Fujifilm X70 Compact Digital Camera

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Fujifilm X70 Digital Camera A simple, convenient point-and-shoot camera characterized by its big image sensor and perceptive handling, the silver X70 Digital Camera preserves Fujifilm's preference for a classically-inspired design with well-heeled imaging capabilities. The big 16.3MP APS-C X-Trans CMOS II sensor offers a unique randomized pixel array to provide a high degree of image sharpness and clarity, along with a nuanced color palette with serene tonal transitions and high ISO sensitivity to 51200. Full HD 1080p video recording at 60 frames per second is also possible, as well as 8 frames per second continuous shooting and in-camera time-lapse recording for as many as 999 consecutive frames. In addition the image attributes, the X70 is additionally dignified by the included Fujinon 18.5mm f/2.8 lens, which provides a 28mm equivalent focal length to handle a variety of shooting applications. This wide-angle prime lens sports a slim profile to harmonize with the compact form factor of the body itself, while the body is additionally refined by the inclusion of a large tilting 3.0" 1.04m-dot 180° touchscreen, authentic exposure control dials, and milled aluminum accents for a cultured appearance. Comprised of imaging capabilities affiliated with the X-series Compact cameras, yet arranged into a pocketable point-and-shoot size, the X70 integrates an esteemed blend of both form and function.

Rounding out the X70 feature-set is a dual-purpose AF system that can be arranged to utilize 49 points using Single Point mode or up to 77 points using a Wide/Tracking mode to handle tracking of fast-moving subjects. The image processor also adds to the fast overall performance all through the camera, including fast focusing speeds of only 0.06 sec. along with a start-up time of just 0.5 seconds for quickly readying for spontaneously shooting. For stealth applications, an electronic shutter mode can be employed for completely silent use, and also allows working with shutter speeds up to 1/32,000 sec. for shooting in bright conditions with larger aperture settings. Matching the mobile, everyday aesthetic of the X70, it also includes built-in Wi-Fi for sharing images wirelessly to mobile devices or for remote control of the camera from smartphones or tablets using the Fujifilm Camera Remote app.


Specifications
Body type Large sensor compact  
Sensor
Max resolution 4896 x 3264  
Other resolutions 3:2 (3456 x 2304, 2496 x 1664), 16:9 (4896 x 2760, 3456 x 1944, 2496 x 1408), 1:1 (3264 x 3264, 2304 x 2304, 1664 x 1664)  
Image ratio w:h 1:1, 3:2, 16:9  
Effective pixels 16 megapixels  
Sensor photo detectors 17 megapixels  
Sensor size APS-C (23.6 x 15.6 mm)  
Sensor type CMOS  
Processor EXR Processor II  
Image
ISO Auto, 200-6400 (expandable to 100-51200)  
Boosted ISO (minimum) 100  
Boosted ISO (maximum) 51200  
White balance presets 7  
Custom white balance Yes  
Image stabilization Unknown  
Uncompressed format RAW  
JPEG quality levels Fine, standard  
Optics & Focus
Maximum aperture F2.8 - F16.0  
Autofocus
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Touch
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
 
Digital zoom Yes (35mm, 50mm digital teleconverter)  
Manual focus Yes  
Normal focus range 10 cm (3.94)  
Number of focus points 77  
Screen / viewfinder
Articulated LCD Tilting  
Screen size 3  
Screen dots 1,040,000  
Touch screen Yes  
Screen type TFT LCD  
Live view Yes  
Viewfinder type None  
Photography features
Minimum shutter speed 30 sec  
Maximum shutter speed 1/4000 sec  
Maximum shutter speed (electronic) 1/32000 sec  
Aperture priority Yes  
Shutter priority Yes  
Manual exposure mode Yes  
Subject / scene modes No  
Built-in flash Yes  
Flash range 7.90 m (at ISO 1600 (5.5m at ISO 100))  
External flash Yes  
Flash modes Auto, Forced Flash, Slow Synchro , Suppressed Flash, Commander  
Continuous drive 8.0 fps  
Self-timer Yes (2 or 10 secs)  
Metering modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
 
Exposure compensation ±3 (at 1/3 EV steps)  
AE Bracketing ±1 (at 1/3 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV steps)  
WB Bracketing Yes  
Videography features
Resolutions 1920 x 1080 (60p, 50p, 30p, 25p, 24p), 1280 x 720 (60p, 50p, 30p, 25p, 24p)  
Format MPEG-4, H.264  
Microphone None  
Speaker None  
Storage
Storage types SD/SDHC/SDXC  
Connectivity
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)  
HDMI Yes (micro-HDMI)  
Microphone port No  
Headphone port No  
Wireless Built-In  
Wireless notes 802.11b/g/n  
Remote control Yes (Wired or via smartphone)  
Physical
Environmentally sealed No  
Battery Battery Pack  
Battery description NP-95 lithium-ion battery & charger  
Battery Life (CIPA) 330  
Weight (inc. batteries) 340 g (0.75 lb / 11.99 oz)  
Dimensions 113 x 64 x 44 mm (4.45 x 2.52 x 1.73)  
Other features
Orientation sensor Yes  
Timelapse recording Yes  
GPS None


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Fujifilm X70 Compact Digital Camera Reviewed by Gene Wright on . Rating: 4.5