• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.2 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 1200.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.4 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 140.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Fujifilm S9800 advantages over Fujifilm XP130

  • Slower slow-motion
    480 fps vs 240 fps
    Supports slower slow-mo
  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Eye-level vs Rear display only
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Larger lens aperture
    f/2.9 vs f/3.9
    Take photos in low-light or isolate your subject
  • More telephoto lens reach
    1,200 mm vs 140 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 500 vs 240 shots
    Capture more photos
  • 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
  • Wider angle lens
    24 mm vs 28 mm
    Capture more of the scene
  • Longer exposure
    8 vs 4 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Higher extended ISO
    12800 vs 6400 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Fujifilm XP130 advantages over Fujifilm S9800

  • Less expensive
    $145 vs $508
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Waterproof
    Yes vs No
    Take photos underwater without destroying your camera!
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Yes vs No
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Thinner
    27 mm vs 116 mm
    Thinner
  • Newer
    4 months vs 3 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Lighter weight
    207g vs 670g
    Lighter weight
  • Higher-res screen
    307k vs 153k pixels
    More detail on the screen lets you judge focus and composition
  • Shoots 1080p video
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • 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
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video
  • Slow-motion videos
    Both provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

Common Weaknesses

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • RAW file ability
    Neither provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • NFC
    Neither provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Hot shoe
    Neither provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Bulb shutter
    Neither provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

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The Competition

Compared to Fujifilm SL1000

Fujifilm S9800
Fujifilm SL1000
  • $508
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $549
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • RAW file ability
Fujifilm XP130
Fujifilm SL1000
  • $169
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Waterproof
  • $549
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Eye-level viewfinder

Compared to Fujifilm S1

Fujifilm S9800
Fujifilm S1
  • $508
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer stills battery life
  • Integrated ND filter
  • $524
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
Fujifilm XP130
Fujifilm S1
  • $169
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Waterproof
  • $524
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Tilt-swivel screen

Compared to Fujifilm S9900W

Fujifilm S9800
Fujifilm S9900W
  • $508
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • $729
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
Fujifilm XP130
Fujifilm S9900W
  • $169
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Built-in Bluetooth
  • $729
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Focus peaking

Compared to Fujifilm XP90

Fujifilm S9800
Fujifilm XP90
  • $508
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Focus peaking
  • $134
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Waterproof
Fujifilm XP130
Fujifilm XP90
  • $169
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Bluetooth
  • Newer
  • $134
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion

Compared to Fujifilm XP120

Fujifilm S9800
Fujifilm XP120
  • $508
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Focus peaking
  • $136
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Waterproof
Fujifilm XP130
Fujifilm XP120
  • $169
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Bluetooth
  • $136
  • 1/2.3 inch
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