Fujifilm X-T4 Review

May 5, 2020 | Tim Coleman |

Specifications

Model name FUJIFILM X-T4
Number of effective pixels 26.1 millions pixels
Image sensor 23.5mm x 15.6mm (APS-C) X-Trans CMOS 4 with primary color filter.
Sensor Cleaning system Ultra Sonic Vibration
Storage media SD memory card ( - 2GB) / SDHC memory card ( - 32GB) / SDXC memory card ( - 512GB)
UHS-I / UHS-II / Video Speed Class V90 *1
File format of still image JPEG: Exif Ver.2.3 *2

RAW: 14bit RAW (RAF original format) TIFF: 8/16bit RGB
Number of recorded pixels [L]<3:2> 6240 x 4160 <16:9> 6240 x 3512 <1:1> 4160 x 4160
[M]<3:2> 4416 x 2944 <16:9> 4416 x 2488 <1:1> 2944 x 2944
[S]<3:2> 3120 x 2080 <16:9> 3120 x 1760 <1:1> 2080 x 2080
Lens mount FUJIFILM X mount
Sensitivity Standard output AUTO1 / AUTO2 / AUTO3 (up to ISO12800) / ISO160 - 12800 (1/3 step)
Extended output ISO80 / 100 / 125 / 25600 / 51200
Exposure control TTL 256-zone metering, Multi / Spot / Average / Center Weighted
Exposure mode P (Program AE) / A (Aperture Priority AE) / S (Shutter Speed Priority AE) / M (Manual Exposure)
Exposure compensation -5.0EV - +5.0EV 1/3EV step (Movie: -2.0EV - +2.0EV)
Image stabilizer Mechanism Image sensor shift mechanism with 5-axis compensation
Compensation Effect Maximum 6.5 stops (based on CIPA standard. Pitch/yaw shake only.
Digital Image Stabilization Yes (movie mode only)
IS MODE BOOST Yes (movie mode only)
Shutter type Focal Plane Shutter
Shutter speed Mechanical Shutter P mode: 4sec. to 1/8000sec. A mode: 30sec. to 1/8000sec. S/M mode: 15min. to 1/8000sec. Bulb mode: up to 60min.
Electronic Shutter *3 P mode: 4sec. to 1/32000sec. A mode: 30sec. to 1/32000sec. S/M mode: 15min. to 1/32000sec. Bulb mode: 1sec. Fixed
Electronic front curtain shutter P mode: 4sec. to 1/8000sec. A mode: 30sec. to 1/8000sec. S/M mode: 15min. to 1/8000sec. Bulb mode: up to 60min.
Mechanical +
Electronic shutter
P mode: 4sec. to 1/32000sec. A mode: 30sec. to 1/32000sec. S/M mode: 15min. to 1/32000sec. Bulb mode: up to 60min.
E-front + Mechanical shutter P mode: 4sec. to 1/8000sec. A mode: 30sec. to 1/8000sec. S/M mode: 15min. to 1/8000sec. Bulb mode: up to 60min.

*Electronic front curtain shutter works until 1/2000sec.
E-front + Mechanical +
Electronic shutter
P mode: 4sec. to 1/32000sec. A mode: 30sec. to 1/32000sec. S/M mode: 15min. to 1/32000sec. Bulb mode: up to 60min.

*Electronic front curtain shutter works until 1/2000sec, Mechanical shutter works until 1/8000sec.
Movie FHD: 1/8000sec. - 1/4sec.

DCI4K/4K: 1/8000sec. - 1/24sec. (depends on the frame rate)
Synchronized shutter speed for flash 1/250sec. or slower
Continuous shooting Approx. 30fps [Only electronic shutter, 1.25 x Crop ] (JPEG: 60 frames Lossless compressed RAW / Compressed RAW: 35 frames Uncompressed RAW: 33 frames)
Approx. 20fps [Only electronic shutter, 1.25 x Crop ] (JPEG: 114 frames Lossless compressed RAW / Compressed RAW: 37 frames Uncompressed RAW: 34 frames)
Approx. 10fps [Only electronic shutter, 1.25 x Crop ] (JPEG: 500 frames Lossless compressed RAW / Compressed RAW: 48 frames Uncompressed RAW: 39 frames)
Approx. 20fps [Only electronic shutter ] (JPEG: 79 frames Lossless compressed RAW / Compressed RAW: 36 frames Uncompressed RAW: 34 frames)
Approx. 15fps (JPEG: 110 frames Lossless compressed RAW / Compressed RAW: 38 frames Uncompressed RAW: 35 frames)
Approx. 10fps (JPEG: 164 frames Lossless compressed RAW / Compressed RAW: 44 frames Uncompressed RAW: 37 frames)
Approx. 8fps (JPEG: 200 frames Lossless compressed RAW / Compressed RAW: 49 frames Uncompressed RAW: 39 frames)
Pre-shot: Approx. 30fps [Only electronic shutter, 1.25 x Crop ] (max. 20 frames while half press, max. 20 frames after full press, total max. 40 frames)
Pre-shot: Approx. 20fps [Only electronic shutter, 1.25 x Crop ] (max. 20 frames while half press, max. 37 frames after full press, total max. 57 frames)
Pre-shot: Approx. 10fps [Only electronic shutter, 1.25 x Crop ] (max. 10 frames while half press, max. 300 frames after full press, total max. 310 frames)
*Recordable frames depends on recording media
*Speed of continuous shooting depends on shooting environment and shooting frames
Auto bracketing AE Bracketing (Frames: 2, 3, 5, 7, 9 Step: by 1/3EV step, up to ±3EV steps)
Filmsimulation bracketing (Any 3 types of film simulation selectable)
Dynamic Range Bracketing (100%, 200%, 400%)
ISO sensitivity Bracketing (±1/3EV, ±2/3EV, ±1EV)
White Balance Bracketing (±1, ±2, ±3)
Focus Bracketing (AUTO, MANUAL)
Focus Mode Single AF / Continuous AF / MF
Type Intelligent Hybrid AF

(TTL contrast AF / TTL phase detection AF)
Low-light Performance Contrast: -3.0EV Phase Detection: -6.0EV (XF35mmF1.4 attached)
AF frame
selection
Single point AF: EVF / LCD: 13 x 9 / 25 x 17 (Changeable size of AF frame)

Zone AF: 3 x 3 / 5 x 5 / 7 x 7 from 91 areas on 13 x 9 grid

Wide/Tracking AF *AF-S: Wide / AF-C: Tracking

All
White balance Auto (WHITE PRIORITY, AUTO, AMBIENCE PRIORITY), / Custom1 - 3 / Color temperature selection (2500K - 10000K) /

Preset: Fine, Shade, Fluorescent light (Daylight), Fluorescent light (Warm White), Fluorescent light (Cool White), Incandescent light, Underwater
Self-timer 10sec. / 2sec.
Interval timer shooting Yes (Setting: Interval, Number of shots, Starting time)
Flash modes SYNC. MODE 1ST CURTAIN / 2ND CURTAIN / AUTO FP(HSS) (excl. EF-X8)
FLASH MODE TTL (TTL AUTO (P mode) / STANDARD / SLOW SYNC. ) / MANUAL / COMMANDER / OFF (When EF-X8 is set)

TTL (TTL AUTO (P mode) / STANDARD / SLOW SYNC. ) / MANUAL / MULTI / OFF (When SHOE MOUNT FLASH is set)
Hot shoe Yes (Dedicated TTL Flash compatible)
Viewfinder 0.5 inch approx. 3.69 millions dots OLED Color Viewfinder

Coverage of viewing area vs. capturing area: approx. 100%

Eyepoint: approx. 23mm (from the eyepiece lens) Diopter adjustment: -4 - +2m-1 (lockable)

Magnification: 0.75x with 50mm lens (35mm equivalent) at infinity and diopter set to -1m-1

Diagonal angle of view: approx. 38° (Horizontal angle of view: approx. 30° ) Built-in eye sensor
LCD monitor 3.0 inch, aspect ratio 3:2, approx. 1.62 millions dots touch screen color LCD monitor(approx. 100% coverage)
Movie recording File format MOV (MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, HEVC/H.265, Audio: Linear PCM / Stereo sound 24bit / 48KHz sampling)

MP4 (MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, Audio: AAC)
Movie compression All Intra/Long-GOP



* All Intra can be used with following settings.

DCI4K/4K 29.97p/25p/24p/23.98p 400Mbps

Full HD(2048 x 1080)/ Full HD(1920 x 1080) 59.94p/50p/29.97p/25p/24p/23.98p 200Mbps
File size
Frame rate
Recording time
[DCI 4K(4096 x 2160)] 59.94p/50p/29.97p/25p/24p/23.98p 400Mbps/200Mbps/100Mbps 59.94p/50p: up to approx. 20min. 29.97p/25p/24p/23.98p: up to approx. 30min

[4K(3840 x 2160)] 59.94p/50p/29.97p/25p/24p/23.98p 400Mbps/200Mbps/100Mbps 59.94p/50p: up to approx. 20min. 29.97p/25p/24p/23.98p: up to approx. 30min

[Full HD(2048 x 1080)] 59.94p/50p/29.97p/25p/24p/23.98p 200Mbps/100Mbps/50Mbps up to approx. 30min.

[Full HD(1920 x 1080)] 59.94p/50p/29.97p/25p/24p/23.98p 200Mbps/100Mbps/50Mbps up to approx. 30min.

[Full HD(1920 x 1080) High speed rec.]

240p / 200p 200Mbps(recording) up to approx. 3min.

120p / 100p 200Mbps(recording) up to approx. 6min.



*For recording movies, use a SD memory card with UHS Speed Class 3 or higher.

*For recording movies in 400Mbps, use a SD memory card with Video Speed Class 60 or higher.

*Recording movies in 400Mbps can be done with DCI4K/4K 29.97p/25p/24p/23.98p.

*DCI4K 59.94p/50p is not available when H.264 is selected.

*Although movie recording will continue without interruption when the file size reaches 4GB, subsequent footage will be recorded to a separate file which must be viewed separately.
Film simulation mode 18 modes (PROVIA/Standard, Velvia/Vivid, ASTIA/Soft, Classic Chrome, PRO Neg.Hi, PRO Neg.Std,

Black & White, Black & White+Ye Filter, Black & White+R Filter, Black & White+G Filter, Sepia, ACROS,

ACROS+Ye Filter, ACROS+R Filter, ACROS+G Filter, ETERNA/Cinema, Classic Neg, ETERNA BLEACH BYPASS)

Monochromatic Color
Clarity setting ±5 steps
HDR mode AUTO, 200%, 400%, 800%, 800% +
Grain effect Roughness: STRONG, WEAK, OFF Size: LARGE, SMALL
Color chrome effect STRONG, WEAK, OFF
Color chrome Blue STRONG, WEAK, OFF
Dynamic range setting Still AUTO, 100%, 200%, 400%

ISO restriction (DR100%: No limit, DR200%: ISO320 or more, DR400%: ISO640 or more)
Movie 100%, 200%, 400%

ISO restriction (DR100%: No limit, DR200%: ISO320 or more, DR400%: ISO640 or more)
Advanced filter Toy camera, Miniature, Pop color, High-key, Low-key, Dynamic tone, Soft focus,

Partial color (Red / Orange / Yellow / Green / Blue / Purple)
Wireless
transmitter
Standard IEEE802.11b/g/n (standard wireless protocol)
Encryption WEP / WPA / WPA2 mixed mode
Access mode Infrastructure
Bluetooth® Standard Bluetooth Ver 4.2 (Bluetooth low energy)
Operating frequency (Center frequency) 2402 - 2480MHz
Terminal Digital interface USB Type-C (USB3.2 Gen1 x 1)
HDMI output HDMI micro connector (Type D)
Other ø3.5mm, stereo mini connector (Microphone) / ø2.5mm, Remote Release Connector, Hot shoe, Synchronized terminal
Power supply NP-W235 Li-ion battery (included)
Battery life for still images*4 Approx. 600 frames (Economy Mode), approx. 500 frames (Normal Mode) When XF35mmF1.4 R is set.
Actual battery life of
movie capture*4
*Face detection is set to OFF
[4K] approx. 85min. (29.97p)

[Full HD] approx. 95min. (59.94p)
Continuance battery life of
movie capture*4
*Face detection is set to OFF
[4K] approx. 110min. (29.97p)

[Full HD] approx. 130min. (59.94p)
Dimensions (W) 134.6mm x (H) 92.8mm x (D) 63.8mm (minimum depth 37.9mm)
Weight Approx. 607g (including battery and SD memory card)

Approx. 526g (excluding battery and SD memory card)
Operation
Environment
Operating Temperature -10°C - +40°C
Operating Humidity 10% - 80% (no condensation)
Starting up period Approx. 0.39sec.
Accessories included Li-ion battery NP-W235

AC power adapter

Plug adapter

USB cable

Headphone adapter

Shoulder strap

Body cap

Hot shoe cover

Vertical Grip connector cover

Memory card slot cover

Sync terminal cover

Owner's manual

*1 Please see the Fujifilm website to check SD memory card compatibility.

*2 Exif 2.3 is a digital camera file format that contains a variety of shooting information for optimal printing.

*3 The Electronic Shutter may not be suitable for fast-moving objects. Flash can not be used.

*4 Approximate number of frames or movie recording time that can be taken with a fully-charged based on CIPA Standard.