Fujifilm XP120 vs Fujifilm XP70

Portability
91
Imaging
43
Features
46
Overall
44
Fujifilm FinePix XP120 front
 
Fujifilm FinePix XP70 front
Portability
93
Imaging
42
Features
35
Overall
39

Fujifilm XP120 vs Fujifilm XP70 Key Specs

Fujifilm XP120
(Full Review)
  • 16MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Display
  • 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
  • Launched January 2017
  • Successor is Fujifilm XP130
Fujifilm XP70
(Full Review)
  • 16MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 2.7" Fixed Screen
  • ISO 100 - 6400
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 1920 x 1080 video
  • 28-140mm (F3.9-4.9) lens
  • 179g - 104 x 67 x 26mm
  • Introduced January 2014
  • Superseded the Fujifilm XP60
  • Renewed by Fujifilm XP80
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Fujifilm XP120 vs Fujifilm XP70 Overview

Below is a in depth comparison of the Fujifilm XP120 and Fujifilm XP70, both Waterproof cameras and they are both created by FujiFilm. The sensor resolution of the XP120 (16MP) and the XP70 (16MP) is pretty close and both cameras have the identical sensor size (1/2.3").

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The XP120 was released 3 years later than the XP70 and that is a fairly big gap as far as camera tech is concerned. Both of these cameras feature different body design with the Fujifilm XP120 being a Ultracompact camera and the Fujifilm XP70 being a Compact camera.

Before delving into a in depth comparison, here is a brief summation of how the XP120 scores against the XP70 in regards to portability, imaging, features and an overall grade.

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Reasons to pick Fujifilm XP120 over the Fujifilm XP70

 XP120 XP70 
IntroducedJanuary 2017January 2014More recent by 37 months
Focus manually Dial accurate focusing
Screen size3"2.7"Bigger screen (+0.3")
Screen resolution920k460kCrisper screen (+460k dot)

Reasons to pick Fujifilm XP70 over the Fujifilm XP120

 XP70 XP120 

Common features in the Fujifilm XP120 and Fujifilm XP70

 XP120 XP70 
Screen typeFixed Fixed Fixed screen
Selfie screen Absent selfie screen
Touch friendly screen Absent Touch friendly screen

Fujifilm XP120 vs Fujifilm XP70 Physical Comparison

For anybody who is aiming to lug around your camera frequently, you will need to consider its weight and measurements. The Fujifilm XP120 has got external measurements of 110mm x 71mm x 28mm (4.3" x 2.8" x 1.1") along with a weight of 203 grams (0.45 lbs) while the Fujifilm XP70 has proportions of 104mm x 67mm x 26mm (4.1" x 2.6" x 1.0") and a weight of 179 grams (0.39 lbs).

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Always remember, the weight of an Interchangeable Lens Camera will change based on the lens you have attached during that time. Following is a front view measurements comparison of the XP120 compared to the XP70.

Fujifilm XP120 vs Fujifilm XP70 size comparison

Taking into account size and weight, the portability score of the XP120 and XP70 is 91 and 93 respectively.

Fujifilm XP120 vs Fujifilm XP70 top view buttons comparison

Fujifilm XP120 vs Fujifilm XP70 Sensor Comparison

Often, its difficult to envision the contrast in sensor measurements merely by looking through specs. The photograph below will give you a more clear sense of the sensor measurements in the XP120 and XP70.

All in all, each of these cameras feature the identical sensor size and the same exact resolution therefore you should expect comparable quality of photographs though you should always factor the release date of the cameras into account. The newer XP120 will have a benefit in sensor tech.

Fujifilm XP120 vs Fujifilm XP70 sensor size comparison

Fujifilm XP120 vs Fujifilm XP70 Screen and ViewFinder

Fujifilm XP120 vs Fujifilm XP70 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Fujifilm XP120 as a Portrait photography camera
Fujifilm XP70 as a Portrait photography camera
42
has manual focus
decent MP (16 megapixels)
includes face detection focus
lack of manual mode
can't use external flash
very small sensor size (1/2.3")
does not have RAW format
36
good MP (16MP)
provides face detect focus
lack of manual focus
no manual exposure
cannot use external flash
sensor size is very small (1/2.3")
lack of RAW files
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Street Comparison

Fujifilm XP120 as a Street photography camera
Fujifilm XP70 as a Street photography camera
62
built in image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
weather proofing
screen does not articulate
very small sensor size (1/2.3")
does not have RAW format
63
built in image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
weather sealing
screen is fixed
sensor size is very small (1/2.3")
lack of RAW files
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Sports Comparison

Fujifilm XP120 Sports photography advice
Fujifilm XP70 Sports photography advice
46
built in image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
decent MP (16MP)
includes tracking autofocus
weather proofing
no shutter priority mode
very small sensor size (1/2.3")
bad battery (210 shots)
does not have phase detect auto focus
46
built in image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
good MP (16 megapixels)
provides tracking focus
weather sealing
no shutter priority mode
sensor size is very small (1/2.3")
not so great battery (210 shots)
lack of phase detect auto focus
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Travel Comparison

Travel photography with Fujifilm XP120
Travel photography with Fujifilm XP70
67
weather proofing
decent MP (16 megapixels)
flash built-in
pretty wide (28mm)
bad battery (210 CIPA)
doesn't contain selfie friendly screen
sluggish max aperture (f3.9)
65
weather sealing
good MP (16MP)
flash built-in
fairly wide (28mm)
doesn't have Time Lapse mode
not so great battery (210 per charge)
display isn't selfie friendly
somewhat slow max aperture (f3.9)
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Landscape Comparison

Fujifilm XP120 as a Landscape photography camera
Fujifilm XP70 as a Landscape photography camera
51
has manual focus
pretty wide (28mm)
pretty good screen size (3 inch)
built in image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
decent MP (16 megapixels)
weather proofing
lens is fixed (fixed lens mount)
sluggish max aperture (f3.9)
lack of manual mode
very small sensor size (1/2.3")
does not have RAW format
bad battery (210 CIPA)
41
fairly wide (28mm)
built in image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
good MP (16MP)
weather sealing
lack of manual focus
fixed lens (fixed lens mount)
somewhat slow max aperture (f3.9)
small screen (2.7")
no manual exposure
sensor size is very small (1/2.3")
lack of RAW files
not so great battery (210 per charge)
doesn't have Time Lapse mode
400 Megapixel mode coming to Fujifilm GFX 100

Vlogging Comparison

Fujifilm XP120 Vlogging highlights
Fujifilm XP70 Vlogging highlights
33
pretty wide (28mm)
built in image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
includes face detection focus
high res video (1920 x 1080 pixels)
sluggish max aperture (f3.9)
doesn't contain selfie friendly screen
missing external microphone port
34
fairly wide (28mm)
built in image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
provides face detect focus
high video quality (1920 x 1080 pxls)
somewhat slow max aperture (f3.9)
display isn't selfie friendly
doesn't have mic port
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Fujifilm XP120 vs Fujifilm XP70 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Fujifilm XP120 and Fujifilm XP70
 Fujifilm FinePix XP120Fujifilm FinePix XP70
General Information
Company FujiFilm FujiFilm
Model Fujifilm FinePix XP120 Fujifilm FinePix XP70
Class Waterproof Waterproof
Launched 2017-01-05 2014-01-06
Body design Ultracompact Compact
Sensor Information
Sensor type BSI-CMOS 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 16 megapixels 16 megapixels
Anti aliasing filter
Aspect ratio 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9
Highest resolution 4608 x 3456 4608 x 3456
Highest native ISO 3200 6400
Highest boosted ISO 6400 -
Minimum native ISO 100 100
RAW data
Autofocusing
Focus manually
Touch to focus
Continuous AF
Single AF
Tracking AF
AF selectice
Center weighted AF
AF multi area
Live view AF
Face detect focusing
Contract detect focusing
Phase detect focusing
Cross focus points - -
Lens
Lens mounting type fixed lens fixed lens
Lens focal range 28-140mm (5.0x) 28-140mm (5.0x)
Max aperture f/3.9-4.9 f/3.9-4.9
Macro focus distance 9cm 9cm
Crop factor 5.8 5.8
Screen
Display type Fixed Type Fixed Type
Display sizing 3 inch 2.7 inch
Display resolution 920 thousand dot 460 thousand dot
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch capability
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder type None None
Features
Slowest shutter speed 4 seconds 4 seconds
Maximum shutter speed 1/2000 seconds 1/2000 seconds
Continuous shooting speed 10.0 frames per sec 10.0 frames per sec
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manual exposure
Set WB
Image stabilization
Built-in flash
Flash range 4.40 m (at Auto ISO) 3.10 m
Flash options Auto, Forced Flash, Suppressed Flash, Slow Synchro Auto, forced flash, flash off, slow synchro
External flash
AEB
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 @ 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 (30p/60p), 1280 x 720 (60p), 640 x 480 (30p)
Highest video resolution 1920x1080 1920x1080
Video data format H.264 H.264
Mic jack
Headphone jack
Connectivity
Wireless Built-In Built-In
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS None Optional
Physical
Environment seal
Water proof
Dust proof
Shock proof
Crush proof
Freeze proof
Weight 203 gr (0.45 pounds) 179 gr (0.39 pounds)
Physical dimensions 110 x 71 x 28mm (4.3" x 2.8" x 1.1") 104 x 67 x 26mm (4.1" x 2.6" x 1.0")
DXO scores
DXO All around score not tested not tested
DXO Color Depth score not tested not tested
DXO Dynamic range score not tested not tested
DXO Low light score not tested not tested
Other
Battery life 210 pictures 210 pictures
Battery form Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery model - NP-45S
Self timer Yes (2 or 10 secs, group shot) Yes
Time lapse feature
Type of storage Internal + SD/SDHC/SDXC card SC/SDHC/SDXC, Internal
Storage slots 1 1
Cost at launch $229 $199