Hands-on with Fujifilm’s new 40.2-megapixel X-H2 camera

A front view of the Fujifilm X-H2 mirrorless system camera with the new XF 56mm f/1.2 R WR lens mounted on it. The camera and lens are held with one hand and a New York City street is blurred in the background.
The new Fujifilm X-H2 and XF 56mm f/1.2 R WR.

With yesterday’s announcement of the new X-H2 mirrorless camera, Fujifilm is trying to fill a hole in its lineup between its APS-C offerings and its medium format GFX line by putting a 40.2-megapixel sensor in its latest X-series body. This may seem like a bit of a compromise since Fujifilm doesn’t have a full-frame system, but one benefit of sticking with its smaller sensors and just adding resolution is having a camera that’s still fairly compact. I got to briefly try out a preproduction version of the new X-H2 and the recently released X-H2S at Fujifilm’s X-Summit NYC event, and there may be a lot to like here if you’re a loyal Fujifilm user. Here are some initial thoughts and finer details learned from the short time with these…

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Author: Antonio G. Di Benedetto