• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 100.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.4 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 140.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Pentax WG-3 advantages over Fujifilm XP120

  • Larger lens aperture
    f/2.0 vs f/3.9
    Take photos in low-light or isolate your subject
  • Manual focus
    Yes vs No
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • Wider angle lens
    25 mm vs 28 mm
    Capture more of the scene
  • Faster shutter
    1/4000 vs 1/2000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

Fujifilm XP120 advantages over Pentax WG-3

  • Less expensive
    $230 vs $300 (MSRP)
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • 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 100 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Newer
    6 years vs 10 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • More dots on screen
    922k vs 460k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Waterproof
    Both provide
    Take photos underwater without destroying your camera!
  • 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
  • RAW file ability
    Neither provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • 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
  • 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 Pentax WG-3 GPS

Pentax WG-3
Pentax WG-3 GPS
  • $189
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • $229
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Built-in GPS
Fujifilm XP120
Pentax WG-3 GPS
  • $119
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $229
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger lens aperture
  • Built-in GPS

Compared to Ricoh WG-4 GPS

Pentax WG-3
Ricoh WG-4 GPS
  • $189
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • $380
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Built-in GPS
Fujifilm XP120
Ricoh WG-4 GPS
  • $119
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Slower slow-motion
  • $380
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger lens aperture
  • Built-in GPS

Compared to Ricoh WG-4

Pentax WG-3
Ricoh WG-4
  • $189
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • $330
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Slow-motion videos
Fujifilm XP120
Ricoh WG-4
  • $119
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Slower slow-motion
  • $330
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger lens aperture
  • Manual focus

Compared to Fujifilm XP90

Pentax WG-3
Fujifilm XP90
  • $189
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger lens aperture
  • Manual focus
  • $89
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
Fujifilm XP120
Fujifilm XP90
  • $119
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • $89
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion

Compared to Fujifilm XP130

Pentax WG-3
Fujifilm XP130
  • $189
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger lens aperture
  • Manual focus
  • $109
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
Fujifilm XP120
Fujifilm XP130
  • $119
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • $109
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Bluetooth
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