Fujifilm apologies for shortages of X-T5 cameras

Notices of shortages and delays come from digicam and lens producers with alarming regularity nowadays. This time, it’s Fuji’s turn. Fuji has a historical past of this that began lengthy earlier than the pandemic. The Fujifilm X-T2 prompted the corporate to be shocked by “overwhelming demand”, and it’s occurring once more with Fujifilm X-T5 (purchase right here). It was nonetheless fairly an unusual prevalence in 2016, however not a lot anymore.

The corporate isn’t blaming the silicone scarcity, provide chain issues or logistics points. They’re blaming their prospects. These pesky prospects simply discover the Fujifilm X-T5 simply too irresistible, and orders “have enormously exceeded our expectations”. The discover impacts each black and silver X-T5 body-only (buy here) and the black package with the 18-55mm f/2.8-4 R LM OIS lens (buy here).

The discover from Fujifilm relating to the availability of the Fujifilm X-T5 digicam reads as follows:

Pricey Buyer,

Thanks on your continued patronage of Fujifilm merchandise.

Concerning the mirrorless digital digicam “FUJIFILM X-T5”, now we have obtained orders which have enormously exceeded our expectations, and it’ll take time to ship the product. We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience prompted to our prospects.

We are going to do our greatest to ship it as quickly as doable, so we admire your understanding.


  • Digital digicam “FUJIFILM X-T5” black
  • Digital digicam “FUJIFILM X-T5” Silver
  • Digital Digicam Lens Equipment “FUJIFILM X-T5/XF18-55mmF2.8-4 R LM OIS” Black

* The digital digicam lens package “FUJIFILM X-T5/XF18-55mmF2.8-4 R LM OIS” silver is just not included within the above goal merchandise.

US retailers are nonetheless itemizing the merchandise as being in inventory for the second, though when present shares disappear, it could be some time earlier than extra turn into accessible. And Fujifilm hasn’t mentioned how lengthy it’ll take, both. Simply that they’ll do their greatest to ship as quickly as doable.

Are you continue to ready for an X-T5 to point out up?