Fujifilm X100T Review

October 30, 2014 | Mark Goldstein | Rating star Rating star Rating star Rating star Rating star


Successor to the popular X100 and X100S cameras, the new Fujifilm X100T is a premium digital compact camera with an APS-C sensor and a fixed 35mm equivalent f/2 lens. Significant upgrades to the X100T include an ultra-fast electronic shutter that is capable of exposures up to 1/32000sec, an advanced hybrid viewfinder featuring real-time parallax correction and an electronic rangefinder, a 3-inch 1.04-million-dot LCD monitor, seven customisable function buttons, new Classic Chrome film simulation mode, built-in wi-fi with remote control function, 1080p movies at 60fps, 50fps, 30fps, 25fps and 24fps, USB battery charging, and a top sensitivity setting of ISO 51,200. The Fujifilm X100T will be available in both black and silver for a suggested retail price of £999.99 / $1299.99.

Ease of Use

At first glance the new Fujifilm X100T is almost identical in appearance to its immediate predecessor, the X100S - most of the improvements to the X100T have been made "under the hood". As with the previous models, the X100T is another classically styled rangefinder-esque camera, with the same non-interchangeable 23mm fixed focal length lens, comparatively large body, and emphasis on a manual way of shooting.

Once again the Fujifilm X100T is a very well-built camera, with absolutely no flex or movement in it chassis thanks to the die-cast magnesium alloy top and base plates and machined control dials. At the same time, it's actually a little lighter than a first glance might suggest, weighing in at 440g with the battery and memory card fitted. Measuring (W) x 74.4mm (H) x 52.4mm (D), it's ever so slightly slimmer than the X100S, though you'd never be able to spot the difference.

The X100T is supplied with a push-on, lined lens cap to help protect its 23mm optic, although there's no way to connect it to the camera. You can use filters with the X100T, but only by removing the ring at the front of the lens and buying the optional 49mm accessory. There's a subtle but effective hand-grip at the front and a space at the rear for your thumb, with your grip helped in no small part by the textured faux-leather surface that runs around the full width of the camera. Two small metal eyelets on either side of the body are used for connecting the supplied shoulder strap. A metal tripod mount is positioned slightly off-centre from the lens and next to the memory card / battery compartment, so you have to remove the camera from the tripod to change either of them.

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Front of the Fujifilm X100T

At the heart of the X100T is the same 16.3 megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor as used in the X100S. APS-C is a size that's more commonly used by the majority of DSLR cameras than by your average compact, being about 10x bigger than those found in most compacts, and also larger than those in most compact system cameras. It promises to deliver image quality at least on par with DSLRs, and as our test photos and sample images show on the next two pages, the X100T actually surpasses a lot of them.

Once again helping to keep the image quality high is the X100T's fixed 23mm lens. This is equivalent to 35mm, a classic focal length that is half-way between true wide-angle and the standard 50mm, which is roughly equivalent to human eyesight. The Fujifilm X100T's lens has a fast aperture of f/2, which in conjunction with the large APS-C sensor makes it easy to throw the background out of focus and achieve some lovely bokeh effects, helped by the 9-blade aspherical lens. The combination of the F/2.0 aperture and the newly extended ISO range of 100-51200 makes the X100T very well suited to low-light shooting, allowing you to hand-hold the camera in places where you'd usually be reaching for a tripod (if allowed) or other support.

The clever ISO Auto Control setting allows you to set the default sensitivity, a maximum sensitivity (up to 6400) and a minimum shutter speed (1/30th is a good starting point), with the camera over-riding your ISO choice if it thinks you're being too ambitious whilst maintaining a shutter speed that won't introduce camera shake. New to the X100T is the ability to set three different ISO Auto Control settings, so you could customise one for landscapes, one for action, and another for low-light, and then be able to quickly change between them. Auto ISO is also available in the manual shooting mode, complete with exposure compensation, which has now been extended to +-3EV via the revised dial on top of the camera.

The X100T has a top shutter-speed limit of 1/1000th second at f/2, which often causes under-exposure. Fujifilm have compensated for this limitation in two ways. Firstly, the X100T again incorporates a 3-stop Neutral Density filter, which allows the aperture to remain wide-open at f/2 even in very bright conditions, perfect for outdoor portraits where you want an out-of-focus background. You do have to delve into the menu system to turn this on, or map it to one of the seven customisable buttons. The ND filter can also be used to creatively slow down the shutter speed for shooting bright, fast-moving subjects like waterfalls.

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Rear of the Fujifilm X100T

Secondly, Fujifilm have added a completely silent electronic shutter to the X100T which provides a much faster top shutter speed of 1/32,000th second. In conjunction with the ND filter, you can continue shooting at f/2 in the brightest of conditions without having to resort to fitting a glass ND filter or using external flash and lights. There are some important caveats with the electronic shutter - the ISO range is restricted to 200-6400, you can't use the flash at all, and the slowest shutter speed is only 1 second, but overall it's a great addition that makes the X100T more versatile than its predecessors.

The X100T continues to offer a respectable close focusing distance of 10cms, so macro shooting certainly isn't out of the question. There is still one small fly in the ointment though. Normal focusing is from 50cms to infinity, but if you want to get closer to your subject than that and still be able to auto-focus, you still have to select the Macro mode, which in turn prohibits the use of the optical viewfinder, instead relying on the electronic one. You then have to turn off the Macro mode to return to normal focusing beyond 2ms. It's not the steps that you have to go through that's problematic, but the 50cm distance, which you'll often find yourself on the cusp of when grabbing a candid shot, especially if you're trying to fill the 35mm angle of view.

The X100T has the same ultra-fast hybrid AF system as the X100S, with both a conventional contrast-detection system and built-in Phase Detection pixels which enables the camera to achieve a focus lock in as little as 0.08 second. The X100T utilises a leaf-shutter rather than the focal-plane shutter that DSLR cameras have. This is a small circular shutter that's built into the lens itself, the chief benefits being near-silent operation and extremely high flash-sync speeds (up to 1/4000 second). To make the camera even less obtrusive, there's a Silent menu option which turns off the speaker, flash, AF-assist lamp and most importantly the artificially-created shutter-release sound, instantly making the X100T perfectly suited to candid photography.

Most of the focusing improvements have been made to the X100T's manual focusing mode. Manual focusing is activated by setting the focusing switch on the side of the camera to Manual and using the ring that encircles the lens to focus. The X100T has an electronically coupled focus-by-wire manual focusing ring, rather than a physical one, which is cleverly more sensitive to how you use it - turn it slowly and the focusing distance changes slowly, but turn it more quickly and the camera quickly moves through the distance scale. You can also use the AFL/AEL button on the rear of the camera to set the focus automatically, then use the focusing ring to micro-adjust the focus manually, if required.

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Top of the Fujifilm X100T

The X100T offers not one, not two, not three, but four ways of manually focusing. Firstly, there's a handy blue distance scale along the bottom of the viewfinder (both the OVF and EVF) and on the LCD screen if you're using that for composition, with a red bar indicating the the focusing distance and a white bar showing the depth of field, which actually changes in line with the current aperture - very clever. You can press the rear command control in to magnify the view in the electronic viewfinder, with the ability to then pan around the frame by pressing the AF button and spinning the command dial, making it much easier to judge precise focusing.

The second manual focusing method is the Digital Split Image feature. Harking back to film cameras of the past, this displays dual images on the left and right which then need to be lined up together for accurate manual focusing, enabling accurate focusing especially when shooting wide-open or for macro shooting. It's much easier to understand in practice than written down. The third method is the Focus Peak Highlight function, which displays a coloured line (customisable) around the subject when it's in focus, something that Sony NEX users in particular have been enjoying for a while.

The fourth and final method is the much trumpeted electronic rangefinder mode. For the first time ever on any camera, Fujifilm's engineers have figured out how to incorporate a small magnified EVF area into the X100T's optical viewfinder, which appears in the bottom-right corner of the viewfinder when you push the lever on front of the camera to the left. This magnified view makes it a cinch to ensure that your subject is in focus as the EVF updates as you turn the manual focus ring, especially as it can be used in conjunction with the Digital Split Image and Focus Peak Highlight discussed above (and the magnification of the focused area can be changed too). The main caveat is that it blocks a portion of the optical viewfinder, but that's a small price to pay for such an innovative and effective feature.

The X100T's hybrid optical viewfinder / electronic viewfinder system has been further updated with real-time parallax correction when using the OVF. Parallax error, which occurs during close-up shooting, is automatically corrected as you manually adjust the focus - on the X100 and X100s, you had to re-frame the shot manually to compensate after half-pressing the shutter button. The OVF also now provides 92% scene coverage, up slightly from the 90% offered by the X100S. Other improvements to the still unique OVF/EVF experience include small graphics that auto-rotate when you switch from holding the camera in landscape to portrait orientation, the choice between a natural or 'Shooting Effect Reflection' mode which mimics the current shooting settings, and the same 54 fps, 0.005sec lag screen refresh as used by the flagship X-T1 compact system camera.

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Front of the Fujifilm X100T

Shutter lag is virtually non-existent on the X100T, so once you have set the focus, you'll never miss the moment because the camera can't fire the shutter quickly enough. Continuous shooting speeds are the same as the X100S, with a top rate of 6fps for 29 JPEGs if a shutter speed faster than 1/100th is used, dropping to 3fps for shutter speeds between 1/10th and 1/100th of a second. Note that both the focus and the exposure are set according to the first frame in each series, so it's not a particularly good system for tracking fast-moving subjects in varied lighting conditions. The write speeds from pressing the shutter button to recording to the SD / SDHC / SDXC memory card are perfectly respectable. Shooting a single RAW + Fine JPEG takes about 6 seconds to record to the card, although thankfully you can take another shot almost straight away (a delay of just 0.5 second). Taking a 6 frame burst took the camera around 25 seconds to save, during which you can take more pictures, but not at the 6fps rate.

Surrounding the lens is a circular aperture ring, with 7 markings from f/2 to f/16 and an Auto setting just in case you want the camera to take control. Fujifilm have updated his dial to allow you to choose third-stop apertures, a very welcome improvement on the X100S. On top of the X100T is a large, tactile control dial for setting the shutter speed, with settings ranging from 1/4th to 4000th second, an Auto option, a T setting for longer exposures (1/2th to 30 seconds, set via the circular command wheel) and a Bulb mode for exposures up to a whopping 60 minutes in length. Alongside the shutter speed dial is another tactile dial for changing the exposure compensation, now going up to -+3EV rather than -+2EV as on the X100S.

Three other controls complete the X100T's top-plate. The small but responsive shutter release button is encircled by the On/Off switch, with a thread for a very traditional mechanical cable release - there's no need to buy an expensive dedicated accessory for this camera. Alongside is the tiny Fn button, which by default turns movie recording on/off, but can be customised to suit your own needs. Finally there's an external flash hotshoe for suitable dedicated external units, supplemented by the camera's built-in flash positioned just above the lens, which has a range of 50cm - 9m at ISO 1600.

The X100T's LCD screen has also been upgraded, now being 3 inches in size with a much improved resolution of 1040K-dots. The LCD screen has a handy Info view which presents all of the key settings at once, or you can switch to the Standard or Custom Live View modes, with the latter offering 14 customisable options (these are also used for the electronic viewfinder). The completely configurable Quick View screen, opened via the Q button on the rear, provides quick access to 16 frequently used shooting settings including the ISO speed, White Balance, File Size and File Quality, with the new 4-way controller and full rear command dial used to quickly change them.

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Side of the Fujifilm X100T

The Fujifilm X100T can record full 1080p movies at 60fps, 50fps, 30fps, 25fps and 24fps with stereo sound and a high bit rate of 36Mbps, even when using the optical viewfinder. You can now set the aperture, shutter speed and ISO during recording, and you can also set the Film Simulation mode, so black and white footage is possible. Continuous auto-focusing is possible, and you can now manually focus too (now with peaking), which encourages some more creative effects. There is a new 2.5mm stereo mic jack and a HDMI port for connecting the X100T to a high-definition TV, although as usual there's no cable supplied in the box. Also missing is a paper copy of the otherwise helpful manual, which is supplied on CD-ROM instead, along with the consumer MyFinepix software the slow and rather unintuitive RAW convertor (essentially a specially customised version of the commercial Silkypix application).

The X100T's rear control layout has also been tweaked, more closely resembling the X-T1. There's still a vertical row of four buttons on the left of the LCD screen, but they're smaller than on the X100S and their operation has changed to View Mode for switching between the LCD and the OVF/EVF, image playback, image deletion and the new wi-fi function.

Install the FUJIFILM Camera Remote App and you can transfer your pictures immediately to a smartphone or tablet PC and then edit and share them as you wish, transfer stills and video onto the X100T, and embed GPS information in your shots from your smartphone. You can also control the camera remotely, with the list of available functions including Touch AF, shutter release for stills and movies, shutter speed, aperture, exposure compensation, ISO sensitivity, Film Simulation modes, White Balance, macro, timer and flash. The built-in wi-fi also provides a simple means to backup your photos to your home PC, and you can send images directly from the camera to the Instax SHARE Smartphone Printer for instant Instax prints.

On the right of the LCD screen is the relocated Drive button and the rear control dial, the customisable AFL/AEL button and the Q button, and underneath the four-way controller with unmarked options around it for toggling Macro on/off, white balance, focusing point, and film simulation. All four positions can be customised, and even better, you can set them up to directly choose the AF point without having to choose that mode first, which massively speeds up operation of the camera's auto-focusing and is something that we'd like to see implemented across the X-series range. In the middle of the control wheel is the Menu/OK button, which accesses the Shooting and Set-up menus. Underneath is a solitary button for changing the LCD display mode.

Image Quality

All of the sample images in this review were taken using the 16 megapixel Fine JPEG setting, which gives an average image size of around 6Mb.

The Fujifilm X100T produces images of outstanding quality. It recorded noise-free JPEG images at ISO 100 all the way up to 3200, with a little noise at ISO 6400 and more visible noise and slight colour desaturation at the fastest settings of ISO 25600 and 51200, an amazing performance for a camera with an APS-C sensor. The RAW files were also excellent, with usable images throughout the entire range of ISO 200-6400.

The Fujifilm X100T's 23mm lens handled chromatic aberrations brilliantly, with very limited purple fringing effects appearing only in high contrast situations and at the edges of the frame. The built-in flash worked well indoors, with no red-eye and good overall exposure. The night photograph was excellent, with the maximum shutter speed of 30 seconds being long enough for most after-dark shots, and the Bulb mode allowing much longer exposures if required.

Macro performance is pretty good for this type of camera, allowing you to focus as close as 10cms away from the subject. The images were a little soft straight out of the Fujifilm X100T at the default sharpening setting and ideally require some further sharpening in an application like Adobe Photoshop, or you can change the in-camera setting.

The Dynamic Range settings subtly improve detail in the shadows and highlights, while the Film Simulation modes hark back to a bygone era. The Advanced Filters provide some creative control over your JPEGs. Motion panoramas are the icing on the proverbial cake, although they didn't work very well in mixed lighting conditions or with moving subjects in the frame.


There are 9 ISO settings available on the Fujifilm X100T for JPEGs, and 6 for RAW files. Here are some 100% crops which show the noise levels for each ISO setting for both JPEG and RAW files.


ISO 100 (100% Crop)


ISO 200 (100% Crop)

ISO 200 (100% Crop)

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ISO 400 (100% Crop)

ISO 400 (100% Crop)

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ISO 800 (100% Crop)

ISO 800 (100% Crop)

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ISO 1600 (100% Crop)

ISO 1600 (100% Crop)

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ISO 3200 (100% Crop)

ISO 3200 (100% Crop)

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ISO 6400 (100% Crop)

ISO 6400 (100% Crop)

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ISO 12800 (100% Crop)


ISO 25600 (100% Crop)


ISO 51200 (100% Crop)



Here are two 100% crops which have been Saved as Web - Quality 50 in Photoshop. The right-hand image has had some sharpening applied in Photoshop. The out-of-the camera images are a little soft and ideally benefit from some further sharpening in a program like Adobe Photoshop. You can also change the in-camera sharpening level.

Original (100% Crop)

Sharpened (100% Crop)

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Focal Range

The Fujifilm X100T's 23mm fixed lens provides a focal length of 35mm in 35mm terms, as demonstrated below.



File Quality

The Fujifilm X100T has 2 different image quality settings available, with Fine being the highest quality option. Here are some 100% crops which show the quality of the various options, with the file size shown in brackets.

16M Fine (8.54Mb) (100% Crop) 16M Normal (4.90Mb) (100% Crop)
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16M RAW (32.2Mb) (100% Crop)  

Chromatic Aberrations

The Fujifilm X100T handled chromatic aberrations very well during the review, with llittle evidence of purple fringing that was only present around the edges of objects in high-contrast situations, as shown in the example below.

Chromatic Aberrations 1 (100% Crop)



The Fujifilm X100T offers a Macro setting that allows you to focus on a subject that is 10cms away from the camera. The first image shows how close you can get to the subject (in this case the X100T' lens cap). The second image is a 100% crop.


Macro (100% Crop)

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The flash settings on the Fujifilm X100T are Auto, Forced Flash, Suppressed Flash, Slow Synchro, Red-eye Reduction Auto, Red-eye Reduction & Forced Flash and Red-eye Reduction & Slow Synchro. These shots of a white coloured wall were taken at a distance of 1.5m.

Suppressed Flash - Wide Angle (35mm)

Forced Flash - Wide Angle (35mm)

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And here are some portrait shots. As you can see, neither the Forced Flash setting or the Red-eye Reduction & Forced Flash option caused any red-eye.

Forced Flash

Forced Flash (100% Crop)
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Red-eye Reduction & Forced Flash

Red-eye Reduction & Forced Flash (100% Crop)

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The Fujifilm X100T's maximum shutter speed is 30 seconds in the Manual mode, and there's a Bulb mode which allows exposures up to 60 minutes long, which is excellent news if you're seriously interested in night photography. The shot below was taken using a shutter speed of 30 seconds at ISO 200.


Night (100% Crop)

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Dynamic Range

The Fujifilm X100T has three dynamic range settings - 100% (on by default), 200%, and 400% - and an Auto setting if you want to let the camera take control. These settings gradually increase the amount of detail visible in the shadow and highlight areas, with the side-effect of more noise appearing in the image. Note that you can't actually turn this feature off.



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Film Simulation

The Fujifilm X100T offers 9 different film simulation modes to help replicate the look of your favourite film stock from the past.

Provia / Standard

Velvia / Vivid

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Astia / Soft

Classic Chrome

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Pro Neg. Hi

Pro Neg. Std

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Monochrome + Yellow Filter

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Monochrome + Red Filter

Monochrome + Green Filter

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Advanced Filter

The Fujifilm X100T offers 13 different filter effects which can be previewed on the LCD screen.

Toy Camera


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Pop Color


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Dynamic Tone

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Soft Focus

Partial Color (Red)

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Partial Color (Orange)

Partial Color (Yellow)

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Partial Color (Green)

Partial Color (Blue)

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Partial Color (Purple)



The Fujifilm X100T can create motion panoramas, either 120 or 180 degrees in length. Exposure is set on the first frame, which caused real problems for our indoor shot where different light sources caused large areas of vertical banding. The X100T performed much better outdoors, although watch out for moving subjects in the frame as the X100T won't compensate for this.

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180 Degrees

Sample Images

This is a selection of sample images from the Fujifilm X100T camera, which were all taken using the 16 megapixel Fine JPEG setting. The thumbnails below link to the full-sized versions, which have not been altered in any way.

Sample RAW Images

The Fujifilm Finepix X100T enables users to capture RAW and JPEG format files. We've provided some Fujifilm RAW (RAF) samples for you to download (thumbnail images shown below are not 100% representative).

Sample Movie & Video

This is a sample movie at the quality setting of 1920x1080 at 60 frames per second. Please note that this 22 second movie is 101Mb in size.

Product Images

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Front of the Fujifilm X100T

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Front of the Fujifilm X100T /Turned On

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Rear of the Fujifilm X100T

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Rear of the Fujifilm X100T / Image Displayed

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Rear of the Fujifilm X100T / Turned On

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Rear of the Fujifilm X100T / Info Screen


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Rear of the Fujifilm X100T / Quick Menu

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Rear of the Fujifilm X100T / Main Menu

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Rear of the Fujifilm X100T / Wi-fi

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Top of the Fujifilm X100T

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Bottom of the Fujifilm X100T

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Front of the Fujifilm X100T

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Front of the Fujifilm X100T

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Memory Card Slot

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Battery Compartment


Where the previous X100S concentrated on speed, the new X100T majors on operability, with a wealth of improvements that make this the best-handling X100 model yet. It may not offer any significant changes to image quality, but the Fujifilm X100T is still more than worthy of your careful consideration.

Many photographers have been wowed by the hybrid viewfinder in the X100/S cameras, ourselves included, but Fujifilm have still managed to make some significant strides forward in this area, making a great viewfinder even better. In particular, the innovative electronic rangefinder makes it even easier to manually focus both quickly and accurately, while the real-time parallax correction makes shooting at close quarters less of a chore. A number of other viewfinder upgrades and a much better LCD screen on the back all add up to the best X-series camera yet in this department.

The other major new development is the electronic shutter, which proves to be a real boon if you like to shoot in bright daylight wide-open at f/2. Coupled with the existing built-in 3-stop ND filter, we can't think of too many situations where the X100T will max out on the fastest available shutter speed, an area that its sister camera, the X-T1, struggles with when using fast lenses like the 56mm f/1.2. The electronic shutter also has the benefit of making the X100T absolutely silent (not that the mechanical leaf shutter is particularly noisy). We also appreciated the enhanced customisability of the X100T, with seven function buttons, three Auto ISO settings, and especially the ability to use the four-way controller on the rear to directly set the AF point, something that again X-T1 owners would love to see implemented.

While the sensor and lens remain unchanged from the 18-month-old X100S, they're still very much a winning combination, delivering outstanding image quality almost throughout the entire ISO range which now runs up to 51,200. The Classic Chrome film simulation is really the only other IQ addition of note.

So while the Fujifilm X100T may not be the most revolutionary of cameras, it does make an already great blueprint even better. Maybe X100S or even original X100 owners with the latest firmware won't be rushing to upgrade, but if you've been tempted by Fujifilm's take on the classic compact camera but somehow held off trying one, the new X100T is the perfect place to start.

5 stars

Ratings (out of 5)
Design 5
Features 5
Ease-of-use 5
Image quality 5
Value for money 4.5

Main Rivals

Listed below are some of the rivals of the Fujifilm X100T.

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Canon PowerShot G7 X

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Fujifilm X-T1

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Leica X2

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Nikon Coolpix A

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Olympus OM-D E-M1

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Olympus XZ-2

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

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Ricoh GR

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Resolution 16.3 million pixels
Sensor type 23.6mm x 15.6mm (APS-C) X-Trans CMOS II with primary colour filter
Storage media
  • Internal memory (approx.55MB)
  • SD memory card / SDHC memory card / 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)
MOV (H.264, Audio : Linear PCM / stereo sound)
Number of recorded pixels L : (3:2) 4896 x 3264 / (16:9) 4896 x 2760 / (1:1) 3264 x 3264
M : (3:2) 3456 x 2304 / (16:9) 3456 x 1944 / (1:1) 2304 x 2304
S : (3:2) 2496 x 1664 / (16:9) 2496 x 1408 / (1:1) 1664 x 1664
<Motion Panorama>
180° Vertical : 9600 x 2160 Horizontal : 9600 x 1440
120° Vertical : 6400 x 2160 Horizontal : 6400 x 1440
Lens name
Fujinon Single focal length lens
focal length
f=23mm, equivalent to 35mm on a 35mm format
6 groups 8 lenses (1 aspherical glass moulded lens included)
Aperture F2 - F16 1/3EV step (controlled with 9-blade aperture diaphragm)
Focus distance (from lens surface)
Approx. 50cm / 1.6 ft. to infinity
Approx.10cm - 2.0m / 3.9 in.- 6.6 ft.
Sensitivity AUTO1 / AUTO2 / AUTO3 (Control available up to ISO6400)
Equivalent to ISO 200 - 6400 (Standard Output Sensitivity)
Extended output sensitivity equivalent to ISO 100, 12800, 25600 and 51200
Exposure control TTL 256-zone metering, Multi / Spot / Average
Exposure mode Programmed AE, Shutter priority AE, Aperture priority AE, Manual exposure
Face detection YES
Exposure compensation -3.0EV - +3.0EV 1/3EV step.
Exposure compensation is possible during manual exposure (when sensitivity is set to AUTO)
Shutter speed
Mechanical Shutter
(P mode) 4 sec. to 1/4000* sec., (All other modes) 30 sec. to 1/4000* sec.
Bulb (max.60min.), Time 2 sec. to 30 sec.
Electronic Shutter*3
1 sec. to 1/32000* sec. (P / A / S /M mode) Bulb / Time 1 sec. fixed
Mechanical + Electronic Shutter*3
(P mode) 4 sec. to 1/32000* sec., (All other modes) 30 sec. to 1/32000* sec.
Bulb (max.60min.), Time 2 sec. to 30 sec.
Mechanical Shutter : Bulb - Mechanical Shutter limit
Electronic Shutter : Mechanical Shutter limit - 1/32000
  • * F2 up to 1/1000 sec., 1/4000 sec. at F8 or smaller aperture
Continuous shooting
High : approx. 6.0 fps (max. 25 frames)
Low : approx. 3.0 fps (up to the capacity of the card)
  • * Max. number of frames can be shot in JPEG setting
Best Frame capture
Auto bracketing AE Bracketing : ±1/3EV, ±2/3EV, ±1EV
Film Simulation Bracketing : Any 3 type of film simulation selectable
Dynamic Range Bracketing : 100% / 200% / 400%
ISO sensitivity Bracketing : ±1/3EV, ±2/3EV, ±1EV
White Balance Bracketing: ±1, ±2, ±3
Single AF / Continuous AF / MF
Intelligent Hybrid AF (TTL contrast AF / TTL phase detection AF), AF assist illuminator available
AF frame selection
Area / Multi
White balance Automatic scene recognition
Fine, Shade, Fluorescent light (Daylight), Fluorescent light (Warm White), Fluorescent light (Cool White), Incandescent light, Underwater, Custom, Colour temperature selection
Self timer 10 sec. / 2 sec. Delay
Interval timer shooting YES (Setting : Interval, Number of shots, Starting time)
Flash Auto flash (Super Intelligent Flash)
Effective range : (ISO 1600)
Approx. 50 cm - 9 m / 1.6 ft. - 29.5 ft.
Flash modes
Red-eye removal OFF
Auto, Forced Flash, Suppressed Flash, Slow Synchro, Commander
Red-eye removal ON
Red-eye Reduction Auto, Red-eye Reduction & Forced Flash, Suppressed Flash, Red-eye Reduction & Slow Synchro, Commander
Hot shoe YES (dedicated TTL Flash compatible)
Viewfinder Hybrid viewfinderOptical viewfinder (OVF)
Reverse Galilean viewfinder with electronic bright frame display
0.5 x magnifications
Coverage of frame area vs. capturing area : approx. 92%
Electronic viewfinder (EVF)
0.48-in., Approx. 2,360K-dot colour LCD viewfinder
Coverage of viewing area vs. capturing area : approx. 100%
0.65 x magnifications
Electronic rangefinder (ERF)
Displays the enlarged focus area on the optical viewfinder
Eye sensor installedEye point
Approx. 15 mm
Diopter adjustment
-2 - +1 m-1(dpt)
LCD monitor 3.0-inch, aspect ratio 3:2 approx. 1040K-dot, TFT colour LCD monitor (Approx. 100% coverage)
Movie recording 1920 x 1080 pixels / 1280 x 720 pixels (60fps, 50fps, 30fps, 25fps, 24fps) with stereo sound
Photography functions Face Detection, Select Custom setting, Shutter Type, Conversion Lens, Auto Red-eye Removal, Colour, Sharpness, Highlight Tone, Shadow Tone, Noise Reduction, Dynamic Range, Multiple Exposure, Motion Panorama, Film Simulation (PROVIA/STANDARD, Velvia/VIVID, ASTIA/SOFT, CLASSIC CHROME, PRO Neg Hi, PRO Neg. Std, MONOCHROME, MONOCHROME+Ye FILTER, MONOCHROME+R FILTER, MONOCHROME+G FILTER, SEPIA) , Advanced filter (Toy camera / Miniature / Pop colour / High-key / Low-key / Dynamic tone / Partial colour / Soft focus), Electronic level, Histogram display, Framing guideline, Frame No. memory, Pre-AF, Focus Check, Focus Peak Highlight, Digital Split Image™*4, Release/Focus Priority, Instant AF Setting, Interlock Spot AE & Focus Area, Edit/Save Quick Menu, Corrected AF Frame, 7 Function Buttons
Playback functions RAW Conversion, Erase, Crop, Resize, Protect, Image Rotate, Auto Red-eye Removal, Slide Show, Photobook Assist, Mark For Upload To, Image Search, Copy, Panorama, Favourites, Face Detection, Multi-frame playback (with micro thumbnail), Histogram display, Exposure warning, Autorotate Playback
Other functions PictBridge, Exif Print, 35 Languages, Date/Time, Time difference, Shutter sound, Silent mode, Quick start Mode, High Performance, Preview exp. in Manual mode, Monitor sunlight mode, EVF Brightness, EVF Colour, LCD Brightness, LCD Colour, Preview Pic. Effect, DISP. Custom Setting, Shutter Count, OVF Power Save Mode, Auto Power OFF
Wireless transmitter
IEEE 802.11b / g / n (standard wireless protocol)
Access mode
Wireless functions Geotagging, Wireless communication (Image transfer), View & Obtain Images, Remote camera shooting, instax printer print, PC Autosave
Video output
Digital interface
USB2.0 (High-Speed) / micro USB terminal
  • * connectable with Remote Release RR-90 (sold separately)
HDMI output
HDMI Micro connector (Type D)
Audio input
Microphone / shutter release input: Ø2.5mm, stereo mini connector
Power supply NP-95 Li-ion battery (included)
Dimensions 126.5mm (W) x 74.4mm (H) x 52.4mm (D) / 5.0 in. (W) x 2.9in. (H) x 2.1in. (D)
(Minimum Depth : 31.0mm / 1.2 in.)
Weight Approx. 440g / 15.5 oz. (including battery and memory card)
Approx. 400g / 14.1 oz. (excluding accessories, battery and memory card)
Operating temperature 0 - 40°C (+32°F - +104°F)
Operating humidity 10 - 80% (no condensation)
Battery life Approx. 330 frames
Accessories included Li-ion battery NP-95
Battery charger BC-65N
Shoulder strap
USB cable
Lens cap
Metal strap clip
Protective cover
Clip attaching tool
Owner's Manual (Basic Operations)*6
Optional accessories Hand Grip MHG-X100
Li-ion Battery NP-95
Battery Charger BC-65N
Leather Case LC-X100S, LC-X100S B
Wide Conversion Lens WCL-X100S, WCL-X100B
Tele Conversion Lens TCL-X100S, TCL-X100B
Lens Hood LH-X100, LH-X100 B
Adapter Ring AR-X100, AR-X100 B
Shoe Mount Flash EF-20, EF-42, EF-X20
Protector Filter PRF-49S*7
Stereo Microphone MIC-ST1
Remote Release RR-90
Grip Belt GB-001

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