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Fujifilm X-T30 Charcoal In Stock and AmazonUS honoring Their Crazy Mistake X-T30 Deal

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The charcoal Fujifilm X-T30 is now shipping and you can find it in stock at Adorama.

AmazonUS had it in stock shortly, but now they mark it available for June 25.

BHphoto expects it for June 30.

You might remember how back in February, AmazonUS had this crazy deal on the Fujifilm X-T30 charcoal version.

The deal run only for a few hours, and AmazonUS is honoring what probably was just an mistake in their system. A FR-readers told us in the comments to this X-T30 firmware post, Amazon started shipping his (rebated) charcoal Fujifilm X-T30 to him.

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Fujifilm X-T30 Firmware 1.10 Released

The Fujifilm X-T30 firmware 1.1o has been released, just as promised to us back in April.

The firmware update Ver.1.10  – download here

  1. Improvement of Q (quick menu) button operability
    To avoid accidentally pressing the Q (quick) menu, the button has changed to one of Fn(function) buttons. This will allow customers to disable the Q button function and also to allocate the Q (quick) menu to a different Fn button.
  2. Fix of slight defects.

Also, as reported here, Fujifilm has updated all its Fujinon GF lenses to support phase detection AF on Fujifilm GFX100.

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Fujifilm X-T30 Lensmate Thumb Grip and DUO Daypack Camera Bag with Lifetime Guarantee

Fujifilm X-T30 thumbrest

Lensmate has released its Fujifilm X-T30 thumb rest. You can get it at AmazonUS.

The Duo Daypack

The DUO Daypack camera bag, which comes with a lifetime guarantee, has decupled its goal, and raised $274.286 already.

The DUO Daypack is a dawn-to-dusk, daily carrying beast that was tirelessly designed to go from work to play… to play to work… to work to work… to play to play… or whatever else you call your daily grinds, errands, and passions.

Most people tout quality, but few back it up with a no questions asked lifetime guarantee. And we can afford to do that because everything we do — from the materials we use to the way our bags are built – is the best of the best.

Check out all details at kickstarter here.

LIM’S Fujifilm X-T30 Leather Half Case Available

Fujifilm X-T30

NINE COMPANY just launched the LIM’S FUJIFILM X-T30 Italian leather case.

You can purchase it at AmazonUS here.

  • LIM’S Genuine Italy Leather Camera Half Case Bag
  • This is intended for Leica Camera Model Fujifilm Fuji X-T30 XT30
  • The customer can change the battery without separation from case
  • Tripod Mount is additionally manufactured and separated from a bolt for upgrading convenience of using.
  • Manufactured in South Korea

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Fujifilm X-T30 vs Sony a6400 and Autofocus Tests

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This is one of the top comparisons of the last few weeks: Fujifilm X-T30 vs Sony a6400.

We have covered quite a few of those comparisons in earlier posts:

  • read here – DPReview TV: Fujifilm X-T30 vs Sony a6400
  • read here – Fujifilm X-T30 vs Sony A6400: DPReview Studio Scene Test, Cameralabs Comparison and More
  • read here – Fujifilm X-T30 Beats Sony a6400 in Autofocus Stills Tracking, but Sony A6400 Better for Video and Vice Versa

Today we have Maarten Heilbron’s comparison as well as a couple of other Fujifilm X-T30 reviews, including autofocus tests and comparison with the Fujifilm X-T20.

Looking merely at the sales, the Sony A6400 seems to sell much better. Several Sony a6400 combos are in the top AmazonUS ranking, whereas the Fujifilm X-T30 is out of the top 100. Also BHphoto marks the Sony A6400 as top seller, and nothing for the Fujifilm X-T30.

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Fujifilm X-T3 Firmware 3.00 Tested

So, how does the Fujifilm X-T3 firmware 3.00 work?

Overall it’s a nice improvements, although some might have found some bugs, others think it does not keep up with Sony A6400. You’ll find it all down below.

At the end I think we can agree that there is always something to improve. So thanks for Fuji for the great update, and just make it even better in future :).

And since we speak of Fujifilm X-T3, I’ll share also some not firmware related X-T3 content

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DPReview TV: Fujifilm X-T30 vs Sony a6400

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Fujifilm X-T30 vs Sony a6400

Chris and Jordan from DPReview TVcompared the Fujifilm X-T30 and the Sony a6400. Here are their findings:

  • the vast majority of people buy APS-C and not full frame in mid-priced mirrorless market range

Ergonomics and Controls
Winner: Fujifilm X-T30

  • biggest advantage for the Fujifilm X-T30 are the dial controls and ergonomics
  • Fujifilm X-T30 front and back dials are much easier to use than Sony a6400 dials
  • Fujifilm X-T30 joystick is easier to use than the Sony a6400 joypad
  • Sony a6400 is weather sealed, Fuji X-T30 not.

Stills Autofocus
Winner: Sony a6400

  • STILLS
  • Fujifilm X-T30 has improved compared to X-T20 with very usuable face/eye detection, as long as subject is fairly close
  • subject tracking not as sticky and slow response
  • Sony A6400 has the best autofocus system of all APS-C cameras, real time tracking is simple and intuitive, switches automaticall between subject tracking and eye/face AF
  • VIDEO
  • Fujifilm X-T30 has stepped up in a big way, with nice video results, if you customize heavily for the situation
  • Sony a6400 video is smooth, accurate and works great on its standard settings

Image Quality
Winner: tie

  • Sony a6400 color profiles are boring and not fun to use
  • Fujifilm X-T30 has great colors and vibrancy and film simulations are great and fun to use, and you change film simulation with in camera RAW converter
  • Fujifilm X-T30 has better skin tones
  • With Fujifilm X-T30 it is easier to get great colors
  • Fuji sensor is newer, faster readout hence less rolling shutter, great if you use silent shutter or video
  • Sony has slightly better low light performance
  • in the end it’s a tie, but you have to decide whether you want slightly better RAW performance (Sony a6400) or great colors and easy of use out (Fujifilm X-T30)

Lenses
Winner: Fujifilm X-T30

  • Easy win for Fujifilm X-T30, with lots of great lenses with great value for money
  • Sony ignores APS-C lenses, but you can get Sigma lenses

Displays
Winner: Sony a6400

  • Sony a6400 has a fully upwards tilting screen
  • Sony a6400 has higher magnification EVF

Video
Winner: Fujifilm X-T30

  • Sony a6400 has better design thanks to fully articulating screen
  • Sony a6400 has unlimited record time, whereas Fujifilm X-T30 is limited to 10 minutes 4K and 15 minutes 1080p
  • Sony a6400 has a 3.5mm mic jack, Fuji has 2.5mm jack
  • Fujifilm X-T30 gives you USB to headphone adapter option to monitor your audio
  • Sony a6400 has a significant crop when shooting 4K/30p, the Fuji X-T30 has no crop up to 30p
  • Fuji X-T30 way less rolling shutter than the Sony a6400
  • Fujifilm X-T30 has higher data rate (200 mbps) and 10bit if recorded externally

Overall

  • You must see what’s most important for your photography
  • looking at the categories, Fujifilm X-T30 is the winner, but they are very close overall
  • Fujifilm X-T30 looks much better

Fujifilm X-T30: BHphoto, Adorama, AmazonUS, FocusCamera
Sony a6400: BHphoto, Adorama, AmazonUS, FocusCamera

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