• 2/3 inch 58.1mm2
  • 12.0 megapixels
  • 28mm - 112mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/1.7 inch 43.3mm2
  • 12.1 megapixels
  • 28mm - 140mm (35mm eq.)

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Advantages

Fujifilm X20 over Canon G16

  • Larger sensor
    2/3 inch vs 1/1.7 inch
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 2.20 vs 1.90 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • Shoots RAW
    Yes vs No
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Yes vs No
    Might improve live view and video AF performance
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video
  • Hot shoe
    Hot shoe vs None
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Internal flash
    Internal flash vs None
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Longer shutter
    30 vs 0 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Slower slow-motion
    250 fps vs 240 fps
    Supports slower slow-mo

Canon G16 over Fujifilm X20

  • Lens zoom ratio
    5.0x vs 4.0x
    Zooming is easier than walking
  • More dots on screen
    922k vs 460k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • Integrated ND filter
    Yes vs No
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter

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The Competition

Compared to Fujifilm X10

Fujifilm X20
Fujifilm X10
  • $499
  • 2/3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • On-sensor phase detect
  • $399
  • 2/3 inch
Canon G16
Fujifilm X10
  • $449
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • $399
  • 2/3 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Olympus XZ-2

Fujifilm X20
Olympus XZ-2
  • $499
  • 2/3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $349
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Touchscreen
Canon G16
Olympus XZ-2
  • $449
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • $349
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Shoots RAW

Compared to Canon G15

Fujifilm X20
Canon G15
  • $499
  • 2/3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $434
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • More dots on screen
Canon G16
Canon G15
  • $449
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • 60p
  • $434
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Shoots RAW
  • HDMI out

Compared to Pentax MX-1

Fujifilm X20
Pentax MX-1
  • $499
  • 2/3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $431
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • More dots on screen
Canon G16
Pentax MX-1
  • $449
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • $431
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Shoots RAW

Compared to Nikon P7800

Fujifilm X20
Nikon P7800
  • $499
  • 2/3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $547
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Lens zoom ratio
Canon G16
Nikon P7800
  • $449
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Higher-res screen
  • $547
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Lens zoom ratio
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