AAPL Stock: 118.3 ( -0.58 )

Printed from

Fujifilm LX interchangeable lens camera possibly spied

updated 08:35 am EST, Wed November 16, 2011

Fujifilm LX camera system seen for first time

Fujifilm's interchangeable lens system may have been seen after a brief posting [images since removed] of photos from what might be the assembly line. The LX camera design seen at Xitek is most reminiscent of the X100 we reviewed, including the corner viewfinder. The body is large and hints that Fujifilm is going for an APS-C sized sensor like that on full DSLRs, and not a shrunken design.

Controls appear to be very similar to those on the X100, including a large mode dial that covers both presets and shutter speeds as well as an exposure compensation dial.

The lens system itself would focus more on the hallmarks of wide-angle, wide-aperture shooting that have defined the Fujifilm series so far. At least three lenses should accompany the camera, including a zoom lens, an 18mm f2.0 pancake lens, and a 35mm f1.4 lens that might be a macro or prime. A 60mm lens might join the group.

Fujifilm has been aiming towards an early 2012 release for its interchangeable lens system but hasn't given a price. The high cost of the X100 could put the LX closer to mid-range DSLRs in cost unless the lack of a built-in lens drops the cost by hundreds of dollars. [via Photo Rumors]

by MacNN Staff



Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.


Network Headlines

Follow us on Facebook


Most Popular


Recent Reviews

Ultimate Ears Megaboom Bluetooth Speaker

Ultimate Ears (now owned by Logitech) has found great success in the marketplace with its "Boom" series of Bluetooth speakers, a mod ...

Kinivo URBN Premium Bluetooth Headphones

We love music, and we're willing to bet that you do, too. If you're like us, you probably spend a good portion of your time wearing ...

Jamstik+ MIDI Controller

For a long time the MIDI world has been dominated by keyboard-inspired controllers. Times are changing however, and we are slowly star ...


Most Commented