Nikon Z7 vs Fujifilm X-T10

This is a full comparison between the cameras Nikon Z7 and Fujifilm X-T10. We compare them by looking at the categories you see below.

Manufacturing

Nikon Z7 is manufacturered by Nikon but Fujifilm X-T10 is from Fujifilm. Both Nikon and Fujifilm are well known brands though.

Nikon Z7 were released 2018 and Fujifilm X-T10 was released 2015. That is a 3 years difference. In tech, this period can be of interest since technology is always improving, etc.

Camera Released
Nikon Z7 2018
Fujifilm X-T10 2015

Type of camera

Both these cameras are Mirrorless cameras. No difference there.

Sensors / crop factor

These cameras have different sensors. Nikon Z7 has a "Nikon FX"-sensor while Fujifilm X-T10 has a "Fujifilm APS-C"-sensor, and their difference in sensors will also affect the crop factor and experience focal length. See the table below.

Camera Focal length, 50mm f/1.8 **
Nikon Z7 50 mm
Full-frame sensor
No crop factor/focal length multiplier
Fujifilm X-T10 75 mm
Fujifilm sensor
Crop factor/focal length multiplier by * 1.5

** Experienced focal length when using a lens such as a common "50mm f/1.8"

Learn more about crop factor and focal length multiplier here:

Resolution

Nikon Z7 has a 46 MP (Megapixels) resolution while Fujifilm X-T10 has 16 MP. If we break down this in more detail this is the data behind the numbers:

Camera Megapixels
Nikon Z7 46 MP
45441024 pixels
8256 x 5504
Fujifilm X-T10 16 MP
15980544 pixels
4896 x 3264

Nikon Z7 has a 184 % larger resolution than Fujifilm X-T10. This could give you more details in the picture but also a possibility to crop more in the pictures, afterward while editing the pictures, if needed that is.

ISO range

Nikon Z7 has a larger ISO-range than Fujifilm X-T10. Nikon Z7 has an ISO range that stretches from 64 to 25600 while Fujifilm X-T10 has 200 to 6400.

Camera ISO Range
Nikon Z7 64-25600
Fujifilm X-T10 200-6400

Autofocus and lens compatibility

Both of these cameras have a built-in autofocus motor. Some lenses, that support autofocus, do not have an autofocus motor of their own but this won't cause any problems with these two cameras.

Here is a complete overview of which lenses work with each camera:
Lens compatibility chart for Nikon Z7
Lens compatibility chart for Fujifilm X-T10

Pictures per second

Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definitely be of interest. Nikon Z7 can shoot up to 9 pictures per seconds and Fujifilm X-T10 can shoot up to 8 pictures per seconds.

Camera FPS (Frames per second)
Nikon Z7 9
Fujifilm X-T10 8

Ability to record movies

It is becoming more and more popular to record movies with digital cameras.

In this case, both Nikon Z7 and Fujifilm X-T10 can shoot movies.

Weight

The weight of the camera can be an extremely important factor, especially if the camera is about to be used, or carried around, for several hours at a time.

Nikon Z7 weighs 675 gr (equal to 1.49 lb) which is 77% heavier than Fujifilm X-T10 and its 381 gr (or 0.84 lb).

Camera Weight
Nikon Z7 675 gr
1.49 lb
Fujifilm X-T10 381 gr
0.84 lb

Nikon Z7 vs Fujifilm X-T10 Specs

Below you will find the complete and detailed technical specs for both Nikon Z7 and Fujifilm X-T10, next to each other. Each category of data is a link to an article covering the subject, giving you a deeper understanding so you can better understand the strengths and weaknesses of the two camera models.

Product
Nikon Z7
Fujifilm X-T10
Name Nikon Z7 Fujifilm X-T10
Manufacturer Nikon Fujifilm
Release Date and Price
Nikon Z7
Fujifilm X-T10
Release Year 2018 2015
Release Date 2018-08-23 2015-05-18
MSRP 3399 USD 799 USD
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Camera Type
Nikon Z7
Fujifilm X-T10
Camera Type Mirrorless Mirrorless
Sensor
Nikon Z7
Fujifilm X-T10
Sensor Size Full Frame (approx 36 x 23.9 mm)
Also known as "FX"
APS-C (approx 23.5 x 15.6 mm)
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Resolution 8256 x 5504 pixels 4896 x 3264 pixels
Megapixels 46 MP 16 MP
Image Processor EXPEED 6 EXR Processor II
Image
Nikon Z7
Fujifilm X-T10
ISO Range 64 - 25600 200 - 6400
White Balance Presets 12 8
Custom White Balance Yes Yes
Image Stabilization Yes
(Sensor Shift (5 axis))
No
Image Stabilization CIPA Rating 5 stops 0 stops
Uncompressed format RAW RAW
Optics & Focus
Nikon Z7
Fujifilm X-T10
Autofocus Motor Yes Yes
Autofocus Contract Detect (sensor)
Phase Detect
Multi Area
Center
Selective Single Point
Tracking
Single
Continuous
Touch
Face Detection
LiveView
Contract Detect (sensor)
Phase Detect
Multi Area
Center
Selective Single Point
Tracking
Single
Continuous
Face Detection
LiveView
Focus Points 493 77
Lens Mount Nikon Z

See Compatible Lenses
Fujifilm X

See Compatible Lenses
Focal Length Multiplier FX (Full frame)
No multiplier
Example:
24 mm remains 24 mm
50 mm remains 50 mm
100 mm remains 100 mm
200 mm remains 200 mm
APS-C Sensor (1.5x)
1.5x multiplier
Example:
24 mm becomes 36 mm
50 mm becomes 75 mm
100 mm becomes 150 mm
200 mm becomes 300 mm
Screen & Viewfinder
Nikon Z7
Fujifilm X-T10
Articulated LCD Tilting Tilting
Screen size 3.2 3
Screen dots 2100000 920000
Touch screen Yes No
Screen type TFT LCD TFT LCD (RGBW)
Live view Yes Yes
Viewfinder Type Electronic Electronic
Viewfinder Coverage 100% 100%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.8x 0.93 (0.62 35mm equiv.)
Viewfinder Resolution 3690000 N/A
Photography features
Nikon Z7
Fujifilm X-T10
Frames per second 9 fps 8 fps
Minimum Shutter Speed 30 seconds 30 seconds
Maximum Shutter Speed 1/8000 seconds 1/4000 seconds
Built-in Flash No Yes
Built-in Flash Range N/A 5 meters
External Flash Yes Yes
Self-Timer Yes Yes
Time-lapse Yes Yes
Metering modes Multi
Center Weighted
Highlight Weighted
Spot
Multi
Center Weighted
Spot
Exposure Compensation +/- 5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps) +/- 3 (at 1/3 EV steps)
Videography features
Nikon Z7
Fujifilm X-T10
Video recording Yes Yes
Video format MPEG4
H.264
H.264
Video resolution 1920 x 1080
3840 x 2160
1280 x 720
1920 x 1080
Built-in Microphone Yes Yes
Built-in Speakers No Yes
Storage
Nikon Z7
Fujifilm X-T10
Memory Card XQD SD/SDHC
Connectivity
Nikon Z7
Fujifilm X-T10
HDMI Output Yes Yes
Microphone Port Yes No
Headphone Port Yes No
Wireless Yes
Built-in (802.11ac + Bluetooth)
Yes
Built-in (802.11b/g/n)
Remote Control Yes (via MC-DC2 or smartphone)
Yes (via smartphone, cable release)
GPS No Yes
Optional via Smartphone
Body & Dimensions
Nikon Z7
Fujifilm X-T10
Enviromentally sealed Yes No
Battery Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery Details EN-EL15b lithium-ion battery & charger
NP-W126 lithium-ion battery & charger
Battery Life (CIPA) 330 shots 350 shots
Width 134 mm 118 mm
Height 101 mm 83 mm
Depth 68 mm 41 mm
Weight 675 gram 381 gram