• 2/3 inch 58.1mm2
  • 12.0 megapixels
  • 25mm - 100mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/1.7 inch 43.3mm2
  • 12.2 megapixels
  • 24mm - 120mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Fujifilm XQ1 advantages over Nikon P340

  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Larger sensor
    2/3 inch vs 1/1.7 inch
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Less expensive
    $300 vs $347
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 2.20 vs 1.90 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Yes vs No
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos

Nikon P340 advantages over Fujifilm XQ1

  • More lens zoom
    5.0x vs 4.0x
    Zooming is easier than walking
  • Integrated ND filter
    Yes vs No
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • Shoots 24p video
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • Longer exposure
    60 vs 30 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Higher extended ISO
    25600 vs 12800 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • RAW file ability
    Both provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • In-camera panoramas
    Both provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Both provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Manual focus
    Both provide
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash

Common Weaknesses

  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Select your focus point more intuitively.
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Neither provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Hot shoe
    Neither provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Bulb shutter
    Neither provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

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The Competition

Compared to Fujifilm XF1

Fujifilm XQ1
Fujifilm XF1
  • $300
  • 2/3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Wi-Fi
  • $240
  • 2/3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Longer battery life
Nikon P340
Fujifilm XF1
  • $350
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • Wi-Fi
  • $240
  • 2/3 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Less expensive

Compared to Canon S110

Fujifilm XQ1
Canon S110
  • $300
  • 2/3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Focus peaking
  • $236
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More lens zoom
Nikon P340
Canon S110
  • $350
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Higher-res screen
  • $236
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Touchscreen

Compared to Nikon P330

Fujifilm XQ1
Nikon P330
  • $300
  • 2/3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Focus peaking
  • $380
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • GPS
Nikon P340
Nikon P330
  • $350
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Wi-Fi
  • $380
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • GPS

Compared to Panasonic LF1

Fujifilm XQ1
Panasonic LF1
  • $300
  • 2/3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $240
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More lens zoom
Nikon P340
Panasonic LF1
  • $350
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Newer
  • Integrated ND filter
  • $240
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More lens zoom

Compared to Fujifilm XQ2

Fujifilm XQ1
Fujifilm XQ2
  • $300
  • 2/3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • $346
  • 2/3 inch
  • Newer
Nikon P340
Fujifilm XQ2
  • $350
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • Integrated ND filter
  • $346
  • 2/3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
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