• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 10.1 megapixels
  • 35.00mm - 140.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.4 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 140.00mm (35mm eq.)

Buy From

Differences

Sony DSC-G3 advantages over Fujifilm XP130

  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 1.69 vs 1.34 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • Manual focus
    Yes vs No
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • Thinner
    19 mm vs 27 mm
    Thinner
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    Unlimited vs 10 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)

Fujifilm XP130 advantages over Sony DSC-G3

  • 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 Bluetooth
    Yes vs No
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 240 vs 200 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Newer
    9 months vs 10 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Shoots 1080p video
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • More pixels
    16.4 vs 10.1 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Wider angle lens
    28 mm vs 35 mm
    Capture more of the scene
  • Longer exposure
    4 vs 1 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    10.0 fps vs 1.6 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Faster shutter
    1/2000 vs 1/1000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light
  • Higher extended ISO
    6400 vs 3200 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Both provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • 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
  • 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

Buy From

Your purchases support this site

Your purchases support this site

Buy the Fujifilm XP130

Review Excerpt

The Competition

Compared to Olympus 1030 SW

Sony DSC-G3
Olympus 1030 SW
  • $500
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $400
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Fast startup
Fujifilm XP130
Olympus 1030 SW
  • $149
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $400
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Bigger pixels
  • Thinner

Compared to Olympus Tough-8000

Sony DSC-G3
Olympus Tough-8000
  • $500
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $400
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Longer stills battery life
Fujifilm XP130
Olympus Tough-8000
  • $149
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $400
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Olympus Tough-6000

Sony DSC-G3
Olympus Tough-6000
  • $500
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Fast startup
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $230
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Wider angle lens
Fujifilm XP130
Olympus Tough-6000
  • $149
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $230
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Fujifilm XP90

Sony DSC-G3
Fujifilm XP90
  • $500
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Bigger pixels
  • Manual focus
  • $109
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • In-camera panoramas
Fujifilm XP130
Fujifilm XP90
  • $149
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Bluetooth
  • Newer
  • $109
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Slower slow-motion

Compared to Fujifilm XP120

Sony DSC-G3
Fujifilm XP120
  • $500
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Bigger pixels
  • Manual focus
  • $109
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • In-camera panoramas
Fujifilm XP130
Fujifilm XP120
  • $149
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Bluetooth
  • Newer
  • $109
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
Compare Other Cameras?