In this video review and field test brought to you by the The Camera Store and Chris Niccolls, The Fuji X-Pro1 will be put through the passes is some real world street scenes and more. Chris does a great job in my opinion with his reviews as he is very energetic and knowledgeable. He also offers tips and tricks along the way which you may not otherwise find.
If your not familiar with the Fuji X-Pro1, it’s a souped up range finder that is direct competition with the Sony Nex cameras, because it offers interchangeable lenses. Utilizing the all new X-Mount system to accommodate their new lens line-up which consists of a 35mm f/1.4 lens, 18mm f/2 wide angle lens, and a 60mm f/2.4 Macro lens. In addition to this incredible fast lens line-up, Fuji makes a great product and develops it’s own sensors like Sony. In fact Sony considers Fuji their top competition as far as innovation and sensor technology goes.
Both Sony and Fuji are currently developing New Organic Sensor!! The Fuji X-Pro1 was rumored to maybe have the New Organic sensor in it, but that is still in development and not ready for production yet unfortunately. Here is the Fuji Organic Sensor Schematic currently under development:
Fujifilm X-Pro1 Full Specs
|Model Name||FUJIFILM X-Pro1|
|Number of effective pixels||16.3 million pixels|
|Image sensor||23.6 mm x 15.6 mm (APS-C) X-Trans CMOS with primary color filter
|Storage media||SD memory card / SDHC memory card / SDXC (UHS-I) memory card*1|
|Number of recorded pixels||L : (3:2) 4896 x 3264 / (16:9) 4896 x 2760 / (1:1) 3264 x 3264
M : (3:2) 3456 x 2304 / (16:9) 3456 x 1944 / (1:1) 2304 x 2304
S : (3:2) 2496 x 1664 / (16:9) 2496 x 1408 / (1:1) 1664 x 1664<Motion Panorama>
L Vertical: 7680 x 2160 Horizontal: 7680 x 1440
M Vertical: 5120 x 2160 Horizontal: 5120 x 1440
|Lens mount||FUJIFILM X mount|
|Compatible Interchangeable lens||
|Sensitivity||Equivalent to ISO 200 – 6400 (Standard Output Sensitivity)
AUTO mode : AUTO (400) / AUTO (800) / AUTO (1600) / AUTO (3200)
Extended output sensitivity equivalent ISO 100, 12800 and 25600
|Exposure control||TTL 256-zones metering, Multi / Spot / Average|
|Exposure mode||Programmed AE, Shutter priority AE, Aperture priority AE, Manual exposure|
|Exposure compensation||-2.0 EV – +2.0 EV, inclement with 1/3 EV step|
|Shutter control||Focal Plane Shutter|
(with mechanical shutter)
|(P mode) 1/4 sec. to 1/4000 sec.,
(All other modes) 30 sec. to 1/4000 sec.
Bulb (max. 60 min.)
Time 2 to 30 sec.
Synchronized Shutter speed for flash : 1/180 sec or slower
* 1/180 sec can be automatically set at some shooting condition on P mode or A mode.
|Continuous shooting||Max 6 / 3 fps selectable|
|Auto bracketing||AE Bracketing (±1/3 EV, ±2/3 EV, ±1 EV)
Film Simulation Bracketing (Any 3 type of film simulation selectable)
Dynamic Range Bracketing (100%, 200%, 400%)
ISO sensitivity Bracketing (±1/3 EV, ±2/3 EV, ±1 EV)
|White balance||Automatic scene recognition
Custom, Color temperature selection (K)
Preset: Fine, Shade, Fluorescent light (Daylight), Fluorescent light (Warm White), Fluorescent light (Cool White), Incandescent light, underwater
|Film Simulation mode||10 type (PROVIA/STANDARD, Velvia/VIVID, ASTIA/SOFT, PRO Neg Hi, PRO Neg Std, MONOCHROME, MONOCHROME+Ye FILTER, MONOCHROME+R FILTER, MONOCHROME+G FILTER, SEPIA)|
|Dynamic range setting||AUTO (100-400%), 100%, 200%, 400%|
|Self-timer||Approx. 10 sec. / 2 sec. Delay|
|Flash modes||Hot shoe with TTL contacts; sync terminal
Red-eye removal OFF: Auto, Forced Flash, Suppressed Flash, Slow Synchro, Rear-curtain Synchro.
Red-eye removal ON: Red-eye Reduction Auto, Red-eye Reduction & Forced Flash, Suppressed Flash, Red-eye Reduction & Slow Synchro, Red-eye Reduction & Rear-curtain Synchro.
|Hot shoe||Yes (dedicated TTL Flash compatible)|
|LCD monitor||3.0-inch RGBW (White) LCD monitor, approx. 1,230,000 dots, (Approx. 100% coverage)|
|Movie recording||1920 x 1080 pixels, 1280 x 720 pixels (24 frames/sec.) with stereo sound
Individual movies can not exceed 29 minutes in length.
|Photography functions||Select custom setting, Motion panorama, Color space, Color (Saturation), sharpness, Dynamic range, Film simulation, Gradation, Auto red-eye removal, Framing guideline, Frame No. memory, Histogram display, Preview depth of focus, Focus check, Electronic level, Multiple exposure, Date input, Fn button setting (RAW, Movie, etc)|
|Playback functions||RAW conversing, Image rotate, Red-eye reduction, Photobook assist, Erase selected frames, image search, Multi-frame playback (with micro thumbnail), Slide show, Mark for upload, Protect, Crop, Resize, Panorama, Favorites|
|Other functions||PictBridge, Exif Print, Languages selection, Time difference, Quick start mode, Power save mode, Silent mode|
|Power supply||NP-W126 Li-ion battery (included)|
|Dimensions||139.5 (W) x 81.8 (H) x 42.5 (D) mm / 5.5 (W) x 3.2 (H) x 1.7 (D) in.
(Minimum depth: 34.1 mm / 1.3 in.)
|Weight||Approx. 450 g / 15.9 oz. (including battery and memory card)
Approx. 400 g / 14.1 oz. (excluding battery and memory card)
|Operating Temperature||0°C – 40°C|
|Operating Humidity||10 – 80% (no condensation)|
|Guide to the number of available frames for battery operation||approx 300 frames|
|Starting up period||Approx. 0.5 sec. ( Approx 1.0 sec, when QUICK START mode and Power save mode is set to OFF)
|Accessories included||Li-ion battery NP-W126
Battery charger BC-W126
Metal strap clip
Clip attaching tool
CD-ROM (Viewer software, RAW File Converter etc.*3)
Fuji X-Mount Lens Specs
- XF Lens
- Designed especially for the X-Pro 1, the FUJINON XF Lens series promises enhanced resolution and light volume in image edge areas as well as reduced chromatic aberration for exceptional image quality. Featuring an all-glass aspherical lens and other elements, the lens is polished to perfection and treated with Super EBC coating. Holding the high-quality metal barrel and operating the precision-machined 1/3-step aperture ring is a sensation that fires the desire to capture every scene. For photographers who seek the peak of photographic excellence, Fujifilm raises the curtain on a new era of interchangeable lenses and unveils a premium line up of 3 single-focal length lenses (lenses not included with camera body)
- XF18mm F2 R (available separately)
- 27mm (135 equivalent)
- 7 groups / 8 elements (2 aspherical lenses)
- Aperture range: f/2-16 (1/3 step)
- Minimum focusing distance: 18.0cm (reproduction ratio: 0.14x)
- Filter size: 52mm
- Dimensions: 64.5 x 40.6mm
- Weight: 4.1 oz / 116g
XF35mm F1.4 R (available separately)
- 53mm (135 equivalent)
- 6 groups / 8 elements (1 aspherical lens)
- Aperture range: f/1.4-16 (1/3 step)
- Minimum focusing distance: 28.0cm (reproduction ratio: 0.17x)
- Filter size: 52mm
- Dimensions: 65 x 54.9mm
- Weight: 6.6 oz / 187g
XF60mm F2.4 R Macro (available separately)
- 91mm (135 equivalent)
- 8 groups / 10 elements (1 aspherical lens, 1 ED lens)
- Aperture range: f/2.4-22 (1/3 step)
- Minimum focusing distance: 26.7cm (reproduction ratio: 0.5x)
- Filter size: 39mm
- Dimensions: 64.1 x 70.9mm
- Weight: 7.6oz / 215g
Fuji X-Pro1 – Hands on Review:
Chris Niccolls from The Camera Store had the chance to spend an evening shooting with the new Fuji X-Pro1. Check out the features, lens options, and hybrid viewfinder while seeing video and low light images from this amazing new camera.
Special thanks to Fuji Canada
Shot by Jordan Drake
Filmed on the Panasonic AF100
Fujifilm X-Pro1 Sample Photos
Exif Data is embedded in the photos and Click for a nice 1200px crisp view.
In my opinion this camera looks awesome and I think I’m going to review it. It’s direct competition to the Sony Nex system and the specs seem to hold up in Chris’s review!! The Fuji X-Mount lens choices are very limited at the moment, but just like the Sony E-Mount lens line-up, it will grow and adapters will work!! The Fuji X-Mount Lens line-up is very strong though with it’s very fast glass!
The Fuji X Pro1 won’t be available till March 20th, but you can Pre-Order it at BHPhotoVideo to get on the list!! Amazon still doesn’t have it listed, but here is the link to check if you want, Amazon>>
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