New Fast Focus Shooters from Fujifilm

FujiFilm X100s (left) and the X20

Fujifilm has officially unveiled the X100S and X20 to the world at CES 2013.

The X100s boasts the world’s fastest AF for any APS-C, non-interchangeable lens camera (at 0.08s). The X20 can focus a bit faster (0.06s according to Fujifilm).

The X20 will come equipped with a 12MP 2/3-inch X-Trans CMOS II sensor with an EXR Processor II and a all-new Advanced (not Hybrid) Optical Viewfinder that syncs up with your zoom. The X100s, on the other hand, sports a 16.3MP APS-C X-Trans CMOS II sensor, the EXR Processor II, and according to Fujifilm, supposedly producing “high resolution images, comparable to those taken on full-frame sensors”.

Another feature of the X100s is something Fuji is calling the ‘Digital Split Image’ display function, which displays dual images on the left and right to aid in manual focus mode.

Both cameras will also be able to shoot Full HD video at 60fps.

Fujifilm X100s will be $1299.95 and the X20 is $599.95

Fujifilm X100S key features:

  • 16.3MP APS-C X-Trans CMOS II sensor
  • On-sensor phase detection autofocus
  • EXR Processor II image processor
  • Hybrid optical / electronic viewfinder with 2.35M dot LCD EVF
  • More responsive focus ring, focus peaking and split-image displays
  • Fixed 23mm F2 lens
  • 2.8″ 460k dot LCD
  • On-screen ‘Q’ control panel and tabbed menu system
  • Full HD 1080/60fps movie recording, 36Mbps bitrate
  • Analogue dials for shutter speed, aperture and exposure compensation

Fujifilm X20 key features :

  • 12MP 2/3″-type X-Trans CMOS sensor
  • On-chip phase detection autofocus
  • EXR Processor II
  • ‘Advanced Optical Viewfinder’ with exposure information overlay
  • 28-112mm equivalent, F2.0-2.8 lens with optical image stabilization
  • Manual zoom ring and lens retraction
  • 3″ 460k dot LCD
  • Full HD 1080/60fps movie recording (
  • Built-in stereo microphones, optional MIC-ST1 external microphone
  • Focus peaking display for manual focus using the rear LCD