As well as being compared against other pro digicams, the Fujifilm Finepix X10 is also often compared to mirrorless, boutiques, entry-level DSLRs, waterproofs, super zooms and travel zooms. The Fujifilm Finepix X10's top rivals come from Fujifilm (such as the FinePix S5700 Zoom and the XF1) and Canon (such as the PowerShot G12 and the Rebel T3)

compared toPro digicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm X10 compared to other pro digicam competitors include: it has a CMOS-family sensor (CMOS vs CCD), is significantly less expensive ($599.00 vs $1,999.00), has higher quality type of viewfinder (tunnel vs none), supports an external flash and has a faster max shutter speed (1/4000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower wide angle lens (28 mm vs 25 mm), doesn't have a screen which flips out, doesn't have an OLED screen (LCD vs OLED), has a slightly shorter battery life (300 shots vs 470 shots) and users slower contrast detection autofocus (contrast detection vs phase detection).

Canon PowerShot G12

Canon PowerShot G12
1 year older
$2,042

Significant advantages of the G12 (vs the X10)

  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the G12 (vs the X10)

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • Shoots slower: 2 fps vs 10 fps

common strengths of the G12 and X10

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Great battery life: 350 shots vs 300 shots
  • Support external flash

Fujifilm XF1

Fujifilm XF1
1 year newer
$395

Significant advantages of the XF1 (vs the X10)

  • Significantly better wide angle: 25 mm vs 28 mm

Significant disadvantages of the XF1 (vs the X10)

  • No external flash support
  • No viewfinder: None vs Tunnel

common strengths of the XF1 and X10

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fast max shutter speeds: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second

Fujifilm X30

Fujifilm X30
3 years newer
$974

Significant advantages of the X30 (vs the X10)

  • Much higher resolution screen: 920k dots vs 460k dots
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection
  • Much longer battery life: 470 shots vs 300 shots

Significant disadvantages of the X30 (vs the X10)

  • None found

common strengths of the X30 and X10

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Great battery life: 470 shots vs 300 shots
  • Support external flash

Olympus XZ-1

Olympus XZ-1
8 months older
$549

Significant advantages of the XZ-1 (vs the X10)

  • Has an OLED screen: OLED vs LCD
  • Significantly longer exposures: 60 seconds vs 30 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the XZ-1 (vs the X10)

  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens
  • No viewfinder: None vs Tunnel

common strengths of the XZ-1 and X10

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Great battery life: 320 shots vs 300 shots
  • Support external flash

Leica D-LUX 4

Leica D-LUX 4
3 years older
$1,999

Significant advantages of the D-LUX 4 (vs the X10)

  • Significantly better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm
  • Significantly longer exposures: 60 seconds vs 30 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the D-LUX 4 (vs the X10)

  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • Shoots slower: 2.5 fps vs 10 fps
  • No viewfinder: None vs Tunnel

common strengths of the D-LUX 4 and X10

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Support external flash

Fujifilm FinePix x20

Fujifilm FinePix x20
1 year newer
$528

Significant advantages of the x20 (vs the X10)

  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection
  • Has an external mic jack
  • Better maximum light sensitivity: 12,800 ISO vs 3,200 ISO

Significant disadvantages of the x20 (vs the X10)

  • None found

common strengths of the x20 and X10

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Support external flash
  • Both have tunnel viewfinders: Tunnel vs Tunnel

compared toMirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm X10 compared to mirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors include: it records higher quality movies (1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps), has higher quality type of viewfinder (tunnel vs none), records high-speed movies (200 fps vs none), has better image stabilization (lens vs none) and has a CMOS-family sensor (CMOS vs LIVEMOS).

However, on average it has a much smaller screen (2.8" vs 3.3"), has a significantly lower resolution screen (460k dots vs 768k dots), takes slightly lower resolution photos (12 MP vs 20 MP), doesn't have a touch screen and doesn't record movies in 24p.

Samsung NX300

Samsung NX300
1 year newer
$699 20-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the NX300 (vs the X10)

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

Significant disadvantages of the NX300 (vs the X10)

  • Doesn't record high-speed movies: None vs 200 fps
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • No viewfinder: None vs Tunnel

common strengths of the NX300 and X10

  • Fairly small: Mid size (122×64×41 mm) vs Standard size (117×70×57 mm)
  • Light weight: 280 g vs 350 g
  • Inexpensive: $699.00 vs $599.00

Olympus PEN E-PL5

Olympus PEN E-PL5
1 year newer
$499 14-42mm lens

Significant advantages of the E-PL5 (vs the X10)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.8"
  • Has a touch screen
  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the E-PL5 (vs the X10)

  • Doesn't record high-speed movies: None vs 200 fps
  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens
  • No viewfinder: None vs Tunnel

common strengths of the E-PL5 and X10

  • Fairly small: Mid size (111×64×38 mm) vs Standard size (117×70×57 mm)
  • Light weight: 325 g vs 350 g
  • Inexpensive: $499.00 vs $599.00

Fujifilm X-E1

Fujifilm X-E1
1 year newer
$1,030 (body only)
$848 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the X-E1 (vs the X10)

  • Supports 24p
  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Has an external mic jack

Significant disadvantages of the X-E1 (vs the X10)

  • Doesn't record high-speed movies: None vs 200 fps
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens

common strengths of the X-E1 and X10

  • Fairly small: Mid size (129×75×38 mm) vs Standard size (117×70×57 mm)
  • Light weight: 350 g vs 350 g
  • Inexpensive: $848.00 vs $599.00

Panasonic Lumix DC-GX850 (Lumix DC-GX800 / Lumix DC-GF9)

Panasonic Lumix DC-GX850 (Lumix DC-GX800 / Lumix DC-GF9)
5 years newer

Significant advantages of the Lumix DC-GX850 (Lumix DC-GX800 / Lumix DC-GF9) (vs the X10)

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

Significant disadvantages of the Lumix DC-GX850 (Lumix DC-GX800 / Lumix DC-GF9) (vs the X10)

  • No viewfinder: None vs Tunnel
  • No external flash support
  • Much slower max shutter speed: 1/500 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second

common strengths of the Lumix DC-GX850 (Lumix DC-GX800 / Lumix DC-GF9) and X10

  • Fairly small: Compact (107×65×33 mm) vs Standard size (117×70×57 mm)
  • Light weight: 269 g vs 350 g
  • Each has a built-in flash

Fujifilm X-T10

Fujifilm X-T10
3 years newer
$522 (body only)
$400 16-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the X-T10 (vs the X10)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.8"
  • Supports 24p
  • Much higher resolution screen: 920k dots vs 460k dots

Significant disadvantages of the X-T10 (vs the X10)

  • Doesn't record high-speed movies: None vs 200 fps

common strengths of the X-T10 and X10

  • Fairly small: Mid size (118×83×41 mm) vs Standard size (117×70×57 mm)
  • Light weight: 381 g vs 350 g
  • Inexpensive: $400.00 vs $599.00

Sony Alpha NEX-3

Sony Alpha NEX-3
1 year older
$398 (body only)

Significant advantages of the NEX-3 (vs the X10)

  • 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 NEX-3 (vs the X10)

  • Doesn't record high-speed movies: None vs 200 fps
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • No viewfinder: None vs Tunnel

common strengths of the NEX-3 and X10

  • Fairly small: Compact (117×62×33 mm) vs Standard size (117×70×57 mm)
  • Light weight: 297 g vs 350 g
  • Inexpensive: $398.00 vs $599.00

compared toBoutique competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm X10 compared to boutique competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/2 vs f/2.8), has way more more zoom (4x vs 1x), has a much wider wide angle lens (28 mm vs 35 mm), has better image stabilization (lens vs none) and shoots faster continuously (10 fps vs 1.9 fps).

However, on average it has a slightly smaller screen (2.8" vs 3"), doesn't have a screen which flips out and has a marginally smaller sensor (2/3" 8.8x6.6mm vs APS-C 23.6x15.8mm).

Canon PowerShot G1X

Canon PowerShot G1X
4 months newer
$695

Significant advantages of the G1X (vs the X10)

  • Larger screen: 3" vs 2.8"
  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the G1X (vs the X10)

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2
  • Shoots much slower: 1.9 fps vs 10 fps

common strengths of the G1X and X10

  • Incredible zoom: 4x vs 4x
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Built-in flashes

Fujifilm FinePix X100

Fujifilm FinePix X100
1 year older
$900

Significant advantages of the X100 (vs the X10)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the X100 (vs the X10)

  • Much less zoom: 1x vs 4x
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Shoots significantly slower: 5 fps vs 10 fps

common strengths of the X100 and X10

  • Fairly small: Standard size (127×75×54 mm) vs Standard size (117×70×57 mm)
  • Built-in flashes
  • Inexpensive: $899.99 vs $599.00

compared toEntry-level DSLR competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm X10 compared to entry-level DSLR competitors include: it records higher quality movies (1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps), records high-speed movies (200 fps vs none), has better image stabilization (lens vs none), shoots faster continuously (10 fps vs 5 fps) and has much more focus points (49 vs 11).

However, on average it has a much lower resolution screen (460k dots vs 921k dots), takes much lower resolution photos (12 MP vs 17.9 MP), doesn't record movies in 24p, doesn't have a screen which flips out and has a much smaller sensor (2/3" 8.8x6.6mm vs APS-C 23.2x15.4mm).

Canon Rebel T3

Canon Rebel T3
6 months older
$394 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the T3 (vs the X10)

  • Has a through-the-lens viewfinder: Pentamirror vs Tunnel
  • Much higher true resolution: 12.2 MP vs 12 MP
  • Has interchangeable lenses

Significant disadvantages of the T3 (vs the X10)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Doesn't record high-speed movies: None vs 200 fps
  • Much lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 460k dots

common strengths of the T3 and X10

  • None found

Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200
7 months newer
$550 (body only)

Significant advantages of the D3200 (vs the X10)

  • Much higher true resolution: 24.1 MP vs 12 MP
  • Much higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 460k dots
  • Supports 24p

Significant disadvantages of the D3200 (vs the X10)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Doesn't record high-speed movies: None vs 200 fps
  • Shoots much slower: 4 fps vs 10 fps

common strengths of the D3200 and X10

  • None found

Sony SLT A57

Sony SLT A57
6 months newer
$1,994 (body only)

Significant advantages of the SLT A57 (vs the X10)

  • Much higher true resolution: 16 MP vs 12 MP
  • Much higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 460k dots
  • Higher frame rate movies: 1080p @ 60fps vs 1080p @ 30fps

Significant disadvantages of the SLT A57 (vs the X10)

  • Doesn't record high-speed movies: None vs 200 fps
  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Much larger: Professional size (132×98×81 mm) vs Standard size (117×70×57 mm)

common strengths of the SLT A57 and X10

  • Very fast continuous shooting: 12 fps vs 10 fps

Canon Rebel T4i

Canon Rebel T4i
8 months newer

Significant advantages of the T4i (vs the X10)

  • Much higher true resolution: 17.9 MP vs 12 MP
  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,040k dots vs 460k dots
  • Supports 24p

Significant disadvantages of the T4i (vs the X10)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Doesn't record high-speed movies: None vs 200 fps
  • Shoots much slower: 5 fps vs 10 fps

common strengths of the T4i and X10

  • None found

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS
3 years older

Significant advantages of the Rebel XS (vs the X10)

  • Has a through-the-lens viewfinder: Pentamirror vs Tunnel
  • Has interchangeable lenses

Significant disadvantages of the Rebel XS (vs the X10)

  • Much lower true resolution: 10.1 MP vs 12 MP
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Much lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 460k dots

common strengths of the Rebel XS and X10

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (126×98×65 mm) vs Standard size (117×70×57 mm)
  • Very thin: 2.6" vs 2.2"

compared toWaterproof competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm X10 compared to waterproof competitors include: it has a significantly wider aperture (f/2 vs f/2.8), has a built-in flash, has image stabilization (lens vs none), has a viewfinder (tunnel vs none) and supports an external flash.

However, on average it has a much narrower wide angle lens (28 mm vs 5 mm), doesn't shoot as fast continuously (10 fps vs 30 fps), is older (september 2011 vs october 2012), is slightly heavier (350 g vs 73 g) and is not waterproof.

GoPro HERO3 Black Edition

GoPro HERO3 Black Edition
1 year newer

Significant advantages of the Black Edition (vs the X10)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the Black Edition (vs the X10)

  • None found

common strengths of the Black Edition and X10

  • None found

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm X10 compared to super zoom competitors include: it has a much wider aperture (f/2 vs f/3.5), is slightly smaller (standard size (117×70×57 mm) vs prosumer size (124×81×95 mm)), has better image stabilization (lens vs none), takes slightly higher resolution photos (12 MP vs 7.1 MP) and has a CMOS-family sensor (CMOS vs CCD).

However, on average it doesn't have a screen which flips out, has a much shorter battery life (300 shots vs 500 shots) and is slightly more expensive ($599.00 vs $359.69).

Fujifilm FinePix S5700 Zoom

Fujifilm FinePix S5700 Zoom
4 years older

Significant advantages of the S5700 Zoom (vs the X10)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the S5700 Zoom (vs the X10)

  • Much worse wide angle: 38 mm vs 28 mm
  • Much narrower aperture: f/3.5 vs f/2
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens

common strengths of the S5700 Zoom and X10

  • Very small: Prosumer size (106×76×81 mm) vs Standard size (117×70×57 mm)
  • Very light: 406 g vs 350 g
  • Thin: 3.2" vs 2.2"

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ100

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ100
1 year older
$360

Significant advantages of the DMC-FZ100 (vs the X10)

  • Significantly better wide angle: 25 mm vs 28 mm
  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Significantly longer exposures: 60 seconds vs 30 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-FZ100 (vs the X10)

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2
  • Significantly slower max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second

common strengths of the DMC-FZ100 and X10

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (124×81×95 mm) vs Standard size (117×70×57 mm)
  • Light weight: 539 g vs 350 g
  • Thin: 3.7" vs 2.2"

Fujifilm FinePix S8200

Fujifilm FinePix S8200
1 year newer

Significant advantages of the S8200 (vs the X10)

  • Significantly better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm
  • Much longer battery life: 500 shots vs 300 shots
  • Better maximum light sensitivity: 12,800 ISO vs 3,200 ISO

Significant disadvantages of the S8200 (vs the X10)

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/2.9 vs f/2
  • Larger: Professional size (123×87×116 mm) vs Standard size (117×70×57 mm)
  • Significantly thicker: 4.6" vs 2.2"

common strengths of the S8200 and X10

  • Fairly small: Professional size (123×87×116 mm) vs Standard size (117×70×57 mm)
  • Light weight: 670 g vs 350 g

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm X10 compared to travel zoom competitors include: it has a much wider aperture (f/2 vs f/3.5), has a marginally larger sensor (2/3" 8.8x6.6mm vs 1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm), is much less expensive ($599.00 vs $2,192.19), has higher quality type of viewfinder (tunnel vs none) and supports an external flash.

However, on average it has a significantly narrower wide angle lens (28 mm vs 24 mm), doesn't have a built-in GPS, has a slightly smaller screen (2.8" vs 3"), has a significantly lower resolution screen (460k dots vs 921k dots) and has a slightly shorter battery life (300 shots vs 400 shots).

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V
1 year newer
$445

Significant advantages of the DSC-HX50V (vs the X10)

  • Has a GPS
  • Significantly better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm
  • Much higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 460k dots

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-HX50V (vs the X10)

  • Much narrower aperture: f/3.5 vs f/2
  • No viewfinder: None vs Tunnel

common strengths of the DSC-HX50V and X10

  • Support external flash
  • Fast max shutter speeds: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60
2 years newer
$2,192

Significant advantages of the DMC-TZ60 (vs the X10)

  • Has a GPS
  • Significantly better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm
  • Much higher resolution screen: 920k dots vs 460k dots

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-TZ60 (vs the X10)

  • Much narrower aperture: f/3.3 vs f/2
  • No external flash support
  • Significantly slower max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second

common strengths of the DMC-TZ60 and X10

  • None found