Fujifilm X100 Review

 
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Model Name: Fujifilm FinePix X100 
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General
Model Number: X100
Camera Format: Mid-Sized
Currently Manufactured: No
Retail Price: $1200.00
Street Price:  
Date Available: 2011-03-30
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 15.9 oz (451 g)
includes batteries
Size: 5.0 x 2.9 x 2.1 in.
(127 x 74 x 54 mm)
Waterproof: No
Waterproof Depth: n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:  
Effective Megapixels: 12.3
Sensor Format: APS-C
Sensor size: 372.88mm2 (23.60mm x 15.80mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 5.50 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.5x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter:  
Self-Cleaning: No
Sensor shift image stabilization: No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No
DxO Sensor Score: 73
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 22.9
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 12.4
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 1,001
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4288 x 2848 (12.2 MP, Other),
3072 x 2048 (6.3 MP, 3:2),
2176 x 1448 (3.2 MP, 3:2),
4288 x 2416 (10.4 MP, Other),
3072 x 1728 (5.3 MP, 16:9),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
7680 x 2160 (16.6 MP, Other),
7680 x 1440 (11.1 MP, Other),
5120 x 2160 (11.1 MP, Other),
5120 x 1440 (7.4 MP, Other)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.3), 12-bit .RAF RAW, RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 4.7
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes
Movie Resolution: 1280x720 (24)
Movie File Format: H.264 (MOV) with Stereo sound
Composite Video Out:
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a
HD Video Out: Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a
Lens: Fixed Fujinon Apsherical lens; 8 elements in 6 groups, Super EBC coating
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 35.0 mm
Zoom Ratio: 1.00x
Aperture Range: f/2 - f/16 (9 blade aperture diaphram with built-in 3-stop ND filter)
Normal Focus Range: 80 cm to Infinity
31.5 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 10 - 200 cm
3.9 - 78.7 in
Filter Thread: 49.0mm
Thread Type: body threads w/ adapter
Optical Image Stabilization: No
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: 3x digital zoom in Movie mode
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detection AF: Single AF / Continuous AF/MF Distance Indicator; Area/Multi (49-point, 25-point with OVF)
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes
Manual Focus: Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Hybrid
Viewfinder Type: Hybrid. Reverse galilean optical: 90% coverage, 0.5x magnif. EVF: 100% coverage, 0.47-inch, 1440K-dot LCD, 15mm eyepoint, -2 to +1 diopter, eye sensor
Focus Peaking: No
EVF Resolution: n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 0.50x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 0.75x
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes
Rear Display: Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 2.8
Rear Display Resolution: 460,000 dots
Touchscreen: No
Articulating Screen: No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No
Selfie Screen: No
Max Playback Zoom:  
Top Deck Display:
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 6400
Minimum ISO (native): 200
ISO Settings: Auto, 200-6400, expandable to 100-12800
Auto ISO Mode: Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Fine, Shade, Fluorescent light (Daylight, Warm White, Cool White), Incandescent light, Underwater, Custom, Color Temperature
Shutter Speed Range: 30 - 1/4000
Bulb Mode: Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 256-zones metering, Multi / Spot / Average
Program Auto Exposure: Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Motion panorama, Film simulation, EXR HR/DR/SN modes
Self Timer: 10 or 2 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):  
High Resolution Composite: No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: Red-eye removal OFF : Auto, Forced Flash, Suppressed Flash, Slow Synchro. Red-eye removal ON : Red-eye Reduction Auto, Red-eye Reduction & Forced Flash, Suppressed Flash, Red-eye Reduction & Slow Synchro.
Flash Guide Number: 4.5
Flash Range Description: ISO 1600: approx. 50cm - 9m / 1.6ft. - 29.5.ft.
Max Flash Sync:  
Flash Exposure Compensation:  
External Flash Connection: Hot shoe
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:  
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support:  
Other Memory:  
Dual Card Slots: No
RAW Capture Support: Yes
Uncompressed Format: 12-bit .RAF RAW, RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: H.264 (MOV) with Stereo sound
Included Memory: 20.0 MB
Included Memory Type: built-in memory
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No
NFC:
Bluetooth: No
Built-In GPS: No
Microphone Jack: No
Headphone Jack: No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes
Remote Control: Yes
Remote Control Type: Mechanical shutter release cable
Connections (extended): Mini HDMI, Screw-in Mechanical Shutter Release Cable Socket
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 1.18
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame): 1.50
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames): 9
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot):  
Camera penalizes early shutter press? Yes
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 4.7
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 10
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):  
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps):  
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames):  
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.40
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):  
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):  
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):  
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.231
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash): 0.54
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.014
Shutter Lag (notes): Multi-area AF lag = 0.421s
Startup Time: 3.2
Play -> Record Time: 1.5
Flash cycle time, full power (seconds): 3.7
Power
Battery Form Factor: 1 x Proprietary NP-95
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NP-95 lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included:
Internal Charging Supported:
CIPA Rating Monitor (Live View): 300
CIPA Rating Viewfinder (OVF/EVF):  
Software
Included Software: CD-ROM (Viewer software, Raw File Converter etc.)
OS Compatibility: Viewer: Windows7/Vista/XP, MacOS X 10.6+
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: 12MP APS-C sensor with EXR processor, 23mm f/2 fixed lens, hybrid optical/electronic viewfinder. Offers in-camera PROVIA, Velvia, ASTIA and monochrome filter effects. Has in-camera 3-stop ND filter. Internal microphone is stereo.

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