Fujifilm X-T1 vs Fujifilm X-E2

Fujifilm X-T1
Fujifilm X-E2

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm X-T1

Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
High ISO (boost)
Light sensitivity (boost)
51,200 ISO
In-camera panoramas
Panorama
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm X-E2

Viewfinder size
Large viewfinder
1.64x
Size
Really small
Mid size (129×75×37 mm)
Thickness
Thin
1.5"
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
External flash not needed

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Fujifilm X-E2.
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differences

Advantages of the Fujifilm X-E2

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Viewfinder size
Much larger viewfinder
1.64x vs 0.50x
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More than 10.5x larger viewfinder
Size
Smaller
129×75×37 mm vs 129×90×47 mm
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More than 30% smaller
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
Yes vs No
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A built-in flash is useful for taking indoor shots where there is little light
Thickness
Thinner
1.5" vs 1.8"
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More than 20% thinner
Weight
Lighter
350 g vs 440 g
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More than 20% lighter
Lowest price
Cheaper
$799.00 vs $1,299.00
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The best price we've seen is $500 cheaper (around 40% less)
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Advantages of the Fujifilm X-T1

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Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Yes vs No
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Sealed to shoot in the rain
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
Light sensitivity (boost)
Better boost ISO
51,200 ISO vs 25,600 ISO
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The X-T1's boost ISO is 2 f-stops better
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recommendations

Snapsort can't make a recommendation (yet) because it doesn't have enough data yet about either the X-E2 or the X-T1.

similarities

Compared to recent mirrorless cameras

Common Strengths
Viewfinder Both have digital viewfinders Help
Digital
External mic jack Have external mic jacks Help
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
Movie continuous focus Focus continuously recording movies Help
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Sensor cleaning Self cleaning sensors Help
Avoids dust in your photos
External flash Each supports an external flash Help
Better lighting
Common Weaknesses
Fastest shutter speed Slow max shutter speed Help
1/4000 of a second
Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
30 seconds
HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
You could do HDR manually
Supports 24p No support for 24p Help
Missing that film look
Touch screen No touchscreens Help
More buttons
Lens availability Few lenses available Help
8 lenses
Autofocus Slower hybrid detection autofocus Help
slower focusing
Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur
True resolution Capture low resolution images Help
X-E216.7 MP
X-T116.3 MP

competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$548 body only

$648 - $698 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Has image stabilization
True resolution Takes slightly higher resolution photos
Sony A7

Sony A7

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$948 - $1,698 body only

$1,298 with 28-70mm lens

Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
True resolution Takes slightly higher resolution photos
Thickness Is thicker
Size Is slightly larger
Placeholder

Fujifilm X-T10

Boutique

$799 - $899

Light sensitivity Slightly higher maximum light sensitivity
Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
Interchangeable lenses Has a built-in lens
External mic jack Lacks and external mic jack
Olympus OM-D E-M10

Olympus OM-D E-M10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$430 - $599 body only

$539 - $599 with 14-42mm lens

Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
Image stabilization Has image stabilization
Thickness Is thicker
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
Fujifilm X-Pro1

Fujifilm X-Pro1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$799 body only

Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
Weight Is slightly heavier
External mic jack Lacks and external mic jack
Olympus OM-D E-M5

Olympus OM-D E-M5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$479 - $899 body only

$499 - $1,140 with 14-42mm lens

Image stabilization Has image stabilization
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
Panorama Lacks built-in panoramas
Fujifilm X-E1

Fujifilm X-E1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$449 - $599 body only

$731 with 18-55mm lens

Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
Startup delay Has much more startup delay
Screen size Has a significantly smaller screen

Fujifilm X-E2 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

No significant competitors found that are specific to the Fujifilm X-E2.

Fujifilm X-T1 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Olympus OM-D E-M1

Olympus OM-D E-M1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$800 - $999 body only

$1,385 - $1,799 with 12-40mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Light sensitivity (boost) Worse boost ISO
Size Larger

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