Fujifilm X100V Compact Digital Camera Black
Fujifilm X100V Mirrorless Digital Camera with 23mm f2.0 Mk II Lens Black summary
The new Fujifilm X100V is an amalgamation of classic design sensibilities, with everything you would expect from a modern compact digital camera. The latest X-Trans CMOS 4 and X processor 4 brings together ever quicker focusing times, along with an impressive 11FPS of continuous shooting.
Video capabilities are an impressive 4K 30p, with advanced features such as 4:2:2 10bit via HDMI or 4:2:0 8-bit internal, with the ability to create a variety of looks, such as the Eterna Cinema Film Simulation, defining this compact camera as a real hybrid option.
We can't help but be impressed with the classic design and workings found on the Fuji X100V, being a happy marriage between form and function. Many aspects of the camera have been improved, such as a new and more optically efficient lens, coming in at 23mm with an f/2 aperture.
The ability to have 4K video at 30p with no crop adds to the value of the camera, with plenty of built-in advanced functionality for fine tuning footage. The Eterna Cinema Film Simulation is also a welcome addition for video rendering straight out of the camera. Still images can also be rendered in a variety of ways, such as with the Classic Neg film simulation, brought straight from the X-Pro 3.
The body features an angular design, with a textured feel for easy gripping and very reminiscent of old rangefinder type cameras. A 3 inch tilting rear touchscreen, now has a resolution of 1.62 million dots for clear visual feedback, along with the ability to tap focus AF points and adjust exposure settings. The hybrid electronic viewfinder is now more efficient than ever with 3.69 million dots of resolution. More than anything, the compact design makes for an excellent go anywhere camera, very useful for applications such as street photography.
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Fujifilm X100V Compact Digital Camera in detail
Many upgrades have been brought to the Fujifilm X100V, an ideal solution for those who want a compact camera solution, featuring classic looks, wrapped around the most modern of features.
Hybrid Viewfinder and Touchscreen
The hybrid viewfinder is more accurate than ever with 3.69 million dots, being an excellent solution for Street photography. The 1.62 million dots, 3 inch rear touchscreen is very versatile, displaying all pertinent shooting information, along with tap focus, providing a useful solution for discrete street and other genres of photography.
The body design of the Fujifilm X100V is a seamless mix of classic styling with modern digital features. The high-quality solid construction weighs in at a reasonable 478g (including battery and SD memory card), being both compact and lightweight for everyday use. Dials and buttons have been logically laid out, with a more hands-on way of working, aiding a speedier workflow.
Standout manual features include the front facing lever, providing the option to swap between the electronic viewfinder and the and optical viewfinder. There's also a pull up and lock ISO control, along with built-in weather resistance when using the ar-x100 adaptor ring or the protect filter.
4K Video Recording
The camera offers a wealth of video recording functionality, with the highest quality achievable at DCI 4K (4096×2160) at 30FPS and 200Mbps for up to 10 minutes of recording time, with full HD achievable at 60FPS. Full HD recording (1920×1080) can be achieved at 120FPS for up to 6 minutes, depending on the size and speed of the included memory card. Outputted video models include .MOV files as well as MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, with audio been recorded in stereo at 24bit with 48KHz sampling.
With Fujifilm's rich history of producing film stock, there are many film simulation modes included with the camera. These can be rendered straight from the camera with a variety of looks to produce professional results. 17 modes are featured which include PROVIA/Standard, Velvia/Vivid and Classic Chrome, while still images can be produced with their own specific results.
New and Improved Lens
A new Mark II fixed 23mm f/2 prime lens is now available with a 35mm equivalent focal length. Optical qualities have been improved with far sharper results across the frame and a nine blade aperture capable of superior bokeh effects. ISO now ranges from 160-12800, with a range of auto modes and expandable to ISO 80-51200.
A Hybrid AF system has been employed which utilises TTL contrast AF and TTL phase detection AF for faster and more effective focusing abilities. AF, Continuous AF and MF modes are also available, with 256-zone metering for multi, spot, average and centre weighted areas. Automatic scene recognition has also been included, intelligently detecting lighting scenarios for more accurate colour temperature.
The battery life on the Fujifilm X100V has been boosted, capable of 350 shots via the EVF, with 420 frames using the optical viewfinder. The USB-C port can also be used for direct charging or for transferring files.
|What else is included in the box?|
|Sensor Type||APS-C X-Trans CMOS 4|
|Megapixels||26.1 millions pixels|
|ISO range||ISO 80- 51200|
|Continuous shooting||11 frames per second|
|Video resolution||4K/30p, Full HD 60p|
|LCD Screen||3.0 inch, approx.1.62 millions dots tilting touch screen|
|Viewfinder||Reverse Galilean viewfinder capturing area: approx. 95%|
|Wireless connectivity||IEEE802.11b/g/n (standard wireless protocol)|
|Lens compatibility||Fujifilm X-mount|
|Storage type||SD memory card / SDHC memory card / SDXC memory card|
|Dimensions||(W) 128mm × (H) 74.8mm × (D) 53.3mm|
|Weight||Approx. 478g (including battery and SD memory card)|