• 2/3 inch 58.1mm2
  • 12.0 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 624.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 2000.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Fujifilm X-S1 advantages over Nikon P900

  • Larger sensor
    2/3 inch vs 1/2.3 inch
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 2.20 vs 1.34 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • RAW file ability
    Yes vs No
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 460 vs 360 shots
    Capture more photos
  • External Mic Jack
    Jack vs No jack
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Hot shoe
    Hot shoe vs None
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Longer exposure
    30 vs 15 sec
    Long exposures for night shots

Nikon P900 advantages over Fujifilm X-S1

  • Less expensive
    $597 vs $699
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Tilt-swivel vs tilt-only
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • More telephoto lens reach
    2,000 mm vs 624 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Built-in GPS
    GPS vs None
    Geotag your photos
  • Newer
    4 years vs 7 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • More dots on screen
    922k vs 460k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • More pixels
    16.1 vs 12.0 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • 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
  • 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

Common Weaknesses

  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Integrated ND filter
    Neither provide
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Bulb shutter
    Neither provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

User reviews

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Review Excerpt

  • Farthest zoom reach for a fixed lens camera (2000mm eq.); Good image quality for its class; Good vibration reduction; Fast aperture at wide angle (f/2.8); Excellent value for the price.

  • No RAW file recording; Limited capabilities in low light, including struggling with autofocus; Lens not as sharp at full tele end; No hot shoe.

The Competition

Compared to Fujifilm S100FS

Fujifilm X-S1
Fujifilm S100FS
  • $699
  • 2/3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $800
  • 2/3 inch
  • Bulb shutter
Nikon P900
Fujifilm S100FS
  • $597
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Focus peaking
  • $800
  • 2/3 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Fujifilm HS30EXR

Fujifilm X-S1
Fujifilm HS30EXR
  • $699
  • 2/3 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $468
  • 1/2 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Longer stills battery life
Nikon P900
Fujifilm HS30EXR
  • $597
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Focus peaking
  • $468
  • 1/2 inch
  • RAW file ability
  • Longer stills battery life

Compared to Fujifilm HS35EXR

Fujifilm X-S1
Fujifilm HS35EXR
  • $699
  • 2/3 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $778
  • 1/2 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Longer stills battery life
Nikon P900
Fujifilm HS35EXR
  • $597
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $778
  • 1/2 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • RAW file ability

Compared to Samsung WB2200F

Fujifilm X-S1
Samsung WB2200F
  • $699
  • 2/3 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $599
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
Nikon P900
Samsung WB2200F
  • $597
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $599
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Longer stills battery life

Compared to Fujifilm S9800

Fujifilm X-S1
Fujifilm S9800
  • $699
  • 2/3 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $504
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • More telephoto lens reach
Nikon P900
Fujifilm S9800
  • $597
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $504
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Longer stills battery life
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