Japanese photography and imaging giant Fujifilm has announced the launch of their new mirrorless camera in the Indian market. Expanding its flagship X-series range the company launched FujiFilms X-T4 keeping in mind the needs and demands of the users for the camera to be fast, durable and quiet. The X-T4 is claimed to deliver as it comes with the fastest ever autofocus performance in an X Series camera along with in-body image stabilization (IBIS).
Speaking about the launch, Mr. Haruto Iwata, Managing Director, Fujifilm India Pvt Ltd. said, “At Fujifilm India, we believe in consistent innovation and a continuous growth process, where we break boundaries and redefine the expectations of how a digital camera can perform. And with the newly launched FUJIFILM X-T4, we wanted to create something that expands our user’s creative limits with its incredible imaging tools, a hybrid camera that uses cutting-edge technology to excel in creating both stills and motion imagery. The retro dials and analogue chic in the outside and the highly advanced packed features in the inside makes the X-T4 a truly compelling combination. Now our consumers can free themselves from compromise and be the image-maker they’ve always wanted to be.”
Fujifilm X-T4 Price and Availability
Fujifilm X-T4 Body only has been launched with a price tag of Rs 1,54,999. The X-T4 Kit with Fujinon XF18-55mmF2.8-4 is Priced at Rs. 184,999 whereas X-T4 Kit with Fujinon XF16-80mmF4 R OIS WR will be available with a price tag of Rs. 199,999. All the models including the body only come with freebies worth Rs.18,500. This includes a V90 64GB UHS-II memory card and the BC-W235 dual battery charger for free.
The pre-booking for the only body and the 18-55mm kit has been opened. Interested ones can visit the link here to register the Fujifilm mirrorless camera by paying an amount of Rs 5,000. The X-T4 will be available in two colour options black and silver. However, all the models are said to go on sale vis both online and offline platforms starting in June.
Fujifilm X-T4 specifications
Fujifilm X-T4 is an upgrade over the X-T3 model. The camera is the company’s first model to feature an in-body image stabilization (IBIS). It provides 5-axis 6.5 stop image stabilization best suitable for night and action photography that includes sports and also assists with stabilized video recording. It comes equipped with a new w ultra-fast focal plane shutter capable of shooting up to 15fps in burst mode. The shutter unit boasts double durability with 300,000 shutter life & its shutter noise approx. 30% quieter compared to X-T3. Moreover, there is a larger capacity NP-W126S battery. It is claimed to deliver 500 frames per charge in the Normal mode, approx. 600 frames per charge in the Economy mode and up to approx. 1,700 frames when two additional batteries are used with the optional battery grip “VG-XT4.
In addition to this, the Fujifilm camera features “ETERNA Bleach Bypass,” that provides Hard Tonality, Low Color Saturation along with versatile Cinematic colour tones and high contrast for best photography experience. The camera comes with the PDAF Algorithm which ups the autofocus performance as fast as 0.02 seconds. This ensures that you capture and track a subject moving at high speed, especially shooting 15fps in Burst Mode and 8fps in live view. According to the company, it is its first camera capable of recording Full HD high-speed video at 240P, producing up to 10x real-time slow-motion effect.
Using the ETERNA Bleach Bypass features the mirrorless camera helps in creating images with low saturation and high contrast for a special atmosphere. Highlight and shadow tones from -2 to +4 can now be adjusted by 1/2 stops, instead of 1 stop, allowing for finer tonality. Moreover, the Auto White Balance includes two options “White Priority” and “Ambience Priority” along with Auto mode. The “White Priority” mode delivers white better, while the “Ambience Priority” produces a warmer tone. When “RAW” is selected, you can now choose the non-reversible “Compressed” option in addition to the reversible “Lossless Compressed”.
X-T4 offers a world’s fastest 15fps continuous shooting in post view and an 8fps continuous shooting in live view using the mechanical shutter and the electronic shutter enables blackout-free burst shooting of 30fps. The eyecup now comes with a locking mechanism to avoid tearing or dislodgement. Whereas the LCD/EVF can be boosted in three different ways, Low Light Priority – allowing you to see the subject clearly in low light, Resolution Priority.
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