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

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Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix X100

Color depth
Great color depth
22.9 bits
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Focus points
Many focus points
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Reasons to buy the Sigma DP2X

Wide angle
Wide angle lens
24 mm
Weight
Light-weight
280 g
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
Usually standard
 
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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
Continuous shooting Shoots faster 5 fps vs 3 fps
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Around 70% faster continuous shooting
Movie format Higher resolution movies 720p @ 30fps vs 320 x 240 @ 30fps
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Shoots high resolution HD (720p) video
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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Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent boutiques, and ignoring price

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              Compared to recent boutiques

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              X100:$655.00
              DP2X:$699.00
              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
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
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              Movie format Poor movies Help
              X100:720p @ 30fps
              DP2X:320 x 240 @ 30fps

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              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix X100s

              Fujifilm FinePix X100s

              Boutique

              $888 - $1,299

              True resolution Takes slightly higher resolution photos
              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Size Is slightly larger
              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $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
              Leica X1

              Leica X1

              Boutique

              $1,800

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Thickness Is thinner
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
              Nikon 1 V1

              Nikon 1 V1

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $410 body only

              $460 with 10-30mm 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
              Sensor size Has a slightly smaller sensor
              Canon PowerShot G1X

              Canon PowerShot G1X

              Boutique

              $549

              Zoom Has significantly more zoom
              Screen size Has a much larger screen
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier

              Fujifilm FinePix X100 Competitors

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              Fujifilm Finepix X10

              Fujifilm Finepix X10

              Pro digicam

              $335 - $673

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Overall image quality Significantly worse image quality
              Color depth Worse color depth
              Fujifilm FinePix x20

              Fujifilm FinePix x20

              Pro digicam

              $599 - $620

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Sensor size Significantly smaller sensor
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Fujifilm X-E1

              Fujifilm X-E1

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $414 - $599 body only

              $785 with 18-55mm lens

              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses
              HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
              Viewfinder size Slightly smaller viewfinder
              Fujifilm FinePix X100T

              Fujifilm FinePix X100T

              Boutique

              $1,299

              Screen size Much larger screen
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
              Lowest price More expensive
              Fujifilm X30

              Fujifilm X30

              Pro digicam

              $563 - $599

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

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              Sigma DP2s

              Sigma DP2s

              Boutique

              $668

              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Sony SLT-A37

              Sony SLT-A37

              Entry-level DSLR

              $440 - $479 with 18-55mm lens

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Size Much larger
              Weight Significantly heavier
              Pentax Optio S7

              Pentax Optio S7

              Ultra compact

              Size Significantly smaller
              Zoom More zoom
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Supports RAW No RAW support
              Sigma DP2

              Sigma DP2

              Boutique

              $469 - $599

              Lowest price Cheaper
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Olympus PEN E-PL1

              Olympus PEN E-PL1

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $550 with 14-42mm lens

              Screen size Much larger screen
              Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses
              Sensor size Smaller sensor
              Weight Heavier

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