Fujifilm XP120 vs Fujifilm XP130

Portability
91
Imaging
43
Features
46
Overall
44
Fujifilm FinePix XP120 front
 
Fujifilm FinePix XP130 front
Portability
91
Imaging
44
Features
48
Overall
45

Fujifilm XP120 vs Fujifilm XP130 Key Specs

Fujifilm XP120
(Full Review)
  • 16MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Display
  • ISO 100 - 3200 (Expand to 6400)
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 1920 x 1080 video
  • 28-140mm (F3.9-4.9) lens
  • 203g - 110 x 71 x 28mm
  • Revealed January 2017
  • Replacement is Fujifilm XP130
Fujifilm XP130
(Full Review)
  • 16MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Display
  • ISO 100 - 3200 (Bump to 6400)
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 1920 x 1080 video
  • 28-140mm (F3.9-4.9) lens
  • 207g - 110 x 71 x 28mm
  • Introduced January 2018
  • Replaced the Fujifilm XP120
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Fujifilm XP120 vs Fujifilm XP130 Overview

In this article, we are contrasting the Fujifilm XP120 vs Fujifilm XP130, both Waterproof cameras and both are manufactured by FujiFilm. The resolution of the XP120 (16MP) and the XP130 (16MP) is fairly comparable and they come with the same exact sensor sizing (1/2.3").

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The XP120 was unveiled 12 months earlier than the XP130 so they are of a similar age. Each of these cameras offer the identical body type (Ultracompact).

Before diving in to a comprehensive comparison, below is a brief summation of how the XP120 grades versus the XP130 with regards to portability, imaging, features and an overall score.

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Reasons to pick Fujifilm XP120 over the Fujifilm XP130

 XP120 XP130 

Reasons to pick Fujifilm XP130 over the Fujifilm XP120

 XP130 XP120 
IntroducedJanuary 2018January 2017More modern by 12 months

Common features in the Fujifilm XP120 and Fujifilm XP130

 XP120 XP130 
Manual focus More exact focus
Display typeFixed Fixed Fixed display
Display sizing3"3"Equivalent display measurement
Display resolution920k920kEqual display resolution
Selfie screen Absent selfie screen
Touch friendly display Neither comes with Touch friendly display

Fujifilm XP120 vs Fujifilm XP130 Physical Comparison

If you're planning to carry around your camera frequently, you will want to factor its weight and proportions. The Fujifilm XP120 comes with physical measurements of 110mm x 71mm x 28mm (4.3" x 2.8" x 1.1") and a weight of 203 grams (0.45 lbs) and the Fujifilm XP130 has measurements of 110mm x 71mm x 28mm (4.3" x 2.8" x 1.1") along with a weight of 207 grams (0.46 lbs).

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Always remember, the weight of an ILC will vary dependant on the lens you select at that time. The following is the front view scale comparison of the XP120 vs the XP130.

Fujifilm XP120 vs Fujifilm XP130 size comparison

Factoring in size and weight, the portability grade of the XP120 and XP130 is 91 and 91 respectively.

Fujifilm XP120 vs Fujifilm XP130 top view buttons comparison

Fujifilm XP120 vs Fujifilm XP130 Sensor Comparison

In many cases, its difficult to visualize the gap in sensor sizes just by seeing a spec sheet. The image here should offer you a more clear sense of the sensor sizing in the XP120 and XP130.

Clearly, both of these cameras enjoy the same exact sensor sizing and the same exact megapixels so you can expect comparable quality of photographs although you really should consider the launch date of the cameras into account. The more aged XP120 will be behind with regard to sensor tech.

Fujifilm XP120 vs Fujifilm XP130 sensor size comparison

Fujifilm XP120 vs Fujifilm XP130 Screen and ViewFinder

Fujifilm XP120 vs Fujifilm XP130 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Portrait photography with Fujifilm XP120
Portrait photography with Fujifilm XP130
42
focusing manually
megapixel count decent (16MP)
offers face detect focus
manual exposure not available
cannot use external flash
sensor is very small (1/2.3")
doesn't have RAW support
43
has manual focus
resolution is good (16 megapixels)
comes with face detection focus
no manual control
cannot use external flash
sensor size is very small (1/2.3")
no RAW files
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Street Comparison

Fujifilm XP120 Street photography features
Fujifilm XP130 Street photography features
62
has image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
weather sealing
screen does not articulate
sensor is very small (1/2.3")
doesn't have RAW support
62
has image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
weather proofing
screen does not articulate
sensor size is very small (1/2.3")
no RAW files
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Sports Comparison

Fujifilm XP120 Sports photography details
Fujifilm XP130 Sports photography details
46
has image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
megapixel count decent (16MP)
offers tracking focus
weather sealing
no shutter priority
sensor is very small (1/2.3")
terrible battery (210 shots)
doesn't have phase detect auto focus
47
has image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
resolution is good (16MP)
comes with tracking autofocus
weather proofing
lack of shutter priority mode
sensor size is very small (1/2.3")
low battery pack (240 per charge)
no phase detect auto focus
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Travel Comparison

Fujifilm XP120 as a Travel photography camera
Fujifilm XP130 as a Travel photography camera
67
weather sealing
megapixel count decent (16 megapixels)
built-in flash
pretty wide (28mm)
terrible battery (210 CIPA)
doesn't offer selfie friendly screen
somewhat slow maximum aperture (f3.9)
70
weather proofing
connects via bluetooth
resolution is good (16MP)
flash built-in
relatively wide (28mm)
low battery pack (240 per charge)
does not have selfie friendly display
sluggish max aperture (f3.9)
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Landscape Comparison

Fujifilm XP120 Landscape photography factors
Fujifilm XP130 Landscape photography factors
51
focusing manually
pretty wide (28mm)
screen size is good (3 inches)
has image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
megapixel count decent (16MP)
weather sealing
lens is fixed (fixed lens mount)
somewhat slow maximum aperture (f3.9)
manual exposure not available
sensor is very small (1/2.3")
doesn't have RAW support
terrible battery (210 shots)
51
has manual focus
relatively wide (28mm)
nice screen size (3 inches)
has image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
resolution is good (16 megapixels)
weather proofing
lens is fixed (fixed lens mount)
sluggish max aperture (f3.9)
no manual control
sensor size is very small (1/2.3")
no RAW files
low battery pack (240 per charge)
400 Megapixel mode coming to Fujifilm GFX 100

Vlogging Comparison

Fujifilm XP120 Vlogging advice
Fujifilm XP130 Vlogging advice
33
pretty wide (28mm)
has image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
offers face detect focus
video resolution high (1920 x 1080 pxls)
somewhat slow maximum aperture (f3.9)
doesn't offer selfie friendly screen
doesn't have microphone socket
34
relatively wide (28mm)
has image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
comes with face detection focus
good video quality (1920 x 1080 resolution)
sluggish max aperture (f3.9)
does not have selfie friendly display
no external microphone jack
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Fujifilm XP120 vs Fujifilm XP130 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Fujifilm XP120 and Fujifilm XP130
 Fujifilm FinePix XP120Fujifilm FinePix XP130
General Information
Company FujiFilm FujiFilm
Model type Fujifilm FinePix XP120 Fujifilm FinePix XP130
Class Waterproof Waterproof
Revealed 2017-01-05 2018-01-24
Body design Ultracompact Ultracompact
Sensor Information
Sensor type BSI-CMOS BSI-CMOS
Sensor size 1/2.3" 1/2.3"
Sensor measurements 6.17 x 4.55mm 6.17 x 4.55mm
Sensor area 28.1mm² 28.1mm²
Sensor resolution 16 megapixels 16 megapixels
Anti alias filter
Aspect ratio 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9
Max resolution 4608 x 3456 4608 x 3456
Max native ISO 3200 3200
Max enhanced ISO 6400 6400
Minimum native ISO 100 100
RAW format
Autofocusing
Focus manually
Touch to focus
Continuous autofocus
Autofocus single
Autofocus tracking
Selective autofocus
Autofocus center weighted
Autofocus multi area
Autofocus live view
Face detect focus
Contract detect focus
Phase detect focus
Lens
Lens mount type fixed lens fixed lens
Lens zoom range 28-140mm (5.0x) 28-140mm (5.0x)
Maximal aperture f/3.9-4.9 f/3.9-4.9
Macro focusing distance 9cm 9cm
Crop factor 5.8 5.8
Screen
Display type Fixed Type Fixed Type
Display size 3 inches 3 inches
Resolution of display 920k dot 920k dot
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch friendly
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder type None None
Features
Min shutter speed 4s 4s
Max shutter speed 1/2000s 1/2000s
Continuous shutter speed 10.0 frames per sec 10.0 frames per sec
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manual exposure
Custom white balance
Image stabilization
Built-in flash
Flash distance 4.40 m (at Auto ISO) 4.40 m (at Auto ISO)
Flash options Auto, Forced Flash, Suppressed Flash, Slow Synchro Auto, Forced Flash, Suppressed Flash, Slow Synchro
External flash
Auto exposure bracketing
White balance bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment metering
Average metering
Spot metering
Partial metering
AF area metering
Center weighted metering
Video features
Video resolutions 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 1920 x 1080 @ 60p, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
Max video resolution 1920x1080 1920x1080
Video format H.264 H.264
Microphone input
Headphone input
Connectivity
Wireless Built-In Built-In
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) YesUSB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS None None
Physical
Environment seal
Water proofing
Dust proofing
Shock proofing
Crush proofing
Freeze proofing
Weight 203g (0.45 lb) 207g (0.46 lb)
Dimensions 110 x 71 x 28mm (4.3" x 2.8" x 1.1") 110 x 71 x 28mm (4.3" x 2.8" x 1.1")
DXO scores
DXO Overall 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 photographs 240 photographs
Type of battery Battery Pack Battery Pack
Self timer Yes (2 or 10 secs, group shot) Yes (2 or 10 secs, group shot)
Time lapse shooting
Type of storage Internal + SD/SDHC/SDXC card Internal + SD/SDHC/SDXC card
Storage slots One One
Retail pricing $229 $171