Fujifilm X100V

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Loved by street photographers and those in need of an everyday camera, FUJIFILM has further improved its compact camera line with the launch of the X100V.

Upgraded image quality, an enhanced design, and 4K video all come to the FUJIFILM X100V, making a stellar camera even better.

Top Features of the FUJIFILM X100V
26.1MP X-Trans CMOS 4 Image Sensor
Upgraded 23mm f/2 Lens
DCI 4K30 Video Recording
Enhanced Hybrid Viewfinder
Tilting Touchscreen
Designed for Everyday Carry and Now All-Weather

X100 series cameras are a perfect combination of features, quality, and size that make them ideal everyday-carry options. The compact and good-looking X100V takes things a step further with an improved design for the 23mm f/2 lens that features two aspherical elements. It also becomes weather-sealed when using the optional adapter ring and a protection lens. Even with these changes, the lens’s slim physical appearance has remained the same, allowing for compatibility with existing X100 series accessories.

Improved Image Quality and Faster Performance

Looks can make photographers appreciate a camera, but it will only find a home in someone’s bag if it has the image quality to back it up. FUJIFILM has made some notable improvements to the X100V, using the latest 26.1MP X-Trans CMOS 4 APS-C sensor and X-Processor 4 to boost overall image quality and speed throughout the system. A revamped AF system is another area in which speed has been improved, and it can now operate in low light down to -5 EV.

Compose Any Way You Want

One of the killer features of the X100V is the ability to switch, near seamlessly, from an electronic viewfinder to an optical one with a simple switch. Both finders have received upgrades with this model, as the OVF now boasts a 0.52x magnification and the EVF has a higher-resolution 3.69m-dot OLED display. The combination electric rangefinder function even brings the two together.

In addition, the rear screen can now tilt and has touchscreen functionality for an even more versatile shooting experience.

Pro-Quality Video Capture

While generally considered a street photography camera, the X100V has some serious video chops. Now able to record in up to DCI 4K at 30 fps and with all of FUJIFILM’s incredible film simulations, this compact camera can now serve as an awesome option for videographers looking to capture everyday life. It can even be enhanced to match pro-level systems by using the HDMI output to capture 10-bit 4:2:2 video with an external recorder. It is a complete system.

FUJIFILM X100V vs. X100F | First Look

Compare the FUJIFILM X100V to the X100F

X100V X100F
SENSOR
26.1MP X-Trans CMOS 4
SENSOR
24.3MP X-Trans CMOS 3
LENS
23mm f/2 (2 Asph. Elements)
LENS
23mm f/2 (1 Asph. Element)
MAX CONTINUOUS
11 fps
MAX CONTINUOUS
8 fps
AUTOFOCUS
425-Point Hybrid AF
AUTOFOCUS
325-Point Hybrid AF
OPTICAL VIEWFINDER
0.52x Mag. & 95% Coverage
OPTICAL VIEWFINDER
0.5x Mag. & 92% Coverage
ELECTRONIC VIEWFINDER
0.5" 3.69m-dot OLED
ELECTRONIC VIEWFINDER
0.48" 2.36m-dot OLED
DISPLAY
3.0" 1.62m-dot Tilting Touchscreen
DISPLAY
3.0" 1.04m-dot LCD
VIDEO
DCI 4K up to 30p
UHD 4K up to 30p
DCI 2K up to 60p
Full HD up to 120p
VIDEO
Full HD up to 60p
HD up to 60p
CONNECTIVITY
USB 3.1 Gen 1 (Type-C)
Micro-HDMI (Type D)
2.5mm Input
CONNECTIVITY
USB 2.0 (Micro-USB)
Micro-HDMI (Type D)
2.5mm Input
WIRELESS
Wi-Fi & Bluetooth
WIRELESS
Wi-Fi
BATTERY
NP-W126S Li-Ion
BATTERY
NP-W126S Li-Ion
BATTERY LIFE
350/420 Frames (EVF/OVF)
BATTERY LIFE
270/390 Frames (EVF/OVF)
DIMENSIONS
5.0 x 2.9 x 2.1"
DIMENSIONS
5.0 x 2.9 x 2.1"
WEIGHT (CAMERA ONLY)
15.1 oz
WEIGHT (CAMERA ONLY)
14.8 oz

FUJIFILM X100V Sample Photos

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I preordered when it was first announced and am very anxious to get my hands on it. I'm 77, had my first darkroom when I was 15 and have been shooting since. Nikon for film, Canon for digital for years and bought the X-T1 when it first came out and fell in love. Now own T1, T2, T3, and 8 Fuji lenses and love all of this gear. I have to admit I haven't been as excited over a camera as I am this one since I first started playing with the X-T1. No decisions to make when I leave the house! Put this new little one around my neck and will be pretty much set for most of what I like to do. 

It looks like the dimensions are the same want to know if the Fuji leather case from the x100f will fit the x100v. Thanks

While dimensions are very, very close, the X100V does have a new leather case to go along with it. One thing to consider is the flip-out screen of the new model that didn't have to be accounted for with previous cases and that may require the new case.

https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/1311295-REG/fujifilm_16537615_lc_x100f_leather_case_brown.html

Is it possible to assign the custom button to be used as a video record button? Seems like quite a bit of work to go from photos to video mode in the menu system.

Based on previous models manuals (the X100V is not yet available), it does not seem that Movie can be set to a custom function button.

What is the zoom power of the lens?

The lens is a 23mm prime, meaning it does not zoom at all and therefore doesn't have a real zoom power like many point-and-shoots. The fixed slightly wide-angle lens is one of the selling points of this unique camera as it is able to remain high-quality and very compact, though it is possible to digitally zoom in using in-camera functions to effectively capture at up to around 2x.

Does the new edition still have the built in optical ND filter?

Yes, it does, and it's one of the things that was improved with the X100V. The new camera has a 4-stop ND filter, versus the X100F's 3-stop ND filter.

Sweet!  Thanks for the reply.

Thanks for the presentation. This was a great introduction! I don't see anymore the "made in Japan" engraved on this new camera, does it means that the camera is now manufactured in another country?

As per our records, the Fujifilm X100V is made in Japan. Please note that this is subject to change at any time. 

Hi !

Thank you for your video.

How is it "naturally" weather resistant ?

How much the lens protection and adapter are needed to shoot under rain condition ? Or in a dust environment ?

Can you put a link to the recommended accessories ?

Is it possible to still use the lens cap with thoses accessories ?

And what about using these accessories AND a polarizer ?

Thank You !

It's difficult to give exact or reliable information on the weather resistance of the body itself due to the fact that FUJIFILM claims that the AR-X100 and PRF-49 filter are required for the camera to be weather-resistant at all. To be safe, I would use these accessories if you plan on taking the X100V into the rain or a dust storm. Here is a link to the AR-X100 Adapter Ring ( https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/760882-REG/Fujifilm_16144559_AR_X100_Adapter_Ring_for.html ) and a link for the recommended 49mm Protector Filter ( https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/849440-REG/fujifilm_16240975_49mm_slim_protector_filter.html ).

The included lens cap might not be a tight enough fit with the adapter ring and filter installed, as the cap is a slip-on design sized specifically to the lens barrel. A standard 49mm snap-on cap will fit, though, as will a 49mm polarizer filter or any other filter desired.

Thank you for your reply.

As usual, one answer bring other Questions :

• Is it possible to use other filter once you have installed the Adapter Ring AND the Protector Filter ? (i'm thinking about using a polarizer for example), and so, without having to take off the protector Filter ?

• Is it a good thing to always have the Adapter Ring AND the Protector Filter ? I mean : setting it on on the first day of use, and never taking it off ? Or are those prejudiciable to the photos ? The AF ? Or the maniability of the X100V itself ?

• With this configuration, is it possible to still use the Fujifilm LC-X100V Leather Case ?

• Which minimum SD Card Speed is required to shoot at the higher definition ? (I am also using an Alpha7III to shoot in 4K, so I'd better buy a SD Card that will be available for both camera)

• And as a Alpha7III user, is it possible to match the color grading of both cameras ? (I think it's gonna be hard, but, we never know… ;-) )

Than You for your precious advice !

Antoine

-Yes, you can stack other filters if you wish, but it might be more desired to just use one filter at a time in conjunction with the adapter ring. So, just the adapter ring and polarizer, for example, would be adequate. The reason the protector filter is given as an example is because it doesn't affect image quality to a strong degree; it's a clear filter that doesn't impact exposure, color, or contrast, whereas a polarizer greatly affects the look of images.

-It's hard to say if it's a good thing or not to always keep the adapter ring and filter on; it's somewhat subjective and depends on if you want to prioritize image quality or protection. Any filter placed in front of the lens will affect image quality to some degree, and no filter means you're getting all the benefits of the lens, but none of the protection benefits of the filter.

-Yes, the case will still fit

-The X100V only has a single slot that is UHS-I compatible- so it won't be able to make the most of the faster UHS-II cards. With that in mind, I would recommend something like this: https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/1431033-REG/sandisk_sdsdxxy_064g_gn4in_extremepro_sdxc_64gb_card.html  - which is a faster UHS-I card.

-There are many, many variables with color grading. It's too difficult to say whether or not you can match the color between the cameras because it depends on your skill, the lighting being used, the subject being photographed, the lens being used, how you are grading your work in post, how you are saving your files, and so on. If you're looking to just instantly sync up color between the two cameras prior to shooting, then you would have far better luck working with two cameras from the same manufacturer...and better yet, two of the same cameras. The fact that the X100V has a built-in lens that cannot be used by the Sony is a color grading hurdle to begin with...but with enough work in post-production, you should be able to get the color between the two cameras close if you minimize the other variables.

Has the lens performance been improved, particularly for wider apertures?

The lens has been redesigned, in terms of its optical layout, and now features two aspherical elements (opposed to one aspherical element in the previous design). It's tough to tell how much of a practical difference this will make throughout the aperture range, but the new lens should prove to be a bit sharper and a bit more controlled in terms of evenness and distortion, and is said to have better performance at close range. It's not a dramatic optical redesign, but overall performance should definitely be a bit heightened without losing the distinct look of the X100 series.

Hello! I'll be in NY from March 4th until March 27th, will it be available to buy in the NY store on those dates? thank you.

Hi Sofia- As of right now, we have the end of February as the expected availability date for the Silver version, and end of March for the Black version. You'll want to keep an eye on the product pages, though, as the times may possibly change and the product listings have the most up-to-date availability information: https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/1542675-REG/fujifilm_x100v_digital_camera_silver.html

What is the memory card requirements? How many memory cards?

Hi Ron- the X100V has a single memory card slot that is compatible with SD/SDHC/SDXC UHS-I cards

That price. Yikes. Just get an X-T3.

But the X-T4 is being announced at the end of this month.

I just preordered mine 

Wow I have the X Pro 3 and I love it. Now it seems this camera has many of the features I bought the X Pro 3 for. I will want to get the X100v as well.

Definitely, Michael. It feels quite a bit like an X-Pro3 in a slightly revised body with a great built-in lens. It's a nice mixture of FUJIFILM's new tech with the X100 legacy.

-5 EV focusing is outstanding low light focus.

Yes!!! I will be ordering it for sure. 

Wow, $1,400.00 ...I don't think so!

I hear you Joseph, it's not cheap.  However, when the x100f was introduced and until its successor was on the horizon, it went for $1299.  That's how much mine was from B & H about a year and a half ago.  I was prepared to pass on the V but the weather sealing combined with the new lens & sensor have me thinking about it more seriously than I thought I would.

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