Fujifilm X20

Announced Jan 7, 2013 •
12 megapixels | 2.8 screen | 28 – 112 mm (4×)
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The Fujifilm X20 is a true enthusiast's compact, with solid build quality, a fast lens, unique optical viewfinder, and sharp, high resolution photos. It offers a wide selection of manual controls, easily adjustable settings (thanks to twin control dials, the Fn button, and Quick Menu), and 1080/60p video recording. Downsides include a mediocre, hard-to-access movie mode and sub-par battery life.

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Silver Award
77%
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Good for

Enthusiasts and low light shooters who want a compact camera with high-end build quality and features.

Not so good for

Users who want to get a full day of shooting out of one battery. Movie enthusiasts.

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Other reviews
Fujifilm X20 review
By: Matt Golowczynski, What Digital Camera (Apr 18, 2013)

Despite some minor issues with the viewfinder, noise reduction and a somewhat untrustworthy exposure compensation dial, the Fujifilm X20 is clearly more than just a minor upgrade to the . With its dependable build quality, impressive AF, excellent resolution and generally pleasing images, it's a welcome addition to an admittedly crowded market.

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Fujifilm X20 review

The Fujifilm X20 is a major upgrade to the X10, with a brand new 12 Megapixel X-trans sensor and EXR II processor providing improved image quality and low light performance as well as new shooting modes, 1080p60 video and faster continuous shooting. The new sensor's phase-detect AF points provide the X20 with one of the fastest and most accurate AF systems around, at least for stills. The...

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