The New 2017 Fujifilm X100F Specification Review

The X100F is it all version of Fujifilm’s well-respected X100 sequence. It still uses the same Negatives comparative 23mm F2 lens, still has the ‘classic’ style hints, but almost everything is different under the outer lining.

Fujifilm X100F Review
Fujifilm X100F Review

The greatest modify between the X100F and its forerunners is the shift to the use of the 24MP X-Trans indicator. We’ve been very satisfied with this indicator when we’ve experienced it in the X-Pro2 and X-T20. We think it’s a much larger advancement than the pixel depend rise indicates. We seemed in more detail at the main distinction between the two designs in this content, but here are the key popular functions of the X100F:

Key features

  • 24MP X-Trans CMOS sensor
  • Hybrid Optical/Electronic viewfinder
  • 35mm comparative F2 lens
  • Joystick for establishing AF point
  • ISO management via switch (lift and grow the shutter rate dial)
  • Twin push-in management calls, front side and rear
  • Focus band personalized when not in MF mode
  • Revised menus
  • Finer-grained picture parameters
  • Higher volts NP-W126S battery power with amount utilization indication
  • Digital Teleconverter Method (offers 50mm and 70mm equiv plants, resized to 24MP)

The X100 sequence, perhaps more than any other electronic camera, has seen the outcomes of the viewpoint of ongoing enhancement. Whether it’s in the firmware up-dates that converted the unique, amazing but greatly defective X100 into a likeable, useful electronic camera, or the repetitive strategy that has seen across-the-board developments with each subsequent style.

Years of iteration

The X100 sequence has been the outcome of an repetitive process of ongoing growth. This has persuaded a million internet wags to snipe that ‘I’d rather hold back until they make a completed digicam.’ But, other than the very first design operating preliminary firmware, which dropped intensely on the incorrect end of the endearing/unusable end of the ‘quirk’ variety, each design has been an outstanding digicam in its own right.

Fujifilm X100F  Body system and handling

The X100F symbolizes the greatest modify to the series’ ergonomics since the release of the ur-X100. It might not look like it, and those individuals clamoring for a touch-sensitive or portable display may say it’s not enough, but the reduction of the left-edge control buttons and the inclusion of the AF joystick considerably modify the digital camera’s managing.

Automatic ISO behavior

The X100F’s Automatic ISO actions suits that of most of Fujifilm’s recent models: there are three personalized configurations, each of which lets you choose a minimum and highest possible ISO setting and the shutter rate limit at which you should raise the ISO.

This isn’t the most innovative system but the X100F’s primary lens means it doesn’t need central length-based intelligence: you can just set up a sequence of configurations based upon on whether you’re more concerned about trembling digicam or subject activity. Automatic ISO can still fear if you’ve personally specified a shutter rate and aperture value, and visibility compensation does apply to determine the objective lighting you tries to maintain.

Fujifilm X100F  Images Quality

By now, we suspicious you’ll have a limited viewpoint on the value of Fujifilm’s X-Trans narrow design. The need for it seems decreased, now Bayer receptors are reaching p matters that let them do away with their anti-aliasing filtration, but the outcomes (even from the exaggeratedly criticized Adobe Digicam Raw), are excellent enough that we don’t experience it’s a major problem. Either way, the indicator in the X100F is ideal, providing a lot of powerful variety and very excellent disturbance efficiency.

The camera's film simulation modes help add a pop of color to even the drabbest of Seattle winters. Provia/Standard simulation |F4.0 | 1/340 sec | ISO 200
The camera’s film simulation modes help add a pop of color to even the drabbest of Seattle winters.
Provia/Standard simulation |F4.0 | 1/340 sec | ISO 200

Efficiency and Autofocus

The X100F is the quickest digicam in the sequence yet, and it makes a change to the experience. Despite most of the actual elements being acquainted, Fujifilm has handled to press a lot enhanced level of performance out of the lens generate system.

Classic Chrome simulation | F5.0 | 1/100 sec | ISO 800
Classic Chrome simulation | F5.0 | 1/100 sec | ISO 800

Raw

The X100F’s picture high quality provides few surprises: it is exactly what you’d anticipate from the X-Pro2’s indicator with the X100-series’ lens. This results in much more details in its Raw information than was possible with its forerunners. We see less incorrect shade than with an ordinary Bayer digicam with no AA-filter (though concerns are being brought up about how this is achieved). It also reveals periodic glitching and minor reduction colored details that can happen as a side-effect.

Images Quality | F2.0 | 1/250 sec | ISO 200 Photo By Azis Photography
Images Quality | F2.0 | 1/250 sec | ISO 200 Photo By Azis Photography

Powerful range

X100F’s indicator contributes little enough disturbance to the field that it’s quite possible keep the boosting low and lighten up the picture later, while defending features (indeed, that’s basically how the digital camera’s DR ways work). The X100F seems to be to have a contact more boosting at its smallest establishing, so can’t quite coordinate the DR that its Nikon colleagues can provide at ISO 100. Still, it’s usually a excellent efficiency and gives Raw information with a lot of versatility for handling.

Video

We think it’s reasonable to say that a set Negatives rangefinder-styled digicam may not be many people’s first choice for capturing movie. So, perhaps obviously, the X100F doesn’t obtain the X-T2’s (or even the X-T20’s) capability to capture 4K movie. Instead it makes do with providing the same 1080p60 specifications as its immediate forerunner.

Fujifilm X100F  Specifications

Price
MSRP $1299/£1249
Body type
Body type Large sensor compact
Body material Magnesium alloy
Sensor
Max resolution 6000 x 4000
Image ratio w:h 1:1, 3:2, 16:9
Effective pixels 24 megapixels
Sensor size APS-C (23.6 x 15.6 mm)
Sensor type CMOS
Processor X-Processor Pro
Color space sRGB, Adobe RGB
Color filter array X-Trans III
Image
ISO Auto, 200-12800 (expands to 100-51200)
Boosted ISO (minimum) 100
Boosted ISO (maximum) 51200
White balance presets 7
Custom white balance Yes
Image stabilization No
Uncompressed format RAW
JPEG quality levels Fine, Normal
File format
  • JPEG (Exif v2.3)
  • RAW (RAF format)
Optics & Focus
Focal length (equiv.) 35 mm
Maximum aperture F2–16
Autofocus
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
Autofocus assist lamp Yes
Digital zoom Yes (Digital Tele-Converter: 50mm, 70mm)
Manual focus Yes
Normal focus range 10 cm (3.94)
Number of focus points 325
Screen / viewfinder
Articulated LCD Fixed
Screen size 3
Screen dots 1,040,000
Touch screen No
Screen type TFT LCD
Live view Yes
Viewfinder type Electronic and Optical (tunnel)
Viewfinder coverage 92%
Viewfinder magnification 0.5×
Viewfinder resolution 2,360,000
Photography features
Minimum shutter speed 4 sec
Maximum shutter speed 1/4000 sec
Maximum shutter speed (electronic) 1/32000 sec
Exposure modes
  • Program AE
  • Shutter priority
  • Aperture priority
  • Manual exposure
Built-in flash Yes
Flash range 4.60 m (at ISO 100)
External flash Yes (hot-shoe)
Flash modes Auto, forced, suppressed, slow synchro, commander
Continuous drive 8.0 fps
Self-timer Yes (2 or 10 sec)
Metering modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Average
  • Spot
Exposure compensation ±3 (at 1/3 EV steps)
AE Bracketing ±2 (at 1/3 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV steps)
WB Bracketing Yes
Videography features
Resolutions 1920 x 1080 (60p, 50p, 30p, 25p, 24p)
Format H.264
Modes
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 60p / 36 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 50p / 36 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 30p / 36 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 25p / 36 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 23.98p / 36 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1280 x 720 @ 60p / 18 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1280 x 720 @ 50p / 18 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1280 x 720 @ 30p / 18 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1280 x 720 @ 25p / 18 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1280 x 720 @ 23.98p / 18 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
Microphone Stereo
Speaker Mono
Storage
Storage types SD/SDHC/SDXC
Connectivity
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
HDMI Yes (micro-HDMI)
Microphone port Yes
Headphone port No
Wireless Built-In
Wireless notes 802.11b/g/n with smartphone control
Remote control Yes (via cable release or smartphone)