Fuji Film's latest XF1 Compact Camera
This sleek camera follows the trend for compact cameras packing larger sensors featuring 12 mega pixel 2/3 inch EXR-CMOS sensor. You uncover this to be considerably bigger than these used in atypical compact. This new camera boasts a 4x FUJINON optical zoom having speed of F1.8 regarding wide end in addition a reasonable F4.9 at the telephoto. An optical Image stabilization (OIS) mechanism that shifts one group of four lens elements that reduce blur problems. The Fujifilm XF1 delivers full manual controls compared with the whole X series cameras. The E-Fn button for immediate access to users with the most well-liked controls. The twisting mechanism around the lens is for power-on and zoom control. The EXR processor will help XF1 to achieve fast focus speed along with dark situations. Modifications are available has a startup time of just 0.55 seconds. The velocity credentials are extended to a top continuous burst speed of 10 fps as it has limitations to seven fps in a full resolution. The XF1 captures all the pictures in RAW and JPEG with full HD movie recording at 1080p and 30 fps. Beautiful aluminium bodied camera measuring 107x 61.5 x 33mm(4.2x2.4x1.2inches) finished with lovely colors of leatherette. Designed with 3.0 inch 460 K dot excellent clear LCD monitor on the rear with tempered glass to secure from scratches. This stylish and smooth camera features a pop-up flash. The rear display measures 3-inches in dimension and features a 460-dot resolution. Provided with a wheel control on the backside of the camera to adjust all the camera settings. The 4-way command is dialed with dedicated buttons to control the flash expenditure. Self timer is for exposure compensation which enables Macro functionality. The new E-Fn controls brings up a software display that shows all the current shooting settings which permit users to modify it. The top part of the camera houses the mode dial, shutter release and Fn button in the software. The ISO sensitivity is set from 100 through 12800 with the XF1 records video at 1080p30 very good. Fuji has claimed that it can start and shoot in 0.55 seconds which requires only 2.16 seconds to lock focus and also aids in capturing photos at 10 frames per second. There a good in-camera raw converter which supports raw shooting. The XF1's motion panorama 360 modes which makes it easier to capture very wide images. Accessible with a wide number of artistic filters with the ability to mimic classic slide stocks like Provia, Velvia and Astia.