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Fujifilm's series of handsome retro-look cameras has a new, highly capable entry: the X-T10, which packs most of the features of the company's fanciest interchangeable-lens camera, the X-T1, into a lighter and less expensive package. The sensor is the exact same as its $1,200 big brother, and all the same lenses will fit, but the X-T10 has a couple extra tricks up its sleeve. In addition to a more compact design and a significant weight reduction, the X-T10 has a new tracking autofocus system that puts it in league with larger DSLR cameras. There's a pop-up flash (though a weak one), an articulating high-resolution LCD screen, and a much nicer electronic viewfinder than the older model.
Despite the professional look and manual dials on every surface, the X-T10 is aimed at more novice photographers than its predecessors, as evidenced by a special switch that puts the camera in fully automatic mode no matter what other settings you've dialed in. "Experienced photographers might want to tape this switch down to avoid accidents," notes DP Review in its hands-on.
The additions are nice, and at $800 the X-T10 costs a third less than the X-T1, making it an attractive option for anyone looking to get into the Fujifilm camera ecosystem but not quite sure how to operate those retro-style controls. You'll be able to pick one up in mid-June.
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