• 1/1.7 inch 43.3mm2
  • 12.1 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 120.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • APS-C 368.2mm2
  • 24.3 megapixels
  • 35.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Canon S120 advantages over Fujifilm X100F

  • Less expensive
    $449 vs $1199
    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
  • More telephoto lens reach
    120 mm vs 35 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Thinner
    29 mm vs 52 mm
    Thinner
  • Lighter weight
    217g vs 469g
    Lighter weight
  • Wider angle lens
    24 mm vs 35 mm
    Capture more of the scene
  • Longer exposure
    250 vs 30 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    11.8 fps vs 8.0 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Bigger RAW buffer
    Unlimited vs 25 shots
    Larger buffer for RAW shots (burst mode)
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos

Fujifilm X100F advantages over Canon S120

  • 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
    ~ 3.93 vs 1.90 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Yes vs No
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 390 vs 230 shots
    Capture more photos
  • External Mic Jack
    Jack vs No jack
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Newer
    20 months vs 5 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • 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 12.1 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Doesn't require an AA filter
    Yes vs No
    A unique sensor design provides sharp photos without moiré
  • Bulb shutter
    Bulb vs No bulb
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    60 vs 5 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)
  • Faster RAW shooting
    8.0 fps vs 1.9 fps
    Faster RAW shooting in burst mode
  • Faster shutter
    1/32000 vs 1/2500 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

  • Focus peaking
    Both provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • RAW file ability
    Both provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • 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 HDMI output to monitor or review video

Common Weaknesses

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • 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

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The Competition

Compared to Fujifilm XF1

Canon S120
Fujifilm XF1
  • $449
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Touchscreen
  • $375
  • 2/3 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Less expensive
Fujifilm X100F
Fujifilm XF1
  • $1199
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $375
  • 2/3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization

Compared to Fujifilm X100S

Canon S120
Fujifilm X100S
  • $449
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Less expensive
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $1099
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Eye-level viewfinder
Fujifilm X100F
Fujifilm X100S
  • $1199
  • APS-C
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • External Mic Jack
  • $1099
  • APS-C
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Fujifilm XQ1

Canon S120
Fujifilm XQ1
  • $449
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $500
  • 2/3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Larger sensor
Fujifilm X100F
Fujifilm XQ1
  • $1199
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $500
  • 2/3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization

Compared to Fujifilm X100T

Canon S120
Fujifilm X100T
  • $449
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Less expensive
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $1199
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Eye-level viewfinder
Fujifilm X100F
Fujifilm X100T
  • $1199
  • APS-C
  • Newer
  • More pixels
  • $1199
  • APS-C
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Fujifilm XQ2

Canon S120
Fujifilm XQ2
  • $449
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $299
  • 2/3 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Slower slow-motion
Fujifilm X100F
Fujifilm XQ2
  • $1199
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $299
  • 2/3 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • More telephoto lens reach
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