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Fujifilm X-Pro 2
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    Specifications:

    • 24.3MP X-Trans CMOS III sensor
    • X Processor Pro LSI
    • Faster AF. Intelligent hybrid phase difference. 273 points.
    • Advanced hybrid multi viewfinder with auto magnification switch (2.36 millions dots)
    • The fastest shutter mechanical shutter 1/8000 seconds, electronic shutter 1/32000 seconds
    • Flash Sync at 1/250 sec
    • 1.62M dots 3" LCD monitor
    • 8fps shooting
    • Dual SD Cards, UHS-II compatible
    • Lossless compressed 14bit RAW
    • Wi-Fi, with remote shooting
    • 1080 60p,50p,30p,25p,24p up to 14 min
    • Magnesium alloy body. Dust and water resistant.
    • NP-126W battery with 350 shots rate
    • Approx. 495g with card and battery
    • Available at http://www.amazon.com/Fujifilm-X-Pro2-Body-Professional-Black/dp/B01A8DUR74
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  • FUJIFILM X-Pro2 (Ver.5.0.0) -- Available in May 2018

    • Enlarged and customizable indicators and information in the viewfinder and/or LCD monitor. Users can also customize the location of where information is shown on the display.
    • Enhanced Phase Detection AF to improve performance in various shooting environments.
    • Addition of "Flicker Reduction" to reduce flicker in both pictures and display when shooting under fluorescent lighting.
    • Addition of "Select Folder" and "Create Folder" allowing users to choose the folder that images are stored in and to create a new folder.
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  • Firmware Ver. 4.01 for the X-Pro2

    Fixes a problem that could cause the camera to freeze when all the three settings below are set at the same time after the firmware has been upgraded to version 4.00:

    1. IMAGE QUALITY : FINE+RAW or NORMAL + RAW
    2. RAW RECORDING : LOSSLESS COMPRESSED
    3. DRIVE : any ADVANCED FILTER.

    Note: Firmware Ver. 4.0 added 4K video using the X Series' Film Simulation modes and also provided support for tethered shooting via USB or Wi-Fi.

    http://www.fujifilm.com/support/digital_cameras/software/fw_table.html

  • Fujifilm X-Pro2 Mirrorless Body + stuff, $1499

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    https://www.adorama.com/ifjxp2a.html

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  • New firmware

    • The phenomenon is fixed that in the MF mode, repeated halfway shutter pressing can shift the focus point under a specific exposure condition.
    • The phenomenon is fixed that in the MF and OVF modes, repeated halfway shutter pressing can shift the focus.

    http://www.fujifilm.com/support/digital_cameras/software/firmware/x/xpro2/index.html

  • FUJIFILM X-Pro2 firmware V.4.0 Key Features, announcement

    • Addition of 4K video mode using Film Simulation modes (excluding HDMI output for recording).
    • Supports tether shooting via USB or Wi-Fi using compatible software* to enable transfer of images to a computer, or to control camera from the computer.
      • Requires FUJIFILM X Acquire and Tether Shooting Plug-in PRO/ Tether Shooting Plug-in (Adobe® Photoshop® Lightroom® 6 or CC is required).
    • New AF tracking algorithm enhances AF-C to track moving subjects half the size, or moving twice as fast as previous models.
    • Supports FUJIFILM X RAW STUDIO which enables users to convert RAW files with X Processor Pro.
    • Improves radio flash controller usability allowing users to shoot with compatible third party studio flash in high speed sync or TTL mode via their radio controllers.
    • Supports backup and restore of camera settings from one camera to another via FUJIFILM X Acquire.
  • I hear from trusted sources, that Fujifilm is working on a major firmware update for the Fujifilm X-Pro2, which will, among the others, give X-Pro2 owners 4K video and more.

  • New firmware

    1. Options of "-6" and "-7" are added in the EVF BRIGHTNESS setting. With the additional options, even in an extremely low-light condition, the brightness of the EVF does not distract you from shooting.
    2. Function assignment to the Rear Command Dial. You can assign a specific function to be activated when the Rear Command Dial is pressed.

    http://www.fujifilm.com/support/digital_cameras/software/firmware/x/xpro2/index.html

  • New firmware info

    FUJIFILM Corporation (President: Kenji Sukeno) will release free firmware updates for the FUJIFILM X-Pro2 (“X-Pro2”) and FUJIFILM X-T2 (“X-T2”) double flagship models of the X Series of mirrorless digital cameras. The first one is due in late March and the second will be due late May 2017, reflecting users’ requests for improving operability and adding new functions. Applying the firmware updates will add new functions such as “Voice Memo” and “Copyright Information“, and dramatically improve operability in autofocus, video recording and viewfinder handling.

    X-T2 version 2.00 & X-Pro2 version 3.00 – due late March 2017

    1. Shooting RAW in Bracketing and Advanced Filters
      The update enables you to use the RAW format when shooting not only in AE Bracketing but also in other Bracketing modes (ISO, Dynamic Range, White Balance, Film Simulaitons) and also in Advanced Filter modes.
    2. Extended ISO 125 and 160 selectable
      The update adds ISO125 and ISO160 to extended ISO levels available.
    3. Programmable long exposure of up to 15 minutes
      Long exposure in the T mode currently goes only up to 30 seconds. The update will allow users to extend it up to 15 minutes.
    4. ON/OFF for 1/3-step shutter speed adjustment (X-T2 only – already in X-Pro2)
      The update allows you to turn off the Command Dial’s function to adjust shutter speed by 1/3 steps in order to prevent unintended adjustments.
    5. Full-range ISO adjustments with the Command Dial (X-T2 only)
      With the update, set the ISO “A” position to “Command” to adjust ISO sensitivity across the full range, including extended ISOs, with the Front Command Dial.
    6. “AUTO” setting added for the minimum shutter speed in the ISO Auto setting
      The update adds an AUTO option for the minimum shutter speed in the ISO Auto setting, that allows the camera to automatically define the minimum shutter speed according to the focal length of the lens attached.
    7. Faster “Face Detection AF”
      The update enables the use of Phase Detection AF for faster performance in Face Detection AF.
    8. Improved in-focus indication in the AF-C mode
      The update reduces focus hunting in the AF-C mode, making it easier to track a subject.
    9. Addition of a smaller Focus Point size in Single Point AF
      The update adds a smaller Focus Point size in Single Point AF, bringing the total number of available sizes to six. The new smallest size facilitates pin-point focusing.
    10. Addition of “AF Point Display” (X-Pro2 only – already on X-T2)
      With the update, you can choose to have AF Points constantly displayed in Zone AF and Wide / Tracking AF, making it easier to track a subject.
    11. Addition of “AF-C Custom Setting” (X-Pro2 only – already on X-T2)
      The update adds “AF-C Custom Setting” for specifying focus-tracking characteristics. Choose from five presets according to your subject’s type of movements.
    12. Addition of “Portrait / Landscape AF Mode Switching” (X-T2 only)
      The update allows you to specify separate AF mode and AF point settings for portrait orientation and landscape orientation.
    13. Change of focus frame position while enlarging it
      The update allows you to move the position of focus frame while enlarging it in Single Point in the AF-S mode or in the Manual Focus
    14. Activation of the Eye Sensor in video recording (X-T2 only)
      The update allows you to use the Eye Sensor during video recording to automatically switch between EVF and LCD.
    15. Change of ISO sensitivity during video recording (X-T2 only)
      The update allows you to change ISO setting during video recording.
    16. Re-autofocusing in video recording
      With the update, half-press the Shutter Release button or press the button assigned to “AF-ON” function during video recording to re-do autofocusing.
    17. Display live histogram during video recording (X-T2 only)
      The update allows you to display a live histogram during video recording.
    18. Optimization of external microphone’s input level (X-T2 only)
      The update optimizes external microphone’s input level (lower limit revised from -12dB to 20dB) to reduce white noise when an external microphone with preamp is connected.
    19. Addition of “Eye Sensor + LCD Image Display” in the View Mode
      The update gives the “Eye Sensor + LCD Image Display” option in the View Mode that allows you to shoot through the viewfinder and check images on the LCD, just as you would with an SLR.
    20. Shorter EVF display time-lag (X-Pro2 only – already in X-T2)
      The update shortens EVF’s display time-lag in the AF-C mode so that you will not miss a photo opportunity.
    21. Constant “Dual” mode display (X-T2 only)
      With the update, the small window in the Dual mode stays on even when you half-press the shutter release button.
    22. Automatic vertical GUI for LCD (X-T2 only)
      With the update, when you hold the camera in the portrait orientation, the camera will automatically display the GUI on the LCD in the same orientation.
    23. Name Custom Settings
      The update allows you to assign a specific name to Custom Settings 1 – 7.
    24. Copyright information in EXIF data
      The update allows you to register the photographer’s name and the copyright holder’s name in advance so that the camera automatically adds the information to EXIF data for each image.
    25. Voice Memo function
      The update enable you to record 30-second “Voice Memo” clips in the Playback mode.
    26. Extended AE Bracketing
      The update extends AE Bracketing from the current 3 frames +/-2EV to up to 9 frames +/-3EV.
    27. Addition of “Shoot Without Card” mode
      With the update, you can have the “Shoot Without Card” mode turned OFF so that the camera can not shoot when there is no SD card inserted.

    X-T2 version 2.10 & X-Pro2 version 3.10 – late May 2017

    1. Support for computer tethering via Wi-Fi (X-T2 only)
      The update adds support for computer tethering via Wi-Fi.
    2. Addition of “All” AF mode (X-T2 only)
      With the update, select “All” in the AF mode so that you can select the AF mode and Focus Area size by only using the Command Dial.
    3. Function extension for “Shutter AF” and “Shutter AE” (X-T2 only)
      With the update, you can specify different settings for AF-S and AF-C in “Shutter AF” and for AF-S / MF and AF-C in “Shutter AE.”
    4. Addition of “-6” and “-7” to EVF’s brightness setting
      Additional options of “-6” and “-7” to the “EVF Brightness” setting so that, even in an extremely low-light condition, the brightness of the EVF does not distract you from shooting.
    5. Switchover of the main and sub displays in the Dual Display mode (X-T2 only)
      The update allows you to switch between the main and sub displays in the Dual Display mode.
    6. Function assignment to the Rear Command Dial
      With the update, you can assign a specific function to be activated when the Rear Command Dial is pressed.
  • Interesting story about homeless guy who own both Leica and X Pro 2

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    https://petapixel.com/2017/02/18/fujifilm-x-pro2-vs-leica-m-imitation-highest-form-flattery/

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  • Graphite edition

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    The X-Pro2 was released in March 2016 as the flagship model of the X Series, achieving outstanding image quality with Fujifilm’s proprietary colour reproduction technology and featuring the world's one and only Advanced Hybrid Multi Viewfinder, which enables users to instantly switch between the optical viewfinder and electronic viewfinder. The X-Pro2 also features a 24.3MP X-TransTM CMOS III sensor*2 which achieves super high image quality that exceeds what is normally expected from an APS-C sized sensor.

    Compared to the graphite silver editions of the current X-T1 and new X-T2, additional black pigment is added to the top coating of this edition, which provides a rich metallic texture perfectly suited to the X-Pro2, a camera optimal for discreet snap-shooting.

    The camera is sold together with the FUJINON XF23mm F2 R WR lens and LH-XF35-2 lens hood in the same graphite colour as the body. This particular combination of body and lens further enhances the compact appearance and luxurious feeling of the camera, providing users with a mirrorless digital camera that’s a joy to own.

    https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/1307717-REG/fujifilm_16536556_x_pro2_mirrorless_digital_camera.html

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  • Firmware released

    1. The NUMBER OF THE FOCUS POINT has increased.(*) The options available are 91 POINTS(7x13) and 325 POINTS(13x25) on the NUMBER OF THE FOCUS POINT of the AF/MF SETTING in the Shooting Menu.
    2. Improvement of phase detection AF accuracy. By employing the new AF algorithm used in the X-T2, the AF accuracy has been improved.
    3. AF tracking function has been improved when CONTINUOUS L in the AF-C mode.
    4. In AF-C mode, AE function will work while pressing the shutter button halfway.
    5. AF tracking function works while CONTINUOUS shooting in the AF-C mode with the Electronic Shutter.
    6. AF tracking function works while CONTINUOUS H shooting in the AF-C mode instead of zone AF.
    7. STILL IMAGE(single frame shooting) is available when CONTINUOUS L in the AF-C mode.
    8. The focus point of Eye Detection AF has been changed to the eye closer to the camera.
    9. Compatibility with the Shoe Mount Flash EF-X500.(*) Additional functions like the multi-flash lighting, high-speed flash sync and so on can be used with the EF-X500. Accordingly, the FLASH SETTING and the Shooting Menu is dramatically changed.
    10. The items that can be assigned to the Quick Menu have changed.(*) FLASH FUNCTION SETTINGS and FLASH COMPENSATION have been added due to the compatibility with the Shoe Mount Flash EF-X500.
    11. The roles that can be assigned to the Function buttons have changed.(*) FLASH FUNCTION SETTINGS, TTL-LOCK and MODELING FLASH have been added due to the compatibility with the Shoe Mount Flash EF-X500.
    12. Addition of AUTO POWER SAVE.(*) AUTO POWER SAVE option has been added to the POWER MANAGEMENT of the Setup Menu. Select ON to save the power consumption and make the battery life longer.
    13. Addition of setting time in AUTO POWER OFF.(*) 15 SEC, 30 SEC and 1 MIN have been added to the AUTO POWER OFF of the POWER MANAGEMENT in the Setup Menu.
    14. S.S OPERATION option has been added to BUTTON/DIAL SETTING in the Setup Menu.(*) Select OFF to disable the shutter-speed fine-tuning using the command dials.
    15. Change of the CORRECTED AF FRAME in the OVF.(*) Specification of the CORRECTED AF FRAME of AF/MF SETTING in the Shooting Menu has been changed.
      • OFF:The frame moves according to parallax to show the focus point.
      • ON:The CORRECTED AF FRAME in the OVF is fixed on the recommended value described in the Owner's manual. If the minimum focus range of the attached lens is greater than the recommended value, the frame is displayed on the position of the minimum focus range.
    16. The phenomenon is fixed that in rare cases the magnification of the OVF doesn't switch appropriately when a lens is changed.
    17. The bright frame movement in the OVF has become more smoothly while zooming in and out.
    18. OIS function has been improved while using Electronic Shutter.
    19. The phenomenon is fixed that in rare cases frames of live view on a smartphone drop while using the application software "FUJIFILM Camera Remote".
    20. The phenomenon is fixed that exposure sometimes doesn't change appropriately in Aperture Priority AE while using an M MOUNT ADAPTER.

    http://www.fujifilm.com/support/digital_cameras/software/firmware/x/xpro2/

  • Coming firmware update

    FUJIFILM X-Pro2

    Fujifilm Corporation (President: Kenji Sukeno) is pleased to announce that a free firmware update (Ver. 2.00) for the FUJIFILM X-Pro2 is now available to download. With the added performance provided by this firmware update, the FUJIFILM X-Pro2 rangefinder-style mirrorless digital camera will stand alongside the new FUJIFILM X-T2 D-SLR-style mirrorless digital camera as one of the “double flagship” X Series cameras.

    Key X-Pro2 firmware version 2.00 features

    1. The new autofocus algorithm* that is implemented on the FUJIFILM X-T2 will also be implemented on the FUJIFILM X-Pro2. As a result, more accurate autofocus is now possible, and the AF tracking in AF-C mode will be improved. The number of focus point will be increased from 77 to 91 points (13×7) and from 273 to 325 points (25×13) to improve framing. Excludes the new AF-C Custom Settings functions.
    2. Compatibility with the new hot-shoe mount flash EF-X500 will enable wireless multi-flash lighting with TTL control up to three groups and high-speed flash sync.
    3. AUTO POWER OFF will now have 15 sec, 30 sec, and 1 min. options. AUTO POWER SAVE function, which was previously only available in ECONOMY mode, is now available as an option in HIGH PERFORMANCE and STANDARD modes to allow users to minimize battery power consumption.
    4. AF point position interlocked with parallax will be displayed to provide a more accurate and easier-to-use Optical Viewfinder even when Corrected AF frame function is set to OFF.

    More improvements

    In our constant endeavor to improve user’s enjoyment of Fujifilm products, the firmware version 2.00 update will provide a total of twenty improvements to the X-Pro2. For a list of all improvements, please visit the link below.

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  • Upcoming firmware

    • The new autofocus algorithm that is implemented on the new FUJIFILM X-T2 to produce faster and more accurate autofocus will also be implemented on the FUJIFILM X-Pro2. * Excludes the new AF-C Custom Settings functions.
    • Compatibility with the new hot-shoe mount flash EF-X500. The camera will now be enabled with high-speed flash sync and multi-flash lighting.
    • AUTO POWER OFF will now have 15 sec, 30 sec, and 1 min. options, allowing more customisable power management.
    • The parallax correction function will be improved to provide a more accurate and easier-to-use Optical Viewfinder.
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    The Fujifilm X-Pro2 has a lot of great features -- both in terms of its design and in terms of its operation -- that make it an appealing camera. And it has numerous upgrades over what was offered with the X-Pro1. It has a very high price tag, one that's near the top of the mirrorless camera market. And with no mode dial, it'll take a little while to become comfortable with adjusting the camera's settings to make it work for you. So more than likely, this isn't a purchase an inexperienced photographer is going to want to make. There are less expensive mirrorless models (and DSLRs for that matter) that will appeal more to photographers seeking a first interchangeable lens camera. But, for those who can take advantage of the X-Pro2's advanced features and numerous manual control options, this model has a lot going for it. The X-Pro2's retro style is appealing, but it has more than looks on its side. This model excels in high ISO shooting conditions, has a great Hybrid viewfinder, and has a fast burst mode performance. This model's style and lack of a mode dial may not appeal to everyone, but its strong photographic features should, as long as you can afford it.

    http://www.steves-digicams.com/news/just_published_our_fujifilm_x-pro2_ilc_review.html

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    The Fuji X-Pro2 is truly high end mirrorless camera with performance to match. It delivers one of the best image quality from a mirrorless camera. The main choice photographers face is deciding between the X-Pro2 and X-T1, both professional-grade cameras with the former having an advantage in terms of resolution and the latter one in terms of image noise at high ISO.

    http://www.neocamera.com/camera/fuji/xpro2/review

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