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Reasons to buy the Canon EOS M

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
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm X-M1

Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Size
Really small
Mid size 117x67x39 mm
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
External flash not needed
 
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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
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
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 $499.00
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The best price we've seen is $201 cheaper (more than 40% 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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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
Continuous shooting Shoots faster 10 fps vs 4.3 fps
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Around 2.5x faster continuous shooting
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 23.6x15.6mm vs APS-C 22.3x14.9mm
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More than 10% larger sensor
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similarities

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
Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
You could stitch photos in post
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
Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur

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Advantages

Disadvantages

Sony Alpha NEX-6

Sony Alpha NEX-6

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$480 - $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
Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i

Entry-level DSLR

$480 - $774 body only

$200 - $617 with 18-55mm lens

Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Startup delay Has significantly less startup delay
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
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
Sensor cleaning Lacks a self cleaning sensor
Samsung NX300

Samsung NX300

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$449 body only

$578 - $650 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
Samsung NX2000

Samsung NX2000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$285 - $299 with 20-50mm lens

Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
Screen size Has a much larger screen
Canon Rebel SL1

Canon Rebel SL1

Entry-level DSLR

$499 - $500 body only

$599 - $650 with 18-55mm lens

Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Startup delay Has much less startup delay
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is slightly heavier

Canon EOS M Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Sony NEX-5N

Sony NEX-5N

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Battery life Much longer battery life
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
Nikon 1 J3

Nikon 1 J3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$360 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
Sony Alpha NEX-3N

Sony Alpha NEX-3N

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$450 with 16-50mm lens

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Battery life Much longer battery life
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack

Fujifilm X-M1 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Fujifilm X-A1

Fujifilm X-A1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$449 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Sensor cleaning Lacks a self cleaning sensor
Continuous shooting Shoots slower
Fujifilm X-E1

Fujifilm X-E1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$469 - $599 body only

$649 - $799 with 18-55mm lens

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

$849 body only

$1,199 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
Fujifilm FinePix X100s

Fujifilm FinePix X100s

Boutique

$1,299

Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Interchangeable lenses Built-in lens only
Olympus OM-D E-M10

Olympus OM-D E-M10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$699 body only

$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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