Fujifilm’s probably best known for its mirrorless cameras, which take interchangeable lenses. These come in two sizes: Fujifilm’s X-mount APS-C models and its professional medium format cameras.

The APS-C X-mount cameras are the most popular and affordable. The more advanced models like the X-T3 and X-T30 have mini- styling with a conventionally placed (electronic) viewfinder, while the entry-level models like the and the new have a smaller rectangular shape and ditch the viewfinder. There is an ever-increasing number of X-mount lenses for these cameras, and you can check out the best fujifilm lenses in our separate guide.

Fujifilm X-T30

Fujifilm X-T30

Fujifilm’s X-T30 brings the same 26MP sensor, processor and much of the feature set of the high-end X-T3 at a more reasonable price. If that sounds familiar, it’s because the relationship between the X-T20 and X-T2 was the same.

With the X-T30 you get Fujifilm’s latest AF system, along with plenty of direct controls and a tilting touchscreen, all in a smaller body. The X-T30 also comes at a significantly lower price than the X-T3, with the body priced at $899, versus $1499 for the X-T3. 

Key specifications

  • 26.1MP APS-C X-Trans BSI-CMOS 4 sensor
  • X-Processor 4
  • Hybrid AF system has 425 phase-detect points spread across the entire frame
  • Burst shooting at 30 fps with no blackout (but 1.25X) crop using electronic shutter; 20 fps without crop
  • 2.36M-dot OLED viewfinder w/0.62x equiv. magnification and 100 fps refresh rate in boost mode
  • 3″ tilting touchscreen display
  • Dedicated drive, shutter speed and exposure compensation dials
  • Joystick for AF point selection
  • Eterna Film Simulation mode
  • DCI and UHD 4K/30p capture using full width of sensor
  • 4:2:0 8-bit internal recording or 4:2:2 10-bit HDMI output
  • USB-C socket with headphone support
  • Single SD card slot (UHS-I only)

Fujifilm X-T100

The Fujifilm X-T100 is the company’s least expensive X-series camera to include an electronic viewfinder. It shares most of its guts with the entry-level X-A5, including its hybrid autofocus system and 24MP APS-C CMOS sensor. Unlike that camera, and the X-T20 that sits above it, the X-T100 has a unique LCD design that allows it to both tilt and flip out to the side but not rotate.

Unfortunately, the X-T100 inherits more from the X-A5 than the X-T20, which means there are some compromises. Image quality is great, design and build quality are solid and battery life is excellent. Unfortunately, the camera’s overall performance is sluggish, its autofocus system cannot reliably track anything moving and its ‘4K’ video is more like an extended burst mode (quality is poor, as well).

Key Features:

  • 24MP APS-C CMOS sensor
  • ISO range of 100-51200 (fully expanded)
  • 91-point hybrid AF system
  • 2.36M-dot OLED electronic viewfinder
  • 3″ touchscreen LCD can both tilt up/down and flip outward 180°
  • 6 fps continuous shooting (up to 26 JPEGs)
  • Film Simulation modes
  • 4K/15p and 1080/60p video
  • 4K Burst and Multi Focus modes
  • Wi-Fi + Bluetooth connectivity
  • Interchangeable grip
  • 430 shots/charge battery life (per CIPA rating)

Fujifilm X-A5

Fujifilm is pretty clear about its target audience for the X-A5. Its features, brochure and promotional materials are all targeted heavily at Instagram influencers and female family ‘record keepers’, rather than gadget-obsessed males.

So let’s not knock it. This is a big audience that’s as deserving of good camera kit as anyone else, and the X-A5’s features need to be looked at with this audience in mind. 

The slogan in the X-A5 brochure is “Whenever, Whatever, Whichever, However, Wherever… and Forever!”, and you’ve got to admit that’s pretty catchy

Key Feature

Sensor: 24.2MP APS-C CMOS 

Lens mount: Fujifilm X-mount

Screen: 3.0-inch tilt-angle touchscreen, 1,040,000 dots 

Burst shooting: 6fps 

Autofocus: 91-point AF 

Video: 4K 

Connectivity: Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 

Battery life: 450 shots 

Weight: 361g

Fujifilm X-pro3

The Fujifilm X-Pro3 is a 26 megapixel mirrorless interchangeable lens camera built around a clever optical / electronic viewfinder and designed to look like a classic rangefinder.

This, the third iteration of Fujifilm’s first X-mount camera gains titanium top and base plates but the most noteworthy feature is an LCD panel that faces the back of the camera and needs to be flipped down to use it. The viewfinder and rear screen are the main distinctions between this and the similarly-specced X-T3.

Key Specifications

  • 26MP APS-C BSI CMOS sensor
  • Optical/Electronic hybrid viewfinder
  • Fold down rear LCD
  • Rear-facing Memory LCD status panel
  • Titanium top/bottom plates
  • 4K video at up to 30p, 200Mbps
  • 11 Film Simulation modes, now with ‘Classic Neg

Fujifilm X100F

The X100F is the fourth iteration of Fujifilm’s well-respected X100 series. It still uses the same 35mm equivalent 23mm F2 lens, still has the ‘classic’ design cues, but almost everything has changed under the surface.

The biggest change between the X100F and its predecessors is the move to the use of the 24MP X-Trans sensor. We’ve been very impressed with this sensor when we’ve encountered it in the X-Pro2 and X-T2. We think it’s a much bigger step forward than the pixel count hike implies.

Key features

  • 24MP X-Trans CMOS sensor
  • Hybrid Optical/Electronic viewfinder
  • 35mm equivalent F2 lens
  • Joystick for setting AF point
  • ISO control via dial (lift and turn the shutter speed dial)
  • Twin push-in control dials, front and rear
  • Focus ring customizable when not in MF mode
  • Revised menus
  • Finer-grained image parameters
  • Higher voltage NP-W126S battery with percentage usage indication
  • Digital Teleconverter Mode (offers 50mm and 70mm equiv crops, resized to 24MP).

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