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Fujifilm X-T200 vs Pentax Q-S1

Portability
80
Imaging
70
Features
87
Overall
76
Fujifilm X-T200 front
 
Pentax Q-S1 front
Portability
92
Imaging
38
Features
54
Overall
44

Fujifilm X-T200 vs Pentax Q-S1 Key Specs

Fujifilm X-T200
(Full Review)
  • 24MP - APS-C Sensor
  • 3.5" Fully Articulated Display
  • ISO 200 - 12800 (Increase to 51200)
  • 3840 x 2160 video
  • Fujifilm X Mount
  • 370g - 121 x 84 x 55mm
  • Introduced January 2020
  • Replaced the Fujifilm X-T100
Pentax Q-S1
(Full Review)
  • 12MP - 1/1.7" Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Display
  • ISO 100 - 12800
  • Sensor based Image Stabilization
  • 1/8000s Maximum Shutter
  • 1920 x 1080 video
  • Pentax Q Mount
  • 203g - 105 x 58 x 34mm
  • Introduced August 2014
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Fujifilm X-T200 vs Pentax Q-S1 Overview

Its time to look much closer at the Fujifilm X-T200 vs Pentax Q-S1, both Entry-Level Mirrorless cameras by brands FujiFilm and Pentax. There is a substantial difference among the image resolutions of the Fujifilm X-T200 (24MP) and Q-S1 (12MP) and the Fujifilm X-T200 (APS-C) and Q-S1 (1/1.7") possess different sensor dimensions.

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The Fujifilm X-T200 was released 5 years after the Q-S1 which is a fairly big difference as far as camera tech is concerned. Each of the cameras come with different body type with the Fujifilm X-T200 being a SLR-style mirrorless camera and the Pentax Q-S1 being a Rangefinder-style mirrorless camera.

Before diving in to a thorough comparison, below is a short introduction of how the Fujifilm X-T200 grades versus the Q-S1 in the way of portability, imaging, features and an overall score.

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Reasons to pick Fujifilm X-T200 over the Pentax Q-S1

 Fujifilm X-T200 Q-S1 
IntroducedJanuary 2020August 2014More modern by 67 months
Display typeFully ArticulatedFixed Fully Articulating display
Display dimension3.5"3"Larger display (+0.5")
Display resolution2780k460kSharper display (+2320k dot)
Selfie screen Easy selfies
Touch friendly display Easily navigate

Reasons to pick Pentax Q-S1 over the Fujifilm X-T200

 Q-S1 Fujifilm X-T200 

Common features in the Fujifilm X-T200 and Pentax Q-S1

 Fujifilm X-T200 Q-S1 
Manual focus Very exact focusing

Fujifilm X-T200 vs Pentax Q-S1 Physical Comparison

For anybody who is looking to carry around your camera regularly, you are going to need to take into account its weight and volume. The Fujifilm X-T200 has physical dimensions of 121mm x 84mm x 55mm (4.8" x 3.3" x 2.2") with a weight of 370 grams (0.82 lbs) and the Pentax Q-S1 has sizing of 105mm x 58mm x 34mm (4.1" x 2.3" x 1.3") and a weight of 203 grams (0.45 lbs).

Check out the Fujifilm X-T200 vs Pentax Q-S1 in our completely new Camera & Lens Size Comparison Tool. Camera Size Comparison with Lenses

Always remember, the weight of an ILC will change based on the lens you are utilising at the time. Underneath is the front view scale comparison of the Fujifilm X-T200 and the Q-S1.

Fujifilm X-T200 vs Pentax Q-S1 size comparison

Factoring in size and weight, the portability score of the Fujifilm X-T200 and Q-S1 is 80 and 92 respectively.

Fujifilm X-T200 vs Pentax Q-S1 top view buttons comparison

Fujifilm X-T200 vs Pentax Q-S1 Sensor Comparison

Often, it is hard to imagine the difference in sensor sizes just by going through specs. The image below might give you a stronger sense of the sensor dimensions in the Fujifilm X-T200 and Q-S1.

As you can plainly see, each of these cameras posses different megapixel count and different sensor sizes. The Fujifilm X-T200 because of its larger sensor is going to make achieving shallow depth of field easier and the Fujifilm X-T200 will provide greater detail as a result of its extra 12MP. Greater resolution will let you crop photos somewhat more aggressively. The fresher Fujifilm X-T200 provides an advantage in sensor technology.

Fujifilm X-T200 vs Pentax Q-S1 sensor size comparison

Fujifilm X-T200 vs Pentax Q-S1 Screen and ViewFinder

Fujifilm X-T200 vs Pentax Q-S1 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Fujifilm X-T200 Portrait photography advice
Pentax Q-S1 Portrait photography advice
82
manual focus
resolution is good (24MP)
sensor size is good (APS-C)
features face detect focus
supports RAW formats
46
focusing manually
includes face detect focusing
exports RAW formats
sensor resolution low (12MP)
tiny sensor size (1/1.7")
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Street Comparison

Fujifilm X-T200 Street photography highlights
Pentax Q-S1 Street photography highlights
78
fully articulated screen
sensor size is good (APS-C)
supports RAW formats
has touch to focus
does not have image stabilization
69
built in image stabilization (Sensor based)
exports RAW formats
lighter than others (203 grams)
screen does not articulate
tiny sensor size (1/1.7")
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Sports Comparison

Fujifilm X-T200 Sports photography details
Pentax Q-S1 Sports photography details
70
quiet shooting (1/32,000s)
resolution is good (24 megapixels)
sensor size is good (APS-C)
features tracking focus
has phase detect auto focus
does not have image stabilization
terrible battery pack (270 per charge)
37
maximum shutter speed is high (1/8,000 seconds)
built in image stabilization (Sensor based)
includes tracking focus
continuous shooting slow (5.0 fps)
sensor resolution low (12 megapixels)
tiny sensor size (1/1.7")
not so great battery power (250 CIPA)
no phase detect AF
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Travel Comparison

Fujifilm X-T200 Travel photography features
Pentax Q-S1 Travel photography features
79
has bluetooth
has touch to focus
resolution is good (24MP)
built-in flash
display is selfie friendly
terrible battery pack (270 per charge)
60
lighter than others (203 grams)
has built in flash
not so great battery power (250 shots)
sensor resolution low (12MP)
display is not selfie friendly
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Landscape Comparison

Fujifilm X-T200 Landscape photography advice
Pentax Q-S1 Landscape photography advice
73
manual focus
interchangeable lenses (Fujifilm X mount)
screen larger than average (3.5")
resolution is good (24MP)
sensor size is good (APS-C)
supports RAW formats
does not have image stabilization
terrible battery pack (270 CIPA)
55
focusing manually
interchangeable lenses (Pentax Q mount)
screen is a good size (3 inches)
built in image stabilization (Sensor based)
exports RAW formats
sensor resolution low (12MP)
tiny sensor size (1/1.7")
not so great battery power (250 shots)
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Vlogging Comparison

Fujifilm X-T200 Vlogging information
Pentax Q-S1 Vlogging information
79
display is selfie friendly
touchscreen
features face detect focus
high quality video (3840 x 2160 resolution)
has mic socket
does not have image stabilization
35
built in image stabilization (Sensor based)
includes face detect focusing
video resolution high (1920 x 1080 pxls)
lighter than others (203g)
display is not selfie friendly
doesn't have microphone jack
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Fujifilm X-T200 vs Pentax Q-S1 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Fujifilm X-T200 and Pentax Q-S1
 Fujifilm X-T200Pentax Q-S1
General Information
Company FujiFilm Pentax
Model type Fujifilm X-T200 Pentax Q-S1
Class Entry-Level Mirrorless Entry-Level Mirrorless
Introduced 2020-01-22 2014-08-04
Body design SLR-style mirrorless Rangefinder-style mirrorless
Sensor Information
Processor - Q Engine
Sensor type CMOS BSI-CMOS
Sensor size APS-C 1/1.7"
Sensor measurements 23.5 x 15.7mm 7.44 x 5.58mm
Sensor surface area 369.0mm² 41.5mm²
Sensor resolution 24MP 12MP
Anti alias filter
Aspect ratio 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9
Maximum resolution 6000 x 4000 4000 x 3000
Maximum native ISO 12800 12800
Maximum boosted ISO 51200 -
Lowest native ISO 200 100
RAW files
Lowest boosted ISO 100 -
Autofocusing
Focus manually
Autofocus touch
Continuous autofocus
Single autofocus
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 -
Lens
Lens mount type Fujifilm X Pentax Q
Available lenses 54 8
Focal length multiplier 1.5 4.8
Screen
Range of display Fully Articulated Fixed Type
Display size 3.5" 3"
Resolution of display 2,780k dot 460k dot
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch display
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder Electronic None
Viewfinder resolution 2,360k dot -
Viewfinder coverage 100 percent -
Viewfinder magnification 0.62x -
Features
Lowest shutter speed 4s 30s
Highest shutter speed 1/4000s 1/8000s
Highest quiet shutter speed 1/32000s -
Continuous shooting speed 8.0fps 5.0fps
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manually set exposure
Exposure compensation Yes Yes
Custom white balance
Image stabilization
Built-in flash
Flash distance 7.00 m (at ISO 200) 4.90 m (at ISO 100)
Flash modes - Auto, redeye reduction, slow sync, trailing curtain sync
External flash
AEB
WB bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment metering
Average metering
Spot metering
Partial metering
AF area metering
Center weighted metering
Video features
Video resolutions 3840 x 2160 @ 30p, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 25p, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 24p, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 23.98p, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 120p, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 60p, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 50p, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 25p, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 24p, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 23.98p, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM 1920 x 1080 (30,25, 24p), 1280 x 720 (30, 25, 24p), 640 x 480 (30, 25, 24p)
Maximum video resolution 3840x2160 1920x1080
Video file format MPEG-4, H.264 MPEG-4, H.264
Microphone input
Headphone input
Connectivity
Wireless Built-In None
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB Yes USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS None None
Physical
Environmental seal
Water proofing
Dust proofing
Shock proofing
Crush proofing
Freeze proofing
Weight 370 gr (0.82 lbs) 203 gr (0.45 lbs)
Dimensions 121 x 84 x 55mm (4.8" x 3.3" x 2.2") 105 x 58 x 34mm (4.1" x 2.3" x 1.3")
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 270 images 250 images
Battery format Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery ID NP-W126S D-LI68
Self timer Yes Yes (2 or 12 sec)
Time lapse shooting
Type of storage SD/SDHC/SDXC (UHS-I supported) SD/SDHC/SDXC card
Storage slots One One
Retail cost $699 $250