Fujifilm XQ1 Review

4.5
November 25, 2013 | Mark Goldstein |

Specifications

Model FUJIFILM XQ1
Effective Pixels 12.0 million pixels
Sensor type 2/3-inch X-Trans CMOS II with primary color filter
Total number of pixels : 14.5 million pixels
Storage media
  • Internal memory (approx. 66MB)
  • SD / SDHC / SDXC(UHS-I) memory card*1
File format
still image
JPEG (Exif Ver 2.3)*2, RAW (RAF format), RAW + JPEG
(Design rule for Camera File system compliant / DPOF-compatible)
movie
Movie File Format : MOV
Movie Video Compression : H.264
Audio : Linear PCM Stereo
Number of recorded pixels L : (4:3) 4000 x 3000 / (3:2) 4000 x 2664 / (16:9) 4000 x 2248 / (1:1) 2992 x 2992
M : (4:3) 2816 x 2112 / (3:2) 2816 x 1864 / (16:9) 2816 x 1584 / (1:1) 2112 x 2112
S : (4:3) 2048 x 1536 / (3:2) 2048 x 1360 / (16:9) 1920 x 1080 / (1:1) 1536 x 1536
<Motion Panorama>
360° Vertical 1624 x 11520 Horizontal 11520 x 1080
180° Vertical 1624 x 5760 Horizontal 5760 x 1080
120° Vertical 1624 x 3840 Horizontal 3840 x 1080
 
name
Fujinon 4x optical zoom lens
focal length
f=6.4 - 25.6mm, equivalent to 25 - 100mm on a 35mm format.
full-aperture
F1.8 (Wide) - F4.9 (Telephoto)
constitution
7 lenses in 6 groups (4 aspherical glass molded lenses included)
Digital zoom Intelligent digital zoom approx. 4x (up to 16x when combined with optical zoom)
Aperture F1.8 - F11(Wide)
F4.9 - F11(Telephoto) 1/3EV step (controlled 6-blade aperture diaphragm)
Focus distance (from lens surface)
Normal
Wide : Approx. 50cm / 1.6 ft. to infinity
Telephoto : Approx. 80cm / 2.6 ft. to infinity
Macro
Wide : Approx. 3cm - 3.0m / 1.1 in. - 9.8 ft.
Telephoto : Approx. 50cm - 3.0m / 1.6 ft. - 9.8 ft.
Sensitivity AUTO (Control available up to ISO3200), Equivalent to ISO 100 / 200 / 250 / 320 / 400 / 500 / 640 / 800 / 1000 / 1250 / 1600 / 2000 / 2500 / 3200 / 4000 / 5000 / 6400 / 12800 (Standard Output Sensitivity)
Exposure control TTL 256-zone metering / Multi / Spot / Average
Exposure mode Programmed AE / Aperture Priority AE / Shutter Speed Priority AE / Manual exposure
Shooting modes ADVANCED SR AUTO / AUTO / Filter (Advanced Filter) / P / S / A / M / C / SP / Adv.(Advanced mode)
MODE DIAL
SP : Portrait / Portrait Enhancer / Landscape / Sport / Night / Night (Tripod) / Fireworks / Sunset / Snow / Beach / Party / Flower / Text, Underwater
Filter : Toy camera / Miniature / Pop color / High-key / Low-key / Dynamic tone / Soft focus / Partial color (Red / Orange / Yellow / Green / Blue / Purple)
Adv. : Motion panorama360 / Pro focus / Pro low light / Multiple exposure
Image stabilisation Lens shift type
Face detection Yes
Exposure compensation -3.0EV - +3.0EV 1/3EV step
Movie mode : -2.0EV - +2.0EV
Shutter speed (Auto mode) 1/4 sec. to 1/3000 sec., (All other modes) 30 sec. to 1/4000 sec.
* up to 1/4000 sec. at small aperture, up to 1/1000 sec. at full aperture
Continuous shooting TOP
Super High : approx. 12.0 fps (max. approx. 9 frames)
High : approx. 9.0 fps (max. approx. 11 frames)
Middle : approx. 6.0 fps (max. approx. 14 frames)
Low : approx. 3.0 fps (max. approx. 200 frames)
* Use a card with SD Speed Class with or higher.
* Max. number of frames can be shot in JPEG setting
others
Best Frame capture :
Super High : approx. 12.0 fps (max. 8 frames)
High : approx. 9.0 fps (max. 8 frames)
Middle : approx. 6.0 fps (max. 8 frames)
Low : approx. 3.0 fps (max. 8 frames)
* Max. number of frames can be shot in JPEG setting
Auto bracketing AE Bracketing : ±1/3EV, ±2/3EV, ±1EV
Film Simulation Bracketing : (Any 3 types of Film Simulation selectable)
Dynamic Range Bracketing : 100%·200%·400%
ISO Sensitivity Bracketing : ±1/3EV, ±2/3EV, ±1EV
Focus
mode
Single AF / Continuous AF / MF
type
Intelligent Hybrid AF (TTL contrast AF / TTL phase detection AF), AF assist illuminator available
AF frame selection
Multi, Area, Tracking
White balance Automatic scene recognition
Custom / Color temperature selection (K)
Preset : Fine, Shade, Fluorescent light (Daylight), Fluorescent light (Warm White), Fluorescent light (Cool White), Incandescent light, Underwater, Custom, Color temperature selection
Self timer 10 sec. / 2 sec. delay
Flash Manual pop-up flash (Super Intelligent Flash)
Effective range : (ISO AUTO)
Wide : Approx. 50cm - 7.4m / 1.6 ft. - 24.2 ft.
Telephoto : Approx. 80cm - 2.7m / 2.6 ft. - 8.8 ft.
Flash modes
Red-eye removal OFF
Auto / Forced Flash / Suppressed Flash / Slow Synchro.
Red-eye removal ON
Red-eye Reduction Auto / Red-eye Reduction & Forced Flash / Suppressed Flash / Red-eye Reduction & Slow Synchro.
  • * Red-eye removal is active when Face Detection is set to ON.
Hot shoe -
Viewfinder -
LCD monitor 3.0-inch, approx. 920K-dot, TFT color LCD monitor, approx. 100% coverage
Movie recording Full HD 1920 x 1080 60p / 30p Continuous recording : up to approx. 14 min.
HD 1280 x 720 60p / 30p Continuous recording : up to approx. 27 min.
640 x 480 30p Continuous recording : up to approx. 115 min.
with stereo sound
Optical zoom can be used.
* Use a card with SD Speed Class with or higher.
Photography functions ADVANCED SR AUTO, Face Detection, Auto Red-eye Removal, Film Simulation, Framing guideline, Frame No. memory, Histogram display, Best frame capture, High Speed Movie (80 / 150 / 250 fps.), Electronic level, Advanced Anti Blur, Pre-AF, Control ring setting, Focus check, Focus Peak Highlight, E-Fn (extended function) Button Custom Setting
Playback functions Face Detection, Auto Red-eye Removal, Multi-frame playback (with micro thumbnail), Protect, Crop, Resize, Slide show, Image rotate, Histogram display, Exposure warning, Photobook assist, Image search, Favorites, Mark for upload, Panorama, Erase Selected Frames, RAW Conversion
Wireless transmitter
Standard
IEEE 802.11b / g / n (standard wireless protocol)
Access mode
Infrastructure
Wireless functions Geotagging / Wireless communication (Image transfer) / View & Obtain Images / PC Auto Save
Other functions PictBridge, Exif Print, 35 Languages, Time difference, Silent mode
Terminal
Video output
-
Digital interface
USB 2.0 High-Speed
HDMI output
HDMI Micro connector
Power supply NP-48 Li-ion battery (included)
Dimensions 100.0mm (W) x 58.5mm (H) x 33.3mm (D) / 3.9 in. (W) x 2.3 in. (H) x 1.3 in. (D)
(Minimum depth : 23.3mm / 0.9 in.)
Weight Approx. 206g / 7.3 oz. (including battery and memory card)
Approx. 187g / 6.6 oz. (excluding battery and memory card)
Operating temperature 0°C - 40°C
Operating humidity 10% - 80% (no condensation)
Battery life for still images approx. 240 frames 3*
Accessories included Li-ion battery NP-48
AC power adapter AC-5VT
Plug adapter
Hand strap
USB cable
CD-ROM*4
Owner's manual

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