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Fujifilm X-H1 with XF 33mm f/1.0 vs Panasonic S1 with Lumix S PRO 50mm f/1.4 Size Comparison

Fujinon XF 33mm f/1.0

Today I was curious to know how the Fujifilm X-H1 with Fujinon XF33mm f/1.0 would compare in terms of size to the brand new full frame Panasonic S1 with Lumix S PRO 50mm f/1.4.

So I grabbed one of the real life pictures of the XF33mm f/1.0 I took at Photokina 2018 and made an approximate comparison.

If the final production XF 33mmF1.0 will have the same size of the mock-up I have seen at Photokina, then the Fujinon XF33mm f/1.0 will be smaller than the Lumix S PRO 50mm f/1.4.

Let’s hope it will also be cheaper, since the Panasonic Lumix S PRO 50mm f/1.4 comes with a hefty price tag.

When it comes to camera bodies, the Panasonic S1 is noticeably bigger than the Fujifilm X-T3, X-H1 and also other full frame cameras like the Sony A7III.

My guess is that the bigger body is needed for proper heat dissipation to allow 4K/60 and avoid overheating. This is probably also the reason why no Sony A7 camera currently offers 4K60p.

But despite the larger body, the Panasonic has still to do compromises in terms of 4K/60P compared for example to the Fujifilm X-T3.

  • Fujifilm X-T3: 4K/60 with only 1.18x crop without line skipping
  • Panasonic S1: 4K/60 with 1.5x crop (basically APS-C size)
  • Panasonic S1R: 4K/60 with line skipping

In our article about the several advantages of APS-C sensors over full frame, we explained how smaller sensors are faster to read out, hence generate less heat and allow for features like the blackout less EVF at 30fps continuous shooting, and, in this case, a better 4K/60 readout.

The Fujifilm X-H1 has no 4K/60, but this is a limitation that comes from the older and slower X Processor Pro.

So, every sensor size has its advantages. It’s now up to Fujifilm to fully take advantage of them. And I expect especially the Fujifilm X-H2 to raise new standards and be a clear step ahead of the competition.

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Fujifilm X-T3 Firmware 2.10 Coming February 7 and Fujifilm X-H1 Firmware 2.01 Released

Fujifilm just released Fujifilm X-H1 firmware update ver. 2.01.

  • Fujifilm X-H1 firmware 2.01 – download here
    The phenomenon is fixed that in rare cases, recorded images can be overexposed

Fujifilm also finally told us that they will release Fujifilm X-T3 firmware ver.2.10 on February 7, which will remove the 4GB record size limit.

  • Regarding the new function “Recording over 4GB movie file as one file” which was planned to add to the firmware Ver.2.00, we plan to release the upgraded firmware Ver.2.10 on 7 Feb 2019.

As I told you yesterday, Fujifilm is rumored to have a bigger firmware update ready for the Fujifilm X-T3 in spring.

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Fujifilm X-H1 and X-T3 Deals

Fuji Guy Billy: Fujinon XF 33mm f/1.0 Development Challenge, XF 16-80mm f/4 very silent AF, X-H1 Market Misunderstanding and More

Fuji Guy Billy Interview

Fuji Guy Billy joined the Fujilove podcast. For those of you, who are right now on the road or at work and you can’t listen to it all at iTunes, Stitcher or on fujilove, here are the key points:

Fujinon X Mount Lenses

Fujifilm X100, X-E3, X-T20 and X-T3

  • Fujifilm X100 was the game changer and started the X series success
  • When developing the X100, Fujifilm wondered who is going to buy a fixed lens camera at this price point, but it turned out to be a success
  • Fujifilm X-T3 is balance of size, weight and quality in a good price point, but for Billy even the X-T3 is big
  • Billy’s go-to camera is the Fujifilm X-E3, paired with XF35mmF2, XF23mmF2 and occasionally the XF50mmF2 because of portability
  • Fujifilm X-T20 with no joystick is a dealbreaker for him

Fujifilm X-H1

  • Fujifilm X-H1 latest firmware introduced lots of improvements and the new lower price makes it very tempting
  • The Fujifilm X-H1 maybe has been misunderstood by the market. It had a lot of new video features, so people considered it more a video camera. But it is also a better and more robust camera, and facilitates handling of bigger lenses. For Professionals weight is sometimes not a problem, but more durability. That’s why Fujifilm launched the Fujifilm X-H1. It should also appeal to DSLR customers, who were on the fence of switching to mirrorless. IBIS is quite nice also for photography, especially in low light
  • Shutter has an S1 (half press) and S2 (full contact to release shutter) position. Regarding the Fujifilm X-H1, you can contact your Fujifilm service and see if they have an option to adjust the S1 and S2 position to your taste (low, medium or high). There might be a charge for that service, depending on your country

IBIS

  • Fujifilm wanted to make an excellent IBIS system, and it is one of the best on the market. But the size of the system was too big to put it into other X-series cameras. At this moment, it can’t fit in other cameras, but hopefully one day IBIS can be designed smaller and make it fit on other cameras

Fujinon G Mount Lenses

  • Fujinon GF 50mm f/3.5 coming in 2019 and Fujinon GF 45-100mm f/4 in 2020
  • Fujinon GF 100-200mm f/5.6 R LM OIS WR: If you look to move into medium format, you don’t have many lenses initially to choose from, so zoom lenses can cover various focal lengths. The GF100-200 is compatible with teleconverter. It’s a little bit heavier, but very sharp. At that focal length with medium format sensor, you can isolate your subject very well

External Battery Packs

Navigate Menu

  • Tips and Tricks: Best way to navigate the menu is using the front and rear command dial. Front dial jumps from page to page, and rear dial jumps from item to item

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NOW OR NEVER: Terrific Fujifilm X-H1 Deal is Ending and Rebates on Fujifilm X-T3, X-T2 and GFX50R

Fujifilm Deals Ending

To check-out, or not to check-out, that is the question!

If in the last few weeks you were stuck in the dilemma if you should get the crazy deal on the Fujifilm X-H1 or not, the good news is that your struggles will be over soon.

In fact, the terrific Fujifilm X-H1 deal expires on January 26, hence it’s time to make a decision. And after that, you will be relieved of all rumination.

The offer is tempting: Fujifilm X-H1 + vertical grip + two additional batteries for $1,299!

And also the deals on Fujifilm X-T3 (save up to $200), Fujifilm GFX50R (save up to $1,000), Fujifilm X-T2 (save up to $629) expire. Check out the full list below.

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Price of Fujifilm X-H1 Falling Worldwide, but No Fujifilm X-H2 Coming in 2019

Fujifilm X-H2 Coming?

Lately I get many emails asking me if the Fujifilm X-H2 is around the corner, since the price on the Fujifilm X-H1 is dropping drastically all over the world (latest countries to join is the United Kingdom today here).

My answer is no, there will NOT be a Fujifilm X-H2 in 2019.

The reason for the price drop on the Fujifilm X-H1 is not because the X-H2 is coming, but because… well, I have a smart community, and I’m sure you can figure it out by your own ;).

  • read here: VOTE: Fujifilm X-H2 with 3 way Tilt Screen, Swivel Screen or X-T100 Flippy Screen?
  • read here: If the Fujifilm X-T3 had IBIS, would You Prefer it over the Fujifilm X-H2?

The only camera to get a successor very soon, is the Fujifilm X-T20, since the Fujifilm X-T30 is coming on February 14.

Check out the new prices on Fujifilm gear in your country*:

Fujifilm X-H1 body – $1,299 (includes battery grip!) / £1,199 / €1,299

Fujifilm X-H1 w/grip – $1,299 / £1,299 / €1,399

Fujifilm X-T2 – $1,099 / £999 / €1,099

Fujifilm X-T20 – $699 / £629 / €699

Fujifilm X-T100 – $499 / £449 / €499

Fujifilm X-E3 – $699 / £629 / €699

* in € price might change according to country. There might also be variations in €, £ and $ according to different shops

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Drastic Price Drop for Fujifilm X-H1, X-T2, X-T20, X-E3 and X-T100 in Europe

Fujifilm has started to drop prices on several Fujifilm cameras also in Europe.

Depending on the country you live, the new retail price has already been set or will be set within the the next few days.

We are talking of new retail price, not a time limited price drop.

The products, that will get a new price tag are the Fujifilm X-H1, Fujifilm X-T2, Fujifilm X-T20, Fujifilm X-E3 and Fujifilm X-T100, body only and kit combos.

Note that AmazonDE marks the cameras mentioned above as discounted, but this is acutally the new retail price.

Check out the new retail price also at calumetphoto.de.

I’d like to thank the anonymous source for this information.

FUJIFILM sets New Price on Fujifilm X-H1, X-E3, X-T20, X-T100, X-A5 and Fujifilm Savings Continue

Fujifilm Deals and New MSRP

It looks like Fujifilm set a new MSRP for he Fujifilm X-H1, Fujifilm X-Pro2, Fujifilm X-E3, Fujifilm X-T20, Fujifilm X-T100 and Fujifilm X-A5. The price is lower than in 2018, and stores do not mark it as a deal.

Hence, the Fujifilm X-H1 with grip is still $900 cheaper than just a few days ago, but given the brand new retail price of the X-H1, the savings add up to $467.

Strangly the official retail price of the Fujifilm X-T2 is still $1,599, but you can buy it for $1,099 with a $500 price drop.

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Fujifilm X-H1 Suddenly Best Seller, Fujifilm X-E3 now $300 off and More Fujifilm Deals

Fujifilm X-H1

Price matters, and now that the Fujifilm X-H1 is $900 off, it suddenly sells like hot cakes. The Fujifilm X-H1 is currently the best selling camera at AmazonUS, and also the Fujifilm X-T3 is high in the ranking.

Good time to get into Fuji IBIS, especially since the Fujifilm X-H2 will not come in 2019.

Also, new cameras joined the deals. The Fujifilm X-E3 body is $200 off, but grab it with XF18-55 and save $300. New deals also on Fujifilm X-T20, Fujifilm X-T2, Fujifilm X-T100 and more. Check out the full list down below.

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INSANE: Save $900 on Fujifilm X-H1 and Fujifilm X-T3 is $100 off

Fujifilm Deal

The widely aknowledge best camera of the 2018, the Fujifilm X-T3 body only, is now $100 off at BHphoto, AmazonUS, Adorama, Focuscamera.

This is the first time we have a deal on the body only X-T3, whereas you still can find $130 rebate if you purchase it with vertical grip at Adorama.

What’s really insane is the gigantic price drop on the Fujifilm X-H1. BHphoto, Adorama, AmazonUS and Focuscamera sell it with battery grip for $1,299 only (reg. $2,199)! The body only costs also $1,299, so grab it with grip (and 2 additional batteries) for the same price.

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The Day After: Fujifilm X-T3 and X-H1 Firmware Update Tests and Bug Reports

Fujifilm has very recently released firmware updates for Fujifilm X-T3 and Fujifilm X-H1. I have collected some firmware feedback you guys shared in this post and in this post.

And as you know, Fujifilm reads you… so keep up sharing your feedback in the comments.

Alex Theo:

“Happy to report that the power supply icon is also displayed for 3rd party power banks (I have a Tomo with 4 18650 batteries).” [ADMIN NOTE: officially Fujifilm mentions only the Anker PowerCore Speed 20000 PD and Anker PowerCore+ 26800 PD.

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