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

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Advantages

Fujifilm X-Pro1 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 2.10 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)
  • 24p
    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 over Fujifilm X-Pro1

  • On-sensor phase detect
    Yes vs No
    Might improve live view and video AF performance
  • 60p
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Less shutter lag
    0.072 vs 0.369 sec
    Focus and take a photo quickly (wide angle)
  • Internal flash
    Internal flash vs None
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Faster RAW shooting
    3.1 fps vs 1.3 fps
    Faster RAW shooting in single-shot mode
  • Bigger RAW buffer
    Unlimited vs 14 shots
    Larger buffer for RAW shots (single-shot mode)
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    3.1 fps vs 1.3 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (single-shot mode)
  • Faster shutter
    1/16000 vs 1/4000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

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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 Panasonic G6

Fujifilm X-Pro1
Panasonic G6
  • $999
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $581
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Tiltable Screen
Nikon V2
Panasonic G6
  • $598
  • 1 inch
  • On-sensor phase detect
  • Higher max flash sync
  • $581
  • 4/3
  • Focus peaking
  • Lens selection

Compared to Panasonic GX7

Fujifilm X-Pro1
Panasonic GX7
  • $999
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $484
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Tiltable Screen
Nikon V2
Panasonic GX7
  • $598
  • 1 inch
  • On-sensor phase detect
  • Less shutter lag
  • $484
  • 4/3
  • Focus peaking
  • Lens selection

Compared to Panasonic GM1

Fujifilm X-Pro1
Panasonic GM1
  • $999
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $498
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Fast startup
Nikon V2
Panasonic GM1
  • $598
  • 1 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • On-sensor phase detect
  • $498
  • 4/3
  • Focus peaking
  • Lens selection

Compared to Olympus E-M10

Fujifilm X-Pro1
Olympus E-M10
  • $999
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $599
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Tiltable Screen
Nikon V2
Olympus E-M10
  • $598
  • 1 inch
  • On-sensor phase detect
  • 60p
  • $599
  • 4/3
  • Focus peaking
  • Lens selection

Compared to Nikon V3

Fujifilm X-Pro1
Nikon V3
  • $999
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Lens selection
  • $1197
  • 1 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Touchscreen
Nikon V2
Nikon V3
  • $598
  • 1 inch
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
  • Bigger RAW buffer
  • $1197
  • 1 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Touchscreen
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