Fujifilm XP120 vs Panasonic TS6

Portability
91
Imaging
43
Features
46
Overall
44
Fujifilm FinePix XP120 front
 
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS6 front
Portability
91
Imaging
42
Features
45
Overall
43

Fujifilm XP120 vs Panasonic TS6 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
  • Introduced January 2017
  • New Model is Fujifilm XP130
Panasonic TS6
(Full Review)
  • 16MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Display
  • ISO 100 - 6400
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 1920 x 1080 video
  • 28-128mm (F3.3-5.9) lens
  • 214g - 110 x 67 x 29mm
  • Revealed January 2015
  • Additionally referred to as Lumix DMC-FT6
  • Succeeded the Panasonic TS5
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Fujifilm XP120 vs Panasonic TS6 Overview

Following is a complete assessment of the Fujifilm XP120 and Panasonic TS6, both Waterproof digital cameras by brands FujiFilm and Panasonic. The resolution of the XP120 (16MP) and the TS6 (16MP) is fairly well matched and they feature the exact same sensor measurements (1/2.3").

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The XP120 was launched 2 years after the TS6 which is quite a sizable difference as far as tech is concerned. Each of these cameras come with different body type with the Fujifilm XP120 being a Ultracompact camera and the Panasonic TS6 being a Compact camera.

Before diving in to a in-depth comparison, below is a short summation of how the XP120 grades against the TS6 in relation to portability, imaging, features and an overall score.

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Reasons to pick Fujifilm XP120 over the Panasonic TS6

 XP120 TS6 
RevealedJanuary 2017January 2015More modern by 25 months
Manually focus Very precise focusing
Display resolution920k460kCrisper display (+460k dot)

Reasons to pick Panasonic TS6 over the Fujifilm XP120

 TS6 XP120 

Common features in the Fujifilm XP120 and Panasonic TS6

 XP120 TS6 
Display typeFixed Fixed Fixed display
Display dimension3"3"Identical display measurements
Selfie screen Neither contains selfie screen
Touch friendly display Neither contains Touch friendly display

Fujifilm XP120 vs Panasonic TS6 Physical Comparison

In case you're looking to carry around your camera frequently, you will want to factor in its weight and proportions. The Fujifilm XP120 has got exterior measurements of 110mm x 71mm x 28mm (4.3" x 2.8" x 1.1") accompanied by a weight of 203 grams (0.45 lbs) while the Panasonic TS6 has measurements of 110mm x 67mm x 29mm (4.3" x 2.6" x 1.1") having a weight of 214 grams (0.47 lbs).

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Keep in mind, the weight of an ILC will vary depending on the lens you have during that time. Underneath is the front view proportions comparison of the XP120 versus the TS6.

Fujifilm XP120 vs Panasonic TS6 size comparison

Factoring in size and weight, the portability score of the XP120 and TS6 is 91 and 91 respectively.

Fujifilm XP120 vs Panasonic TS6 top view buttons comparison

Fujifilm XP120 vs Panasonic TS6 Sensor Comparison

Generally, its tough to imagine the difference between sensor sizes just by looking at specs. The pic here may give you a clearer sense of the sensor sizing in the XP120 and TS6.

All in all, the 2 cameras have got the exact same sensor measurements and the same exact MP and you can expect similar quality of photographs though you should always consider the age of the products into consideration. The more recent XP120 should have a benefit when it comes to sensor tech.

Fujifilm XP120 vs Panasonic TS6 sensor size comparison

Fujifilm XP120 vs Panasonic TS6 Screen and ViewFinder

Fujifilm XP120 vs Panasonic TS6 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Portrait photography with Fujifilm XP120
Portrait photography with Panasonic TS6
42
has manual focus
megapixel count good (16MP)
features face detect focus
manual exposure not available
external flash not possible
small sensor (1/2.3")
lacks RAW format
38
megapixel count good (16MP)
provides face detect focusing
lack of manual focus
cannot use external flash
tiny sensor (1/2.3")
lacks RAW files
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Street Comparison

Fujifilm XP120 Street photography info
Panasonic TS6 Street photography info
62
has image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
environment proofing
no articulating screen
small sensor (1/2.3")
lacks RAW format
62
image stabilization (Optical)
weather proofing
fixed screen
tiny sensor (1/2.3")
lacks RAW files
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Sports Comparison

Fujifilm XP120 Sports photography factors
Panasonic TS6 Sports photography factors
46
has image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
megapixel count good (16MP)
features tracking focus
environment proofing
no shutter priority
small sensor (1/2.3")
terrible battery power (210 CIPA)
lacks phase detect auto focus
48
image stabilization (Optical)
megapixel count good (16 megapixels)
provides tracking focus
weather proofing
good battery (370 CIPA)
max shutter speed is low (1/1,300s)
lack of shutter priority mode
tiny sensor (1/2.3")
lacks phase detect AF
400 Megapixel mode coming to Fujifilm GFX 100

Travel Comparison

Fujifilm XP120 Travel photography highlights
Panasonic TS6 Travel photography highlights
67
environment proofing
megapixel count good (16 megapixels)
has built in flash
quite wide (28mm)
terrible battery power (210 CIPA)
doesn't offer selfie friendly display
sluggish maximum aperture (f3.9)
73
good battery (370 shots)
weather proofing
megapixel count good (16 megapixels)
flash built-in
relatively wide (28mm)
doesn't have a selfie friendly display
slow max aperture (f3.3)
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Landscape Comparison

Fujifilm XP120 Landscape photography highlights
Panasonic TS6 Landscape photography highlights
51
has manual focus
quite wide (28mm)
screen size is good (3")
has image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
megapixel count good (16 megapixels)
environment proofing
cannot switch lens (fixed lens mount)
sluggish maximum aperture (f3.9)
manual exposure not available
small sensor (1/2.3")
lacks RAW format
terrible battery power (210 CIPA)
53
relatively wide (28mm)
pretty good screen size (3 inch)
image stabilization (Optical)
megapixel count good (16MP)
weather proofing
good battery (370 CIPA)
lack of manual focus
can't change lens (fixed lens mount)
slow max aperture (f3.3)
tiny sensor (1/2.3")
lacks RAW files
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Vlogging Comparison

Vlogging with Fujifilm XP120
Vlogging with Panasonic TS6
33
quite wide (28mm)
has image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
features face detect focus
high res video (1920 x 1080 resolution)
sluggish maximum aperture (f3.9)
doesn't offer selfie friendly display
doesn't have microphone support
33
relatively wide (28mm)
image stabilization (Optical)
provides face detect focusing
high quality video (1920 x 1080 resolution)
slow max aperture (f3.3)
doesn't have a selfie friendly display
lack of mic socket
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Fujifilm XP120 vs Panasonic TS6 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Fujifilm XP120 and Panasonic TS6
 Fujifilm FinePix XP120Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS6
General Information
Manufacturer FujiFilm Panasonic
Model type Fujifilm FinePix XP120 Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS6
Otherwise known as - Lumix DMC-FT6
Class Waterproof Waterproof
Introduced 2017-01-05 2015-01-06
Physical type Ultracompact Compact
Sensor Information
Sensor type BSI-CMOS CMOS
Sensor size 1/2.3" 1/2.3"
Sensor dimensions 6.17 x 4.55mm 6.08 x 4.56mm
Sensor area 28.1mm² 27.7mm²
Sensor resolution 16MP 16MP
Anti alias filter
Aspect ratio 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9
Full resolution 4608 x 3456 4608 x 3456
Max native ISO 3200 6400
Max boosted ISO 6400 -
Minimum native ISO 100 100
RAW pictures
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 autofocus
Contract detect autofocus
Phase detect autofocus
Total focus points - 23
Lens
Lens mount type fixed lens fixed lens
Lens zoom range 28-140mm (5.0x) 28-128mm (4.6x)
Maximum aperture f/3.9-4.9 f/3.3-5.9
Macro focusing range 9cm 5cm
Crop factor 5.8 5.9
Screen
Display type Fixed Type Fixed Type
Display diagonal 3 inch 3 inch
Resolution of display 920k dots 460k dots
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch display
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder type None None
Features
Slowest shutter speed 4 secs 60 secs
Maximum shutter speed 1/2000 secs 1/1300 secs
Continuous shooting rate 10.0 frames per sec 10.0 frames per sec
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manual mode
Exposure compensation - Yes
Custom white balance
Image stabilization
Integrated flash
Flash distance 4.40 m (at Auto ISO) 5.60 m
Flash modes Auto, Forced Flash, Suppressed Flash, Slow Synchro Auto, auto w/redeye reduction, on, slow sync w/redeye reduction, off
External flash
AE bracketing
White balance 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 (60, 30 fps), 1280 x 720 (60, 30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps)
Max video resolution 1920x1080 1920x1080
Video format H.264 MPEG-4, AVCHD
Mic port
Headphone port
Connectivity
Wireless Built-In Built-In
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS None BuiltIn
Physical
Environment sealing
Water proofing
Dust proofing
Shock proofing
Crush proofing
Freeze proofing
Weight 203 gr (0.45 lb) 214 gr (0.47 lb)
Dimensions 110 x 71 x 28mm (4.3" x 2.8" x 1.1") 110 x 67 x 29mm (4.3" x 2.6" x 1.1")
DXO scores
DXO All around 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 370 photographs
Battery type Battery Pack Battery Pack
Self timer Yes (2 or 10 secs, group shot) Yes (2 or 10 sec)
Time lapse shooting
Type of storage Internal + SD/SDHC/SDXC card SD/SDHC/SDXC, Internal
Card slots 1 1
Retail pricing $229 $300