Fuji X-A1 review

  • £499
  • $599

Fuji's entry-level CSC gets more affordable

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Fujifilm X A1 review

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The X-A1 produces nice, natural colours straight from the camera

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The tilting screen is useful when you want to shoot landscape format images from a low angle like this, but it doesn't help much with portrait format shots.

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The images below are 100% crops of this shot comparing the level of detail visible in raw and JPEG images taken at ISO 800.

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JPEG file: there's slight smoothing between the stronger edges.

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Raw file: Looks more natural with better detail.

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There's no shortage of detail here.

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These hips were moving in the breeze, which gave the AF system a challenge, but it was up to the job.

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Dynamic Advanced Filter mode produces some interesting, high contrast and high saturation results.

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Images have a pleasant level of contrast so shots look natural yet punchy.

Tech Specs

Product TypeMirrorless Camera with Lens
Battery Size SupportedProprietary Battery Size
Green CompliantYes
Maximum Video Resolution1920 x 1080
TouchscreenNo
Wireless LANYes
Effective Camera Resolution16.3 Megapixel
GPSNo
USBYes
HDMIYes
PictBridgeYes
Product FamilyX
HD Movie ModeYes
Memory Card SupportedSecure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC UHS-I), Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC UHS-I)
Image StabilizationOptical
ColourBlack
Optical Zoom3.1x
Brand NameFujifilm
FeaturesFace Detection, Orientation Sensor, Continuous Shooting Mode
Screen Size7.6 cm (3")
Video FormatsH.264, MOV
Viewfinder TypeNo
Weight (Approximate)280 g
Green Compliance Certificate/AuthorityREACH
Image Sensor Size23.60 mm x 15.60 mm
Maximum Image Resolution4896 x 3264
Display Screen TypeLCD
Height66 mm
Width116.8 mm
Depth38.1 mm
Product SeriesX
Focal Length16 mm to 50 mm (Lens 1)
Image FormatsJPEG, RAW
External FlashOptional
Focus ModesAuto, Manual
ManufacturerFuji Photo Film Co. Ltd
Product ModelX-A1
Product NameX-A1 Mirrorless Camera
Exposure Control
  • Program AE
  • Aperture Priority
  • Shutter Priority
  • Manual
Aspect Ratio16:9
Manufacturer Part NumberP10NC11810A
Manufacturer Website Addresshttp://www.fujifilm.co.uk
Marketing Information
  • A compact and stylish FUJIFILM X entry-level interchangeable-lens camera.
  • Large 16.3 megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor that captures rich tonal expression, has an increased dynamic range and sensitivity settings up to a maximum ISO of 25600.
  • High definition tiltable 3-inch LCD
  • Compatible with all Fujifilm X mount lenses and particularly suited to the compact and lightweight FUJINON XC lenses
  • Wireless image transfer for instant transfer to a mobile device or computer.
Package Contents
  • X-A1 Mirrorless Camera
  • FUJINON XC16-50mm F3.5-5.6 OIS Lens
  • Li-ion Battery NP-W126
  • Battery Charger BC-W126
  • Shoulder Strap
  • Body Cap
  • Software CD-ROM
  • Owner's Manual