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|The X-T1 uses the same 16.3 megapixel X-Trans CMOS II sensor as the X-E2. The unique pixel array leaves Fujifilm confident that it can do without an optical low-pass filter, without introducing moiré and false color.|
|The X-T1 is the first Fujifilm X-series camera to have an ISO dial. Its made of machined aluminum and feels solid.
A lock at the center of the dial must be held down in order to turn the dial.
|The shutter speed dial feels just as solid as the ISO dial, though some may feel that rotating it is a bit of a stretch when holding the camera. While there's a lock on this dial as well, it's only needed to move out of the 'Auto' position.|
|The View Mode button switches between the LCD and EVF, and also offers an 'EVF only + eye sensor' option which turns the viewfinder off when not in use.|
|On the front of the camera, you'll find the front dial, AF-assist lamp, and a customizable Fn1 button. The front dial can be used for setting the aperture with XC lenses or fine-tuning the shutter speed (you can select which in the menu), navigating menus and moving through images in playback mode.
As you'd expect, there's also a rear dial, used for many of the same things, plus playback zoom.
|Also on the front panel is a switch for moving between single, continuous, and manual focus.
At the M setting, you can use the AF-L button on the back of the camera for autofocus. Fujifilm has finally added a visual on-screen focus confirmation in this mode, too.
|The X-T1 has a PC sync socket on the front of the camera, for connection to studio strobes.|
| Under a rubber cover you'll find the camera's mic/remote, mini HDMI, and micro USB ports.
The optional RR-90 wired remote can be plugged into the USB port if you don't want to use the smartphone app. Alternatively the mic socket can accept Canon- and Pentax- compatible third party wired remotes.
|Under a rather flimsy plastic door is the camera's single SD card slot.
The X-T1 is the first digital camera to support the super-fast (and expensive) UHS-II standard, according to Fujifilm.
|On the bottom of the camera is the battery compartment, with the tripod mount next door (and slightly off-center from the lens). Fujifilm says that the included NP-W126 battery, rated at 350 shots per charge by CIPA standards.
If you need more battery life, don't forget that there's an optional grip available for the X-T1, which can take another battery to give you 700 shots before needing to swap.