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The best Fujifilm X-T2 deals in August 2022

Fujifilm X-T2 deals

Aimed squarely at enthusiasts and professionals, this update of Fujifilm's X-T1 is an enthusiast's camera that records 4K video as well as high-res stills – a feat that was a first for the X range, at the time of the camera's launch.

The X-T2 has now almost disappeared from the shops - having long been replaced by the X-T3 (and there are some great Fujifilm X-T3 deals (opens in new tab) that you should look out for) as well as the current X-series flagship, the X-T4 (opens in new tab). But if you do find an X-T2 for sale, it can be a real bargain.

The X-T2 introduced tilting LCD screen to the Fujifilm X-series, which is an obvious boon for videographers. Naturally we also get a 2.36-million dot resolution eye-level viewfinder, which is twice as bright as its forebear’s, although the camera still sports the same weatherproofed construction we admired from the X-T1.

Under the bonnet, however, we find a number of useful tweaks. Chief among these is the incorporation of the same 24.3MP APS-C sized sensor as the X-Pro2, which may disappoint some hoping for a full frame version. Interestingly, AF-C custom settings include the ability to change focus tracking sensitivity, altering how sensitive the camera is to changes in subject velocity. This is potentially very useful for those wanting to track fast-moving subjects.

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For those who shoot video alongside stills, the built-in 3.5mm stereo microphone is fine to get you started, though for even better sound options, prospective purchasers might also want to investigate the battery grip which features a stereo microphone terminal. 

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Compatible accessories include the VPB-XT2 Vertical Power Booster, which increases capture speed from 8fps to 11fps and provides enough juice for 1000 shots (if added to the performance of the battery already in the camera). This also allows for up to 30 minutes of continuous 4K video. There's also the EF-X500 hot shoe mount flash, that's also weatherproofed to match the resilience of the X-T2's body.

Serious photographers looking for a compact all-rounder who haven’t already adopted Sony’s rival A7 system as a best-of-all-worlds solution should find this Fujifilm an enticingly safe pair of hands. We praised the previous X-T1 as an approachable and portable high-end mirrorless camera, and the X-T2 ups the performance ante a stage further.

Similar cameras: Panasonic GH5 (opens in new tab), Nikon D7500 (opens in new tab), Sony A6500 (opens in new tab)

Fujifilm X-T2 Key Specs

Cracking stills, excellent 4K video and gorgeous design makes the X-T2 stand out

Type: Mirrorless | Sensor: APS-C | Megapixels: 24.3MP | Lens mount: Fuji X | Monitor: 3in tilting, 1,040,000 dots | Viewfinder: EVF | Continuous shooting: 14fps | Movies: 4K | User level: Expert

Great images and 4K video
Superb build and design 
Mic port only on optional grip
Rear display not touch sensitive

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Sebastian Oakley
Sebastian Oakley

For nearly two decades Sebastian's work has been published internationally. Originally specialising in Equestrianism, his visuals have been used by the leading names in the equestrian industry such as The Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI), The Jockey Club, Horse & Hound and many more for various advertising campaigns, books and pre/post-event highlights.


He is a Fellow of The Royal Society of Arts, holds a Foundation Degree in Equitation Science and is a Master of Arts in Publishing.  He is member of Nikon NPS and has been a Nikon user since the film days using a Nikon F5 and saw the digital transition with Nikon's D series cameras and is still to this day the youngest member to be elected in to BEWA, The British Equestrian Writers' Association. 


He is familiar with and shows great interest in medium and large format photography with products by Phase One, Hasselblad, Alpa and Sinar and has used many cinema cameras from the likes of Sony, RED, ARRI and everything in between. His work covers the genres of Equestrian, Landscape, Abstract or Nature and combines nearly two decades of experience to offer exclusive limited-edition prints to the international stage from his film & digital photography.