Nov 24 2011
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Overview of the X-S1
If you're passionate about photography and looking for a reliable camera, the Fujifilm X-S1 is an excellent option to consider. This camera combines advanced features with stunning image quality, making it a top contender in the photography world. In this blog post, we'll take a closer look at the Fujifilm X-S1, exploring its key features and specifications, and discussing why it's an ideal tool for capturing the perfect shot. So, let's dive in and see what this camera has to offer!
Fujifilm X-S1 Pros and Cons
Now, we will look more closely at our review of the Fujifilm X-S1 camera. We will see what it can do and compare it to other cameras like it. We will tell you what's good about it and what's not so good. This way, you'll know if it's the camera for you!
Build and Construction
Body and dimensions
|Dimensions||135 x 107 x 149mm|
The Fujifilm X-S1 is not sealed against water and dust, so it's important to be careful when using it in such conditions. If you often shoot in environments with water or dust, it's recommended to check out another camera with weather sealing.
Design and Handling
Main design features
|Screen Resolution||460k dots|
|Body type||SLR-like (bridge)|
This camera has a tilting 3.00" screen, with a display resolution of 460k dots. This makes the Fujifilm X-S1 not as suitable for those looking for a vlogging camera as you cannot view yourself while shooting selfies easily. Unfortunately, the camera does not have a touch screen, which may make it less user-friendly.
X-S1 includes a electronic viewfinder with n/a of resolution with a coverage of 100% and a magnification of n/a. This feature enhances the camera's suitability for outdoor photography in bright conditions.
Fujifilm X-S1 has a 12MP sized EXRCMOS sensor. You can shoot at maximum resolution of 12 pixels. Fujifilm X-S1 has a native ISO range of 100 - 3200 which can be boosted to null - 12800. It can also save files in RAW format which gives you a wider room for post processing.
Nov 24 2011
100 - 3200
|Extended ISO||null - 12800|
|Max resolution||4000 x 3000 pixels|
DXO Sensor Scores
49 / 102
20.4 / 26.5
11.2 / 14.8
Low Light ISO
216 / 4505
DXO mark sensor scores
The DXOmark rankings indicate that the Fujifilm X-S1 camera has average color depth performance, which refers to the number of colors the sensor can distinguish. Additionally, its dynamic range is also average, allowing it to retain low amounts of details in both bright and dark areas of a scene. The camera's low light ISO performance is poor, which is an important factor to consider if you plan to use it in dimly lit indoor environments or at night. Overall the image quality of the X-S1 is poor
Camera crop factor (or focal length multiplier) refers to how a camera's sensor size affects the apparent field of view of a lens. Crop factor is determined by comparing the size of a camera's sensor to that of a full-frame sensor, which is a standard reference size for camera sensors.
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Full frame equivalent
This camera: 2/3-inch
Connectivity, storage, battery
The Fujifilm X-S1 supports SD/SDHC/SDXC with 1 slots for storage. This may suffice for everyday use. However, for professional applications such as wedding photography, it is not recommended as a memory card malfunction could lead to the loss of all footage.
The Fujifilm X-S1 uses the NP-95 model of undefined. This is rated for undefined shots which is high. If you intend to take photos or record videos for an extended period, it might be a good idea to bring along additional batteries.
The Fujifilm X-S1 has built in flash which is great for event photography and in low light situations. It also offers a flash shoe that allows you to attach external flashes. This provides more versatility in your lighting choices.
The Fujifilm X-S1 boasts a maximum mechanical shutter speed of 1/4000s, which is ideal for shooting fast-moving subjects in bright environments, such as in sports photography. Faster shutter speeds enable you to freeze the action and capture every detail, making it easier to get the perfect shot.
With a continuous mechanical shutter speed of n/a or an electronic shutter speed of n/a, this camera is not capable of capturing the perfect moment more easily, making it not as suited for wedding, sports, and wildlife photography. Higher shutter speeds make it easier to capture fast-paced action, ensuring that you never miss the perfect shot.
The Fujifilm X-S1 includes contrast detection autofocus (AF), with 49 number of focus points.
While contrast detection is generally more accurate and precise, phase detection autofocus is faster and more effective in most situations, particularly when photographing moving subjects.
Phase detection autofocus works by dividing the incoming light into pairs and then analyzing how they intersect on the camera's sensor. This method allows the camera to determine not only if a subject is in focus but also the direction and distance needed to adjust the focus to achieve perfect sharpness.
On the other hand, contrast detection autofocus works by analyzing the contrast of an image and adjusting the focus until the highest contrast is detected. While this method is very accurate, it can be slow, especially in low light conditions or when photographing moving subjects.
The Fujifilm X-S1 features a EXRCMOS sensor
No the X-S1 does not have weather sealing.
The Fujifilm X-S1 was announced on Nov 24 2011
Yes the X-S1 does have in-body image stabilization that can compensate for camera shake, making it easier to shoot handheld in low light conditions.
The X-S1 has a native ISO range of 100-3200, which can be expanded to ISO null-12800 for even greater sensitivity in low light conditions.
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