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Fujifilm X-Pro1 Digital Camera

MILC 16.3MP CMOS Oct 2015
Camera Type Megapixel Sensor Type Full HD Video Release Date
Sixteen industry awards
Limited close focus
Below average battery life

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Power

Below Average Battery Life

Six owners said in their reviews that the product did not have a good battery life. Digital Versus wrote “Low battery life, no battery guide (to help you get it in the right way round” yet they still rated the product 80 out of 100. Trusted Reviews mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Below average battery life” nonetheless they scored the Fujifilm X-Pro1 the highest possible rating of 5 stars. What Digital Camera wrote five years ago “Battery life should be better” in their review of this digital camera however they rated it 5 stars out of 5.


Reviews

Sixteen Industry Awards

This camera is one of the most highly awarded by experts in digital cameras of all the digital cameras of a similar spec and age.

The editors of four expert review sites all concluded that this medium megapixel digital camera was terrific and gave it their highest award. This digital camera received an "Editor's Choice" award from CNET.co.uk, Photoreview.com.au, Photoxels.com and Reviewed.com.

This camera received a "Recommended" award from websites Trusted Reviews, Techradar, M3.idg.se and Theregister.co.uk all of whom concluded that this Fujifilm digital camera was good.

This digital camera was given a "Highly Recommended" award by both review sites PhotographyBlog.com and Camera Labs, both of which decided that this medium megapixel digital camera was very good.

The authors at websites What Digital Camera and Onfoto.ru both concluded that this camera was excellent and gave it their "Gold" award.

This medium megapixel digital camera was given a "Platinum" award by websites Buy-n-shoot.com who wrote that this camera was brilliant.

Good Expert Reviews

Fifty-six experts from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, What Digital Camera, CNET.com and Trusted Reviews have rated this medium megapixel digital camera on average 83 out of 100.

Owner Reviews Are Excellent

On average, based on 207 owner reviews this camera has a superb overall owner rating. 140 reviewers (94% of all reviewers) gave this digital camera either 4 or 5 stars and 96% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Fujifilm Digital Cameras Have Good Reviews

We checked 8,047 user and expert reviews (including 1,137 verified purchases) for Fujifilm cameras and found that on average Fujifilm has good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Fujifilm has good ratings specifically within its medium megapixel cameras range. 94% of those that bought a Fujifilm digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Features

Good Technical Features

Four customers mentioned in their reviews that the Fujifilm X-Pro1 had good features. Rick wrote “It has all the features a professional could want in a relatively light weight package” in his review of this digital camera. The Lambanana mentioned “It has so many features that you can't possible know about them all” in their review of this digital camera. Dave the Trout Guy wrote on expert website Bhphotovideo.com “The digital feature set is impressive and too long to mention here” in his review of this digital camera.


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Released Over a Year Ago

It was October 2015 when this camera was released.


Design

Nice to Use in Optical

Thirty-seven people who reviewed the Fujifilm X-Pro1 agreed that it was easy to use. Pocket Lint gave it a score of 4 stars out of 5 and said “Full manual photographic control”. Website Dpexpert.com.au mentioned “All the controls are smooth”. Digital Versus said “Practical to use in manual exposure mode” in their review of this digital camera.

Seventeen customers who bought it reckoned that it was easy to use the menus. Website Dpexpert.com.au said “Quick menu gets right to”. Gizmodo.in mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Touches Quick Menu”. Mozza wrote five years ago “Menu is simple” and gave it a score of 80 out of 100.

Six customers agreed that it was easy to handle. Five years ago expert website Camcorderinfo.com wrote “The camera doesn't deserve any praise for its terrible handling and controls in video mode” in their review of this digital camera and gave it a score of 4 stars out of 5. Expert website Thestar.com.my mentioned “Handling is great and so is the weight” in their review of this digital camera. Jcphotog wrote on expert website Bhphotovideo.com “This camera does exactly what it was designed to do in terms of remarkable image quality and handling” in their review of this digital camera.

Four owners who purchased it concluded that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Website Amazon.co.uk gave the product a rating of 4 stars out of 5 and mentioned “Great Size For Big Hands”. Ivanq said on expert review site Bhphotovideo.com “Comfortable for people with small hands, for big hands grip is a must”. Joel H mentioned “It's just comfortable, small” in his review of this digital camera.

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Good Ergonomics, Styling

Twenty-four owners who reviewed the product thought it was good looking. Website Digitalcamerareview.com said “Good ergonomics, styling” in their review of this digital camera. Website Cameragearguide.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Elegant and efficient exposure controls”. Five years ago expert website Stuff.tv said “Whereas the gorgeous”.

Eight people wrote in their reviews that the Fujifilm X-Pro1 was well designed. Trusted Reviews scored the product a maximum of 5 stars and mentioned “Retro classic design”. Digit.in said five years ago “New sensor design delivers very sharp images even at base apertures” and scored the product 70 out of 100. Website Thestar.com.my mentioned “Controls are logical and well designed”.

Three customers said that the product was retro. Five years ago expert review site Thestar.com.my wrote “Retro chic”. Three years ago Chris28739 gave it a rating of 5 stars out of 5 and mentioned on expert review site Bhphotovideo.com “It just has a wonderful retro feel as though you are using a good old perfect rangefinder” in their review of this digital camera.

Two owners said in their reviews that it was ergonomic. Masterfigurepainter gave it a score of 5 stars out of 5 and said in their review of this digital camera on expert review site Bhphotovideo.com five years ago “Makes it ergonomically perfect”. Hm mentioned “The ergonomics are excellent and the menus well laid out”.

Two owners concluded that it was neat. Blindrobert mentioned on expert website Bhphotovideo.com “The manual is well organized and easy to understand”. Dmstraton said “Fit and finish is immaculate” .

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Sturdy Build

Twenty-one customers who purchased the Fujifilm X-Pro1 reckoned that it was well made. Five years ago website Dpexpert.com.au mentioned “Quality build” in their review of this digital camera. Website Bhphotovideo.com said “Solid construction”. Jason wrote on expert website Bhphotovideo.com “Its pluses include image quality, nice build quality” and scored it 5 stars out of 5.

Two customers mentioned that the product was strong and durable. Website Cameragearguide.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “Beautiful, sturdy exterior” . Hm mentioned “The camera and lenses are rugged and yet so light”.

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Quality Build

Fifty-three owners agreed that the product was good quality. Camera Labs gave this digital camera a score of 4 stars out of 5 and wrote “Superb image quality”. Digital Versus gave it a score of 80 out of 100 and said “Good build quality, good grip”. Four years ago website Good Gear Guide.com.au wrote “Impressive design and build quality”.


Video

Supports Video Recording

The Fujifilm X-Pro1 supports video recording. Most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age also support video recording.

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The Fujifilm X-Pro1 supports Full HD video, as do most of the other digital cameras that have been available for more than a year.

There are a number of other cameras which support Full HD video currently available that you might want to consider including the Fujitsu X-T10 which has better reviews.

It is worth considering other digital cameras which also support Full HD video including the Nikon Coolpix P900, or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The Fujifilm X-Pro1 supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of the most common video resolutions of 1280 x 720 pixels (which is also supported by this camera). 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. Across all cameras that were launched more than a year ago the video resolution ranges from 320 x 240 pixels to 3840 x 2160 pixels.

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Weight & Dimensions

Compact

Eight owners mentioned that it was compact. Last year website Amazon.co.uk scored the product 5 stars out of 5 and wrote “Small Compact”. Expert website Buy-N-Shoot.com gave the product a rating of 80 out of 100 and mentioned five years ago “Technically branded a “compact” camera”. Jhe said on expert website Bhphotovideo.com “It is truly a great imaging tool in a compact package” in their review of this digital camera.

Five customers who reviewed this digital camera wrote that it was lightweight. Mbf mentioned “This camera has terrific quality and versatility, terrific lenses and is lightweight” and scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Five years ago Steve B wrote on expert review site Bhphotovideo.com “It's lightweight and great for travel”. In the same month Robert66 mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Not forgetting it's super cool looking, lightweight and compact” and gave it a rating of 4 stars out of 5.

Four people who reviewed this digital camera thought it was heavy and bulky. Mbf wrote in their review of this digital camera on expert website Bhphotovideo.com “Both are too heavy to keep at hand in my bag”. Vega mentioned “The charger is super bulky and has about a mile long cord attached” in their review of this digital camera but in spite of that they only scored it 60 out of 100. They also wrote “Why is there a cord in the first place + so long and heavy? Then, this may be minor.” in their review.

Three people reckoned that the product was a good body shape. Website Amazon.co.uk mentioned “Nice Body Color”. Ivanq wrote five years ago “Nice weight balance of body with lens” in their review of this digital camera.

Three owners said in their reviews that it was easy to carry around. Travelust mentioned on expert website Bhphotovideo.com last year “It's light, easy to carry”. Vladcee wrote on expert review site Bhphotovideo.com “It's easy to carry around”. Anthony O'neil said in his review of this digital camera “It will produce results of a professional standard when properly used yet is light and easy to handle”.

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Average Weight

The Fujifilm X-Pro1 has a fairly typical weight (400 grams) compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera.

Digital cameras with a heavier weight that might be worth looking at include the Fujitsu X-T10 (331g) which also has a higher rating.

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Display

Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the Fujifilm X-Pro1 has a relatively average display diagonal compared to most of the other medium megapixel cameras that came out more than a year ago.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 3" screen digital cameras currently available including because of their better review scores, the Pentax K-50, or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 (£799.99).

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Very High Display Resolution (numeric)

The Fujifilm X-Pro1 has one of the highest display resolutions (numeric) (1,230,000 pixel) amongst medium megapixel cameras of this age. The lowest display resolution (numeric) of medium megapixel cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera is 230,000 pixels and the highest is 1,300,000 pixels.

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Packaging Content

Has a Battery Charger Included

The Fujifilm X-Pro1 has a battery charger included. Most of the other cameras of this age and type also have a battery charger included.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Fujifilm X-Pro1 has a carrying case. Most of the other medium megapixel cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this camera also have a carrying case.

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Has a Hand Strap

The Fujifilm X-Pro1 has a hand strap. Most of the other cameras of a comparable age and type to this digital camera also have a hand strap.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has an HDMI

The Fujifilm X-Pro1 has an HDMI. Most of the other cameras of a similar spec and age to this camera also have an HDMI.

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Supports PictBridge

The Fujifilm X-Pro1 supports PictBridge, as do most of the other medium megapixel cameras that are a similar age to this camera.

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Light Exposure

Supports Seventeen ISO Sensitivities

The number of ISO speeds supported by the Fujifilm X-Pro1 is more than most similar spec digital cameras that came out around the same time as it. The most frequently supported ISO sensitivity is 160, but this ISO sensitivity is not supported by this camera. The ISO sensitivities 200, 250, 320, 400, 500, 640, 800, 1000, 1250, 1600, 2000, 2250, 2500, 3200, 4000, 5000 and 6400 are also supported by this Fujifilm camera.

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Limited Close Focus

Twenty-six people who purchased this digital camera agreed that it did not have a good autofocus. Five years ago website Cameragearguide.com wrote “Poorly implemented manual focus” however they still gave the product a score of 70 out of 100. Pc Mag said “A little slow to focus” in their review of this digital camera but despite that they rated it 4 stars out of 5. Expert review site Pcadvisor.co.uk mentioned five years ago “With a slightly slow auto focus that encourages manual use, this is a complex beast that requires persistence” in their review of this digital camera.

Nine owners mentioned in their reviews that it did not have a good lens. Website Cnet.co.uk said in their review of this digital camera “Small lens selection” but despite that they gave it a rating of 5 stars out of 5. Website Dpexpert.com.au wrote in their review of this digital camera “Proprietary lens mount”. What Digital Camera said “Loose fitting lens caps” however they gave it the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5.

Two owners who reviewed it agreed that it did not have a good image stabiliser. Website Bhphotovideo.com said in their review of this digital camera “Poor Image Stabilization”.

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Not a Good Choice for Video

Six owners said in their reviews that it was not good for video recording. Digit.in wrote “Changing from photo to video mode a little cumbersome” in their review of this digital camera however they still gave it a score of 4 stars out of 5. Three years ago Pc Mag mentioned “Not a good choice for video” but in spite of that they scored it 80 out of 100. Trusted Reviews said “Lack of dedicated video recording button” in their Fujifilm X-Pro1 review however despite that they scored it a maximum of 5 stars.

PC Sync Flash Socket

Two owners who reviewed the Fujifilm X-Pro1 considered that it had a good flash. Three years ago Pc Mag scored this digital camera 80 out of 100 and wrote “PC sync flash socket”. Steve B mentioned on expert website Bhphotovideo.com five years ago “It turns out it was the flash, not the camera” in his review of this digital camera and gave it a score of 80 out of 100.

Good Exposure Control

Two customers agreed that the product had good exposure controls. Hm mentioned on expert review site Bhphotovideo.com “One of my favorite controls is the exposure compensation dial” in their review of the Fujifilm X-Pro1 and gave it the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5.

Bright Optical Viewfinder

Twenty people who purchased the Fujifilm X-Pro1 thought it had a good viewfinder. Eleven years ago Dp Review mentioned “Bright optical viewfinder”. Website Engadget.com said “Hybrid viewfinder caters for all situations” and scored it 4 stars out of 5. Website Dpexpert.com.au wrote in their review of this digital camera “Unique hybrid optical viewfinder”.

Three owners mentioned that it had a good screen. Pc Mag wrote “Sharp rear display” in their review of this digital camera. Four years ago Matt the Luddite mentioned “The switch back and forth between optical viewfinder (thanks!) and the screen are easy to operate”.

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Good Still Images

Seventy-eight people mentioned in their reviews that the Fujifilm X-Pro1 was able to produce good images. Website Digitalcamerareview.com said “Very good still images” in their review of this digital camera. Website Hardwarezone.com.sg wrote five years ago “Finely detailed images with low noise” and gave it a rating of 4 stars out of 5. Website Theverge.com said “Takes excellent photos and videos”.

Six people agreed that it was good in low light. Website Bhphotovideo.com said in their review of this digital camera four years ago “Great in Low Light” and gave this digital camera a score of 5 stars out of 5. Alexh wrote on expert website Bhphotovideo.com “This is a great camera that offers outstanding low light performance” in their review of this digital camera and rated it 5 stars out of 5. Abepak scored it 80 out of 100 and said in their review of this digital camera on expert review site Bhphotovideo.com “Excellent low light performance”.

Four customers who purchased the product reckoned that it had a good image sensor. Digit.in wrote “Good selection of prime lenses that take good advantage of the sensor” in their review of this digital camera. Four years ago expert review site Goodgearguide.com.au rated the product 4 stars out of 5 and said “Has an excellent imaging sensor an” in their review of this digital camera. Trailheadkiel gave this digital camera a rating of 5 stars out of 5 and mentioned on expert review site Bhphotovideo.com “This is a memory of the old style work horses with an amazing sensor jammed inside” in their review of this digital camera.

Four customers who bought it reckoned that it had a good picture resolution. Website Bhphotovideo.com said “High Resolution” . Phantom Photog mentioned on expert review site Bhphotovideo.com “If you are shooting for a full day you will need to carry an extra battery as it goes through them really fast”. Rick wrote “Resolution is outstanding” in his review of this digital camera and rated it 5 stars out of 5.

Three customers wrote that this digital camera was good in terms of colour rendition. Trusted Reviews wrote “Pleasing color rendition” in their review of this digital camera and scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Masterfigurepainter mentioned in their review of this digital camera on expert website Bhphotovideo.com five years ago “The color rendition is second to none”. Astra65 scored the product a maximum of 5 stars and said also five years ago “The color rendition is beautiful” in their review of this digital camera.

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Viewfinder

Very Low Magnification

The magnifications of medium megapixel cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this digital camera range from 0.25x to 4x. The Fujifilm X-Pro1 has one of the lower magnifications (only 0.6 times zoom factor) amongst medium megapixel cameras of this age.

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Picture Quality

4896 X 3264 Pixels Image Resolution

The Fujifilm X-Pro1 has a 4896 x 3264 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than the 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution found on most digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to it.

A 4896 x 3264 pixels maximum image resolution is actually the best image resolution amongst all cameras of this age and type.

A 4592 x 3448 pixels maximum image resolution is the worst image resolution across comparable types of camera.

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16.3 Megapixels Megapixel

This is a 16.3 megapixels camera.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 16.3MP digital cameras currently available including the Fujitsu X-T10 which has better reviews.

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Audio

Quiet

Seven customers who reviewed it reckoned that it was quiet. Three years ago website Bhphotovideo.com wrote “Quiet Discrete” in their review of this digital camera. Iowill scored it 80 out of 100 and said in their Fujifilm X-Pro1 review on expert review site Bhphotovideo.com “It is light, quiet”. Hank mentioned “It is quiet, unassuming, fast”.


Price

Decent Value Body

Thirteen owners who bought the Fujifilm X-Pro1 mentioned that it was good value for money. Dp Review wrote “Relatively affordable film” in their review of this digital camera. Website Cnet.co.uk said in their review of this digital camera “Decent value body” . Three years ago website Bhphotovideo.com gave this digital camera the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5 and wrote “Affordable price” in their review of this digital camera.

Two people who reviewed it thought it was expensive. Amazon Customer mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Expensive in terms of function v price” however they gave it a rating of 3 stars out of 5. Mr M. wrote on expert website Amazon.co.uk “It is expensive for many good reasons” and scored this digital camera the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers fujifilm evfjxpro1k2bdl, fujifilm 16225391, fujifilm xpr01
Barcodes 00000016225391, 00017236132047, 00074101013702, 00617401921126

Fujifilm X-Pro1 Review Sources

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