In this review, we will be comparing TX10 and XQ1, two Ultracompact cameras from Sony and Fujifilm. Sony TX10 has a 16.0MP 1/2.3" sensor whereas Fujifilm XQ1 has a 12.0MP 2/3" sensor. Sony TX10 was introduced to market in August 2011 and Fujifilm XQ1 was launched in November 2013. As you can see, TX10 is 2 years older than XQ1. Let's see if this age difference between two cameras makes a big difference.
We can expect this to be a close match up because both models are ranked amongst the best in Ultracompact cameras. Out of 152 cameras in this class, Sony TX10 is ranked #6
with an overall score of 44 and Fujifilm XQ1 is ranked #1
with an overall score of 52.
Here is a brief look at the main features of Sony TX10 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 Sony TX10 and Fujifilm XQ1 compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.