Still like the form factor of X-E2 over X-T1

Started Jan 28, 2014 | Discussions thread
Sal Baker
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Re: Still like the form factor of X-E2 over X-T1
In reply to darngooddesign, Jan 31, 2014

darngooddesign wrote:

Keit ll wrote:

There is probably more than one reason why Fuji have elected to change the body shape in their latest camera. Market research has shown that a lot of buyers of more expensive cameras favour the DSLR shaped body , this is said to be particularly true of the American market which sees such cameras as being 'real cameras'.

I think Fuji is just adding a second body style. It would make sense as the X-Pro2 will probably share most of the X-T1's tech.

I agree.  AF speed, start-up time and shutter lag are identical with the X-E2 and X-T1.  With these 2 models being released within 3 months of each other they were most likely designed at the same time.

Fuji has said they were going to start concentrating on higher end cameras so the X-T1 is the next step up in price until the next X-Pro is released.  But it will need newer tech to justify an even higher price.


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