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Fujifilm X-T30 review: A highly competitive ILC camera

By Marcus Wong - 14 May 2019
Launch SRP: S$1399

Sample Images and Conclusion

Sample Images

55mm at f/8.0, 1/80s, ISO 5000

100% crop.

55mm at f/5.6, 1/400s, ISO 160

100% crop.

18mm at f/5.6, 1/500s, ISO 160

100% crop.

27.7mm at f/3.2, 1/15s, ISO 5000

100% crop.

 

Conclusion

With the same processor and sensor as the flagship X-T3, image performance is largely the same on the more affordable X-T30. You get the same great autofocus coverage and the same ability to go up to 30fps using the electronic shutter in Sports Finder mode. You do lose out in terms of buffer size for both stills and video, and high speed capture options with the mechanical shutter, but otherwise there’s very little you lose with the more wallet-friendly model. You also get the handy focus lever for quick and easy AF point adjustments, so the handling experience is very close too.

Overall, for just S$1,399, the X-T30 is a highly competitive camera and is an easy recommendation for anyone looking for a mid-range interchangeable lens camera.

 

Note: This article was first published on Apr 23, 2019.

8.5
  • Performance 8.5
  • Design 8
  • Features 8.5
  • User-Friendliness 8.5
  • Value 9
The Good
Fast, accurate autofocus
High continuous capture rate with Sports Finder mode
Good value for money
The Bad
Smaller buffer is noticeable when pushing camera's limits
Q-button isn't ideally placed
Only takes the slower UHS-1 SD cards
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