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Fujifilm X100

Trusted Reviews Recommended DP Review Silver PhotographyBlog.com Essential What Digital Camera Gold
A multi award winning compact digital camera with poor features
Compact 12.3MP 1x No Jan 2012
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date

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Fujifilm X100 Review

With excellent reviews, we have ranked the Fujifilm X100 number 854 across all digital cameras.
89
599 Reviews + 36 Awards
35
Missing Some Features
22
5 Years Old
Overall Score
39
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 40?

It has great expert reviews and superb user reviews with 97% of buyers recommending this digital camera to others. This digital camera has received 36 awards including a "Recommended" award from Digitaltrends.com plus 11 other sites and an "Editor's Choice" award from Parentesis.com plus six other sites. Canon cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital cameras with better features are available. However this Fujifilm digital camera has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest digital cameras 2017.
Customers report is robust.
The X100 is missing some features:
Only 4288 x 2848 pixels image resolution
Quite low megapixels sensor
Quite small optical zoom
Very low playback zoom (max)

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How Big is the Fujifilm X100?

The Fujifilm X100 is 126.5mm wide and 74.4mm tall. It is 53.9mm deep and weighs 0.405kg.

Fujifilm X100 front dimensions

Fujifilm X100 size in context

Fujifilm X100 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

36 Industry Awards

Experts in cameras rave about this digital camera and have given it 36 awards.

This camera received a "Recommended" award from review websites Digitaltrends.com, Hi-Tech.mail.ru/, M3.idg.se, Trusted Reviews, Focus-Numerique.fr, Luminous-Landscape.com, Pcauthority.com.au, Alphr.com, Akam.no, Hardwarezone.com.ph, Techradar and Tek.no all of whom concluded that this Fujifilm camera was very good.

The authors at seven more expert review sites all concluded that this digital camera was outstanding and gave it their highest award. Parentesis.com, PC Mag, Ferra.ru, Hardwarezone.com.sg, Reviewed.com, Optyczne.pl and Photoreview.com.au all gave this camera an "Editor's Choice" award.

The writers at websites Ljudochbild.se, Lydogbillede.dk, Lydogbilde.no and Camera Labs all concluded that this camera was great and gave it their "Highly Recommended" award.

This digital camera was given a "Gold" award by websites Onfoto.ru, What Digital Camera and DP Review all of whom decided that this camera was brilliant.

The editors of two other expert review sites both endorsed this Fujifilm digital camera. This camera received a "Platinum" award from review site Buy-N-Shoot.com and it received a "Cutting Edge Design" award from website Ephotozine who thought it was well designed.

Good Expert Reviews

Based on 93 expert reviews from sites including DP Review, PhotographyBlog.com, What Digital Camera and CNET.com this Fujifilm digital camera has an average expert rating of 83 out of 100.

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Owner Reviews Are Excellent

On average, based on 506 owner reviews this digital camera has an outstanding overall owner rating. 259 reviewers (75% of all reviewers) gave this digital camera the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 97% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Fujifilm Cameras Have Very Good Reviews

We checked 11,158 expert and owner reviews (including 2,689 verified purchases) for Fujifilm cameras and found that on average Fujifilm has very good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Fujifilm has very good ratings specifically within its digital cameras range. 95% of those that bought a Fujifilm camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report it is Robust

Two owners considered that it was well made.

Users Report Great Product Quality

Two customers concluded that it was good quality.


Features

Only 4288 X 2848 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest image resolution of the Fujifilm X100 is 4288 x 2848 pixels. That's 23% lower image resolution than the most common resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. Across all digital cameras the best resolution is 8256 x 6192 pixels and the worst is 640 x 480 pixels.

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Quite Low Megapixels Sensor

The average megapixels of all cameras is 16MP, with the lowest being 0.3MP and the highest being 80MP. The megapixels of the Fujifilm X100 of only 12.3MP is in the lowest 23% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Quite Small Optical Zoom

The Fujifilm X100's optical zoom of only 1x is very small compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 2% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The Fujifilm X100's minimum aperture number of 2 is relatively standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Fairly Fast Camera Shutter Speed

The Fujifilm X100's camera shutter speed of 0.25s is in the fastest 16% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. The average camera shutter speed of all digital cameras is 0.16s, with the slowest being 0.000062s and the fastest being 8s.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Fujifilm X100 has a built-in flash, as do 66% of digital cameras.

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Average Weight

The Fujifilm X100's weight of 405g is relatively average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lightest 1% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Fujifilm X100 has an HDMI port. 71% of digital cameras do not have an HDMI port.

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Fairly Large Maximum Aperture Number

The Fujifilm X100's maximum aperture number of 16 is in the largest 13% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Very Fast Start-Up Time

The Fujifilm X100's start-up time of only 2.2ms is fairly fast compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the fastest 19% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. The fastest start-up time of digital cameras is 1ms, the slowest is 2,000ms, and the average start-up time is 740ms.

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Very Low Playback Zoom (max)

The average playback zoom (max) of all digital cameras is 10x, with the lowest being 1x and the highest being 30x. The playback zoom (max) of the Fujifilm X100 of only 3x is quite low compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lowest 7% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Fujifilm X100 does not support Full HD video, although it is worth keeping in mind that 75% of digital cameras also do not support Full HD video.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Fujifilm X100 of 2.8" is pretty average compared to most other cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The Fujifilm X100 supports video capability, which is unusual. 67% of digital cameras do not support video capability.

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Heavy

The weights of cameras range from 0.097kg to 360kg, and the average weight is 12kg. The Fujifilm X100's weight of 0.405kg is quite heavy compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the heaviest 22% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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4288 X 2848 Pixels Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the Fujifilm X100 is 4288 x 2848 pixels. That's 23% lower still image resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels digital camera, which is the most common resolution supported by cameras. This camera also supports still image resolutions of 4288 x 2416 pixels, 3072 x 2048 pixels, 3072 x 1728 pixels plus 2 more values. Across all digital cameras the worst resolution is 384 x 480 pixels and the best is 6016 x 4016 pixels.

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Quite Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Fujifilm X100 of only 35mm is very short compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the shortest 3% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The Fujifilm X100 features contrast adjustment, which is unusual. 83% of digital cameras do not feature contrast adjustment.

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Features Saturation Adjustment

The Fujifilm X100 features saturation adjustment. 88% of digital cameras do not feature saturation adjustment.

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Features Album Organization

The Fujifilm X100 features album organization, which is unusual. 96% of digital cameras do not feature album organization.

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Very Small Maximum Memory Card Size

The smallest maximum memory card size of digital cameras is 1GB, the largest is 2.1TB, and the average maximum memory card size is 48GB. The maximum memory card size of the Fujifilm X100 of only 8GB is quite small compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 8% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

This camera has been on the market since January 2012.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers fujifilm finepixx100s, fujifilm p10nc13260a, fujifilm p10nc13250a, fuji p10nc12740a, fuji p10nc09330a, fujifilm x100s, fujifilm x100t, fujifilm x100f, canon x100f, fuji x100f, fuji x100s
Barcodes 00009608235591, 00074101021691, 00635131600951, 00635131600968, 04547410151831, 04547410197945, 04547410230642, 04547410266429, 04547410288582, 04547410339024, 04547410339048

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