Fujifilm X-E2 Announcement Expected on October 18, Specs

Fujifilm X-E2 compact system digital camera rumored to be announced on October 18. Fujifilm X-E2 announcement expected to be on October 18 in a press event in Shanghai, China.

The Fujifilm X-E1 will be replaced and according to XJ successor of the X-E1 will be named as Fujifilm X-E2. This camera previously rumored as Fujifilm X-E1s, now the name has changed to X-E2 as Fuji is going to add features as a replacement model.

If rumors are true we are going to see if Fujifilm X-E2 will be the second generation of the current X-E1 camera. Fujifilm X-E2 will most likely to be displayed on the opening day of the PhotoPlus Expo 2013 show, which begins on October 23.


Fujifilm X-E2 Announcement Expected on October 18, Specs

The main difference from X-E1 will be the X-Trans CMOS II sensor from the popular X100s. The upcoming Fujifilm X-E2 will also feature phase detection and an improved AF speed. The price and the detailed specs are not available yet for the X-E2. Fujifilm X-E1 16.3MP Compact System Digital Camera with 2.8-Inch LCD- Kit with 18-55mm lens currently selling for $1,199.00 at Amazon.

Fujifilm X-E2 Rumored Specs

  • X-Trans sensor II of the X100S (16MP)
  • Better Touch Screen
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • improved image quality
  • improved AF speed

According to X-E2 may also be coming  with a new lens. Fujifilm XF 10-24mm f/4 R OIS lens to be announced alongside X-E2 camera which will provide a 35mm equivalent of 15-36mm.