Fujifilm X-Pro1 vs Samsung SL202

Portability
80
Imaging
59
Features
52
Overall
56
Fujifilm X-Pro1 front
 
Samsung SL202 front
Portability
94
Imaging
34
Features
17
Overall
27

Fujifilm X-Pro1 vs Samsung SL202 Key Specs

Fujifilm X-Pro1
(Full Review)
  • 16MP - APS-C Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Display
  • ISO 100 - 6400 (Increase to 25600)
  • No Anti-Alias Filter
  • 1920 x 1080 video
  • Fujifilm X Mount
  • 450g - 140 x 82 x 43mm
  • Introduced June 2012
  • Replacement is Fujifilm X-Pro2
Samsung SL202
(Full Review)
  • 10MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 2.7" Fixed Display
  • ISO 80 - 1600
  • 640 x 480 video
  • 28-102mm (F2.8-5.7) lens
  • 168g - 92 x 61 x 23mm
  • Revealed February 2009
  • Additionally referred to as PL50
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Fujifilm X-Pro1 vs Samsung SL202 Overview

Its time to examine more closely at the Fujifilm X-Pro1 and Samsung SL202, one is a Advanced Mirrorless and the other is a Small Sensor Compact by rivals FujiFilm and Samsung. There is a significant difference between the resolutions of the Fujifilm X-Pro1 (16MP) and SL202 (10MP) and the Fujifilm X-Pro1 (APS-C) and SL202 (1/2.3") enjoy totally different sensor dimensions.

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The Fujifilm X-Pro1 was announced 3 years after the SL202 which is quite a sizable gap as far as tech is concerned. Both of these cameras offer different body type with the Fujifilm X-Pro1 being a Rangefinder-style mirrorless camera and the Samsung SL202 being a Compact camera.

Before diving straight into a in depth comparison, below is a brief overview of how the Fujifilm X-Pro1 matches up versus the SL202 with respect to portability, imaging, features and an overall mark.

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Reasons to pick Fujifilm X-Pro1 over the Samsung SL202

 Fujifilm X-Pro1 SL202 
RevealedJune 2012February 2009Newer by 41 months
Focus manually Dial precise focus
Display sizing3"2.7"Larger display (+0.3")
Display resolution1230k230kClearer display (+1000k dot)

Reasons to pick Samsung SL202 over the Fujifilm X-Pro1

 SL202 Fujifilm X-Pro1 

Common features in the Fujifilm X-Pro1 and Samsung SL202

 Fujifilm X-Pro1 SL202 
Display typeFixed Fixed Fixed display
Selfie screen Missing selfie screen
Touch friendly display Neither features Touch friendly display

Fujifilm X-Pro1 vs Samsung SL202 Physical Comparison

For those who are going to travel with your camera, you should take into account its weight and proportions. The Fujifilm X-Pro1 enjoys outside dimensions of 140mm x 82mm x 43mm (5.5" x 3.2" x 1.7") having a weight of 450 grams (0.99 lbs) and the Samsung SL202 has measurements of 92mm x 61mm x 23mm (3.6" x 2.4" x 0.9") and a weight of 168 grams (0.37 lbs).

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Always remember, the weight of an Interchangeable Lens Camera will change dependant on the lens you have during that time. Following is the front view physical size comparison of the Fujifilm X-Pro1 against the SL202.

Fujifilm X-Pro1 vs Samsung SL202 size comparison

Considering size and weight, the portability score of the Fujifilm X-Pro1 and SL202 is 80 and 94 respectively.

Fujifilm X-Pro1 vs Samsung SL202 top view buttons comparison

Fujifilm X-Pro1 vs Samsung SL202 Sensor Comparison

Often, its hard to visualise the gap between sensor dimensions only by reviewing a spec sheet. The image underneath may give you a far better sense of the sensor dimensions in the Fujifilm X-Pro1 and SL202.

As you can see, the 2 cameras offer different resolutions and different sensor dimensions. The Fujifilm X-Pro1 using its larger sensor will make achieving bokeh easier and the Fujifilm X-Pro1 will deliver greater detail with its extra 6 Megapixels. Greater resolution can also help you crop images a little more aggressively. The newer Fujifilm X-Pro1 is going to have a benefit with regard to sensor technology.

Fujifilm X-Pro1 vs Samsung SL202 sensor size comparison

Fujifilm X-Pro1 vs Samsung SL202 Screen and ViewFinder

Fujifilm X-Pro1 vs Samsung SL202 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Fujifilm X-Pro1 Portrait photography info
Samsung SL202 Portrait photography info
75
focusing manually
good megapixels (16 megapixels)
nice sensor size (APS-C)
delivers RAW formats
26
offers face detection focusing
no manual focus
manual exposure not available
cannot use external flash
megapixel count low (10 megapixels)
sensor is very small (1/2.3")
doesn't have RAW support
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Street Comparison

Street photography with Fujifilm X-Pro1
Street photography with Samsung SL202
64
nice sensor size (APS-C)
delivers RAW formats
screen does not articulate
no image stabilization
47
fixed screen
does not have image stabilization
sensor is very small (1/2.3")
doesn't have RAW support
400 Megapixel mode coming to Fujifilm GFX 100

Sports Comparison

Fujifilm X-Pro1 as a Sports photography camera
Samsung SL202 as a Sports photography camera
46
good megapixels (16 megapixels)
nice sensor size (APS-C)
slow continuous shooting (6.0 frames per second)
no image stabilization
not so great battery life (300 shots)
does not have phase detect autofocus
17
no shutter priority mode
does not have image stabilization
megapixel count low (10 megapixels)
sensor is very small (1/2.3")
doesn't have phase detect AF
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Travel Comparison

Fujifilm X-Pro1 Travel photography highlights
Samsung SL202 Travel photography highlights
53
good megapixels (16 megapixels)
no Time Lapse recording
not so great battery life (300 CIPA)
display is not selfie friendly
57
flash built-in
quite wide (28mm)
does not have Timelapse function
megapixel count low (10MP)
does not posses selfie friendly display
slow maximum aperture (f2.8)
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Landscape Comparison

Fujifilm X-Pro1 as a Landscape photography camera
Samsung SL202 as a Landscape photography camera
66
focusing manually
interchangeable lenses (Fujifilm X mount)
screen is a good size (3 inch)
good megapixels (16 megapixels)
nice sensor size (APS-C)
does not have low pass filter
delivers RAW formats
no image stabilization
not so great battery life (300 CIPA)
no Time Lapse recording
27
quite wide (28mm)
no manual focus
can't switch lens (fixed lens mount)
slow maximum aperture (f2.8)
screen is small (2.7 inch)
manual exposure not available
does not have image stabilization
megapixel count low (10 megapixels)
sensor is very small (1/2.3")
doesn't have RAW support
does not have Timelapse function
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Vlogging Comparison

Fujifilm X-Pro1 Vlogging details
Samsung SL202 Vlogging details
26
video res high (1920 x 1080 resolution)
display is not selfie friendly
no image stabilization
no external mic support
27
quite wide (28mm)
offers face detection focusing
slow maximum aperture (f2.8)
does not posses selfie friendly display
does not have image stabilization
low quality video (640 x 480 pixels)
does not have external microphone support
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Fujifilm X-Pro1 vs Samsung SL202 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Fujifilm X-Pro1 and Samsung SL202
 Fujifilm X-Pro1Samsung SL202
General Information
Make FujiFilm Samsung
Model type Fujifilm X-Pro1 Samsung SL202
Also referred to as - PL50
Type Advanced Mirrorless Small Sensor Compact
Introduced 2012-06-28 2009-02-17
Physical type Rangefinder-style mirrorless Compact
Sensor Information
Chip EXR Pro -
Sensor type CMOS X-TRANS I CCD
Sensor size APS-C 1/2.3"
Sensor measurements 23.6 x 15.6mm 6.08 x 4.56mm
Sensor area 368.2mm² 27.7mm²
Sensor resolution 16 megapixels 10 megapixels
Anti alias filter
Aspect ratio 1:1, 3:2 and 16:9 4:3 and 16:9
Peak resolution 4896 x 3264 3648 x 2736
Highest native ISO 6400 1600
Highest enhanced ISO 25600 -
Lowest native ISO 100 80
RAW images
Autofocusing
Manual focusing
AF touch
AF continuous
AF single
AF tracking
Selective AF
Center weighted AF
Multi area AF
AF live view
Face detect AF
Contract detect AF
Phase detect AF
Cross type focus points - -
Lens
Lens support Fujifilm X fixed lens
Lens zoom range - 28-102mm (3.6x)
Highest aperture - f/2.8-5.7
Macro focusing distance - 5cm
Amount of lenses 54 -
Focal length multiplier 1.5 5.9
Screen
Type of display Fixed Type Fixed Type
Display sizing 3 inch 2.7 inch
Display resolution 1,230 thousand dots 230 thousand dots
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch functionality
Display tech TFT color LCD monitor -
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder Electronic and Optical (tunnel) None
Viewfinder coverage 100% -
Viewfinder magnification 0.6x -
Features
Minimum shutter speed 30 secs 8 secs
Fastest shutter speed 1/4000 secs 1/1500 secs
Continuous shutter rate 6.0 frames/s -
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Expose Manually
Exposure compensation Yes -
Change WB
Image stabilization
Integrated flash
Flash distance no built-in flash 4.60 m
Flash options Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Slow Sync, Rear-curtain Auto, On, Off, Auto & Red-Eye reduction, Slow Sync, Fill-in Flash, Flash Off, Red-Eye Fix
External flash
Auto exposure bracketing
WB bracketing
Fastest flash synchronize 1/180 secs -
Exposure
Multisegment metering
Average metering
Spot metering
Partial metering
AF area metering
Center weighted metering
Video features
Supported video resolutions 1920 x 1080 (24 fps), 1280 x 720 (24 fps) 800 x 592 (20 fps), 640 x 480 (30, 15 fps), 320 x 240 (60, 30 fps)
Highest video resolution 1920x1080 640x480
Video file format H.264 Motion JPEG
Microphone support
Headphone support
Connectivity
Wireless None None
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS None None
Physical
Environmental sealing
Water proofing
Dust proofing
Shock proofing
Crush proofing
Freeze proofing
Weight 450 gr (0.99 pounds) 168 gr (0.37 pounds)
Dimensions 140 x 82 x 43mm (5.5" x 3.2" x 1.7") 92 x 61 x 23mm (3.6" x 2.4" x 0.9")
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 300 photographs -
Battery style Battery Pack -
Battery ID NP-W126 SLB-10A
Self timer Yes (2 or 10 sec) Yes
Time lapse feature
Storage type SD/SDHC/SDXC SD/MMC/SDHC card, Internal
Card slots 1 1
Retail cost $1,169 $140