Fujifilm X100S

Fujifilm X100S

The black Fujifilm X100S Digital Camera is equipped with a 16-megapixel APS-C-sized X-Trans CMOS II sensor and an EXR Processor II image processor, resulting in high-quality images and great camera performance. It is available in black or silver. The sensor and processor work together to provide a natural sensitivity range of ISO 200-6400, which may be expanded to ISO 100-25600 with an optional extension module.

To eliminate the usage of a resolution-reducing optical low-pass filter, Fujifilm’s proprietary X-Trans sensor employs a randomized pixel array with a unique randomized pixel array, resulting in photos that are exceptionally crisp and clear.

The Intelligent Hybrid AF system, which employs both contrast- and phase-detection techniques to acquire focus rapidly and correctly, is a significant benefit to this imaging system. In addition, the EXR Processor II provides rapid performance rates across the board, from short startup and shutter lag times to a fast 6fps continuous shooting rate, among other things.

The X100S is equipped with a revolutionary Hybrid Viewfinder, which combines the capabilities of both optical and electronic viewfinders into a single unit. Aside from providing a clear and natural technique of arranging your picture, optical viewing also has the extra benefit of displaying exposure and camera settings around the perimeter of the frame.

Electronic viewing is accomplished through the use of a 2,360k-dot LCD panel, which provides excellent, sharp live view monitoring while also allowing the user to previsualize the focus and exposure settings. An easy-to-reach lever situated on the front of the camera allows you to swiftly and conveniently switch between the two different modes of viewing.

Manual focusing capabilities are substantially boosted when the electronic viewfinder is used in conjunction with either the Digital Split Image mode or manual focus peaking, both of which assist the photographer in obtaining precise focus. A revolutionary Intelligent Hybrid Auto Focus technology, which utilizes both contrast- and phase-detection technologies, allows the camera to focus properly and rapidly, up to 0.08 second in some situations.

With a 23mm f/2 fixed focal length lens built in, the camera can capture images with a 35mm-equivalent focal length of 35mm, making it an excellent daily wide-angle lens for most situations. The quick maximum aperture of f/2 is advantageous for both low-light photography and fine control over the focus of the image, among other things.

For the purpose of providing the finest possible optical performance, the lens has been purposefully engineered to be non-interchangeable, non-collapsible, and fixed in focal length. With a single double-sided aspherical lens and a Super EBC (Electron Beam Coating) to prevent lens flare and ghosting, this camera’s build is both lightweight and durable. The camera also has a three-stop neutral density filter, which allows you to have even better control over your exposure settings and selective focus applications.

Full HD movie recording is supported up to 1920 x 1080p at 60 frames per second with a bit rate of 36Mbps, resulting in films that are clear and fluid in appearance. It is possible to manage the focus manually when recording; in addition, the volume of your recordings may be adjusted as well as the white balance and Film Simulation modes to improve the overall aesthetic of your films.

Film Simulation modes make advantage of Fujifilm’s long history of creating both negative and slide films, and they allow you to apply the properties of traditional films to your digital images in order to get a more accurate representation of your desired appearance.

With die-cast magnesium top and bottom plates, precision-milled metal camera controls, and a robust synthetic leather body wrap, the technology contained within the camera is protected by an aesthetically designed camera body.

APS-C X-Trans CMOS II Sensor with 16 Megapixels

The X100S is equipped with a large APS-C CMOS image sensor, which delivers excellent picture quality and detail in low light. The sensor is constructed with a randomized pixel pattern, which eliminates the need for an optical low-pass filter, which helps to reduce moiré and aliasing. It makes use of Fujifilm’s proprietary X-Trans custom pixel array.

It is possible to achieve improved image clarity by deleting this filter from the design. The EXR Processor II takes into consideration Lens Modulation Optimizer (LMO) parameters as well, which helps to automatically adjust for aberrations and diffraction blur in order to generate images with the highest possible inherent sharpness.

It also makes use of backside illumination technology to aid in the integration of phase-detection pixels into the sensor, which results in increased focusing efficiency without compromising image quality.

The X-Trans sensor also works well in conjunction with the EXR Processor II, resulting in extremely effective noise reduction and a clean signal-to-noise ratio. This allows for smoother-looking picture, which is notably noticeable while photography in low-light circumstances with an increased sensitivity range of ISO 100-25600, which is particularly noticeable.
EXR Processor II 

Aside from improving low-light performance, the EXR Processor II also ensures that the camera system as a whole operates at a rapid pace. Approximately 0.5 seconds are required for the camera to start up; 0.01 seconds are required for the shutter to open; and 0.5 seconds are required for the camera to take a picture. Additionally, this processing capability offers sufficient speed to take full quality images at a continuous rate of 6 frames per second for a total of up to 31 successive frames.

Fujifilm X100V specs

Body typeLarge sensor compact
Max resolution4896 x 3264
Other resolutions4896x2760,264 × 3264, 3456x2304, 3456x1944, 2304 × 230, 2496x1664, 2496x1408 , 1664 × 1664
Image ratio w:h1:1, 3:2, 16:9
Effective pixels16 megapixels
Sensor sizeAPS-C (23.6 x 15.8 mm)
Sensor typeCMOS
ProcessorEXR II
ISOAuto (ISO 200 – 6400), ISO 100, 12800 and 25600 with boost
Boosted ISO (maximum)25600
White balance presets7
Custom white balanceYes
Image stabilizationNo
Uncompressed formatRAW
JPEG quality levelsFine, Normal
Focal length (equiv.)35 mm
Optical zoom
Maximum apertureF2
AutofocusMulti-areaSingleContinuousLive View
Digital zoomNo
Manual focusYes
Normal focus range21 cm (8.27″)
Macro focus range10 cm (3.94″)
Number of focus points49
Articulated LCDFixed
Screen size2.8″
Screen dots460,000
Touch screenNo
Screen typeTFT color LCD monitor
Live viewYes
Viewfinder typeElectronic and Optical (tunnel)
Viewfinder coverage90%
Viewfinder magnification0.5×
Viewfinder resolution2,350,000
Minimum shutter speed30 sec
Maximum shutter speed1/4000 sec
Aperture priorityYes
Shutter priorityYes
Manual exposure modeYes
Built-in flashYes
Flash range9.00 m
External flashYes (hot-shoe)
Flash modesAuto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Slow Sync
Continuous drive6.0 fps
Self-timerYes (2 or 10 sec)
Metering modesMultiAverageSpot
Exposure compensation±2 (at 1/3 EV steps)
AE Bracketing(at 1/3 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV steps)
WB BracketingNo
Resolutions1920 x 1080 (60, 30fps)
Storage typesSD/SDHC/SDXC
USBUSB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
HDMIYes (Mini connector)
WirelessEye-Fi Connected
Remote controlYes
Environmentally sealedNo
BatteryBattery Pack
Battery descriptionLithium-Ion NP-95 rechargeable battery & charger
Battery Life (CIPA)330
Weight (inc. batteries)445 g (0.98 lb / 15.70 oz)
Dimensions127 x 74 x 54 mm (5 x 2.91 x 2.13″)
Orientation sensorYes
Timelapse recordingNo

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