Fujifilm FinePix X20

  • Fujifilm FinePix X20
86
Based on 33 scores, 56 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    17
  • Good:
    12
  • Average:
    3
  • Bad:
    1

Pros:

  • 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
  • Excellent detail; Image colours; Prompt AF; Pleasing operation; Well designed; Sturdy build

Cons:

  • Poor video performance, 85% optical viewfinder coverage, No Wifi.
  • Pricey. A little bulky. Rear LCD could be sharper

Expert reviews and ratings

By avhub.com.au on

Recently there has been a flurry of what we're now calling ‘high-end' compact cameras… namely models with the features and performance to meet the demands of enthusiasts and pro-level users. The idea of a very small, but very capable camera has always...

By The Imaging Resource on

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 can...

By Digital Photography Review on

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 86

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....

By reviewed.com on 87

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...

By Maximum PC on

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 Amateur Photographer on 85

The X20 stands out from other enthusiast compacts for many positive reasons, not least of which is a design marred only by the placement of its exposure compensation dial. Although it may be difficult to distinguish any extra detail in real-world images...

By PC Mag on 80

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...

By Stuff.tv on 100

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 out the lens and fire...

By Expert Reviews on 100

Classy and capable, this premium compact justifies its high price...

By CNET Australia on 70

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...

By ePHOTOzine on 90

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...

By Macworld UK on 80

X-ceptional: re-vamped version of the X10 keeps the same gorgeous outer shell but adds under-the bonnet performance tweaks The Fujifilm X20 premium compact with a ‘classic’ design updates the previous X10 model and in doing so clashes with the likes...

By DigitalVersus on 100

The Fuji X20 is one of those cameras that inspires enthusiasm and gets photographers' juices going. You can easily imagine X20 owners creating all kinds of pretexts to get out there and use it. The high ISO settings could be better, the menus may take a...

By Stuff.tv on 100

A superb enthusiast's camera that backs up the retro style with quality images...

By Steves Digicams on

By Josh Fate Fuji's new X20 camera follows in the success of the X10 and X100 released last year. While it may look just like the X10, Fuji has made some outstanding improvements to the X20 that have greatly improved the overall image quality of the...

By What Digital Camera on 90

Despite some minor issues with the viewfinder, noise reduction and a somewhat untrustworthy exposure compensation dial, the Fujifilm X20 is clearly more than just a minor upgrade to the Fujifilm X10. With its dependable build quality, impressive...

By Photo Review Australia on 88

Not so good for: - Sports and wildlife photography. - Recording movies.Featuring the same 'retro' styling as its predecessor, the Fujifilm X20 appears superficially identical to the X10. But inside there have been plenty of changes to bring this...

By digitalcameraworld.com on

Fuji X20 Review Video: Fujifilm has come on strong of late, launching a slew of new cameras with cutting-edge features. Does the Fuji X20 carry on this trend? Amy Davies of our testing team puts this Fuji X10 replacement through its paces in her Fuji X20...

By T3 Magazine on 80

Available either with silver top and base plates or wholly in black, the Fujifilm X20 is as much of a joy to behold as its predecessor - the Fujifilm X10 . It still looks like it's beamed in from a 1960s Cold War thriller, and some clever bugger has...