• 1/1.63 inch 46.2mm2
  • 10.0 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 112.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.4 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 140.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Olympus XZ-1 advantages over Fujifilm XP80

  • Larger sensor
    1/1.63 inch vs 1/2.3 inch
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 2.15 vs 1.34 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • Larger lens aperture
    f/1.8 vs f/3.9
    Take photos in low-light or isolate your subject
  • RAW file ability
    Yes vs No
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 320 vs 210 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Manual focus
    Yes vs No
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • Integrated ND filter
    Yes vs No
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • More dots on screen
    614k vs 461k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • Hot shoe
    Hot shoe vs None
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Longer exposure
    60 vs 4 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Bulb shutter
    Bulb vs No bulb
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

Fujifilm XP80 advantages over Olympus XZ-1

  • Waterproof
    Yes vs No
    Take photos underwater without destroying your camera!
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • More telephoto lens reach
    140 mm vs 112 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Thinner
    25 mm vs 42 mm
    Thinner
  • Newer
    5 years vs 9 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Lighter weight
    179g vs 274g
    Lighter weight
  • Shoots 1080p video
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • More pixels
    16.4 vs 10.0 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    10.0 fps vs 2.0 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Both provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video

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
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • 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
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video

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The Competition

Compared to Samsung TL500

Olympus XZ-1
Samsung TL500
  • $500
  • 1/1.63 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Integrated ND filter
  • $450
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Higher effective ISO
Fujifilm XP80
Samsung TL500
  • $144
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $450
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Canon G15

Olympus XZ-1
Canon G15
  • $500
  • 1/1.63 inch
  • Fast startup
  • Longer exposure
  • $449
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • More telephoto lens reach
Fujifilm XP80
Canon G15
  • $144
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Waterproof
  • $449
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Eye-level viewfinder

Compared to Fujifilm XP60

Olympus XZ-1
Fujifilm XP60
  • $500
  • 1/1.63 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $190
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Waterproof
Fujifilm XP80
Fujifilm XP60
  • $144
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $190
  • 1/2.3 inch

Compared to Fujifilm XP70

Olympus XZ-1
Fujifilm XP70
  • $500
  • 1/1.63 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $160
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • In-camera panoramas
Fujifilm XP80
Fujifilm XP70
  • $144
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • $160
  • 1/2.3 inch

Compared to Canon N100

Olympus XZ-1
Canon N100
  • $500
  • 1/1.63 inch
  • RAW file ability
  • Manual focus
  • $349
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Touchscreen
Fujifilm XP80
Canon N100
  • $144
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $349
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
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