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Fujifilm XQ1 Digital Camera

12MP 4x CMOS II Jul 2014
Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Sensor Type Release Date
- High Image Quality Of The FUJIFILM X Series In A Pocket Size - Maximum Resolution And Description Power With The Bright F1.8 Lens And "Lens Modulation Optimizer " Function. - A Comfortable High... More
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38 Reasons For

Four Industry Awards

This Fujifilm camera has received four awards from experts in digital cameras.

This Fujifilm digital camera was given a "Highly Recommended" award by Ephotozine, PhotographyBlog.com and Ljudochbild.se all of whom decided that this Fujifilm camera was great.

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

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Good Expert Reviews

Based on twenty expert reviews from sites including What Digital Camera, PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine and Pocket Lint the average expert rating of this compact camera digital camera is 82%. The digital camera expert review sites think this camera is one of the very best similar spec digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

Owner Reviews Are Good

On average, XQ1 owners rated this digital camera 84 out of 100.

Good Product Quality

Several customers wrote in their reviews that the product was good quality. M. P. H. Williams mentioned on Amazon “The shots were much better quality” in their review. In January last year Wayne Vaughan said in his review “The picture quality for a compact is very good”. Whatdigitalcamera.com wrote “Decent overall performance; it looks good and it's certainly well made” in their Fujifilm XQ1 review.

Good Quality Pictures

Some customers said that the product was able to produce good images. Dipper wrote “Pictures were very good.” in their review of the Fujifilm XQ1 but even so they only gave the product a rating of 2 stars. M. P. H. Williams mentioned “Takes very very good photos” in their review of the Fujifilm XQ1. Expert website Pcmag.com said “Melds them into a sleek, impressive image capture device”.

Some Fujifilm XQ1 reviewers who purchased the product agreed that it had a good image sensor. Wayne Vaughan scored the product very highly and he said in his review of this digital camera “The lens and sensor are clearly a league above any other compact or smartphone I've ever used”. Expert website Pcmag.com mentioned “The Fujifilm XQ1 takes the X-Trans image sensor from the excellent X20” in their review of this digital camera. Four years ago Ephotozine.com said on expert review site Ephotozine “The Fujifilm XQ1, announced in October 2013, is a premium compact camera which has a 12 megapixel 2/3 inch X-Trans CMOS II sensor, fast f/1.8 4x optical zoom lens”.

Two customers who reviewed the Fujifilm XQ1 agreed that it had a good picture resolution. Dp Review said in their review of the Fujifilm XQ1 “Good resolution mid aperture range”. Steves-Digicams.com mentioned on expert website Steve's Digicams “The camera also delivers fast burst shooting, up to 12fp” in their review.

Two Fujifilm XQ1 owners who reviewed it thought it was good in low light. One Fujifilm XQ1 owner concluded that it had a good ISO range. Dp Review said in their review of this digital camera three years ago “Good high ISO image quality” .

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Good Size

A few people who reviewed the product agreed that it was compact. David wrote “Very, very quick compact” and scored the product 80 out of 100. David also wrote “This camera has amazing performance for a compact”. David also mentioned “If you are frustrated trying to capture the action with your existing compact, this is probably the solution”.

A few people who purchased this digital camera thought it was heavy and bulky.

One Fujifilm XQ1 owner said in their reviews that this digital camera was good physically. Three years ago Dp Review wrote on DP Review “Small size, physical lens ring, solid build quality, decent image quality, effective image stabilisation, competitive aperture range”.

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Good Quality Lens

Six people wrote in their reviews that the product had a good lens. Dp Review wrote on DP Review “Sharp 1.8 lens” in their Fujifilm XQ1 review. Dp Review also mentioned “Lens ring moves too easily”.

Some customers wrote in their reviews that it had a good autofocus. Dipper wrote on Amazon “Took more pictures ensuring camera confirmed focus lock before fully pressing shutter”. Dp Review mentioned on DP Review “Speedy PhaseDetect autofocus” in their review of the Fujifilm XQ1. Dp Review also wrote “Very quick and accurate autofocus”.

One Fujifilm XQ1 owner wrote in their reviews that the Fujifilm XQ1 had a good zoom. Four years ago Dpreview.com said on expert website DP Review “These cameras out-perform the smartest of phones by offering much better image quality, useful zoom ranges and the a”.

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Easy to Use

Some customers who reviewed the product agreed that it was easy to use. Two years ago Howard Stansfield wrote on Amazon “Full manual mode control” and rated it 5 stars. M. P. H. Williams said in their review three years ago “Once I switched to the other functions using the camera became more fun” . Expert review site Ephotozine.com wrote in their Fujifilm XQ1 review four years ago “The Fujifilm XQ1 is an easy to use camera which packs lots of useful features such as a fast f/1.8 lens”.

One person who reviewed it concluded that it had a good interface. Whatdigitalcamera.com mentioned on What Digital Camera three years ago “A simple and easy-to-use control interface and decent overall performance; it looks good” in their review of this digital camera.

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Good Connectivity

A few Fujifilm XQ1 reviewers who reviewed this digital camera wrote that it was wifi compatible. Expert website Ephotozine.com said “It also has built-in Wi-Fi for easy transfer of images to a smartphone, tablet or PC” in their Fujifilm XQ1 review.

One person who purchased the product reckoned that it was good in terms of USB connections. Wayne Vaughan rated this digital camera as excellent and he said in his review “Charges very quickly via USB”.

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Good Technical Features

A few people mentioned in their reviews that the product had good features. Expert review site Whatdigitalcamera.com wrote “It has a good range of features” in their Fujifilm XQ1 review. Expert review site Neocamera.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “Packed with features including full manual-controls, manual-focus”.

Good Support

Three people who purchased the Fujifilm XQ1 considered that it had good technical guidance. Howard Stansfield mentioned “Full manual mode critical for good shots” and gave the product a score of 5 stars. Expert website Ubergizmo.com said in their review of this digital camera “Fujifilm announced its point-and-shoot XQ1 and its mid-tier X-E2 earlier this month as two products that help expand its popular X Series” .

Robust

A few Fujifilm XQ1 owners thought the product was well made. Three years ago Dp Review said on DP Review “Lovely solid build” in their review. One person concluded that this digital camera was reliable. Dp Review said in their Fujifilm XQ1 review three years ago “Reliable metering” .

Good Battery Life

One person who purchased the Fujifilm XQ1 concluded that it had a good battery life.

Good Video Capture

One Fujifilm XQ1 owner considered that this digital camera was good for video recording.

Fujifilm Digital Cameras Have Good Reviews

Fujifilm compact cameras have good reviews on average and across all digital cameras Fujifilm is one of the superior manufacturers.

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Nice Design

One person mentioned in their reviews that the Fujifilm XQ1 was good looking. Whatdigitalcamera.com wrote on What Digital Camera three years ago “Fujifilm XQ1 Review – The Fujifilm XQ1 is a stylish premium X-series compact which shares the same sensor as the impressive X20” in their review of this digital camera.

One customer who reviewed it mentioned that it was a good design. Dp Review said in their review “Sleek design”.

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Good Screen / Viewfinder

One person who purchased it thought it had a good screen. Dp Review wrote in their Fujifilm XQ1 review “Sharp rear display”.

Supports Wi-Fi

The Fujifilm XQ1 supports wi-Fi. Most of the other digital cameras of this age and type do not support wi-Fi.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other cameras which support wi-Fi currently available including the Sony DSC-HX60[plb_2166574_price], the Canon S120[plb_1602828_price], or the Panasonic DMC-TZ60[plb_2145753_price] which has better reviews.

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

This digital camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is the most commonly supported compatible memory cards on comparable spec cameras that came out more than two years ago. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

It may also be worth considering one of the other digital cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory currently available including because of it's better review score, the S120[pl_1602828_price], the PowerShot G16[pl_1602829_price], or the S120[pl_1602828_price] all from Canon.

Digital cameras with a better memory card type that might be worth looking at include the Fujifilm FinePix F770EXR[plb_383572_price] (SD|SDHC|SDXC).

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Fujifilm XQ1 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other cameras of a similar type and age to the XQ1 also have an image stabilizer.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative digital cameras with an image stabilizer currently available including the Sony DSC-HX60[plb_2166574_price], or the Canon S120[plb_1602828_price] which has better reviews.

There are a number of other cameras which also have an image stabilizer that you might want to consider including the Fujifilm FinePix F770EXR[plb_383572_price].

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

Like most of the other compact cameras that were released more than two years ago, the Fujifilm XQ1 has a built-in flash.

Other cameras with a built-in flash currently available which you might also want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Sony DSC-HX60[plb_2166574_price], or the Canon S120[plb_1602828_price].

We think you might also be interested in other digital cameras which also have a built-in flash including the Fujifilm FinePix F770EXR[plb_383572_price].

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Has a Micro HDMI Connector Type

The number of HDMI connector types found on the Fujifilm XQ1 is more than most compact cameras that are a similar age to it. This Fujifilm camera has a Micro HDMI connector type, which is the most frequently found HDMI connector type found on comparable spec digital cameras that were released around the same time as the XQ1.

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Supports Two Image Formats Supporteds

The Fujifilm XQ1 has a greater number of supported image formats than most digital cameras of this age and spec. This camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by similar spec cameras that have been available for around the same time as the XQ1. The image formats supported "RAW" is also supported by this Fujifilm camera.

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Has Seven White Balances

The number of white balance modes found on the Fujifilm XQ1 is more than most digital cameras of this spec and age. This Fujifilm camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most frequently found white balance found on compact cameras that were released around the same time as the XQ1. The white balances "Custom modes", "Fluorescent H", "Fluorescent L", "Incandescent", "Shade" and "Underwater" are also found on this camera.

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Quite Long Slowest Camera Shutter Speed

Across all the digital cameras of this age and spec the slowest camera shutter speeds range from 0.12s to 250s, and the average slowest camera shutter speed is 14s. The Fujifilm XQ1 has a quite long slowest camera shutter speed (30 seconds) compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable spec and age to the XQ1.

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Quite Small Maximum Aperture Number

Across all the cameras of this type and age the maximum aperture numbers range from 1.8 to 87, and the average maximum aperture number is 6.9. The Fujifilm XQ1 has a quite small maximum aperture number (11) compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Fairly High ISO Sensitivity (max)

With an ISO sensitivity (max) of 12,800, the Fujifilm XQ1 has a fairly high ISO sensitivity (max) compared to most of the other cameras that were released around the same time as the XQ1. The average ISO sensitivity (max) of compact cameras that were released more than two years ago is 4,800.

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4000 X 3000 Still Image Resolution(s)

The Fujifilm XQ1 has a 4000 x 3000 still image resolution(s) which is higher than most similar spec digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. Most compact cameras that have been around for a comparable time to it have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). In addition, this camera have still image resolution(s)s of 4000 x 2664, 4000 x 2248, 2992 x 2992, 2816 x 2112, 2816 x 1864, 2816 x 1584, 2112 x 2112, 2048 x 1536, 2048 x 1360 and 1920 x 1080 and 1536 x 1536. The worst still image resolution of all cameras of a similar type and age to the XQ1 is 640 x 360 and the best is 5152 x 3864.

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2 USB Version

This digital camera supports a 2 USB version, which is the most frequently supported USB version on cameras of this age and spec.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

The smallest internal memory of compact cameras that have been available for around the same time as the XQ1 is 6.9MB and the biggest is 8.2GB. At 66 megabytes, the Fujifilm XQ1 has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other compact cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolutions

The Fujifilm XQ1 supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over six times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels digital camera, which is the most common video resolution supported by compact cameras that have been available for more than two years. 640 x 480 pixels is also supported by this camera. This Fujifilm camera also 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.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels video resolutions is in fact the best supported video resolution amongst all cameras of a similar spec and age to the XQ1.

Amongst comparable types of digital camera the worst supported video resolution is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Quite High Display Resolution (numeric)

At 920,000 pixels, the Fujifilm XQ1 has a fairly high display resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other compact cameras that are a comparable age to the XQ1. Compact cameras that were released more than two years ago have display resolution (numeric)s of between 230 pixels and 16,000,000 pixels.

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Has Four Light Exposure Modess

The Fujifilm XQ1 has a greater number of light exposure modes than most cameras of this age and spec. This Fujifilm camera has an Auto light exposure modes, which is the most commonly found light exposure modes found on digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the XQ1. The light exposure modess "Aperture priority AE", "Manual" and "Shutter priority AE" are also found on this Fujifilm digital camera.

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± 3EV (1/3EV Step) Light Exposure Correction

The Fujifilm XQ1 has a ± 3EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction which is wider than the ± 2EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction found on most similar spec cameras that have been available for a comparable time to it.

This digital camera's light exposure correction (± 3EV (1/3EV step)) is in fact the best light exposure correction amongst all digital cameras of this age and spec.

A ± 2EV (1/2EV step) light exposure correction is the worst light exposure correction across similar types of digital camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the Fujifilm XQ1 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of a 1280 x 720 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution.

This digital camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best video resolution amongst all compact cameras that have been around for a similar time to the XQ1.

A 320 x 240 pixels maximum video resolution is the worst video resolution amongst similar types of digital camera.

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MOV Video Formats Supported

This camera supports a MOV video formats supported, which is typical of many compact cameras that have been around for more than two years.

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Features Three Auto Focusing (AF) Modess

The Fujifilm XQ1 has a greater number of auto focusing (AF) modes than most similar spec digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. This camera features a Face detection auto focusing (AF) modes, which is the most frequently featured auto focusing (AF) modes featured on digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the XQ1. The auto focusing (AF) modess "Continuous Auto Focus" and "Single Auto Focus" are also featured on this Fujifilm digital camera.

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Quite Small Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture numbers of compact cameras that are a similar age to the XQ1 range from 1.3 to 6.9. The Fujifilm XQ1 has a very small minimum aperture number (only 1.8) compared to most of the other digital cameras that are a similar age to the XQ1.

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13 Reasons Against

Unacceptable Noise Level

One person who purchased it thought it was not noisy. Dp Review wrote on DP Review “Quite noisy images” in their review of this digital camera.

Very Small Optical Zoom

Compact cameras that were released around the same time as the XQ1 have optical zooms of between 3x and 63x, and the average optical zoom is 9.3x. With an optical zoom of only 4 times zoom factor, the Fujifilm XQ1 has a fairly small optical zoom compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the XQ1.

If this Fujifilm digital camera optical zoom is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the Panasonic DMC-TZ60[plb_2145753_price] (30x and higher rated), or the Sony DSC-HX60[plb_2166574_price] (30x and higher rated).

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Does Not Support Video Capability

Most cameras of this age and spec do not support video capability. The Fujifilm XQ1 is no exception to this as it too does not support video capability.

Other digital cameras which also support video capability that you might also want to look at include the Sony DSC-HX60[plb_2166574_price].

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Quite Low Megapixel

The lowest megapixel of compact cameras that are a comparable age to the XQ1 is 0.3MP, the highest is 46MP, and the average megapixel is 14MP. The Fujifilm XQ1 has one of the lower megapixels (only 12 megapixels) amongst similar spec digital cameras of this age.

Cameras with a higher megapixel that might be worth looking at include the Panasonic DMC-TZ60[plb_2145753_price] (18.1MP), or the Sony DSC-HX60[plb_2166574_price] (20.4MP) which also has a higher rating.

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Only MOS Sensor Type

This digital camera has a CMOS II sensor type, which is typical of many digital cameras that were released around the same time as it.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Fujifilm XQ1 does not support Full HD video, although it is worth noting that most of the other digital cameras of this age and type also do not support Full HD video.

Other digital cameras which also support Full HD video that you might also want to consider include the Canon PowerShot G16[plb_1602829_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Not 3D

The Fujifilm XQ1 is not 3D, although it is worth noting that most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the XQ1 are also not 3D.

If you would prefer a digital camera that is 3D then you might want to look at the Fujifilm FinePix F770EXR[plb_383572_price].

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Fujifilm XQ1 does not have a GPS (satellite). Most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the XQ1 also do not have a GPS (satellite).

There are a number of other cameras which also have a GPS (satellite) that you might want to consider including the Panasonic DMC-TZ60[plb_2145753_price].

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Not Waterproof

Most digital cameras of this spec and age are not waterproof. The Fujifilm XQ1 is no exception to this as it too is not waterproof.

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Only Features Five Flash Modess

The number of flash modes featured on the Fujifilm XQ1 is more than most digital cameras of a similar type and age to it. This Fujifilm camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most frequently featured flash modes featured on digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. The flash modess "Forced off", "Red-eye reduction", "Slow synchronization" and "Suppressed" are also featured on this camera.

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Very Small Combined Zoom

Across all the cameras of a similar spec and age to the XQ1 the combined zooms range from 3x to 1,600x. At only 16 times zoom factor, the Fujifilm XQ1 has a fairly small combined zoom compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been around for a similar time to the XQ1.

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

Across all the digital cameras that are a comparable age to the XQ1 the maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)s range from 18mm to 1,000mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 250mm. At only 100 millimeters, the Fujifilm XQ1 has a fairly short maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the XQ1.

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Only Supports One ISO Sensitivity

The Fujifilm XQ1 has a greater number of ISO speeds than most cameras that were launched around the same time as it. The most commonly supported ISO sensitivity is 160, but this ISO sensitivity is not supported by this Fujifilm camera. The ISO sensitivitys 12800 are also supported by this camera.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Fujifilm XQ1

Released Over Three Years Ago

This camera has been on the market for over three years.

Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the Fujifilm XQ1 has a pretty average display diagonal compared to most of the other digital cameras of this type and age.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 3" screen cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the S120[pl_1602828_price], or the PowerShot G16[pl_1602829_price] both from Canon.

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Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the Fujifilm XQ1 has a relatively standard digital zoom compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the XQ1.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 4x digital zoom digital cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the PowerShot G16[pl_1602829_price], or the S120[pl_1602828_price] both from Canon.

If this Fujifilm digital camera digital zoom is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the Sony DSC-HX60[plb_2166574_price] (486x) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 187 grams, the Fujifilm XQ1 has a relatively standard weight compared to most of the other digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the XQ1.

Cameras with a heavier weight that might also be worth considering include the Fujifilm FinePix F770EXR[plb_383572_price] (213g).

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Formats Supported
Total Megapixels
Image Stabilizer Location
Supported Aspect Ratios
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour of Product
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture Number
Minimum Aperture Number
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
Combined Zoom
Number of Aspheric Elements
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Macro Focusing Range (wide)
Auto Mode Focusing Range (wide)
Macro Focusing Range (tele)
Auto Mode Focusing Range (tele)
Focus
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Range (tele)
Flash Range (wide)
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Formats Supported
Video Resolutions
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio Formats Supported
Voice Recording
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Field of View
Display Resolution (numeric)
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Type
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
HDMI
HDMI Connector Type
USB Version
Camera
White Balance
Self-Timer Delay
Camera File System
Scene Modes
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight (including Battery)
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Number of Batteries Supported
Battery Type
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
System Requirements
Windows Operating Systems Supported
Packaging Content
AC Adapter Included
Cables Included
Batteries Included
Hand Strap
Quick Start Guide
Networking
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi Standards
Other Features
Built-In Flash

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 62309181, info p10nc11760, fuji p10nc11760, fuji p10nc11770, info p10nc11770, fuji p10nc11770a, info p10nc11770a, info p10nc11760a, fuji p10nc11760a, fujifilm p10nc13060, fujifilm p10nc11770, fujifilm p10nc11760, fujifilm p10nc11760a, fujifilm p10nc13060a, fujifilm p10nc11770a
Barcodes 04547410263305, 04547410263312, 05036321082741
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