The Fujifilm XQ1 is a new premium compact camera announced by Fuji. The Fujifilm XQ1 is an enthusiast compact takes the fast lens and slim design from last year’s XF1 and adds a 12 megapixel 2/3″ X-Trans II CMOS sensor and EXR Processor II as used in the highly regarded X20 camera with hybrid autofocus.
The pocket-sized Fujifilm XQ1 features a newly developed features a 25-100mm (equivalent) F1.8-4.9 lens with optical image stabilization, with AF times as quick as 0.06 seconds, according to Fuji. You can see the price, specs, features information and product images below.
Fujifilm XQ1 Premium Compact Camera Price
Fujifilm XQ1 premium compact camera price is $499.00. Fujifilm XQ1 will start shipping on November 15, 2013. Fujifilm XQ1 is available to buy from the camera stores below.
Fujifilm XQ1 Premium Compact Camera Features
Superb shooting speed and premium compact design
The XQ1 boasts that world’s fastest AF of 0.06 seconds, a shooting interval of just 0.3 seconds*6 between shots, and a shutter lag of 0.015 seconds to capture even the most fleeting and memorable moments.
With its auto switching AF, the XQ1 combines contrast AF with an improved phase detection AF algorithm that provides accurate capture of low-contrast subjects in low light as well as high-speed responsiveness. The XQ1 also gives users Focus Highlight Peaking that outlines high contrast areas of subjects during focusing, which helps users focus accurately for picture results that look fantastic on-screen and in print.
The XQ1 is made with outstanding craftsmanship and the classic design that the X-Series is known for, all within an ultra-small body that is 3.93″ (w) x 2.3″ (h) x 1.3″ (d). With a sharp 920,000 dot LCD screen made of anti-reflective glass, the XQ1 gives photographers an amazing 85°vertical and horizontal viewing angles as they frame every shot.
Improved movie performance
The FUJIFILM XQ1 shoots full HD video with up to 60fps and AF tracking performance for quick and smooth focusing that records clear subjects, even when moving the camera body thanks to its dedicated image stabilization.
Easy Image Transfer with WiFi® button
> The FUJIFILM XQ1 includes a WiFi button that lets users transfer high quality photos and movies*7 to smartphones, tablets and computers for easy sharing on social media sites
To connect the XQ1 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 XQ1. The app also lets users download movies, expanding the range of options available for enjoying pictures taken with the camera.
Once paired, users can press and hold the WiFi button to begin sharing images and movies immediately to their smartphone or tablet.
Fujifilm XQ1 Premium Compact Camera Specs
- 12 Megapixels 2/3” X-Trans CMOS II Sensor
- EXR Processor II
- Start-up time of 1.0
- Shutter lag time of 0.015
- Shooting interval time of 0.3
- AF speed 0.06 seconds
- F1.8-F4.9 4x optical zoom equivalent to 25-100mm in 35mm format
- 4x Intelligent Digital Zoom (16X combined with optical zoom)
- Lens Modulation Optimizer for improved image quality
- 3” (920,000 dot) premium clear LCD (High contrast, High Brightness and Wide viewing angle)
- Built-in Super Intelligent pop-up Flash
- ISO100 – 12800
- Full HD Movie
- In-camera RAW converter
- Film simulation modes (Velvia, ASTIA, PROVIA, Sepia and Monochrome)
- Artistic features: Toy Camera, Miniature, Dynamic Tone, Pop Color, Soft Focus, High Key, Low Key, and Partial Color Selection of Bracketing functions (AE/ISO/Dynamic Range &Film Simulation)
Fujifilm XQ1 Premium Compact Camera Product Images