Fujifilm F750EXR vs Olympus XZ-2 iHS

Portability
90
Imaging
41
Features
46
Overall
43
Fujifilm FinePix F750EXR front
 
Olympus XZ-2 iHS front
Portability
85
Imaging
38
Features
67
Overall
49

Fujifilm F750EXR vs Olympus XZ-2 iHS Key Specs

Fujifilm F750EXR
(Full Review)
  • 16MP - 1/2" Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Display
  • ISO 100 - 3200 (Expand to 12800)
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 1920 x 1080 video
  • 25-500mm (F3.5-5.3) lens
  • 234g - 105 x 63 x 36mm
  • Announced January 2012
Olympus XZ-2 iHS
(Full Review)
  • 12MP - 1/1.7" Sensor
  • 3" Tilting Display
  • ISO 100 - 12800
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 1920 x 1080 video
  • 28-112mm (F1.8-2.5) lens
  • 346g - 113 x 65 x 48mm
  • Launched December 2012
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Fujifilm F750EXR vs Olympus XZ-2 iHS Overview

On this page, we are analyzing the Fujifilm F750EXR and Olympus XZ-2 iHS, one is a Small Sensor Superzoom and the other is a Small Sensor Compact by rivals FujiFilm and Olympus. There exists a sizeable gap between the sensor resolutions of the Fujifilm F750EXR (16MP) and XZ-2 iHS (12MP) and the Fujifilm F750EXR (1/2") and XZ-2 iHS (1/1.7") posses totally different sensor sizing.

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The Fujifilm F750EXR was unveiled 11 months before the XZ-2 iHS and they are of a similar generation. Both of these cameras have the same body design (Compact).

Before getting straight to a detailed comparison, here is a short introduction of how the Fujifilm F750EXR scores versus the XZ-2 iHS in relation to portability, imaging, features and an overall mark.

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Reasons to pick Fujifilm F750EXR over the Olympus XZ-2 iHS

 Fujifilm F750EXR XZ-2 iHS 

Reasons to pick Olympus XZ-2 iHS over the Fujifilm F750EXR

 XZ-2 iHS Fujifilm F750EXR 
LaunchedDecember 2012January 2012Newer by 11 months
Focus manually Very exact focus
Display typeTiltingFixed Tilting display
Display resolution920k460kClearer display (+460k dot)
Touch display Easily navigate

Common features in the Fujifilm F750EXR and Olympus XZ-2 iHS

 Fujifilm F750EXR XZ-2 iHS 
Display dimensions3"3"Equal display measurement
Selfie screen Lacking selfie screen

Fujifilm F750EXR vs Olympus XZ-2 iHS Physical Comparison

If you are aiming to travel with your camera regularly, you will want to think about its weight and measurements. The Fujifilm F750EXR offers external measurements of 105mm x 63mm x 36mm (4.1" x 2.5" x 1.4") with a weight of 234 grams (0.52 lbs) while the Olympus XZ-2 iHS has proportions of 113mm x 65mm x 48mm (4.4" x 2.6" x 1.9") accompanied by a weight of 346 grams (0.76 lbs).

Contrast the Fujifilm F750EXR and Olympus XZ-2 iHS in the latest Camera and Lens Size Comparison Tool. Camera Size Comparison with Lenses

Always remember, the weight of an Interchangeable Lens Camera will change based on the lens you have attached during that time. Here is a front view size comparison of the Fujifilm F750EXR vs the XZ-2 iHS.

Fujifilm F750EXR vs Olympus XZ-2 iHS size comparison

Taking into consideration dimensions and weight, the portability grade of the Fujifilm F750EXR and XZ-2 iHS is 90 and 85 respectively.

Fujifilm F750EXR vs Olympus XZ-2 iHS top view buttons comparison

Fujifilm F750EXR vs Olympus XZ-2 iHS Sensor Comparison

Quite often, it's difficult to see the difference between sensor dimensions only by reading through technical specs. The picture underneath will offer you a clearer sense of the sensor sizing in the Fujifilm F750EXR and XZ-2 iHS.

As you have seen, each of these cameras provide different megapixels and different sensor dimensions. The Fujifilm F750EXR having a tinier sensor will make getting shallow depth of field more challenging and the Fujifilm F750EXR will give you greater detail having an extra 4 Megapixels. Greater resolution can also allow you to crop images more aggressively. The more aged Fujifilm F750EXR is going to be behind with regard to sensor innovation.

Fujifilm F750EXR vs Olympus XZ-2 iHS sensor size comparison

Fujifilm F750EXR vs Olympus XZ-2 iHS Screen and ViewFinder

Fujifilm F750EXR vs Olympus XZ-2 iHS Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Fujifilm F750EXR as a Portrait photography camera
Olympus XZ-2 iHS as a Portrait photography camera
37
sensor resolution is decent (16MP)
has face detection autofocus
manual focus not available
no external flash support
sensor is tiny (1/2")
lack of RAW files
46
manual focus
includes face detection autofocus
supports RAW formats
low megapixels (12 megapixels)
sensor size is tiny (1/1.7")
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Street Comparison

Fujifilm F750EXR Street photography details
Olympus XZ-2 iHS Street photography details
61
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
lighter than competitors in class (234 grams)
no articulating screen
sensor is tiny (1/2")
lack of RAW files
66
screen tilts
built in image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
supports RAW formats
sensor size is tiny (1/1.7")
heavier than average (346 grams)
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Sports Comparison

Sports photography with Fujifilm F750EXR
Sports photography with Olympus XZ-2 iHS
53
long zoom range (25-500mm 20.0 x zoom)
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
sensor resolution is decent (16 megapixels)
has tracking autofocus
sensor is tiny (1/2")
lack of phase detect autofocus
44
built in image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
includes tracking autofocus
good battery pack (340 per charge)
low megapixels (12 megapixels)
sensor size is tiny (1/1.7")
has no phase detect autofocus
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Travel Comparison

Fujifilm F750EXR as a Travel photography camera
Olympus XZ-2 iHS as a Travel photography camera
69
lighter than competitors in class (234g)
sensor resolution is decent (16MP)
has built in flash
really wide (25mm)
long reach (500mm)
no Timelapse mode
screen is not selfie friendly
sluggish max aperture (f3.5)
61
good battery pack (340 CIPA)
has built in flash
quite wide (28mm)
good max aperture (f1.8)
lack of Time Lapse recording
heavier than average (346 grams)
low megapixels (12MP)
does not have selfie friendly display
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Landscape Comparison

Fujifilm F750EXR Landscape photography advice
Olympus XZ-2 iHS Landscape photography advice
45
really wide (25mm)
screen size is good (3")
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
sensor resolution is decent (16 megapixels)
manual focus not available
can't swap lenses (fixed lens mount)
sluggish max aperture (f3.5)
sensor is tiny (1/2")
lack of RAW files
no Timelapse mode
55
manual focus
quite wide (28mm)
good max aperture (f1.8)
screen size is good (3")
built in image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
supports RAW formats
good battery pack (340 CIPA)
can't swap lens (fixed lens mount)
low megapixels (12MP)
sensor size is tiny (1/1.7")
lack of Time Lapse recording
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Vlogging Comparison

Fujifilm F750EXR Vlogging advice
Olympus XZ-2 iHS Vlogging advice
34
really wide (25mm)
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
has face detection autofocus
video res high (1920 x 1080 resolution)
lighter than competitors in class (234 grams)
sluggish max aperture (f3.5)
screen is not selfie friendly
no external microphone socket
36
quite wide (28mm)
good max aperture (f1.8)
has touchscreen
built in image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
includes face detection autofocus
video resolution high (1920 x 1080 resolution)
comes with external mic jack
does not have selfie friendly display
heavier than average (346 grams)
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Fujifilm F750EXR vs Olympus XZ-2 iHS Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Fujifilm F750EXR and Olympus XZ-2 iHS
 Fujifilm FinePix F750EXROlympus XZ-2 iHS
General Information
Make FujiFilm Olympus
Model type Fujifilm FinePix F750EXR Olympus XZ-2 iHS
Class Small Sensor Superzoom Small Sensor Compact
Announced 2012-01-05 2012-12-18
Body design Compact Compact
Sensor Information
Powered by EXR -
Sensor type EXRCMOS CMOS
Sensor size 1/2" 1/1.7"
Sensor dimensions 6.4 x 4.8mm 7.44 x 5.58mm
Sensor area 30.7mm² 41.5mm²
Sensor resolution 16 megapixel 12 megapixel
Anti alias filter
Aspect ratio 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9 4:3
Highest Possible resolution 4608 x 3456 3968 x 2976
Maximum native ISO 3200 12800
Maximum enhanced ISO 12800 -
Lowest native ISO 100 100
RAW photos
Autofocusing
Focus manually
Touch focus
Continuous AF
AF single
Tracking AF
Selective AF
Center weighted AF
AF multi area
AF live view
Face detect focusing
Contract detect focusing
Phase detect focusing
Total focus points - 35
Lens
Lens mount type fixed lens fixed lens
Lens zoom range 25-500mm (20.0x) 28-112mm (4.0x)
Largest aperture f/3.5-5.3 f/1.8-2.5
Macro focusing distance 5cm 1cm
Crop factor 5.6 4.8
Screen
Display type Fixed Type Tilting
Display size 3" 3"
Display resolution 460k dot 920k dot
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch display
Display technology TFT color LCD monitor -
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder None Electronic (optional)
Features
Min shutter speed 8 secs 60 secs
Max shutter speed 1/2000 secs 1/2000 secs
Continuous shutter speed 11.0 frames/s -
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manually set exposure
Exposure compensation Yes Yes
Custom WB
Image stabilization
Built-in flash
Flash distance 3.70 m (Wide: 15 cm–3.7 m / Tele: 90 cm–2.4m) 8.60 m (ISO 800)
Flash settings Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow Sync Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Fill-in, Wireless
Hot shoe
AE bracketing
White balance bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment exposure
Average exposure
Spot exposure
Partial exposure
AF area exposure
Center weighted exposure
Video features
Video resolutions 1920 x 1080 (30 fps), 1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps) 1920 x 1080 (30 fps), 1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps)
Maximum video resolution 1920x1080 1920x1080
Video data format MPEG-4, H.264 MPEG-4, H.264
Mic input
Headphone input
Connectivity
Wireless None Eye-Fi Connected
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS None None
Physical
Environment seal
Water proofing
Dust proofing
Shock proofing
Crush proofing
Freeze proofing
Weight 234 gr (0.52 lb) 346 gr (0.76 lb)
Physical dimensions 105 x 63 x 36mm (4.1" x 2.5" x 1.4") 113 x 65 x 48mm (4.4" x 2.6" x 1.9")
DXO scores
DXO Overall rating not tested 49
DXO Color Depth rating not tested 20.4
DXO Dynamic range rating not tested 11.3
DXO Low light rating not tested 216
Other
Battery life - 340 images
Battery format - Battery Pack
Battery ID NP-50A Li-90B
Self timer Yes (2 or 10 sec, Auto release, Auto shutter (Dog, Cat)) Yes (2 or 12 sec)
Time lapse shooting
Type of storage SD/SDHC/SDXC SD/SDHC/SDXC
Storage slots One One
Retail price $445 $450