• APS-C 368.2mm2
  • 16.3 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 6400
  • $950 Average Retail $1400 MSRP
  • APS-C 368.2mm2
  • 16.3 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 6400
  • $917 Average Retail $1700 MSRP

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Advantages

Fujifilm X-E1 over Fujifilm X-Pro1

  • External Mic
    Jack vs No jack
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Internal flash
    Internal flash vs None
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Bigger RAW buffer
    Unlimited vs 14 shots
    Larger buffer for RAW shots (single-shot mode)

Fujifilm X-Pro1 over Fujifilm X-E1

  • Fast startup
    1.30 vs 2.40 sec
    Faster startup lets you catch the moment
  • High-res screen
    1230k vs 460k dots
    Better screen fidelity makes you a better photographer
  • Lighter weight
    454g vs 687g
    Lighter weight

Review Excerpt

  • Produces superior image quality that's better than many DSLRs; Handsome and functional camera design recalls classic rangefinder models; Surprisingly good kit lens.

  • Mixed-bag operational performance, with sluggish startup and mediocre autofocus speed and shot-to-shot times; Video quality is only so-so.

  • Quality build; Unique hybrid optical viewfinder; Excellent LCD; Good controls; Excellent image quality.

  • Limited to prime lenses (for now); Loose aperture ring and EV dial; Mediocre autofocus speeds; Slow buffer clearing; Tripod socket too close to battery compartment.

The Competition

Compared to Sony NEX-5R

Fujifilm X-E1
Sony NEX-5R
  • $950
  • APS-C
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • External Mic
  • $579
  • APS-C
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Touchscreen
Fujifilm X-Pro1
Sony NEX-5R
  • $917
  • APS-C
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • High-res screen
  • $579
  • APS-C
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Touchscreen

Compared to Samsung Galaxy NX

Fujifilm X-E1
Samsung Galaxy NX
  • $950
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • External Mic
  • $1237
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • Wi-Fi
Fujifilm X-Pro1
Samsung Galaxy NX
  • $917
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Fast startup
  • $1237
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • Wi-Fi

Compared to Panasonic GX7

Fujifilm X-E1
Panasonic GX7
  • $950
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • External Mic
  • $848
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Tiltable Screen
Fujifilm X-Pro1
Panasonic GX7
  • $917
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Doesn't require an AA filter
  • $848
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Tiltable Screen

Compared to Fujifilm X-E2

Fujifilm X-E1
Fujifilm X-E2
  • $950
  • APS-C
  • 24p
  • $1182
  • APS-C
  • Wi-Fi
  • On-sensor phase detect
Fujifilm X-Pro1
Fujifilm X-E2
  • $917
  • APS-C
  • 24p
  • $1182
  • APS-C
  • Wi-Fi
  • On-sensor phase detect

Compared to Fujifilm X-T1

Fujifilm X-E1
Fujifilm X-T1
  • $950
  • APS-C
  • 24p
  • Internal flash
  • $1649
  • APS-C
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Fast startup
Fujifilm X-Pro1
Fujifilm X-T1
  • $917
  • APS-C
  • 24p
  • Lighter weight
  • $1649
  • APS-C
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Wi-Fi
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