Fujifilm X100F Price in USA

Fujifilm X100F Price in US

The highly regarded X100 series from Fujifilm has reached its fourth generation with the release of the X100F. It continues to make use of the same lens with a 35mm equivalent of 23mm F2, and it maintains the “traditional” design cues; nevertheless, virtually everything has been updated beneath the surface.

The use of the 24 megapixel X-Trans sensor marks the most significant departure from the design philosophy of the X100F’s predecessors. When we first saw this sensor in the X-Pro2 and X-T2, we were quite pleased with the results that it produced. In our opinion, the advancement is a lot more significant one than the increase in pixel count would lead one to believe.

Fujifilm X100F Price in USA

Perhaps more so than with any other camera series, the X100 series has reaped the benefits of the continual development concept than any other camera. Whether it’s in the firmware updates that turned the original, fascinating, but deeply flawed X100 into a likeable, usable camera, or the iterative approach that has seen improvements across the board with each successive model, there is evidence that Fujifilm is constantly working to make its products better.

As the X100 enters its fourth generation, it is becoming more likely that many of the individuals who may be interested in purchasing a camera of the X100-type already own an X100 model of some kind. This begs the question: has Fujifilm made sufficient improvements since the release of the X100, X100S, and X100T to make it worthwhile to upgrade to the X100F?

The X100 series is the outcome of an iterative process of continuous development being carried out throughout time. Because of this, a thousand online trolls have said, “I’d rather wait till they build a finalized camera,” which is a facetious statement. However, with the exception of the very first model that was shipped with the very first version of the software, every model has been a fantastic camera in its own right. The only exception to this is the very first model that shipped with the very first version of the firmware.

The hybrid viewfinder is the standout characteristic of the X100 line of cameras. This, in addition to the compact size, huge sensor, and fixed focal length lens, is at the heart of the appealing shooting experience that this camera provides.
Fujifilm has, step by step, rebuilt, modified, and perfected the majority of the camera in order to accommodate advances in technology. Simply looking at the length of this table should be enough to give you an idea of how many changes have been made, and that’s not even mentioning some of the more minute details, like the more precise focus ring sensor, the automatic detection of wide/tele conversion lenses (if used with the Mark II lenses), and the revised user interface.

However, many of the essential components have been preserved, such as the hybrid optical/electronic viewfinder and the leaf shutter in the 35mm-equivalent 23mm F2 lens. Both of these elements are modifications on the original. This enables shutter rates (and flash sync) of up to 1/1000 of a second when the aperture is wide open, and increases to 1/4000 of a second when the aperture is reduced to F8.

Fujifilm X100F Specifications

Price
MSRP$1299/£1249
Body type
Body typeLarge sensor compact
Body materialMagnesium alloy
Sensor
Max resolution6000 x 4000
Other resolutions4240 x 2832, 6000 x 3376, 4000, x 4000, 4240 x 2832, 4240 x 2384, 2832 x 2832, 3008 x 2000, 3008 x 1688, 2000 x 2000
Image ratio w:h1:1, 3:2, 16:9
Effective pixels24 megapixels
Sensor sizeAPS-C (23.6 x 15.6 mm)
Sensor typeCMOS
ProcessorX-Processor Pro
Color spacesRGB, Adobe RGB
Color filter arrayX-Trans III
Image
ISOAuto, 200-12800 (expands to 100-51200)
Boosted ISO (minimum)100
Boosted ISO (maximum)51200
White balance presets7
Custom white balanceYes
Image stabilizationNo
Uncompressed formatRAW
JPEG quality levelsFine, Normal
File formatJPEG (Exif v2.3)RAW (RAF format)
Optics & Focus
Focal length (equiv.)35 mm
Maximum apertureF2–16
AutofocusContrast Detect (sensor)Phase DetectMulti-areaCenterSelective single-pointSingleContinuousFace DetectionLive View
Autofocus assist lampYes
Digital zoomYes (Digital Tele-Converter: 50mm, 70mm)
Manual focusYes
Normal focus range10 cm (3.94″)
Number of focus points325
Screen / viewfinder
Articulated LCDFixed
Screen size3″
Screen dots1,040,000
Touch screenNo
Screen typeTFT LCD
Live viewYes
Viewfinder typeElectronic and Optical (tunnel)
Viewfinder coverage92%
Viewfinder magnification0.5×
Viewfinder resolution2,360,000
Photography features
Minimum shutter speed30 sec
Maximum shutter speed1/4000 sec
Maximum shutter speed (electronic)1/32000 sec
Exposure modesProgram AEShutter priorityAperture priorityManual exposure
Built-in flashYes
Flash range4.60 m (at ISO 100)
External flashYes (hot-shoe)
Flash modesAuto, forced, suppressed, slow synchro, commander
Continuous drive8.0 fps
Self-timerYes (2 or 10 sec)
Metering modesMultiCenter-weightedAverageSpot
Exposure compensation±5 (at 1/3 EV steps)
AE Bracketing±2 (at 1/3 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV steps)
WB BracketingYes
Videography features
Resolutions1920 x 1080 (60p, 50p, 30p, 25p, 24p)
FormatH.264
Modes1920 x 1080 @ 60p / 36 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 50p / 36 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 30p / 36 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 25p / 36 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 24p / 36 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 23.98p / 36 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1280 x 720 @ 60p / 18 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1280 x 720 @ 50p / 18 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1280 x 720 @ 30p / 18 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1280 x 720 @ 25p / 18 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1280 x 720 @ 24p / 18 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1280 x 720 @ 23.98p / 18 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
MicrophoneStereo
SpeakerMono
Storage
Storage typesSD/SDHC/SDXC
Connectivity
USBUSB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
HDMIYes (micro-HDMI)
Microphone portYes
Headphone portNo
WirelessBuilt-In
Wireless notes802.11b/g/n with smartphone control
Remote controlYes (via cable release or smartphone)
Physical
Environmentally sealedNo
BatteryBattery Pack
Battery descriptionLithium-Ion W126S rechargeable battery & charger
Battery Life (CIPA)390
Weight (inc. batteries)469 g (1.03 lb / 16.54 oz)
Dimensions127 x 75 x 52 mm (5 x 2.95 x 2.05″)
Other features
Orientation sensorYes
Timelapse recordingYes
GPSNone
8.5Expert Score
Good

The X100F is the greatest model in the series to date because to its excellent image quality, user-friendliness, and stylish design. It is still a specialized camera, but the restrictions of this most recent iteration are largely due to the design of the camera rather than the way it is implemented. A camera designed for serious photographers.

Build quality
9
Ergonomics & handling
9
Features
8.5
Image quality
9
Performance
7.5
Connectivity
6.5
Value
7.5
Pros
  • Ergonomics that are in keeping with the traditional appearance
  • Superior image quality in both Raw and JPEG formats.
  • Sensational JPEG color
  • Charging by USB is a convenient option.
  • A larger battery with a display for the percentage
  • Conversion to Raw format in-camera as well as Wi-Fi
  • Enhanced rapidity in both focusing and operating
  • Hybrid viewfinder is nice
Cons
  • The ISO dial is more aesthetically pleasing than it is functional.
  • Not everyone is satisfied with the output of the X-Trans sensor.
  • The AF speed is not up to par with modern expectations
  • The ability to recognise faces is limited and inconsistent.
  • Knocking the focus or control dial is easy to do (but it cannot be turned off).
  • 1080p video feels obsolete

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