Best New Fujifilm Cameras

Find the Latest Information on the Best FinePix Cameras

Fujifilm has released several new cameras in the past 18 months, ranging from stylish point and shoot models to a very strong "tough" camera to fixed lens cameras with large optical zoom lenses in its FinePix family of cameras. Here are the best new Fujifilm cameras.

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Fujifilm FinePix F900EXR

A larger image sensor and a large optical zoom lens make the Fujifilm FinePix F900EXR one of the more impressive models that you're going to see on the market right now.

The F900EXR has a 1/2-inch CMOS image sensor with 16MP of resolution, a 20X optical zoom lens, 1080p HD video capabilities, and a 3.0-inch LCD screen. You can shoot in either RAW or JPEG with this camera.

The FinePix F900EXR also has Wi-Fi capabilities. Look for this sharp-looking camera to be available in indigo blue, red, gold, or black camera bodies.

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Fujifilm FinePix T300

The T300, which is called the T305 in some parts of the world, carries 14MP of resolution, a 10X optical zoom lens, a 3-inch LCD screen, and 720p HD video recording. You'll have plenty of colors to choose from in the camera body as well, as Fujifilm is offering the T300 in black, blue, gunmetal gray, champagne gold, and red. The T300 measures only 0.9 inches in thickness. The 10X zoom lens is a great feature for a camera in this price range. Read Review 

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Fujifilm FinePix X100S

The Fujifilm X100S is a very expensive fixed-lens camera, but its retro design is paired with the latest and best photography features which helped it win an EISA award.

The key component of the X100S is its 23.6 x 15.8 mm CMOS image sensor, which provides outstanding image quality at 16.3MP of resolution.

The FinePix X100S, which is an upgrade to last year's FinePix X100, has a fixed f/2 23mm lens that doesn't offer any zoom. You can use manual focus with this camera, and you can frame photos using either the viewfinder or the 2.8-inch LCD. It can shoot at full 1080p HD video resolution, too.

The pairing of a high-quality lens with a high-quality image sensor is a great combination for serious photographers who are seeking a top-of-the-line fixed lens model.

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Fujifilm FinePix XP80

The Fujifilm XP80 has some drawbacks, such as image quality, that leave it trailing everyday cameras. However, those drawbacks aren't as glaring when you're comparing the XP80 to other point and shoot waterproof cameras. The FinePix XP80's price is at the lower end of waterproof cameras, which makes it a model that's well worth considering if you want to use it in tough conditions. Read Review 

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Fujifilm FinePix XP170

Waterproof cameras seem to be growing in popularity, especially point and shoot waterproof models. Fujifilm has introduced quite a few of these types of cameras this year, including the FinePix XP170.

The XP170 has 14.4MP of resolution, a 5X optical zoom lens, a 2.7-inch LCD, and 1080p HD video recording. The XP170 measures only 1 inch in thickness.

This Fujifilm model can work in up to 33 feet of water depth, can survive a fall up to 6 feet, and will work in temperatures as low as minus-14 degrees Fahrenheit.

The XP170 is available in blue or orange camera bodies. I had a chance to review the XP10 a couple of years ago, and I thought it was a great beginner-level waterproof camera. The XP170 follows in its footsteps. Read Review 

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Fujifilm X-A1 Mirrorless ILC

Fujifilm's latest X series mirrorless DIL camera is the Fujifilm X-A1, and this model is promoted as the entry-level X series model.

Carrying an entry-level designation doesn't leave the X-A1 short-changed on features, though. Fujifilm included a large 16.3 megapixel CMOS APS-C sized image sensor, which should create great image quality. This camera also includes an articulated high-resolution 3.0-inch LCD, minimal shutter lag and shot to shot delays, burst modes up to 5.6 frames per second, a built-in flash, and in-camera RAW processing.

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Fujifilm X-A2 Mirrorless ILC

The Fujifilm X-A2 mirrorless camera has a strong mixture of features that will appeal to beginner and intermediate.photographers, as well as a reasonable price point.

Best of all, Fujifilm has shown with the X-A2 that just because a mirrorless camera is easy to use and looks great, it still can create very good image quality. And Fujifilm gave the X-A2 an articulated LCD screen that can tilt almost a full 180 degrees to allow for selfies and odd-angle photographs. Read Review 

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Fujifilm X-E1 Mirrorless ILC

The Fujifilm X-E1 interchangeable lens camera is a sharp looking model that offers a smaller size with powerful features.

The large CMOS image sensor can shoot 16.3MP of resolution. Few consumer-level cameras can match the quality of the X-E1's image sensor.

The TIPA award-winning X-E1 includes an electronic viewfinder, as well as a 2.8-inch high-resolution LCD screen. It can shoot at full HD video, offers a popup flash unit, and can accept a variety of interchangeable lenses that will work with a Fujifilm X lens mount.

The X-E1 carries a price tag in excess of $1,000 with a starter lens, so this model won't appeal to everyone. However, it's a sharp-looking, powerful camera that's available a camera body that measures only 1.5 inches in thickness (without the lens) and can be found in all black or silver with black trim.

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Fujifilm X-F1

With the Fujifilm X-F1, the company has created a very stylish fixed lens camera that is going to grab some attention with its sharp looks.

The X-F1 has black, dark red, or light brown camera bodies that look like leather. All three cameras have silver metal trim.

The f/1.8 aperture lens on the X-F1 is a high-quality piece of glass, even though it only offers a 4X manual zoom lens. The X-F1 also has a 12MP image sensor, a 3.0-inch LCD,and full HD video capabilities. Read Review 

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Fujifilm X-M1 Mirrorless ILC

Fujifilm's third interchangeable lens mirrorless camera -- the X-M1 -- is the most impressive model yet, offering an image sensor that's similar in size to what you'd find in a DSLR camera.

The Fujifilm X-M1 DIL camera has an APS-C sized image sensor that features 16.3MP of resolution.

The X-M1, which measures only 1.5 inches in thickness without a lens attached. includes a 3.0-inch articulated LCD, a start-up time of 0.5 seconds, full 1080p video recording, built-in Wi-Fi, and in-camera RAW processing.

The X-M1 can make use of an Fujifilm XF or XC interchangeable lenses. You can find the X-M1 in three body colors, black, silver, or brown. Read Review 

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Fujifilm X-S1

Fujifilm's X-S1 digital camera is a fixed lens camera that includes some high-end features that you may find with a DSLR camera.

The X-S1, which was announced by Fujifilm in conjunction with CES 2012, offers a precision Fujinon 26X optical zoom lens. It includes a popup flash and a viewfinder, along with a 3.0-inch, high-resolution LCD.

The highlight of the X-S1, however, is its large image sensor, which is a 2/3-inch sensor. This allows the X-S1 to excel in low light.

You won't find many fixed lens cameras in this high-end price range, so it may be tough for Fujifilm to gain a lot of traction here, but it's impossible to argue with the great features of this camera. Read Review 

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Fujifilm X-T1 Mirrorless ILC

The Fujifilm X-T1 mirrorless ILC provides a completely different look than other advanced cameras in the market. Those who have used film SLR cameras from a few decades ago will appreciate the various dials and buttons Fujifilm has included with the X-T1, giving it a retro design. Because these dials are stacked on top of each other, a few of them may be a little difficult to access and use comfortably, but the mirrorless X-T1's look is still great.

Because of the collection of dials you can make nearly all changes to the X-T1's settings by using the dials. You won't have a traditional mode dial, where you can select an automatic shooting mode for example.

With such a high price tag the mirrorless Fujifilm X-T1 will not appeal to every photographer, and the tricky set of dials will greatly limit the potential audience for this model as well. However the X-T1's excellent image quality and high performance levels make it worth considering for those who want a retro-looking model and have a large camera budget. Read Review