Fujifilm X-S10 vs Fujifilm X-T30

Portability
73
Imaging
74
Features
88
Overall
79
Fujifilm X-S10 front
 
Fujifilm X-T30 front
Portability
82
Imaging
73
Features
84
Overall
77

Fujifilm X-S10 vs Fujifilm X-T30 Key Specs

Fujifilm X-S10
(Full Review)
  • 26MP - APS-C Sensor
  • 3" Fully Articulated Display
  • ISO 160 - 12800 (Increase to 51200)
  • No Anti-Alias Filter
  • 4096 x 2160 video
  • Fujifilm X Mount
  • 465g - 126 x 85 x 65mm
  • Revealed October 2020
Fujifilm X-T30
(Full Review)
  • 26MP - APS-C Sensor
  • 3" Tilting Screen
  • ISO 160 - 12800 (Bump to 51200)
  • No Anti-Alias Filter
  • 4096 x 2160 video
  • Fujifilm X Mount
  • 383g - 118 x 83 x 47mm
  • Introduced February 2019
  • Superseded the Fujifilm X-T20
  • Renewed by Fujifilm X-T30 II
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Fujifilm X-S10 vs Fujifilm X-T30 Overview

Lets take a more detailed look at the Fujifilm X-S10 and Fujifilm X-T30, both Entry-Level Mirrorless digital cameras and both are designed by FujiFilm. The sensor resolution of the Fujifilm X-S10 (26MP) and the Fujifilm X-T30 (26MP) is pretty similar and they feature the same exact sensor sizing (APS-C).

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The Fujifilm X-S10 was launched 21 months after the Fujifilm X-T30 which makes the cameras a generation away from each other. Both cameras offer the identical body type (SLR-style mirrorless).

Before diving through a detailed comparison, below is a simple synopsis of how the Fujifilm X-S10 scores versus the Fujifilm X-T30 when considering portability, imaging, features and an overall mark.

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Reasons to pick Fujifilm X-S10 over the Fujifilm X-T30

 Fujifilm X-S10 Fujifilm X-T30 
IntroducedOctober 2020February 2019Newer by 21 months
Screen typeFully articulatedTiltingFully Articulating screen
Selfie screen Easy selfies

Reasons to pick Fujifilm X-T30 over the Fujifilm X-S10

 Fujifilm X-T30 Fujifilm X-S10 

Common features in the Fujifilm X-S10 and Fujifilm X-T30

 Fujifilm X-S10 Fujifilm X-T30 
Manually focus Dial accurate focusing
Screen sizing3"3"Equivalent screen measurement
Screen resolution1040k1040kIdentical screen resolution
Touch friendly screen Quickly navigate

Fujifilm X-S10 vs Fujifilm X-T30 Physical Comparison

If you are looking to travel with your camera, you will want to think about its weight and volume. The Fujifilm X-S10 enjoys outside measurements of 126mm x 85mm x 65mm (5.0" x 3.3" x 2.6") having a weight of 465 grams (1.03 lbs) whilst the Fujifilm X-T30 has sizing of 118mm x 83mm x 47mm (4.6" x 3.3" x 1.9") along with a weight of 383 grams (0.84 lbs).

Take a look at the Fujifilm X-S10 and Fujifilm X-T30 in our brand new Camera plus Lens Size Comparison Tool. Camera Size Comparison with Lenses

Don't forget, the weight of an ILC will differ dependant on the lens you select at that moment. Underneath is the front view overall size comparison of the Fujifilm X-S10 versus the Fujifilm X-T30.

Fujifilm X-S10 vs Fujifilm X-T30 size comparison

Looking at size and weight, the portability grade of the Fujifilm X-S10 and Fujifilm X-T30 is 73 and 82 respectively.

Fujifilm X-S10 vs Fujifilm X-T30 top view buttons comparison

Fujifilm X-S10 vs Fujifilm X-T30 Sensor Comparison

Often, it is difficult to envision the difference between sensor dimensions just by reviewing specs. The image below will help provide you a clearer sense of the sensor measurements in the Fujifilm X-S10 and Fujifilm X-T30.

All in all, both of these cameras offer the same exact sensor sizing and the exact same resolution so you can expect similar quality of pictures though you really should factor the age of the products into consideration. The newer Fujifilm X-S10 is going to have an advantage in sensor technology.

Fujifilm X-S10 vs Fujifilm X-T30 sensor size comparison

Fujifilm X-S10 vs Fujifilm X-T30 Screen and ViewFinder

Fujifilm X-S10 vs Fujifilm X-T30 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Fujifilm X-S10 as a Portrait photography camera
Fujifilm X-T30 as a Portrait photography camera
84
manual focus
fantastic megapixels (26 megapixels)
sensor size is decent (APS-C)
offers face detect autofocus
exports RAW formats
83
has manual focus
megapixel count great (26 megapixels)
sensor size is nice (APS-C)
provides face detect focus
supports RAW formats
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Street Comparison

Street photography with Fujifilm X-S10
Street photography with Fujifilm X-T30
75
built in image stabilization
sensor size is decent (APS-C)
exports RAW formats
offers focus via touch
more heavy than average in class (465 grams)
79
has a tilting screen
sensor size is nice (APS-C)
supports RAW formats
supports touch focus
no image stabilization
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Sports Comparison

Fujifilm X-S10 Sports photography details
Fujifilm X-T30 Sports photography details
87
silent shutter (1/32,000 seconds)
high frames per second (20.0 fps)
built in image stabilization
fantastic megapixels (26MP)
sensor size is decent (APS-C)
offers tracking focus
sensor has phase detect autofocus
80
quiet mode (1/32,000s)
high max frames per second (20.0 frames/s)
megapixel count great (26MP)
sensor size is nice (APS-C)
provides tracking focus
good battery pack (380 CIPA)
supports phase detect auto focus
no image stabilization
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Travel Comparison

Fujifilm X-S10 as a Travel photography camera
Fujifilm X-T30 as a Travel photography camera
77
connects via bluetooth
offers focus via touch
fantastic megapixels (26MP)
has built in flash
selfie friendly screen
more heavy than average in class (465g)
80
good battery pack (380 CIPA)
connects via bluetooth
supports touch focus
megapixel count great (26MP)
has built in flash
does not offer selfie friendly display
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Landscape Comparison

Landscape photography with Fujifilm X-S10
Landscape photography with Fujifilm X-T30
86
manual focus
change lenses (Fujifilm X mount)
decent sized screen (3")
built in image stabilization
fantastic megapixels (26MP)
sensor size is decent (APS-C)
does not have low pass filter
exports RAW formats
81
has manual focus
interchangeable lenses (Fujifilm X mount)
good sized screen (3")
megapixel count great (26MP)
sensor size is nice (APS-C)
does not have low pass filter
supports RAW formats
good battery pack (380 shots)
no image stabilization
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Vlogging Comparison

Fujifilm X-S10 Vlogging features
Fujifilm X-T30 Vlogging features
78
selfie friendly screen
touchscreen capability
built in image stabilization
offers face detect autofocus
high quality video (4096 x 2160 pixels)
includes microphone support
more heavy than average in class (465g)
37
built-in touchscreen
provides face detect focus
high res video (4096 x 2160 resolution)
comes with microphone socket
does not offer selfie friendly display
no image stabilization
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Fujifilm X-S10 vs Fujifilm X-T30 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Fujifilm X-S10 and Fujifilm X-T30
 Fujifilm X-S10Fujifilm X-T30
General Information
Make FujiFilm FujiFilm
Model type Fujifilm X-S10 Fujifilm X-T30
Category Entry-Level Mirrorless Entry-Level Mirrorless
Revealed 2020-10-15 2019-02-14
Physical type SLR-style mirrorless SLR-style mirrorless
Sensor Information
Processor - X-Processor 4
Sensor type BSI-CMOS BSI-CMOS
Sensor size APS-C APS-C
Sensor measurements 23.5 x 15.6mm 23.5 x 15.6mm
Sensor area 366.6mm² 366.6mm²
Sensor resolution 26 megapixel 26 megapixel
Anti alias filter
Aspect ratio 1:1, 3:2 and 16:9 1:1, 3:2 and 16:9
Peak resolution 6240 x 4160 6240 x 4160
Highest native ISO 12800 12800
Highest enhanced ISO 51200 51200
Minimum native ISO 160 160
RAW images
Minimum enhanced ISO 80 80
Autofocusing
Manual focusing
Autofocus touch
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 425 425
Lens
Lens support Fujifilm X Fujifilm X
Available lenses 54 54
Crop factor 1.5 1.5
Screen
Type of display Fully articulated Tilting
Display size 3" 3"
Resolution of display 1,040 thousand dots 1,040 thousand dots
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch functionality
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder type Electronic Electronic
Viewfinder resolution 2,360 thousand dots 2,360 thousand dots
Viewfinder coverage 100% 100%
Viewfinder magnification 0.62x 0.62x
Features
Min shutter speed 4 secs 4 secs
Max shutter speed 1/4000 secs 1/4000 secs
Max quiet shutter speed 1/32000 secs 1/32000 secs
Continuous shutter rate 20.0fps 20.0fps
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manual mode
Exposure compensation Yes Yes
Custom white balance
Image stabilization
Built-in flash
Flash distance 7.00 m (at ISO 200) 5.00 m (at ISO 100)
Flash settings Auto, on, slow sync, manual, commander Auto, on, slow sync, manual, commander
Hot shoe
AEB
White balance bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF area
Center weighted
Video features
Supported video resolutions 4096 x 2160 @ 30p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM 4096 x 2160 @ 30p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
Highest video resolution 4096x2160 4096x2160
Video file format MPEG-4, H.264 MPEG-4, H.264
Microphone port
Headphone port
Connectivity
Wireless Built-In Built-In
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5 GBit/sec USB 3.1 (5 GBit/sec)
GPS None None
Physical
Environment sealing
Water proofing
Dust proofing
Shock proofing
Crush proofing
Freeze proofing
Weight 465 gr (1.03 lb) 383 gr (0.84 lb)
Dimensions 126 x 85 x 65mm (5.0" x 3.3" x 2.6") 118 x 83 x 47mm (4.6" x 3.3" x 1.9")
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 325 shots 380 shots
Style of battery Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery ID - NP-W126S
Self timer Yes Yes
Time lapse shooting
Storage type SD/SDHC/SDXC slot (UHS-I supported) SD/SDHC/SDXC card (UHS-I supported)
Card slots 1 1
Retail price $999 $899