• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 12.0 megapixels
  • 36.00mm - 180.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 18.2 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 500.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Fujifilm Z70 advantages over Sony WX300

  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 1.54 vs 1.26 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)

Sony WX300 advantages over Fujifilm Z70

  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Yes vs No
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • More telephoto lens reach
    500 mm vs 180 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 500 vs 165 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Newer
    5 years vs 9 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video
  • More dots on screen
    461k vs 230k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • More pixels
    18.2 vs 12.0 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Wider angle lens
    25 mm vs 36 mm
    Capture more of the scene
  • Longer exposure
    4 vs 1/4 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    10.0 fps vs 1.6 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Higher extended ISO
    12800 vs 1600 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Similarities

Common Strengths

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

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
  • 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 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

User reviews

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The Competition

Compared to Fujifilm XP10

Fujifilm Z70
Fujifilm XP10
  • $150
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • $200
  • 1/2.3 inch
Sony WX300
Fujifilm XP10
  • $223
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $200
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Fujifilm Z90

Fujifilm Z70
Fujifilm Z90
  • $150
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Faster JPEG shooting
  • $93
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer stills battery life
  • More pixels
Sony WX300
Fujifilm Z90
  • $223
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $93
  • 1/2.3 inch

Compared to Pentax S1

Fujifilm Z70
Pentax S1
  • $150
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $200
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Manual focus
Sony WX300
Pentax S1
  • $223
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $200
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Manual focus
  • Lighter weight

Compared to Sony WX350

Fujifilm Z70
Sony WX350
  • $150
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Bigger pixels
  • $268
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
Sony WX300
Sony WX350
  • $223
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Focus peaking
  • $268
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Shoots 1080p video
  • Shoots 60p video

Compared to Nikon S7000

Fujifilm Z70
Nikon S7000
  • $150
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Bigger pixels
  • Thinner
  • $249
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • In-camera panoramas
Sony WX300
Nikon S7000
  • $223
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Longer stills battery life
  • $249
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Newer
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