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Fujifilm X200 Camera Rumored for Photokina 2016, Specs Leaked

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Fujifilm is rumored to announce the X200 camera in the second half of 2016. First specs of the X-series compact model has been leaked online.

According to latest Fuji rumors, the upcoming digital compact model will employ a 24-megapixel APS-C sensor. It looks like the same sensor found in the X-Pro2 mirrorless shooter.

Back in 2014, Fujifilm X200 has been mentioned within the rumor mill to replace the X100S. But X shooters met the X100S successor with X100T at the Photokina 2014 event. So this year Fuji is considering on the move to launch a new X100-series model probably be called Fuji X200.

Fujifilm X200 Specs Leaked, Coming at Photokina 2016

Fujifilm X200 Camera Rumored for Photokina 2016, Specs Leaked

Fuji has been busy in the beginning of 2016. The company announced the X-Pro2 and X-E2S mirrorless cameras, as well as the X70 compact shooter. So there is a strong chance that the next product announcement from Fuji will be the X200. It is rumored for the Photokina 2016 event in September.

The new X100-series model is expected to have several improvements. Those are the new 24-megapixel APS-c sized image sensor, an improved version of viewfinder with a quicker refresh rate for the electronic viewfinder.

If true the big change will be the optic of the camera. It will feature a new bright 28mm equivalent lens which is expected to be the one on the new Fuji X70 camera. It will actually be a 18.5mm f/2.8 lens (28mm Equiv.).

Rumored Specifications

  • 24MP sensor of the X-Pro2 (and therefore also faster AF)
  • A new bright 28mm lens (also the Fujifilm X70 features a 28mm lens)
  • Enhanced hybrid viewfinder with better EVF refresh rate
  • Digital converter 35/50
  • Tilt screen

The Fujifilm X100T features a 16.3-megapixel X-Trans CMOS II sensor with on-chip phase detection. It comes with a 23mm f/2 lens and a 3-inch 1.04-million-dot monitor. The fixed-lens camera has seven customisable function buttons, raw shooting capability and a top sensitivity setting of ISO 51,200.

Alongside the Fujifilm X200 digital compact camera, the company is rumored to announce a new XF 33mm f/1.0 and XF 200mm f/2 prime lens for Photokina 2016.

We have to underline that both lenses are on Fuji’s unofficial roadmap which means that the company may change their plans for future products.