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Fujifilm Launches the Latest Addition To its X-series Lineup – The X-E3 Mirrorless Camera

Fujifilm in India launched its eleventh camera in its X-series lineup dubbed as the Fujifilm X-E3. It is a mirrorless camera that is primarily meant for professional photographers and ships with a premium price tag. The camera module sports a premium build with a sturdy and ergonomic feel to it. The camera will prove more useful to people looking to shoot videos, however, it is also a superb companion to capture instant stills.

With respect to build-quality, the camera module rocks a solid body which is both compact and lightweight making it easy to carry around. On the back, the camera sports a smart touchscreen LCD panel that can be used to view images to capture or look at images from the memory. The LCD panel is also marginally bigger than electronic viewfinders found on conventional DSLRs. The display of the X-E3 boasts a time lag of just 0.005 seconds, in addition with continuing to capture the subject in real time.

As far as specifications are concerned, the mirrorless camera from Fujifilm features a 24.3-megapixel CMOS sensor. The sensor is capable of capturing images in varying light conditions from ISO 100 – 5100; this means super crisp images in low light conditions. Together with this, the camera also packs in image stabilizer feature for the images captured with shaky hands.

The camera also provides a superior shutter speed owing to the fact that it is mirrorless. The Fujifilm X-e3 boasts of the smallest shutter release time lag of 0.05 seconds. Due to this, the camera proves as a great companion for video shooting, as mentioned earlier. The camera provides the snappiest continuous shooting performance of up to 8.0fps, permitting for capturing fast-moving subjects continuously at up to 30 frames per second in 4K resolution.

In terms of focussing, the camera provides for 325 focal points when coupled with Fujifilm’s newly developed image recognition algorithm, the Fujifilm X-E3 is able to track moving subjects twice as quickly as their previous models.

On the connectivity front, Fujifilm has for the first time, with the X-E3 included Bluetooth connectivity on any X-series camera. With the presence of Bluetooth on the device, you can pair the camera with any smart device of yours and transfer data wirelessly. In addition to that, the camera can also be interfaced to a computer through a USB 2.0 cable that ships along with it. The camera draws its power from a 1260mAh user-removable Li-ion battery pack.

The Fujifilm X-E3 will ship for a price of Rs 70,999 (body only), Rs 89,999 for the camera with a 23mm F2 kit lens and Rs 1,02,999 for the camera paired with 18-55mm kit lens. With this addition, Fujifilm is looking to capture the premium mirrorless camera market in India.

What are your views about this camera? Are its specifications fitting for you? Do let us know in the comments section below.

Source – Fujifilm

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