Fujifilm FinePix X20

  • Fujifilm FinePix X20
86
Based on 29 scores, 44 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    15
  • Good:
    12
  • Average:
    1
  • 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
  • A new sensor lets the Fujifilm X20 deliver better photo quality than its predecessor, and tweaks to the design improve the shooting experience significantly.

Cons:

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

Expert reviews and ratings

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 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 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...

By PhotographyBLOG on 100

The Fujifilm X20 is an advanced compact camera that offers a retro design, new 12 megapixel 2/3-type X-Trans CMOS II sensor with built-in Phase Detection pixels and no low-pass filter, a 4x, 28-112mm, f/2.0-2.8 zoom lens with a manual zoom ring, optical...

By techradar.com/au/ on 80

Buying Guide Best camera accessories With the X20, Fuji continues its dominance in the corner of the market reserved for high-end compact cameras with superb image quality that exude retro cool. The fact is, no other manufacturer manages to mix those two...

By Pocket-lint on 100

This quirky looking, high-end compact camera marries retro with modern. It looks great and produces equally great-looking images. There's a best-in-class optical viewfinder to boot and a wonderful 28-112mm f/2.0-2.8 equivalent lens that's only let...