• APS-C 368.2mm2
  • 16.3 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 6400
  • $917 Average Retail $1700 MSRP
  • 4/3 224.9mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • ISO 160 - 12800
  • $445 Average Retail $800 MSRP

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Advantages

Fujifilm X-Pro1 over Panasonic G5

  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Larger sensor
    APS-C vs 4/3
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Thinner
    42 mm vs 70 mm
    Thinner
  • High-res screen
    1230k vs 920k dots
    Better screen fidelity makes you a better photographer
  • 24p
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • Bigger RAW buffer
    14 vs 8 shots
    Larger buffer for RAW shots (single-shot mode)
  • Doesn't require an AA filter
    Yes vs No
    A unique sensor design provides sharp photos without moiré
  • Higher extended ISO
    25600 vs 12800 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Panasonic G5 over Fujifilm X-Pro1

  • Lens selection
    Excellent vs Good
    Better lens selection gives you more options
  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Love or hate them, they can be useful
  • 60p
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Less shutter lag
    0.194 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
  • Longer shutter
    60 vs 30 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Faster RAW shooting
    2.3 fps vs 1.3 fps
    Faster RAW shooting in single-shot mode
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    2.2 fps vs 1.3 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (single-shot mode)

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.

  • Small, compact body with excellent focusing and exposure capabilities; Newly enhanced touchpanel LCD screen makes image capture and review a joy; Excellent HD video recording quality.

  • Some controls difficult to access; Too easy to activate menus and options while shooting; Lack of a microphone-in jack limits video recording usefulness.

The Competition

Compared to Panasonic G6

Fujifilm X-Pro1
Panasonic G6
  • $917
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Thinner
  • $748
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Tiltable Screen
Panasonic G5
Panasonic G6
  • $445
  • 4/3
  • $748
  • 4/3
  • Focus peaking
  • Wi-Fi

Compared to Panasonic GX7

Fujifilm X-Pro1
Panasonic GX7
  • $917
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Doesn't require an AA filter
  • $848
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Tiltable Screen
Panasonic G5
Panasonic GX7
  • $445
  • 4/3
  • $848
  • 4/3
  • Focus peaking
  • Fast startup

Compared to Sony A3000

Fujifilm X-Pro1
Sony A3000
  • $917
  • APS-C
  • Fast startup
  • Thinner
  • $406
  • APS-C
  • More pixels
  • Newer
Panasonic G5
Sony A3000
  • $445
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $406
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor

Compared to Olympus E-M10

Fujifilm X-Pro1
Olympus E-M10
  • $917
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • 24p
  • $784
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Tiltable Screen
Panasonic G5
Olympus E-M10
  • $445
  • 4/3
  • 60p
  • $784
  • 4/3
  • Focus peaking
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization

Compared to Olympus E-PL7

Fujifilm X-Pro1
Olympus E-PL7
  • $917
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $599
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Tiltable Screen
Panasonic G5
Olympus E-PL7
  • $445
  • 4/3
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • 60p
  • $599
  • 4/3
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Wi-Fi
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