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81

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Fujifilm X30

£302.99
Fujifilm X30
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A multi award winning and good value for money compact digital camera, with an Editor's Choice award from one expert review website and 8 further awards from other expert sites
Compact 12MP 4x Yes Dec 2015
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Fujifilm X30 Review

With excellent reviews, we have ranked the Fujifilm X30 number 142 in best selling cameras and number 203 across all digital cameras.
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Reviews
326 Reviews + 9 Awards
80
Value for Money
Very Good
69
Features
Good Features
79
Age
2 Years Old
81
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 81?

It has very good expert reviews and very good user reviews with 96% of buyers recommending this digital camera to others. This digital camera has received nine awards including a "Recommended" award from Expert Reviews plus three other sites and a "Highly Recommended" award from Ephotozine plus one other site. Praktica 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 cameras 2018.
Customers report good product quality, that it is robust and design.
The X30 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Average optical zoom
Has an image stabilizer
The joy of shooting is back
The fastest, largest and highest resolving electronic viewfinder in its class*4
Film simulation
Perfect your color photos with film simulation mode
High-capacity battery
Design
Intuitive handling and refined operation make the FUJIFILM x30 a true photographer's tool
Only 4000 x 3000 pixels image resolution
Lower than average megapixels

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 90 in everyday photography cameras. It is also very good for landscape photography, ranking number 97 in landscape photography cameras as well being very good for portrait photography, ranking number 80 in portrait photography cameras.
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Portrait Photography
Very Good
78
Landscape Photography
Very Good
79
Everyday Photography
Very Good
75
Sports Photography
Very Good
76
Wildlife Photography
Very Good

Fujifilm X30 Video Reviews

How Big is the Fujifilm X30?

The Fujifilm X30 is 118.7mm wide and 71.6mm tall. It is 60.3mm deep and weighs 383g.

Fujifilm X30 front dimensions
Fujifilm X30 size in context

Fujifilm X30 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Nine Industry Awards

Amongst digital cameras, this Fujifilm camera is one of the most highly awarded.

The authors at four expert review sites all concluded that they would endorse this Fujifilm digital camera. This was from Expert Reviews, Hi-tech.mail.ru/, Focus-numerique.fr and Pocket Lint who gave it an "Recommended".

This camera was given a "Highly Recommended" award by both websites Ephotozine and PhotographyBlog.com, both of which concluded that this digital camera was very good.

In addition, this camera received an "Editor's Choice" award from website Reviewed.com who concluded it was marvellous and it received a "Silver" award from review website Onfoto.ru.

The author at one other expert review site concluded that this Fujifilm camera was very good. This was from 01net.com who gave it an "5 Star".

Good Expert Reviews

This camera has an average expert rating of 83 out of 100 based on 34 expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, What Digital Camera, Ephotozine and Trusted Reviews.

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Excellent Owner Reviews

People who bought this digital camera rated this camera 90% on average. Over 73% of reviewers gave this camera the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 96% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Users Report Good Product Quality

34 people who purchased this digital camera agreed that it was good quality.

Customers Report That it is Robust

22 people who purchased it considered that it was well made and two people said in their reviews that it was strong and durable.

Users Report Nice Design

16 owners who reviewed this digital camera agreed that it was good looking, three owners who reviewed it thought it was retro and three people who bought the product agreed that it was well designed.

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

30 customers agreed that this digital camera was easy to use, seven people who bought this digital camera considered that it was easy to use the menus and two customers who purchased the product concluded that it was comfortable and easy to hold. two customers who reviewed the product said that it was easy to handle.

Customers Report Good Lens Quality

11 customers thought this digital camera had a good lens, nine customers who purchased the product wrote that it had a good autofocus and seven owners who purchased it reckoned that it had a good zoom.

Fujifilm Has Very Good Reviews for Its Cameras

Based on 11,209 user and expert reviews (including 2,764 verified purchases), Fujifilm has very good reviews for its digital cameras. 95% of those that bought a Fujifilm digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report Good Video Capture

Three people who reviewed the product agreed that it was good for video recording.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

46 customers who reviewed it mentioned that it was able to produce good images, six people thought it had a good picture resolution and three people who purchased it said that it had a good image sensor. two people who purchased it said that it was good in low light.

Users Report a Good Flash

Three people who bought this digital camera considered that it had a good flash.

Users Report a Good Screen / Viewfinder

Nine owners who bought the product reckoned that it had a good viewfinder and three people mentioned in their reviews that it had a good screen.

Customers Report Excellent Technical Features

Six owners who reviewed the Fujifilm X30 considered that it had good features.

Users Report That it is Reasonably Priced

13 customers who bought the product concluded that it was good value for money.

Customers Report Excellent Battery Life

Five owners who bought the Fujifilm X30 agreed that it had a good battery life.

Users Report That it is a Good Size

Nine people who bought this digital camera reckoned that it was compact.

Value For Money

Good Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and is under 3 years old but has mediocre features. However at £302.99 it is cheaper than 61% of digital cameras.

Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Fujifilm X30 and the United Kingdom price of £302.99 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $498.99 (£686.76).

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

Fujifilm released the X30 in December 2015.

Features

Only 4000 X 3000 Pixels Image Resolution

The Fujifilm X30 has a maximum image resolution of 4000 x 3000 pixels. That's 25% lower image resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found resolution. Across all cameras the worst resolution is 640 x 480 pixels and the best is 8256 x 6192 pixels.

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Lower Than Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the Fujifilm X30 of only 12MP is in the lowest 15% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. The megapixels of digital cameras range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP.

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Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Fujifilm X30 of 4x is pretty standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is bigger than 58% of all 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 typical of many cameras.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Fujifilm X30 has an image stabilizer, as do 78% of cameras.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the Fujifilm X30 of 2 is fairly standard compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 66% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Fujifilm X30 of 12,800 is higher than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is higher than 74% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. Across all the cameras the ISO sensitivities (max) range from 200 to 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000.

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Heavier Than Average

Across all the cameras the weights range from 50g to 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g. The Fujifilm X30's weight of 383g is heavier than 71% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Fujifilm X30 has a built-in flash. 68% of digital cameras also have a built-in flash.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080|1280 x 720|640 x 480 pixels, which is the most commonly supported resolution on cameras.

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Higher Than Average Magnification

The Fujifilm X30's magnification of 0.65x is in the highest 17% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Fujifilm X30 supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. 69% of digital cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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Smaller Than Average Eye Relief

The eye relief of the Fujifilm X30 of only 17.5mm is smaller than average when compared to most other cameras. It is smaller than 78% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. The average eye relief of all cameras is 19mm, with the smallest being 8mm and the biggest being 27mm.

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4000 X 3000 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the Fujifilm X30 is 4000 x 3000. That's over four times the resolution of the most common resolution of 1712 x 1712. In addition, this Fujifilm digital camera supports a still image resolution of 4000 x 2664, 4000 x 2248 and 2992 x 2992. The resolution of all digital cameras ranges from 384 x 480 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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Bigger Than Average Internal Memory

The smallest internal memory of digital cameras is 1MB, the biggest is 700MB, and the average internal memory is 50MB. The internal memory of the Fujifilm X30 of 55MB is bigger than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 33% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Smaller Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The maximum aperture number of the Fujifilm X30 of only 11 is in the smallest 22% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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470 Battery Life

The Fujifilm X30 is a digital camera that takes 470 shots battery life. Most of the other cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Fujifilm X30 of 3" is fairly average compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 63% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Shoe Mounting Point

The Fujifilm X30 has a shoe mounting point. 89% of cameras do not have a shoe mounting point.

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Smaller Than Average Digital Zoom

The average digital zoom of all cameras is 12x, with the smallest being 1x and the biggest being 810x. The digital zoom of the Fujifilm X30 of only 2x is very small compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 3% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Microphone in

The Fujifilm X30 has a microphone in, unlike 88% of cameras which do not have a microphone in.

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Has a Self-Timer

The Fujifilm X30 has a self-timer. 82% of digital cameras do not have a self-timer.

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Supports Dioptic Correction

The Fujifilm X30 supports dioptic correction, unlike 90% of cameras which do not support dioptic correction.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

fujifilm p10nc13270a

Barcodes:

00074101025538, 04547410286236, 04547410286281, 04547410286359

Frequently Asked Questions About the Fujifilm X30

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