FUJIFILM X-E1 in classic black is very effective for high-sensitivity photography due to its arrangement of the color filter array, which enhances noise separation. The large APS-C sensor is capable of creating wonderful brokeh effects when shooting with a shallow depth of field. Its X-Trans CMOS sensor inhibits moire. The large choice of photography functions makes the FUJIFILM X-E1 ideal for most any photographic situation.
X-Trans CMOS Sensor - Enabling high quality imaging
Equipped with a large APS-C size sensor the resolving and descriptive power of the Fujinon lens can be maximized thereby enabling high resolution over the entire screen.
Equipped with a Large APS-C Sensor for the Highest Image Quality.
Achievement of Superb High Resolution, High Sensitivity & Impressive Bokeh Effect
The X-E1's sensor adopts the same high-performance 16M X-Trans CMOS found in the X Series flagship X-Pro1 model. Featuring an originally developed color filter array with a highly random pixel arrangement, its X-Trans CMOS sensor eliminates the need for an optical low-pass filter, which is used in conventional systems to inhibit moiré at the expense of resolution. The innovative array lets the X-Trans CMOS sensor capture unfiltered light from the lens and produce unprecedented resolution. The unique random arrangement of the color filter array is also highly effective in enhancing noise separation in high-sensitivity photography. Another advantage of the large APS-C sensor is the ability to create a beautiful bokeh effect - the aesthetic out-of-focus effect created when shooting with a shallow depth of field.
Conventional ArrayRepeating pattern in the case of an array of 2 x 2 pixel units.
New Filter Array
Higher degree of randomness with an array of 6 x 6 pixel units.
High Sensitivity Performance Comparison
Cycles per Pixel (Spatial Frequency)
Vertical axis : MTF (Modulation Transfer Function/Resolution Index)
Vertical axis : S/N (dB)
X-Trans CMOS Technologies Take Beauty to New Extremes
Standard Range to ISO6400 and Extended Range to ISO25600
Featuring a large APS-C sensor and with the elimination of an optical low-pass filter, Fujifilm's X-Trans CMOS takes advantage of its high-sensitivity performance to deliver a standard range up to ISO6400. No matter when or where the shutter opportunity arises, you can depend on its high-sensitivity image quality to defeat blur caused by camera shake or subject motion. The X-E1's low-light capabilities are guaranteed to capture the moment beautifully.
In bright scenes, every detail from the leaves of the trees to a wisp of hair in a portrait is captured with exceptionally high resolution.
Wide Dynamic Range
In high contrast scenes, for example when shooting landscapes with a strong contrast between bright and dark areas, this technology reproduces the natural tonality in both highlights and shadow.
FILM SIMULATION - Explore the Nuances of Color.
Just like choosing the perfect film to match your creative direction, the X-E1 can simulate the color and tonal qualities of acclaimed film brands including the true-to-scene natural look of PROVIA, the vibrant tonality and saturated colors of Velvia and the silky soft look and beautiful skin tones of ASTIA. Film Simulation mode makes it simple to capture the expressive color quality of the rich legacy of Fujifilm photo film technology.
MONOCHROME (+Ye/R/G FILTER)
High-definition and high-luminance 2.36 M-dot OLED electronic viewfinder
By combining the best OLED electronic viewfinder in its class with FUJIFILM's original optical technology the X-E1 offers a bright, wide field of vision of which its entirety can be seen at a glance.
Natural Look Electronic Viewfinder Debuts
The Fusion of FUJIFILM Optical Technology and a new 2.36M-dot Organic EL Panel
Adopting an optical structure of two glass lenses and a double aspherical lens, the viewfinder provides a comfortable and natural view of the entire scene with an horizontal apparent field of view of 25°. FUJIFILM's optical engineers have achieved a distortion-free view with astounding edge-to-edge clarity and maintained an excellent field of vision even if the photographer's eye position shifts.
Diopter Adjustment Dial
The X-E1 offers a diopter correction dial that enables users to adjust the strength of the viewfinder in accordance with their eyesight. The dial is located on the side of the viewfinder and can be adjusted from -4m-1 - +2m-1 (dtp).
Narrow horizontal apparent field of view 18°
Horizontal apparent field of view 25°
2.36 M-dot Organic EL Panel
With approx. 2.36M dots of resolution and 100% coverage, the X-E1 display panel provides incredible detail to perfectly frame and focus your shots. The rich color expression of OLED technology and high contrast ratio of 1:5000* reflect exposure, white balance and film simulation settings with high fidelity, letting you confirm changes in real time.
* Depending on the shooting conditions
Number of effective pixels
16.3 million pixels
23.6 mm x 15.6 mm (APS-C) X-Trans CMOS with primary color filter
Sensor Cleaning system
Ultra Sonic Vibration
SD memory card / SDHC memory card / SDXC (UHS-I) memory card*1
JPEG (Exif Ver 2.3)*2,
RAW (RAF format), RAW+JPEG
(Design rule for Camera File system compliant / DPOF-compatible)
H.264 (MOV) with Stereo sound
Number of recorded pixels L : (3:2) 4896 x 3264 / (16:9) 4896 x 2760 / (1:1) 3264 x 3264
M : (3:2) 3456 x 2304 / (16:9) 3456 x 1944 / (1:1) 2304 x 2304
S : (3:2) 2496 x 1664 / (16:9) 2496 x 1408 / (1:1) 1664 x 1664
L Vertical: 7680 x 2160 Horizontal: 7680 x 1440
M Vertical: 5120 x 2160 Horizontal: 5120 x 1440
FUJIFILM X mount
Compatible Interchangeable lens
FUJINON LENS XF18mmF2 R
FUJINON LENS XF35mmF1.4 R
FUJINON LENS XF60mmF2.4 R Macro
FUJINON LENS XF18-55mmF2.8-4 R LM OIS
FUJINON LENS XF14mmF2.8 R
Equivalent to ISO 200 - 6400 (Standard Output Sensitivity)
AUTO mode: AUTO (400) / AUTO (800) / AUTO (1600) / AUTO (3200) / AUTO(6400)
Extended output sensitivity equivalent ISO 100, 12800 and 25600
TTL 256-zones metering, Multi / Spot / Average
Programmed AE, Shutter priority AE, Aperture priority AE, Manual exposure
-2.0 EV - +2.0 EV, increment with 1/3 EV step
Lens shift type (when OIS type lens is set)
Focal Plane Shutter
(with mechanical shutter)(P mode) 1/4 sec. to 1/4000 sec.,
(All other modes) 30 sec. to 1/4000 sec.
Bulb (max. 60 min.)
1/2 to 30 sec.
Synchronized Shutter speed for flash :
1/180 sec or slower
* 1/180 sec can be automatically set at some shooting condition on P mode or A mode.
Max 6 / 3 fps selectable
AE Bracketing (±1/3 EV, ±2/3 EV, ±1 EV)
Film Simulation Bracketing
(Any 3 type of film simulation selectable)
Dynamic Range Bracketing
(100%, 200%, 400%)
ISO sensitivity Bracketing
(±1/3 EV, ±2/3 EV, ±1 EV)
Single AF / Continuous AF / MF Distance Indicator
TTL contrast AF, AF assist illuminator available
AF frame selection
(EVF / LCD: 49 areas with 7 x 7) / Multi
* changeable size of AF frame: among 5 type
Automatic scene recognition
Custom, Color temperature selection (K)
Preset: Fine, Shade, Fluorescent light (Daylight), Fluorescent light (Warm White), Fluorescent light (Cool White), Incandescent light, underwater
Film Simulation mode
10 type (PROVIA/STANDARD, Velvia/VIVID, ASTIA/SOFT, PRO Neg Hi, PRO Neg Std, MONOCHROME, MONOCHROME+Ye FILTER, MONOCHROME+R FILTER, MONOCHROME+G FILTER, SEPIA)
Dynamic range setting
AUTO (100-400%), 100%, 200%, 400%
Approx. 10 sec. / 2 sec. Delay
Manual pop-up flash (Auto flash)
Guide number:approx 7 (ISO200 · m)
Red-eye removal OFF: Auto, Forced Flash, Suppressed Flash, Slow Synchro. Rear-curtain Synchro, Commander
Red-eye removal ON: Red-eye Reduction Auto, Red-eye Reduction & Forced Flash, Suppressed Flash, Red-eye Reduction & Slow Synchro. Red-eye Reduction & Rear-curtain Synchro, Commander
Yes (dedicated TTL Flash compatible)
0.5-in., approx.2,360,000-dot OLED color viewfinder
Coverage of viewing area vs. capturing area:
Eye point:approx. 23 mm
-4m-1 to +2m-1
Built-in eye sensor
LCD monitor 2.8-in, approx. 460,000-dot, TFT color LCD monitor (Approx. 100% coverage)
1920 x 1080 pixels, 1280 x 720 pixels (24 frames/sec.) with stereo sound
Individual movies cannot exceed 29 minutes in length.
Select custom setting, Motion panorama, Color space, Color (Saturation), sharpness, Dynamic range, Film simulation, Gradation, Auto red-eye removal (by face detection function), Framing guideline, Frame No. memory, Histogram display, Preview depth of focus, Focus check, Electronic level, Multiple exposure, Fn button setting (RAW, Movie, etc)
RAW conversion, Image rotate, Red-eye reduction, Photobook assist, Erase selected frames, image search, Multi-frame playback (with micro thumbnail), Slide show, Mark for upload, Protect, Crop, Resize, Panorama, Favorites
PictBridge, Exif Print, Language selection, Time difference, Quick start mode, Silent mode
USB 2.0 High-Speed
HDMI mini connector
Microphone/shutter release input
ø2.5mm, stereo mini connector
NP-W126 Li-ion battery (included)
129 (W) mm x 74.9(H) mm x 38.3(D) mm / 5.1 in.(W) x 2.9 in. (H) x 1.5 in. (D)
(Minimum depth: 30.9 mm/ 1.2 in.)
Approx. 350g / 12.3 oz. (including battery and memory card)
Approx. 300 g / 10.6 oz. (excluding accessories, battery and memory card)
0°C - 40°C
10 - 80% (no condensation)
Guide to the number of available frames for battery operation
approx 350 frames (When XF35mmF1.4 R is set)
Starting up periodApprox 0.5 sec, when QUICK START mode set to ON
Approx 1.0 sec, when QUICK START mode set to OFF
* evaluated by FUJIFILM method
Li-ion battery NP-W126
Battery charger BC-W126
Metal strap clip
Clip attaching tool
CD-ROM (Viewer software, RAW File Converter etc.*3)
Li-ion battery NP-W126
Battery charger BC-W126
Shoe Mount Flash EF-20, EF-42, EF-X20
Interchangeable lens FUJINON LENS XF18mmF2 R
Interchangeable lens FUJINON LENS XF35mmF1.4 R
Interchangeable lens FUJINON LENS XF60mmF2.4 R Macro
Interchangeable lens FUJINON LENS XF18-55mmF2.8-4 R LM OIS
Interchangeable lens FUJINON LENS XF14mmF2.8 R
M Mount adapter
Protector Filter PRF-58 58mmø
Protector Filter PRF-52 52mmø
Protector Filter PRF-39 39mmø
Remote release RR-80
Hand Grip HG-XE1
Leather Case BLC-XE1