• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 10.2 megapixels
  • 32.00mm - 96.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • APS-C 368.2mm2
  • 24.3 megapixels
  • 35.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Fujifilm A170 advantages over Fujifilm X100F

  • More telephoto lens reach
    96 mm vs 35 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Thinner
    26 mm vs 52 mm
    Thinner
  • Lighter weight
    170g vs 469g
    Lighter weight

Fujifilm X100F advantages over Fujifilm A170

  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Larger sensor
    APS-C vs 1/2.3 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 1.68 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Larger lens aperture
    f/2.0 vs f/2.9
    Take photos in low-light or isolate your subject
  • RAW file ability
    Yes vs No
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • 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
  • Manual focus
    Yes vs No
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • Integrated ND filter
    Yes vs No
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • External Mic Jack
    Jack vs No jack
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Newer
    2 years vs 9 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • Shoots 24p video
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • More dots on screen
    1037k vs 230k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • Hot shoe
    Hot shoe vs None
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Shoots 1080p video
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • More pixels
    24.3 vs 10.2 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Longer exposure
    30 vs 8 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Bulb shutter
    Bulb vs No bulb
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Faster shutter
    1/32000 vs 1/1400 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light
  • Higher extended ISO
    51200 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

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Neither provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • 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
  • Slow-motion videos
    Neither provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

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The Competition

Compared to Pentax E60

Fujifilm A170
Pentax E60
  • $95
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More dots on screen
  • $100
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Manual focus
  • Faster shutter
Fujifilm X100F
Pentax E60
  • $1199
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $100
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Thinner

Compared to Pentax E80

Fujifilm A170
Pentax E80
  • $95
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Longer exposure
  • $130
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Manual focus
  • Shoots 24p video
Fujifilm X100F
Pentax E80
  • $1199
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $130
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Longer stills battery life

Compared to Canon A495

Fujifilm A170
Canon A495
  • $95
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More dots on screen
  • $86
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Longer exposure
Fujifilm X100F
Canon A495
  • $1199
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $86
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Thinner

Compared to Fujifilm X100S

Fujifilm A170
Fujifilm X100S
  • $95
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $1099
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
Fujifilm X100F
Fujifilm X100S
  • $1199
  • APS-C
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • External Mic Jack
  • $1099
  • APS-C
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Fujifilm X100T

Fujifilm A170
Fujifilm X100T
  • $95
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Thinner
  • $1099
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
Fujifilm X100F
Fujifilm X100T
  • $1199
  • APS-C
  • Newer
  • More pixels
  • $1099
  • APS-C
  • Bigger pixels
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