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-T20 and the X-Pro2) and Sony (such as the Alpha 7 II and the Alpha a6500)

compared toMirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm X-T2 compared to other mirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors include: it slightly higher maximum light sensitivity (51,200 ISO vs 25,600 ISO), has a weather sealed body, has a screen which flips out, much better viewfinder coverage (100% vs 92%) and has slightly more focus points (325 vs 121).

However, on average it has a slightly lower resolution screen (1,040k dots vs 1,230k dots), doesn't have a touch screen and doesn't have a built-in flash.

Fujifilm X-T20

Fujifilm X-T20
6 months newer
$899 - $1,348 (body only)
$999 16-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the X-T20 (vs the X-T2)

  • Has a touch screen
  • Has a GPS
  • Built-in flash

Significant disadvantages of the X-T20 (vs the X-T2)

  • No weather sealing

common strengths of the X-T20 and X-T2

  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital
  • Very good maximum light sensitivity: 51,200 ISO vs 51,200 ISO
  • Capture very high resolution images: 24 MP vs 24 MP

Sony Alpha 7 II

Sony Alpha 7 II
1 year older
$1,210 - $1,398 (body only)
$1,598 - $1,600 28-70mm lens

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

  • Significantly larger viewfinder: 0.71x vs 0.50x
  • More lenses available: 92 lenses vs 58 lenses

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

  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 25,600 ISO vs 51,200 ISO
  • Significantly fewer focus points: 117 vs 325

common strengths of the 7 II and X-T2

  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital
  • Weather sealed
  • Capture very high resolution images: 24 MP vs 24 MP

Sony Alpha a6500

Sony Alpha a6500
3 months newer
$1,298 (body only)
$1,398 - $1,579 16-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the Alpha a6500 (vs the X-T2)

  • Has a touch screen
  • Built-in flash

Significant disadvantages of the Alpha a6500 (vs the X-T2)

  • None found

common strengths of the Alpha a6500 and X-T2

  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital
  • Very good maximum light sensitivity: 51,200 ISO vs 51,200 ISO
  • Weather sealed

Fujifilm X-Pro2

Fujifilm X-Pro2
5 months older
$1,699 (body only)
$2,148 - $2,598 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%
  • Screen does not flip out

common strengths of the X-Pro2 and X-T2

  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital
  • Very good maximum light sensitivity: 51,200 ISO vs 51,200 ISO
  • Weather sealed

Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II

Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II
similar age
$1,500 - $1,799 (body only)
$1,899 40-150mm 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)

  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 25,600 ISO vs 51,200 ISO
  • Significantly fewer focus points: 121 vs 325
  • Lower true resolution: 20.2 MP vs 24 MP

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

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

Canon EOS M5

Canon EOS M5
similar age
$929 (body only)
$1,049 15-45mm lens

Significant advantages of the EOS M5 (vs the X-T2)

  • Much larger screen: 3.2" vs 3"
  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,620k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Has a touch screen

Significant disadvantages of the EOS M5 (vs the X-T2)

  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 25,600 ISO vs 51,200 ISO
  • No weather sealing
  • Significantly fewer focus points: 49 vs 325

common strengths of the EOS M5 and X-T2

  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital
  • Capture very high resolution images: 24 MP vs 24 MP
  • Both use faster phase detection autofocus: Phase detection vs Phase detection

compared toBoutique competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm X-T2 compared to boutique competitors include: it is slightly smaller (standard size (133×92×49 mm) vs prosumer size (130×80×93 mm)), has a weather sealed body, shoots faster continuously (14 fps vs 8 fps), has a screen which flips out and slightly better viewfinder coverage (100% vs 92%).

However, on average it has a slightly lower resolution screen (1,040k dots vs 2,360k dots), doesn't have a touch screen, doesn't have an OLED screen (LCD vs OLED), slightly smaller viewfinder (0.50x vs 0.80x) and has a slightly shorter battery life (340 shots vs 400 shots).

Fujifilm X100F

Fujifilm X100F
6 months newer
$1,190 - $1,299

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

  • Longer battery life: 390 shots vs 340 shots
  • Built-in flash

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

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

common strengths of the X100F and X-T2

  • Fairly small: Standard size (127×75×52 mm) vs Standard size (133×92×49 mm)
  • Both use faster phase detection autofocus: Phase detection vs Phase detection
  • Light weight: 469 g vs 507 g

Leica Q (Typ 116)

Leica Q (Typ 116)
1 year older
$4,250 - $4,398

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
  • Lacks an external mic jack
  • Significantly fewer focus points: 49 vs 325

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

  • Fast continuous shooting: 10 fps vs 14 fps

Leica SL (Typ 601)

Leica SL (Typ 601)
8 months older
$5,995 - $6,420

Significant advantages of the SL (Typ 601) (vs the X-T2)

  • Has a touch screen
  • Significantly longer battery life: 400 shots vs 340 shots
  • Has a GPS

Significant disadvantages of the SL (Typ 601) (vs the X-T2)

  • Built-in lens only
  • Significantly fewer focus points: 49 vs 325
  • Screen does not flip out

common strengths of the SL (Typ 601) and X-T2

  • Fairly small: Standard size (147×104×39 mm) vs Standard size (133×92×49 mm)
  • Fast continuous shooting: 11 fps vs 14 fps
  • Thin: 1.5" vs 1.9"

Fujifilm GFX 50S

Fujifilm GFX 50S
similar age
$6,499 - $7,998

Significant advantages of the GFX 50S (vs the X-T2)

  • Much higher resolution screen: 2,360k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Has an OLED screen: OLED vs LCD
  • Has a touch screen

Significant disadvantages of the GFX 50S (vs the X-T2)

  • Significantly larger: Professional size (148×94×91 mm) vs Standard size (133×92×49 mm)
  • Shoots much slower: 3 fps vs 14 fps
  • Built-in lens only

common strengths of the GFX 50S and X-T2

  • Flip-out screens

compared toPro DSLR competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm X-T2 compared to pro DSLR competitors include: it shoots faster continuously (14 fps vs 5.5 fps), has a screen which flips out, has much more focus points (325 vs 51), is newer (july 2016 vs june 2014) and is significantly smaller (standard size (133×92×49 mm) vs professional size (137×110×86 mm)).

However, on average it has a significantly smaller screen (3" vs 3.2"), much smaller viewfinder (0.50x vs 0.70x), has a lower quality type of viewfinder (digital vs pentaprism), much fewer lenses available (58 lenses vs 171 lenses) and has a slightly shorter battery life (340 shots vs 1200 shots).

Nikon D750

Nikon D750
1 year older
$1,499 - $1,797 (body only)
$1,999 - $2,297 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 larger viewfinder: 0.70x vs 0.50x

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

  • Many fewer focus points: 51 vs 325
  • Shoots significantly 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)
  • Thin: 3.1" vs 1.9"

Pentax K-1

Pentax K-1
4 months older
$1,697 (body only)
$2,094 - $2,097 28-105mm lens

Significant advantages of the K-1 (vs the X-T2)

  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentaprism vs Digital
  • Significantly larger screen: 3.2" vs 3"
  • Much larger viewfinder: 0.70x vs 0.50x

Significant disadvantages of the K-1 (vs the X-T2)

  • Many fewer focus points: 33 vs 325
  • Shoots much slower: 4.4 fps vs 14 fps
  • Much thicker: 3.4" vs 1.9"

common strengths of the K-1 and X-T2

  • Flip-out screens
  • Fairly small: Professional size (137×110×86 mm) vs Standard size (133×92×49 mm)
  • Inexpensive: $1,696.95 vs $1,265.09

Nikon D500

Nikon D500
6 months older
$1,549 - $1,897 (body only)
$2,497 16-80mm lens

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

  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentaprism vs Digital
  • Much higher resolution screen: 2,359k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Significantly larger screen: 3.2" vs 3"

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

  • Many fewer focus points: 153 vs 325
  • Much thicker: 3.2" vs 1.9"
  • Significantly larger: Large (147×115×81 mm) vs Standard size (133×92×49 mm)

common strengths of the D500 and X-T2

  • Flip-out screens
  • Many focus points: 153 vs 325
  • Fairly small: Large (147×115×81 mm) vs Standard size (133×92×49 mm)

Canon EOS 6D

Canon EOS 6D
4 years older
$999 - $1,029 (body only)
$1,399 - $2,299 24-105mm lens

Significant advantages of the 6D (vs the X-T2)

  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentaprism vs Digital
  • Much larger viewfinder: 0.71x vs 0.50x
  • Much more lenses available: 165 lenses vs 58 lenses

Significant disadvantages of the 6D (vs the X-T2)

  • Many fewer focus points: 11 vs 325
  • Shoots much slower: 4.5 fps vs 14 fps
  • Screen does not flip out

common strengths of the 6D and X-T2

  • Fairly small: Professional size (145×111×71 mm) vs Standard size (133×92×49 mm)
  • Very thin: 2.8" vs 1.9"
  • Light weight: 770 g vs 507 g

Nikon DF

Nikon DF
2 years older
$2,246 - $2,747 (body only)
$2,449 - $2,997 50mm lens

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

  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentaprism vs Digital
  • Significantly larger screen: 3.2" vs 3"
  • Much larger viewfinder: 0.70x vs 0.50x

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

  • Many fewer focus points: 39 vs 325
  • Shoots much slower: 5.5 fps vs 14 fps
  • Screen does not flip out

common strengths of the DF and X-T2

  • Fairly small: Professional size (144×110×67 mm) vs Standard size (133×92×49 mm)
  • Very thin: 2.6" vs 1.9"
  • Light weight: 765 g vs 507 g

Nikon D810

Nikon D810
2 years older
$2,099 - $2,797 (body only)
$2,775 - $3,297 24-120mm lens

Significant advantages of the D810 (vs the X-T2)

  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentaprism vs Digital
  • Significantly larger screen: 3.2" vs 3"
  • Much larger viewfinder: 0.70x vs 0.50x

Significant disadvantages of the D810 (vs the X-T2)

  • Many fewer focus points: 51 vs 325
  • Shoots much slower: 5 fps vs 14 fps
  • Screen does not flip out

common strengths of the D810 and X-T2

  • Light weight: 880 g vs 507 g

compared toEntry-level DSLR competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm X-T2 compared to entry-level DSLR competitors include: it has a weather sealed body, shoots faster continuously (14 fps vs 5 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 slightly smaller screen (3" vs 3.2"), has a slightly lower resolution screen (1,040k dots vs 1,228k dots), significantly smaller viewfinder (0.50x vs 0.59x), doesn't have a touch screen and has a lower quality type of viewfinder (digital vs pentaprism).

Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200
1 year older
$769 - $997 (body only)
$1,099 - $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 larger: Professional size (136×107×76 mm) vs Standard size (133×92×49 mm)

common strengths of the D7200 and X-T2

  • High resolution screens: 1,228k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Weather sealed
  • Lots of focus points: 51 vs 325

Pentax KP

Pentax KP
6 months newer
$897 - $1,007 (body only)
$947 50mm lens

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

  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentaprism vs Digital
  • Much larger viewfinder: 0.62x vs 0.50x
  • Better maximum light sensitivity: 819,200 ISO vs 51,200 ISO

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

  • Many fewer focus points: 27 vs 325
  • Shoots much slower: 7 fps vs 14 fps
  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 921k dots vs 1,040k dots

common strengths of the KP and X-T2

  • Fast continuous shooting: 7 fps vs 14 fps
  • Weather sealed
  • Flip-out screens

Canon EOS 80D

Canon EOS 80D
4 months older
$999 - $1,498 (body only)
$1,149 - $1,549 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the EOS 80D (vs the X-T2)

  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentaprism vs Digital
  • Much more lenses available: 220 lenses vs 58 lenses
  • Significantly larger viewfinder: 0.59x vs 0.50x

Significant disadvantages of the EOS 80D (vs the X-T2)

  • Many fewer focus points: 45 vs 325
  • Shoots much slower: 7 fps vs 14 fps
  • Much larger: Professional size (139×105×79 mm) vs Standard size (133×92×49 mm)

common strengths of the EOS 80D and X-T2

  • High resolution screens: 1,040k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Fast continuous shooting: 7 fps vs 14 fps
  • Weather sealed

Nikon D7100

Nikon D7100
3 years older
$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 larger: Professional size (136×107×76 mm) vs Standard size (133×92×49 mm)

common strengths of the D7100 and X-T2

  • High resolution screens: 1,229k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Weather sealed
  • Lots of focus points: 51 vs 325

Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300
2 years older
$439 (body only)
$500 - $515 18-55mm lens

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

  • Many fewer focus points: 39 vs 325
  • Shoots much slower: 5 fps vs 14 fps
  • No weather sealing

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

Canon Rebel T2i

Canon EOS Rebel T2i
6 years older
$549 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the T2i (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 T2i (vs the X-T2)

  • Many fewer focus points: 9 vs 325
  • Shoots much slower: 3.7 fps vs 14 fps
  • Much lower true resolution: 17.9 MP vs 24 MP

common strengths of the T2i and X-T2

  • High resolution screens: 1,040k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Have external mic jacks
  • Very small: Prosumer size (129×98×62 mm) vs Standard size (133×92×49 mm)