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Advantages of the Fujifilm J50

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Size
Slightly smaller
96×55×23 mm vs 111×59×39 mm
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2.1x smaller
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
Thickness
Thinner
0.9" vs 1.5"
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More than 40% thinner
Weight
Lighter
181 g vs 276 g
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More than 30% lighter
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Advantages of the Sony 5R

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Supports 24p
Supports 24p
Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
Screen size
Significantly larger screen
3" vs 2.7"
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More than 10% larger screen
Screen resolution
Significantly higher resolution screen
921k dots vs 230k dots
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More than 4x higher resolution screen
Touch screen
Has a touch screen
Yes vs No
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Fewer buttons to worry about and direct interaction with camera menus
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
Sensor type
Has a CMOS-family sensor
CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
Interchangeable lenses
Has interchangeable lenses
Yes vs No
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Can take advantage of a variety of lenses
True resolution
Higher true resolution
16 MP vs 8 MP
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Capture more than 2x more detail in your photos
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
25,600 ISO vs 800 ISO
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The 5R's maximum light sensitivity is 10 f-stops better
External flash
Supports an external flash
Yes vs No
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An external flash often produces better looking flash images
Fastest shutter speed
Significantly faster max shutter speed
1/4000s vs 1/1500s
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2.7x faster max shutter speed
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              similarities

              Compared to recent digital cameras

              Common Strengths
              Size Fairly small Help
              J5096×55×23 mm
              5R111×59×39 mm
              Weight Light weight Help
              J50181 g
              5R276 g
              Thickness Thin Help
              J500.9"
              5R1.5"
              Common Weaknesses
              Viewfinder No viewfinders Help
              Can only preview photos on the screen
              Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
              Risk of blur
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
              Not supported
              Movie format Poor movies Help
              J50320 x 240 @ 30fps
              5R1080p @ 60fps
              External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
              Limited to the in-camera mic
              Autofocus Slower hybrid detection autofocus Help
              J50Contrast detection
              5RHybrid detection
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              J50230k dots
              5R921k dots

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