The Fujifilm X-T1 consistently delivers images with pleasing color, contrast, and white balance. This weather-sealed all-metal camera body performs flawlessly in rough conditions, and the logically arranged dials and buttons make changing camera settings fast and intuitive. But this update brings a feature set that pro users have been wanting for a very long time. The camera’s two highest sensitivity values, ISO 25,600 and ISO 51,200, are “extended” settings, meaning you have to enable their availability in the menu system. Buy now 2. Canon PowerShot G5 X: £613, Amazon The G5 X has a one-inch sensor. Last year, however, rumors were rampant that Samsung was shutting down its camera division.
The Olympus TG-4 isn’t just sealed against spills, its fully waterproof to 15m/50ft, as well as shockproof from 2.1m/7ft, crushproof to 100kg/220lbf and freezeproof to -10C/14F. Wherever your travels may take you, the TG-4 is up to the challenge. The result? An ever-growing selection of mirrorless cameras with pro features (like large sensors, weather sealing, and high-quality viewfinders) that are smaller and lighter than their DSLR rivals. Compact enough to fit in a coat pocket, it has the first new sensor we’ve seen from Olympus in years, plus an articulated screen.
The parts still chromed, to name the most obvious ones, include the shutter-release button, the mirror lock-up knob, the depth-of-field preview button and the lens-release button. Our previous pick, the X-T1 has received three major firmware updates since it was released in 2014. Additions have included a faster shutter speed, improved AF support for some lenses, plus manual exposure control and additional frame rates when recording video. The original model soon was changed, possibly after just some 50,000 cameras had been made; the right-hand screw at the back was moved farther away and the two black plastic covers either side at top of the mirror housing became fixed using blackened screws with brass bushings attached inside.