUJIFILM X-T5: Ver.1.00 and Ver.1.01
  • FUJIFILM X-T4: Ver.1.70
  • FUJIFILM X-T3: Ver.4.50
  • FUJIFILM X-S10: Ver.2.60 and Ver.2.61
  • FUJIFILM X-T30 II: Ver.1.20
  • FUJIFILM X-T30: Ver.1.50

In response to the above issue, we will release the revised firmware on the firmware download page on Jan. 19, 2023.

Therefore, we apologize for the inconvenience, but we would like to ask you to update the revised firmware.

When updating the firmware with the revised version, please be sure to update the firmware using an SD card according to steps below.
(This phenomenon does not occur when updating firmware using an SD card.)
Detail of firmware update steps

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Fujifilm Firmware Updates for X-T4, X-T3, X-S10, X-T30, X-T30II – Tripod Grip TG-BT1 Support and Bug Fixes

Fujifilm has just announced the Fujifilm TG-BT1 tripod grip. You can check out are dedicated article (with videos and press release) here.

To support the grip, some of the compatible Fujifilm cameras need a firmware update, that has now been provided by Fujifilm. You can find all the details and download links down below.

We remind you that the compatible cameras and lenses are:

That little XC 15-45mm lens will get a revival now, as it seems to be the perfect match for this tripod.

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Firmware Details & Downloads

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