Fujifilm XF1 Review

 
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Model Name: Fujifilm XF1 
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Successor:  
General
Model Number: XF1
Camera Format: Compact
Currently Manufactured: No
Retail Price: $499.95
Street Price: $240.14
Date Available: 2012-10-15
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 8.0 oz (226 g)
includes batteries
Size: 4.2 x 2.4 x 1.2 in.
(108 x 62 x 30 mm)
Waterproof: No
Waterproof Depth: n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:  
Effective Megapixels: 12.0
Sensor Format: 2/3 inch
Sensor size: 58.08mm2 (8.8mm x 6.6mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 2.20 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Color Filter Type: RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter:  
Self-Cleaning: No
Sensor shift image stabilization: No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No
DxO Sensor Score: 49
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 20.5
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 11.2
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 199
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4000 x 3000 (12.0 MP, 4:3),
4000 x 2664 (10.7 MP, 3:2),
4000 x 2248 (9.0 MP, 16:9),
2992 x 2992 (9.0 MP, 1:1),
2816 x 2112 (5.9 MP, 4:3),
2816 x 1864 (5.2 MP, Other),
2816 x 1584 (4.5 MP, 16:9),
2112 x 2112 (4.5 MP, 1:1),
2048 x 1536 (3.1 MP, 4:3),
2048 x 1360 (2.8 MP, Other),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
1536 x 1536 (2.4 MP, 1:1),
11520 x 1624 (18.7 MP, Other),
11520 x 1080 (12.4 MP, Other),
5760 x 1624 (9.4 MP, Other),
5760 x 1080 (6.2 MP, Other),
3840 x 1624 (6.2 MP, Other),
3840 x 1080 (4.1 MP, Other)
Image File Format: JPEG (Exif Ver 2.3), RAW (RAF format), RAW + JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 6.8
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (30p)
1280x720 (30p)
640x480 (30p)
Movie File Format: H.264 (MOV) with stereo sound
Composite Video Out: Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
HD Video Out: Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a
Lens: Fujinon optical zoom lens; 7 elements in 6 groups, including 4 aspherical and 3 extra-low dispersion elements, with HT-EBC (High-Transmittance EBC) coating
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 25.0 - 100.0 mm
Zoom Ratio: 4.00x
Aperture Range: f/1.8 (W) / f4.9 (T) - f/11 with 6 blade diaphragm
Normal Focus Range: 50 cm to Infinity
19.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 3 - 300 cm
1.2 - 118.1 in
Filter Thread: n/a
Thread Type: n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 2x
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detection AF: Multi, Area, Tracking
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes
Manual Focus: Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No
Viewfinder Type:  
Focus Peaking: No
EVF Resolution: n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):  
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No
Rear Display: Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 460,000 dots (153,000 px)
Touchscreen: No
Articulating Screen: No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No
Selfie Screen: No
Max Playback Zoom:  
Top Deck Display:
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 3200
Minimum ISO (native): 100
ISO Settings: Auto, Equivalent to ISO 100, 200, 250, 320, 400, 500, 640, 800, 1000, 1250, 1600, 2000, 2500, 3200, 4000*, 5000*, 6400*, 12800* (Standard Output Sensitivity) * ISO4000, 5000, 6400 : M mode or lower, ISO12800 : S mode
Auto ISO Mode: Yes
White Balance Settings: Automatic scene recognition, Fine, Shade, Fluorescent light (Daylight), Fluorescent light (Warm White), Fluorescent light (Cool White), Incandescent light, Custom, Color temperature selection (2,500K - 10,000K)
Shutter Speed Range: 30 - 1/2000
Bulb Mode: No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: TTL 256-zones metering; Multi, Spot, Average
Program Auto Exposure: Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Natural Light, Natural Light & Flash, Portrait, Portrait Enhancer, Landscape, Sport, Night, Night (Tripod), Fireworks, Sunset, Snow, Beach, Party, Flower, Text, Underwater; EXR mode (EXR Auto / Resolution priority / High ISO & Low noise priority / Dynamic range priority)
Self Timer: 10 or 2; Auto 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: n/a
Flash Range Description: ISO AUTO (800): Wide : Approx. 50 cm - 7.4 m / 1.6 ft. - 24.2 ft. Telephoto : Approx. 80 cm - 2.7 m / 2.6 ft. - 8.8 ft.
Max Flash Sync:  
Flash Exposure Compensation:  
External Flash Connection: n/a
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: RAW (RAF format), RAW + JPEG
Movie File Format: H.264 (MOV) with stereo sound
Included Memory:  
Included Memory Type:  
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: No
Remote Control Type:  
Connections (extended): Mini HDMI (Type C)
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 1.12
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame): 1.37
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames): Unlimited
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): 6.8
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 6
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): 0.33
Shutter lag (full AF, tele): 0.35
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):  
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):  
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.136
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash): 0.44
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.026
Shutter Lag (notes):  
Startup Time: 1.7
Play -> Record Time: 1.2
Flash cycle time, full power (seconds): 4.8
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary NP-50A
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NP-50A 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: Fujifilm CD-ROM
OS Compatibility:  
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: 12 MP 2/3” EXR-CMOS sensor with EXR-Auto, manual optical zoom, optical image stabilization, Full HD video, Artistic effects including 6 "Advanced filters" and 5 "Film simulation modes", Motion Panorama 360, 3D effect from two 2D shots, aluminum body. Available in black, tan or red. Preliminary specs subject to change.


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