Amazon Fuji X PRO 1 leak was a marketing trick? Real price much lower

An anonymous source just sent me this: “The X-Pro1 is going to be released at the originally rumored $1299. The brief $1,699.95 that was on Amazon was a marketing trick to help the real price seem even more attractive. That $1299 price includes the F1.4 lens kit :)
P.P.S. The X-Pro1 flash will be optional and has a cost of $299

Is he telling us the truth? If the prices he is mentioning here are correct than it might be. But I don’t know if that marketing trick was really necessary…if there was any trick. Because I still don’t believe Amazon did leak this for purpose!

P.S.: The Amazon X PRO 1 page is now blank (Click here to see a blank page…LOL).

P.P.S.: The full real specs have been posted a couple of hours ago:

In deep look: Fuji X PRO 1 specs!

There is really nothing else to leak left now! Here are the full Fuji X PRO 1 specs:

Number of effective pixels: 16.3 million pixels
Image sensor: 23.6mm×15.6mm(APS-C)X-Trans CMOS with primary colorfilter
Sensor Cleaning system: Ultra Sonic Vibration
Storage media: SD memory card / SDHC memory card / SDXC(UHS-I) memory card
File format (still image): “JPEG (Exif Ver 2.3 *2), RAW (RAF format), RAW+JPEG (Design rule for Camera File system compliant / DPOF-compatible)”
Movie format: H.264(MOV)with Stereo sound
Number of recorded pixels: “L:4896x3264 4896x2760 3264 ×3264   M:3456x2304 3456x1944 2304 × 2304  S:2496x1664 2496x1408 1664 ×1664
Motion Panorama: L  Vertical:7680x2160 Horizontal:7680x1440 M Vertical:5120x2160 Horizontal:5120x1440″
Lens mount: FUJIFILM X mount
Compatible Interchangeable lens “・ FUJINON LENS XF18mmF2 R ・ FUJINON LENS XF35mmF1.4 R ・ FUJINON LENS XF60mmF2.4 R Macro”
Sensitivity:Equivalent to ISO 200 – 6400  (Standard Output Sensitivity)
AUTO mode: AUTO(400)/AUTO(800)AUTO(1600)/AUTO(3200)
Extended output sensitivity: equivalent ISO 100, 12800 and 25600″
Exposure control: TTL 256-zones metering, Multi / Spot / Average
Exposure mode: Programmed AE, Shutter priority AE, Aperture priority AE, Manual exposure
Exposure compensation: -2.0EV – +2.0EV, inclement with 1/3EV step
Shutter control: Focal Plane Shutter, Shutter speed (with mechanical shutter)” “(P mode) 1/4 sec. to 1/4000 sec., (All other modes) 30 sec. to 1/4000 sec. Bulb (max.60min.) Time 2 to 30 se”
Continuous shooting: Max 6 / 3 fps selectable
Auto bracketing: AE Bracketing (±1/3EV, ±2/3EV, ±1EV)
Film Simulation Bracketing: (Any 3 type of film simulation selectable)
Dynamic Range Bracketing: (100%, 200%, 400%)
ISO sensitivity Bracketing: (±1/3EV, ±2/3EV, ±1EV)”
Focus (mode): Single AF / Continuous AF/MF
Distance Indicator (type): TTL contrast AF, AF assist illuminator available
AF frame selection: Area (EVF/LCD:49 areas with 7x7、OVF:25 areas with 5x5)/ Multi changeable size of AF frame: among 5 type”
White balance: “Automatic scene recognition Custom, Color temperature selection (K)
Preset: Fine, Shade, Fluorescent light (Daylight), Fluorescent light (Warm White), Fluorescent light (Cool White), Incandescent light, underwater
Dynamic range setting: AUTO(100-400%)、100%、200%、400%
Self-timer: Approx. 10sec. / 2sec. Delay
Flash modes: “Hot shoe with TTL contacts; sync terminal Red-eye removal OFF: Auto, Forced Flash, Suppressed Flash, Slow Synchro. Rear-curtain Synchro Red-eye removal ON: Red-eye Reduction Auto, Red-eye Reduction & Forced Flash, Suppressed Flash, Red-eye Reduction & Slow Synchro. Red-eye Reduction & Rear-curtain Synchro”
Hot shoe: Yes ( dedicated TTL Flash compatible) Flash synchro Terminal X terminal, synchronized Shutter speed:1/180 sec or slower
Viewfinder: Hybrid Multi Viewfinder, Optical viewfinder. Reverse Galilean viewfinder with electronic bright frame display
Magnifications: 0.37x / 0.6x
Coverage of frame area v.s. capturing area: approx. 90%
Electronic viewfinder 0.47-in., approx.1,440,000-dots color LCD viewfinder
Coverage of viewing area v.s capturing area: approx. 100%
Eye sensor: installed
Eye point: approx. 14 mm
LCD monitor: 3.0-inch RGBW (White) LCD monitor, approx. 1,230,000dots, (Approx. 100% coverage)
Movie recording: “1920×1080 pixels, 1280 x 720 pixels (24frames / sec.) with stereo sound. Individual movies can not exceed 29 minutes in length.”
Photography functions: Select custom setting, Motion panorama, Color space, Color (Saturation), sharpness, Dynamic range, Film simulation, Gradation, Auto red-eye removal, Framing guideline, Frame No. memory, Histogram display, Preview depth of focus, Focus check, Electronic level, Multiple exposure, Date input, Fn button setting (RAW, Movie, etc)
Playback functions: RAW conversing, Image rotate, Red-eye reduction, Photobook assist, Erase selected frames, image search, Multi-frame playback (with micro thumbnail), Slide show, Mark for upload, Protect, Crop, Resize, Panorama, Favorites
Other functions PictBridge, Exif Print, Languages selection, Time difference, Quick start mode, Power save mode, Silent mode
Terminal (Video output) (Digital interface) (HD output)” ーUSB 2.0 High-Speed HDMI mini connector
Power supply: NP-W126 Li-ion battery (included)
Dimensions: 139.5 (W) mm x 81.8 (H) mm x 42.5(D) mm / 5.5in.(W) x 3.2in. (H) x 1.7 in. (D) (Minimum depth: 34.1 mm/ 1.3 in.)”
Weight Approx: 450g / 15.9 oz. (including battery and memory card) Approx. 400 g /14.1 oz. (excluding accessories, battery and memory card)
Operating Temperature: 0℃ – 40℃
Operating Humidity: 10 – 80% (no condensation)
Guide to the number of available frames for battery operation: approx 300 frames
Starting up period “Approx. 0.5 sec. ( Approx 1.0 sec, when QUICK START mode and Power save mode is set to OFF) * evaluated by FUJIFILM method”
Accessories included Li-ion Battery NP-W126, Battery Charger BC-W126, Shoulder strap, USB cable, Body cap, Metal strap clip, Protective cover, Clip attaching tool, CD-ROM (Viewer software, RAW File Converter etc. *3 ), Owner’s manual.
Optional accessories: Li-ion battery NP-W126, Battery charger BC-W126, Shoe Mount Flash EF-20、EF-42、EF-X20
Interchangeable lens FUJINON LENS XF18mmF2 R
Interchangeable lens FUJINON LENS XF35mmF1.4 R
Interchangeable lens FUJINON LENS XF60mmF2.4 R Macro
Protector Filter PRF-52 52mmΦ
Protector Filter PRF-39  39mmΦ
Hand Grip HG-XPro1
Leather Case LC-XPro1
* The lens of focal length at 35mm or less can be placed in this
leather case with the camera X-Pro 1.

Any questions? :) I guess this is it! Official announcement in a few hours (9pm London time). let’s see if the image quality is really amazing. That is what we really have still tos ee now!


A new “Fuji legendary fullframe rumor” is circulating right before the press release.

Today at 9pm London time Fuji will announce the new X PRO 1 camera. As you know you can I am going to follow live the Fuji announcement by updating this website with all news, reviews and image samples. And as it is usual before the announcement new rumors are floating around the web. There is one particular rumor saying that Fuji will announce the development of a Full Frame mirrorless and interchangeable system. As usual take those rumors with a grain of salt but I would not be surprised to hear that Fuji will give us some hints about their future lineup. They usually do that and they could do it today too!

From top to bottom this could be the new X camera order:
– X FF camera system
– X PRO 1 APS-C camera system
– X 100 (enthusiast fixed lens camera. Already in Stock: Amazon, Adorama, B&H, eBay.)
– X S1 (entry level super zoom camera. Preorders just started at Adorama)
– X 10 (entry level compact camera already in Stock: Amazon, Adorama, B&H, eBay.)

Announcement time Reminder:
4pm NYC time (16:00)
9pm London time (21:00)
10pm Berlin time (22:00)
6am Tokyo time (06:00)

Now even the Fuji X PRO 1 body is available for preorder! Price: $1,699.95.

Amazon removed both the lens and camera preorder page!
The Fuji X PRO 1 was available for preorder here at Amazon (page now blank). The price of the body only is $1,699.95.
The price of the lens was also visible since yesterday but the preorder pages have now preordered:
The 35mm f/1.4 lens at Amazon was available for $499.
The 18mm f/2.0 lens at Amazon was available for $499.
The 60mm macro lens at Amazon. was available for $599.

UPDATE: There was alao a page on Adorama (so I have been told but I didn’t find it).

If those are indeed the real prices let me know what your intentions are:

via PhotoRumors!

Two new full size X PRO 1 images.

Our friends over at Photorumors found other two images of the Fuji X Pro 1 camera. It’s really a poor man’s Leica camera :)

And I am so surprised to see that Amazon didn’t remove the lens preorder links. Is that all part of a “rumor” startegy?
Click here to see the 35mm f/1.4 lens at Amazon: 8 Elements in 6 Groups (Inc. 1 Asph. Element), Angle of view – 44.2 Degrees, Filter Size 52mm.
Click here to see the 18mm f/2.0 lens at Amazon. 8 Elements in 7 Groups (Inc. 2 Asph. Elements), Angle of view – 76.5 Degree, Filter Size 52mm
Click here to see the 60mm macro lens at Amazon. 10 Elements in 8 Groups (Inc. 1 Asph. Element & 1 abnormal disp. element), Angle of view – 26.6 Degree, Filter Size 39mm