• 1/1.7 inch 43.3mm2
  • 12.0 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 112.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • APS-C 368.2mm2
  • 16.3 megapixels
  • 35.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Olympus XZ-2 advantages over Fujifilm X100T

  • Less expensive
    $199 vs $1299
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Yes vs No
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • More telephoto lens reach
    112 mm vs 35 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Less shutter lag
    0.12 vs 0.28 sec
    Focus and take a photo quickly (wide angle)
  • Wider angle lens
    28 mm vs 35 mm
    Capture more of the scene
  • Longer exposure
    60 vs 30 sec
    Long exposures for night shots

Fujifilm X100T advantages over Olympus XZ-2

  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Larger sensor
    APS-C vs 1/1.7 inch
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Eye-level vs Rear display only
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 4.82 vs 1.92 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Yes vs No
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • External Mic Jack
    Jack vs No jack
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Newer
    3 years vs 5 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Shoots 24p video
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • More pixels
    16.3 vs 12.0 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    6.0 fps vs 5.0 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    16 vs 4 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)
  • Faster RAW shooting
    6.1 fps vs 5.0 fps
    Faster RAW shooting in burst mode
  • Bigger RAW buffer
    7 vs 3 shots
    Larger buffer for RAW shots (burst mode)
  • Faster shutter
    1/32000 vs 1/2000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light
  • Higher extended ISO
    51200 vs 12800 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • In-camera panoramas
    Both provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • RAW file ability
    Both provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Manual focus
    Both provide
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • Integrated ND filter
    Both provide
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video
  • Hot shoe
    Both provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Bulb shutter
    Both provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

Common Weaknesses

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • 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
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Slow-motion videos
    Neither provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

User reviews

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Review Excerpt

  • Good image quality for its class; Fast, bright f/1.8-2.5 i.ZUIKO 4x zoom lens; Dual-purpose front Control Ring lets you select aperture or focus manually; three-inch articulating LCD touch-screen monitor.

  • Pricier than many enthusiast compacts; Image detail starts dropping off at ISO 800 and noise becomes problematic at ISO 3200; Lens cover pops off as zoom lens extends, when you turn the camera on.

  • Attractive, retro rangefinder-style design; Excellent still image quality; Great, sharp f/2 35mm-equivalent lens; Overall better operation than the X100S with improved controls and dials; Improved optical viewfinder coverage; Built-in Wi-Fi.

  • Low-light AF still slow and inconsistent; Video quality still compromised by moire and lack of image stabilization; Buffer depths could be better when shooting RAW.

The Competition

Compared to Olympus XZ-1

Olympus XZ-2
Olympus XZ-1
  • $275
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $500
  • 1/1.63 inch
  • Lighter weight
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
Fujifilm X100T
Olympus XZ-1
  • $1299
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $500
  • 1/1.63 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • More telephoto lens reach

Compared to Pentax MX-1

Olympus XZ-2
Pentax MX-1
  • $275
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Hot shoe
  • $400
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Shoots 60p video
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
Fujifilm X100T
Pentax MX-1
  • $1299
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $400
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Tiltable Screen

Compared to Fujifilm X100S

Olympus XZ-2
Fujifilm X100S
  • $275
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Less expensive
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $1099
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
Fujifilm X100T
Fujifilm X100S
  • $1299
  • APS-C
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • External Mic Jack
  • $1099
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive

Compared to Canon G16

Olympus XZ-2
Canon G16
  • $275
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Touchscreen
  • $399
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Eye-level viewfinder
Fujifilm X100T
Canon G16
  • $1299
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $399
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Less expensive
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization

Compared to Fujifilm X100F

Olympus XZ-2
Fujifilm X100F
  • $275
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Less expensive
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $1299
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
Fujifilm X100T
Fujifilm X100F
  • $1299
  • APS-C
  • Bigger pixels
  • $1299
  • APS-C
  • Newer
  • More pixels
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