Updated (January, 2013): Compare the Fujifilm FinePix x20 vs Nikon Coolpix P7100

Fujifilm Finepix X10

Winner
Fujifilm Finepix X10

55

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Nikon Coolpix P7000

46

Nikon Coolpix P7000

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
Many focus points
Focus points
49
Great macro
Macro focus
1 cm
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix P7000

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
921k dots
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
 

differences

Advantages of the Fujifilm X10

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Aperture
Significantly wider aperture
f/2.0 vs f/2.8
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At its widest zoom, the X10's lens captures slightly more light (1 f-stop)
Overall image quality
Better image quality
50.0 vs 39.0
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Around 30% better image quality
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
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
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 type
Has a CMOS-family sensor
CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
Panorama
Can create panoramas in-camera
Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
HDR
Has in-camera HDR
Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
Dynamic range
More dynamic range
11.3 EV vs 10.8 EV
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0.5 f-stops more dynamic range
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
Continuous shooting
Shoots significantly faster
10 fps vs 1.3 fps
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More than 7.5x faster continuous shooting
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
Light sensitivity (boost)
Better boost ISO
12,800 ISO vs 6,400 ISO
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The X10's boost ISO is 1 f-stop better
Macro focus
Better macro capability
1 cm vs 2 cm
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Focus on subjects 2x closer to the lens
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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
Screen resolution
Significantly higher resolution screen
921k dots vs 460k dots
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More than 2x higher resolution screen
External mic jack
Has an external mic jack
Yes vs No
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Record high quality audio with an external microphone
Screen size
Larger screen
3.0" 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
114x77x44 mm vs 117x70x57 mm
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Around 20% smaller
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
Longest exposure
Longer exposures
60s vs 30s
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2x longer exposures
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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
              Common Weaknesses
              Dynamic range Poor dynamic range Help
              X10:11.3 EV
              P7000:10.8 EV
              Color depth Poor color depth Help
              X10:20.5 bits
              P7000:19.1 bits
              Low light performance Above average noise at high ISO Help
              X10:245 ISO
              P7000:147 ISO
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              28 mm
              Overall image quality Low image quality Help
              X10:50.0
              P7000:39.0
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              X10:4x
              P7000:7.1x

              Compared to recent pro digicams

              Common Strengths

              Snapsort is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

              Common Weaknesses
              Light sensitivity (boost) Poor boost ISO Help
              X10:12,800 ISO
              P7000:6,400 ISO
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              3,200 ISO
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons
              True resolution Capture low resolution images Help
              X10:12 MP
              P7000:10 MP
              Autofocus Slower contrast detection autofocus Help
              slower focusing

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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $498 - $578

              Sensor size Has a much larger sensor
              Low light performance Is slightly less noisy at high ISO
              Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
              External flash Doesn't support an external flash
              Canon PowerShot G16

              Canon PowerShot G16

              Pro digicam

              $449

              Dynamic range Has slightly wider dynamic range
              Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
              Shutter lag Has significantly more shutter lag
              Focus points Has significantly fewer focus points
              Canon PowerShot G15

              Canon PowerShot G15

              Pro digicam

              $420

              Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
              Focus points Has significantly fewer focus points
              Canon PowerShot G12

              Canon PowerShot G12

              Pro digicam

              $829

              Screen flips out Has a screen which flips out
              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
              Light sensitivity (boost) Lacks boost light sensitivity
              Olympus XZ-2 iHS

              Olympus XZ-2 iHS

              Pro digicam

              $372

              Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
              Image stabilization Has worse image stabilization
              Canon PowerShot S110

              Canon PowerShot S110

              Pro digicam

              $179 - $349

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Size Is slightly smaller
              Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
              External flash Doesn't support an external flash
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

              Pro digicam

              $599

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Startup delay Has slightly less startup delay
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder

              Fujifilm Finepix X10 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix x20

              Fujifilm FinePix x20

              Pro digicam

              $599 - $620

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Fujifilm FinePix X100

              Fujifilm FinePix X100

              Boutique

              $671

              Sensor size Much larger sensor
              Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

              Pro digicam

              $340 - $348

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Sensor size Smaller sensor
              Low light performance More noise at high ISO
              Fujifilm XF1

              Fujifilm XF1

              Pro digicam

              $168 - $293

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Aperture Wider aperture
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Low light performance More noise at high ISO

              Nikon Coolpix P7000 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot G10

              Canon PowerShot G10

              Pro digicam

              $830

              Battery life Much longer battery life
              True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
              Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Nikon Coolpix P7800

              Nikon Coolpix P7800

              Pro digicam

              $547

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Size Slightly larger
              Canon PowerShot G7

              Canon PowerShot G7

              Digicam

              $799

              Startup delay Much less startup delay
              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Supports RAW No RAW support
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Nikon Coolpix P7100

              Nikon Coolpix P7100

              Pro digicam

              $570

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Startup delay Significantly less startup delay
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Shutter lag More shutter lag
              Canon PowerShot G11

              Canon PowerShot G11

              Pro digicam

              $520

              Battery life Much longer battery life
              Overall image quality Better image quality
              Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
              Supports 24p No 24p support

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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