• APS-C 368.2mm2
  • 16.3 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 6400
  • 4/3 224.9mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 25600

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Advantages

Fujifilm X-T1 over Panasonic GX7

  • Larger sensor
    APS-C vs 4/3
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 4.82 vs 3.77 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Yes vs No
    Might improve live view and video AF performance
  • External Mic
    Jack vs No jack
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Bigger RAW buffer
    Unlimited vs 13 shots
    Larger buffer for RAW shots (single-shot mode)
  • Doesn't require an AA filter
    Yes vs No
    A unique sensor design provides sharp photos without moiré
  • Higher extended ISO
    51200 vs 25600 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Panasonic GX7 over Fujifilm X-T1

  • Lens selection
    Excellent vs Good
    Better lens selection gives you more options
  • Fast startup
    0.90 vs 1.40 sec
    Faster startup lets you catch the moment
  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Love or hate them, they can be useful
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Yes vs No
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Higher max flash sync
    1/320 vs 1/180 sec
    Reduce the effect of ambient light in flash shots
  • 24p
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • Lighter weight
    532g vs 771g
    Lighter weight
  • Internal flash
    Internal flash vs None
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Longer shutter
    60 vs 30 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Faster shutter
    1/8000 vs 1/4000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

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Review Excerpt

  • Excellent image quality; Solid, weather-sealed body; Retro design that actually makes sense in a digital camera; Very low viewfinder lag for single-servo shooting; Fast burst shooting with great buffer depths; In-camera Wi-Fi connectivity

  • Exposure compensation dial is easily bumped; Four-way controller buttons are hard to press; Significant viewfinder lag for burst shooting; No raw files above ISO 6,400; Default settings strongly limit JPEG dynamic range

  • Sharp retro design and solid build; High resolution, tiltable electronic viewfinder and LCD touchscreen monitor; Competitive still image quality; Very good video quality, recording Full HD at frame rates up to 60p; Fast autofocusing and all-around performance; Robust Wi-Fi and NFC capabilities, including remote shooting when paired with a smart device

  • Weak built-in flash; No external mic or headphone jack for video recording; Some poor results when shooting in Creative Panorama mode

The Competition

Compared to Fujifilm X-E1

Fujifilm X-T1
Fujifilm X-E1
  • $1199
  • APS-C
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Fast startup
  • $442
  • APS-C
  • 24p
  • Internal flash
Panasonic GX7
Fujifilm X-E1
  • $484
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $442
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Panasonic G6

Fujifilm X-T1
Panasonic G6
  • $1199
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $498
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Touchscreen
Panasonic GX7
Panasonic G6
  • $484
  • 4/3
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Higher max flash sync
  • $498
  • 4/3
  • External Mic

Compared to Samsung Galaxy NX

Fujifilm X-T1
Samsung Galaxy NX
  • $1199
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $1019
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • GPS
Panasonic GX7
Samsung Galaxy NX
  • $484
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $1019
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • GPS

Compared to Fujifilm X-E2

Fujifilm X-T1
Fujifilm X-E2
  • $1199
  • APS-C
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Higher extended ISO
  • $799
  • APS-C
  • Lighter weight
  • Internal flash
Panasonic GX7
Fujifilm X-E2
  • $484
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $799
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Olympus E-M10

Fujifilm X-T1
Olympus E-M10
  • $1199
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $599
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Touchscreen
Panasonic GX7
Olympus E-M10
  • $484
  • 4/3
  • Fast startup
  • 60p
  • $599
  • 4/3
  • Bigger RAW buffer
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