A First Look at the Fujifilm X-Pro3 Camera

The X-Pro3 is the latest camera from Fujifilm in their highly lauded X Series, and with it comes a highly interesting design with lots of features and power to spare. Is this unique camera the right one for you? This excellent first look video will give you a pretty comprehensive overview that should help you decide. 

Coming to you from DP Review, this excellent video takes a first look at the new Fujifilm X-Pro3 camera. The X-Pro3 is a portable powerhouse that packs features like Fuji's beloved film simulations (including a new one), 4K at 30 fps and 200 Mbps, an excellent autofocus system, and a blazing 11 fps continuous mode. But of course, the features that most photographers will be talking about are its viewfinder and unique rear design. The X-Pro series features an awesome hybrid viewfinder that includes a traditional (and high-quality OLED) EVF, but also includes a rangefinder-style OVF that should please those who like to shoot more like a street photographer. And then, there's the rear screen that is hidden by default, replaced instead by a small informational E Ink display, encouraging the photographer to keep their eye to the viewfinder more. It's certainly a quirky and interesting camera; check out the video above for the full rundown. 

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Marc CORBI's picture

I am just wondering if this expensive body has "a blazing 11 fps continuous mode" with a limited 26MP .... how the actual standard which is more or less around 32.5MP @ 14fps with anti flicker is called by the author ?
I am always a bit surprised with such dithyrambic qualifications used with Fuji..

Martin Andersen's picture

‘Dithyrambic’? “I do not think it means what you think it means” to quote the Princess Bride. The rest doesn’t make a whole lot of sense either, but I think you’re comparing it to full-frame dslrs, which makes no sense. It is more akin to a Leica SL for a different kind of photography. It can shoot at 20fps with electronic shutter, or 30fps with a 1.25 crop. Try that with your SLR.