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 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 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 Macworld UK on January 22, 2013
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...80
By Photoxels on January 21, 2013
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 January 18, 2013
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...75