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Fujifilm FINEPIX X-E1

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Overall 8
8.0

Fujifilm's X-E1 delivers great photos for manual-focused photographers

CNET
8 June 2013
  • Summary: It's not a general-purpose recommendable camera thanks to subpar video and slightly sluggish performance, but for photo-quality-first photographers who want the analog-ish shooting experience, the Fujifilm X-E1 rules in its price range.
  • Cons: While not bad, performance lags in its class, and the video quality disappoints.
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Fujifilm X-E1

Steve's Digicams
8 April 2013
  • Excerpt: In late 2012, Fujifilm announced the X-E1 - which is essentially a 30% smaller version on their flagship X-Pro1 , with a few upgrades. Meaning, the camera boasts the same 16.3-megapixel APS-C X-Trans CMOS sensor, an EXR Processor Pro, full HD 1080p video recording, an ISO range of 100-25600, a Q Menu shortcut button, and lots of great features like in-camera RAW conversion, various Film Simulation Modes, Multiple Exposure Mode, and Panoramic Shooting Mode.
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Overall 8
8.0

Fujifilm X-E1 Review

thinkdigit.com
2 April 2013
  • Summary: The X-E1 is one hell of a camera, leaving a few quirks aside. It is a mirrorless that can actually function as a substitute to the bulky DSLR for many users. If you're in the market for a DSLR, or want a camera system that will give you great images, then you might want to look at getting the X-E1.
  • Pros: Compact body compared to a DSLR, Excellent image quality even at high ISO, Well-placed dials that make accessing settings really quick
  • Cons: AF is a hit or miss at times, Lack of any sort of controls in video recording mode
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Overall 9
8.5

Fujifilm X-E1

Camera Labs
1 March 2013
  • Summary: The Fujifilm X-E1 is the second of the company's mirrorless compact system cameras to use the X-mount and the 16 Megapixel X-Trans CMOS sensor debuted in the groundbreaking X-Pro 1. It's smaller and less expensive than the X-Pro 1 but lacks one of its key selling points - the hybid optical / electronic viewfinder.
  • Pros: Excellent image quality., Superb high ISO noise performance., Big, bright, high resolution EVF., Built-in flash., External mic/remote socket., 6fps continuous shooting.
  • Cons: EVF prone to extraneous light., No direct movie record button., Limited movie modes., AF perfomance still so-so., No gadgets like built-in Wifi or GPS.
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Fujifilm X-E1

consumersearch.com
15 February 2013
  • Summary: The X-series cameras also allow you to adjust dynamic range, saturation, sharpness and gradation. A sweep panorama function works well, letting you sweep the camera across the scene to create a panoramic shot. You can use the X-series' compatible lenses (just five, so far) or buy a $200 adapter to use M-mount lenses from Leica, Carl Zeiss and more.
  • Pros: Splendid image quality, Compact body with great retro style, Intuitive physical controls, Packed with professional-grade features
  • Cons: Slower autofocus than rivals, Unimpressive video, Partially plastic body isn't weather-sealed
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Expert Review

PhotoRadar
31 January 2013
  • Conclusion: With the X-E1, Fuji has brought the next evolution of the X series of interchangeable lens cameras. As the system is set to grow in the coming year, we can see this camera appealing to a large group of people.
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Overall 8
7.5

Fujifilm X-E1 Review

Digitaltrends
18 January 2013
  • Conclusion: The one thing the X-E1 will do for you that most other cameras can’t – even the top-of-the-line DSLRs – is make you look cool. Strap one of these around your neck, and we guarantee you’ll get people’s notice. The perception it gives is that you’re a serious photographer. But it isn’t just all looks. The X-E1, despite the issues, is a strong camera that’s highly capable of taking great photos.
  • Pros: Great styling, Large CMOS sensor, Great image quality, even in low light, Easy to use
  • Cons: Autofocusing could be faster, Video capture is a weak feature, No connectivity options or other features, Build quality could feel more solid
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Fujifilm FinePix X-E1 Review

YugaTech
4 January 2013
  • Summary: When Fujifilm released the X-E1 it’s clear that the company has one thing in mind, and that is to polish some of the rough edges that critics pointed out on the X-Pro1. Well, they didn’t have to do much as the X-Pro1 is already regarded by many as one of the sleekest MILC in the market.
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Overall 6
6.0

Fujifilm XE-1 Review

Digital Photography School
30 November 2012
  • Conclusion: well above average.
  • Pros: you have the skills to exploit it.
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Overall 9
9.0
Design 10
9.5
Value for money 9
9.0
Features 9
8.5
Performance 9
8.5
Picture quality 10
9.5

Fujifilm X-E1 review

What Digital Camera
26 November 2012
  • Summary: While it may appear to be simply a stripped down, more affordable X-Pro1 to tempt more people into Fujifilm's CSC family, that would be doing the X-E1 a great disservice. Similar in size to the X100, and combined with a similar premium finish that won over so many fans to Fujifilm's retro-inspired compact, the X-E1 manages to feel more refined and balanced as soon as you pick it up compared to the rather chunky X-Pro1.
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