Fujifilm FinePix X20
Large optical viewfinder. Manual zoom design. Sharp images. Fast, 4x zoom lens. Lots of physical controls. Fast burst shooting. 1centimeter macro mode. Hot shoe.
Gorgeous retro styling, Fast autofocus, Manual controls
A new sensor lets the Fujifilm X20 deliver better photo quality than its predecessor, and tweaks to the design improve the shooting experience significantly.
Excellent detail; Image colours; Prompt AF; Pleasing operation; Well designed; Sturdy build
Classleading fast and reliable autofocus, Very low image noise, Excellent sharpness, Good dynamicrange, Conservative metering, Nicely saturated colors, Mechanical zoom, Great ergonomics, Good shottoshot speeds, Very responsive, Fuji Finepix X10, Fuji Fine
Very good photo quality; noticeably sharper than X10, Fast, 28-112mm equiv. F2.0-2.8 zoom lens with manual zoom ring, Solid build quality with retro design, Large optical viewfinder offers exposure data and focus point overlay, Wide selection of manual co
Poor video performance, 85% optical viewfinder coverage, No Wifi.
Pricey. A little bulky. Rear LCD could be sharper
The lens-twist-to-turn-on is getting old fast, and the feature set provides just the basics. Plus the video quality disappoints.
Aggressive noise reduction; Exposure compensation dial easy to knock; Viewfinder info tricky to see
Below average whitebalance accuracy, Not ExposurePriority, Incorrect preview of WB, Wrong LiveHistogram, Dark exposure of lowcontrast scenes, Poor optical viewfinder, Short batterylife, Minimal grip
Tends to smudge fine details (even at ISO 100), Clips highlights at default DR setting (though no worse than its peers), Optical viewfinder doesn't live up to its potential (no composition grid, grid lines); lens can be seen through viewfinder at wide
By The Imaging Resource on January 31, 2014
Optics. Sensor technology will only get you so far with image quality if you don't have good optics. The Fujifilm X20 employs a "premium" Fujinon f/2.0-f/2.8 4x manual zoom lens with an effective range of 28mm wide to 112mm telephoto. The lens also...-
By Digital Photography Review on November 25, 2013
Stepping up in the compact spectrum are cameras that tend to be aimed at photographers who want full photographic control. Good low-light performance, the ability to shoot Raw, and accessible manual controls make these compacts a viable portable...-
By Camera Labs on September 30, 2013
The Fujifilm X20 is a major upgrade to the X10, with a brand new 12 Megapixel X-trans sensor and EXR II processor providing improved image quality and low light performance as well as new shooting modes, 1080p60 video and faster continuous shooting....86
By reviewed.com on July 16, 2013
When the X10 was released in 2011, it had a lot of interesting things going for it. Not only did it have second-to-none build quality, it also sported a larger-than-average sensor for a compact camera and impressively bright lens. Since then, compact...87
By Maximum PC on June 25, 2013
Why buy a compact digital camera these days when every smartphone and tablet has a built-in camera? Amateurs and even some professionals are making impressive pictures with phonecams. Phones are almost always handy, and downloadable apps make them...-
By PC Mag on June 07, 2013
The Fujifilm X20 premium compact camera is a great choice for those who demand an optical viewfinder, but it can't keep up with the Sony DSC-RX100 in low...80
By Stuff.tv on May 24, 2013
If you're stepping up to the X20 from a regular compact you'll need to re-program your shooting methodology. For a start, don't waste time looking for the "on" button. There isn't one – instead you twist the manual zoom ring to pop...100
By Expert Reviews on May 22, 2013
Classy and capable, this premium compact justifies its high price...100
By cnet on May 17, 2013
The Fujifiilm X20 is a great choice for people looking for a well-designed photographer's camera, but the basic feature set and disappointing video might not be for...70
By ePHOTOzine on May 08, 2013
The Fujifilm X20 may look the same as the X10 on the outside, but the insides where all the technology lives has been significantly upgraded, replaced and re-worked, with the camera delivering better than ever image quality and improved continuous...90