Fujifilm X-E1 Review: Phenomenal Image Quality Leaving Nothing to Be Desired | Klaus Zellweger | Fuji X-Life | Scoop.it


Barely a year after the launch of the X-Pro1, Fujifilm introduces a second model. Our test will show whether this is its “little sister” or biggest rival. The Fujifilm X-E1 is one of the most acclaimed cameras of the year. Trimmed down externally to look retro, the newly developed X-Trans sensor outclasses the APS-C competition: excellent sharpness, pleasing “analog” color reproduction and the ability to simulate preceding Fujifilm films make this camera a much sought-after object for many photographers. With the new X-E1, Fujifilm rounds off the lower end of its range. It comes without the complex, hybrid viewfinder of the X-Pro1. This makes the camera not only lighter but also less expensive. However, it is equipped with exactly the same X-Trans sensor that is found in the X-Pro1. The picture quality of the two cameras is therefore exactly the same. By the way: Although this is a test and not a comparison, measuring the X-E1 against the X-Pro1 is unavoidable. We will conclude by discussing which target group is best served by which camera....


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