Fujifilm has introduced a new mirrorless camera called the X-A7 for beginners. This is a follow-up to the X-A5, which was launched last year and comes with many new improvements Has a new sensor; More PDAF points; A higher framerate for 4K video recording and a new bright mode for more vivid photos. The X-A7 will be available in the US from October 24 at F 700 (approximately Rs. 50,100) with Fujinon XC15-45mm F3.5- 5.6 OIS PZ kit lens.
The new Fujifilm X-A7 has a new 24.2-megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor with 425 PDAF points, about 8.5 times more than the previous model. Video recording now tops 3K at 30fps instead of 15fps in its predecessor. It features a 3.5-inch touchscreen, which can flip out and be fully pronounced. A new bright mode has been added to the Advanced SR Auto function, allowing the camera to use HDR and change other parameters for a brighter and more vivid image. Scene location selection has a light trail mode, which can be used to capture the light trail of the car’s headlights, etc. The camera also supports the Camera Remote app for smartphones, which lets you transfer files and use your phone with a remote viewfinder.
The camera (including kit lens) weighs just 455 grams, making it very light to carry around. The Fujifilm X-A7 has a native ISO range of 100-12,800, which can be expanded to 25,600. The camera can shoot RAW; 6fps has a burst shooting rate and a single SD card slot (UHS-I speed only). The camera also has a mini-HDMI port; A micro-USB port; Built-in Bluetooth v4.2 and Wi-Fi 802.11n. Last but not least, the battery is rated for delivering 440 shots per charge.