• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 14.0 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 140.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 140.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Pentax S1 advantages over Fujifilm XP200

  • Less expensive
    $200 vs $300 (MSRP)
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Manual focus
    Yes vs No
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • Thinner
    21 mm vs 30 mm
    Thinner
  • Lighter weight
    125g vs 232g
    Lighter weight

Fujifilm XP200 advantages over Pentax S1

  • 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
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • More dots on screen
    920k vs 230k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • 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

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

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
  • 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
  • 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

User reviews

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The Competition

Compared to Fujifilm Z70

Pentax S1
Fujifilm Z70
  • $200
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Manual focus
  • $150
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More telephoto lens reach
Fujifilm XP200
Fujifilm Z70
  • $449
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $150
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Fujifilm Z90

Pentax S1
Fujifilm Z90
  • $200
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Manual focus
  • $93
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
Fujifilm XP200
Fujifilm Z90
  • $449
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $93
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Thinner

Compared to Nikon S100

Pentax S1
Nikon S100
  • $200
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Manual focus
  • $89
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • HDMI out
  • More dots on screen
Fujifilm XP200
Nikon S100
  • $449
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $89
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Thinner
  • Lighter weight

Compared to Fujifilm XP150

Pentax S1
Fujifilm XP150
  • $200
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Manual focus
  • $272
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Shoots 1080p video
Fujifilm XP200
Fujifilm XP150
  • $449
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $272
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Shoots 1080p video

Compared to Olympus TG-830

Pentax S1
Olympus TG-830
  • $200
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Manual focus
  • $254
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Built-in GPS
Fujifilm XP200
Olympus TG-830
  • $449
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $254
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in GPS
  • Shoots 1080p video
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