• APS-C 368.2mm2
  • 16.3 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 6400
  • 1 inch 116.2mm2
  • 14.2 megapixels
  • ISO 160 - 6400

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Differences

Fujifilm X-Pro1 advantages over Nikon V2

  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Lens selection
    Good vs Limited
    Better lens selection gives you more options
  • Larger sensor
    APS-C vs 1 inch
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Fast startup
    ~1.30 vs 2.1 sec
    Faster startup lets you catch the moment
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 4.82 vs 2.86 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • Longer battery life
    1000 vs 310 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Shoots 24p video
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • Doesn't require an AA filter
    Yes vs No
    A unique sensor design provides sharp photos without moiré
  • Higher extended ISO
    25600 vs 6400 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Nikon V2 advantages over Fujifilm X-Pro1

  • Less expensive
    $500 vs $800*
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Yes vs No
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Less shutter lag
    0.07 vs 0.37 sec
    Focus and take a photo quickly (wide angle)
  • Internal flash
    Internal flash vs None
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    40 vs 18 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    60.6 fps vs 5.2 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Bigger RAW buffer
    40 vs 11 shots
    Larger buffer for RAW shots (burst mode)
  • Faster RAW shooting
    58.8 fps vs 5.4 fps
    Faster RAW shooting in burst mode
  • Faster shutter
    1/16000 vs 1/4000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Both provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video
  • Hot shoe
    Both provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Bulb shutter
    Both provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

Common Weaknesses

  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • NFC
    Neither provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Select your focus point more intuitively.
  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Neither provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Wi-Fi
    Neither provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • Top deck display
    Neither provide
    Check settings with a screen on top of the camera
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Dual card slots
    Neither provide
    Gives you more storage flexibility

User reviews

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Review Excerpt

  • Quality build; Unique hybrid optical viewfinder; Excellent LCD; Good controls; Excellent image quality.

  • Limited to prime lenses (for now); Loose aperture ring and EV dial; Mediocre autofocus speeds; Slow buffer clearing; Tripod socket too close to battery compartment.

The Competition

Compared to Nikon V1

Fujifilm X-Pro1
Nikon V1
  • $791
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Lens selection
  • $900
  • 1 inch
  • Shoots 60p video
  • Less shutter lag
Nikon V2
Nikon V1
  • $713
  • 1 inch
  • On-sensor phase detect
  • More pixels
  • $900
  • 1 inch
  • Fast startup
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Panasonic GX7

Fujifilm X-Pro1
Panasonic GX7
  • $791
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $513
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Tiltable Screen
Nikon V2
Panasonic GX7
  • $713
  • 1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • On-sensor phase detect
  • $513
  • 4/3
  • Focus peaking
  • Lens selection

Compared to Nikon AW1

Fujifilm X-Pro1
Nikon AW1
  • $791
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Lens selection
  • $740
  • 1 inch
  • Waterproof
  • In-camera panoramas
Nikon V2
Nikon AW1
  • $713
  • 1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $740
  • 1 inch
  • Waterproof
  • In-camera panoramas

Compared to Nikon V3

Fujifilm X-Pro1
Nikon V3
  • $791
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Focus peaking
  • $1136
  • 1 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Touchscreen
Nikon V2
Nikon V3
  • $713
  • 1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • $1136
  • 1 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Touchscreen

Compared to Olympus E-PL7

Fujifilm X-Pro1
Olympus E-PL7
  • $791
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $494
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Less expensive
Nikon V2
Olympus E-PL7
  • $713
  • 1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $494
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Larger sensor
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