Fujifilm jumped into the mirrorless compact system camera category this afternoon with the new Fujifilm X-Pro1. The small retro-style camera, which accepts interchangeable lenses and uses a new APS-C size sensor about the size of what’s in an entry-level digital SLR, will go on sale in late February.
“We’re aiming this camera at the professional,” said Fujifilm Marketing Manager Kayce M. Baker at a press conference in Las Vegas today as part of the CES and PMA shows. “We’re aiming it at the wedding and portrait photographer, the studio photographer, the street photographer and anyone who likes to take a nice compact camera out and shoot.”
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