Like many other Fujifilm users I was waiting with anticipation for this next step in the evolution of the X Series as it promised a great deal for my work as a working sports photographer. If things are getting hot in there, the whole point of the Fuji NP-W126S is that it's better at thermal dissipation. In fact, it kind of scrapes against the grippy material on the focusing ring when put on. I'll let you know once I've given it a test run. Photos are "hazy" taken at the largest aperture up close. With the Fujifilm X100V, I’m happy to say that this is no longer the case. Don't forget your receipt and warranty card. Consistent information on actual sensor performance is available from DXO Mark for many cameras. Sometimes i picked them because i havent use them for a while. edit: I received a replacement copy and the focus ring & cap are pretty much perfect. This week shooting my wife and granddaughter at golden hour at about 15 feet, the eye-AF found my granddaughter's eye (she was wearing a mask) - no eye-detect on my wife but did locate face. The versatile Fujifilm X100V – Silver blends impressive image quality, elegant design with redesigned optics and enhanced autofocus to suit multiple photography needs. My focus ring also makes a very slight grinding noise. 'What's the best mirrorless camera?' At the heart of X100V is the X-Trans CMOS 4 sensor and X-Processor 4 combination. However, Fujifilm has … With moderate use my X100V warms up enough to notice but nothing uncomfortable or even close to uncomfortable. Images shot at f/2 are sharper and more contrasty, even when shot up close in macro mode. I think maybe it is because of all the upgrades including the weather sealing and the aluminum in the body. I think it can handle video in short spurts, but the thermals keep it from being any sort of dedicated video camera. The X100V is a super upgrade to the X100s in all the categories you mention, but it is not a system camera. Als wäre das nicht schon genug, lässt sich am Griff ein Boost-Modus aktivieren, der die Leistungsfähigkeit der Kamera in vielerlei Belangen steigert. New X-T3: Should strap holder and protective cover be attached? For lighting, it does have an advantage with the leaf shutter. I am in boost mode using AF-S. On my first day of use and exploring the menus and configuring the camera. Also my lens cap and focusing ring is functioning normally. I am in boost mode using AF-S. Bluetooth was turned off for every test. If you're looking for a high-quality camera, you don't need to spend a ton of cash, nor do you need to buy the latest and greatest new product on the market. The more JPEG options that I have, the more accurately I can create in-camera looks. The number one black-and-white film simulation recipe that I've been asked to create is Kodak Tri-X 400, but I've never been satisfied with my own attempts. DJI's second-generation Pocket camera includes a long list of useful upgrades including a wider, faster lens, a larger sensor, more resolution, improved audio and an optional handle that significantly improves control and supports live streaming. First Steps. The new Fujifilm X-T4 adds in-body image stabilization (IBIS) to the company’s flagship mirrorless camera. With moderate use my X100V warms up enough to notice but nothing uncomfortable or even close to uncomfortable. All content, design, and layout are Copyright © 1998 - 2020 Digital Photography Review All Rights Reserved. These tests were performed multiple times in an air conditioned room at an ambient temperature around 75 Fahrenheit. Hope you get a good outcome with the repair center. I have not owned any previous x100 models so I have no comparisson regarding the focus ring and lens cap. My hope is to revisit some of my film simulation recipes, and create what I hope are more accurate versions using the new features. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, Press J to jump to the feed. The Leica Q2 Monochrom is a version of the Gold Award-winning Q2 that only shoots images in black and white. Fujifilm Press Release. The Fujifilm X-T4 is the successor to the very popular X-T3, which was released in 2018, principally adding in-body image stabilisation, greatly improved battery life, a quicker and quieter mechanical shutter, enhanced continuous AF and a number of design tweaks. Before You Begin. So, does the new copy still get as hot as your old one? It is NOT a new battery heating issue. They are almost identical! Even just browsing through menus and setting it up, I've noticed it gets a little uncomfortable temperature wise. I did notice the battery draining more quickly than I was expecting but that could be due to the new battery indicator — I’m coming from an X-T1 which only had three “segments” in the battery level display, whereas the X100V has a more granular battery indicator. Model Name: X100V - Black: Compatible mountings : Fujifilm X: About this item Great Photography Every Day, Everywhere: X100V features a newly designed, incorporated 23mmF2 lens, ensuring you preserve those special moments at maximum resolution with minimal distortion. The X100V, however, cools down exceptionally fast. Changes: - Addition of the “AUTO POWER OFF TEMP.” option in the “POWER MANAGEMENT” menu. Some hope! Later in the product cycle and, in particular, when the replacement model is about to appear, further discounting and stock clearance sales often push the camera price considerably down. However, I did notice the scraping/Friction sound of the focus lens, and made a seperate thread about that before I saw this one. The x100v was comfortably warm where I would wonder if its my hand that caused the heat. Like Apple products it’s also designed by economists which have removed the d-pad and charger. Instead, this might be an ideal film mode for landscape and nature. All sounds were turned off. Considering the extra features on the X100V, though, I'd recommend digging up the extra $300 to get this model. Can you post a video of your replacement unit with sound of the focus ring? 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The heat then slowly spreads to the right side of the camera and the area beneath the bottom section of the screen. The Fujifilm X100V will be available in late February 2020, and will be priced at $1399 USD. My copy sounds a little loud but I’m used to the 35 1.4 which has an even louder focusing motor so I’m not sure what I should be looking for with the 100V. I'm thinking of exchanging it, but I don't want to go through the trouble if I just get another with the same issues. Even under light use, the thumb rest area feels warm to the touch.