• APS-C 368.2mm2
  • 16.3 megapixels
  • 28.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • APS-C 368.2mm2
  • 24.3 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 12,800

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Differences

Fujifilm X70 advantages over Fujifilm X-H1

  • Less expensive
    $699* vs $1949
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 4.82 vs 3.93 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • Longer video battery life
    86 vs 35 minutes
    Capture more video
  • Internal flash
    Internal flash vs None
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Thinner
    44 mm vs 85 mm
    Thinner
  • Higher max flash sync
    1/2000 vs 1/250 sec
    Reduce the effect of ambient light in flash shots
  • Lighter weight
    347g vs 673g
    Lighter weight

Fujifilm X-H1 advantages over Fujifilm X70

  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Eye-level vs Rear display only
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Yes vs No
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Shoot 4K video
    4K (DCI) vs 1080p
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Yes vs No
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Top deck display
    Yes vs No
    Check settings with a screen on top of the camera
  • Newer
    8 months vs 3 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • More pixels
    24.3 vs 16.3 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Dual card slots
    Yes vs No
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • Longer exposure
    900 vs 30 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    14.0 fps vs 8.5 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    40 vs 10 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)
  • Faster RAW shooting
    14.0 fps vs 8.6 fps
    Faster RAW shooting in burst mode
  • Bigger RAW buffer
    27 vs 7 shots
    Larger buffer for RAW shots (burst mode)
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Rear display
    Both provide
    Review photos on the back of the camera
  • Focus peaking
    Both provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Touchscreen
    Both provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • In-camera panoramas
    Both provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Tiltable Screen
    Both provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • RAW file ability
    Both provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Both provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Manual focus
    Both provide
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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

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Review Excerpt

  • Compact camera body; Impressive optical performance; Very good JPEG image quality; Good high ISO performance; Film Simulation modes; Tilting touchscreen display.

  • Inconsistent AF performance; Clunky menus; Shallow buffer depth; Poor video quality; No built-in viewfinder like X100-series.

The Competition

Compared to Nikon Coolpix A

Fujifilm X70
Nikon Coolpix A
  • $699
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Touchscreen
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
Fujifilm X-H1
Nikon Coolpix A
  • $1649
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Leica X-E (Typ 102)

Fujifilm X70
Leica X-E (Typ 102)
  • $699
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Less expensive
  • $1537
  • APS-C
  • More telephoto lens reach
Fujifilm X-H1
Leica X-E (Typ 102)
  • $1649
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $1537
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Ricoh GR II

Fujifilm X70
Ricoh GR II
  • $699
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Touchscreen
  • $498
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • NFC
Fujifilm X-H1
Ricoh GR II
  • $1649
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $498
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Sigma sd Quattro H

Fujifilm X70
Sigma sd Quattro H
  • $699
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Touchscreen
  • $1099
  • APS-H
  • Larger sensor
  • Eye-level viewfinder
Fujifilm X-H1
Sigma sd Quattro H
  • $1649
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $1099
  • APS-H
  • Less expensive
  • Larger sensor

Compared to Fujifilm X-T3

Fujifilm X70
Fujifilm X-T3
  • $699
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Bigger pixels
  • $1499
  • APS-C
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Shoot 4K video
Fujifilm X-H1
Fujifilm X-T3
  • $1649
  • APS-C
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Top deck display
  • $1499
  • APS-C
  • Longer stills battery life
  • Thinner
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