Fujifilm GFX100 II comes with AI-based subject-detection autofocus and new Video Format modes

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Fujifilm has introduced the newest member of its mirrorless digital camera lineup, the Fujifilm GFX100 II, as part of the GFX Series. This flagship model is equipped with a brand-new 102MP high-speed image sensor and the X-Processor 5, an advanced image processing engine that, as per the brand, offers up to twice the signal readout speed compared to the previous model. Fujifilm also claims that this combination provides the highest burst-shooting, autofocus (AF), and video performance ever seen in the GFX Series.

It also marks a milestone as the first GFX series camera to incorporate AI-based subject-detection autofocus, harnessed through Deep Learning technology with the latest predictive autofocus algorithm. These innovations, Fujifilm says, promise substantial improvements in the camera's video recording capabilities.

The GFX100 II  is also touted as the first GFX Series camera that comes with support for 8K/30P video, along with the capability to internally record 4K/60P video at 4:2:2 10-bit quality. It also introduces new "Video Format" modes that facilitate video recording in various formats, like Premista, 35mm, and anamorphic (35mm) when used in conjunction with the appropriate mount adapter.

The camera body comes equipped with an Ethernet port, HDMI Type A, and USB-C terminals, enhancing its connectivity options for integration with external devices. Furthermore, the GFX100 II demonstrates notable enhancements in both burst mode performance, achieving 8.0 frames per second, and stabilisation capability, upgrading to an eight-stop five-axis system. Additionally, the camera features an ergonomic body design, ensuring a comfortable and user-friendly shooting experience. The camera is priced at around $7,499 (approx ₹6,24,300), the Indian price is yet to be revealed so keep circling back for updated information.