In this review, we will be comparing 1 and S1, two Small Sensor Superzoom cameras from Olympus and Fujifilm. Olympus 1 has a 12.0MP 1/1.7-inch sensor whereas Fujifilm S1 has a 16.0MP 1/2.3-inch sensor. Olympus 1 was introduced to market in November 2013 and Fujifilm S1 was launched in January 2014. There is only 1 months difference between 1 and S1 so we are expecting this to be a fair comparison regarding age and technology level.
We can expect this to be a close match up because both models are ranked amongst the best in Small Sensor Superzoom cameras. Out of 244 cameras in this class, Olympus 1 is ranked #9
with an overall score of 61 and Fujifilm S1 is ranked #4
with an overall score of 62.
Here is a brief look at the main features of Olympus 1 and Fujifilm S1 before getting into our more detailed comparison.
Let's read on the following sections in order to better understand in detail how Olympus 1 and Fujifilm S1 compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.