Fujifilm X-T200 Review (2020)

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The all-new entry-level camera was introduced with advanced technology and performance from the Fujifilm X-series. Earlier, there are already many entry-level cameras available in this brand but a lot of work was made to put into this all-new Fujifilm X-T200 which is a remarkable comeback from all its predecessors. Furthermore, here fujifilm X-T200 review is an easy way to know more about its key features and specifications.

Fujifilm X-T200 Features and Specifications

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Body Design

The body was made with metal and many composite materials and it is available in three different colors like Dark Silver, Silver, and Champagne Gold. The camera is now improved in its grip and it is so compact and comfortable to handle. As the camera functions with the APS-C sensor it is so lightweight but it was not compromised related to picture quality and its performance. However, the shape is tweaked for better ergonomics, and some controls and buttons have been modified or removed altogether.

  • Body type – SLR- Mirrorless Digital Camera
  • Camera Format – Compact System Camera
  • Body material – Metal, composite
  • Weight of the body only – Approx. 321 g
  • Weight of the body (including batteries, memory card) – Approx. 370 g
  • Dimensions – Width 121 mm x Height 83.7 mm x Diagonal 55.1 mm
  • Operating Environment – Temperature: 0 °C to 40 °C (+32 °F to 104 °F) Humidity: 10-80% (no condensation)
  • Lens Mount – FUJIFILM X Mount
  • Shutter Type –Focal-Plane Shutter
  • Slower shutter speed – 30 sec
  • Fastest shutter speed – 1/4000 sec for Mechanical Shutter and 1/32000 sec for Electronic Shutter
  • Memory Card Slots – SD Card (-2GB) / SDHC Card (-32GB) / SDXC Card (-256GB) UHS-I
  • Battery description – Rechargeable Li-ion battery NP-W126S
  • Battery Life – CIPA rated 270 shots in standard, 450 shots in economy mode
  • Charging AC adapter – BC-W126S Charger
  • Tripod Socket – 1/4–in.

Sensor and Processor

Since the X-T200 functions with the updated CMOS sensor. As a matter of fact, it consists of copper-wiring which delivers huge performance with the processor to deliver huge results. Although Fuji doesn’t specify the type or generation of image processor used in the camera, the X-T200’s ISO range remains the same as found in the previous model.

The benefits of the new sensor are two-fold. One, the sensor can be read-out 3.5 times faster than on the aluminum-wired model. As a result, it results in less rolling shutter when capturing video or using the electronic shutter. Secondly, it increases the maximum ISO to 25,600, up a full-stop from the X-T100.

  • Sensor type – CMOS
  • Actual Pixels – 20.9 Million
  • Effective Pixels – 24.2 Million
  • Sensor size – (APS-S) (23.5mm, x15.7mm)
  • Max resolution – 6000 x 4000
  • Other resolutions – L: (4:3) 5328×4000 / (3:2) 6000x4000 / (16:9) 6000x3376 / (1:1) 4000×4000, M: (4:3) 3721 x 2784 / (3:2) 4240x2832 / (16:9) 4240x2384 / (1:1) 2832×2832, S: (4:3) 2656 x 1992 / (3:2) 3008x2000 / (16:9) 3008x1688 / (1:1) 2000×2000, Motion Panorama 180°: Vertical: 2160 x 9600 / Horizontal: 9600 x 1440, 120°: Vertical: 2160 x 6400 / Horizontal: 6400 x 1440
  • Bit Depth – RAF(RAW): 14bit
  • Aspect Ratio – 3:2
  • Colour space – RGBG
  • Colour filter array –Primary colour filter
  • Continuous shooting speed – 8 fps

Image

The new X-T200 was packed with a 24-megapixel sensor it is capable of giving high-quality images. Since the X-T200 sensor is made as a traditional Bayer filter. Hence, it is capable of producing high image quality with lots of detail and high ISO performance for this sensor size.

  • Image ratio – 3:2
  • ISO Auto – 200-12800
  • Minimum ISO – 100
  • Maximum ISO – 51200
  • File format – REF (RAW) 14 bit / RAW+JPEG / JPEG
  • Maximum Resolution – 6000 x 4000
  • White Balance – Fine, Shade, Fluorescent light (Daylight), Fluorescent light (Warm White), Fluorescent light (Cool White), Incandescent light, Custom1-3, Underwater
  • Picture Styles – 11 type (Provia/Standard, Velvia/Vivid, Astia/Soft, Classic Chrome, Pro Neg Hi, Pro Neg. Std, Monochrome, Monochrome+Ye Filter, Monochrome+R Filter, Monochrome+G Filter, Sepia)
  • Scene Position Mode- Portrait / Night / Fireworks / Sunset / Snow / Beach / Party / Flower / Text / Multiple Exposure / Light Trail
  • Advanced Filter – Toy camera, Miniature, Pop color, High-key, Low-key, Dynamic tone, Fish-eye, Soft Focus, Cross Screen, Partial Color (Red / Orange / Yellow / Green / Blue / Purple), Fog remove, HDR Art, Clarity filter

Optics and Focus

The hybrid autofocus system functions with on-sensor phase detection pixel help to increase focusing speed. The ultimate eye or face tracking provides sharp focusing for both still and fast-moving subjects. The camera has a focal length magnifier which delivers the result equivalent to 35mm cameras. It is also consisting of a zoom ratio of 3x which is so useful for a further detailed image on some occasions. Read further, for Fujifilm X-T200 review and rating.

  • Number of focus points – 425 selectable PDAF pointsLens mount – FUJIFILM X Mount
  • Focal length multiplier – 1.5x
  • Zoom Ratio – 3.00x
  • Auto Focus
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Autofocus Sensitivity – -4 to +20 EV
  • AF Mode – Single-point AF: 7×13 (Changeable size of AF frame among 5 types), Zone AF: 3×3 / 5×5 / 7×7 from 91 areas on 7×13 grid, Wide/Tracking AF: (up to 18 area)
  • Eye Tracking – Eye/face Tracking

Screen and Viewfinder

Another feature was updated with a fully articulating 3.5in gigantic LCD. The screen has a resolution of 2.76 million dots allowing for good visibility in even bright sunlight. The best feature of this display is it is capable of providing a 16:9 aspect ratio of resolution which allows us to see 4K FHD video in full screen. This touch screen allows controlling the camera for various menus and options. In combination with this screen, the camera is equipped with the EVF with a perfect color scale.

  • Screen Type – Vari-angle TFT color LCD
  • The Screen size – 3.5in
  • Screen dots – 2,760,000
  • Touch screen – Provided
  • Live view – Provided
  • Aspect Ratio – 16:9
  • Display mode – Swipe, Zoom, Pinch-in / Pinch-Out, Double-tap, Drag
  • Eye Sensor – Build-in
  • Viewfinder type – Electronic View Finder
  • The Viewfinder coverage –100%
  • The angle of View – approx. Diagonal 30°, Horizontal 20°
  • Viewfinder Eye Point – 17.5 mm
  • Viewfinder Magnification – 0.62x with 50mm lens [(35mm format equivalent) at infinity and diopter set to -1 m-1
  • Diopter Adjustment – -4 to +2 m-1

Photography Features

The new X-T200 sensor now comes with the Ultra Sonic Vibration cleaning system and the advanced clarity filter. The fast burst shutter speed of 8fps makes the cameras to be advanced with from the X-T100. Given the fact that the X-T200 now has a display that takes up nearly the entire rear of the body, there’s less room for physical controls. The most notable change is the disappearance of the directional pad, but in return, we get an actual joystick.

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  • Shooting Mode – Program AE ([P]), Shutter-Priority AE ([S]), Aperture-Priority AE ([A]), Manual Exposure ([M]), Bulb ([B])
  • Focus Mode – Single AF, Continuous AF, Manual Focus
  • Metering modes – TTL 256-zone metering, Multi / Spot / Average
  • Exposure compensation – ±5 (in 1/3 EV), for movie ±2EV
  • Built-in flash – Manual pop-up flash (Super Intelligent Flash)
  • External Flash Connection – Hot Shoe
  • Flash Maximum sync speed – 1/180
  • Flash Compensation – ±2 EV (1/3 steps)
  • Flash Mode – Auto, Forced Flash, Suppressed Flash, Slow Synchr, Rear-curtain Synchro, Commander; Red-eye reduction available

Video or Movie Features

The major improvement in videography is that the X-T200 captures un-cropped 4K/30p footage using the full width of the sensor. For all videographers, it is a power-packed camera at this kind of performance which is so handy. A 120fps high-speed mode is also available.

The camera also consists of HDR video mode which produces a high dynamic visual treat. There are various film simulations which can be previewed before taking video and it allows to create various styles of visual.

  • Video RAW recording – Not Available
  • Video Compression – H.264
  • The Videography Format – (MPEG-4)
  • Frame Rate – 4K (3840 x 2160): 29.97P/25P/24P/23.98P
    • Continuous recording: up to 15 min. Full HD(1920 x 1080): 59.94P/50P/29.97P/25P/24P/23.98P
    • Continuous recording: up to 30 min. HD(1280 x 720): 59.94P/50P/29.97P/25P/24P/23.98P
    • The Continuous recording: up to 30 min. 1:1 Full HD(1080 x 1080): 59.94P/50P/29.97P/25P/24P/23.98P
    • The Continuous recording: up to 30 min. 1:1 HD(720 x 720): 59.94P/50P/29.97P/25P/24P/23.98P
    • Continuous recording: up to 30 min. High Speed Movie(1920×1080): 2x / 4x / 5x
  • Audio Recording – Built-In Microphone (Stereo)
  • External Microphone – 3.5 mm 3-pole mini jack
  • Audio File Format – Linear PCM
  • Audio Input and Output – Stereo mini-pin jack (3.5 mm diameter)

Other Special Features of Fujifilm X-T200

Fujifilm X-T200 review also includes some of the other special features. The X-T200 consists of digital gimbal. For this reason, it makes the camera take stabilized video for making creative shots. At the same time, this camera also consists of a manual pop-up in-built flash which helps in many ways.

  • Focus Peaking – Manual
  • Low Light Performance – -2EV with Low Noise
  • Image Stabilization – Digital Gimbal
  • HDR Video – HDR Movie Mode
  • Time-lapse recording – Provided
  • Wi-Fi – Built-in
  • Bluetooth – Version 4.2
  • Storage types – SD / SDHC / SDXC
  • USB Connectivity – USB Type C
  • HDMI Connectivity –HDMI Micro Connector (Type D)
  • Port Provided – Microphone, Earphone, USB, HDMI
  • Remote control Yes (Wired, wireless, smartphone)
  • Self-timer – 2, 10, Smile, Buddy, Group, Face Auto Shutter seconds
  • Best Lenses for Fujifilm X-T200
  • As the XT-200 comes with the FUJINON XC15-45mmF/3.5-5.6 OIS PZ. There are more variety of Fujifilm X-mount lenses which can be used for different occasions. Indeed, each lens is capable of utilizing the camera’s performance along with it to deliver great output.

List of Best Common Lenses for Fujifilm X-T200

Most Common Standard Zoom Lenses

  • FUJINON XC15-45mmF/3.5-5.6 OIS PZ
  • FUJINON XF16-80mmF4 R OIS WR
  • Lens FUJINON XF18-135mmF3.5-5.6 R LM OIS W

Best Standard Prime Lenses

  • FUJINON XC35mmF2
  • FUJINON LENS XF35mmF1.4 R
  • LENS FUJINON XF56mmF1.2 R
  • LENS FUJINON XF90mmF2 R LM WR

Best Macro Lenses

  • FUJINON LENS XF60mmF2.4 R Macro
  • FUJINON LENS XF80mmF2.8 R LM OIS WR Macro

Top Standard Zoom Lenses

  • FUJINON LENS XF18-55mmF2.8-4 R LM OIS
  • FUJINON XF18-135mmF3.5-5.6 R LM OIS W

Best Wide-angle Zoom Lenses

  • FUJINON LENS XF8-16mmF2.8 R LM
  • FUJINON LENS XF10-24mmF4 R OIS
  • LENS FUJINON XF16-80mmF4 R OIS WR

Best Wide-angle Prime Lenses

  • FUJINON LENS XF14mmF2.8 R
  • FUJINON LENS XF16mmF1.4 R WR
  • LENS FUJINON XF23mmF1.4 R
  • LENS FUJINON XF27mmF2.8
  • FUJINON LENS XF35mmF2 R WR

List of Best Specialized Lenses for Fujifilm X-T200

In addition to the most commonly used lenses, there are specialized lenses too. For instance, the lenses that can be used for Sports photography, wildlife photography, Travel photography etc…

Best Indoor Sports Lenses

  • FUJINON LENS XC50-230mmF4.5-6.7 OIS II
  • FUJINON LENS XF55-200mmF3.5-4.8 R LM OIS

Top Outdoor Sports and Wildlife Lenses

  • FUJINON LENS XF55-200mmF3.5-4.8 R LM OIS
  • FUJINON LENS XF100-400mmF4.5-5.6 R LM OIS WR

Best Portrait Lenses

  • FUJINON LENS XF56mmF1.2 R APD
  • FUJINON LENS XF90mmF2 R LM WR

Best Travel and Street Lenses

  • FUJINON LENS XF10-24mmF4 R OIS
  • FUJINON LENS XF18-55mmF2.8-4 R LM OIS
  • LENS FUJINON XF18-135mmF3.5-5.6 R LM OIS W
  • LENS FUJINON XF16-80mmF4 R OIS WR
  • FUJINON LENS XF35mmF2 R WR

Fujifilm X-T200 Rating

As per the Fujifilm X-T200 review and features of X-T200, the ratings for this camera stand 4.4/5. As mentioned earlier since it is an entry-level camera it delivers huge performance and picture quality for this size of the sensor.

Especially, this camera will be more useful for videography due to its capabilities. This can be used even for wedding photography, product photography, commercial or advertising Photography, etc… Henceforth, it will be helpful because of its high color profile and its details and it will surely exhibit great performance.

Especially, for travel enthusiasts or vloggers or video creators, it will be more useful because of its 4K UHD output. Moreover, this camera will be suitable for all kinds of photographers who are waiting to capture the world with this compact device with a greater result. Further, this rating is given to Fujifilm X-T200 review as per the survey of PhotomentorPRO. Furthermore, view the reviews on Fujifilm X-T3 camera.