Fujifilm XP120 vs Sony TX100V

Portability
91
Imaging
43
Features
46
Overall
44
Fujifilm FinePix XP120 front
 
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX100V front
Portability
95
Imaging
40
Features
40
Overall
40

Fujifilm XP120 vs Sony TX100V Key Specs

Fujifilm XP120
(Full Review)
  • 16MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • ISO 100 - 3200 (Bump 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
  • Replacement is Fujifilm XP130
Sony TX100V
(Full Review)
  • 16MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3.5" Fixed Screen
  • ISO 125 - 3200
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 1920 x 1080 video
  • 25-100mm (F3.5-4.6) lens
  • 147g - 97 x 59 x 18mm
  • Released January 2011
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Fujifilm XP120 vs Sony TX100V Overview

On this page, we will be contrasting the Fujifilm XP120 vs Sony TX100V, former being a Waterproof while the latter is a Ultracompact by manufacturers FujiFilm and Sony. The resolution of the XP120 (16MP) and the TX100V (16MP) is pretty close and both cameras offer the same sensor sizes (1/2.3").

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The XP120 was manufactured 6 years later than the TX100V and that is a fairly sizable difference as far as camera tech is concerned. Both of the cameras have the same body design (Ultracompact).

Before delving straight to a in-depth comparison, here is a simple overview of how the XP120 scores versus the TX100V for portability, imaging, features and an overall grade.

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Reasons to pick Fujifilm XP120 over the Sony TX100V

 XP120 TX100V 
ReleasedJanuary 2017January 2011More recent by 74 months
Manually focus More precise focusing

Reasons to pick Sony TX100V over the Fujifilm XP120

 TX100V XP120 
Screen dimensions3.5"3"Bigger screen (+0.5")
Screen resolution1229k920kSharper screen (+309k dot)
Touch friendly screen Quickly navigate

Common features in the Fujifilm XP120 and Sony TX100V

 XP120 TX100V 
Screen typeFixed Fixed Fixed screen
Selfie screen No selfie screen

Fujifilm XP120 vs Sony TX100V Physical Comparison

In case you're aiming to lug around your camera often, you're going to have to consider its weight and volume. The Fujifilm XP120 features outside dimensions of 110mm x 71mm x 28mm (4.3" x 2.8" x 1.1") along with a weight of 203 grams (0.45 lbs) whilst the Sony TX100V has sizing of 97mm x 59mm x 18mm (3.8" x 2.3" x 0.7") having a weight of 147 grams (0.32 lbs).

Contrast the Fujifilm XP120 vs Sony TX100V in our completely new Camera & Lens Size Comparison Tool. Camera Size Comparison with Lenses

Take into account, the weight of an ILC will differ depending on the lens you are utilizing at that moment. Following is a front view physical size comparison of the XP120 compared to the TX100V.

Fujifilm XP120 vs Sony TX100V size comparison

Taking into consideration size and weight, the portability rating of the XP120 and TX100V is 91 and 95 respectively.

Fujifilm XP120 vs Sony TX100V top view buttons comparison

Fujifilm XP120 vs Sony TX100V Sensor Comparison

Oftentimes, its hard to see the difference in sensor measurements simply by looking through specs. The graphic below will help offer you a more clear sense of the sensor dimensions in the XP120 and TX100V.

As you can plainly see, each of these cameras have the same sensor dimensions and the exact same megapixels so you can expect comparable quality of files however you should really take the launch date of the cameras into account. The more recent XP120 will have a benefit when it comes to sensor technology.

Fujifilm XP120 vs Sony TX100V sensor size comparison

Fujifilm XP120 vs Sony TX100V Screen and ViewFinder

Fujifilm XP120 vs Sony TX100V Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Fujifilm XP120 Portrait photography info
Sony TX100V Portrait photography info
42
focusing manually
decent MP (16MP)
has face detect focus
no manual control
cannot use external flash
tiny sensor (1/2.3")
lack of RAW support
30
sensor resolution is decent (16MP)
manual focus not available
lack of manual exposure
external flash not possible
small sensor size (1/2.3")
lacks RAW format
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Street Comparison

Fujifilm XP120 Street photography highlights
Sony TX100V Street photography highlights
62
built in image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
weather proof
screen does not articulate
tiny sensor (1/2.3")
lack of RAW support
61
image stabilization (Optical)
provides touch focus
screen does not articulate
small sensor size (1/2.3")
lacks RAW format
heavier than average in class (147 grams)
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Sports Comparison

Fujifilm XP120 Sports photography factors
Sony TX100V Sports photography factors
46
built in image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
decent MP (16MP)
has tracking focus
weather proof
no shutter priority
tiny sensor (1/2.3")
low battery (210 per charge)
lack of phase detect auto focus
40
image stabilization (Optical)
sensor resolution is decent (16 megapixels)
no shutter priority mode
small sensor size (1/2.3")
lacks phase detect AF
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Travel Comparison

Fujifilm XP120 Travel photography advice
Sony TX100V Travel photography advice
67
weather proof
decent MP (16MP)
flash built-in
reasonably wide (28mm)
low battery (210 shots)
doesn't have a selfie friendly screen
slow max aperture (f3.9)
66
provides touch focus
sensor resolution is decent (16 megapixels)
has built in flash
really wide (25mm)
doesn't have Time Lapse function
heavier than average in class (147 grams)
screen isn't selfie friendly
sluggish maximum aperture (f3.5)
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Landscape Comparison

Fujifilm XP120 Landscape photography highlights
Sony TX100V Landscape photography highlights
51
focusing manually
reasonably wide (28mm)
screen size is decent (3 inches)
built in image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
decent MP (16 megapixels)
weather proof
lens is fixed (fixed lens mount)
slow max aperture (f3.9)
no manual control
tiny sensor (1/2.3")
lack of RAW support
low battery (210 shots)
43
really wide (25mm)
bigger than average screen (3.5 inches)
image stabilization (Optical)
sensor resolution is decent (16MP)
manual focus not available
lens is fixed (fixed lens mount)
sluggish maximum aperture (f3.5)
lack of manual exposure
small sensor size (1/2.3")
lacks RAW format
doesn't have Time Lapse function
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Vlogging Comparison

Vlogging with Fujifilm XP120
Vlogging with Sony TX100V
33
reasonably wide (28mm)
built in image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
has face detect focus
high quality video (1920 x 1080 resolution)
slow max aperture (f3.9)
doesn't have a selfie friendly screen
no mic support
33
really wide (25mm)
touchscreen
image stabilization (Optical)
video res high (1920 x 1080 resolution)
sluggish maximum aperture (f3.5)
screen isn't selfie friendly
doesn't have external mic jack
heavier than average in class (147 grams)
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Fujifilm XP120 vs Sony TX100V Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Fujifilm XP120 and Sony TX100V
 Fujifilm FinePix XP120Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX100V
General Information
Manufacturer FujiFilm Sony
Model Fujifilm FinePix XP120 Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX100V
Type Waterproof Ultracompact
Introduced 2017-01-05 2011-01-06
Body design Ultracompact Ultracompact
Sensor Information
Chip - BIONZ
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 surface area 28.1mm² 28.1mm²
Sensor resolution 16MP 16MP
Anti aliasing filter
Aspect ratio 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9 4:3 and 16:9
Highest resolution 4608 x 3456 4608 x 3456
Highest native ISO 3200 3200
Highest boosted ISO 6400 -
Min native ISO 100 125
RAW photos
Autofocusing
Focus manually
Autofocus touch
Autofocus continuous
Single autofocus
Autofocus tracking
Autofocus selectice
Autofocus center weighted
Multi area autofocus
Live view autofocus
Face detection autofocus
Contract detection autofocus
Phase detection autofocus
Number of focus points - 9
Lens
Lens mount fixed lens fixed lens
Lens focal range 28-140mm (5.0x) 25-100mm (4.0x)
Maximal aperture f/3.9-4.9 f/3.5-4.6
Macro focus distance 9cm -
Focal length multiplier 5.8 5.8
Screen
Range of screen Fixed Type Fixed Type
Screen sizing 3" 3.5"
Resolution of screen 920k dot 1,229k dot
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch operation
Screen technology - XtraFine OLED display with TruBlack technology
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder type None None
Features
Slowest shutter speed 4s 2s
Maximum shutter speed 1/2000s 1/1600s
Continuous shooting speed 10.0 frames per second 10.0 frames per second
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manual exposure
Set white balance
Image stabilization
Built-in flash
Flash range 4.40 m (at Auto ISO) 4.00 m
Flash settings Auto, Forced Flash, Suppressed Flash, Slow Synchro Auto, On, Off, Slow Sync
Hot shoe
AEB
White balance bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF area
Center weighted
Video features
Supported 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 fps), 1440 x 1080 (30 fps), 1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps)
Highest video resolution 1920x1080 1920x1080
Video file format H.264 MPEG-4, AVCHD
Mic input
Headphone input
Connectivity
Wireless Built-In Eye-Fi Connected
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS None BuiltIn
Physical
Environmental seal
Water proof
Dust proof
Shock proof
Crush proof
Freeze proof
Weight 203 gr (0.45 lbs) 147 gr (0.32 lbs)
Physical dimensions 110 x 71 x 28mm (4.3" x 2.8" x 1.1") 97 x 59 x 18mm (3.8" x 2.3" x 0.7")
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 images -
Battery format Battery Pack -
Battery model - NP-BN1
Self timer Yes (2 or 10 secs, group shot) Yes (2 or 10 sec, Portrait 1/2)
Time lapse feature
Storage media Internal + SD/SDHC/SDXC card SD/SDHC/SDXC/Memory Stick Duo/Memory Stick Pro Duo, Memory Stick Pro-HG Duo
Storage slots One One
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