Fujifilm X-M1 hands-on review, the good and bad

By Posted 29 Jul 2013, 08:13

A selection of new cameras has hit the market, or about to in recent weeks, and one of the latest is the Fujifilm X-M1, which as many of you will know is the third from the X range. This is the smallest compact camera with interchangeable lenses from the company, and with claims of DLSR imagine quality, you have to wonder how it will stand up in a review?

We have embedded a Fujifilm X-M1 hands-on review for you above, where it will look at many aspects of the new camera, as well as run through the good and bad points, although we will highlight those for you now.

The Fujifilm X-M1 positives include the all-new X-Trans sensor along with respectable JPEG processing and amazing image quality. There are better cameras out there, but they will cost you more than $1,000, and so the X-M1 is considered a bargain.

As for the Fujifilm X-M1 negatives, there are not many; the video quality is nothing to be desired and the Wi-Fi does not perform as well as you would hope for a camera of this price.

Okay, we know that there are better cameras for less than a $1,000 on the market in terms of features and design, but it will will take the best photos.

The problem is the appearance of a camera is important, and we are sure the Fujifilm X-M1 will tear many of you, although we have to say we are very pleased with it. However, it is still a lot to pay for a camera of this type, even if there are claims that it performs just as well as a DSLR.

Fujifilm X-M1 lenses are still limited, but the company is expected to make more available soon, and so you may wish to consider this when making your choice.

Fujifilm X-M1 hands-on review, the good and bad