Fujifilm X100V Review

March 12, 2020 | Mark Goldstein |

Specifications

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

<Panorama>
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
All
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,
Underwater
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
Red eye removal FLASH + REMOVAL, FLASH, REMOVAL, OFF
Hot shoe Yes (Dedicated TTL Flash compatible)
Viewfinder
(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