• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 14.4 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 140.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 20.0 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 224.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Fujifilm XP170 advantages over Canon 180

  • Waterproof
    Yes vs No
    Take photos underwater without destroying your camera!
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Yes vs No
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 1.43 vs 1.20 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 300 vs 220 shots
    Capture more photos
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • Shoots 1080p video
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    3.0 fps vs 0.8 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Higher extended ISO
    3200 vs 1600 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Canon 180 advantages over Fujifilm XP170

  • Larger lens aperture
    f/3.2 vs f/3.9
    Take photos in low-light or isolate your subject
  • More telephoto lens reach
    224 mm vs 140 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Newer
    4 years vs 8 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Lighter weight
    126g vs 205g
    Lighter weight
  • More pixels
    20.0 vs 14.4 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Longer exposure
    15 vs 4 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    Unlimited vs 12 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash

Common Weaknesses

  • Focus peaking
    Neither provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Neither provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • RAW file ability
    Neither provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Neither provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • NFC
    Neither provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Manual focus
    Neither provide
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • Integrated ND filter
    Neither provide
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Hot shoe
    Neither provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Bulb shutter
    Neither provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Slow-motion videos
    Neither provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

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The Competition

Compared to Fujifilm XP100

Fujifilm XP170
Fujifilm XP100
  • $280
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • HDMI out
  • $129
  • 1/2.3 inch
Canon 180
Fujifilm XP100
  • $119
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger lens aperture
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $129
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization

Compared to Olympus TG-820

Fujifilm XP170
Olympus TG-820
  • $280
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer stills battery life
  • More pixels
  • $179
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More dots on screen
  • Faster JPEG shooting
Canon 180
Olympus TG-820
  • $119
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger lens aperture
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $179
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization

Compared to Nikon AW110

Fujifilm XP170
Nikon AW110
  • $280
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer stills battery life
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
  • $219
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
Canon 180
Nikon AW110
  • $119
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Larger lens aperture
  • $219
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization

Compared to Sony W830

Fujifilm XP170
Sony W830
  • $280
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Bigger pixels
  • $123
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger lens aperture
Canon 180
Sony W830
  • $119
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Newer
  • Longer exposure
  • $123
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization

Compared to Canon 160

Fujifilm XP170
Canon 160
  • $280
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $99
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger lens aperture
  • More telephoto lens reach
Canon 180
Canon 160
  • $119
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • $99
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
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