• APS-C 368.2mm2
  • 16.3 megapixels
  • 28.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 35mm 858.0mm2
  • 24.5 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 51,200

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Differences

Fujifilm X70 advantages over Nikon Z6 II

  • Less expensive
    $699* vs $2597
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Internal flash
    Internal flash vs None
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Thinner
    44 mm vs 69 mm
    Thinner
  • Higher max flash sync
    1/2000 vs 1/200 sec
    Reduce the effect of ambient light in flash shots
  • Lighter weight
    347g vs 705g
    Lighter weight
  • Doesn't require an AA filter
    Yes vs No
    A unique sensor design provides sharp photos without moiré
  • Faster shutter
    1/32000 vs 1/8000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

Nikon Z6 II advantages over Fujifilm X70

  • Larger sensor
    35mm vs APS-C
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • 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
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 5.94 vs 4.82 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • Shoot 4K video
    4K (UHD) 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
    2 years vs 6 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • More dots on screen
    2100k vs 1037k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • More pixels
    24.5 vs 16.3 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Dual card slots
    Yes vs No
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • Headphone jack
    Yes vs No
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    14.0 fps vs 8.5 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Higher extended ISO
    204800 vs 51200 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

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
  • 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

User reviews

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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
  • $750
  • APS-C
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
  • Bigger RAW buffer
Nikon Z6 II
Nikon Coolpix A
  • $1997
  • 35mm
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $750
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Internal flash

Compared to Leica X-E (Typ 102)

Fujifilm X70
Leica X-E (Typ 102)
  • $699
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Touchscreen
  • $1534
  • APS-C
  • More telephoto lens reach
Nikon Z6 II
Leica X-E (Typ 102)
  • $1997
  • 35mm
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $1534
  • APS-C
  • Internal flash
  • Thinner

Compared to Ricoh GR II

Fujifilm X70
Ricoh GR II
  • $699
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Touchscreen
  • $538
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • NFC
Nikon Z6 II
Ricoh GR II
  • $1997
  • 35mm
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $538
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • NFC

Compared to Canon R6

Fujifilm X70
Canon R6
  • $699
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $2499
  • 35mm
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Larger sensor
Nikon Z6 II
Canon R6
  • $1997
  • 35mm
  • Top deck display
  • More pixels
  • $2499
  • 35mm
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • More telephoto lens reach

Compared to Nikon Z5

Fujifilm X70
Nikon Z5
  • $699
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $1297
  • 35mm
  • Larger sensor
  • Eye-level viewfinder
Nikon Z6 II
Nikon Z5
  • $1997
  • 35mm
  • Top deck display
  • More dots on screen
  • $1297
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
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