Canon Rebel SL1 vs Fujifilm X-E2

Canon Rebel SL1
Fujifilm X-E2

Reasons to buy the Canon Rebel SL1

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

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm X-E2

Size
Really small
Mid size (129×75×37 mm)
Viewfinder coverage
Great viewfinder coverage
100%
Viewfinder size
Large viewfinder
1.64x
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama

galleries

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-E2.

differences

Advantages of the Canon SL1

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Autofocus
Faster autofocus
Phase detection vs Hybrid 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
Supports 24p
Supports 24p
Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
HDR
Has in-camera HDR
Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
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
True resolution
Slightly higher true resolution
17.9 MP vs 16.7 MP
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Capture around 10% more detail in your photos
Viewfinder
Has an optical viewfinder
Pentamirror vs Digital
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Optical viewfinders save battery life and are more detailed
Battery life
Slightly longer battery life
380 shots vs 350 shots
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Around 10% more shots per battery charge
Lowest price
Cheaper
$399.00 vs $798.95
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The best price we've seen is $400 cheaper (2x less)
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Advantages of the Fujifilm X-E2

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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
129×75×37 mm vs 117×91×69 mm
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2x smaller
Viewfinder size
Significantly larger viewfinder
1.64x vs 0.54x
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More than 9x larger viewfinder
Focus points
More focus points
49 vs 9
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Set focus accurately within the frame
Thickness
Thinner
1.5" vs 2.7"
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Around 50% thinner
Continuous shooting
Shoots faster
7 fps vs 4 fps
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Around 80% 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
Screen resolution High resolution screens Help
1,040k dots
External mic jack You can plug a microphone into both of these Help
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
Movie continuous focus Focus continuously recording movies Help
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
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-E2Digital
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 D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$430 - $497 with 18-55mm lens

Overall image quality Has significantly better image quality
True resolution Takes slightly higher resolution photos
Thickness Is thicker
Size Is slightly larger
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 70D

Canon EOS 70D

Pro DSLR

$999 body only

$1,019 - $1,099 with 18-55mm lens

Weather sealed Has a weather sealed body
Color depth Has slightly more color depth
Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
Thickness Is thicker
Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$647 body only

$578 - $747 with 18-55mm lens

Overall image quality Has significantly better image quality
Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is slightly heavier
Nikon D5500

Nikon D5500

Entry-level DSLR

$580 - $747 body only

$709 - $847 with 18-55mm lens

Overall image quality Has significantly better image quality
Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
Thickness Is thicker
Size Is slightly larger

Canon Rebel SL1 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon Rebel T5i

Canon Rebel T5i

Entry-level DSLR

$485 - $649 body only

$587 - $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
Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$499 body only

$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
Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$289 body only

$400 - $447 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 Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i

Entry-level DSLR

$479 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
Nikon D5200

Nikon D5200

Entry-level DSLR

$410 - $497 body only

$489 - $500 with 18-55mm lens

Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Touch screen No touch screen
Size Larger

Fujifilm X-E2 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Fujifilm X-E1

Fujifilm X-E1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$499 body only

$665 with 18-55mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Lowest price Cheaper
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Screen size Smaller screen
Fujifilm X-T10

Fujifilm X-T10

Boutique

$744 - $799

Autofocus Faster autofocus
Supports 24p Supports 24p
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Viewfinder size Significantly smaller viewfinder
Fujifilm X-T1

Fujifilm X-T1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,232 - $1,299 body only

$1,586 - $1,899 with 18-135mm lens

Weather sealed Weather sealed
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Viewfinder size Significantly smaller viewfinder
Size Larger
Fujifilm X-Pro1

Fujifilm X-Pro1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$740 - $799 body only

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Viewfinder size Significantly smaller viewfinder
Fujifilm X-M1

Fujifilm X-M1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$349 - $499 body only

$560 with 16-50mm lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Continuous shooting Shoots faster
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching

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