Fujifilm X-Pro1

Fujifilm X-Pro1

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Sigma SD1

Sigma SD1

     

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm X-Pro1

High resolution screen
Screen resolution
1,230k dots
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
In-camera panoramas
Panorama
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Has live view
Live view
Preview your photos
 

Reasons to buy the Sigma SD1

Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
Badge
Phase detection autofocus
fast and accurate
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Pentaprism
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
External flash not needed
 

differences

Advantages of the Fujifilm X-Pro1

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Startup delay
Much less startup delay
1300 ms vs 4500 ms
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3.5x less delay when turning on
Movie format
Shoots movies
1080p @ 24fps vs None
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Shoots Full HD (1080p) video as well as still pictures
Screen resolution
Much higher resolution screen
1,230k dots vs 460k dots
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More than 2.5x higher resolution screen
Size
Significantly smaller
140x82x43 mm vs 146x113x80 mm
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2.7x smaller
Panorama
Can create panoramas in-camera
Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Live view
Has live view
Yes vs No
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Preview your photos on the camera's screen before taking them
Viewfinder coverage
Better viewfinder coverage
100% vs 98%
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Almost the same
Weight
Significantly lighter
450 g vs 706 g
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Around 40% lighter
Thickness
Significantly thinner
1.7" vs 3.1"
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Around 50% thinner
Continuous shooting
Shoots slightly faster
6 fps vs 5 fps
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20% faster continuous shooting
True resolution
Slightly higher true resolution
16 MP vs 15.4 MP
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Almost the same
Shutter lag
Slightly less shutter lag
369 ms vs 382 ms
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Almost the same
Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$999.00 vs $1,142.53
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The best price we've seen is $144 cheaper (more than 10% less)
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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
More lenses available
60 lenses vs 8 lenses
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7.5x more lenses available
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
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
0.62x vs 0.24x
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More than 6.5x larger viewfinder
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recommendations

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similarities

Compared to recent digital cameras

Common Strengths
Sensor size Large sensors Help
X-Pro1:APS-C 23.6x15.6mm
SD1:APS-C 23.5x15.7mm
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
True resolution Capture very high resolution images Help
X-Pro1:16 MP
SD1:15.4 MP
External flash Support external flash Help
Better lighting
Viewfinder Viewfinders Help
X-Pro1:Tunnel
SD1:Pentaprism
Sensor type Better sensor types Help
Better in low light
Common Weaknesses
Lowest price Very expensive Help
X-Pro1:$999.00
SD1:$1,142.53
Weight Heavy Help
X-Pro1:450 g
SD1:706 g
Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur
HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
You could do HDR manually
Shutter lag Significant shutter lag Help
X-Pro1:369 ms
SD1:382 ms
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
More buttons

competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Nikon D7100

Nikon D7100

Entry-level DSLR

$896 - $897 body only

$1,197 with 18-140mm lens

Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
True resolution Takes significantly higher resolution photos
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is slightly heavier
Nikon D7000

Nikon D7000

Entry-level DSLR

$679 with 18-55mm lens

Startup delay Has significantly less startup delay
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is significantly heavier
Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Pro DSLR

$3,099 - $3,399 body only

$3,699 - $3,999 with 24-105mm lens

Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
True resolution Takes slightly higher resolution photos
Lowest price Is much more expensive
Thickness Is thicker
Canon EOS 6D

Canon EOS 6D

Pro DSLR

$1,519 - $1,899 body only

$2,399 - $2,499 with 24-105mm lens

True resolution Takes slightly higher resolution photos
Light sensitivity Slightly higher maximum light sensitivity
Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
Thickness Is thicker
Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$697 body only

$599 - $797 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
True resolution Takes significantly higher resolution photos
Thickness Is thicker
Viewfinder coverage Slightly less viewfinder coverage
Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Pro DSLR

$2,495 body only

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

Fujifilm X-Pro1 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Fujifilm X-T1

Fujifilm X-T1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,199 - $1,299 body only

$1,599 with 18-55mm lens

Weather sealed Weather sealed
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Supports 24p No 24p support
Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
Fujifilm FinePix X100s

Fujifilm FinePix X100s

Boutique

$850 - $999

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 body only

$1,098 - $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

$448 body only

$598 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

Sigma SD1 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Nikon D800

Nikon D800

Pro DSLR

$4,210 with 28-300mm lens

Startup delay Much less startup delay
Movie format Shoots movies
Weight Significantly heavier
Size Larger
Canon EOS 7D

Canon EOS 7D

Pro DSLR

$999 - $1,499 body only

$1,099 - $1,978 with 28-135mm lens

Startup delay Much less startup delay
Movie format Shoots movies
Weight Heavier
Sensor size Slightly smaller sensor
Sigma SD15

Sigma SD15

Entry-level DSLR

$799 body only

Size Slightly smaller
Lowest price Cheaper
Weather sealed No weather sealing
True resolution Much lower true resolution
Nikon D5100

Nikon D5100

Entry-level DSLR

$385 body only

$429 - $499 with 18-55mm lens

Startup delay Much less startup delay
Movie format Shoots movies
Weather sealed No weather sealing
Viewfinder coverage Less viewfinder coverage

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