Fujifilm X100S

Announced Jan 7, 2013 •
16 megapixels | 2.8 screen | 35 mm
dpreview conclusion

The Fujifilm X100S is a hugely likable, very capable camera with some useful tricks up its sleeve. Almost all of the bugs from the X100 have been ironed out, and image quality from its 16MP X-Trans sensor is excellent.

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Gold Award
81%
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Good for

Provided you can live with the fixed focal length, for portraiture, candid and everyday photography, the X100S is a great carry-everywhere camera.

Not so good for

Shooting movies, and any situation where 35mm isn't long enough for stills.

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Other reviews
Fujifilm X100S review
By: Phil Hall, What Digital Camera (Mar 27, 2013)

The Fujifilm X100S is priced just over £1000, which is a lot to pay for a compact. However when you look at the compariable options in that field, it's not too bad – doesn't feature a viewfinder and it costs over double that, while Nikon's Coolpix A, which is closer in spec to the Fujifilm X100S, is £100 or so cheaper, but again lacks a built-in viewfinder.

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Fujifilm X100S review

The Fujifilm X100S builds on the success of its predecessor, the X100, with a new sensor, faster, more accurate focusing and a raft of other improvements. Fujifilm has concentrated on improving what needed it and fixing (most of) what was broken, while leaving what what best and most loved well alone - namely the X100's retro styling, composition and traditional controls. Those who came to...

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