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Fujifilm XF1BLK Digital Camera

$226.99
$156.39 $70.60 cheaper than 53 days ago
Compact Camera 12MP 4x Nov 2013
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
Eight industry awards
Flash does not work in silent mode
Awkward lens mechanism
144 Reviews + 8 Awards
Ephotozine Recommended Trusted Reviews Recommended PhotographyBlog.com Recommended What Digital Camera Gold
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Reviews

Eight Industry Awards

This digital camera is one of the most highly awarded of all the cameras of this age and spec.

This low megapixel digital camera was given a "Recommended" award by review websites Ephotozine, PhotographyBlog.com, Trusted Reviews, Hi-tech.mail.ru/ and Hardwarezone.com.ph all of whom said that this camera was good.

In addition, this low megapixel digital camera received a "Best Buy" award from website Expert Reviews and it received a What Digital Camera "Gold" award. Furthermore, the writer at review site Firstpost.com gave this Fujifilm digital camera an "Editor's Choice" award and decided it was exceptional.

Good Expert Reviews

The average expert rating of this digital camera is 80% based on twenty-eight expert reviews from sites including What Digital Camera, PhotographyBlog.com, Trusted Reviews and Ephotozine.

Fujifilm Has Good Camera 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 reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Fujifilm has good reviews specifically for its low megapixel digital cameras. 96% of those that bought a Fujifilm camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Average User Reviews

On average, people who bought this camera rated it as 66%.


Lens System

Quite Small Minimum Aperture Number

The Fujifilm XF1 has a very small minimum aperture number (only 1.8) compared to most of the other digital cameras that are a similar age to this camera. Across all the cameras that have been around for a comparable time to this digital camera the minimum aperture numbers range from 1.3 to 11.

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Quite Small Digital Zoom

At only 2 times zoom factor, the Fujifilm XF1 has a fairly small digital zoom compared to most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera. The digital zooms of low megapixel digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as this digital camera range from 0.71x to 14x.

If this low megapixel digital camera digital zoom is too small for you then you might want to consider the Canon SX510 HS (4x) which is also cheaper.

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Quite Big Maximum Aperture Number

Cameras that were launched more than two years ago have maximum aperture numbers of between 1.8 and 22, and the average maximum aperture number is 6.2. With a maximum aperture number of only 4.9, the Fujifilm XF1 has a quite big maximum aperture number compared to most of the other digital cameras that were launched around the same time as this camera.

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of low megapixel digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago range from 0.28mm to 1,200mm. The Fujifilm XF1 has a fairly short maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) (only 100 millimeters) compared to most of the other digital cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera.

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Average Optical Zoom

The Fujifilm XF1 has a fairly average optical zoom (4 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other cameras of this type and age.

If this camera optical zoom is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the Canon SX510 HS (30x and cheaper).

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Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was April 2017 when Fujifilm released the XF1.


Networking

Does Not Feature Bluetooth

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

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Power

Poor Battery Life

Two customers who reviewed it thought it did not have a good battery life. Three years ago Filip Valev said “A battery with bigger capacity would be better” in their review of this digital camera. J K Williams wrote “To my surprise they asked me to send them it and repaired it without charge; it seems they replaced the lens mechanism” in their review of this digital camera.


Good Screen

Eighteen owners who purchased the Fujifilm XF1 considered that it had a good screen. Newegg.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “I was looking high and low for 22" Glossy screen IPS monitors to replace my 5 year old dual monitor setup that had seen better days”. Newegg.com also mentioned “Ips screen 1080p” in their review. Newegg.com also mentioned “Beautiful Screen” in their review.

Good Image Quality

Sixty-three owners who reviewed it considered that it was able to produce good images. Brisbanetimes.com.au said “We got our best images recording RAW” in their review of the Fujifilm XF1. Digitalversus.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Plus, image quality doesn't disappoint”. Cnet.co.uk gave it a score of 8 stars and mentioned on CNET.co.uk “The XF1 is a camera that both looks great and takes impressive photos”.

Eleven people said that it had a good image sensor. Techradar.com/au/ said in their review of this digital camera five years ago “Large sensor” however they scored this digital camera 1 stars. Techradar.com/au/ also wrote “Featuring the same sensor as the well loved Fuji X10, this is a camera that is likely to appeal to a different group of pe” in their review. Speedblue gave it a rating of 4 stars and said in their review of this digital camera “The Sony RX100 has the stand-out sensor of the current crop”.

Nine customers said that it had a good picture resolution. Four years ago Cnet.co.uk wrote on CNET.co.uk “Raw shooting option” however they gave it a score of 18.8 out of 100. Five years ago Techradar.com/au/ said “Raw format shooting” in their review of the Fujifilm XF1 yet they only gave it a score of 18.2 out of 100. Expert website Gadgetsmagazine.com.ph said “Some of them offer full manual shooting modes” in their review of this digital camera.

Six owners who bought it agreed that it was good in low light. The Lambanana rated it 7 stars and said in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “QUALITY=======I took a variety of pictures, ranging from up close, fast moving and low light”. The Lambanana also mentioned “It was able to take some extraordinary pictures at low light” in their review. P. J. Ennis wrote on Amazon “I love the real time histogram and the excellent low light ability with the f1.8 lens”.

Two customers mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera had a good ISO range. Howtospendit.ft.com wrote four years ago “Sehr gute Bildqualitt bis ISO 200, gute Bildqualitt bis ISO 400” . Howtospendit.ft.com also wrote “Akzeptable Bildqualitt bis ISO 1.600” in their review.

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Awkward Lens Mechanism

Thirty-three people considered that this digital camera did not have a good lens. Techradar.com/au/ said five years ago “Awkward lens mechanism” in their review of this digital camera. Macworld.co.uk mentioned “Awkward means of activating the camera via manually extending the lens”. Cnet.co.uk wrote “Unconventional lens mechanism” in their review of the Fujifilm XF1.

Eight people who bought the product concluded that it did not have a good zoom. Hardwarezone.com.sg mentioned “Manual zoom lens may not appeal to all”. Trusted Reviews mentioned “Quite a bit of play in zoom at 100mm”. What Digital Camera wrote in their review of this digital camera “Manual zoom implementation has a lot of travel so may not fair well after lots of heavy usage”.

Two owners said in their reviews that it did not have a good autofocus. Four years ago Gadgetsmagazine.com.ph mentioned “No manual focus” in their review of this digital camera. Cnet.co.uk said “Some wobbling on movie focus”.

One owner wrote in their reviews that it did not have a good image stabiliser. Dp Review said “Pas de stabilisation optique” in their review of this digital camera.

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Some Wobbling On Movie Focus

Nine customers who bought the Fujifilm XF1 agreed that it was not good for video recording. Howtospendit.ft.com wrote “Optisches "Handzoom" sorgt fr Ruckler bei Videos”. Howtospendit.ft.com also mentioned “Sehr gewhnungsbedrftiger und nicht optimaler Einschaltmechanismus (Siehe Handson Video” in their review. Digital Versus wrote in their review of this digital camera “Aliasing in videos, moir on some patterned detail in photos”.


Support

Full Manual Controls

Twenty-five customers who purchased the Fujifilm XF1 agreed that it had good technical guidance. Trusted Reviews said “Full manual controls Raw capture” in their review of this digital camera but despite that they scored it 1 stars. Five years ago What Digital Camera mentioned in their review of the Fujifilm XF1 “Manual functionality and Raw capture”. Expert review site Gizmodo.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “Turning a dummy's point-and-shoot camera into a more advanced shooter with manual controls is a challenging design problem”.


Weight & Dimensions

Compact Mechanical Zoom Lens With Manual Control Ring

Thirty-eight customers who purchased the product mentioned that it was compact. Five years ago Digital Versus said “Compact mechanical zoom lens with manual control ring” in their review of this digital camera although they scored this digital camera 1 stars. Pocket Lint said in their review of this digital camera “1.8 aperture at 25mm equivalent, manual lens control (including compact collapsible design), raw shooting”. Digitalversus.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “Fujifilm made something of a splash when it launched into the expert compact camera market with the imposing X10.”.

Eight people who purchased it reckoned that it was thin. Hardwarezone.com.sg said “Slim and stylish body” in their review of the Fujifilm XF1. Five years ago expert review site Photoreview.com.au mentioned “Is sleeker, slimmer and lighter” in their review of this digital camera. Digitalartsonline.co.uk mentioned “Apple's MacBook Pro with Retina Display is thin, light”.

Four people who reviewed it agreed that it was a good body shape. Ms. Riane Revah mentioned on Amazon “Real retro look, solid, metal body, great feel - substantial yet small enough tofit neatly in small handbag” in their review of this digital camera and gave this digital camera a score of 7 stars. Lk mentioned “Nice light body”.

Four owners who purchased the product reckoned that it was heavy and bulky. Dr. Tom Bell said on Amazon four years ago “It is beautifully built and quite heavy for its size” and rated it 7 stars. P. J. Ennis mentioned in their Fujifilm XF1 review on Amazon “It is a great piece of kit to take on holiday where a DSLR may be too bulky”. Ms. Riane Revah mentioned “Often reluctant to take it on holiday/away as it is a) large and bulky, with lenses” and gave it a rating of 7 stars.

Two customers mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was good structurally. Newegg.com said in their review of the Fujifilm XF1 “Great vibrant colors; nice clean style; solid construction”.

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Average Weight

The Fujifilm XF1 has a pretty standard weight (225 grams) compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec.

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Design

Good Image Quality

Thirty-seven owners considered that the product was good quality. Cnet.co.uk mentioned “Stills image quality”. Digital Versus said in their Fujifilm XF1 review five years ago “Image quality Quality optics” but in spite of that they only gave it a score of 1 stars. Brisbanetimes.com.au said “The image quality is good, particularly at low ISO” in their review of this digital camera.

Qualit De Construction, De Finition

Sixteen customers who bought this digital camera considered that it was well made. Dp Review wrote on DP Review “Qualit de construction, de finition” although they only gave the product a score of 1 stars. Macworld.co.uk said in their review of this digital camera four years ago “Stylish retro appearance and lightweight aluminium build, fastbright 1.4 maximum aperture lens unusually boasts manual operation, high IS 12800 light sensitivity, fair pricing”. Expert review site Amateurphotographer.co.uk said “The XF1 has a solid low-light performance, too” in their Fujifilm XF1 review.

Three people mentioned in their reviews that the product was strong and durable. Cnet.co.uk mentioned in their Fujifilm XF1 review four years ago “It's compact and has a retro design aesthetic, with a sturdy aluminium chassis taking care o” . Spot the Dog mentioned on Amazon “It's metal case and lens feels and looks high quality and robust” in their review of this digital camera and rated this digital camera 6 stars. Lk gave it a score of 7 stars and said on Amazon “I needed a light, girly, obedient camera that behaved like an old school film camera with good quality interchangeable lenses, weatherproof and robust enough for me to use for work”.

Two owners wrote in their reviews that it was easy to damage or scratch. Newegg.com wrote “It had been damaged in shipping” but despite that they only scored the product 1 stars. Newegg.com also mentioned “Disregard this fool who didn't open his Box for months after he bought it only to find the screen broken” in their review.

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Retro Design

Thirty owners said in their reviews that the product was good looking. Stuffmideast.com said “Fuji's X-series hits the spot again with the stylish, feature-packed XF1Hailing from Fujifilm's flagship X-series” in their review of this digital camera. Expert website Hardwarezone.com.sg said in their review of this digital camera “It will definitely appeal to fans of Fujifilm's X-series and those looking for an advanced compact that is somewhat different with its slim body and stylish loo” and scored the product 7 stars. Photographybay.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera “The XF1 is certainly a pretty camera” .

Sixteen customers concluded that this digital camera was well designed. Eleven years ago Dp Review mentioned on DP Review “Design et discrtion” in their Fujifilm XF1 review yet they rated it 14 out of 100. Gadgetsmagazine.com.ph said “Attractive retro design” in their review of this digital camera. What Digital Camera said in their review of the Fujifilm XF1 five years ago “Fantastic design” nonetheless they only rated the product 19.4 out of 100.

Eight owners agreed that the product was retro. Expert review site Pcadvisor.co.uk mentioned in their review of the Fujifilm XF1 “The XF1 is the latest in its gorgeously retro styled ‘X' series of premium-build compacts”. Speedblue mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Retro Style, Advanced Performance” and gave the product a score of 6 stars. Four years ago Tjm mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Retro in a good way” and rated this digital camera 7 stars.

Two people mentioned that it had a thin frame. Newegg.com said four years ago “Relatively thin bezel-- and very unobtrusive”. One customer reckoned that the product was neat. Five years ago Speedblue mentioned in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “Really neat when folded away”.

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Not Easy to Use

Twenty-three people agreed that the product was not easy to use. Newegg.com wrote “Control buttons on side - can't see what you are pressing” in their Fujifilm XF1 review. Newegg.com also said “If you try to use and HDMI to DVI adapter” in their review. Richard mentioned in his Fujifilm XF1 review on Amazon “In july 2015, one month out of warranty I started getting lens control error”.

One owner who reviewed it concluded that it was not easy to use the menus. Five years ago What Digital Camera mentioned “Slow performance at high ISO settings” in their review of this digital camera.

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Easy to Damage or Scratch

Two owners wrote in their reviews that it was easy to damage or scratch. Newegg.com wrote “It had been damaged in shipping” but despite that they only scored the product 1 stars. Newegg.com also mentioned “Disregard this fool who didn't open his Box for months after he bought it only to find the screen broken” in their review.

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Not Waterproof

The Fujifilm XF1 is not waterproof, although this is within the context that most of the other cameras that have been available for a comparable time to this camera are also not waterproof.

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Light Exposure

Supports Nineteen ISO Sensitivities

The Fujifilm XF1 has a greater number of ISO speeds than most digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to it. This camera supports a 400 ISO sensitivity, which is the most frequently supported ISO sensitivity supported by cameras that were released around the same time as this digital camera. The ISO sensitivities "100", "200", "250", "320", "500", "640", "800", "1000", "1250", "1600", "2000", "2500", "3200", "4000", "5000", "6400", "12800" and "Auto" are also supported by this digital camera.

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Video

Supports Video Recording

The Fujifilm XF1 supports video recording, as do most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that came out around the same time as this digital camera.

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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 low megapixel digital cameras that were released around the same time as it.

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the Fujifilm XF1 is 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution supported by comparable spec cameras that have been available for around the same time as this camera. 640 x 480 pixels is also supported by this camera. A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is classified as HD and TVs supporting this resolution are referred to as "HD Ready". However the resolution is not as detailed as Full HD (1920 x 1080). The worst video resolution of all cameras that have been around for a similar time to this digital camera is 320 x 240 pixels and the best is 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports PictBridge

The Fujifilm XF1 supports PictBridge, as do most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that came out around the same time as this digital camera.

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Packaging Content

Has an AC Adapter Included

The Fujifilm XF1 has an AC adapter included. Most of the other cameras of a similar spec and age to this digital camera also have an AC adapter included.

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Has a Hand Strap

The Fujifilm XF1 has a hand strap, as do most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Has a Battery Charger Included

The Fujifilm XF1 has a battery charger included, as do most of the other cameras of this type and age.

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Has a Batteries Included

The Fujifilm XF1 has a batteries included. Most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that have been available for more than two years also have a batteries included.

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Camera

Has a Tripod Mountable

The Fujifilm XF1 has a tripod mountable, as do most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that came out more than two years ago.

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Features Histogram

The Fujifilm XF1 features histogram. Most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years also feature histogram.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Fujifilm XF1 does not have a GPS (satellite). Most of the other cameras that were released more than two years ago also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Audio

High Noise Levels

Three customers who purchased the product thought it was noisy. Hardwarezone.com.sg mentioned in their review of this digital camera four years ago “Aggressive noise reduction”. Also four years ago Gadgetsmagazine.com.ph said in their review of this digital camera “High noise levels”. Techmagnifier.com mentioned “Noise at higher ISO” in their review of the Fujifilm XF1.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The Fujifilm XF1 has a built-in microphone. Most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and type to this camera also have a built-in microphone.

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Flash Does Not Work in Silent Mode

Three customers who purchased the product thought it was noisy. Hardwarezone.com.sg mentioned in their review of this digital camera four years ago “Aggressive noise reduction”. Also four years ago Gadgetsmagazine.com.ph said in their review of this digital camera “High noise levels”. Techmagnifier.com mentioned “Noise at higher ISO” in their review of the Fujifilm XF1.

One owner who purchased the product reckoned that it was not quiet. Four years ago Techmagnifier.com wrote “Flash does not work in silent mode”.

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Other Features

Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Fujifilm XF1 has a built-in flash. Most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to this camera also have a built-in flash.

We compared all the other digital cameras with a built-in flash to this digital camera and we think the Canon EOS 1D MarkIII ($810) which has better reviews; or the Canon SX510 HS which is cheaper are also worth considering.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Fujifilm XF1 has an HDMI port. Most of the other cameras of a similar age and spec to this digital camera also have an HDMI port.

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Has a USB 2.0 Port

The Fujifilm XF1 has a USB 2.0 port, as do most of the other digital cameras of a similar spec and age to this digital camera.

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Picture Quality

Has an Image Stabilizer

The Fujifilm XF1 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to this camera also have an image stabilizer.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative digital cameras with an image stabilizer currently available including cheaper digital cameras such as the Canon SX510 HS.

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4000 X 3000 Still Image Resolution

The Fujifilm XF1 has a higher still image resolution than most low megapixel digital cameras that are a similar age to it. This camera has a 4000 x 3000 still image resolution(s), whereas most low megapixel digital cameras that were launched around the same time as it have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). This Fujifilm camera also have still image resolution(s) of 1920 x 1080, 2048 x 1360, 2048 x 1536, 2112 x 2112, 2816 x 1584, 2816 x 1864, 2816 x 2112 and 4000 x 2248 and 4000 x 2664. The worst still image resolution of all cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this digital camera is 640 x 360 and the best is 4032 x 3024.

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4000 X 3000 Pixels Image Resolution

This camera has a maximum image resolution of 4000 x 3000 pixels, which is typical of many cameras of a comparable type and age to it.

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Features

Good Technical Features

Nine customers who purchased this digital camera reckoned that it had good features. Speedblue said in their review of this digital camera “Tons of advanced features, PASM and RAW as well as 3 EXR modes lends all the control a serious amateur could want” . Carrick said in their review of this digital camera “The leather is a particularly nice touch! This camera produces excellent quality photos and is packed full of interesting and innovative features” . Last year William B. Samson mentioned on Amazon “I love its looks and features.” in his review of this digital camera.


Smart TV

USB 3.0 and Gigabit Ethernet Connectivity

One customer reckoned that the Fujifilm XF1 was good in terms of connectivity. Digitalartsonline.co.uk said “USB 3.0 and gigabit ethernet connectivity” but in spite of that they only rated this digital camera 18.2 out of 100.


Display

Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 2.8 inches, the Fujifilm XF1 has a pretty average display diagonal compared to most of the other cameras that have been available for a comparable time to this digital camera.

Digital cameras with a larger display diagonal that might also be worth looking at include the Canon SX510 HS (3" and cheaper).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers fujifilm xf1black, fujifilm xf1blk, fujifilm fxxf1b
Barcodes 00000016270877, 00074101017090, 04547410222517, 04547410224733

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