Fujifilm X-M1

Last Updated (19 September’13):
- Review & Sample Photos @ TechRadar

Fujifilm X-M1 is a Mirrorless Digital Camera with a 16.3MP APS-C X-Trans CMOS Sensor and Fujifilm Proprietary X-Mount. It features 3.0-inch LCD Tilt Monitor with 920k-dot resolution, Built-in Wi-Fi Connectivity, Full HD 1080p Video with Stereo Sound, Focal Plane Shutter, 100-25600 ISO Sensitivities, Magnesium Alloy Body, External Microphone Outlet, and Film Simulation Modes. The camera measures (W x H x D) 4.6 x 2.6 x 1.5″ / 11.7 x 6.6 x 3.8 cm and weight 9.88 oz / 280 g without battery and card.

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Overall Rating: ★★★★½

Our Review

Fujifilm X-M1 Review

Fujifilm X-M1 combines a 16.3MP APS-C X-Trans CMOS Sensor and EXR Processor II to produce high quality result. The sensor offers a unique color filter pixel array that eliminates its low pass filter and reduces moiré and false colors, resulting in exceptionally accurate color imaging, low noise and high resolution images. While the EXR Processor II image processor enables high-performance speeds for both still images and Full HD 1080/30p video shooting. This combination enables the camera has high ISO sensitivity that can be extended to 25600 for clear imaging in low light and continuous shooting of 5.6 fps is achievable.

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This camera also equipped with a large 3.0-inch TFT LCD monitor which offers 920k-dot resolution to deliver image composition and playback. The monitor has an ability to flip up 90º and down 50º allows you to shoot at odd angles and adjust for glare and bright sun. Fujifilm X-M1 also comes with Wi-Fi connectivity for transfer the images captured to your Android or iOS mobile device. There is Fujifilm Camera App which allows you to browse the image contents of your camera from your mobile device and transfer up to 30 images at a time. While the Photo Receiver App lets you immediately share images to a friend’s smartphone.

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Fujifilm X-M1 allows you to record Full HD 1080p Video with Stereo Sound then connect directly to your HDTV with an HDMI cable and share your movies complete with stereo audio. It also offers Multiple Exposure Film Technique and Photography Functions including Face Detection, Auto Red-eye Removal, Setting (Color, Sharpness, D-range, Gradation), Multiple exposure, Depth of Field display, Histogram display, Framing guideline, Frame No. memory, Monitor Sunlight mode, Focus Peak Highlight, Date stamp, Fn button setting.

Additionally, the camera also has a retro rangefinder form with simple control dials, a hot shoe mount and pop-up flash on its top plate. The main mode dial offers access to both its manual exposure modes, helpful scene modes and advanced features. It also compatible with with all of the Fujifilm X-mount lenses and numerous others via the appropriate adapter.

Specifications

Fujifilm X-M1 Specifications

Images Sensor

Lens Mount Fujifilm X Mount

Camera Format APS-C (1.5x Crop Factor)

Pixels
+ Actual: 16.5 Megapixel
+ Effective: 16.3 Megapixel

Max Resolution 4896 x 3264 @ 3:2

Sensor Type / Size CMOS, 23.6 x 15.6 mm

File Formats
+ Still Images: JPEG, RAW
+ Movies: H.264, MOV
+ Audio: Linear PCM (Stereo)

Dust Reduction System Yes

Noise Reduction Yes

Memory Card Type SD, SDHC, SDXC

Recording

Video Recording Yes, NTSC/PAL

Resolution
+ 1920 x 1080: 30 fps
+ 1280 x 720: 30 fps

Aspect Ratio 16:9

Video Clip Length Up to 27 Min

Audio Recording Built-in Mic: With Video, Stereo,

Focus System

Focus Type Auto & Manual

Focus Mode Single-servo AF (S), Continuous-servo AF (C), Manual Focus (M)

Autofocus Points 49

Viewfinder/LCD Display

Display Screen 3″ Rear Screen Tilting Live Preview LCD (920,000)

Screen Coverage 100%

Live View Yes

Exposure System

ISO Sensitivity Auto, 200-6400 (Extended Mode: 100-25600)

Shutter
+ Type: Mechanical
+ Speed: 30 – 1/4000 sec
+ 1/4 – 1/4000 sec in Auto Mode

Remote Control RR-90 (Optional)

Metering Method Average metering, Multi-zone metering, Spot metering

Exposure Modes
+ Modes: Aperture Priority, Manual, Programmed Auto, Shutter Priority
+ Compensation: -2 EV to +2 EV (in 1/3 EV steps)

White Balance Modes Auto, Custom, Fine, Fluorescent (Day White), Fluorescent (Natural White), Fluorescent (White), Incandescent, Shade

Burst Rate Up to 5.6 fps at 16.3 MP for up to 30 frames

Flash

Flash Modes Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, Flash On w/ Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Rear Curtain/Slow Sync, Slow Sync
Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction

Built-in Flash Yes

Guide No. 22.97′ (7 m) ISO200

Max Sync Speed 1 / 180 sec

Dedicated Flash System iTTL

External Flash Connection Hot Shoe

Performance

In-Camera Image Editing High Key, Low Key, Miniature Effect, Pop Art, Soft Focus, Toy Camera

Start-up Time 0.5 Seconds
Continuous Shooting Up to 5.6 fps

Self Timer 2 sec, 10 sec

Date & Time Stamp Yes

Connectivity HDMI C (Mini), USB 2.0, Wi-Fi Capable

Power

Battery 1x NP-W126 Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery Pack

Operating/Storage Temperature
+ Operating
32 to 104°F (0 to 40°C)
+ Humidity: 10 – 80%

Weight & Measurements

Dimensions (WxHxD) 4.6 x 2.6 x 1.5″ / 11.7 x 6.6 x 3.8 cm

Weight 9.88 oz / 280 g without battery and card

Video Reviews

Fujifilm X-M1 Reviews

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Samples Photos

Fujifilm X-M1 Sample Photos

- Fujifilm X-M1 Sample Photos @ Fujifilm

- Fujifilm X-M1 Sample Photos @ Photographyblog

- Fujifilm X-M1 Sample Photos @ Ephotozine

User Manual

Fujifilm X-M1 User Manual (PDF)

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