FujiFilm X-E1 Review

Overall Score

57

Main Features

  • 16 MP APS-C CMOS X-TRANS I Sensor
  • 100 - 6400 ISO
  • 2" Fixed Screen
  • Electronic Viewfinder
  • 2360k dot Electronic viewfinder
  • 6 fps continuous shooting
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 129 x 75 x 38 mm, 350g.
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  • Replaced by: X-E2

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Fujifilm X-E1 Overview


First introduced in February, 2013, Fujifilm X-E1 is a 16 MP Mirrorless with a APS-C (23.6 x 15.6 mm) sized CMOS X-TRANS I sensor.

FujiFilm replaced X-E1 with Fujifilm X-E2. Follow the link to read our detailed comparison of these models:

Compare Fujifilm X-E1 with Fujifilm X-E2


Fujifilm X-E1 comes with a 23.6 x 15.6 mm CMOS X-TRANS I sensor, which has a diagonal of 28.29 mm (1.1").

- Full Frame
- Fujifilm X-E1

Sensor resolution of Fujifilm X-E1 ~ 4915 x 3255 pixels.

Fujifilm X-E1 has Crop Factor: 1.53

The sensor has a surface area of 368.2 mm².

There are approximate 15,998,325 photosites (pixels) on this area.

Fujifilm X-E1 Series History
Model Year $ Sensor ISO Weight Dimensions
Fujifilm X-E3 Fujifilm X-E3 2017 24MP 200 - 12800 337g 121 x 74 x 43mm
Fujifilm X-E2S Fujifilm X-E2S 2016 16MP 200 - 6400 350g 129 x 75 x 37mm
Fujifilm X-E2 Fujifilm X-E2 2014 16MP 200 - 6400 350g 129 x 75 x 37mm
Fujifilm X-E1 Fujifilm X-E1 2013 16MP 100 - 6400 350g 129 x 75 x 38mm

Proc and Cons of Fujifilm X-E1


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Fujifilm X-E1 with competitors in entry-level mirrorless cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
RAW Support
1/4000s Max Shutter Speed
Manual Exposure Mode
Microphone Port
±2 AE Bracketing Range
Focus Bracketing
External Flash
6.0 fps Continuous Shooting
Manual Focus
350g Light Body
2360k dot Viewfinder Resolution
Flash Sync Port
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Touch Screen
No AF Face Detection
Small LCD Screen: 2"
Low Battery Life: 350 shots
No Articulating Screen
No Image Stabilization
No Environmental Sealing
Low Screen Resolution: 460k dots
Type Scores

Fujifilm X-E1 has an Overall Score of 57/100 and ranked #174 out of 214 in Mirrorless cameras, and ranked #399 out of 1222 in all cameras.

Fujifilm X-E1 Scores
Imaging score
42
Features score
57
Value for money score
72
Portability score
91
Overall score
57
Average Scores in Entry-Level Mirrorless
Imaging Score
52
Features Score
61
Value For Money Score
76
Portability Score
91
Overall score
63

Physical Dimensions of Fujifilm X-E1


Fujifilm X-E1 weighs 350g and has external dimensions of 129 x 75 x 38mm (5.08 x 2.95 x 1.5"). Considering that the average weight of Entry-Level Mirrorless cameras is 323g, Fujifilm X-E1 is 27 grams more than the average weight of cameras in this category. Fujifilm X-E1 is more by 14mm more than the average length in Entry-Level Mirrorless.

Weight Comparison
Entry-Level Mirrorless Cameras


Fujifilm X-E1
350g
Average weight
323g
Min weight
180g
Max weight
561g

Thickness Comparison
Entry-Level Mirrorless Cameras


Fujifilm X-E1
38mm
Average Thickness
40mm
Min Thickness
23mm
Max Thickness
85mm

Here is the front and top view image of Fujifilm X-E1 with the dimensions:

Fujifilm X-E1

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight X-E1 Dimensions X-E1
Fujifilm X-E2 Fujifilm X-E2 350 g 350 g 129 x 75 x 37 mm 129 x 75 x 38 mm
Fujifilm X-M1 Fujifilm X-M1 330 g 350 g 117 x 67 x 39 mm 129 x 75 x 38 mm
Sony Alpha a6000 Sony A6000 344 g 350 g 120 x 67 x 45 mm 129 x 75 x 38 mm
Fujifilm X-T10 Fujifilm X-T10 381 g 350 g 118 x 83 x 41 mm 129 x 75 x 38 mm
Fujifilm X-T1 Fujifilm X-T1 440 g 350 g 129 x 90 x 47 mm 129 x 75 x 38 mm
Fujifilm X-Pro1 Fujifilm X-Pro1 450 g 350 g 140 x 82 x 43 mm 129 x 75 x 38 mm
Fujifilm X-A2 Fujifilm X-A2 350 g 350 g 117 x 67 x 40 mm 129 x 75 x 38 mm
Fujifilm X-A1 Fujifilm X-A1 330 g 350 g 117 x 67 x 39 mm 129 x 75 x 38 mm

Specifications of Fujifilm X-E1


General
Brand FujiFilm
Model X-E1
Announced February, 2013
Body Type Rangefinder-style mirrorless
Lens
Lens Mount Fujifilm X
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier 1.5
Number of Lenses 51
Macro Focus Range n/a
Screen
Screen Size 2"
Screen Type Fixed
Screen Resolution 460k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Electronic
Viewfinder Resolution 2360
Viewfinder Coverage 100%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.62
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 0
Number of Cross Focus Points 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/30 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/4000 sec
Continuous Shooting 6.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range no built-in flash
Flash Modes Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Slow Sync, Rear-curtain
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±2 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size APS-C
Sensor Type CMOS X-TRANS I
Sensor Dimensions 23.6 x 15.6 mm
Sensor Area 368.2 mm²
Sensor Resolution 16 MP
Max Image Resolution 4896 x 3264
Max Native ISO 6400
Min Native ISO 100
Max Boosted ISO 25600
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1920 x 1080
Video Formats H.264
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 350 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack
Battery Model W126
Physical
Weight 350 g
Physical Dimensions 129 x 75 x 38 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC/SDXC
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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