Fujifilm FinePix X100 review

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

Fuji X100 Review
The response to Fuji's retro-styled X100 has taken even Fujifilm by surprise.

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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)