Here we are comparing two cameras with different body types: Fujifilm XQ1, which was introduced in November 2013 is a Ultracompact camera with a 12.0MP 2/3" sensor whereas Panasonic GX85, which was introduced in April 2016 is a Semi-Pro Mirrorless camera with a 16.0MP Four Thirds sensor.
Comparing an interchangeble lens camera to a fixed lens camera is a bit tricky 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. Fujifilm XQ1 is ranked #1
out of 151 Ultracompact cameras with an overall score of 56 whereas Panasonic GX85 is ranked #9
out of 43 Semi-Pro Mirrorless cameras with an overall score of 79.
Let's have a brief look at the main features of Fujifilm XQ1 and Panasonic GX85 before getting into our more detailed comparison.