• APS-C 368.2mm2
  • 24.3 megapixels
  • 35.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1 inch 116.2mm2
  • 20.2 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 120.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Fujifilm X100F advantages over Canon G5X Mark II

  • Larger sensor
    APS-C vs 1 inch
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 3.93 vs 2.41 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Yes vs No
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 390 vs 230 shots
    Capture more photos
  • External Mic Jack
    Jack vs No jack
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Shoots 24p video
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • Hot shoe
    Hot shoe vs None
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • More pixels
    24.3 vs 20.2 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Doesn't require an AA filter
    Yes vs No
    A unique sensor design provides sharp photos without moiré
  • Higher extended ISO
    51200 vs 25600 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Canon G5X Mark II advantages over Fujifilm X100F

  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Yes vs No
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Shoot 4K video
    4K (UHD) vs 1080p
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Yes vs No
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • More telephoto lens reach
    120 mm vs 35 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Newer
    2 years vs 5 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Lighter weight
    340g vs 469g
    Lighter weight
  • Less shutter lag
    0.15 vs 0.25 sec
    Focus and take a photo quickly (wide angle)
  • Wider angle lens
    24 mm vs 35 mm
    Capture more of the scene
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    20.0 fps vs 8.0 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    122 vs 49 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)
  • Faster RAW shooting
    30.0 fps vs 8.0 fps
    Faster RAW shooting in burst mode
  • Bigger RAW buffer
    71 vs 30 shots
    Larger buffer for RAW shots (burst mode)
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos

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 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.
  • Integrated ND filter
    Both provide
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • Bulb shutter
    Both provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

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
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video

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Compared to Fujifilm X100S

Fujifilm X100F
Fujifilm X100S
  • $899
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Fast startup
  • $1099
  • APS-C
  • Bigger pixels
Canon G5X Mark II
Fujifilm X100S
  • $899
  • 1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $1099
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Fujifilm X100T

Fujifilm X100F
Fujifilm X100T
  • $899
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Fast startup
  • $1299
  • APS-C
  • Bigger pixels
Canon G5X Mark II
Fujifilm X100T
  • $899
  • 1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $1299
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Canon G7X Mark II

Fujifilm X100F
Canon G7X Mark II
  • $899
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $629
  • 1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
Canon G5X Mark II
Canon G7X Mark II
  • $899
  • 1 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $629
  • 1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • NFC

Compared to Canon G7X Mark III

Fujifilm X100F
Canon G7X Mark III
  • $899
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $749
  • 1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
Canon G5X Mark II
Canon G7X Mark III
  • $899
  • 1 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $749
  • 1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • External Mic Jack

Compared to Fujifilm X100V

Fujifilm X100F
Fujifilm X100V
  • $899
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Longer video battery life
  • $1399
  • APS-C
  • Shoot 4K video
  • Touchscreen
Canon G5X Mark II
Fujifilm X100V
  • $899
  • 1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $1399
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
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