Fujifilm X-E2 Review

5.0
November 18, 2013 | Mark Goldstein |

Specifications

Model FUJIFILM X-E2
Effective Pixels 16.3 million pixels
Sensor type 23.6mm x 15.6mm (APS-C) X-Trans CMOS II with primary color filter
Total number of pixels: 16.7 million pixels
Sensor Cleaning system
Ultra Sonic Vibration
Storage media SD memory card / SDHC memory card / SDXC (UHS-I) memory card*1
File format
Still image
JPEG (Exif Ver 2.3)*2, RAW (RAF format), RAW+JPEG (Design rule for Camera File system compliant / DPOF-compatible)
Movie
Movie File Format: MOV
Movie Video Compression: H.264
Audio: Linear PCM Stereo
Number of recorded pixels L: (3:2) 4896 x 3264 / (16:9) 4896 x 2760 / (1:1) 3264 x 3264
M: (3:2) 3456 x 2304 / (16:9) 3456 x 1944 / (1:1) 2304 x 2304
S: (3:2) 2496 x 1664 / (16:9) 2496 x 1408 / (1:1) 1664 x 1664 <Motion Panorama>
L: Vertical: 2160 x 9600 / Horizontal: 9600 x 1440
M: Vertical: 2160 x 6400 / Horizontal: 6400 x 1440
Lens mount FUJIFILM X mount
Sensitivity AUTO (Control available up to ISO6400)
Equivalent to ISO 200 - 6400 (Standard Output Sensitivity)
Extended output sensitivity equivalent ISO 100, 12800 and 25600
Exposure control TTL 256-zone metering, Multi / Spot / Average
Exposure mode Programmed AE, Shutter Speed priority AE, Aperture priority AE, Manual exposure
Exposure compensation -3.0EV - +3.0EV, 1/3EV step
(movie recording : -2.0EV - +2.0EV)
Image stabilisation Supported with OIS type lenses
Face detection Yes
Shutter type Focal Plane Shutter
Shutter speed (P mode) 1/4 sec. to 1/4000 sec.,
(All other modes) 30 sec. to 1/4000 sec.
Bulb (max. 60 min.)
Time 1/2 to 30 sec.
Synchronized shutter speed for flash : 1/180 sec. or slower
Continuous shooting Approx. 7.0 fps (JPEG: max. approx. 28 frames, RAW / RAW+JPEG: max. approx. 8 frames
Approx. 3.0 fps (JPEG:up to the capacity of the card, RAW / RAW+JPEG: max. approx. 8 frames)
  • * Use a card with SD Speed Class with  or higher.
  • * The frame rate varies with shooting condition and the number of images recorded.
Auto bracketing AE Bracketing (±1/3EV, ±2/3EV, ±1EV)
Film Simulation Bracketing (Any 3 types of film simulation selectable)
Dynamic Range Bracketing (100% · 200% · 400%)
ISO sensitivity Bracketing (±1/3EV, ±2/3EV, ±1EV)
Focus
mode
Single AF / Continuous AF / MF Distance Indicator
type
Intelligent Hybrid AF (TTL contrast AF / TTL phase detection AF), AF assist illuminator available
AF frame selection
Area (EVF / LCD: 49 areas with 7 x 7) / Multi
  • * Changeable size of AF frame: among 5 types
White balance Automatic scene recognition
Custom / Color temperature selection (K)
Preset : Fine / Shade / Fluorescent light (Daylight) / Fluorescent light (Warm White) / Fluorescent light (Cool White) / Incandescent light / Underwater
Self timer 10 sec. / 2 sec. Delay
Flash Manual pop-up flash (Super Intelligent Flash)
Guide number: approx 7 (ISO200 · m)
Flash modes
Red-eye removal OFF
Auto / Forced Flash / Slow Synchro / Suppressed Flash / Rear-curtain Synchro / Commander
Red-eye removal ON
Red-eye Reduction Auto / Red-eye Reduction & Forced Flash / Red-eye Reduction & Slow Synchro / Suppressed Flash / Red-eye Reduction & Rear-curtain Synchro / Commander
  • * Red-eye removal is active when Face Detection is set to ON.
Hot shoe Yes (Dedicated TTL Flash compatible)
Viewfinder 0.5-in., approx. 2.360K-dot OLED color viewfinder
Coverage of viewing area vs. capturing area : Approx. 100%
Eye point : approx. 23mm
Diopter adjustment : -4m-1 to +2m-1
Built-in eye sensor
LCD monitor 3.0-inch, aspect ratio 3:2, Approx. 1,040K-dot, color LCD monitor (Approx. 100% coverage)
Movie recording Full HD 1920 x 1080 60p / 30p, Continuous recording: up to approx. 14 min.
HD 1280 x 720 60p / 30p, Continuous recording: up to approx. 27 min.
  • * Use a card with SD Speed Class with or higher
Film Simulation mode 10 type (PROVIA/STANDARD, Velvia/VIVID, ASTIA/SOFT, PRO Neg Hi, PRO Neg. Std, MONOCHROME, MONOCHROME+Ye FILTER, MONOCHROME+R FILTER, MONOCHROME+G FILTER, SEPIA)
Dynamic range setting AUTO (100-400%), 100%, 200%, 400%
Advanced filter Toy camera / Miniature / Pop color / High-key / Low-key / Dynamic tone / Soft focus / Partial color (Red / Orange / Yellow / Green / Blue / Purple)
Photography functions Auto Red-eye Removal, Setting (Color, Sharpness, D-range, Gradation), Select custom setting, Motion panorama, Color space, Framing guideline, Frame No. memory, Histogram display, Preview depth of focus, Lens Modulatioon Optimizer, Pre-AF, Focus check, Focus Peak Highlight, Digital Split Image™*3, Electronic level, Multiple exposure, Fn button setting (RAW, Movie, etc)
Playback functions RAW conversion, Image rotate, Red-eye reduction, Photobook assist, Erase selected frames, image search, Multi-frame playback (with micro thumbnail), Slide show, Mark for upload, Protect, Crop, Resize, Panorama, Favorites
Wireless transmitter
Standard
IEEE 802.11b / g / n (standard wireless protocol)
Access mode
Infrastructure
Wireless functions Geotagging, Wireless communication (Image transfer), View & Obtain Images, PC Autosave
Other functions PictBridge, Exif Print, Language selection, Time difference, High Performance mode, Silent mode
Terminal
Video output
-
Digital interface
USB 2.0 High-Speed
  • * connectable with Remote Release RR-90 (sold separately)
HDMI output
HDMI mini connector (Type C)
Others
Microphone / shutter release input: ø2.5mm, stereo mini connector
Power supply NP-W126 Li-ion battery (included)
Dimensions 129mm (W) x 74.9mm (H) x 37.2mm (D) / 5.1 in. (W) x 2.9 in. (H) x 1.5 in. (D)
(Minimum depth: 30.9mm / 1.2 in.)
Weight Approx. 350g / 12.3 oz. (including battery and memory card)
Approx. 300g / 10.6 oz. (excluding accessories, battery and memory card)
Operating temperature 0°C - 40°C
Operating humidity 10 - 80% (no condensation)
Battery life for still images Approx. 350 frames (When XF35mmF1.4 R is set)
Start-up time Approx. 0.5 sec., when High Performance mode set to ON
Approx. 0.92 sec., when High Performance mode set to OFF
  • * Fujifilm research
Accessories included Li-ion battery NP-W126
Battery charger BC-W126
Shoulder strap
Body cap
Metal strap clip
Protective cover
Clip attaching tool
CD-ROM (Viewer software, RAW File Converter etc.*5)
Owner's manual

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