FUJIFILM Introduces XF1 Digital Camera, Will Be Available In October For $499.95

FUJIFILM has added a new digital camera to its flagship X-Series product line called FUJIFILM XF1. The company has used newly developed FUJINON F1.8 wide angle lens in the camera. With this newly developed lens, the XF1’s 4x manual zoom and a large 2/3-inch 12 Megapixel EXR CMOS sensor are able to deliver extraordinary image quality. The company hopes that its latest XF1 digital camera will introduce the X-Series line in new ways to digital camera fans.

Fujifilm XF1 digital camera

Initially, the company will release three new designs – a dimpled synthetic black leather, a smooth synthetic tan leather and an elegant synthetic red leather.

Go Miyazaki, president and chief operating officer, FUJIFILM North America Corporation said, “The FUJIFILM X-Series is known by photographers for their outstanding image quality, precision build and stellar performance, and the FUJIFILM XF1 lives up to that reputation, while adding a new level of portability and style with its unique retractable F1.8 manual zoom lens along with lightweight and durable aluminum body covered in synthetic leather for a bold, retro look.”

Specifications

 

Body typeCompact
Max resolution4000 x 3000
Image ratio w:h1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
Effective pixels12.0 megapixels
Sensor size2/3″ (8.8 x 6.6 mm)
Sensor typeEXRCMOS
ISOAuto, 100, 200, 250, 320, 400, 500, 640, 800, 1000, 1250, 1600, 2000, 2500, 3200, (4000, 5000, 6400, 12800 with boost)
White balance presets7
Custom white balanceYes (1)
Image stabilizationOptical
Uncompressed formatRAW
JPEG quality levelsFine, Normal
Autofocus
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Live View
Autofocus assist lampYes
Digital zoomNo
Manual focusYes
Lens mountNone
Screen size3″
Screen typeTFT color LCD monitor
Live viewYes
Viewfinder None
shutter speed
  • Minimum  30 sec
  • Maximum 1/4000 sec
Exposure modes
  • Program
  • Shutter priority
  • Aperture priority
  • Manual exposure
Scene modes
  • Auto
  • Macro
  • Landscape
  • Night
  • Portrait
  • Portrait+Night
  • Backlight Portrait
Built-in flashYes (Pop-up)
Flash modesAuto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Slow Sync, Rear-curtain
Flash X sync speed1/180 sec
Drive modes
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Self-timer
Continuous driveYes (10, 7, 5, 3 fps)
Self-timerYes (2 or 10 sec)
Metering modes
  • Multi
  • Average
  • Spot
FormatH.264
MicrophoneStereo
SpeakerMono
Resolutions1920 x 1080 (30 fps), 1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps)
Storage typesSD/SDHC/SDXC
Storage included25 MB
USBUSB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
HDMIYes (Mini connector)
WirelessNone
Remote controlNo
Environmentally sealedNo
BatteryBattery Pack
Battery descriptionLithium-Ion NP-50 rechargeable battery & charger
Orientation sensorYes
GPSNone
Weight (inc. batteries)255 g (0.56 lb / 8.99 oz)
Dimensions108 x 62 x 33 mm (4.25 x 2.44 x 1.3″)

Pros

  • Larger sensor.
  • Faster shutter speed.
  • Longer exposures.

Cons

  • Bigger.
  • IQ in low light not good.

The company has not mentioned the exact release date but the FX1 will be available in October for $499.95. Amazon is now accepting pre-order.

Source: Businesswire

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