FujiFilm XP10 vs Fujifilm XP120

Portability
95
Imaging
36
Features
19
Overall
29
FujiFilm FinePix XP10 front
 
Fujifilm FinePix XP120 front
Portability
91
Imaging
43
Features
46
Overall
44

FujiFilm XP10 vs Fujifilm XP120 Key Specs

FujiFilm XP10
(Full Review)
  • 12MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 2.7" Fixed Screen
  • ISO 64 - 1600
  • 1280 x 720 video
  • 36-180mm (F4.0-4.8) lens
  • 135g - 96 x 64 x 23mm
  • Announced February 2010
  • Alternative Name is FinePix XP11
  • Updated by Fujifilm XP30
Fujifilm XP120
(Full Review)
  • 16MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • ISO 100 - 3200 (Raise 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 2017
  • Renewed by Fujifilm XP130
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FujiFilm XP10 vs Fujifilm XP120 Overview

In this write-up, we will be reviewing the FujiFilm XP10 vs Fujifilm XP120, both Waterproof digital cameras and they are both created by FujiFilm. There is a significant difference between the sensor resolutions of the XP10 (12MP) and XP120 (16MP) but they use the same exact sensor size (1/2.3").

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The XP10 was introduced 8 years earlier than the XP120 which is quite a sizable gap as far as tech is concerned. Both of the cameras offer different body type with the FujiFilm XP10 being a Compact camera and the Fujifilm XP120 being a Ultracompact camera.

Before we go straight into a complete comparison, below is a brief synopsis of how the XP10 matches up versus the XP120 in the way of portability, imaging, features and an overall mark.

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Reasons to pick FujiFilm XP10 over the Fujifilm XP120

 XP10 XP120 

Reasons to pick Fujifilm XP120 over the FujiFilm XP10

 XP120 XP10 
IntroducedJanuary 2017February 2010Newer by 84 months
Manual focus Dial precise focus
Screen sizing3"2.7"Bigger screen (+0.3")
Screen resolution920k230kSharper screen (+690k dot)

Common features in the FujiFilm XP10 and Fujifilm XP120

 XP10 XP120 
Screen typeFixed Fixed Fixed screen
Selfie screen Neither features selfie screen
Touch friendly screen Neither features Touch friendly screen

FujiFilm XP10 vs Fujifilm XP120 Physical Comparison

For those who are intending to travel with your camera often, you have to consider its weight and measurements. The FujiFilm XP10 enjoys exterior measurements of 96mm x 64mm x 23mm (3.8" x 2.5" x 0.9") with a weight of 135 grams (0.30 lbs) whilst the Fujifilm XP120 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).

Take a look at the FujiFilm XP10 vs Fujifilm XP120 in the new Camera and Lens Size Comparison Tool. Camera Size Comparison with Lenses

Always remember, the weight of an Interchangeable Lens Camera will differ dependant on the lens you choose at that moment. Here is the front view proportions comparison of the XP10 vs the XP120.

FujiFilm XP10 vs Fujifilm XP120 size comparison

Taking into consideration size and weight, the portability rating of the XP10 and XP120 is 95 and 91 respectively.

FujiFilm XP10 vs Fujifilm XP120 top view buttons comparison

FujiFilm XP10 vs Fujifilm XP120 Sensor Comparison

Oftentimes, it is very tough to visualize the contrast between sensor dimensions simply by looking at specs. The picture here may offer you a clearer sense of the sensor measurements in the XP10 and XP120.

As you can plainly see, each of these cameras offer the same exact sensor sizing albeit different megapixels. You should count on the Fujifilm XP120 to give extra detail using its extra 4 Megapixels. Higher resolution will let you crop pictures a little more aggressively. The more aged XP10 is going to be behind in sensor technology.

FujiFilm XP10 vs Fujifilm XP120 sensor size comparison

FujiFilm XP10 vs Fujifilm XP120 Screen and ViewFinder

FujiFilm XP10 vs Fujifilm XP120 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

FujiFilm XP10 as a Portrait photography camera
Fujifilm XP120 as a Portrait photography camera
21
focusing manually not possible
manual mode not available
no external flash support
sensor resolution low (12 megapixels)
sensor is small (1/2.3")
has no RAW format
42
you can focus manually
MP count decent (16 megapixels)
provides face detection autofocus
manual mode not available
cannot use external flash
small sensor size (1/2.3")
no RAW format
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Street Comparison

FujiFilm XP10 Street photography info
Fujifilm XP120 Street photography info
60
weather proof
lighter than average (135g)
screen does not articulate
does not have image stabilization
sensor is small (1/2.3")
has no RAW format
62
built in image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
environment sealing
no moving screen
small sensor size (1/2.3")
no RAW format
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Sports Comparison

FujiFilm XP10 as a Sports photography camera
Fujifilm XP120 as a Sports photography camera
30
features tracking focus
weather proof
slow frames per second (1.0 frames per second)
no shutter priority mode
does not have image stabilization
sensor resolution low (12 megapixels)
sensor is small (1/2.3")
has no phase detect autofocus
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built in image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
MP count decent (16MP)
provides tracking autofocus
environment sealing
no shutter priority
small sensor size (1/2.3")
not so great battery power (210 shots)
no phase detect autofocus
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Travel Comparison

Travel photography with FujiFilm XP10
Travel photography with Fujifilm XP120
60
lighter than average (135 grams)
weather proof
flash built-in
doesn't have Time Lapse function
sensor resolution low (12 megapixels)
screen isn't selfie friendly
wide angle not good (36mm)
slow max aperture (f4.0)
67
environment sealing
MP count decent (16 megapixels)
has built in flash
rather wide (28mm)
not so great battery power (210 CIPA)
doesn't contain selfie friendly screen
slow maximum aperture (f3.9)
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Landscape Comparison

Landscape photography with FujiFilm XP10
Landscape photography with Fujifilm XP120
28
weather proof
focusing manually not possible
lens is fixed (fixed lens mount)
wide angle not good (36mm)
slow max aperture (f4.0)
tiny screen (2.7 inch)
manual mode not available
does not have image stabilization
sensor resolution low (12 megapixels)
sensor is small (1/2.3")
has no RAW format
doesn't have Time Lapse function
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you can focus manually
rather wide (28mm)
screen size is good (3 inch)
built in image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
MP count decent (16 megapixels)
environment sealing
fixed lens (fixed lens mount)
slow maximum aperture (f3.9)
manual mode not available
small sensor size (1/2.3")
no RAW format
not so great battery power (210 shots)
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Vlogging Comparison

FujiFilm XP10 as a Vlogging camera
Fujifilm XP120 as a Vlogging camera
25
lighter than average (135 grams)
wide angle not good (36mm)
slow max aperture (f4.0)
screen isn't selfie friendly
does not have image stabilization
low res video (1280 x 720 pixels)
doesn't have mic support
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rather wide (28mm)
built in image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
provides face detection autofocus
video res high (1920 x 1080 pxls)
slow maximum aperture (f3.9)
doesn't contain selfie friendly screen
does not have external mic port
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FujiFilm XP10 vs Fujifilm XP120 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for FujiFilm XP10 and Fujifilm XP120
 FujiFilm FinePix XP10Fujifilm FinePix XP120
General Information
Brand Name FujiFilm FujiFilm
Model type FujiFilm FinePix XP10 Fujifilm FinePix XP120
Also referred to as FinePix XP11 -
Category Waterproof Waterproof
Announced 2010-02-02 2017-01-05
Body design Compact Ultracompact
Sensor Information
Sensor type CCD BSI-CMOS
Sensor size 1/2.3" 1/2.3"
Sensor dimensions 6.17 x 4.55mm 6.17 x 4.55mm
Sensor surface area 28.1mm² 28.1mm²
Sensor resolution 12MP 16MP
Anti alias filter
Aspect ratio 4:3 and 16:9 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9
Highest resolution 4000 x 3000 4608 x 3456
Highest native ISO 1600 3200
Highest boosted ISO - 6400
Lowest native ISO 64 100
RAW pictures
Autofocusing
Manual focusing
Autofocus touch
Continuous autofocus
Single autofocus
Tracking autofocus
Selective autofocus
Autofocus center weighted
Autofocus multi area
Autofocus live view
Face detection focus
Contract detection focus
Phase detection focus
Lens
Lens mount type fixed lens fixed lens
Lens zoom range 36-180mm (5.0x) 28-140mm (5.0x)
Maximum aperture f/4.0-4.8 f/3.9-4.9
Macro focusing range 9cm 9cm
Focal length multiplier 5.8 5.8
Screen
Range of screen Fixed Type Fixed Type
Screen size 2.7 inch 3 inch
Resolution of screen 230 thousand dot 920 thousand dot
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch function
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder None None
Features
Lowest shutter speed 1/4s 4s
Highest shutter speed 1/2000s 1/2000s
Continuous shooting speed 1.0 frames/s 10.0 frames/s
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manually set exposure
Change white balance
Image stabilization
Built-in flash
Flash distance 3.10 m 4.40 m (at Auto ISO)
Flash modes Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow Syncro Auto, Forced Flash, Suppressed Flash, Slow Synchro
Hot shoe
AEB
WB bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment exposure
Average exposure
Spot exposure
Partial exposure
AF area exposure
Center weighted exposure
Video features
Supported video resolutions 1280 x 720 (30 fps) 640 x 480 (30 fps), 320 x 240 (30 fps) 1920 x 1080 @ 60p / Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 30p / Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1280 x 720 @ 60p / Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
Highest video resolution 1280x720 1920x1080
Video file format Motion JPEG H.264
Mic jack
Headphone jack
Connectivity
Wireless None Built-In
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS None None
Physical
Environmental seal
Water proofing
Dust proofing
Shock proofing
Crush proofing
Freeze proofing
Weight 135 gr (0.30 lb) 203 gr (0.45 lb)
Dimensions 96 x 64 x 23mm (3.8" x 2.5" x 0.9") 110 x 71 x 28mm (4.3" x 2.8" x 1.1")
DXO scores
DXO All around rating not tested not tested
DXO Color Depth rating not tested not tested
DXO Dynamic range rating not tested not tested
DXO Low light rating not tested not tested
Other
Battery life - 210 images
Battery form - Battery Pack
Battery ID NP-45A -
Self timer Yes (2 or 10 sec, Couple, Group) Yes (2 or 10 secs, group shot)
Time lapse shooting
Storage media SD/SDHC, Internal Internal + SD/SDHC/SDXC card
Storage slots One One
Price at launch $175 $229