Fujifilm X-T1 summary
Fujifilm X-T1 is FujiFilm's Advanced Mirrorless camera originally announced on April of 2014. It has got a 16 MegaPixel, CMOS X-TRANS II APS-C sized sensor and has a full resolution of 4896 x 3264.
The X-T1 stands at #30 out of 54 in Advanced Mirrorless cameras & over all #166 out of 1422 for digital cameras in our database. Please use our Advanced camera filter to see camera ratings based on your customized requirements.
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Fujifilm X-T1 family
The Fujifilm X-T1 has a history of related digital cameras. Down below, you can find all past and newer models alongside important features.
Fujifilm X-T1 Gallery
You can see the X-T1 from different angles in the gallery here.
Fujifilm X-T1 Pros and Cons
Below is a collection of advantages and disadvantages of the Fujifilm X-T1 based on criterias which are normally regarded as useful in a camera.
Fujifilm X-T1 Sensor specifications
The Fujifilm X-T1 is powered by the EXR Processor II processor. The sensor size on the Fujifilm X-T1 is 23.6mm x 15.6mm (APS-C). The 368 mm² sensor is able to capture 4896 x 3264 pixels at aspect ratios of 1:1, 3:2 and 16:9.Last day to get your files as Canon Irisa shuts down
The CMOS X-TRANS II sensor has 16MP and provides a native ISO range of 200 to 6400. This ISO can be increased electronically to 100 to 51200. RAW files are supported so the user has wider room to maneuver in post.
The image underneath shows the X-T1's sensor dimensions in comparison to other common sizes. The X-T1 sensor has a crop factor of 1.5 and is shown in green.Handle those 8K RED files like a boss
To get a sense of different aspect ratios, you can refer to the visual below.
Fujifilm X-T1 dimensions
Fujifilm X-T1 weighs about 0.97 pounds (440 gr / 15.52 oz) & the over all size of the camera is 129mm x 90mm x 47mm (5.1" x 3.5" x 1.9"). The weight of average Advanced Mirrorless camera is 437 gr and the Fujifilm X-T1 is similar as compared with various competitors.Unsplash partners with Institutions to bring historical archive photos
Underneath is a image of the Fujifilm X-T1 next to a soft drink so you can get a sense of its scale.
The top view just below will provide the button arrangement on the X-T1.
Fujifilm X-T1 Lens specifications
The X-T1 fits the Fujifilm X mount and has 55 lenses currently available. Below is some of the lenses we have in our collection which will work with the X-T1.
Fujifilm X-T1 Connectivity
The X-T1 has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
- Wireless Yes
- HDMI Yes
- GPS Yes
Digital cameras that contain NFC and / or Bluetooth compatibility are able to be used wirelessly with smartphones. You are able to transfer pictures and usually alter settings without connecting directly to the camera.
Some applications even give a Liveview and release the shutter if you are not near the camera. If the camera contains a HDMI port, it can easily be hooked up to an external monitor. Nearly all cameras enable you to recharge the battery pack through the USB socket.
Fujifilm X-T1 Video specifications
The highest possible video resolution on the Fujifilm X-T1 is 1920 x 1080 and you can capture in H.264 format. 1080p resolution offers a decent balance for quality vs file sizes but 1080p is not going to leave you with any room to downsample. Even though the camera contains a microphone jack, it is missing a headphone jack so you won't have the capability to check your audio levels.
Fujifilm X-T1 Weather Sealing
Fujifilm X-T1 provides environment proofing which makes it a fantastic option for use for tricky locations. This can be particularly helpful in case you are not sure about the elements you might encounter for outdoor photography.
Fujifilm X-T1 Display and Viewfinder
The Fujifilm X-T1 has got a 3 inch tilting display boasting a resolution of 1,040 thousand dots.
Please be aware that the display screen has no touch support.World's smallest camera makes it into Guinness Book of Records
The View Finder details for Fujifilm X-T1 are below:
- ViewFinder Electronic
- Resolution 2,360 thousand dots
- Coverage 100%
- Magnification 0.77x
Viewfinders are very handy for sunny outdoor situations which might make the camera display washed out and difficult to see.
Fujifilm X-T1 Shutter specifications
Fujifilm X-T1 is able to shoot continuously at 8.0 frames per second. The highest shutter speed is 1/4000s. The camera also offers silent electronic shutter of 1/32000s. Keep in mind that the electronic shutter can cause "rolling shutter" in certain circumstances.
Fujifilm X-T1 Flash and Hot shoe specifications
Fujifilm X-T1 comes with external flash support but is lacking in-built flash. The max flash sync is 1/180s.
Fujifilm X-T1 Autofocusing specifications
Fujifilm X-T1 comes with both Phase Detect Autofocus as well as Contrast Detect Autofocus. Phase Detection focusing is a lot more snappier & accurate compared with Contrast Detect focusing. The camera has got Face detect making it useful for taking photos of people.
It also comes with Tracking Autofocus for moving objects. Fujifilm X-T1 boasts manual focus if required for low light occasions or you require more precise focus control.
Fujifilm X-T1 Battery life
The battery life (NP-W126) for the Fujifilm X-T1 is built to last for 350 shutters with respect to the CIPA benchmarks making it about the same as it's competition. The average Advanced Mirrorless camera battery life is 366. Sony A6600 has got the best (810) battery life for this type of cameras.
Following is a number of Advanced Mirrorless cameras having the strongest battery life:
Fujifilm X-T1 for varying kinds of photography
The following chart presents a rundown of the Fujifilm X-T1 for varying kinds of photography. To read more, scroll to the specific paragraph underneath.
Fujifilm X-T1 Portrait photography features
The Fujifilm X-T1 receives a rating of 76 which is exceptional, and means the camera is a brilliant choice to use for portrait images. Photographing portrait images favors greatly towards sensor specs, RAW support together with the ability to use external lighting.
Fujifilm X-T1 Street photography information
With a nice score of 75, the Fujifilm X-T1 is a good choice to buy for street photography. A good street photography camera comes with a good balance of image quality and portability.
Sports photography with Fujifilm X-T1
A nice sports photography points total of 73 indicates the Fujifilm X-T1 is a very decent fit for taking pictures of sports. A camera should have good autofocus plus fast continuous shooting for sports photography.
Travel photography with Fujifilm X-T1
Size is super important in selecting a camera for travel. Overall, the Fujifilm X-T1 gets a very good 70 for a travel camera which makes it a good choice for your travels.
Fujifilm X-T1 Landscape photography features
For anybody who is looking to purchase a camera for landscape photographs, the most critical aspect will no doubt be image quality. The Fujifilm X-T1 with it's outstanding rating of 76 for a landscape camera is a superb fit in the current market.
Vlogging with Fujifilm X-T1
A camera for vlogging should come with a articulating screen, microphone port and ideally IBIS. Considering all the details, the Fujifilm X-T1 is just not acceptable for vlogging as it comes to a really bad score of 33.
Fujifilm X-T1 Alternatives
If you are shopping for alternatives to the X-T1, here is a range of the highest ranked cameras that fall under the category of Advanced Mirrorless.
The chart down below offers you an overview of the X-T1 vs it's top rated rivals shown earlier.
Here are a few more cameras you may regard as alternative options. To see a full comparison, just click on the "compare" link.