• APS-C 357.3mm2
  • 20.1 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 16,000
  • APS-C 368.2mm2
  • 24.3 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 12,800

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Differences

Sony QX1 advantages over Fujifilm X-E3

  • Less expensive
    $498* vs $1149
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 440 vs 350 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Internal flash
    Internal flash vs None
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Lighter weight
    216g vs 337g
    Lighter weight

Fujifilm X-E3 advantages over Sony QX1

  • Rear display
    Yes vs No
    Review photos on the back of the camera
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Eye-level vs Rear display only
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Shoot 4K video
    4K (UHD) vs 1080p
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Yes vs No
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • 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
    Brand new vs 3 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video
  • Shoots 24p video
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • Hot shoe
    Hot shoe vs None
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • More pixels
    24.3 vs 20.1 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Doesn't require an AA filter
    Yes vs No
    A unique sensor design provides sharp photos without moiré
  • Longer exposure
    900 vs 30 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Bulb shutter
    Bulb vs No bulb
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    8.0 fps vs 3.5 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    48 vs 15 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)
  • Faster shutter
    1/32000 vs 1/4000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light
  • Higher extended ISO
    51200 vs 16000 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Focus peaking
    Both provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly

Common Weaknesses

  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Neither provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • Dual card slots
    Neither provide
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Slow-motion videos
    Neither provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

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The Competition

Compared to Nikon Coolpix A

Sony QX1
Nikon Coolpix A
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $493
  • APS-C
  • Rear display
  • Less expensive
Fujifilm X-E3
Nikon Coolpix A
  • $900
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $493
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Samsung NX3300

Sony QX1
Samsung NX3300
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Focus peaking
  • $479
  • APS-C
  • Rear display
  • In-camera panoramas
Fujifilm X-E3
Samsung NX3300
  • $900
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Focus peaking
  • $479
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tiltable Screen

Compared to Canon EOS M10

Sony QX1
Canon EOS M10
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Focus peaking
  • $449
  • APS-C
  • Rear display
  • Touchscreen
Fujifilm X-E3
Canon EOS M10
  • $900
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Focus peaking
  • $449
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tiltable Screen

Compared to Sony A6500

Sony QX1
Sony A6500
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Longer stills battery life
  • $1398
  • APS-C
  • Rear display
  • Eye-level viewfinder
Fujifilm X-E3
Sony A6500
  • $900
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Fast startup
  • $1398
  • APS-C
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Tiltable Screen

Compared to Canon EOS M100

Sony QX1
Canon EOS M100
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Less expensive
  • $599
  • APS-C
  • Rear display
  • Touchscreen
Fujifilm X-E3
Canon EOS M100
  • $900
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Larger sensor
  • $599
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tiltable Screen
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