Panasonic Lumix S1 vs Fujifilm X-T2 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Mirrorless cameras.

Lumix S1 vs X-T2 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Panasonic Lumix S1 vs Fujifilm X-T2 Specs

Lumix S1

  • Introduced in February 2019
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: Full frame
  • 24 megapixel
  • 6 frames/second
  • 100 - 51200 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 80.00mm (3.1") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount L Mount
  • WiFi built-in
  • 148.9 x 110 x 96.7mm³ (5.9" x 4.3" x 3.8")
  • 1020g (32.9 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Lumix S1

X-T2

  • Introduced in July 2016
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: APS-C
  • 24 megapixel
  • 8 frames/second
  • 200 - 12800 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 76.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount X-Bajonett
  • WiFi built-in
  • 132.5 x 91.8 x 49.2mm³ (5.2" x 3.6" x 1.9")
  • 507g (16.4 oz.)

All specs: Main page for X-T2

Lumix S1 vs X-T2 Sensors

On the pictures below the sensor areas of cameras are highlighted.

This infographic highlights the sensor areas of both models compared to other common sensor formats:

Infographic: Lumix S1 and X-T2 sensor area comparison

Better choice: Panasonic Lumix S1

Lumix S1 vs X-T2: Viewfinder

Lumix S1 has an electronic viewfinder and it's resolution is 5.76 megapixel with magnification of 0.78x.

X-T2 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 2.36 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.77x.

Viewfinder magnifications of compared cameras. The black area shows a magnification of 1x, relative to native size; in red is a magnification of 0.85x.

Lumix S1 (0.78x)

X-T2 (0.77x)

Simulated viewfinder of the Lumix S1Simulated viewfinder of the X-T2

Advantage: Tie - the difference is hardly noticable

Panasonic Lumix S1 VS Fujifilm X-T2 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Panasonic Lumix S1 a better choice

Lumix S1

X-T2

Larger sensor (5)Full frameAPS-C
Better sensibility (4)100 - 51200 ISO200 - 12800 ISO
Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)5.762.36
Image stabilizer (3)
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)2.101.04
Touch screen (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)400340

Conclusion: Advantages of the Lumix S1 are the larger sensor, the larger sensitivity and the better viewfinder. We also like the optical image stabilizer, that the display has a higher resolution and the rather comfortable touch screen. A recommendation of the Lumix S1 is made easy by that the battery has more stamina.

The Lumix S1 scores 23 points.

Otherwise why to choose Fujifilm X-T2

Lumix S1

X-T2

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)24.2024.30
Higher speed (4, frames/second)68
Auto Focus points (4)225325
Larger lens selection (3)1125
Weighs less (2)1020g
(32.9 oz.)
507g
(16.4 oz.)
More portable (2)1584cm³
(100 cu.in.)
598cm³
(38 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the X-T2 are the higher resolution, that the camera is faster and the faster and more accurate auto focus. Additional pros for the Fujifilm are the larger selection of lenses, the lower weight than the Lumix S1 and the more compact size.

Yields 20 points for the X-T2.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

Lumix S1

X-T2

Sensor cleaning
Articulated screen
Video resolution3840 x 21603840 x 2160
External microphone
WiFi
Environmental sealing
Panasonic Lumix S1 VS Fujifilm X-T2 Dimensions

Look at front view of the Lumix S1 and X-T2

Lumix S1 und X-T2, front viewLumix S1 und X-T2, front view

Top view of cameras

Lumix S1 und X-T2, view from aboveLumix S1 und X-T2, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Panasonic Lumix S1

Fujifilm X-T2

23
20

We advise to choose the newest model: Panasonic Lumix S1.

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