(Pocket-lint) – Fujifilm has introduced its newest flagship mirrorless camera, the X-H2S, and surprisingly, it is trying like a little bit of a video powerhouse.
The X-H2S is the very best performing X-series digicam thus far, in each video and stills capabilities. It is packing a 26.15MP stacked APS-C sensor, backed up by a processor with double the pace of its predecessor.
It may possibly shoot stills, with autofocus, at a blazing quick 40 frames per second utilizing its digital shutter, or 15 per second with a satisfying mechanical click on.
There’s five-axis in-body picture stabilisation and Fujifilm claims it presents as much as 7-stops of benefit.
The X-H2S has a magnesium physique with a outstanding LCD show up high for checking settings. Unusually, there is no shutter pace dial on this launch, presumably signifying the shift towards a extra video-oriented digicam, and that is bolstered by the addition of a stand-alone video recording button.
On that entrance, the LCD monitor is a fully-articulating flip-out type show with a 1.62 million dot decision. It may be utilized in any orientation with out hitting the microphone enter or full-sized HDMI output.
The X-H2S can shoot video at as much as 6.2K 30fps with an uncommon 3:2 facet ratio (for added enhancing flexibility) or a meaty 4K 120fps within the standard 16:9 selection.
The brand new processor permits for taking pictures in 4:2:2 10bit Apple ProRes internally, with a wide range of codecs supported together with ProRes 422 HQ.
To maintain up with these storage munching codecs, the X-H2S includes a CFexpress kind B slot, alongside the same old SD card.
To keep away from the overheating woes which have plagued the likes of Canon in current instances, Fujifilm is promoting an non-obligatory cooling fan that matches to the rear of the X-H2S for prolonged video taking pictures.
The Fujifilm X-H2S will be available in July 2022, with some retailers accepting pre-orders from in the present day.
Writing by Luke Baker.