• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 1200.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1 inch 116.2mm2
  • 20.1 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 70.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Fujifilm S1 advantages over Sony RX100 V

  • Less expensive
    $349 vs $898
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Tilt-swivel vs tilt-only
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • More telephoto lens reach
    1,200 mm vs 70 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 350 vs 220 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Hot shoe
    Hot shoe vs None
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities

Sony RX100 V advantages over Fujifilm S1

  • Slower slow-motion
    1000 fps vs 480 fps
    Supports slower slow-mo
  • 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
  • Larger lens aperture
    f/1.8 vs f/2.8
    Take photos in low-light or isolate your subject
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Yes vs No
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Integrated ND filter
    Yes vs No
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • Thinner
    41 mm vs 110 mm
    Thinner
  • Newer
    2 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
  • Lighter weight
    299g vs 680g
    Lighter weight
  • More pixels
    20.1 vs 16.0 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Bulb shutter
    Bulb vs No bulb
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    23.8 fps vs 9.6 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    150 vs 9 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)
  • Faster shutter
    1/32000 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
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Both provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • 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 an external screen to monitor or review video
  • Slow-motion videos
    Both provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

Common Weaknesses

  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video

User reviews

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Review Excerpt

  • Pocket-friendly design; Unbelievably fast burst capture; Generous buffer depth, even for raw; Fast and confident autofocus; Very high resolution gives lots of detail in good light; High ISO noise levels much better than most pocket camera rivals; High-quality 4K video with uncompressed HDMI out; Super-fast High Frame Rate video

  • Very pricey for a compact camera; Still no touch screen; Slow buffer clearing; JPEGs can look over-processed at higher ISOs; Lens doesn't offer much telephoto reach; Battery life is very modest; 4K movies are limited to five minute clips

The Competition

Compared to Panasonic FZ70

Fujifilm S1
Panasonic FZ70
  • $349
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $298
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Wider angle lens
Sony RX100 V
Panasonic FZ70
  • $898
  • 1 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $298
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More telephoto lens reach

Compared to Fujifilm S9400W

Fujifilm S1
Fujifilm S9400W
  • $349
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $330
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer stills battery life
Sony RX100 V
Fujifilm S9400W
  • $898
  • 1 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Focus peaking
  • $330
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Longer stills battery life

Compared to Samsung WB2200F

Fujifilm S1
Samsung WB2200F
  • $349
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $502
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer stills battery life
  • Wider angle lens
Sony RX100 V
Samsung WB2200F
  • $898
  • 1 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Focus peaking
  • $502
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Longer stills battery life

Compared to Sony RX100 IV

Fujifilm S1
Sony RX100 IV
  • $349
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $798
  • 1 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Slower slow-motion
Sony RX100 V
Sony RX100 IV
  • $898
  • 1 inch
  • On-sensor phase detect
  • Newer
  • $798
  • 1 inch
  • Longer stills battery life

Compared to Canon G7X Mark II

Fujifilm S1
Canon G7X Mark II
  • $349
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $649
  • 1 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
Sony RX100 V
Canon G7X Mark II
  • $898
  • 1 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $649
  • 1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Touchscreen
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