Fujifilm FinePix X100 vs Olympus PEN E-PL6

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Fujifilm FinePix X100
Olympus PEN E-PL6

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Reasons For

3 Reasons For
Smaller minimum ISO speed Edit
The Fujifilm FinePix X100 is a 100 minimum ISO speed digital camera. That's 100 smaller than the Olympus PEN E-PL6 (200).
Cheaper by £141
The Fujifilm FinePix X100 costs £140.99 less than the Olympus PEN E-PL6.
12 shops are selling it
A greater number of shops increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this digital camera.
10 Reasons For
24% higher megapixel count Edit
The Olympus PEN E-PL6 has a megapixel count of 16.1MP, however the Fujifilm FinePix X100 is only a 12.3MP digital camera (3.8MP lower). Read more

The resolution of the images a digital camera produces is measured in megapixels (MP). One megapixel is equal to 1 million pixels and is a result of the pixel width multiplied by the pixel height of the image. While a higher image resolution generally results in sharper images, only a relatively low megapixel count is required when printing the image at a small size or to display it on a computer screen.

A sensor with more megapixels will be able to capture more detailed photos and the image will appear sharper. Images with more megapixels can also be printed at a larger size.

A lot higher maximum ISO speed Edit
The Olympus PEN E-PL6 has a maximum ISO speed of 25,600, but the Fujifilm FinePix X100 is only a 12,800 maximum ISO speed digital camera (12,800 lower).
30s longer maximum camera shutter speed Edit
The Olympus PEN E-PL6 is a 60s maximum shutter speed digital camera, whereas the Fujifilm FinePix X100 is only a 30s maximum shutter speed digital camera (30s shorter). Read more

The maximum time which the camera shutter is open when taking a photo.

6fps higher JPEG frame rate Edit
The Olympus PEN E-PL6 has a JPEG frame rate of 30fps, whereas the Fujifilm FinePix X100 is only a 24fps JPEG frame rate digital camera (6fps lower).
0.2" larger screen size Edit
The Olympus PEN E-PL6 has a screen size of 3", however the Fujifilm FinePix X100 is only a 2.8" screen digital camera (0.2" smaller). Read more

The display diagonal is the size the size of the screen integrated in to the back of the camera. A larger display diagonal makes it easier to see if a shot has turned out as intended. Pocket cameras have smaller display diagonals as full size digital SLRs.

A larger display diagonal makes it easier to take photos and to see if a shot has turned out as intended.

Touch sensitive screen Edit
The Olympus PEN E-PL6 has a touch sensitive screen, but the Fujifilm FinePix X100 does not have a touch sensitive screen.
Lighter Edit
The Olympus PEN E-PL6 is a 279g digital camera. That's 126g lighter than the Fujifilm FinePix X100 (279g). Read more

The camera's weight will depend on the type and size of camera. Compact cameras are usually the lightest while digital SLRs will be heavier. Also consider the number and weight of lenses to take when using a SLR.

The lower the camera weight, the easier it will be to carry around and it will also reduce your hand luggage weight when flying.

10.7mm shorter Edit
The Olympus PEN E-PL6 is a 63.7mm tall digital camera, whereas the Fujifilm FinePix X100 is a 74.4mm tall digital camera (10.7mm taller).
15.7mm thinner Edit
The Olympus PEN E-PL6 has a depth of 38.2mm, however the Fujifilm FinePix X100 is a 53.9mm deep digital camera (15.7mm thicker).
15% narrower Edit
The Olympus PEN E-PL6 has a width of 110.5mm, however the Fujifilm FinePix X100 is a 126.5mm wide digital camera (16mm wider).

Reasons Against

11 Reasons Against
Lower megapixel count Edit
The Fujifilm FinePix X100 is a 12.3MP digital camera. That's 3.8MP lower than the Olympus PEN E-PL6 (16.1MP). Read more

The resolution of the images a digital camera produces is measured in megapixels (MP). One megapixel is equal to 1 million pixels and is a result of the pixel width multiplied by the pixel height of the image. While a higher image resolution generally results in sharper images, only a relatively low megapixel count is required when printing the image at a small size or to display it on a computer screen.

A sensor with more megapixels will be able to capture more detailed photos and the image will appear sharper. Images with more megapixels can also be printed at a larger size.

Vastly lower maximum ISO speed Edit
The Fujifilm FinePix X100 is a 12,800 maximum ISO speed digital camera. That's 12,800 lower than the Olympus PEN E-PL6 (25,600).
Shorter maximum camera shutter speed Edit
Fujifilm FinePix X100 is only 30s maximum shutter speed. That's 30s shorter than the Olympus PEN E-PL6 (60s). Read more

The maximum time which the camera shutter is open when taking a photo.

Lower JPEG frame rate Edit
The Fujifilm FinePix X100 is a 24fps JPEG frame rate digital camera. That's 6fps lower than the Olympus PEN E-PL6 (30fps).
8% smaller screen size Edit
The Fujifilm FinePix X100 is a 2.8" screen digital camera. That's 0.2" smaller than the Olympus PEN E-PL6 (3"). Read more

The display diagonal is the size the size of the screen integrated in to the back of the camera. A larger display diagonal makes it easier to see if a shot has turned out as intended. Pocket cameras have smaller display diagonals as full size digital SLRs.

A larger display diagonal makes it easier to take photos and to see if a shot has turned out as intended.

Does not have a touch sensitive screen Edit
The Fujifilm FinePix X100 does not have a touch sensitive screen, but the Olympus PEN E-PL6 has a touch sensitive screen.
126g heavier Edit
The Fujifilm FinePix X100 has a weight of 405g, but the Olympus PEN E-PL6 is a 279g digital camera (126g lighter). Read more

The camera's weight will depend on the type and size of camera. Compact cameras are usually the lightest while digital SLRs will be heavier. Also consider the number and weight of lenses to take when using a SLR.

The lower the camera weight, the easier it will be to carry around and it will also reduce your hand luggage weight when flying.

Taller Edit
Fujifilm FinePix X100 is 74.4mm tall. That's 10.7mm taller than the Olympus PEN E-PL6 (63.7mm).
30% thicker Edit
The Fujifilm FinePix X100 is a 53.9mm deep digital camera. That's 15.7mm thicker than the Olympus PEN E-PL6 (38.2mm).
16mm wider Edit
The Fujifilm FinePix X100 is a 126.5mm wide digital camera. That's 16mm wider than the Olympus PEN E-PL6 (110.5mm).
Older by over two years
The Fujifilm FinePix X100 is three years older than the Olympus PEN E-PL6.
3 Reasons Against
A lot bigger minimum ISO speed Edit
The Olympus PEN E-PL6 has a minimum ISO speed of 200, whereas the Fujifilm FinePix X100 is a 100 minimum ISO speed digital camera (100 smaller).
£141 more expensive
The Olympus PEN E-PL6 is more expensive than the Fujifilm FinePix X100 by £140.99.
Not as many stockists
Only 1 store sell the Olympus PEN E-PL6, however 13 retailers sell the Fujifilm FinePix X100. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the chances of this digital camera remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.

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Picture Quality

Camera Type
 MILC
 MILC
BEST
Megapixel Count
12.3MP 16.1MP
BEST
Image Stabiliser
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Image stabiliser
Sensor Type
 CMOS
BEST
 CMOS
Still Image Resolution
 4288 x 2848
 4288 x 2416
 3072 x 2048
 3072 x 1728
 2176 x 1448
 1920 x 1080
 4608 x 3456
 2560 x 1920
 1024 x 768
 4288 x 2848
 4288 x 2416
 3072 x 2048
 3072 x 1728
 2176 x 1448
 1920 x 1080
 4608 x 3456
 2560 x 1920
 1024 x 768
BEST
Maximum Image Resolution
 4608 x 3456
 4608 x 3456
BEST
Aspect Ratio
 3:2
 16:9
BEST
 3:2
 16:9
Image Format
 JPG
 EXIF
 RAW
 MPO
 JPG
 EXIF
 RAW
 MPO
BEST
Full-Frame Sensor Size
23.6 x 15.8 17.3 x 13
Total Megapixel Count
Unknown - Click to provide data 17.2MP
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 3:2
 4:3
 3:4
 16:9
 3:2
 4:3
 3:4
Image Sensor Size
 4/3
 4/3
BEST

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

Lens System

Maximum Aperture
16 Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Aperture
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Focal Length
35mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range
23 14 - 42
Fixed Focal Length
23mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Lens Structure
8/6 Unknown - Click to provide data
Lens Mount Interface
 Four Thirds
 Four Thirds
Aspheric Element
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Diaphragm Blades
9 Unknown - Click to provide data

Focusing

Auto Focus
 single
 continuous
 Single Auto Focus
 Continuous Auto Focus
 tracking
 Tracking Auto Focus
 single
 continuous
 Single Auto Focus
 Continuous Auto Focus
 tracking
 Tracking Auto Focus
Auto Focus Lock
 Auto focus lock
 Auto focus lock
Auto Focus Assist Beam
 Auto focus assist beam
Unknown - Click to provide data
Normal Focusing Range
0.8 - ∞ Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
Focus Mode
 TTL
 TTL

Light Exposure

Light Exposure Mode
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
ISO Speed
 Auto
 50
 64
 80
 100
 160
 200
 250
 320
 400
 500
 640
 800
 1600
 2000
 2500
 3200
 4000
 5000
 6400
 12800
 25
 25600
 Auto
 50
 64
 80
 100
 160
 200
 250
 320
 400
 500
 640
 800
 1600
 2000
 2500
 3200
 4000
 5000
 6400
 12800
 25
 25600
Maximum ISO Speed
12,800 25,600
BEST
Minimum ISO Speed
100
BEST
200
Auto Exposure Lock
 Auto exposure lock
Unknown - Click to provide data
Light Metering Mode
 Spot
 Spot
Light Exposure Correction
 ± 2EV (1/3EV step)
BEST
 ± 2EV (1/3EV step)
Light Exposure Control
 Program AE
 Program AE

Shutter

Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
30s 60s
BEST
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
1s 1s
Shutter Speed Setting
 B
 T
 B
 T
Camera Shutter
 Mechanical
 Mechanical

Flash

Flash Mode
 Forced on
 Forced off
 Suppressed
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Auto
 Fill-in
 Flash off
 Manual
 Forced on
 Forced off
 Suppressed
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Auto
 Fill-in
 Flash off
 Manual
Flash Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data 10m
Flash Range
0.5 - 9 Unknown - Click to provide data

Video

Full HD Video
 Full HD video
Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
BEST
JPEG Frame Rate
24fps 30fps
BEST
Video Format
 MOV
 H.264
 AVI
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 AVC
 MOV
 H.264
 AVI
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 AVC
Analog Signal Format
 PAL
 NTSC
 PAL
 NTSC
BEST
Video Resolution
 1280 x 720
 1920 x 1080
 640 x 480
 1280 x 720
 1920 x 1080
 640 x 480
BEST
Video Recording
 Video recording
 Video recording
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD

Audio

Built-In Microphone
 Built-in microphone
 Built-in microphone
Voice Recording
 Voice recording
Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio System
 Stereo
 Stereo

Memory

Memory Card
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
Internal Memory
20MB Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Memory Card Size
8GB Unknown - Click to provide data
Memory Slot
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Display

Screen Size
2.8" 3"
BEST
Display
 LCD
 LCD
Field of View
100% Unknown - Click to provide data
Touch Sensitive Screen
 Touch sensitive screen
 Touch sensitive screen
BEST
Display Resolution
460,000 pixels 460,000 pixels
Second Display
 Second display
Unknown - Click to provide data

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Screen Size
0.47" Unknown - Click to provide data
Lens Magnification Ratio
0.5x Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewfinder
 Optical
 Hybrid
 Optical
 Hybrid

Ports & Interfaces

PictBridge
 PictBridge
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDMI port
HDMI Connector
 Micro
 Micro
USB Version
 2.0
 2.0
BEST

Camera

White Balance Mode
 Auto
 Fluorescent
 Daylight
 Incandescent
 Shade
 Custom modes
 Tungsten
 Flash
 Underwater
 Sunny
 Outdoor
 Auto
 Fluorescent
 Daylight
 Incandescent
 Shade
 Custom modes
 Tungsten
 Flash
 Underwater
 Sunny
 Outdoor
Photo Effect
 Black&White
 Sepia
 Vivid
 Muted
 Black&White
 Sepia
 Vivid
 Muted
Self-Timer
2,10 2,12
Album Organization
 Album organization
Unknown - Click to provide data
Sharpness Level
 Soft+
 Soft+
Histogram
 Histogram
Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Playback Zoom
3x Unknown - Click to provide data
Image Adjustment Mode
 Contrast
 Sharpness
 Saturation
 Contrast
 Sharpness
 Saturation
Image Editing Mode
 Resizing
 Rotating
 Crop
 Resizing
 Rotating
 Crop
Camera File System
 DPOF 1.1
 Exif 2.3
 RAW
 DPOF
 Exif
 Exif 2.2
 DCF
 DPOF 1.1
 Exif 2.3
 RAW
 DPOF
 Exif
 Exif 2.2
 DCF
Playback Mode
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
 Thumbnails
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
 Thumbnails
Saturation Adjustment
 Saturation adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
Contrast Adjustment
 Contrast adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
Start-Up Time
2.2ms Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Processor
EXR Unknown - Click to provide data
Scene Mode
 Candlelight
 Landscape
 Panorama
 Portrait
 Self-portrait
 Sunset
 Beach
 Snow
 Children
 Close-up (macro)
 Documents
 Fireworks
 Night
 Night portrait
 Sports
 Underwater
 Candlelight
 Landscape
 Panorama
 Portrait
 Self-portrait
 Sunset
 Beach
 Snow
 Children
 Close-up (macro)
 Documents
 Fireworks
 Night
 Night portrait
 Sports
 Underwater
Display Language
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 EST
 SLV
 SER
 CZE
 LAV
 UKR
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 LIT
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 SLK
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 EST
 SLV
 SER
 CZE
 LAV
 UKR
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 LIT
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 SLK
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
On Screen Display Language
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 BUL
 HEB
 SER
 CZE
 LAV
 UKR
 THA
 NOR
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 LIT
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 SLK
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 KAZ
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 BUL
 HEB
 SER
 CZE
 LAV
 UKR
 THA
 NOR
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 LIT
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 SLK
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 KAZ

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
405g 279g
BEST
Height
74.4mm 63.7mm
BEST
Depth
53.9mm 38.2mm
BEST
Width
126.5mm 110.5mm
BEST
Weight Including Battery
445g 325g
BEST

Battery

Power Source
 Battery
 Battery
Battery
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Supported Battery
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Size
NP-95 BLS-5
Battery Capacity
1,800mAh Unknown - Click to provide data
Shot Per Battery Charge
300 shots Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Voltage
3.6V Unknown - Click to provide data

Operational Conditions

Relative Humidity Storage Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 - 90
Relative Humidity Operating Range
10 - 80 30 - 90
Storage Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -20 - 60
Operating Temperature Range
0 - 40 0 - 40

System Requirements

Mac Compatible
 Mac compatible
Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Processor
Intel Pintium 4 2GHz, PowerPC Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum RAM Requirement
512MB Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Hard Disk Space Requirement
2GB Unknown - Click to provide data

Packaging Content

Included Cable
 USB
BEST
 USB
Battery Included
 Battery included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Included Battery Charger
 Included battery charger
Unknown - Click to provide data
Hand Strap
 Hand strap
Unknown - Click to provide data

Other Features

Video Recording
 Video recording
Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Flash
 Built-in flash
Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 2.0 Port
 USB 2.0 port
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Port
 HDMI port
Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight
0.41kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Dimension
126.5 x 53.9 x 74.4 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating System
Windows 7,Windows XP,Windows Vista,Mac OS X 10.3.9-10.6 Unknown - Click to provide data
Panorama Mode
 Panorama mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
Frame
 Frame
Unknown - Click to provide data
Camera Shutter Speed Range
1/4 - 1/4000 Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum System Requirement
VGA 1024x768,DirectX 7+ Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital SLR
 Digital SLR
Unknown - Click to provide data
Macro Focusing Range
0.1 - 2 Unknown - Click to provide data

Technical Details

Housing Material
 Metal
 Metal
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