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X-T30II shutter button loose before it activates focus

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I recently got an X-T30II after having and having had many Fuji cameras. It's the first time the shutter button behaves this way, so I'm wondering if it's normal or malfunctioning.

Instead of having "two steps" focus and shot it has an empty travel before it activates the focus. Let me explain, pressing the button with light force makes it travel 1mm or so and then it stops (still no focus engaged), adding a tiny bit of force moves it to the next step and it focuses, again a bit more force for the shot. All my other cameras just have focus at fist amount of press and then shot, no empty travel at the beginning. Hope I've been clear.

Any other experiences on this? Is this "normal" in this camera? I had to get used to it and find it very annoying anyway

Many thanks

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