Fujifilm T500 vs Olympus XZ-1 Overview
In this article, we will be comparing the Fujifilm T500 and Olympus XZ-1, former being a Small Sensor Superzoom while the latter is a Small Sensor Compact by companies FujiFilm and Olympus. There exists a substantial gap among the resolutions of the T500 (16MP) and XZ-1 (10MP) and the T500 (1/2.3") and XZ-1 (1/1.63") possess different sensor measurements.Control Profoto B10 & B10 Plus with your Android Phone
The T500 was revealed 24 months later than the XZ-1 which makes the cameras a generation apart from one another. Each of the cameras offer the identical body type (Compact).
Before we go in to a thorough comparison, below is a concise overview of how the T500 scores versus the XZ-1 in terms of portability, imaging, features and an overall grade.
Fujifilm T500 vs Olympus XZ-1 Key Specs
- 16MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
- 2.7" Fixed Screen
- ISO 100 - 0
- Optical Image Stabilization
- 1280 x 720 video
- 24-288mm (F) lens
- 136g - 99 x 57 x 26mm
- Introduced January 2013
- 10MP - 1/1.63" Sensor
- 3" Fixed Display
- ISO 100 - 6400
- Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
- 1280 x 720 video
- 28-112mm (F1.8-2.5) lens
- 275g - 111 x 65 x 42mm
- Revealed January 2011
Fujifilm T500 vs Olympus XZ-1 Physical Comparison
If you're intending to lug around your camera often, you will have to consider its weight and volume. The Fujifilm T500 comes with exterior dimensions of 99mm x 57mm x 26mm (3.9" x 2.2" x 1.0") having a weight of 136 grams (0.30 lbs) while the Olympus XZ-1 has sizing of 111mm x 65mm x 42mm (4.4" x 2.6" x 1.7") having a weight of 275 grams (0.61 lbs).World's smallest camera makes it into Guinness Book of Records
Keep in mind, the weight of an ILC will vary based on the lens you are employing at that moment. Below is the front view over all size comparison of the T500 against the XZ-1.
Taking into account dimensions and weight, the portability grade of the T500 and XZ-1 is 95 and 88 respectively.
Fujifilm T500 vs Olympus XZ-1 Sensor Comparison
More often than not, it's difficult to visualise the difference between sensor measurements just by going over specs. The photograph underneath may give you a much better sense of the sensor dimensions in the T500 and XZ-1.
As you can plainly see, both the cameras offer different megapixel count and different sensor measurements. The T500 using its tinier sensor will make shooting shallow depth of field more difficult and the Fujifilm T500 will offer you extra detail having an extra 6MP. Greater resolution can also enable you to crop photos a little more aggressively. The younger T500 will have an edge in sensor innovation.