Read our Fujifilm X-T30 II review to find out if the latest 26.1MP X-series camera is worth your hard earned cash.
Inspired by Photographers
Every element of FUJIFILM X-T30 II has been designed with photographers in mind. From the dial-based operation, and compact, lightweight body, to the latest-generation APS-C sensor, it lights up the imagination and inspires creativity. What’s more, X-T30 II fuses cutting edge, convenient features – such as a rear touchscreen and a discreet built-in flash – with a vintage aesthetic charm to make photography a truly immersive experience.
X-Trans CMOS 4 sensor
The fourth-generation X-Trans CMOS 4 sensor sits at the heart of X-T30 II. The 26.1MP back-illuminated imaging sensor minimize noise, while also extending sensitivity to ISO160. Additionally, the unique structure of the X-Trans color filter array reduces moiré and false colors, without the need for an optical low pass filter.
The quad-core X-Processor 4 works with the X-Trans CMOS 4 sensor to provide an image processing combination that is capable of delivering various Film Simulation options, opening doors to new levels of creativity through how they each interpret colors and tones. Significant enhancements have also been made to the camera’s ability to track moving subjects, optimizing autofocus for both stills and its powerful 4K/30P video capabilities.
Perfect Color to Define Your Photographic Style
Great images need great colour and Fujifilm’s outstanding legacy in colour science, perfected by combining more than 85 years of expertise and knowledge, delivers on every image that is created. Each Film Simulation produces specially formulated depth, saturation, and tonality that needs little-or-no post-production work.
Film Simulation Modes
Photographers and filmmakers can enjoy the creative freedom and unique look and feel of 18 different Film Simulations on X-T30 II. Each Film Simulation is precisely engineered to reproduce colours and tones from Fujifilm’s most popular analogue films and some of photography’s longest-standing photo finishing processes. With your favourite Film Simulation, you can make images or videos with a consistent look, transfer them to a smartphone or computer, then immediately post to social media or a blog.
X-T30 II makes it easy to create your own distinctive visual style by combining Film Simulations with other effects, including film grain texture, colour depth, clarity, sharpness, and highlight and shadow tones. All these adjustments are displayed live in the EVF and on the LCD touchscreen, for you to create great-looking effects and save them as presets.
Best In Class Autofocusing
X-T30 II’s advanced autofocus uses densely arranged phase detection pixels and advanced algorithms to achieve best-in-class autofocus. Reaching blistering speeds and working across the frame, X-T30 II ensures you’re perfectly equipped to frame every opportunity.
Many of today’s cameras have a 4K video output, but X-T30 II uniquely shoots footage oversampled from an original 6K signal. This means the camera delivers high-resolution footage with relatively low noise and stunning sharpness. It also supports filming in DCI format with a 17:9 aspect, for a high-quality cinematic look.
Fujifilm’s unrivalled colour science benefits video, too. When creating movies, you can use any of X-T30 II’s 18 different Film Simulations to add your own distinctive look to footage, including ETERNA, the motion picture film stock used in many cinematic masterpieces.
A minor update to Fujifilm’s solid-performing X-T30 (which we reviewed in May 2019) with higher monitor resolution and expanded buffer capacity for continuous shooting.
It may not make much of an upgrade on the X-T30 but the Fujifilm X-T30 II is still a cracking little camera that’s capable of producing very attractive results. It has a lovely combination of traditional exposure controls, snappy autofocusing and touch control on a reassuringly solid-feeling body.
First introduced in September 2021 , Fujifilm X-T30 II is a 26.0MP Entry-Level Mirrorless camera with a APS-C (23.5 x 15.6 mm ) sized X-Trans CMOS sensor, Tilting touch screen and Fujifilm X lens mount. Fujifilm replaced the older X-T30 with this model.
When the original X-T30 came out in 2019, it was like a ‘baby’ version of Fujifilm’s flagship camera at that time, the X-T3, and they were actually quite close in their capabilities.