Are you looking for a Fuji X-T30 deal that will save you money? You’re not alone. The Fuji X-T30 has been one of the most popular cameras since its launch, thanks to its impressive video specs and performance combined with a sub-£1000/$1000 price tag.
Why buy the Fujifilm X-T30
|Number of effective pixels||26.1 million pixels|
|Image sensor||23.5mm×15.6mm (APS-C) X-Trans CMOS 4 with primary color filter|
|Sensor Cleaning system||Ultra Sonic Vibration|
|Storage media||SD memory card (~2GB) / SDHC memory card (~32GB) / SDXC memory card (~512GB)|
|File format of still image||JPEG: Exif Ver.2.3 *1, RAW: 14bit RAW (RAF original format) / RAW+JPEG|
|Number of recorded pixels||［L］〈3:2〉 6240 × 4160 〈16:9〉 6240 × 3512 〈1:1〉 4160 × 4160|
|［M］〈3:2〉 4416 × 2944 〈16:9〉 4416 × 2488 〈1:1〉 2944 × 2944|
|［S］〈3:2〉 3120 × 2080 〈16:9〉 3120 × 1760 〈1:1〉 2080 × 2080|
|Lens mount||FUJIFILM X mount|
|Sensitivity||Standard output||AUTO1 / AUTO2 / AUTO3 (up to ISO12800) / ISO160~12800 (1/3 step)|
|Exposure control||TTL 256-zone metering, Multi / Spot / Average / Center Weighted|
|Exposure mode||P (Program AE) / A (Aperture Priority AE) / S (Shutter Speed Priority AE) / M (Manual Exposure)|
|Exposure compensation||-5.0EV~+5.0EV 1/3EV step (Movie: -2.0EV~+2.0EV)|
|Shutter type||Focal Plane Shutter|
|Shutter speed||Mechanical Shutter||P mode: 4sec. to 1/4000sec. A mode: 30sec. to 1/4000sec. S/M mode: 15min. to 1/4000sec. Bulb mode: up to 60min.|
|Electronic Shutter *2||P mode: 4sec. to 1/32000sec. A mode: 30sec. to 1/32000sec. S/M mode: 15min. to 1/32000sec. Bulb mode: 1sec. Fixed|
|P mode: 4sec. to 1/32000sec. A mode: 30sec. to 1/32000sec. S/M mode: 15min. to 1/32000sec. Bulb mode: up to 60min.|
|Synchronized shutter speed for flash||1/180sec. or slower|
|Continuous shooting||Approx. 30fps [Only electronic shutter, 1.25 x Crop ] (JPEG： 26 frames Lossless compression RAW： 17 frames Uncompressed RAW： 17 frames)|
|Approx. 20fps [Only electronic shutter, 1.25 x Crop ] (JPEG： 53 frames Lossless compression RAW： 17 frames Uncompressed RAW： 17 frames)|
|Approx. 10fps [Only electronic shutter, 1.25 x Crop ] (JPEG： 95 frames Lossless compression RAW： 18 frames Uncompressed RAW： 18 frames)|
|Approx. 20fps [Only electronic shutter ] (JPEG: 32 frames Lossless compression RAW: 17 frames Uncompressed RAW: 17 frames)|
|Approx. 10fps [Only electronic shutter ] (JPEG: 81 frames Lossless compression RAW: 18 frames Uncompressed RAW: 18 frames)|
|Approx. 8fps (JPEG: 90 frames Lossless compression RAW: 18 frames Uncompressed RAW: 18 frames)|
|Approx. 5fps (JPEG: 205 frames Lossless compression RAW: 24 frames Uncompressed RAW: 19 frames)|
|Approx. 4fps (JPEG: 209 frames Lossless compression RAW: 28 frames Uncompressed RAW: 20 frames)|
|Approx. 3fps (JPEG: 216 frames Lossless compression RAW: 34 frames Uncompressed RAW: 21 frames)|
|Pre-shot: Approx. 30fps [Only electronic shutter, 1.25 x Crop ] (max. 10 frames while half press, max. 12 frames after full press, total max. 22 frames)|
|Pre-shot: Approx. 20fps [Only electronic shutter, 1.25 x Crop ] (max. 10 frames while half press, max. 22 frames after full press, total max. 32 frames)|
|Pre-shot: Approx. 10fps [Only electronic shutter, 1.25 x Crop ] (max. 10 frames while half press, max. 68 frames after full press, total max. 78 frames)|
|*Recordable frames depends on recording media|
|*Speed of continuous shooting depends on shooting environment and shooting frames|
|Auto bracketing||AE Bracketing (Frames: -2, -3, +3, +2, ±9, ±7, ±5, ±3 Step: 1/3EV, 2/3EV, 1EV, 4/3EV、5/3EV、2EV、7/3EV、8/3EV、3EV)|
|Film Simulation bracketing (Any 3 types of film simulation selectable)|
|Dynamic Range Bracketing (100%, 200%, 400%)|
|ISO sensitivity Bracketing (±1/3EV, ±2/3EV, ±1EV)|
|White Balance Bracketing (±1, ±2, ±3)|
|Focus Bracketing (Frames: 1～999, Step: 1~10, Interval: 0~10s)|
|Focus||Mode||Single AF / Continuous AF / MF|
|Type||Intelligent Hybrid AF
(TTL contrast AF / TTL phase detection AF)
|Single point AF: EVF / LCD: 13×9 / 25×17 (Changeable size of AF frame)
Zone AF: 3×3 / 5×5 / 7×7 from 91 areas on 13×9 grid
Wide/Tracking AF: (up to 18 area) *AF-S: Wide / AF-C: Tracking
|White balance||Automatic Scene recognition / Custom1~3 / Color temperature selection (2500K~10000K) / Preset: Fine,
Shade, Fluorescent light (Daylight), Fluorescent light (Warm White), Fluorescent light (Cool White),
Incandescent light, Underwater
|Self-timer||10sec. / 2sec.|
|Interval timer shooting||Yes (Setting: Interval, Number of shots, Starting time)|
|Flash||Manual pop-up flash (Super Intelligent Flash)|
|Guide number : approx. 7 (ISO200 · m) / approx. 5 (ISO100 · m)|
|Flash modes||TTL(FLASH AUTO / STANDARD / SLOW SYNC.) / MANUAL / COMMANDER / OFF|
|1ST CURTAIN / 2ND CURTAIN|
|Hot shoe||Yes (Dedicated TTL Flash compatible)|
|Viewfinder||0.39 inch approx. 2.36 millions dots OLED Color Viewfinder
Coverage of viewing area vs. capturing area: approx. 100%
Magnification: 0.62× with 50mm lens (35mm equivalent) at infinity and diopter set to -1m-1
Diagonal angle of view: approx. 31° (Horizontal angle of view: approx. 26° ) Built-in eye sensor
AUTO Brightness Setting: 50～800cd/㎡
|LCD monitor||3.0 inch, aspect ratio 3:2, approx. 1.04 million dots touch screen color LCD monitor(approx. 100% coverage)|
|Movie recording||File format||MOV (MPEG-4 AVC/H.264,Audio: Linear PCM / Stereo sound 24bit / 48KHz sampling)|
|File size||［DCI 4K（4096×2160）］ 29.97p/25p/24p/23.98p 200Mbps/100Mbps up to approx. 10min|
|Frame rate||［4K（3840×2160）］ 29.97p/25p/24p/23.98p 200Mbps/100Mbps up to approx. 10min|
|Recording time||［Full HD（2048 ×1080）］ 59.94p/50p/29.97p/25p/24p/23.98p 200Mbps/100Mbps up to approx. 15min.|
|［Full HD（1920×1080）］ 59.94p/50p/29.97p/25p/24p/23.98p 200Mbps/100Mbps up to approx. 15min.|
|［Full HD（1920×1080) High speed rec.] 120p／100p 200Mbps(recording) up to approx. 6min.|
|*For recording movies, use a SD memory card with UHS Speed Class 3 or higher.|
|*Although movie recording will continue without interruption when the file size reaches 4GB, subsequent|
|footage will be recorded to a separate file which must be viewed separately.|
|Photography functions||Advanced SR AUTO, Face / Eye detection AF, Auto Red-eye Removal, Select custom setting, Panorama, Color space, Setting (Color, Sharpness, D-range, Highlight tone, Shadow tone), Framing guideline, Frame No. memory, Histogram display, Preview depth of focus, Lens Modulation Optimizer, Pre-AF, Number of Focus Points setting, MF Assist, Focus check, Focus Peak Highlight, Electronic level, Multiple exposure, Release priority / Focus priority selection, Fn button setting , ISO AUTO control, Instant AF setting (AF-S/AF-C), AF-C CUSTOM SETTINGS , SHUTTER AF , SHUTTER AE , AF-ON , Interlock spot AE & Focus area, Focus area setting, AE-L/AF-L button setting, Edit/Save Quick menu, Preview exp./WB in manual mode, Shutter Type, Touch Screen Setting, Sports Finder Mode, Pre-Shot, Flicker Reduction|
|Film simulation mode||16 modes (PROVIA/Standard, Velvia/Vivid, ASTIA/Soft, Classic Chrome, PRO Neg.Hi, PRO Neg.Std,
Black & White, Black & White+Ye Filter, Black & White+R Filter, Black & White+G Filter, Sepia, ACROS,
ACROS+Ye Filter, ACROS+R Filter, ACROS+G Filter, ETERNA/Cinema)
B & W Adjustment: -9~+9
|Grain effect||STRONG, WEAK, OFF|
|Color chrome effect||STRONG, WEAK, OFF|
|Dynamic range setting||AUTO, 100%, 200%, 400%
ISO restriction (DR100%: No limit, DR200%: ISO320 or more, DR400%: ISO640 or more)
|Advanced filter||Toy camera, Miniature, Pop color, High-key, Low-key, Dynamic tone, Soft focus,
Partial color (Red / Orange / Yellow / Green / Blue / Purple)
|Playback functions||RAW conversion, Image rotate, Auto image rotate, Face Detection, Red-eye removal, Photobook assist, Erase selected frames, Multi-frame playback (with micro thumbnail), Slide show, Protect, Crop, Resize, Panorama, Favorites, Voice Memo Setting|
|Standard||IEEE802.11b/g/n (standard wireless protocol)|
|Encryption||WEP / WPA / WPA2 mixed mode|
|Bluetooth®||Standard||Bluetooth Ver 4.2 (Bluetooth low energy)|
|Operating frequency (Center frequency)||2402 - 2480MHz|
|Wireless functions||Geotagging, Wireless communication (Image transfer), View & Obtain Images, Remote camera shooting, PC Autosave, Image Transfer Order, instax printer print|
|Other functions||Exif Print, 35 Languages, Date/Time, Time difference, Sound & Flash OFF, Performance Setting, Preview exp. in Manual mode, LCD Brightness, LCD Color, Preview Pic. Effect, DISP. Custom Setting , LARGE INDICATORS MODE(EVF) , LARGE INDICATORS MODE(LCD) , LARGE INDICATORS DISP. SETTING , Copyright Setting|
|Terminal||Digital interface||USB Type-C (USB3.1 Gen1)|
|HDMI output||HDMI micro connector (Type D)|
|Other||ø2.5mm, stereo mini connector (Microphone), Hot shoe, Synchronized terminal|
|Power supply||NP-W126S Li-ion battery (included)|
|Battery life for still images*3||Approx. 380 frames (Normal Mode) When XF35mmF1.4 R is set.|
|Actual battery life of|
*Face detection is set to OFF
|[4K] approx. 45min. (29.97p)
[Full HD] approx. 45min. (59.94p)
|Continuance battery life of|
*Face detection is set to OFF
|[4K] approx. 60min. (29.97p)
[Full HD] approx. 75min. (59.94p)
|Dimensions||118.4mm (W) x 82.8mm (H) x 46.8mm (D) / 4.66in. (W) x 3.26in. (H) x 1.84in. (D)|
|Weight||Approx. 383g (including battery and SD memory card)
Approx. 333g (excluding battery and SD memory card)
|Operating Humidity||10%~80% (no condensation)|
|Starting up period||Approx. 0.4sec.|
|Accessories included||Li-ion battery NP-W126S, Shoulder strap,
Body cap, Strap clip, Protective cover, Clip attaching tool, Owner's manual,
|*1 Exif 2.3 is a digital camera file format that contains a variety of shooting information for optimal printing.|
|*2 The Electronic Shutter may not be suitable for fast-moving objects. Flash can not be used.|
|*3 Approximate number of frames or movie recording time that can be taken with a fully-charged based on CIPA Standard.|
- Price: £849 / $899
- Same sensor as X-T3
- Same processing engine as X-T30
- 4K video
As soon as the X-T3 was announced we could pretty much guarantee what the specification of the X-T20’s replacement would be. And sure enough, in the X-T30, Fujifilm has paired its 26.1Mp backside-illuminated (BSI) APS-C format 4th generation X-Trans CMOS sensor with the same 4th generation X-Processor as is in the X-T3.
That means that you can get the same image quality as from the X-T3 from a smaller, more affordable camera.
In addition to the benefits of a BSI sensor, the processor is 3x faster than the previous generation. This helps boost speed, performance and image quality. There are even a few enhancements that have yet to reach the X-T3 via a firmware upgrade.
As with the Fuji X-T3, the 4th generation sensor and processor combo enable a native sensitivity range of ISO 160 to 12,800. This can be expended to ISO 80-51,200.
Aside from the step-up in resolution from 24.3Mp to 26.1Mp, the new sensor in the X-T30 also enables a better AF system than the X-T20’s. For instance, there are 2.16 million pixels used for phase detection autofocusing rather than 0.5 million. This gives 100% coverage with AF points.
Each AF point also benefits from 4x as much data.
According to Fuji, this, the new processing engine, an improved algorithm and the BSI design of the sensor combine to make the AF system sensitive down to -3EV.
Fujifilm has also worked on the Face & Eye Tracking system. It’s now faster and more stable than the X-T20’s. The X-T30’s exposure is less likely to fluctuate when a face is detected.
The X-T3 made a significant step up in video features over the X-T2 and the X-T30 does the same in comparison with the X-T20.
In 4K mode (17:9 and 16:9), video is captured at 6K and then downsampled to 4K (4096 x 2160 or 3840 x 2160 respectively). At this resolution the maximum frame rate is 30p. Switch to Full-HD resolution, however, and you can shoot at up to 120fps.
If an external recorder is connected via the X-T30’s HDMI port it’s possible to record 4:2:2 10bit footage. However, when an SD card is used for storage, the output drops to 4:2:0 8bit.
Further good news is that there’s both F-Log recording and the Eterna Film Simulation mode. These are designed to produce flat footage with greater scope for grading. Fujifilm’s other 15 Film Simulation modes are also available if you want to give stills or videos a particular look in-camera.
Fujifilm has also made a few handling improvements upon the X-T20. The most noticeable is the exchange of the navigation pad for a joystick controller. It’s a great move.
Read in-depth what we thought of the camera and see our sample images in our Fuji X-T30 review.
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