4 of 5 people found the following review helpful
Very good camera and lens package at an excellent price.,
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This review is from: Fujifilm X-M1 Camera - Silver (16.3MP, 16-50mm Lens Kit) 3 inch LCD (Camera)
When I bought this it was part of an offer from both Amazon and Fujifilm which meant I received £100 refund from each of them making this excellent value. But it is not a 'cheap' camera, since it features many of the features of the more expensive X mount range from Fuji that have been so well-reviewed. In particular, it features essentially the same excellent sensor that is in the more expensive X-Pro 1 camera ( which I also own), and excellent 16-50mm lens that can be used on other X mount cameras. The X-M1 does not feature all of the refinements of its more expensive X-cousins, but it is excellent for informal 'street' shots and the like, being small enough to put in a (largish) pocket, especially if you use one of the other X-mount lenses such as the 18mm or 35 mm.
Just to confirm: the camera and lens will need updating with the latest firmware from Fuji to get the best from them and overcome some of the issues such as slow focusing etc. of this range when it was first released. But this is very easily done so long as you have access to the internet, and is clearly explained on the Fujifilm support website.
I have other cameras such as Canon DSLRs and rangefinders, but I really enjoy using this and the X-PRO1 with a range of lernses both because they produce such excellent quality jpg and RAW picture files, and because they take me back to my earlier days of photography and help me to think about the shots I am taking and make the best of them both in-camera and when using post-shot software.