Fujifilm X30 is rumored to be announced on July 3, 2014. The announcement date for the Fuji X30 premium compact camera is surfaced over dpreview forum.
The source of the rumor comes from a forum member over at dpreview, who claims the information as “The X30 will be annonced on July 3rd. It will have a 1″ X-Trans sensor. There will also be a “cheaper compact based on the X100.”
Fujifilm X30 To Be Announced on July 3, 2014
According to the recent leaks, Fujifilm is rumored to hold a product launch event on July 3 and will announce two new digital compact cameras.
One of them will be the X30 compact camera that will replace the X20. The other compact camera will be based on the Fujifilm X100 and the name is expected to be Fujifilm X70. The Fuji X70 is said to be a lower-end model and it will be cheaper than the X100 / X100S.
If rumors are true than the upcoming Fujifilm X30 would be the first real competitor of the recently announced Sony RX100 M3. Nikon is also rumored to announce Nikon P8000 (1 inch sensor based compact camera) very soon.