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Fujifilm X-S1

£479.00
Fujifilm X-S1
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Digital Versus 5 Star Trusted Reviews Recommended PhotographyBlog.com Highly Recommended tipa.com Technical Image Press Association Award
A multi award winning and good spec bridge digital camera, good for sports photography
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Fujifilm X-S1 Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Fujifilm X-S1 number 463 across all digital cameras.
94
Reviews
13 Reviews + 5 Awards
57
Value for Money
Average
72
Features
Good Features
61
Age
5 Years Old
72
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 72?

It has very good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 86%, based on 13 reviews. This digital camera has received five awards including a "Highly Recommended" from PhotographyBlog.com and a "Recommended" from Trusted Reviews. Praktica cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer cameras with better features are available. However this Fujifilm digital camera has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest cameras 2018.
Customers report good lens quality.
The X-S1 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Bigger than average optical zoom
Higher than average maximum ISO sensitivity
Features
Fujinon lens for excellent shooting
Excellent sensor and processor realize quick response
Advanced electronic view finder & large 3.0-inch tilt LCD
X-S1 performance
Versatile functions
Lower than average megapixels
Only 4000 x 3000 pixels image resolution

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is very good for everyday photography, ranking number 351 in everyday photography cameras. It is also very good for landscape photography, ranking number 369 in landscape photography cameras as well being very good for wildlife photography, ranking number 362 in wildlife photography cameras.
75
Portrait Photography
Very Good
78
Landscape Photography
Very Good
78
Everyday Photography
Very Good
75
Sports Photography
Very Good
76
Wildlife Photography
Very Good

Fujifilm X-S1 Video Reviews

How Big is the Fujifilm X-S1?

The Fujifilm X-S1 is 135mm wide and 149mm tall. It is 107mm deep and weighs 905g.

Fujifilm X-S1 front dimensions
Fujifilm X-S1 size in context

Fujifilm X-S1 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Five Industry Awards

Two expert review sites both liked this camera. This Fujifilm camera received a "Highly Recommended" award from website PhotographyBlog.com and it received a "Recommended" award from review site Trusted Reviews, confirming their endorsement.

The authors at three additional expert review sites all thought that this camera was very good. This Fujifilm digital camera received a "5 Star" award from both Les Numeriques.com and Digital Versus and Tipa.com gave it a "Technical Image Press Association Award".

Good Expert Reviews

13 experts from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, What Digital Camera, Trusted Reviews and Techradar have rated this camera on average 86%. Digital camera experts think this Fujifilm camera is one of the better cameras.

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Very Good Brand

Based on 11,007 owner and expert reviews (including 2,718 verified purchases), Fujifilm has very good ratings for its digital cameras. 95% of those that bought a Fujifilm digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report Good Lens Quality

Two people considered that the Fujifilm X-S1 had a good lens.

  • It’s got a great viewfinder, is wonderful to use, produces best in class images* and has an excellent, stabilised lens.
  • Notwithstanding the popularity of digital cameras with interchangeable lenses, there are some who wish there are cameras with one lens that can do everything…
    Digitalone.com.sg January 2012

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

Two people who reviewed it considered that it was easy to use.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old, and at £479.00 it is in the most expensive 47% of cameras.

Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Fujifilm X-S1 and the United Kingdom price of £479.00 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $961.82 (£1,333.95).

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

Fujifilm released the X-S1 in December 2012.

Features

Lower Than Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the Fujifilm X-S1 of only 12MP is lower than 87% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. The megapixels of cameras range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP.

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Only 4000 X 3000 Pixels Image Resolution

The Fujifilm X-S1 has a maximum image resolution of 4000 x 3000 pixels. That's 25% lower image resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels camera, which is the most common resolution. Across all cameras the resolution ranges from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 8256 x 6192 pixels (best).

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Bigger Than Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Fujifilm X-S1 of 26x is bigger than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 25% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found resolution on digital cameras.

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Higher Than Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The Fujifilm X-S1's maximum ISO sensitivity of 12,800 is higher than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 24% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. The average maximum ISO sensitivity of all cameras is 14,000, with the lowest being 200 and the highest being 820,000.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The Fujifilm X-S1's minimum aperture number of 2.8 is fairly standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 66% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Fujifilm X-S1 has an image stabilizer. 78% of cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Faster Than Average Camera Shutter Speed

The Fujifilm X-S1's camera shutter speed of 0.25s is in the fastest 18% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Fujifilm X-S1 has a built-in flash, as do 68% of cameras.

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Very Heavy

The weights of digital cameras range from 50g to 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g. The weight of the Fujifilm X-S1 of 905g is in the heaviest 3% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Dioptic Correction

The Fujifilm X-S1 supports dioptic correction, which is unusual. 90% of cameras do not support dioptic correction.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The Fujifilm X-S1 supports video capability, unlike 67% of cameras which do not support video capability.

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Very Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Fujifilm X-S1 of 624mm is in the longest 4% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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460 Battery Life

The Fujifilm X-S1 is a camera that takes 460 shots battery life. Most of the other cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life.

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Has a Microphone in

The Fujifilm X-S1 has a microphone in, unlike 88% of cameras which do not have a microphone in.

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Has a Wrist Strap

The Fujifilm X-S1 has a wrist strap, unlike 91% of digital cameras which do not have a wrist strap.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Fujifilm X-S1 has a tripod mount. 73% of cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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Does Not Have a Video Out

The Fujifilm X-S1 does not have a video out. 100% of digital cameras also do not have a video out.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Fujifilm X-S1's display diagonal of 3" is fairly standard compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 26% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Very Small Maximum Memory Card Size

The maximum memory card size of the Fujifilm X-S1 of only 8GB is smaller than average when compared to most other cameras. It is smaller than 74% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. Cameras have maximum memory card sizes of between 1GB and 260GB, and the average maximum memory card size is 43GB.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Fujifilm X-S1 has an HDMI port, unlike 72% of cameras which do not have an HDMI port.

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Has a Shoe Mounting Point

The Fujifilm X-S1 has a shoe mounting point. 89% of cameras do not have a shoe mounting point.

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Supports Custom Colours

The Fujifilm X-S1 supports custom colours, unlike 94% of cameras which do not support custom colours.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

The smallest digital zoom of cameras is 1x, the biggest is 810x, and the average digital zoom is 12x. The digital zoom of the Fujifilm X-S1 of only 2x is smaller than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the smallest 7% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

fujifilm sh820970, fujifilm c1264

Barcodes:

00074101012248, 00741010122480, 04547410195323

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