Fujifilm X-E1 Review

 
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Model Name: Fujifilm X-E1 
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Manufacturer URL: Mfr. Website
General
Model Number: X-E1 
Camera Format: Compact System Camera 
Currently Manufactured: Yes 
Retail Price: $1399.95
Street Price: $817.98
Date Available: 2012-11-15
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Weight: 24.2 oz (687 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Weight Includes Kit Lens? Yes
Size: 5.1 x 2.9 x 1.5 in.
(129 x 75 x 38 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS 
Sensor Manufacturer: Fujifilm 
Total Megapixels: 16.30
Effective Megapixels: 16.3 
Sensor Format: APS-C 
Sensor Size (dia.): 1.12"
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.5
Color Filter Type: X-Trans 
Self-Cleaning: Yes 
Sensor-shift Stabilized: No 
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4896 x 3264 (16.0 MP, 3:2),
4896 x 2760 (13.5 MP, 16:9),
3264 x 3264 (10.7 MP, 1:1),
3456 x 2304 (8.0 MP, 3:2),
3456 x 1944 (6.7 MP, 16:9),
2304 x 2304 (5.3 MP, 1:1),
2496 x 1664 (4.2 MP, 3:2),
2496 x 1408 (3.5 MP, 16:9),
1664 x 1664 (2.8 MP, 1:1),
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 Ver 2.3), .RAF RAW (ISO 200-6400), RAW + JPEG  
Video Capture
Movie Mode: Yes 
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080, 1280x720
Movie Frame Rate: 24p, 24p
Movie Audio: Yes 
Movie File Format: H.264 (MOV) with stereo sound 
Optics
Lens Mount: Fujifilm X-Mount 
Kit Lens: Fujinon XF 18-55mm f/2.8-4 R LM OIS; 14 elements in 10 groups, including 3 aspherical lenses and 1 extra low dispersion element
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 27 - 84 mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.06x
Aperture Range: f/2.8 (wide) / f/4 (tele) - f/22 
Normal Focus Range: 30 cm to Infinity
11.8 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:  
Optical Image Stablization: Yes
Digital Zoom: No 
Digital Zoom Values: n/a
Filter Thread: 58mm
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detection: Area (EVF / LCD: 49 areas in 7 x 7 grid), Multi; Changeable size of AF frame; Single AF, Continuous AF, MF Distance Indicator  
Face Detection: Yes 
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes 
Manual Focus: Yes 
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: EVF 
Viewfinder Type: EVF: 0.5" 2.36M-dot OLED with 100% coverage, 23mm eyepoint, -4 to +2 diopter adjustment, eye sensor 
Display
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD Size (inches): 2.8
LCD Resolution: 460,000 dots
Touchscreen: No 
Articulating LCD: No 
Max Playback Zoom:  
Exposure
ISO Settings: 200-6400, Extended output sensitivity equivalent ISO 100, 12800 and 25600; AUTO(400), AUTO(800), AUTO(1600), AUTO(3200), AUTO(6400)
Auto ISO Mode: Yes
White Balance Settings: Fine, Shade, Fluorescent light (Daylight), Fluorescent light (Warm White), Fluorescent light (Cool White), Incandescent light, Underwater, Custom, Color Temperature (K)  
Shutter Speed Range: 30 - 1/4000
Bulb Mode: Yes 
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: TTL 256-zones metering: Multi, Spot, Average 
Program AE: Yes 
Aperture Priority: Yes 
Shutter Priority: Yes 
Full Manual Exposure: Yes 
Creative Exposure Modes: Film Simulation: PROVIA/STANDARD, VELVIA/VIVID, ASTIA/SOFT, PRO Neg Hi, PRO Neg. Std, MONOCHROME, MONOCHROME+Ye FILTER, MONOCHROME+R FILTER, MONOCHROME+G FILTER, SEPIA); Dynamic range setting AUTO (100-400%), 100%, 200%, 400%; Motion Panorama; Multiple Exposure 
Self Timer: 2 or 10 seconds
Time Lapse:  
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes 
Flash Modes: Red-eye removal OFF: Auto, Forced Flash, Suppressed Flash, Slow Synchro. Rear-curtain Synchro, Commander; Red-eye removal ON: Red-eye Reduction Auto, Red-eye Reduction & Forced Flash, Suppressed Flash, Red-eye Reduction & Slow Synchro. Red-eye Reduction & Rear-curtain Synchro, Commander 
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): 5.0 m / 16.2 ft.
Flash Range Description: GN=7m (ISO 200) 
Max Flash Sync: 1/180 
Flash Exp Compensation:  
Ext Flash Connection: Hot shoe 
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC 
Memory Included (MB):  
File System:  
DCF Compliant: Yes 
Connectivity
Composite Video Out: No 
NTSC/PAL Switchable: n/a 
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a 
HD Video Out: Yes 
HD Video Connection: HDMI 
Built-In Wi-fi: No 
Computer/Printer: USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: Yes 
DPOF Compliant: Yes 
Remote Control: Yes 
Remote Control Type: Wired remote or threaded cable release 
Other Connection: Mini (Type C) HDMI, 2.5mm Stereo Microphone/Remote Jack 
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary NP-W126 
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable 
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NP-W126 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes 
CIPA Rating: 350
Software
Included Software: Fujifilm CD-ROM (Viewer software, RAW File Converter, etc.) 
OS Compatibility: Windows 7 / Vista / XP, Mac OS X 10.5+ 
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Available in two-tone black and silver, or solid black. 

 


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