Fujifilm is rumored to announce its next weather sealed camera soon as the Fujifilm X-T2 announcement is scheduled to happen on June 14, 2016.
Now prior to Photokina 2016, which is the worlds biggest digital imaging event begins in September, more X-series cameras and lenses on the horizon to be announced.
One of them is the X-T2 mirrorless model which is expected to be announced before the Photokina 2016 show in September. Loric Gonzalez got the exact date information from a French reseller and he shared this info on the French Fuji X Facebook Group. According to the posting the Fujifilm X-T2 announcement will happen on June 14, 2016.
Fujifilm X-T2 announcement date rumored for June 14, 2016
We have already shared the very first Fujifilm X-T2 images. The X-mount MILC has been spotted on a dealer website. The listing for the X-T2 at eBay UK shows the camera from the front with the XF 10-24mm f/4 R OIS lens. See below.
- 24.3-megapixel APS-C X-Trans CMOS III Sensor (same as the X-Pro 2)
- X-Processor Pro Engine
- Improved continuous AF with 10fps shooting
- Increased buffer size
- Bigger EVF with better refresh rate
- 3.0″ 1.62m-Dot LCD Monitor (borrowed from X-Pro 2)
- 4K Video Recording, 1080p at 120fps
- Built-in Wi-Fi
- Weather-Sealed Magnesium Alloy Body
The Fujifilm X-T2 announcement was rumored before for the Photokina 2016 show in September. The previous rumors also said the weather-sealed X-series shooter might be announced in early July. Looks like there won’t be any delay considering the Kumamoto Earthquake.
Several new products from Fuji also mentioned for near future. We can count XF 23mm f/2 wide-angle prime lens, along with a new XF 33mm f/1.0 and XF 200mm f/2 lenses as well as the highly anticipated Fujifilm X200 digital compact camera for Photokina 2016.
Fujifilm X-T2 announcement might also include several new products. As we are getting closer to the Photokina 2016 show we’ll pass more information. So stay tuned with us!