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Fujifilm X-A1, entry-level system camera
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    Specs:

    • 16.3 Megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor
    • EXR Processor II
    • Start-up time of 0.5
    • Shutter lag time of 0.05
    • Shooting interval time of 0.7
    • 3” (920K dot) tilting high resolution LCD screen
    • Full range of ISO100 – ISO25600
    • Wireless image transfer
    • Q Menu shortcut button
    • In-camera RAW processing
    • Film Simulation modes (Velvia, ASTIA, PROVIA, Sepia, and Black & White)
    • 8 Advanced Filters (Toy Camera, Miniature, Dynamic Tone, Pop Color, Soft Focus, High Key, Low Key and Partial Color)
    • Multiple Exposure mode to superimpose a second exposure on the first exposure
    • Full HD movie 1080p30 and built-in stereo microphone

    Press release

    September 17, 2013 – FUJIFILM North America Corporation today announced the new FUJIFILM X-A1 compact system camera (CSC), the fourth interchangeable lens system camera introduced within the award-winning FUJIFILM X-Series. The ultra-light X-A1 gives consumers an affordable entry point into the X-Series line of digital cameras and delivers outstanding image quality using its large 16.3 Megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor, easy operation and wireless image transfer for quick photo sharing.

    The FUJIFILM X-A1 kit will ship with the FUJINON XC16-50mm F3.5-5.6 OIS zoom lens. The XC16-50mm is a versatile lens that is ideal for a wide range of photographic subjects, including clear low-light scenes, beautiful portraits and vivid landscapes. The lens consists of 12 all glass elements in 10 groups including 3 aspherical elements and 1 ED element. The lens features seven round-edged aperture blades, which offer 17 stops in 1/3 EV increments for precise aperture control.

    Large 16.3 Megapixel APS-C sensor and EXR Processor II

    The FUJIFILM X-A1 uses an APS-C sensor and powerful EXR Processor II that captures rich tones, breath-taking dynamic range and stunning low-light images using its extended ISO range of up to 25600. With the X-A1, users can set the sensor sensitivity from ISO200 to as high as ISO6400 in 1/3 step increments, to obtain remarkably clear images even when shooting indoors and at night.

    Together with the EXR Processor II, the X-A1 also gives customers fantastic speed with a start-up time of 0.5 seconds2, a shutter time lag of 0.05 seconds and a maximum burst speed of 5.6 frames per second (max. 30 frames3).

    Compact performance and advanced features

    The X-A1 CSC combines advanced features in a go-anywhere design. The X-A1 weighs just 11.6oz*4 and is about a third of the size of a traditional DSLR body. With a slim profile of 1.3” at its trimmest point, the X-A1 is easily carried anywhere.

    The X-A1 also features a 3” tilting high resolution LCD screen with 920,000 dots for easy image viewing and framing at various angles. The 3” LCD monitor tilts at variable vertical angles, facilitating both low-angle and high-angle shots whether on or off a tripod.

    The X-A1 uses a built-in high precision flash, with the guide number 7*5, and Super Intelligent Flash technology that uses scene recognition and automatically controls flash strength to reduce highlight clipping.

    Easy Image Transfer with WiFi® button

    The X-A1 includes a WiFi button that lets users transfer high quality photos and movies*6 to social media sites for easy sharing from the camera to smartphones, tablets and computers.

    To connect the X-A1 to a smartphone or tablet, users can download the free dedicated “FUJIFILM Camera Application” to their iPhone™ / iPad™ or Android™ smartphone or tablet device to transfer up to 30 pictures at a time from the X-A1. The app also lets users download movies, expanding the range of options available for enjoying pictures taken with the camera.

    Intuitive design and easy operation

    The X-A1 has its key operation buttons and dials positioned on the right side of the camera’s rear panel for easy use and quick picture taking. The Mode Dial for selecting the optimum setting for each scene gives access to the Advanced SR Auto function, which automatically recognizes each scene and selects the best settings for sharp and clear images.

    The Advanced Filter function and Film Simulation modes give users a range of creative filters and film effects to apply and achieve unique and artistic looks.

    The FUJIFILM X-A1 and XC16-50mm (24-76mm) F3.5-5.6 OIS lens (kit) will be available in September 2013 for $599.95 in black and indigo blue

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  • The camera produces images with excellent colour and good exposure.

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    ISO performance is impressive up to ISO3200 and even ISO6400 where images show low levels of noise and retain good levels of detail. At ISO12800 noise increases and detail drops, and noise increases again at ISO25600.

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    The camera records good quality video at full HD with stereo sound and 30fps. Film simulation options are available.

    http://www.ephotozine.com/article/fujifilm-x-a1-compact-system-camera-review-23040

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    Just like its more expensive siblings, the X-A1 again delivers excellent image quality, despite the change of sensor technology. Noise is noticeable only by its almost complete absence throughout the ISO range of 100-25,600, while the Dynamic Range function helps to boost contrast and detail.

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    http://www.photographyblog.com/reviews/fujifilm_x_a1_review/

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    APS-C sensor, a sturdy body, and brilliant colors, the X-A1 will give you powerful results in a $600 package. With a wealth of glass available for it, the X-A1 is a smart choice for those in the market for their first interchangeable lens camera.

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    http://www.thephoblographer.com/2013/10/18/review-fujifilm-x-a1/

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  • Camera delivered very high image quality. Exposures were accurate, with natural-looking colors.

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    Low light performance was outstanding. Noise is not much of a concern with the X-A1. The camera offers a very impressive ability to shoot in dimly lit situations without introducing a distracting amount of digital noise.

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    http://www.steves-digicams.com/camera-reviews/fujifilm/x-a1/steves-conclusion-282.html

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