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
Fewer 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
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
381 ms shutter lag
Interchangeable lenses
Interchangeable lenses
Many lenses to choose from
Sensor cleaning
Self cleaning sensor
Avoids dust in your photos

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Explore our gallery of 50 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
Slightly 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
109×66×32 mm vs 117×67×39 mm
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More than 20% smaller
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
Lens availability
More lenses available
58 lenses vs 13 lenses
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Around 4.5x more lenses available
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
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A built-in flash is useful for taking indoor shots where there is little light
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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$289.89
X-M1$349.00
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
Weather sealed Neither is weather sealed Help
Need to shelter it from weather
Focus points Few focus points Help
EOS M31
X-M149
Startup delay Significant startup delay Help
EOS M2700 ms
X-M11700 ms
Autofocus Slower contrast detection autofocus Help
slower focusing
Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur

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competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon EOS M3

Canon EOS M3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$579 body only

$699 with 18-55mm lens

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

$279 body only

$350 - $448 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
Sony Alpha A5100

Sony Alpha A5100

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$448 body only

$598 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
Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$439 - $497 with 18-55mm lens

Low light performance Is slightly less noisy at high ISO
Overall image quality Has significantly better image quality
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is slightly heavier
Samsung NX3000

Samsung NX3000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$300 - $350 with 20-50mm lens

Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
Shutter lag Has slightly less shutter lag
Sensor cleaning Lacks a self cleaning sensor
Screen resolution Has a significantly lower resolution screen
Samsung NX300

Samsung NX300

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$449 - $499 with 18-55mm lens

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

Canon EOS M Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon Rebel SL1

Canon Rebel SL1

Entry-level DSLR

$399 - $509 body only

$499 with 18-55mm lens

Lens availability Much more lenses available
Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Size Significantly larger
Color depth Worse color depth
Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$312 body only

$360 - $399 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 Kiss X5

Canon Kiss X5

Entry-level DSLR

$1,299 body only

Lens availability Much more lenses available
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
Touch screen No touch screen

Fujifilm X-M1 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Fujifilm X-A2

Fujifilm X-A2

Boutique

$549 - $550

Startup delay Less startup delay
Battery life Longer battery life
Interchangeable lenses Built-in lens only
Continuous shooting Shoots slightly slower
Fujifilm X-A1

Fujifilm X-A1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$230 body only

$489 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

$569 body only

$584 with 18-55mm lens

Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Screen size Significantly smaller screen
Fujifilm X-T10

Fujifilm X-T10

Boutique

$799 - $800

Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Interchangeable lenses Built-in lens only
Size Larger
Fujifilm X-E2

Fujifilm X-E2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$799 - $800 body only

$940 - $1,100 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

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