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Fujifilm X-M1 Digital Camera

£349.00
MILC 16.3MP CMOS SDXC Dec 2014
Camera Type Megapixel Sensor Type Compatible Memory Cards Release Date
Eleven industry awards
Great image quality is supersharp, well priced for such image quality, tiltangle LCD is useful, hotshoe for accessories
No viewfinder
181 Reviews + 11 Awards
Camera Labs Recommended Digital Versus 5 Star DP Review Gold PhotographyBlog.com Highly Recommended
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Great Image Quality is Supersharp, Well Priced for Such Image Quality, Tiltangle LCD is Useful, Hotshoe for Accessories

Thirty-four customers wrote in their reviews that the product was good value for money. Four years ago Pocket Lint said “Great image quality is supersharp, well priced for such image quality, tiltangle LCD is useful, hotshoe for accessories”. Digitaltrends.com wrote in their review of the Fujifilm X-M1 “From the debut of the high-priced X-Pro1 to the relatively affordable X-A1, this selection of cameras offers the tweaks” and gave it a rating of 7 stars. Four years ago Cameralabs.com said in their review of this digital camera on expert review site Camera Labs “At a more affordable price”.

Twelve people thought the product was expensive. Expertreviews.co.uk said “Additional lenses are expensive too” in their review of this digital camera. Expert website Smh.com.au mentioned four years ago “The sensor, with the low pass filter removed to improve sharpness, is the same as used in the more expensive X-Pro 1”. Setter Man wrote on Amazon.co.uk “It features essentially the same excellent sensor that is in the more expensive X-Pro 1 camera ( which I also own”.

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Audio

Unacceptable Noise Level

Three people who bought it mentioned that it was noisy. Thescorcher! said on Amazon.co.uk “The shutter noise is 'deafening' and it can't be permanently switched off” in their review of the Fujifilm X-M1. Four years ago D. Calvert said “Although the images did show a fair amount of noise”.

One customer who reviewed it reckoned that it was not quiet. Three years ago Jukeboxjohnnie said in their review of this digital camera “Not stuff most will miss, its the quiet gem on the market at the moments, great quality at a low price”.

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Reviews

Eleven Industry Awards

Digital camera experts rave about this medium megapixel camera and have given it eleven awards.

The experts at two expert review sites both concluded that they would recommend this digital camera. Camera Labs and Hi-tech.mail.ru/ both gave this camera a "Recommended" award.

This Fujifilm digital camera was given a "Gold" award by both websites DP Review and Photoxels.com, both of which thought that this medium megapixel camera was brilliant.

This medium megapixel camera was given an "Editor's Choice" award by both websites Digitaltrends.com and Digitalartsonline.co.uk, both of which decided that this Fujifilm camera was terrific.

In addition, this digital camera received a "Highly Recommended" award from website PhotographyBlog.com and it received a "Silver" award from website Onfoto.ru who said it was great.

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Expert Reviews Are Good

Fourty-five experts from sites including What Digital Camera, DP Review, PhotographyBlog.com and CNET.com have rated this camera on average 80%. If all the cameras of this type and age are ranked by average expert review score then this medium megapixel camera is in the bottom 84%.

Excellent Owner Reviews

This Fujifilm digital camera has an average owner rating of 90 out of 100 based on 98 owner reviews. 65 reviewers gave this digital camera either 4 or 5 stars.

Fujifilm Has Good Camera Reviews

We checked 8,671 expert and user reviews (including 1,272 verified purchases) for Fujifilm digital cameras and found that on average Fujifilm has good ratings. We also found that Fujifilm has good ratings specifically for its medium megapixel digital cameras. 95% of those that bought a Fujifilm digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Support

Good Support

Nine customers concluded that it had good technical guidance. Expert website Gizmodo.in mentioned in their review of this digital camera “I'll help you find the perfect camera to freeze those priceless moments” and gave it a score of 5 stars. Techradar.com/au/ gave the product a rating of 8 stars and wrote “Buying Guide Best compact system camera There's plenty to like about the Fuji X-M1”. C.harrison wrote on Amazon.co.uk four years ago “The lack of a viewfinder and full manual dials is a personal decision that prospective buyers will need to consider.”.


Power

Battery Life

Five owners who reviewed it concluded that it had a good battery life. Digital Versus mentioned “Battery life” in their review of this digital camera.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Thirty-six owners reckoned that the product was compact. Expertreviews.co.uk mentioned in their review of this digital camera “That's where Fujifilm's X Mount compact system cameras step in”. Techradar.com wrote on expert review site Techradar “It's a little smaller than the Fuji X20, which is a compact”. Techradar.com also mentioned “It is the smallest and lightest compact system camera the manufacturer has produced to date” in their review.

Five people said in their reviews that it was lightweight. Four years ago expert review site Photographyblog.com said “The Fujifilm X-M1 is a lightweight compact system camera featuring a retro design that bears more than a passing resemblance to its bigger brothers” in their review of this digital camera and rated it 7 stars. Rogan Josh said “Has encouraged me to shoot more due to the lightweight and compact form factor” in their review of the Fujifilm X-M1 and gave it a score of 7 stars. L. K. Rastogi said in their review of this digital camera “The camera is very lightweight and compact compared to most digital SLRs”.

Four people who reviewed it considered that it was easy to carry around. Tian wrote in their review of the Fujifilm X-M1 “Takes great pictures and easy to carry” and gave it a score of 8 stars. Brian Hill said in his review of the Fujifilm X-M1 on Amazon.co.uk “Light and easy to use”. Bingchuan Wang mentioned “Totally as a digital camera is quite good of the colour and easy to carry”.

Three owners said in their reviews that it was heavy and bulky. Goh K. said in their review of this digital camera “People get much less irritated with you using a small interchangeable than a big black bulky DSLR too, so chances of getting a more natural street-photo is higher” and gave it a rating of 7 stars. Mr. A. M. S mentioned “Canon 5d is a fantastic camera however combined with most L Glasses it is very heavy and not easy to carry around” and rated it 6 stars.

Two customers concluded that it was a good body shape. Okan mentioned “Same body as a5000, for enthusiastic user it would still be annoying” and gave it a score of 4 stars. One owner considered that it was good structurally.

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Average Weight

The Fujifilm X-M1 has a relatively typical weight (280 grams) compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar spec and age to this camera.

Other digital cameras with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the Nikon V2 + 1 NIKKOR VR 10-30mm (278g).

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Design

Solid Build Quality

Sixty-eight customers concluded that the Fujifilm X-M1 was good quality. Trusted Reviews mentioned “Solid build quality” in their Fujifilm X-M1 review. Digital Versus mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Picture quality is exemplary from 100 to 6400 ISO”. Cnet.com said four years ago “The camera's also well designed and attractive” in their review of this digital camera.

Nice Design

Seventeen people who reviewed it thought it was good looking. Expert website Digitalversus.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera “The X100 saw Fuji stylishly début a hybrid viewfinder in a camera with a retro design” and gave the product a score of 7 stars. Expert website Steves-Digicams.com mentioned four years ago “By Kyle Schurman The interchangeable lens Fujifilm X-M1 is a stylish looking camera that combines a nice mix of advanced photography features with a large image sensor” in their Fujifilm X-M1 review. Stann scored this digital camera 8 stars and wrote “If you're willing to part with a large chunk of change in return for something that looks beautiful.”.

Seven customers who bought this digital camera reckoned that it was retro. Expert website Reviewed.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Take the retro styling and superior image quality of the prestigious X Series”. Steves-Digicams.com said on expert review site Steve's Digicams four years ago “Quick TakeProsGood overall cameraStylish and retro lookCamera is very well built”. The Lambanana mentioned on Amazon.co.uk “LOOKS ===== Along with it's beautiful retro styling is the build quality” in their review of this digital camera.

Six people reckoned that this digital camera was well designed. Expert review site Digitalartsonline.co.uk wrote in their review of this digital camera “This beautifully retro camera is infused with both a classic design and modern digital tech to let you capture stunning images”. Expert review site Amateurphotographer.co.uk scored it 7 stars and mentioned “It has all the classic looks and stylish design we have come to expect from the X series” in their review of this digital camera.

Two customers who reviewed the product agreed that it was ergonomic. Mr. A. M. S said on Amazon.co.uk “Sony Nex-7 is definitely far superior in ergonomics compared to fuji X-M1” in their review of this digital camera. Mr. A. M. S also said “However i purchased the Fuji's own hand grip and the ergonomics improved massively” in their review.

One person who reviewed it reckoned that it was neat. Mmcxxxiv wrote on Amazon.co.uk “The camera is small and neat, although for real portability you would want the pancake lens rather than this kit zoom”.

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Dual Control Wheels

Twenty-one customers said in their reviews that it was easy to use. Pc Mag said in their review of this digital camera “Dual control wheels”. Digital Versus mentioned “Easy to use and handle” however despite that they only gave this digital camera a score of 20 out of 100. Rolf Boeykens said “The programs on the camera are easy to use” in his review of this digital camera.

Eleven customers who purchased this digital camera considered that it was easy to use the menus. Thetechy.com wrote in their review of this digital camera four years ago “Dostateczna liczba funkcjonalnych przyciskw na obudowie, funkcjonalne menu, wygodna obsuga, bardzo funkcjonalne podrczne menu, dwa pokrta sterujce, funkcjonalny tryb Live View, uchylny wywietlacz LCD” . Tr Fifield wrote on Amazon.co.uk “It's okay with me Menus - all nicely laid out, with the ability to customise your view” in their Fujifilm X-M1 review. Tr Fifield also said “No touch screen - I'm not a fan of touch screens and prefer physical controls to scroll through menus so I like it” in their review.

Two owners who bought the product mentioned that it was comfortable and easy to hold. R. Edwards mentioned in their review of this digital camera on Amazon.co.uk “The camera is well made and easy to hold and use”. Mrs Je Isaac said on Amazon.co.uk “Its lovely to hold”.

One owner who purchased this digital camera considered that it was easy to handle. Four years ago Engolar mentioned in their review of this digital camera on Amazon.co.uk “For less money! And it delivers fantastic picture quality with good handling”.

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Solid Build Quality

Twenty-three owners who purchased the product thought it was well made. Thetechy.com mentioned four years ago “Excellente construction” in their review of this digital camera. Digitalartsonline.co.uk mentioned in their Fujifilm X-M1 review also four years ago “Large APSC image sensor and competent kit zoom len, solidfeel build without being prohibitively weight, beautifully natural colours” . Expert review site Brisbanetimes.com.au wrote also four years ago “Not up to Fujifilm's X-M1 image quality; the Sony NEX-6, for the same price as the Fujifilm, has a fine electronic viewfinder built in.” and rated it 5 stars.


Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

This medium megapixel camera was released in April 2017.


Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

The Fujifilm X-M1 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to this camera also support Wi-Fi.

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Poor Movie AF

Eight people who reviewed this digital camera reckoned that it was not good for video recording. Digitaltrends.com said “Top video quality is only 108030p” in their review of the Fujifilm X-M1. Digital Versus mentioned “Not enough settings available in video mode” in their review of this digital camera. Camera Labs mentioned “No effects or focus peaking for movies”.

No Viewfinder

Twenty-three people reckoned that it did not have a good viewfinder. Trusted Reviews wrote in their review of this digital camera “No viewfinder or option for one”. Macworld.co.uk said “No built-in electronic or optical viewfinder, which while it keeps down the price also limits its enthusiast appeal”. Ferdzdecena.com mentioned “No viewfinder and no option for attachment” in their review of this digital camera.

Four owners who reviewed it agreed that it did not have a good screen. Digital Versus wrote “Screen sometimes prone to ghosting” in their review of the Fujifilm X-M1. Ferdzdecena.com wrote “Tilting LCD would have been more functional if it was touch screen”. Okan said “The LCD screen had one dead pixel too, so no more headaches, I returned it”.

Four customers mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera did not have an electronic viewfinder. Camera Labs mentioned “No optional EVF”. Mr. A. M. S wrote in their review of this digital camera “Ergonomics (as i mentioned ) Lack of EVF (i actually finding it that I am more happy with tilty LCD than EVF) Positive points”. Three years ago Okan said on Amazon.co.uk “It solves many annoyances that a5000 had (noisier video in low light, customization, lack of evf.) so it would worth a try”.

One customer who reviewed the product concluded that it was not mirrorless. Ferdzdecena.com said four years ago “Autofocus speed is just average, not as snappy as the other mirrorless offerings”.

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Over 500 Photos

Eighty-four people considered that this digital camera was able to produce good images. Digital Versus said “Over 500 photos”. Four years ago Thetechy.com mentioned “Autonomie dpassant les 500 photos” in their review of the Fujifilm X-M1. In the same month Pc Mag wrote “X-Trans image sensor” nonetheless they gave it a rating of 18.2 out of 100.

Nineteen customers who reviewed it thought it had a good image sensor. Trusted Reviews wrote in their review of this digital camera “Good results provided by XTrans sensor”. Techradar.com/au/ mentioned in their review of the Fujifilm X-M1 four years ago “Large APSC sensor” . What Digital Camera mentioned in their Fujifilm X-M1 review “Excellent results from the XTrans sensor”.

Ten owners said in their reviews that this digital camera was good in low light. Amazon.co.uk wrote in their review of this digital camera three years ago “Good in Low Light”. Also three years ago Stewart Stringer mentioned “An excellent value for money interchangeable lenses camera - the detail from the APS-C sensor is amazing and great low light performance to iso 6400”. Pat wrote in his Fujifilm X-M1 review on Amazon.co.uk “Metering is accurate and the low light performance is excellent”.

Nine owners who bought it concluded that it had a good ISO range. Thetechy.com said in their review of this digital camera “Sehr gute Bildqualitt vor allem bis ISO 1.600, selbst mit Setobjektiv noch gut”. Thetechy.com also said “Qualit d'image exemplaire de 100 6400 ISO” in their review. Thetechy.com also wrote “JPG exploitables jusqu' 12800 ISO” in their review.

Four customers who reviewed this digital camera considered that it had a good picture resolution. Pc Mag said on PC Mag “5.5fps shooting”. Richard wrote in his review of the Fujifilm X-M1 on Amazon.co.uk “Canon 650d (for general especially outdoor shooting) sony rx100 (excellent pocket camera) fuji x-m1 (my preferred option for indoor) fuji x20 (it's so cute”. Digital-Finger said on Amazon.co.uk two years ago “There is more than enough to cover every shooting situation with the other modes”.

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Good Exposure Control

One customer who bought it reckoned that it had good exposure controls. Four years ago C.harrison mentioned in their review of this digital camera “It has a nice big Exposure Compensation dial on the top of the body”.

Good Geotagging

One person considered that it had good geotagging. Pat mentioned on Amazon.co.uk “The ability to use geotagging is a real bonus”.

Good Flash

Four people considered that this digital camera had a good flash. Stephen O' Leary wrote in his review of the Fujifilm X-M1 “Flash is useful as it can be bounced up/ backwards”. Jack Savage mentioned in his review of the Fujifilm X-M1 on Amazon.co.uk “The built in flash works very well”.

Sharp Kit Lens

Thirty-three customers who bought the product thought it had a good lens. Pc Mag said “Sharp kit lens” in their review of the Fujifilm X-M1 however they only scored it 1 stars. Digitalversus.com wrote on expert website Digital Versus “However, picture quality is breathtaking at all ISO settings—even with Fuji's kit lens, which is surprisingly good”. Setter Man gave it a score of 8 stars and mentioned on Amazon.co.uk three years ago “Excellent 16-50mm lens that can be used on other X mount cameras”.

Seventeen customers said in their reviews that the product had a good autofocus. Brisbanetimes.com.au wrote “There is a reassuring consistency to shots, meaning that metering, auto white balance and autofocus are always spot on” in their Fujifilm X-M1 review. Thetechy.com said “Enfin le focus peaking” in their review of this digital camera however they gave it a score of 18.2 out of 100. Four years ago Digital Versus said “Focus peaking has finally arrived”.

Eleven owners said in their reviews that the product had a good zoom. Thetechy.com mentioned “Zoom de kit XC 1650mm de trs bon niveau”. Digital Versus said “Good XC 1650 mm kit zoom lens” in their review of the Fujifilm X-M1. Expert website Expertreviews.co.uk mentioned four years ago “Having a fixed lens with no zoom function isn't to everyone's tastes” in their review of this digital camera.

One owner mentioned in their reviews that it had a good image stabiliser. Mrs Je Isaac said in her review of this digital camera “Image stabilization means that its easy to hand hold at slow speeds” .

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Display

Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the Fujifilm X-M1 has a fairly average display diagonal compared to most of the other cameras that were launched around the same time as this camera.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 3" screen cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the Coolpix D7000 (£755.58), or the P510 (£293) both from Nikon.

If you would prefer a digital camera with a larger display diagonal then you might want to look at the Nikon D4S (£3,379.99) (3.2") which also has a higher rating.

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Fairly High Display Resolution (numeric)

The Fujifilm X-M1 has a quite high display resolution (numeric) (920,000 pixels) compared to most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago. Cameras that were released more than two years ago have display resolutions (numeric) of between 230 pixels and 1,300,000 pixels.

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Picture Quality

Has an Image Stabilizer

The Fujifilm X-M1 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other cameras with an image stabilizer currently available including because of it's better review score, the Sony NEX-F3D.

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4896 X 3264 Pixels Image Resolution

The Fujifilm X-M1 has a 4896 x 3264 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than most cameras that have been available for a comparable time to it. Most medium megapixel digital cameras that are a similar age to it have a 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution. Across all digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years the best image resolution is 4928 x 3264 pixels and the worst is 4288 x 3216 pixels.

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Other Features

Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Fujifilm X-M1 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to this camera.

We compared all the other cameras with a built-in flash to this camera and we think the Sony NEX-F3D which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Fujifilm X-M1 has an HDMI port, as do most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that were released around the same time as this camera.

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Has a USB 2.0 Port

The Fujifilm X-M1 has a USB 2.0 port, as do most of the other cameras of this type and age.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has an HDMI

The Fujifilm X-M1 has an HDMI. Most of the other digital cameras that have been around for more than two years also have an HDMI.

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Supports PictBridge

The Fujifilm X-M1 supports PictBridge. Most of the other cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera also support PictBridge.

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Light Exposure

Only Supports Eight ISO Sensitivities

The Fujifilm X-M1 has a greater number of ISO speeds than most cameras of a comparable spec and age to it. The most frequently supported ISO sensitivity is 160, but this ISO sensitivity is not supported by this Fujifilm digital camera. The ISO sensitivities 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800 and 25600 are also supported by this Fujifilm camera.

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Video

1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the Fujifilm X-M1 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over six times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution supported by cameras that came out more than two years ago. In addition, this Fujifilm digital camera supports a video resolutions of 1280 x 720 pixels. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels video resolutions is in fact the best supported video resolution amongst all comparable spec cameras that were released more than two years ago.

The worst supported video resolution amongst similar types of digital camera is 320 x 120 pixels.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The Fujifilm X-M1 has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of a 1280 x 720 pixels camera, which is the most common video resolution.

This camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best video resolution across all digital cameras of a similar type and age to this camera.

The worst video resolution across comparable types of camera is 640 x 480 pixels.

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Features

Good Technical Features

Eleven owners said that the product had good features. Whatsyourtech.ca said “Easing more novice consumers into the advanced features, Fuji toes the line on the dial in offering both a scene recognition mode”. Expert website Thetechy.com mentioned “With excellent image quality throughout the ISO range and some nice features too” and gave the Fujifilm X-M1 a rating of 5 stars. Victor said on Amazon.co.uk “It's light it's powerful and full of features”.


Smart TV

WiFi and GPS Support

One customer mentioned that the product had gps. Techtree.com said “WiFi and GPS support”. One owner concluded that the product was good in terms of connectivity.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers fujifilm xm1bw165027kit, fujifilm fxm1s165027kit, fujifilm p10nc11660a, fujifilm p10nc11680a, fuji p10nc11650a, fuji p10nc11660a, fuji p10nc11680a, xc50230mm, 16390952, 62309158, xc1650mm
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Fujifilm X-M1 Review Sources

To prepare this Fujifilm X-M1 review we compared this digital camera to 1,214 other models. For each digital camera that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 298,600 product attributes, 169,860 digital camera reviews and 2,794,400 historical digital camera prices from 0 digital camera retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this digital camera compared to the other models as well as any areas where this digital camera is lacking.

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