Fujifilm X100F Review

Overall 46
Imaging 18
Features 37
Size 78
Price 0

Main Features

  • 24.0 MP APS-C CMOS X-TRANS III sensor
  • ISO 200 - 12800 (Expands to 100 - 51200)
  • Image Stabilization: No
  • 3″ Fixed Type Screen
  • ViewFinder: Yes
  • 8.0 fps Continuous Shooting
  • Video: 1920 x 1080 (60p, 50p, 30p, 25p, 24p)
  • Built-in Wireless: Yes
  • Dimensions: 127 x 75 x 52 mm
  • Weight: 469 g
  • Environmental Sealing: No
  • Built-in GPS: No
  • Replaced Fujifilm X100T. Compare

Fujifilm X100F Summary

This review is devoted to X100F that Fujifilm has first introduced to the public in Jan 18, 2017. This model is a Large Sensor Compact camera with a resolution of 24.0 MP and a APS-C (23.6 x 15.6 mm) sized CMOS X-TRANS III sensor.

This is an upgraded model that Fujifilm released to replace their older product X100T. To learn more about the specs and difference between these two models, check our complete comparison by following this link:
Fujifilm X100F vs. X100T

In Large Sensor Compact cameras (Top 10 Compact Cameras) this model has taken rank #64 out of 472. Its Overall Score has reached 46/100 and it takes a rank of #235 out of 1174 in all Cameras.

Fujifilm X100F Compared to other Compact Cameras

Now let's delve into more details of our Fujifilm X100F review by assessing its features and specs, as well as checking what pros and cons it has compared to other average products in this category.

PROs

  • Max Aperture: F2.0
  • Sensor Size: APS-C
  • Max Native Iso: 12800
  • AutoFocus Face Detection: Yes
  • Af Phase Detection: Yes
  • Number Of Focus Points: 325
  • Viewfinder: Electronic and Optical (tunnel)
  • Continuous Shooting: 8.0 fps
  • Built-In Flash: Yes
  • Microphone Port: Yes
  • Timelapse Recording: Yes
  • Wireless Connectivity: Built-In
  • Battery Life: 390 shots

CONs

  • Screen Type: Fixed Type
  • Touch Screen: No
  • Viewfinder Coverage: 92
  • Viewfinder Magnification: 0.5
  • Image Stabilization: No

Complete Comparison of Fujifilm X100F With Other Cameras in Large Sensor Compact Category

In this part of our review, we are going to take a closer look at the technical specs and features presented in Fujifilm X100F. In addition, we are going to define the main pros and cons of this model and, based on this info, compare it to other average Large Sensor Compact cameras.

Physical Characteristics Of Fujifilm X100F

Fujifilm X100F has the following external dimensions 127 x 127 x 52 mm (50 x 29.53 x 20.47″) with the weight of 469 g.

The typical weight for average Large Sensor Compact type cameras is 393g. If we compare the average indicator to the weight of Fujifilm X100F, we can conclude that this model is heavier than many other similar products.

Talking about the camera’s thickness, it is worth saying that Fujifilm X100F is thinner than other average cameras from this class. Its thickness is 52mm.

Look at the pictures below to see the front and top view of Fujifilm X100F with the indication of this model’s dimensions:

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If you want to have a better idea of how big the Fujifilm X100F is, look at the pictures below to see how big it is compared to a credit card and a AA type battery.

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Finally, let's check how different are the weight and thickness of the Fujifilm X100F compared to other models from this class of cameras presented by the brand’s competitors:

Battery

Fujifilm X100F — 390 shots
Min: 200 shots
Average: 301 shots
Max: 450 shots

Thickness

Fujifilm X100F — 52 mm
Min: 31 mm
Average: 54 mm
Max: 122 mm

Weight

Fujifilm X100F — 469 g
Min: 206 g
Average: 393 g
Max: 1040 g

Unfortunately, Fujifilm X100F comes without a waterproof feature, so if you want it to serve well and last longer, you will have to use it very carefully and avoid water.

Unfortunately, Fujifilm X100F comes without a dustproof feature, so if you want it to serve well and last longer, you will have to use it very carefully and protect your camera from external threats such as dust.

Fujifilm X100F Photo and Sensor Features

Fujifilm X100F comes with X-Processor Pro processor. This model also boasts of a resolution of 24.0 MP and is equipped with a APS-C (23.6 x 15.6 mm) sized CMOS X-TRANS III sensor.

The base of Fujifilm X100F has the following ISO range 200 - 12800 and it also comes with a possibility of extending this indicator to 100 - 51200.

Also, this model comes with the support of the RAW file. This gives you more opportunities in terms of further processing of your files as you can pick to save them in a RAW format.

In a huge database of models that we have collected, Fujifilm X100F features a 24.0 MP sensor. In the Large Sensor Compact class, there is a high-resolution camera.

Now let’s check how we can compare the size of APS-C sensor featured in Fujifilm X100F with other standard sensor sizes.

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Other Characteristics And Features of Fujifilm X100F

LCD and ViewFinder

Fujifilm X100F is equipped with a Fixed Type 3" LCD screen. The resolution of this model’s screen reaches 1,040k dots.

In addition, this model comes with a built-in Electronic and Optical (tunnel) ViewFinder.

Max Shutter speed

Some of the other highlights of Fujifilm X100F are its 8.0 fps max speed and 1/4000 sec max shutter speed, which allow you to shoot continuously.

Flash

X100F features both an embedded flash and a flash shoe, which means that you can use both built-in and external flashes depending on your needs.

Focusing

One more highlight that makes Fujifilm X100F stand out is the fact that it features two smart AutoFocusing systems. One of these systems is called Phase Detection and the other one is Contrast Detection. Both features stand for higher accuracy and focus speed in different situations. With the smart AutoFocus system presented in this model, photographers can choose from 325 points.

In addition, X100F has a Face detection AF feature that quickly finds the faces that appear within the frame range and locks the focus on them automatically.

Video Features

As for the video quality characteristics of Fujifilm X100F, it gives you a possibility to shoot videos at the highest resolution of 1920 x 1080 You also have enough flexibility in terms of how you can save your files. Namely, Fujifilm X100F allows you to save files in H.264 formats.

Fujifilm X100F provides full HD resolution, which means that this model shows decent performance in most situations.

X100F comes with an embedded built-in microphone and Mono speaker.

In addition, Fujifilm X100F is equipped with a special port that you can use to connect an external microphone for recording high-quality sound with its help.

Connectivity and Storage

One more advantage of Fujifilm X100F is its embedded wireless (Wi-Fi) connectivity. This feature makes it possible to share files with suitable devices without the necessity to connect them physically.

In addition, X100F is equipped with its USB 2.0 or HDMI ports that make it possible to connect X100F with suitable external devices.

Battery Life

In concordance with generally accepted CIPA standards, the battery featured in Fujifilm X100F provides a shooting life of 390, while the average battery life of cameras in this class is 301 shots.

Compared to all models in the Large Sensor Compact category, Fujifilm X100F offers the highest battery life that reaches 390 shots.

How Good is Fujifilm X100F for Different Types of Photography?

In this part of our review, we are going to focus on Fujifilm X100F’s performance in various fields of photography. Each sub-section stands for a specific photography area. In every part, we will review Fujifilm X100F’s name performance and give it an overall score. This first spider web graph indicates how we can compare the X100F to the average Compact camera.

Hover your mouse over the points to see the score details for each photography type.

Fujifilm X100F for Portrait Photography

After carefully reviewing how well Fujifilm X100F performs Portrait Photography, we gave it a score of 88. Compared to scores of other cameras from the same class, Fujifilm X100F can be called a Great model for this type of photography.

If the score of this model doesn’t impress you and you are still looking for a model that is better suited for Portrait Photography, we recommend you to check out our Top 10 Cameras for Portrait Photography.

Advantages:

  • Large APS-C (23.6 x 15.6 mm) sensor
  • High resolution sensor (24 MP)
  • Face Detection Focusing

Disadvantages:

  • No Image Stabilization

Fujifilm X100F for Street Photography

After carefully reviewing how well Fujifilm X100F performs Street Photography, we gave it a score of 80. Compared to scores of other cameras from the same class, Fujifilm X100F can be called a Great model for this type of photography.

Advantages:

  • Built-in View Finder
  • Live View
  • Large APS-C(23.6 x 15.6 mm) sensor

Disadvantages:

  • Big size (127 x 75 x 52 mm)
  • No Image Stabilization

Fujifilm X100F for Sports Photography

After carefully reviewing how well Fujifilm X100F performs Sports Photography, we gave it a score of 93. Compared to scores of other cameras from the same class, Fujifilm X100F can be called a 93 model for this type of photography.

Advantages:

  • Big Number of autofocus Points (325)

Disadvantages:

  • Slow Continuous Shooting (8.0 fps)
  • No Environmental Sealing
  • Slow Max Shutter Speed (1/4000s)
  • Bad Max Native ISO (12800)
  • Small battery life (390 shots)

Fujifilm X100F for Daily Photography

After carefully reviewing how well Fujifilm X100F performs Daily Photography, we gave it a score of 52. Compared to scores of other cameras from the same class, Fujifilm X100F can be called a Strong model for this type of photography.

Advantages:

  • Large APS-C (23.6 x 15.6 mm) sensor
  • Built-in Flash
  • Built-in View Finder
  • Live View
  • Wireless Connectivity
  • Video is available

Disadvantages:

  • Big weight (469 g)
  • Big size (127 x 75 x 52 mm)

Fujifilm X100F for Landscape Photography

After carefully reviewing how well Fujifilm X100F performs Landscape Photography, we gave it a score of 81. Compared to scores of other cameras from the same class, Fujifilm X100F can be called a 81 model for this type of photography.

If the score of this model doesn’t impress you and you are still looking for a model that is better suited for Landscape Photography, we recommend you to check out our Top 10 Cameras for Landscape Photography.

Advantages:

  • Large APS-C (23.6 x 15.6 mm) sensor
  • High resolution sensor (24 MP)
  • Live View
  • RAW Support

Disadvantages:

  • No Environmental Sealing
  • Bad Max Native ISO (12800)

Fujifilm X100F Detailed Specs

General
Brand Fujifilm
Model X100F
Announced Jan 18, 2017
Body Type Large sensor compact
Lens
Manual Focus Yes
Lens Mount Fixed lens
Number of Lenses n/a
Focal Length Multiplier n/a
Macro Focus Range
Screen
Screen Type Fixed Type
Screen Size 3″
Screen Resolution 1,040k dots
Live View Yes
Touch Screen No
ViewFinder
ViewFinder Electronic and Optical (tunnel)
ViewFinder Resolution 2,360k dots
ViewFinder Coverage 92%
ViewFinder Magnification 0.5
Photography Features
Min Shutter Speed 4 s
Max Shutter Speed 1/4000 s
Continuous Shooting 8.0 fps
Shutter Priority Yes
Aperture Priority Yes
Manual Exposure Mode Yes
Exposure Compensation Yes
Custom White Balance Yes
Image Stabilization No
Built-in Flash Yes
Flash Range 4.6
Flash Modes Auto, forced, suppressed, slow synchro, commander
External Flash Yes
AE Bracketing Yes
WB Bracketing Yes
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment Yes
Average Yes
Spot Yes
Partial No
AF-Area No
Center Weighted No
Sensor
Sensor Type CMOS X-TRANS III
Sensor Size APS-C
Sensor Dimensions 23.6 x 15.6 mm
Sensor Area 368.16 mm2
Sensor Resolution 24.0 MP
Max Image Resolution 6000 x 4000
Max Native ISO 12,800
Max Boosted ISO 51,200
Min Native ISO 200
RAW Support Yes
AutoFocus
AF Touch No
AF Continuous Yes
AF Single Yes
AF Tracking No
AF Selective No
AF Center Yes
AF Multi Area Yes
AF Live View Yes
AF Face Detection Yes
AF Contrast Detection Yes
AF Phase Detection Yes
Number of Focus Points 325
Number of Cross Focus Points n/a
Video Features
Video Resolutions 1920 x 1080 (60p, 50p, 30p, 25p, 24p)
Max Video Resolution 1920 x 1080
Video Formats H.264
Microphone Port Yes
Headphone Port No
Connectivity
Wireless Connectivity Yes
HDMI Yes
USB USB 2.0
Physical
Environmental Sealing No
Water Proof No
Dust Proof No
Shock Proof No
Crush Proof No
Freeze Proof No
Weight 469 g
Physical Dimensions 127 x 75 x 52 mm
Battery Life 390 shots
Battery Type 390 shots
Battery Model n/a
Other Features
Self Timer Yes
Timelapse Recording Yes
GPS
Storage Type SD/SDHC/SDXC
Storage Slots 1

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