Fujifilm has announced the X-A2 in its X series, a new version of its X-A1 mirrorless interchangeable lens camera. The X-A2 is quite similar to its predecessor, with only minor changes. But the special feature of this camera is the 175 degree tilting LCD screen with face and eye detection, which makes it easier to take selfi es. The X-A2 will be sold with the Fujinon XC16- 50mm II 24-76mm f/3.5-5.6 OIS zoom lens. It also features OpticalImage Stabilization, Eye auto focus (AF), Auto Macro AF and Multi- Target AF. The lens consists of 12 elements in 10 groups including three aspherical elements and one ED element. The X-A2 can also be paired with Fujinon XC 50- 230mm II (76-350mm in 35mm format) f/4.5-6.7 OIS lens.
Also launched in the X-Series was the XQ2, a premium pocketsized digital camera with a 12 MP 2/3-inch Type X-Trans CMOS II sensor with phase detection, and the EXR Processor II which delivers an autofocus speed of up to 0.06 seconds. The XQ2 uses the 12 MP 2/3-inch Type X-Trans CMOS II sensor, and an ISO range of 100 – 12800. The lens also features a Lens Modulation Optimizer (LMO). It off ers 3-stop Optical Image Stabilization for shooting in low light situations. This camera makes use of the the newly developed Fujinon 25-100mm f/1.8 4x zoom lens. The lens is constructed with 4 aspherical and 3 extra low dispersion lenses and has a coating of HT-EBC to reduce flare and ghosting.