Fujifilm X-T10 Camera Review
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Continuing the line which started off with the Fujifilm X100 with the fixed 23 millimeter f-shot (f/2) Fujinon lens back in 2011, the Fujifilm X-T10 camera is the little brother of Fujifilm X-T1, if not just a little version of it. Find out more, in this short Fujifilm X-T10 Camera Review.
Although the starting point of the “Fujifilm X” did start in 2011, the real game changer was the Fujifilm X-Pro 1 which was introduced into the market in just a year later. Since then, the Fujifilm X series has come a long way, especially with Fujifilm X-T10 (Buy on Amazon).
What Makes Fujifilm X-T10 a Perfect Camera for Travelers?
With a product whose target market is aimed at photographers, whether simply enthusiasts or professionals, the Fujifilm X-T10 camera was designed with both quality output and convenient physical design in mind emphasizing on both size and overall build from the latter, both features of which makes this gadget handy for any travelers on-the-go.
Apart from the smaller and lighter body, X-T10 also has plenty of external controls. It has phenomenal electronic viewfinder and you can use your mobile device as a remote control by using its WIFI enabled android app.
Yet perhaps what makes this camera appealing to active travel photographers is in its great quality output and with its vivid colors and clear image.
Fujifilm X-T10 Features and Specifications
From the outside look, this camera looks similar in many ways to its bigger counterpart, the X-T1, as both are compact and robust-looking. Yet, while both appear to be inspired from the classic design, the X-T10 looks like a toned-down version of X-T1.
When using the size as comparison, however, the X-T10 closely meets the size of its other predecessor, the X-E2.
Unlike its other predecessors which were built using plastic materials, the Fujifilm X-T10 employs the magnesium alloy shell similar to other top-end models from the same brand.
With an outstanding hardware, this camera’s photo-capturing power is a match, if not superior, to its heavier DLSR counterparts.
Designed not to withstand bad weathers (rains or storms), the Fujifilm X-T10 is sadly not weather-proof; yet are also its competitors in the market like the Sony A6000, Panasonic G7, and Olympus OMD-EM10. This makes the camera ideal only to carry during dry weather which can also be restricting of you not going places where there are waters.
Yet, like its bigger and older counterpart, the X-T10 retains the same hardware which produces its high quality images – the 16.3-megapixel XTrans CMOS II sensor. This means that you are getting the same quality images on both units despite the price differences.
Is it easy to use?
This camera works fast and is definitely easy to use and navigate. In those cases that you have to ask someone to take a photo of you while traveling, all you need is to select the auto mode and it will produce a sharp and well exposed souvenir photo for you.
Fujifilm X-T10 Mirrorless Camera key features
- 16MP X-Trans CMOS II APS-C sensor
- EXR Processor II
- ISO 200-6400, plus 100 – 51200 expanded (JPEG only)
- 2.36M dot OLED electronic viewfinder with 0.62x (equiv.) magnification
- 3″ 920k dot tilting LCD
- 7 programmable function buttons
- Digital Split Image and Focus Highlight Peaking
- New zone AF in AF-S/AF-C; wide (tracking) for AF-C; Eye Detection
- Full HD movie recording (1080/60p, 36Mbps bitrate), with built-in stereo microphone
- Built-in pop-up flash
- Wi-Fi connectivity with remote control from a smartphone or tablet
- Magnesium alloy body
If you are into traveling and into photography who wanted a genuine and reliable camera that produces quality output better than those cameras built in today’s smartphones, the Fujifilm X-T10 is a good choice for the mentioned reasons alone. Adding some elements that make modern cameras a thing for active travelers like portability, user-friendliness, and seamless downloading of photos, the Fujifilm X-T10 is a truly must-have camera for travelers.
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