• 2/3 inch 58.1mm2
  • 12.0 megapixels
  • 26.0x zoom 24mm - 624mm (35mm equiv.)
  • $812 Average Retail $800 MSRP
  • 1/2 inch 30.7mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 30.0x zoom 24mm - 720mm (35mm equiv.)
  • $355 Average Retail $400 MSRP

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Advantages

Fujifilm X-S1 over Fujifilm HS35EXR

  • Larger sensor
    2/3 inch vs 1/2 inch
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • External Mic
    Jack vs No jack
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video

Fujifilm HS35EXR over Fujifilm X-S1

  • Lens zoom ratio
    30.0x vs 26.0x
    Zooming is easier than walking
  • More pixels
    16.0 vs 12.0 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Newer
    18 months vs 3 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos

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The Competition

Compared to Leica V-LUX 4

Fujifilm X-S1
Leica V-LUX 4
  • $812
  • 2/3 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Higher extended ISO
  • $899
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • 60p
Fujifilm HS35EXR
Leica V-LUX 4
  • $355
  • 1/2 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • More pixels
  • $899
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • 60p

Compared to Fujifilm HS50EXR

Fujifilm X-S1
Fujifilm HS50EXR
  • $812
  • 2/3 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • External Mic
  • $521
  • 1/2 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • 60p
Fujifilm HS35EXR
Fujifilm HS50EXR
  • $355
  • 1/2 inch
  • $521
  • 1/2 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • 60p

Compared to Fujifilm S8400W

Fujifilm X-S1
Fujifilm S8400W
  • $812
  • 2/3 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $442
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Wi-Fi
Fujifilm HS35EXR
Fujifilm S8400W
  • $355
  • 1/2 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Shoots RAW
  • $442
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Wi-Fi

Compared to Olympus SP-100

Fujifilm X-S1
Olympus SP-100
  • $812
  • 2/3 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $399
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • 60p
Fujifilm HS35EXR
Olympus SP-100
  • $355
  • 1/2 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Shoots RAW
  • $399
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • 60p

Compared to Panasonic FZ1000

Fujifilm X-S1
Panasonic FZ1000
  • $812
  • 2/3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • $898
  • 1 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
Fujifilm HS35EXR
Panasonic FZ1000
  • $355
  • 1/2 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Longer battery life
  • $898
  • 1 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
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