Posts Tagged ‘x100’

Fujifilm Releases Teleconverter for X100 & X100s, Plus a Bunch of X-T1 Accessories

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Fujifilm is helping make X-Series camera users’ lives easier today by releasing the much-anticipated X100/X100s teleconverter lens and a whole slew of accessories meant for use with the popular X-T1. Read more…

50mm Tele Conversion Lens for the Fujifilm X100/S Spotted at CP+

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CP+ is throwing quite a bit of gear news our way, and one find that caught our eye has to do with the immensely popular Fujifilm X100s and its older sibling the X100. According to Patrick over at Fuji Rumors, X100/s users will soon be able to extend their fixed lens’ reach to 50mm (35mm equivalent). Read more…

The X-Factor: How the Fujifilm X-Series Changed a Company and an Industry

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There’s a good chance you’re sick of reading about Fujifilm this week. But with the fever-pitch buzz surrounding the release of the X-T1, it’s not often that we consider the business behind these popular cameras.

Let’s take a moment to reflect on the unique history of the Fujifilm X-Series, and the ways in which it reinvigorated both the company that created it and the camera industry as a whole. Read more…

Fuji Delivers Major Firmware Update for the X100, Adds Faster AF and Focus Peaking

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It’s always nice when a company with plenty of exciting, brand new technology continues to support their older models in a big way, and that’s what Fuji did yesterday when it released version 2.0 of the X100 firmware. Read more…

Switching to the Fujifilm X100 from the World of DSLRs

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I’ve done it. I’ve switched over from a DSLR to a compact camera — the Fujifilm X100. Well, technically, that’s not true since I didn’t really consider myself a DSLR user to begin with, but regardless of that, my main (and only) digital camera is now an X100. Here are my impressions after three weeks with the camera.
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The Blazing Fast Autofocus Speed of the New Fujifilm X100s

When Fujifilm announced the X100s last week, it made the bold claim that the camera had the world’s fastest autofocus system among cameras of the same class. Sluggish autofocus was one of the big complaints owners of the X100 had, so for this latest refresh the company focused its attention on making the camera faster.

Want to see how fast the new AF is? We captured the short video above during a brief hands-on time we had with the camera. It doesn’t show an in-depth test or much variety in subject matter, but should offer a taste of what “world’s fastest AF” looks like in the flesh.
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Fujifilm X100 and X10 Successors to Be Unveiled Next Week with Focus Peaking

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Rumors are heating up regarding Fujifilm’s camera announcements at CES 2013 next week. Mirrorless Rumors writes that while Olympus, Panasonic, and Sony won’t have anything major to show in the way of mirrorless cameras, Fujifilm has a number of unveilings that will have some photographers salivating.
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Fujifilm Set to Launch an X-Trans Sensor X100 Successor in Early 2013

Fujifilm made quite a splash in the camera industry when it announced the sleek X100 back in September 2010, but since then the camera’s spotlight has been stolen by newer interchangeable-lens followups, namely the X-Pro1 and the X-E1.

When the X100 was discontinued back in July, many expected to see a followup announced at Photokina in September. It wasn’t. However, it now appears that the camera will be launched in early 2013, equipped with the same X-Trans sensor technology as its interchangeable-lens siblings.
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Fuji Announces the X-E1, the Smaller and Cheaper 16.3MP Sibling of the X-Pro1

Fuji has announced its new, much leaked, X-E1 mirrorless camera. It features the same high-quality CMOS sensor as the X-Pro1, but packs it into a smaller and lighter body for increased portability. Specs include a 16.3 megapixel APS-C sensor, a 2.8-inch LCD, a pop-up flash, ISO of 200-6400 (expandable to 100-25600), shutter lag of just 0.05 seconds, focusing speed of up to 0.1 seconds, and RAW and built-in RAW conversion.
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What the Fujifilm FinePix X100 Looks Like Completely Disassembled

If you’ve ever wanted to know what the Fuji X100 looked like on the inside, without breaking your own apart that is, then you can benefit from James Maher‘s misfortune. On a recent fishing trip, the dry container Maher used to store his camera gear turned out not to be watertight and soaked all of his equipment. Rather than doing what most of us would do (assume the fetal position and cry uncontrollably?) he took it as an opportunity to take the whole thing apart and document the process in photos. The photo above shows the entire camera broken into all of its constituent pieces, but if you’re interested you can see detailed photos of the whole process by heading over to his website.

Taking Apart the Fuji X100 (via Engadget)