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

Fujifilm FinePix X100 vs Sigma DP2X

Winner
Fujifilm FinePix X100

46

Sigma DP2X

27

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix X100

Great image quality
Overall image quality
73.0
Great color depth
Color depth
22.9 bits
Low noise at high ISO
Low light performance
1,001 ISO
Large sensor
Sensor size
APS-C 23.6x15.8mm
 

Reasons to buy the Sigma DP2X

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

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Fujifilm FinePix X100.
Explore our gallery of 5 sample photos taken by the Sigma DP2X.

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 vs f/2.8
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At its widest zoom, the X100's lens captures slightly more light (1 f-stops)
Screen resolution
Much 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
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
HDR
Has in-camera HDR
Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
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
Sensor size
Larger sensor
APS-C 23.6x15.8mm vs Sigma X3 20.7x13.8mm
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More than 30% larger sensor
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
6,400 ISO vs 1,600 ISO
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The X100's maximum light sensitivity is 4 f-stops better
Viewfinder
Has a viewfinder
Optical vs None
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A viewfinder can help save battery life by keeping the screen turned off
Fastest shutter speed
Significantly faster max shutter speed
1/4000s vs 1/2000s
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2x faster max shutter speed
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
113×60×56 mm vs 127×75×54 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
              Size Fairly small Help
              X100127×75×54 mm
              DP2X113×60×56 mm
              Built-in flash Each has a built-in flash Help
              Usually standard
              Common Weaknesses
              Light sensitivity (boost) Poor boost ISO Help
              X10012,800 ISO
              DP2X3,200 ISO
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              X100460k dots
              DP2X230k dots
              Screen size Very small screens Help
              X1002.8"
              DP2X2.5"
              Supports 24p No support for 24p Help
              Missing that film look
              True resolution Capture low resolution images Help
              X10012.2 MP
              DP2X4.6 MP
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              X1006,400 ISO
              DP2X1,600 ISO
              Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
              Risk of blur
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              X1005 fps
              DP2X3 fps
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              1x
              Movie format Poor movies Help
              X100720p @ 30fps
              DP2X320 x 240 @ 30fps

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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $350 - $448

              Zoom Has significantly more zoom
              Screen size Has a much larger screen
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              External flash Doesn't support an external flash
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 II

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 II

              Pro digicam

              $598

              Zoom Has significantly more zoom
              Screen size Has a much larger screen
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Sensor size Has a slightly smaller sensor
              Canon Rebel T3i

              Canon Rebel T3i

              Entry-level DSLR

              $479 body only

              $548 - $566 with 18-55mm lens

              Screen size Has a much larger screen
              Screen resolution Has a much higher resolution screen
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

              Pro digicam

              $328 - $398

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Zoom Has significantly more zoom
              Sensor size Has a significantly smaller sensor
              Focus points Has slightly fewer focus points

              Fujifilm FinePix X100 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix X100s

              Fujifilm FinePix X100s

              Boutique

              $848

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              True resolution Higher true resolution
              HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive
              Fujifilm X30

              Fujifilm X30

              Pro digicam

              $440 - $599

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Screen size Much larger screen
              Sensor size Much smaller sensor
              Viewfinder size Smaller viewfinder
              Fujifilm Finepix X10

              Fujifilm Finepix X10

              Pro digicam

              $398

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Low light performance Much more noise at high ISO
              Overall image quality Much worse image quality
              Fujifilm FinePix x20

              Fujifilm FinePix x20

              Pro digicam

              $57

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Sensor size Much smaller sensor
              Battery life Slightly shorter battery life
              Fujifilm X-E1

              Fujifilm X-E1

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $499 - $599 body only

              $731 with 18-55mm lens

              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses
              HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
              Viewfinder size Smaller viewfinder

              Sigma DP2X Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sigma DP2s

              Sigma DP2s

              Boutique

              $638

              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
              Samsung NX3000

              Samsung NX3000

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $292 body only

              $360 - $399 with 20-50mm lens

              Screen size Much larger screen
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Built-in flash No built-in flash
              Ricoh GR Digital IV

              Ricoh GR Digital IV

              Pro digicam

              Screen size Much larger screen
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Sensor size Significantly smaller sensor
              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
              Sigma DP3 Merrill

              Sigma DP3 Merrill

              Digicam

              $599 - $799

              Screen size Much larger screen
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Size Larger
              Nikon 1 J1

              Nikon 1 J1

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $235 with 10-30mm lens

              Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
              Screen size Much larger screen
              External flash No external flash support

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