The Epson R-D1 is mostly gets compared to other mirrorless. The Epson R-D1's top rivals come from Ricoh (such as the GXR (A12)) and Fujifilm (such as the X-Pro1 and the X-T1)

compared toMirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Epson R-D1 compared to other mirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors include: it is thinner (1.6" vs 3").

However, on average it has a much smaller screen (2" vs 3"), has a much lower resolution screen (235k dots vs 1,230k dots), takes significantly lower resolution photos (6 MP vs 16 MP), it's body is not weather sealed and doesn't have a screen which flips out.

Ricoh GXR (A12)

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5 years newer

Significant advantages of the GXR (A12) (vs the R-D1)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2"
  • Much higher resolution screen: 920k dots vs 235k dots
  • Has live view

Significant disadvantages of the GXR (A12) (vs the R-D1)

  • Significantly thicker: 3" vs 1.6"

common strengths of the GXR (A12) and R-D1

  • None found

Fujifilm X-Pro1

Fujifilm X-Pro1
7 years newer
$1,045 (body only)

Significant advantages of the X-Pro1 (vs the R-D1)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2"
  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,230k dots vs 235k dots
  • Has live view

Significant disadvantages of the X-Pro1 (vs the R-D1)

  • None found

common strengths of the X-Pro1 and R-D1

  • Viewfinders: Tunnel vs Rangefinder
  • Thin: 1.7" vs 1.6"

Fujifilm X-T1

Fujifilm X-T1
10 years newer
$1,299 (body only)
$1,699 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the X-T1 (vs the R-D1)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2"
  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,040k dots vs 235k dots
  • Has live view

Significant disadvantages of the X-T1 (vs the R-D1)

  • None found

common strengths of the X-T1 and R-D1

  • Viewfinders: Digital vs Rangefinder
  • Thin: 1.8" vs 1.6"