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  • Best of Year 2012
  • Editors' Choice

Fujifilm X-Pro1 Digital Camera Review

Fujifilm's old-school X-Pro1 is one of the best mirrorless models we've ever tested.

$1,699.99
7.6 score Tested by Experts
# of interchangeable lens cameras Product Score This graph shows the Fujifilm X-Pro1’s score compared to other interchangeable lens cameras we tested.
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Introduction

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2012 Best Enthusiast Camera

The brand new X-Pro1 is Fujifilm's flagship digital camera, the ultimate device for old-school hobbyists who crave the style and mechanical control of classic cams. Do not be fooled by the retro design, performance is absolutely state of the art. This camera lit up our labs with some of the best scores of the year, solidifying the X-Pro1 as far more than a simple gimmick, but rather a legitimate contender to the very top of the line.

Announced and released alongside the X-Pro1 were three prime lenses to fit the camera's new X-mount. We tested two of them, the 18mm f/2.0 and the 35mm f/1.4, and did some sample shooting with the third, a 60mm f/2.4 macro. All three seem to have been constructed with the same precision and care as the camera itself, leaving us with a very satisfying, albeit very expensive package.

Comparable Products

Before you buy the Fujifilm X-Pro1, take a look at these other interchangeable lens cameras.

Sections

  1. Introduction
  2. Product Tour
  3. Hardware
  4. Photo Gallery
  5. Image Quality
  6. Sharpness
  7. Color
  8. Noise Reduction
  9. Dynamic Range
  10. Distortion
  11. Video
  12. Usability
  13. Ease of Use
  14. Handling
  15. Controls
  16. Speed
  17. Features
  18. Video Features
  19. Conclusion

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