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Fujifilm X100S
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Fujifilm X100S

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Fujifilm X100s Camera Review

7 June 2015
  • Excerpt: Fujifilm’s X100s follows the X100 and offers enhanced imaging features and functions. The most important difference is the new sensor--the X-Trans CMOS sensor uses aspecial RGB mosaic pattern and offers higher resolution compared to the sensor in the X100.
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Overall 10

Fujifilm Finepix X100S

31 October 2014
  • Excerpt: Fujifilm's portable Finepix X100S is the second entrant in our retro camera round-up, and it comes armed with a beefy 16.3-Megapixel sensor and both a LCD display and a viewfinder with two modes - but is it enough to take the top-spot? Hit play to find out.
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Fuji X100S review: a top-end compact

8 March 2014
  • Excerpt: Fuji’s X100 proved very popular with enthusiast photographers looking for a high-end compact camera that produces images on a par with a DSLR. For many, its retro styling and control combined with modern technology made it a real winner, and a natural choice for documentary and street photography.
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Overall 8

Fujifilm X100S

Imaging Resource
25 November 2013
  • Conclusion: First things first: The Fuji X100S is inarguably a better camera than its predecessor, the X100. It delivers superior image quality, thanks to its APS-C-type, next gen X-Trans CMOS II sensor featuring 4 megapixels more resolution.
  • Pros: Solid build and sharp, retro "rangefinder" style design with decent ergonomics, Very good 23mm (35mm-equivalent) f/2 lens, Built-in 3-stop ND filter, Noticeably better resolution than predecessor, thanks to upgraded 16.3-megapixel X-Trans CMOS II sensor, JPEG engine produces very pleasing images,...
  • Cons: While autofocus performance has improved, it's still slow and inaccurate in low light, real-world conditions (moving subjects), No face detection autofocus, Fixed-focal-length lens doesn't give you much flexibilit, Handgrip insubstantial and not sufficient for one-handed operation; somewhat slipp...
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Overall 9

Fujifilm FinePix X100S: Review

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10 September 2013
  • Summary: Taking some of the best elements of the X-Pro1, such as the APS-C format sensor and the control menu, Fujifilm has produced a successful update of the X100, Fujifilm FinePix X100S making this a very desirable also for the superb quality of the images.
  • Pros: Solid body, retro aesthetic success, complete physical controls, excellent image quality, hybrid viewfinder, effective filters, Full HD video with high bit rate.
  • Cons: Limited buffer for burst mode, fixed and non-touch screen, support RAW immature.
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Overall 9

Fuji X100s

27 August 2013
  • Conclusion: Fuji's X100s immediately set itself apart from the rest of the field as soon as we opened the box. It was…sexy. Picking it up brought back memories of simpler times — shooting small, compact film rangefinders with sleek controls and leather body grips.
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Overall 10

Fuji X100S

26 August 2013
  • Summary: The Fuji X100S is an extremely capable premium compact camera. It features a unique 16 MP X-Trans II CMOS sensor without anti-alias filter that delivers image-quality which competes with the best APS-C DSLRs on the market. The new sensor incorporates Phase-Detect AF to improve autofocus speed.
  • Pros: Superb image quality in compact size, Extremely low noise, Very good sharpness from wide-open, Flexible rendition of colors and tones, Bright F/2 lens, Real aperture ring, Leaf-Shutter allows High-Speed-Sync, Built-In 3-Stop ND Filter, Plenty of external controls, Inconspicuous analog camera look...
  • Cons: Very slow autofocus in low-light, Some over-exposure, Some cast under tungsten lighting, Wrong Live-Histogram, based on display, Not, Clear but pointless OVF, Two dials needed per exposure parameter, No AE-L with MF, Illogical and under-used button functions, No direct Self-Timer access, Poor cam...
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Overall 9

Fujifilm X100S Review

21 August 2013
  • Conclusion: The Fujifilm X100S is a very good camera, geared toward photographers who really want control over almost every aspect of still image quality. Street photographers in particular will find this camera appealing.
  • Pros: Superior 16MP stills, Excellent Hybrid viewfinder, Very responsive
  • Cons: Expensive, Not geared toward casual users, no matter how much money they have, Small LCD screen with so-so quality
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20 August 2013
  • Excerpt: Continuing the successful design and concept of the X100, the Fujifilm X100S advances this lightweight and compact fixed-lens series with a 16-million-pixel APS-C size X-Trans CMOS II sensor.
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Overall 7

Fujifilm X100s

21 July 2013
  • Summary: The Fujifilm X100s a relatively compact APS-C camera in a nice retro design. It has an excellent viewfinder that even can be switched between optical and electronic modes. Even in the optical mode all essential shooting information is presented thanks to an LCD overlay.
  • Pros: Hybrid optical and electronic viewfinder with exposure and focus area overlay, High-quality lens, fast, sharp and hardly any optical flaws, Excellent build quality, Excellent image quality at low ISOs, Responsive in most shooting modes (unless you're bracketing), Great manual focusing aids (focus...
  • Cons: Image quality less than what is achievable from an APS-C sensor, No shake reduction, Slow and somewhat inaccurate autofocus, LCD smallish and of low resolution by today's standards, Shutter speeds can't go lower that 1/4 s in autoexposure modes, Quirky control dials, Some settings (self timer for...
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