As well as being compared against other pro digicams and compacts, the Fujifilm XQ2 is also often compared to travel zooms, boutiques and mirrorless. The Fujifilm XQ2's top rivals come from Sony (such as the Cyber-shot DSC-WX350) and Fujifilm (such as the XQ1 and the X70)

compared toPro digicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm XQ2 compared to other pro digicam competitors include: it slightly higher maximum light sensitivity (12,800 ISO vs 6,400 ISO), has a CMOS-family sensor (CMOS vs CCD), uses fast phase detection autofocus (phase detection vs hybrid detection), is newer (january 2015 vs august 2012) and has a faster max shutter speed (1/4000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second).

However, on average it doesn't have a screen which flips out, doesn't have an OLED screen (LCD vs OLED), has a slightly shorter battery life (240 shots vs 320 shots), doesn't support an external flash and slightly shorter exposures (30 seconds vs 60 seconds).

Fujifilm XQ1

Fujifilm XQ1
1 year older
$120

Significant advantages of the XQ1 (vs the XQ2)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the XQ1 (vs the XQ2)

  • None found

common strengths of the XQ1 and XQ2

  • None found

Fujifilm X30

Fujifilm X30
4 months older
$974

Significant advantages of the X30 (vs the XQ2)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the X30 (vs the XQ2)

  • None found

common strengths of the X30 and XQ2

  • None found

Nikon Coolpix P340

Nikon Coolpix P340
1 year older
$328

Significant advantages of the P340 (vs the XQ2)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the P340 (vs the XQ2)

  • None found

common strengths of the P340 and XQ2

  • None found

Canon PowerShot G7 X

Canon PowerShot G7 X
4 months older
$534

Significant advantages of the G7 X (vs the XQ2)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the G7 X (vs the XQ2)

  • None found

common strengths of the G7 X and XQ2

  • None found

Fujifilm XF1

Fujifilm XF1
2 years older
$395

Significant advantages of the XF1 (vs the XQ2)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the XF1 (vs the XQ2)

  • None found

common strengths of the XF1 and XQ2

  • None found

Olympus XZ-1

Olympus XZ-1
4 years older
$549

Significant advantages of the XZ-1 (vs the XQ2)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the XZ-1 (vs the XQ2)

  • None found

common strengths of the XZ-1 and XQ2

  • None found

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm XQ2 compared to other compact competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/1.8 vs f/2.8), has a significantly higher resolution screen (920k dots vs 230k dots), much higher maximum light sensitivity (12,800 ISO vs 1,600 ISO), shoots faster continuously (12 fps vs 0.8 fps) and has a CMOS-family sensor (CMOS vs CCD).

However, on average it is much larger (compact (100×59×33 mm) vs super compact (100×53×23 mm)), doesn't have a touch screen, is thicker (1.3" vs 0.9") and is significantly heavier (206 g vs 150 g).

Canon PowerShot SD980 IS

Canon PowerShot SD980 IS
5 years older

Significant advantages of the SD980 IS (vs the XQ2)

  • Much smaller: Super compact (100×53×23 mm) vs Compact (100×59×33 mm)
  • Has a touch screen
  • Significantly thinner: 0.9" vs 1.3"

Significant disadvantages of the SD980 IS (vs the XQ2)

  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 1,600 ISO vs 12,800 ISO
  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/2.8 vs f/1.8

common strengths of the SD980 IS and XQ2

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/1.8
  • Very small: Super compact (100×53×23 mm) vs Compact (100×59×33 mm)
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm XQ2 compared to travel zoom competitors include: it has a much wider aperture (f/1.8 vs f/3.5), has a significantly higher resolution screen (920k dots vs 461k dots), takes slightly higher resolution photos (12 MP vs 9.7 MP), slightly higher maximum light sensitivity (12,800 ISO vs 6,400 ISO) and shoots faster continuously (12 fps vs 2.5 fps).

However, on average it doesn't have a touch screen, has a slightly shorter battery life (240 shots vs 295 shots), is older (january 2015 vs january 2016) and is less popular.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350
1 year older
$268 - $345

Significant advantages of the DSC-WX350 (vs the XQ2)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-WX350 (vs the XQ2)

  • Much narrower aperture: f/3.5 vs f/1.8
  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 460k dots vs 920k dots
  • Slower autofocus: Contrast detection vs Phase detection

common strengths of the DSC-WX350 and XQ2

  • None found

Canon PowerShot ELPH 360 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 360 HS
1 year newer
$180 - $189

Significant advantages of the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS (vs the XQ2)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS (vs the XQ2)

  • Much narrower aperture: f/3.6 vs f/1.8
  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 461k dots vs 920k dots
  • Slower autofocus: Contrast detection vs Phase detection

common strengths of the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS and XQ2

  • None found

Olympus Stylus SH-2

Olympus Stylus SH-2
similar age
$480

Significant advantages of the SH-2 (vs the XQ2)

  • Much longer battery life: 380 shots vs 240 shots
  • Has a touch screen

Significant disadvantages of the SH-2 (vs the XQ2)

  • Much narrower aperture: f/3 vs f/1.8
  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 460k dots vs 920k dots
  • Slower autofocus: Contrast detection vs Phase detection

common strengths of the SH-2 and XQ2

  • Wide aperture: f/3 vs f/1.8

Canon PowerShot SX620 HS

Canon PowerShot SX620 HS
1 year newer
$179 - $249

Significant advantages of the PowerShot SX620 HS (vs the XQ2)

  • Longer battery life: 295 shots vs 240 shots

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot SX620 HS (vs the XQ2)

  • Much narrower aperture: f/3.2 vs f/1.8
  • Slower autofocus: Contrast detection vs Phase detection
  • Shoots significantly slower: 2.5 fps vs 12 fps

common strengths of the PowerShot SX620 HS and XQ2

  • None found

compared toBoutique competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm XQ2 compared to boutique competitors include: it has a significantly wider aperture (f/1.8 vs f/2.8), shoots faster continuously (12 fps vs 8 fps), is thinner (1.3" vs 1.7") and is slightly lighter (206 g vs 340 g).

However, on average it slightly lower maximum light sensitivity (12,800 ISO vs 51,200 ISO), doesn't have a touch screen, doesn't have a screen which flips out, has a marginally smaller sensor (2/3" 8.8x6.6mm vs APS-C 23.6x15.6mm) and has a significantly shorter battery life (240 shots vs 330 shots).

Fujifilm X70

Fujifilm X70
1 year newer
$1,365

Significant advantages of the X70 (vs the XQ2)

  • Has a touch screen
  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Significantly longer battery life: 330 shots vs 240 shots

Significant disadvantages of the X70 (vs the XQ2)

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/2.8 vs f/1.8
  • Shoots slower: 8 fps vs 12 fps

common strengths of the X70 and XQ2

  • Fairly small: Mid size (113×64×44 mm) vs Compact (100×59×33 mm)
  • Both use faster phase detection autofocus: Phase detection vs Phase detection
  • Thin: 1.7" vs 1.3"

compared toMirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm XQ2 compared to mirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors include: it records higher quality movies (1080p @ 60fps vs 1080p @ 30fps), has a much higher resolution screen (920k dots vs 460k dots), has image stabilization (lens vs none), focuses automatically (phase detection vs contrast detection) and is newer (january 2015 vs march 2014).

However, on average it takes significantly lower resolution photos (12 MP vs 20.5 MP), doesn't have a touch screen, doesn't have a screen which flips out, has a much shorter battery life (240 shots vs 650 shots) and has a built-in lens.

Samsung NX Mini

Samsung NX Mini
10 months older
$219 (body only)

Significant advantages of the Mini (vs the XQ2)

  • Has a touch screen
  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Has interchangeable lenses

Significant disadvantages of the Mini (vs the XQ2)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Much lower resolution screen: 460k dots vs 920k dots
  • Slower autofocus: Contrast detection vs Phase detection

common strengths of the Mini and XQ2

  • Fairly small: Compact (110×62×23 mm) vs Compact (100×59×33 mm)
  • Very light: 154 g vs 206 g
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 1.3"