Fujifilm announced the launch of its latest FUJIFILM X-E3 camera to its X Series range of premium mirrorless digital cameras. The X-E3 features APS-C 24.3-megapixel X-Trans CMOS III sensor and comes equipped with X-Processor Pro high-speed image processing engine. The camera is the first X Series model to feature Bluetooth low energy wireless communication. The camera can be paired with a smartphone or tablet device.
The Fujifilm X-F3 packs an LCD monitor, on the back of the camera that uses a static touchscreen panel which supports the conventional “Touch Shot”, “Touch AF” and “Focus Area Selection” capabilities. The camera comes with an all-new “Touch Function” feature which enables gesture control like flick and pinch zoom.
Fujifilm says that the AF algorithm has been updated to enhance the camera’s performance for tracking a moving subject.
Key Features – FUJIFILM X-E3
- Compact and lightweight body
FUJIFILM X-E2 is a compact and lightweight model within the X Series. It comes with interchangeable lens camera range and viewfinder. The new model also supports the Focus Lever that allows you to instantaneously change the focus area while keeping eye on the viewfinder.
The top plate of the camera body features two dials, one for shutter speed and the other for exposure compensation. The exposure compensation dial now has the C position to enable exposure compensation of up to ±5 stops in 1/3 steps. The X-E3 is also equipped with an Auto mode selector lever for selecting the fully-automatic Advanced SR Auto mode where the camera chooses the optimum settings for a given scene.
- Better image quality, faster shutter speed and upgraded AF system
The Fujifilm X-E3 features a 24.3-megapixel APS-C Sized X-Trans CMOS III sensor and X-Processor Pro image processing engine. The X-E3 features a large phase detection AF area and an updated algorithm to deliver a fastest AF speed of 0.06sec. The X-E3 also offers 5.0fps live-view shooting, a quick start-up time of 0.4sec., a shutter time lag of 0.050sec. and a shooting interval of 0.25sec.
- Wireless Connectivity
This is the first X Series camera that offers Bluetooth capability. Pair it with your smartphone or tablet device, in advance of shooting, to easily transfer pictures you have taken to the smartphone or tablet device via the smart-device app “FUJIFILM Camera Remote.”
- Touchscreen operation
The LCD monitor uses a high-resolution 1.04M dot, 3.0-inch static touchscreen panel display. The camera also features the “Touch Function”, in which you can use flick motions in up – down and right – left directions to call pre-assigned functions. Use the drag motion on the touchscreen panel, even while keeping your eye on the EVF, to change the focus area location.
- 4K video recording
The Fujifilm X-E3 is capable of recording both Full HD and 4K video using the X Series’ Film Simulation modes. You can output recorded video to an external monitor, via the HDMI port, and input audio from an external microphone.
- 25 high-performance FUJINON X-mount lenses
The XF lens line-up now features 25 lenses after the announcement of FUJINON XF80mmF2.8 R LM OIS WR Macro. The current line-up of lenses range from ultra-wide-angle to super-telephoto and includes five fast aperture prime lenses.
The Fujifilm X-E3 mirrorless camera is available in Black & Silver colors and is priced at Rs. 70,999/- (Body only), XE3 with 18-55 kit is priced at ₨. 102,999/- and XE-3 with 23mm F2 kit is priced at ₨. 89,999/.