Fujifilm X-E1 review

Full specification for Fujifilm X-E1

Colour Space sRGB, Adobe RGB
Drive Mode Single, Continuous (3 or 6fps), self-timer
Focusing Modes Single and Continuous AF, MF
Shutter Speeds 30-1/4000th second, plus Bulb
Dimensions 129 x 74.9 x 38.3mm
File Format Raw (RAF), JPEG, Raw + JPEG
Power Rechargeable Li-ion NP-W126 battery
Weight 350g
Connectivity HDMI, Hi-Speed USB & 2.5mm microphone connector
Live Mode Yes
Exposure Modes P, S, A, M
Movie Mode Yes
Metering System TTL 256-zones metering
Built-in Image Stabilisation No, lens-based
Dust Reduction Yes
DoF Prview Yes
Focal Length Mag 1.5x
Max Flash Sync 1/180th
Sensor 16.3MP APS-C X-Trans CMOS sensor
White Balance Bracket No
AF Points 49 selectable points
Colour Temp Control 2500-10,000K
Field of View 100%
LCD 2.8in, 460k-dot TFT LCD display
Output Size 4896 x 3264px
PC Socket No
Viewfinder Type Electronic 2.36m-dot OLED colour viewfinder
Cable Release Yes
Compression Large, Medium & Small
Exposure Comp -/+2 EV in 1/3 steps
Memory Card SD/SDHC/SDXC
Built-in Flash Yes
Lens Mount Fujifilm X mount
White Balance Auto White Balance, Fine, Shade, Fluorescent light (Daylight), Fluorescent light (Warm White), Fluorescent light (Cool White), Incandescent light, Underwater, Custom, Colour Temperature Selection
ISO 200-6400, extendable to ISO 100-25,600
Video 1080 (24p) HD video & 720 (24) HD video

Manufacturer website: Fujifilm

Matt Golowczynski

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Features 17/20
Design 19/20
Image Quality 19/20
Performance 17/20
Value 18/20
Overall Score 90%

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