As well as being compared against other boutiques, the Fujifilm FinePix X100s is also often compared to pro DSLRs, mirrorless, pro digicams and entry-level DSLRs. The Fujifilm FinePix X100s's top rivals come from Fujifilm (such as the X100F and the X-E2) and Canon (such as the EOS 70D and the PowerShot G7 X)

compared toBoutique competitors

Generally, compared to other boutique competitors the Fujifilm X100s has a much narrower wide angle lens (35 mm vs 24 mm), has a slightly smaller screen (2.8" vs 3"), has a slightly lower resolution screen (460k dots vs 1,040k dots), doesn't have a touch screen and users slower contrast detection autofocus (hybrid detection vs phase detection).

Fujifilm X100F

Fujifilm X100F
4 years newer
$1,050 - $1,299

Significant advantages of the X100F (vs the X100s)

  • Higher resolution screen: 1,040k dots vs 460k dots
  • Larger screen: 3" vs 2.8"
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Hybrid detection

Significant disadvantages of the X100F (vs the X100s)

  • None found

common strengths of the X100F and X100s

  • Fairly small: Standard size (127×75×52 mm) vs Standard size (127×74×54 mm)
  • Thin: 2" vs 2.1"
  • Built-in flashes

Leica D-Lux (Typ 109)

Leica D-Lux (Typ 109)
1 year newer
$895 - $966

Significant advantages of the D-Lux (Typ 109) (vs the X100s)

  • Much better wide angle: 24 mm vs 35 mm
  • Larger screen: 3" vs 2.8"
  • Shoots significantly faster: 11 fps vs 6 fps

Significant disadvantages of the D-Lux (Typ 109) (vs the X100s)

  • No built-in flash

common strengths of the D-Lux (Typ 109) and X100s

  • Fairly small: Mid size (118×66×55 mm) vs Standard size (127×74×54 mm)
  • Light weight: 405 g vs 445 g
  • Thin: 2.2" vs 2.1"

Fujifilm FinePix X100T

Fujifilm FinePix X100T
1 year newer
$950

Significant advantages of the X100T (vs the X100s)

  • Higher resolution screen: 1,040k dots vs 460k dots
  • Larger screen: 3" vs 2.8"

Significant disadvantages of the X100T (vs the X100s)

  • None found

common strengths of the X100T and X100s

  • Fairly small: Standard size (127×74×52 mm) vs Standard size (127×74×54 mm)
  • Thin: 2.1" vs 2.1"
  • Light weight: 440 g vs 445 g

Fujifilm X70

Fujifilm X70
3 years newer
$1,365

Significant advantages of the X70 (vs the X100s)

  • Has a touch screen
  • Higher resolution screen: 1,040k dots vs 460k dots
  • Larger screen: 3" vs 2.8"

Significant disadvantages of the X70 (vs the X100s)

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2
  • No viewfinder: None vs Optical

common strengths of the X70 and X100s

  • Fairly small: Mid size (113×64×44 mm) vs Standard size (127×74×54 mm)
  • Thin: 1.7" vs 2.1"
  • Light weight: 340 g vs 445 g

Ricoh GR II

Ricoh GR II
2 years newer
$497 - $547

Significant advantages of the GR II (vs the X100s)

  • Significantly higher resolution screen: 1,230k dots vs 460k dots
  • Larger screen: 3" vs 2.8"

Significant disadvantages of the GR II (vs the X100s)

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2

common strengths of the GR II and X100s

  • Fairly small: Mid size (117×63×35 mm) vs Standard size (127×74×54 mm)
  • Light weight: 251 g vs 445 g
  • Thin: 1.4" vs 2.1"

Fujifilm FinePix X100

Fujifilm FinePix X100
2 years older
$900

Significant advantages of the X100 (vs the X100s)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the X100 (vs the X100s)

  • None found

common strengths of the X100 and X100s

  • Fairly small: Standard size (127×75×54 mm) vs Standard size (127×74×54 mm)
  • Thin: 2.1" vs 2.1"
  • Built-in flashes

compared toPro DSLR competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm X100s compared to pro DSLR competitors include: it records higher quality movies (1080p @ 60fps vs none), shoots faster continuously (6 fps vs 4 fps), has slightly more focus points (49 vs 19), is newer (january 2013 vs september 2008) and is much smaller (standard size (127×74×54 mm) vs professional size (152×113×75 mm)).

However, on average it has a significantly smaller screen (2.8" vs 3"), has a slightly lower resolution screen (460k dots vs 920k dots), much smaller viewfinder (0.33x vs 0.70x), takes slightly lower resolution photos (16 MP vs 20 MP) and doesn't record movies in 24p.

Canon EOS 70D

Canon EOS 70D
similar age
$1,877 18-135mm lens

Significant advantages of the 70D (vs the X100s)

  • Has a through-the-lens viewfinder: Pentaprism vs Optical
  • Much larger viewfinder: 0.59x vs 0.33x
  • Significantly higher resolution screen: 1,040k dots vs 460k dots

Significant disadvantages of the 70D (vs the X100s)

  • Much thicker: 3.1" vs 2.1"
  • Much larger: Professional size (145×106×79 mm) vs Standard size (127×74×54 mm)
  • Significantly fewer focus points: 19 vs 49

common strengths of the 70D and X100s

  • Fairly small: Professional size (145×106×79 mm) vs Standard size (127×74×54 mm)
  • Inexpensive: $1,099.69 vs $347.40
  • Light weight: 755 g vs 445 g

Canon EOS 5D

Canon EOS 5D
7 years older
$2,499 (body only)

Significant advantages of the 5D (vs the X100s)

  • Has a through-the-lens viewfinder: Pentaprism vs Optical
  • Much larger viewfinder: 0.71x vs 0.33x
  • Has interchangeable lenses

Significant disadvantages of the 5D (vs the X100s)

  • Much smaller screen: 2.5" vs 2.8"
  • Shoots much slower: 3 fps vs 6 fps
  • Much larger: Professional size (152×113×75 mm) vs Standard size (127×74×54 mm)

common strengths of the 5D and X100s

  • None found

Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Canon EOS 5D Mark II
4 years older
$2,311 24-105mm lens

Significant advantages of the 5D Mark II (vs the X100s)

  • Has a through-the-lens viewfinder: Pentaprism vs Optical
  • Much larger viewfinder: 0.71x vs 0.33x
  • Significantly larger screen: 3" vs 2.8"

Significant disadvantages of the 5D Mark II (vs the X100s)

  • Shoots significantly slower: 3.9 fps vs 6 fps
  • Significantly fewer focus points: 9 vs 49
  • Much larger: Professional size (152×114×75 mm) vs Standard size (127×74×54 mm)

common strengths of the 5D Mark II and X100s

  • None found

Nikon D300

Nikon D300
5 years older
$465 (body only)

Significant advantages of the D300 (vs the X100s)

  • Has a through-the-lens viewfinder: Pentaprism vs Optical
  • Much larger viewfinder: 0.62x vs 0.33x
  • Significantly larger screen: 3" vs 2.8"

Significant disadvantages of the D300 (vs the X100s)

  • Much larger: Professional size (147×114×74 mm) vs Standard size (127×74×54 mm)
  • Significantly lower true resolution: 12.2 MP vs 16 MP
  • Much thicker: 2.9" vs 2.1"

common strengths of the D300 and X100s

  • Thin: 2.9" vs 2.1"
  • Very inexpensive: $465.14 vs $347.40
  • Built-in flashes

Nikon D800

Nikon D800
1 year older
$1,299 - $1,879 (body only)
$3,464 24-85mm lens

Significant advantages of the D800 (vs the X100s)

  • Has a through-the-lens viewfinder: Pentaprism vs Optical
  • Much higher true resolution: 36.2 MP vs 16 MP
  • Much larger screen: 3.2" vs 2.8"

Significant disadvantages of the D800 (vs the X100s)

  • Much larger: Large (146×123×82 mm) vs Standard size (127×74×54 mm)
  • Shoots significantly slower: 4 fps vs 6 fps
  • Much thicker: 3.2" vs 2.1"

common strengths of the D800 and X100s

  • Inexpensive: $1,299.00 vs $347.40
  • Built-in flashes

Nikon DF

Nikon DF
9 months newer
$2,215 - $2,747 (body only)
$2,508 - $2,997 50mm lens

Significant advantages of the DF (vs the X100s)

  • Has a through-the-lens viewfinder: Pentaprism vs Optical
  • Much larger screen: 3.2" vs 2.8"
  • Much larger viewfinder: 0.70x vs 0.33x

Significant disadvantages of the DF (vs the X100s)

  • Much larger: Professional size (144×110×67 mm) vs Standard size (127×74×54 mm)
  • Much thicker: 2.6" vs 2.1"
  • Significantly heavier: 765 g vs 445 g

common strengths of the DF and X100s

  • Fairly small: Professional size (144×110×67 mm) vs Standard size (127×74×54 mm)
  • Very thin: 2.6" vs 2.1"
  • Light weight: 765 g vs 445 g

compared toMirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm X100s compared to mirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors include: it records higher quality movies (1080p @ 60fps vs none), is newer (january 2013 vs august 2011), has a CMOS-family sensor (CMOS vs CCD) and has a built-in flash.

However, on average it has a much smaller screen (2.8" vs 3"), has a significantly lower resolution screen (460k dots vs 920k dots), much smaller viewfinder (0.33x vs 1.64x), doesn't have a touch screen and doesn't record movies in 24p.

Samsung NX300

Samsung NX300
similar age
$699 20-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the NX300 (vs the X100s)

  • Much larger screen: 3.3" vs 2.8"
  • Has a touch screen
  • Supports 24p

Significant disadvantages of the NX300 (vs the X100s)

  • No viewfinder: None vs Optical
  • No built-in flash

common strengths of the NX300 and X100s

  • Inexpensive: $699.00 vs $347.40

Fujifilm X-E2

Fujifilm X-E2
9 months newer
$555 (body only)
$668 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the X-E2 (vs the X100s)

  • Much larger viewfinder: 1.64x vs 0.33x
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.8"
  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,040k dots vs 460k dots

Significant disadvantages of the X-E2 (vs the X100s)

  • None found

common strengths of the X-E2 and X100s

  • Inexpensive: $555.41 vs $347.40
  • Each has a built-in flash

Sony NEX 7

Sony NEX-7
1 year older
$737 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the NEX 7 (vs the X100s)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.8"
  • Supports 24p
  • Much higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 460k dots

Significant disadvantages of the NEX 7 (vs the X100s)

  • None found

common strengths of the NEX 7 and X100s

  • Inexpensive: $736.89 vs $347.40
  • Each has a built-in flash

Fujifilm X-T1

Fujifilm X-T1
1 year newer
$1,299 (body only)

Significant advantages of the X-T1 (vs the X100s)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.8"
  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,040k dots vs 460k dots
  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the X-T1 (vs the X100s)

  • No built-in flash

common strengths of the X-T1 and X100s

  • None found

Fujifilm X-M1

Fujifilm X-M1
5 months newer
$328 16-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the X-M1 (vs the X100s)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.8"
  • Much higher resolution screen: 920k dots vs 460k dots
  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the X-M1 (vs the X100s)

  • No viewfinder: None vs Optical

common strengths of the X-M1 and X100s

  • Inexpensive: $328.46 vs $347.40
  • Each has a built-in flash

Leica M9

Leica M9
3 years older

Significant advantages of the M9 (vs the X100s)

  • Has interchangeable lenses

Significant disadvantages of the M9 (vs the X100s)

  • Much smaller screen: 2.5" vs 2.8"
  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 460k dots
  • Lacks autofocus: None vs Hybrid detection

common strengths of the M9 and X100s

  • None found

compared toPro digicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm X100s compared to pro digicam competitors include: it has a much larger sensor (APS-C 23.6x15.8mm vs 2/3" 8.8x6.6mm), has a CMOS-family sensor (CMOS vs CCD), slightly larger viewfinder (0.33x vs 0.22x), is newer (january 2013 vs july 2012) and is slightly less expensive ($347.40 vs $599.00).

However, on average it has a much narrower wide angle lens (35 mm vs 24 mm), has a slightly smaller screen (2.8" vs 3"), has a significantly lower resolution screen (460k dots vs 920k dots), doesn't have a screen which flips out and slightly shorter exposures (30 seconds vs 60 seconds).

Canon PowerShot G7 X

Canon PowerShot G7 X
1 year newer
$534

Significant advantages of the G7 X (vs the X100s)

  • Much better wide angle: 24 mm vs 35 mm
  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,040k dots vs 460k dots
  • Has a touch screen

Significant disadvantages of the G7 X (vs the X100s)

  • Much smaller sensor: Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs APS-C 23.6x15.8mm
  • Much shorter battery life: 210 shots vs 330 shots
  • No external flash support

common strengths of the G7 X and X100s

  • Large sensors: Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs APS-C 23.6x15.8mm
  • Each has a built-in flash

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5
2 years older
$700

Significant advantages of the DMC-LX5 (vs the X100s)

  • Much better wide angle: 24 mm vs 35 mm
  • Significantly longer battery life: 400 shots vs 330 shots
  • Significantly longer exposures: 60 seconds vs 30 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-LX5 (vs the X100s)

  • Much smaller sensor: 1/1.6" 8.3x6.2mm vs APS-C 23.6x15.8mm
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • Significantly lower true resolution: 10 MP vs 16 MP

common strengths of the DMC-LX5 and X100s

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Great battery life: 400 shots vs 330 shots
  • Support external flash

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III
1 year newer
$510 - $748

Significant advantages of the DSC-RX100 III (vs the X100s)

  • Much better wide angle: 24 mm vs 35 mm
  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,229k dots vs 460k dots
  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-RX100 III (vs the X100s)

  • Much smaller sensor: Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs APS-C 23.6x15.8mm
  • Significantly slower max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second

common strengths of the DSC-RX100 III and X100s

  • Large sensors: Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs APS-C 23.6x15.8mm
  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Great battery life: 320 shots vs 330 shots

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7
5 months older
$392

Significant advantages of the DMC-LX7 (vs the X100s)

  • Much better wide angle: 24 mm vs 35 mm
  • Significantly wider aperture: f/1.4 vs f/2
  • Much higher resolution screen: 920k dots vs 460k dots

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-LX7 (vs the X100s)

  • Much smaller sensor: 1/1.8" 7.44x5.58mm vs APS-C 23.6x15.8mm
  • Significantly lower true resolution: 10 MP vs 16 MP
  • No viewfinder: None vs Optical

common strengths of the DMC-LX7 and X100s

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Great battery life: 330 shots vs 330 shots
  • Support external flash

Fujifilm Finepix X10

Fujifilm Finepix X10
1 year older
$750

Significant advantages of the X10 (vs the X100s)

  • Much better wide angle: 28 mm vs 35 mm

Significant disadvantages of the X10 (vs the X100s)

  • Much smaller sensor: 2/3" 8.8x6.6mm vs APS-C 23.6x15.8mm

common strengths of the X10 and X100s

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Great battery life: 300 shots vs 330 shots
  • Support external flash

compared toEntry-level DSLR competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm X100s compared to entry-level DSLR competitors include: it records higher quality movies (1080p @ 60fps vs 720p @ 24fps), shoots faster continuously (6 fps vs 4.5 fps), has a much larger sensor (APS-C 23.6x15.8mm vs APS-C 23.5x15.6mm), has significantly more focus points (49 vs 11) and is newer (january 2013 vs august 2008).

However, on average it has a much smaller screen (2.8" vs 3.2"), has a much lower resolution screen (460k dots vs 1,228k dots), much smaller viewfinder (0.33x vs 0.63x), takes much lower resolution photos (16 MP vs 24 MP) and doesn't record movies in 24p.

Nikon D90

Nikon D90
4 years older
$449 (body only)

Significant advantages of the D90 (vs the X100s)

  • Much higher resolution screen: 930k dots vs 460k dots
  • Has a through-the-lens viewfinder: Pentaprism vs Optical
  • Much larger viewfinder: 0.63x vs 0.33x

Significant disadvantages of the D90 (vs the X100s)

  • Much lower true resolution: 12.2 MP vs 16 MP
  • Lower resolution movies: 720p @ 24fps vs 1080p @ 60fps
  • Much larger: Professional size (132×103×77 mm) vs Standard size (127×74×54 mm)

common strengths of the D90 and X100s

  • None found

Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200
2 years newer
$629 - $697 (body only)
$997 - $1,150 18-140mm lens

Significant advantages of the D7200 (vs the X100s)

  • Much higher true resolution: 24 MP vs 16 MP
  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,228k dots vs 460k dots
  • Has a through-the-lens viewfinder: Pentaprism vs Optical

Significant disadvantages of the D7200 (vs the X100s)

  • Much larger: Professional size (136×107×76 mm) vs Standard size (127×74×54 mm)
  • Much thicker: 3" vs 2.1"
  • Significantly heavier: 765 g vs 445 g

common strengths of the D7200 and X100s

  • Lots of focus points: 51 vs 49