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Fujifilm X100V vs Sony RX100 VII

Portability
79
Imaging
72
Features
75
Overall
73
Fujifilm X100V front
 
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VII front
Portability
88
Imaging
56
Features
78
Overall
64

Fujifilm X100V vs Sony RX100 VII Key Specs

Fujifilm X100V
(Full Review)
  • 26MP - APS-C Sensor
  • 3" Tilting Display
  • ISO 160 - 12800 (Push to 51200)
  • No Anti-Alias Filter
  • 4096 x 2160 video
  • 35mm (F2.0) lens
  • 478g - 128 x 75 x 53mm
  • Released February 2020
  • Old Model is Fujifilm X100F
Sony RX100 VII
(Full Review)
  • 20MP - 1" Sensor
  • 3" Tilting Display
  • ISO 125 - 12800
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 3840 x 2160 video
  • 24-200mm (F2.8-4.5) lens
  • 302g - 102 x 58 x 43mm
  • Introduced July 2019
  • Earlier Model is Sony RX100 VI
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Fujifilm X100V vs Sony RX100 VII Overview

Below is a extensive analysis of the Fujifilm X100V vs Sony RX100 VII, both Large Sensor Compact cameras by brands FujiFilm and Sony. There exists a crucial gap among the sensor resolutions of the Fujifilm X100V (26MP) and RX100 VII (20MP) and the Fujifilm X100V (APS-C) and RX100 VII (1") provide different sensor sizes.

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The Fujifilm X100V was unveiled 7 months later than the RX100 VII which means that they are both of a similar generation. Both of these cameras have the same body design (Large Sensor Compact).

Before getting right into a more detailed comparison, here is a concise view of how the Fujifilm X100V matches up vs the RX100 VII with respect to portability, imaging, features and an overall grade.

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Reasons to pick Fujifilm X100V over the Sony RX100 VII

 Fujifilm X100V RX100 VII 
IntroducedFebruary 2020July 2019More recent by 7 months
Display resolution1620k921kSharper display (+699k dot)

Reasons to pick Sony RX100 VII over the Fujifilm X100V

 RX100 VII Fujifilm X100V 
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Common features in the Fujifilm X100V and Sony RX100 VII

 Fujifilm X100V RX100 VII 
Manually focus More exact focus
Display typeTiltingTiltingTilting display
Display dimensions3"3"Equal display dimensions
Touch display Easily navigate

Fujifilm X100V vs Sony RX100 VII Physical Comparison

For anybody who is looking to lug around your camera frequently, you will have to factor its weight and proportions. The Fujifilm X100V has got external measurements of 128mm x 75mm x 53mm (5.0" x 3.0" x 2.1") having a weight of 478 grams (1.05 lbs) and the Sony RX100 VII has measurements of 102mm x 58mm x 43mm (4.0" x 2.3" x 1.7") with a weight of 302 grams (0.67 lbs).

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Take into account, the weight of an Interchangeable Lens Camera will change based on the lens you are using at that time. The following is a front view measurement comparison of the Fujifilm X100V versus the RX100 VII.

Fujifilm X100V vs Sony RX100 VII size comparison

Factoring in dimensions and weight, the portability rating of the Fujifilm X100V and RX100 VII is 79 and 88 respectively.

Fujifilm X100V vs Sony RX100 VII top view buttons comparison

Fujifilm X100V vs Sony RX100 VII Sensor Comparison

Quite often, it is very hard to picture the gap in sensor measurements only by looking through specifications. The visual below will provide you a stronger sense of the sensor measurements in the Fujifilm X100V and RX100 VII.

Plainly, both of the cameras have different resolutions and different sensor measurements. The Fujifilm X100V having a larger sensor is going to make shooting shallow depth of field less difficult and the Fujifilm X100V will render extra detail having an extra 6MP. Greater resolution will help you crop photos a bit more aggressively. The newer Fujifilm X100V should have an edge when it comes to sensor technology.

Fujifilm X100V vs Sony RX100 VII sensor size comparison

Fujifilm X100V vs Sony RX100 VII Screen and ViewFinder

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

Portrait Comparison

Fujifilm X100V Portrait photography information
Sony RX100 VII Portrait photography information
83
focusing manually
fantastic MP (26 megapixels)
good sensor size (APS-C)
features face detect focusing
exports RAW formats
67
manual focus
above average flash sync speed (1/2,000s)
megapixel count good (20MP)
decent sensor size (1")
provides face detection focusing
delivers RAW files
no external flash support
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Street Comparison

Fujifilm X100V Street photography features
Sony RX100 VII Street photography features
74
has a tilting screen
good sensor size (APS-C)
exports RAW formats
includes touch focus
environment proof
does not have image stabilization
more heavy than competition (478 grams)
86
has a tilting screen
image stabilization (Optical)
decent sensor size (1")
delivers RAW files
features touch focus
lighter than competition in class (302g)
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Sports Comparison

Fujifilm X100V Sports photography factors
Sony RX100 VII Sports photography factors
74
silent mode (1/32,000s)
fantastic MP (26MP)
good sensor size (APS-C)
features tracking focus
environment proof
good battery power (420 per charge)
has phase detect AF
can't change focal length (35mm)
does not have image stabilization
71
quiet shooting (1/32,000 seconds)
fast shooting (20.0 fps)
image stabilization (Optical)
megapixel count good (20MP)
decent sensor size (1")
provides tracking autofocus
supports phase detect AF
low battery life (260 CIPA)
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Travel Comparison

Fujifilm X100V Travel photography info
Sony RX100 VII Travel photography info
77
good battery power (420 shots)
environment proof
has bluetooth
includes touch focus
fantastic MP (26 megapixels)
flash built-in
very good maximum aperture (f2.0)
more heavy than competition (478g)
doesn't have selfie friendly screen
77
lighter than competition in class (302 grams)
connects via bluetooth
features touch focus
megapixel count good (20MP)
built-in flash
selfie friendly screen
relatively wide (24mm)
low battery life (260 per charge)
sluggish max aperture (f2.8)
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Landscape Comparison

Fujifilm X100V Landscape photography highlights
Sony RX100 VII Landscape photography highlights
74
focusing manually
very good maximum aperture (f2.0)
nice screen size (3 inch)
fantastic MP (26MP)
good sensor size (APS-C)
does not have anti aliasing filter
exports RAW formats
environment proof
good battery power (420 shots)
can't switch lenses (fixed lens mount)
can't change focal length (35mm)
does not have image stabilization
66
manual focus
relatively wide (24mm)
screen is a good size (3")
image stabilization (Optical)
megapixel count good (20 megapixels)
decent sensor size (1")
delivers RAW files
lens is fixed (fixed lens mount)
sluggish max aperture (f2.8)
low battery life (260 shots)
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Vlogging Comparison

Fujifilm X100V Vlogging details
Sony RX100 VII Vlogging details
35
very good maximum aperture (f2.0)
touchscreen enabled
features face detect focusing
good video quality (4096 x 2160 pxls)
has microphone port
doesn't have selfie friendly screen
does not have image stabilization
more heavy than competition (478g)
81
relatively wide (24mm)
selfie friendly screen
touchscreen functionality
image stabilization (Optical)
provides face detection focusing
video resolution high (3840 x 2160 pixels)
comes with external microphone socket
lighter than competition in class (302 grams)
sluggish max aperture (f2.8)
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Fujifilm X100V vs Sony RX100 VII Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Fujifilm X100V and Sony RX100 VII
 Fujifilm X100VSony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VII
General Information
Manufacturer FujiFilm Sony
Model Fujifilm X100V Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VII
Class Large Sensor Compact Large Sensor Compact
Released 2020-02-04 2019-07-25
Physical type Large Sensor Compact Large Sensor Compact
Sensor Information
Chip 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 aliasing filter
Aspect ratio 1:1, 3:2 and 16:9 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9
Highest Possible resolution 6240 x 4160 5472 x 3648
Maximum native ISO 12800 12800
Maximum enhanced ISO 51200 -
Lowest native ISO 160 125
RAW pictures
Lowest enhanced ISO 80 64
Autofocusing
Manual focus
Autofocus touch
Autofocus continuous
Autofocus single
Tracking autofocus
Autofocus selectice
Center weighted autofocus
Multi area autofocus
Live view autofocus
Face detect focus
Contract detect focus
Phase detect focus
Number of focus points 425 -
Lens
Lens mounting type fixed lens fixed lens
Lens focal range 35mm (1x) 24-200mm (8.3x)
Maximum aperture f/2.0 f/2.8-4.5
Macro focus range - 8cm
Crop factor 1.5 2.7
Screen
Display type Tilting Tilting
Display sizing 3 inch 3 inch
Display resolution 1,620 thousand dots 921 thousand dots
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch display
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder type Electronic and Optical (tunnel) Electronic
Viewfinder resolution 3,690 thousand dots 2,360 thousand dots
Viewfinder coverage 95% 100%
Viewfinder magnification 0.52x 0.59x
Features
Minimum shutter speed 30 secs 30 secs
Fastest shutter speed 1/4000 secs 1/2000 secs
Fastest quiet shutter speed 1/32000 secs 1/32000 secs
Continuous shutter rate 11.0 frames/s 20.0 frames/s
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manual mode
Exposure compensation Yes Yes
Custom white balance
Image stabilization
Integrated flash
Flash range - 5.90 m (at Auto ISO)
Flash settings Auto, Standard, Slow Sync, Manual, Commander, off -
Hot shoe
AEB
WB bracketing
Fastest flash synchronize - 1/2000 secs
Exposure
Multisegment metering
Average metering
Spot metering
Partial metering
AF area metering
Center weighted metering
Video features
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 / 100 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
Maximum video resolution 4096x2160 3840x2160
Video data format MPEG-4, H.264 MPEG-4, AVCHD, XAVC S
Microphone port
Headphone port
Connectivity
Wireless Built-In Built-In
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 3.1 Gen 1 (5 GBit/sec) NP-BX1 lithium-ion battery & USB charger
GPS None None
Physical
Environment sealing
Water proof
Dust proof
Shock proof
Crush proof
Freeze proof
Weight 478 grams (1.05 pounds) 302 grams (0.67 pounds)
Physical dimensions 128 x 75 x 53mm (5.0" x 3.0" x 2.1") 102 x 58 x 43mm (4.0" x 2.3" x 1.7")
DXO scores
DXO Overall score not tested 63
DXO Color Depth score not tested 21.8
DXO Dynamic range score not tested 12.4
DXO Low light score not tested 418
Other
Battery life 420 photographs 260 photographs
Battery type Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery model NP-W126S NP-BX1
Self timer Yes Yes
Time lapse shooting
Type of storage SD/SDHC/SDXC card (UHS-I supported) SD/ SDHC/SDXC, Memory Stick Pro Duo
Card slots Single Single
Retail price $1,399 $1,298