Fujifilm X-Pro1 summary
Fujifilm X-Pro1 is FujiFilm's Advanced Mirrorless digital camera first revealed on June of 2012. The camera includes a 16MP, CMOS X-TRANS I APS-C sized sensor and has a max resolution of 4896 x 3264.
The Fujifilm X-Pro1 ranks at #54 out of 62 in Advanced Mirrorless cameras and over all #372 out of 1465 for digital cameras in our list. You should check our Smart camera search to see camera rankings based on your customized criteria.
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Fujifilm X-Pro1 history
The Fujifilm X-Pro1 is part of a family of digital cameras. You can see the detailed range below.
Fujifilm X-Pro1 Gallery
You can see the Fujifilm X-Pro1 from different angles in the gallery underneath.
Fujifilm X-Pro1 Pros and Cons
Below is a selection of benefits and drawbacks of the Fujifilm X-Pro1 based on factors that are often considered useful in a digital camera.
Fujifilm X-Pro1 Sensor details
The Fujifilm X-Pro1 houses the EXR Pro processor. The sensor specification in the Fujifilm X-Pro1 is 23.6mm x 15.6mm (APS-C). The 368 mm² sensor can capture 4896 x 3264 pixels at aspect ratios of 1:1, 3:2 and 16:9.Sony Japan Introduces 5G Transmitter for Alpha Cameras
The CMOS X-TRANS I sensor boasts 16MP and features a standard ISO range of 100 - 6400. This ISO can also be widened electronically to a high of 25600. RAW photos are supported therefore you have wider margin for error.
FujiFilm opted to skip the low pass filter with the Fujifilm X-Pro1. This can result in more sharper photos but can create moire under certain circumstances.
The graphic below displays the Fujifilm X-Pro1's sensor dimensions compared to other popular sizes. The Fujifilm X-Pro1 sensor comes with a crop factor of 1.5 and is highlighted in green.L.A. Times slashes over 100 newsroom jobs
To get a sense of different aspect ratios, you should refer to the graphic below.
Fujifilm X-Pro1 dimensions
Fujifilm X-Pro1 weighs 0.99 pounds (450 gr or 15.87 ounces) and features exterior proportions of 140mm x 82mm x 43mm (5.5" x 3.2" x 1.7"). The weight of typical Advanced Mirrorless camera is 454 gr so the Fujifilm X-Pro1 is very much the same as compared to other competitors.Captivating footage reveals once-in-a-lifetime moment with Florida Panther
Below is a pic of the Fujifilm X-Pro1 besides a softdrink to help you to have a feel for its scale.
The top view directly below will illustrate the button design on the Fujifilm X-Pro1.
Fujifilm X-Pro1 Lens specs
The Fujifilm X-Pro1 uses the Fujifilm X mount and has 72 lenses available for sale. Below is a small number of the lenses we have in our database which will work with the Fujifilm X-Pro1.
Fujifilm X-Pro1 Connectivity
The Fujifilm X-Pro1 has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
- HDMI Yes
Digital cameras that contain NFC or Bluetooth support are able to be controlled wirelessly via smartphones. You can easily transfer images and usually adjust camera settings with no need to connect directly to the camera.
Certain applications even allow a Liveview and hit the shutter whenever you are not close to the camera. If the camera comes with a HDMI out, it can easily be attached to an external display. Nearly all cameras will allow you to charge the battery pack using the USB port.
Fujifilm X-Pro1 Video specs
The max video quality in the Fujifilm X-Pro1 is 1920 x 1080 and it can capture in H.264 file format. 1080p quality provides a good balance for video quality versus file sizes but 1080p will not leave you with much room to crop. The camera does not have a mic or headphone jack which means that you have no control over your sound. It is probably a better idea to buy an alternative camera if you need decent sound in your videos.
Fujifilm X-Pro1 Weather Sealing
Fujifilm X-Pro1 does not include environment proofing so rainy conditions can easily damage the camera.
Fujifilm X-Pro1 Screen and Viewfinder
The Fujifilm X-Pro1 includes a 3" fixed display screen boasting a resolution of 1,230k dots.
Sadly the display screen isn't a touch screen.OM System OM-1 Set to Enhance Autofocus
The ViewFinder specifications regarding Fujifilm X-Pro1 are the following:
- ViewFinder Electronic and Optical (tunnel)
- Coverage 100 percent
- Magnification 0.6x
Viewfinders can be quite beneficial for bright outdoor conditions which will make the camera screen washed out and difficult to view.
Fujifilm X-Pro1 Shutter specs
Fujifilm X-Pro1 can shoot continuously at 6.0 fps. The highest shutter speed is 1/4000s.
Fujifilm X-Pro1 Flash and Hot shoe specs
Fujifilm X-Pro1 has got external flash support but is without built-in flash. The max flash sync speed is 1/180s.
Fujifilm X-Pro1 Autofocusing specs
Fujifilm X-Pro1 has got just Contrast Based AF and lacks Phase Detect AF. Phase Detection autofocusing is a lot snappier and precise compared with Contrast Based autofocusing.
Fujifilm X-Pro1 has the ability to use manual focusing if needed for low light situations or you need more accurate focusing control.
Fujifilm X-Pro1 Battery life
The battery pack (NP-W126) on the Fujifilm X-Pro1 is designed to last for 300 clicks with respect to the CIPA requirements making it less as compared with its rivals. The usual Advanced Mirrorless camera battery life is 390. Sony A6600 offers the maximum (810) battery life for this group of cameras.
Following is a number of Advanced Mirrorless cameras that come with the best battery life:
Fujifilm X-Pro1 for various types of photography
The following illustration provides a outline of the Fujifilm X-Pro1 for various types of photography. To read more, go to the specific paragraph below.
Fujifilm X-Pro1 Portrait photography factors
The Fujifilm X-Pro1 receives a rating of 74 which is nice, and means the camera is a good fit for portraits. Photographing portraits leans greatly towards sensor dimension, RAW support in addition to the capability to work with off-camera flash.
Fujifilm X-Pro1 as a Street photography camera
With a nice rating of 64, the Fujifilm X-Pro1 is a respectable pick for street photography. A decent street photography camera gives a perfect balance of picture quality plus portability.
Fujifilm X-Pro1 as a Sports photography camera
A terrible sports photography points tally of 45 means the Fujifilm X-Pro1 is not good for shooting sports. A camera really should have good autofocus and shutter speeds for sports photography.
Fujifilm X-Pro1 as a Travel photography camera
Portability is super crucial in getting a travel camera. Over-all, the Fujifilm X-Pro1 gets a moderate 53 for a travel camera which makes it somewhat acceptable to take with you on your journeys.
Fujifilm X-Pro1 Landscape photography info
If you're planning to choose a camera for landscape photos, the most important aspect will no doubt be image quality. The Fujifilm X-Pro1 with it's very good grade of 65 for a landscape camera is a fine option within the current market.
Fujifilm X-Pro1 Vlogging details
A vlogging camera should posses a articulating display, mic input and ideally image stabilization. Taking all things in to account, the Fujifilm X-Pro1 is not good for vlogging as it delivers a terrible score of 26.
Fujifilm X-Pro1 Alternatives
If you are trying to find alternatives to the Fujifilm X-Pro1, below is a number of the top scored cameras which fall within the category of Advanced Mirrorless.
The chart down below shows you a bird's eye view of the Fujifilm X-Pro1 vs it's highest rated competitors shown above.
Following are additional cameras you might take into account as alternative options. To read through a comprehensive comparison, go to the "compare" link.