The Fujifilm X-S1 is an SLR-style superzoom camera with a 26x optical zoom lens and 12MP, 2/3-inch EXR CMOS sensor. It offers a built-in electronic viewfinder with 1.44 million dots of resolution. Continuous shooting is available at a top speed of 10 frames per second at reduced resolution; full resolution burst speed tops out at 7 fps. Build quality is in keeping with the camera's premium X-series designation, including a rubberized grip surface and metal dials.
Fujifilm X-S1 Compact Camera
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- 12MP 2/3"-type CMOS sensor
- 7 frames per second continuous shooting
- 26x F2.8-5.6 optical zoom lens (24-624mm equivalent)
- ISO 100-3200 expandable up to 12,800
- 1080 HD video
- Articulated 3.0 inch LCD with 460,000 dots
- Electronic viewfinder with 1,440,000 dots
- Raw and Raw + JPEG shooting
- Built-in flash with hotshoe
- Electronic level
- SD/SDHC/SDXC card slot
- 460 shots per battery charge (CIPA standard)
- Optical image stabilization
|Body type||SLR-like (bridge)|
|Max resolution||4000 x 3000|
|Other resolutions||4000 x 2664, 4000 x 2248, 2992 x 2992, 2816 x 2112, 2816 x 1864, 2816 x 1584, 2048 x x 1536, 2048 x 1360, 1920 x 1080, 1536 x 1536|
|Image ratio w:h||1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9|
|Effective pixels||12 megapixels|
|Sensor size||2/3" (8.8 x 6.6 mm)|
|ISO||Auto, 100, 200, 250, 320, 400, 500, 640, 800, 1000, 1250, 1600, 2000, 2500, 3200, (4000, 5000, 6400, 12800 with boost)|
|White balance presets||6|
|Custom white balance||Yes (1)|
|JPEG quality levels||Fine, Normal|
|Optics & Focus|
|Focal length (equiv.)||24–624 mm|
|Maximum aperture||F2.8 - F5.6|
|Digital zoom||Yes (2x)|
|Normal focus range||30 cm (11.81″)|
|Macro focus range||1 cm (0.39″)|
|Screen / viewfinder|
|Screen type||TFT color LCD monitor|
|Minimum shutter speed||30 sec|
|Maximum shutter speed||1/4000 sec|
|Manual exposure mode||Yes|
|Subject / scene modes||Yes|
|Built-in flash||Yes (Pop-up)|
|Flash range||8.00 m|
|External flash||Yes (hot-shoe)|
|Flash modes||Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Slow Sync|
|Continuous drive||10 fps|
|Self-timer||Yes (2 or 10 sec)|
|Exposure compensation||±2 (at 1/3 EV steps)|
|AE Bracketing||(at 1/3 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV steps)|
|Resolutions||1920 x 1080 (30 fps), 1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps)|
|Storage included||26 MB|
|USB||USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)|
|HDMI||Yes (Mini connector)|
|Remote control||Yes (Optional RR-80)|
|Battery description||Lithium-Ion NP-95 rechargeable battery & charger|
|Weight (inc. batteries)||920 g (2.03 lb / 32.45 oz)|
|Dimensions||135 x 107 x 149 mm (5.31 x 4.21 x 5.87″)|
Actually I really love it...
I really love this camera. Remember that we have to judge it based on the catagory that it fills. First I will adress the build quality. It is simply outstanding without a doubt. Built great, feels great. A true pleasure to use due to the solidity, materials and architecture. A camera that you really want to pick up. Very easy to seamlessly interface with your intent and become one with. Controls are thought out well. You can merge with this camera and do any shot from super macro ...
Top in its category
Having tested out the X_s1, I have to say it is the best in its superzoom category. Its manual zoom lens is much more convenient. It has a much more solid feel compared to nikons and canons which feels plastic. Its image quality is relatively good thanks to its larger sensor than most others in its range and 4 aspherical elements. Problems: Expensive!
New owner of X-S1. Lens play a problem?
Just got this out of the box, and would like to know if anyone else has commented on the lens play near the outer range of zoom? It really seems to be allot for a camera that is otherwise very tight. The one I got was a refurb from Amazon, so Im wondering if this camera is an anomally, or they are all built this way. Very interested to hear any feedback from anyone that has noticed this, and if it is a design issue, or I just got a lemon. Other than that, the camera is awesome. DaveB in New ...
I'm Loving it :)
It is the most versatile camera I've ever owned. Simply brilliant in every way, point and shoot has never been so fool proof. EXR settings are great and picture quality is just stunning, amount of pixels is adequate for just about any use. Speed is just awesome, video is stunning. What a joy to own this camera. FujiFilm has done a great job in building an affordable, high quality point and shooter that stands out in the crowd. Kudos!
I own an X-S1, and would very much like the new version of this camera, with an X-trans sensor. Does anyone have news to share, as to details and timeline,for it's replacement?
I own an X-S1, and would very much like the new version of this camera, with an X-trans sensor. I`ve yet to see anything from the X20 to make me wish for that, have you ? . in fact the X20 loses the X10`s EXR DR abilities . I was expecting a super-sharp fine detail JPG engine from the X-Trans and the X20 given their past ability with super-CCD HR in the excellent S100FS (which reigns STILL as the most resolute Fuji camera with a smaller than APS-C sensor) but the results are quite the reverse, all mush and lack of sharpness, do you want an XS model like that ? . I hope Fuji sort it out because the X20`s mechanical improvements are excellent , I`d rather have one with the S100FS CCD and engine as it stands ! Continue Reading
Frederick M wrote: I'm waiting for the X-S2 or the FZ50 update The X-S1, HS50, and FZ200 don't convince me "an artist, a man, a failure, must proceed" e e cummings From low light test shots I've seen on this site, I'll never touch any of those tiniest sensor models, no matter what lens you put on them. Continue Reading
wymjym wrote: maybe so but I have yet to see another fuji with a small sensor that does this well (in my hands) Why is the exif data stripped from your images? You don't mention what camera you took those with. Oh, another vicious S100fs conspiracy, how can it be so good, it can't be, any newer camera must be better then the old one. The worlds must be colliding. Continue Reading
X-S1 or stick with my Sony a100 and Sigma 70-300?
I also have a Panny FZ5 but the reach of the Sigma is limited to below 200mm as it is too soft above that. I do love the Sony but was hoping the the Fuji X-S1 would be a good replacement as it's on offer at Amazon UK at the moment. Any thoughts? Thanks!
I have an Fuji XS-1 and a Sony A65 with various lenses, the 18-135 Sony zoom being my favorite general purpose zoom. With the XS-1, you will pleased with the colors. Ergonomics are excellent. Very good EVF. Very nice solid build quality. Very effective optical stabilization. Resolution is highest at the short end. It drops off at full zoom. At full zoom, I find the resolution is not as good as my sisters Panasonic FZ200 if you look closely at the images. At wide and mid-range zoom the XS-1 is clearly better than the FZ200. The weakness of the XS-1 is speed of AF. Also frequently the camera does not get a good AF on the first shutter half-press. Red AF symbol pops up on the display so you half press a second time and that almost always gets a good AF. (Panasonic FZ200 has good AF almost every single shot - it feels much better using the FZ200 because of that, but the Panasonic colors are not as good - too cold.) So it depends on what you want. For the price, the XS-1 is hard to beat. ... Continue Reading
Again HS50 vs. X-S1 !
Reading all 8 pages of the old thred , can't find answers of these 3 questions: 1) Image comparison shootout! (Exact same subject by these 2 cams) 2) EXR CMOS II vs EXR CMOS: Comparison of Sensors Features 3) EXR CMOS II vs EXR CMOS: Comparison of Processors Features Friends who have or tried both, may help?
Simple answers: X-S1 is a better walkabout/low-light camera than HS50 because of the larger sensor. No not far better. HS50 is a better camera for wildlife and action shot because of its reach (critter filling the frame = better) and speed in AF and operation. -=[ Joms ]=- Continue Reading
Well, as someone who has just bought an X-S1, and also has used a HS50 for the last six months, and recently posted images (of similar subjects) and comments, I might as well chime in too :-). My take on them is this. The X-S1, as far as I'm concerned, produces noticeably superior image quality. From the few shots I've taken with the X-S1 so far, it's very clear that a DR100, ISO100, Raw shot is at least as good as the extended DR shots from the HS50. That will simply be down to the difference in the sensors, and the larger sensor of the X-S1 will capture more light - which also results in the much richer colour depth you see. For me, the end result is what matters, the overall quality of the image that I see in front of me is what I'm after - along with the pleasure of using the camera in the field of course. You can offer me all the toys you like, but the end image has to show that it's all worthwhile. As far as the reach goes, I've already forgotten about the HS50, as others have ... Continue Reading
I've tried both and I can't help. The HS50 has a slightly smaller sensor, but it may or may not make a difference in the photos YOU would take with either camera. I used it briefly and felt it would take more effort to try to get some results I've seen here than I was willing to make. That was for me--but it was actually easier to use (menus, etc.) right off the bat than the X-S1. There's no way to compare the images (via computer) in a way that will really answer your question (i.e. "This one is so much better/worse than that!") If there were, there wouldn't be so many threads about this question. (I should know. I started two of them when I was trying to decide between them myself.) The answers people shared (there are people here who feel passionately positive about each of these cameras; it's not like one is hated and one is loved) helped me decide--based on what was important to me (and also by handling and trying out both cameras myself). if reading the thread you linked to ... Continue Reading
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