Nikon DF vs Fujifilm X-Pro1

Nikon DF
Fujifilm X-Pro1

Reasons to buy the Nikon DF

Large screen
Screen size
3.2"
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
550 ms startup delay
In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm X-Pro1

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
1,230k dots
Size
Really small
Standard size (140×82×43 mm)
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Fujifilm X-Pro1.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon DF.

differences

Advantages of the Fujifilm X-Pro1

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Movie format
Shoots movies
1080p @ 24fps vs None
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Shoots Full HD (1080p) video as well as still pictures
Size
Significantly smaller
140×82×43 mm vs 144×110×67 mm
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2.1x 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
Significantly lighter
450 g vs 765 g
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More than 40% lighter
Lowest price
Much cheaper
$798.95 vs $2,746.95
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The best price we've seen is $1,948 cheaper (3.4x less)
Thickness
Thinner
1.7" vs 2.6"
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Around 40% thinner
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Advantages of the Nikon DF

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Battery life
Much longer battery life
1400 shots vs 300 shots
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More than 4.5x more shots per battery charge
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
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
Screen size
Larger screen
3.2" vs 3"
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Around 10% larger screen
Light sensitivity (boost)
Better boost ISO
204,800 ISO vs 25,600 ISO
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The DF's boost ISO is 6 f-stops better
Startup delay
Less startup delay
550 ms vs 1300 ms
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2.4x less delay when turning on
Shutter lag
Less shutter lag
274 ms vs 369 ms
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Around 30% less delay when taking photos
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
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
12,800 ISO vs 6,400 ISO
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The DF's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
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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
Screen resolution High resolution screens Help
X-Pro11,230k dots
DF921k dots
Interchangeable lenses Both support interchangeable lenses, which is uncommon in cameras similar to these Help
Many lenses to choose from
Supports RAW Supports RAW Help
Better editing
External flash Each supports an external flash Help
Better lighting
Viewfinder Viewfinders Help
X-Pro1Tunnel
DFPentaprism
Common Weaknesses
Built-in flash No built-in flash Help
Professional
Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur
Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
Less flexible
Touch screen No touchscreens Help
More buttons

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competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Fujifilm X-T1

Fujifilm X-T1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,299 - $1,349 body only

$1,549 - $1,899 with 18-135mm lens

Screen flips out Has a screen which flips out
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
Supports 24p Doesn't record movies in 24p
Sony A7

Sony A7

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,198 - $1,698 body only

$1,498 with 28-70mm lens

True resolution Takes slightly higher resolution photos
Screen flips out Has a screen which flips out
Startup delay Has significantly more startup delay
Low light performance Is slightly more noisy at high ISO
Canon EOS 6D

Canon EOS 6D

Pro DSLR

$1,269 - $1,399 body only

$1,799 with 24-105mm lens

True resolution Takes slightly higher resolution photos
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
Thickness Is thicker
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$548 - $648 body only

$698 - $798 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Has image stabilization
True resolution Takes slightly higher resolution photos
Low light performance Is significantly more noisy at high ISO
Nikon D7100

Nikon D7100

Entry-level DSLR

$759 - $897 body only

$959 - $1,197 with 18-140mm lens

True resolution Takes slightly higher resolution photos
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is slightly heavier
Olympus OM-D E-M5

Olympus OM-D E-M5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$479 - $899 body only

$499 - $1,140 with 14-42mm lens

Image stabilization Has image stabilization
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
Supports 24p Doesn't record movies in 24p
Nikon D7000

Nikon D7000

Entry-level DSLR

$677 with 18-55mm lens

External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Autofocus Focuses automatically while shootting video
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is significantly heavier

Fujifilm X-Pro1 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Fujifilm X-E2

Fujifilm X-E2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$799 body only

$1,079 - $1,100 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
Fujifilm FinePix X100T

Fujifilm FinePix X100T

Boutique

$1,019 - $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 FinePix X100s

Fujifilm FinePix X100s

Boutique

$848

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-E1

Fujifilm X-E1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$499 - $599 body only

$731 with 18-55mm lens

External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Size Slightly smaller
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Screen size Smaller screen
Leica M9

Leica M9

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$5,226 - $5,235 body only

Startup delay Less startup delay
Lens availability More lenses available
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Screen size Much smaller screen

Nikon DF Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Nikon D750

Nikon D750

Pro DSLR

$1,997 body only

$2,697 with 24-120mm lens

Autofocus Video autofocus
Movie format Shoots movies
Light sensitivity (boost) Worse boost ISO
Size Larger
Nikon D810

Nikon D810

Pro DSLR

$2,997 body only

$3,300 - $3,697 with 24-120mm lens

Autofocus Video autofocus
Movie format Shoots movies
Size Larger
Light sensitivity (boost) Worse boost ISO
Nikon D610

Nikon D610

Pro DSLR

$1,299 - $1,497 body only

$1,997 with 24-85mm lens

Autofocus Video autofocus
Movie format Shoots movies
Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
Light sensitivity (boost) Worse boost ISO
Nikon D800

Nikon D800

Pro DSLR

$1,799 body only

Autofocus Video autofocus
Movie format Shoots movies
Size Larger
Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Pro DSLR

$2,249 - $2,499 body only

$2,800 - $3,099 with 24-105mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Shutter lag Significantly less shutter lag
Built-in focus motor Doesn't have a built-in focus motor
Overall image quality Worse image quality

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