What DxO marks mean? Or how to read all these "tests"?

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What DxO marks mean? Or how to read all these "tests"?
9 months ago

Hi,

I am getting confused more and more about all these different tests.

Short Story: I am thinking for buying either a Olympus xz-1 or a Fujifilm XF1 as my always with me camera.

Olympus has faster lens, Fujifilm not.

Now DxO marks say that

http://www.dxomark.com/Cameras/Compare/Side-by-side/Fujifilm-XF1-versus-Canon-PowerShot-SX50-HS-versus-Olympus-XZ1___835_848_688

that the olympus has a much worse sensor than the fujifilm (I also added a power shot as has the same sensor with a smaller pocket camera I have).

Now lets see these cameras on the dpreview

Dpreview Tests

can someone show me why the XF1 is considered better camera? I can only see some times marginal gains from the XF1 camera but in that case I do not understand the scores.

What is it going with all these tests? How to read those? Are my eyes the problem?

Regards

A

Fujifilm XF1 Olympus XZ-1
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