FujiFilm S2950 vs Ricoh GXR S10 24-72mm F2.5-4.4 VC

Portability
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Imaging
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Features
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Overall
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FujiFilm FinePix S2950 front
 
Ricoh GXR S10 24-72mm F2.5-4.4 VC front
Portability
85
Imaging
35
Features
44
Overall
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FujiFilm S2950 vs Ricoh GXR S10 24-72mm F2.5-4.4 VC Key Specs

FujiFilm S2950
(Full Review)
  • 14MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • ISO 100 - 1600 (Push to 6400)
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 1280 x 720 video
  • 28-504mm (F3.1-5.6) lens
  • 437g - 110 x 73 x 81mm
  • Launched January 2011
  • Also referred to as FinePix S2990
Ricoh GXR S10 24-72mm F2.5-4.4 VC
(Full Review)
  • 10MP - 1/1.7" Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • ISO 100 - 3200
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 640 x 480 video
  • 24-72mm (F2.5-4.4) lens
  • 355g - 114 x 70 x 44mm
  • Launched March 2010
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FujiFilm S2950 vs Ricoh GXR S10 24-72mm F2.5-4.4 VC Overview

Following is a comprehensive overview of the FujiFilm S2950 vs Ricoh GXR S10 24-72mm F2.5-4.4 VC, former is a Small Sensor Superzoom while the latter is a Advanced Mirrorless by manufacturers FujiFilm and Ricoh. There exists a large gap among the sensor resolutions of the S2950 (14MP) and GXR S10 24-72mm F2.5-4.4 VC (10MP) and the S2950 (1/2.3") and GXR S10 24-72mm F2.5-4.4 VC (1/1.7") offer different sensor measurements.

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The S2950 was unveiled 10 months after the GXR S10 24-72mm F2.5-4.4 VC so they are of a similar age. Both cameras feature different body design with the FujiFilm S2950 being a SLR-like (bridge) camera and the Ricoh GXR S10 24-72mm F2.5-4.4 VC being a Rangefinder-style mirrorless camera.

Before diving straight to a full comparison, here is a concise summary of how the S2950 matches up versus the GXR S10 24-72mm F2.5-4.4 VC with regard to portability, imaging, features and an overall score.

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Reasons to pick FujiFilm S2950 over the Ricoh GXR S10 24-72mm F2.5-4.4 VC

 S2950 GXR S10 24-72mm F2.5-4.4 VC 
LaunchedJanuary 2011March 2010More modern by 10 months

Reasons to pick Ricoh GXR S10 24-72mm F2.5-4.4 VC over the FujiFilm S2950

 GXR S10 24-72mm F2.5-4.4 VC S2950 
Manual focus Dial exact focus
Screen resolution920k230kSharper screen (+690k dot)

Common features in the FujiFilm S2950 and Ricoh GXR S10 24-72mm F2.5-4.4 VC

 S2950 GXR S10 24-72mm F2.5-4.4 VC 
Screen typeFixed Fixed Fixed screen
Screen size3"3"Same screen measurements
Selfie screen Neither comes with selfie screen
Touch screen Absent Touch screen

FujiFilm S2950 vs Ricoh GXR S10 24-72mm F2.5-4.4 VC Physical Comparison

For those who are looking to carry around your camera often, you'll need to factor its weight and dimensions. The FujiFilm S2950 comes with physical measurements of 110mm x 73mm x 81mm (4.3" x 2.9" x 3.2") and a weight of 437 grams (0.96 lbs) whilst the Ricoh GXR S10 24-72mm F2.5-4.4 VC has dimensions of 114mm x 70mm x 44mm (4.5" x 2.8" x 1.7") and a weight of 355 grams (0.78 lbs).

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Don't forget, the weight of an ILC will vary based on the lens you have attached at that moment. Here is a front view dimensions comparison of the S2950 vs the GXR S10 24-72mm F2.5-4.4 VC.

FujiFilm S2950 vs Ricoh GXR S10 24-72mm F2.5-4.4 VC size comparison

Taking into consideration dimensions and weight, the portability rating of the S2950 and GXR S10 24-72mm F2.5-4.4 VC is 76 and 85 respectively.

FujiFilm S2950 vs Ricoh GXR S10 24-72mm F2.5-4.4 VC top view buttons comparison

FujiFilm S2950 vs Ricoh GXR S10 24-72mm F2.5-4.4 VC Sensor Comparison

Quite often, it's difficult to visualize the contrast in sensor sizes purely by researching technical specs. The pic underneath will offer you a greater sense of the sensor sizing in the S2950 and GXR S10 24-72mm F2.5-4.4 VC.

As you have seen, both of those cameras feature different megapixel count and different sensor sizes. The S2950 using its smaller sensor is going to make achieving shallower depth of field more challenging and the FujiFilm S2950 will provide you with more detail having an extra 4 Megapixels. Higher resolution will help you crop photographs way more aggressively. The fresher S2950 provides a benefit with regard to sensor innovation.

FujiFilm S2950 vs Ricoh GXR S10 24-72mm F2.5-4.4 VC sensor size comparison

FujiFilm S2950 vs Ricoh GXR S10 24-72mm F2.5-4.4 VC Screen and ViewFinder

FujiFilm S2950 vs Ricoh GXR S10 24-72mm F2.5-4.4 VC Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

FujiFilm S2950 Portrait photography factors
Ricoh GXR S10 24-72mm F2.5-4.4 VC Portrait photography factors
36
sensor resolution is decent (14 megapixels)
comes with face detect focusing
manual focus not available
external flash not possible
tiny sensor (1/2.3")
doesn't have RAW files
37
focusing manually
exports RAW files
doesn't have liveview
low MP (10MP)
tiny sensor size (1/1.7")
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Street Comparison

Street photography with FujiFilm S2950
Street photography with Ricoh GXR S10 24-72mm F2.5-4.4 VC
49
has image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
screen is fixed
tiny sensor (1/2.3")
doesn't have RAW files
62
built in image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
exports RAW files
screen is fixed
tiny sensor size (1/1.7")
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Sports Comparison

Sports photography with FujiFilm S2950
Sports photography with Ricoh GXR S10 24-72mm F2.5-4.4 VC
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great zoom range (28-504mm 18.0 x zoom)
has image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
sensor resolution is decent (14MP)
comes with tracking focus
painfully slow continuous shooting (1.0 fps)
tiny sensor (1/2.3")
doesn't have phase detect AF
31
built in image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
better than average battery power (410 CIPA)
doesn't have liveview
continuous shooting slow (2.0 fps)
low MP (10 megapixels)
tiny sensor size (1/1.7")
no phase detect autofocus
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Travel Comparison

FujiFilm S2950 Travel photography highlights
Ricoh GXR S10 24-72mm F2.5-4.4 VC Travel photography highlights
60
sensor resolution is decent (14 megapixels)
built-in flash
reasonably wide (28mm)
very long zoom (504mm)
no Timelapse recording
screen isn't selfie friendly
slow maximum aperture (f3.1)
61
better than average battery power (410 CIPA)
flash built-in
pretty wide (24mm)
low MP (10MP)
doesn't contain selfie friendly screen
sluggish max aperture (f2.5)
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Landscape Comparison

FujiFilm S2950 as a Landscape photography camera
Ricoh GXR S10 24-72mm F2.5-4.4 VC as a Landscape photography camera
42
reasonably wide (28mm)
decent sized screen (3 inches)
has image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
sensor resolution is decent (14MP)
manual focus not available
cannot swap lenses (fixed lens mount)
slow maximum aperture (f3.1)
tiny sensor (1/2.3")
doesn't have RAW files
no Timelapse recording
49
focusing manually
pretty wide (24mm)
pretty good screen size (3")
built in image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
exports RAW files
better than average battery power (410 per charge)
lens is fixed (fixed lens mount)
sluggish max aperture (f2.5)
doesn't have liveview
low MP (10 megapixels)
tiny sensor size (1/1.7")
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Vlogging Comparison

FujiFilm S2950 as a Vlogging camera
Ricoh GXR S10 24-72mm F2.5-4.4 VC as a Vlogging camera
27
reasonably wide (28mm)
has image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
comes with face detect focusing
slow maximum aperture (f3.1)
screen isn't selfie friendly
video resolution low (1280 x 720 resolution)
no microphone support
27
pretty wide (24mm)
built in image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
sluggish max aperture (f2.5)
doesn't contain selfie friendly screen
low video resolution (640 x 480 resolution)
no external microphone jack
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FujiFilm S2950 vs Ricoh GXR S10 24-72mm F2.5-4.4 VC Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for FujiFilm S2950 and Ricoh GXR S10 24-72mm F2.5-4.4 VC
 FujiFilm FinePix S2950Ricoh GXR S10 24-72mm F2.5-4.4 VC
General Information
Company FujiFilm Ricoh
Model FujiFilm FinePix S2950 Ricoh GXR S10 24-72mm F2.5-4.4 VC
Also called FinePix S2990 -
Class Small Sensor Superzoom Advanced Mirrorless
Launched 2011-01-05 2010-03-18
Body design SLR-like (bridge) Rangefinder-style mirrorless
Sensor Information
Chip - Smooth Imaging Engine IV
Sensor type CCD CCD
Sensor size 1/2.3" 1/1.7"
Sensor measurements 6.17 x 4.55mm 7.44 x 5.58mm
Sensor area 28.1mm² 41.5mm²
Sensor resolution 14MP 10MP
Anti aliasing filter
Aspect ratio - 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9
Highest resolution 4288 x 3216 3648 x 2736
Highest native ISO 1600 3200
Highest boosted ISO 6400 -
Minimum native ISO 100 100
RAW pictures
Autofocusing
Manual focus
Autofocus touch
Continuous autofocus
Single autofocus
Autofocus tracking
Autofocus selectice
Center weighted autofocus
Autofocus multi area
Live view autofocus
Face detection focus
Contract detection focus
Phase detection focus
Cross focus points - -
Lens
Lens mounting type fixed lens fixed lens
Lens focal range 28-504mm (18.0x) 24-72mm (3.0x)
Largest aperture f/3.1-5.6 f/2.5-4.4
Macro focus distance 2cm 1cm
Focal length multiplier 5.8 4.8
Screen
Range of screen Fixed Type Fixed Type
Screen sizing 3 inch 3 inch
Resolution of screen 230k dot 920k dot
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch functionality
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder Electronic Electronic (optional)
Viewfinder coverage 97 percent -
Features
Lowest shutter speed 8 seconds 180 seconds
Highest shutter speed 1/2000 seconds 1/2000 seconds
Continuous shooting speed 1.0fps 2.0fps
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manually set exposure
Exposure compensation Yes Yes
Set white balance
Image stabilization
Built-in flash
Flash range 8.00 m 4.50 m
Flash modes Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow Sync Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Slow Sync, Manual
Hot shoe
AE bracketing
White balance bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF area
Center weighted
Video features
Supported video resolutions 1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps) 640 x 480 (30 fps), 320 x 240 (30 fps)
Highest video resolution 1280x720 640x480
Video data format Motion JPEG Motion JPEG
Microphone input
Headphone input
Connectivity
Wireless None None
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS None None
Physical
Environmental seal
Water proof
Dust proof
Shock proof
Crush proof
Freeze proof
Weight 437g (0.96 lbs) 355g (0.78 lbs)
Physical dimensions 110 x 73 x 81mm (4.3" x 2.9" x 3.2") 114 x 70 x 44mm (4.5" x 2.8" x 1.7")
DXO scores
DXO All around 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 300 pictures 410 pictures
Battery format AA Battery Pack
Battery model 4 x AA -
Self timer Yes (2 or 10 sec) Yes (2 or 10 sec, 10 sec (3 images) )
Time lapse shooting
Storage media SD / SDHC SD/SDHC, Internal
Storage slots 1 1
Launch price $330 $349