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Competition Compared: Sony a6400 vs Fujifilm X-T20 vs Fujifilm X-T3 vs Sony a6500 vs Fujifilm X-T30


Sony A6400

Sony announced the Sony A6400, which, given its price and features, we can consider the Fujifilm X-T30 competitor.

The Fujifilm X-T30 will be announced February 14.

Above you can find a specs sheet comparison between the Sony A6400, Fujifilm X-T20, Sony A6500, Fujifilm X-T3 as well as an initial list of Fujifilm X-T30 specs, assuming it has the same sensor/processor of X-T3.

Animal Face/Eye Detection

Fujifilm already has it! :)

In fact, this forgotten Fujifilm digital camera offered “pet detection” for cats and dogs already 8 years ago.

Of course Sony’s solution is much more sophisticated and potentially very useful for wildlife photographers, so let’s hope Fujifilm will catch up on that feature, improve and extend it, and bring it to us Fuji X series lovers via Kaizen love soon.

New Autofocus

The showpiece of the Sony A6400 is definitely the new autofocus system, but we have to wait real life reviews to see if it really lives up to the hype Sony created with its promo videos.

If so, then it’s definitely impressive.

The Fujifilm X-T30 will feature the new sensor and processor of the Fujifilm X-T3, hence we can expect an excellent performer in terms of autofocus and eye-AF. Can’t wait to see the first real life comparisons with Sony’s new AF system.

Dealbreaker Selfie Screen?

The Sony A6400 also targets vloggers. However, with an on camera microphone attached, you can no longer see yourself in the upwards tilting selfie screen. A possible dealbreaker for vloggers.

If the Fujifilm X-T30 has a selfie screen, then it could be the one of the Fujifilm X-T100, which I consider a brilliant solution for hybrid stills/video shooters, except for one downside, as we told you here.

You guys already told us which kind of tilt screen you prefer (for Fujifilm X-H2). Check out and vote the poll here.

Lack of APS-C Lenses

If Sony’s wants to create an attractive APS-C system, they need to add several high quality APS-C lenses, but sadly Sony didn’t announce any new APS-C lens.

To cover the gaps in their APS-C lens line-up, you must get the more expensive and bigger FE-mount full frame lenses, which kind of destroys the purpose of buying into APS-C.

The Fujifilm X-T30 has on its side a terrific lens line-up specifically designed for APS-C. You find from big, heavy and expensive glass to small, portable and afforable lenses. A mature system.

Sony Kaizen

The probably most exciting part of the recent announcements, was Sony’s promise to add the new autofocus system as well as new features (interval recording) via firmware update to the Sony A9, Sony A7III and Sony A7rIII.

Let’s hope Sony will permanently adopt Fujifilm’s Kaizen strategy, since customers will benefit so much from it (companies a little bit less, since they hold off people from upgrading more frequently to newer models).

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Valhalla, New York, January 16, 2019 – FUJIFILM North America Corporation will showcase its latest products at Imaging USA 2019, Booth 929, from January 20 -22 at the Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta. Fujifilm continues to be a market leader for professional photographers, providing the total imaging solution.

Fujifilm will showcase a range of high-quality mirrorless cameras including the FUJIFILM X-T3 and rangefinder-style FUJIFILM GFX 50R medium format mirrorless digital camera, and the newest XF lenses. In addition, the FRONTIER-S DX100 printer, GetPix Kiosk and newly launched Fujicolor Crystal Archive Professional Paper Maxima will be featured at the booth as well as the INSTAX SQUARE SQ20 and INSTAX SQUARE SQ6.

Newest X Series and GFX gear for hands-on experience

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Travel Pro Kit – Lightroom Workflow Tools for Travel Photography now 20% off for FujiRumors Readers


Travel Pro Kit

Viktor Elizarov is a travel photographer from Canada and a fellow Fujifilm X shooter. He just released his new product “Travel Pro Kit – Lightroom Workflow Tools for Travel Photography

His main motivation behind developing the Travel Pro Kit was to accomplish two main objectives.

  1. Create robust yet simple editing tools to work with a variety of photography styles of travel photography, from landscapes to environmental portraits and cityscapes
  2. The need for processing workflow that would help to edit a high volume of RAW images in an efficient and streamlined manner

The Travel Pro Kit is the collection of Lightroom style presets, adjustment presets, opacity presets and create RAW profiles all working together under the umbrella of Rapid Editing methodology.

You can find two case studies that demonstrate how Travel Pro Kit works with different types of travel photography.

The Travel Pro Kit is on sale now at $49. But, as a Fujirumors follower, you can get an additional $10 off by using discount code FUJIRUMORS at checkout.

Check out the full details of the Travel Pro Kit at PhotoTraces.com.

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BREAKING: Fujifilm X-T30 Announcement on February 14


Fujifilm X-T30

According to our trusted sources, the Fujifilm X-T30 will be announced on February 14.

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And remember that:

Check out our Fujifilm camera and lens timeline 2019/2020 for more details.

And I know that given the terrific rebate on Fujifilm X-H1 ($900 cheaper than just at launch price), many speculate the Fujifilm X-H2 could be annouced, too. But so far I do not have any indication that leads me to correct my previous rumor, which said the Fujifilm X-H2 will not come in 2019.

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