• 2/3 inch 58.1mm2
  • 12.0 megapixels
  • 26.0x zoom 24mm - 624mm (35mm equiv.)
  • 1 inch 116.2mm2
  • 20.1 megapixels
  • 16.0x zoom 25mm - 400mm (35mm equiv.)

Advantages

Fujifilm X-S1 over Panasonic FZ1000

  • Lens zoom ratio
    26.0x vs 16.0x
    Zooming is easier than walking

Panasonic FZ1000 over Fujifilm X-S1

  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Larger sensor
    1 inch vs 2/3 inch
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Shoot 4K video
    4K (UHD) vs 1080p
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • 60p
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • More pixels
    20.1 vs 12.0 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Newer
    2 months vs 3 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • High-res screen
    307k vs 0k dots
    Better screen fidelity makes you a better photographer
  • 24p
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • Longer shutter
    60 vs 30 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Bulb shutter
    Bulb vs No bulb
    Hold the shutter open by holding the shutter button down
  • Higher extended ISO
    25600 vs 12800 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility
  • Faster shutter
    1/16000 vs 1/4000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

Review Excerpt

The Competition

Compared to Sony RX10

Fujifilm X-S1
Sony RX10
  • $521
  • 2/3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • $1026
  • 1 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
Panasonic FZ1000
Sony RX10
  • $898
  • 1 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Fast startup
  • $1026
  • 1 inch
  • Headphone jack
  • Integrated ND filter

Compared to Panasonic FZ200

Fujifilm X-S1
Panasonic FZ200
  • $521
  • 2/3 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Higher extended ISO
  • $462
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • 60p
  • High-res screen
Panasonic FZ1000
Panasonic FZ200
  • $898
  • 1 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $462
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Slower slow-motion

Compared to Leica V-LUX 4

Fujifilm X-S1
Leica V-LUX 4
  • $521
  • 2/3 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Higher extended ISO
  • $899
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • 60p
Panasonic FZ1000
Leica V-LUX 4
  • $898
  • 1 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Wi-Fi
  • $899
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Headphone jack

Compared to Fujifilm HS50EXR

Fujifilm X-S1
Fujifilm HS50EXR
  • $521
  • 2/3 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • External Mic
  • $401
  • 1/2 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • 60p
Panasonic FZ1000
Fujifilm HS50EXR
  • $898
  • 1 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $401
  • 1/2 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Longer battery life

Compared to Fujifilm HS35EXR

Fujifilm X-S1
Fujifilm HS35EXR
  • $521
  • 2/3 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • External Mic
  • $269
  • 1/2 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • More pixels
Panasonic FZ1000
Fujifilm HS35EXR
  • $898
  • 1 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $269
  • 1/2 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Longer battery life
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