Fujifilm X100F

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Fujifilm X100F summary

Fujifilm X100F is FujiFilm's Large Sensor Compact camera first launched on January of 2017. It houses a 24 MegaPixel, CMOS X-TRANS III APS-C size sensor with a max resolution of 6000 x 4000.

FujiFilm introduced this camera in order to update the previous Fujifilm X100T (Read Full Comparison) & subsequently launched the fresher Fujifilm X100V (Read Full Comparison) to replace this camera.

The Fujifilm X100F is ranked #8 out of 65 in Large Sensor Compact cameras & over-all #182 out of 1465 for digital cameras in our collection. You should use our Advanced camera finder to get camera ratings based on your personalized requirements.

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

Fujifilm X100F family

The Fujifilm X100F is part of a family of products. You can read the detailed list below.

Fujifilm X100F Pros and Cons

Here is a checklist of good and bad points of the Fujifilm X100F based on criterias that are generally considered necessary in a camera.

built-in flash
good battery pack (390 per charge)
good sensor size (APS-C)
has HDMI port
has microphone port
has phase detect auto focus
high resolution screen (1,040 k dot)
MP count good (24MP)
no anti-alias filter
provides face detect focus
quiet shutter (1/32,000s)
screen size is good (3")
supports RAW formats
very good maximum aperture (f2.0)
video res high (1920 x 1080 resolution)
you can focus manually
display is not selfie friendly
fixed focal length (35mm)
fixed lens (fixed lens mount)
lack of headphone port
lack of image stabilization
no articulating screen
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Fujifilm X100F Sensor specs

The Fujifilm X100F features the X-Processor Pro chip. The measurement of the sensor in the Fujifilm X100F is 23.6mm x 15.6mm (APS-C). The 368 mm² sensor has the ability to capture 6000 x 4000 pixels using aspect ratios of 1:1, 3:2 and 16:9.

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The CMOS X-TRANS III sensor has 24MP and delivers a native ISO range of 200 - 12800. The ISO can be increased electronically to 100 - 51200. RAW photos are saved so the user has more margin for error.

FujiFilm opted to omit the anti-alias filter on the Fujifilm X100F. This might result in more sharp photographs but can create moire under some circumstances.

The image below illustrates the Fujifilm X100F's sensor size compared to other common sizes. The Fujifilm X100F sensor has a crop factor of 1.5 and is outlined in green.

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To get a sense of different aspect ratios, you can refer to the visual below.

Camera sensor aspect ratios

Fujifilm X100F dimensions

Fujifilm X100F weighs about 1.03 lbs (469 grams or 16.54 oz) & the dimensions of the camera is 127mm x 75mm x 52mm (5.0" x 3.0" x 2.0"). The weight of typical Large Sensor Compact camera is 396 grams so the Fujifilm X100F is heavier as compared to other competitors.

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The following is a photo of the Fujifilm X100F besides a softdrink to help you get a sense of its size.

Fujifilm X100F dimensions scale

The top view directly below will show the button arrangement on the Fujifilm X100F.

Fujifilm X100F topview buttons dials

Fujifilm X100F Lens details

The Fujifilm X100F includes a fixed lens offering a fixed focal length of 35mm which means you don't have the flexibility to zoom.

At it's widest 35mm, the lens features an aperture of f2.0 which will be wonderful for low light events and getting good bokeh. It will also enable you to choose a much lower ISO for getting more clean files.

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Fujifilm X100F Connectivity

The Fujifilm X100F has the following connectivity:

  • USB Yes
  • Wireless Yes
  • HDMI Yes

Digital cameras that have NFC and Bluetooth support are able to be used wirelessly via smartphones. You are able to send pictures and in some cases alter settings with no need to connect physically with the camera.

Several apps also give a Liveview and hit the shutter whenever you are not near the camera. If the camera includes a HDMI port, it can easily be attached to an external screen. Virtually all cameras will allow you to recharge the battery pack using the USB socket.

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Fujifilm X100F Video details

The max video resolution in the Fujifilm X100F is 1920 x 1080 and you can record in H.264 format. 1080p resolution offers a decent balance between quality versus file size but 1080p is not going to leave you with any room to downsample. Although the body offers a microphone jack, it is missing a headphone jack so you will not be able to monitor your sound levels.

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Fujifilm X100F Weather Sealing

There is no environment sealing in the Fujifilm X100F so you have to be careful in rainy or dusty situations.

Fujifilm X100F Display and Viewfinder

The Fujifilm X100F is equipped with a 3" fixed screen having a resolution of 1,040k dots.

Unfortunately the screen is not a touch screen.

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The View Finder specifications for Fujifilm X100F are as follows:

  • ViewFinder Electronic and Optical (tunnel)
  • Resolution 2,360k dots
  • Coverage 92 percent
  • Magnification 0.5x

For bright outdoor situations that make the camera displays washed out and challenging to see, viewfinders are very useful.

Fujifilm X100F Shutter details

Fujifilm X100F continuous shooting speed is 8.0 frames per second. The maximum shutter speed is 1/4000 sec. The camera also provides silent electronic shutter of 1/32000 sec. Keep in mind that the electronic shutter can produce "rolling shutter" under some situations.

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Fujifilm X100F Flash and Hot shoe details

Fujifilm X100F features both integrated flash together with external flash support.

Fujifilm X100F Autofocus details

Fujifilm X100F features both Phase Detect Auto Focus as well as Contrast Based Auto Focus. Phase Detection focusing is more quicker and exact as compared to Contrast Based focusing. The camera supports Face detect making it valuable for people photography.

It supports 325 focus points to choose from. Fujifilm X100F comes with manual focusing in case it is required during low light conditions or you want to have more precise focusing control.

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Fujifilm X100F Battery life

The battery pack (NP-W126S) in the Fujifilm X100F is built to last for 390 photos as per the CIPA standards which is above the usual when compared to its category. The usual Large Sensor Compact camera battery life is 301. Leica X-U features the maximum (450) battery life within this type of cameras.

Underneath is a list of Large Sensor Compact cameras having the strongest battery life:

Fujifilm X100F for specific types of photography

The following illustration indicates a summary of the Fujifilm X100F for specific types of photography. To understand more, have a look at the specific section below.

Portrait photography with Fujifilm X100F

The Fujifilm X100F gets a score of 80 which is wonderful, and means the camera is a brilliant pick to use for portraits. Shooting portrait images favors greatly towards sensor size, support for RAW files & potential to use external flash.

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manual focus
megapixel count decent (24MP)
sensor size is decent (APS-C)
comes with face detection focus
supports RAW files

Street photography with Fujifilm X100F

Getting a very good rating of 66, the Fujifilm X100F is a fine fit to buy for street photography. A very good street photography camera provides a fine balance of picture quality and portability.

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good sensor size (APS-C)
supports RAW formats
no moving screen
no image stabilization

Fujifilm X100F Sports photography advice

A very good sports photography points tally of 69 means the Fujifilm X100F is a very decent fit for taking photos of sports. A camera must have great autofocus and continuous shooting for sports photography.

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quiet shooting (1/32,000s)
good megapixels (24 megapixels)
decent sensor size (APS-C)
good battery life (390 per charge)
supports phase detect AF
focal length is fixed (35mm)
no image stabilization

Travel photography with Fujifilm X100F

Weight is extremely important in selecting a camera for travel. On the whole, the Fujifilm X100F gets a excellent 77 for a travelling camera which makes it a excellent pick to buy for your holidays.

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good battery power (390 shots)
megapixel count decent (24 megapixels)
built-in flash
good maximum aperture (f2.0)
doesn't contain selfie friendly screen

Fujifilm X100F Landscape photography information

If you are looking to pick a camera for landscape photos, the biggest aspect is going to be image quality. The Fujifilm X100F at it's above average grade of 71 for a landscape camera is a fine option in the current market.

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has manual focus
very good max aperture (f2.0)
nice screen size (3")
resolution is good (24MP)
sensor size is good (APS-C)
no anti-alias filter
delivers RAW formats
great battery life (390 per charge)
can't switch lens (fixed lens mount)
focal length is fixed (35mm)
does not have image stabilization

Fujifilm X100F as a Vlogging camera

A vlogging camera really should posses a articulating display screen, microphone input and preferably image stabilization. Considering all things, the Fujifilm X100F is just not suitable as a vlog camera as it delivers a bad score of 35.

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great maximum aperture (f2.0)
features face detect focus
high quality video (1920 x 1080 pixels)
has mic support
display isn't selfie friendly
no image stabilization

Fujifilm X100F Alternatives

If you are looking for replacements to the Fujifilm X100F, below is a list of the highest rated cameras which fall within the category of Large Sensor Compact.

The chart here shows you a bird's eye view of the Fujifilm X100F compared to it's top scored competitors mentioned above.

Following are several cameras you might consider as alternative options. To read a thorough comparison, simply click the "compare" link.

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General Information
Model type
Fujifilm X100F
Large Sensor Compact
Body design
Large Sensor Compact
Sensor Information
Sensor type
Processor Chip
X-Processor Pro
Sensor size
Sensor measurements
23.6 x 15.6mm
Sensor area
Sensor resolution
Anti alias filter
Aspect ratio
1:1, 3:2 and 16:9
Max resolution
6000 x 4000
RAW pictures
Max native ISO
Max enhanced ISO
Lowest native ISO
Lowest enhanced ISO
Focus manually
Autofocus touch
Continuous autofocus
Single autofocus
Autofocus tracking
Autofocus selectice
Autofocus center weighted
Autofocus multi area
Live view autofocus
Face detect focus
Contract detect focus
Phase detect focus
Total focus points
Lens support
fixed lens
Lens zoom range
35mm (1x)
Largest aperture
Focal length multiplier
Range of display
Fixed Type
Display size
Resolution of display
1,040k dot
Selfie friendly
Touch capability
Viewfinder Information
Electronic and Optical (tunnel)
Viewfinder resolution
2,360k dot
Viewfinder coverage
92 percent
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
4 secs
Max shutter speed
1/4000 secs
Max quiet shutter speed
1/32000 secs
Continuous shutter speed
8.0 frames per second
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manual exposure
Exposure compensation
Custom white balance
Image stabilization
Inbuilt flash
Flash distance
4.60 m (at ISO 100)
Flash settings
Auto, forced, suppressed, slow synchro, commander
Hot shoe
White balance bracketing
Multisegment exposure
Average exposure
Spot exposure
Partial exposure
AF area exposure
Center weighted exposure
Video features
Video resolutions
1920 x 1080 (60p, 50p, 30p, 25p, 24p)
Max video resolution
Video file format
Microphone jack
Headphone jack
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Environmental seal
Water proofing
Dust proofing
Shock proofing
Crush proofing
Freeze proofing
469 gr (1.03 lbs)
Physical dimensions
127 x 75 x 52mm (5.0" x 3.0" x 2.0")
Battery life
390 photos
Battery form
Battery Pack
Battery ID
Self timer
Yes (2 or 10 sec)
Time lapse shooting
Type of storage
Storage slots
Retail cost