Excerpt: I really like the retro look and lightweight feel. It's really fun to shoot manually but putting it back into auto is a little slow. I shoot at least 300 pictures raw without any battery loss.
Pros: Easy to Use, Fast Shutter Speed, Good Battery Life, Good in Low Light, Great Resolution, Large Clear LCD, Small / Compact
Excerpt: Photographically, this camera works the same as my FujiFilm point-and-shoot that I've had for years, and cost three times as much. I absolutely LOVE the ergonomics and bought it because hauling around my full-frame Canon and L-Series lenses around all the time gets to be cumbersome. The dials are intuitive and remind me of working with my original Pentax 35mm film camera.
Excerpt: I got this to supplement my DSLR and have a good image quality, well designed, cool lighter/smaller camera for travelling. I found the battery life better than expected if you turn off the back display if you're going to be shooting for a while. It won't be my first choice for fast action shots but if you will be composing before you shoot, this camera is fantastic. It really performs in low light well, too. Finally, it looks really cool.
Pros: Fast Shutter Speed, Good Battery Life, Good in Low Light, Great Resolution, Large Clear LCD, Small / Compact
Excerpt: I bought this camera looking for a lighter alternative to my Canon DSLR for hiking, backpacking and general travel photography. We did a week+ trip to the Rocky Mountains, and I put it through all the paces camping and backpacking. I've also used it for some portraiture work and flower photography. My overall impression: Love it!
Pros: Fast Shutter Speed, Good Battery Life, Good Firmware Upgrades, Great Lenses From Fuji, Great Resolution, Large Clear LCD, Small / Compact
Excerpt: I have been watching Fujifilm X series for awhile now, keep wondering what the fuzz is all about. Saw this XE-1 on special, finally gave-in to temptation and got one. There are tons of technical reviews out there, so I will not bore you with another one. The camera body feels solid, well balance and beautiful to look at. I love the retro dials. The 'kit' 18-55mm XF lens is consist of mostly metal, similar in built quality to my Zeiss Touit Lens.
Pros: Easy to Use, Fun To Hold, Great Resolution, Great Zoom, Small / Compact, Solidly built
Summary: Many good things can be said about this gem. Everything has been said. I really enjoy taking pictures with it. Moreover, the five stars go to Fuji technical support in NJ. They rock! Two weeks before my huge anticipated vacations abroad (with my X-E1 as a main role actor), the flash stopped firing. I called them and after a short evaluation by phone, they ask me to send the camera for flash repair.
Excerpt: After going the DSLR route with Canon and Nikon I switched to Sony Mirrorless cameras. The Nex 6 and then the a6000. While very good, I was introduced to the Fuji. It's image quality is hands down better than any cropped sensor camera I have seen. Plus, it takes me back to my film era days when you had to "think" about how to take your photos and everything wasn't done for you.
Pros: Easy to Use, Good in Low Light, Great Resolution, Large Clear LCD, Small / Compact