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.
The X100F is ranked #9 out of 62 in Large Sensor Compact cameras & over-all #149 out of 1422 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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Fujifilm X100F family
The Fujifilm X100F is part of a family of products. You can read the detailed list below.
Fujifilm X100F Gallery
You can look at the X100F from different angles in the gallery underneath.
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.
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.World's smallest camera makes it into Guinness Book of Records
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 X100F's sensor size compared to other common sizes. The X100F sensor has a crop factor of 1.5 and is outlined in green.Unsplash partners with Institutions to bring historical archive photos
To get a sense of different aspect ratios, you can refer to the visual below.
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 394 grams so the Fujifilm X100F is heavier as compared to other competitors.Instagram's $20 billion Ad success
The following is a photo of the Fujifilm X100F besides a softdrink to help you get a sense of its size.
The top view directly below will show the button arrangement on the X100F.
Fujifilm X100F Lens details
The 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.
Fujifilm X100F Connectivity
The 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.
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.
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.World's smallest camera makes it into Guinness Book of Records
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.
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.
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 300. 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 82 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.
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.
Fujifilm X100F Sports photography advice
A very good sports photography points tally of 70 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.
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.
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 72 for a landscape camera is a fine option in the current market.
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 36.
Fujifilm X100F Alternatives
If you are looking for replacements to the 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 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.