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Fujifilm X100 vs Fujifilm X70

Portability
80
Imaging
53
Features
36
Overall
46
Fujifilm FinePix X100 front
 
Fujifilm X70 front
Portability
86
Imaging
60
Features
75
Overall
66

Fujifilm X100 vs Fujifilm X70 Key Specs

Fujifilm X100
(Full Review)
  • 12MP - APS-C Sensor
  • 2.8" Fixed Screen
  • ISO 200 - 12800
  • No Anti-Alias Filter
  • 1280 x 720 video
  • 35mm (F2.0) lens
  • 445g - 126 x 75 x 54mm
  • Announced May 2011
  • Replacement is Fujifilm X100S
Fujifilm X70
(Full Review)
  • 16MP - APS-C Sensor
  • 3" Tilting Screen
  • ISO 200 - 6400 (Push to 51200)
  • 1920 x 1080 video
  • 28mm (F2.8-16.0) lens
  • 340g - 113 x 64 x 44mm
  • Revealed January 2016
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Fujifilm X100 vs Fujifilm X70 Overview

Below, we will be reviewing the Fujifilm X100 and Fujifilm X70, both Large Sensor Compact digital cameras and both of them are designed by FujiFilm. There exists a huge gap between the image resolutions of the Fujifilm X100 (12MP) and Fujifilm X70 (16MP) but they come with the exact same sensor measurements (APS-C).

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The Fujifilm X100 was unveiled 5 years before the Fujifilm X70 which is quite a significant gap as far as technology is concerned. Both of these cameras come with the identical body type (Large Sensor Compact).

Before diving in to a detailed comparison, below is a concise overview of how the Fujifilm X100 scores versus the Fujifilm X70 for portability, imaging, features and an overall score.

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Reasons to pick Fujifilm X100 over the Fujifilm X70

 Fujifilm X100 Fujifilm X70 

Reasons to pick Fujifilm X70 over the Fujifilm X100

 Fujifilm X70 Fujifilm X100 
RevealedJanuary 2016May 2011More modern by 56 months
Screen typeTiltingFixed Tilting screen
Screen dimension3"2.8"Bigger screen (+0.2")
Screen resolution1040k460kSharper screen (+580k dot)
Selfie screen Easy selfies
Touch friendly screen Quickly navigate

Common features in the Fujifilm X100 and Fujifilm X70

 Fujifilm X100 Fujifilm X70 
Manually focus Very precise focus

Fujifilm X100 vs Fujifilm X70 Physical Comparison

For those who are intending to carry around your camera frequently, you will want to factor in its weight and volume. The Fujifilm X100 comes with external measurements of 126mm x 75mm x 54mm (5.0" x 3.0" x 2.1") accompanied by a weight of 445 grams (0.98 lbs) whilst the Fujifilm X70 has sizing of 113mm x 64mm x 44mm (4.4" x 2.5" x 1.7") accompanied by a weight of 340 grams (0.75 lbs).

Take a look at the Fujifilm X100 and Fujifilm X70 in the all new Camera with Lens Size Comparison Tool. Camera Size Comparison with Lenses

Remember, the weight of an Interchangeable Lens Camera will differ based on the lens you choose at the time. Here is the front view proportions comparison of the Fujifilm X100 and the Fujifilm X70.

Fujifilm X100 vs Fujifilm X70 size comparison

Considering dimensions and weight, the portability score of the Fujifilm X100 and Fujifilm X70 is 80 and 86 respectively.

Fujifilm X100 vs Fujifilm X70 top view buttons comparison

Fujifilm X100 vs Fujifilm X70 Sensor Comparison

Sometimes, it is very hard to see the gap between sensor sizes only by going over specs. The pic here will provide you a far better sense of the sensor measurements in the Fujifilm X100 and Fujifilm X70.

All in all, the two cameras have got the exact same sensor measurements albeit not the same megapixels. You should count on the Fujifilm X70 to deliver extra detail having an extra 4MP. Higher resolution will enable you to crop photographs much more aggressively. The more aged Fujifilm X100 is going to be behind with regard to sensor technology.

Fujifilm X100 vs Fujifilm X70 sensor size comparison

Fujifilm X100 vs Fujifilm X70 Screen and ViewFinder

Fujifilm X100 vs Fujifilm X70 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Fujifilm X100 Portrait photography features
Fujifilm X70 Portrait photography features
61
focusing manually
nice sensor size (APS-C)
supports RAW files
megapixel count low (12MP)
76
focusing manually
decent MP (16 megapixels)
decent sensor size (APS-C)
supports face detection focusing
supports RAW formats
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Street Comparison

Street photography with Fujifilm X100
Street photography with Fujifilm X70
63
nice sensor size (APS-C)
supports RAW files
fixed screen
lack of image stabilization
78
has a tilting screen
decent sensor size (APS-C)
supports RAW formats
features touch focus
lack of image stabilization
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Sports Comparison

Fujifilm X100 Sports photography details
Fujifilm X70 Sports photography details
34
nice sensor size (APS-C)
fixed focal length (35mm)
very slow continuous shooting (5.0 frames/s)
lack of image stabilization
megapixel count low (12 megapixels)
lacks phase detect AF
65
silent shooting (1/32,000s)
decent MP (16MP)
decent sensor size (APS-C)
supports tracking autofocus
supports phase detect AF
can't change focal length (28mm)
lack of image stabilization
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Travel Comparison

Fujifilm X100 Travel photography info
Fujifilm X70 Travel photography info
58
flash built-in
great max aperture (f2.0)
doesn't have Timelapse mode
megapixel count low (12 megapixels)
does not have a selfie friendly display
78
features touch focus
decent MP (16MP)
has built in flash
display is selfie friendly
slow max aperture (f2.8)
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Landscape Comparison

Fujifilm X100 Landscape photography details
Fujifilm X70 Landscape photography details
56
focusing manually
great max aperture (f2.0)
pretty good screen size (2.8 inch)
nice sensor size (APS-C)
doesnt have anti-alias filter
supports RAW files
fixed lens (fixed lens mount)
fixed focal length (35mm)
lack of image stabilization
megapixel count low (12MP)
doesn't have Timelapse mode
60
focusing manually
nice screen size (3")
decent MP (16MP)
decent sensor size (APS-C)
supports RAW formats
fixed lens (fixed lens mount)
can't change focal length (28mm)
slow max aperture (f2.8)
lack of image stabilization
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Vlogging Comparison

Fujifilm X100 Vlogging info
Fujifilm X70 Vlogging info
25
great max aperture (f2.0)
does not have a selfie friendly display
lack of image stabilization
video quality not great (1280 x 720 pixels)
doesn't have external microphone support
74
display is selfie friendly
touchscreen enabled
supports face detection focusing
high quality video (1920 x 1080 resolution)
comes with external microphone jack
slow max aperture (f2.8)
lack of image stabilization
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Fujifilm X100 vs Fujifilm X70 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Fujifilm X100 and Fujifilm X70
 Fujifilm FinePix X100Fujifilm X70
General Information
Brand FujiFilm FujiFilm
Model type Fujifilm FinePix X100 Fujifilm X70
Class Large Sensor Compact Large Sensor Compact
Announced 2011-05-16 2016-01-15
Body design Large Sensor Compact Large Sensor Compact
Sensor Information
Chip EXR EXR Processor II
Sensor type CMOS CMOS X-TRANS II
Sensor size APS-C APS-C
Sensor measurements 23.6 x 15.8mm 23.6 x 15.6mm
Sensor surface area 372.9mm² 368.2mm²
Sensor resolution 12 megapixels 16 megapixels
Anti alias filter
Aspect ratio 3:2 and 16:9 1:1, 3:2 and 16:9
Max resolution 4288 x 2848 4896 x 3264
Max native ISO 12800 6400
Max enhanced ISO - 51200
Min native ISO 200 200
RAW images
Min enhanced ISO - 100
Autofocusing
Focus manually
AF touch
Continuous AF
AF single
AF tracking
AF selectice
Center weighted AF
AF multi area
Live view AF
Face detection focusing
Contract detection focusing
Phase detection focusing
Total focus points 49 77
Lens
Lens support fixed lens fixed lens
Lens zoom range 35mm (1x) 28mm (1x)
Highest aperture f/2.0 f/2.8-16.0
Macro focusing range 10cm -
Focal length multiplier 1.5 1.5
Screen
Screen type Fixed Type Tilting
Screen sizing 2.8" 3"
Screen resolution 460 thousand dot 1,040 thousand dot
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch screen
Screen tech TFT color LCD monitor -
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder Electronic and Optical (tunnel) None
Viewfinder resolution 1,440 thousand dot -
Viewfinder coverage 90% -
Viewfinder magnification 0.5x -
Features
Min shutter speed 30 secs 30 secs
Max shutter speed 1/4000 secs 1/4000 secs
Max silent shutter speed - 1/32000 secs
Continuous shutter speed 5.0 frames/s 8.0 frames/s
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manual exposure
Exposure compensation Yes Yes
Change WB
Image stabilization
Inbuilt flash
Flash distance 9.00 m 7.90 m (at ISO 1600 (5.5m at ISO 100))
Flash options Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Slow Sync Auto, Forced Flash, Slow Synchro , Suppressed Flash, Commander
Hot shoe
Auto exposure bracketing
White balance bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment exposure
Average exposure
Spot exposure
Partial exposure
AF area exposure
Center weighted exposure
Video features
Video resolutions 1280 x 720 (24 fps) 1920 x 1080 (60p, 50p, 30p, 25p, 24p), 1280 x 720 (60p, 50p, 30p, 25p, 24p)
Max video resolution 1280x720 1920x1080
Video file format MPEG-4 MPEG-4, H.264
Microphone input
Headphone input
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 445 grams (0.98 pounds) 340 grams (0.75 pounds)
Dimensions 126 x 75 x 54mm (5.0" x 3.0" x 2.1") 113 x 64 x 44mm (4.4" x 2.5" x 1.7")
DXO scores
DXO Overall rating 73 not tested
DXO Color Depth rating 22.9 not tested
DXO Dynamic range rating 12.4 not tested
DXO Low light rating 1001 not tested
Other
Battery life 300 pictures 330 pictures
Type of battery Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery ID NP-95 NP-95
Self timer Yes (2 or 10 sec) Yes (2 or 10 secs)
Time lapse feature
Type of storage SD/SDHC/SDXC SD/SDHC/SDXC
Storage slots Single Single
Cost at release $1,800 $700