Updated (June, 2014): Compare the Fujifilm X-Pro1 vs Nikon D810

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Reasons to buy the Nikon D800

True resolution
High true resolution
36.2 MP
Sensor size
Large sensor
Full frame 35.9x24.0mm
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Badge
Built-in focus motor
Autofocuses with more lenses
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm X-Pro1

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
1,230k dots
Size
Really small
Standard size 140x82x43 mm
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Thickness
Thin
1.7"
 
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differences

Advantages of the Fujifilm X-Pro1

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Size Much smaller 140x82x43 mm vs 146x123x82 mm
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3x smaller
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen 1,230k dots vs 921k dots
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More than 30% higher resolution screen
Weight Much lighter 450 g vs 1,000 g
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2.2x lighter
Thickness Significantly thinner 1.7" vs 3.2"
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Around 50% thinner
Lowest price Much cheaper $843.20 vs $2,445.55
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The best price we've seen is $1,602 cheaper (2.9x less)
Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster 6 fps vs 4 fps
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50% faster continuous shooting
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Advantages of the Nikon D800

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True resolution Much higher true resolution 36.2 MP vs 16 MP
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Capture around 2.5x more detail in your photos
Built-in focus motor Has a built-in focus motor Yes vs No
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Autofocuses with all autofocus lenses
Autofocus Faster autofocus Phase detection vs Contrast detection
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Catch candid moments easily
Weather sealed Weather sealed Yes vs No
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Sealed to shoot in the rain
External mic jack Has an external mic jack Yes vs No
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Record high quality audio with an external microphone
Battery life Much longer battery life 900 shots vs 300 shots
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3x more shots per battery charge
Sensor size Much larger sensor Full frame 35.9x24.0mm vs APS-C 23.6x15.6mm
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Around 2.5x larger sensor
Lens availability Much more lenses available 152 lenses vs 8 lenses
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19x more lenses available
HDR Has in-camera HDR Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
Startup delay Significantly less startup delay 200 ms vs 1300 ms
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6.5x less delay when turning on
Screen size Larger screen 3.2" vs 3.0"
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Around 10% larger screen
Shutter lag Significantly less shutter lag 209 ms vs 369 ms
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More than 40% less delay when taking photos
Storage slots Has more storage slots 2 vs 1
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More slots allows storing more images without switching memory cards
Built-in flash Built-in flash Yes vs No
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A built-in flash is useful for taking indoor shots where there is little light
Viewfinder size Slightly larger viewfinder 0.70x vs 0.24x
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Around 8.5x larger viewfinder
Viewfinder Has a through-the-lens viewfinder Pentaprism vs Tunnel
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Through-the-lens viewfinders let you see exactly what your photo will look like
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recommendations

Snapsort can't make a recommendation (yet) because it doesn't have enough data yet about the Fujifilm X-Pro1.

similarities

Compared to recent digital cameras

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Supports 24p Both support 24p, which is uncommon in cameras similar to these Help
For that film look
Screen resolution High resolution screens Help
X-Pro1:1,230k dots
D800:921k dots
Sensor size Large sensors Help
X-Pro1:APS-C 23.6x15.6mm
D800:Full frame 35.9x24.0mm
Interchangeable lenses Both support interchangeable lenses, which is uncommon in cameras similar to these Help
Many lenses to choose from
True resolution Capture very high resolution images Help
X-Pro1:16 MP
D800:36.2 MP
Supports RAW Supports RAW Help
Better editing
External flash Support external flash Help
Better lighting
Viewfinder Viewfinders Help
X-Pro1:Tunnel
D800:Pentaprism
Sensor type Better sensor types Help
Better in low light
Lowest price Very expensive Help
X-Pro1:$843.20
D800:$2,445.55
Weight Heavy Help
X-Pro1:450 g
D800:1,000 g
Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur
Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
Less flexible
3D Neither camera can take 3D photos Help
No 3d support
Touch screen No touchscreens Help
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competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Pro DSLR

$3,399 body only

$3,990 - $3,999 with 24-105mm lens

Light sensitivity Slightly higher maximum light sensitivity
Shutter lag Has slightly less shutter lag
Lowest price Is much more expensive
Thickness Is thicker
Nikon D610

Nikon D610

Pro DSLR

$1,597 body only

$1,997 - $2,040 with 24-85mm lens

Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
Thickness Is thicker
Nikon D7100

Nikon D7100

Entry-level DSLR

$947 body only

$1,247 with 18-140mm lens

Lens availability Slightly more lenses available
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is slightly heavier
Fujifilm X-T1

Fujifilm X-T1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,199 - $1,499 body only

$1,598 - $1,600 with 18-55mm lens

Screen flips out Has a screen which flips out
Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
Supports 24p Doesn't record movies in 24p
Canon EOS 6D

Canon EOS 6D

Pro DSLR

$1,495 - $1,899 body only

$2,299 - $2,499 with 24-105mm lens

Light sensitivity Slightly higher maximum light sensitivity
Light sensitivity (boost) Significantly higher boost light sensitivity
Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
Thickness Is thicker
Nikon D7000

Nikon D7000

Entry-level DSLR

$625 body only

$886 with 55-200mm lens

Lens availability Slightly more lenses available
Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is significantly heavier
Sony A7

Sony A7

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,498 - $2,098 body only

$1,770 - $1,798 with 28-70mm lens

Light sensitivity Slightly higher maximum light sensitivity
Screen flips out Has a screen which flips out
Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
Low light performance Is slightly more noisy at high ISO

Fujifilm X-Pro1 Competitors

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Disadvantages

Fujifilm FinePix X100s

Fujifilm FinePix X100s

Boutique

$983 - $1,299

Built-in flash Built-in flash
Battery life Slightly longer battery life
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Supports 24p No 24p support
Fujifilm X-E2

Fujifilm X-E2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$799 - $1,298 body only

$1,099 with 18-55mm lens

External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Viewfinder size Significantly larger viewfinder
Supports 24p No 24p support
Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$548 body only

$698 - $700 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
Fujifilm FinePix X100T

Fujifilm FinePix X100T

Boutique

$1,299

Built-in flash Built-in flash
Light sensitivity (boost) Better boost ISO
Interchangeable lenses Built-in lens only
Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
Fujifilm X-E1

Fujifilm X-E1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$414 - $599 body only

$785 with 18-55mm lens

External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Built-in flash Built-in flash
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Startup delay Significantly more startup delay

Nikon D800 Competitors

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Disadvantages

Nikon D810

Nikon D810

Pro DSLR

$3,297 body only

$4,890 - $5,187 with 24-70mm lens

Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Battery life Significantly longer battery life
Lowest price More expensive
Nikon D750

Nikon D750

Pro DSLR

$2,297 body only

$2,997 - $3,040 with 24-120mm lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
True resolution Much lower true resolution
Overall image quality Slightly worse image quality
Nikon D700

Nikon D700

Pro DSLR

$4,337 body only

Battery life Longer battery life
Size Slightly smaller
True resolution Much lower true resolution
Movie format Does not take movies
Nikon D600

Nikon D600

Pro DSLR

$1,360 - $1,373 body only

$1,550 with 50mm lens

Size Smaller
Weight Lighter
True resolution Much lower true resolution
Shutter lag More shutter lag

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