Canon Rebel SL1 vs Fujifilm X-E1

Canon Rebel SL1
Fujifilm X-E1

Reasons to buy the Canon Rebel SL1

Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm X-E1

Size
Really small
Mid size (129×75×38 mm)
Viewfinder coverage
Great viewfinder coverage
100%
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Thickness
Thin
1.5"

Items often bought with the Canon SL1 or Fujifilm X-E1

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Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon Rebel SL1.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Fujifilm X-E1.

differences

Advantages of the Canon SL1

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Screen resolution
Significantly higher resolution screen
1,040k dots vs 460k dots
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Around 2.5x higher resolution screen
Startup delay
Much less startup delay
600 ms vs 2400 ms
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4x less delay when turning on
Autofocus
Faster autofocus
Phase detection vs Contrast detection
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Catch candid moments easily
Touch screen
Has a touch screen
Yes vs No
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Fewer buttons to worry about and direct interaction with camera menus
Lens availability
Much more lenses available
220 lenses vs 58 lenses
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Around 4x more lenses available
HDR
Has in-camera HDR
Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
Shutter lag
Significantly less shutter lag
264 ms vs 438 ms
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Around 40% less delay when taking photos
Screen size
Larger screen
3" vs 2.8"
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Around 10% larger 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
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
12,800 ISO vs 6,400 ISO
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The SL1's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
Viewfinder
Has an optical viewfinder
Pentamirror vs Digital
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Optical viewfinders save battery life and are more detailed
Viewfinder size
Slightly larger viewfinder
0.54x vs 0.24x
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Around 5x larger viewfinder
Battery life
Slightly longer battery life
380 shots vs 350 shots
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Around 10% more shots per battery charge
Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$399.00 vs $499.00
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The best price we've seen is $100 cheaper (more than 20% less)
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Advantages of the Fujifilm X-E1

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Viewfinder coverage
Much better viewfinder coverage
100% vs 95%
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Around 10% better viewfinder coverage
Panorama
Can create panoramas in-camera
Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Size
Smaller
129×75×38 mm vs 117×91×69 mm
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Around 50% smaller
Thickness
Thinner
1.5" vs 2.7"
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More than 40% thinner
Continuous shooting
Shoots slightly faster
6 fps vs 4 fps
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50% faster continuous shooting
Weight
Slightly lighter
350 g vs 407 g
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More than 10% lighter
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recommendations

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similarities

Compared to recent digital cameras

Common Strengths
External mic jack You can plug a microphone into both of these Help
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
Supports 24p 24p support Help
For that film look
Interchangeable lenses Both support interchangeable lenses, which is uncommon in cameras similar to these Help
Many lenses to choose from
Supports RAW Supports RAW Help
Better editing
External flash Each supports an external flash Help
Better lighting
Sensor cleaning Self cleaning sensors Help
Avoids dust in your photos
Viewfinder Viewfinders Help
SL1Pentamirror
X-E1Digital
Fastest shutter speed Fast max shutter speeds Help
1/4000 of a second
Common Weaknesses
Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur
Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
Less flexible
Weather sealed Neither is weather sealed Help
Need to shelter it from weather

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competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$289 body only

$349 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

Overall image quality Has significantly better image quality
True resolution Takes slightly higher resolution photos
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is slightly heavier
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$548 body only

$698 with 16-50mm lens

Overall image quality Has significantly better image quality
Image stabilization Has image stabilization
Canon EOS M3

Canon EOS M3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$679 body only

$799 with 18-55mm lens

Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
True resolution Takes slightly higher resolution photos
Lens availability Slightly fewer lenses available
Olympus OM-D E-M10

Olympus OM-D E-M10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$380 - $599 body only

$460 - $699 with 14-42mm lens

Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
External mic jack Lacks and external mic jack

Canon Rebel SL1 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$325 body only

$360 - $399 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Longer battery life
Color depth Better color depth
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Touch screen No touch screen
Canon Rebel T5i

Canon Rebel T5i

Entry-level DSLR

$490 - $649 body only

$581 - $699 with 18-55mm lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Cross type focus points More cross-type focus points
Size Larger
Overall image quality Slightly worse image quality
Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$430 - $497 with 18-55mm lens

Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Touch screen No touch screen
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Entry-level DSLR

$749 body only

$799 - $849 with 18-55mm lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Overall image quality Better image quality
Size Larger
Weight Heavier
Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i

Entry-level DSLR

$459 body only

$550 with 18-55mm lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Color depth Better color depth
Autofocus Lacks video autofocus
Touch screen No touch screen

Fujifilm X-E1 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Fujifilm X-M1

Fujifilm X-M1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$349 - $499 body only

$560 with 16-50mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Supports 24p No 24p support
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Fujifilm X-E2

Fujifilm X-E2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$799 - $800 body only

$940 - $1,100 with 18-55mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Viewfinder size Significantly larger viewfinder
Supports 24p No 24p support
Lowest price More expensive
Fujifilm X-T1

Fujifilm X-T1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,199 - $1,280 body only

$1,599 - $1,600 with 18-55mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Weather sealed Weather sealed
Supports 24p No 24p support
Size Larger
Fujifilm X-Pro1

Fujifilm X-Pro1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$694 - $800 body only

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Screen size Larger screen
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Size Slightly larger
Fujifilm X-A1

Fujifilm X-A1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$250 body only

$499 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Startup delay Much less startup delay
Supports 24p No 24p support
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack

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