Sony A7 vs Fujifilm X-T1

Sony A7
Fujifilm X-T1

Reasons to buy the Sony A7

High resolution screen
Screen resolution
1,229k dots
Phase detection video autofocus
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fast and accurate
Light-weight
Weight
417 g
Fast shutter speed
Fastest shutter speed
1/8000 of a second
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm X-T1

Size
Really small
Standard size (129×90×47 mm)
Thickness
Thin
1.8"
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Viewfinder coverage
Great viewfinder coverage
100%

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differences

Advantages of the Fujifilm X-T1

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Startup delay
Less startup delay
1000 ms vs 1700 ms
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More than 40% less delay when turning on
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
Continuous shooting
Shoots slightly faster
8 fps vs 5 fps
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60% faster continuous shooting
Size
Slightly smaller
129×90×47 mm vs 127×94×48 mm
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Around 10% smaller
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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
Screen resolution
Higher resolution screen
1,229k dots vs 1,040k dots
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Around 20% higher resolution screen
True resolution
Higher true resolution
24 MP vs 16.3 MP
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Capture around 50% more detail in your photos
Lens availability
More lenses available
92 lenses vs 58 lenses
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Around 60% more lenses available
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 4 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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similarities

Compared to recent mirrorless cameras

Common Strengths
Weather sealed Weather sealed Help
Shoot in extreme weather
Viewfinder Both have digital viewfinders Help
Digital
Movie continuous focus Focus continuously recording movies Help
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
External mic jack Have external mic jacks Help
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
Screen flips out Flip-out screens Help
Great for movies
Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
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
Touch screen No touchscreens Help
More buttons
Autofocus Slower hybrid detection autofocus Help
slower focusing
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

$548 body only

$698 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Has image stabilization
Focus points Has slightly more focus points
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
Weather sealed It's body is not weather sealed
Fujifilm X-T10

Fujifilm X-T10

Boutique

$799 - $800

Autofocus Focuses automatically
GPS Has a built-in GPS
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
Interchangeable lenses Has a built-in lens
Canon EOS 6D

Canon EOS 6D

Pro DSLR

$1,230 - $1,399 body only

$1,799 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
Sony A7R

Sony A7R

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,679 - $1,898 body only

$2,279 with 28-70mm lens

Low light performance Is slightly less noisy at high ISO
Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
Focus points Has slightly fewer focus points
Screen resolution Has a slightly lower resolution screen
Nikon D750

Nikon D750

Pro DSLR

$1,585 - $1,997 body only

$2,125 - $2,697 with 24-120mm lens

Low light performance Is slightly less noisy at high ISO
Screen size Has a significantly larger screen
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
Thickness Is thicker
Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$979 - $1,097 body only

$1,397 with 18-140mm lens

Screen size Has a significantly larger screen
Viewfinder Has higher quality type of viewfinder
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is significantly heavier
Olympus OM-D E-M5 II

Olympus OM-D E-M5 II

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Image stabilization Has image stabilization
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Shutter lag Has slightly more shutter lag
Dynamic range Has slightly narrower dynamic range

Fujifilm X-T1 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Olympus OM-D E-M10 II

Olympus OM-D E-M10 II

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Weather sealed No weather sealing
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack

Sony A7 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Sony A7S

Sony A7S

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,947 - $2,498 body only

$2,498 with 28-70mm lens

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Low light performance Significantly lower noise at high ISO
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
True resolution Significantly 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?