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Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 70D

Touch screen
Touch screen
Less buttons
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm X-A1

Size
Really small
Mid size 117x67x39 mm
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
 
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differences

Advantages of the Canon 70D

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Autofocus Faster video autofocus Phase detection vs Contrast detection
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Shoot videos without worrying about focus
Shutter lag Much less shutter lag 75 ms vs 500 ms
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6.7x less delay when taking photos
Autofocus Faster autofocus Phase detection vs Contrast detection
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Catch candid moments easily
Weather sealed Weather sealed Yes vs No
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Sealed to shoot in the rain
Touch screen Has a touch screen Yes vs No
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Fewer buttons to worry about and direct interaction with camera menus
Supports 24p Supports 24p Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
Lens availability Much more lenses available 197 lenses vs 8 lenses
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More than 24.5x more lenses available
External mic jack Has an external mic jack Yes vs No
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Record high quality audio with an external microphone
Battery life Much longer battery life 920 shots vs 350 shots
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More than 2.5x more shots per battery charge
HDR Has in-camera HDR Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
True resolution Higher true resolution 20 MP vs 15.8 MP
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Capture around 30% more detail in your photos
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen 1,040k dots vs 920k dots
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More than 10% higher resolution screen
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder Pentaprism vs None
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A viewfinder can help save battery life by keeping the screen turned off
Sensor cleaning Has a self cleaning sensor Yes vs No
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Removes dust from the sensor automatically, avoiding spots in photos
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 12,800 ISO vs 6,400 ISO
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The 70D's maximum light sensitivity is 1 f-stop better
Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster 7 fps vs 5.6 fps
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Around 30% faster continuous shooting
Lowest price Cheaper $199.95 vs $482.50
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The best price we've seen is $283 cheaper (2.4x less)
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Advantages of the Fujifilm X-A1

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Size Much smaller 117x67x39 mm vs 145x106x79 mm
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4x smaller
Image stabilization Image stabilization Lens vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
Weight Much lighter 330 g vs 755 g
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2.3x lighter
Focus points More focus points 49 vs 19
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Set focus accurately within the frame
Thickness Significantly thinner 1.5" vs 3.1"
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2x thinner
Startup delay Slightly less startup delay 500 ms vs 700 ms
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Around 30% less delay when turning on
Sensor size Slightly larger sensor APS-C 23.6x15.7mm vs APS-C 22.5x15.0mm
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Around 10% larger sensor
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Compared to recent digital cameras

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Screen flips out Flip-out screens Help
Great for movies
Screen resolution High resolution screens Help
70D:1,040k dots
X-A1:920k dots
Sensor size Large sensors Help
70D:APS-C 22.5x15.0mm
X-A1:APS-C 23.6x15.7mm
Interchangeable lenses Both support interchangeable lenses, which is uncommon in cameras similar to these Help
Many lenses to choose from
Startup delay Minimal startup delay Help
70D:700 ms
X-A1:500 ms
True resolution Capture very high resolution images Help
70D:20 MP
X-A1:15.8 MP
Movie continuous focus Focus continuously recording movies Help
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Supports RAW Supports RAW Help
Better editing
External flash Support external flash Help
Better lighting
Sensor type Better sensor types Help
Better in low light
Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
You could stitch photos in post
3D Neither camera can take 3D photos Help
No 3d support

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Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$598 body only

$748 - $760 with 16-50mm lens

Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
True resolution Takes slightly higher resolution photos
Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$319 - $567 body only

$389 - $477 with 18-55mm lens

Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
True resolution Takes slightly higher resolution photos
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is slightly heavier
Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$547 - $597 with 18-55mm lens

Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
True resolution Takes slightly higher resolution photos
Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
Thickness Is thicker

Canon EOS 70D Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon EOS 7D

Canon EOS 7D

Pro DSLR

$999 - $1,799 body only

$1,299 - $1,599 with 18-135mm lens

Viewfinder coverage Better viewfinder coverage
Startup delay Less startup delay
Autofocus Lacks video autofocus
Touch screen No touch screen
Nikon D7100

Nikon D7100

Entry-level DSLR

$1,047 - $1,097 body only

$1,347 - $1,397 with 18-140mm lens

Built-in focus motor Has a built-in focus motor
Overall image quality Better image quality
Autofocus Slower video autofocus
Touch screen No touch screen
Canon EOS 60D

Canon EOS 60D

Pro DSLR

$699 body only

$450 - $1,182 with 18-135mm lens

Battery life Longer battery life
Startup delay Less startup delay
Autofocus Lacks video autofocus
Touch screen No touch screen
Canon Rebel T5i

Canon Rebel T5i

Entry-level DSLR

$200 - $1,148 with 18-55mm lens

Size Smaller
Weight Lighter
Autofocus Slower video autofocus
Weather sealed No weather sealing
Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$747 body only

$659 - $847 with 18-55mm lens

Overall image quality Better image quality
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Autofocus Slower video autofocus
Weather sealed No weather sealing

Fujifilm X-A1 Competitors

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Disadvantages

Fujifilm X-M1

Fujifilm X-M1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$499 body only

$599 - $600 with 16-50mm lens

Shutter lag Less shutter lag
Continuous shooting Shoots faster
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Startup delay Significantly more startup delay
Sony Alpha A5000

Sony Alpha A5000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$448 - $455 with 16-50mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Fujifilm X-E1

Fujifilm X-E1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$499 - $599 body only

$774 with 18-55mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Startup delay Much more startup delay
Samsung NX300

Samsung NX300

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$488 - $749 with 18-55mm lens

Screen type Has an OLED screen
Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Startup delay More startup delay
Olympus PEN E-PL5

Olympus PEN E-PL5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$470 with 14-42mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Movie continuous focus Doesn't focus continuously recording movies

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