Fujifilm X-T200 review in progress
The Fujifilm X-T200 is an inexpensive mirrorless camera that uses the company's X-mount. It replaces the X-T100, a camera that seemed promising when it was announced, but whose sluggish performance was a big letdown. Thankfully, Fujifilm has put a lot of work into making the X-T200 both more responsive and full-featured.
- 24MP APS-C sensor with Bayer color filter and faster readout speeds
- Updated hybrid autofocus system with 425 phase-detect points
- Refined ergonomics, lighter body
- 3.5", 16:9 fully articulating LCD with 2.76 million dots
- Easy-to-use touch menus
- 2.36M-dot OLED viewfinder with 0.62x magnification
- 8 fps burst shooting
- New 'Clarity' effect
- Oversampled 4K video with no crop
- Audio level controls
- Microphone and headphone inputs (latter via USB-C adapter)
- New Digital Gimbal and HDR video options
The X-T200 will available in late February for $699 body only or $799 with the XC 15-45 F3.5-5.6 OIS power zoom lens. This lens has received some cosmetic changes: the black finish is more matte and the zoom/focus dials have been improved, but it's optically the same as previous models.
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What's new and how it compares
While the X-T200's design has updated, what's really changed is what's inside the camera.
Body, controls and handling
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