Fujifilm FinePix X100 review

With its hybrid viewfinder and retro styling, is the Fuji X100 the ultimate enthusiast compact?

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Fuji X100: Specs

23.6mm◊15.8mm APS-C CMOS sensor, 12.3MP effective

Fujinon 23mm f/2 (35mm equivalent focal length of 35mm)

Focal length conversion
Approx. 1.5x

SD, SDHC, SDXC, 20MB internal memory

Optical: Reverse Galilean optical viewfinder with bright frame display, 90% frame coverage and approx. 0.5x magnification / Electronic: 0.47in display with 1,440,000 dots, approx. 100% frame coverage and 15mm eye-point

Video resolution
1280x720 (HD) at 24fps, H.264 codec and stereo sound

ISO range
ISO 200-6400 (expendable to ISO 100 and ISO 12,800)

TTL contrast-AF detect, Single AF / Continuous AF/MF (with distance indicator), Area / Multi pattern

Max burst rate
5fps up to 10 JPEG / 8 Raw and JPEG / 8 Raw

LCD screen size
2.8in TFT, 460,000 dots

Shutter speeds
30sec – 1/4000sec (1/1000sec at f/2 and 1/4000sec at f/8 or smaller aperture)

Approx. 405g (without battery, memory card and accessories) / approx 445g (with battery, memory card and accessories)

126.5 x 74.4 x 53.9mm

Power supply
NP-95 rechargeable battery (supplied)

Tech Specs

Product TypeBridge Camera
Battery Size SupportedProprietary Battery Size
Maximum Video Resolution1280 x 720
Effective Camera Resolution12.3 Megapixel
Wide AngleNo
Product FamilyFinePix X
HD Movie ModeYes
Memory Card SupportedSecure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card, Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC)
Brand NameFujifilm
FeaturesManual White Balance, Aperture Priority, Continuous Shooting Mode, Manual Control
Screen Size7.1 cm (2.8")
Video FormatsQuickTime MOV
Viewfinder TypeElectronic, Optical
Weight (Approximate)405 g
Image Sensor Size23.60 mm x 15.80 mm
Maximum Image Resolution4288 x 2848
Display Screen TypeLCD
Height74.4 mm
Width126.5 mm
Depth53.9 mm
Product SeriesX
Focal Length23 mm
Image FormatsRAW, JPEG
Focus ModesAuto, Manual
ManufacturerFuji Photo Film Co. Ltd
Product ModelX100
Product NameFinePix X100 Bridge Camera
Product LineFinePix
Exposure Control
  • Programmed AE
  • Shutter Priority AE
  • Aperture Priority AE
  • Manual
Aspect Ratio16:9
Manufacturer Part NumberP10NC04120A
Manufacturer Website Addresshttp://www.fujifilm.co.uk
Marketing Information

Inspired by the beauty and form of classic cameras from the past, the Fujifilm FinePix X100 combines all the latest technical digital innovations in a beautiful, traditional chassis.

The FinePix X100 is aimed at the professional photographer or keen enthusiast looking for exceptional quality pictures from a compact camera.

It is designed to appeal to the millions of DSLR users who need a more compact, back-up camera, for high quality in-fill shots when the use of a bigger SLR system is either inconvenient, or impractical.

Or, of course, it can be used as a professional's only top-end camera, if size and versatility are the primary considerations.

Package Contents
  • FinePix X100 Compact Camera
  • Li-ion Battery NP-95
  • Battery Charger BC-65N
  • Shoulder Strap
  • USB Cable
  • Lens Cap
  • Metal Strap Clip
  • Protective Cover
  • Clip Attaching Tool
  • CD-ROM
  • Owner's Manual
Limited Warranty1 Year