• APS-C 368.2mm2
  • 24.3 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 12,800
  • 35mm 858.0mm2
  • 24.5 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 51,200

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Differences

Fujifilm X-H1 advantages over Nikon D780

  • Less expensive
    $1000 vs $2797
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Yes vs No
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Doesn't require an AA filter
    Yes vs No
    A unique sensor design provides sharp photos without moiré
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    14.0 fps vs 12.0 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Faster RAW shooting
    14.0 fps vs 12.0 fps
    Faster RAW shooting in burst mode
  • Faster shutter
    1/32000 vs 1/8000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

Nikon D780 advantages over Fujifilm X-H1

  • Lens selection
    Excellent vs Good
    Better lens selection gives you more options
  • Larger sensor
    35mm vs APS-C
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 5.94 vs 3.93 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 2260 vs 310 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Newer
    2 years vs 4 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • More dots on screen
    2359k vs 1040k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • Headphone jack
    Yes vs No
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Higher extended ISO
    204800 vs 51200 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
  • Shoot 4K video
    Both provide
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • Touchscreen
    Both provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Tiltable Screen
    Both provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Both provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Both provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Top deck display
    Both provide
    Check settings with a screen on top of the camera
  • External Mic Jack
    Both provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • Hot shoe
    Both provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Dual card slots
    Both provide
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • Bulb shutter
    Both provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • 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
  • NFC
    Neither provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • Internal flash
    Neither provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash

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The Competition

Compared to Sigma sd Quattro

Fujifilm X-H1
Sigma sd Quattro
  • $1000
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $699
  • APS-C
  • More dots on screen
Nikon D780
Sigma sd Quattro
  • $2297
  • 35mm
  • Lens selection
  • Larger sensor
  • $699
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Lighter weight

Compared to Sigma sd Quattro H

Fujifilm X-H1
Sigma sd Quattro H
  • $1000
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Less expensive
  • $1199
  • APS-H
  • Larger sensor
  • More dots on screen
Nikon D780
Sigma sd Quattro H
  • $2297
  • 35mm
  • Lens selection
  • Larger sensor
  • $1199
  • APS-H
  • Less expensive
  • Lighter weight

Compared to Canon 5D Mark IV

Fujifilm X-H1
Canon 5D Mark IV
  • $1000
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Less expensive
  • $2835
  • 35mm
  • Lens selection
  • Larger sensor
Nikon D780
Canon 5D Mark IV
  • $2297
  • 35mm
  • Focus peaking
  • Less expensive
  • $2835
  • 35mm
  • NFC
  • Built-in GPS

Compared to Pentax K-1 II

Fujifilm X-H1
Pentax K-1 II
  • $1000
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $1798
  • 35mm
  • Lens selection
  • Larger sensor
Nikon D780
Pentax K-1 II
  • $2297
  • 35mm
  • Bigger pixels
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $1798
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization

Compared to Fujifilm X-T3

Fujifilm X-H1
Fujifilm X-T3
  • $1000
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $1099
  • APS-C
  • Longer stills battery life
  • Thinner
Nikon D780
Fujifilm X-T3
  • $2297
  • 35mm
  • Lens selection
  • Larger sensor
  • $1099
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas
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