Fujifilm X-T2 Reviews/Previews/Hands-on

I am in the process of reading all the reviews and product information out there to better understand the differences between the Fujifilm X-T2, X-T1 and X-Pro2. I hope I can save readers a little time by commenting on the various written reviews with details that stand out about them so you can avoid filler and/or click bait. I’m not going to reveal their conclusions, because half of the writers admit their bias. I’m also not going to comment on all of the videos posted below because the fixed pace makes them unrealistic to quickly absorb, but I will be reducing and reorganizing them and the coverage throughout the day so check back frequently for the best X-T2 coverage.

Interesting details:
Lightroom and Camera Raw already support the X-T2’s RAW files!
Log is wide color gamut
EVF operates at 60fps and 100fps in boost mode (X-Pro 2 54 standard and 85 high performance)
X-T2 responds in 118ms (X-T1 in 280ms)
X-T2 startup time .3 sec (X-T1 .5 sec)
4k limited to 10 min without battery grip and 30 min with battery grip
4k video is down sampled from 5120×2880 to 3840×2160 which is a 1.17x crop
1k video is
F-Log is 4:2:2 8-bit
With battery grip you get 11fps with mechanical shutter and 14fps electronic shutter

Blame The Monkey (Lots of great photos and a demos of how far X-T2 files can be pushed)
Pro Photo Nut (Damien Love Grove with a flash)
Riflessifotografici (Shooting the camera for months and shot Nikon)
(Quotes alongside facts, opinions ,and a lot of interesting photos)
jonasraskphotography (Photography enthusiast that shot the camera in very divers ways with lots of photos)
danbaileyphoto (Action and nature shooter that beat his X-T1 up and tests ISO performance)
f.16.click (X-Pro2, X-T1 and X-T2 compared by a wedding photographer)
Ivan Joshua Loh (Left Canon for Fuji 2 years ago and the X-T2 is noticeably bigger in his comparison photos with the X-T1 and a very detailed review)
Tech Radar (Typical light/mainstream camera porn filled review with no real photos)
Dianne Wilson (Landscape and Wildlife review told in pictures)

Hands on/Preview
fotofolio-photography (Recent convert from Nikon that with video demos and X-T1 comparison)
optyczne.pl (translated) (They were first and included menus and the flash)
B&H Photo (Camera porn with a few extra details that others missed)
ePhotozine (Lots of camera porn and a few sample photos)
DPReview First Impressions Review (You know what to expect and the studio test scene)
Yvonne-zemke (translated) (Wedding Photographer that didn’t like EVF’s before, but does on this camera)
David du Chemin (Very short from an X-T1 owner)
Big Head Taco (One Photo and then gear porn)
FlipBook (Has been using the camera since April)
Heise.de (translated) (Light on detail with a few images and 100%’s)
Camera Jabber (Pictures of the camera and AF-C menu, but no photos)
Amateur Photographer (Nothing new, but well organized)
Le Monde De La (A little bit of history, comparison, and difficult to navigate)
Fujifilm-Blog (Light on details, with the best X-T2 porn)
Imaging-Resource (Lots of detail and a few test shots, but nothing unique)
Ronin Photo (Close up look at the handgrip)
Ian MacDonald Photography (Doesn’t anything new, but if you’re a fan its worth a read)
Fujilove (Joking about sportster vs hipster nothing really new here)
Fujilove (X-T2 first look for people that preferred the X-T1 for street shooting also nothing new here beyond some personal preferences)
Karen Hutton (New Fujifilm with opinion and great photos other than that nothing unique)

Videography Preview/Review
The Video Mode (Almost all of the details a videographer could care about)
Peter Steffen (A variety of clips)

Fujifilm X-T 2 Official Materials
Product Page
Press Release


Video Reviews/Previews/Hands-on

Promo Videos

Video Samples

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