- 26MP sensor
- ISO range of 160-12,800
- 15fps burst mode
- 4K video capabilities
- 425-point AF system
- 3.69m-dot EVF with 100% coverage
- 3” articulating touchscreen
- Built-in Wi-Fi
- 600-shot battery life
- 1.16 lbs
Photo by Sedat Cakir on Unsplash
The much-anticipated Fujifilm X-T4 just dropped in February, which obviously meant we needed to cover it for you.
Much of the hype surrounding the Fujifilm X-T4 has to do with the updates Fujifilm brought to this camera that the Fujifilm X-T3 didn’t have, like a longer battery life and a better AF system.
But are the upgrades worth the extra price tag? Let’s take a look at what it’s really like to shoot on the Fujifilm X-T4.
Fujifilm X-T4 Specs
The Fujifilm X-T4 is honestly pretty similar to the Fujifilm X-T3, but the Fujifilm X-T4 features a faster burst mode, better slow motion video, and is a little more sturdy than its predecessor.
However, the Fujifilm X-T4 features the same 26MP sensor as the X-T3 and the same viewfinder resolution at 3.69m-dots. For me, these items didn’t need an upgrade as the sensor is rock-solid and the viewfinder is bright and contrasty with plenty of resolution.
Other Fujifilm X-T4 Specs:
Fujifilm X-T4 Body & Design
The Fujifilm X-T4 is built very similarly to earlier models. The lockable ISO dial is still located on the upper-left side of the camera while the collar around this dial is still dedicated to burst shooting, bracketing and adjusting the drive mode.
The right hand side of the camera offers the same lockable shutter speed dial, but the collar around this dial now allows you to switch between stills and video.
Other things you can expect to be the same: the rear thumb wheel, the front finger dial, the cross keys, and the AF joystick.
The one complaint I heard pretty frequently about the build of the Fujifilm X-T3 was that the Q button was too easy to push, but I fear Fujifilm may have overcorrected with the Q button on the X-T4 which is located in the top right corner but is sort of difficult to get to.
Overall, the Fujifilm X-T4 build will be very familiar to anyone who has shot with any of its predecessors.
Fujifilm X-T4 Build & Handling
Like I mentioned, the Fujifilm X-T4 is a bit thicker than the X-T3, which I welcomed. It weighs just a smidgen more and is thicker, which meant the camera felt better in my hands without a ton of extra weight.
You can also swivel the LCD touchscreen, which is great for shooting in environments outside of a studio.
The 600-shot battery life also lends great handling outside of a studio.
Fujifilm X-T4 Video Performance
Thanks to DSI Pictures for the Fujifilm X-T4 video test above. Both the Fujifilm X-T4 and the X-T3 offer 4K video at up to 60p, F-log, and HLG. So don’t expect the video to be vastly improved.
If you need to take another look at what the Fujifilm X-T4 video has in store for you, enjoy this fun video from Moment.
Fujifilm X-T4 Price
Since the Fujifilm X-T4 just came out last month, it’s priced at its original sticker of $1,699. Another option is to purchase a used Fujifilm X-T3, which has many of the same features yet costs nearly half of the newer version.
You can purchase a used Fujifilm X-T3 on MPB starting at $985.
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