• 2/3 inch 58.1mm2
  • 12.0 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 100.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.2 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 288.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Fujifilm XQ1 advantages over Samsung WB50F

  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • 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)
  • Larger lens aperture
    f/1.8 vs f/3.1
    Take photos in low-light or isolate your subject
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Yes vs No
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • More dots on screen
    920k vs 461k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • Shoots 1080p video
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • 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
  • Higher extended ISO
    12800 vs 3200 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Samsung WB50F advantages over Fujifilm XQ1

  • More telephoto lens reach
    288 mm vs 100 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Lighter weight
    157g vs 206g
    Lighter weight
  • More pixels
    16.2 vs 12.0 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • 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
  • 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.

Common Weaknesses

  • 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
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • 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

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The Competition

Compared to Fujifilm XF1

Fujifilm XQ1
Fujifilm XF1
  • $500
  • 2/3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $350
  • 2/3 inch
  • Longer stills battery life
Samsung WB50F
Fujifilm XF1
  • $294
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $350
  • 2/3 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Olympus XZ-10

Fujifilm XQ1
Olympus XZ-10
  • $500
  • 2/3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $299
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Touchscreen
Samsung WB50F
Olympus XZ-10
  • $294
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $299
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Bigger pixels
  • Touchscreen

Compared to Panasonic SZ8

Fujifilm XQ1
Panasonic SZ8
  • $500
  • 2/3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $226
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • More pixels
Samsung WB50F
Panasonic SZ8
  • $294
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Manual focus
  • $226
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Higher extended ISO

Compared to Panasonic SZ10

Fujifilm XQ1
Panasonic SZ10
  • $500
  • 2/3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $242
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • More telephoto lens reach
Samsung WB50F
Panasonic SZ10
  • $294
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Manual focus
  • $242
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Tiltable Screen

Compared to Fujifilm XQ2

Fujifilm XQ1
Fujifilm XQ2
  • $500
  • 2/3 inch
  • $299
  • 2/3 inch
  • Less expensive
Samsung WB50F
Fujifilm XQ2
  • $294
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Lighter weight
  • $299
  • 2/3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
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