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Fujifilm FinePix X20
8.9 out of 10

Fujifilm FinePix X20

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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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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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Overall 9
8.5

Fujifilm X20 review

Amateur Photographer
3 April 2014
  • Summary: The X20 stands out from other enthusiast compacts for many positive reasons, not least of which is a design marred only by the placement of its exposure compensation dial. Although it may be difficult to distinguish any extra detail in real-world images from those of other enthusiast compacts, lab...
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Overall 8
8.0

Fujifilm X20

Trusted Reviews
7 May 2013
  • Summary: A beautiful retro-styled camera and an improved take on the X10.
  • Pros: Strong all-round image performance, Excellent design and build quality, Great to use
  • Cons: Exposure compensation dial easy to knock, Noise reduction overly aggressive, Limited viewfinder
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Overall 8
8.0

Fujifilm X20 review - delete

T3
15 April 2013
  • Summary: The Fujifilm X20 is an overhaul of the X10 but retains the same classic chassis
  • Pros: Gorgeous design, Activated by twisting lens, Optical viewfinder
  • Cons: Small sensor, Low resolution, Pricey
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Overall 8
8.0

Fuji X20 review

TechRadar UK
25 March 2013
  • Summary: Fuji puts X-Pro1 technology in an X10 body
  • Pros: Retro design, Manual controls, Film simulation modes, Viewfinder, There are many things to like about the Fuji X20. Those with a penchant for the retro will find obvious charm here, while the number of direct access dials and buttons are a welcome factor for the more experienced photographer. Ima...
  • Cons: No touchscreen, Creative filters can't be shot in raw format, Fairly limited zoom range, As with the Fuji X10, there's not too much to dislike about the Fuji X20. However, it would be nice if Fuji could include a touchscreen on its premium compacts to elevate them even further and make it easy to...
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Overall 8
8.0

Fujifilm X20 review

T3
6 December 2012
  • Summary: The Fujifilm X20 is an overhaul of the X10 but retains the same classic chassis
  • Pros: Gorgeous design, Activated by twisting lens, Optical viewfinder
  • Cons: Small sensor, Low resolution, Pricey
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