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Fujifilm X70

£499.00
pcauthority.com.au Recommended PhotographyBlog.com Highly Recommended Pocket Lint Recommended Expert Reviews Best Buy
A multi award winning and 1 year old compact camera, good for portrait photography
Compact 16.3MP 1x No Jan 2016
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Fujifilm X70 Review

With excellent reviews and at under 2 years old, we have ranked the Fujifilm X70 number 247 across all digital cameras.
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205 Reviews + 12 Awards
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19 Months Old
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Why Has it Scored 59?

It has very good expert reviews and great user reviews with 89% of buyers recommending this digital camera to others. This digital camera has received 12 awards including a "Recommended" award from Pcauthority.com.au plus three other sites and a "Best Buy" from Expert Reviews. Canon cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this camera is slightly out of date, and newer digital cameras with more up to date technology are available. View the latest digital cameras 2017.
Customers report good picture quality, it is easy to use and noise level.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Fairly high ISO sensitivity (max)
1920 x 1080 pixels video resolution
Very small optical zoom
Only two aspherical lenses

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared this Fujifilm digital camera with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is very good for portrait photography, ranking number 158 in portrait photography cameras. However average for everyday photography, ranking number 158 in everyday photography cameras as well being mediocre for sports photography, ranking number 251 in sports photography cameras.
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Fujifilm X70 Video Reviews


How Big is the Fujifilm X70?

The Fujifilm X70 is 112.5mm wide and 64.4mm tall. It is 44.4mm deep and weighs 302g.

Fujifilm X70 front dimensions

Fujifilm X70 size in context

Fujifilm X70 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

12 Industry Awards

This camera has received 12 awards from expert review sites.

Four expert review sites all concluded that they would recommend this Fujifilm digital camera. Pcauthority.com.au, Hardwarezone.com.ph, Pocket Lint and Focus-numerique.fr all gave this camera a "Recommended" award.

Furthermore, this Fujifilm camera received a "Best Buy" award from website Expert Reviews who thought it was was a sensible purchase and it received a Reviewed.com "Editor's Choice" award. This camera also received a PhotographyBlog.com "Highly Recommended" award.

The editor of review website Gadgetgear.nl said that this Fujifilm digital camera was brilliant and gave it their "Gold" award.

This Fujifilm camera received a "5 Star" award from Fotomaniak.pl, it received a "Good Product" award from Benchmark.pl and 01net.com gave it a "4 Star" award.

Hardwarezone.com.my gave this camera an "8.5/10" award.

Expert Reviews Are Good

The average expert rating of this camera is 85 out of 100 based on 40 expert reviews from sites including DP Review, PhotographyBlog.com, CNET.com and Trusted Reviews. Digital camera experts think this Fujifilm camera is one of the better digital cameras.

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Owner Reviews Are Good

Users have rated this camera on average 87%. Over 80% of reviewers gave this digital camera either 4 or 5 stars and 89% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Customers Report Good Picture Quality

41 customers who reviewed the Fujifilm X70 wrote that it was able to produce good images, four owners who bought it said that it was good in low light and four people who reviewed it mentioned that it had a good picture resolution. three owners considered that the product had a good image sensor.

Users Report it is Easy to Use

17 people who reviewed it considered that it was easy to use and two owners mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was easy to use the menus.

Fujifilm Has Very Good Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

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

Customers Report Acceptable Noise Level

Three customers who purchased this digital camera reckoned that it was quiet.

Customers Report That it is Fairly Priced

Seven customers said in their reviews that the Fujifilm X70 was good value for money.

Customers Report Excellent Design

13 customers who reviewed this digital camera considered that it was good looking and three people said in their reviews that this digital camera was well designed.

Users Report Excellent Product Quality

19 customers thought it was good quality.

Customers Report Superior Technical Features

Three owners who reviewed the product considered that it had good features.

Customers Report Great Battery Life

Two customers said in their reviews that the Fujifilm X70 had a good battery life.

  • Battery issues…
  • And it jumps from 3/4 to 1/4 full while skipping the middle part! (You can still get a few good shots in when on 1/4 battery.) Make sure you buy an extra battery…
  • Plenty of battery life…
    Jimbo (Amazon) - June 2016

Users Report a Good Screen / Viewfinder

Nine people who reviewed this digital camera concluded that it had a good screen.

Users Report it is Robust

Nine owners who reviewed it reckoned that it was well made.

Users Report Good Video Capture

Four people said that the Fujifilm X70 was good for video recording.

Customers Report it is a Good Size

Seven owners wrote in their reviews that the product was compact.

  • The last few years have seen the advent of smaller, more compact cameras for people who are not really professionals…
    Pcquest.com January 2017
  • It's super light and super compact and guaranteed you'll ALWAYS have it in your bag…
    Nokzi (Amazon) - November 2016
  • The wide angle converter is bulky…
  • Compact enough to carry with me the whole time; have manual controls of exposure; have good image quality…
  • It is much heavier than its competitor…
  • Still compact enough for day to day use…
    Rob73 (Amazon) - March 2016
  • On the other hand, if you get wicked excited about the thought of a fixed wide prime lens on a large sensor compact, then look no further…
    Dude (Amazon) - June 2016
  • Easy to carry and pretty retro in its looks…
  • By no means will it fit in your pocket unless you wear big baggy cargo pants…
    Joseph (Amazon) - March 2016
  • This is one solid, hefty camera…

Customers Report Good Lens Quality

11 owners who reviewed the product agreed that it had a good lens, eight customers who reviewed it thought it had a good autofocus and two owners said in their reviews that it had a good zoom.


Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and is less than 18 months old but has average features, and at £499.00 it is more expensive than 68% of cameras.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Fujifilm X70 and the United Kingdom price of £499.00 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $674.99 (£875.46).

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Features

Average Megapixels

The Fujifilm X70's sensor megapixels of 16.3MP is relatively standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lowest 1% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Fujifilm X70 of only 1x is quite small compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 21% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many cameras. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 is known as "Full HD".

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Fairly High ISO Sensitivity (max)

Digital cameras have ISO sensitivities (max) of between 200 and 820,000, and the average ISO sensitivity (max) is 14,000. The ISO sensitivity (max) of the Fujifilm X70 of 51,200 is in the highest 5% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The Fujifilm X70's minimum aperture number of 2.8 is fairly standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Weight

The Fujifilm X70's weight of 302g is pretty standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the lightest 1% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Fujifilm X70 supports Full HD video, which is unusual. 75% of digital cameras do not support Full HD video.

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Quite Large Maximum Aperture Number

The maximum aperture number of the Fujifilm X70 of 16 is quite large compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 6% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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4896 X 2760 Pixels Still Image Resolution

The Fujifilm X70 supports a maximum still image resolution of 4896 x 2760 pixels. That's 15% lower still image resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels digital camera, which is the most common resolution supported by digital cameras. This camera also supports still image resolutions of 3264 x 3264 pixels, 3456 x 2304 pixels, 3456 x 1944 pixels plus 7 more values. The worst resolution of all digital cameras is 384 x 480 pixels and the best is 6016 x 4016 pixels.

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Only Two Aspherical Lenses

The Fujifilm X70 has more aspherical lenses than most of the digital cameras. Most of the digital cameras only have one aspherical lens, however this digital camera has two aspherical lenses.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Like most other digital cameras, the Fujifilm X70 does not have a GPS (satellite). 90% of digital cameras do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Has a Self-Timer

The Fujifilm X70 has a self-timer, unlike 82% of cameras which do not have a self-timer.

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Very Small Closest Focusing Distance

The closest focusing distance of the Fujifilm X70 of only 0.1m is in the smallest 23% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

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

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Average Display Diagonal

The Fujifilm X70's display diagonal of 3" is relatively average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Fujifilm X70 has a vari-angle LCD display, unlike 84% of cameras which do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Fujifilm X70 has a touchscreen, unlike 84% of digital cameras which do not have a touchscreen.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Fujifilm X70 supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. 72% of digital cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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Has a Shoe Mounting Point

The Fujifilm X70 has a shoe mounting point. 90% of digital cameras do not have a shoe mounting point.

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Fairly High Display Resolution

The display resolutions of digital cameras range from 3 pixels to 16,000,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 590,000 pixels. The display resolution of the Fujifilm X70 of 1,040,000 pixels is in the highest 7% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Age

Released 19 Months Ago

This Fujifilm digital camera was released in January 2016.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers fujifilm fujifilmx70camerasilver, fujifilm fujifilmx70camerablack, fujifilm 16mp185mmapsc, fujifilm 16499150, fujifilm x70bnew
Barcodes 00000016499150, 00074101027624, 00074101027655, 04547410315424, 04547410315431, 04547410315646

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Frequently Asked Questions About the Fujifilm X70

One more aspherical lens
350 shots battery life (CIPA standard)
Slightly lighter
£30 More Expensive
User reviews are better
Expert reviews are better
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Smaller closest focusing distance
Higher display resolution (numeric)
3x smaller maximum aperture number
Six more awards
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Slightly better expert reviews
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Slightly better expert reviews
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£170 Cheaper
29x bigger optical zoom
User reviews are slightly better
Hugely smaller maximum aperture number

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