Fujifilm X-Pro2 to be Announced in January, 2016

According to the latest rumors from FR, the upcoming Fujifilm X-Pro2 flagship X-mount camera will be announced in January, 2016.

The CES 2016 will be held from the 6th to 9th of January. So maybe the Fujifilm X-Pro2 will be announced at CES 2016. Or, there will be a separate announcement, just like the X-T1, which was not announced at CES but a few weeks later at the end of January.

According to the previous rumors, Fujifilm X-Pro2 will use the same Sony a7000 sensor, so they have to wait at least 6 months after the sensor gets officially used on a Sony camera. And then they have the permission to use it in their own cameras. The Sony A7000 is rumored for mid October, if it is true, the Fujifilm X-Pro2 will be available in mid March or mid April.

Or, maybe the Fujifilm X-Pro2 will use another sensor?

And the previous rumor said that Fujifilm X-Pro2 will have the same size of the current Fujifilm X-Pro1 (in stock at Amazon for $799).

Fujifilm X-Pro2 Rumored Specs:

  • APS-C sensor (TS + AS + AS)
  • 24MP sensor (AS) – More than 16MP (AS)
  • Weather Sealed
  • 1/8000 of a second mechanical shutter speed (TS)
  • dual SD card slot (NeS)
  • coming late 2015 (TS + AS)
  • coming September / October (OS + OS)
  • tilt screen (AS)
  • WiFi (AS)
  • Non organic ASP-C X-Trans sensor (OS)
  • X-PRO2 version with about 1.3 crop factor compared to FF (NeS)
  • Price about 20% to 30% more expensive than the X-T1 (AS)
  • 4K video (TS + NeS)
  • Faster Processor EXR III (TS)
  • smaller than X-PRO1 (OS)
  • Sync Speed faster than 1/180th

Stay tuned for more info.

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Source: fujirumors

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