Sometimes it is good to read someone who confirms what you already were thinking.
I am talking about the [shoplink 678]Fuji X-E1 (price & specs)[/shoplink]. Got an email by Fuji Rumors reader Rey Spadoni. He pointed me to a review he wrote about the X-E1. And he writes:
The newest X-mount body from Fujiflm is a dream come true. It solves just about every problem I encountered on the X-Pro 1 and then, for kicks, goes even further up the tickle-my-fancy meter. This is the camera I had been waiting for. This is The One.
And the auto-focus…?
Much, much improved. That’s a function of some software updates along with a built in motor within the exceptional, and I mean exceptional, kit lens. It’s faster and sharper than any other kit lens I’ve used […]
Yes, the lens is a so-called “kit lens”, but it is fast and sharp, and you can control aperture on the lens. Ok, let’s see what Rey thinks about the image quality:
The image quality is indistinguishable to me from the X-Pro 1 and that’s a very good thing. It seems to be the latest fad for manufacturers to remove the anti-aliasing filter and Fujifilm’s sensor array seems to prevent moire and other concerning artifacts completely. I saw no such problems.
Jump over to Rey’s review (click here) to see sample pics and get all of his thoughts about the X-E1.
Fuji X-E1 price check: [shopcountry 678]