Awards & Reviews
EISA judges were particularly impressed with the X-Pro1's outstanding image quality. Commenting on the award, the EISA jury said; "It is a combination of exceptional lens quality, great build and a revolutionary new sensor design that makes the Fujifilm X-Pro1 such a successful camera."
It has won the award in recognition of its "Hybrid Multi Viewfinder", which allows users to freely switch between the optical viewfinder and electronic viewfinder, and automatically selects the OVF magnification and frame size according to the focal length of the attached lens (for wide-angle and standard focal lengths). The recognition is also given to the 16.3-megapixel APS-C "X-Trans CMOS Sensor", which uses a color filter array with enhanced aperiodicity to control moire and false color generation without requiring a low-pass filter, thereby achieving advanced image resolution and low noise comparable to cameras carrying a full-size sensor.
CNET, owned by the national television company CBS, is a major technology website that covers a wide range of consumer electronics and recognized the FUJIFILM X-Pro1 to win the CNET "Best of CES 2012" - Best Camera award. After the FUJIFILM X-Pro1 was announced as the winner, the hosts of the award ceremony called it "the wedding photographer's new darling."
Popular Science is owned by the Bonnier Technology Group, which publishes the well-known Popular Photography magazine. The "CES 2012 Product of the Future" award was given to the X-Pro1 as the new leader in the highly competitive advanced-compact camera field and said that the X-Pro1 "brings the same sleek look and innovative hybrid digital/optical viewfinder to an interchangeable lens system" and "has a unique color filter array on the large APS-C sensor that promises big image quality in a small, retro-stylish package."
Popular Mechanics is a magazine that features regular sections on technology, automotive, science and other topics. The FUJIFILM X-Pro1earned its "CES 2012 Editor's Choice Award," which is its highest technology award. Popular Mechanics called the X-Pro1, "a stunner, a gorgeous slab of aluminum, synthetic leather, and precision-milled nobs and dials that manages to be featherlight, thanks to it magnesium build."
Gizmodo is a very popular technology blog that covers a wide range of consumer electronics and topics. The FUJIFILM X-Pro1 earned its "The Best of Everything - The Best New Camera" and Gizmodo said that "it's beautiful, simple to use, and elegant. And the Fujifilm X-Pro1 is rightly going to end up in a lot of camera bags when it hits the streets."
Tom's Guide is technology website that provides consumer electronic news and unbiased reviews. Tom's Guide gave its first-ever "Best of CES" award to the FUJIFILM X-Pro1 "for its style, intuitive design, and its ability to fulfill a need expressed by photography enthusiasts and pro-sumers who just don't want to carry an entire DSLR camera bag."
Computer Shopper is a website that features technology reviews, product roundups, and how-to coverage for consumers. Computer Shopper gave the FUJIFILM X-Pro1 its award because it said the FUJIFILM X-Pro1 really stood out among the pack.
Photography Blog is an advanced consumer website that is dedicated to photography, digital cameras and industry news. It said that "the Fujifilm X-Pro1 is our pick of CES 2012. It's a serious mirrorless camera aimed at professionals, with an innovative new sensor, optical and electronic viewfinder, and perhaps most importantly of a range of fast prime lenses from day one."
Awards & Reviews