Fujifilm X100V

 
Fujifilm X100V front
 
  • 26MP - APS-C Sensor
  • 3" Tilting Display
  • ISO 160 - 12800 (Raise to 51200)
  • No Anti-Alias Filter
  • 4096 x 2160 video
  • 35mm (F2.0) lens
  • 478g - 128 x 75 x 53mm
  • Revealed February 2020
  • Previous Model is Fujifilm X100F
  • Read full specs
  • Alternatives
Portability
79
Imaging
74
Features
75
Overall
74

Fujifilm X100V overview

Fujifilm X100V is FujiFilm's Large Sensor Compact camera initially announced on February of 2020. The camera has got a 26MP, BSI-CMOS APS-C size sensor with a peak resolution of 6240 x 4160.

FujiFilm released this camera in order to upgrade the earlier Fujifilm X100F (Read Full Comparison)

The X100V is ranked #3 out of 62 in Large Sensor Compact cameras and all round #96 out of 1422 for cameras in our collection. You can look at our Smart camera filter to find camera rankings based on your personal criteria.

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The following is a diagram of multiple criteria used in the scoring system.

Fujifilm X100V family

The Fujifilm X100V comes with a history of related cameras. Underneath, you can take a look at all past and current models along with key features.

ModelVisualizeLensResolutionSensor SizeReleased
Fujifilm-X100V front thumbnailFujifilm X100V35mm
F2.0
26MPAPS-C2020
Fujifilm-XF10 front thumbnailFujifilm XF10
X100V vs XF10
28mm
F2.8
24MPAPS-C2018
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Fujifilm-X100F front thumbnailFujifilm X100F
X100V vs X100F
35mm
F2.0
24MPAPS-C2017
Fujifilm-X70 front thumbnailFujifilm X70
X100V vs X70
28mm
F2.8-16.0
16MPAPS-C2016
Fujifilm-X100T front thumbnailFujifilm X100T
X100V vs X100T
35mm
F2.0
16MPAPS-C2014
Fujifilm-X100S front thumbnailFujifilm X100S
X100V vs X100S
35mm
F2.0
16MPAPS-C2013
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Fujifilm-FinePix-X100 front thumbnailFujifilm X100
X100V vs X100
35mm
F2.0
12MPAPS-C2011

Fujifilm X100V Pros and Cons

Here is a selection of pros and cons of the Fujifilm X100V based on features which are typically seen as necessary in a camera.

does not have anti-alias filter
environment proofing
exports RAW files
flash built-in
good max aperture (f2.0)
great battery power (420 per charge)
has manual focus
includes HDMI support
includes mic jack
MP count great (26MP)
nice clear screen (1,620 thousand dot)
offers face detect autofocus
offers touch to focus
offers tracking focus
quiet mode (1/32,000 seconds)
screen is a good size (3 inch)
screen tilts up and down
sensor has phase detect autofocus
sensor size is nice (APS-C)
supports bluetooth
touchscreen enabled
video res high (4096 x 2160 resolution)
display isn't selfie friendly
does not have headphone jack
fixed lens (fixed lens mount)
focal length is fixed (35mm)
heavier than competition (478g)
lack of image stabilization
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Fujifilm X100V Sensor features

The Fujifilm X100V features the X-Processor Pro 4 chip. The dimension of the sensor in the Fujifilm X100V is 23.5mm x 15.6mm (APS-C). The 367 mm² sensor has the capability to resolve 6240 x 4160 pixels with aspect ratios of 1:1, 3:2 and 16:9.

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The BSI-CMOS sensor boasts 26MP and provides a native ISO range of 160 - 12800. The ISO can also 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 inside the Fujifilm X100V. This could result in more sharper photos but might cause moire in some situations.

The graphic underneath illustrates the X100V's sensor size when compared to other common sizes. The X100V sensor comes with a crop factor of 1.5 and is pointed out in green.

Fujifilm X100V sensor size Control Profoto B10 & B10 Plus with your Android Phone

To get an understanding of specific aspect ratios, you should refer to the visual below.

Camera sensor aspect ratios

Fujifilm X100V dimensions

Fujifilm X100V weighs around 1.05 pounds (478g / 16.86 oz) and features exterior dimensions of 128mm x 75mm x 53mm (5.0" x 3.0" x 2.1"). The weight of general Large Sensor Compact camera is 394g so the Fujifilm X100V is heavier compared to its competitors.

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Down below is a picture of the Fujifilm X100V besides a soda so you're able to have a feel for its size.

Fujifilm X100V dimensions scale

The top view underneath will show you the button arrangement on the X100V.

Fujifilm X100V topview buttons dials

Fujifilm X100V Lens features

The X100V features a built in lens giving a constant focal length of 35mm which means you don't have the luxury to zoom.

At it's widest 35mm, the lens offers an aperture of f2.0 and that's perfect in low light situations and capturing a shallow depth of field. It is going to also let you go with a lower ISO and get cleaner pictures.

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Fujifilm X100V Connectivity

The X100V has the following connectivity:

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

Cameras that incorporate NFC or Bluetooth connectivity are able to be controlled wirelessly by smartphones. You are able to copy photos and usually alter settings without the hassle of connecting physically with the camera.

Some apps also allow a Liveview and press the shutter whenever you aren't close to the camera. If the camera includes a HDMI out, it can easily be connected to an external screen. A lot of cameras enable you to charge the battery through the USB socket.

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Fujifilm X100V Video features

The highest video quality in the Fujifilm X100V is 4096 x 2160 and it can save in MPEG-4 and H.264 format. 2160p can provide a outstanding quality for video recording. You will be able to downsample to Full HD in order to get cleaner results. Be wary of the large file sizes and make sure you own high quality SD cards with good write speed. While the body includes a mic jack, it is sadly lacking a headphone jack which means that you won't have the ability to monitor your audio levels.

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Fujifilm X100V Weather Sealing

Fujifilm X100V has got environment sealing which makes it a very good option to use for tricky climates. This is especially valuable in case you are not sure about the conditions you might face for outdoor photography.

Fujifilm X100V Display and Viewfinder

The Fujifilm X100V has got a 3 inch tilting screen with a resolution of 1,620 thousand dots.

Moreover the screen is touch friendly which means that you will be able to switch focus points as well as adjust settings using your fingers.

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The ViewFinder details regarding Fujifilm X100V are as follows:

  • ViewFinder Electronic and Optical (tunnel)
  • Resolution 3,690 thousand dots
  • Coverage 95%
  • Magnification 0.52x

In those sunny outdoor conditions that make the camera screens washed out and hard to view, viewfinders will be particularly valuable.

Fujifilm X100V Shutter features

Fujifilm X100V has the capability to shoot continuously at 11.0 frames per second. The maximum shutter speed is 1/4000 sec. The camera also includes silent electronic shutter of 1/32000 sec. Keep in mind that the electronic shutter could cause "rolling shutter" in some situations.

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Fujifilm X100V Flash and Hot shoe features

Fujifilm X100V includes both in-built flash plus external flash ability.

Fujifilm X100V Autofocus features

Fujifilm X100V includes both Phase Detect AF and Contrast Detect AF. Phase Detection autofocusing is a lot more quicker & exact compared to Contrast Detect autofocusing. The camera has got Face detect which makes it useful for people photography.

The AF system has got 425 focus points to pick from. Fujifilm X100V has touch to focus. You can easily use your fingers in order to shift where you focus. It also includes Tracking AF for objects that move. Fujifilm X100V features manual focus when required for low light situations or you want to have more exact control on focus.

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Fujifilm X100V Battery life

The battery power (NP-W126S) on the Fujifilm X100V is designed to last for 420 shutters based on the CIPA measurements which is higher than standard for its class. The typical Large Sensor Compact camera battery life is 300. Leica X-U features the highest (450) battery life for this group of cameras.

Here is a collection of Large Sensor Compact cameras that come with the highest battery life:

ModelVisualizeBattery LifeRAWNFCBluetooth
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Fujifilm-X100V front thumbnailFujifilm X100V420 yesnoyes

Fujifilm X100V for specific types of photography

The following bar chart gives a overview of the Fujifilm X100V for specific types of photography. To find out more, have a look at the specific section underneath.

Portrait photography with Fujifilm X100V

The Fujifilm X100V gets a points total of 84 which is outstanding, meaning that it is a tremendous pick for portraits. Photographing portraits favors heavily to sensor resolution, support for RAW files in addition to the option to use external flash.

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focusing manually
great sensor resolution (26MP)
nice sensor size (APS-C)
includes face detect focusing
exports RAW files

Fujifilm X100V Street photography information

Having a very good score of 75, the Fujifilm X100V is a fine fit to use in street photography. A very good street photography camera comes with a fine balance of image quality and portability.

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screen tilts up and down
decent sensor size (APS-C)
saves RAW files
offers touch to focus
environment proof
no image stabilization
more heavy than competitors in class (478g)

Fujifilm X100V as a Sports photography camera

A above average sports photography points total of 75 suggests the Fujifilm X100V is a good fit for shooting sports. A camera needs to have good tracking and fast continuous shooting for sports photography.

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quiet mode (1/32,000s)
high megapixels (26 megapixels)
sensor size is good (APS-C)
includes tracking autofocus
weather proofing
better than average battery power (420 shots)
sensor has phase detect autofocus
focal length is fixed (35mm)
no image stabilization

Fujifilm X100V as a Travel photography camera

Portability is super crucial in buying a camera for travel. All things considered, the Fujifilm X100V gets a fantastic 77 for a travelling camera which makes it a excellent option to purchase for your vacations.

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better than average battery power (420 per charge)
weather sealing
supports bluetooth
offers focus via touch
resolution is great (26 megapixels)
flash built-in
very good max aperture (f2.0)
more heavy than competitors in class (478 grams)
display isn't selfie friendly

Fujifilm X100V Landscape photography highlights

When you are looking to buy a camera for landscape photographs, the most essential aspect will be image quality. The Fujifilm X100V with it's above average score of 75 for a landscape camera is a very decent fit within the current market.

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you can focus manually
good max aperture (f2.0)
good sized screen (3 inch)
resolution is amazing (26 megapixels)
good sensor size (APS-C)
no anti aliasing filter
supports RAW formats
weather proofing
better than average battery pack (420 per charge)
can't swap lens (fixed lens mount)
focal length is fixed (35mm)
no image stabilization

Fujifilm X100V Vlogging advice

A vlogging camera preferably should come with a moving display, microphone port and ideally IBIS. Taking everything into account, the Fujifilm X100V is not very good for vlogging as it comes to a awful rating of 35.

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good maximum aperture (f2.0)
touchscreen
features face detection focusing
good video quality (4096 x 2160 pixels)
has external mic jack
does not contain selfie friendly screen
does not have image stabilization
heavier than competitors (478 grams)

Fujifilm X100V Alternatives

If you are in the market for alternatives to the X100V, here is a range of the top scored cameras which fall under the family of Large Sensor Compact.

The diagram just below will give you an overview of the X100V versus it's top rated competitors suggested above.

Here are a handful of other cameras you might look at as alternative options. To check out a detailed comparison, go to the "compare" link.

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Specifications

General Information
Brand Name
FujiFilm
Model
Fujifilm X100V
Type
Large Sensor Compact
Revealed
2020-02-04
Body design
Large Sensor Compact
Sensor Information
Sensor type
BSI-CMOS
Processor Chip
X-Processor Pro 4
Sensor size
APS-C
Sensor dimensions
23.5 x 15.6mm
Sensor area
366.6mm²
Sensor resolution
26MP
Anti aliasing filter
Aspect ratio
1:1, 3:2 and 16:9
Full resolution
6240 x 4160
RAW pictures
Max native ISO
12800
Max boosted ISO
51200
Minimum native ISO
160
Minimum boosted ISO
80
Autofocusing
Manual focus
Autofocus touch
Continuous autofocus
Autofocus single
Autofocus tracking
Selective autofocus
Autofocus center weighted
Autofocus multi area
Autofocus live view
Face detect focus
Contract detect focus
Phase detect focus
Number of focus points
425
Lens
Lens mount
fixed lens
Lens focal range
35mm (1x)
Maximal aperture
f/2.0
Focal length multiplier
1.5
Screen
Display type
Tilting
Display sizing
3 inch
Resolution of display
1,620 thousand dot
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch friendly
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder
Electronic and Optical (tunnel)
Viewfinder resolution
3,690 thousand dot
Viewfinder coverage
95%
Viewfinder magnification
0.52x
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
30 seconds
Highest shutter speed
1/4000 seconds
Highest quiet shutter speed
1/32000 seconds
Continuous shooting speed
11.0 frames per sec
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manual exposure
Exposure compensation
Yes
Custom white balance
Image stabilization
Inbuilt flash
Flash settings
Auto, Standard, Slow Sync, Manual, Commander, off
External flash
AE bracketing
White balance bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment metering
Average metering
Spot metering
Partial metering
AF area metering
Center weighted metering
Video features
Video resolutions
4096 x 2160 @ 30p / 200 Mbps, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM4096 x 2160 @ 25p / 200 Mbps, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM4096 x 2160 @ 24p / 200 Mbps, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM4096 x 2160 @ 23.98p / 200 Mbps, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 30p / 200 Mbps, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 25p / 200 Mbps, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 24p / 200 Mbps, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 23.98p / 200 Mbps, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 120p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 100p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 60p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 50p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 30p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 25p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 24p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 23.98p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
Max video resolution
4096x2160
Video format
MPEG-4, H.264
Mic input
Headphone input
Connectivity
Wireless
Built-In
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB
USB 3.1 Gen 1 (5 GBit/sec)
GPS
None
Physical
Environmental seal
Water proof
Dust proof
Shock proof
Crush proof
Freeze proof
Weight
478g (1.05 pounds)
Dimensions
128 x 75 x 53mm (5.0" x 3.0" x 2.1")
Other
Battery life
420 photos
Style of battery
Battery Pack
Battery model
NP-W126S
Self timer
Yes
Time lapse feature
Type of storage
SD/SDHC/SDXC card (UHS-I supported)
Storage slots
One
Retail price
$1,399