Fujifilm X-E1 summary
Fujifilm X-E1 is FujiFilm's Entry-Level Mirrorless digital camera originally announced on February of 2013. The camera has a 16MP, CMOS X-TRANS I APS-C sized sensor and has a max resolution of 4896 x 3264.
The X-E1 is ranked #64 out of 108 in Entry-Level Mirrorless cameras & over all #311 out of 1422 for digital cameras in our collection. You should test our Advanced camera filter to find camera results based on your custom requirements.
Below is a diagram of different factors used in the rating system.
Fujifilm X-E1 history
The Fujifilm X-E1 is part of a family of digital cameras. You can read the detailed range underneath.
Fujifilm X-E1 Gallery
You can check the X-E1 from various angles in the gallery below.
Fujifilm X-E1 Pros and Cons
Below is a collection of positives and negatives of the Fujifilm X-E1 based on features which are oftentimes considered useful in a digital camera.
Fujifilm X-E1 Sensor specifications
The Fujifilm X-E1 houses the EXR Pro chip. The sensor measurement on the Fujifilm X-E1 is 23.6mm x 15.6mm (APS-C). The 368 mm² sensor can capture 4896 x 3264 pixels and aspect ratios of 1:1, 3:2 and 16:9.Handle those 8K RED files like a boss
The CMOS X-TRANS I sensor has 16 megapixels and has a standard ISO range of 100 to 6400. This ISO can be expanded digitally to a high of 25600. RAW photos are saved which means that the user has wider margin for error.
The image underneath illustrates the X-E1's sensor dimensions when compared to other popular sizes. The X-E1 sensor has a crop factor of 1.5 and is displayed in green.Coronavirus is affecting the sensor business
To get a sense of various aspect ratios, you can refer to the graphic below.
Fujifilm X-E1 dimensions
Fujifilm X-E1 weighs in at 0.77 lbs (350g or 12.35 ounces) & the volume of the camera is 129mm x 75mm x 38mm (5.1" x 3.0" x 1.5"). The weight of typical Entry-Level Mirrorless camera is 323g and the Fujifilm X-E1 is very much the same in comparison with its rivals.Unsplash partners with Institutions to bring historical archive photos
Underneath is a image of the Fujifilm X-E1 next to a soda to help you to get a sense of its scale.
The top view underneath will provide the button arrangement on the X-E1.
Fujifilm X-E1 Lens specifications
The X-E1 uses the Fujifilm X mount and has 55 lenses currently available. Below is some of the lenses we have in our collection which will fit the X-E1.
Fujifilm X-E1 Connectivity
The X-E1 has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
- HDMI Yes
Digital cameras that have NFC and Bluetooth compatibility can easily be controlled wirelessly via smartphones. You will be able to transfer files and usually adjust settings with no need to connect directly to the camera.
Many applications even enable a Liveview and hit the shutter when you are not near the camera. If the camera contains a HDMI port, it could be connected to an external display. Most cameras enable you to recharge the battery pack through the USB port.
Fujifilm X-E1 Video specifications
The max video quality on the Fujifilm X-E1 is 1920 x 1080 and you can shoot in H.264 file format. 1080p quality gives you an excellent balance for video quality versus file sizes but 1080p isn't going to give you any room to crop. Although the camera offers a mic jack, it is unfortunately missing a headphone jack which means that you won't be able to keep an eye on your audio levels.
Fujifilm X-E1 Weather Sealing
There is no environment sealing for the Fujifilm X-E1 so you need to be careful in wet and dusty conditions.
Fujifilm X-E1 Screen and Viewfinder
The Fujifilm X-E1 has a 2.8" fixed screen supporting a resolution of 460k dots.
Please note that the screen has no touch support.Google will print your 'Best' photos for $8 a month
The ViewFinder specifications for Fujifilm X-E1 are below:
- ViewFinder Electronic
- ViewFinder Resolution 2,360k dots
- ViewFinder Coverage 100 percent
- ViewFinder Magnification 0.62x
Viewfinders can be rather helpful for sunny outdoor conditions which can easily make the camera screen washed out and hard to see.
Fujifilm X-E1 Shutter specifications
Fujifilm X-E1 continuous shooting rate is 6.0 fps. The max shutter speed is 1/4000 seconds.
Fujifilm X-E1 Flash and Hot shoe specifications
Fujifilm X-E1 features both in-built flash together with external flash support. The maximum flash sync is 1/180 seconds.
Fujifilm X-E1 Autofocus specifications
Fujifilm X-E1 features just Contrast Detect Auto Focus & is missing Phase Detect Auto Focus. Phase Detection focusing is a lot more snappier and precise in comparison with Contrast Detect focusing.
Fujifilm X-E1 boasts manual focus when needed for low light occasions or you want more accurate control on focus.
Fujifilm X-E1 Battery life
The battery pack (W126) for the Fujifilm X-E1 is made to last for 350 photographs according to the CIPA measurements which is comparable with it's rivals. The usual Entry-Level Mirrorless camera battery life is 337. Samsung NX mini has the maximum (650) battery life for this type of cameras.
Underneath is a listing of Entry-Level Mirrorless cameras which have the best battery life:
Fujifilm X-E1 for different kinds of photography
The following chart gives a rundown of the Fujifilm X-E1 for different kinds of photography. To look at more, have a look at the specific section underneath.
Portrait photography with Fujifilm X-E1
The Fujifilm X-E1 gets a points tally of 76 which is awesome, meaning that it is a fantastic fit for portraits. Photographing portraits leans heavily to sensor resolution, support for RAW photos together with the option to work with external lighting.
Fujifilm X-E1 Street photography factors
Getting a above average points total of 67, the Fujifilm X-E1 is a good option to buy for street photography. A decent street photography camera features a perfect balance of image quality and portability.
Fujifilm X-E1 as a Sports photography camera
A decent sports photography points tally of 50 indicates the Fujifilm X-E1 is relatively adequate for shooting sports. A camera really should have fantastic focusing and continuous shooting for sports photography.
Fujifilm X-E1 Travel photography highlights
Weight is really crucial when selecting a camera for travel. All round, the Fujifilm X-E1 gets a nice 66 as a travelling camera which is a respectable option to take on your journeys.
Fujifilm X-E1 Landscape photography factors
For anybody planning to buy a digital camera for landscape pictures, the biggest factor will be image quality. The Fujifilm X-E1 and it's nice grade of 70 as a landscape camera is a good pick among its rivals.
Fujifilm X-E1 Vlogging highlights
A camera for vlogging really should have a articulating display, microphone port and if possible image stabilization. Taking all things into account, the Fujifilm X-E1 is simply not very good for vlogging as it receives a bad score of 33.
Fujifilm X-E1 Alternatives
If you are interested in alternatives to the X-E1, here is a number of the highest placed cameras that fall into the category of Entry-Level Mirrorless.
The line chart followed below provides you a bird's eye view of the X-E1 versus it's top ranked competitors listed previously.
There are a bunch of cameras you may take into account as alternate options. To browse through a extensive comparison, click the "compare" link.