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Reasons to buy the Canon EOS M

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
1,040k dots
Touch screen
Touch screen
Less buttons
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm X-A1

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
500 ms startup delay
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 EOS M

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External mic jack Has an external mic jack Yes vs No
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Record high quality audio with an external microphone
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
HDR Has in-camera HDR Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen 1,040k dots vs 920k dots
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More than 10% higher resolution screen
Sensor cleaning Has a self cleaning sensor Yes vs No
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Removes dust from the sensor automatically, avoiding spots in photos
True resolution Higher true resolution 17.9 MP vs 15.8 MP
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Capture more than 10% more detail in your photos
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 12,800 ISO vs 6,400 ISO
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The EOS M's maximum light sensitivity is 1 f-stop better
Size Smaller 109x66x32 mm vs 117x67x39 mm
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More than 20% smaller
Thickness Thinner 1.3" vs 1.5"
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Around 20% thinner
Lowest price Cheaper $298.00 vs $449.00
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The best price we've seen is $151 cheaper (more than 30% less)
Weight Slightly lighter 298 g vs 330 g
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Around 10% lighter
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Advantages of the Fujifilm X-A1

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Startup delay Much less startup delay 500 ms vs 2700 ms
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5.4x less delay when turning on
Image stabilization Image stabilization Lens vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
Shutter lag Much less shutter lag 500 ms vs 742 ms
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More than 30% less delay when taking photos
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen Yes vs No
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Flip-out screens can be helpful when composing tricky shots or taking movies
Battery life Significantly longer battery life 350 shots vs 230 shots
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More than 50% more shots per battery charge
Focus points More focus points 49 vs 31
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Set focus accurately within the frame
Lens availability Slightly more lenses available 8 lenses vs 4 lenses
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2x more lenses available
Built-in flash Built-in flash Yes vs No
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A built-in flash is useful for taking indoor shots where there is little light
Sensor size Slightly larger sensor APS-C 23.6x15.7mm vs APS-C 22.3x14.9mm
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More than 10% larger sensor
Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster 5.6 fps vs 4.3 fps
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More than 30% faster continuous shooting
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similarities

Compared to recent mirrorless cameras

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Movie continuous focus Focus continuously recording movies Help
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
External flash Each supports an external flash Help
Better lighting
Lowest price Inexpensive Help
EOS M:$298.00
X-A1:$449.00
Fastest shutter speed Slow max shutter speed Help
1/4000 of a second
Shutter lag Significant shutter lag Help
EOS M:742 ms
X-A1:500 ms
Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
You could stitch photos in post
Lens availability Few lenses available Help
EOS M:4 lenses
X-A1:8 lenses
Viewfinder No viewfinders Help
Can only preview photos on the screen
3D Neither camera can take 3D photos Help
No 3d support

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competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Sony Alpha A5000

Sony Alpha A5000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$498 with 16-50mm lens

Low light performance Is slightly less noisy at high ISO
Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
External flash Doesn't support an external flash
Screen resolution Has a significantly lower resolution screen
Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i

Entry-level DSLR

$499 - $774 body only

$200 - $729 with 18-55mm lens

Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Shutter lag Has much less shutter lag
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is much heavier
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$648 body only

$798 with 16-50mm lens

Low light performance Is slightly less noisy at high ISO
Overall image quality Has significantly better image quality
Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
Thickness Is thicker
Samsung NX300

Samsung NX300

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$499 - $599 with 18-55mm lens

Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
Thickness Is thicker
Startup delay Has slightly more startup delay
Olympus PEN E-PL5

Olympus PEN E-PL5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$470 with 14-42mm lens

Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
Dynamic range Has significantly wider dynamic range
Sensor size Has a marginally smaller sensor
Movie continuous focus Doesn't focus continuously while recording movies
Sony Alpha NEX-6

Sony Alpha NEX-6

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$399 - $748 body only

$500 - $779 with 16-50mm lens

Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Thickness Is thicker
Size Is slightly larger
Samsung NX2000

Samsung NX2000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$250 - $309 with 20-50mm lens

Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
Screen size Has a much larger screen

Canon EOS M Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon Rebel SL1

Canon Rebel SL1

Entry-level DSLR

$499 - $500 body only

$599 - $650 with 18-55mm lens

Lens availability Much more lenses available
Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Size Much larger
Color depth Worse color depth
Nikon 1 J3

Nikon 1 J3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$358 with 10-30mm lens

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Color depth Worse color depth
Low light performance More noise at high ISO

Fujifilm X-A1 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Fujifilm X-M1

Fujifilm X-M1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$499 body only

$498 - $600 with 16-50mm lens

Shutter lag Significantly less shutter lag
Sensor cleaning Has a self cleaning sensor
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Startup delay Significantly more startup delay
Fujifilm X-E1

Fujifilm X-E1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$449 - $499 body only

$1,140 with 18-55mm lens

Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Startup delay Much more startup delay
Fujifilm FinePix x20

Fujifilm FinePix x20

Pro digicam

$601

Autofocus Faster autofocus
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Interchangeable lenses Built-in lens only

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