Fujifilm X30 vs Nikon P7000

Fujifilm X30 front
Nikon Coolpix P7000 front

Fujifilm X30 vs Nikon P7000 Key Specs

Fujifilm X30
(Full Review)
  • 12MP - 2/3" Sensor
  • 3" Tilting Screen
  • ISO 100 - 12800
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 1920 x 1080 video
  • 28-112mm (F2.0-2.8) lens
  • 423g - 119 x 72 x 60mm
  • Announced August 2014
  • Succeeded the Fujifilm X20
Nikon P7000
(Full Review)
  • 10MP - 1/1.7" Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Display
  • ISO 100 - 3200 (Push to 6400)
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 1280 x 720 video
  • 28-200mm (F2.8-5.6) lens
  • 310g - 114 x 77 x 45mm
  • Introduced November 2010
  • Successor is Nikon P7100
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Fujifilm X30 vs Nikon P7000 Overview

On this page, we are analyzing the Fujifilm X30 and Nikon P7000, both Small Sensor Compact cameras by manufacturers FujiFilm and Nikon. The resolution of the Fujifilm X30 (12MP) and the P7000 (10MP) is very close but the Fujifilm X30 (2/3") and P7000 (1/1.7") offer different sensor dimensions.

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The Fujifilm X30 was introduced 3 years after the P7000 which is a fairly big gap as far as camera tech is concerned. Both of the cameras have the same body design (Compact).

Before delving right into a complete comparison, here is a brief introduction of how the Fujifilm X30 scores versus the P7000 when it comes to portability, imaging, features and an overall mark.

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Reasons to pick Fujifilm X30 over the Nikon P7000

 Fujifilm X30 P7000 
IntroducedAugust 2014November 2010Newer by 46 months
Display typeTiltingFixed Tilting display

Reasons to pick Nikon P7000 over the Fujifilm X30

 P7000 Fujifilm X30 
Display resolution921k920kClearer display (+1k dot)

Common features in the Fujifilm X30 and Nikon P7000

 Fujifilm X30 P7000 
Manually focus More accurate focus
Display dimensions3"3"Equal display sizing
Selfie screen Lack of selfie screen
Touch display Lack of Touch display

Fujifilm X30 vs Nikon P7000 Physical Comparison

When you are aiming to travel with your camera, you have to factor its weight and proportions. The Fujifilm X30 enjoys exterior measurements of 119mm x 72mm x 60mm (4.7" x 2.8" x 2.4") having a weight of 423 grams (0.93 lbs) while the Nikon P7000 has measurements of 114mm x 77mm x 45mm (4.5" x 3.0" x 1.8") accompanied by a weight of 310 grams (0.68 lbs).

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Keep in mind, the weight of an Interchangeable Lens Camera will change dependant on the lens you select at that moment. Here is a front view measurements comparison of the Fujifilm X30 and the P7000.

Fujifilm X30 vs Nikon P7000 size comparison

Taking into account size and weight, the portability rating of the Fujifilm X30 and P7000 is 80 and 85 respectively.

Fujifilm X30 vs Nikon P7000 top view buttons comparison

Fujifilm X30 vs Nikon P7000 Sensor Comparison

Oftentimes, it's tough to visualize the contrast in sensor dimensions only by viewing technical specs. The picture below might provide you a much better sense of the sensor sizing in the Fujifilm X30 and P7000.

As you have seen, both of the cameras provide different megapixel count and different sensor dimensions. The Fujifilm X30 with its larger sensor is going to make shooting shallow depth of field easier and the Fujifilm X30 will result in more detail using its extra 2MP. Greater resolution can also enable you to crop photos more aggressively. The newer Fujifilm X30 provides an edge in sensor technology.

Fujifilm X30 vs Nikon P7000 sensor size comparison

Fujifilm X30 vs Nikon P7000 Screen and ViewFinder

Fujifilm X30 vs Nikon P7000 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Portrait photography with Fujifilm X30
Portrait photography with Nikon P7000
you can focus manually
has face detect autofocus
delivers RAW formats
sensor resolution low (12 megapixels)
sensor is tiny (2/3")
has manual focus
includes face detection focusing
saves RAW formats
sensor resolution not great (10MP)
sensor size is very small (1/1.7")
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Street Comparison

Fujifilm X30 Street photography details
Nikon P7000 Street photography details
tilting screen
image stabilization (Optical)
delivers RAW formats
sensor is tiny (2/3")
heavier than others (423 grams)
image stabilization (Optical)
saves RAW formats
no articulating screen
sensor size is very small (1/1.7")
more heavy than others (310g)
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Sports Comparison

Fujifilm X30 Sports photography advice
Nikon P7000 Sports photography advice
image stabilization (Optical)
has tracking focus
great battery life (470 shots)
sensor has phase detect autofocus
sensor resolution low (12MP)
sensor is tiny (2/3")
image stabilization (Optical)
includes tracking autofocus
good battery (350 CIPA)
max fps low (1.0 frames per second)
sensor resolution not great (10 megapixels)
sensor size is very small (1/1.7")
lacks phase detect AF
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Travel Comparison

Fujifilm X30 Travel photography info
Nikon P7000 Travel photography info
great battery life (470 CIPA)
built-in flash
quite wide (28mm)
fast max aperture (f2.0)
heavier than others (423 grams)
sensor resolution low (12MP)
display is not selfie friendly
good battery (350 CIPA)
has built in flash
reasonably wide (28mm)
more heavy than others (310g)
sensor resolution not great (10MP)
screen is not selfie friendly
sluggish maximum aperture (f2.8)
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Landscape Comparison

Fujifilm X30 Landscape photography features
Nikon P7000 Landscape photography features
you can focus manually
quite wide (28mm)
fast max aperture (f2.0)
screen is a good size (3")
image stabilization (Optical)
delivers RAW formats
great battery life (470 CIPA)
fixed lens (fixed lens mount)
sensor resolution low (12 megapixels)
sensor is tiny (2/3")
has manual focus
reasonably wide (28mm)
pretty good screen size (3 inch)
image stabilization (Optical)
saves RAW formats
good battery (350 shots)
lens is fixed (fixed lens mount)
sluggish maximum aperture (f2.8)
sensor resolution not great (10MP)
sensor size is very small (1/1.7")
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Vlogging Comparison

Fujifilm X30 as a Vlogging camera
Nikon P7000 as a Vlogging camera
quite wide (28mm)
fast max aperture (f2.0)
image stabilization (Optical)
has face detect autofocus
great video quality (1920 x 1080 pxls)
includes mic socket
display is not selfie friendly
heavier than others (423g)
reasonably wide (28mm)
image stabilization (Optical)
includes face detection focusing
does have external microphone jack
sluggish maximum aperture (f2.8)
screen is not selfie friendly
low quality video (1280 x 720 pxls)
more heavy than others (310g)
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Fujifilm X30 vs Nikon P7000 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Fujifilm X30 and Nikon P7000
 Fujifilm X30Nikon Coolpix P7000
General Information
Make FujiFilm Nikon
Model type Fujifilm X30 Nikon Coolpix P7000
Category Small Sensor Compact Small Sensor Compact
Announced 2014-08-26 2010-11-23
Body design Compact Compact
Sensor Information
Powered by EXR Processor II Expeed C2
Sensor size 2/3" 1/1.7"
Sensor measurements 8.8 x 6.6mm 7.44 x 5.58mm
Sensor area 58.1mm² 41.5mm²
Sensor resolution 12MP 10MP
Anti alias filter
Aspect ratio 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9 1:1, 5:4, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9
Highest resolution 4000 x 3000 3648 x 2736
Highest native ISO 12800 3200
Highest boosted ISO - 6400
Lowest native ISO 100 100
RAW images
Manual focusing
Autofocus touch
Continuous autofocus
Autofocus single
Tracking autofocus
Autofocus selectice
Autofocus center weighted
Autofocus multi area
Live view autofocus
Face detection focus
Contract detection focus
Phase detection focus
Total focus points 49 99
Lens mount type fixed lens fixed lens
Lens zoom range 28-112mm (4.0x) 28-200mm (7.1x)
Largest aperture f/2.0-2.8 f/2.8-5.6
Macro focusing distance 1cm 2cm
Focal length multiplier 4.1 4.8
Range of screen Tilting Fixed Type
Screen sizing 3 inch 3 inch
Screen resolution 920 thousand dot 921 thousand dot
Selfie friendly
Touch friendly
Screen tech - TFT LCD monitor with anti- reflection coating and 5-level brightness adjustment
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder Electronic Optical (tunnel)
Viewfinder resolution 2,360 thousand dot -
Viewfinder coverage 100% 80%
Viewfinder magnification 0.65x -
Slowest shutter speed 30 seconds 60 seconds
Maximum shutter speed 1/4000 seconds 1/4000 seconds
Continuous shooting speed 12.0fps 1.0fps
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Expose Manually
Exposure compensation Yes Yes
Custom white balance
Image stabilization
Built-in flash
Flash distance 7.00 m 6.50 m
Flash settings Auto, forced flash, slow synchro, commander, suppressed flash Auto, Auto with red-eye reduction, Fill flash, Manual, Slow sync, Rear curtain flash
External flash
AE bracketing
White balance bracketing
AF area
Center weighted
Video features
Supported video resolutions 1920 x 1080 (60p/50p/30p/25/24p), 1280 x 720 (60p/50p/30p/25/24p), 640 x 480 (30 fps) 1280 x 720 (24 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps), 320 x 240 (30 fps)
Highest video resolution 1920x1080 1280x720
Video format H.264 MPEG-4, AVCHD Lite, H.264
Microphone input
Headphone input
Wireless Built-In None
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS None None
Environmental seal
Water proofing
Dust proofing
Shock proofing
Crush proofing
Freeze proofing
Weight 423 grams (0.93 lb) 310 grams (0.68 lb)
Physical dimensions 119 x 72 x 60mm (4.7" x 2.8" x 2.4") 114 x 77 x 45mm (4.5" x 3.0" x 1.8")
DXO scores
DXO All around rating not tested 39
DXO Color Depth rating not tested 19.1
DXO Dynamic range rating not tested 10.8
DXO Low light rating not tested 147
Battery life 470 photographs 350 photographs
Form of battery Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery ID NP-95 -
Self timer Yes (2 or 10 sec) Yes (10 or 2 second delay)
Time lapse feature
Storage slots 1 1
Launch pricing $499 $354