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Reasons to buy the Sony A7

Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Sensor size
Large sensor
Full frame 35.8x23.9mm
Viewfinder coverage
Great viewfinder coverage
100%
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
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
 
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differences

Advantages of the Fujifilm X-T1

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Screen resolution Higher resolution screen 1,040k dots vs 921k dots
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More than 10% higher resolution screen
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 Cheaper $1,298.95 vs $1,479.95
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The best price we've seen is $181 cheaper (more than 10% less)
Weight Slightly lighter 440 g vs 474 g
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Around 10% lighter
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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
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
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
True resolution Significantly higher true resolution 24 MP vs 16.3 MP
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Capture around 50% more detail in your photos
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
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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 Common Weaknesses
Weather sealed Both are weather sealed, which is fairly uncommon among similar cameras Help
Shoot in extreme weather
Viewfinder Both have digital viewfinders Help
Digital
External mic jack You can plug a microphone into both of these Help
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
Screen flips out Flip-out screens Help
Great for movies
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
Built-in flash No built-in flash Help
Professional
Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
30 seconds
Weight Heavy Help
X-T1:440 g
A7:474 g
Lowest price Very expensive Help
X-T1:$1,298.95
A7:$1,479.95
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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Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$648 body only

$798 - $799 with 16-50mm lens

Lens availability Slightly more lenses available
Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
External mic jack Lacks and external mic jack
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
Canon EOS 6D

Canon EOS 6D

Pro DSLR

$1,608 - $1,899 body only

$2,299 - $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
Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Pro DSLR

$3,399 body only

$3,990 - $3,999 with 24-105mm lens

Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
Viewfinder Has higher quality type of viewfinder
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is much heavier
Olympus OM-D E-M1

Olympus OM-D E-M1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,299 body only

$1,790 - $2,100 with 12-40mm lens

Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
Image stabilization Has image stabilization
Thickness Is thicker
Size Is slightly larger
Nikon D610

Nikon D610

Pro DSLR

$1,797 body only

$2,297 - $2,300 with 24-85mm 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 slightly more expensive
Nikon D7100

Nikon D7100

Entry-level DSLR

$1,047 body only

$1,347 with 18-140mm lens

Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is much heavier

Fujifilm X-T1 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Fujifilm X-Pro1

Fujifilm X-Pro1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$899 - $1,000 body only

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Weather sealed No weather sealing
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Fujifilm X-E2

Fujifilm X-E2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$799 body only

$1,099 with 18-55mm lens

Viewfinder size Much larger viewfinder
Size Smaller
Weather sealed No weather sealing
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out

Sony A7 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Sony A7S

Sony A7S

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$3,037 body only

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Low light performance Significantly lower noise at high ISO
Autofocus Slower video autofocus
True resolution Much lower true resolution

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