Conclusion: "Stunning," "astounding" and "gorgeous" images are the Fujifilm X-Pro1's claim to fame in test after test. Even more than its retro rangefinder styling, its dazzling photos grab critics' attention. But it's flawed. Slow autofocus, disappointing video and some flimsy bits harm its rating in reviews.
Pros: Astounding image quality, Retro rangefinder body and controls, Compatible with high-grade lenses
Cons: Not the quickest to focus, Subpar video, Feels flimsy for the price
Conclusion: The Fujifilm X-Pro1 is a top-notch mirrorless camera that is sure to appeal to optical viewfinder fans that are put off by the high price of Leica rangefinders.
Pros: Great high ISO images. X-Trans image sensor. Hybrid optical/electronic viewfinder. Sharp rear display. Excellent control layout. Sturdy build. PC sync flash socket. Continued firmware update support.
Cons: A little slow to focus. Lacks built-in flash. Not a good choice for video. No mic input.
Summary: The Fujifilm X-Pro1 is a compact camera with interchangeable lenses of the highest quality. You can capture sharp images and to show a fine details, which also enable the printing size in degrees or only certain parts of the scene.
Pros: Good image quality, viewfinder, and razor-sharp screen, many functions.
Excerpt: The Fujifilm X-Pro1 digital interchangeable lens camera features a 16.3 megapixel Fuji X-Trans CMOS image sensor coupled to the latest Fujifilm processor, a superb dynamic range, excellent high ISO noise performance, professional quality controls and handling, extremely accurate autofocus,...
Pros: What a camera. Despite my whining above about the v1 firmware autofocus speed, the Fujifilm X-Pro1 has
Cons: The SD card slot adjacent to the battery compartment on the bottom of the camera is awkward to access because the slot door only opens 90 degrees. We had to figure out a kind of two-finger grip on the sides of the SD card to help line it up for insertion, and a perfectly perpendicular push & rele...
Summary: You can run about snapping quick shots with the Fujifilm X-Pro1 set to auto, or take your time and enjoy the art of composing great pictures with close to full manual control -- it's up to you. Either way, it's a joy to use, and the results won't disappoint.
Pros: Great looks; Good still images; Sharp lenses; decent value body; Loads of manual controls.
Cons: Small lens selection; Lenses are rather pricey.
Excerpt: Fujifilm’s X-Pro 1 may be the worst kept secret we’ve ever come across in the photography world — with a veritable Wikileaks worth of details flooding the web long before today’s official announcement.
Summary: The Fuji X-Pro1 is a 16 MP digital camera with delivers class-leading image quality thanks to its unique X-Trans sensor which does not use an anti-alias filter. Paired with one of the three excellent XF-mount lenses, the X-Pro1 produces some extremely sharp large prints up to ISO 6400 and even...
Pros: Class-leading image quality, Extremely low image noise up to ISO 6400, Excellent sharpness, Great color accuracy, Above average metering system, Good white-balance, Excellent EVF mode, Plenty of direct controls, Instant video recording start and stop, Excellent build quality
Cons: Very slow autofocus in low-light, Sluggish autofocus in good light, Slow shot-to-shot speed, Not Exposure-Priority, Inconsistent AF points and frame in OVF, Only one Fn button, No AE-L in MF mode, Soft aperture detents, Fractional shutter-speeds get reset, Short battery-life
Excerpt: Fujifilm’s X series has been creating some pretty impressive waves across the cameraverse. It all started back in 2011 with the X-100, the first compact featuring an APS-C sized sensor in a body that would send waves of nostalgia amongst the old time photographers.
The Fujifilm X-Pro1: so much more than just a pretty face
1 July 2012
Excerpt: Not counting hipsters and sentimentalists, photographers are roughly divided into 2.5 respective groups – pros, amateurs, and everything in between. Fujifilm’s latest offering from its X-series is aimed firmly at the first group but its gorgeous retro styling, usability and stunning picture quality...