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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
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm X-M1

Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Size
Really small
Mid size 117x67x39 mm
Thickness
Thin
1.5"
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
External flash not needed
 
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Advantages of the Canon EOS M

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Supports 24p Supports 24p Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
Touch screen Has a touch screen Yes vs No
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Fewer buttons to worry about and direct interaction with camera menus
External mic jack Has an external mic jack Yes vs No
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Record high quality audio with an external microphone
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen 1,040k dots vs 920k dots
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More than 10% higher resolution screen
True resolution Higher true resolution 17.9 MP vs 16 MP
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Capture more than 10% more detail in your photos
Size Smaller 109x66x32 mm vs 117x67x39 mm
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More than 20% smaller
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
Thickness Thinner 1.3" vs 1.5"
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Around 20% thinner
Lowest price Cheaper $251.99 vs $498.95
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The best price we've seen is $247 cheaper (around 50% 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-M1

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Shutter lag Much less shutter lag 381 ms vs 742 ms
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Around 50% 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
Startup delay Significantly less startup delay 1700 ms vs 2700 ms
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Around 40% less delay when turning on
Battery life Significantly longer battery life 350 shots vs 230 shots
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More than 50% more shots per battery charge
Continuous shooting Shoots faster 10 fps vs 4.3 fps
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Around 2.5x faster continuous shooting
Focus points Slightly 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 23.6x15.6mm vs APS-C 22.3x14.9mm
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More than 10% larger sensor
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Compared to recent mirrorless cameras

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Sensor cleaning Self cleaning sensors Help
Avoids dust in your photos
External flash Each supports an external flash Help
Better lighting
Fastest shutter speed Slow max shutter speed Help
1/4000 of a second
Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
30 seconds
Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
You could stitch photos in post
Shutter lag Significant shutter lag Help
EOS M:742 ms
X-M1:381 ms
Lens availability Few lenses available Help
EOS M:4 lenses
X-M1:8 lenses
Viewfinder No viewfinders Help
Can only preview photos on the screen
Startup delay Significant startup delay Help
EOS M:2700 ms
X-M1:1700 ms
Weather sealed Neither is weather sealed Help
Need to shelter it from weather
Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur

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Advantages

Disadvantages

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$548 body only

$698 - $700 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
Sony Alpha A5000

Sony Alpha A5000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$398 - $410 with 16-50mm lens

Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
Color depth Has slightly more color depth
External flash Doesn't support an external flash
Sensor cleaning Lacks a self cleaning sensor
Samsung NX300

Samsung NX300

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$485 - $549 with 18-55mm lens

Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
Thickness Is thicker
Screen resolution Has a slightly lower resolution screen
Canon Rebel SL1

Canon Rebel SL1

Entry-level DSLR

$599 - $693 body only

$599 - $600 with 18-55mm lens

Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Startup delay Has significantly less startup delay
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is slightly heavier
Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$319 - $657 body only

$389 - $477 with 18-55mm lens

Overall image quality Has significantly better image quality
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is significantly heavier
Olympus PEN E-PL5

Olympus PEN E-PL5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$438 with 14-42mm lens

Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
Image stabilization Has image stabilization
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
HDR Lacks a built in HDR feature
Sony Alpha NEX-6

Sony Alpha NEX-6

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$588 body only

$699 - $749 with 16-50mm lens

Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
Thickness Is thicker

Canon EOS M Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i

Entry-level DSLR

$499 - $774 body only

$549 - $575 with 18-55mm lens

Lens availability Much more lenses available
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Autofocus Lacks video autofocus
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$680 - $700 body only

$495 - $820 with 18-55mm lens

Lens availability Much more lenses available
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
Nikon 1 J3

Nikon 1 J3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$339 with 10-30mm lens

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Color depth Worse color depth
Overall image quality Worse image quality

Fujifilm X-M1 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Fujifilm X-A1

Fujifilm X-A1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$463 - $503 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Startup delay Significantly less startup delay
Shutter lag More shutter lag
Sensor cleaning Lacks a self cleaning sensor
Fujifilm X-E1

Fujifilm X-E1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$414 - $599 body only

Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Fujifilm X-E2

Fujifilm X-E2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$799 - $1,298 body only

$1,099 with 18-55mm lens

Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Continuous shooting Shoots slightly slower
Olympus OM-D E-M10

Olympus OM-D E-M10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$550 - $699 body only

$749 - $799 with 14-42mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
Sensor size Smaller sensor

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