Fujifilm FinePix x20 vs Fujifilm XQ1

Fujifilm FinePix x20
Fujifilm XQ1

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix x20

High ISO
Light sensitivity
12,800 ISO
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
Phase detection autofocus
Badge
fast and accurate
Great macro
Macro focus
1.0 cm
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm XQ1

We are not aware of any reasons to consider buying the Fujifilm XQ1 over the Fujifilm FinePix x20.

Items often bought with the x20 or XQ1

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Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Fujifilm FinePix x20.
Explore our gallery of 17 sample photos taken by the Fujifilm XQ1.

differences

Advantages of the Fujifilm x20

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Autofocus
Faster autofocus
Phase detection vs Hybrid detection
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Catch candid moments easily
External mic jack
Has an external mic jack
Yes vs No
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Record high quality audio with an external microphone
HDR
Has in-camera HDR
Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
12,800 ISO vs 3,200 ISO
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The x20's maximum light sensitivity is 4 f-stops better
Macro focus
Better macro capability
1.0 cm vs 3.0 cm
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Focus on subjects 3x closer to the lens
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
Tunnel vs None
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A viewfinder can help save battery life by keeping the screen turned off
Battery life
Longer battery life
270 shots vs 240 shots
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More than 10% more shots per battery charge
Lowest price
Cheaper
$57.00 vs $299.00
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The best price we've seen is $242 cheaper (5.2x less)
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Advantages of the Fujifilm XQ1

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Screen resolution
Significantly higher resolution screen
920k dots vs 460k dots
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2x higher resolution screen
Wide angle
Better wide angle
25 mm vs 28 mm
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More than 10% better wide angle
Screen size
Larger screen
3" vs 2.8"
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Around 10% larger screen
Aperture
Wider aperture
f/1.8 vs f/2
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At its widest zoom, the XQ1's lens captures marginally more light (0.3 f-stops)
Size
Smaller
100×59×33 mm vs 117×70×57 mm
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2.4x smaller
Weight
Lighter
206 g vs 353 g
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More than 40% lighter
Thickness
Thinner
1.3" vs 2.2"
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More than 40% thinner
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recommendations

Snapsort can't make a recommendation (yet) because it doesn't have enough data yet about either the x20 or the XQ1.

similarities

Compared to recent digicams

Common Strengths
Aperture Very wide aperture Help
x20f/2
XQ1f/1.8
Continuous shooting Fast continuous shooting Help
12 fps
Supports RAW RAW support Help
Better editing
Sensor size Large sensors Help
2/3" 8.8x6.6mm
Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Fastest shutter speed Fast max shutter speeds Help
1/4000 of a second
Longest exposure Long exposures Help
30 seconds
Common Weaknesses
Waterproof Not waterproof Help
Stay on land
Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
Less flexible
Zoom Poor zoom Help
4x

Compared to recent pro digicams

Common Strengths

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

Common Weaknesses
GPS No built-in GPS Help
Missing geo-tagging
True resolution Capture low resolution images Help
12 MP
High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
Not supported

competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Fujifilm XQ2

Fujifilm XQ2

Pro digicam

$303 - $400

Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
Fujifilm X30

Fujifilm X30

Pro digicam

$411 - $600

Screen flips out Has a screen which flips out
Battery life Has a much longer battery life
Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
Thickness Is thicker
Canon PowerShot S120

Canon PowerShot S120

Pro digicam

$349

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$448

Sensor size Has a significantly larger sensor
Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
Fujifilm Finepix X10

Fujifilm Finepix X10

Pro digicam

$449

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
Thickness Is thicker
Canon PowerShot G16

Canon PowerShot G16

Pro digicam

$399

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
Weight Is slightly heavier
Fujifilm XF1

Fujifilm XF1

Pro digicam

$168

Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing

Fujifilm FinePix x20 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Fujifilm FinePix X100

Fujifilm FinePix X100

Boutique

$645

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Battery life Longer battery life
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Macro focus Much worse macro capability

Fujifilm XQ1 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Nikon Coolpix P340

Nikon Coolpix P340

Pro digicam

$330

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Light sensitivity (boost) Better boost ISO
Sensor size Smaller sensor
Continuous shooting Shoots slower

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