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Fujifilm unveils X-A1: an entry-level mirrorless with a conventional sensor

By dpreview staff on Sep 17, 2013 at 05:00 GMT

Fujifilm has announced the X-A1, its most basic X-mount mirrorless camera yet. The X-A1 shares a body with the X-M1 but is based around a 16MP sensor with a conventional, Bayer color filter array, rather than the X-Trans design that's been used in the other X-series models. Despite its lowly position in the lineup, the X-A1 retains the 920k-dot tilting rear screen and Wi-Fi offered by the X-M1, yet is being launched with an MSRP of $599 with the XC 16-50mm F3.5-5.6 OIS standard zoom - $200 cheaper than the X-M1 cost at its launch.

The company has also announced the Fujinon XC 50-230mm F4.5-6.7 OIS lens, a relatively small, lightweight zoom for Fujifilm's mirrorless cameras, designed to complement smaller bodies like the X-M1 and X-A1. It features optical image stabilization for sharper handheld pictures, and uses a stepper motor for fast focusing. Like the XC 16-50mm F3.5-5.6 OIS, but unlike Fujifilm's more-expensive 'R' type lenses, it doesn't have an aperture ring - instead this is controlled from the camera body. This means that X-Pro1 and X-E1 owners will need to install the latest firmware to use the lens.

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Press Release:

FUJIFILM LAUNCHES THE X-A1, AN ENTRY-LEVEL CSC FEATURING A 16.3 MP APS-C CMOS SENSOR AND POWERFUL EXR PROCESSOR II

New X-A1 offers entry into the premium X-Series while delivering outstanding image quality, modern design, sharp 3” tilting LCD screen and wireless image transfer

Valhalla, N.Y., September 17, 2013 – FUJIFILM North America Corporation today announced the new FUJIFILM X-A1 compact system camera (CSC), the fourth interchangeable lens system camera introduced within the award-winning FUJIFILM X-Series. The ultra-light X-A1 gives consumers an affordable entry point into the X-Series line of digital cameras and delivers outstanding image quality using its large 16.3 Megapixel APS-C  CMOS sensor, easy operation and wireless image transfer for quick photo sharing.

The FUJIFILM X-A1 kit will ship with the FUJINON XC16-50mm (24-76mm)*1 F3.5-5.6 OIS zoom lens. The XC16-50mm is a versatile lens that is ideal for a wide range of photographic subjects, including clear low-light scenes, beautiful portraits and vivid landscapes. The lens consists of 12 all glass elements in 10 groups including 3 aspherical elements and 1 ED element. The lens features seven round-edged aperture blades, which offer 17 stops in 1/3 EV increments for precise aperture control.

“The lightweight X-A1 and versatile XC16-50mm lens combination gives consumers extraordinary value and the opportunity to experience the outstanding image quality that the X-Series is known for,” said Manny Almeida, senior vice president and general manager, FUJIFILM North America Corporation. “Together with a high definition tilting screen and wireless image transfer, consumers of all skill levels can capture truly memorable images that can also be shared on Facebook and Twitter quickly and easily.”

Large 16.3 Megapixel APS-C sensor and EXR Processor II

The FUJIFILM X-A1 uses an APS-C sensor and powerful EXR Processor II that captures rich tones, breath-taking dynamic range and stunning low-light images using its extended ISO range of up to 25600. With the X-A1, users can set the sensor sensitivity from ISO200 to as high as ISO6400 in 1/3 step increments, to obtain remarkably clear images even when shooting indoors and at night.

Together with the EXR Processor II, the X-A1 also gives customers fantastic speed with a start-up time of 0.5 seconds*2, a shutter time lag of 0.05 seconds and a maximum burst speed of 5.6 frames per second (max. 30 frames*3).

Compact performance and advanced features

The X-A1 CSC combines advanced features in a go-anywhere design. The X-A1 weighs just 11.6oz*4 and is about a third of the size of a traditional DSLR body. With a slim profile of 1.3” at its trimmest point, the X-A1 is easily carried anywhere.

The X-A1 also features a 3” tilting high resolution LCD screen with 920,000 dots for easy image viewing and framing at various angles. The 3” LCD monitor tilts at variable vertical angles, facilitating both low-angle and high-angle shots whether on or off a tripod.

The X-A1 uses a built-in high precision flash, with the guide number 7*5, and Super Intelligent Flash technology that uses scene recognition and automatically controls flash strength to reduce highlight clipping.

Easy Image Transfer with WiFi® button

The X-A1 includes a WiFi button that lets users transfer high quality photos and movies*6  to social media sites for easy sharing from the camera to smartphones, tablets and computers.

To connect the X-A1 to a smartphone or tablet, users can download the free dedicated “FUJIFILM Camera Application” to their iPhone™ / iPad™ or Android™ smartphone or tablet device to transfer up to 30 pictures at a time from the X-A1. The app also lets users download movies, expanding the range of options available for enjoying pictures taken with the camera.

Intuitive design and easy operation

The X-A1 has its key operation buttons and dials positioned on the right side of the camera’s rear panel for easy use and quick picture taking. The Mode Dial for selecting the optimum setting for each scene gives access to the Advanced SR Auto function, which automatically recognizes each scene and selects the best settings for sharp and clear images.

The Advanced Filter function and Film Simulation modes give users a range of creative filters and film effects to apply and achieve unique and artistic looks.

FUJINON XC50-230mm (76-350mm) F4.5-6.7 OIS

The all new FUJINON XC50-230mm (76-350mm) F4.5-6.7 OIS lens adds even more versatility to the X-Series line of compact system cameras by offering an expanded zoom range that delivers consistently outstanding optical performance throughout. The XC50-230mm uses optical image stabilization to ensure superb performance and effectively reduces blur when shooting at longer focal lengths and in low light.

FUJIFILM X-A1 key features list:

  • 16.3 Megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor
  • EXR Processor II
    • Start-up time of 0.5
    • Shutter lag time of 0.05
    • Shooting interval time of 0.7
  • 3” (920K dot) tilting high resolution LCD screen
  • Full range of ISO100 – ISO25600
  • Wireless image transfer
  • Q Menu shortcut button
  • In-camera RAW processing
  • Film Simulation modes (Velvia, ASTIA, PROVIA, Sepia, and Black & White)
  • 8 Advanced Filters (Toy Camera, Miniature, Dynamic Tone, Pop Color, Soft Focus, High Key, Low Key and Partial Color)
  • Multiple Exposure mode to superimpose a second exposure on the first exposure
  • Full HD movie 1080P\30fps and built-in stereo microphone
  • Available accessories include: Leather Case, Hand Grip, and Clip-on Flash

 FUJINON XC16-50mm (24-76mm) F3.5-5.6 OIS

  • 24-76mm equivalent F3.5-5.6 lens
  • Fully compatible with FUJIFILM X-Mount
  • 12 all glass elements in 10 groups including 3 aspherical elements and 1 ED element
  • Seven round-edged aperture blades, which offer 17 stops in 1/3 EV steps

 FUJINON XC50-230mm (76-350mm) F4.5-6.7 OIS

  • 76-350mm equivalent F4.5-6.7 lens
  • Fully compatible with FUJIFILM X-Mount
  • 13 all glass elements in 10 groups including 1 aspherical lens and 1 ED element
  • Optical image stabilization that minimizes blur at longer focal lengths and in low light
  • A precision stepping motor for  high-speed autofocusing
  • Available in black and silver

The FUJIFILM X-A1 and XC16-50mm (24-76mm) F3.5-5.6 OIS lens (kit) will be available in September 2013 for $599.95 in black and indigo blue. The FUJINON XC50-230mm (76-350mm) F4.5-6.7 OIS lens will be available in November 2013 for $399.95. The FUJIFILM X-A1 uses the same FUJIFILM X-Mount as the X-Pro1, X-E1 and X-M1, and all FUJIFILM XF and XC lenses will work with all X-Series interchangeable lens cameras.

The current Fujifilm lens family includes the following FUJINON XF and XC lenses:

  • XF 14mm F2.8
  • XF 18mm F2.0
  • XF 23mm F1.4
  • XF 27mm F2.8
  • XF 35mm F1.4
  • XF 60mm F2.4
  • XF 18-55mm F2.8-4.0 OIS
  • XF 55-200mm F3.5-4.8 OIS
  • XC 16-50mm F3.5-5.6 OIS

*1 35mm format equivalent
*2 Quick Start mode
*3 Maximum number of frames can be shot in JPEG setting, using a “Class 10” or higher SD card
*4 Including the battery and memory card, excluding the lens
*5 ISO200・m; When shooting at ISO200, the light reaches a subject up to (7/F number) meters away
*6 FUJIFILM Camera Application for iOS can save movie files up to 1280 x 720

Fujifilm X-A1 specifications

Price
MSRP$599 with 16-50mm
Body type
Body typeRangefinder-style mirrorless
Sensor
Max resolution4896 x 3264
Other resolutionsS: (3:2) 2496 x 1664 / (16:9) 2496 x 1408 / (1:1) 1664 x 1664
Image ratio w:h1:1, 3:2, 16:9
Effective pixels16 megapixels
Sensor photo detectors17 megapixels
Sensor sizeAPS-C (23.6 x 15.6 mm)
Sensor typeCMOS
ProcessorEXR Processor II
Image
ISOAUTO / Equivalent to ISO200 - 6400 (Standard Output Sensitivity)
White balance presets7
Custom white balanceYes
Image stabilizationNo
Image stabilization notesSupported with OIS type lens
Uncompressed formatRAW
JPEG quality levelsFine, Normal
File format
  • JPEG (Exif Ver 2.3)*2 / RAW (RAF format) / RAW+JPEG (Design rule for Camera File system compliant / DPOF-compatible)
Optics & Focus
Autofocus
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
Autofocus assist lampAF assist illuminator available
Manual focusYes
Number of focus points49
Lens mountFujifilm X
Focal length multiplier1.5×
Screen / viewfinder
Articulated LCDTilting
Screen size3
Screen dots920,000
Touch screenNo
Screen typeTFT LCD
Live viewYes
Viewfinder typeNone
Photography features
Minimum shutter speed30 sec
Maximum shutter speed1/4000 sec
Exposure modes
  • Advanced SR AUTO
  • Program AE
  • Shutter Priority
  • Aperture Priority
  • Manual
  • Custom
  • Portrait
  • Landscape
  • Sport
  • SP
  • Adv.
  • AUTO
Scene modes
  • Portrait, Landscape, Sports, Portrait enhancer, Night, Night (tripod), Fireworks, Sunset, Snow, Beach, Party, Flower, Text
Built-in flashYes (Manual pop-up flash)
Flash range7.00 m (ISO200m)
External flashYes (dedicated TTL Flash compatible)
Flash modesAuto / Forced Flash / Suppressed Flash / Slow Synchro / Rear-curtain Synchro / Commander
Flash X sync speed1/180 sec
Drive modes
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Self-timer
Continuous drive6 fps
Self-timerYes (10 sec. / 2 sec.)
Metering modes
  • Multi
  • Average
  • Spot
Exposure compensation±2 (at 1/3 EV steps)
AE Bracketing±1 (3 frames at 1/3 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV steps)
Videography features
Resolutions1920 x 1080 30p, Continuous recording: up to approx. 14 min./1280 x 720 30p, Continuous recording: up to approx. 27 min.
FormatH.264
Videography notesMOV/H.264
MicrophoneStereo
SpeakerMono
Storage
Storage typesSD memory card / SDHC memory card / SDXC (UHS-I) memory card
Connectivity
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
HDMIYes (Mini HDMI Type C)
WirelessBuilt-In
Wireless notesGeotagging setup, Image transfer (Individual image / Selected multiple images), View & Obtain Images, PC Autosave
Remote controlYes (RR-90 (sold separately))
Physical
BatteryBattery Pack
Battery descriptionNP-W126 battery and BC-W126 charger
Battery Life (CIPA)350
Weight (inc. batteries)330 g (0.73 lb / 11.64 oz)
Dimensions117 x 67 x 39 mm (4.6 x 2.62 x 1.54)
Other features
Orientation sensorYes
GPSNone

Fujifilm XC 50-230mm F4.5-6.7 OIS specifications

Principal specifications
Lens typeZoom lens
Max Format sizeAPS-C / DX
Focal length50–230 mm
Image stabilisationYes
Lens mountFujifilm X
Aperture
Maximum apertureF4.5 - F6.7
Minimum apertureF22.0
Aperture ringNo
Number of diaphragm blades7
Aperture notesRounded diaphragm
Optics
Elements13
Groups10
Special elements / coatings1 aspherical lens, 1 ED glass element
Focus
Minimum focus1.10 m (43.31)
Maximum magnification0.2×
AutofocusYes
Motor typeStepper motor
Full time manualYes
Focus methodInternal
Distance scaleNo
DoF scaleNo
Physical
Weight375 g (0.83 lb)
Diameter69 mm (2.7)
Length111 mm (4.37)
MaterialsPlastic barrel, plastic mount
ColourBlack, Silver
Zoom methodRotary (extending)
Filter thread58 mm

Additional images

 Fujifilm X-A1 The X-A1 retains the tilting screen featured on the X-M1.
Fujifilm X-A1 with XC 16-50mm OIS Fujinon XC50-230mm F4.5-6.7 OIS
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Comments

Total comments: 262
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DonSantos
By DonSantos (7 months ago)

I pre-ordered one. It'll go very nicely with the new 23mm 1.4 lens.

3 upvotes
arhmatic
By arhmatic (7 months ago)

Why would you get the most expensive lens with the cheapest body?

1 upvote
King Penguin
By King Penguin (7 months ago)

Cos it will produce better pics than the most expensive fuji body with the cheapest lens!

22 upvotes
abortabort
By abortabort (7 months ago)

@ Arhmatic - Why would you go the cheapest lens with the most expensive body for the same overall $$$'s? Are you suggesting (and you probably are based on some of your ridiculous posts) that nobody should use a nice lens on this camera? Not everyone needs an EVF. At the moment this and the identical X-M1 are the only interchangeable X models with an articulated screen, which some people find more important than an EVF (not me, but plenty do).

3 upvotes
Timmbits
By Timmbits (7 months ago)

I could live without an EVF - although I do prefer to have one for backup for bright sun - and I find it great that I can have a Bayer-type sensor, paired with awesome lenses, for a more affordable total package price. Otherwise I wouldn't even be considering it.

7 upvotes
arhmatic
By arhmatic (7 months ago)

@abortabort - I don't think I ever mentioned EVF... I am not suggesting anything, It was a question. Just a question, not a suggestion, not an advice not an assumption. Read again.
@King Penguin - yes, that makes sense.

Comment edited 2 times, last edit 6 minutes after posting
3 upvotes
abortabort
By abortabort (7 months ago)

@ arhmatic - I assumed you mean for build or ergonomics (including EVF) because the IQ difference will be quite small, X-Trans or not.

0 upvotes
SETI
By SETI (7 months ago)

Not Made in Japan anymore?

0 upvotes
nofumble
By nofumble (7 months ago)

At the time I bought the X-E1, I could get an EOS-M with lens for $300.

I am afraid the X-A1 will be another mirror-less camera in crowded field with no product differentiation.

5 upvotes
Timmbits
By Timmbits (7 months ago)

all the better our chances of getting it for 300 soon? ;-)

1 upvote
Absolutic
By Absolutic (7 months ago)

don't know about $300, but with this idea of selling it at Wallmart and Costco as they say about X-A1, I guarantee you will be able to buy the kit at $399 by Xmas. If it hits $299 I'll buy it just to shoot landscapes

1 upvote
sunnycal
By sunnycal (7 months ago)

Fuji is becoming like Canon, milking the same sensor by creating umpteen models.

8 upvotes
Dave Luttmann
By Dave Luttmann (7 months ago)

It's a different sensor.

23 upvotes
sunnycal
By sunnycal (7 months ago)

It is the same sensor, with different CFA.

6 upvotes
abortabort
By abortabort (7 months ago)

Wait, so they are using a version of their very unique sensor that came out, what? 18 months ago? YEah it's totally time to start calling them Canon who have been recycling their sensors not just across models, but across 4 generations of camera model? They are on what, generation 1 with Fuji X... Yeah it's totally the same thing. Next thing we'll have people whinging that a company has two whole cameras with the same sensor...!

4 upvotes
Timmbits
By Timmbits (7 months ago)

well ok, maybe it's the same sensor with a different color filter array... but it's totally OK to call the sum of those parts a different sensor... saying it is the same reassures us that it is the same performance, but those who say it is a different one mainly want to underline the fact that you have a bayer pattern instead of xtrans - I think that is the detail they are focused on - not on splitting hairs as you may think (or may be doing).

2 upvotes
Dave Luttmann
By Dave Luttmann (7 months ago)

Keep digging in Sunny. The sensor is vastly different. It has a completely different CFA. It has an AA filter which the X-Trans doesnt have. The output will be completely different. Just claiming the sensors are identical is wrong....and it appears you are in the minority on your opinion.

2 upvotes
rxbot
By rxbot (7 months ago)

Big competition for Ricoh GR, NikonA, Sony RX100, NEX series and Samsung NX300. With the new 23mm this is going to even compete against Fujis own X100 and x100S.

1 upvote
ET2
By ET2 (7 months ago)

It's competition against Nex-5R. With zoom lens, this is not even close to RX100 in size.

7 upvotes
mosc
By mosc (7 months ago)

Yeah, Fuji doesn't even make an array of pancakes for x-mount. Really big stretch to say this lines up with an RX100. It's bigger. I guess the line is "bigger than a shirt pocket" rather than "bigger than a breadbox" but regardless, it's a medium sized camera.

0 upvotes
micahmedia
By micahmedia (7 months ago)

Hopefully the X-Pro 2 will have this sensor too!

3 upvotes
ogl
By ogl (7 months ago)

Camera with good sensor and good price at last.
Glory to God that no X trans sensor inside.

8 upvotes
arhmatic
By arhmatic (7 months ago)

I know, the X was such a nuisance...

Fujifilm was almost able to stand apart for a little bit.
Not anymore...

Now it's just as good as any Panasonic or Olympus.

Comment edited 1 minute after posting
2 upvotes
sgoldswo
By sgoldswo (7 months ago)

Why? X-trans is sharper and has much better colours. And no, it doesn't lose detail if used with a decent RAW converter. But you carry on believing what you want... ;-)

1 upvote
arhmatic
By arhmatic (7 months ago)

I really need to question Fuji on this one...

Do we really need FOUR tiers?
What's next now? an X camera phone

They are really diluting the initial retro concept of the X cameras, as the real pro oriented mirrorless... this is why I initially bought into the system. Terrible move, if you ask me.

Comment edited 1 minute after posting
5 upvotes
arhmatic
By arhmatic (7 months ago)

Fuji, please take it back, and I might consider buying the 23mm 1.4...

2 upvotes
Beat Traveller
By Beat Traveller (7 months ago)

What's the problem? Do you think coloured cameras have a disease your X-Pro might catch?

6 upvotes
day2012
By day2012 (7 months ago)

Are you suggesting that your decision on whether you buy the 23mm f1.4 is based on what cameras it can be attached to? That seems to be an odd way to make a decision.

8 upvotes
brendon1000
By brendon1000 (7 months ago)

With this cheaper body Fuji should get more money from sales as it has lowered the entry point for its X system.

More money from sales means more money goes into research and development into new lenses and accessories which is great news for existing X pro owners. Win win for everyone. :)

7 upvotes
Timmbits
By Timmbits (7 months ago)

I think they are in a position where they have to gain market share and fast, and they are addressing the various segments.

4 upvotes
arhmatic
By arhmatic (7 months ago)

@Timmbith - Maybe... Personally, I don't think it should cover EVERY single market segment. Cover some, but cover them well. The Pro-1 did a great job at that time. It should diversify a little, but I definitely don't need an X phone camera next.

1 upvote
abortabort
By abortabort (7 months ago)

@ Arhmatic - Don't forget that there are already the X10, X20, XF1 and XS1 in the 'X series' lineup that cover enthusiast compacts, to bridge cameras to pocketable enthusiast. Add the X100/S and the X-Pro1 and X-E1 are far from the only cameras in the series. This camera helps to complete that lineup.

0 upvotes
abortabort
By abortabort (7 months ago)

Isn't the X-M1 $799 with 16-50mm? Wouldn't that make it $200 cheaper? Or did you mean compared to body only it is $100 cheaper?

1 upvote
Jeff Keller
By Jeff Keller (7 months ago)

Thanks for pointing that out, it's been fixed.

0 upvotes
abortabort
By abortabort (7 months ago)

No worries! I couldn't remember the pricing so had to go look it up but I was sure the X-M1 was never that cheap.

0 upvotes
rxbot
By rxbot (7 months ago)

Well it is official now, no X trans sensor, does have aa filter and priced right with the 16-50. This camera should do well . APS-C sensor with up to date processing engine For those that do not require a viewfinder this camera offers small package with big sensor at right price. Should shake up the market. What optical finder would go on the hotshoe to use with 27mm lens?

0 upvotes
abortabort
By abortabort (7 months ago)

Olympus VF-1 would go pretty well on there. It's 'designed' for 35mm equiv, but it's a bit tight for that anyway, but is supposed to be about perfect for the Panasonic 20mm.

0 upvotes
rxbot
By rxbot (7 months ago)

Thanks for the VF- 1 tip.

0 upvotes
abortabort
By abortabort (7 months ago)

No worries, it is a decent enough finder and can be found for around $50 s/h (but mostly unused).

0 upvotes
CameraLabTester
By CameraLabTester (7 months ago)

Who dares wins.

.

4 upvotes
arhmatic
By arhmatic (7 months ago)

and who dilutes, loses...

7 upvotes
dennis tennis
By dennis tennis (7 months ago)

You are upset because the brand is diluted with lower spec camera? You pick your camera brand based on how snooty it is? I'm trying to imagine a Canon 1D user complaining that because Canon release the Rebel line, it dilutes the Canon brand.

Comment edited 1 minute after posting
11 upvotes
Neodp
By Neodp (7 months ago)

No look. I can't complain, after I buy a camera, and then see an improved version, for less. That's progress; even if I hate it. We are going to SLOW!

Having (good) diversity, for differing (good) preferences, is a fine thing; but better applied to a model, with flip-out screen, and one without, and having a fixed screen(smaller, less weight), for one example.

The manufactures can afford to do that; to a point.

However; that’s not what's happening here. Major photographic benefits are being excluded; as if that's ever OK. It's a lie, that we must miss basic benefits, to keep the price down.

They are trying to make a camera for every budget, and forgetting to make a better camera. So we get worse cameras, and with one, or a few, great new technological, and photographic benefits; which are effectively absolutely useless (crippled), without the whole. Are you going to stand for it?

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0 upvotes
rxbot
By rxbot (7 months ago)

This appears to be a very complete camera in an affordable and attractive package at an entry level price that will have good still and video image quality.

2 upvotes
Chaitanya S
By Chaitanya S (7 months ago)

beauty of Fuji X camera was the retro design and built in viewfinder and this new camera ruins it. Also the rear input dial is in awkward position.

4 upvotes
Timmbits
By Timmbits (7 months ago)

here we go again with the b!tching over the cheap model not having a VF... go buy one of the more expensive ones if you must have one... it's not like they don't offer any.

8 upvotes
arhmatic
By arhmatic (7 months ago)

@timmbith -- I think it's more about Fuji losing the initial retro design concept, that made the X series unique. VF - I don't care...

1 upvote
Donald B
By Donald B (7 months ago)

no evf, awkward for people that need reading glasses.

3 upvotes
Juck
By Juck (7 months ago)

Whoa,, steady there gramps,, no-one is making you buy it.

8 upvotes
Dave Luttmann
By Dave Luttmann (7 months ago)

An EVF would make it awkward. Using the big LCD on the back is easier

Comment edited 4 minutes after posting
1 upvote
larsbc
By larsbc (7 months ago)

To Dave whose message originally said that an EVF is more awkward for people who wear glasses.

Someone who needs READING GLASSES uses them for close focusing on things like books and, yes, camera LCD panels. On the other hand, an EVF with diopter correction means such a person wouldn't have to put on reading glasses to use the camera.

Do I think Fuji should have put an EVF in this camera? Considering its price range, probably not. But that doesn't change the fact that people who need reading glasses often times find an EVF to be more convenient.

Comment edited 2 times, last edit 2 minutes after posting
3 upvotes
Neodp
By Neodp (7 months ago)

Once you Finder, you never go back.

Yes, that means we need a rangefinder like EVF(improved); that does not add bulk.

But of course, not just that.

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0 upvotes
arhmatic
By arhmatic (7 months ago)

Look! it's got a movie record button!

Seriously, it's got several features that I wish my x-e1 had, such as better screen, supposedly better movie, wireless, etc, for just half the money I paid less than a year ago...

Comment edited 6 minutes after posting
1 upvote
brendon1000
By brendon1000 (7 months ago)

Yes but lacks the Xtrans sensor so the IQ will not match the IQ your XE-1 offers. :)

2 upvotes
jonnie burtoft
By jonnie burtoft (7 months ago)

Hi, the biggest difference for me between this and the xe1 are the control dials, the xm1/xa1 are too small and close together making using them very uncomfortable for my hands, I also prefer the shutter dial on the xe1. The xe1 and xpro did not have direct movie buttons as they are primarily stills cameras. Cheers jon

0 upvotes
zakaria
By zakaria (7 months ago)

this is a pen type and good way to atttact new buyrs to the fuji system.

Comment edited 4 minutes after posting
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