Fujifilm X-S10

 
Fujifilm X-S10 front
 
  • 26MP - APS-C Sensor
  • 3" Fully Articulated Display
  • ISO 160 - 12800 (Bump to 51200)
  • No Anti-Alias Filter
  • 4096 x 2160 video
  • Fujifilm X Mount
  • 465g - 126 x 85 x 65mm
  • Announced October 2020
  • Read full specs
  • Alternatives
Portability
73
Imaging
75
Features
88
Overall
80

Fujifilm X-S10 overview

Fujifilm X-S10 is FujiFilm's Entry-Level Mirrorless camera originally introduced on October of 2020. It features a 26 MegaPixel, BSI-CMOS APS-C size sensor with a peak resolution of 6240 x 4160.

The Fujifilm X-S10 comes in at #1 out of 107 in Entry-Level Mirrorless cameras & all around #34 out of 1418 for cameras in our list. You can try out our Smart camera filter to see camera rankings based on your custom requirements.

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Below is a diagram of different criteria used in the scoring system.

Fujifilm X-S10 family

The Fujifilm X-S10 is part of a family of cameras. You can see the full list underneath.

ModelResolutionSensor SizeMax fpsReleasedWeight
Fujifilm-X-S10 front thumbnailFujifilm X-S1026MPAPS-C20.0 fps2020465g
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Fujifilm X-S10 Pros and Cons

Here is a checklist of advantages and drawbacks of the Fujifilm X-S10 based on criterias which are typically seen as essential in a camera.

comes with face detect focus
comes with phase detect auto focus
comes with touch to focus
comes with tracking focus
does have HDMI support
does have microphone jack
does not have anti-alias filter
excellent megapixels (26MP)
exports RAW files
flash built-in
good resoluion screen (1,040 thousand dot)
good video quality (4096 x 2160 resolution)
has bluetooth
has manual focus
image stabilization
interchangeable lenses (Fujifilm X mount)
max fps high (20.0 fps)
nice screen size (3 inch)
quiet shooting (1/32,000 seconds)
selfie friendly display
sensor size is decent (APS-C)
touchscreen
more heavy than competitors (465g)
no headphone jack
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Fujifilm X-S10 Sensor features

The size of the sensor in the Fujifilm X-S10 is 23.5mm x 15.6mm (APS-C). The 367 mm² sensor is able to resolve 6240 x 4160 pixels with aspect ratios of 1:1, 3:2 and 16:9. The camera has Image Stabilization. Optical stabilization is superior than digital stabilization as the latter might cause cropping.

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The BSI-CMOS sensor has 26MP and includes a native ISO range of 160 - 12800. The ISO can be widened digitally to 80 - 51200. RAW files are saved which means that you have more margin for error.

FujiFilm chose to omit the anti-alias filter with the Fujifilm X-S10. This can result in more sharp photos but may cause moire in some situations.

The graphic underneath displays the Fujifilm X-S10's sensor size compared to other common sizes. The Fujifilm X-S10 sensor has a crop factor of 1.5 and is shown in green.

Fujifilm X-S10 sensor size Coronavirus is affecting the sensor business

To get an understanding of various aspect ratios, you can refer to the visual below.

Camera sensor aspect ratios

Fujifilm X-S10 dimensions

Fujifilm X-S10 is 1.03 pounds (465g / 16.40 oz) & the overall size of the camera is 126mm x 85mm x 65mm (5.0" x 3.3" x 2.6"). The weight of general Entry-Level Mirrorless camera is 323g so the Fujifilm X-S10 is heavier than its competitors.

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Underneath is a picture of the Fujifilm X-S10 alongside a soda so you can get a feel for its size.

Fujifilm X-S10 dimensions scale

Fujifilm X-S10 topview buttons dials

Fujifilm X-S10 Lens features

The Fujifilm X-S10 fits the Fujifilm X mount and has 55 lenses that you can buy. Here is a small number of the lenses we have in our database that will fit the Fujifilm X-S10.

ModelFocal LengthApertureStabilizedAutofocusWeight
Fujifilm-XC-50-230mm-F4.5-6.7-OIS lensFujifilm XC 50-230mm F4.5-6.7 OIS50-230mmf/4.5-6.7 375g
Samyang-20mm-F1.8-ED-AS-UMC-Fujifilm-X lensSamyang 20mm F1.8 ED AS UMC20mmf/1.8 497g
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Fujifilm-Fujinon-MKX-18-55mm-T2.9 lensFujifilm Fujinon MKX 18-55mm T2.918-55mmf/2.8 1080g
Lensbaby-Sol-45-DSLR-Fujifilm-X lensLensbaby Sol 45 DSLR45mmf/3.5 144g
Fujifilm-XF-100-400mm-F4.5-5.6-R-LM-OIS-WR lensFujifilm XF 100-400mm F4.5-5.6 R LM OIS WR100-400mmf/4.5-5.6 1375g
Fujifilm-XF-10-24mm-F4-R-OIS lensFujifilm XF 10-24mm F4 R OIS10-24mmf/4.0 410g
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Fujifilm-XF-56mm-F1.2-R lensFujifilm XF 56mm F1.2 R56mmf/1.2 405g
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Fujifilm X-S10 Connectivity

The Fujifilm X-S10 has the following connectivity:

  • USB Yes
  • Wireless Yes
  • Bluetooth Yes
  • HDMI Yes

Cameras with NFC and / or Bluetooth compatibility can be used wirelessly by smartphones. You are able to send pictures and at times adjust settings with no need to connect straight with the camera.

Many apps also allow a Liveview and press the shutter in case you aren't close to the camera. If the camera provides a HDMI port, it can be hooked up to an external display. A good number of cameras enable you to charge the battery with the USB socket.

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Fujifilm X-S10 Video features

The highest video resolution in the Fujifilm X-S10 is 4096 x 2160 and you can save in MPEG-4 and H.264 format. 2160p provides a outstanding resolution for video recording. You are able to downsample to Full HD in order to get clearer results. Beware of the considerable file sizes and make sure you own high quality SD cards with good write speed. Although the body has a microphone port, it is lacking a headphone port which means that you won't have the ability to keep an eye on your audio levels.

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Fujifilm X-S10 Weather Sealing

Fujifilm X-S10 doesn't have weather proofing so damp conditions can easily affect the camera.

Fujifilm X-S10 Display and Viewfinder

The Fujifilm X-S10 features a 3 inch fully articulated display with a resolution of 1,040 thousand dots.

The display is selfie friendly for self portraits as well as group photos when necessary. Additionally the display is touch friendly which means that you are able to change focus points plus adjust settings with your finger.

Fujifilm X-S10 screen and viewfinder Unsplash partners with Institutions to bring historical archive photos

The View Finder details for Fujifilm X-S10 are as follows:

  • ViewFinder Electronic
  • Resolution 2,360 thousand dots
  • Coverage 100%
  • Magnification 0.62x

For sunny outdoor situations that make the camera screens washed out and tough to see, viewfinders will be pretty helpful.

Fujifilm X-S10 Shutter features

Fujifilm X-S10 continuous shooting rate is 20.0 fps. The max shutter speed is 1/4000 seconds. The camera also has silent electronic shutter of 1/32000 seconds. Keep in mind that the electronic shutter might result in "rolling shutter" in some circumstances.

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Fujifilm X-S10 Flash and Hot shoe features

Fujifilm X-S10 has both integrated flash along with external flash ability.

Fujifilm X-S10 Autofocus features

Fujifilm X-S10 has both Phase Detect Autofocus plus Contrast Detect Autofocus. Phase Detection autofocusing is more quicker & accurate than Contrast Detect autofocusing. The camera features Face detect which makes it helpful for portraits.

The AF system features 425 focus points to select from. Fujifilm X-S10 has tap to focus. You can easily use your fingers in order to adjust where you focus. It also has Tracking Autofocus for objects on the move. Fujifilm X-S10 can use manual focus if required for low light occasions or you want to have more precise control on focus.

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Fujifilm X-S10 Battery life

The battery power in the Fujifilm X-S10 is designed to last for 325 photographs according to the CIPA requirements which is about average when compared to it's competition. The typical Entry-Level Mirrorless camera battery life is 337. Samsung NX mini has the highest (650) battery life for this kind of cameras.

Below is a collection of Entry-Level Mirrorless cameras with the strongest battery life:

ModelMax VideoBattery LifeRAWNFCBluetooth
Pentax-K-01 front thumbnailPentax K-01
Fujifilm X-S10 vs K-01
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Sony-Alpha-A3000 front thumbnailSony A3000
Fujifilm X-S10 vs A3000
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Fujifilm X-S10 for different kinds of photography

The following diagram displays a analysis of the Fujifilm X-S10 for different kinds of photography. To see more, check out the specific section underneath.

Fujifilm X-S10 as a Portrait photography camera

The Fujifilm X-S10 gets a points tally of 85 which is brilliant, meaning that it is a great choice to use for portrait images. Taking portraits favors heavily to sensor size, support for RAW files and capability to use off-camera lighting.

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manual focus
high sensor resolution (26MP)
sensor size is nice (APS-C)
comes with face detect focus
exports RAW formats

Fujifilm X-S10 Street photography features

Getting a above average points tally of 75, the Fujifilm X-S10 is a good option to buy for street photography. A decent street photography camera gives a perfect balance of picture quality plus portability.

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image stabilization
decent sensor size (APS-C)
supports RAW formats
has focus by touch
more heavy than others in class (465 grams)

Sports photography with Fujifilm X-S10

A awesome sports photography score of 87 suggests the Fujifilm X-S10 is a wonderful choice for photographing sports. A camera should have good focusing and fast shutter speeds for sports photography.

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silent shooting (1/32,000 seconds)
max frames per second high (20.0 fps)
has image stabilization
great MP (26 megapixels)
sensor size is good (APS-C)
has tracking focus
sensor has phase detect auto focus

Fujifilm X-S10 Travel photography information

Weight is extremely critical when choosing a travel camera. All round, the Fujifilm X-S10 gets a excellent 77 as a travel camera which is a awesome fit to take with you on your journeys.

World's smallest camera makes it into Guinness Book of Records
has bluetooth
features focus by touch
great resolution (26MP)
has built in flash
selfie friendly screen
heavier than competition in class (465 grams)

Landscape photography with Fujifilm X-S10

For anyone planning to purchase a camera for landscape photos, the most vital aspect will be image quality. The Fujifilm X-S10 and it's fantastic grade of 87 as a landscape camera is a wonderful fit among it's competitors.

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you can focus manually
switch lenses (Fujifilm X mount)
screen size is good (3 inch)
image stabilization
resolution is high (26MP)
good sensor size (APS-C)
no low pass filter
saves RAW files

Vlogging with Fujifilm X-S10

A vlogging camera really should posses a articulating display, mic input and if possible IBIS. Taking all things in to account, the Fujifilm X-S10 is a great fit as a vlog camera as it delivers a awesome score of 78.

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display is selfie friendly
built-in touchscreen
image stabilization
supports face detection focus
high res video (4096 x 2160 pxls)
comes with external microphone support
more heavy than competitors in class (465 grams)

Fujifilm X-S10 Alternatives

If you are looking for replacements to the Fujifilm X-S10, below is a list of the highest rated cameras which fall within the class of Entry-Level Mirrorless.

The chart followed below gives you a summary of the Fujifilm X-S10 compared to it's highest scoring competitors suggested above.

Following are additional cameras you might consider as alternate options. To read through a complete comparison, simply click the "compare" link.

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Specifications

General Information
Brand Name
FujiFilm
Model
Fujifilm X-S10
Type
Entry-Level Mirrorless
Announced
2020-10-15
Body design
SLR-style mirrorless
Sensor Information
Sensor type
BSI-CMOS
Sensor size
APS-C
Sensor measurements
23.5 x 15.6mm
Sensor surface area
366.6mm²
Sensor resolution
26 megapixels
Anti aliasing filter
Aspect ratio
1:1, 3:2 and 16:9
Maximum resolution
6240 x 4160
RAW photos
Maximum native ISO
12800
Maximum boosted ISO
51200
Minimum native ISO
160
Minimum boosted ISO
80
Autofocusing
Focus manually
Autofocus touch
Continuous autofocus
Autofocus single
Autofocus tracking
Autofocus selectice
Center weighted autofocus
Autofocus multi area
Live view autofocus
Face detect autofocus
Contract detect autofocus
Phase detect autofocus
Number of focus points
425
Lens
Lens mounting type
Fujifilm X
Available lenses
54
Focal length multiplier
1.5
Screen
Display type
Fully articulated
Display sizing
3 inch
Resolution of display
1,040 thousand dot
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch friendly
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder
Electronic
Viewfinder resolution
2,360 thousand dot
Viewfinder coverage
100%
Viewfinder magnification
0.62x
DXO scores
DXO All around score
not tested
DXO Color Depth score
not tested
DXO Dynamic range score
not tested
DXO Low light score
not tested
Features
Lowest shutter speed
4 seconds
Highest shutter speed
1/4000 seconds
Highest quiet shutter speed
1/32000 seconds
Continuous shooting speed
20.0fps
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Expose Manually
Exposure compensation
Yes
Custom white balance
Image stabilization
Built-in flash
Flash range
7.00 m (at ISO 200)
Flash modes
Auto, on, slow sync, manual, commander
External flash
AE bracketing
White balance bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment exposure
Average exposure
Spot exposure
Partial exposure
AF area exposure
Center weighted exposure
Video features
Supported video resolutions
4096 x 2160 @ 30p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
Maximum video resolution
4096x2160
Video data format
MPEG-4, H.264
Microphone input
Headphone input
Connectivity
Wireless
Built-In
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB
USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5 GBit/sec
GPS
None
Physical
Environmental seal
Water proof
Dust proof
Shock proof
Crush proof
Freeze proof
Weight
465g (1.03 pounds)
Physical dimensions
126 x 85 x 65mm (5.0" x 3.3" x 2.6")
Other
Battery life
325 images
Battery format
Battery Pack
Self timer
Yes
Time lapse feature
Storage media
SD/SDHC/SDXC slot (UHS-I supported)
Storage slots
One
Retail cost
$999