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The Fujifilm X-E3 is a compact mirrorless digital camera with unique twist on the rangefinder design. It houses a 24 megapixels X-Trans CMOS III sensor with built-in 325-Point Autofocus system. This mirrorless can record 4K Ultra-HD video at 30 FPS and shoot continuously at up to 14 FPS using an Electronic-Shutter or 8 FPS with a Mechanical-Shutter.

The body of the X-E3 has been shrunk compared to the X-E2 that precedes it by removing the 4-way controller on the back, leaving only a focus joystick to navigate the menu system. This makes using the X-E3 completely different than any other digital camera, although it maintains efficient controls with dual control-dials, a dedicated shutter-speed dial and an exposure-compensation dial.

An in-depth review of the Fujifilm X-E3 was just published at Neocamera. Read on to find out how the X-E3 performs and particularly how its new ergonomics work out.

Fuji stunned with world with their entry into the mirrorless cameras with the X-Pro1 which landed at the high-end of market along with a trio of prime lenses. Four years later, they unveiled its successor, continuing with the rangefinder-style body but making it weatherproof and introducing a new 24 megapixels APS-C X-Trans CMOS III sensor with built-in Phase-Detection.

Although lots of competitors have appeared among high-end mirrorless cameras, Fuji is holding its own thanks to their unique color-filter-array which stands moire without any anti-alias filter. A speedy hybrid shutter allows the X-Pro2 to maintain a full 8 FPS and capture frames at 1/32000s, making it one of the fastest mirrorless cameras around.

Neocamera just published a detailed review of the Fuji X-Pro2. Read it to see how this new top-of-the-line mirrorless performs and compares. Be sure to check the side-by-side crops comparing it to the Fuji X-Pro1 if you are considering upgrading from its predecessor.

The entry-level Fuji X-A2 mirrorless packs a 16 megapixels APS-C sensor in a compact camera body with dual control-dials and a tilting 3″ LCD that flips up 180° for taking selfies. It offers more controls than the typical low-cost mirrorless with a traditional mode-dial and numerous buttons, plus a standard hot-shoe. Thanks to its EXR II processor the X-A2 can capture full-resolution images at 5.6 FPS and film 1080p HD video at 30 FPS.

Neocamera just published an express review of the Fuji X-A2 with a direct comparison against its sibling, the X-M1 which uses an X-Trans CMOS II processor in a nearly identical body. As always, a gallery of full-resolution images at every ISO is included. Read the review now to see results from the X-A2.

CP+ is about to happen, and here are the latest digital cameras that have been announced.

Nikon Coolpix:
P340 – Entry level serious compact, 5x optical zoom, built in Wi-Fi
S9600 – 22x optical zoom pocket camera
S9700 – 30x optical zoom pocket camera, 3inch screen, manual controls
P600 – 60x optical zoom, tilting vari-angle screen
P530 – 40x optical zoom
AW120 (Waterproof, 18m)
S32 (Waterproof, 10m), 13mp

Olympus:
Stylus Tough TG-850 (Waterproof, 10m), tilting screen for self-portraits
Stylus SP-100EE – 50x optical zoom, with dot-sight
OM-D E-M10 – compact 16mp Micro Four Thirds camera with EVF, sample photos.

Fujifilm:
X-T1 – Weather sealed compact system camera, full review.

Pentax Ricoh:
WG-4, WG-4 GPS – (Waterproof) one with GPS
WG-20 – (Waterproof)

Panasonic:
Panasonic Lumix GH4 – interchangeable lens digital camera that records 4K video – Micro Four Thirds, 16mp sensor, 12fps continuous shooting for stills.

Casio:
Casio Exilim EX-100 – Serious compact with Raw, tilting screen, 10.7x optical zoom lens with f/2.8 aperture, and 3.5inch screen.

Fuji X-E2The Fuji X-E2 recently launched with a unique 16 megapixels APS-C sensor that uses Fuji’s own X-Trans 6×6 color-pattern to avoid artifacts without the need of an anti-alias filter. Version II of this sensor, which is used in the X-E2 and X100S, also offers Phase-Detect autofocus, allowing the X-E2 to boast the fasted AF performance in its class.

Fuji X-E2 Review

A detailed review of the X-E2 just got published at Neocamera. Like all their reviews, this one clearly explains the capability, usability and performance of the X-E2, comparing it detail-by-detail with its predecessor, the highly acclaimed Fuji X-E1. Read it to find out all about the X-E2 and be sure to get your own impression of image-quality by visiting the included gallery of full-resolution images.

Fujifilm X-A1 Black

ePHOTOzine has published full size ISO and White balance test / sample photos from the new Fujifilm X-A1, Fujifilm’s latest mirrorless camera, it is also the most affordable X-mount mirrorless camera yet, available for around £499 with 16-50mm OIS lens.

The Fujifilm X-A1 features a 16 megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor, 5.6fps continuous shooting, a tilting 3inch screen, manual controls, full HD video with stereo sound, and uses a lithium ion rechargeable battery.

Read Fujifilm X-A1 Reviews: ePHOTOzine, Photography BLOG.

Fujifilm X-M1 BrownThe Fujifilm X-M1 is the latest mirrorless camera from Fuji, and uses the same X-Mount as the X-Pro1 and X-E1, except this new model is the most compact, and best value for money yet. It is being introduced with a new 27mm lens, as well as a new 16-50mm kit lens. It features the same 16 megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor, full HD video recording, a 3inch tilting screen, built in flash, and built in Wi-Fi. It will be available at the end of July. More info here.

Reviews:
Nikon D7100 vs D7000 DSLR Review at ePHOTOzine.
Nikon Coolpix A Review at ePHOTOzine.
Fujifilm X100s Review at ePHOTOzine.
Fujifilm X20 Compact Review at PhotographyBLOG.
Fujifilm X-E1 Mirrorless Review at Cameralabs.
Olympus Tough TG-2 at NeoCamera. (Waterproof)

Sample Photos:
Olympus Stylus XZ-10 Sample Photos at ePHOTOzine.
Olympus Tough TG-830 Waterproof Sample Photos at ePHOTOzine.
Nikon Coolpix S9500 Travel Zoom Sample Photos at ePHOTOzine.
Nikon Coolpix P520 Bridge Sample Photos at ePHOTOzine.

Smartphones:The HTC One screen at RR.

Today is the last day of Focus On Imaging 2013 – so if you’re keen to get a last minute bargain and can make it there – then there are a number of offers available from retailers with Focus On Imaging show prices! Including the Nikon D600 for £1099 refurbished body only, a number of Panasonic Micro Four Thirds cameras and lenses for great prices, and offers on memory cards and more…

There were some of the big camera companies, including Canon, Nikon, and Fujifilm, with few other camera companies including Sigma and Minox, although you could see a number of lenses from the likes of Tokina, Carl Zeiss, Tamron, Sigma, Samyang, and bags and tripods from Manfrotto, Giottos, Gitzo, 3 Legged Thing, and others (Cullmann, Triopos, Benro etc). More tripods than you can shake a stick at?

Here’s a roundup of coverage of the show from around the web:
Canon CanoScan 9000F Mark II Launched – flatbad scanners are still around.
Three new digital backs from Phase One, ePHOTOzine has the details.
BlackMagicDesign Cinema Camera EF Hands-On – 2.5k Video camera.

Lenses:
Sigma 60mm f/2.8 DN Hands-On – Mirrorless lens.
New 80-400mm Telephoto Zoom Lens From Nikon Announced – updates the classic lens, preview here.
Canon EF 200-400mm f/4 L IS USM Hands-On – with built in teleconverter.
Fujifilm X Lens Roadmap Shown – along with specifications for the 55-200mm lens.
Carl Zeiss 135mm f/2 Lens Hands-On – new telephoto prime from Carl Zeiss.

Cameras:
Hasselblad H5D-50 Hands-On Preview
Canon Powershot N Hands-On Preview
Nikon Coolpix L320 Launched – entry level 26x optical zoom ultra zoom camera.
Nikon Coolpix A Announced with 16mp APS-C sensor in a compact, preview here.
Nikon Coolpix P330 Announced – Hands-On Preview – a compact with RAW, and 5x optical zoom.
Nikon Coolpix AW110 Hands-On Preview – 18m waterproof compact!
Fujifilm X100s Wide Angle Converter Preview – advanced compact with APS-C sensor.
Fujifilm X20 Hands-On Photos – serious compact with 4x optical zoom.
Fujifilm FinePix F900EXR pictures and hands-on – at Pocket-Lint.
Nikon Coolpix P520 pictures and hands-on – at Pocket-Lint.
Nikon Coolpix S9500 pictures and hands-on – at Pocket-Lint.

Sample Photos:
Sigma DP3 Merrill Hands-On Sample Photos – the new Foveon sensor camera with 50mm Macro lens.
Leica M Typ 240 Hands-On Sample Photos – Not at the show, but some of the first sample photos.

Video:
A number of videos from Focus On Imaging are on CameraDiner.
Focus On Imaging Video Roundup at DPNow – with captions.
There’s also a podcast at TheActivePhotographer.

If we’ve missed any additional kit coverage, please let us know!

Compact:
Nikon Coolpix S3200 Review, budget 16mp, 6x zoom compact.
Nikon Coolpix P7700, serious compact with 7x zoom
Sony Cyber-shot RX1 Review, full-frame 24mp sensor, compact camera.
Canon Powershot D20, Waterproof Compact

Ultra-Zoom:
Canon Powershot SX50 HS, 50x optical zoom ultra zoom

Digital SLR:
Nikon D800, full-frame 36.3mp DSLR
Pentax K-5 II DSLR Review, 16mp DSLR.
Pentax K-5 IIs DSLR Review, 16mp DSLR, without the AA filter.

Mirrorless:
Fujifilm X-E1, mirrorless, 16mp, X-Mount
Sony NEX-5R Review, compact 16mp mirrorless camera.
Canon EOS M Mirrorless Camera Review, 18mp APS-C sensor mirrorless.