• 2/3 inch 58.1mm2
  • 12.0 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 100.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1 inch 116.2mm2
  • 20.1 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 600.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Fujifilm XQ2 advantages over Sony RX10 IV

  • Larger lens aperture
    f/1.8 vs f/2.4
    Take photos in low-light or isolate your subject
  • Thinner
    33 mm vs 127 mm
    Thinner
  • Lighter weight
    206g vs 1095g
    Lighter weight
  • Doesn't require an AA filter
    Yes vs No
    A unique sensor design provides sharp photos without moiré

Sony RX10 IV advantages over Fujifilm XQ2

  • Slower slow-motion
    1000 fps vs 250 fps
    Supports slower slow-mo
  • Larger sensor
    1 inch vs 2/3 inch
    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
  • 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
  • NFC
    Yes vs No
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Yes vs No
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • More telephoto lens reach
    600 mm vs 100 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 400 vs 240 shots
    Capture more photos
  • External Mic Jack
    Jack vs No jack
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Newer
    11 months vs 4 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Shoots 24p video
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • More dots on screen
    1440k vs 920k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • Hot shoe
    Hot shoe vs None
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • More pixels
    20.1 vs 12.0 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Headphone jack
    Yes vs No
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Bulb shutter
    Bulb vs No bulb
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Faster shutter
    1/32000 vs 1/4000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light
  • Higher extended ISO
    25600 vs 12800 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Focus peaking
    Both provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • 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
  • 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
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Manual focus
    Both provide
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video
  • Slow-motion videos
    Both provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

Common Weaknesses

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • 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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The Competition

Compared to Fujifilm XF1

Fujifilm XQ2
Fujifilm XF1
  • $299
  • 2/3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $375
  • 2/3 inch
  • Longer stills battery life
Sony RX10 IV
Fujifilm XF1
  • $1698
  • 1 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $375
  • 2/3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Larger lens aperture

Compared to Olympus XZ-10

Fujifilm XQ2
Olympus XZ-10
  • $299
  • 2/3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Focus peaking
  • $299
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • More telephoto lens reach
Sony RX10 IV
Olympus XZ-10
  • $1698
  • 1 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $299
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger lens aperture
  • Integrated ND filter

Compared to Fujifilm XQ1

Fujifilm XQ2
Fujifilm XQ1
  • $299
  • 2/3 inch
  • $480
  • 2/3 inch
Sony RX10 IV
Fujifilm XQ1
  • $1698
  • 1 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Larger sensor
  • $480
  • 2/3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Larger lens aperture

Compared to Sony RX10 III

Fujifilm XQ2
Sony RX10 III
  • $299
  • 2/3 inch
  • Larger lens aperture
  • On-sensor phase detect
  • $1298
  • 1 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Larger sensor
Sony RX10 IV
Sony RX10 III
  • $1698
  • 1 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Built-in Bluetooth
  • $1298
  • 1 inch
  • Less expensive

Compared to Panasonic FZ2500

Fujifilm XQ2
Panasonic FZ2500
  • $299
  • 2/3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Larger lens aperture
  • $998
  • 1 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Tilt-swivel screen
Sony RX10 IV
Panasonic FZ2500
  • $1698
  • 1 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Larger lens aperture
  • $998
  • 1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
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