Rumor Mill Suggests Fuji X-E Line Cancelled

Share: 

You know we like to bring you rumors when they have the possibility of being accurate.

fujifilm x e mirrorless digital camera
Photo by X-E3 from Fujifilm.

And no one is more reliable when it comes to Fujifilm whispers than the appropriately named Fuji Rumors.

They’re reporting that the Japanese optics giant is considering canceling its X-E camera mode lineup in what would be a tragic development for fans of the compact form factor.

Even so, as many have pointed out, it’s always been on the cusp of being mothballed for some time now. The X-E3 is already canceled but the rumor mainly concerns any future model which would likely be called the X-E4.

Those with long memories will recall that the X-E2 wasn’t a very big success when it came out way back when. In fact, it was such a market flop that most people thought that was the end in 2016.

“The X-E3 features APS-C 24.3 megapixel X-Trans™* CMOS III sensor and the X-Processor Pro high-speed image processing engine. The X-E3 is the first X Series model to feature Bluetooth ®** low energy wireless communication. You can pair the camera with your smartphone or tablet device for easy transfer of pictures taken. The LCD monitor, on the back of the camera, uses a static touchscreen panel that supports the conventional “Touch Shot”, “Touch AF” and “Focus Area Selection” capabilities.”

Lauded as a fun, minimalist compact shooter, we can definitely see why the X-E3 is struggling in the current market and also why it would have a devoted fanbase.

What do you think? Will Fuji cancel the X-E camera line? Let us know your thoughts on this story in the comments section below if you like.

Also, don’t forget to check out some of our other photography news articles on Light Stalking by clicking here.

[Fuji Rumors]

What We Recommend to Improve Your Photography Fast

It's possible to get some pretty large improvements in your photography skills very fast be learning some fundamentals. Consider this the 80:20 rule of photography where 80% of the improvements will come from 20% of the learnable skills. Those fundamentals include camera craft, composition, understanding light and mastering post-production. Here are the premium guides we recommend.

  1. html cleaner  Easy DSLR –  Friend of Light Stalking, Ken Schultz has developed this course over several years and it still remains the single best source for mastering your camera by identifying the main things that are holding you back.
  2. Word to html  Understanding Composition – As one of the core elements of a good photograph, getting your head around composition is essential. Photzy's guide to the subject is an excellent introduction. Their follow-up on Advanced Composition is also well worth a read.
  3. Word to html  Understanding Light – Also by Photzy, the other essential part of photography is covered in this epic guide and followed up in Understanding Light, Part 2. This is fundamental stuff that every photographer should aim to master.
  4. Word to html  5 Minute Magic Lightroom Workflow – Understanding post production is one of the keys to photographs that you will be proud of. This short course by one of the best in the business will show you how an award-winning photographer does it.

About Author

Avatar

Kehl is our staff photography news writer and has over a decade of experience in online media and publishing and you can get to know him better here

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *