At 24mm the X-S1 is capable of capturing plenty. The red highlight box shows where HMS Belfast is (see image below).
1/648sec @ f/5.6, 24mm, ISO 400, AWB
At its maximum telephoto reach of 636mm (35mm equivalent) the X-S1’s lens-based Image Stabilistion technology does a good job of keeping the image sharp.
1/256sec @ f/5.6, 636mm, ISO 250, AWB
In addtion to its huge focal range the X-S1 also offers excellent Macro abilities.
1/82sec @ f/3.2, 24mm (macro), ISO 800, AWB
Even at mid-range sensitivities the X-S1 produces punchy, lifelike colour.
1/185sec @ f/2.8, 24mm, ISO 800, AWB
Dynamic range can be expanded, but at it’s regular 100% setting the results aren’t at all bad.
1/622sec @ f/7.2, 100mm, ISO 400, AWB
Automatic white balance (AWB) metering produces consistently accurate results.
1/605sec @ f/5.7, 72mm, ISO 100, AWB
Score in detail
Design & Features 9
Image Quality 9
Build Quality 9