• APS-C 368.2mm2
  • 24.3 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 12,800
  • 35mm 847.3mm2
  • 24.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 51,200

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Differences

Fujifilm X-H1 advantages over Panasonic S5 IIX

  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Yes vs No
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Doesn't require an AA filter
    Yes vs No
    A unique sensor design provides sharp photos without moiré
  • Longer exposure
    900 vs 60 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Faster shutter
    1/32000 vs 1/8000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

Panasonic S5 IIX advantages over Fujifilm X-H1

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Tilt-swivel vs tilt-only
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Slower slow-motion
    180 fps vs 120 fps
    Supports slower slow-mo
  • Larger sensor
    35mm vs APS-C
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 5.93 vs 3.93 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • High resolution composite
    Yes vs No
    Combine multiple shots to form a super hi-res version
  • Newer
    14 months vs 6 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • More dots on screen
    1840k 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
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Both provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Shoot 4K video
    Both provide
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • Touchscreen
    Both provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Both provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • 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

  • 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
Panasonic S5 IIX
Sigma sd Quattro
  • $2200
  • 35mm
  • Larger sensor
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $699
  • APS-C
  • On-sensor phase detect
  • Doesn't require an AA filter

Compared to Sigma sd Quattro H

Fujifilm X-H1
Sigma sd Quattro H
  • $1000
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $1199
  • APS-H
  • Larger sensor
  • More dots on screen
Panasonic S5 IIX
Sigma sd Quattro H
  • $2200
  • 35mm
  • Larger sensor
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $1199
  • APS-H
  • Less expensive
  • On-sensor phase detect

Compared to Fujifilm X-T3

Fujifilm X-H1
Fujifilm X-T3
  • $1000
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $1299
  • APS-C
  • Longer stills battery life
  • Thinner
Panasonic S5 IIX
Fujifilm X-T3
  • $2200
  • 35mm
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Slower slow-motion
  • $1299
  • APS-C
  • In-camera panoramas
  • On-sensor phase detect

Compared to Canon R6 Mark II

Fujifilm X-H1
Canon R6 Mark II
  • $1000
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $2532
  • 35mm
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Slower slow-motion
Panasonic S5 IIX
Canon R6 Mark II
  • $2200
  • 35mm
  • High resolution composite
  • Top deck display
  • $2532
  • 35mm
  • On-sensor phase detect
  • Has anti-aliasing filter

Compared to Panasonic S5 II

Fujifilm X-H1
Panasonic S5 II
  • $1000
  • APS-C
  • In-camera panoramas
  • On-sensor phase detect
  • $2000
  • 35mm
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Slower slow-motion
Panasonic S5 IIX
Panasonic S5 II
  • $2200
  • 35mm
  • $2000
  • 35mm
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