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.
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.
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.
Fujifilm X100V Gallery
You can view the X100V from several angles in the gallery below.
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.
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 16:9.400 Megapixel mode coming to Fujifilm GFX 100
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.World's smallest camera makes it into Guinness Book of Records
To get an understanding of specific aspect ratios, you should refer to the visual below.
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.Control Profoto B10 & B10 Plus with your Android Phone
Down below is a picture of the Fujifilm X100V besides a soda so you're able to have a feel for its size.
The top view underneath will show you the button arrangement on the X100V.
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.
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.
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.
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.400 Megapixel mode coming to Fujifilm GFX 100
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.
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.
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:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.