Fujifilm India today has launched the FUJIFILM X-A5 camera that Sports a retro and stylish design. The camera offers a host of features including a 180-degree tilting rear LCD screen, the latest built-in Bluetooth technology, and an extended battery life.
Fujifilm X-A5 packs a 24.2MP APS-C sensor with a phase detection autofocus system. This camera features a newly developed image processing engine that is 1.5 times faster than previous models. It also features new collapsible FUJINON XC15-45mm, F3.5-5.6 OIS PZ, SR+ AUTO mode, color reproduction performance, and skin tone reproduction capability.
It comes with ISO 12800 and it is the first X-A Series model to feature phase detection pixels, originally developed for the X series’ high-end models. The Intelligent Hybrid AF speed is twice as fast as previous models. It features High-Speed HD Video function, the Multi-Focus Mode automatically synthesizes 4K quality images with changing the depth of field setting. The 4K Burst function offers to shoot 15 frames per second in 4K image quality.
The lens has the minimum working distance of just 5cm, ideal for clear close-up shots. It comes equipped with a large rear LCD monitor that can rotate 180 degrees. When the panel is rotated 180 degrees, the Rear Command Dial automatically switches to the Zoom and Shutter Release function.
The X-A5 offers 11 variations of Fujifilm’s unique Film Simulation Modes and features 17 variations of Advanced Filters including the new ‘Fog Remove’ and ‘HDR Art.’ The rear LCD monitor uses the new touch-panel GUI, facilitating intuitive touch-panel operation using fingertips. The Exposure Compensation Dial now has the range expanded from ±3EV to ±5EV to boost freedom in photographic expressions.
To quickly transfer files with paired smartphones, it features Bluetooth Low Energy technology, and users can use the free smart-device app “FUJIFILM Camera Remote”. The camera is also compatible with FUJIFILM instax SHARE SP-3 printer. The X-A5 weighs just 496g, making it the lightest camera-zoom kit lens combination in the X Series. Users can shoot up to 450 photos per single battery charge.
The Fujifilm X-A5 with FUJINON XC15-45mmF3.5-5.6 OIS PZ is priced at Rs. 49,999 and is available via Amazon.in at a slightly cheaper rate.
Commenting on the launch, Haruto Iwata, Managing Director, Fujifilm India Pvt. Ltd. said:
The advantage of an X Series mirrorless camera lies in its compact size packed with cutting edge innovative technology and unique features that provide great controls along with excellent color reproduction and image quality. Fujifilm X-A5 is an affordable solution with high precision, packed in an enhanced camera body to provide a refined photography experience to budding photography enthusiasts. With this camera our aim is to promote photography among amateurs, and to enable them with infinite possibilities for capturing magnificent images with confidence.