Fujifilm has officially announced the arrival of the X-H2S . This camera is the successor to the Fujifilm X-H1 which was launched in 2018.
Features of Fujifilm X-H2S
The Fujifilm XH series is Fujifilm’s line of mirrorless cameras focused on videography. However, in the midst of the trend of content creation, this camera also offers very capable photography capabilities.
Fujifilm X-H2S comes with a stacked APS-C sensor with a resolution of 26.15 megapixels. The sensor is supported by the latest X-Processor 5. Processor performance is twice as fast as the previous generation.
Fujifilm X-H2S specs at a glance:
|Body material||Magnesium alloy|
|Effective pixels||26 megapixels|
|Sensor size||APS-C (23.5 x 15.6 mm) BSI CMOS 26 megapixel|
|ISO||Auto, 160-12800 (expands to 80-51200)|
|Articulated LCD||Fully articulated 3 inch, touch screen|
|Video||MPEG-4, H.264, H.265, up to 6.2K 30 fps resolution|
|Memory card||1x CFexpress Type B, 1x UHS-II SD|
|Connectivity||USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10 GBit/sec), HDMI Full Size, input mic, WiFi, Bluetooth|
|Weight (including battery)||660 g|
|Dimension||136 x 93 x 95 mm|
As a result, in video mode the X-H2S can record videos up to 6.2K 30fps resolution with an aspect ratio of 3:2. Or, you can also record videos up to 4K 120fps resolution with a 16:9 ratio. The processor also allows video recording to the internal memory card in the Apple ProRes 4:2:2 10-bit format and the ProRes 422 HQ codec.
The video mode also has the support of a five-axis stabilizer feature on the body and the F-Log2 mode which offers a wider dynamic range. In addition, Fujifilm also provides the option of using an external cooling fan which is sold separately for longer video recording.
To shoot, the X-H2S can now shoot non-stop at speeds of up to 40 fps using the electronic shutter. Or, up to 15 fps using a mechanical shutter.
Thanks to a faster processor, the X-H2S autofocus sector is also getting more sophisticated. The X-HS autofocus system is now capable of recognizing subjects such as humans, animals, trains, planes, motorcycles, cars and birds. So, the ability to track and lock autofocus will be faster.
With these advantages, the Fujifilm X-H2S has succeeded in becoming the Fujifilm X-Series camera that offers the most advanced photo and video capabilities.
Another feature, the Fujifilm X-H2S comes with a weather-resistant magnesium alloy body, equipped with an OLED viewfinder, 3-inch flexible touch screen, mic input, full-size HDMI port, and a USB 3.2 Gen 2 port. For storage space, there is a CFexpress Type B memory slot. and SD memory card.
Fujifilm X-H2S Price
The Fujifilm X-H2S will be available on the market in early July 2022. Prices for the Fujifilm X-H2S start at US$2499.