Fujifilm X-E1

  • Fujifilm X-E1
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Based on 31 scores, 48 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    19
  • Good:
    11
  • Average:
    0
  • Bad:
    1

Pros:

  • 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.

Cons:

  • Limited selection of X-mount lenses.
  • Needs bigger handgrip for extensive use.

Expert reviews and ratings

By tech.uk.msn.com on 100

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 the Fujifilm...

By TechTree on 60

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...

By cnet on 80

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...

By gottabemobile.com on -

With good looks and great performance to back up its aesthetics, the X-E1 is a joy to use. It still has a few quirks, and if you can live with those quirks you'll be rewarded with exceptional images in a light, portable package that won't break the...

By Photo Answers on 80

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: 100%...

By Steves Digicams on -

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 92

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...

By The Imaging Resource on -

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 85

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...

By PC Mag on 80

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'...

By reviewed.com on 79

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 exactly as...

By techradar.com/au/ on 90

You might also like... What camera should I buy? Your options explained Overall, the Fuji X-E1 is an extremely interesting proposition that we can see being incredibly successful. Combining the fantastic technology of the Fuji X-Pro1 with a more...

By Macworld UK on 80

Six months ago Fuji finally joined the compact system camera goldrush with its X-Pro1. As the model name indicated this was a high-end interchangeable lens compact that came across more as a budget (at £1,000+) digital version of a £5,000 Leica,...

By Photoxels on -

The Fuji X-E1, the latest mirrorless from Fuji was just reviewed at Neocamera. This model takes the unique and highly acclaimed sensor of the X-Pro1 and packs it into a more compact retro-styled compact body with the highest resolution EVF...

By Digital Trends on 75

The one thing the X-E1 will do for you that most other cameras can't – even the top-of-the-line DSLRs – is make you look cool. Strap one of these around your neck, and we guarantee you'll get people's notice. The perception it gives is that you're a...

By T3 Magazine on 80

One thing that greatly appealed to us about early compact system cameras (CSCs), such as the Olympus Pen E-P1 from 2009, followed by the Pentax Q , and earlier this year the Fujifilm X-Pro1 and Olympus OM-D , was that they didn't obviously resemble...

By DigitalVersus on 80

On picture quality, the Fuji X-E1 is a reference for other interchangeable lens compacts to aspire to, especially with the 18-55 mm lens, which simply steamrolls the competition. But with its autofocus issues, a video mode that's not quite up to current...

By Amateur Photographer on 85

Currently, the X-E1 costs £450 less than the street price of the X-Pro1, and is available with the superb 18-55mm lens (priced separately at £600) for the same price as the body-only X-Pro1. Considering the similarities between the two, the X-E1 is a...

By Trusted Reviews on 90

Over the past couple of years Fujifilm's premium quality ‘X' range has elevated the brand no end in the eyes of enthusiast photographers. The first model in the series – the X100 – combined retro rangefinder looks with a cutting edge ‘hybrid' viewfinder...

By ePHOTOzine on 90

The Fujifilm X-Pro1 and X-E1 are the definition of retro digital cameras, and the moment you pick it up, you'll be reminded of an old film camera from the past. With manual controls on the lens and body it is very easy to adjust settings and the menus...