Fujifilm X-A1 vs Fujifilm X-M1

Fujifilm X-A1
Fujifilm X-M1

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm X-A1

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
500 ms startup delay
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Interchangeable lenses
Interchangeable lenses
Many lenses to choose from
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm X-M1

Sensor cleaning
Self cleaning sensor
Avoids dust in your photos
Interchangeable lenses
Interchangeable lenses
Many lenses to choose from

differences

Advantages of the Fujifilm X-A1

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Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
Startup delay
Significantly less startup delay
500 ms vs 1700 ms
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3.4x less delay when turning on
Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$230.00 vs $349.95
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The best price we've seen is $120 cheaper (more than 30% less)
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Advantages of the Fujifilm X-M1

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Shutter lag
Less shutter lag
381 ms vs 500 ms
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More than 20% less delay when taking photos
Sensor cleaning
Has a self cleaning sensor
Yes vs No
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Removes dust from the sensor automatically, avoiding spots in photos
Continuous shooting
Shoots faster
10 fps vs 5.6 fps
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Around 80% faster continuous shooting
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recommendations

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similarities

Compared to recent mirrorless cameras

Common Strengths
Screen flips out Flip-out screens Help
Great for movies
Lowest price Inexpensive Help
X-A1$230.00
X-M1$349.95
External flash Each supports an external flash Help
Better lighting
Built-in flash Each has a built-in flash Help
External flash not needed
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
Supports 24p No support for 24p Help
Missing that film look
Touch screen No touchscreens Help
More buttons
Shutter lag Significant shutter lag Help
X-A1500 ms
X-M1381 ms
Lens availability Few lenses available Help
8 lenses
External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
Limited to the in-camera mic
Viewfinder No viewfinders Help
Can only preview photos on the screen
Weather sealed Neither is weather sealed Help
Need to shelter it from weather
True resolution Capture low resolution images Help
X-A115.8 MP
X-M116 MP

competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$548 body only

$698 with 16-50mm lens

Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
True resolution Takes significantly higher resolution photos
Fujifilm X-E1

Fujifilm X-E1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$499 body only

$699 with 18-55mm lens

Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
Shutter lag Has slightly more shutter lag
Screen flips out Doesn't have a screen which flips out
Fujifilm X-A2

Fujifilm X-A2

Boutique

$550

Interchangeable lenses Has a built-in lens
Fujifilm X-E2

Fujifilm X-E2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$699 - $700 body only

$999 - $1,000 with 18-55mm lens

Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
Screen flips out Doesn't have a screen which flips out
Sony Alpha A5000

Sony Alpha A5000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$435 - $448 with 16-50mm lens

True resolution Takes slightly higher resolution photos
Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
External flash Doesn't support an external flash
Screen resolution Has a significantly lower resolution screen
Sony Alpha A5100

Sony Alpha A5100

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$448 body only

$598 with 16-50mm lens

True resolution Takes significantly higher resolution photos
Touch screen Has a touch screen
External flash Doesn't support an external flash
Samsung NX300

Samsung NX300

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$466 - $569 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
True resolution Takes slightly higher resolution photos
Built-in flash Doesn't have a built-in flash
Startup delay Has slightly more startup delay

Fujifilm X-A1 Competitors

Advantages

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No significant competitors found that are specific to the Fujifilm X-A1.

Fujifilm X-M1 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

No significant competitors found that are specific to the Fujifilm X-M1.

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