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Reasons to buy the Fujifilm XQ1

Wide angle
Wide angle lens
25 mm
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
920k dots
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Macro focus
Great macro
3 cm
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix x20

Light sensitivity
High ISO
12,800 ISO
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
Badge
Phase detection autofocus
fast and accurate
 
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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
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 12,800 ISO vs 3,200 ISO
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The x20's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
HDR Has in-camera HDR Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
Macro focus Better macro capability 1 cm vs 3 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
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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
Aperture Wider aperture f/1.8 vs f/2.0
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At its widest zoom, the XQ1's lens captures marginally more light (0.3 f-stops)
Screen size Larger screen 3.0" vs 2.8"
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Around 10% larger screen
Size Smaller 100x58x33 mm vs 117x70x57 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
Lowest price Cheaper $367.99 vs $565.00
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The best price we've seen is $197 cheaper (more than 30% less)
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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 Common Weaknesses
Aperture Very wide aperture Help
x20:f/2.0
XQ1:f/1.8
Sensor size Large sensors Help
2/3" 8.8x6.6mm
Supports RAW RAW support Help
Better editing
True resolution Capture very high resolution images Help
12 MP
Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Sensor type Better sensor types Help
Better in low light
Zoom Poor zoom Help
4x

Compared to recent pro digicams

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

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

Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
30 seconds
Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
Less flexible
Supports 24p No support for 24p Help
Missing that film look
Touch screen No touchscreens Help
More buttons
High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
Not supported
True resolution Capture low resolution images Help
12 MP

competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Fujifilm Finepix X10

Fujifilm Finepix X10

Pro digicam

$402

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is slightly heavier
Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$498

Sensor size Has a much larger sensor
Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
Macro focus Significantly worse macro focusing
Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
Canon PowerShot G16

Canon PowerShot G16

Pro digicam

$499

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
Canon PowerShot S120

Canon PowerShot S120

Pro digicam

$447 - $449

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
Fujifilm XF1

Fujifilm XF1

Pro digicam

$219

Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Pro digicam

$348 - $370

Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Weight Is slightly heavier
True resolution Takes slightly lower resolution photos
Canon PowerShot G1X

Canon PowerShot G1X

Boutique

$549

Sensor size Has a much larger sensor
True resolution Takes slightly higher resolution photos
Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
Thickness Is thicker

Fujifilm FinePix x20 Competitors

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Disadvantages

Fujifilm FinePix X100s

Fujifilm FinePix X100s

Boutique

$1,099 - $1,100

Sensor size Much larger sensor
True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
Autofocus Slower autofocus
Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
Fujifilm FinePix X100

Fujifilm FinePix X100

Boutique

$730

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Battery life Longer battery life
Autofocus Slower autofocus
Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle

Fujifilm XQ1 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LF1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LF1

Pro digicam

$280 - $362

3D Takes 3D photos
HDR Has in-camera HDR
Sensor size Smaller sensor
Wide angle Worse wide angle
Nikon Coolpix P340

Nikon Coolpix P340

Pro digicam

$347

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

appearance

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