Significantly less expensive than Fuji's flagship CSC.
JPEGs are very clean, with very conservative sharpening. (Who needs RAWs?).
Lots of resolution and detail from 16.3MP AP.
Superb high ISO noise performance.
Big, bright, high resolution EVF.
External mic/remote socket.
6fps continuous shooting.
Top-notch control layout.
Cool retro design.
Limited selection of X-mount lenses.
Needs bigger handgrip for extensive use.
Mushy shutter button feel.
Mediocre autofocus and shot-to-shot speeds.
Wakes slowly from sleep mode.
ISO, Film Simulation, and Dynamic Range bracketing disable RAW recording.
EVF prone to extraneous light.
No direct movie record button.
Limited movie modes.
AF perfomance still so-so.
No gadgets like built-in Wifi or GPS.
Fixed rear LCD.
Noticeable shutter lag.
Video support is limited to 24p.
AF performance could still be better, rear screen not up to rivals standard.
By tech.uk.msn.com on December 27, 2013
What ' s not?A plethora of buttons and other control options might flummox less experienced users while some crucial functions aren't immediately obvious.The bottom line:This is a real enthusiast's camera. It presents some challenges, but...100
By TechTree on November 11, 2013
The Fujifilm X-E1 is a truly compact mirrorless camera, and is quite a looker. However its vanity comes at the cost of its usability. It takes quite a while to get the hang of, and is unreliable at times. Low light shots are disappointing. The camera...60
By cnet on August 06, 2013
It's not a general-purpose recommendable camera thanks to subpar video and slightly sluggish performance, but for photo-quality-first photographers who want the analog-ish shooting experience, the Fujifilm X-E1 rules in its price...80
By Photo Answers on April 08, 2013
Kit price: £1149 Effective resolution: 16.3MP Sensor type: 23.6x15.6mm CMOS Focus points: 49 Lens mount: Fujifilm X mount Autofocus: TTL contrast AF ISO range: 200-6400 (expandable to 100-25,600) Metering: 256-zone LCD: 2.8in 460k dots Viewfinder:...80
By Steves Digicams on April 08, 2013
By Josh Fate The FujiFilm X-E1 is their newest X-mount ILC camera, featuring the same APS-C sized 16-Megapixel X-Trans CMOS image sensor that was initially released in their flagship X-Pro 1 camera. The X-E1 was not designed like most consumer...-
By camerastuffreviewcom on April 05, 2013
We already published a few Fujinon XF lens reviews ( Fujinon XF 60mm macro and the Fujifilm XF 18-55mm ), but this Fujifilm X-E1 review is our first Fujifilm camera review. The Fujifilm X-E1 was announced in 2012, just before the Photokina. This camera...92
By The Imaging Resource on March 27, 2013
The Fuji X-E1 may be the baby brother to Fuji's flagship X-Pro1, but in many ways is its equal. Most importantly, the two cameras share the same impressive 16.3-megapixel APS-C X-Trans CMOS sensor, which produces image quality superior to most...-
By Camera Labs on March 01, 2013
The X-E1 is a great follow up model to Fujifilm's X-Pro 1 providing most of what the more expensive flagship model offers at a significantly lower price point. For purists, an optical viewfinder on a rangefinder style camera will be a must-have...85
By PC Mag on February 07, 2013
The Fujifilm X-E1 is a solid mirrorless camera with an innovative image sensor, but it doesn't quite have the chops to unseat the Olympus OM-D E-M5 as our Editors'...80
By reviewed.com on February 01, 2013
When the X-mount debuted, Fujifilm showed a commitment to high quality glass with its first three prime offerings, but many wondered if this performance would extend to a zoom lens. Now we know the answer. The X-E1's 18-55mm kit lens is almost...79