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Fujifilm XQ1

A fully featured 12 megapixel 4 times zoom factor digital camera
Compact 12MP 4x Yes Jul 2014
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date

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Fujifilm XQ1 Review

With mediocre reviews and features, we have scored the Fujifilm XQ1 as follows for Summary.
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Overall Score
28
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 28?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better digital cameras are available. View the latest digital cameras 2017.
Customers report product quality, is easy to use and good screen / viewfinder. However they also report unacceptable noise level and poor battery life.
This digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
1" image sensor size
Has a built-in flash
Quite low megapixel
Only 4000 x 3000 pixels image resolution
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Fujifilm XQ1 Video Reviews


How Big is the Fujifilm XQ1?

The Fujifilm XQ1 is 100mm wide and 58.5mm tall. It is 33.3mm deep and weighs 187g.

Fujifilm XQ1 front dimensions

Fujifilm XQ1 size in context

Fujifilm XQ1 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Four Industry Awards

This Fujifilm camera was given a "Highly Recommended" award by review sites Ljudochbild.se, Ephotozine and PhotographyBlog.com all of whom concluded that this Fujifilm digital camera was very good.

This Fujifilm camera received a "Good Buy" award from Fotomaniak.pl.

Expert Reviews Are Good

Based on 20 expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, What Digital Camera, Ephotozine and Pocket Lint the average expert rating of this digital camera is 82 out of 100.

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User Reviews Are Excellent

This camera has an average user rating of 90% based on 142 user reviews. 73 reviewers (93% of all reviewers) gave this camera either 4 or 5 stars and 96% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Customers Report Unacceptable Noise Level

Three people who reviewed the Fujifilm XQ1 reckoned that it was noisy.

Customers Report Superior Product Quality

14 owners who reviewed it thought it was good quality.

Customers Report it is Easy to Use

17 owners who reviewed the Fujifilm XQ1 reckoned that it was easy to use, four customers said in their reviews that it was comfortable and easy to hold and three owners agreed that it was easy to use the menus.

Customers Report Inferior Battery Life

Three owners mentioned in their reviews that the product did not have a good battery life.

Users Report a Good Screen / Viewfinder

Five people who bought it considered that it had a good viewfinder and two owners mentioned in their reviews that it had a good screen.

Users Report Excellent Design

11 owners who purchased the Fujifilm XQ1 wrote that it was good looking, three customers who purchased it thought it was smooth and two people said that it was retro.

Fujifilm Has Very Good Reviews for Its Cameras

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

Customers Report a Good Flash

Four people reckoned that this digital camera had a good flash.

Users Report it is Robust

Eight owners wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was well made.

Customers Report Good Video Capture

Three owners wrote in their reviews that it was good for video recording.

Customers Report Excellent Technical Features

Three owners who bought the Fujifilm XQ1 considered that it had good features.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

38 people wrote in their reviews that it was able to produce good images and three people mentioned in their reviews that the product had a good picture resolution.

Customers Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Four owners said in their reviews that it was good value for money.

Users Report Good Lens Quality

11 customers who reviewed this digital camera agreed that it had a good lens, nine owners agreed that the Fujifilm XQ1 had a good autofocus and five people agreed that this digital camera had a good zoom.

Users Report it is a Good Size

11 customers who reviewed this digital camera mentioned that it was compact.


Features

Quite Low Megapixel

The Fujifilm XQ1 has a fairly low megapixel (only 12 megapixels) compared to most of the other cameras. Digital cameras have megapixels of between 0.3MP and 80MP.

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Only 4000 X 3000 Pixels Image Resolution

The Fujifilm XQ1 has a 4000 x 3000 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than most digital 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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Average Weight

With a weight of 187 grams, the Fujifilm XQ1 has a fairly average weight compared to most of the other cameras.

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1" Image Sensor Size

This camera has a 1|1/2.3" image sensor size, which is the most frequently found image sensor size on digital cameras.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

The Fujifilm XQ1 has a quite small optical zoom (only 4 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other cameras. The smallest optical zoom of cameras is 0.34x, the biggest is 83x, and the average optical zoom is 12x.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Fujifilm XQ1 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other cameras.

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Fairly Large Display Diagonal

Across all the digital cameras the display diagonals range from 0.5" to 9", and the average display diagonal is 2.9". At 3 inches, the Fujifilm XQ1 has a quite large display diagonal compared to most of the other cameras.

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Quite Small Minimum Aperture Number

The Fujifilm XQ1 has a quite small minimum aperture number (only 1.8) compared to most of the other cameras. The smallest minimum aperture number of cameras is -2 and the largest is 22.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

Across all the cameras the digital zooms range from 0.72x to 810x, and the average digital zoom is 11x. At only 4 times zoom factor, the Fujifilm XQ1 has a quite small digital zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras.

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Four Aspherical Lenses

Most cameras have between 1 and 14 aspherical lenses, including the Fujifilm XQ1 which has four aspherical lenses.

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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 the most frequently found maximum video resolution on cameras.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the Fujifilm XQ1 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of a 1280 x 720 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution supported by cameras. 1280 x 720 pixels is also supported by this camera. This digital camera also 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. Across all cameras the best video resolution is 4096 x 2160 pixels and the worst is 320 x 120 pixels.

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Fairly Large Maximum Aperture Number

With a maximum aperture number of 11, the Fujifilm XQ1 has one of the larger maximum aperture numbers amongst cameras of this age. Across all the digital cameras the maximum aperture numbers range from 1.8 to 130.

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4000 X 3000 Still Image Resolution

The Fujifilm XQ1 has a 4000 x 3000 still image resolution(s) which is higher than most cameras. Most digital cameras have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). In addition, this camera have still image resolution(s) of 4000 x 2664, 4000 x 2248, 2992 x 2992, 2816 x 2112, 2816 x 1864, 2112 x 2112, 2816 x 1584, 2048 x 1536, 2048 x 1360 and 1536 x 1536 and 1920 x 1080. Across all digital cameras the best still image resolution is 6016 x 4000 and the worst is S: (3:2) 2496 x 1664 / (16:9) 2496 x 1408 / (1:1) 1664 x 1664.

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

At only 100 millimeters, the Fujifilm XQ1 has a quite short maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other cameras. Across all the digital cameras the maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) range from 2.3mm to 2,000mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 300mm.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Fujifilm XQ1 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Fujifilm XQ1 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other cameras.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was July 2014 when this camera was released.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

fujifilm p10nc13060a, fujifilm p10nc11770a, fuji p10nc11770a, info p10nc11760a, info p10nc11770a, fuji p10nc11760a, 62309181

Barcodes:

04547410263305, 04547410263312, 05036321082741

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