Fujifilm XF10 Review

Overall 49
Imaging 18
Features 52
Size 82
Price 0

Main Features

  • 24.0 MP APS-C CMOS sensor
  • ISO 200 - 12800 (Expands to 100 - 51200)
  • Image Stabilization: No
  • 3″ Fixed Type Screen
  • ViewFinder: No
  • 6.0 fps Continuous Shooting
  • Video: 3840 x 2160 @ 15p, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • Built-in Wireless: Yes
  • Dimensions: 113 x 64 x 41 mm
  • Weight: 279 g
  • Environmental Sealing: No
  • Built-in GPS: No

Fujifilm XF10 Summary

This review is devoted to XF10 that Fujifilm has first introduced to the public in Jul 19, 2018. This model is a Large Sensor Compact camera with a resolution of 24.0 MP and a APS-C (23.5 x 15.7 mm) sized CMOS sensor.

In Large Sensor Compact cameras (Top 10 Compact Cameras) this model has taken rank #28 out of 472. Its Overall Score has reached 49/100 and it takes a rank of #129 out of 1174 in all Cameras.

Fujifilm XF10 Compared to other Compact Cameras

Now let's delve into more details of our Fujifilm XF10 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

  • Touch Screen: Yes
  • Sensor Size: APS-C
  • Max Native Iso: 12800
  • AutoFocus Face Detection: Yes
  • Af Phase Detection: Yes
  • Number Of Focus Points: 91
  • Viewfinder: No
  • Continuous Shooting: 6.0 fps
  • Built-In Flash: Yes
  • Microphone Port: Yes
  • Timelapse Recording: Yes
  • Wireless Connectivity: Built-In
  • Weight: 279 g
  • Battery Life: 330 shots

CONs

  • Screen Type: Fixed Type
  • Viewfinder Coverage: No
  • Viewfinder Magnification: No
  • Image Stabilization: No
  • External Flash: No

Complete Comparison of Fujifilm XF10 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 XF10. 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 XF10

Fujifilm XF10 has the following external dimensions 113 x 113 x 41 mm (44.49 x 25.2 x 16.14″) with the weight of 279 g.

The typical weight for average Large Sensor Compact type cameras is 393g. If we compare the average indicator of the weight of Fujifilm XF10, we can conclude that this model is lighter than many other similar products.

Talking about the camera’s thickness, it is worth saying that Fujifilm XF10 is thinner than other average cameras from this class. Its thickness is 41mm.

Look at the pictures below to see the front and top view of Fujifilm XF10 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 XF10 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 XF10 compared to other models from this class of cameras presented by the brand’s competitors:

Battery

Fujifilm XF10 — 330 shots
Min: 200 shots
Average: 301 shots
Max: 450 shots

Thickness

Fujifilm XF10 — 41 mm
Min: 31 mm
Average: 54 mm
Max: 122 mm

Weight

Fujifilm XF10 — 279 g
Min: 206 g
Average: 393 g
Max: 1040 g

Unfortunately, Fujifilm XF10 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 XF10 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 XF10 Photo and Sensor Features

Fujifilm XF10 boasts of a resolution of 24.0 MP and is equipped with a APS-C (23.5 x 15.7 mm) sized CMOS sensor.

The base of Fujifilm XF10 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 XF10 features a 24.0 MP sensor. In the Large Sensor Compact class, there is a high-resolution camera.

Anti-Aliasing Filter

Fujifilm XF10 is known for the lack of anti-alias (Low-pass) filter. It is one of its essential features of the sensor built in this model. The absence of this filter contributes to a higher level of details and sharpness in the pictures you take. Yet, the lack of an anti-alias filter also enhances the possibility of more occurring in certain conditions.

Now let’s check how we can compare the size of APS-C sensor featured in Fujifilm XF10 with other standard sensor sizes.

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Other Characteristics And Features of Fujifilm XF10

LCD and ViewFinder

Fujifilm XF10 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 ViewFinder.

This model comes with a high-quality LCD screen. This is a type of a touch screen, which makes shooting much more convenient and simple, allowing you to adjust the point of focus and camera settings with fingertips.

Max Shutter speed

Some of the other highlights of Fujifilm XF10 are its 6.0 fps max speed and 1/4000 sec max shutter speed, which allow you to shoot continuously.

Flash

Unlike some other cameras from this category, XF10 unfortunately, is not equipped with a built-in flash.

Focusing

One more highlight that makes Fujifilm XF10 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 91 points.

In addition, XF10 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 XF10, it gives you a possibility to shoot videos at the highest resolution of 3840 x 2160 You also have enough flexibility in terms of how you can save your files. Namely, Fujifilm XF10 allows you to save files in MPEG-4 and H.264 formats.

Fujifilm XF10 supports 4K (Ultra-HD) video. This is the highest available resolution as for today . Thus, opting for this model, you will be dazed by the video’s crispness and the quality of details when watching it on a 4K screen.

Such impressive resolution stats make this model stand out against the previous model, which provides a max video resolution of only. Thus, in case you are planning to update your old camera and would love to have a possibility to shoot lots of high-quality videos, high resolution is a significant advantage of XF10.

XF10 comes with an embedded built-in microphone and Mono speaker.

In addition, Fujifilm XF10 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 XF10 is its embedded wireless (Wi-Fi) and Bluetooth connectivity. This feature makes it possible to share files with suitable devices without the necessity to connect them physically.

In addition, XF10 is equipped with its USB 1 or HDMI ports that make it possible to connect XF10 with suitable external devices.

Battery Life

In concordance with generally accepted CIPA standards, the battery featured in Fujifilm XF10 provides a shooting life of 330, while the average battery life of cameras in this class is 301 shots.

Compared to all models in the Large Sensor Compact category, Fujifilm XF10 offers the highest battery life that reaches 330 shots.

How Good is Fujifilm XF10 for Different Types of Photography?

In this part of our review, we are going to focus on Fujifilm XF10’s performance in various fields of photography. Each sub-section stands for a specific photography area. In every part, we will review Fujifilm XF10’s name performance and give it an overall score. This first spider web graph indicates how we can compare the XF10 to the average Compact camera.

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

Fujifilm XF10 for Portrait Photography

After carefully reviewing how well Fujifilm XF10 performs Portrait Photography, we gave it a score of 89. Compared to scores of other cameras from the same class, Fujifilm XF10 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 (23.5 x 15.7 mm) sensor
  • High resolution sensor (24 MP)
  • Face Detection Focusing

Disadvantages:

  • No Image Stabilization

Fujifilm XF10 for Street Photography

After carefully reviewing how well Fujifilm XF10 performs Street Photography, we gave it a score of 51. Compared to scores of other cameras from the same class, Fujifilm XF10 can be called a Strong model for this type of photography.

Advantages:

  • Live View
  • Large APS-C(23.5 x 15.7 mm) sensor

Disadvantages:

  • Big size (113 x 64 x 41 mm)
  • No Built-in View Finder
  • No Image Stabilization

Fujifilm XF10 for Sports Photography

After carefully reviewing how well Fujifilm XF10 performs Sports Photography, we gave it a score of 70. Compared to scores of other cameras from the same class, Fujifilm XF10 can be called a 70 model for this type of photography.

Advantages:

  • Big Number of autofocus Points (91)
  • No View Finder

Disadvantages:

  • Slow Continuous Shooting (6.0 fps)
  • No Environmental Sealing
  • Slow Max Shutter Speed (1/4000s)
  • Bad Max Native ISO (12800)
  • Small battery life (330 shots)

Fujifilm XF10 for Daily Photography

After carefully reviewing how well Fujifilm XF10 performs Daily Photography, we gave it a score of 7. Compared to scores of other cameras from the same class, Fujifilm XF10 can be called a Underclass model for this type of photography.

Advantages:

  • Large APS-C (23.5 x 15.7 mm) sensor
  • Small weight (279 g)
  • Built-in Flash
  • Live View
  • Wireless Connectivity
  • Video is available

Disadvantages:

  • No Built-in View Finder

Fujifilm XF10 for Landscape Photography

After carefully reviewing how well Fujifilm XF10 performs Landscape Photography, we gave it a score of 80. Compared to scores of other cameras from the same class, Fujifilm XF10 can be called a 80 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 (23.5 x 15.7 mm) sensor
  • High resolution sensor (24 MP)
  • Live View
  • RAW Support

Disadvantages:

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

Fujifilm XF10 Detailed Specs

General
Brand Fujifilm
Model XF10
Announced Jul 19, 2018
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 10
Screen
Screen Type Fixed Type
Screen Size 3″
Screen Resolution 1,040k dots
Live View Yes
Touch Screen Yes
ViewFinder
ViewFinder
ViewFinder Resolution 0k dots
ViewFinder Coverage %
ViewFinder Magnification
Photography Features
Min Shutter Speed 30 s
Max Shutter Speed 1/4000 s
Continuous Shooting 6.0 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 5.3
Flash Modes Auto, Forced Flash, Suppressed Flash, Slow Synchro, Rear-curtain Synchro, Commander
External Flash No
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
Sensor Size APS-C
Sensor Dimensions 23.5 x 15.7 mm
Sensor Area 368.95 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 Yes
AF Continuous Yes
AF Single Yes
AF Tracking Yes
AF Selective Yes
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 91
Number of Cross Focus Points n/a
Video Features
Video Resolutions 3840 x 2160 @ 15p, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
Max Video Resolution 3840 x 2160
Video Formats MPEG-4, H.264
Microphone Port Yes
Headphone Port No
Connectivity
Wireless Connectivity Yes
HDMI Yes
USB USB 1
Physical
Environmental Sealing No
Water Proof No
Dust Proof No
Shock Proof No
Crush Proof No
Freeze Proof No
Weight 279 g
Physical Dimensions 113 x 64 x 41 mm
Battery Life 330 shots
Battery Type 330 shots
Battery Model n/a
Other Features
Self Timer Yes
Timelapse Recording Yes
GPS
Storage Type SD/SDHC/SDXC card (UHS-I supported)
Storage Slots 1

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