Updated (October, 2013): Compare the Fujifilm X-E2 vs Nikon D5300

Nikon D5200

Nikon D5200

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Fujifilm X-E1

Fujifilm X-E1

     

Reasons to buy the Nikon D5200

Great image quality
Overall image quality
84.0
High true resolution
True resolution
24 MP
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
13.9 EV
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm X-E1

Size
Really small
Mid size 129x74x38 mm
Viewfinder coverage
Great viewfinder coverage
100%
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Thickness
Thin
1.5"
 

differences

Advantages of the Fujifilm X-E1

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Size
Significantly smaller
129x74x38 mm vs 129x98x78 mm
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2.7x smaller
Panorama
Can create panoramas in-camera
Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Viewfinder coverage
Significantly better viewfinder coverage
100% vs 95%
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Around 10% better viewfinder coverage
Thickness
Significantly thinner
1.5" vs 3.1"
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2x thinner
Weight
Lighter
350 g vs 555 g
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Around 40% lighter
Continuous shooting
Shoots slightly faster
6 fps vs 5 fps
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20% faster continuous shooting
Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$414.16 vs $496.95
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The best price we've seen is $83 cheaper (around 20% less)
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Advantages of the Nikon D5200

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Autofocus
Faster autofocus
Phase detection vs Contrast detection
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Catch candid moments easily
Startup delay
Much less startup delay
500 ms vs 2400 ms
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4.8x less delay when turning on
Lens availability
Much more lenses available
205 lenses vs 8 lenses
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More than 25.5x more lenses available
Screen resolution
Significantly higher resolution screen
921k dots vs 460k dots
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More than 2x higher resolution screen
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
HDR
Has in-camera HDR
Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
True resolution
Significantly higher true resolution
24 MP vs 16 MP
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Capture more than 50% more detail in your photos
Screen size
Larger screen
3.0" vs 2.8"
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Around 10% larger screen
Shutter lag
Less shutter lag
302 ms vs 438 ms
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More than 30% less delay when taking photos
Battery life
Longer battery life
500 shots vs 350 shots
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More than 40% more shots per battery charge
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
0.51x vs 0.24x
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Around 4.5x larger viewfinder
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recommendations

Snapsort can't make a recommendation (yet) because it doesn't have enough data yet about the Fujifilm X-E1.

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 Both support 24p, which is uncommon in cameras similar to these Help
For that film look
Sensor size Large sensors Help
X-E1:APS-C 23.6x15.6mm
D5200:APS-C 23.5x15.6mm
Interchangeable lenses Both support interchangeable lenses, which is uncommon in cameras similar to these Help
Many lenses to choose from
True resolution Capture very high resolution images Help
X-E1:16 MP
D5200:24 MP
Supports RAW Supports RAW Help
Better editing
Sensor cleaning Self cleaning sensors Help
Avoids dust in your photos
External flash Support external flash Help
Better lighting
Viewfinder Viewfinders Help
X-E1:Digital
D5200:Pentamirror
Sensor type Better sensor types Help
Better in low light
Common Weaknesses
Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur
3D Neither camera can take 3D photos Help
No 3d support
Touch screen No touchscreens Help
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competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$697 body only

$599 - $797 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
Shutter lag Has slightly less shutter lag
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is slightly heavier
Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$310 - $527 body only

$389 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is slightly heavier
Canon Rebel T5i

Canon Rebel T5i

Entry-level DSLR

$599 - $750 body only

$597 - $700 with 18-55mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is slightly heavier
Nikon D7000

Nikon D7000

Entry-level DSLR

$625 body only

$679 - $1,025 with 18-55mm lens

Weather sealed Has a weather sealed body
Shutter lag Has slightly less shutter lag
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is much heavier
Nikon D7100

Nikon D7100

Entry-level DSLR

$897 - $1,097 body only

$1,197 with 18-140mm lens

Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
Thickness Is thicker
Nikon D90

Nikon D90

Entry-level DSLR

$750 body only

$900 with 18-55mm lens

Shutter lag Has slightly less shutter lag
Built-in focus motor Has a built-in focus motor
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is significantly heavier
Canon Rebel SL1

Canon Rebel SL1

Entry-level DSLR

$449 - $649 body only

$549 - $550 with 18-55mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Thickness Is thicker
Focus points Has slightly fewer focus points

Fujifilm X-E1 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Fujifilm X-E2

Fujifilm X-E2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$799 body only

$1,098 - $1,099 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-M1

Fujifilm X-M1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$349 - $499 body only

$599 - $600 with 16-50mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Supports 24p No 24p support
Fujifilm X-A1

Fujifilm X-A1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$449 - $502 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Startup delay Much less startup delay
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Supports 24p No 24p support
Fujifilm X-T1

Fujifilm X-T1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,199 - $1,299 body only

$1,599 with 18-55mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Weather sealed Weather sealed
Supports 24p No 24p support
Size Larger
Fujifilm FinePix X100s

Fujifilm FinePix X100s

Boutique

$850 - $1,299

External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Supports 24p No 24p support

Nikon D5200 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$439 - $497 with 18-55mm lens

Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
Battery life Longer battery life
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
Nikon D5100

Nikon D5100

Entry-level DSLR

$378 - $469 body only

$429 - $499 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Longer battery life
Shutter lag Slightly less shutter lag
True resolution Significantly lower true resolution
Overall image quality Worse image quality
Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i

Entry-level DSLR

$499 - $550 body only

$549 - $630 with 18-55mm lens

Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Shutter lag Slightly less shutter lag
Overall image quality Significantly worse image quality
Autofocus Lacks video autofocus

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