• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 1200.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1 inch 116.2mm2
  • 20.2 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 100.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Fujifilm S1 advantages over Canon G7X Mark III

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Tilt-swivel vs tilt-only
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Slower slow-motion
    480 fps vs 120 fps
    Supports slower slow-mo
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Eye-level vs Rear display only
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • More telephoto lens reach
    1,200 mm vs 100 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 350 vs 235 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Hot shoe
    Hot shoe vs None
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities

Canon G7X Mark III advantages over Fujifilm S1

  • Larger sensor
    1 inch vs 1/2.3 inch
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 2.41 vs 1.34 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • 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
  • Larger lens aperture
    f/1.8 vs f/2.8
    Take photos in low-light or isolate your subject
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Yes vs No
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Integrated ND filter
    Yes vs No
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • Thinner
    41 mm vs 110 mm
    Thinner
  • External Mic Jack
    Jack vs No jack
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Newer
    5 years vs 10 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Lighter weight
    304g vs 680g
    Lighter weight
  • More pixels
    20.2 vs 16.0 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Bulb shutter
    Bulb vs No bulb
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    20.0 fps vs 9.6 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    125 vs 9 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)
  • Faster shutter
    1/25600 vs 1/2000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light
  • Higher extended ISO
    25600 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
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Both provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • 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
  • 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.
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • Slow-motion videos
    Both provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

Common Weaknesses

  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video

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Compared to Fujifilm S8300

Fujifilm S1
Fujifilm S8300
  • $349
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $329
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Longer stills battery life
Canon G7X Mark III
Fujifilm S8300
  • $749
  • 1 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $329
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Eye-level viewfinder

Compared to Fujifilm S9400W

Fujifilm S1
Fujifilm S9400W
  • $349
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $330
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Longer stills battery life
Canon G7X Mark III
Fujifilm S9400W
  • $749
  • 1 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $330
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Eye-level viewfinder

Compared to Sony HX400V

Fujifilm S1
Sony HX400V
  • $349
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $448
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in GPS
  • Shoots 24p video
Canon G7X Mark III
Sony HX400V
  • $749
  • 1 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $448
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Eye-level viewfinder

Compared to Canon G7X Mark II

Fujifilm S1
Canon G7X Mark II
  • $349
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $750
  • 1 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
Canon G7X Mark III
Canon G7X Mark II
  • $749
  • 1 inch
  • Shoot 4K video
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $750
  • 1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • NFC

Compared to Canon G5X Mark II

Fujifilm S1
Canon G5X Mark II
  • $349
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Slower slow-motion
  • $899
  • 1 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
Canon G7X Mark III
Canon G5X Mark II
  • $749
  • 1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • External Mic Jack
  • $899
  • 1 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • More telephoto lens reach
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