Fujifilm Fujifilm X-T1 mirrorless camera official today- Details, official images, specs, preorders

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  1. α-One

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    Oct 18, 2013
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    Fujifilm X-T1 weather sealed camera announced

    As expected, Fujifilm has unveiled their new X-series mirrorless camera (?flagship model) few hours earlier today in Japan, as their 80th anniverssary product. Its been a widely discussed camera model recently with frequent leaks of images and specifications (Many real images had been out along with about 80% of official specifications) and highly epxectant among fuji fans. Its the first full water and dust resistant X-series model from fujifilm. It sports a different look to previous models like X-E1 & 2, X-M1 or X-Pro1 etc, by adding a proper hadgrip (additional grip is announced too, if somebody is looking for more size on grip), EVF bump at top and maintaining the whole body retro-style and few extra buttons on top like ISO sensitivity dial, video mode etc. Overall, its a highyl attractive slim retro-mini DSLR style camera which offers an array of features for both serious amatuers and professionals.
    With sensor and processor hardware features are a copy from previous X-Series model (X-E2), that is 16MP APS-C CMOS X-Trans II sensor and EXR image processor II, X-T1 brings in a number of new features including water and dust sealed body with freezeproof upto 10 degree (weather sealed lenses will be coming later this year- currently to shoot with non-weather sealed lenses), highest magnification wide-angle 2.36m dot OLED EVF available on any camera (0.77x) with just 0.005 second lag-time etc. Another feature to note is the support for the fastest memory card to date, the SDXC UHS-class II( it can write upto 312mb/s of data, but i dont know whats the speed of X-T1- surely you dont need that max-speed here) which can substantially reduce the buffer there by next-shot gap. Currently not many UHS-II cards available today and they will be more expensive (looling at about 4-5 times the price of UHS-I) to buy. With X-T1, Fuji has improved all the image capturing response parameters which are, startup time of just 0.5 second, fastest AF with just 0.008 second with continous shooting of 8 fps(phase detection), 0.05 second shutter lag and shooting interval of 0.5 second with the help of EXR image processor II etc. With WiFi function on board, X-T1 supports remote shooting for users via Fujifilm using smartphones, currently there in iTune store (android version will be updated soon hopefully) and to transfer images.
    Other features listed below
    - 1.04m dot high precision tiltable tempered glass LCD
    - four different EVF modes - Full, Dua, Normal and portrait (see official spefication link for more details)
    -built in interval timer and RAW image conversion
    - ISO range from 100-25600
    For more details, samples and informations go to official fuji site here.. Also there is a dedicated UK X-T1 website here as well.

    Official sample shot images from X-T1 camera
    Fuji also announced few weather sealed accessaries to go with the new X-series camera like weather sealed extra hand grip(MHG-XT), leather case (BLC-XT1), Vertical battery grip (VG-XT1), M Mount Adapter for additional lens compatibility, Four flash models (EF-X8, EF-X20, EF-20, EF-42), Protector filters (PRF-39, PRF-52, PRF-58, PRF-62 and PRF-72 (For XF10-24mmF4 R OIS), DC coupler CP-W126 ,AC adapter AC-9V etc. Also there wil be water and dust resistant X-mount lenses as you see in the lens roadmap below- the 18-135 f/3.5-5.6 OIS lens will be available may be in May 2014 and other lenses in Winter 2014.

    Fuji's promotional video for X-T1

    Manual Focussing- focus peaking highlight video

    First look and samples by Photographers
    Rico Pfirstinger flicker set from X-T1 here
    Official fujifilm samples - here

    Preview Links of X-T1 from net
    - ePhotozine article here
    - DPReview's first look here
    - Pocket-lint's article - see here
    - Techradar's take - go here
    - Photographyblog - find here
    - FujivsFuji comparison of X-T1 to X-Pro1 and X-E2 click here
    - Fujifilmblog's preview of X-T1 is here
    - Digitalcamerareview's first impressions of X-T1 get here

    First Impressions videos of Fujifilm X-T1

    Fujiguys Canada- First look impressions and camera body explained video below

    PreOrders for Fujifilm X-T1 camera
    Click on link to go to the preorder pages
    Body only-
    USA- Amazon , BHPhoto, Adorama
    UK/EU- Amazon-soon, WexUK,
    Kit lens options-
    USA-- Amazon,BHPhoto,Adorama
    UK/EU- Amazon-soon,WexUK, german preorder link
    Share the link to your friends- more videos, reviews and preorders etc coming soon
    Last edited: Jan 28, 2014

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