The debuting Fujifilm X-A5 is the smallest and lightest manufacturer mirrorless. It was equipped, among others, with the APS-C matrix and the 4K movie mode. What else does the model offer?
The X-A5 combines the newly developed 24.2 megapixel APS-C sensor with an image processing processor that provides the most-valued Fujifilm photo quality. The standard ISO range can be extended up to ISO 12800. Camera shake and other image noise are reduced when shooting under low light conditions as well as when taking photos of fast moving objects. The X-A5 is the first model in the XA series that has phase detection pixels, originally developed for advanced models of the X series.
The most important functions:
- Matrix: APS-C, 24.2 Mpix
- Maximum ISO: 12800
- 4K movie mode
- Touch screen tilted 180 degrees
A new, compact lens
The X-A5 makes its debut with the new FUJINON XC15-45mm F3.5-5.6 OIS PZ lens , which is the first electrically powered zoom lens with an X mount. This lightweight and compact zoom will work well with a small camera. The lens provides a minimum shooting distance of just 5 cm.The X-A5 has a large rear LCD monitor that can be rotated at an angle of up to 180 degrees . When the panel is rotated 180 degrees, the rear control dial automatically switches to the zoom and shutter release functions to compose the shots while taking selfies ("selfie"). Rotating the monitor 180 degrees also activates the "Eye AF" function ensuring good quality "selfie" pictures. The focus is set on the eyes of the portrayed character. Mirrorless offers up to 11 varieties of Fujifilm's unique photosensitive film modes , it also has 17 varieties of advanced filters including new options: "Mist removal" and "HDR Art." Additionally, the rear LCD monitor provides a graphical interface with touch support. The new model uses Bluetooth® Low Energy technology, which contributes to faster, easier and automatic transfer of photos and videos to paired smartphones or tablets with the installed free application "FUJIFILM Camera Remote".
4K movie mode
The X-A5 model allows you to film using the High-Speed HD Video function , which allows you to record HD movies with up to four times the speed, so that you can play back the motion in slow motion. The Multi Focus mode automatically sets up images with 4K quality and intelligently changes the depth of field according to your requirements. There is also an instant 4K series of photos that records up to 15 frames per second with a 4K image quality.
Price and availability
For now, the manufacturer does not give the exact date of the new camera's launch or its planned retail price. However, the model should be placed between the lower and middle shelf.