Sporting both an optical viewfinder and an electronic viewfinder, the X-Pro2 offers a unique experience in the mirrorless world (Leica’s aside). So if you really want to compare apples to apples, the AF (in LCD mode) is faster and just as accurate on the X100. Fuji first introduced a hybrid viewfinder, which combines the features of an optical viewfinder and electronic viewfinder, with its original X100 camera back in 2010. Fuji X100. ‘Fn2’ Another unlabelled button on the Fuji X100V is the centre button on the viewfinder mode lever otherwise known as ‘Fn2’. Since the release of the original Fujifilm X100 in 2011, there have been a total of four updates to the camera: X100S, X100T, X100F, and the latest is the X100V. Which viewfinder, OVF or EVF, rules the X-Pro2? Top, Fuji X100. Additionally, Focus Peaking and Digital Split Image modes can be selected and the magnification of the focused area can be changed. But which viewfinder offers the better usability and functionality? Users simply need to turn the camera's focusing ring for a mechanical rangefinder-style view. VIEWFINDER MODE LEVER . - In the optical viewfinder (OVF) mode, various shooting data and electronic level can be displayed in addition to electronic bright frame display. FOCUS MODE SWITCH. Fujifilm unveiled the FinePix X100, a compact camera with an SLR-size APS-C sensor and traditional analogue control dials, that hides ground-breaking technology inside a retro-styled … With a refinement of specifications and design over the years that Fujifilm has been making the X100 series, the latest in the lineup is a wonderful camera to use. The X100T's optical viewfinder can simultaneously display the focus area by using the built-in ND filter. Verdict. There are other options (Standard and Split Image MF Assist modes are also available) Fujifilm X100 in manual focus mode – Optical viewfinder with “electronic rangefinder insert” Let’s be clear – it isn’t fair to pit the AF focus accuracy of the X1 to the X100 if you are comparing the X100’s OVF to the LCD on the X1. Fujifilm X100T – Optical Viewfinder – AF-S mode. In amongst all the cameras announced at Photokina 2010 - including enthusiast SLRs such as the Nikon D7000, Canon EOS 60D, Pentax K-5 and Sigma SD1 - one utterly unexpected model stole the show. Fujifilm’s X-Pro2 is a fairly unique equation in the photography world, blending old with new in more than just its style. But hey, the X100 has an LCD too, and an EVF! I explain these at Focus. enlarge. Like Zack Arias, I believe that the Optical Viewfinder is a big deal on these cameras. Fujifilm X100T – EVF (manual focus) with focusing aid set to “Focus Peak Highlight – Red”. X100V’s hybrid viewfinder allows you to truly focus on the scene in front of you by eliminating surrounding distractions and displaying your subject in bright, crisp detail. This viewfinder is the world's first hybrid viewfinder that combines the reverse Galilean* optical viewfinder and about 1,440,000 dot high-definition electronic viewfinder (EVF). It went on to become one of the camera’s most popular functions, and has evolved in each of the models since then. Nevertheless, I find myself using the Optical Viewfinder 90% of … More at Finders. This selects among Manual Focus (MF), one-time locking autofocus (AF-S, single), or continuous focusing (AF-C, continuous). This lever swaps between the optical viewfinder (OVF) and electronic viewfinder (EVF). enlarge. The hybrid viewfinder is innovative and each mode serves a purpose, i.e for close ups where the Electronic Viewfinder is the better option.