Fujifilm http://www.stuff.tv/fujifilm/all en-GB Fujifilm X30 http://www.stuff.tv/fujifilm/fujifilm-x30/review <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Fujifilm’s X20 replacement retains the retro looks but adds more techie refinements </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-enable-hero"> <div class="field-label">Enable hero:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Enable full width image </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Fujifilm X30 review" alt="Fujifilm X30 review" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/fujifilm-x30-main.jpg?1415862244" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-byline"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/users/sam-kieldsen" title="View user profile.">Sam Kieldsen</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>We were smitten with last year&rsquo;s Fujifilm X20, awarding it a full five stars in <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/fujifilm/fujifilm-x20/review">our review</a>, so when we heard it was being replaced with a new improved model, it had our shutter fingers quivering with excitement. And here is that replacement: the Fujifilm X30.</p> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-pricing"><legend>Pricing</legend><div class="field field-type-number-float field-field-test-price"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> £480.00 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-price-from"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-ratings"><legend>Ratings</legend><div class="field field-type-hcmreviewrating-rating field-field-overall-rating"> <div class="field-label">Overall rating:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="hcmrating-default">8 stars</div> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-pros"> <div class="field-label">Pros:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Beautiful retro design </div> <div class="field-item even"> Sturdy and well-built </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Large, clear electronic viewfinder </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cons"> <div class="field-label">Cons:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Bulky and heavy for a compact </div> <div class="field-item even"> Dodgy Wi-Fi mode </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>Review Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> What’s new? </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The X30&rsquo;s 28-122mm f/2.0-2.8 manual zoom lens, 12MP X-trans sensor and EXR II image processor are retained from the X20, so it&rsquo;s fair to say the &ldquo;vitals&rdquo; of the camera remain pretty much unchanged.</p> <p>It&rsquo;s in the peripheral areas that we see developments brought in: the middling optical viewfinder is now a big, bright electronic OLED viewfinder; the rear LCD screen is slightly larger, boasts around twice as many pixels, and can now be tilted up and down, making it easier to compose shots; there&rsquo;s now a control ring around the lens (more on that below); there&rsquo;s Wi-Fi on board, as well as inputs for external microphones and wired shutter release cables; and battery life has been given a significant boost from around 270 shots per charge to 470.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="The electronic viewfinder and tilting screen are neat new additions" alt="The electronic viewfinder and tilting screen are neat new additions" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/fujifilm-x30-screen-tilt.jpg?1415862244" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-1"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Build and design </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Fujifilm&rsquo;s X range is only a few years old, but it has almost singlehandedly propelled the company back into the upper echelons of digital camera makers &ndash; and rightly so. These retro-influenced cameras have generally been well built and glorious to look at, and the X30 is no exception.</p> <p>Resembling something a Gitanes-puffing Parisian louche might whip out of his well-tailored jacket pocket in the 1960s, the camera has a leather-like textured plastic grip wrapped around its middle, with almost all the rest of the exterior made of full metal (our review sample is silver and black, but there&rsquo;s also an all-black option). It&rsquo;s reassuringly solid in your hand, albeit large and weighty for a compact, and thoughtful touches like the manually removeable lens cap and metal shutter button give the X30 something special. A little je ne sais quoi, as our 1960s Frenchman might say.</p> <p>The size and bulk might be an issue for some. The <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/sony/sony-cyber-shot-rx100-iii/review">Sony RX100 III</a>, for instance, has a larger sensor than the X30 but its tiny size means it can be slipped in a pocket easily. The X30 is a camera that needs to be carried around your neck or in a bag &ndash; it&rsquo;s simply not pocketable. Unless your name is MC Hammer or Bonzo the Clown.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="The X30 (right) is bigger than equivalent cameras like Canon&#039;s G7 X" alt="The X30 (right) is bigger than equivalent cameras like Canon&#039;s G7 X" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/fujifilm-x30-size.jpg?1415862244" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-2"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Image and video quality </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Given that it shares a lens, sensor and image processor with the X20, the X30 doesn&rsquo;t really offer any major differences in the way it shoots or the images and videos it produces. And that&rsquo;s no bad thing: the X20 is a fine camera. It&rsquo;s not the best camera around, though, and at times we found the X30 suffered from similar issues to its predecessor, such as inaccurate metering and slightly odd reproduction of green.</p> <p>But as you can see from the sample images above, photos are sharp and detailed, with decent colour and low noise. The lens offers a decent 4x optical zoom range (you zoom manually, by twisting the lens, just like in the olden times) and the autofocus is acceptably quick and accurate (if not outstandingly so).</p> <p>Videos can be captured at 1080p quality and at up to 60fps, and are saved in the .MOV format. They&rsquo;re of a similarly impressive quality to the X30&rsquo;s still images, and stereo microphones on the front give you decent two-channel sound.</p> <p><strong>READ MORE: <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/canon/canon-powershot-g1-x-mark-ii/review">Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II review</a></strong></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Fujifilm X30 sample image" alt="Fujifilm X30 sample image" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/fujifilm-x30-sample-cows.jpg?1415862244" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-2"> <div class="field-label">Image #2:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_2" width="1200" height="900" title="Fujifilm X30 sample image" alt="Fujifilm X30 sample image" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/fujifilm-x30-sample-high-st.jpg?1415862244" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-3"> <div class="field-label">Image #3:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_3" width="1200" height="900" title="Fujifilm X30 sample image" alt="Fujifilm X30 sample image" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/fujifilm-x30-sample-goose.jpg?1415862244" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-4"> <div class="field-label">Image #4:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_4" width="1200" height="900" title="Fujifilm X30 sample image" alt="Fujifilm X30 sample image" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/fujifilm-x30-sample-macro.jpg?1415862244" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-box-out-title"> <div class="field-label">Box Out Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Film simulation modes </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-box-out-body-text"> <div class="field-label">Box Out Body Text:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>As ever, Fujifilm has included its film simulation settings, which tweak images in-camera to, in theory, make them look as though they&rsquo;ve been snapped on famed analogue film types of yesteryear. There&rsquo;s even a new one included &ndash; Classic Chrome, which apes the lovely look of old Kodachrome (and apes it pretty darn well). They&rsquo;re a welcome touch, and you can bracket images so you get several film effects which each shot you snap.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-3"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Features </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>We mentioned above that Wi-Fi is on board the X30, but having struggled for several minutes to get it working with our Google Nexus 4 and its Fujifilm app without success, we can&rsquo;t really say how good it is. Just that it needs fixing. Sadly, this isn&rsquo;t unusual with cameras equipped with Wi-Fi &ndash; in fact it&rsquo;s the norm &ndash; and from the snappers we&rsquo;ve recently reviewed, we can only say that Sony&rsquo;s wireless implementation works consistently well.</p> <p>The new OLED electronic viewfinder fares much better. It doesn&rsquo;t create the &ldquo;looking through a window&rdquo; effect of the EVFs found on pricier cameras, but it does offer an excellent alternative to the rear screen when it comes to composing and framing your images. And holding a camera up to your face keeps it steadier than holding it out in front of you, which helps your shots remain sharper.</p> <p>The lens ring is another useful addition. Set it to control a certain function &ndash; aperture, ISO, film simulation mode etc. &ndash; and it takes a bit of trickiness out of making adjustments.</p> <p><strong>READ MORE: <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/android/samsung-galaxy-camera-2/review">Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 review</a></strong></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="The X30&#039;s screen is bigger and sharper than the X20&#039;s" alt="The X30&#039;s screen is bigger and sharper than the X20&#039;s" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/fujifilm-x30-hand.jpg?1415862244" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-box-out-title"> <div class="field-label">Box Out Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Fujifilm X30 tech specs </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-box-out-body-text"> <div class="field-label">Box Out Body Text:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><strong>Sensor</strong>: 2/3in 12MP CMOS</p> <p><strong>Lens</strong>: 4x optical zoom</p> <p><strong>Max. aperture</strong>:&nbsp;f/2.0-2.8</p> <p><strong>ISO range</strong>: 100-12800</p> <p><strong>Video</strong>: 1080p MP4 @ 60fps</p> <p><strong>Screen</strong>: 3in 920,000-dot tilting LCD</p> <p><strong>Viewfinder</strong>: 0.39in 2,360,000-dot OLED</p> <p><strong>Connectivity</strong>: Wi-Fi, micro HDMI, micro USB 2.0, mic/shutter release</p> <p><strong>Dimensions</strong>: 118.7 x 71.6 x 60.3mm</p> <p><strong>Weight</strong>: 423g</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-4"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Fujifilm X30 verdict </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Having recently reviewed the Sony RX100 III, it&rsquo;s hard to recommend the X30 over it if you&rsquo;re looking for a compact camera in the higher end range &ndash; the Sony is smaller and offers better image quality and features. That said, the X30 is &pound;480 to the RX100 III&rsquo;s &pound;700, and its looks make it an arguably more charming and loveable piece of kit.</p> <p>Fujifilm has added some genuinely useful new features to the X20&rsquo;s base here, but if you already own the 2013 camera you shouldn&rsquo;t expect the X30 to offer anything superior in the way of image quality. In fact, with the X20 still on sale, unless you&#39;re determined to own a camera with an electronic viewfinder, you may as well just buy the older model and save yourself over &pound;100.</p> <p>It&rsquo;s a refresh that addresses a few issues and boosts usability, but next time we&rsquo;d like to see a real improvement in the photos and videos Fuji&rsquo;s high-end compact produces &ndash; because at this point Fuji is losing pace with its ever-evolving rivals.</p> <p><strong>READ MORE: <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/cameras/top-ten">The 10 best compact digital cameras on the planet</a></strong></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="If you own the X20, there are only minor reasons to upgrade" alt="If you own the X20, there are only minor reasons to upgrade" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/fujifilm-x30-final.jpg?1415862244" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-review-rating"><legend>Review Rating</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-review-type"> <div class="field-label">Type:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> build </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-review-score"> <div class="field-label">Score:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 8 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-1"><div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-review-type"> <div class="field-label">Type:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> stills </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-review-score"> <div class="field-label">Score:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 7 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-2"><div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-review-type"> <div class="field-label">Type:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> video </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-review-score"> <div class="field-label">Score:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 7 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-3"><div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-review-type"> <div class="field-label">Type:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> features </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-review-score"> <div class="field-label">Score:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 7 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-verdict"> <div class="field-label">Verdict:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>An evolved X20 with equally gorgeous looks but a tad more user friendliness</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-preview"> <div class="field-label">Preview:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Disabled </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-carousel-item"><legend>Carousel Extras</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-carousel-item-title"> <div class="field-label">Carousel item title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Fujifilm X30 review </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/fujifilm/fujifilm-x30/review" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/fujifilm/fujifilm-x30/review#comments Cameras Digital compacts Fujifilm X30 Thu, 06 Nov 2014 15:11:03 +0000 Sam Kieldsen 1452290 at http://www.stuff.tv Photokina 2014: 5 cameras we wanted to bring home http://www.stuff.tv/fujifilm/photokina-2014/photokina-2014-5-cameras-we-wanted-bring-home/feature <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> We stalked the halls of the world&#039;s top camera show looking for sexy snappers... and here&#039;s what we found </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-enable-hero"> <div class="field-label">Enable hero:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Enable full width image </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="2448" height="2448" title="That&#039;s not a camera. Just in case you&#039;re confused" alt="That&#039;s not a camera. Just in case you&#039;re confused" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/IMG_7964.JPG?1411395168" /> </div> </div> </div> <p dir="ltr">From the sleekest of compacts to the most feature-packed of DSLR-style lens swappers, there was something for every camera fan at Photokina 2014.</p> <p dir="ltr">Of course with 11 halls packed to the rafters with photographic delights, getting a good look at everything was no easy task.</p> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-byline"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/users/melvin-tang" title="View user profile.">Melvin Tang</a> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Fujifilm X-T1 Graphite Silver Edition </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p dir="ltr">The X-T1 Graphite Silver Edition and X100T might both be product updates and not new models in Fujifilm&rsquo;s acclaimed X-range of cameras, but they&rsquo;re still great additions. Making good cameras better is always welcome, after all. Both cameras also get the Classic Chrome film simulation mode first seen in the X30, which gives great documentary-style images without the need for editing. </p> <p>The Graphite Silver edition of the X-T1 is largely similar to its predecessor, but the new finish on the camera&rsquo;s metal bits is really quite something. The gun-metal like colour looks fantastic, the result of a complicated six-step process, and the smooth texture succeeds in offering a greater sense of refinement.</p> <p>Button haptics for the arrow pad when pressed are greatly improved with satisfying clicks too, which was one of the few bugbears on the original X-T1. Most of the other upgrades including the electronic shutter will soon be on all X-T1s with a firmware update though, so the only reason to get this would be for the new finish.</p> <p><strong>READ MORE: <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/fujifilm/fujifilm-x-t1/review">Fujifilm X-T1 review</a></strong></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="4896" height="3264" title="Fujifilm X-T1 Graphite Silver Edition " alt="Photokina 2014: 5 cameras we wanted to bring home" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/DSCF3319.JPG?1411395168" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-2"> <div class="field-label">Image #2:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_2" width="4896" height="3264" title="Fujifilm X-T1 Graphite Silver Edition " alt="Photokina 2014: 5 cameras we wanted to bring home" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/DSCF3322.JPG?1411395168" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-1"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Fujifilm X100T </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p dir="ltr">As for the X100T, it&rsquo;s a nice evolution of last year&rsquo;s X100S, upgrading the advanced hybrid viewfinder with a new graphic interface. More importantly, there&rsquo;s now an electronic rangefinder, placing a live view focus electronic viewfinder window in the optical viewfinder. It&rsquo;s quite a nice touch, though we&rsquo;ll have to take it out and shoot to see how useful it really is. </p> <p dir="ltr">The camera still feels great to carry around and use, but there are also some subtle cosmetic changes to appreciate, as you can see from the side-by-side comparison. The LCD screen has been improved in terms of brightness and resolution, there&rsquo;s new detailing on the top dials, the revolving ring on its predecessor has made way for a regular arrow pad, and the function buttons on the rear panels have been changed too.</p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>READ MORE: <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/fujifilm/fujifilm-finepix-x100s/review">Fujifilm Finepix X100S review</a></strong></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="4896" height="3264" title="Fujifilm X100T" alt="Photokina 2014: 5 cameras we wanted to bring home" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/DSCF3332.JPG?1411395168" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-2"> <div class="field-label">Image #2:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_2" width="4896" height="3264" title="Fujifilm X100T" alt="Fujifilm X100T" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/DSCF3329.JPG?1411395168" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-2"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Leica X </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Leica&rsquo;s new digital offering is surprisingly light given its M camera-like size. Being so thick, it&rsquo;s rather easy to grip, with the premium materials in its construction giving a good solid feel. Many of the settings can be adjusted easily via the buttons on the back and a jog dial, but the shutter speed and aperture dials are still a nice touch.</p> <p>Focusing is also quite a simple affair, with the focus ring&rsquo;s smooth operation also pulling up a rangefinder window on the frankly disappointing LCD screen. Looks like you&rsquo;ll still have to wait till you get home to see how your 16MP shots really turned out. The 35mm equivalent F1.7 lens is quite quick though, with autofocus being nice and snappy. The round built-in flash is quite a nice design touch, though we wish the camera came with a viewfinder instead of having to buy the EVF attachment.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="4896" height="3264" title="Leica X" alt="Photokina 2014: 5 cameras we wanted to bring home" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/DSCF2710.JPG?1411395168" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-2"> <div class="field-label">Image #2:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_2" width="4896" height="3264" title="Leica X" alt="Photokina 2014: 5 cameras we wanted to bring home" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/DSCF2716.JPG?1411395168" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-3"> <div class="field-label">Image #3:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_3" width="4896" height="3264" title="Leica X" alt="Photokina 2014: 5 cameras we wanted to bring home" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/DSCF2723.JPG?1411395168" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-4"> <div class="field-label">Image #4:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_4" width="4896" height="3264" title="Leica X" alt="Photokina 2014: 5 cameras we wanted to bring home" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/DSCF2725.JPG?1411395168" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-3"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Samsung NX1 Smart Camera </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p dir="ltr">A marked difference from Samsung&rsquo;s other NX cameras, the NX1 is huge in comparison, almost reaching full DSLR size and weight. Similar to their approach with smartphones, Samsung has stuffed the NX1 full of impressive features, which helps to explain the bulk. It even has a plasticky feel to go with it...</p> <p dir="ltr">But we weren&rsquo;t kidding when we said the features were impressive: the top has an LCD display like a pro DSLR, the camera can shoot up to 15fps, it&rsquo;s capable of 4K video, it&rsquo;s got a 205-point autofocus system, and it&rsquo;s the world&rsquo;s first 28MP APS-C backside illuminated CMOS sensor. Talk about overachieving. </p> <p>However, it&rsquo;s still got a way to go in terms of usability. It might be able to shoot really fast, with a decent electronic viewfinder and vibrant images appearing beautifully on the tilt-enabled touch display, but adjusting settings isn&rsquo;t quite so speedy. Might just be a matter of getting used to where all the dials and buttons are. The camera does live up to its &ldquo;Smart&rdquo; moniker though, with connectivity encompassing Wi-Fi, NFC, and Bluetooth for seamless communication with smart devices.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="4896" height="3264" title="Samsung NX1 Smart Camera" alt="Photokina 2014: 5 cameras we wanted to bring home" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/DSCF2742.JPG?1411395168" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-2"> <div class="field-label">Image #2:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_2" width="4896" height="3264" title="Samsung NX1 Smart Camera" alt="Photokina 2014: 5 cameras we wanted to bring home" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/DSCF2739.JPG?1411395168" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-3"> <div class="field-label">Image #3:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_3" width="4896" height="3264" title="Samsung NX1 Smart Camera" alt="Photokina 2014: 5 cameras we wanted to bring home" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/DSCF2746.JPG?1411395168" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-4"> <div class="field-label">Image #4:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_4" width="4896" height="3264" title="Samsung NX1 Smart Camera" alt="Photokina 2014: 5 cameras we wanted to bring home" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/DSCF2745.JPG?1411395168" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-4"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Olympus PEN E-PL7 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p dir="ltr">Another camera for the selfie-takers, the E-PL7 is suitably portable, being very compact and light. It looks good too, carrying Olympus&rsquo; retro genes well in both black and white. Operation is also made simple with the command dial on top, with a wide range of creative modes to choose from to boot. Yes, that includes a few portrait modes, which isn&rsquo;t a surprise given the camera&rsquo;s selfie-taking emphasis. </p> <p dir="ltr">In that regard, the highlight is undoubtedly its folding touch-enabled screen, which can manoeuvre into a variety of positions, not least one that flips 180 degrees to face front below the lens. We didn&rsquo;t take any selfies, but the camera is light enough to be used in any position in search of favourable angles, with the bright and clear screen capable of showing your face superbly.</p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>READ MORE: <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/sony/sony-qx1/review">Sony QX1 review</a></strong></p> <p><iframe frameborder="0" height="180" src="http://pages.haymarket.com/stuff_signup/enews_embed" width="300"></iframe></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="4896" height="3264" title="Olympus PEN E-PL7" alt="Photokina 2014: 5 cameras we wanted to bring home" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/DSCF2701.JPG?1411395168" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-2"> <div class="field-label">Image #2:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_2" width="4896" height="3264" title="Olympus PEN E-PL7" alt="Photokina 2014: 5 cameras we wanted to bring home" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/DSCF2702.JPG?1411395168" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-3"> <div class="field-label">Image #3:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_3" width="4896" height="3264" title="Olympus PEN E-PL7" alt="Photokina 2014: 5 cameras we wanted to bring home" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/DSCF2705.JPG?1411395168" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-4"> <div class="field-label">Image #4:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_4" width="4896" height="3264" title="Olympus PEN E-PL7" alt="Photokina 2014: 5 cameras we wanted to bring home" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/DSCF2697.JPG?1411395168" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-carousel-item"><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-carousel-item-title"> <div class="field-label">Carousel item title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Photokina 2014: 5 cameras worth your time </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-carousel-item-standfirst"> <div class="field-label">Carousel item standfirst:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> If only we can bring these shooters home </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-carousel-image-small"> <div class="field-label">Carousel item small image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_carousel_image_small" width="450" height="340" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/Fujifilm%20X-T1%20silver%20graphite.JPG?1411395168" /> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/fujifilm/photokina-2014/photokina-2014-5-cameras-we-wanted-bring-home/feature" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/fujifilm/photokina-2014/photokina-2014-5-cameras-we-wanted-bring-home/feature#comments Cameras Fujifilm Leica Olympus Photokina 2014 Samsung System Cameras Mon, 22 Sep 2014 14:12:51 +0000 Marc McLaren 1448287 at http://www.stuff.tv Fujifilm expands its X-range at Photokina with new X100T and two new lenses http://www.stuff.tv/fujifilm/photokina-2014/fujifilm-expands-x-range-photokina-new-x100t-and-two-new-lenses/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Fuji&#039;s new snappers are slathered in sexy gunmetal grey </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-enable-hero"> <div class="field-label">Enable hero:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Enable full width image </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="567" height="425" title="Now that&#039;s a good looking camera" alt="Fujifilm expands X-range at Photokina with new X100T and two new lenses" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/Fujifilm%20X100T%2001.jpg?1411035654" /> </div> </div> </div> <p dir="ltr">Traveling to Germany twice in a month. Sounds fun, but the real excitement comes from seeing Fujifilm&rsquo;s latest releases in their popular X-range of compact system cameras at Photokina 2014.</p> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-byline"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/users/melvin-tang" title="View user profile.">Melvin Tang</a> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>News Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Fujifilm X-T1 Graphite Silver Edition </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p dir="ltr">We didn&rsquo;t have many complaints regarding <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/fujifilm/fujifilm-x-t1/review" target="_blank">Fujifilm&rsquo;s X-T1 in our review</a>, but that hasn&#39;t stopped the Japanese cameramaker from improving it anyway.</p> <p dir="ltr">The main feature on the X-T1 Graphite Silver Edition is its new gunmetal finish on its metallic strip, which apparently requires a special six-step process to achieve. Also found on the camera are a completely silent electronic shutter, the beautiful Classic Chrome film simulation mode first seen on the X30 - which will soon also make its way to the original X-T1 via a firmware upgrade - and a reworking of its buttons for a much-improved feel.</p> <p dir="ltr">We can expect to see the camera in November for &pound;1200, along with firmware update in December.</p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>READ MORE:&nbsp;</strong><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/sg/fujifilm/fujifilm-x-t1/review">Fujifilm X-T1 review</a></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="567" height="432" title="Fujifilm X-T1 Silver Graphite Edition" alt="Fujifilm expands X-range at Photokina with new X100T and two new lenses" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/Fujifilm%20X-T1%20Silver%20Graphite_0.jpg?1411035654" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-1"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Fujifilm X100T </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p dir="ltr">The second upgrade to the fantastic X100 premium compact is the X100T, which is largely similar to last year&rsquo;s X100S. The main differences are the addition of the silent electronic shutter for noiseless shooting, Classic Chrome film simulation mode, real-time parallax correction, an updated graphic design for the advanced hybrid viewfinder, and an electronic rangefinder for easier focusing. </p> <p dir="ltr">There&#39;s also Full HD video recording with more manual control and frame rates. Oh, and you can now use the camera as it&#39;s being charged via USB with your portable battery pack too.&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr">It too, will hit shelves in November, for &pound;1,000.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="567" height="425" title="Fujifilm X100T" alt="Fujifilm expands X-range at Photokina with new X100T and two new lenses" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/Fujifilm%20X100T%2002_0.jpg?1411035654" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-2"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Two new lenses </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p dir="ltr">A compact system camera is nothing without the lenses to support it. That&rsquo;s why Fujifilm&rsquo;s working on more lenses for their X-range of cameras, including the new XF 50-140mm F2.8 R LM OIS WR and XF 56mm F1.2 R APD. </p> <p dir="ltr">The former is a versatile telephoto lens with great image quality thanks to a series of technological advancements. This includes the world&rsquo;s first triple linear motor for fast and silent autofocus, best-in-class optical image stabilisation, and high weather and dust resistance with temperature tolerance down to -10 degrees celsius. It should be arriving in stores for S$2399 in November. </p> <p dir="ltr">The XF 56mm F1.2 R APD (&pound;1,000, due November), on the other hand, is billed as an excellent lens for portraits due to the addition of an apodization filter for ideal bokeh. What this filter does is provide a softer bokeh effect for higher contrast between the sharply focussed subject and blurred background, leading to a more three-dimensional image.</p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>READ MORE: <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/system-cameras/top-ten" target="_blank">These are the top 10 best cameras in the world</a></strong></p> <p><iframe frameborder="0" height="180" src="http://pages.haymarket.com/stuff_signup/enews_embed" width="300"></iframe></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> http://www.stuff.tv/fujifilm/photokina-2014/fujifilm-expands-x-range-photokina-new-x100t-and-two-new-lenses/news#comments Fujifilm Photokina 2014 System Cameras Thu, 18 Sep 2014 10:20:05 +0000 Esat Dedezade 1447983 at http://www.stuff.tv Fujifilm X100T features the world’s first electronic rangefinder http://www.stuff.tv/fujifilm/fujifilm-x100t-features-world-s-first-electronic-rangefinder/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Manual focus advocates will adore the third generation of the X100 for more than its retro looks </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-enable-hero"> <div class="field-label">Enable hero:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Enable full width image </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Fujifilm X100T features the world’s first electronic rangefinder" alt="Fujifilm X100T features the world’s first electronic rangefinder" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/fujifulm-x100t-silver-front.jpg?1410399499" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Fujifilm has unveiled the X100T, the third generation of its superb <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/fujifilm/fujifilm-finepix-x100/review">X100</a> compact camera &ndash; and it&rsquo;s the first snapper on the market to offer an electronic rangefinder.</p> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-byline"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/users/sam-kieldsen" title="View user profile.">Sam Kieldsen</a> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>News Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Other new features include a simulation of Fujifilm&rsquo;s Classic Chrome film (expect muted tones and deep colours, say Fuji); seven customisable Fn buttons; a sharper, higher resolution screen; an electronic shutter that can shoot as fast as 1/32000 of a second.</p> <p>There&rsquo;s a 16.3MP X-Trans CMOS II sensor; sensitivity up to ISO 51200; built-in Wi-Fi which allows you to control the camera from a smartphone, or send images directly to one; and 1080p video at frame rates up to 60fps.</p> <p>You&rsquo;ll be able to buy the Fujifilm X100T in the UK from November this year, priced at &pound;1,000. It&rsquo;ll be available in silver (shown) and black finishes. We&rsquo;ll endeavour to get our hands on one ASAP to find out how much it improves on its predecessor, the wonderful <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/fujifilm/fujifilm-finepix-x100s/review">X100S</a>.</p> <p>[Source: <a href="http://www.fujifilm.eu/uk/news/article/news/fujifilm-announces-the-third-generation-x100t-premium-digital-compact-featuring-the-worlds-first/" target="_blank">Fujifilm</a>]</p> <p><strong>READ MORE: <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/fujifilm/fujifilm-finepix-x100/review">Fujifilm Finepix X100 review</a></strong></p> <p><iframe frameborder="0" height="180" src="http://pages.haymarket.com/stuff_signup/enews_embed" width="300"></iframe></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Fujifilm X100T features the world’s first electronic rangefinder" alt="Fujifilm X100T features the world’s first electronic rangefinder" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/fujifulm-x100t-silver-top.jpg?1410399499" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-2"> <div class="field-label">Image #2:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_2" width="1200" height="900" title="Fujifilm X100T features the world’s first electronic rangefinder" alt="Fujifilm X100T features the world’s first electronic rangefinder" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/fujifulm-x100t-silver-back.jpg?1410399499" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/fujifilm/fujifilm-x100t-features-world-s-first-electronic-rangefinder/news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cameras Digital compacts Fujifilm Wed, 10 Sep 2014 10:11:50 +0000 Sam Kieldsen 1447186 at http://www.stuff.tv Fujifilm X-T1 http://www.stuff.tv/fujifilm/fujifilm-x-t1/review <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Fujifilm X-T1 takes aim… Fires! And its target is the Olympus E-M1 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-enable-hero"> <div class="field-label">Enable hero:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Enable full width image </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Fujifilm X-T1 review" alt="Fujifilm X-T1 review" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/Fujifilm_XT1_4.jpg?1415878415" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-byline"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/users/simon-osborne-walker" title="View user profile.">Simon Osborne-Walker</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>The Fujifilm X-T1&rsquo;s got a clear mission: to score a direct hit on the Olympus OM-D E-M1.</p> <p>Both are pro-level compact system cameras with weatherproof bodies, lightning-fast autofocus and enough twiddly dials to occupy an entire spec-ops team. But does the X-T1 have the firepower to shoot down our 2013 Camera of the Year?</p> <p><strong>READ MORE: <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/olympus/olympus-om-d-e-m1/review" target="_blank">Olympus OM-D E-M1 review</a></strong></p> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-pricing"><legend>Pricing</legend><div class="field field-type-number-float field-field-test-price"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> £1,050.00 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-price-from"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-price-notes"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> body only </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-ratings"><legend>Ratings</legend><div class="field field-type-hcmreviewrating-rating field-field-overall-rating"> <div class="field-label">Overall rating:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="hcmrating-default">10 stars</div> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-pros"> <div class="field-label">Pros:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Outstanding image quality </div> <div class="field-item even"> Top-class autofocus </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Solid, weatherproof build </div> <div class="field-item even"> Superb EVF </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cons"> <div class="field-label">Cons:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> No in-body stabilisation </div> <div class="field-item even"> Pricey lenses </div> <div class="field-item odd"> No touchscreen </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>Review Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> FAMILIAR FEEL </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Of all Fujifilm&rsquo;s X-series cameras, this one has easily the most SLR-ish look and feel.</p> <p>It&rsquo;s very solid in the hand, without being weighty, and there&rsquo;s been plenty of consideration given to the ergonomics. This isn&rsquo;t a cam you&rsquo;ll drop at the first hint of sweaty hand, thanks to a well-formed finger grip and a raised thumb rest.</p> <p>The X-T1 is also Fujifilm&rsquo;s first weatherproofed X-series model, so all the ports and controls are nicely sealed from the elements. It probably won&rsquo;t survive a drop in the ocean, but a mild monsoon shouldn&rsquo;t stop it from snapping away.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Fujifilm X-T1 review" alt="Fujifilm X-T1 review" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/Fujifilm_XT1_6.jpg?1415878415" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-1"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> IN USE </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>You want buttons and dials? You got &rsquo;em. There are even buttons on the dials, for those that like to lock their twiddly bits.</p> <p>The top plate is home to dedicated controls for ISO, exposure compensation, shutter speed, light metering and various shooting modes. There are also front and rear jog-dials, a couple of customisable function buttons and a focus-assist button that zooms into a portion of the frame to help with manual focusing.</p> <p>What you don&rsquo;t get is a touchscreen, however. This is all about old-school practicality and analogue feel.</p> <p>You may be surprised to find that the big pentaprism-esque lump on the top doesn&rsquo;t house a flash. Like the Olympus&rsquo;s OM-D models, it comes with a clip-on flash to fit in the hotshoe, but you&rsquo;ll have to pay extra for a more versatile and powerful bounce flash.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Fujifilm X-T1 review" alt="Fujifilm X-T1 review" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/Fujifilm_XT1_3.jpg?1415878415" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-2"> <div class="field-label">Image #2:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_2" width="1200" height="900" title="Fujifilm X-T1 review" alt="Fujifilm X-T1 review" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/Fujifilm_XT1_1.jpg?1415878415" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-2"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> SPECIAL FEATURES </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The eye viewfinder on the Fujifilm X-T1 is one of its greatest assets. Not only is it a little bigger and brighter than most, but it does something so clever that it makes you wonder why no one thought of it before.</p> <p>When you turn the camera to a portrait orientation, the info readouts automatically move to the bottom of the EVF display. No more checking shutter speeds and aperture settings sideways.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Fujifilm X-T1 review" alt="Fujifilm X-T1 review" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/Fujifilm_XT1_2.jpg?1415878415" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-3"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> FOCUS </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The autofocus fight is the modern-day equivalent of the megapixel race &ndash; it&rsquo;s no longer about higher resolution, but faster focusing. And Fujifilm has taken its gloves off.</p> <p>While we&rsquo;ve found a few recent competitors could keep up with Olympus&rsquo;s CSCs in decent light, their autofocus would slow down and hunt far more in lower light. Not so with the X-T1, which keeps up with the E-M1 in all conditions.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-4"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> IMAGE QUALITY </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Fujifilm rarely gets it wrong when it comes to picture quality, and the X-T1 is no exception. You get terrific detail, great tonal range and very little noise up through the ISO range.</p> <p>In the compact system camera world, it&rsquo;s even on par with Sony&rsquo;s full-framers &ndash; although only marginally better than the E-M1. There&rsquo;s not much to choose between the top contenders right now.</p> <p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="427" mozallowfullscreen="" msallowfullscreen="" oallowfullscreen="" src="https://www.flickr.com/photos/99712217@N05/13471132983/in/set-72157643068866103/player/" webkitallowfullscreen="" width="640"></iframe></p> <p>Video quality is pretty good, and it&rsquo;ll capture 1080p at 60fps. You wouldn&rsquo;t want Disney to shoot the next Star Wars movie on it, but it does a decent job.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Fujifilm X-T1 review" alt="Fujifilm X-T1 review" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/Fujifilm_XT1_7.jpg?1415878415" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-5"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Fujifilm X-T1 verdict </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The X-T1 is a blindingly good camera, worthy of world-class shutter operators.</p> <p>If there&rsquo;s one complaint, it&rsquo;s the lack of in-camera image stabilisation. If you&rsquo;ll allow us another, there&rsquo;s the price of Fujifilm&rsquo;s X-mount lenses. You&rsquo;ll get beautiful glass, but covering off a decent focal range will take you well over a grand on top of the body cost.</p> <p>We&rsquo;re not overly concerned about the lack of a touchscreen, but there are plenty of people who enjoy tap-to-focus, and for them the E-M1 will be a better option.</p> <p>To answer the initial question of whether the X-T1 can shoot the Olympus E-M1 off the top spot: not quite, but there&rsquo;s very little in it.</p> <p><strong>READ MORE: <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/system-cameras/top-ten" target="_blank">The 10 Best System Cameras in the World right now</a></strong></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="4608" height="3456" title="Fujifilm X-T1 review" alt="Fujifilm X-T1 review" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/P3260415.JPG?1415878415" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-review-rating"><legend>Review Rating</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-review-type"> <div class="field-label">Type:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> stills </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-review-score"> <div class="field-label">Score:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 10 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-1"><div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-review-type"> <div class="field-label">Type:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> video </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-review-score"> <div class="field-label">Score:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 8 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-2"><div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-review-type"> <div class="field-label">Type:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> build </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-review-score"> <div class="field-label">Score:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 10 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-3"><div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-review-type"> <div class="field-label">Type:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> features </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-review-score"> <div class="field-label">Score:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 8 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-verdict"> <div class="field-label">Verdict:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>There&rsquo;s lots to love about this top snapper. A worthy alternative to the E-M1</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-preview"> <div class="field-label">Preview:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Disabled </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-carousel-item"><legend>Carousel Extras</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-carousel-item-title"> <div class="field-label">Carousel item title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Fujifilm X-T1 review </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> http://www.stuff.tv/fujifilm/fujifilm-x-t1/review#comments Fujifilm System Cameras X-T1 Fri, 28 Mar 2014 18:12:04 +0000 Tom Parsons 1434507 at http://www.stuff.tv Fully Charged: Oculus Rift puts you on the England rugby pitch, Fujifilm X camera go customisable and new Lego Hobbit trailer http://www.stuff.tv/fujifilm/fully-charged-oculus-rift-puts-you-england-rugby-pitch-fujifilm-x-camera-go-customisable-an <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> It’s our daily round-up of all the gadgety goings-on in techland </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Oculus Rift puts you on the England rugby pitch" alt="Oculus Rift puts you on the England rugby pitch" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/oculus-rift-rugby.jpg?1395102169" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-byline"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/users/sam-kieldsen" title="View user profile.">Sam Kieldsen</a> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>News Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Oculus Rift to put you in the jockstrap of an England rugby player </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>O2 and England Rugby has come up with an innovative new use for the Oculus Rift VR headset: to give you a 3D perspective of a training session with the England rugby team.</p> <p>&ldquo;Wear the Rose&rdquo; is a 360-degree experience where the wearer gets to hear a team talk, receive a pass, be tackled and lots more. It&rsquo;s getting its debut at the O2 blueroom at Twickenham for the England vs Wales match this Sunday, but will be rolled out to O2 stores in the summer.</p> <p><strong>READ MORE: <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/oculus/hands-oculus-rift-v2-believe-vr-hype/feature" target="_blank">Hands-on with Oculus Rift v2: believe the VR hype</a></strong></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="video-wrapper youtube-player-wrapper"> <iframe width="640" height="385" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/m-V8oMmqWFA" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-1"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Fujifilm launches X Signature camera customisation service </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Own a camera in Fujifilm&rsquo;s superb X series? Well, you can now have it decorated in the manner of your choosing thanks to the company&rsquo;s newly-launched X Signature customisation service. The service allows you to have your camera clad in a textured, coloured &ldquo;skin&rdquo;: think a pair of 1970s pimps&rsquo; boots, but wrapped around an <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/fujifilm/fujifilm-x20/review" target="_blank">X20</a>. Now that&rsquo;s retro. There&rsquo;s a two-week turnaround and &pound;130 price tag on the service, and you can either have it performed on a brand new model or send in your existing camera for the treatment.</p> <p>Read more about it <a href="http://shop.fujifilm.co.uk/accessories/x-signature-skins/?utm_source=fuji.co.uk&amp;utm_medium=redirect&amp;utm_campaign=x-signature" target="_blank">here</a>.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Fujifilm launches X Signature camera customisation service" alt="Fujifilm launches X Signature camera customisation service" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/fujifilm-x-pro-1-yellow-lizard.jpg?1395102169" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-2"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-3"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> New trailer for Lego: The Hobbit highlights teamwork </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Warner Bros Games has released a trailer for the upcoming Lego: The Hobbit game, and while it&rsquo;s light on gameplay footage it suggests that the game will reward team play: playing as Bilbo, Gandalf and various dwarves, you&rsquo;ll be able to &ldquo;buddy up&rdquo; with other players in order to perform new abilities and special attacks.</p> <p>The game will be out this spring for Xbox One, Xbox 360, PS4, PS3, PS Vita, Wii U, 3DS and PC.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="video-wrapper youtube-player-wrapper"> <iframe width="640" height="385" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/J8Qp6rL_7qw" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> http://www.stuff.tv/fujifilm/fully-charged-oculus-rift-puts-you-england-rugby-pitch-fujifilm-x-camera-go-customisable-an#comments Fujifilm Gaming Lego Oculus Fri, 07 Mar 2014 09:43:23 +0000 Sam Kieldsen 1433365 at http://www.stuff.tv Fujifilm's X-T1 has the world’s quickest autofocus and is ready for a fight http://www.stuff.tv/fujifilm/fujifilm-x-t1-has-world-s-quickest-autofocus-and-lots-more-besides/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Weather-proof and built for speed, it just might be the firm’s most capable retro camera yet </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Fujifilm X-T1 has the world’s quickest autofocus, and lots more besides" alt="Fujifilm X-T1 has the world’s quickest autofocus, and lots more besides" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/fujifilm-x-t1.jpg?1392017246" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-byline"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/users/sam-kieldsen" title="View user profile.">Sam Kieldsen</a> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>News Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><strong>Another retro-styled Fujifilm, eh?</strong></p> <p>Yep, the company&rsquo;s X-series range just got a new high-end model in the form of the X-T1. And yes, it rocks the same dashing old-school looks as its chums &ndash; but there&rsquo;s a veritable wagon-load of bleeding edge tech lurking under that elegant exterior.</p> <p><strong>Like what?</strong></p> <p>Well, let&rsquo;s start with its speed. Fuji claims the X-T1 has the fastest autofocus in the world: its X-Trans sensor&rsquo;s phase detection AF can lock on in just 0.08 seconds.</p> <p>And it doesn&rsquo;t stop there. The EXR Processor II means the camera can start up in half a second and features a barely-there shutter lag of 0.05 seconds. Oh, and the electronic viewfinder is another world-beater, with a lag-time of 0.005 seconds &ndash; around a tenth the speed of conventional digital cameras.</p> <p>All this means that you&rsquo;ll have more chance of making quick captures of fleeting moments than you would with other, slower cameras.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-1"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><strong>And it&rsquo;s a tough cookie, too?</strong></p> <p>That&rsquo;s right. The magnesium-bodied X-T1 has around 80 points of weather sealing, making the body resistant to water and dust, and capable of happily shooting away in temperatures of up to -10 degrees celsius. The LCD is made of tempered glass, too, and the battery grip accessory add-on is also weatherproof.</p> <p>Fujifilm will be launching a trio of weather resistant zoom lenses to pair up with the camera later in 2014.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Fujifilm X-T1 with battery grip" alt="Fujifilm X-T1 with battery grip" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/fujifilm-x-t1-3.jpg?1392017246" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-2"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><strong>Let&rsquo;s talk specs&hellip;</strong></p> <p>There&rsquo;s a 16.3MP APS-C sensor, sensitivity up to ISO 51200, 8fps continuous shooting and 1080p video capture. And despite the tough build, it&rsquo;s a lightweight 440g (including battery and memory card).</p> <p><strong>I&rsquo;m sold! When can I get one?</strong></p> <p>The Fujifilm X-T1 and most of its accessories will be available from mid to late February. The camera will set you back &pound;1,100 body-only or &pound;1,450 with a 18-55mm kit lens. The weather resistant lenses will be on sale later this year (June for the 18-135mm and winter for the 16-55mm F2.8 and 50-140mm F2.8).</p> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/hot-stuff" target="_blank"><strong>CLICK HERE FOR MORE HOT STUFF</strong></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Fujifilm X-T1" alt="Fujifilm X-T1" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/fujifilm-x-t1-2.jpg?1392017246" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> Fujifilm Hot Stuff System Cameras Mon, 27 Jan 2014 18:31:44 +0000 Sam Kieldsen 1431720 at http://www.stuff.tv Fujifilm's limited edition X100S Black is going to make shutterbugs swoon http://www.stuff.tv/fujifilm/ces-2014/fujifilms-limited-edition-x100s-black-going-make-shutterbugs-swoon/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Watch out, this snapper will empty your piggy bank if you are drawn to its seductive black chassis </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="567" height="425" title="Fujifilm&#039;s limited edition X100S Black is going to make shutterbugs swoon" alt="Fujifilm&#039;s limited edition X100S Black is going to make shutterbugs swoon" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/Fujifilm%20X100S%20Black.jpg?1389620924" /> </div> </div> </div> <p dir="ltr">Nobody does retro like Fujifilm. Have you seen the <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/sg/fujifilm/fujifilm-finepix-x100s/review" target="_blank">Fujifilm X100S</a>? How&rsquo;d you like a dash of pure, sexy black to make you want this camera even more?</p> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-byline"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/users/tein-hee-seow" title="View user profile.">Tein Hee Seow</a> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>News Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> None more black </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p dir="ltr">Nothing&rsquo;s changed - that same firm grip from its grooved body and manual controls that make you feel like a true blue photographer remain intact. Well, except now you get a black contrast that adds to the premium feel and look.</p> <p dir="ltr">This beauty has the exact same specs as the X100S announced last year January, which include a Fujinon 23mm F2 fixed single focal length lens and 16.3-megapixel APS-C size X-Trans CMOS II sensor. Oh, let&rsquo;s not forget that hybrid viewfinder, which lets you frame shots either through the optical viewfinder, or by staring intently at its LED screen.</p> <p>Availability and pricing of the X100S will be announced at a later date. Start saving up, as the words &lsquo;limited edition&rsquo; should spell a higher price than its duller X100S counterpart.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Fujifilm X100S Black top" alt="Fujifilm X100S Black top" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/fuji-x100s-black-top.jpg?1389620924" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-2"> <div class="field-label">Image #2:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_2" width="1200" height="900" title="Fujifilm X100S Black rear" alt="Fujifilm X100S Black rear" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/fuji-x100s-black-back.jpg?1389620924" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/fujifilm/ces-2014/fujifilms-limited-edition-x100s-black-going-make-shutterbugs-swoon/news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> CES 2014 Fujifilm System Cameras Mon, 06 Jan 2014 16:25:07 +0000 Will Findlater 1430766 at http://www.stuff.tv Fully Charged: Motorola X Phone leaks (again), Fujifilm's retro Wi-Fi camera and the double-speed Samsung Galaxy S4 http://www.stuff.tv/fujifilm/fully-charged-motorola-x-phone-leaks-again-fujifilms-retro-x-m1-camera-loves-your-phone-and <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> How about some hot gadget news for your elevenses? </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1200" height="900" title="fujifilm x-m1" alt="fujifilm x-m1" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/xl_fujifilm-Xm1.jpg?1372245794" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Super smartphones and a smart retro camera fill today's morning trolley of tech news</p> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-byline"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/users/luke-edwards" title="View user profile.">Luke Edwards</a> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>News Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> More pics of the Motorola X Phone </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Moto 'X Phone' rumour mill is grinding again. Google supposed next flagship handset - and the first fruits of its buy out of Motorola Mobility back in 2011 – has made its way to the FCC for testing, and here's a photo of the device the FCC is trying out. It offers little new information other than a 4.5 to 4.7in screen, but rumours suggest a 1.7GHz Snapdragon processor (we're hoping for an even higher spec Snapdragon 800, similar to the one in the <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/sony/sony-xperia-z-ultra-hands-review/news">Sony Xperia Z Ultra</a>), 2GB RAM and 16GB of storage space – and hopefully the much-anticipated Android v5, Key Lime Pie. [Source: <a href="http://www.phonearena.com/news/Mysterious-Motorola-X-phone-picture-pops-up-testing-as-the-XT1056-on-Sprints-LTE_id44519" target="_blank">PhoneArena</a>]</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="motorola x phone" alt="motorola x phone" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/motorola-x-phone.jpg?1372245794" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-1"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Fujifilm X-M1: retro gets smart </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>This compact system camera not only oozes retro appeal but also crams in power thanks to the same 16.3MP X-Tans CMOS sensor as its brilliant&nbsp;<a href="http://www.stuff.tv/fujifilm/fujifilm-x-pro-1/review">X-Pro1</a> and <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/fujifilm/fujifilm-x-e1-%E2%80%93-x-pro-1-has-baby-sibling/news">X-E1</a> brethren.</p> <p>That means pro-level sensitivity that can be toggled to perform well in almost any lighting conditions, but in a compact body that still carries interchangeable lenses. The icing on the cake is built-in Wi-Fi which allows it to transfer photos to an Android and iOS gadget. No other Fuji X camera has that talent, and at £680, this is by far the cheapest of the range. It's out in July. [Source: <a href="http://www.t3.com/news/fujifilm-x-m1-unveiled" target="_blank">T3</a>]</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="fujifilm x-m1" alt="fujifilm x-m1" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/highres-fujifilm-X-M1_Lineup_Blackjpg_1371807988.jpg?1372245794" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-2"> <div class="field-label">Image #2:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_2" width="1200" height="900" title="fujifilm x-m1" alt="fujifilm x-m1" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/xl_fujifilm-Xm1_0.jpg?1372245794" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-2"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Korea gets the Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE-A </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The next generation of 4G connectivity is already here: <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/why-its-time-get-pumped-about-lte-advanced-4g/feature">LTE-Advanced</a>&nbsp;which offers near double the speed of the 4G we're used to (150Mbps: that's 800MB in 43 seconds). Samsung is leading the charge in Korea (only, for now) with its Galaxy S4 LTE-A smartphone out today. Expect the flood gates to open soon as the UK is also awash with super-fast next-gen LTE smartphones like the <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/lg/lg-optimus-g2-be-unveiled-may-30th/news">LG Optimus G2</a>. [Source: <a href="http://www.engadget.com/2013/06/25/sk-telecom-lte-advanced-galaxy-s-4/" target="_blank">Engadget</a>]</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE-A" alt="Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE-A" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/Samsung-Galaxy-S4-4G-LTEA-leak-580-75.jpg?1372245794" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> http://www.stuff.tv/fujifilm/fully-charged-motorola-x-phone-leaks-again-fujifilms-retro-x-m1-camera-loves-your-phone-and#comments Fujifilm Motorola Samsung Wed, 26 Jun 2013 09:24:49 +0000 Luke Edwards 1424466 at http://www.stuff.tv Fujifilm FinePix Real 3D W1 video review http://www.stuff.tv/video/reviews/fujifilm-finepix-real-3d-w1-review <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Fujifilm&#039;s 3D digital camera is a world first, but is the Real 3D W1 an eye-popper or does it fall flat? </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="323" height="267" title="Fujifilm FinePix Real 3D W1" alt="Fujifilm FinePix Real 3D W1" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/Fuji-Finepix-Real-3D-W1.png?1371490969" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="video-wrapper brightcove-player-wrapper"> <script language="JavaScript" type="text/javascript" src="http://admin.brightcove.com/js/BrightcoveExperiences.js"></script> <script src="http://admin.brightcove.com/js/APIModules_all.js"></script> <div class="brightcove-player"> <object id="myExperience-658018962001" class="BrightcoveExperience"> <param name="bgcolor" value="#000000" /> <param name="playerID" value="" /> <param name="playerKey" value="AQ~~,AAAAEgPmGlk~,Fzd-TvXcznw-P3piHaryQBMeIzWITldz" /> <param name="isVid" value="true" /> <param name="isUI" value="true" /> <param name="dynamicStreaming" value="true" /> <param name="@videoPlayer" value="658018962001" /> <param name="autoStart" value="" /> <param name="htmlFallback" value="true" /> <param name="includeAPI" value="true" /> <param name="templateLoadHandler" value="brightcoveTemplateLoaded" /> <param name="width" value="640px" /> <param name="height" value="360px" /> </object> <!-- This script tag will cause the Brightcove Players defined above it to be created as soon as the line is read by the browser. If you wish to have the player instantiated only after the rest of the HTML is processed and the page load is complete, remove the line. --> <script type="text/javascript">brightcove.createExperiences();</script> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> http://www.stuff.tv/video/reviews/fujifilm-finepix-real-3d-w1-review#comments Cameras FinePix Real 3D W1 Fujifilm Sun, 02 Aug 2009 23:00:00 +0000 Simon Osborne-Walker 1424111 at http://www.stuff.tv Fujifilm FinePix X100S http://www.stuff.tv/fujifilm/fujifilm-finepix-x100s/review <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Forget megapixels, for ultimate quality it&#039;s all about the size of your sensor – and the X100S is one high-end compact that sizes up nicely </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-enable-hero"> <div class="field-label">Enable hero:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Enable full width image </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1200" height="900" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/fujifilm-finepix-X100S-review.jpg?1415788367" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-byline"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/users/simon-osborne-walker" title="View user profile.">Simon Osborne-Walker</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>You might think you know all about this Leica-alike, but the pumped S version promises a real performance step-up from the original X100. In particular, the improved focusing speed and updated 16.3MP APS-C sensor are what Fujifilm hopes will keep competitors at bay.&nbsp;</p> <p>That said, it hasn't fixed what wasn't broke, keeping the 35mm-equivalent f/2 lens, array of manual controls and hybrid viewfinder that impressed us so much on the X100. It also retains the retro looks and solid-but-lightweight (at 445g) magnesium build.&nbsp;</p> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-pricing"><legend>Pricing</legend><div class="field field-type-number-float field-field-test-price"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> £1,000.00 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-price-from"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-ratings"><legend>Ratings</legend><div class="field field-type-hcmreviewrating-rating field-field-overall-rating"> <div class="field-label">Overall rating:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="hcmrating-default">10 stars</div> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>Review Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Little big shot </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The work that's been put into improving autofocus speed is undeniable, with the X100S snapping into focus quicker and more accurately than its rivals. Picture quality is exceptional, and almost equal to the Sony RX1, even when shooting RAW.</p> <p>But it's also just a joy to use, with great controls, a nice feel in the hand and an eye viewfinder that gives you plenty of options for how you want to shoot. It means you can see either a digital view through the EVF or an optical one with a digital info overlay.&nbsp;</p> <p>Our only niggle is that the faux-vintage styling seems overdone now. We'd like a subtle black version. One of the finest pocketable cameras we've ever used, sure, but that price keeps it from sitting too high in our <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/cameras/top-ten">list of the best compact cameras around</a>.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/fujifilm-finepix-X100S-review-front.jpg?1415788367" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-2"> <div class="field-label">Image #2:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_2" width="1200" height="900" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/fujifilm-finepix-X100S-review-back.jpg?1415788367" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-review-rating"><legend>Review Rating</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-review-score"> <div class="field-label">Score:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-verdict"> <div class="field-label">Verdict:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Fast, feature-packed and fun – the FinePix X100S is the finest compact around&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-preview"> <div class="field-label">Preview:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Disabled </div> </div> </div> http://www.stuff.tv/fujifilm/fujifilm-finepix-x100s/review#comments Cameras Fujifilm Wed, 05 Jun 2013 10:17:52 +0000 Sophie Charara 1423831 at http://www.stuff.tv Fujifilm X20 http://www.stuff.tv/fujifilm/fujifilm-x20/review <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Can Fuji&#039;s latest retro compact make it in the modern world? </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-enable-hero"> <div class="field-label">Enable hero:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Enable full width image </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1200" height="900" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/Fuji-X20-Hands-1.JPG?1380551231" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-byline"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/users/tony-horgan" title="View user profile.">Tony Horgan</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Some cameras are made to be practical; get the job done, move on. Some cameras are made to be loved. The Fujifilm X20 is in the latter camp. That's not to say it doesn't take great pictures. In the right hands with the right settings its picture quality is up there with the best compacts, albeit rather more modestly priced ones.</p> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-pricing"><legend>Pricing</legend><div class="field field-type-number-float field-field-test-price"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> £460.00 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-price-from"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-ratings"><legend>Ratings</legend><div class="field field-type-hcmreviewrating-rating field-field-overall-rating"> <div class="field-label">Overall rating:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="hcmrating-default">10 stars</div> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-pros"> <div class="field-label">Pros:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Gorgeous retro styling </div> <div class="field-item even"> Fast autofocus </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Manual controls </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cons"> <div class="field-label">Cons:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Limited zoom </div> <div class="field-item even"> Flat images in some conditions </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>Review Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Manual zoom </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>If you're stepping up to the X20 from a regular compact you'll need to re-program your shooting methodology. For a start, don't waste time looking for the "on" button. There isn't one – instead you twist the manual zoom ring to pop out the lens and fire up the camera. Likewise, the regular zoom rocker switch is nowhere to be found, so get ready for plenty of old-school lens swivelling.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/Fuji-X20-Hands-6.JPG?1380551231" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-1"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Optical viewfinder </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>To use the X20 as Fujifilm intended you'll also have to shy away from the usual arm's length viewing of the LCD in favour of framing with the optical viewfinder. It's synchronised (approximately) to the zoom length of the lens but you're not actually looking through the lens, so there's no impression of focus or depth of field (aside from a green dot to indicate that it's locked onto a focal point). For that you'll have to check back to the LCD.</p> <p>However, the Fujifilm X20's viewfinder does include a basic information overlay when you're in A/P/S or M modes with shutter speed and aperture info, plus an indication of whether you shot is likely to be over- or under-exposed. Handy, but not too distracting.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/Fuji-X20-Hands-3.JPG?1380551231" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-2"> <div class="field-label">Image #2:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_2" width="1200" height="900" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/Fujifilm-x20-front.jpg?1380551231" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-2"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Manual or auto? </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Cradling the lens barrel in your left hand and shooting with your right allows you to peer through that rather small viewfinder and size up your scene in a more thoughtful way than you might with a standard point-and-shoot. Even so, the super-fast autofocus makes it quite feasible to whip out the camera and fire off an opportunistic snap and be quite confident that you'll capture the moment.</p> <p>It's well stacked with semi-pro controls too, including RAW shooting, a dedicated exposure compensation dial, a hot shoe and manual mode that extends to 30 seconds. There's a cable release thread in the shutter too, but without an unlimited Bulb exposure mode this is more for wobble-free triggering than extra-long exposures.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/Fuji-X20-Hands-2.JPG?1380551231" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-2"> <div class="field-label">Image #2:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_2" width="1200" height="900" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/Fuji-X20-Hands-9.JPG?1380551231" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-3"> <div class="field-label">Image #3:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_3" width="1200" height="900" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/Fuji-X20-Hands-8.JPG?1380551231" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-3"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Picture quality </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>In its regular Auto mode, the X20 delivers rather disappointing results with overly contrasty images that need post-processing to dig out detail from the shadows. However, in Advanced Auto it uses a few compositing tricks to even out highlights and shadows, often to excellent effect. More experienced snappers can of course push and pull things around in-camera with manual controls, and if you're prepared to do some work after the event there's always that RAW mode.</p> <p>Colour reproduction and detail levels are generally as good as you'd hope for in a camera this size. What might exceed your expectations is the X20's ability to maintain a high shutter speed in less-than-ideal conditions, so motion blur is rarely a problem. That bright f2.0-2.8 lens really pays off here.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/FujiX20-Macro.JPG?1380551231" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-2"> <div class="field-label">Image #2:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_2" width="1200" height="900" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/FujiX20-River.jpg?1380551231" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-3"> <div class="field-label">Image #3:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_3" width="1200" height="900" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/FujiX20-Car.JPG?1380551231" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-4"> <div class="field-label">Image #4:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_4" width="1200" height="900" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/FujiX20-Twizy.JPG?1380551231" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-4"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Video quality </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>On paper the video specs are impressive: 1080p at 60 frames per second is still a rarity. While the footage is very good and better than that from most compact cameras, it can't beat the 1080p/50fps output of the Sony HX50, losing out on definition and motion handling, with occassionally indecisive continuous autofocus.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/Fujifilm-X20-angle.jpg?1380551231" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-5"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Specialist </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Highly desirable as the X20 is, there are many instances in which the Sony HX50 will do a better job. For example, the Fuji's 4x optical zoom is fine for portraits but can limit your possibilities when you're out and about, especially compared to the Sony's 30x zoom which can scope out a barn owl from 100 metres. As a luxury second camera the X20 is hard to resist, and so long as you've got a fallback option for those days where there's no time for chin stroking, the X20 will become a faithful friend. So, just pipped to the topspot by Sony's excellently reliable HX50, the X20 stil cleans up with a pole position in our list of the <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/cameras/top-ten">best compact cameras you can buy</a>.&nbsp;</p> <p>Review by <a href="https://plus.google.com/106422809643177538618#106422809643177538618/posts">Tony Horgan</a>.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/Fuji-X20-Hands-5.JPG?1380551231" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-review-rating"><legend>Review Rating</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-review-type"> <div class="field-label">Type:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> stills </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-review-score"> <div class="field-label">Score:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 8 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-1"><div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-review-type"> <div class="field-label">Type:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> video </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-review-score"> <div class="field-label">Score:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 8 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-2"><div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-review-type"> <div class="field-label">Type:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> build </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-review-score"> <div class="field-label">Score:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 10 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-3"><div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-review-type"> <div class="field-label">Type:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> features </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-review-score"> <div class="field-label">Score:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 9 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-verdict"> <div class="field-label">Verdict:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>A superb enthusiast's camera that backs up the retro style with quality images</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-preview"> <div class="field-label">Preview:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Disabled </div> </div> </div> http://www.stuff.tv/fujifilm/fujifilm-x20/review#comments Cameras Fujifilm X20 Fri, 24 May 2013 14:48:11 +0000 Tony Horgan 1423719 at http://www.stuff.tv Fujifilm XF1 http://www.stuff.tv/fujifilm-xf1/review <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Fuji&#039;s X-series hits the spot again with the stylish, feature-packed XF1 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-enable-hero"> <div class="field-label">Enable hero:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Enable full width image </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Fujifilm XF1" alt="Fujifilm XF1" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/fuji-xf1-back_3.jpg?1372746060" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Fujifilm XF1" alt="Fujifilm XF1" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/fuji-xf1-front-black_0_3.jpg?1372746060" /> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-pricing"><legend>Pricing</legend><div class="field field-type-number-float field-field-test-price"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> £280.00 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-price-from"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-ratings"><legend>Ratings</legend><div class="field field-type-hcmreviewrating-rating field-field-overall-rating"> <div class="field-label">Overall rating:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="hcmrating-default">8 stars</div> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-pros"> <div class="field-label">Pros:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Stylish snapper </div> <div class="field-item even"> Small form-factor </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Very fast autofocus </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cons"> <div class="field-label">Cons:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Bit of a pain to turn on and off </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>Review Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> overview </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Hailing from Fujifilm's flagship X-series, the XF1 is a premium grade advanced compact that takes the manually operated zoom and larger-than-average 2/3inch sensor of the X10 and squeezes it into a smaller body. Aimed primarily at enthusiasts the XF1 offers full manual control, the ability to shoot in Raw, a fast f/1.8 maximum aperture, and a generous range of shooting modes. Has it got what it takes to take on other leading advanced compacts such as the <a href="/review/panasonic-lumix-dmc-lx7">Lumix LX7</a>, <a href="/review/canon-powershot-s110">Canon S110</a> and <a href="/review/sony-rx100">Sony RX100</a>? We think it might well have.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Fujifilm XF1" alt="Fujifilm XF1" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/Fujifilm-XF1-open-lens_1.jpg?1372746060" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-1"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> design &amp; build </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>With its sleek aluminium and faux leather finish the XF1 offers a stylish take on the retro rangefinder design that has become the hallmark of the X-series range to date. At just 225g with a card and battery it feels surprisingly light in the hand too, and yet also feels solid enough to stand up to the occasional knock. While it lacks a proper handgrip, the faux leather (available in black, tan or red) enables you to get a good grip of the camera.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Fujifilm XF1" alt="Fujifilm XF1" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/Fujifilm-XF1-shut-lens_1.jpg?1372746060" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-2"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> starting up </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>As with the X10, the XF1 doesn't have an on/off switch. Instead you have to rotate the lens slightly (to unlock it) and then physically extend it away from the camera body. From here you then have to rotate it again, first to the Standby position and then to the On position. It's all a bit fiddly, and takes at least a couple of seconds, which isn't great if you're in a hurry to capture the moment. On the plus side, with the lens stored away the XF1 is easily small enough to store inside a coat pocket.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Fujifilm XF1" alt="Fujifilm XF1" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/Fujifilm-XF1-held_1.jpg?1372746060" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-3"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> ease of use </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The XF1 is really intuitive to use, thanks primarily to the manually operated zoom; once the lens has been extended simply turn the barrel to zoom in and out - just as you would with a DSLR lens. It certainly beats having to fiddle around with a small rocker switch around the shutter button as you do on the <a href="/review/canon-powershot-s110">Canon S110</a> and <a href="/review/panasonic-lumix-dmc-lx7">Lumix LX7</a>. Elsewhere, the XF1 offers a good selection of buttons that fall within easy reach, including two customisable Fn buttons that you can assign as you see fit.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Fujifilm XF1" alt="Fujifilm XF1" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/Fujifilm-XF1-top_1.jpg?1372746060" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-4"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> features </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>In keeping with its positioning as an enthusiast compact the XF1 offers the full suite of Program, Aperture-priority, Shutter-priority and Manual (PASM) exposure modes. Those looking for point-and-shoot simplicity, meanwhile, can employ one of the 16 individual Scene modes or just switch to Auto. The XF1's proprietary sensor design also enables the camera to offer some clever EXR-specific shooting modes of its own, some of which are very useful in certain situations.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Fujifilm XF1" alt="Fujifilm XF1" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/Fujifilm-XF1-movie_0.jpg?1372746060" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-5"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> sensor and resolution </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>At 2/3-inch the XF1's sensor is nearly twice the size of the 1/2.3-inch sensors found in the majority of compacts. And while 12MP might sound a bit miserly compared to some of its rivals, it's actually a sensible decision on Fuji's part as it means the XF1's sensor isn't overpopulated - something that many compacts with smaller 1/2.3inch sensors and higher megapixel counts suffer from, and which can lead to poorer image quality overall. In any case 12MP is plenty enough resolution to make prints of a decent size with.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Fujifilm XF1" alt="Fujifilm XF1" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/Fujifilm-XF1-side_1.jpg?1372746060" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-6"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> screen and performance </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>On the back of the XF1 sits a fixed 3in, 460k-dot LCD display. While the display is bright and colourful it's not the sharpest screen we've seen on a camera of this type and price. Given the camera's premium positioning, a 921k-dot screen would surely have been more appropriate. We have no such complaints with regards to performance though, with the XF1's 49-point autofocus system being one of the fastest around.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Fujifilm XF1" alt="Fujifilm XF1" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/Fujifilm-XF1-sample-image-5_1.jpg?1372746060" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-7"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> image quality </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Given that the XF1 uses the same sensor as the X10, it comes as no great surprise to find that image quality is vey good indeed, with the XF1 delivering consistently sharp images with good tonality and plenty of punch. In-camera JPEG processing can be adjusted too via the Film Simulation options, allowing you to either boost or mute saturation and contrast levels as you see fit. And should you find yourself faced with poor light or a high-contrast scene then the EXR-specific modes can also be relied upon to get a consistently decent image.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" title="Fujifilm XF1" alt="Fujifilm XF1" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/fuji-xf1-front-black_0.jpg?1372746060" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-8"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> verdict </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>There's a lot to like about the XF1: it's got plenty of retro style, it's easy to use, it's packed with useful shooting features and it takes a great picture. Yes, switching it on and off can be a bit fiddly, but the double payback for this is a super-sharp manually operated zoom that's a real pleasure to use, along with a camera that's small enough to happily sit inside a coat pocket when switched off. If you're in the market for an enthusiast compact with bags of style, then the XF1 certainly warrants a closer look.</p> <p>Review by <strong><a href="https://plus.google.com/114332508896938408162/about">Audley Jarvis&nbsp;</a></strong></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-review-rating"><legend>Review Rating</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-review-type"> <div class="field-label">Type:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> picture </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-review-score"> <div class="field-label">Score:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 8 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-1"><div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-review-type"> <div class="field-label">Type:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> build </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-review-score"> <div class="field-label">Score:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 8 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-verdict"> <div class="field-label">Verdict:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Fuji's X-series hits the spot again with the stylish, feature-packed XF1</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-preview"> <div class="field-label">Preview:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Disabled </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-legacy-url"> <div class="field-label">Legacy URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> /review/fujifilm-xf1 </div> </div> </div> http://www.stuff.tv/fujifilm-xf1/review#comments Cameras Fujifilm XF1 Fri, 01 Feb 2013 19:02:30 +0000 Luke Edwards 424107 at http://www.stuff.tv Fujifilm X-F1 compact camera announced http://www.stuff.tv/fujifilm/fujifilm-x-f1-compact-camera-announced/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> It’s official, Fuji has gone all retro with the X-F1, but without holding back on specs </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="500" height="375" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/Fuji_XF1_0.jpg?1364399557" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="500" height="50" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/new-twitter-banner_4073.jpg?1364399557" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Fujifilm is kicking off Photokina early by announcing its X-F1 compact camera – nice to start in style. In this case it’s retro style thanks to the faux leather exterior that’s not only for looks but also helps with grip. But the usefulness doesn’t stop there.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-legacy-url"> <div class="field-label">Legacy URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> /news/cameras/news-nugget/fujifilm-x-f1-compact-camera-announced </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/fujifilm/fujifilm-x-f1-compact-camera-announced/news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/fujifilm/fujifilm-x-f1-compact-camera-announced/news#comments Fujifilm Mon, 17 Sep 2012 06:36:46 +0000 Luke Edwards 422782 at http://www.stuff.tv Fujifilm X-E1 – the X-Pro 1 has a baby sibling http://www.stuff.tv/fujifilm/fujifilm-x-e1-%E2%80%93-x-pro-1-has-baby-sibling/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> That 16.3MP sensor, XF lenses, and EXR Processor Pro are all intact, just in a more compact body </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="500" height="375" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/Fujifilm-X-E1_0_1.jpg?1364399470" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="500" height="375" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/Fujifilm-X-E1_2.jpg?1364399470" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="500" height="50" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/new-twitter-banner_4159.jpg?1364399470" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>The <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/review/fujifilm-x-pro-1">Fujifilm X-Pro 1, which we reviewed quite recently</a>, now has a smaller sibling in the form of the Fujifilm X-E1 – and it’s kept all the best bits of its big brother.</p> <p>Despite its step down in size, the X-E1 has managed to keep the mirrorless 16.1MP APS-C sensor, those XF lenses, the hotshoe, and EXR Processor Pro. The screen is smaller at 2.8in and the viewfinder is now OLED with 2.36 million dots resolution – plus they’ve added a pop-up flash.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-legacy-url"> <div class="field-label">Legacy URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> /news/cameras/news-nugget/fujifilm-x-e1-%E2%80%93-the-x-pro-1-has-a-baby-sibling </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/fujifilm/fujifilm-x-e1-%E2%80%93-x-pro-1-has-baby-sibling/news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/fujifilm/fujifilm-x-e1-%E2%80%93-x-pro-1-has-baby-sibling/news#comments Fujifilm X-E1 Thu, 06 Sep 2012 09:48:55 +0000 Luke Edwards 422636 at http://www.stuff.tv