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X-A1 with XC 16-50 ($599): AmazonUS blackblue /BHphoto blackblue / Adorama blackblue / Pictureline blackblue

XC 50-230 ($399): AmazonUS blacksilver / BHphoto blacksilver / Adorama blacksilver



X-A1 + XC 16-50 $599

X-A1 + XC 16-50 £529.99

X-A1 + XC 16-50 + XC 50-230 € 749

X-A1 + XC 16-50 €599

First Look

Rico’s first look at the X-A1 here.


commercial / Fujifilm Italia hands on / whatdigitalcamera first look /

Mixed press releases

German press releases: systemkamera-forum here, / photoskala here / photointern here.

English press releases: ephotozine here / DPR here /

FUJIFILM GLOBAL X-A1 and XC  50-230 press release

FUJIFILM X-A1 Key Features:

16.3 megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor
Hi-speed EXR Processor II
Start-up time of 0.5 secs**, shutter lag of 0.05 secs and a maximum burst speed of 5.6 fps(max. 30 frames***)
Ultra compact and lightweight body
Tiltable 3-inch LCD (920K-dots high definition)
Built-in flash with Fujifilm’s Super Intelligent Flash technology
ISO200-6400 in 1/3 step increments (and extended range of ISO100, ISO 12800 and 25600)
Full HD video recording at 30fps
49 point AF positions
Art filters: 8 Advanced Filters plus 5 Film Simulation modes
In-camera RAW processing
Q button for list view of frequently-used menus and smooth configuration
Hot shoe
Wireless image transfer to smart phones and tablet PCs via FUJIFILM Camera App
PC Autosave Wi-Fi®* connectivity to PCs (for easy image backup)
Available in three colors: Black, Blue and Red
Compatible with all FUJIFILM X Mount lenses