Fujifilm FinePix X100 vs Sony Alpha A6000

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Fujifilm FinePix X100
Sony Alpha A6000

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Reasons For

2 Reasons For
2 smaller minimum aperture Edit
The Fujifilm FinePix X100 is a 2 minimum aperture digital camera. That's 2 smaller than the Sony Alpha A6000 (4).
Nine diaphragm blades Edit
The Fujifilm FinePix X100 has nine diaphragm blades, however the Sony Alpha A6000 only has seven diaphragm blades.
14 Reasons For
12MP higher megapixel count Edit
The Sony Alpha A6000 has a megapixel count of 24.3MP, whereas the Fujifilm FinePix X100 is only a 12.3MP digital camera (12MP 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.

6 smaller maximum aperture Edit
The Sony Alpha A6000 has a maximum aperture of 22, whereas the Fujifilm FinePix X100 is only a 16 maximum aperture digital camera (6 bigger).
67% longer maximum focal length Edit
The Sony Alpha A6000 is a 105mm maximum focal length digital camera. That's 70mm longer than the Fujifilm FinePix X100 (105mm).
38,400 higher maximum ISO speed Edit
The Sony Alpha A6000 has a maximum ISO speed of 51,200, however the Fujifilm FinePix X100 is only a 12,800 maximum ISO speed digital camera (38,400 lower).
Full HD video Edit
The Sony Alpha A6000 supports Full HD video, but the Fujifilm FinePix X100 does not support Full HD video. Read more

Cameras with full HD video recording can capture video with a resolution of at least 1920 x 1080 pixels.

Full HD video usually appears sharper as more pixels re being recorded.

Slightly larger screen size Edit
The Sony Alpha A6000 is a 3" screen digital camera, whereas 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.

461,600 pixels higher display resolution Edit
The Sony Alpha A6000 has a display resolution of 921,600 pixels, but the Fujifilm FinePix X100 is only a 460,000 pixels display resolution digital camera (461,600 pixels lower).
Vastly higher lens magnification ratio Edit
The Sony Alpha A6000 has a lens magnification ratio of 1.07x, however the Fujifilm FinePix X100 is only a 0.5x lens magnification ratio digital camera (0.57x lower). Read more

The lens magnification ratio is the ratio between the true size of the object being photographed and the size of the object when projected on to the camera's sensor.

A higher lens magnification ratio is important for macro photography as it allows you to focus on very small object very close to the lens.

43% lighter Edit
The Sony Alpha A6000 is a 285g digital camera. That's 120g lighter than the Fujifilm FinePix X100 (285g). 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.

Shorter Edit
Sony Alpha A6000 is 66.9mm tall, but the Fujifilm FinePix X100 is a 74.4mm tall digital camera (7.5mm taller).
8.8mm thinner Edit
The Sony Alpha A6000 is a 45.1mm deep digital camera, whereas the Fujifilm FinePix X100 is a 53.9mm deep digital camera (8.8mm thicker).
6.5mm narrower Edit
The Sony Alpha A6000 is a 120mm wide digital camera, whereas the Fujifilm FinePix X100 is a 126.5mm wide digital camera (6.5mm wider).
Sixty more shots per battery charge Edit
The number of shots per battery charge on the Sony Alpha A6000 is 360.00, but the Fujifilm FinePix X100 only takes 300.00 shots per battery charge. Read more

The number of shots per battery charge is the number of photos that the camera will typically take on a single charge of the battery.

More shots per battery charge means you will have to recharge the battery less frequently and reduces the need to carry a second back up battery.

Available from 22 shops
A greater number of retailers increases the chances of this digital camera remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.

Reasons Against

15 Reasons Against
Hugely lower megapixel count Edit
The Fujifilm FinePix X100 has a megapixel count of 12.3MP, but the Sony Alpha A6000 is a 24.3MP digital camera (12MP higher). 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 bigger maximum aperture Edit
The Fujifilm FinePix X100 has a maximum aperture of 16, but the Sony Alpha A6000 is a 22 maximum aperture digital camera (6 smaller).
Significantly shorter maximum focal length Edit
The Fujifilm FinePix X100 is a 35mm maximum focal length digital camera. That's 70mm shorter than the Sony Alpha A6000 (105mm).
38,400 lower maximum ISO speed Edit
The Fujifilm FinePix X100 has a maximum ISO speed of 12,800, whereas the Sony Alpha A6000 is a 51,200 maximum ISO speed digital camera (38,400 higher).
Does not support Full HD video Edit
The Fujifilm FinePix X100 does not support Full HD video, but the Sony Alpha A6000 supports Full HD video. Read more

Cameras with full HD video recording can capture video with a resolution of at least 1920 x 1080 pixels.

Full HD video usually appears sharper as more pixels re being recorded.

0.2" smaller screen size Edit
Fujifilm FinePix X100 is only 2.8" screen, but the Sony Alpha A6000 is a 3" screen digital camera (0.2" larger). 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.

Two times lower display resolution Edit
The Fujifilm FinePix X100 has a display resolution of 460,000 pixels, however the Sony Alpha A6000 is a 921,600 pixels display resolution digital camera (461,600 pixels higher).
0.57x lower lens magnification ratio Edit
The Fujifilm FinePix X100 has a lens magnification ratio of 0.5x, whereas the Sony Alpha A6000 is a 1.07x lens magnification ratio digital camera (0.57x higher). Read more

The lens magnification ratio is the ratio between the true size of the object being photographed and the size of the object when projected on to the camera's sensor.

A higher lens magnification ratio is important for macro photography as it allows you to focus on very small object very close to the lens.

Heavier Edit
The Fujifilm FinePix X100 is a 405g digital camera. That's 120g heavier than the Sony Alpha A6000 (285g). 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.

11% taller Edit
The Fujifilm FinePix X100 has a height of 74.4mm, however the Sony Alpha A6000 is a 66.9mm tall digital camera (7.5mm shorter).
Thicker Edit
Fujifilm FinePix X100 is 53.9mm deep, but the Sony Alpha A6000 is a 45.1mm deep digital camera (8.8mm thinner).
Slightly wider Edit
Fujifilm FinePix X100 is 126.5mm wide, but the Sony Alpha A6000 is a 120mm wide digital camera (6.5mm narrower).
Sixty less shots per battery charge Edit
The Fujifilm FinePix X100 takes 300.00 shots per battery charge, however the Sony Alpha A6000 only takes 360.00 shots per battery charge. Read more

The number of shots per battery charge is the number of photos that the camera will typically take on a single charge of the battery.

More shots per battery charge means you will have to recharge the battery less frequently and reduces the need to carry a second back up battery.

Fewer sellers
Only 1 retailer sell the Fujifilm FinePix X100, but 23 sellers sell the Sony Alpha A6000. Read more
The smaller the number of stores that stock this digital camera, the lower the competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
Over two years older
The Fujifilm FinePix X100 is older than the Sony Alpha A6000 by three years.
2 Reasons Against
Larger minimum aperture Edit
The Sony Alpha A6000 is a 4 minimum aperture digital camera. That's 2 larger than the Fujifilm FinePix X100 (4).
Only seven diaphragm blades Edit
The number of diaphragm blades on the Sony Alpha A6000 is seven, but the Fujifilm FinePix X100 only has nine diaphragm blades.

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Picture Quality

Camera Type
 MILC
 MILC
BEST
Megapixel Count
12.3MP 24.3MP
BEST
Image Stabiliser
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Image stabiliser
Sensor Type
 CMOS
 CMOS
Still Image Resolution
 4288 x 2848
 4288 x 2416
 3072 x 2048
 3072 x 1728
 2176 x 1448
 1920 x 1080
 6000 x 4000
 12416 x 1856
 6000 x 3376
 8192 x 1856
 4240 x 2832
 5536 x 2160
 4240 x 2400
 3872 x 2160
 3008 x 2000
 3008 x 1688
 4288 x 2848
 4288 x 2416
 3072 x 2048
 3072 x 1728
 2176 x 1448
 1920 x 1080
 6000 x 4000
 12416 x 1856
 6000 x 3376
 8192 x 1856
 4240 x 2832
 5536 x 2160
 4240 x 2400
 3872 x 2160
 3008 x 2000
 3008 x 1688
BEST
Maximum Image Resolution
 6000 x 4000
 6000 x 4000
BEST
Aspect Ratio
 3:2
 16:9
BEST
 3:2
 16:9
Image Format
 JPG
 EXIF
 JPG
 EXIF
Full-Frame Sensor Size
23.6 x 15.8 23.5 x 15.6
Total Megapixel Count
Unknown - Click to provide data 24.7MP
Image Stabilizer
 Lens
 Lens
Sensor Format
 Advanced Photo System type-C (APS-C)
 Advanced Photo System type-C (APS-C)
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 3:2
 16:9
 3:2

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

Lens System

Optical Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 3x
Digital Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 4x
Maximum Aperture
16 22
BEST
Minimum Aperture
2
BEST
4
Maximum Focal Length
35mm 105mm
BEST
Minimum Focal Length
Unknown - Click to provide data 24mm
Focal Length Range
23 16 - 70
Fixed Focal Length
23mm 30mm
Lens
 Standard
 Standard
Extra / Smart Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 2x
Lens Structure
8/6 16/12
Lens Mount Interface
 Sony E
 Sony E
Aspheric Element
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Diaphragm Blades
9
BEST
7
Filter Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 55mm
Lens Mount
 Bayonet
 Bayonet

Focusing

Auto Focus
 single
 continuous
 Single Auto Focus
 Continuous Auto Focus
 contrast detection
 Face detection
 Contrast Detection Auto Focus
 single
 continuous
 Single Auto Focus
 Continuous Auto Focus
 contrast detection
 Face detection
 Contrast Detection Auto Focus
Auto Focus Lock
 Auto focus lock
 Auto focus lock
Auto Focus Assist Beam
 Auto focus assist beam
 Auto focus assist beam
Closest Focusing Distance
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.25m
Normal Focusing Range
0.8 - ∞ 0.3 - 3.0
Auto Focus Point
Unknown - Click to provide data 179
Focus Points Selection
 Auto
 Auto
Focus
 Auto
 Auto
Smile Detection
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Smile detection
Focus Mode
 TTL
 TTL

Light Exposure

Light Exposure Mode
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
 Auto
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
 Auto
ISO Speed
 Auto
 50
 64
 80
 100
 160
 200
 250
 320
 400
 500
 640
 800
 1600
 2000
 2500
 3200
 4000
 5000
 6400
 12800
 25
 51200
 25600
 Auto
 50
 64
 80
 100
 160
 200
 250
 320
 400
 500
 640
 800
 1600
 2000
 2500
 3200
 4000
 5000
 6400
 12800
 25
 51200
 25600
Maximum ISO Speed
12,800 51,200
BEST
Minimum ISO Speed
100 100
Auto Exposure Lock
 Auto exposure lock
Unknown - Click to provide data
Light Metering Mode
 Spot
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Centre-weighted
Light Exposure Correction
 ±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)
 ±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)
BEST
Light Exposure Control
 Program AE
 Program AE

Shutter

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

Flash

Flash Mode
 Suppressed
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Auto
 Forced on
 Forced off
 Fill-in
 Flash on
 Flash off
 Suppressed
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Auto
 Forced on
 Forced off
 Fill-in
 Flash on
 Flash off
Flash Sync-Speed
Unknown - Click to provide data 1s
External Flash Connector
Unknown - Click to provide data
 External flash connector
Flash Range
0.5 - 9 Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Exposure Correction
 ±3EV (1/2, 1/3, 1 EV step)
 ±3EV (1/2, 1/3, 1 EV step)
BEST
Pre-Flash
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Pre-flash

Video

Full HD Video
 Full HD video
 Full HD video
BEST
Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
BEST
JPEG Frame Rate
24fps Unknown - Click to provide data
Video Format
 MOV
 H.264
 MP4
 AVCHD
 AVC
 MOV
 H.264
 MP4
 AVCHD
 AVC
Video Resolution
 1280 x 720
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 1920 x 1080
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
 MS PRO
 MS PRO Duo
 MS Pro-HG
 MS Pro-HG Duo
 MSXC
 MS XC-HG Duo
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 MS PRO
 MS PRO Duo
 MS Pro-HG
 MS Pro-HG Duo
 MSXC
 MS XC-HG Duo
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
 TFT
 TFT
BEST
Vari-Angle LCD Display
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Vari-angle LCD display
Field of View
100% 100%
Touch Sensitive Screen
 Touch sensitive screen
Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Resolution
460,000 pixels 921,600 pixels
BEST
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 1.07x
BEST
Viewfinder
 Optical
 Hybrid
 electrical
 Optical
 Hybrid
 electrical
BEST

Ports & Interfaces

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

Camera

White Balance Mode
 Auto
 Fluorescent
 Daylight
 Incandescent
 Shade
 Custom modes
 Cloudy
 Flash
 Auto
 Fluorescent
 Daylight
 Incandescent
 Shade
 Custom modes
 Cloudy
 Flash
Photo Effect
 Black&White
 Sepia
 Vivid
 Neutral
 Black&White
 Sepia
 Vivid
 Neutral
Self-Timer
2,10 2,10
Album Organization
 Album organization
Unknown - Click to provide data
Sharpness Level
 Soft+
 Soft+
Histogram
 Histogram
 Histogram
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
 DCF 2.0
 DCF
 DPOF 1.1
 Exif 2.3
 RAW
 DPOF
 Exif
 DCF 2.0
 DCF
Tripod Mount
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Tripod mount
Playback Mode
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
 Thumbnails
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
 Thumbnails
Saturation Adjustment
 Saturation adjustment
 Saturation adjustment
Contrast Adjustment
 Contrast adjustment
 Contrast adjustment
Brightness Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Brightness adjustment
Start-Up Time
2.2ms Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Processor
EXR BIONZ X
Playback Mode
 Slideshow
 Slideshow
Scene Mode
 Candlelight
 Landscape
 Panorama
 Portrait
 Self-portrait
 Sunset
 Night
 Night portrait
 Candlelight
 Landscape
 Panorama
 Portrait
 Self-portrait
 Sunset
 Night
 Night portrait
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 285g
BEST
Height
74.4mm 66.9mm
BEST
Depth
53.9mm 45.1mm
BEST
Width
126.5mm 120mm
BEST
Lens Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 308g
Lens Length
Unknown - Click to provide data 75mm
Lens Diameter
Unknown - Click to provide data 66.6mm
Weight Including Battery
445g 344g
BEST

Battery

Power Source
 Battery
 Battery
Battery
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
BEST
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Supported Battery
1 1
Battery Size
NP-95 NP-FW50
Maximum Battery Life
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.5h
Battery Capacity
1,800mAh Unknown - Click to provide data
Shot Per Battery Charge
300 shots 360 shots
BEST
Battery Voltage
3.6V Unknown - Click to provide data

Operational Conditions

Relative Humidity Operating Range
10 - 80 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature Range
0 - 40 Unknown - Click to provide data

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

Handheld Remote Control
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Handheld remote control
AC Adapter Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC adapter included
Included Cable
 USB
 USB
Battery Included
 Battery included
 Battery included
Included Battery Charger
 Included battery charger
 Included battery charger
Hand Strap
 Hand strap
 Hand strap
Carrying Case
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Carrying case

Networking

WiFi Connectivity
Unknown - Click to provide data
 WiFi connectivity
Near Field Communication
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Near field communication

Other Features

Video Recording
 Video recording
Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Flash
 Built-in flash
 Built-in flash
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
Aspect Ratio
 3:2
 3:2

Technical Details

Image Processor
 BIONZ
 BIONZ
Built-In Speaker
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in speaker
Viewfinder
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 pixels
Magnifier
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Magnifier
Smartphone Remote Support
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Smartphone remote support
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