FujiFilm X30 Review

Overall Score

66

Main Features

  • 12 MP 2/3 CMOS X-TRANS II Sensor
  • 28-112 mm (4x) F2.0-2.8 Zoom Lens
  • 100 - 12800 ISO
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 3" Tilting Screen
  • Electronic Viewfinder
  • 2360k dot Electronic viewfinder
  • 12 fps continuous shooting
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 119 x 72 x 60 mm, 423g.
  • Price Category:
  • Replaced: X20

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Fujifilm X30 Overview


First introduced in August, 2014, Fujifilm X30 is a 12 MP Compact with a 2/3 (8.8 x 6.6 mm) sized CMOS X-TRANS II sensor. FujiFilm replaced the older Fujifilm X20 with X30. Follow the link to read our detailed comparison of these models:

Compare Fujifilm X30 with Fujifilm X20


Fujifilm X30 comes with a 8.8 x 6.6 mm CMOS X-TRANS II sensor, which has a diagonal of 11.0 mm (0.43").

- Full Frame
- Fujifilm X30

Sensor resolution of Fujifilm X30 ~ 3995 x 3003 pixels.

Fujifilm X30 has Crop Factor: 3.93

The sensor has a surface area of 58.1 mm².

There are approximate 11,996,985 photosites (pixels) on this area.


Proc and Cons of Fujifilm X30


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Fujifilm X30 with competitors in small sensor compact cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
Tilting Screen
AF Face Detection
12800 Max Native ISO
12.0 fps Continuous Shooting
Long Battery Life: 470 shots
Manual Exposure Mode
Timelapse Recording
49 Focus Points
±3 AE Bracketing Range
Remote Control with a Smartphone
Optical Image Stabilization
External Flash
RAW Support
920k dots Screen Resolution
1/4000s Max Shutter Speed
Manual Focus
2.0 Lens at Wide
Microphone Port
2360k dot Viewfinder Resolution
28 mm Wide Angle Lens
Focus Bracketing
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Touch Screen
Slow Lens at Wide: F2.0
No Articulating Screen
No Environmental Sealing
Slow Lens at Tele: F2.8
Type Scores

Fujifilm X30 has an Overall Score of 66/100 and ranked #34 out of 801 in Compact cameras, and ranked #211 out of 1201 in all cameras.

Fujifilm X30 Scores
Imaging score
35
Features score
81
Value for money score
80
Portability score
87
Overall score
66
Average Scores in Small Sensor Compact
Imaging Score
22
Features Score
34
Value For Money Score
53
Portability Score
96
Overall score
36

Physical Dimensions of Fujifilm X30


Fujifilm X30 weighs 423g and has external dimensions of 119 x 72 x 60mm (4.69 x 2.83 x 2.36"). Considering that the average weight of Small Sensor Compact cameras is 175g, Fujifilm X30 is 248 grams more than the average weight of cameras in this category. Fujifilm X30 is more by 21mm more than the average length in Small Sensor Compact.

Weight Comparison
Small Sensor Compact Cameras


Fujifilm X30
423g
Average weight
175g
Min weight
103g
Max weight
423g

Thickness Comparison
Small Sensor Compact Cameras


Fujifilm X30
60mm
Average Thickness
26mm
Min Thickness
10mm
Max Thickness
60mm

Here is the front and top view image of Fujifilm X30 with the dimensions:

Fujifilm X30

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight X30 Dimensions X30
Fujifilm X20 Fujifilm X20 353 g 423 g 117 x 70 x 57 mm 119 x 72 x 60 mm
Fujifilm X70 Fujifilm X70 340 g 423 g 113 x 64 x 44 mm 119 x 72 x 60 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 Panasonic LX100 393 g 423 g 115 x 66 x 55 mm 119 x 72 x 60 mm
Canon PowerShot G16 Canon G16 356 g 423 g 109 x 76 x 40 mm 119 x 72 x 60 mm
Fujifilm X100T Fujifilm X100T 440 g 423 g 127 x 74 x 52 mm 119 x 72 x 60 mm
Fujifilm X10 Fujifilm X10 350 g 423 g 117 x 70 x 57 mm 119 x 72 x 60 mm
Nikon Coolpix P7800 Nikon P7800 399 g 423 g 119 x 78 x 50 mm 119 x 72 x 60 mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III Sony RX100 III 290 g 423 g 102 x 58 x 41 mm 119 x 72 x 60 mm

Specifications of Fujifilm X30


General
Brand FujiFilm
Model X30
Announced August, 2014
Body Type Compact
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0
Macro Focus Range 1
Screen
Screen Size 3"
Screen Type Tilting
Screen Resolution 920k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Electronic
Viewfinder Resolution 2360
Viewfinder Coverage 100%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.65
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 49
Number of Cross Focus Points 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/30 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/4000 sec
Continuous Shooting 12.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 7.00
Flash Modes Auto, forced flash, slow synchro, commander, suppressed flash
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±3 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size 2/3
Sensor Type CMOS X-TRANS II
Sensor Dimensions 8.8 x 6.6 mm
Sensor Area 58.1 mm²
Sensor Resolution 12 MP
Max Image Resolution 4000 x 3000
Max Native ISO 12800
Min Native ISO 100
Max Boosted ISO 0
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 470 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack
Battery Model NP-95
Physical
Weight 423 g
Physical Dimensions 119 x 72 x 60 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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