Updated (September 2013): Compare the Fujifilm FinePix x20 vs Nikon Coolpix P7800

Fujifilm Finepix X10 vs Nikon Coolpix P7700

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Fujifilm Finepix X10

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Nikon Coolpix P7700

48

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm Finepix X10

High speed movies
High-speed framerate
200 fps
Great macro
Macro focus
1.0 cm
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Tunnel
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix P7700

Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
1800 ms startup delay
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone

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Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Fujifilm Finepix X10.
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differences

Advantages of the Fujifilm X10

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Sensor size
Larger sensor
2/3" 8.8x6.6mm vs 1/1.8" 7.44x5.58mm
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Around 40% larger sensor
Low light performance
Lower noise at high ISO
245 ISO vs 191 ISO
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The X10 has a slight edge (0.4 f-stops) in low-noise, high-ISO performance
High-speed framerate
Higher speed movies
200 fps vs 120 fps
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Around 70% higher fps
Macro focus
Better macro capability
1.0 cm vs 2.0 cm
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Focus on subjects 2x closer to the lens
Viewfinder
Has a viewfinder
Tunnel vs None
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A viewfinder can help save battery life by keeping the screen turned off
Continuous shooting
Shoots faster
10 fps vs 8 fps
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Around 30% faster continuous shooting
Light sensitivity (boost)
Better boost ISO
12,800 ISO vs 6,400 ISO
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The X10's boost ISO is 2 f-stops better
Weight
Slightly lighter
350 g vs 392 g
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More than 10% lighter
Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$449.00 vs $523.24
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The best price we've seen is $74 cheaper (more than 10% less)
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Advantages of the Nikon P7700

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3D
Takes 3D photos
Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
External mic jack
Has an external mic jack
Yes vs No
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Record high quality audio with an external microphone
Focus points
Many more focus points
99 vs 49
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Set focus accurately within the frame
Dynamic range
More dynamic range
11.7 EV vs 11.3 EV
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0.8 f-stops more dynamic range
Screen resolution
Significantly higher resolution screen
921k dots vs 460k dots
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More than 2x higher resolution screen
Screen flips out
Has a flip-out screen
Yes vs No
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Flip-out screens can be helpful when composing tricky shots or taking movies
Screen size
Larger screen
3" vs 2.8"
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Around 10% larger screen
Overall image quality
Better image quality
53.0 vs 50.0
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Around 10% better image quality
Color depth
Better color depth
21.1 bits vs 20.5 bits
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Distinguishes 0.6 more bits of color
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
6,400 ISO vs 3,200 ISO
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The P7700's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
Battery life
Longer battery life
330 shots vs 300 shots
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10% more shots per battery charge
Longest exposure
Longer exposures
60s vs 30s
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2x longer exposures
Thickness
Slightly thinner
2" vs 2.2"
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More than 10% thinner
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Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent pro digicams, and ignoring price

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              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths
              Aperture Very wide aperture Help
              f/2
              Focus points Lots of focus points Help
              X1049
              P770099
              Supports RAW RAW support Help
              Better editing
              HDR In-camera HDR Help
              Combines multiple exposures
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              True resolution Capture very high resolution images Help
              12 MP
              External flash Support external flash Help
              Better lighting
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Fastest shutter speed Fast max shutter speeds Help
              1/4000 of a second
              Common Weaknesses
              Dynamic range Poor dynamic range Help
              X1011.3 EV
              P770011.7 EV
              Color depth Poor color depth Help
              X1020.5 bits
              P770021.1 bits
              Low light performance Above average noise at high ISO Help
              X10245 ISO
              P7700191 ISO
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              28 mm
              Overall image quality Low image quality Help
              X1050.0
              P770053.0
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              X104x
              P77007.1x

              Compared to recent pro digicams

              Common Strengths
              Macro focus Good macro capabilities Help
              X101.0 cm
              P77002.0 cm
              Common Weaknesses
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Light sensitivity (boost) Poor boost ISO Help
              X1012,800 ISO
              P77006,400 ISO
              GPS No built-in GPS Help
              Missing geo-tagging
              Autofocus Slower contrast detection autofocus Help
              slower focusing
              Supports 24p No support for 24p Help
              Missing that film look
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              X103,200 ISO
              P77006,400 ISO

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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix x20

              Fujifilm FinePix x20

              Pro digicam

              $518

              Light sensitivity Significantly higher maximum light sensitivity
              Autofocus Focuses automatically
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $448

              Sensor size Has a much larger sensor
              Low light performance Is slightly less noisy at high ISO
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              External flash Doesn't support an external flash
              Canon PowerShot G16

              Canon PowerShot G16

              Pro digicam

              $399

              Light sensitivity Significantly higher maximum light sensitivity
              Shutter lag Has significantly less shutter lag
              Panorama Lacks built-in panoramas
              Focus points Has much fewer focus points
              Fujifilm X30

              Fujifilm X30

              Pro digicam

              $431 - $500

              Light sensitivity Significantly higher maximum light sensitivity
              Shutter lag Has much less shutter lag
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

              Pro digicam

              $328

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Focus points Has significantly fewer focus points
              True resolution Takes slightly lower resolution photos
              Canon PowerShot G1X

              Canon PowerShot G1X

              Boutique

              $408

              Sensor size Has a much larger sensor
              Low light performance Is much less noisy at high ISO
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Panorama Lacks built-in panoramas
              Canon PowerShot G15

              Canon PowerShot G15

              Pro digicam

              $783

              Light sensitivity Significantly higher maximum light sensitivity
              Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Focus points Has much fewer focus points

              Fujifilm Finepix X10 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix X100

              Fujifilm FinePix X100

              Boutique

              $645

              Sensor size Much larger sensor
              Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Sony Alpha A6000

              Sony Alpha A6000

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $548 body only

              $698 with 16-50mm lens

              Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
              Overall image quality Much better image quality
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Lowest price More expensive
              Fujifilm XF1

              Fujifilm XF1

              Pro digicam

              $180

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Screen size Larger screen
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Low light performance More noise at high ISO

              Nikon Coolpix P7700 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix P7800

              Nikon Coolpix P7800

              Pro digicam

              $500

              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Overall image quality Slightly better image quality
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Nikon Coolpix P7100

              Nikon Coolpix P7100

              Pro digicam

              $395

              Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Dynamic range Less dynamic range
              Nikon Coolpix S9900

              Nikon Coolpix S9900

              Travel zoom

              $297 - $327

              Zoom More zoom
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Aperture Much narrower aperture
              External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
              Canon PowerShot G10

              Canon PowerShot G10

              Pro digicam

              $849

              Battery life Much longer battery life
              True resolution Higher true resolution
              Dynamic range Less dynamic range
              Overall image quality Significantly worse image quality

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