84
Global
Score
84

There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.

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With the X-E1 Fuji brings its retro-rangefinder style to a new interchangeable-lens system, and, as Photography Blog puts it, succeeds in "offering the same outstanding image quality and impeccable handling" as Fuji's more expensive X-Pro 1. Gizmodo concurs, saying "Fuji might mimic retro rangefinders, but the results looks damn good, so it's hard to complain." However, Gizmodo also points out that this is a camera that is best for "purist photographers who want high image quality over versatility," and that "this isn't a camera for video, for in-camera effects, wi-fi, or scene modes," given its "mediocre autofocus, crappy video mode, and weird RAW noise patterns." But if you're prepared to do a little work, you'll be rewarded with images that Photography Blog calls "fantastic."

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Breakdown

Ease of use
7.4
Durability
7.0
Design and form factor
8.2
Video quality
5.6
Battery life
7.5
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Specs

X-E1

Type
Mirrorless interchangeable lens (Other)
Resolution (effective)
16.3 megapixels
Sensor size
APS-C
Image stabilization
None
Memory card
SD
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Specs

X-E1

Type
Mirrorless interchangeable lens (Other)
Resolution (effective)
16.3 megapixels
Sensor size
APS-C
Image stabilization
None
Memory card
SD
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