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X-Pro2: Magnum Photos confirms 15th of January Announcement :: 1/250 flash sync speed + more specs leaking (AS)

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First off: take the grain of salt.

Here is a list of specs send to me by an anonmyous source (thanks). The specs in green are those already rumored previously here on FR & confirmed by this source, while the specs in red are new.

  • 24MP
  • dual SD
  • more than 200 AF points (2/3 are PDAF)
  • Hybrid Viewfinder as X100T
  • 1/8000 shutter speed
  • 1/250 flash sync speed
  • no tilt LCD
  • ISO200-12800

The announcement:

The upcoming X-Pro2 is very likely the real reason behind the huge rebates on basically All X-gear. The savings go up to $900LIST OF SAVINGS HERE… and we now have one more confirmation, that the X-Pro2 is about to come.

After debunking fake rumors (not shared here on FR), that the X-Pro2 will be announced at CES, our sources said back in October here, that the X-Pro2 will be announced on January 15. This date (Janaury 15) has now been confirmed, in public, by Magnum Photos. After leaking two X-Pro2 images, Magnum justifies the removal of the photographs as follows:

Embargo till Jan. 15 2016 due to contract with the camera manufacturer“.

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TRUSTED
– APS-C sensor (TS + AS + AS)
– 1/8000 of a second mechanical shutter speed (TS + AS)
coming late 2015 (TS + AS)
– delayed to 2016 (TS)
– Coming after CES (TS)
– Announcement on 15th Janaury 2016 (TS)
– weather sealed (TS)
– 4K video (TS + NeS)
– Faster Processor EXR III (TS)
– No Tilt Screen (TS + AS)

SOURCE RIGHT IN THE PAST
– Sync Speed faster than 1/180th (SRP)
– coming in January 2016 (SRP)

NEW / ANONYMOUS SOURCE
– ISO200-12800 (AS)
– 1/250 flash sync speed (AS)
– more than 200 AF points (2/3 are PDAF) – (AS)
– Hybrid EVF as X100T (AS)
– 24MP sensor (AS + AS) – More than 16MP (AS)
– about the same size of current X-PRO1 (NeS)
– dual SD card slot (NeS + AS + AS)
– tilt screen (AS)
– WiFi (AS)
– Price about 20% to 30% more expensive than the X-T1 (AS)
– Two X-PRO2 version, one 24MP APS-C and one 25-27 MP APS-X, compatible with XF/XC lenses (NeS + OS)

OTHER SITES
coming September / October (OS + OS)
– Non organic APS-C X-Trans sensor (OS)
– smaller than X-PRO1 (OS)

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