The Fujifilm FinePix F601 Zoom is mostly gets compared to mirrorless. The Fujifilm FinePix F601 Zoom's top rivals come from Sony (such as the NEX F3)

compared toMirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm F601 Zoom compared to mirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors include: it has a viewfinder (tunnel vs none).

However, on average it has a much smaller screen (1.5" vs 3"), has a much lower resolution screen (110k dots vs 920k dots), takes significantly lower resolution photos (6 MP vs 16 MP), doesn't have a screen which flips out and has a slightly smaller sensor (1/1.7" 7.6x5.7mm vs APS-C 23.4x15.6mm).

Sony NEX F3

Sony NEX F3
10 years newer
$449 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the F3 (vs the F601 Zoom)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 1.5"
  • Much higher resolution screen: 920k dots vs 110k dots
  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the F3 (vs the F601 Zoom)

  • No viewfinder: None vs Tunnel

common strengths of the F3 and F601 Zoom

  • Fairly small: Mid size (117×67×42 mm) vs Compact (72×93×34 mm)
  • Light weight: 314 g vs 280 g
  • Thin: 1.7" vs 1.3"