Fujifilm FinePix X100 Review

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Quick Take
Pros
  • Heavy, Solid Feel
  • Unique Rangefinder body style
  • Designed for users with manual camera knowledge
  • High Quality Fixed lens
  • Outstanding overall image quality
  • Robust shooting performance
  • Hybrid Viewfinder is useful and a pleasure to use
  • LCD is an excellent shooting and viewing option
  • Excellent quality HD videos at 720p
  • Impressive high ISO performance from ISO 100 up to 12,800
  • HDMI output
Cons
  • Some Controls are difficult to use / manipulate
  • Exposure Compensation dial is too easily turned when bumped or touched
  • Fixed lens limits framing versatility
  • Very Expensive
  • No audio input for external mic
Bottom Line
Fuji's FinePix X100 is a high quality, rangefinder type digicam with outstanding performance and quality. A lack of various automatic shooting modes makes this a camera for more advanced users, and the price tag of around $1,200 US means that this camera is not for everyone. Read more in our Full Conclusion.
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The Fuji FinePix X100 is a rangefinder style digicam with a newly designed EXR system featuring a fixed f/2.0 lens, 12-Megapixel APS-C sized EXR CMOS imaging sensor and an EXR dual core processor. This camera is designed for more advanced users, having only one auto shooting mode. A new Hybrid viewfinder combines optical and electronic viewfinders into one unit, which creates an outstanding, high-quality optic for framing and viewing your images. All of these features and more, combine into a powerful digicam with a retro look and feel that will spark interest in any enthusiast.

FinePix X100 Features:
  • 12-Megapixel EXR CMOS APS-C image sensor
  • EXR dual core processor
  • Fixed f/2.0 lens with a 35mm equivalent of 35mm
  • 2.8-inch, 460,000 dot LCD screen
  • Hybrid viewfinder with optical and electronic modes
  • 720p HD video capture
  • Motion Panorama Capture
  • Built-in Super-Intelligent TTL Flash
  • RAW shooting
  • External Flash Hot Shoe
  • Eye Sensor
  • HDMI Output
  • Rangefinder Design
  • 5fps image capture
The Fuji FinePix X100 is available now with a price of around US $1,199.95. See our buy box below for the most current online pricing from various vendors.

In the Box:
  • Li-ion battery NP-95
  • Battery charger BC-65N
  • Sholder strap
  • USB cable for the FinePix X100
  • Lens cap
  • Metal strap clip
  • Protective cover
  • Clip attaching tool
  • CD-ROM (Viewer software, Raw File Converter etc.)
  • Owner's manual

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