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Reasons to buy the Nikon DF

Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
Low light performance
Low noise at high ISO
3,279 ISO
Sensor size
Large sensor
Full frame 36.0x23.9mm
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm X-Pro1

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
1,230k dots
Size
Really small
Standard size 140x82x43 mm
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
 
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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 140x82x43 mm vs 143x110x66 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 $1,199.00 vs $2,746.95
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The best price we've seen is $1,548 cheaper (2.3x 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
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
Sensor size Much larger sensor Full frame 36.0x23.9mm vs APS-C 23.6x15.6mm
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Around 2.5x larger sensor
Light sensitivity (boost) Better boost ISO 204,800 ISO vs 25,600 ISO
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The DF's boost ISO is 3 f-stops better
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 3.0"
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Around 10% larger screen
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 12,800 ISO vs 6,400 ISO
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The DF's maximum light sensitivity is 1 f-stop better
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
Viewfinder size Slightly larger viewfinder 0.70x vs 0.24x
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Around 8.5x larger viewfinder
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similarities

Compared to recent digital cameras

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Screen resolution High resolution screens Help
X-Pro1:1,230k dots
DF:921k dots
Sensor size Large sensors Help
X-Pro1:APS-C 23.6x15.6mm
DF:Full frame 36.0x23.9mm
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
DF:16.2 MP
Supports RAW Supports RAW Help
Better editing
External flash Each supports an external flash Help
Better lighting
Viewfinder Viewfinders Help
X-Pro1:Tunnel
DF:Pentaprism
Sensor type Better sensor types Help
Better in low light
Built-in flash No built-in flash Help
Professional
Lowest price Very expensive Help
X-Pro1:$1,199.00
DF:$2,746.95
Weight Heavy Help
X-Pro1:450 g
DF:765 g
Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur
3D Neither camera can take 3D photos Help
No 3d support
Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
Less flexible
Touch screen No touchscreens Help
More buttons

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Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Nikon D800

Nikon D800

Pro DSLR

$2,797 body only

$3,300 - $4,087 with 24-85mm lens

True resolution Takes much higher resolution photos
Startup delay Has significantly less startup delay
Lowest price Is much more expensive
Thickness Is thicker
Fujifilm FinePix X100s

Fujifilm FinePix X100s

Boutique

$1,299

Built-in flash Has a built-in flash
Interchangeable lenses Has a built-in lens
Supports 24p Doesn't record movies in 24p
Fujifilm X-T1

Fujifilm X-T1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,299 body only

$1,699 with 18-55mm lens

Image stabilization Has image stabilization
Screen flips out Has a screen which flips out
Supports 24p Doesn't record movies in 24p
Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Pro DSLR

$3,399 body only

$3,999 with 24-105mm lens

True resolution Takes significantly higher resolution photos
Light sensitivity Significantly higher maximum light sensitivity
Lowest price Is much more expensive
Thickness Is thicker
Sony A7

Sony A7

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,698 body only

$1,268 - $2,700 with 24-70mm lens

True resolution Takes significantly higher resolution photos
Light sensitivity Significantly higher maximum light sensitivity
Low light performance Is significantly more noisy at high ISO
Canon EOS 6D

Canon EOS 6D

Pro DSLR

$1,750 - $1,899 body only

$2,397 - $2,499 with 24-105mm lens

True resolution Takes slightly higher resolution photos
Light sensitivity Significantly higher maximum light sensitivity
Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
Thickness Is thicker
Nikon D7100

Nikon D7100

Entry-level DSLR

$1,147 body only

$1,447 - $1,470 with 18-140mm lens

True resolution Takes significantly higher resolution photos
Startup delay Has significantly less startup delay
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is significantly heavier

Fujifilm X-Pro1 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Fujifilm X-E2

Fujifilm X-E2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$936 body only

$1,299 - $1,399 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 X100

Fujifilm FinePix X100

Boutique

$780

HDR Has in-camera HDR
Built-in flash Built-in flash
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Movie format Lower resolution movies
Fujifilm X-E1

Fujifilm X-E1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$599 body only

$799 with 18-55mm lens

External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Built-in flash Built-in flash
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Screen size Smaller screen
Leica M9

Leica M9

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$7,000 body only

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Startup delay Less startup delay
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Movie format Does not take movies

Nikon DF Competitors

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Disadvantages

Nikon D610

Nikon D610

Pro DSLR

$1,897 body only

$2,797 - $2,800 with 28-300mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Autofocus Video autofocus
Light sensitivity (boost) Worse boost ISO
Battery life Much shorter battery life
Nikon D4

Nikon D4

Pro DSLR

$5,997 body only

Movie format Shoots movies
Battery life Much longer battery life
Size Much larger
Weight Much heavier
Nikon D600

Nikon D600

Pro DSLR

$1,613 body only

$1,999 - $2,700 with 24-85mm lens

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

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