• APS-C 368.2mm2
  • 16.3 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 6400
  • 4/3 224.9mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • ISO 160 - 12800

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Advantages

Fujifilm X-Pro1 over Panasonic G6

  • Larger sensor
    APS-C vs 4/3
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 4.82 vs 3.75 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • Thinner
    42 mm vs 71 mm
    Thinner
  • Doesn't require an AA filter
    Yes vs No
    A unique sensor design provides sharp photos without moiré

Panasonic G6 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
  • Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • 60p
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • External Mic
    Jack vs No jack
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Newer
    18 months vs 3 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Internal flash
    Internal flash vs None
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Longer shutter
    60 vs 30 sec
    Long exposures for night shots

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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 V2

Fujifilm X-Pro1
Nikon V2
  • $999
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Lens selection
  • $598
  • 1 inch
  • On-sensor phase detect
  • 60p
Panasonic G6
Nikon V2
  • $498
  • 4/3
  • Focus peaking
  • Lens selection
  • $598
  • 1 inch
  • On-sensor phase detect
  • Higher max flash sync

Compared to Panasonic GX7

Fujifilm X-Pro1
Panasonic GX7
  • $999
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $484
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Tiltable Screen
Panasonic G6
Panasonic GX7
  • $498
  • 4/3
  • External Mic
  • $484
  • 4/3
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Higher max flash sync

Compared to Sony A3000

Fujifilm X-Pro1
Sony A3000
  • $999
  • APS-C
  • Fast startup
  • Higher-res screen
  • $365
  • APS-C
  • More pixels
  • Newer
Panasonic G6
Sony A3000
  • $498
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $365
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • More pixels

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
Panasonic G6
Olympus E-M10
  • $498
  • 4/3
  • 60p
  • External Mic
  • $599
  • 4/3
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Newer

Compared to Sony A6000

Fujifilm X-Pro1
Sony A6000
  • $999
  • APS-C
  • Fast startup
  • Bigger pixels
  • $448
  • APS-C
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Wi-Fi
Panasonic G6
Sony A6000
  • $498
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Touchscreen
  • $448
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • On-sensor phase detect
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