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Fujifilm XF1

$449.99
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Ephotozine Recommended Trusted Reviews Recommended PhotographyBlog.com Recommended What Digital Camera Gold
A multi award winning and good value for money 12 megapixel 4 times zoom factor camera
Compact 12MP 4x Yes Nov 2013
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Fujifilm XF1 Review

With excellent reviews and representing value for money, we have ranked the Fujifilm XF1 number 102 across all digital cameras.
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249 Reviews + 9 Awards
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Overall Score
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Why Has it Scored 66?

It has not bad expert reviews but below average user reviews with an average overall rating of 99%, based on 249 reviews.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest digital cameras 2017.
Customers report product quality, good picture quality and it is robust. However they also report it is difficult to use, unacceptable noise level and poor battery life.
This Fujifilm digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a built-in flash
Has an image stabilizer
Only 4000 x 3000 pixels image resolution
Quite low megapixel

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared the XF1 with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is average for everyday photography, ranking number 9999999 in everyday photography cameras. It is also mediocre for portrait photography, ranking number 9999999 in portrait photography cameras as well being mediocre for sports photography, ranking number 9999999 in sports photography cameras.
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How Big is the Fujifilm XF1?

The Fujifilm XF1 is 103mm wide and 61.5mm tall. It is 33mm deep and weighs 204g.

Fujifilm XF1 front dimensions

Fujifilm XF1 size in context

Fujifilm XF1 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Nine Industry Awards

This Fujifilm digital camera is one of the most highly awarded of all the cameras.

The experts at websites Hi-Tech.mail.ru/, Hardwarezone.com.ph, Ephotozine, Trusted Reviews and PhotographyBlog.com all said that concluded that they would endorse this digital camera and gave it their "Recommended" award.

Furthermore, the expert at website Expert Reviews decided that this Fujifilm camera was very good and gave it a "Best Buy" award and the author at website Firstpost.com concluded that it was terrific and gave it an "Editor's Choice" award. This camera also received a "Gold" award from review site What Digital Camera.

The author at one other expert review site decided that this Fujifilm camera was very good. 01net.com gave this digital camera a "4 Star" award.

Average Expert Reviews

Based on 40 expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, What Digital Camera, CNET.com and Trusted Reviews this digital camera has an average expert rating of 79%.

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Poor User Reviews

On average, based on 208 user reviews this Fujifilm camera has an overall user rating of 59 out of 100. If all the digital cameras are ranked by average user review score then this camera is in the bottom 3%.

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Customers Report it is Difficult to Use

10 customers who reviewed it reckoned that it was not easy to use.

Customers Report Unacceptable Noise Level

Two owners who purchased this digital camera thought it was noisy.

  • And the pixel density is less so produces less noise…
    SpeedBlue (Amazon) - December 2012
  • For a start the zoom ring is extremely noisy and changing zoom while shooting video results in a very loud clicking noise which is inescapably apparent during video playback…
    R Young (Amazon) - February 2013

Users Report Sub-Standard Battery Life

Two owners reckoned that this digital camera did not have a good battery life.

Users Report Good Product Quality

13 people who bought this digital camera wrote that it was good quality.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

20 customers agreed that it was able to produce good images and three owners who reviewed it agreed that it had a good image sensor.

Fujifilm Has Very Good Camera Reviews

We checked 10,990 user and expert reviews (including 2,603 verified purchases) for Fujifilm cameras and found that on average Fujifilm has very good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Fujifilm has very good ratings specifically for its cameras. 95% of those that bought a Fujifilm digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report it is Robust

Three people who bought the product reckoned that it was strong and durable and three people who bought the product considered that it was well made.

Users Report it is a Good Size

11 owners who reviewed this digital camera agreed that it was compact and two owners considered that the product was thin.

  • If you're in the market for a serious compact camera…
  • It's compact and has a retro design aesthetic, with a sturdy aluminium chassis taking care o…
    CNET.co.uk January 2013
  • It's been a bumper crop for advanced compacts this year, with the majority of the camera manufacturers releasing an advanced compact model or updating their existing one…
  • T he enthusiast compact camera segment has seen a lot of action…
    Firstpost.com January 2013
  • Is sleeker, slimmer and lighter…
    Photoreview.com.au November 2012
  • This is probably the second best compact camera on the market today in terms of the pictures it produces…
    SpeedBlue (Amazon) - December 2012
  • It is very thin…
    SpeedBlue (Amazon) - December 2012
  • Where this camera is a cut above the usual compact crowd is it manual controls…
    RM/TM (Amazon) - February 2014
  • Overall a brilliant, slightly quirky compact camera for enthusiastic amateur photographers…
    SpeedBlue (Amazon) - December 2012
  • This camera is expensive for a compact…
    Helnik (Amazon) - August 2014

Users Report Excellent Design

11 people considered that the product was good looking, seven customers mentioned in their reviews that it was well designed and five owners who reviewed it thought it was retro.

Users Report a Good Screen / Viewfinder

Two people reckoned that it had a good screen.

Customers Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Four people who reviewed it concluded that it was good value for money.


Value For Money

Reasonably Priced

Digital cameras range in price from $29 to $6,895. We think that this camera represents good value compared to other digital cameras.

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Features

Only 4000 X 3000 Pixels Image Resolution

The Fujifilm XF1 has a 4000 x 3000 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than most cameras. Most cameras have a 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution. Across all cameras the worst image resolution is 2592 x 1944 pixels and the best is 7680 x 5120 pixels.

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Quite Low Megapixel

The Fujifilm XF1 has one of the lower megapixels (only 12 megapixels) amongst cameras of this age. Across all the cameras the megapixels range from 0.3MP to 80MP.

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Average Weight

The Fujifilm XF1 has a fairly average weight (204 grams) compared to most of the other digital cameras.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

The average optical zoom of cameras is 12x. The Fujifilm XF1 has a fairly small optical zoom (only 4 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other digital cameras.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Fujifilm XF1 has a built-in flash. Most of the other digital cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Fujifilm XF1 has a fairly standard display diagonal (3 inches) compared to most of the other cameras.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Fujifilm XF1 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other digital cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Has a Tripod Mountable

The Fujifilm XF1 has a tripod mountable, as do most of the other digital cameras.

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11520 X 1624 Still Image Resolution

The Fujifilm XF1 has a higher still image resolution than most cameras. This Fujifilm digital camera has an 11520 x 1624 still image resolution(s), whereas most cameras have a 2256 x 1504 still image resolution(s). In addition, this digital camera have still image resolution(s) of 11520 x 1080, 4000 x 3000, 4000 x 2664, 5760 x 1624, 4000 x 2248, 2992 x 2992, 3840 x 1624, 5760 x 1080, 2816 x 2112, 2816 x 1864, 2112 x 2112, 2816 x 1584, 3840 x 1080, 2048 x 1536, 2048 x 1360 and 1536 x 1536 and 1920 x 1080. The still image resolution of all digital cameras ranges from (L) 4320 x 3240 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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Has a Touchscreen

The Fujifilm XF1 has a touchscreen, unlike most of the other digital cameras which do not have a touchscreen.

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Features Face Detection

The Fujifilm XF1 features face detection, as do most of the other cameras.

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

The Fujifilm XF1 does not feature bluetooth, although keep in mind that most of the other cameras also do not feature bluetooth.

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Very Small Maximum Aperture Number

The average maximum aperture number of digital cameras is 11, and the maximum aperture numbers range from 1.8 to 130. The Fujifilm XF1 has one of the smaller maximum aperture numbers (only 4.9) amongst cameras of this age.

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Quite Small Digital Zoom

The digital zooms of cameras range from 0.72x to 810x, and the average digital zoom is 11x. The Fujifilm XF1 has one of the smallest digital zooms (only 2 times zoom factor) amongst digital cameras of this age.

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Quite Small Minimum Aperture Number

When compared to other digital cameras that we have assessed, the minimum aperture number of the Fujifilm XF1 of only 1.8 is one of the smallest. Cameras have minimum aperture numbers of between -2 and 22.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Fujifilm XF1 has an HDMI port, as do most of the other cameras.

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Features Date Imprinting

The Fujifilm XF1 features date imprinting, as do most of the other digital cameras.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the Fujifilm XF1 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of the most frequently found video resolutions of 1280 x 720 pixels (which is also supported by this camera). In addition, this Fujifilm camera supports a video resolutions of 640 x 480 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. The best video resolution of all digital cameras is 4096 x 2160 pixels and the worst is 320 x 120 pixels.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The Fujifilm XF1 supports video capability. Most of the other digital cameras also support video capability.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Fujifilm XF1 does not have a GPS (satellite). Most of the other digital cameras also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Fujifilm XF1 has one of the shorter maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) (only 100 millimeters) amongst cameras of this age. Across all the cameras the maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) range from 2.3mm to 2,000mm.

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Not Waterproof

The Fujifilm XF1 is not waterproof, unlike most of the other cameras.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was November 2013 when this Fujifilm digital camera was released.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers fujifilm angle25mm, fujifilm 16270877, fujifilm xf1brown, fujifilm xf1black, fujifilm fxxf1bw, fujifilm xf1blk, fujifilm xf1red
Barcodes 00000016270877, 00074101017045, 00074101017083, 00074101017090, 00880959375707, 04547410222517, 04547410224733, 04547410224757

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