Fujifilm XP120 vs Fujifilm XP80

Portability
91
Imaging
43
Features
46
Overall
44
Fujifilm FinePix XP120 front
 
Fujifilm XP80 front
Portability
93
Imaging
42
Features
35
Overall
39

Fujifilm XP120 vs Fujifilm XP80 Key Specs

Fujifilm XP120
(Full Review)
  • 16MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Display
  • ISO 100 - 3200 (Increase 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
  • Updated by Fujifilm XP130
Fujifilm XP80
(Full Review)
  • 16MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 2.7" Fixed Display
  • 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 2015
  • Replaced the Fujifilm XP70
  • Refreshed by Fujifilm XP90
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Fujifilm XP120 vs Fujifilm XP80 Overview

In this article, we are contrasting the Fujifilm XP120 versus Fujifilm XP80, both Waterproof cameras and both of them are offered by FujiFilm. The resolution of the XP120 (16MP) and the XP80 (16MP) is very comparable and they enjoy the same exact sensor size (1/2.3").

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The XP120 was released 2 years later than the XP80 and that is a fairly significant difference as far as camera tech is concerned. Each of the cameras offer different body type with the Fujifilm XP120 being a Ultracompact camera and the Fujifilm XP80 being a Compact camera.

Before delving in to a full comparison, below is a concise summation of how the XP120 matches up vs the XP80 with regards to portability, imaging, features and an overall grade.

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Reasons to pick Fujifilm XP120 over the Fujifilm XP80

 XP120 XP80 
IntroducedJanuary 2017January 2015More recent by 25 months
Manual focus More precise focusing
Display sizing3"2.7"Larger display (+0.3")
Display resolution920k460kClearer display (+460k dot)

Reasons to pick Fujifilm XP80 over the Fujifilm XP120

 XP80 XP120 

Common features in the Fujifilm XP120 and Fujifilm XP80

 XP120 XP80 
Display typeFixed Fixed Fixed display
Selfie screen Lack of selfie screen
Touch friendly display Lack of Touch friendly display

Fujifilm XP120 vs Fujifilm XP80 Physical Comparison

If you are going to lug around your camera frequently, you are going to need to factor its weight and dimensions. The Fujifilm XP120 provides outside measurements of 110mm x 71mm x 28mm (4.3" x 2.8" x 1.1") and a weight of 203 grams (0.45 lbs) whilst the Fujifilm XP80 has dimensions 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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Remember, the weight of an ILC will vary depending on the lens you are using at that time. Below is the front view physical size comparison of the XP120 and the XP80.

Fujifilm XP120 vs Fujifilm XP80 size comparison

Using size and weight, the portability grade of the XP120 and XP80 is 91 and 93 respectively.

Fujifilm XP120 vs Fujifilm XP80 top view buttons comparison

Fujifilm XP120 vs Fujifilm XP80 Sensor Comparison

Usually, it is tough to visualise the gap in sensor measurements simply by seeing a spec sheet. The photograph underneath should give you a more clear sense of the sensor measurements in the XP120 and XP80.

As you can see, both the cameras enjoy the same exact sensor sizing and the same exact megapixels therefore you can expect comparable quality of pictures though you really should consider the age of the cameras into account. The fresher XP120 will have a benefit with regard to sensor innovation.

Fujifilm XP120 vs Fujifilm XP80 sensor size comparison

Fujifilm XP120 vs Fujifilm XP80 Screen and ViewFinder

Fujifilm XP120 vs Fujifilm XP80 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Fujifilm XP120 as a Portrait photography camera
Fujifilm XP80 as a Portrait photography camera
42
manual focus
megapixel count decent (16 megapixels)
comes with face detection autofocus
no manual mode
external flash not possible
very small sensor size (1/2.3")
has no RAW format
36
good megapixels (16 megapixels)
comes with face detect focus
lack of manual focus
no manual control
cannot use external flash
small sensor size (1/2.3")
doesn't have RAW support
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Street Comparison

Fujifilm XP120 Street photography info
Fujifilm XP80 Street photography info
62
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
weather sealing
screen does not articulate
very small sensor size (1/2.3")
has no RAW format
63
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
weather sealing
screen does not articulate
small sensor size (1/2.3")
doesn't have RAW support
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Sports Comparison

Fujifilm XP120 as a Sports photography camera
Fujifilm XP80 as a Sports photography camera
46
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
megapixel count decent (16MP)
comes with tracking autofocus
weather sealing
no shutter priority mode
very small sensor size (1/2.3")
terrible battery power (210 CIPA)
has no phase detect autofocus
46
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
good megapixels (16 megapixels)
comes with tracking focus
weather sealing
no shutter priority
small sensor size (1/2.3")
not so great battery pack (210 per charge)
doesn't have phase detect auto focus
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Travel Comparison

Fujifilm XP120 Travel photography features
Fujifilm XP80 Travel photography features
67
weather sealing
megapixel count decent (16 megapixels)
flash built-in
pretty wide (28mm)
terrible battery power (210 CIPA)
doesn't contain selfie friendly screen
sluggish maximum aperture (f3.9)
65
weather sealing
good megapixels (16MP)
has built in flash
decently wide (28mm)
does not have Timelapse recording
not so great battery pack (210 shots)
display is not selfie friendly
slow max aperture (f3.9)
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Landscape Comparison

Fujifilm XP120 Landscape photography info
Fujifilm XP80 Landscape photography info
51
manual focus
pretty wide (28mm)
pretty good screen size (3")
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
megapixel count decent (16 megapixels)
weather sealing
can't change lenses (fixed lens mount)
sluggish maximum aperture (f3.9)
no manual mode
very small sensor size (1/2.3")
has no RAW format
terrible battery power (210 CIPA)
41
decently wide (28mm)
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
good megapixels (16MP)
weather sealing
lack of manual focus
lens is fixed (fixed lens mount)
slow max aperture (f3.9)
small screen (2.7 inches)
no manual control
small sensor size (1/2.3")
doesn't have RAW support
not so great battery pack (210 CIPA)
does not have Timelapse recording
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Vlogging Comparison

Fujifilm XP120 Vlogging details
Fujifilm XP80 Vlogging details
33
pretty wide (28mm)
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
comes with face detection autofocus
great video quality (1920 x 1080 pxls)
sluggish maximum aperture (f3.9)
doesn't contain selfie friendly screen
no external microphone jack
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decently wide (28mm)
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
comes with face detect focus
video res high (1920 x 1080 pixels)
slow max aperture (f3.9)
display is not selfie friendly
does not have microphone port
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Fujifilm XP120 vs Fujifilm XP80 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Fujifilm XP120 and Fujifilm XP80
 Fujifilm FinePix XP120Fujifilm XP80
General Information
Manufacturer FujiFilm FujiFilm
Model type Fujifilm FinePix XP120 Fujifilm XP80
Class Waterproof Waterproof
Launched 2017-01-05 2015-01-14
Body design Ultracompact Compact
Sensor Information
Sensor type BSI-CMOS CMOS
Sensor size 1/2.3" 1/2.3"
Sensor measurements 6.17 x 4.55mm 6.17 x 4.55mm
Sensor surface area 28.1mm² 28.1mm²
Sensor resolution 16 megapixel 16 megapixel
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 6400
Max enhanced ISO 6400 -
Min native ISO 100 100
RAW images
Autofocusing
Focus manually
Touch to focus
AF continuous
Single AF
Tracking AF
AF selectice
AF center weighted
Multi area AF
Live view AF
Face detect AF
Contract detect AF
Phase detect AF
Lens
Lens mount type fixed lens fixed lens
Lens zoom range 28-140mm (5.0x) 28-140mm (5.0x)
Highest aperture f/3.9-4.9 f/3.9-4.9
Macro focusing distance 9cm 9cm
Crop factor 5.8 5.8
Screen
Range of display Fixed Type Fixed Type
Display sizing 3 inch 2.7 inch
Resolution of display 920 thousand dot 460 thousand dot
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch operation
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder type None None
Features
Min shutter speed 4 seconds 4 seconds
Max shutter speed 1/2000 seconds 1/2000 seconds
Continuous shutter speed 10.0 frames/s 10.0 frames/s
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manual exposure
Set WB
Image stabilization
Integrated flash
Flash distance 4.40 m (at Auto ISO) 4.40 m (with Auto ISO)
Flash modes Auto, Forced Flash, Suppressed Flash, Slow Synchro Auto, flash on, flash off, slow synchro
External flash
Auto exposure bracketing
WB bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF area
Center weighted
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, 30p), 1280 x 720 (60p), 640 x 480 (30p)
Max video resolution 1920x1080 1920x1080
Video file format H.264 H.264
Microphone 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 None
Physical
Environment seal
Water proofing
Dust proofing
Shock proofing
Crush proofing
Freeze proofing
Weight 203 gr (0.45 lb) 179 gr (0.39 lb)
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 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 shots 210 shots
Type of battery Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery ID - NP-45S
Self timer Yes (2 or 10 secs, group shot) Yes (2 or 10 sec, group)
Time lapse shooting
Type of storage Internal + SD/SDHC/SDXC card SD/SDHC/SDXC, Internal
Storage slots One One
Cost at release $229 $149