Fujifilm X-S1 vs Casio Exilim EX-H20g

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Fujifilm X-S1

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Casio Exilim EX-H20G

31

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm X-S1

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
In-camera panoramas
Panorama
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
Many focus points
Focus points
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Reasons to buy the Casio Exilim EX-H20g

Size
Really small
Compact (103×68×29 mm)
Thickness
Thin
1.1"
Weight
Light-weight
216 g
GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel

galleries

Explore our gallery of 1 sample photo taken by the Casio Exilim EX-H20G.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Fujifilm X-S1.

differences

Advantages of the Casio EX-H20g

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Size
Much smaller
103×68×29 mm vs 135×107×149 mm
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10.6x smaller
Weight
Much lighter
216 g vs 920 g
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4.3x lighter
Thickness
Much thinner
1.1" vs 5.9"
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5.1x thinner
GPS
Has a GPS
Yes vs No
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Automatically geotags your photos when traveling
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Advantages of the Fujifilm X-S1

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External mic jack
Has an external mic jack
Yes vs No
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Record high quality audio with an external microphone
Aperture
Wider aperture
f/2.8 vs f/3.2
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At its widest zoom, the X-S1's lens captures marginally more light (0.4 f-stops)
Movie format
Higher resolution movies
1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps
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Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video
Sensor type
Has a CMOS-family sensor
CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
Screen flips out
Has a flip-out screen
Yes vs No
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Flip-out screens can be helpful when composing tricky shots or taking movies
Panorama
Can create panoramas in-camera
Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Image stabilization
Better image stabilization
  1. Lens
vs
  1. Sensor shift
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Less risk of blur
Zoom
More zoom
26x vs 10x
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Around 7x more zoom
Supports RAW
Shoots RAW
Yes vs No
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Digitally develop your own photos with precise image control
Sensor size
Significantly larger sensor
2/3" 8.8x6.6mm vs 1/2.3" 6.16x4.62mm
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More than 2x larger sensor
True resolution
Higher true resolution
12 MP vs 9.8 MP
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Capture more than 20% more detail in your photos
Light sensitivity (boost)
Has boost ISO
12,800 ISO vs None
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Allows taking photos in darker situations, often at the cost of additional noise in the image
External flash
Supports an external flash
Yes vs No
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An external flash often produces better looking flash images
Viewfinder
Has a viewfinder
Digital vs None
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A viewfinder can help save battery life by keeping the screen turned off
Fastest shutter speed
Significantly faster max shutter speed
1/4000s vs 1/2000s
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2x faster max shutter speed
Longest exposure
Longer exposures
30s vs 4s
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7.5x longer exposures
Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$423.75 vs $464.17
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The best price we've seen is $40 cheaper (around 10% less)
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recommendations

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              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths

              Snapsort is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

              Common Weaknesses
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              3,200 ISO

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon Rebel T3i

              Canon Rebel T3i

              Entry-level DSLR

              $479 body only

              $566 with 18-55mm lens

              Overall image quality Has significantly better image quality
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier

              Casio Exilim EX-H20G Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $250 body only

              $494 with 14-42mm lens

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

              Travel zoom

              $252

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
              Thickness Slightly thicker
              Canon PowerShot G12

              Canon PowerShot G12

              Pro digicam

              $978

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS20

              Panasonic Lumix TS20

              Waterproof

              $328

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Nikon Coolpix S9700

              Nikon Coolpix S9700

              Travel zoom

              $197

              Screen type Has an OLED screen
              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Wide angle Slightly worse wide angle

              Fujifilm X-S1 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

              Super zoom

              $303 - $311

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Sensor size Smaller sensor
              True resolution Lower true resolution
              Fujifilm FinePix S1

              Fujifilm FinePix S1

              Super zoom

              $379 - $479

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

              Super zoom

              $362 - $398

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Size Much smaller
              Overall image quality Significantly worse image quality
              Focus points Significantly fewer focus points
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000

              Pro digicam

              $599 - $898

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
              Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

              Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

              Super zoom

              $318 - $398

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
              Focus points Many fewer focus points

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