• APS-C 368.2mm2
  • 16.3 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 6400
  • APS-C 368.2mm2
  • 24.3 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 12,800

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Differences

Fujifilm X-T1 IR advantages over Fujifilm X-T2

  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 4.82 vs 3.93 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)

Fujifilm X-T2 advantages over Fujifilm X-T1 IR

  • Shoot 4K video
    4K (UHD) vs 1080p
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • Newer
    14 months vs 2 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • More pixels
    24.3 vs 16.3 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Dual card slots
    Yes vs No
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • Longer exposure
    900 vs 30 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Higher extended ISO
    51200 vs 25600 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Focus peaking
    Both provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Both provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • In-camera panoramas
    Both provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Tiltable Screen
    Both provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Both provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • External Mic Jack
    Both provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video
  • Hot shoe
    Both provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Bulb shutter
    Both provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

Common Weaknesses

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Neither provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • NFC
    Neither provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • Internal flash
    Neither provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Top deck display
    Neither provide
    Check settings with a screen on top of the camera
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Slow-motion videos
    Neither provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

User reviews

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Review Excerpt

  • Excellent image quality from both JPEGs and RAW files; Superb high ISO performance; Very fast hybrid AF; Robust weather sealing; Dual UHS-II card slots; 4K video.

  • Precise manual focus is tricky with fly-by-wire focusing; Battery life is only decent; Video quality still not on par with competing cameras.

The Competition

Compared to Olympus E-M1 II

Fujifilm X-T1 IR
Olympus E-M1 II
  • $1699
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $1699
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Tilt-swivel screen
Fujifilm X-T2
Olympus E-M1 II
  • $1499
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $1699
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Tilt-swivel screen

Compared to Fujifilm X-Pro2

Fujifilm X-T1 IR
Fujifilm X-Pro2
  • $1699
  • APS-C
  • Bigger pixels
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $1499
  • APS-C
  • More dots on screen
  • More pixels
Fujifilm X-T2
Fujifilm X-Pro2
  • $1499
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $1499
  • APS-C
  • More dots on screen

Compared to Canon EOS M5

Fujifilm X-T1 IR
Canon EOS M5
  • $1699
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Larger sensor
  • $929
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • NFC
Fujifilm X-T2
Canon EOS M5
  • $1499
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Larger sensor
  • $929
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Touchscreen

Compared to Sony A6500

Fujifilm X-T1 IR
Sony A6500
  • $1699
  • APS-C
  • Bigger pixels
  • More viewfinder magnification
  • $1198
  • APS-C
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Shoot 4K video
Fujifilm X-T2
Sony A6500
  • $1499
  • APS-C
  • Fast startup
  • Higher max flash sync
  • $1198
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization

Compared to Leica TL

Fujifilm X-T1 IR
Leica TL
  • $1699
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $1447
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • Internal flash
Fujifilm X-T2
Leica TL
  • $1499
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $1447
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Bigger pixels
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