Fujifilm FinePix X100

Announced Sep 19, 2010 •
12 megapixels | 2.8 screen | 35 mm
dpreview conclusion

The X100 combines excellent image quality, solid build and a superb viewfinder with somewhat sluggish and quirky operation. It's been much-improved by multiple firmware updates since its initial incarnation, and despite its flaws is now a very likeable camera indeed.

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Silver Award
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Good for

Enthusiast and professional photographers looking for excellent image quality and traditional analogue controls in a relatively small, discreet package

Not so good for

Photographers demanding fast, flawless operation, especially in low light.

Build quality
Ergonomics & handling
Metering & focus accuracy
Image quality (raw)
Image quality (jpeg)
Low light / high ISO performance
Viewfinder / screen rating
Movie / video mode
Other reviews
Fujifilm FinePix X100 Review
By: Shawn Barnett, with Luke Smith, Imaging Resource (Jul 13, 2011)

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DCRP Review: Fuji FinePix X100
By: Jeff Keller, Digital Camera Resource Page (May 5, 2011)

How could you not drool over a rangefinder-style camera with an APS-C sensor, fast prime lens, and unique hybrid viewfinder? And did I mention the excellent photo quality? There is room for improvement in terms of performance, user interface, and manual control limitations, but for a first effort, Fuji has done a very good job. The pricey FinePix X100 isn't for everyone, but for those looking...

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Fujifilm FinePix X100 Review
By: Phil Hall, What Digital Camera (Mar 23, 2011)

With the Fujifilm FinePix X100 it's quite clear that Fujifilm has pulled out all the stops when it comes to this camera. The look and feel of the camera is superb - as soon as you pick up the X100, it's obvious that you're dealing with a quality photographic tool. The stripped-down controls make the X100 easy and quick to use, while the unique Hybrid Viewfinder works a treat, though the AF can...

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