The Fujifilm X100s is Fujifilm's update to the Fujifilm X100
, and provides a number of upgrades over the previous model, including a new 16.3 megapixel APS-C X-Trans CMOS II sensor, new EXR II image processor, hybrid phase-detection focus for improved focus speed, 6fps continuous shooting, focus peak function, digital split image display for manual focus, as well as artistic filters, and full HD video recording. The Fujifilm X100s is expected to retail for £1099 when available in mid-February.
Fujifilm X100s Top
16.3 million pixels APS-C X-Trans CMOS II sensor
EXR Processor II
Hybrid Viewfinder (OVF / EVF)
FUJINON 23mm f/2 lens
Intelligent Hybrid AF (with the world's fastest AF speed of 0.08 sec.*)
Start-up time of 0.5 sec.*4
Shutter time lag of 0.01 sec.
Shooting interval of 0.5 sec.
High-contrast and wide viewing-angle 2.8-inch Premium Clear LCD (460K dots)
Super Intelligent Flash
Burst shooting rate of up to 6.0 frames per second at full resolution (max. 31 frames*7)
Focus Peak Highlight function
Digital Split Image display
Full HD movie recording (60fps / 30fps)
Like other new Fujifilm cameras, the X100s benefits from the new Fujifilm menus that are more neatly arranged. The Fujifilm X100s has the same number of buttons and controls externally as the X100, and will benefit from the Q button for quicker access to options on the rear screen (Shown above is an early pre-production version showing a RAW button, which will be replaced with a Q button on production models, which can be seen here
). The ample external controls for aperture, shutter, exposure, Q button and the Fn button should suffice for the majority of settings, without the need to enter the menus.
Fujifilm X100s vs X20:
The classic looks of the Fujifilm X100 and X10, have made them popular compact cameras for street shooting, and with the design continuing on the new models, these should also be popular for street shooting. Improvements made in focus speeds and responsiveness will also help to quickly capture the moment.
Fujifilm X100s next to the Fujfilm X20
Fujifilm X100S Hands-On Photos of Equipment
Fujifilm X100S Specifications
|Max Aperture||f/2 - f/16|
|CCD pixels||16.1Mp (Megapixels)|
|Sensor Size (width)||23.6mm|
|Sensor Size (height)||15.8mm|
|Screen resolution||460k dot|
|Shutter speeds shortest||1/4000sec|
|Shutter speeds longest||30sec|
- Centre-weighted - Average
- Multi Pattern
|ISO sensitivity||100 - 25600|
|Optical Zoom with Video||No|
|Battery Type||Li-ion battery NP-95|
|Box Contents||Li-ion battery NP-95, Battery charger BC-65N, Shoulder strap, USB cable, Lens cap, CD-ROM (Viewer software, RAW File Converter etc.*4), Owner's manual|
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