Fujifilm X-T100 review

Filling the gap between the X-A5 and X-T20

Fujifilm X-T100 review

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While the absence of an X Trans sensor on the Fujifilm X-T100 is a little disappointing, the reality is that this has allowed Fujifilm to price the camera a little more aggressively. It's also fair to say that for most photographers the difference will be negligible, with the X-T100 delivering some of the best results you'll see from an entry-level mirrorless camera.

It's disappointing to see 4K video capture capped at 15fps, though, while focusing speeds can be a little bit slow on occasion.

However, the fit and finish are very good, and if you have the optional grip screwed in the X-T100 is nice and comfy in the hand. The controls aren't intimidating, which should enable novice users to be up and shooting in no time, while there are enough advanced controls and features to keep users interested as they become more accomplished.

If you're not sure whether to save your cash and get an X-A5 instead, we'd recommend getting the X-T100 for the extra outlay if you can. It might be a bit larger, but you won't regret the addition of the built-in viewfinder, while the tactile finish and other little extras make this a much better option.

While it hasn't quite blown us away like some of Fujifilm's higher-end X Series cameras have, the stylish X-T100 gets a lot of things right, and is a great choice if you're looking for your first mirrorless camera.


Phil Hall

Phil Hall is an experienced writer and editor having worked on some of the largest photography magazines in the UK, and now edit the photography channel of TechRadar, the UK's biggest tech website and one of the largest in the world. He has also worked on numerous commercial projects, including working with manufacturers like Nikon and Fujifilm on bespoke printed and online camera guides, as well as writing technique blogs and copy for the John Lewis Technology guide.