• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 20.2 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 450.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.4 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 140.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Canon SX610 HS advantages over Fujifilm XP120

  • NFC
    Yes vs No
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • More telephoto lens reach
    450 mm vs 140 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 270 vs 210 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Manual focus
    Yes vs No
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • More pixels
    20.2 vs 16.4 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Wider angle lens
    25 mm vs 28 mm
    Capture more of the scene
  • Longer exposure
    15 vs 4 sec
    Long exposures for night shots

Fujifilm XP120 advantages over Canon SX610 HS

  • Less expensive
    $139 vs $199
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Waterproof
    Yes vs No
    Take photos underwater without destroying your camera!
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Newer
    10 months vs 3 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    10.0 fps vs 7.2 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Higher extended ISO
    6400 vs 3200 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Both provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video

Common Weaknesses

  • Focus peaking
    Neither provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Neither provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • RAW file ability
    Neither provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Integrated ND filter
    Neither provide
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Hot shoe
    Neither provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Bulb shutter
    Neither provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

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The Competition

Compared to Canon SX600 HS

Canon SX610 HS
Canon SX600 HS
  • $200
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More dots on screen
  • More pixels
  • $218
  • 1/2.3 inch
Fujifilm XP120
Canon SX600 HS
  • $146
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Waterproof
  • $218
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Longer stills battery life

Compared to Fujifilm XP80

Canon SX610 HS
Fujifilm XP80
  • $200
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • NFC
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $159
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Waterproof
Fujifilm XP120
Fujifilm XP80
  • $146
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Newer
  • Higher-res screen
  • $159
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion

Compared to Canon 350 HS

Canon SX610 HS
Canon 350 HS
  • $200
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Longer stills battery life
  • $189
  • 1/2.3 inch
Fujifilm XP120
Canon 350 HS
  • $146
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Waterproof
  • $189
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • NFC
  • More telephoto lens reach

Compared to Canon 360 HS

Canon SX610 HS
Canon 360 HS
  • $200
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Longer stills battery life
  • $179
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Newer
Fujifilm XP120
Canon 360 HS
  • $146
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Waterproof
  • $179
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • NFC
  • More telephoto lens reach

Compared to Fujifilm XP90

Canon SX610 HS
Fujifilm XP90
  • $200
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • NFC
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $144
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Waterproof
Fujifilm XP120
Fujifilm XP90
  • $146
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Newer
  • $144
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
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