As well as being compared against other mirrorless, the Fujifilm X-T2 is also often compared to boutiques, pro DSLRs and entry-level DSLRs. The Fujifilm X-T2's top rivals come from Fujifilm (such as the X-T3 and the X100F) and Olympus (such as the OM-D E-M10 II and the OM-D E-M1 Mark II)

compared toMirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm X-T2 compared to other mirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors include: it much larger viewfinder (0.76x vs 0.49x), has a screen which flips out, much better viewfinder coverage (100% vs 92%), uses fast phase detection autofocus (phase detection vs contrast detection) and is thinner (1.9" vs 2.6").

However, on average it doesn't have a touch screen, doesn't shoot as fast continuously (14 fps vs 20 fps), slightly fewer lenses available (58 lenses vs 92 lenses), has a slightly shorter battery life (340 shots vs 710 shots) and is older (july 2016 vs february 2018).

Fujifilm X-T3

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2 years newer
$1,399 - $1,499 (body only)
$1,699 18-55mm lens

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

  • 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

  • Fast continuous shooting: 20 fps vs 14 fps
  • Weather sealed
  • Have external mic jacks

Olympus OM-D E-M10 II

Olympus OM-D E-M10 II
10 months older

Significant advantages of the E-M10 II (vs the X-T2)

  • Has a touch screen
  • Significantly more lenses available: 108 lenses vs 58 lenses
  • Built-in flash

Significant disadvantages of the E-M10 II (vs the X-T2)

  • Significantly smaller viewfinder: 0.59x vs 0.76x
  • No weather sealing
  • Slower autofocus: Contrast detection vs Phase detection

common strengths of the E-M10 II and X-T2

  • Thin: 1.9" vs 1.9"

Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II

Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II
similar age
$1,299 - $1,699 (body only)
$1,999 12-40mm lens

Significant advantages of the OM-D E-M1 Mark II (vs the X-T2)

  • Shoots much faster: 60 fps vs 14 fps
  • Has a touch screen
  • Significantly more lenses available: 108 lenses vs 58 lenses

Significant disadvantages of the OM-D E-M1 Mark II (vs the X-T2)

  • Much smaller viewfinder: 0.36x vs 0.76x

common strengths of the OM-D E-M1 Mark II and X-T2

  • Fast continuous shooting: 60 fps vs 14 fps
  • Weather sealed
  • Have external mic jacks

Sony a7 III

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1 year newer
$1,998 (body only)
$2,198 28-70mm lens

Significant advantages of the a7 III (vs the X-T2)

  • Has a touch screen
  • Much longer battery life: 710 shots vs 340 shots
  • Significantly more focus points: 693 vs 325

Significant disadvantages of the a7 III (vs the X-T2)

  • Significantly thicker: 2.9" vs 1.9"

common strengths of the a7 III and X-T2

  • Above average viewfinder size: 0.78x vs 0.76x
  • Weather sealed
  • Have external mic jacks

Fujifilm X-Pro2

Fujifilm X-Pro2
5 months older
$1,699 (body only)
$2,299 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

  • Weather sealed
  • Have external mic jacks
  • Both use faster phase detection autofocus: Phase detection vs Phase detection

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G85

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G85
similar age
$798 12-60mm lens

Significant advantages of the Lumix DMC-G85 (vs the X-T2)

  • Has a touch screen
  • Significantly more lenses available: 108 lenses vs 58 lenses
  • Built-in flash

Significant disadvantages of the Lumix DMC-G85 (vs the X-T2)

  • Much smaller viewfinder: 0.36x vs 0.76x
  • Slower autofocus: Contrast detection vs Phase detection
  • Significantly lower true resolution: 15.8 MP vs 24 MP

common strengths of the Lumix DMC-G85 and X-T2

  • Weather sealed
  • Have external mic jacks

compared toBoutique competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm X-T2 compared to boutique competitors include: it has a weather sealed body, shoots faster continuously (14 fps vs 8 fps), has a screen which flips out, much better viewfinder coverage (100% vs 92%) and significantly larger viewfinder (0.76x vs 0.33x).

However, on average it has a slightly shorter battery life (340 shots vs 390 shots), is older (july 2016 vs january 2017) and doesn't have a built-in flash.

Fujifilm X100F

Fujifilm X100F
6 months newer
$1,059 - $1,299

Significant advantages of the X100F (vs the X-T2)

  • Built-in flash

Significant disadvantages of the X100F (vs the X-T2)

  • Shoots much slower: 8 fps vs 14 fps
  • Built-in lens only
  • Screen does not flip out

common strengths of the X100F and X-T2

  • Have external mic jacks
  • Both use faster phase detection autofocus: Phase detection vs Phase detection
  • Inexpensive: $1,058.99 vs $938.99

compared toPro DSLR competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm X-T2 compared to pro DSLR competitors include: it slightly larger viewfinder (0.76x vs 0.70x), shoots faster continuously (14 fps vs 4 fps), has a screen which flips out, has much more focus points (325 vs 9) and is newer (july 2016 vs september 2008).

However, on average it has a significantly smaller screen (3" vs 3.2"), takes slightly lower resolution photos (24 MP vs 36.2 MP), has a lower quality type of viewfinder (digital vs pentaprism), significantly fewer lenses available (58 lenses vs 171 lenses) and has a significantly shorter battery life (340 shots vs 1230 shots).

Nikon D750

Nikon D750
1 year older
$1,149 - $1,421 (body only)
$1,719 - $1,797 24-120mm lens

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

  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentaprism vs Digital
  • Significantly 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
  • Light weight: 750 g vs 507 g

Nikon D800

Nikon D800
4 years older
$1,399 - $1,879 (body only)
$3,520 24-85mm lens

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

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

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 thicker: 3.2" vs 1.9"

common strengths of the D800 and X-T2

  • None found

Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Canon EOS 5D Mark III
4 years older
$2,389 (body only)
$2,751 50mm lens

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

  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentaprism vs Digital
  • Significantly 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 thicker: 3" vs 1.9"

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

  • None found

Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Canon EOS 5D Mark II
7 years older
$2,319 24-105mm lens

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

  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentaprism vs Digital
  • Significantly more lenses available: 165 lenses vs 58 lenses
  • Significantly longer battery life: 850 shots vs 340 shots

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

  • Many fewer focus points: 9 vs 325
  • Shoots much slower: 3.9 fps vs 14 fps
  • Much thicker: 3" vs 1.9"

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

  • None found

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), shoots faster continuously (14 fps vs 6 fps), has a screen which flips out, has much more focus points (325 vs 27) and is newer (july 2016 vs october 2013).

However, on average it has a significantly smaller screen (3" vs 3.2"), has a slightly lower resolution screen (1,040k dots vs 1,228k dots), takes slightly lower resolution photos (24 MP vs 24.1 MP), has a lower quality type of viewfinder (digital vs pentaprism) and significantly fewer lenses available (58 lenses vs 230 lenses).

Nikon D7100

Nikon D7100
3 years older
$711 (body only)
$1,019 18-140mm 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
  • Significantly 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

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

Pentax K-70

Pentax K-70
similar age
$595 (body only)
$672 - $715 18-55mm lens

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

  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentaprism vs Digital
  • Has a built-in focus motor
  • Has a GPS

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

  • Many fewer focus points: 11 vs 325
  • Shoots much slower: 6 fps vs 14 fps
  • Much smaller viewfinder: 0.62x vs 0.76x

common strengths of the K-70 and X-T2

  • Above average viewfinder size: 0.62x vs 0.76x
  • Weather sealed
  • Flip-out screens

Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200
1 year older
$629 - $1,184 (body only)
$997 - $1,349 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
  • Significantly 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

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

Pentax K-3 II

Pentax K-3 II
1 year older
$2,049 (body only)

Significant advantages of the K-3 II (vs the X-T2)

  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentaprism vs Digital
  • Significantly larger screen: 3.2" vs 3"
  • Much higher true resolution: 24.1 MP vs 24 MP

Significant disadvantages of the K-3 II (vs the X-T2)

  • Many fewer focus points: 27 vs 325
  • Shoots much slower: 8.3 fps vs 14 fps
  • Much smaller viewfinder: 0.62x vs 0.76x

common strengths of the K-3 II and X-T2

  • High resolution screens: 1,037k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Above average viewfinder size: 0.62x vs 0.76x
  • Very fast continuous shooting: 8.3 fps vs 14 fps

Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300
2 years older
$397 (body only)
$500 - $513 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D5300 (vs the X-T2)

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

Significant disadvantages of the D5300 (vs the X-T2)

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

common strengths of the D5300 and X-T2

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

Pentax K-3

Pentax K-3
2 years older
$822 (body only)

Significant advantages of the K-3 (vs the X-T2)

  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentaprism vs Digital
  • Significantly larger screen: 3.2" vs 3"
  • Much higher true resolution: 24.1 MP vs 24 MP

Significant disadvantages of the K-3 (vs the X-T2)

  • Many fewer focus points: 27 vs 325
  • Shoots much slower: 8.3 fps vs 14 fps
  • Much smaller viewfinder: 0.62x vs 0.76x

common strengths of the K-3 and X-T2

  • High resolution screens: 1,037k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Above average viewfinder size: 0.62x vs 0.76x
  • Very fast continuous shooting: 8.3 fps vs 14 fps