Fujifilm X-M1 summary
Fujifilm X-M1 is FujiFilm's Entry-Level Mirrorless camera originally released on September of 2013. The camera features a 16MP, CMOS X-TRANS I APS-C size sensor with a max resolution of 4896 x 3264.
The X-M1 places at #53 out of 108 in Entry-Level Mirrorless cameras and over-all #273 out of 1422 for digital cameras in our database. You should test our Advanced camera finder to find camera results based on your customized criteria.
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Fujifilm X-M1 family
The Fujifilm X-M1 comes with a history of related digital cameras. Underneath, you can take a look at all previous and brand new models alongside important features.
Fujifilm X-M1 Gallery
You can look at the X-M1 from different angles in the gallery below.
Fujifilm X-M1 Pros and Cons
Here is a list of advantages and disadvantages of the Fujifilm X-M1 based on criterias that are normally considered crucial in a camera.
Fujifilm X-M1 Sensor specs
The Fujifilm X-M1 is powered by the EXR Processor II chip. The size of the sensor in the Fujifilm X-M1 is 23.6mm x 15.6mm (APS-C). The 368 mm² sensor has the capability to capture 4896 x 3264 pixels using aspect ratios of 1:1, 3:2 and 16:9.Photographer fined '$200,000' for failing to deliver photos
The CMOS X-TRANS I sensor boasts 16MP and includes a native ISO range of 200 - 6400. RAW photos are supported which means that the user has more margin for error.
FujiFilm opted to omit the anti aliasing filter inside the Fujifilm X-M1. This may result in more sharper images but could create moire under some situations.
The image below shows the X-M1's sensor size in comparison to other common sizes. The X-M1 sensor comes with a crop factor of 1.5 and is shown in green.Last day to get your files as Canon Irisa shuts down
To get an understanding of different aspect ratios, you should refer to the visual below.
Fujifilm X-M1 dimensions
Fujifilm X-M1 is 0.73 lbs (330g or 11.64 oz) and the physical size of the camera is 117mm x 67mm x 39mm (4.6" x 2.6" x 1.5"). The weight of typical Entry-Level Mirrorless camera is 323g so the Fujifilm X-M1 is very much the same when compared to its competitors.Unsplash partners with Institutions to bring historical archive photos
The following is a photo of the Fujifilm X-M1 next to a soda so you're able to have a sense of its size.
The top view below will show the button arrangement on the X-M1.
Fujifilm X-M1 Lens details
The X-M1 fits the Fujifilm X mount and has 55 lenses to choose from. Here is some of the lenses we have in our collection that will work with the X-M1.
Fujifilm X-M1 Connectivity
The X-M1 has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
- Wireless Yes
- HDMI Yes
Digital cameras that contain NFC and / or Bluetooth compatibility can easily be controlled wirelessly via smartphones. You can easily copy pictures and usually alter settings without the hassle of connecting physically with the camera.
A few apps also give a Liveview and hit the shutter whenever you are not near the camera. If the camera features a HDMI out, it could be connected to an external screen. Many cameras will allow you to recharge the battery pack with the USB socket.
Fujifilm X-M1 Video details
The max video quality in the Fujifilm X-M1 is 1920 x 1080 and it can record in H.264 format. 1080p quality is an excellent balance in quality versus file size but 1080p isn't going to leave you with much room to crop. The body does not have a mic and / or headphone socket which means you get absolutely no control over your sound. It is perhaps best to purchase an alternative camera in case you need better sound in your video clips.
Fujifilm X-M1 Weather Sealing
There is no environment sealing in the Fujifilm X-M1 so you have to be careful in rainy or dusty conditions.
Fujifilm X-M1 Display and Viewfinder
The Fujifilm X-M1 features a 3" tilting display screen having a resolution of 920k dots.
Unfortunately the display screen is not a touch screen.Handle those 8K RED files like a boss
The ViewFinder details regarding Fujifilm X-M1 are as follows:
- ViewFinder None
Viewfinders are quite handy in bright outdoor conditions which can make the camera display washed out and hard to view.
Fujifilm X-M1 Shutter details
Fujifilm X-M1 continuous shooting speed is 6.0 frames/s. The maximum shutter speed is 1/4000 sec.
Fujifilm X-M1 Flash and Hot shoe details
Fujifilm X-M1 boasts both built in flash plus external flash support. The highest flash sync speed is 1/180 sec.
Fujifilm X-M1 Autofocusing details
Fujifilm X-M1 boasts only Contrast Based Auto Focus and doesn't have Phase Detect Auto Focus. Phase Detection focusing is more faster and precise as compared with Contrast Based focusing. The camera features Face detect which is handy for portrait photography.
The Sensor features 49 focus points to choose from. It also boasts Tracking Auto Focus for objects that move. Fujifilm X-M1 features manual focusing when required in low light situations or you want to have more precise control on focusing.
Fujifilm X-M1 Battery life
The battery pack (NP-W126) in the Fujifilm X-M1 is made to last for 350 photos with respect to the CIPA measurements making it comparable with its competitors. The usual Entry-Level Mirrorless camera battery life is 337. Samsung NX mini comes with the maximum (650) battery life in this range of cameras.
Here is a list of Entry-Level Mirrorless cameras which have the strongest battery life:
Fujifilm X-M1 for various styles of photography
The following diagram shows a outline of the Fujifilm X-M1 for various styles of photography. To view more, go to the specific paragraph below.
Fujifilm X-M1 Portrait photography highlights
The Fujifilm X-M1 receives a rating of 76 which is very high, and means the camera is a brilliant choice for portraits. Photographing portraits favors greatly towards sensor size, support for RAW files together with the option to use off-camera lighting.
Fujifilm X-M1 Street photography information
Having a tremendous score of 77, the Fujifilm X-M1 is a outstanding option to buy for street photography. A decent street photography camera gives a perfect balance of image quality plus portability.
Fujifilm X-M1 Sports photography factors
A average sports photography points tally of 55 suggests the Fujifilm X-M1 is relatively suited for photographing sports. A camera really should have excellent focusing and shutter speeds for sports photography.
Fujifilm X-M1 Travel photography information
Portability is extremely crucial when selecting a camera for travel. In general, the Fujifilm X-M1 gets a nice 66 as a travel camera which is a respectable fit to buy for your travels.
Landscape photography with Fujifilm X-M1
When you are looking to choose a camera for landscape photography, the most significant aspect is going to be image quality. The Fujifilm X-M1 at it's very good grade of 71 as a landscape camera is a respectable option in the current market.
Fujifilm X-M1 Vlogging info
A camera for vlogging should really offer a articulating display, microphone input and if possible IBIS. Taking all things in to account, the Fujifilm X-M1 is not very good for vlogging as it gets a awful score of 31.
Fujifilm X-M1 Alternatives
If you want alternatives to the X-M1, below is a list of the top ranked cameras that fall in to the class of Entry-Level Mirrorless.
The chart just below provides you a summary of the X-M1 vs it's top ranking rivals mentioned earlier.
These are various other cameras you may look into as alternate options. To look at a thorough comparison, click the "compare" link.