Updated (January, 2013): Compare the Fujifilm FinePix X100s vs Sigma DP2X

Fujifilm FinePix X100

Winner
Fujifilm FinePix X100

57

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Sigma DP2X

30

Sigma DP2X

Runner-up
     

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix X100

Great color depth
Color depth
22.9 bits
Large sensor
Sensor size
APS-C 23.6x15.8mm
In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
 

Reasons to buy the Sigma DP2X

Wide angle
Wide angle lens
24 mm
Weight
Light-weight
280 g
 

differences

Advantages of the Fujifilm X100

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Screen size
Much larger screen
2.8" vs 2.5"
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More than 10% larger screen
Aperture
Significantly wider aperture
f/2.0 vs f/2.8
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At its widest zoom, the X100's lens captures slightly more light (1 f-stop)
Screen resolution
Higher resolution screen
460k dots vs 230k dots
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2x higher resolution screen
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
True resolution
Significantly higher true resolution
12.2 MP vs 4.6 MP
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Capture more than 2.5x more detail in your photos
Movie format
Higher resolution movies
720p @ 30fps vs 320 x 240 @ 30fps
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Shoots high resolution HD (720p) video
Continuous shooting
Shoots faster
5 fps vs 3 fps
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Around 70% faster continuous shooting
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
6,400 ISO vs 1,600 ISO
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The X100's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
Sensor size
Larger sensor
APS-C 23.6x15.8mm vs Sigma X3 20.7x13.8mm
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More than 30% larger sensor
Viewfinder
Has a viewfinder
Optical vs None
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A viewfinder can help save battery life by keeping the screen turned off
Light sensitivity (boost)
Better boost ISO
12,800 ISO vs 3,200 ISO
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The X100's boost ISO is 2 f-stops better
Fastest shutter speed
Significantly faster max shutter speed
1/4000s vs 1/2000s
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2x faster max shutter speed
Thickness
Slightly thinner
2.1" vs 2.2"
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Almost the same
Longest exposure
Slightly longer exposures
30s vs 15s
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2x longer exposures
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Advantages of the Sigma DP2X

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Wide angle
Significantly better wide angle
24 mm vs 35 mm
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More than 30% better wide angle
Size
Smaller
113x59x56 mm vs 127x75x54 mm
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Around 30% smaller
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recommendations

Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent boutiques, and ignoring price

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              similarities

              Compared to recent boutiques

              Common Strengths
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              X100:$643.50
              DP2X:$699.00
              Common Weaknesses
              Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
              X100:30s
              DP2X:15s
              Light sensitivity (boost) Poor boost ISO Help
              X100:12,800 ISO
              DP2X:3,200 ISO
              Screen size Very small screens Help
              X100:2.8"
              DP2X:2.5"
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              X100:460k dots
              DP2X:230k dots
              Supports 24p No support for 24p Help
              Missing that film look
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              X100:6,400 ISO
              DP2X:1,600 ISO
              True resolution Capture low resolution images Help
              X100:12.2 MP
              DP2X:4.6 MP
              Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
              Risk of blur
              Movie format Poor movies Help
              X100:720p @ 30fps
              DP2X:320 x 240 @ 30fps
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm Finepix X10

              Fujifilm Finepix X10

              Pro digicam

              $400

              Zoom Has much more zoom
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Sensor size Has a slightly smaller sensor
              Fujifilm X-Pro1

              Fujifilm X-Pro1

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $999 - $1,000 body only

              $1,512 with 18mm lens

              Screen size Has a much larger screen
              Screen resolution Has a much higher resolution screen
              Built-in flash Doesn't have a built-in flash
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Canon EOS 5D Mark II

              Canon EOS 5D Mark II

              Pro DSLR

              $2,495 body only

              Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
              Screen size Has a much larger screen
              Lowest price Is much more expensive
              Built-in flash Doesn't have a built-in flash

              Fujifilm FinePix X100 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix X100s

              Fujifilm FinePix X100s

              Boutique

              $850 - $999

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              True resolution Higher true resolution
              HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive
              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $498 - $798

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Screen size Much larger screen
              Overall image quality Worse image quality
              Sensor size Significantly smaller sensor
              Fujifilm X30

              Fujifilm X30

              Pro digicam

              $519 - $599

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Sensor size Significantly smaller sensor
              Viewfinder size Smaller viewfinder
              Fujifilm FinePix x20

              Fujifilm FinePix x20

              Pro digicam

              $620

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Sensor size Significantly smaller sensor
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

              Boutique

              $898 - $899

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Overall image quality Worse image quality
              Sensor size Smaller sensor

              Sigma DP2X Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sigma DP2s

              Sigma DP2s

              Boutique

              $596

              Lowest price Slightly cheaper
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Sigma DP2

              Sigma DP2

              Boutique

              $462 - $740

              Lowest price Cheaper
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Nikon 1 J1

              Nikon 1 J1

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $189 with 10-30mm lens

              Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
              Screen size Much larger screen
              Sensor size Smaller sensor
              External flash No external flash support
              Nikon D800

              Nikon D800

              Pro DSLR

              $4,210 with 28-300mm lens

              Screen size Much larger screen
              True resolution Much higher true resolution
              Size Much larger
              Weight Much heavier
              Sigma DP3 Merrill

              Sigma DP3 Merrill

              Digicam

              $481 - $799

              Screen size Much larger screen
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Built-in flash No built-in flash

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