As well as being compared against other mirrorless, the Fujifilm X-T2 is also often compared to pro DSLRs, entry-level DSLRs and boutiques. The Fujifilm X-T2's top rivals come from Fujifilm (such as the X-T3 and the X-Pro2) and Nikon (such as the D7200 and the D5500)

compared toMirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm X-T2 compared to other mirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors include: it significantly larger viewfinder (0.76x vs 0.49x), has a weather sealed body, shoots faster continuously (14 fps vs 11 fps), much better viewfinder coverage (100% vs 92%) and is newer (july 2016 vs january 2016).

However, on average it doesn't have a touch screen and doesn't have a built-in flash.

Fujifilm X-T3

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2 years newer
$1,499 (body only)
$1,899 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the X-T3 (vs the X-T2)

  • Much larger screen: 3.2" vs 3"
  • Has a touch screen
  • Shoots significantly faster: 20 fps vs 14 fps

Significant disadvantages of the X-T3 (vs the X-T2)

  • Much smaller viewfinder: 0.49x vs 0.76x

common strengths of the X-T3 and X-T2

  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital
  • Fast continuous shooting: 20 fps vs 14 fps
  • Weather sealed

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000
2 years older
$428 - $448 (body only)
$518 - $548 16-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the A6000 (vs the X-T2)

  • Significantly lighter: 285 g vs 507 g
  • Built-in flash

Significant disadvantages of the A6000 (vs the X-T2)

  • No weather sealing
  • Slower autofocus: Hybrid detection vs Phase detection

common strengths of the A6000 and X-T2

  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital
  • Have external mic jacks

Sony Alpha 7 II

Sony Alpha 7 II
1 year older
$1,056 - $1,098 (body only)
$1,272 - $1,298 28-70mm lens

Significant advantages of the 7 II (vs the X-T2)

  • More lenses available: 92 lenses vs 58 lenses

Significant disadvantages of the 7 II (vs the X-T2)

  • Shoots significantly slower: 5 fps vs 14 fps
  • Fewer focus points: 117 vs 325

common strengths of the 7 II and X-T2

  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital
  • Weather sealed
  • Both use faster phase detection autofocus: Phase detection vs Phase detection

Fujifilm X-Pro2

Fujifilm X-Pro2
5 months older
$1,499 (body only)
$2,099 23mm lens

Significant advantages of the X-Pro2 (vs the X-T2)

  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,620k dots vs 1,040k dots

Significant disadvantages of the X-Pro2 (vs the X-T2)

  • Much less viewfinder coverage: 92% vs 100%
  • Much smaller viewfinder: 0.39x vs 0.76x
  • Screen does not flip out

common strengths of the X-Pro2 and X-T2

  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital
  • Weather sealed
  • Both use faster phase detection autofocus: Phase detection vs Phase detection

Fujifilm X-T10

Fujifilm X-T10
1 year older
$566 (body only)
$747 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the X-T10 (vs the X-T2)

  • Has a GPS
  • Built-in flash

Significant disadvantages of the X-T10 (vs the X-T2)

  • Much smaller viewfinder: 0.41x vs 0.76x
  • No weather sealing
  • Lacks an external mic jack

common strengths of the X-T10 and X-T2

  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital
  • Both use faster phase detection autofocus: Phase detection vs Phase detection

Fujifilm X-H1

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1 year newer
$1,649 - $1,899 (body only)
$2,650 - $2,848 16-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the X-H1 (vs the X-T2)

  • Has a touch screen

Significant disadvantages of the X-H1 (vs the X-T2)

  • Significantly larger: Professional size (140×97×86 mm) vs Standard size (133×92×49 mm)
  • Significantly thicker: 3.4" vs 1.9"
  • Heavier: 673 g vs 507 g

common strengths of the X-H1 and X-T2

  • Above average viewfinder size: 0.74x vs 0.76x
  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital
  • Weather sealed

compared toPro DSLR competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm X-T2 compared to pro DSLR competitors include: it significantly larger viewfinder (0.76x vs 0.65x), shoots faster continuously (14 fps vs 6.5 fps), has a screen which flips out, has much more focus points (325 vs 61) and is newer (july 2016 vs march 2013).

However, on average it has a significantly smaller screen (3" vs 3.2"), has a significantly lower resolution screen (1,040k dots vs 1,620k dots), slightly lower maximum light sensitivity (51,200 ISO vs 1,640,000 ISO), doesn't have a touch screen and has a lower quality type of viewfinder (digital vs pentaprism).

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
similar age
$2,316 - $3,099 (body only)
$3,011 - $3,999 24-105mm lens

Significant advantages of the 5D Mark IV (vs the X-T2)

  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentaprism vs Digital
  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,620k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Much larger screen: 3.2" vs 3"

Significant disadvantages of the 5D Mark IV (vs the X-T2)

  • Many fewer focus points: 61 vs 325
  • Shoots much slower: 7 fps vs 14 fps
  • Much larger: Professional size (151×116×76 mm) vs Standard size (133×92×49 mm)

common strengths of the 5D Mark IV and X-T2

  • None found

Nikon D750

Nikon D750
1 year older
$1,265 - $1,697 (body only)
$1,821 - $2,197 24-120mm lens

Significant advantages of the D750 (vs the X-T2)

  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentaprism vs Digital
  • Much larger screen: 3.2" vs 3"
  • Much longer battery life: 1230 shots vs 340 shots

Significant disadvantages of the D750 (vs the X-T2)

  • Many fewer focus points: 51 vs 325
  • Shoots much slower: 6.5 fps vs 14 fps
  • Much thicker: 3.1" vs 1.9"

common strengths of the D750 and X-T2

  • Flip-out screens
  • Fairly small: Professional size (141×113×78 mm) vs Standard size (133×92×49 mm)
  • Very inexpensive: $1,265.00 vs $950.00

Nikon D500

Nikon D500
6 months older
$1,429 - $1,897 (body only)
$2,140 - $2,497 16-80mm lens

Significant advantages of the D500 (vs the X-T2)

  • Much higher resolution screen: 2,359k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentaprism vs Digital
  • Better maximum light sensitivity: 1,640,000 ISO vs 51,200 ISO

Significant disadvantages of the D500 (vs the X-T2)

  • Many fewer focus points: 153 vs 325
  • Shoots much slower: 10 fps vs 14 fps
  • Significantly smaller viewfinder: 0.65x vs 0.76x

common strengths of the D500 and X-T2

  • Very fast continuous shooting: 10 fps vs 14 fps
  • Flip-out screens
  • Lots of focus points: 153 vs 325

Canon EOS 70D

Canon EOS 70D
3 years older
$1,877 18-135mm lens

Significant advantages of the 70D (vs the X-T2)

  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentaprism vs Digital
  • Much more lenses available: 220 lenses vs 58 lenses
  • Has a touch screen

Significant disadvantages of the 70D (vs the X-T2)

  • Many fewer focus points: 19 vs 325
  • Shoots much slower: 7 fps vs 14 fps
  • Much smaller viewfinder: 0.59x vs 0.76x

common strengths of the 70D and X-T2

  • Flip-out screens
  • Fairly small: Professional size (145×106×79 mm) vs Standard size (133×92×49 mm)
  • Light weight: 755 g vs 507 g

Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Canon EOS 5D Mark III
4 years older
$2,499 (body only)
$3,434 17-40mm lens

Significant advantages of the 5D Mark III (vs the X-T2)

  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentaprism vs Digital
  • Much larger screen: 3.2" vs 3"
  • Significantly more lenses available: 165 lenses vs 58 lenses

Significant disadvantages of the 5D Mark III (vs the X-T2)

  • Many fewer focus points: 61 vs 325
  • Shoots much slower: 6 fps vs 14 fps
  • Much larger: Professional size (152×116×76 mm) vs Standard size (133×92×49 mm)

common strengths of the 5D Mark III and X-T2

  • None found

Nikon D800

Nikon D800
4 years older
$1,799 - $2,433 (body only)
$2,666 24-85mm lens

Significant advantages of the D800 (vs the X-T2)

  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentaprism vs Digital
  • Much larger screen: 3.2" vs 3"
  • Much higher true resolution: 36.2 MP vs 24 MP

Significant disadvantages of the D800 (vs the X-T2)

  • Many fewer focus points: 51 vs 325
  • Shoots much slower: 4 fps vs 14 fps
  • Much larger: Large (146×123×82 mm) vs Standard size (133×92×49 mm)

common strengths of the D800 and X-T2

  • Inexpensive: $1,799.00 vs $950.00

compared toEntry-level DSLR competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm X-T2 compared to entry-level DSLR competitors include: it much larger viewfinder (0.76x vs 0.54x), takes slightly higher resolution photos (24 MP vs 17.9 MP), has a weather sealed body, shoots faster continuously (14 fps vs 5 fps) and has a screen which flips out.

However, on average it has a slightly smaller screen (3" vs 3.2"), has a slightly lower resolution screen (1,040k dots vs 1,228k dots), doesn't have a touch screen, has a lower quality type of viewfinder (digital vs pentaprism) and much fewer lenses available (58 lenses vs 230 lenses).

Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200
1 year older
$729 - $997 (body only)
$1,021 - $1,297 18-140mm lens

Significant advantages of the D7200 (vs the X-T2)

  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentaprism vs Digital
  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,228k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Much larger screen: 3.2" vs 3"

Significant disadvantages of the D7200 (vs the X-T2)

  • Many fewer focus points: 51 vs 325
  • Shoots much slower: 6 fps vs 14 fps
  • Much smaller viewfinder: 0.61x vs 0.76x

common strengths of the D7200 and X-T2

  • High resolution screens: 1,228k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Above average viewfinder size: 0.61x vs 0.76x
  • Weather sealed

Nikon D5500

Nikon D5500
1 year older
$499 (body only)
$549 - $709 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D5500 (vs the X-T2)

  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentamirror vs Digital
  • Much larger screen: 3.2" vs 3"
  • Much more lenses available: 230 lenses vs 58 lenses

Significant disadvantages of the D5500 (vs the X-T2)

  • Many fewer focus points: 39 vs 325
  • Much smaller viewfinder: 0.54x vs 0.76x
  • Shoots much slower: 5 fps vs 14 fps

common strengths of the D5500 and X-T2

  • High resolution screens: 1,037k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Flip-out screens
  • Many focus points: 39 vs 325

Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i
5 years older
$708 18-55mm, 55-250mm lenses

Significant advantages of the T3i (vs the X-T2)

  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentamirror vs Digital
  • Much more lenses available: 220 lenses vs 58 lenses
  • Built-in flash

Significant disadvantages of the T3i (vs the X-T2)

  • Many fewer focus points: 9 vs 325
  • Much smaller viewfinder: 0.53x vs 0.76x
  • Shoots much slower: 3.7 fps vs 14 fps

common strengths of the T3i and X-T2

  • High resolution screens: 1,040k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Flip-out screens
  • Have external mic jacks

Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Canon EOS Rebel T6i
1 year older
$1,099 18-135mm lens

Significant advantages of the T6i (vs the X-T2)

  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentamirror vs Digital
  • Much more lenses available: 220 lenses vs 58 lenses
  • Has a touch screen

Significant disadvantages of the T6i (vs the X-T2)

  • Many fewer focus points: 19 vs 325
  • Much smaller viewfinder: 0.51x vs 0.76x
  • Shoots much slower: 5 fps vs 14 fps

common strengths of the T6i and X-T2

  • High resolution screens: 1,040k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Flip-out screens
  • Have external mic jacks

Nikon D7100

Nikon D7100
3 years older
$711 (body only)
$1,097 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D7100 (vs the X-T2)

  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentaprism vs Digital
  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,229k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Much larger screen: 3.2" vs 3"

Significant disadvantages of the D7100 (vs the X-T2)

  • Many fewer focus points: 51 vs 325
  • Shoots much slower: 6 fps vs 14 fps
  • Much smaller viewfinder: 0.61x vs 0.76x

common strengths of the D7100 and X-T2

  • High resolution screens: 1,229k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Above average viewfinder size: 0.61x vs 0.76x
  • Weather sealed

Nikon D7000

Nikon D7000
5 years older
$3,515 18-105mm lens

Significant advantages of the D7000 (vs the X-T2)

  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentaprism vs Digital
  • Much more lenses available: 230 lenses vs 58 lenses
  • Much longer battery life: 1050 shots vs 340 shots

Significant disadvantages of the D7000 (vs the X-T2)

  • Many fewer focus points: 39 vs 325
  • Shoots much slower: 6 fps vs 14 fps
  • Much smaller viewfinder: 0.62x vs 0.76x

common strengths of the D7000 and X-T2

  • Above average viewfinder size: 0.62x vs 0.76x
  • Weather sealed
  • Many focus points: 39 vs 325

compared toBoutique competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm X-T2 compared to boutique competitors include: it takes slightly higher resolution photos (24 MP vs 12.7 MP), has a weather sealed body, shoots faster continuously (14 fps vs 10 fps), has a screen which flips out and has an external mic jack.

However, on average it doesn't have a touch screen.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100
1 year older
$530 - $598

Significant advantages of the DMC-LX100 (vs the X-T2)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-LX100 (vs the X-T2)

  • Built-in lens only
  • Screen does not flip out
  • Slower autofocus: Contrast detection vs Phase detection

common strengths of the DMC-LX100 and X-T2

  • Fast continuous shooting: 11 fps vs 14 fps
  • Inexpensive: $529.99 vs $950.00

Leica Q (Typ 116)

Leica Q (Typ 116)
1 year older
$4,398 - $4,495

Significant advantages of the Q (Typ 116) (vs the X-T2)

  • Has a touch screen

Significant disadvantages of the Q (Typ 116) (vs the X-T2)

  • Built-in lens only
  • Larger: Prosumer size (130×80×93 mm) vs Standard size (133×92×49 mm)
  • Screen does not flip out

common strengths of the Q (Typ 116) and X-T2

  • Fast continuous shooting: 10 fps vs 14 fps