Fujifilm X100F Detailed Review

Fujifilm X100F

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In additional X100F was introduced by Fujifilm in January 2017. It belongs to the enthusiast Compacts category.

Fujifilm is well-known and shouldn't require further introduction, please see our manufacturer's page for more digital cameras by Fujifilm.

BrandFujifilm
CategoryCompact
Date01/2017
Sensor Properties

Also X100F has a APS-C CMOS X-TRANS III sensor with size of 24 x 16 mm² (0.93" x 0.61").

Picture of X100F's sensor compared to popular format.

Infographic: X100F comparing sensor sizes

The 1-Euro coin has a diameter of 23.25mm.

The X100F's sensor has resolution of 24 megapixel.

The Fujifilm supports taking images in RAW. RAW images are stored as they come from the sensor, without any in-camera processing or sharpening. Converting to JPEG or other formats takes place on the computer, using software like Adobe Lightroom or Fujifilm's RAW converter. This involves one extra processing step but almost always results in superior image quality. Some filters, like converting to monochrome (black and white) will only yield decent results when used with RAW images.

FormatAPS-C
Sensor area23.60 x 15.60mm²
(0.93" x 0.61")
TypeCMOS X-TRANS III
Resolution (physical)24.30 megapixel
Resolution (effective)24.30 megapixel
Pixel size15.50 µm²
Sensor cleaning
RAW support
Continuous 8 frames/second
Lens
Interchangeable
Focal length35mm
Aperture2.0
Viewfinder Properties

The X100F uses an hybrid viewfinder with a resolution of 2.36 megapixel, an excellent value for a viewfinder like this.

The magnifcation is c. 0.50x, an average value for an electronic or hybrid viewfinder.

TypeHybrid
Coverage100%
Magnification0.50x
Resolution2.36 megapixel
Dioptric correction
Shutter

The X100F's shutter speed varies from 1/4000s to 30s.

Max. shutter speed1/4000s
Min. shutter speed30s
Sensitivity Properties

The X100F's sensitivity is from 200 ISO and 12800 ISO.

Also, Fujifilm's sensitivity can be boosted to 51200. Therefore, ISO boosting will lead to growth noise.

Automatic
Min. sensitivity200 ISO
Max. sensitivity12800 ISO
Boost51200 ISO
Exposure Modes

The X100F supports all general exposure modes.

The Fujifilm allows spot exposure for the difficult occasion.

Multi
Center weight
Partial
Spot
Auto Focus Properties

The X100F's auto focus processor uses 91 AF points (or sensors). A basic rule of thumb says that the more AF points you have, the better. More AF points mean a better chance to have a point at the location of interest in a scene, a big plus in challenging situations (e.g. with low contrast subjects).

Manual focus is also possible with the Fujifilm, a plus in tricky situations or for some creative freedom.

TypeHybrid
AF points91
Manual focusing
Flash Specs

The X100F has a built-in flash with a diapason of up to 9m (30 ft.). That range will fit for almost all occasion.

Built-in
Range9.00m
(30 ft.)
Hot shoe
Display Specs
X100F display

The X100F features a monitor with a diagonal of 76.00mm (3.0 in.) and a resolution of c. 1.04 megapixel. That's about average.

Unfortunately, the X100F's monitor is not articulated. That can make it tricky to frame your subject in some situations, e.g. when taking selfies.

The X100F does not feature a touch screen.

Display characteristics at a glance:

TypeLCD
Size76.00mm (diagonal)
(3.0 in.)
Resolution1.04 megapixel
Articulated
Touch screen
Video Specs

X100F video supported the resolution with 1920 x 1080 pixel.

Also the camera is equipped with an external microphone.

Fujifilm X100F Video parameters:

Max. resolution1920 x 1080 pixel
...with frame rates24 frames/second
25 frames/second
30 frames/second
50 frames/second
60 frames/second
External microphone
Connectivity & Wireless Specs

The X100F has Wi-fi connection. You can transfer photos to a mobile or laptop using wi-fi.

Connect the Fujifilm to a monitor or TV set over HDMI.

The Fujifilm supports USB 2.0.

Connection parameters:

WiFi
Bluetooth
NFC
Remote (wired)
Remote (infrared)
Apps
HDMI (standard)
HDMI (mini)
HDMI (micro)
USB 2.0
USB 3.0
USB Micro
USB Mini
USB-C
Custom
Memory

The camera supports SD HC and SD XC cards.

Memory cards characteristics:

Slots1
Memory cardsSD
SDHC
SDXC
Battery

The Fujifilm X100F works with a NP-W126S battery. The battery lifetime is an average 270 shots. That's on the lower side of things for a full day, consider a spare battery for the X100F.

The battery can be charged over USB while in camera. Very useful, especially on vacation when most people bring a USB charger for their smartphone anyway.

The X100F's battery battery parameters:

TypeNP-W126S
Removable
In-camera charging
Battery life270 photos
Size

The Fujifilm X100F's dimensions are 126.5 x 74.8 x 52.4mm³. (5.0" x 2.9" x 2.1"). This includes the lens. The camera's weight is a reasonable 469 grams (15.1 oz.), lens included.

Here is front and top view of the X100F:

Fujifilm X100F Dimensions (Width / Height)
Fujifilm X100F Dimensions (Width / Depth)
Dimensions Comparison

For a better idea of the size of the camera, takes a look off camera and ID card comparison image.

Fujifilm X100F size comparison

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