As well as being compared against other digicams, the Fujifilm MX-600 Zoom is also often compared to mirrorless. The Fujifilm MX-600 Zoom's top rivals come from Kodak (such as the DX7440) and Pentax (such as the Optio 230)

Competitor classes

compared toDigicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm MX-600 Zoom compared to other digicam competitors include: it has higher quality type of viewfinder (tunnel vs none).

However, on average it has a significantly narrower aperture (f/3.8 vs f/2.6), has a slightly narrower wide angle lens (38 mm vs 33 mm), has a much smaller screen (1.8" vs 3"), is older (february 1999 vs june 2012) and has a slower max shutter speed (1/1000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second).

Kodak DX7440

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5 years newer

Significant advantages of the DX7440 (vs the MX-600 Zoom)

  • Much larger screen: 2.2" vs 1.8"
  • Significantly wider aperture: f/2.8 vs f/3.8
  • Significantly better wide angle: 33 mm vs 38 mm

Significant disadvantages of the DX7440 (vs the MX-600 Zoom)

  • None found

common strengths of the DX7440 and MX-600 Zoom

  • Both have tunnel viewfinders: Tunnel vs Tunnel

Pentax Optio 230

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3 years newer

Significant advantages of the Optio 230 (vs the MX-600 Zoom)

  • Significantly wider aperture: f/2.6 vs f/3.8
  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/1500 of a second vs 1/1000 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the Optio 230 (vs the MX-600 Zoom)

  • Significantly smaller screen: 1.6" vs 1.8"

common strengths of the Optio 230 and MX-600 Zoom

  • Both have tunnel viewfinders: Tunnel vs Tunnel

Polaroid Z2300 Instant Digital Camera

Polaroid Z2300 Instant Digital Camera
13 years newer
$89 - $99

Significant advantages of the Instant Digital Camera (vs the MX-600 Zoom)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 1.8"

Significant disadvantages of the Instant Digital Camera (vs the MX-600 Zoom)

  • No viewfinder: None vs Tunnel

common strengths of the Instant Digital Camera and MX-600 Zoom

  • None found

compared toMirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm MX-600 Zoom compared to mirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors include: it focuses automatically (contrast detection vs none) and has a built-in flash.

However, on average it has a much smaller screen (1.8" vs 3"), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs sensor shift), takes much lower resolution photos (1.3 MP vs 18.1 MP), slightly lower maximum light sensitivity (100 ISO vs 25,600 ISO) and doesn't have a touch screen.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7
14 years newer
$798 14-42mm lens

Significant advantages of the DMC-GX7 (vs the MX-600 Zoom)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 1.8"
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs None
  • Much higher true resolution: 16 MP vs 1.3 MP

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-GX7 (vs the MX-600 Zoom)

  • None found

common strengths of the DMC-GX7 and MX-600 Zoom

  • Viewfinders: Digital vs Tunnel
  • Each has a built-in flash

Leica M9

Leica M9
10 years newer
$2,048 (body only)

Significant advantages of the M9 (vs the MX-600 Zoom)

  • Much larger screen: 2.5" vs 1.8"
  • Much higher true resolution: 18.1 MP vs 1.3 MP
  • Has interchangeable lenses

Significant disadvantages of the M9 (vs the MX-600 Zoom)

  • Lacks autofocus: None vs Contrast detection
  • No built-in flash

common strengths of the M9 and MX-600 Zoom

  • Viewfinders: Rangefinder vs Tunnel