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Fujifilm XQ2

alaTest has collected and analyzed 60 reviews of Fujifilm XQ2. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. Opinions about the design and image quality are generally positive. The usability and portability are also appreciated. There are some mixed reviews about the reliability and low light performance. There are some negative reviews about the exposure and color.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Fujifilm XQ2 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 92/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Fujifilm XQ2

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 user reviews of Fujifilm XQ2 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 2.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.com. Reviewers really like the size and focus. The portability and image quality also get good feedback, whereas many are critical about the zoom.

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50% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Aug, 2019

Expert review by : Lizzie Shepherd (techradar.com)

Fuji XQ2 review

 

Fuji's smart-looking compact camera is tiny but tough, and a delight to use

Pocketable and well designed ; Intuitive menu system ; Good focal length range ; Excellent film simulation modes

Lens and sensor not up with the very best in its class ; Dynamic range a little limited ; Noisy at higher ISOs ; No tilting screen

A thoroughly enjoyable camera to use. It does everything pretty well but falls short of challenging the very best in its class – a 1-inch sensor, better lens and a tilting touch-screen would potentially make the difference.

May, 2015

Expert review by : Joshua Goldman (cnet.co.uk)

Fujifilm XQ2 review: A snappy-looking shooter that doesn't mind the dark

 

Though it's a very modest update from its predecessor, the XQ2 is nonetheless a competent bright-lens compact for more than a full-auto experience.

The Fujifilm XQ2 is an attractive advanced compact with a fast f1.8 maximum aperture and good low-light photo quality. It has a satisfying mix of manual and automatic shooting options and plenty of things with which to experiment. There's ample direct...

The XQ2 has limited Wi-Fi functionality; no built-in neutral density filter; it's essentially the same as its predecessor, the XQ1; and video quality is just OK.

The Fujifilm QX2 doesn't improve much on its predecessor, but with its larger image sensor, bright lens and fast performance even in low light, this stylish pocket camera is an excellent step-up from your smartphone or average point-and-shoot.

Aug, 2015

Expert review by : Ben Pitt (expertreviews.co.uk)

Fujifilm XQ2 review

 

Not much use for video, but the Fujifilm XQ2 strikes an excellent balance of image quality, compactness and price.

May, 2015

Expert review by : Joshua Waller (ephotozine.com)

Fujifilm XQ2 Review

 

We review the Fujifilm XQ2 - a compact camera with built in Wi-Fi and manual controls.

Fast f/1.8 lens ; Large sensor for a compact camera ; Built-in Wi-Fi ; Excellent image quality ; Easy access to image settings ; High resolution screen ; Good value for money

Focusing struggled occasionally ; Short battery life ; Struggled to shoot 12fps ; Zoom noise in videos

The Fujifilm XQ2 is a stylish compact camera that will easily fit into your pocket, and deliver better than average image quality compared to other compact cameras. The camera has a bright f/1.8, 5x optical zoom lens, with built in Wi-Fi to allow the...

May, 2015

Expert review by : Joshua Goldman (cnet.com)

Fujifilm XQ2 review

 

Even higher-end camera lines need an entry-level model.

The Fujifilm XQ2 is an attractive advanced compact with a fast f1.8 maximum aperture and good low-light photo quality. It has a satisfying mix of manual and automatic shooting options and plenty of things with which to experiment. There's ample direct...

The XQ2 has limited Wi-Fi functionality; no built-in neutral density filter; it's essentially the same as its predecessor, the XQ1; and video quality is just OK.

The Fujifilm QX2 doesn't improve much on its predecessor, but with its larger image sensor, bright lens and fast performance even in low light, this stylish pocket camera is an excellent step-up from your smartphone or average point-and-shoot.

Aug, 2015

Expert review by : Jim Fisher (pcmag.com)

Fujifilm XQ2

 

The Fujifilm XQ2 is a pocket-friendly camera that is capable of capturing excellent images.

X-Trans image sensor. Good high ISO image quality. 1080p60 video. 12.6fps burst mode. Fast focus. Raw capture.

Limited zoom range. Aperture narrows to f/4.9 at maximum telephoto. No hot shoe or EVF option. External charger not included.

Performance and Conclusions The XQ2 starts and shoots in about 1.3 seconds, and focuses almost instantly. It has a Super High burst mode that works in JPG only and can capture a 10-shot burst at 12.6fps. It does pause after ten shots, and requires...

Apr, 2015

Expert review by : Michael Palmer (steves-digicams.com)

Fujifilm XQ2

 

The new Fujifilm XQ2 is a pocket-sized digicam with an F1.8 maximum aperture, 4x optical-zoom lens, Full 1080p HD video recording with stereo sound, and a 12-megapixel 2/3-inch X-Trans CMOS II image sensor that is "designed to control moiré and false...

Jan, 2015

Expert review by : Lori Grunin (cnet.com.au)

Fujifilm tweaks XQ2, $400 advanced compact camera

 

Even higher-end camera lines need an entry-level model.

The Fujifilm XQ2 is an attractive advanced compact with a fast f1.8 maximum aperture and good low-light photo quality. It has a satisfying mix of manual and automatic shooting options and plenty of things with which to experiment. There's ample direct...

The XQ2 has limited Wi-Fi functionality; no built-in neutral density filter; it's essentially the same as its predecessor, the XQ1; and video quality is just OK

The Fujifilm QX2 doesn't improve much on its predecessor, but with its larger image sensor, bright lens and fast performance even in low light, this stylish pocket camera is an excellent step-up from your smartphone or average point-and-shoot.

Aug, 2015

Expert review by : Mark Peters (letsgodigital.org)

Fujifilm XQ2

 

Fujifilm XQ2 premium compact camera : Fujifilm is proud to present the super-compact and ultra-lightweight XQ2 digital camera. This premium X-Series camera is a deceptively powerful device offering advanced image quality and functionality in a very...

The Fujifilm XQ2 price is set at $400 / £330. Prices may vary from country to country. Available in luxurious black, silver or white finishes, it is the perfect premium compact for discerning photographers. As soon as we receive a test sample, we will...

Feb, 2015

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Expert review by : Mark Goldstein (photographyblog.com)

Fujifilm XQ2 Review

 

The Fujifilm XQ2 is an advanced compact camera that offers a 12 megapixel 2/3-type X-Trans CMOS II sensor with built-in Phase Detection pixels and no low-pass filter, a 4x, 25-100mm, f/1.8-4.9 zoom lens with 3-stop optical image stabilisation and a...

Calling the Fujifilm XQ2 a modest upgrade is something of an understatement - it's identical to the original XQ1 camera, except for a faster image proccesor, new Classic Chrome film simulation, new white colour-way, and a slightly lower official price...

Mar, 2015

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