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Fujifilm X10 Digital Camera

Compact Camera 12MP 4x Feb 2012
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
Nineteen industry awards
Very limited manual controls for video recording
Poor battery life
106 Reviews + 19 Awards
Trusted Reviews Recommended DP Review Silver PhotographyBlog.com Highly Recommended What Digital Camera Gold

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Reviews

Nineteen Industry Awards

This low megapixel digital camera has received nineteen awards from expert review sites.

The editors of review websites Trusted Reviews, Digitallife.se, M3.idg.se, Akam.no and Theregister.co.uk all said that concluded that they would endorse this digital camera and gave it their "Recommended" award.

The authors at four more expert review sites all decided that this camera was superb and gave it their highest award. Ephotozine, Digitaltrends.com, CNET.co.uk and Photoreview.com.au all gave this Fujifilm digital camera an "Editor's Choice" award.

Websites PhotographyBlog.com, Camera Labs and Lydogbilde.no all strongly endorse this Fujifilm digital camera and have given it their "Highly Recommended" award.

An additional three expert review sites all thought that this camera was good. This Fujifilm camera received a "Silver" award from website DP Review and the writer at website What Digital Camera said that it was superb and gave it a "Gold" award. This digital camera also received a "Platinum" award from review website Buy-n-shoot.com who concluded it was fantastic.

This camera was given a "Design Award" by review sites Hardwarezone.com.sg who wrote that this Fujifilm camera was well designed.

Good Expert Reviews

On average, based on fifty-seven expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, DP Review, What Digital Camera and Ephotozine the average expert rating of this Fujifilm digital camera is 84 out of 100. This puts this low megapixel digital camera in the top 8% of all the digital cameras of this age and type when ranked by average expert review score.

Fujifilm Digital Cameras Have Good Reviews

We checked 8,671 owner and expert reviews (including 192 verified purchases) for Fujifilm digital cameras and found that on average Fujifilm has good ratings. We also found that Fujifilm has good ratings specifically within its low megapixel digital cameras range. 96% of those that bought a Fujifilm camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Audio

Has a Built-In Microphone

The Fujifilm X10 has a built-in microphone, as do most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this digital camera.

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Acceptable Noise Level

Three customers thought it was noisy. T3.com said “Low image noise, usable until ISO 3200”. Thestar.com.my mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Relatively low noise throughout ISO range”. T3.com also mentioned “EXR sensor technology provides impressive dynamic range and noise performance” in their review.

One owner who reviewed this digital camera concluded that it was quiet.

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Low Image Noise, Usable Until ISO 3200

Three customers thought it was noisy. T3.com said “Low image noise, usable until ISO 3200”. Thestar.com.my mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Relatively low noise throughout ISO range”. T3.com also mentioned “EXR sensor technology provides impressive dynamic range and noise performance” in their review.


Other

Released Over Five Years Ago

This camera was released in April 2017.


Power

Poor Battery Life

Four people wrote in their reviews that it did not have a good battery life. Six years ago Digital Versus wrote “Poor battery life (less than 200 photos”. Chip.com.my mentioned “Short battery life” . Asia.cnet.com wrote “Below average battery life”.


Design

Solid Build Quality

Eighteen owners agreed that it was well made. Six years ago Pocket Lint wrote “Great build, bright 2 2.8 lens, excellent images (save for specular highlight issue), zooming optical viewfinder” in their review of this digital camera. Hardwarezone.com.sg mentioned in the same month “Beautiful design build quality” in their review of this digital camera. Digital Versus wrote in the same month “Metal body, sturdy build” in their review of the Fujifilm X10.

One owner who purchased it considered that it was strong and durable. Dpreview.com said in their review of this digital camera “And the robust, confidence-inspiring bu” .

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Good Video Quality

Thirty owners who reviewed it thought it was good quality. Asia.cnet.com said “Solid build quality”. Cnet.co.uk mentioned on CNET.co.uk “Great looks and build quality”. Thestar.com.my gave this digital camera a score of 4 stars out of 5 and said “High quality zoom lens” in their Fujifilm X10 review.

Manual Zoom Control is More Intuitive

Twelve owners thought it was easy to use. Six years ago Trusted Reviews mentioned in their review of the Fujifilm X10 “Manual zoom control is more intuitive”. T3.com mentioned “Extensive manual control points including a mode dial”. Expert review site Pocket-Lint.com mentioned six years ago “A superb manual zoom lens and bags of on-body controls that make for ease of use”.

Two people considered that this digital camera had a good interface. T3.com wrote “Responsive interface” and rated it 4 stars out of 5. Expert review site Neocamera.com wrote in their review of this digital camera six years ago “It offers complete manual controls and an efficient interface, including dual control-dials” and scored it 80 out of 100.

Two customers reckoned that this digital camera was easy to use the menus. Techcrunch.com said six years ago “Much improved menu system over 100”. Expert review site Digitalversus.com wrote “It has loads of advanced functions, direct-access settings, physical controls”.

Two owners who reviewed this digital camera agreed that it was easy to handle. Digital Versus wrote “General design and handling” in their review of this digital camera. Techradar said in their review of this digital camera “Excellent handling”.

One person who bought the product considered that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Chip.com.my mentioned five years ago “Comfortable design”.

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Attractive Design

Sixteen people who purchased it mentioned that it was well designed. Asia.cnet.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Retro classic design” . Cnet.com.au wrote in their review of this digital camera on CNET.com.au “With a nice, fast lens, attractive retro design” and scored it 70 out of 100. Six years ago What Digital Camera said “Design and overall feel, viewfinder, results from 23in sensor” in their review of this digital camera.

Seven owners said in their reviews that this digital camera was good looking. Six years ago Theverge.com mentioned “Incredibly goodlooking” and scored it 4 stars out of 5. Chip.com.my said “Stylish and elegant”. Six years ago expert review site Pocket-Lint.com said in their review of this digital camera “The X10’s retro style is met with excellent performance” and gave the product a score of 4 stars out of 5.

Seven people who purchased the Fujifilm X10 agreed that it was retro. Thestar.com.my rated this digital camera 4 stars out of 5 and mentioned “Great retro style” in their review of this digital camera. Expert review site Theverge.com mentioned “Did I mention the X10 is gorgeous? It nails the retro style”. Thestar.com.my also said “The X10, has the same retro appeal” in their review.

One person who reviewed the product thought it was ergonomic. One owner wrote in their reviews that the product was smooth. Dp Review wrote “Smooth, silent manual zoom” in their review of this digital camera.

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Support

Smooth, Silent Manual Zoom

Eight people who purchased the product wrote that it had good technical guidance. Digital Versus said “Fast zoom lens ( 2.8 in telephoto) with manual controls”. Five years ago expert review site Technobuffalo.com said “The X10 is a manual control dyn”.


Weight & Dimensions

Compact Camera With 12MP

Thirty-four owners thought it was compact. Five years ago Dp Review said “Above average high ISO performance for a compact camera” in their review of this digital camera. Techradar wrote “Good ISO performance for a compact” and rated this digital camera a maximum of 5 stars. Dp Review also said “Compact camera with 12MP” in their review.

Ten customers mentioned in their reviews that it was a good body shape. Dp Review mentioned “Very nicely designed body”. Five years ago Dcresource.com wrote “High grade, professional quality body with rangefinderstyle design” in their review of this digital camera. Dp Review also wrote “Stevige body, deze kan wat hebben, kan een filter op geschroefd worden” in their review.

One person wrote in their reviews that the product was a good size. Dp Review mentioned “Physical dimensions include 22.74.62.2 inches, weight is 12.3 oz”.

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Heavy

The lightest low megapixel digital camera that was released more than two years ago is 50g and the heaviest is 1.3kg. The Fujifilm X10 is one of the heavier cameras that came out around the same time as this camera (330 grams) amongst low megapixel digital cameras of this age.

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Lens System

Very Small Minimum Aperture Number

At only 2, the Fujifilm X10 has a fairly small minimum aperture number compared to most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that were launched around the same time as this camera. Across all the cameras of this age and spec the minimum aperture numbers range from 1.3 to 11, and the average minimum aperture number is 3.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

The average digital zoom of low megapixel digital cameras that came out more than two years ago is 4.1x, and the digital zooms range from 0.71x to 14x. With a digital zoom of only 2 times zoom factor, the Fujifilm X10 has a quite small digital zoom compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that came out around the same time as this camera.

If this Fujifilm camera digital zoom is too small for you then you might also want to consider the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ330 (4x) which is also cheaper.

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Very Big Maximum Aperture Number

Low megapixel digital cameras that are a comparable age to this camera have maximum aperture numbers of between 1.8 and 22. With a maximum aperture number of only 2.8, the Fujifilm X10 has one of the bigger maximum aperture numbers amongst comparable spec cameras of this age.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the Fujifilm X10 has a pretty typical optical zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

If this camera optical zoom is too small for you then you might also want to look at the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ330 (24x) which is also cheaper.

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Light Exposure

Supports Thirteen ISO Sensitivities

The number of ISO speeds supported by the Fujifilm X10 is more than most similar spec cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. This camera supports a 400 ISO sensitivity, which is the most frequently supported ISO sensitivity supported by digital cameras of this spec and age. The ISO sensitivities "100", "200", "250", "500", "640", "800", "1000", "1250", "2000", "2500", "3200" and "Auto" are also supported by this Fujifilm digital camera.

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Packaging Content

Has a Hand Strap

The Fujifilm X10 has a hand strap. Most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and type to this camera also have a hand strap.

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Has a Battery Charger Included

The Fujifilm X10 has a battery charger included. Most of the other digital cameras of this type and age also have a battery charger included.

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Has a Batteries Included

The Fujifilm X10 has a batteries included, as do most of the other digital cameras of a comparable type and age to this camera.

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Video

Supports Video Recording

The Fujifilm X10 supports video recording. Most of the other cameras of this age and type also support video recording.

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The Fujifilm X10 supports Full HD video. Most of the other cameras of a comparable age and spec to this digital camera also support Full HD video.

We compared this camera to all the other cameras which support Full HD video and we think cheaper cameras such as the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ330 is also worth considering.

It is worth considering other cameras which also support Full HD video including the Pentax Q + SMC PENTAX 5-15mm.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the Fujifilm X10 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over six times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution supported by low megapixel digital cameras that came out more than two years ago. 640 x 480 pixels is also supported by this camera. In addition, this Fujifilm digital camera supports a video resolutions of 1280 x 720 pixels. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

This camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best supported video resolution across all cameras that have been available for a comparable time to this digital camera.

Across similar types of camera the worst supported video resolution is 320 x 240 pixels.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many comparable spec cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Camera

Features Calendar

The Fujifilm X10 features calendar. Most of the other cameras of this spec and age also feature calendar.

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Has a Tripod Mountable

The Fujifilm X10 has a tripod mountable, as do most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera.

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Features Histogram

The Fujifilm X10 features histogram, as do most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Ports & Interfaces

Features Connection to PC

The Fujifilm X10 features connection to PC. Most of the other cameras of a comparable age and spec to this digital camera also feature connection to PC.

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Has an HDMI

The Fujifilm X10 has an HDMI, as do most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and type to this camera.

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Supports PictBridge

The Fujifilm X10 supports PictBridge, as do most of the other cameras that were launched around the same time as this camera.

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2 USB Version

This camera supports a 2 USB version, which is the most frequently supported USB version on low megapixel digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Picture Quality

Has an Image Stabilizer

The Fujifilm X10 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other cameras that were released around the same time as this digital camera.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative cameras with an image stabilizer currently available including cheaper cameras such as the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ330.

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4000 X 3000 Still Image Resolution

The Fujifilm X10 has a 4000 x 3000 still image resolution(s) which is higher than the 640 x 480 still image resolution(s) found on most low megapixel digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. In addition, this camera have still image resolution(s) of 1536 x 1536, 1920 x 1280, 2048 x 1360, 2048 x 1536, 2112 x 2112, 2816 x 1584, 2816 x 1864, 2816 x 2112, 2992 x 2992 and 4000 x 2248 and 4000 x 2664. The still image resolution of all digital cameras of this age and spec ranges from 640 x 360 (worst) to 4032 x 3024 (best).

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4000 X 3000 Pixels Image Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum image resolution of 4000 x 3000 pixels, which is the most commonly found maximum image resolution on low megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

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1/2.3"" Optical Sensor Size

This digital camera has a 1/2.3" optical sensor size, which is the most commonly found optical sensor size on low megapixel digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to it. 6.17 x 4.55mm.

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Other Features

Supports Video Capability

supports video capability

The Fujifilm X10 supports video capability. Most of the other cameras of a similar age and spec to this digital camera also support video capability.

There are a number of alternative cameras which support video capability currently available which you might want to look at including the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ330 which is cheaper.

Other digital cameras which also support video capability that you might want to consider include the Pentax Q + SMC PENTAX 5-15mm.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Fujifilm X10 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other cameras that came out more than two years ago.

Other cameras with a built-in flash currently available which you might also want to look at include cheaper digital cameras such as the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ330.

We compared this digital camera to all the other cameras with a built-in flash and we think the Pentax Q + SMC PENTAX 5-15mm is also worth considering.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Fujifilm X10 has an HDMI port. Most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that came out around the same time as this digital camera also have an HDMI port.

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Has a USB 2.0 Port

The Fujifilm X10 has a USB 2.0 port. Most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this digital camera also have a USB 2.0 port.

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Does Not Have a Video Out

The Fujifilm X10 does not have a video out. Most of the other digital cameras that came out more than two years ago also do not have a video out.

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Features

Good Technical Features

Six customers who purchased it thought it had good features. Expert review site Techmagnifier.com mentioned “Fujifilm X10 is a point and shoot compact digital camera, with impressive range of features” . Expert review site Firstpost.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera “The Fujifilm X10 falls in the latter category and apart from sporting a classic chic retro design, this camera boasts of some really interesting features”. Neocamera.com wrote “Its features include full manual-controls with manual-focus”.


Traditional Exposure Controls

One customer reckoned that the product had good exposure controls. Techradar said in their review of this digital camera two years ago “Traditional exposure controls”.

Optical Viewfinder

Thirteen customers reckoned that the product had a good viewfinder. Five years ago Dp Review wrote on DP Review “Bright optical viewfinder”. Trusted Reviews said six years ago “Optical viewfinder is large and bright” in their review of this digital camera. Dcresource.com wrote “Large optical viewfinder has 85 coverage”.

One owner mentioned in their reviews that it had a good screen. Six years ago Techradar wrote “Bright, clear screen” in their review of this digital camera. One customer said that the product was mirrorless. Techradar.com wrote on expert website Techradar two years ago “There are some great compact system or mirrorless cameras around at the moment.”.

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4x Zoom Lens

Fourteen people who bought it reckoned that it had a good zoom. Asia.cnet.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “Versatile wide-aperture zoom lens” and rated this digital camera 80 out of 100. Six years ago T3.com wrote “Mechanical zoom” in their review of this digital camera. Dp Review said on DP Review “Very bright lens, especially for a zoom”.

Thirteen owners who reviewed it said that it had a good lens. Trusted Reviews said “Fast Fujinon lens produces sharp, bright images” in their review of this digital camera and scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Six years ago Hardwarezone.com.sg scored it 4 stars out of 5 and wrote in their review of this digital camera “Fast bright 22.8 lens”. Dcresource.com said in their review of this digital camera “28 112 mm lens” .

Three people who purchased the product thought it had a good autofocus. T3.com said in their review of the Fujifilm X10 six years ago “Fast focus system” and gave the product a score of 4 stars out of 5. Theverge.com gave it a score of 4 stars out of 5 and said “Fast focusing performance”. Ephotozine.com said “More importantly it feels great as a camera to use, with extremely quick focusing and shutter response it's very easy to get candid street shots” in their review of this digital camera.

Two owners who reviewed it mentioned that it had a good image stabiliser. Five years ago Dcresource.com mentioned “Sensorshift image stabilization”. Six years ago T3.com wrote “Image stabilization that offers roughly a 3 stop advantage” and gave the product a score of 80 out of 100.

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Sharp Photos

Thirty-five owners who bought the product said that it was able to produce good images. Five years ago Dcresource.com mentioned “EXR CMOS sensor produces betterthanaverage high sensitivity photos (at 6M”. Cnet.co.uk said “Sharp, realistic pictures”. Theverge.com said six years ago “Excellent picture and video quality” and rated it 4 stars out of 5.

Ten customers who reviewed it thought it had a good image sensor. Techradar mentioned “Same sensor and processing engine as the popular X” in their review of this digital camera. Digit.in wrote “Generously sized sensor” in their review of this digital camera and rated the product 4 stars out of 5. Dp Review said in their review of this digital camera on DP Review five years ago “Has CMOS sensor”.

Four owners who reviewed it reckoned that it had a good ISO range.

Two owners wrote in their reviews that the Fujifilm X10 had a good picture resolution. Trusted Reviews mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Useful EXR and Advanced shooting modes”. Digit.in mentioned “The viewfinder is a nice touch for shooting”.

One person who reviewed it considered that it was good in low light. Five years ago Digit.in gave the product a score of 70 out of 100 and wrote in their review of this digital camera “2.02.8 fast lens is great for shooting in low light”.

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Very Limited Manual Controls for Video Recording

Five customers wrote in their reviews that it was not good for video recording. Digital Versus wrote “Some annoying design features (no EXR functions in manual mode, no video button” nonetheless they gave it a rating of 4 stars out of 5. T3.com wrote “Very limited manual controls for video recording”. Digit.in wrote “Black levels in video are higher than normal, leading to loss of detail” in their Fujifilm X10 review.

Weak Built in Flash

One person concluded that the product did not have a good flash. Techradar wrote “Weak built in flash” but despite that they still gave it a rating of a maximum of 5 stars.


Smart TV

Fi Connectivity

One owner who purchased it reckoned that it was good in terms of connectivity. Techradar wrote in their review of this digital camera “Fi connectivity”.


Display

Average Display Diagonal

The Fujifilm X10 has a pretty standard display diagonal (2.8 inches) compared to most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

If this Fujifilm digital camera display diagonal is too small for you then you might also want to consider the Pentax Q + SMC PENTAX 5-15mm (3").

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00074101011265, 00662425807772, 04547410193046

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