Fujifilm TCL-X100 Review

April 28, 2014 | Mark Goldstein |

Sharpness at 50mm

The sharpness tests for this review were carried out using a real-world subject rather than a test chart. The Fujifilm TCL-X100S lens was attached to a Fujifilm X100S, which in turn was mounted on a sturdy tripod. The self-timer was activated to avoid camera-shake. Slight tonal changes are due to slight changes in natural light during the session.

The full frameThe full frame at 50mm

Centre sharpness is poor wide open at f/2-f/2.8, much improved at f/4, and excellent between f/5.6 and f/11. At f/16, sharpness is still commendably high. At the edges of the frame, sharpness is acceptable from f/5.6 onwards.

Aperture Centre Crop Edge Crop
f/2 f2.jpg f2.jpg
f/2.8 f2_8.jpg f2_8.jpg
f/4 f4.jpg f4.jpg
f/5.6 f5_6.jpg f5_6.jpg
f/8 f8.jpg f8.jpg
f/11 f11.jpg f11.jpg
f/16 f16.jpg f16.jpg