Sony A7

Sony A7

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Fujifilm X-T1

Fujifilm X-T1

     

Reasons to buy the Sony A7

Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
Large sensor
Sensor size
Full frame 35.8x23.9mm
Great viewfinder coverage
Viewfinder coverage
100%
In-camera panoramas
Panorama
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm X-T1

Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Viewfinder coverage
Great viewfinder coverage
100%
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Size
Really small
Standard size 129x89x46 mm
 

differences

Advantages of the Fujifilm X-T1

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Continuous shooting
Shoots slightly faster
8 fps vs 5 fps
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60% faster continuous shooting
Lens availability
Slightly more lenses available
8 lenses vs 4 lenses
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2x more lenses available
Light sensitivity (boost)
Better boost ISO
51,200 ISO vs 25,600 ISO
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The X-T1's boost ISO is 1 f-stop better
Battery life
Slightly longer battery life
350 shots vs 340 shots
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Almost the same
Size
Slightly smaller
129x89x46 mm vs 127x94x48 mm
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Around 10% smaller
Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$1,198.95 vs $1,297.95
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The best price we've seen is $99 cheaper (around 10% less)
Thickness
Slightly thinner
1.8" vs 1.9"
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Almost the same
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Advantages of the Sony A7

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Autofocus
Faster video autofocus
Phase detection vs Contrast detection
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Shoot videos without worrying about focus
HDR
Has in-camera HDR
Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
Supports 24p
Supports 24p
Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
Sensor size
Much larger sensor
Full frame 35.8x23.9mm vs APS-C 23.6x15.6mm
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Around 2.5x larger sensor
True resolution
Significantly higher true resolution
24 MP vs 16.3 MP
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Capture around 50% more detail in your photos
Screen resolution
Higher resolution screen
1,229k dots vs 1,040k dots
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Around 20% higher resolution screen
Viewfinder size
Larger viewfinder
0.71x vs 0.50x
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Around 2x larger viewfinder
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
25,600 ISO vs 6,400 ISO
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The A7's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
Fastest shutter speed
Significantly faster max shutter speed
1/8000s vs 1/4000s
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2x faster max shutter speed
Weight
Slightly lighter
417 g vs 440 g
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Around 10% lighter
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recommendations

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

similarities

Compared to recent mirrorless cameras

Common Strengths
Weather sealed Both are weather sealed, which is fairly uncommon among similar cameras Help
Shoot in extreme weather
External mic jack Have external mic jacks Help
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
Viewfinder Both have digital viewfinders Help
Digital
Movie continuous focus Focus continuously recording movies Help
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Screen flips out Flip-out screens Help
Great for movies
Sensor cleaning Self cleaning sensors Help
Avoids dust in your photos
External flash Each supports an external flash Help
Better lighting
Common Weaknesses
Built-in flash No built-in flash Help
Professional
Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
30 seconds
Lowest price Very expensive Help
X-T1:$1,198.95
A7:$1,297.95
Weight Heavy Help
X-T1:440 g
A7:417 g
Size Large Help
X-T1:129x89x46 mm
A7:127x94x48 mm
Lens availability Few lenses available Help
X-T1:8 lenses
A7:4 lenses
Touch screen No touchscreens Help
More buttons
3D Neither camera can take 3D photos Help
No 3d support
Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur

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competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$448 body only

$598 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Has image stabilization
Lens availability Slightly more lenses available
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
Weather sealed It's body is not weather sealed
Canon EOS 6D

Canon EOS 6D

Pro DSLR

$1,519 - $1,899 body only

$2,399 - $2,499 with 24-105mm lens

Viewfinder Has higher quality type of viewfinder
Startup delay Has slightly less startup delay
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
Thickness Is thicker
Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Pro DSLR

$3,099 - $3,399 body only

$3,699 - $3,999 with 24-105mm lens

Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
Viewfinder Has higher quality type of viewfinder
Lowest price Is much more expensive
Thickness Is thicker
Sony A7R

Sony A7R

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Low light performance Is slightly less noisy at high ISO
True resolution Takes much higher resolution photos
Focus points Has significantly fewer focus points
Nikon D750

Nikon D750

Pro DSLR

$2,149 - $2,997 body only

$2,997 with 24-120mm lens

Low light performance Is slightly less noisy at high ISO
Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
Olympus OM-D E-M1

Olympus OM-D E-M1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,068 - $1,300 body only

$1,646 - $2,099 with 12-40mm lens

Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
Image stabilization Has image stabilization
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is slightly heavier
Nikon D7100

Nikon D7100

Entry-level DSLR

$896 - $897 body only

$1,197 with 18-140mm lens

Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
Viewfinder Has higher quality type of viewfinder
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is significantly heavier

Fujifilm X-T1 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Fujifilm X-Pro1

Fujifilm X-Pro1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$999 - $1,000 body only

$1,512 with 18mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Weather sealed No weather sealing
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack

Sony A7 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

No significant competitors found that are specific to the Sony A7.

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Leo (7:10 PM, April 25, 2014)
Do you guys have any opinion on which has the better EVF?