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Fujifilm FinePix X20
8.8 out of 10

Fujifilm FinePix X20

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Overall 9
8.6

Fujifilm X20

Camera Labs
1 October 2013
  • Summary: The Fujifilm X20 is an advanced compact with a larger sensor than a typical point-and-shoot camera, a built-in advanced optical viewfinder and a 4x zoom lens. It replaces the X10, substituting the older model's EXR sensor with a 12 Megapixel X-Trans sensor of the same architecture used in the...
  • Pros: 2/3 inch X-Trans sensor., Fast hybrid AF with on-sensor phase detect points., Advanced optical viewfinder with LCD overlay., 360 degree Motion Panorama mode., Focus peaking.
  • Cons: Poor video performance., 85% optical viewfinder coverage., No Wifi.
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Overall 9
9.0

Fujifilm FinePix X20: Review

Review guidelines
31 August 2013
  • Summary: Now the Fujifilm FinePix X20 has introduced important improvements – new sensor and processing engine, hybrid AF, optical viewfinder ” smart ” – that make it even more competitive in the premium segment of compact cameras.
  • Pros: Excellent technological equipment, 20x zoom, Stabilizer effective.
  • Cons: LCD screens small and not detailed, Limited buffer for burst mode, Optical viewfinder ” blocked ” from the lens to the focal medium / long, RAW support limited.
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Overall 8
7.8

Expert Review

reviewed
17 July 2013
  • Summary: Fujifilm’s X10 followup is more refresh than reboot.
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Overall 8
7.7

Expert Review

DP Review
17 June 2013
  • Summary: The Fujifilm X20 is a true enthusiast's compact, with solid build quality, a fast lens, unique optical viewfinder, and sharp, high resolution photos. It offers a wide selection of manual controls, easily adjustable settings (thanks to twin control dials, the Fn button, and Quick Menu), and 1080/60p...
  • Pros: Very good photo quality; noticeably sharper than X10, Fast, 28-112mm equiv. F2.0-2.8 zoom lens with manual zoom ring, Solid build quality with retro design, Large optical viewfinder offers exposure data and focus point overlay, Wide selection of manual controls (plus a scene-selecting auto mode f...
  • Cons: Tends to smudge fine details (even at ISO 100), Clips highlights at default DR setting (though no worse than its peers), Optical viewfinder doesn't live up to its potential (no composition grid, grid lines); lens can be seen through viewfinder at wide-angle, No dedicated movie record button; no m...
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Overall 8
8.0

Fujifilm X20

PC Magazine
11 June 2013
  • Conclusion: The Fujifilm X20 premium compact camera is a great choice for those who demand an optical viewfinder, but it can't keep up with the Sony DSC-RX100 in low light.
  • Pros: Large optical viewfinder. Manual zoom design. Sharp images. Fast, 4x zoom lens. Lots of physical controls. Fast burst shooting. 1-centimeter macro mode. Hot shoe.
  • Cons: Pricey. A little bulky. Rear LCD could be sharper.
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Overall 8
8.0

Fuji X20

neocamera.com
9 June 2013
  • Summary: The Fuji X20 is an excellent premium compact and the only one Other than the Fuji Finepix X10 which precedes it and features the same lens. to have a mechanical zoom. Its lens is equivalent to 28-112mm which is suitable for a wide variety of subjects and has a rather bright maximum aperture.
  • Pros: Class-leading fast and reliable autofocus, Very low image noise, Excellent sharpness, Good dynamic-range, Conservative metering, Nicely saturated colors, Mechanical zoom, Great ergonomics, Good shot-to-shot speeds, Very responsive
  • Cons: Below average white-balance accuracy, Not Exposure-Priority, Incorrect preview of WB, Wrong Live-Histogram, Dark exposure of low-contrast scenes, Poor optical viewfinder, Short battery-life, Minimal grip
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Fujifilm FinePix X20

thinkdigit.com
8 May 2013
  • Excerpt: The Fujifilm X10 fumbled pretty hard when it was launched with its white orb issue and everything, and despite a few firmware updates, the problem persisted. Fujifilm finally isolated the issue to a problem with the sensor itself, offering free replacements to everyone who was experiencing the ‘Orb...
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Overall 7
6.7

Fuji X20

outdoorgearlab.com
5 May 2013
  • Conclusion: The Fuji X20 might be the little brother of the award-winning X100s , but we wouldn't describe its performance as "little." The X20 has a fantastic build, classic styling, a sharp and versatile lens, plus is a smaller package than the X100s.
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Expert Review

Steve's Digicams
19 April 2013
  • Summary: The Fujifilm X20 is the successor to the X10 released last year. Fully upgraded with the new X-Trans CMOS II image sensor and redesigned optical view finder, the X20 has increased performance and image quality over the X10.
  • Pros: SR+ Auto produces bright, vivid images withe the camera doing all the work, New digital information inside the Optical Viewfinder, Excellent low-light capabilities with f/2.0-2.8 lens, Great image quality in all shooting modes, Lens shift image stabilization further improves low-light performance...
  • Cons: Only 85% coverage from OVF, Lens is visible from OVF, No dedicated video recording button
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Overall 9
9.0
Design 9
9.0
Value for money 9
8.5
Features 9
9.0
Performance 10
9.5
Picture quality 9
9.0

Fujifilm X20 Review

What Digital Camera
18 April 2013
  • Summary: Despite some minor issues with the viewfinder, noise reduction and a somewhat untrustworthy exposure compensation dial, the Fujifilm X20 is clearly more than just a minor upgrade to the Fujifilm X10 .
  • Pros: Excellent detail; Image colours; Prompt AF; Pleasing operation; Well designed; Sturdy build
  • Cons: Aggressive noise reduction; Exposure compensation dial easy to knock; Viewfinder info tricky to see
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