Fujifilm X-Pro2 and X70 now in Manila!

Fujifilm X-Pro2 Mirrorless Camera

Fujifilm X-Pro2 and X70 now in Manila, Philippines

Close your shutters everyone! Check this out!

As of this writing, these new Mirrorless cameras from Fujifilm are not yet for sale in any authorized distributors in Manila. However, we were lucky to test it earlier at the press launch of the said mirrorless cameras.

Fujifilm X ambassadors Lito Sy, Jan Gonzales, Xyza Bacani, Niko Villegas, and Rommel Bundalian together with Fujifilm Philippines Executives.
Fujifilm X ambassadors Lito Sy, Jan Gonzales, Xyza Bacani, Niko Villegas, and Rommel Bundalian together with Fujifilm Philippines Executives.

FUJIFILM, one of the most popular camera brands in the world, has just unveiled its latest line of powerful and topnotch mirrorless cameras in Manila on January 21 at Discovery Suites in Ortigas, just days after their home base launch led by their President, Shigehiro Nakajima. We’re talking about the FUJIFILM X-Pro2 camera with interchangeable lens and FUJIFILM X70 with more firmness.

Newly released Fujifilm Mirrorless Cameras
Newly released Fujifilm Mirrorless Cameras

FUJIFILM X-Pro2

The FUJIFILM X-Pro2 is a flagship model that is packed with the best of FUJIFILM technology. With three years of staying in secrecy, the X-Pro2 is set to alter how Filipinos Fujifilm X users perceive the more lightweight, powerful, and visually superior choice to DSLRs. And it could change the competition.

Fujifilm X-Pro2 Black with 35mm F2 Silver Lens
Fujifilm X-Pro2 Black with 35mm F2 Silver Lens

Professional photographers will definitely love this as it has the world’s only Hybrid Multi Viewfinder which utilizes the Electronic viewfinders (EVF) used by mirrorless cameras and optical viewfinders preferred by reportage, documentary, and street photographers for a more natural look. The X-Pro2 integrates them both, giving it the Multi-Magnification ability that enables it to automatically switch to viewfinder magnification based on the lens used. Also, it allows for a simultaneous display of the electronic viewfinder atop the optical one.

FujiFilm X-Pro2 Black with 35mm Fujinon Lens
FujiFilm X-Pro2 Black with 35mm Fujinon Lens
Fujifilm X-Pro2 Mirrorless Camera
Fujifilm X-Pro2 Mirrorless Camera
Fujifilm X-Pro2 View Finder
Fujifilm X-Pro2 View Finder

Its 24.3MP X-Trans CMOS III sensor and high-performance X Processor Pro image processing engine can yield great images with a perceived resolution far greater than the actual number of pixels used. Its dual SD card slots give more potential memory space for your images. Other notable characteristics include its magnesium alloy composition, 61-point tight seal, 4x processing speed (compared to conventional image processors) low-temp operability (at 10 °C), and dust-proof and splash-proof capabilities. A faster processor allows for improved write speeds, faster start-up time, and high speed continuous shooting speeds (sports and action photographers).

How much is the price of X-Pro2 in the Philippines?

Fujifilm will put the X-Pro2 body on sale for P90,990 starting on January 28 to Feb 2, 2016 at PhotoWorld Manila. If you preorder, you can also get Free Leather Case (save P5,290) and avail of their Fujinon 35mm F2 for only P10,990 (save P10,000). These new mirrorless camera products will also be available in Cebu during its Visayas Launch on February 6, 2016.

Fujifilm X70

FUJIFILM’s other latest offering, the X70, is the best option in a compact design. The first of its kind in a new line, the X70 is the first X-Series model to have a fully 180-degree rotatable touchscreen display which would allow users to take shots from many angles. Selfies are great using the X70 too! The X70 also comes with a Fujinon 18.5mm F2.8 lens, perfect for sunset, landscape, seascape, and even group shots.

Fujifilm X70 black
Fujifilm X70 black

With a weight of about 340 grams, the X70 is said to be the lightest X-Series camera with an APS-C sized sensor. It has well-made aluminum exposure compensation and shutter speed dials; hence, it’s so easy to quickly access key features. What’s more? Apertures can be changed in increments of 1/3 or 1 stop. The focusing ring also works as a control ring for quick access to other functions. Both rings are composed of the same material to keep down its weight.

Fujifilm X70 Silver
Fujifilm X70 Silver

This handy camera is able to create high quality images due to its unmatched color reproduction technology and its Lens Modulation Optimizer (LMO) image processing technology, both of which are products of FUJIFILM’s 80 solid years of experience and expertise. The X70 can automatically correct optical defects like diffraction for enhanced sharpness and realistic 3D effects. Its on-sensor phase detection AF works super-fast at 0.1 seconds. Its advanced EXR Processor II image processor enables the X70 to start up in just 0.5 seconds.  And who wouldn’t love an almost-negligible 0.01 sec shutter time lag with a shooting interval of 0.5 seconds? All these features are what make the FUJIFILM X70 commendable — in its speed, power, and compactness.

How much is the price of X70 in the Philippines?

Fujifilm will start selling X70 for P36,990 on January 28 to Feb 2, 2016 at PhotoWorld Manila. If you preorder, you can also get Free Leather Case (save P3,690).

Both the X-Pro2 and the X70 symbolize FUJIFILM’s strength as it continues to lead in the camera and photographic film industry. It’s this 80-year-old love for innovation and research that has enabled every person with a FUJIFILM product to capture memories with creativity, fun and ease.

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