Fujifilm X-T1 IR

Fujifilm X-T1 IR front
  • 16MP - APS-C Sensor
  • 3" Tilting Display
  • ISO 200 - 6400 (Boost to 51200)
  • No Anti-Alias Filter
  • 1920 x 1080 video
  • Fujifilm X Mount
  • 440g - 129 x 90 x 47mm
  • Released August 2015
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  • Alternatives
  • Lenses
  • Size Comparison
  • FAQ

Fujifilm X-T1 IR summary

Fujifilm X-T1 IR is FujiFilm's Advanced Mirrorless camera first introduced on August of 2015. It features a 16 MegaPixel, CMOS X-TRANS II APS-C size sensor with a max resolution of 4896 x 3264.

The Fujifilm X-T1 IR is positioned #37 out of 62 in Advanced Mirrorless cameras and overall #213 out of 1465 for digital cameras in our collection. You should check our Advanced camera finder to see camera results based on your custom criteria.

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The following is a diagram of multiple factors used in the rating system.

Fujifilm X-T1 IR family

The Fujifilm X-T1 IR is part of a family of products. You can see the detailed list below.

ModelVisualizeResolutionSensor SizeMax fpsReleased
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Fujifilm X-T1 IR Pros and Cons

Here is a checklist of positives and negatives of the Fujifilm X-T1 IR based on aspects that are oftentimes considered useful in a camera.

comes with face detect focusing
comes with HDMI port
comes with microphone port
does not have low pass filter
great video quality (1920 x 1080 resolution)
has a tilting screen
MP count good (16 megapixels)
quiet shooting (1/32,000 seconds)
screen size is good (3 inches)
sensor size is decent (APS-C)
supports phase detect AF
supports RAW formats
switch lenses (Fujifilm X mount)
very good screen resolution (1,040 thousand dot)
weather proof
you can focus manually
does not contain selfie friendly display
does not have image stabilization
no headphone port
terrible battery pack (350 CIPA)
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Fujifilm X-T1 IR Sensor information

The Fujifilm X-T1 IR houses the EXR Processor II chip. The specification of the sensor in the Fujifilm X-T1 IR is 23.6mm x 15.6mm (APS-C). The 368 mm² sensor is able to capture 4896 x 3264 pixels using aspect ratios of 1:1, 3:2 and 16:9.

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The CMOS X-TRANS II sensor boasts 16 megapixels and includes a native ISO range of 200 - 6400. The ISO can also be expanded electronically to 100 - 51200. RAW files are saved which means that the user has more margin for error.

FujiFilm opted to omit the low pass filter on the Fujifilm X-T1 IR. This could result in more clear images but could create moire under some situations.

The graphic below illustrates the Fujifilm X-T1 IR's sensor size in comparison to other common sizes. The Fujifilm X-T1 IR sensor comes with a crop factor of 1.5 and is showcased in green.

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To get a sense of specific aspect ratios, you should refer to the visual below.

Camera sensor aspect ratios

Fujifilm X-T1 IR dimensions

Fujifilm X-T1 IR is 0.97 lbs (440 gr / 15.52 oz) and the physical size of the camera is 129mm x 90mm x 47mm (5.1" x 3.5" x 1.9"). The weight of typical Advanced Mirrorless camera is 454 gr so the Fujifilm X-T1 IR is very much the same when compared to various rivals.

Photography Glossary

The following is a pic of the Fujifilm X-T1 IR with a softdrink so you can have a sense of its size.

Fujifilm X-T1 IR dimensions scale

The top view below will provide the button layout on the Fujifilm X-T1 IR.

Fujifilm X-T1 IR topview buttons dials

Fujifilm X-T1 IR Lens information

The Fujifilm X-T1 IR works with the Fujifilm X mount and has 72 lenses to pick from. Here is a small number of the lenses we have in our collection that will fit the Fujifilm X-T1 IR.

ModelVisualizeFocal LengthApertureStabilizedWeight
Zeiss-Touit-2.850M-Fujifilm-X lensZeiss Touit 2.850M50mmf/2.8 290g
Fujifilm-XF-23mm-F2-R-WR lensFujifilm XF 23mm F2 R WR23mmf/2180g
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Samyang-16mm-f2.0-ED-AS-UMC-CS-Fujifilm-X lensSamyang 16mm f2.0 ED AS UMC CS16mmf/2.0 583g
Lensbaby-Velvet-56-Fujifilm-X lensLensbaby Velvet 5656mmf/1.6 400g
Fujifilm-XF-16mm-F2.8-R-WR lensFujifilm XF 16mm F2.8 R WR16mmf/2.8155g
Fujifilm-XC-15-45mm-F3.5-5.6-OIS-PZ lensFujifilm XC 15-45mm F3.5-5.6 OIS PZ15-45mmf/3.5-5.6 136g
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Fujifilm-XF-56mm-F1.2-R-APD lensFujifilm XF 56mm F1.2 R APD56mmf/1.2 405g
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Fujifilm X-T1 IR Connectivity

The Fujifilm X-T1 IR has the following connectivity:

  • USB Yes
  • Wireless Yes
  • HDMI Yes
  • GPS Yes

Digital cameras which include NFC or Bluetooth support can easily be used wirelessly via smartphones. You can send photos and at times adjust camera settings with no need to connect directly with the camera.

Many apps also enable a Liveview and hit the shutter whenever you are not near the camera. If the camera has a HDMI out, it could be hooked up to an external screen. Many cameras will allow you to recharge the battery pack through the USB socket.

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Fujifilm X-T1 IR Video information

The max video resolution in the Fujifilm X-T1 IR is 1920 x 1080 and it can record in H.264 format. 1080p resolution gives you an excellent balance between quality and file size but 1080p isn't going to leave you with much room to downsample. While the body features a microphone jack, it is sadly missing a headphone jack which means that you will not be able to monitor your sound levels.

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Fujifilm X-T1 IR Weather Sealing

Fujifilm X-T1 IR has got weather proofing making it a fantastic option to use during tough places. This is particularly valuable any time you are not sure about the elements you may face during outdoor photography.

Fujifilm X-T1 IR Display and Viewfinder

The Fujifilm X-T1 IR features a 3 inch tilting display having a resolution of 1,040 thousand dots.

Please note that the display screen offers no touch support.

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The View Finder specs regarding Fujifilm X-T1 IR are the following:

  • ViewFinder Electronic
  • ViewFinder Resolution 2,360 thousand dots
  • ViewFinder Coverage 100%
  • ViewFinder Magnification 0.77x

In those bright outdoor situations that make the camera displays washed out and tricky to view, viewfinders will be quite valuable.

Fujifilm X-T1 IR Shutter information

Fujifilm X-T1 IR is able to shoot continuously at 8.0 fps. The maximum shutter speed is 1/4000 seconds. The camera also features silent electronic shutter of 1/32000 seconds. Keep in mind that the electronic shutter may lead to "rolling shutter" under some lighting conditions.

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Fujifilm X-T1 IR Flash and Hot shoe information

Fujifilm X-T1 IR boasts external flash support but is lacking inbuilt flash. The max flash sync speed is 1/180 seconds.

Fujifilm X-T1 IR Autofocus information

Fujifilm X-T1 IR boasts both Phase Detect Auto Focus along with Contrast Based Auto Focus. Phase Detection focusing is more snappier & precise as compared with Contrast Based focusing. The camera features Face detect which is handy for people photography.

Fujifilm X-T1 IR includes manual focusing when required during low light or you need to have more precise control on focusing.

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Fujifilm X-T1 IR Battery life

The battery pack (NP-W126) on the Fujifilm X-T1 IR is made to last for 350 shots according to the CIPA measurements which is less when compared with its rivals. The usual Advanced Mirrorless camera battery life is 390. Sony A6600 features the maximum (810) battery life within this range of cameras.

Below is a list of Advanced Mirrorless cameras that come with the strongest battery life:

Fujifilm X-T1 IR for specific kinds of photography

The following bar chart indicates a summary of the Fujifilm X-T1 IR for specific kinds of photography. To view more, have a look at the specific section below.

Fujifilm X-T1 IR Portrait photography information

The Fujifilm X-T1 IR gets a points tally of 76 which is very high, and means the camera is a awesome fit to use for portrait photography. Photographing portrait photos leans greatly towards sensor size, support for RAW photos in addition to the option to use external flash.

Photography Glossary
you can focus manually
good megapixels (16MP)
good sensor size (APS-C)
includes face detection focus
delivers RAW formats

Fujifilm X-T1 IR Street photography features

Having a above average points total of 75, the Fujifilm X-T1 IR is a very decent fit to use in street photography. A very good street photography camera features a fine balance of image quality and portability.

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tilting screen
sensor size is decent (APS-C)
exports RAW files
weather proof
does not have image stabilization

Fujifilm X-T1 IR as a Sports photography camera

A above average sports photography points tally of 65 indicates the Fujifilm X-T1 IR is a respectable fit for shooting sports. A camera really should have very good autofocus and continuous shooting for sports photography.

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quiet mode (1/32,000s)
megapixel count good (16MP)
decent sensor size (APS-C)
environment proof
sensor has phase detect autofocus
no image stabilization
terrible battery (350 shots)

Fujifilm X-T1 IR as a Travel photography camera

Portability is very important when choosing a camera for travel. Over-all, the Fujifilm X-T1 IR gets a above average 63 as a travel camera which is a good option to purchase for your journeys.

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weather proof
megapixel count good (16 megapixels)
not so great battery (350 CIPA)
display is not selfie friendly

Landscape photography with Fujifilm X-T1 IR

For those who are planning to choose a digital camera for landscape photography, the most essential factor will be image quality. The Fujifilm X-T1 IR and it's nice rating of 71 for a landscape camera is a respectable choice within the current marketplace.

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manual focus
swap lenses (Fujifilm X mount)
decent sized screen (3 inch)
decent sensor resolution (16MP)
sensor size is good (APS-C)
no low pass filter
saves RAW formats
environment sealing
lack of image stabilization
terrible battery (350 CIPA)

Fujifilm X-T1 IR as a Vlogging camera

A vlogging camera ought to offer a articulating screen, microphone input and preferably image stabilization. Taking everything in to account, the Fujifilm X-T1 IR is not really acceptable for vlogging as it gets a horrible score of 33.

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has face detect autofocus
high video quality (1920 x 1080 pixels)
has mic socket
does not have a selfie friendly display
no image stabilization

Fujifilm X-T1 IR Alternatives

If you are trying to find alternatives to the Fujifilm X-T1 IR, below is a collection of the top ranked cameras that fall in to the class of Advanced Mirrorless.

The diagram below provides you an overview of the Fujifilm X-T1 IR vs it's top rated competitors listed earlier.

These are various other cameras you may look at as alternatives. To look at a complete comparison, just click on the "compare" link.

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General Information
Model type
Fujifilm X-T1 IR
Advanced Mirrorless
Body design
SLR-style mirrorless
Sensor Information
Sensor type
Processor Chip
EXR Processor II
Sensor size
Sensor measurements
23.6 x 15.6mm
Sensor surface area
Sensor resolution
16 megapixel
Anti alias filter
Aspect ratio
1:1, 3:2 and 16:9
Peak resolution
4896 x 3264
RAW files
Highest native ISO
Highest enhanced ISO
Lowest native ISO
Lowest enhanced ISO
Focus manually
Autofocus touch
Continuous autofocus
Single autofocus
Autofocus tracking
Selective autofocus
Center weighted autofocus
Autofocus multi area
Autofocus live view
Face detect focus
Contract detect focus
Phase detect focus
Lens mount type
Fujifilm X
Total lenses
Crop factor
Range of display
Display size
3 inches
Resolution of display
1,040 thousand dot
Selfie friendly
Touch screen
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder type
Viewfinder resolution
2,360 thousand dot
Viewfinder coverage
Viewfinder magnification
DXO scores
DXO Overall rating
not tested
DXO Color Depth rating
not tested
DXO Dynamic range rating
not tested
DXO Low light rating
not tested
Min shutter speed
30 secs
Max shutter speed
1/4000 secs
Max quiet shutter speed
1/32000 secs
Continuous shutter speed
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manually set exposure
Exposure compensation
Set white balance
Image stabilization
Integrated flash
Flash distance
8.00 m (ISO 100)
Flash modes
Auto, Forced Flash, Slow Synchro, Suppressed Flash, Rear-curtain Synchro, Commander
Hot shoe
WB bracketing
Max flash sync
1/180 secs
Multisegment exposure
Average exposure
Spot exposure
Partial exposure
AF area exposure
Center weighted exposure
Video features
Video resolutions
1920 x 1080 (30, 60p), 1280 x 720 (30p, 60p)
Highest video resolution
Video format
Microphone jack
Headphone jack
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Environment seal
Water proofing
Dust proofing
Shock proofing
Crush proofing
Freeze proofing
440 grams (0.97 lb)
129 x 90 x 47mm (5.1" x 3.5" x 1.9")
Battery life
350 photographs
Battery form
Battery Pack
Battery ID
Self timer
Yes (10sec. / 2sec. Delay)
Time lapse shooting
Type of storage
Storage slots
Pricing at release