Fujifilm tackles high-speed photography with the Fujifilm X-H2S

Fujifilm has announced the latest update to its X series of mirrorless shooters with the Fujifilm X-H2S. The fifth-generation camera incorporates a new image sensor, a new processor and a big performance upgrade.

The X-H2S also sees leaps in high-speed photography for the series, with Fujifilm gearing this camera towards professional photographers and videographers in sports and bird photography, as well as single-shot on-location work. nobody.

The camera features Fujifilm’s new X-Trans CMOS 5 HS image sensor, a 26.16 megapixel image sensor with the same backlight style as the CMOS 4 but with a new layered structure.

The stacked sensor powers a number of performance improvements for the series, including a seamless burst mode up to 40fps and better AF rate during continuous shooting. It is also capable of reading signals four times faster than CMOS 4.

The X-H2S is also equipped with X-Processor 5, which offers improved image quality, lower power consumption and faster performance compared to the previous processor. The X-Processor 5 also introduces the HEIF file format and CFexpress Type B memory card support to the lineup.

Fujifilm X-H2S Body

One of the biggest improvements to the X-H2S is an update to its burst mode. The camera is capable of shooting up to 40 frames per second, while photographers can capture over 1000 images continuously using the high-speed burst shooting mode at 30 frames per second (JPEG) or 20 frames per second (RAW).

Autofocus has also been updated. AF performance is 3x faster than the X-T4, and Subject Recognition AF can detect and track birds, cars, motorcycles, bicycles, airplanes and trains, as well as humans and animals. animals.

As for video, the camera is capable of shooting at 6.2K/30P and 4K/120P with the addition of Apple ProRes support.

All of this is packed into a smaller, lighter body that supports five-axis in-body image stabilization with up to 7.0 stops advantage and 20% longer battery life compared to the X -T4.

Fujifilm also announced the release of two new lenses previously showcased at the X Summit last September: the Fujinon XF150-600mm F5.6-8 R LM OIS WR super-telephoto lens and the versatile Fujinon XF18-120mm F4 LM PZ mirrorless lens. WR.

The Fujifilm X-H2S will be available in July for £2,499 for the body only. The XF150-600mm lens will also be available from July for £1899, while the XF18-120mm is due to launch in September with pricing yet to be confirmed.

You can also pick up a variety of camera accessories including the cover kit for £19.99, the cooling fan for £169, the vertical battery grip (battery not included) for £399 and the file transmission handle (battery not included) for £949.

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