Fujifilm XP120 vs Ricoh G900

Portability
91
Imaging
43
Features
46
Overall
44
Fujifilm FinePix XP120 front
 
Ricoh G900 front
Portability
89
Imaging
49
Features
46
Overall
47

Fujifilm XP120 vs Ricoh G900 Key Specs

Fujifilm XP120
(Full Review)
  • 16MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • 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
  • Updated by Fujifilm XP130
Ricoh G900
(Full Review)
  • 20MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • ISO 125 - 6400
  • Digital Image Stabilization
  • 3840 x 2160 video
  • 28-140mm (F3.5-5.5) lens
  • 247g - 118 x 66 x 33mm
  • Launched February 2018
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Fujifilm XP120 vs Ricoh G900 Overview

Let's look more closely at the Fujifilm XP120 vs Ricoh G900, both Waterproof digital cameras by competitors FujiFilm and Ricoh. The sensor resolution of the XP120 (16MP) and the G900 (20MP) is relatively well matched and both cameras offer the identical sensor measurements (1/2.3").

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The XP120 was manufactured 13 months earlier than the G900 which makes them a generation away from one another. Each of the cameras feature different body design with the Fujifilm XP120 being a Ultracompact camera and the Ricoh G900 being a Compact camera.

Before we go into a full comparison, here is a simple overview of how the XP120 grades versus the G900 in relation to portability, imaging, features and an overall mark.

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Reasons to pick Fujifilm XP120 over the Ricoh G900

 XP120 G900 

Reasons to pick Ricoh G900 over the Fujifilm XP120

 G900 XP120 
LaunchedFebruary 2018January 2017Newer by 13 months
Screen resolution1040k920kSharper screen (+120k dot)

Common features in the Fujifilm XP120 and Ricoh G900

 XP120 G900 
Focus manually More exact focusing
Screen typeFixed Fixed Fixed screen
Screen size3"3"Same screen measurements
Selfie screen Missing selfie screen
Touch friendly screen Missing Touch friendly screen

Fujifilm XP120 vs Ricoh G900 Physical Comparison

In case you're aiming to travel with your camera regularly, you will have to consider its weight and dimensions. The Fujifilm XP120 offers physical dimensions of 110mm x 71mm x 28mm (4.3" x 2.8" x 1.1") accompanied by a weight of 203 grams (0.45 lbs) whilst the Ricoh G900 has dimensions of 118mm x 66mm x 33mm (4.6" x 2.6" x 1.3") accompanied by a weight of 247 grams (0.54 lbs).

Contrast the Fujifilm XP120 vs Ricoh G900 in our completely new Camera plus Lens Size Comparison Tool. Camera Size Comparison with Lenses

Bear in mind, the weight of an ILC will change based on the lens you are utilizing during that time. Following is a front view dimensions comparison of the XP120 and the G900.

Fujifilm XP120 vs Ricoh G900 size comparison

Looking at dimensions and weight, the portability grade of the XP120 and G900 is 91 and 89 respectively.

Fujifilm XP120 vs Ricoh G900 top view buttons comparison

Fujifilm XP120 vs Ricoh G900 Sensor Comparison

Quite often, it is hard to see the contrast between sensor dimensions simply by checking specs. The pic underneath will provide you a far better sense of the sensor dimensions in the XP120 and G900.

All in all, both of the cameras come with the identical sensor size albeit not the same megapixels. You can count on the Ricoh G900 to resolve extra detail due to its extra 4 Megapixels. Higher resolution can also help you crop shots a good deal more aggressively. The more aged XP120 is going to be behind with regard to sensor tech.

Fujifilm XP120 vs Ricoh G900 sensor size comparison

Fujifilm XP120 vs Ricoh G900 Screen and ViewFinder

Fujifilm XP120 vs Ricoh G900 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Fujifilm XP120 as a Portrait photography camera
Ricoh G900 as a Portrait photography camera
42
has manual focus
resolution is good (16 megapixels)
supports face detection focusing
manual exposure not possible
external flash not possible
sensor is small (1/2.3")
lack of RAW support
46
has manual focus
megapixel count decent (20 megapixels)
offers face detect focusing
lack of manual mode
can't use external flash
very small sensor size (1/2.3")
has no RAW format
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Street Comparison

Fujifilm XP120 Street photography details
Ricoh G900 Street photography details
62
built in image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
weather proof
fixed screen
sensor is small (1/2.3")
lack of RAW support
60
image stabilization (Digital)
weather sealing
screen is fixed
very small sensor size (1/2.3")
has no RAW format
heavier than competitors in class (247g)
400 Megapixel mode coming to Fujifilm GFX 100

Sports Comparison

Sports photography with Fujifilm XP120
Sports photography with Ricoh G900
46
built in image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
resolution is good (16MP)
supports tracking autofocus
weather proof
no shutter priority mode
sensor is small (1/2.3")
bad battery (210 shots)
lack of phase detect AF
55
image stabilization (Digital)
megapixel count decent (20 megapixels)
offers tracking focus
weather sealing
good battery (340 shots)
lack of shutter priority mode
very small sensor size (1/2.3")
has no phase detect AF
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Travel Comparison

Travel photography with Fujifilm XP120
Travel photography with Ricoh G900
67
weather proof
resolution is good (16 megapixels)
built-in flash
fairly wide (28mm)
bad battery (210 shots)
doesn't have a selfie friendly display
sluggish maximum aperture (f3.9)
70
good battery (340 per charge)
weather sealing
megapixel count decent (20 megapixels)
has built in flash
rather wide (28mm)
heavier than competitors in class (247 grams)
doesn't contain selfie friendly screen
slow maximum aperture (f3.5)
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Landscape Comparison

Fujifilm XP120 Landscape photography advice
Ricoh G900 Landscape photography advice
51
has manual focus
fairly wide (28mm)
nice screen size (3 inches)
built in image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
resolution is good (16 megapixels)
weather proof
fixed lens (fixed lens mount)
sluggish maximum aperture (f3.9)
manual exposure not possible
sensor is small (1/2.3")
lack of RAW support
bad battery (210 CIPA)
57
has manual focus
rather wide (28mm)
pretty good screen size (3")
image stabilization (Digital)
megapixel count decent (20 megapixels)
weather sealing
good battery (340 shots)
lens is fixed (fixed lens mount)
slow maximum aperture (f3.5)
lack of manual mode
very small sensor size (1/2.3")
has no RAW format
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Vlogging Comparison

Vlogging with Fujifilm XP120
Vlogging with Ricoh G900
33
fairly wide (28mm)
built in image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
supports face detection focusing
video resolution high (1920 x 1080 pixels)
sluggish maximum aperture (f3.9)
doesn't have a selfie friendly display
no external mic support
32
rather wide (28mm)
image stabilization (Digital)
offers face detect focusing
video res high (3840 x 2160 resolution)
slow maximum aperture (f3.5)
doesn't contain selfie friendly screen
doesn't have mic jack
heavier than competitors in class (247 grams)
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Fujifilm XP120 vs Ricoh G900 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Fujifilm XP120 and Ricoh G900
 Fujifilm FinePix XP120Ricoh G900
General Information
Make FujiFilm Ricoh
Model Fujifilm FinePix XP120 Ricoh G900
Category Waterproof Waterproof
Launched 2017-01-05 2018-02-21
Body design Ultracompact Compact
Sensor Information
Sensor type BSI-CMOS BSI-CMOS
Sensor size 1/2.3" 1/2.3"
Sensor dimensions 6.17 x 4.55mm 6.17 x 4.55mm
Sensor area 28.1mm² 28.1mm²
Sensor resolution 16 megapixel 20 megapixel
Anti aliasing filter
Aspect ratio 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9 1:1, 4:3 and 3:2
Maximum resolution 4608 x 3456 5184 x 3888
Maximum native ISO 3200 6400
Maximum boosted ISO 6400 -
Lowest native ISO 100 125
RAW images
Autofocusing
Manual focus
Touch to focus
Continuous AF
Single AF
Tracking AF
Selective AF
AF center weighted
AF multi area
AF live view
Face detection AF
Contract detection AF
Phase detection AF
Number of focus points - 9
Lens
Lens mounting type fixed lens fixed lens
Lens focal range 28-140mm (5.0x) 28-140mm (5.0x)
Largest aperture f/3.9-4.9 f/3.5-5.5
Macro focus range 9cm 1cm
Crop factor 5.8 5.8
Screen
Screen type Fixed Type Fixed Type
Screen diagonal 3" 3"
Resolution of screen 920k dot 1,040k dot
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch friendly
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder type None None
Features
Slowest shutter speed 4 secs 4 secs
Maximum shutter speed 1/2000 secs 1/4000 secs
Continuous shooting speed 10.0 frames/s -
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Expose Manually
Change WB
Image stabilization
Built-in flash
Flash range 4.40 m (at Auto ISO) 5.50 m (with Auto ISO)
Flash modes Auto, Forced Flash, Suppressed Flash, Slow Synchro Flash on, flash off
External flash
AE bracketing
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 3840x2160
Maximum video resolution 1920x1080 3840x2160
Video file format H.264 MPEG-4, H.264
Mic input
Headphone input
Connectivity
Wireless Built-In Supports FlashAir SD cards
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) DB-110 lithium-ion battery & USB charger
GPS None Built-in
Physical
Environment seal
Water proof
Dust proof
Shock proof
Crush proof
Freeze proof
Weight 203 grams (0.45 lb) 247 grams (0.54 lb)
Physical dimensions 110 x 71 x 28mm (4.3" x 2.8" x 1.1") 118 x 66 x 33mm (4.6" x 2.6" x 1.3")
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 shots 340 shots
Battery format Battery Pack Battery Pack
Self timer Yes (2 or 10 secs, group shot) Yes
Time lapse recording
Type of storage Internal + SD/SDHC/SDXC card Internal + SD/SDHC/SDXC card
Storage slots Single Single
Launch price $229 $752