Fujifilm FinePix X100
The Fujifilm FinePix X100 features a custom 12.3 MP CMOS high-performance sensor, developed exclusively for this model only. The FinePix X100 packs a Fujinon 23mm fixed focal length lens and an Hybrid Viewfinder that combines the window-type “bright frame” optical viewfinder and the electronic viewfinder system incorporated in fixed single lens or mirrorless digital cameras.
Smaller than a full-size digital SLR.
Hybrid viewfinder is everything itís cracked up to be.
Simple analog controls for major exposure options.
Superb image quality.
Extremely quiet shutter.
Cool, retro design.
Smart physical and onscreen controls.
Optical viewfinder with overlay and electronic option.
Good preview LCD.
Sharp F2.0, 23mm (35mmequivalent) lens.
Steep learning curve.
Unfamiliar physical and in-camera UI.
Slow startup time.
EV dial is loose.
Memory card slot and battery cannot be replaced while the camera is mounted on.
Mediocre battery life.
No external microphone input.
By Buy-n-Shoot on May 31, 2012
The X100 is a truly pioneering camera that has brought retro styling back to market in a big way. Though retro styling aside the real beauty of the X100 is that it offers the market a relatively inexpensive rangefinder camera that delivers incredible...80
By Camera Gear Guide on February 18, 2012
After patiently waiting so long to get to finally try the Fujifilm X100, we find ourselves walking away just a bit confused. To be clear for the most part, the X100 is a wonderful camera that truly takes lovely photos. There’s no question that...60
By Digital Photography School on September 01, 2011
Causing more stir than it would seem to deserve, the Fujifilm Finepix X100 may not by itself cause waves in the retail market, but many of its features will surely be taken up by other makers. They just make an awful lot of sense!Snatching the X100...-
By Wired on August 30, 2011
Underneath the sweet ’70s styling and “analog” controls, the Fujifilm FinePix X100 is possibly the most advanced rangefinder-style camera ever (yes, we know about the Leica M9), though not the most rugged. Look through the eyepiece and...80
By The Gadgeteer on August 15, 2011
Digital cameras are great. They’re convenient, fun, and are becoming idiot-proof. Then the Fuji X100 came into my life and I realized just how lazy and dependent on technology I’ve been when taking snapshots. How did this happen? I have a...-
By Digital Trends on July 29, 2011
While the FinePix X100 takes some bold and appreciated steps forward for digital photography, don’t confuse it as a user-friendly...75
By Steves Digicams on July 13, 2011
For anyone looking to get away from the advanced telephoto zoom lenses and large, bulky camera bodies, Fuji has reinvented the rangefinder camera with the FinePix X100. It is easy enough for an amateur to use, yet at the same time advanced enough to...-
By The Imaging Resource on July 13, 2011
After all I'd heard, I expected to write a short list of complaints about the Fujifilm X100 and move on, but as soon as I started using it, I discovered what the buzz was all about. The Fujifilm X100 is not made for everyone who ever liked the look...-
By Tech Digest on July 11, 2011
Image Gallery: The Finepix X100 has obviously been a labour of love for Fujifilm. Every single aspect of its build seems finely detailed, recalling the same retro-chic that only Lecia seem to have been able to successfully conjure of late. Mixing a...80
By Photography Bay on July 04, 2011
I can’t say enough good things about the Fuji X100. It’s the most I’ve enjoyed a camera in a long time. While it has some quirks in its menu and some slow behavior at times, a recent firmware update should address many initial...-