The X20 is the successor to Fuji’s popular X-10 compact camera. Although the new camera is loaded up with Fuji’s all new X-Trans CMOS II sensor and EXR II processing technology, the sensor maintains the same 2/3in dimensions and 12MP pixel count of the X10.
As part of their new autofocus system, the sensor now has phase-detection pixels built into its array, which are said to help the camera to achieve autofocus speeds of up to 0.06sec – a major improvement over previous versions.
The camera also sports a revised optical viewfinder construction, with a new Digital Trans Panel for the display of shooting information such as aperture and ISO.
As with the X10, the viewfinder moves in tandem with the lens, maintaining an 85% coverage throughout the focal range, and features a sensor to alternate between displaying the viewfinder data and the LCD.
The X-20 borrows the same 2.8″ 460,000 dot LCD display from it’s predecessor as well as the X-10’s 28-112mm f/2-2.8 lens, which includes an optical stabilization system said to be effective for up to four EV stops.