Canon XC10 vs Fujifilm XP90

Portability
54
Imaging
45
Features
60
Overall
51
Canon XC10 front
 
Fujifilm XP90 front
Portability
91
Imaging
43
Features
43
Overall
43

Canon XC10 vs Fujifilm XP90 Key Specs

Canon XC10
(Full Review)
  • 12MP - 1" Sensor
  • 3" Tilting Screen
  • ISO 160 - 20000
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 3840 x 2160 video
  • 24-241mm (F2.8-5.6) lens
  • 1040g - 125 x 102 x 122mm
  • Launched April 2015
Fujifilm XP90
(Full Review)
  • 16MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Display
  • ISO 100 - 3200 (Bump to 6400)
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 1920 x 1080 video
  • 28-140mm (F3.9-4.9) lens
  • 203g - 110 x 71 x 28mm
  • Introduced January 2016
  • Old Model is Fujifilm XP80
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Canon XC10 vs Fujifilm XP90 Overview

Its time to look a little more closely at the Canon XC10 vs Fujifilm XP90, one is a Large Sensor Compact and the other is a Waterproof by brands Canon and FujiFilm. There exists a crucial gap between the image resolutions of the XC10 (12MP) and XP90 (16MP) and the XC10 (1") and XP90 (1/2.3") provide different sensor size.

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The XC10 was manufactured 9 months prior to the XP90 so they are of a similar generation. Both of the cameras feature different body design with the Canon XC10 being a Large Sensor Compact camera and the Fujifilm XP90 being a Compact camera.

Before delving into a detailed comparison, here is a brief highlight of how the XC10 matches up vs the XP90 with regards to portability, imaging, features and an overall score.

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Reasons to pick Canon XC10 over the Fujifilm XP90

 XC10 XP90 
Manual focus Very exact focusing
Display typeTiltingFixed Tilting display
Touch display Easily navigate

Reasons to pick Fujifilm XP90 over the Canon XC10

 XP90 XC10 
IntroducedJanuary 2016April 2015More modern by 9 months
Display resolution920k1kClearer display (+919k dot)

Common features in the Canon XC10 and Fujifilm XP90

 XC10 XP90 
Display size3"3"Same display size
Selfie screen Neither contains selfie screen

Canon XC10 vs Fujifilm XP90 Physical Comparison

In case you're intending to carry around your camera, you'll need to think about its weight and measurements. The Canon XC10 has got outer measurements of 125mm x 102mm x 122mm (4.9" x 4.0" x 4.8") and a weight of 1040 grams (2.29 lbs) whilst the Fujifilm XP90 has proportions of 110mm x 71mm x 28mm (4.3" x 2.8" x 1.1") with a weight of 203 grams (0.45 lbs).

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Take into consideration, the weight of an Interchangeable Lens Camera will change depending on the lens you have at that time. Below is a front view physical size comparison of the XC10 versus the XP90.

Canon XC10 vs Fujifilm XP90 size comparison

Considering dimensions and weight, the portability grade of the XC10 and XP90 is 54 and 91 respectively.

Canon XC10 vs Fujifilm XP90 top view buttons comparison

Canon XC10 vs Fujifilm XP90 Sensor Comparison

Quite often, it can be difficult to imagine the difference between sensor sizes simply by reading specifications. The image below should give you a far better sense of the sensor measurements in the XC10 and XP90.

Plainly, both of these cameras feature different megapixel count and different sensor sizes. The XC10 featuring a larger sensor is going to make achieving shallow DOF simpler and the Fujifilm XP90 will offer you more detail due to its extra 4 Megapixels. Greater resolution will help you crop images way more aggressively. The more aged XC10 is going to be behind with regard to sensor innovation.

Canon XC10 vs Fujifilm XP90 sensor size comparison

Canon XC10 vs Fujifilm XP90 Screen and ViewFinder

Canon XC10 vs Fujifilm XP90 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Canon XC10 as a Portrait photography camera
Fujifilm XP90 as a Portrait photography camera
51
has manual focus
sensor size is decent (1")
offers face detect focus
resolution not great (12MP)
lack of RAW format
37
MP count decent (16 megapixels)
offers face detect autofocus
no manual focus
lack of manual exposure
no external flash support
sensor is very small (1/2.3")
lacks RAW format
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Street Comparison

Canon XC10 Street photography information
Fujifilm XP90 Street photography information
56
has a tilting screen
image stabilization (Optical)
sensor size is decent (1")
boasts touch focus
lack of RAW format
heavier than competition (1,040g)
62
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
environment proof
screen is fixed
sensor is very small (1/2.3")
lacks RAW format
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Sports Comparison

Canon XC10 Sports photography factors
Fujifilm XP90 Sports photography factors
47
image stabilization (Optical)
sensor size is decent (1")
offers tracking focus
max frames per second low (3.8 frames per second)
resolution not great (12 megapixels)
lack of phase detect auto focus
46
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
MP count decent (16 megapixels)
offers tracking focus
environment proof
no shutter priority
sensor is very small (1/2.3")
terrible battery life (210 per charge)
lacks phase detect autofocus
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Travel Comparison

Travel photography with Canon XC10
Travel photography with Fujifilm XP90
43
boasts touch focus
relatively wide (24mm)
heavier than competition (1,040 grams)
resolution not great (12 megapixels)
doesn't feature selfie friendly display
somewhat slow max aperture (f2.8)
67
environment proof
MP count decent (16 megapixels)
has built in flash
really wide (28mm)
terrible battery life (210 shots)
does not offer selfie friendly screen
slow maximum aperture (f3.9)
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Landscape Comparison

Canon XC10 Landscape photography features
Fujifilm XP90 Landscape photography features
51
has manual focus
relatively wide (24mm)
screen size is good (3")
image stabilization (Optical)
sensor size is decent (1")
lens is fixed (fixed lens mount)
somewhat slow max aperture (f2.8)
resolution not great (12MP)
lack of RAW format
47
really wide (28mm)
pretty good screen size (3")
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
MP count decent (16 megapixels)
environment proof
no manual focus
cannot swap lenses (fixed lens mount)
slow maximum aperture (f3.9)
lack of manual exposure
sensor is very small (1/2.3")
lacks RAW format
terrible battery life (210 per charge)
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Vlogging Comparison

Canon XC10 Vlogging features
Fujifilm XP90 Vlogging features
28
relatively wide (24mm)
touchscreen
image stabilization (Optical)
offers face detect focus
high quality video (3840 x 2160 pxls)
includes mic jack
somewhat slow max aperture (f2.8)
doesn't feature selfie friendly display
heavier than competition (1,040 grams)
33
really wide (28mm)
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
offers face detect autofocus
video res high (1920 x 1080 pixels)
slow maximum aperture (f3.9)
does not offer selfie friendly screen
missing microphone socket
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Canon XC10 vs Fujifilm XP90 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Canon XC10 and Fujifilm XP90
 Canon XC10Fujifilm XP90
General Information
Brand Name Canon FujiFilm
Model Canon XC10 Fujifilm XP90
Class Large Sensor Compact Waterproof
Launched 2015-04-08 2016-01-15
Physical type Large Sensor Compact Compact
Sensor Information
Processor Chip DIGIC DV5 -
Sensor type CMOS BSI-CMOS
Sensor size 1" 1/2.3"
Sensor measurements 12.8 x 9.6mm 6.17 x 4.55mm
Sensor surface area 122.9mm² 28.1mm²
Sensor resolution 12 megapixel 16 megapixel
Anti aliasing filter
Aspect ratio 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9
Peak resolution 4000 x 3000 4608 x 3456
Highest native ISO 20000 3200
Highest enhanced ISO - 6400
Minimum native ISO 160 100
RAW data
Autofocusing
Focus manually
Autofocus touch
Continuous autofocus
Single autofocus
Tracking autofocus
Autofocus selectice
Center weighted autofocus
Autofocus multi area
Live view autofocus
Face detection autofocus
Contract detection autofocus
Phase detection autofocus
Number of focus points 9 -
Lens
Lens mount fixed lens fixed lens
Lens focal range 24-241mm (10.0x) 28-140mm (5.0x)
Highest aperture f/2.8-5.6 f/3.9-4.9
Macro focus distance 8cm 9cm
Focal length multiplier 2.8 5.8
Screen
Type of screen Tilting Fixed Type
Screen diagonal 3" 3"
Resolution of screen 1k dots 920k dots
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch functionality
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder type None None
Features
Minimum shutter speed 60 secs 4 secs
Fastest shutter speed 1/2000 secs 1/2000 secs
Continuous shutter rate 3.8 frames per second 10.0 frames per second
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manually set exposure
Exposure compensation Yes -
Change white balance
Image stabilization
Inbuilt flash
Flash range no built-in flash 4.40 m (with Auto ISO)
Flash options no built-in flash Auto, flash on, flash off, slow synchro
Hot shoe
Auto exposure bracketing
WB bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment metering
Average metering
Spot metering
Partial metering
AF area metering
Center weighted metering
Video features
Supported video resolutions 4K UHD 3840 x 2160 (30p), 1920 x 1080 (60p, 30p, 24p) 1280 x 720 (120p, 100p) 1920 x 1080 (60p, 30p), 1280 x 720 (60p), 640 x 480 (30p)
Highest video resolution 3840x2160 1920x1080
Video file format XF-AVC, H.264 MPEG-4, H.264
Microphone port
Headphone port
Connectivity
Wireless Built-In Built-In
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS None None
Physical
Environmental sealing
Water proof
Dust proof
Shock proof
Crush proof
Freeze proof
Weight 1040 grams (2.29 lb) 203 grams (0.45 lb)
Physical dimensions 125 x 102 x 122mm (4.9" x 4.0" x 4.8") 110 x 71 x 28mm (4.3" x 2.8" x 1.1")
DXO scores
DXO Overall score not tested not tested
DXO Color Depth score not tested not tested
DXO Dynamic range score not tested not tested
DXO Low light score not tested not tested
Other
Battery life - 210 photos
Battery type - Battery Pack
Battery model LP-E6N NP-45S
Self timer Yes Yes (2 or 10 sec, group)
Time lapse shooting
Storage type CFast, SD/SDHC/SDXC SD/SDHC/SDXC, Internal
Card slots Single Single
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