Here we are comparing two Compact cameras by Fujifilm. Fujifilm XQ2 was introduced to market in January 2015 and Fujifilm X30 was launched in August 2014. There is 19 months difference between XQ2 and X30 so we don't expect to see a huge technology difference between these two cameras but it would still give an advantage to younger XQ2, especially in sensor tech.
Both cameras have 12.0MP sensors but Fujifilm XQ2's sensor is 2/3" sized whereas Fujifilm X30 has a 2/3 sensor. This will be an interesting match up as even though these two cameras doesn't have the exact same body type, they are both ranked amongst Top 10 cameras in their classes. Fujifilm XQ2 is ranked #2
out of 151 Ultracompact cameras with an overall score of 54 whereas Fujifilm X30 is ranked #2
out of 262 Small Sensor Compact cameras with an overall score of 66.
Let's have a brief look at the main features of Fujifilm XQ2 and Fujifilm X30 before getting into our more detailed comparison.
Let's read on the following sections in order to better understand in detail how Fujifilm XQ2 and Fujifilm X30 compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.