Canon EOS M vs Fujifilm X-M1

Canon EOS M
Fujifilm X-M1

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS M

High resolution screen
Screen resolution
1,040k dots
Touch screen
Touch screen
Less buttons
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm X-M1

Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
External flash not needed
Interchangeable lenses
Interchangeable lenses
Many lenses to choose from

galleries

Explore our gallery of 12 sample photos taken by the Canon EOS M. Explore our gallery of 40 sample photos taken by the Fujifilm X-M1.

differences

Advantages of the Canon EOS M

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Supports 24p
Supports 24p
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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
Slightly 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
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
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
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
Lens availability
Slightly more lenses available
8 lenses vs 4 lenses
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2x more lenses available
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recommendations

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similarities

Compared to recent mirrorless cameras

Common Strengths
Sensor cleaning Self cleaning sensors Help
Avoids dust in your photos
External flash Each supports an external flash Help
Better lighting
Lowest price Inexpensive Help
EOS M$241.69
X-M1$329.00
Common Weaknesses
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 M742 ms
X-M1381 ms
Viewfinder No viewfinders Help
Can only preview photos on the screen
Lens availability Few lenses available Help
EOS M4 lenses
X-M18 lenses
Weather sealed Neither is weather sealed Help
Need to shelter it from weather
Focus points Few focus points Help
EOS M31
X-M149
Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur

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competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$548 body only

$698 with 16-50mm lens

Low light performance Is slightly less noisy at high ISO
Overall image quality Has significantly better image quality
Thickness Is thicker
Sony Alpha A5000

Sony Alpha A5000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$291 body only

$330 - $398 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

$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

$399 - $549 body only

$499 - $500 with 18-55mm lens

Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Startup delay Has significantly less startup delay
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is slightly heavier
Canon Rebel T5i

Canon Rebel T5i

Entry-level DSLR

$649 - $650 body only

$649 - $650 with 18-55mm lens

Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Startup delay Has significantly less startup delay
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is significantly heavier
Samsung NX3000

Samsung NX3000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$69 body only

$365 - $479 with 20-50mm lens

Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
Lens availability Slightly more lenses available
Sensor cleaning Lacks a self cleaning sensor
Screen resolution Has a significantly lower resolution screen
Olympus OM-D E-M5

Olympus OM-D E-M5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$545 - $1,099 body only

$499 - $1,350 with 14-42mm lens

Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is slightly heavier

Canon EOS M Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon EOS M3

Canon EOS M3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$861 - $928 with 18-55mm lens

Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Size Larger
Thickness Thicker
Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$499 body only

$399 - $400 with 18-55mm lens

Lens availability Much more lenses available
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i

Entry-level DSLR

$629 body only

$549 - $630 with 18-55mm lens

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

Fujifilm X-M1 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Fujifilm X-A1

Fujifilm X-A1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$279 body only

$449 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-A2

Fujifilm X-A2

Boutique

$549 - $550

Battery life Longer battery life
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Interchangeable lenses Built-in lens only
Continuous shooting Shoots slower
Fujifilm X-E1

Fujifilm X-E1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$449 body only

$665 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

$699 - $799 body only

$999 - $1,000 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 X-T1

Fujifilm X-T1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,149 - $1,299 body only

$1,459 - $1,499 with 18-135mm lens

Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Weather sealed Weather sealed
Size Larger
Built-in flash No built-in flash

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