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Fujifilm X100V vs Sony RX100 IV

Portability
79
Imaging
71
Features
75
Overall
72
Fujifilm X100V front
 
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV front
Portability
89
Imaging
52
Features
79
Overall
62

Fujifilm X100V vs Sony RX100 IV Key Specs

Fujifilm X100V
(Full Review)
  • 26MP - APS-C Sensor
  • 3" Tilting Display
  • ISO 160 - 12800 (Increase to 51200)
  • No Anti-Alias Filter
  • 4096 x 2160 video
  • 35mm (F2.0) lens
  • 478g - 128 x 75 x 53mm
  • Revealed February 2020
  • Earlier Model is Fujifilm X100F
Sony RX100 IV
(Full Review)
  • 20MP - 1" Sensor
  • 3" Tilting Display
  • ISO 125 - 12800 (Raise to 25600)
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 3840 x 2160 video
  • 24-70mm (F1.8-2.8) lens
  • 298g - 102 x 58 x 41mm
  • Announced June 2015
  • Previous Model is Sony RX100 III
  • Newer Model is Sony RX100 V
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Fujifilm X100V vs Sony RX100 IV Overview

Let's examine more closely at the Fujifilm X100V vs Sony RX100 IV, both Large Sensor Compact digital cameras by brands FujiFilm and Sony. There is a considerable difference between the resolutions of the Fujifilm X100V (26MP) and RX100 IV (20MP) and the Fujifilm X100V (APS-C) and RX100 IV (1") come with different sensor sizes.

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The Fujifilm X100V was announced 4 years after the RX100 IV which is quite a large difference as far as tech is concerned. Each of these cameras come with the identical body type (Large Sensor Compact).

Before we go in to a step-by-step comparison, below is a simple introduction of how the Fujifilm X100V matches up versus the RX100 IV in terms of portability, imaging, features and an overall mark.

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Reasons to pick Fujifilm X100V over the Sony RX100 IV

 Fujifilm X100V RX100 IV 
AnnouncedFebruary 2020June 2015Newer by 57 months
Display resolution1620k1229kSharper display (+391k dot)
Touch friendly display Easily navigate

Reasons to pick Sony RX100 IV over the Fujifilm X100V

 RX100 IV Fujifilm X100V 
Selfie screen Easy selfies

Common features in the Fujifilm X100V and Sony RX100 IV

 Fujifilm X100V RX100 IV 
Manually focus More accurate focus
Display typeTiltingTiltingTilting display
Display dimension3"3"Identical display dimensions

Fujifilm X100V vs Sony RX100 IV Physical Comparison

In case you're planning to travel with your camera often, you need to think about its weight and proportions. The Fujifilm X100V has got outer dimensions of 128mm x 75mm x 53mm (5.0" x 3.0" x 2.1") along with a weight of 478 grams (1.05 lbs) whilst the Sony RX100 IV has measurements of 102mm x 58mm x 41mm (4.0" x 2.3" x 1.6") with a weight of 298 grams (0.66 lbs).

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Keep in mind, the weight of an ILC will differ based on the lens you are using at that time. Below is the front view over all size comparison of the Fujifilm X100V compared to the RX100 IV.

Fujifilm X100V vs Sony RX100 IV size comparison

Factoring in size and weight, the portability grade of the Fujifilm X100V and RX100 IV is 79 and 89 respectively.

Fujifilm X100V vs Sony RX100 IV top view buttons comparison

Fujifilm X100V vs Sony RX100 IV Sensor Comparison

Oftentimes, it is very difficult to imagine the difference between sensor dimensions simply by checking specs. The image here will provide you a more clear sense of the sensor sizes in the Fujifilm X100V and RX100 IV.

As you can plainly see, each of these cameras posses different resolutions and different sensor dimensions. The Fujifilm X100V using its larger sensor is going to make shooting bokeh simpler and the Fujifilm X100V will give you more detail with its extra 6 Megapixels. Greater resolution can also make it easier to crop photos somewhat more aggressively. The more recent Fujifilm X100V should have a benefit in sensor technology.

Fujifilm X100V vs Sony RX100 IV sensor size comparison

Fujifilm X100V vs Sony RX100 IV Screen and ViewFinder

Fujifilm X100V vs Sony RX100 IV Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Fujifilm X100V Portrait photography factors
Sony RX100 IV Portrait photography factors
82
you can focus manually
great megapixels (26 megapixels)
good sensor size (APS-C)
offers face detect autofocus
exports RAW formats
65
you can focus manually
great flash sync speed (1/2,000 seconds)
MP count good (20 megapixels)
good sensor size (1")
supports face detection focus
exports RAW formats
external flash not possible
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Street Comparison

Street photography with Fujifilm X100V
Street photography with Sony RX100 IV
74
screen tilts up and down
good sensor size (APS-C)
exports RAW formats
provides touch to focus
environment sealing
no image stabilization
heavier than competition (478 grams)
85
screen tilts
image stabilization (Optical)
good sensor size (1")
exports RAW formats
lighter than average in class (298g)
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Sports Comparison

Sports photography with Fujifilm X100V
Sports photography with Sony RX100 IV
74
silent shutter (1/32,000s)
great megapixels (26 megapixels)
good sensor size (APS-C)
offers tracking focus
environment sealing
good battery power (420 CIPA)
comes with phase detect autofocus
fixed focal length (35mm)
no image stabilization
68
quiet shooting (1/32,000s)
fast shooting (16.0 frames/s)
image stabilization (Optical)
MP count good (20MP)
good sensor size (1")
supports tracking autofocus
no phase detect auto focus
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Travel Comparison

Fujifilm X100V as a Travel photography camera
Sony RX100 IV as a Travel photography camera
76
good battery power (420 CIPA)
environment sealing
has bluetooth
provides touch to focus
great megapixels (26MP)
has built in flash
good maximum aperture (f2.0)
heavier than competition (478g)
screen is not selfie friendly
86
lighter than average in class (298g)
MP count good (20 megapixels)
flash built-in
selfie friendly display
relatively wide (24mm)
great maximum aperture (f1.8)
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Landscape Comparison

Fujifilm X100V Landscape photography information
Sony RX100 IV Landscape photography information
73
you can focus manually
good maximum aperture (f2.0)
decent sized screen (3 inches)
great megapixels (26MP)
good sensor size (APS-C)
doesnt have anti aliasing filter
exports RAW formats
environment sealing
good battery power (420 per charge)
fixed lens (fixed lens mount)
fixed focal length (35mm)
no image stabilization
74
you can focus manually
relatively wide (24mm)
great maximum aperture (f1.8)
screen size is good (3 inches)
image stabilization (Optical)
MP count good (20 megapixels)
good sensor size (1")
exports RAW formats
fixed lens (fixed lens mount)
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Vlogging Comparison

Fujifilm X100V Vlogging factors
Sony RX100 IV Vlogging factors
35
good maximum aperture (f2.0)
touchscreen functionality
offers face detect autofocus
video resolution high (4096 x 2160 pxls)
does have mic jack
screen is not selfie friendly
no image stabilization
heavier than competition (478 grams)
81
relatively wide (24mm)
great maximum aperture (f1.8)
selfie friendly display
image stabilization (Optical)
supports face detection focus
video resolution high (3840 x 2160 pxls)
lighter than average in class (298 grams)
lack of external microphone support
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Fujifilm X100V vs Sony RX100 IV Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Fujifilm X100V and Sony RX100 IV
 Fujifilm X100VSony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV
General Information
Company FujiFilm Sony
Model type Fujifilm X100V Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV
Class Large Sensor Compact Large Sensor Compact
Revealed 2020-02-04 2015-06-10
Physical type Large Sensor Compact Large Sensor Compact
Sensor Information
Powered by X-Processor Pro 4 Bionz X
Sensor type BSI-CMOS BSI-CMOS
Sensor size APS-C 1"
Sensor measurements 23.5 x 15.6mm 13.2 x 8.8mm
Sensor area 366.6mm² 116.2mm²
Sensor resolution 26 megapixels 20 megapixels
Anti alias filter
Aspect ratio 1:1, 3:2 and 16:9 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9
Maximum resolution 6240 x 4160 5472 x 3648
Maximum native ISO 12800 12800
Maximum boosted ISO 51200 25600
Minimum native ISO 160 125
RAW data
Minimum boosted ISO 80 80
Autofocusing
Manual focusing
Autofocus touch
Continuous autofocus
Single autofocus
Autofocus tracking
Selective autofocus
Autofocus center weighted
Autofocus multi area
Autofocus live view
Face detect focus
Contract detect focus
Phase detect focus
Total focus points 425 25
Lens
Lens mount type fixed lens fixed lens
Lens zoom range 35mm (1x) 24-70mm (2.9x)
Highest aperture f/2.0 f/1.8-2.8
Macro focusing range - 5cm
Focal length multiplier 1.5 2.7
Screen
Type of display Tilting Tilting
Display size 3 inch 3 inch
Resolution of display 1,620 thousand dots 1,229 thousand dots
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch screen
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder type Electronic and Optical (tunnel) Electronic
Viewfinder resolution 3,690 thousand dots 2,359 thousand dots
Viewfinder coverage 95% 100%
Viewfinder magnification 0.52x 0.59x
Features
Lowest shutter speed 30 seconds 30 seconds
Highest shutter speed 1/4000 seconds 1/2000 seconds
Highest quiet shutter speed 1/32000 seconds 1/32000 seconds
Continuous shooting rate 11.0 frames/s 16.0 frames/s
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manual mode
Exposure compensation Yes Yes
Set white balance
Image stabilization
Built-in flash
Flash modes Auto, Standard, Slow Sync, Manual, Commander, off -
Hot shoe
AEB
White balance bracketing
Highest flash synchronize - 1/2000 seconds
Exposure
Multisegment exposure
Average exposure
Spot exposure
Partial exposure
AF area exposure
Center weighted exposure
Video features
Supported video resolutions 4096 x 2160 @ 30p / 200 Mbps, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM4096 x 2160 @ 25p / 200 Mbps, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM4096 x 2160 @ 24p / 200 Mbps, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM4096 x 2160 @ 23.98p / 200 Mbps, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 30p / 200 Mbps, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 25p / 200 Mbps, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 24p / 200 Mbps, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 23.98p / 200 Mbps, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 120p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 100p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 60p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 50p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 30p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 25p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 24p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 23.98p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM 3840 x 2160 (30p, 25p, 24p), 1920 x 1080 (60p/60i/24p), 1280 x 720 (60p/30p/24p/120p), 1440 x 1080 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps)
Maximum video resolution 4096x2160 3840x2160
Video data format MPEG-4, H.264 MPEG-4, AVCHD, XAVC S
Microphone support
Headphone support
Connectivity
Wireless Built-In Built-In
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 3.1 Gen 1 (5 GBit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS None None
Physical
Environmental sealing
Water proofing
Dust proofing
Shock proofing
Crush proofing
Freeze proofing
Weight 478 grams (1.05 lb) 298 grams (0.66 lb)
Dimensions 128 x 75 x 53mm (5.0" x 3.0" x 2.1") 102 x 58 x 41mm (4.0" x 2.3" x 1.6")
DXO scores
DXO All around rating not tested 70
DXO Color Depth rating not tested 22.9
DXO Dynamic range rating not tested 12.6
DXO Low light rating not tested 562
Other
Battery life 420 images 280 images
Battery style Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery ID NP-W126S NP-BX1
Self timer Yes Yes
Time lapse feature With downloadable app
Storage type SD/SDHC/SDXC card (UHS-I supported) SD/ SDHC/SDXC, Memory Stick Pro Duo/ Pro-HG Duo
Card slots 1 1
Retail price $1,399 $898