Here we are comparing two cameras with different body types: Canon 5D MIV, which was introduced in August 2016 is a Advanced DSLR camera with a 30.0MP Full frame sensor whereas Fujifilm XQ1, which was introduced in November 2013 is a Ultracompact camera with a 12.0MP 2/3-inch sensor. As you can see, XQ1 is 3 years older than 5D MIV. Let's see if this age difference between two cameras makes a big difference.
Comparing a DSLR camera to a Fixed Lens camera is not an easy task but we will do our best to make this a fair comparison. Fortunately, you can't go wrong with any of these cameras as we rank them amongst Top 10 cameras in their classes. Canon 5D MIV is ranked #10
out of 93 Advanced DSLR cameras with an overall score of 80 whereas Fujifilm XQ1 is ranked #2
out of 152 Ultracompact cameras with an overall score of 52.
Here is a brief look at the main features of Canon 5D MIV and Fujifilm XQ1 before getting into our more detailed comparison.
Let's read on the following sections in order to better understand in detail how Canon 5D MIV and Fujifilm XQ1 compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.