• 2/3 inch 58.1mm2
  • 12.0 megapixels
  • 24mm - 624mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2 inch 30.7mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 24mm - 1000mm (35mm eq.)

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Advantages

Fujifilm X-S1 over Fujifilm HS50EXR

  • Larger sensor
    2/3 inch vs 1/2 inch
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 2.20 vs 1.39 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • External Mic Jack
    Jack vs No jack
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    8 vs 5 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)

Fujifilm HS50EXR over Fujifilm X-S1

  • More lens zoom
    42.0x vs 26.0x
    Zooming is easier than walking
  • Longer battery life
    600 vs 460 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • More dots on screen
    920k vs 460k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • More pixels
    16.0 vs 12.0 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Newer
    2 years vs 3 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    11.0 fps vs 7.0 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)

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The Competition

Compared to Fujifilm S100FS

Fujifilm X-S1
Fujifilm S100FS
  • $587
  • 2/3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $800
  • 2/3 inch
  • Bulb shutter
Fujifilm HS50EXR
Fujifilm S100FS
  • $329
  • 1/2 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • Longer battery life
  • $800
  • 2/3 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Fujifilm S200EXR

Fujifilm X-S1
Fujifilm S200EXR
  • $587
  • 2/3 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $354
  • 1/1.6 inch
Fujifilm HS50EXR
Fujifilm S200EXR
  • $329
  • 1/2 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • More lens zoom
  • $354
  • 1/1.6 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Fujifilm HS30EXR

Fujifilm X-S1
Fujifilm HS30EXR
  • $587
  • 2/3 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $468
  • 1/2 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • Longer battery life
Fujifilm HS50EXR
Fujifilm HS30EXR
  • $329
  • 1/2 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • Shoots 60p video
  • $468
  • 1/2 inch

Compared to Fujifilm HS35EXR

Fujifilm X-S1
Fujifilm HS35EXR
  • $587
  • 2/3 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $266
  • 1/2 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • Longer battery life
Fujifilm HS50EXR
Fujifilm HS35EXR
  • $329
  • 1/2 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • Shoots 60p video
  • $266
  • 1/2 inch

Compared to Leica V-LUX (Typ 114)

Fujifilm X-S1
Leica V-LUX (Typ 114)
  • $587
  • 2/3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • $1350
  • 1 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
Fujifilm HS50EXR
Leica V-LUX (Typ 114)
  • $329
  • 1/2 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • Slower slow-motion
  • $1350
  • 1 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
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