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Fujifilm XF1

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Fujifilm XF1
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Compact 12MP 4x Yes Nov 2013
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Fujifilm XF1 Review

With excellent reviews, we have ranked the Fujifilm XF1 number 188 in best selling cameras and number 428 across all digital cameras.
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Reviews
247 Reviews + 10 Awards
70
Value for Money
Good
68
Features
Good Features
64
Age
4 Years Old
73
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 73?

It has good expert reviews but below average user reviews with an average overall rating of 76%, based on 247 reviews. This digital camera has received 10 awards including a "Recommended" award from Hi-Tech.mail.ru/ plus four other sites and a "Gold" award from What Digital Camera plus one other site. 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 digital cameras 2018.
Customers report superior product quality, good picture quality and that it is robust. However they also report that it is difficult to use, unacceptable noise level and inferior battery life.
The XF1 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Average optical zoom
Ing on to your subject in as little as 0.16 seconds, high speed contrast detection AF captures even spur-of-the-moment shots with sharp clarity at maximum 4x zoom. and unlike conventional premium digital cameras, the xf1 autofocus system reacts quickly even in low light, making it possible to shoot high-quality hand-held photos indoors or at ni
EXR AUTO 103 shooting patterns
Auto with motion detection instantly recognizes 58 types of scene, automatically optimizes every setting from exposure to white balance, and switches to the ideal sensor mode for the scene and subject: HR high resolution for well-lit conditions, SN high sensitivity/low noise mode for low light, and DR dynamic range mode for high-contrast sce
Full HD movies NEW movie scene recognition
XF1 takes the guesswork out of recording movies with a new movie scene recognition function. automatically optimizing settings for a variety of shooting conditions, movie scene recognition combines with face tracking AF to give you crisp, colorful HD movies with impressive stereo so
Large 12m 2/3-inch EXR CMOS sensor adapts to ensure high quality images, whatever the situation
He xf1, FUJIFILM brings its unique EXR CMOS pixel array to a larger 2/3-inch sensor. because each pixel is larger, it can capture more light, dramatically reducing false color artifacts and noise at high sensitivities. plus, thanks to further speed improvements in high-performance CMOS technology, you'll enjoy rapid continuous shooting as well as high-resolution vi
Speed response with EXR processor
EXR processor offers a fast AF in dark sce
Fast startup 0.55-second response means you'll never miss the moment
Ick, responsive AF, even in low l
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High quality photos & movies with the EXR CMOS
UICK START MODE, the xf1 is ready to shoot in just 0.55 seco
Ooting interval 0.8 sec includes in
quicker startup to shorter shot-to-shot delay (minimum 0.8 sec. delay), the responsive EXR sensor and processor ensure you never miss a s
Manual zoom & effortless operation
Al zoom lets you frame and compose as you l
5-100mm* manual 4x optical zoom lens
Mm format equiva
Ke power zoom, the xf1's zoom ring provides direct manual controls, keeping the zoom action very smooth. the 4x optical zoom is complemented by a super resolution digital zoom up to
Intelligent digital zoom
Gitally double your zoom and still enjoy excellent resolu
E sensor captures beautiful images, even in low li
transmittance EBC (electron beam coating) is fujinon's unique wide-band technology developed for FUJINON broadcast-use lenses. the xf1 is the first compact camera to use the high transmittance EBC for double sides of all glass lenses. because highly refractive glass bends light rays more sharply than conventional optical glass, it creates greater potential for reflections which can cause ghosting and flare. HT-EBC technology effectively minimizes this stray light, assuring sharp, clear images under even the most demanding conditi
Average minimum aperture number
High-Transmittance EBC
Stylish design fuels the pleasure of ownership
Tweight, durable aluminum body parts and synthetic leather covering enhance the feel of the camera in the hand, with texture that resembles genuine leat
Three stylish configurations
Uch of the zoom ring lets you select any of three camera configurations. in portable mode, the lens retracts fully inside the body, minimizing camera size. in standby mode, the lens partially extends but remains closed. then, with one more touch of the ring, activate the camera into shooting m
Stylish quality design with leather and aluminum
Harmony of aluminum and leather creates a unique impression of luxury.<br>in addition to its distinctive looks, the xf1 is also light-weight, durable, and a pleasure to h
3.0-inch clear LCD with "monitor sunlight mode"
bright sunlight makes composing or viewing the monitor difficult, you can use the e-fn button to easily switch to the "monitor sunlight mode" turn on the "monitor sunlight mode" by holding down the e-fn button. enjoy comfortable framing and review of shots on the large 3-inch high-contrast 460,000-dot LCD monitor made by tempered gl
Enjoy dressing it up!
Lection of accessories makes it easy to personalize the
Discover the beauty of f/1.8, at night, indoors, whenever light is low
XF1's fast f/1.8 lens allows poorly-lit subjects to be photographed without raising sensitivity levels, keeping noise to a minimum. its aperture of f/1.8 with a construction that features 7 lens elements in 6 groups. all elements are subjected to electron beam coating proc
Fujinon lens with bright f/1.8 aperture produces stunning pictures in low light
Bright f/1.8 lens lets you capture quality pictures not normally possible with a compact camera. noise is kept to a minimum without boosting sensitivity, while camera shake and subject motion are prevented due to high shutter speeds. and thanks to the large aperture, you can also create attractive "bokeh" blurred background effe
Six-blade aperture diaphragm and 3cm macro
a maximum aperture of f/1.8 at the wide angle setting and a six-blade aperture diaphragm, the xf1's lens delivers beautiful defocused blur. together with macro capabilities to within just 3cm of your subject, that means huge photographic potential in a highly compact b
New fujinon f/1.8 lens: compact size, superb quality
Uring state-of-the-art technologies including aspherical elements and high refractive index glass, the xf1's lens boasts a fast f/1.8 maximum aperture and a slim profile that would be virtually impossible with conventional lens designs. another important feature is optical image stabilization, which shifts one group of four elements to minimize camera shake without compromising resolution around the edges of the image, a common problem with conventional stabilization syst
All glass 6 groups/7 elements configuration - 4 aspherical and 3 extra low dispersion lenses
Slim-line lens achieves its aperture of f/1.8 with a construction that features 7 lens elements in 6 groups (4 aspherical and 3 extra low dispersion len
Telephoto shots beyond the 4x optical zoom range, intelligent digital zoom doubles your zoom to the equivalent of 8x zoom and delivers excellent sharpness and det
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 280 in everyday photography cameras. It is also very good for landscape photography, ranking number 294 in landscape photography cameras as well being very good for wildlife photography, ranking number 290 in wildlife photography cameras.
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Portrait Photography
Very Good
78
Landscape Photography
Very Good
78
Everyday Photography
Very Good
75
Sports Photography
Very Good
76
Wildlife Photography
Very Good

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How Big is the Fujifilm XF1?

The Fujifilm XF1 is 107.9mm wide and 61.5mm tall. It is 33mm deep and weighs 204g.

Fujifilm XF1 front dimensions
Fujifilm XF1 size in context

Fujifilm XF1 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

10 Industry Awards

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

Review websites Hi-Tech.mail.ru/, Hardwarezone.com.ph, Ephotozine, Trusted Reviews and PhotographyBlog.com all concluded that they would recommend this Fujifilm camera and gave it their "Recommended" award.

This Fujifilm digital camera received a "Gold" award from both review sites What Digital Camera and Photoxels.com, both of which decided that this camera was exceptional.

Another two expert review sites liked this camera. This Fujifilm digital camera received a "Best Buy" award from website Expert Reviews who concluded it was would make a great purchase and the expert at website Firstpost.com decided that it was marvellous and gave it an "Editor's Choice" award.

One other expert review site thought that this camera was very good. This was from 01net.com who gave it an "4 Star".

Good Expert Reviews

This Fujifilm digital camera has an average expert rating of 80 out of 100 based on 39 expert reviews from sites including What Digital Camera, PhotographyBlog.com, CNET.com and Ephotozine.

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Poor Owner Reviews

XF1 owners on average rated this camera 59%. This camera in the bottom 3% of all the cameras when ranked by user rating.

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Customers Report That it is Difficult to Use

10 people said in their reviews that the product was not easy to use.

  • You get the dreaded Lens Control Error…
  • It suddenly developed a Lens Control Error and will not work…
  • Lens control error, after 500 snaps Camera rendered useless…
  • Really neat when folded away and really nice to use the manual zoom.
    SpeedBlue (Amazon) - December 2012
  • It makes it so much easier to use…
  • Main among them being the message Lens Control Error, that prevents operation of the camera, shortly followed by a failure to expose the image correctly resulting in white images…
  • Giving a "lens control error" error message…
    G Lim (Amazon) - April 2016
  • This product has a design flaw that means after a certain amount of time your photos will start to over or under expose and then you'll receive a message saying "lens control error" which means the camera is unusable…
  • Avoid this camera at all costs - after 12 months it started showing the Lens Control Error problem…
    John D Hunter (Amazon) - September 2015
  • Lens Control Error…
    John D Hunter (Amazon) - September 2015

Users Report Unacceptable Noise Level

Two customers mentioned in their reviews that it was noisy.

  • And the pixel density is less so produces less noise…
    SpeedBlue (Amazon) - December 2012
  • For a start the zoom ring is extremely noisy and changing zoom while shooting video results in a very loud clicking noise which is inescapably apparent during video playback…
    R Young (Amazon) - February 2013

Customers Report Poor Battery Life

Two people who reviewed it considered that it did not have a good battery life.

Customers Report Superior Product Quality

13 owners considered that the product was good quality.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

20 customers who purchased the Fujifilm XF1 concluded that it was able to produce good images and three customers who reviewed the product agreed that it had a good image sensor.

Users Report That it is Robust

Three owners who purchased it reckoned that it was strong and durable and three owners wrote that it was well made.

Fujifilm Has Very Good Digital Camera Reviews

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

Users Report That it is a Good Size

11 owners who reviewed it thought it was compact and two people considered that the product was thin.

  • It's compact and has a retro design aesthetic, with a sturdy aluminium chassis taking care o…
    CNET.co.uk January 2013
  • If you're in the market for a serious compact camera…
  • It's been a bumper crop for advanced compacts this year, with the majority of the camera manufacturers releasing an advanced compact model or updating their existing one…
  • T he enthusiast compact camera segment has seen a lot of action…
    Firstpost.com January 2013
  • Is sleeker, slimmer and lighter…
    Photoreview.com.au November 2012
  • Overall a brilliant, slightly quirky compact camera for enthusiastic amateur photographers…
    SpeedBlue (Amazon) - December 2012
  • It is very thin…
    SpeedBlue (Amazon) - December 2012
  • This is probably the second best compact camera on the market today in terms of the pictures it produces…
    SpeedBlue (Amazon) - December 2012
  • Where this camera is a cut above the usual compact crowd is it manual controls…
    RM/TM (Amazon) - February 2014
  • This camera is expensive for a compact…
    Helnik (Amazon) - August 2014

Customers Report Nice Design

11 customers mentioned in their reviews that it was good looking, seven people who purchased it agreed that it was well designed and five people who reviewed it concluded that it was retro.

Customers Report a Good Screen / Viewfinder

Two people said in their reviews that it had a good screen.

Customers Report That it is Fairly Priced

Four customers who purchased this digital camera considered that it was good value for money.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

Whilst the product is in the cheapest 79% of cameras, it has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old, and at £169.99 we think it does not represent good value for money overall.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Fujifilm XF1 and the United Kingdom price of £169.99 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $335.00 (£464.68).

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This Fujifilm digital camera has been on the market since November 2013.

Features

Lower Than Average Megapixels

The Fujifilm XF1's sensor megapixels of only 12MP is lower than 87% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. Cameras have megapixels of between 0.3MP and 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP.

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Only 4000 X 3000 Pixels Image Resolution

The Fujifilm XF1 has a maximum image resolution of 4000 x 3000 pixels. That's 25% lower image resolution than the most common resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. Cameras resolutions range from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 8256 x 6192 pixels (best).

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Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Fujifilm XF1 of 4x is relatively standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 44% of all digital cameras when ranked 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 commonly found resolution on cameras.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The Fujifilm XF1's minimum aperture number of 1.8 is fairly typical compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 81% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Fujifilm XF1 of 12,800 is pretty typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 65% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Fujifilm XF1 has an image stabilizer. 78% of cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Average Weight

The weight of the Fujifilm XF1 of 204g is pretty standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the heaviest 47% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Fujifilm XF1 has a built-in flash. 68% of 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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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 Fujifilm XF1's digital zoom of only 2x is smaller than 95% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Features Date Imprinting

The Fujifilm XF1 features date imprinting, which is unusual. 93% of cameras do not feature date imprinting.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Fujifilm XF1 has an HDMI port. 72% of cameras do not have an HDMI port.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Fujifilm XF1 of 3" is pretty standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 60% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

Like most other cameras, the Fujifilm XF1 does not feature bluetooth. 95% of cameras do not feature bluetooth.

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Not Waterproof

Like most other cameras, the Fujifilm XF1 is not waterproof. 92% of cameras are not waterproof.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The Fujifilm XF1 supports video capability, which is unusual. 67% of digital cameras do not support video capability.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Fujifilm XF1 has a tripod mount, unlike 73% of cameras which do not have a tripod mount.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Fujifilm XF1 has a touchscreen. 83% of cameras do not have a touchscreen.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Like most other cameras, the Fujifilm XF1 does not have a GPS (satellite). 89% of cameras do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Features Face Detection

The Fujifilm XF1 features face detection, unlike 88% of cameras which do not feature face detection.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

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