Fujifilm X100V Review

March 12, 2020 | Mark Goldstein | Rating star Rating star Rating star Rating star Half rating star


The X100V is the latest version of Fujifilm's venerable series of fixed focal length, premium compact cameras.

It features the very latest generation X-Trans BSI CMOS 4 sensor, which has 26.1 megapixels - a small increase from the 24.3 megapixel sensor of the Fuji X100V's predecessor, the X100F.

A fixed 23mm f/2.0 lens is found on the front of the Fuji X100V camera, which offers a classic focal length of 35mm (35mm equivalent), making it an ideal camera for street photography and the like. The lens features a revised optical design that includes two aspherical elements for improved sharpness and clarity.

Other key new features include the latest X-Processor 4, an Advanced Hybrid Viewfinder with a combined 0.52x OVF and 3.69m-dot OLED EVF, and a tilting 3.0-inch 1.62m-dot LCD touchscreen.

The native sensitivity range of ISO 160-12800 can be expanded to 80-51200, while the X100V's phase-detection autofocus system now offers 117 selectable points that cover virtually the entire sensor area.

There's also 10-bit 4:2:2 DCI/UHD 4K recording at up to 30fps and Full HD recording up to 120fps, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity, new Classic Neg film simulation mode, 11fps burst shooting with AE/AF tracking using the mechanical shutter or 20fps with the electronic shutter, and a simpler design and layout to make it even easier to use.

The Fuji X100V can be made weather-resistant when paired with the optional AR-X100 Adapter Ring and weather-sealing protection ring.

The Fujifilm X100V is available now in black or silver for a suggested retail price of £1299.99 / $1399.99.

Ease of Use

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Front of the Fujifilm X100V

2020 marks 10 years of the Fujifilm X100 camera series, and with it a brand new model in the svelte, stylishly retro form of the X100V.

Starting with the original X100 model back in 2010, Fujifilm have diligently introduced a new version roughly every two years since, working their way through the X100S, X100T, X100F and now the X100V.

Each one has shared the same core characteristics of a large APS-C sensor and a 23mm f/2 fixed lens, and the new Fuji X100V is no different in either of these respects.

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Rear of the Fujifilm X100V

What has changed is the megapixel count, now up to 26.1 megapixels from 12.3 on the original X100, and the lens design, which has finally been updated with the addition of an extra aspherical element, resulting in the sharpest lens yet seen on the X100 series.

The new lens design has been enhanced for better resolution and lower distortion, whilst offering the ability to focus closely at 10cm from your subject with greater sharpness when shooting wide-open. A Super EBC coating has been applied to help suppress lens flare and ghosting.

Despite these improvements, it's still exactly the same size as previous lenses and is therefore still compatible with the legacy WCL/TCL conversion lenses, whilst retaining its internal 4-Stop ND filter.

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Top of the Fujifilm X100V

As well as inheriting the very latest 26.1 megapixel X-Trans BSI CMOS 4 sensor from the X-T3 and X-Pro3 cameras, the new Fuji X100V also gains the very latest quad-core X-Processor 4 image processor. This familiar combination ensures that the X100V delivers very similar image quality to that found in the company's other flagship cameras.

The ISO range has been expanded when compared to the X100F, now running from 160-12800, expandable down to 80 and up to 51200. The X100F had a base value of ISO 200 and could be pulled down to 100 and up to 51200.

Other new software features enabled by the latest processor include the addition of the HDR mode and Clarity and Colour Chrome Effects, all of which have already debuted on other Fujifilm cameras.

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Front of the Fujifilm X100V

In addition, the X-Processor 4 introduces a number of other benefits that help to make the Fujifilm X100V the fastest and most versatile X100-series camera ever, including the ability to shoot bursts at 11fps with the mechanical shutter and 20fps with the electronic, or an even faster 30fps when applying a 1.25x crop in the special sports mode.

The new processor also enables the X100V to auto-focus at a luminance level of -5EV, whilst simultaneously increasing the number of phase-detection AF points to 117 from 91 on the previous X100F, covering a whopping 99% of the frame, again exactly the same specs as found on the X-T3 and X-Pro3 cameras.

The most recent AF algorithm that improves face and eye detection is used on the X100V. Fujifilm have also added the very useful focus limiter function that allows you to set a specific distance range within which the AF can work, potentially speeding up the auto-focusing system even further.

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The Fujifilm X100V In-hand

The Fujifilm X100V also gains the Eterna and Classic Neg film simulation modes that have recently made their debuts on Fuji's other flagship models.

The final major benefit of the new processor is a greatly improved video mode. Whereas the X100F only offered 1080p recording, the new X100V takes things to a whole other level, with DCI/UHD 4K recording available at up to 30fps with oversampling and no sensor crop, plus Full HD recording up to 120fps.

4K video can be recorded at 10-bit 4:2:2 via the micro-HDMI port to an external recorder or 8-bit 4:2:0 internally up to a maximum bit rate of 200Mbps in both 4K and Full HD, although there is quite a restrictive 10-minute recording limit. Other new video features include the additions of the Eterna profile and F-Log.

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The Stealthy Black Fujifilm X100V

Note, however, that unlike most other Fujifilm cameras, the Fuji X100V doesn't feature image stabilisation of any kind, either optical or electronic via the lens or camera body, so you'll really need to mount it on a gimbal to obtain the best results when recording video.

Outwardly, the overall shape and size of the X100V is almost identical to the X100F, making it instantly recognisable as an X100 model - you'd be hard-pressed to tell apart all five models that have been released since the series launch in 2010.

If you choose the black and silver version that was supplied to us for this review, you end up with something that looks very similar to an analogue film camera, with the retro styling being a major selling point of the brand.

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The Silver and Black Fujifilm X100V

Despite this overall similarity, though, Fujifilm have been hard at work making further refinements to what was already a very intuitive design ethos.

In addition to the new lens that we've already discussed, the LCD screen on the rear has undergone a rather radical redesign.

Gone is the fixed screen of the previous models, replaced by a new 2-way tilting unit that makes it easier to shoot at both waist-level and whilst holding the camera above your head. It can't also be tilted out to the side, though, which would have been ideal for video use.

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The Tilting LCD Screen

In order to smooth over any objections to the new tilting screen, Fujifilm have gone to great lengths to effectively hide it by making an incredibly thin screen (just 4.4mm) that sits flush against the rear of the camera. Indeed, if it wasn't for the slight indent and tab in the bottom left corner that's used for pulling it outwards, you'd probably think that the screen was still fixed in place, as on all the other previous X100 cameras.

In addition, the screen's resolution has been bumped up to 1.62M dots, versus 1.04M dots on the previous model, and more importantly, it offers touch capabilities for the very first time on this series, with the same touchscreen functionality found on the XPro3 and X-T3. Again, like the tilting screen, if you don't want to use this genuinely useful new feature, you can turn it off.

Another key feature of the X100 series that has been improved is the hybrid viewfinder. This long-standing feature now has the same optical module as the X-Pro3, with a frame coverage of 95% and 0.52x magnification, up from 92% and 0.50x on the X100F.

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The Tilting LCD Screen

Similarly, the electronic viewfinder has been improved too, being slightly larger (0.5-inch vs 0.48-inch), having significantly more resolution (3.69M vs 2.36M dots), ever so slightly higher magnification (0.66x vs 0.65x ) and a faster refresh rate of 100fps than on the X100F.

The external design of the Fuji X100V is pretty much identical to its predecessor, the X100F, weighing in at a whole 9g more and being a couple of mms bigger in terms of its dimensions.

The hand-grip is ever so slightly chunkier, whilst the ISO value can be more easily changed by lifting up the dedicated dial on top of the camera, which then clicks into place before being rotated - on the X100F, you had to raise the dial and hold it in place whilst rotating it to choose a different ISO value. A small change, perhaps, but testament to the level of detail that Fujifilm have gone to.

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The New 23mm Lens

On the rear of the camera is a new thumb-operated joystick instead of the previous 4-way navigation controller, a change that Fujifilm have adopted on all of their recent cameras. This joystick can be used to set the AF point and navigate the menu system.

Other more minor changes include thicker, more protruding front and rear command dials, a repositioned Q menu that's harder to press accidentally, and a new aluminium top cover with sharper, less rounded edges.

For the very first time on an X100 camera, the Fuji X100V is weather-sealed, something that further adds to its versatility as a go-anywhere street camera. There is quite a big catch, though - whilst the camera body is fully weather-sealed out of the box, the lens isn't, requiring the purchase and fitting of the optional PRF-49 protective filter with the AR-X100 adapter ring to fully protect it from the elements.

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The Battery Compartment

Fujifilm have said that they didn't want to make the camera bigger and more expensive by making the lens weatherproof out-of-the-box. While this is commendable, having to purchase expensive accessories that make the camera bigger and heavier isn't exactly an ideal solution for anyone who want to shoot in the rain or dusty environments.

Battery life has been improved despite using exactly the same NP-W126S battery as the X100F, up from 270/390 frames when using the EVF/OVF to 350/420 on the X100V. While both cameras can be charged-up via USB, the X100V uses the newer Type C standard which also allows it to be used as a port for a external headphones, using an adapter.

The single SD memory card slot that's housed in the batter compartment on the bottom of the camera only supports the slower UHS-I standard.

Image Quality

All of the sample images in this review were taken using the 26 megapixel Fine JPEG setting, which gives an average image size of around 10Mb.

The Fujifilm X100V produces images of outstanding quality. It records noise-free JPEG images from ISO 80 all the way up to 6400, with a little noise at ISO 12800 and more visible noise and slight colour desaturation at the faster settings of ISO 25600 and 51200, an amazing performance for a camera with an APS-C sensor. The RAW files were also excellent, exhibiting more noise but still producing very usable images from ISO 80-12800.

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. The Dynamic Range settings subtly improve detail in the shadows and highlights, while the Film Simulation modes hark back to a bygone era, and the Advanced Filters allow you to have a little fun with your images.


There are 11 ISO settings available on the Fujifilm X100V for JPEGs and RAW files. Here are some 100% crops which show the noise levels for each ISO setting for both JPEG and Raw files formats.


ISO 80 (100% Crop)

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File Quality

The Fujifilm X100V 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.

Fine (12.9Mb) (100% Crop) Normal (7.47Mb) (100% Crop)
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RAW (55.2Mb) (100% Crop)


The Fujifilm X100V's maximum shutter speed is 30 seconds in the Time shutter speed 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 160.


Dynamic Range

The Fujifilm X100V 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. All three settings are available from ISO 640 upwards.



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Film Simulations

The Fujifilm X100V offers 10 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. Standard

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Classic Neg,


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Advanced Filter

The Fujifilm X100V offers 13 different filter effects which can be previewed on the LCD screen before you take the shot.

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)

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Partial Color (Purple)


Sample Images

This is a selection of sample images from the Fujifilm X100V camera, which were all taken using the 26 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 X100V 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 Movies & Video

This is a sample movie at the highest quality setting of 3840x2160 pixels at 30 frames per second. Please note that this 31 second movie is 390Mb in size.

This is a sample movie at the quality setting of 1920x1080 pixels at 120 frames per second. Please note that this 50 second movie is 248Mb in size.

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While it's not radically different to the cameras that have come before it, and therefore unlikely to attract too many new fans, the Fujifilm X100V is definitely the best X100 camera ever, and well worth upgrading to if you're a dedicated follower of the venerable series.

With the latest sensor and processor onboard, the X100V is very bit as capable and proficient as the other X-series cameras that utilise this powerful component combination, whilst offering them in the same 35mm fixed length lens blueprint that the X100 series has always employed.

Everything on the Fuji X100V is faster, sharper, and more capable than on its predecessors, from the new lens to the new sensor, from the improved viewfinder to the more versatile LCD screen, and from stills to video performance. It may look very similar to the X100F, but almost everything has been inspected, picked apart and amped up for this latest generation.

So much so that virtually all of the things that we found fault with on the X100F have been addressed on the X100V, leaving us with little to moan about. Some people may not like the expulsion of the rear navigation pad or the fact that the LCD screen is no longer resolutely fixed in place, but for use the thumb-operated joystick and the incredibly well-hidden LCD screen are preferable to what went before.

Indeed, our only real complaint is about a new feature that makes the X100V even more versatile than its predecessors, and specifically about how Fujifilm have been able to implement it.

The incorporation of weather-proofing means that for the very first time you can now use an X100-series camera in the rain or dust without having to worry unduly if it will survive, or even worse having to switch to an different camera altogether.

What's less likable is the way in which this has been achieved via the addition of a costly adapter and filter that make the camera bigger and heavier. You do at least have the choice of whether you want to weather-proof the Fuji X100V or not, but we can't help but wish that it was fully so straight out of the box.

Ultimately, though, this feels like mere nit-picking when assessing the incredible overall package that the new X100V offers. If you're the kind of photographer who loves nothing more than shooting with a 35mm lens, then you'll definitely love the new Fujifilm X100V.

4.5 stars

Ratings (out of 5)
Design 5
Features 4.5
Ease-of-use 4.5
Image quality 5
Value for money 4

Main Rivals

Listed below are some of the rivals of the Fujifilm X100V.

Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark III

The Canon Powershot G1 X Mark III is a small camera with a large sensor and a big price tag - is this the best pocket camera for the enthusiast? Find out by reading our in-depth Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark III review...

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark III

Canon's PowerShot G7 X Mark III is a brand new compact camera that offers a lot of bang for your buck, for both stills photographers and vloggers alike. Find out just what the latest generation of this camera is capable of by reading our in-depth Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark III review, complete with full-size sample JPEG and Raw images...

Fujifilm X100F

The new Fujifilm X100F is the fourth generation of Fujfilm's now classic 35mm f/2 fixed lens compact camera. The new X100F now uses the same 24 megapixel sensor as the rest of the latest X-series cameras. Read our in-depth Fujifilm X100F review to find out if this is the best ever X100 camera...

​Panasonic Lumix LX100 II​

The Panasonic Lumix LX100 II is the successor to one of our favourite compact cameras of all time, the ahead-of-the-game LX100, which was launched way back in 2014. Read our in-depth Panasonic LX100 II review with sample JPEG, RAW and video files to find out if we rate it just as highly as the original...

Ricoh GR III

The new GR III is a significant update of Ricoh's popular GR premium compact camera series, offering a 28mm fixed focal length lens, 3-axis image stabilisation system, large 24 megapixel APS-C sensor, 1080/60p video recording, 3 inch LCD touchscreen, flash hotshoe, and built-in wifi and bluetooth connectivity. Read our in-depth Ricoh GR III review complete with full-size JPEG and RAW sample images to find out if this camera still has what it takes in 2019...

Review Roundup

Reviews of the Fujifilm X100V from around the web.

digitalcameraworld.com »

We were expecting Fujifilm to put its latest 26.1-megapixel sensor into the new X100V, but the company has done a lot more besides. The X100V has a new, sharper lens to do justice to the latest sensor and the tilting touchscreen on the back makes this camera much easier to use at awkward angles, without compromising its slimline design. The improved autofocus and 4K video capabilities bring this classic camera design right up to date.
Read the full review »

wired.com »

Fujifilm's X100 series has long been one of the finest cameras you can shove into your pocket. The latest version takes that even further with a new lens, tilting rear screen, and weather sealing (with some caveats).
Read the full review »


Model name FUJIFILM X100V
Number of effective pixels 26.1 millions pixels
Image sensor 23.5mm×15.6mm (APS-C) X-Trans CMOS 4 with primary color filter.
Storage media SD memory card (~2GB) /
SDHC memory card (~32GB) /
SDXC memory card (~512GB) UHS-I*1
File format of still image Compliant with Design rule for Camera File system (DCF2.0)
JPEG: Exif Ver 2.3*2,
RAW: 14bit RAW (RAF original format) / RAW+JPEG
Number of recorded pixels L: <3:2> 6240×4160 / <16:9> 6240×3512 / <1:1> 4160×4160
M: <3:2> 4416×2944 / <16:9> 4416×2488 / <1:1> 2944×2944
S: <3:2> 3120×2080 / <16:9> 3120×1760 / <1:1> 2080×2080

L: 2160 x 9600 [Horizontal : 9600 x 1440]
M: 2160 x 6400 [Horizontal : 6400 x 1440]
Lens Type FUJINON single focal length lens
Focal length f=23mm (35mm format equivalent : 35mm)
Max. aperture F2.0
Lens configuration 8 elements in 6 groups (includes 2 aspherical elements)
ND filter Yes (4 stops)
Aperture F2 - F16 1/3EV step (controlled with 9-blade aperture diaphragm)
Focus range Approx. 10cm to infinity / 3.9in. to infinity
Conversion lens WIDE / TELE / OFF
Digital Tele-Converter 35mm*(Nomal), 50mm*, 70mm* *35mm fomat equivalent
Sensitivity Standard Output AUTO1 / AUTO2 / AUTO3 / ISO160~12800 (1/3EV step)
Extended Output ISO80 / 100 / 125 / 25600 / 51200
Exposure control TTL 256-zone metering, Multi / Spot / Average/ Center Weighted
Exposure mode P (Program AE) / A (Aperture Priority AE) / S (Shutter Speed Priority AE) / M (Manual Exposure)
Exposure compensation -5.0EV~+5.0EV 1/3EV step
(Movie: -2.0EV~+2.0EV)
Shutter type Lens Shutter
Shutter speed Mechanical Shutter P mode: 4sec. to 1/4000sec.
A mode: 30sec. to 1/4000sec.
S/M mode: 15min. to 1/4000sec.
Bulb mode: up to 60min.
Electronic Shutter*3 P mode: 4sec. to 1/32000sec.
A mode: 30sec. to 1/32000sec.
S/M mode: 15min. to 1/32000sec.
Bulb mode: 1sec. Fixed
Mechanical + Electronic Shutter P mode: 4sec. to 1/32000sec.
A mode: 30sec. to 1/32000sec.
S/M mode: 15min. to 1/32000sec.
Bulb mode: up to 60min.
Continuous shooting Approx. 11fps (JPEG: 38 frames, Lossless compression RAW: 17 frames, Uncompressed RAW: 17 frames)
Approx. 8.0fps (JPEG: 76 frames, Lossless compression RAW: 18 frames, Uncompressed RAW: 18 frames)
Approx. 6.0fps (JPEG: 220 frames, Lossless compression RAW: 21 frames, Uncompressed RAW: 18 frames)
Approx. 5.0fps (JPEG: 458 frames, Lossless compression RAW: 24 frames, Uncompressed RAW: 19 frames)
Approx. 4.0fps (JPEG: endless, Lossless compression RAW: 28 frames, Uncompressed RAW: 20 frames)
Approx. 3.0fps (JPEG: endless, Lossless compression RAW: 34 frames, Uncompressed RAW: 21 frames)
Approx. 30fps [Only electronic shutter, 1.25 x Crop] (JPEG: 29 frames, Lossless compression RAW: 17 frames, Uncompressed RAW: 17 frames)
Approx. 20fps [Only electronic shutter, 1.25 x Crop ] (JPEG: 79 frames, Lossless compression RAW: 17 frames, Uncompressed RAW: 17 frames)
Approx. 20fps [Only electronic shutter] (JPEG: 32 frames, Lossless compression RAW: 17 frames, Uncompressed RAW: 17 frames)
Approx. 10fps [Only electronic shutter, 1.25 x Crop] (JPEG: 153 frames, Lossless compression RAW: 18 frames, Uncompressed RAW: 18 frames)
Approx. 10fps [Only electronic shutter] (JPEG: 81 frames, Lossless compression RAW: 18 frames, Uncompressed RAW: 18 frames)
Approx. 8.0fps [Only electronic shutter, 1.25 x Crop] (JPEG: 90 frames, Lossless compression RAW: 18 frames, Uncompressed RAW: 18 frames)

*Recordable frames depends on recording media
*Speed of continuous shooting depends on shooting environment and shooting frames
Auto bracketing AE Bracketing (Frames: 2, 3, 5, 7, 9 Step: by 1/3EV step, up to ±3EV steps)
Filmsimulation bracketing (Any 3 types of film simulation selectable)
Dynamic Range Bracketing (100%, 200%, 400%)
ISO sensitivity Bracketing (±1/3EV, ±2/3EV, ±1EV)
White Balance Bracketing (±1, ±2, ±3)
Focus Bracketing (AUTO, MANUAL)
Focus Mode Single AF / Continuous AF / MF
Type Intelligent Hybrid AF (TTL contrast AF / TTL phase detection AF)
Low-light Performance Contrast: -2.0EV
Phase Detection: -5.0EV
AF frame selection Single point AF: EVF / LCD: 13×9 / 25×17 (Changeable size of AF frame)
Zone AF: 3×3 / 5×5 / 7×7 from 117 areas on 13×9 grid
Wide/Tracking AF: (up to 18 area) *AF-S: Wide / AF-C: Tracking
White balance Automatic Scene recognition / Custom1~3 / Color temperature selection (2500K~10000K) /
Preset: Daylight, Shade,
Fluorescent light (Daylight), Fluorescent light (Warm White), Fluorescent light (Cool White), Incandescent light,
Self-timer 10sec. / 2sec.
Interval timer Shooting Yes (Setting: Interval, Number of shots, Starting time)
Flash Auto flash [Super Intelligent Flash]
Effective range: (ISO 1600) approx. 30cm - 7.4m/1.0ft. - 24.3ft.
Guide Number: approx. 4.4 (ISO100・m)
Mode TTL MODE (Flash Auto, Standard, Slow Sync.), Manual, Commander, OFF
Sync. Mode 1st Curtain, 2nd Curtain
Hot shoe Yes (Dedicated TTL Flash compatible)
(Hybrid viewfinder)
OVF Reverse Galilean viewfinder with electronic bright frame display
Coverage of frame area v.s. capturing area: approx. 95%
Magnifications approx x0.52
EVF 0.5 inch approx. 3.69 millions dots OLED Color Viewfinder (4:3)
Coverage of viewing area vs. capturing area: approx. 100%
Eyepoint: approx. 16.8mm (from the eyepiece lens), Diopter adjustment: -4~+2m-1
Magnification: 0.66× with 50mm lens (35mm equivalent) at infinity and diopter set to -1m-1
Diagonal angle of view: approx. 32° (Horizontal angle of view: approx. 27°)
Built-in eye sensor
LCD monitor 3.0 inch, aspect ratio 3:2
approx.1.62 millions dots tilting touch screen color LCD monitor(approx. 100% coverage)
Movie recording File format
File size
Frame rate
Recording time
Format: MOV, Compression: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264
Audio: Linear PCM / Stereo sound 2ch / 24bit / 48KHz sampling
[DCI 4K (4096×2160)] 29.97p/25p/24p/23.98p, 200Mbps/100Mbps, up to approx. 10min
[4K (3840×2160)] 29.97p/25p/24p/23.98p, 200Mbps/100Mbps, up to approx. 10min
[Full HD (2048×1080)] 59.94p/50p/29.97p/25p/24p/23.98p, 200Mbps/100Mbps/50Mbps, up to approx. 15min.
[Full HD (1920×1080)] 59.94p/50p/29.97p/25p/24p/23.98p, 200Mbps/100Mbps/50Mbps, up to approx. 15min.
[Full HD (1920×1080) High speed rec.] 120p/100p, 200Mbps(recording), up to approx. 6min.

*For recording movies, use a SD memory card with UHS Speed Class 3 or higher.
*Although movie recording will continue without interruption when the file size reaches 4GB, subsequent
Film Simulation mode 17 modes (PROVIA/Standard, Velvia/Vivid, ASTIA/Soft, Classic Chrome, PRO Neg.Hi, PRO Neg.Std, Black & White,
Black & White+Ye Filter, Black & White+R Filter, Black & White+G Filter, Sepia, ACROS, ACROS+Ye Filter, ACROS+R Filter, ACROS+G Filter, ETERNA/Cinema, Classic Neg)
Monochromatic Color
Clarity setting ±5 steps
HDR mode AUTO, 200%, 400%, 800%, PLUS
Grain Effect Roughness: STRONG, WEAK, OFF / Size: LARGE, SMALL
Color chrome effect STRONG, WEAK, OFF
Color chrome Blue STRONG, WEAK, OFF
Dynamic range setting Still: AUTO, 100%, 200%, 400%
ISO restriction (DR100%: No limit, DR200%: ISO320 or more, DR400%: ISO640 or more)
Movie: 100%, 200%, 400%
ISO restriction (DR100%: No limit, DR200%: ISO320 or more, DR400%: ISO640 or more)
Advanced filter Toy camera, Miniature, Pop color, High-key, Low-key, Dynamic tone, Soft focus,
Partial color (Red / Orange / Yellow / Green / Blue / Purple)
Wireless transmitter Standard IEEE802.11b/g/n (standard wireless protocol)
Encryption WEP / WPA / WPA2 mixed mode
Access mode Infrastructure
Bluetooth® Standard Bluetooth Ver 4.2 (Bluetooth low energy)
Operating frequency (Center frequency) 2402 - 2480MHz
Terminal Digital interface USB Type-C (USB3.1 Gen1)
HDMI output HDMI Micro connector (Type D)
Other Microphone / shutter release input: ø2.5mm
Power supply NP-W126S Li-ion battery (included)
Battery life for still images*4 Approx. 350 / 420 frames (EVF / OVF Normal Mode)
Actual battery life of movie capture*4
※Face detection is set to OFF
[4K] approx. 45min. (29.97p)
[Full HD] approx. 50min. (59.94p)
Continuance battery life of
movie capture*4
※Face detection is set to OFF
[4K] approx. 55min. (29.97p)
[Full HD] approx. 75min. (59.94p)
Dimensions (W) 128.0mm × (H) 74.8mm × (D) 53.3mm /
(W) 5.04in × (H) 2.94in × (D) 2.10in (minimum depth 32.7mm/1.29in)
Weight Approx. 478g / 16.9oz (including battery and SD memory card)
Approx. 428g / 15.1oz (excluding battery and SD memory card)
Operation Environment Operating Temperature 0°C~+40°C / 32°F~104°F
Operating Humidity 10%~80% (no condensation)
Starting up period Approx. 0.5sec.
Accessories included Li-ion battery NP-W126S, USB cable (type A to C), Lens cap, Hot shoe cover, Metal strap clip, Clip attaching tool,
Protective cover, Shoulder strap, Owner's manual


The Fujifilm X100V is a new premium compact camera with a 26 megapixel APS-C sensor and a fixed 23mm F2.0 lens.

Other key improvements offered by the X100V include a new tilting rear touchscreen LCD monitor, updated Advanced Hybrid Viewfinder, weather-proofing, the latest generation X-TransTM CMOS 4 sensor and X-Processor 4, and 10-bit, 4:2:2 4K video up to 30fps and 1080p up to 120fps.

The Fuji X100V will be available from 27th February in Silver and Black, priced at £1299 in the UK.

Fujifilm Press Release

FUJIFILM Corporation (President: Kenji Sukeno) is pleased to announce the launch of its FUJIFILM X100V (X100V), the latest model in a long line of iconic, portable and stylist X100 premium compact digital cameras. 

The fifth iteration in Fujifilm’s X100 Series, the X100V is a significant upgrade over previous models and features a newly designed 23mm F2 lens, improvements to its Advanced Hybrid Viewfinder, weather resistance*, and a new tilting rear LCD monitor among a host of other updates. Using the latest generation X-TransTM CMOS 4** sensor and X-Processor 4, the X100V provides all creatives from professionals to everyday image makers with an easy to use, fully capable, and sophisticated tool that provides incredible image quality when shooting both stills and video.

Key features and improvements of X100V include: 

A design first approach for an image first mind

The X100V’s timeless body has top and bottom plates milled from single pieces of aluminum, which results in a refined and classic camera body with clean edges. Finished with a beautiful, alumite satin coating, slight enhancements have also been made to the camera’s grip, ISO dial, and lens barrel to make it much more comfortable to hold and operate. Weather resistance appears for the first time in the X100 Series when the optional AR-X100 adapter ring and the PRF-49 protection filter are attached to the X100V’s brand new lens. Additionally, a new two-way tilting LCD touchscreen seamless sits at the back of the camera and adds another first for the series as it provides intuitive touch controls, unlocking even more possibilities for image-makers to see, frame, and create images.

A new lens to make the most out of any image

The X100V features a new 23mmF2.0 lens to ensure that every detail from its X-TransTM CMOS 4 Sensor is resolved beautifully. Enhanced for better resolution, lower distortion, this lens is a significant step up from the ones used in past X100 Series cameras, but still maintains the same overall size and compatibility with legacy WCL/TCL conversion lens, while retaining its internal 4-Stop ND filter.

At the heart of the X100V is the state-of-the-art X-TransTM CMOS 4 sensor and X-Processor 4 combination. The exceptional 26.1MP sensor uses a back-illuminated design to maximize quality and dynamic range, while its unique color filter array controls moiré and false color without the need for an optical low pass filter. Such outstanding imaging capability is complemented by the quad-core X-Processor 4. This powerful CPU not only ensures images are quickly and smoothly processed, but thanks to a new algorithm, boosts AF performance at the luminance of -5EV.

See the world differently

The X100V’s vastly improved hybrid viewfinder enables photographers to quickly and easily choose between the 0.52x magnification optical viewfinder (OVF) or the 3.69M dot OLED electronic viewfinder.  Offering 95% frame coverage, the OVF provides parallax-correcting frame lines to provide an uninterrupted view of the world as it is, while the camera’s EVF delivers a real-time representation of the image as it is being made. The Electronic Range Finder (ERF) function can also be selected to display a small EVF at the bottom right corner of the OVF, which gives image-makers another tool as they frame and make their images.

More than just a still camera

The X100V offers the ability to record 4K video up to 30 frames per second or capture 120 frames per second at 1080p to create super slow motion effects. Filmmakers needing extreme colour fidelity can record 10-bit, 4:2:2 colour externally via the HDMI port and leverage Fujifilm’s advanced colour reproduction technology, to apply Film Simulations, like ETERNA, to their video footage. Additionally, image makers can also incorporate numerous shooting functions, such as “monochromatic Colour” and “Colour Chrome Effect” to extend their creative visions directly to the footage being recorded.

Optional accessories

Photographers can use the wide conversion lens (WCL-X100 II) or tele-conversion lens (TCL-X100 II) to extend the X100V’s fixed 23mm focal length to a 28mm equivalent (0.8x) or 50mm (1.4x) equivalent lens on a 35mm format system.  A weather resistance kit is available to make the camera fully weather resistant.

An optional premium genuine-leather case (LC-X100V) is available for the X100V to complement its classic design, while giving complete access to the camera’s battery and memory card when it is in place.

Pricing and availability

The X100V will be available in Silver and Black priced at £1299.

Silver will be available from 27th February, Black from 12th March 


X100V Black Case £79.99

X100V Weather Resistance kit (includes Adaptor Ring and Filter to make the X100V weather resistant) £99.99

In the UK, the Weather Resistance kit will be sold at half price, £49.50 when purchased at the same time as the camera.

*With the combined use of the AR-X100 Adapter ring and the PRF-49 protection filter

**X-TransTM is FUJIFILM Corporation’s trademark or registered trademark. The sensor has a unique non-periodic filter array to reduce the appearance of moire patterns and false colors without the use of an optical low-pass filter.

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Hands On

Fujifilm X100V ReviewWant to see exactly what the new Fujifilm X100V compact camera looks like in the flesh?

Check out our extensive hands-on gallery of photos of the Fujifilm X100V compact camera, including both the Silver and Black versions, and with the weatherproof lens adapter and filter kit fitted.

A gallery of hands-on photos of the new Fujifilm X100V compact camera.

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Preview Images

Ahead of our full review, here are some sample images taken with the new Fujifilm X100V premium compact camera. The Fuji X100V is a 26-megapixel APS-C compact camera with 4K video recording.

A gallery of sample images taken with a pre-production version of the Fujifilm X100V compact camera.

Fujifilm X100V Sample Images

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