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Fujifilm X-T3 Announcement Scheduled for September 6th

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Fujifilm is rumored to announce its next weather sealed camera soon as the Fujifilm X-T3 announcement is scheduled to happen on September 6th.

Fuji is the busiest company in 2018. They already introduced the flagship APS-c mirrorless camera X-H1, entry-level X-T100 and the fixed lens premium compact XF10.

Now prior to Photokina 2018, which is the worlds biggest digital imaging event begins in September, more X-series cameras are on the horizon to be announced.

One of them is the X-T3 mirrorless model which is expected to be announced before the Photokina 2018 show in September. According to Nokishita the Fujifilm X-T3 announcement will happen on September 6, 2018.

Fujifilm X-T3 announcement date rumored for September 6, 2018

We have already shared the very first Fujifilm X-T3 images. As a sign the current Fuji X-T2 model is currently $500 off.

Fujifilm X-T3 Announcement Scheduled for September 6th

After the Fujifilm X-T3 announcement, the company will allegedly announce affordable medium format Fujifilm GFX 50R. Here is the list of accessories that will be announced together with the X-T3:

  • VG-XT3 vertical grip
  • BLC-XT3 bottom leather case
  • MHG-XT3 metal hand grip
  • CVR-XT3 cover kit
  • RR-100 remote release
  • BC-W126S battery charger

Fujifilm X-T3 will replace the X-T2. The camera will be made in China and to feature 20fps burst speed like the Sony A9 ($4,498). Check out the rumored X-T3 specifications below. 

Fujifilm X-T3 Announcement Scheduled for September 6th

Rumored Fujifilm X-T3 specifications

  • Equipped with back-illuminated “X-Trans CMOS 4” sensor with newly developed effective pixel number of approximately 26.1 million pixels (Low pass filter less)
  • High-speed image processing engine “X-Processor 4”
  • By increasing the number of phase difference pixels to about 4 times the current ratio, the image plane phase difference AF area is expanded to the entire screen area (about 100%)
  • 4K / 60P 4: 2: 0 Compatible with 10-bit SD card recording in the camera. 4K / 60P 4: 2: 2 Also supports 10bit HDMI output
  • “Sports finder mode” function is newly installed. Blackout-free high-speed continuous shooting at the maximum speed of 30 frames per second is possible within a frame equivalent to 16.6 million pixels (1.25 times crop)
  • Newly equipped “pre-shooting” function that starts shooting from the time when the shutter button is pressed halfway and records the shot image by pressing the shutter button all the way
  • “Monochrome adjustment” function is newly added to “Film simulation”
  • “Color Chrome Effect” function is first installed as “X series”
  • USB Type adopts Type-C (USB 3.1 Gen 1) standard
  • Standard ISO: 160 to 12800 (extended ISO: 80/100/125/25600/51200)
  • Continuous: About 11 frames / sec (mechanical shutter), about 30 frames / sec (electronic shutter, 1.25 times crop)
  • EVF: 0.5 type organic EL finder Approx. 3.69 million dots 0.75 times
  • Rear liquid crystal: 3.0 type approximately 1.04 million dots 3 way tilt type touch panel liquid crystal
  • Film simulation: 16 modes (including ETERNA)
  • Wi-Fi · Bluetooth 4.2 installed
  • Battery: NP-W126S
  • Size: 132.5 × 92.8 × 58.8 mm
  • Weight: 539 g (including battery and SD memory card), 489 g (body only)
  • Color: Black / Silver
  • Reservation start date: September 6, 2018

Fujifilm X-T3 announcement might also include several new products. As we are getting closer to the Photokina 2018 show we’ll pass more information. So stay tuned with us!

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