• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 10.0 megapixels
  • 35.00mm - 105.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.4 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 140.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Fujifilm Z30 advantages over Fujifilm XP90

  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 1.69 vs 1.34 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • Lighter weight
    111g vs 203g
    Lighter weight

Fujifilm XP90 advantages over Fujifilm Z30

  • Waterproof
    Yes vs No
    Take photos underwater without destroying your camera!
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Yes vs No
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • More telephoto lens reach
    140 mm vs 105 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Newer
    2 years vs 9 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video
  • More dots on screen
    922k vs 230k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • Shoots 1080p video
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • More pixels
    16.4 vs 10.0 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Wider angle lens
    28 mm vs 35 mm
    Capture more of the scene
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Faster shutter
    1/2000 vs 1/1000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light
  • Higher extended ISO
    6400 vs 1600 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash

Common Weaknesses

  • Focus peaking
    Neither provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Neither provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • RAW file ability
    Neither provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • NFC
    Neither provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Manual focus
    Neither provide
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • Integrated ND filter
    Neither provide
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Hot shoe
    Neither provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Bulb shutter
    Neither provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

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The Competition

Compared to Fujifilm Z33WP

Fujifilm Z30
Fujifilm Z33WP
  • $122
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • $200
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
Fujifilm XP90
Fujifilm Z33WP
  • $149
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $200
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Bigger pixels
  • Thinner

Compared to Fujifilm Z37

Fujifilm Z30
Fujifilm Z37
  • $122
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer stills battery life
  • $150
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
Fujifilm XP90
Fujifilm Z37
  • $149
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $150
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Bigger pixels
  • Lighter weight

Compared to Rollei FL100iT

Fujifilm Z30
Rollei FL100iT
  • $122
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Larger sensor
  • $288
  • 1/2.5 inch
  • Thinner
Fujifilm XP90
Rollei FL100iT
  • $149
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Larger sensor
  • $288
  • 1/2.5 inch
  • Bigger pixels
  • Thinner

Compared to Fujifilm XP80

Fujifilm Z30
Fujifilm XP80
  • $122
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Bigger pixels
  • Lighter weight
  • $159
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
Fujifilm XP90
Fujifilm XP80
  • $149
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Newer
  • Higher-res screen
  • $159
  • 1/2.3 inch

Compared to Fujifilm XP120

Fujifilm Z30
Fujifilm XP120
  • $122
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Bigger pixels
  • Lighter weight
  • $149
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
Fujifilm XP90
Fujifilm XP120
  • $149
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • $149
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Newer
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