Fujifilm X70 overview
Fujifilm X70 is FujiFilm's Large Sensor Compact digital camera initially announced on January of 2016. The camera includes a 16MP, CMOS X-TRANS II APS-C size sensor with a maximum resolution of 4896 x 3264.
The X70 is scored #13 out of 62 in Large Sensor Compact cameras and all around #180 out of 1422 for cameras in our database. Remember to try our Smart camera search to find camera listings based on your customized requirements.
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Fujifilm X70 history
The Fujifilm X70 is part of a family of digital cameras. You can see the complete list below.
Fujifilm X70 Gallery
You can look at the X70 from various angles in the gallery underneath.
Fujifilm X70 Pros and Cons
Here is a collection of pros and cons of the Fujifilm X70 based on factors that are usually viewed as necessary in a digital camera.
Fujifilm X70 Sensor information
The Fujifilm X70 features the EXR Processor II processor. The sensor measurement in the Fujifilm X70 is 23.6mm x 15.6mm (APS-C). The 368 mm² sensor has the capability to resolve 4896 x 3264 pixels using aspect ratios of 1:1, 3:2 and 16:9.Photographer fined '$200,000' for failing to deliver photos
The CMOS X-TRANS II sensor boasts 16 megapixels and features a standard ISO range of 200 - 6400. The ISO can also be extended digitally to 100 - 51200. RAW photos are supported which means that you have more room to maneuver in post.
The graphic below shows the X70's sensor size compared to other popular sizes. The X70 sensor comes with a crop factor of 1.5 and is highlighted in green.Control Profoto B10 & B10 Plus with your Android Phone
To get an understanding of various aspect ratios, you should refer to the graphic below.
Fujifilm X70 dimensions
Fujifilm X70 weighs in at 0.75 lb (340g / 11.99 ounces) and features external dimensions of 113mm x 64mm x 44mm (4.4" x 2.5" x 1.7"). The weight of normal Large Sensor Compact camera is 394g so the Fujifilm X70 is lighter as compared to other rivals.400 Megapixel mode coming to Fujifilm GFX 100
Below is a pic of the Fujifilm X70 next to a soft drink so you're able to have a feel for its size.
The top view directly below will provide the button design on the X70.
Fujifilm X70 Lens information
The X70 has a built in lens offering a constant focal length of 28mm meaning that you do not have the ability to zoom.
At it's widest 28mm, the lens provides an aperture of f2.8 which is rather sluggish and not good in low light occasions and you might find it hard to capture a shallow depth of field. You will likely also have to up your ISO setting producing noisy images.
Fujifilm X70 Connectivity
The X70 has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
- Wireless Yes
- HDMI Yes
Cameras that consist of NFC and Bluetooth connectivity can be controlled wirelessly through smartphones. You will be able to send images and sometimes change settings without the hassle of connecting straight with the camera.
Some apps also give a Liveview and click the shutter in case you aren't close to the camera. If the camera has a HDMI out, it can be connected to an external display. Virtually all cameras will allow you to charge the battery with the USB port.
Fujifilm X70 Video information
The maximum video quality in the Fujifilm X70 is 1920 x 1080 and it can record in MPEG-4 and H.264 file format. 1080p quality gives a great balance in video quality versus file size but FULL HD won't give you much room to crop. Although the body comes with a mic jack, it is unfortunately lacking a headphone jack which means that you will not have the option to check your sound levels.
Fujifilm X70 Weather Sealing
There is no weather proofing on the Fujifilm X70 so you have to be cautious in rainy or dusty conditions.
Fujifilm X70 Screen and Viewfinder
The Fujifilm X70 includes a 3 inch tilting display having a resolution of 1,040 thousand dots.
The screen is selfie friendly to get self portraits and even group shots when required. Additionally the display is touch friendly which means that you will be able to change focus point as well as change settings with your fingers.Photographer fined '$200,000' for failing to deliver photos
The ViewFinder details regarding Fujifilm X70 are below:
- ViewFinder None
In those bright outdoor conditions that make the camera screens washed out and tricky to view, viewfinders will be quite useful.
Fujifilm X70 Shutter information
Fujifilm X70 has the capability to shoot continuously at 8.0 fps. The max shutter speed is 1/4000 sec. The camera also comes with silent electronic shutter of 1/32000 sec. Beware that the electronic shutter could produce "rolling shutter" under some situations.
Fujifilm X70 Flash and Hot shoe information
Fujifilm X70 has got both built-in flash plus external flash ability.
Fujifilm X70 Autofocusing information
Fujifilm X70 has got both Phase Detect Auto Focus and Contrast Based Auto Focus. Phase Detection autofocusing is more quicker & exact as compared to Contrast Based autofocusing. The camera includes Face detection which can be valuable for taking portraits of people.
The AF system includes 77 focus points to pick from. Fujifilm X70 has touch to focus. You can use your fingers in order to change focus points. It also has Tracking Auto Focus for objects that move. Fujifilm X70 boasts manual focusing in case it is needed in low light or you want to have more accurate control on focusing.
Fujifilm X70 Battery life
The battery (NP-95) on the Fujifilm X70 is fashioned to last for 330 clicks with respect to the CIPA benchmarks making it about the same as its competitors. The general Large Sensor Compact camera battery life is 300. Leica X-U has the highest possible (450) battery life in this group of cameras.
Here is a list of Large Sensor Compact cameras having the highest battery life:
Fujifilm X70 for varying kinds of photography
The following chart shows a analysis of the Fujifilm X70 for varying kinds of photography. To understand more, visit the specific paragraph below.
Fujifilm X70 Portrait photography details
The Fujifilm X70 receives a rating of 77 which is superb, meaning that it is a wonderful pick for portrait photography. Shooting portraits favors heavily to sensor specs, RAW support together with the ability to use off-camera lighting.
Fujifilm X70 as a Street photography camera
With a terrific score of 78, the Fujifilm X70 is a awesome pick to use in street photography. A decent street photography camera gives a perfect balance of image quality plus portability.
Fujifilm X70 as a Sports photography camera
A nice sports photography points total of 66 means the Fujifilm X70 is a fine pick for photographing sports. A camera must have fantastic autofocus plus fast shutter speeds for sports photography.
Fujifilm X70 as a Travel photography camera
Size is really important when picking a camera for travel. Overall, the Fujifilm X70 gets a great 78 as a travelling camera which is a outstanding fit to take with you on your holidays.
Fujifilm X70 Landscape photography details
If you're planning to pick a camera for landscape pictures, the most important aspect will no doubt be image quality. The Fujifilm X70 and it's very good rating of 61 for a landscape camera is a good fit within the current market.
Fujifilm X70 Vlogging features
A vlogging camera should really have a moving display screen, microphone port and if possible IBIS. Considering every thing, the Fujifilm X70 is a fine pick for vlogging as it receives a nice rating of 75.
Fujifilm X70 Alternatives
If you are trying to find alternatives to the X70, here is a collection of the top placed cameras that fall into the class of Large Sensor Compact.
The line chart down below will give you a summary of the X70 vs it's top ranking competitors shown above.
There are a bunch of cameras you may regard as alternative options. To browse through a full comparison, click the "compare" link.