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FujifilmX10 Digital Camera (Black)
 
4.3

(based on 141 reviews)

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89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good image quality (115)
  • Good in low light (87)
  • Compact (84)
  • Fast / accurate auto-focus (81)
  • Easy to use (75)

Cons

  • Short battery life (56)
  • Limited zoom (13)
  • Poor flash (8)
  • Poor image quality (6)
  • Lag / shutter delay (4)

Best Uses

  • Travel (106)
  • Family photos (97)
  • Landscape/scenery (86)
  • Low light (78)
  • Video (25)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Photo enthusiast (49), Pro photographer (45), Semi-pro photographer (28), Casual photographer (10)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (125), Yes (3)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

My New Favroite Camera

My Top 5 reasons why I love this camera are…

Small Compact Size & Look.
Fast f/2.0 - f/2.8 Lens
Silent Shutter
RAW CapabilityRead complete review

My Top 5 reasons why I love this camera are…

Small Compact Size & Look.
Fast f/2.0 - f/2.8 Lens
Silent Shutter
RAW Capability
Image Quality/Dynamic Range (Amount of shadow/highlight detail)

I wanted something to capture snapshots and potentially use for my portfolio as well, but without the weight. Right now the Canon 5D is the only workhorse camera in my kit and if it's broken, stolen, or lost…that would put a damper in my spirits. The answer was the Fuji X10. It was rush ordered thanks to the great people at B&H Photo Video in New York City since I took my sweet ole time deciding if I really needed this camera or not.

The overall build quality is impressive. It's not build of complete plastic like a entry level DSLR. Everything from the dials,baseplate, shutter button, the lens, and even the lens cap are made of metal without the camera being heavy in comparison to a DSLR.

If you're serious about street photography, I highly recommend this camera or the Fuji X100, or the X 1 Pro. I certainly don't consider myself a street photographer by any means, but I think any amateur, hobbyist, and professional thought of being one at one point in time. Since there is no mirror like the DSLRs or older film cameras, 99% of the noise is eliminated.

RAW is a proprietary format that is commonly found in DSLRs and not in camera phones or consumer point and shoots. However this isn't an ordinary camera. All professionals (I hope) photograph in RAW for their work. This camera I would allow the only exception to shoot in JPEG. I am in the process of sorting images this past week and I cannot believe the JPEG image quality straight from camera. The color reproduction and sharpness is unbelievable. If I wanted to make a RAW + JPEG, I have a handy button on the back of the camera to do so when needed. Until then, I don't want to spend money on more hard drives to store even more RAW files than what's necessary.

This camera reintroduced for me why I chose to become a photographer - BECAUSE IT'S FUN. It also represents freedom from the traditional SLR in regards to weight and appearance. Since I frequently travel, carrying around a DSLR isn't fun when you're on the 1 Train in NYC, 90+ degrees, and people crowded all around you.

If you want to pixel peep images, be concerned about edge to edge sharpness, ISO performance at ISO 12,500 compared to a 5DMKIII, and if this camera is putting professional photographers out of business, you are completely missing the point of this camera.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Final judgement on hold

There are lots of nice things to say about the X10. It is a beautiful design, has some great features, and the picture quality looks great in general. Fuji deserves credit for...Read complete review

There are lots of nice things to say about the X10. It is a beautiful design, has some great features, and the picture quality looks great in general. Fuji deserves credit for trying.

However, this camera treats specular highlights in a totally unacceptable way. If you have any expectation of taking photos with highlights such as reflections off waves or reflective objects be aware that the waves end up looking like a sea of ping pong balls and large parts of the objects are obscured by crisply rendered white circles.

I have two weeks left - if Fuji does not at minimum announce an imminent firmware fix for this well documented problem (search the internet for "fujifilm x10" and words like "WDS", "white blobs", or "White Dots") I will have no choice but to return mine. There is no way to forget about trying to avoid the problem while shooting - a product for this price with reasonable quality should require avoiding problem situations and limiting your shooting options.

I sincerely hope there is a way to update this review if a fix is released before I have to return the camera.

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4.0

Great little camera for the price!

By Jared - Identity Crisis Studio

from Seattle

About Me Pro Photographer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Fast lens
  • Manual Zoom

Cons

  • No Electronic Trigger
  • Short Battery Life

Best Uses

  • Family Photos
  • Indoors/Low Light
  • Landscape/Scenery
  • Travel

Comments about Fujifilm X10 Digital Camera (Black):

First thing I did not like was the non-standard USB jack on the camera. In a perfect world, I would love micro-USB, but would have been happy with mini-USB. I understand why they did this (A/V output), but I don't like it at all. One more cable to keep track of, that's not compatible with anything else I own.

I shoot "small JPG" and "raw" on my Canon. I'm read up to page 102 of the manual, and was still not sure if I could accomplish the same with the Fuji. I only use the JPGs for reference, and occasionally for immediate social-network posting when I'm on location. I don't need full-resolution JPGs, that's why I shoot in raw and use Lightroom. (NOTE: It *does* allow you to shoot both, I just had to keep reading).

One of the reasons I went with this model, was because of the optical viewfinder. I prefer using a viewfinder, rather than holding the camera further away from my face to use the LCD screen. Still looking for a way to shut the LCD screen completely off (save battery power) while I shoot through the viewfinder. It might not be an option on this unit. (NOTE: I still don't know how to disable the LCD screen on this camera.)

Lack of electronic remote is a bummer. I'm unable to use my TriggerTrap or any other electronic triggering/intervalometer unit.

Took it along on a family trip to OMSI in Portland. The size is definitely nice, although I'm used to lugging my DSLR around as I've been doing for years. I don't use 'face recognition' in general, but I set up the C1 for face recognition for convenient selfies with my wife.

When we got home from the trip, I noticed that it was not shooting full-resolution raw files!! I need to figure out how to shoot small JPEG, and full-size raw files.
(NOTE: It *does* allow you to shoot both, I just had to keep reading the manual).

I like how simple it is to set a custom white balance.

Brought it with us on our 2-year anniversary trip to Philadelphia.
I somehow lost the shutter release cable during the trip, which limited our 'selfie' pics. I set up one of the custom settings for selfies, but each time, I need to enable the timer, it doesn't save on the custom setting.

Image quality is not bad for a sensor of this size.
Macro capability of this camera is amazing!

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4.0

A steal at the current price

By ringoism

from Indian Himalayas

About Me Photo Enthusiast

Pros

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Fujifilm X10 Digital Camera (Black):

        The newer X20 might be improved in some ways, but I've found this X10 very capable for most types of photography, excepting wildlife (i.e., lack of long zoom) and stage events with fast action (low-ISO performance obviously below that of DSLR's). It's down to nearly half what it cost originally, and thus a real bargain. Using my Sony SLT (with five lenses) a lot less frequently now. The X10 works great for family photos (even indoor, barring fast movement), street photography, landscapes, travel, and a bit of action (if great zoom not required). Pros:-Powering up with the zoom ring a great innovation that makes catching that quick / unexpected shot easier.-Great build quality, image quality, decent handling / controls for its size / type, responsive, very capable burst rates, some useful modes / custom options, pretty fast lens, easy to carry. Cons: - slow initial metering at startup (have missed shots on account)- lack of a quick menu for oft-used settings (there's a firmware update that adds it, but mine doesn't have it)- not sure you can move in zoomed review from one frame to the next (which would be very helpful), as with my SLT, and reviewing continuous-shot frames is fiddly. What I seriously HATE: An absolutely bizarre file-numbering protocol, which uses totally different prefixes / sequences when shooting in different modes (most notably single-frame vs. continuous advance, maybe others). So if I dump all these files into a single thematic folder, for example, shots taken sequentially (but with different setting) end up completely out of order, all over the place. Makes file management extremely difficult, with a much greater risk of misplacing / losing shots. Hope Fuji eliminates this particular "innovation" in future models / firmware updates. No other camera I've seen does this. BTW, later-production X10's like my own have an upgraded sensor which has practically eliminated the "white orb" sensor effect so widely complained about in the original models.

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        5.0

        Exceeding Expectations

        By Williams Visual

        from Pleasant View, UT

        About Me Pro Photographer

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Good Image Quality
        • Good in Low Light
        • Optical Finder
        • Short Lag Time
        • Small / Compact

        Cons

        • Short Battery Life

        Best Uses

        • Family Photos
        • Landscape/Scenery
        • Pocket camera
        • Travel

        Comments about Fujifilm X10 Digital Camera (Black):

        After searching for years for a point and shoot compact camera that I truly could feel comfortable carrying over a DSLR, I found the X10 at a great price at B&H. This camera is a joy to use. The construction and finish is top notch and has me thinking very seriously about replacing much of my Canon system with Fujifilm's X mirror less system.

        The X10 is just the right size. Pocketable in a coat or cargo pants and offers all the control of a DSLR. I really like the optical viewfinder and use it extensively, while staying aware of parallax issues. Image quality is of course not on par with my 6D, but for 90% of the travel images I take, it is excellent. I love the film simulation and find it does accurately match Fuji film stocks. I haven't wanted or needed to shoot RAW, so I can't comment there.

        Only con is battery life is fairly short. I can get through a day if I leave the rear LCD off and use the optical finder, but extra batteries will be needed. Just buy it!

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        5.0

        Gone but not forgotten

        By DPF

        from Washington state

        About Me Photo Enthusiast

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        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Fast/accurate auto-focus
        • Good Image Quality
        • Good in Low Light
        • Great Zoom
        • Nice Body Color
        • Small / Compact
        • Stealthy

        Cons

        • Poor Flash

        Best Uses

        • Family Photos
        • Indoors/Low Light
        • Travel
        • Video

        Comments about Fujifilm X10 Digital Camera (Black):

        This is just flat a great camera. Reviews are everywhere so I won't be redundant here, and instead will just say I'm very glad to have gotten what may have been the last new X10 sold by B&H. I went to the site a day or two later to check the price and there IS no price -- just a picture of the camera and the word "Discontinued." If they find a new batch or begin offering refurbs, jump.

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        5.0

        The perfect camera for me

        By johnmcde

        from South Jersey

        About Me Photo Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Good Image Quality
        • Good Image Stabilization
        • Large Clear LCD
        • Nice Body Color
        • Short Lag Time

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Family Photos
          • Landscape/Scenery

          Comments about Fujifilm X10 Digital Camera (Black):

          Up until I purchased the X10 I've been strictly B&W film using my Nikon F3HP. I needed to move into some digital and when the X10 went on sale I jumped on it.

          The little things count for a lot with me. For instance, the X10 has a threaded cable release. Perfect for my tripod mounted nature shots and macros.

          I'm still learning to use the camera so I haven't hit all the features yet. I used Fuji slide film for years. Fuji knows their film and they put that expertise into the X10. The jpeg files that come out of this camera are very, very good. I don't have the time or inclination to fuss with raw files which is a good thing because the Fuji supplied software sucks.

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          5.0

          Very Satisfied

          By D

          from Los Angeles

          Comments about Fujifilm X10 Digital Camera (Black):

          I love my purchase. I was looking for a camera that took high quality photos without being a bulky dslr and this camera was perfect for me. Even though it came out in 2010, the style and functionality of the camera are great. I love the vintage look of it and I have been carrying it everywhere taking photos. The price was amazing for the quality of this camera and it was exactly as listed. I didn't even have to pay any extra taxes or shipping. The camera came when it was supposed to, a few business days and arrived at my home on Christmas Eve. Overall great experience.

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          4.0

          Great Carry Around Camera

          By Amy

          from Missouri

          About Me Pro Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Good Image Quality
          • Good in Low Light
          • Small / Compact

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Family Photos
            • Landscape/Scenery
            • Travel

            Comments about Fujifilm X10 Digital Camera (Black):

            Have only had this camera a couple weeks and still deciding if I will keep or exchange for the X20. So far have not found any glaring issues that I feel the X20 would address better. It takes great photos and decent video. I have used it in full daylight, indoors at night, and outdoors in the evening. No complaints. As a photojournalist I like to always have a camera handy without carrying around my Canon 1D or 7D. I chose this over the 100X and some other similarly priced brands due to build quality and price.
            To get the most out of this camera the learning curve is a bit steep to figure out how best to tweek the settings just right and I am still working on it.
            I agree with other reviewers who said the noise at higher ISO's was akin to film and not a deal breaker for me. Exposure info in the viewfinder would be nice, but a competent photographer should not need it.
            My plans are to use this camera to gather both photos and video for a duck hunting documentary. I think I can get the quality I need without risking my expensive cameras wading around in thigh high water.

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            4.0

            Good price for a pro camera

            By Edgar Mtz

            from Monterrey, MX

            About Me Casual Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Fast/accurate auto-focus
            • Good Image Quality
            • Good in Low Light
            • Nice Body Color
            • Small / Compact

            Cons

            • Limited Zoom
            • Short Battery Life

            Best Uses

            • Family Photos
            • Indoors/Low Light
            • Landscape/Scenery

            Comments about Fujifilm X10 Digital Camera (Black):

            Best deal point & shoot camera on the market.Nowdays digital compact cameras goes around [$]if you have a similar budget to but a new compact camera, you should shoot for this one. Beautiful retro body with some pro features from the X100.

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            5.0

            Great camera for the price

            By Dyltah

            from Salt Lake City

            Comments about Fujifilm X10 Digital Camera (Black):

            For someone like me, who has mainly shot with SLR's, this is a nice camera. As well as for anyone who uses point and shoots. Fully manual or fully auto. It's the photographers choice. Being that this camera is now discontinued the x20 could only be a step up from this, including more features and updates. This review is coming from an intermediate so while I may not know as much as an experienced shooter you can assume this is an easy to use camera.

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            5.0

            Fujifilm X10: A Great Compact Camera

            By Joe V.

            from Albuquerque, NM

            Comments about Fujifilm X10 Digital Camera (Black):

            My purpose in acquiring the X10 was as a compact camera to be used primarily for candid and street photography, to replace or supplement my collection of various compact film cameras. My requirements were a great build quality and ergonomics, high quality lens and an emphasis on film-like dynamic range over absolute pixel resolution. Thus far, the X10 has satisfied all of those requirements admirably. I find its EXR mode set to emphasize dynamic range is able to tame even the harshest daylight conditions, superior to my Lumix G5 micro-4/3 camera, despite the X10 having a smaller sensor. The X10 also consistently exposes scenes more accurately, and its top-mount mechanical exposure compensation dial is much quicker to operate as compared to the G5's system whereby the LCD or EVF has to be referenced in order to adjust exposure.

            I've found the auto-focus in the X10 every bit as good as using the highly-touted Lumix 20-f/1.7 lens on the G5, while its intrinsically wider depth of focus (due to a shorter focal length lens) means that I capture images with the X10 that are consistently better focussed than in the larger-sensor G5. Quick grab shots on the street are amazingly consistent in their sharpness.

            The built-in flash on the X10 works intelligently with the camera's exposure system so much better than my Lumix G cameras that the comparison doesn't even seem fair. On the G cameras, flash exposures are not coupled to the in-camera exposure at all, they seem be more like a manual, uncoupled flash, whereas on the X10, fill-in flash just works, and being a leaf shutter it means flash syncs at all speeds.

            I'm interested in mobile photography using an iPad, and find the ability to process raw files into JPEGs in-camera, combined with the many photo-processing apps available for iOS, like Filterstorm, means I can create and upload high-quality Fuji X10 photos much easier.

            The menu system on the Fuji was new to me yet easy to navigate, I highly recommend it.

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            5.0

            Get it while you can.

            By Hammond

            from South Texas

            About Me Photo Enthusiast

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Fast/accurate auto-focus
            • Good Image Quality
            • Good in Low Light
            • Great Zoom
            • Large Clear LCD
            • Nice Body Color
            • Small / Compact

            Cons

            • Short Battery Life

            Best Uses

              Comments about Fujifilm X10 Digital Camera (Black):

              We bought this to replace a Fujifilm E550zoom; small enough to have handy always, point&shoot for the wife, manual controls for me, a bit of optical zoom, optical viewfinder for sunny days. Hot-shoe is an added plus.

              The good:
              ..proper size lens; f/stop does not strangle with telephoto;
              ..a lot of capability in a small, quality built case;
              ..nice ability to extend the 'film latitude' (dynamic range) - altho at some sacrifice of resolution.
              ..the many tuning parameters (white balance, dynamic range, dynamic range, etc.) can be done with 'shooting menu' settings to produce a .jpg, or by shooting a RAW (RAF) image; this can be 'developed' to any number of .jpg's either in-camera or in a computer (software provided);
              ..on-screen level line is nice - maybe a common feature now, but it's new to me.

              On the down side:
              ..yeah, relatively small capacity proprietary battery is a bit of a bummer; but it's a trade-off to keep the camera size small;
              ..the right thumb 5-way switch, and the rotary wheel around it, are quite dainty; hard to manage for a large thumb.
              ..the manual focus - done with that dainty thumb-wheel - may be OK in macro with a tripod, but it's neither fast nor easy.

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              4.0

              Cool Little Camera

              By Toby

              from Redding ca

              About Me Casual Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Awesome Form Factor
              • Easy To Use
              • Good Image Quality
              • HD Video
              • Large Clear LCD
              • Nice Body Color
              • Small / Compact

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Family Photos
                • Landscape/Scenery
                • Travel

                Comments about Fujifilm X10 Digital Camera (Black):

                I use this camera as a pocket cam that I can pull out when I want a quick shot. i love the size, I love the build quality, I like the vintage look. The view finder is awesome. I think its a bit temperamental at times and isn't as trusty as my 7d when it comes to being responsive and autofocus being on point. It wont last for 4 years like my canon dslr has I can tell, but who knows, it might just be old faithful, can never tell with these little guys. The image quality is awesome and has some cool features in the monochrome dept/artsy settings.

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                4.0

                Great point and shoot

                By David

                from San Francisco

                Comments about Fujifilm X10 Digital Camera (Black):

                Great camera that offers very good quality while being simple to use. Very compact and feels good while shooting. Lens seems crisp and clear, but I have not tried blowing up any images.
                Only issue, is that the manual focus does not work through the viewfinder. This is a major issue when selecting less obvious focal points.

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                5.0

                Great little camera at a great price

                By Cacdaddy3

                from Boston, MA

                About Me Photo Enthusiast

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Good Image Quality
                • Good Image Stabilization
                • Really Cool Looking
                • Small / Compact

                Cons

                • No info in viewfinder
                • Short Battery Life

                Best Uses

                • Family Photos
                • Travel
                • Video

                Comments about Fujifilm X10 Digital Camera (Black):

                Immediately picked up the camera after it dropped to it's current great B&H price. I have been looking across the Fuji product line for a while as my 5D MKIII and L-lens weigh a ton and really slow me down on vacations and about town. The x10 has that wonderful retro look that it shares with the other Fuji's in the line and filled my need for a small pocket-able camera with good image quality and video. No, the images from this camera will not get confused with my Mk III, my 5Dc, or even my 40D. All those cameras provide really wonderful images with a good lens. However, the x10 is way ahead in terms of overall picture quality, high ISO performance and video of the Panny DMC-ZS7 (12 MP also) that we purchased years early for $ 75 less than the x10. By comparison, in my opinion, it performs similarly to my Canon Rebel XT in terms of picture quality and performance up to 800. The x10 actually performs better at 1600 and beyond. The camera arrived loaded with the latest firmware and with a high serial number so no ORB issue. I actually like the way you turn on the camera with a twist of the lens. I have lost two previous P+S cameras(Canons)because the lens gets stuck deploying when you turn it on. The special modes are really great and really encourage you to experiment. The custom settings are also nice. I immediately set C1 to EXR with maximum dynamic range (only 6 MP), and C2 to B&W operation. It's actually nice to be able to see the B & W results on the display. Nice to also be able to set the Fn button for the ISO selection. Video is also surprisingly good as I use the camera to record my kids violin and cello lessons. Either the IS is really good or the camera is easy to hold as I see very little shake when I video. In my eyes, pictures and video are way ahead of the iphones, ipads, itouchs that dominate the childrens events ( just a blurry mess when I see their pictures). Probably the best of all are the macro and super macro modes. The pictures are super close and very sharp. The negatives are well known but really minor to me ( 85% optical VF, no info displayed in VF). I did debate about getting the x20 but the price difference is so great I decided to save the money for a future purchase like the XE2. In summary, I love the x10 and carry it everywhere with me. Will not deduct any stars. Not at this price.

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                5.0

                Great camera, exceeded my expectations

                By Gary Q

                from Albuquerque, NM

                About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Fast/accurate auto-focus
                • Good Image Quality
                • Good Image Stabilization
                • Good in Low Light
                • Great Zoom
                • Large Clear LCD
                • Nice Body Color
                • Short Lag Time
                • Small / Compact

                Cons

                • Short Battery Life

                Best Uses

                • Family Photos
                • Indoors/Low Light
                • Landscape/Scenery
                • Sports/Action
                • Travel
                • Video
                • Weddings/Events
                • Wildlife photos

                Comments about Fujifilm X10 Digital Camera (Black):

                I've alway wanted a high quality point and shoot camera because the point and shoots that I had used in the past had disappointing picture quality.
                The X10 produces great photos, some almost on par with my DSLR.
                Easy to use, easy to learn--great camera

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                5.0

                Fantastic!

                By Rp

                from Nyc

                Comments about Fujifilm X10 Digital Camera (Black):

                Great compact camera, beautiful design, great output!

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                5.0

                Nifty older style camera

                By Fotoman

                from Southeast PA

                About Me Pro Photographer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Fast/accurate auto-focus
                • Good Image Quality
                • Good Image Stabilization
                • Good in Low Light
                • Great Looks-a Mini Leica
                • Short Lag Time
                • Small / Compact

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Family Photos
                  • Indoors/Low Light
                  • Travel
                  • Weddings/Events

                  Comments about Fujifilm X10 Digital Camera (Black):

                  As a small camera to take everywhere. Lots of manual control, accurate exposure & focus in low light. Produces great images.
                  BUT, tilting LCD would be nice.

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                  5.0

                  Great second camera for DSLR user

                  By Saint Moritz

                  from Pittsburgh, PA

                  About Me Photo Enthusiast

                  Verified Reviewer

                  Pros

                  • Good Image Quality
                  • Good Image Stabilization
                  • Good in Low Light
                  • Large Clear LCD
                  • Nice Body Color
                  • Small / Compact

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Family Photos
                    • Indoors/Low Light
                    • Landscape/Scenery
                    • Travel
                    • Video

                    Comments about Fujifilm X10 Digital Camera (Black):

                    This is an absolutely great camera and a tremendous value for the price. For some background, I am Nikon D7100 user and previous Nikon P7000 owner. I find that I am using this camera more and more and reserve my D7100 when I want more creative control or for event photography. This camera is remarkably portable and easily fits in my coat pocket. I take it everywhere I go. It also has a very useful zoom range. I am not sure why someone would want a mirrorless camera when you could have this one. The photo quality is amazing and the colors are vibrant. The JPEG's are great and I rarely need to make adjustments in post-processing. The macro feature is especially good and is reason alone to get this camera. There is a super macro feature that takes incredibly close shots. You could not take similar photos with a DSLR without a tripod and a special lens. The build is very sturdy. I like that it has a lens cap as it is easy to clean the lens. I also like the manual zoom as many of my previous point and shoots broke as the lens came off track. I like the viewfinder and that you can turn the LCD screen off to save battery life. The video quality is great. It has advanced shooting modes that are quite useful. The camera is not really designed for sports, but it does shoot 10 frames per second, so under the right circumstances it can come in handy. It is great in low light but only at low shutter speeds, so don't expect to use this in low light if there is a lot of movement. The pop of flash is great, provided that you are not to far a way and it makes a great fill flash during daytime. In low light, use of the flash if you need to capture movement. If taken with proper lighting it is hard for me distinguish the photos from this camera to the D7100. I have not printed out anything large than 8X10, but they have all been tack sharp. There is very little that I do not like about this camera, but there are a few things I wish they would change. 1) You can't view your photos without taking the lens cap off and turning the camera on. That is annoying. 2) It has 41 focus points, and I can't figure out how to use that feature most of the time. 3) The RAW files are not supported by Apple's Aperture, but the JPEG's are excellent. The exposure compensation button can be turned accidentally with noticing it. I would prefer if it had a lock button on it.

                    Overall, considering the size, image quality, features and zoom, I don't think that anything else on the market really comes close to this one. I had a Nikon P7000 that was stolen, and this camera has much better image quality and features, so no comparison there. I would say if you are a DSLR user who wants a portable camera that you can use any time and anywhere, this would be the one. I don't think that you need to shell out an extra $200 for the X-20, but I haven't tried it. The photos are nearly as good as DSLR

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                    5.0

                    Perfect everyday camera

                    By Silent bob

                    from Kentucky

                    Comments about Fujifilm X10 Digital Camera (Black):

                    I love this camera! Picture quality is great, handles well. I take advantage of the auto modes and let the camera do its magic.

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                    4.0

                    Exactly what it says it is

                    By Jarrett H.

                    from Myrtle Beach, SC

                    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

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                    Pros

                    • Good Image Quality
                    • Great Zoom
                    • Large Clear LCD
                    • Nice Body Color
                    • Short Lag Time
                    • Small / Compact

                    Cons

                    • Poor Image Stabilization

                    Best Uses

                    • Landscape/Scenery
                    • Travel
                    • Weddings/Events

                    Comments about Fujifilm X10 Digital Camera (Black):

                    This is an awesome camera but if you are looking for an x100, keep looking. I love the metal body and the pocketability. Sure, I would much rather have an Xpro 1 or an x100s has my go to non-dslr but this one did not break my bank.

                    It shoots in raw and is great for street shooting because it is discreet and allows to have a lot of control. Not great in low light, not at all, but thats ok. The hot shoe is the coolest part about the camera since before, my compact gave me no extra help in the lighting category other than the horrid on board flash. This is what I carry every day and what my wife uses when she is shooting candids at receptions. I wouldn't buy another one, but I sure dont plan on selling this one any time soon.

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

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