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Fujifilm-xq1.34062058
8.5 out of 10

Fujifilm XQ1

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Overall 10
10

Excellent value and choice for a real pocket camera

Brett, Amazon
2 weeks ago
  • Summary: I bought this camera from the Japan Amazon site after several weeks of physical and use comparisons, even borrowing my friends' Sony rx100 iii and Canon S120, as well as the XQ-1 to evaluate what to purchase. Needless to say with my 5 star rating I really like the camera for my purposes which is for "religiously carry and use it as a daily pocket camera". Some points of my own as well as counterpoints to some of the points in the reviews here: 1.
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Overall 10
10

Extraordinary Compact Camera!!!

Izzy, B&H Photo
2 weeks ago
  • Excerpt: I'm a professional event photographer and was looking for a decent compact camera to carry around for casual/Informal shooting... After owning this camera for a nice couple of weeks now, I can say with certainty that this is probably the best compact camera with such Phenomenal and Vibrant Image Quality for its relatively low price.
  • Pros: Easy to Use, Fast Shutter Speed, Great Resolution, Large Clear LCD, Small / Compact
  • Cons: Short Battery Life
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Overall 10
10

Gem of a compact

Mark, B&H Photo
2 weeks ago
  • Excerpt: Many people want a camera that is easy to use but still delivers high quality images. This is what I was looking for for my wife, and I chose the XQ1 based on the extremely successfully mirrorless system cameras Fuji has been putting out recently. Great decision. My wife has not used RAW yet, but the JPG's out of the camera are extremely sharp, free of noise, with good contrast and color. I still import them into Lightroom but rarely find much to improve.
  • Pros: Easy to Use, Great Resolution, Small / Compact
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Overall 10
10

Great Compact Camera

MJ "MJ", Amazon
16 June 2014
  • Summary: This is a great compact camera. I use to own Canon s95 & s110, Fujifilm x20 (All great Cameras too). Although I really loved my X20, I thought it was a little too big to fit in my pocket, so I've decided to get another compact camera. It was down to XQ1 or S120. After playing and testing both XQ1 and S120 in camera store, I've decided to get the XQ1. The XQ1 is almost $100 cheaper than S120, it also has a larger sensor.
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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

Michael Perham, DP Review
14 May 2014
  • Excerpt: I am impressed. I actually sold my Fuji X100s to fund a new lens for my DSLR system and needed a compact camera to replace it for family events etc.. The X100s was not pocketable (but a very good camera) and I really wanted something that I could just put in my pocket, hence the XQ1. I just love the direct access to basic camera controls, ISO, exposer and exposure compensation and it shoots RAW.  I also like the easy access to flash and macro.
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Overall 10
10

Big bang for the buck!

Nelson, Lord, B&H Photo
5 May 2014
  • Excerpt: Stays in my pocket, quick start up, focus and bang! You have an excellent image.
  • Pros: Easy to Use, Fast Shutter Speed, Good in Low Light, Great Resolution, Small / Compact
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Overall 10
10

EXACTLY AS PROMISED - CAN'T BEAT FOR PRICE

David L., Amazon
16 April 2014
  • Summary: I bought this Fujifilm XQ1 for my wife to replace a Nikon D40x which never saw use because it was always too big and too bulky for what she wanted to carry around and shoot. Also, she started shooting with a cell phone because she wanted to upload to social media. With the cell phone camera however, IQ was low and forget about getting anything great in low room light.
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Overall 10
10

Superb photos from a truly pocket-size camera.

C. D. Payne, Amazon
26 March 2014
  • Summary: If you're looking for a camera that you can effortlessly carry with you all the time, I think this is the best one for the price. Brilliantly sharp lens and full manual controls if you need them. The larger sensor produces images than stand up to close pixel-peeping. Zoom range is ideal for most situations. A touch screen would have been nice, but I find the controls easy to use. I've tried MANY pocketable cameras, and this is the best one I've found so far.
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Overall 10
10

Great little camera for many situations

robert, Amazon
26 February 2014
  • Summary: After some weeks using it, I don’t have any major complain about the XQ1, by far… It is now my daily partner wherever I go… It’s easy to use, very responsive, and really powerfull as far as image quality is concerned for a « point & shoot » cam. Thanks to the clear lens, you can get great shoots in low light conditions, especially at wide angle. Body is well built and commands are easy to customise.
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Overall 10
10

Great little camera for many situations

robert, B&H Photo
26 February 2014
  • Excerpt: After some weeks using it, I don't have any major complain about the XQ1, by far… It is now my daily partner wherever I go… It's easy to use, very responsive, and really powerfull as far as image quality is concerned for a « point & shoot » cam. Thanks to the clear lens, you can get great shoots in low light conditions, especially at wide angle. Body is well built and commands are easy to customise.
  • Pros: Easy to Use, Good in Low Light, Large Clear LCD, Small / Compact
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