Updated (September 2011): Compare the Fujifilm Finepix X10 vs Nikon Coolpix P7100

Fujifilm Finepix X10 vs Nikon Coolpix P7000

Winner
Fujifilm Finepix X10

47

Nikon Coolpix P7000

40

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm Finepix X10

High speed movies
High-speed framerate
200 fps
In-camera panoramas
Panorama
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Great macro
Macro focus
1.0 cm
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix P7000

Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
210 ms shutter lag
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
  2. Sensor shift

Items often bought with the Fujifilm X10 or Nikon P7000

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differences

Advantages of the Fujifilm X10

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Aperture
Significantly wider aperture
f/2 vs f/2.8
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At its widest zoom, the X10's lens captures slightly more light (1 f-stops)
High-speed framerate
Records high-speed movies
200 fps vs None
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Capture events too fast for the naked eye and play them back in super-slow motion
Sensor type
Has a CMOS-family sensor
CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
Overall image quality
Better image quality
50.0 vs 39.0
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Around 30% better image quality
Continuous shooting
Shoots much faster
10 fps vs 1.3 fps
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More than 7.5x faster continuous shooting
Low light performance
Lower noise at high ISO
245 ISO vs 147 ISO
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The X10 has a slight edge (0.7 f-stops) in low-noise, high-ISO performance
Sensor size
Larger sensor
2/3" 8.8x6.6mm vs 1/1.7" 7.6x5.7mm
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More than 30% larger sensor
HDR
Has in-camera HDR
Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
Panorama
Can create panoramas in-camera
Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Movie format
Higher resolution movies
1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 24fps
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Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video at a higher frame rate
Dynamic range
More dynamic range
11.3 EV vs 10.8 EV
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1 f-stops more dynamic range
Color depth
Better color depth
20.5 bits vs 19.1 bits
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Distinguishes 1.4 more bits of color
True resolution
Higher true resolution
12 MP vs 10 MP
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Capture more than 20% more detail in your photos
Macro focus
Better macro capability
1.0 cm vs 2.0 cm
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Focus on subjects 2x closer to the lens
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
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Advantages of the Nikon P7000

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Supports 24p
Supports 24p
Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
External mic jack
Has an external mic jack
Yes vs No
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Record high quality audio with an external microphone
Screen resolution
Significantly higher resolution screen
921k dots vs 460k dots
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More than 2x higher resolution screen
Screen size
Larger screen
3" vs 2.8"
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Around 10% larger screen
Battery life
Longer battery life
350 shots vs 300 shots
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Around 20% more shots per battery charge
Size
Slightly smaller
114×77×45 mm vs 117×70×57 mm
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Around 20% smaller
Longest exposure
Significantly longer exposures
60s vs 30s
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2x longer exposures
Thickness
Thinner
1.8" vs 2.2"
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More than 20% thinner
Weight
Slightly lighter
310 g vs 350 g
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More than 10% lighter
Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$375.00 vs $448.80
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The best price we've seen is $74 cheaper (around 20% less)
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recommendations

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
              Supports RAW RAW support Help
              Better editing
              External flash Support external flash Help
              Better lighting
              Viewfinder Both have tunnel viewfinders Help
              Tunnel
              Fastest shutter speed Fast max shutter speeds Help
              1/4000 of a second
              Longest exposure Long exposures Help
              X1030s
              P700060s
              Common Weaknesses
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Dynamic range Poor dynamic range Help
              X1011.3 EV
              P700010.8 EV
              Low light performance Above average noise at high ISO Help
              X10245 ISO
              P7000147 ISO
              Color depth Poor color depth Help
              X1020.5 bits
              P700019.1 bits
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              3,200 ISO
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              28 mm
              Overall image quality Low image quality Help
              X1050.0
              P700039.0
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              X104x
              P70007.1x

              Compared to recent pro digicams

              Common Strengths
              Macro focus Good macro capabilities Help
              X101.0 cm
              P70002.0 cm
              Common Weaknesses
              Light sensitivity (boost) Poor boost ISO Help
              X1012,800 ISO
              P70006,400 ISO
              Autofocus Slower contrast detection autofocus Help
              slower focusing
              GPS No built-in GPS Help
              Missing geo-tagging
              True resolution Capture low resolution images Help
              X1012 MP
              P700010 MP

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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
              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $448

              Sensor size Has a significantly larger sensor
              Low light performance Is slightly less noisy at high ISO
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
              Canon PowerShot G16

              Canon PowerShot G16

              Pro digicam

              $399

              Dynamic range Has slightly wider dynamic range
              High-speed framerate Records even higher-speed movies
              Shutter lag Has significantly more shutter lag
              Focus points Has much fewer focus points
              Canon PowerShot G12

              Canon PowerShot G12

              Pro digicam

              $449

              Screen flips out Has a screen which flips out
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Light sensitivity (boost) Lacks boost light sensitivity
              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
              Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
              Focus points Has much fewer focus points
              Canon PowerShot G1X

              Canon PowerShot G1X

              Boutique

              $549

              Sensor size Has a much larger sensor
              Low light performance Is much less noisy at high ISO
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

              Boutique

              $649 - $698

              Sensor size Has a much larger sensor
              Low light performance Is significantly less noisy at high ISO
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Built-in flash Doesn't have a built-in flash

              Fujifilm Finepix X10 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm X30

              Fujifilm X30

              Pro digicam

              $411 - $600

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Size Slightly larger
              Weight Heavier
              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
              Focus points Many more focus points
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive

              Nikon Coolpix P7000 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix P7800

              Nikon Coolpix P7800

              Pro digicam

              $500

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Overall image quality Better image quality
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Size Slightly larger
              Nikon Coolpix S9900

              Nikon Coolpix S9900

              Travel zoom

              $249 - $297

              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Nikon Coolpix S7000

              Nikon Coolpix S7000

              Travel zoom

              $119 - $217

              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Continuous shooting Shoots significantly faster
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Nikon Coolpix P7100

              Nikon Coolpix P7100

              Pro digicam

              $384

              Startup delay Significantly less startup delay
              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Shutter lag More shutter lag
              Nikon Coolpix P7700

              Nikon Coolpix P7700

              Pro digicam

              $485

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Shutter lag Much more shutter lag

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              Avatar for Snapsort Snapsort (4:30 PM, February 26, 2012)
              Good catch, thanks, we'll update our Nikon P7000 specs, it does indeed have an external mic jack!
               
              John Power (7:50 AM, February 26, 2012)
              Nikon p7000 dose have an external mic jack