FujiFilm XQ1 Review

Overall Score

54

Main Features

  • 12 MP 2/3 CMOS X-TRANS II Sensor
  • 25-100 mm (4x) F1.8-4.9 Zoom Lens
  • 100 - 12800 ISO
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • 12 fps continuous shooting
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 100 x 59 x 33 mm, 206g.
  • Price Category:
  • Replaced by: XQ2

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Fujifilm XQ1 Overview


First introduced in November, 2013, Fujifilm XQ1 is a 12 MP Compact with a 2/3 (8.8 x 6.6 mm) sized CMOS X-TRANS II sensor.

FujiFilm replaced XQ1 with Fujifilm XQ2. Follow the link to read our detailed comparison of these models:

Compare Fujifilm XQ1 with Fujifilm XQ2


Fujifilm XQ1 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 XQ1

Sensor resolution of Fujifilm XQ1 ~ 3995 x 3003 pixels.

Fujifilm XQ1 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 XQ1


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Fujifilm XQ1 with competitors in ultracompact cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
AF Face Detection
12800 Max Native ISO
12.0 fps Continuous Shooting
Manual Focus
25 mm Wide Angle Lens
Focus Bracketing
Optical Image Stabilization
RAW Support
920k dots Screen Resolution
1/4000s Max Shutter Speed
Manual Exposure Mode
4.9 Lens at Tele
3 AE Bracketing Range
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Touch Screen
No Built-in Viewfinder
Slow Lens at Wide: F1.8
Low Battery Life: 240 shots
No Articulating Screen
No Environmental Sealing
No External Flash
Slow Lens at Tele: F4.9
Type Scores

Fujifilm XQ1 has an Overall Score of 54/100 and ranked #115 out of 801 in Compact cameras, and ranked #429 out of 1201 in all cameras.

Fujifilm XQ1 Scores
Imaging score
35
Features score
58
Value for money score
70
Portability score
96
Overall score
54
Average Scores in Ultracompact
Imaging Score
19
Features Score
29
Value For Money Score
47
Portability Score
88
Overall score
31

Physical Dimensions of Fujifilm XQ1


Fujifilm XQ1 weighs 206g and has external dimensions of 100 x 59 x 33mm (3.94 x 2.32 x 1.3"). Considering that the average weight of Ultracompact cameras is 138g, Fujifilm XQ1 is 68 grams more than the average weight of cameras in this category.

Weight Comparison
Ultracompact Cameras


Fujifilm XQ1
206g
Average weight
138g
Min weight
87g
Max weight
221g

Thickness Comparison
Ultracompact Cameras


Fujifilm XQ1
33mm
Average Thickness
20mm
Min Thickness
13mm
Max Thickness
33mm

Here is the front and top view image of Fujifilm XQ1 with the dimensions:

Fujifilm XQ1

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight XQ1 Dimensions XQ1
Fujifilm XQ2 Fujifilm XQ2 206 g 206 g 100 x 59 x 33 mm 100 x 59 x 33 mm
Fujifilm XF1 Fujifilm XF1 255 g 206 g 108 x 62 x 33 mm 100 x 59 x 33 mm
Canon PowerShot S120 Canon S120 217 g 206 g 100 x 59 x 29 mm 100 x 59 x 33 mm
Fujifilm X30 Fujifilm X30 423 g 206 g 119 x 72 x 60 mm 100 x 59 x 33 mm
Nikon Coolpix P340 Nikon P340 194 g 206 g 103 x 58 x 32 mm 100 x 59 x 33 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LF1 Panasonic LF1 192 g 206 g 103 x 62 x 28 mm 100 x 59 x 33 mm
Fujifilm X10 Fujifilm X10 350 g 206 g 117 x 70 x 57 mm 100 x 59 x 33 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7 Panasonic LX7 298 g 206 g 111 x 68 x 46 mm 100 x 59 x 33 mm

Specifications of Fujifilm XQ1


General
Brand FujiFilm
Model XQ1
Announced November, 2013
Body Type Ultracompact
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0
Macro Focus Range 3
Screen
Screen Size 3"
Screen Type Fixed
Screen Resolution 920k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder None
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage n/a%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.0
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 12.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 7.40
Flash Modes Auto, on, off, slow syncho
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 MPEG-4, 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 240 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack
Battery Model NP-48
Physical
Weight 206 g
Physical Dimensions 100 x 59 x 33 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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