Tuesday, 10 January 2012

Fujifilm News: X-Pro1 Camera Launched

I wasn't expecting to ever write about a new camera from Fujifilm, but this one is sure to create a few waves - the new Fujifilm X-Pro1, with high-quality retro design and RAW file support.


Here's a copy of their promotional video which should give you an idea about how it looks (hopefully they diverted the money they saved on producing the music to put into the camera R&D):






The redundancy of optical low-pass filters by using their new X-Trans CMOS sensor will allegedly create a step-change improvement in image quality, so we'll no doubt find out soon in real-world tests if that's the case.  Refreshing at least to see some real innovation, rather than incremental tweaks to maintain revenue shares, something which certain other complacent manufacturers have been guilty of...

More details here.