• APS-C 337.5mm2
  • 20.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 12,800
  • APS-C 368.2mm2
  • 24.3 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 12,800

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Differences

Canon 70D advantages over Fujifilm X-Pro2

  • Less expensive
    $939 vs $2099
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Tilt-swivel vs none
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Lens selection
    Excellent vs Good
    Better lens selection gives you more options
  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Fast startup
    ~0.70 vs 1.1 sec
    Faster startup lets you catch the moment
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 920 vs 280 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Internal flash
    Internal flash vs None
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Top deck display
    Yes vs No
    Check settings with a screen on top of the camera

Fujifilm X-Pro2 advantages over Canon 70D

  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Shoot 4K video
    4K (UHD) vs 1080p
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • Thinner
    45 mm vs 78 mm
    Thinner
  • Newer
    3 years vs 5 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • More dots on screen
    1620k vs 1040k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • More pixels
    24.3 vs 20.2 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Dual card slots
    Yes vs No
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • Doesn't require an AA filter
    Yes vs No
    A unique sensor design provides sharp photos without moiré
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    8.2 fps vs 6.7 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Faster RAW shooting
    8.2 fps vs 6.7 fps
    Faster RAW shooting in burst mode
  • Bigger RAW buffer
    28 vs 14 shots
    Larger buffer for RAW shots (burst mode)
  • Faster shutter
    1/32000 vs 1/8000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light
  • Higher extended ISO
    51200 vs 25600 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Both provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • 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 HDMI output 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

  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Neither provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • 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
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Slow-motion videos
    Neither provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

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Review Excerpt

  • Dual Pixel CMOS AF delivers full-time continuous autofocus (with phase detect at every pixel in framing area) for video and Live View still shooting; Full HD (1080p) video recording with pro-level features and quality; Improved resolution and good high ISO performance; Excellent Wi-Fi remote shooting with full exposure controls; 3-inch articulating LCD touchscreen.

  • Image quality only improved slightly over 60D; Dynamic range still lags behind competing models; May not feature enough upgrades to convince people to step up from 60D.

  • Weather-sealed, ergonomic camera body; Fast hybrid AF system; Excellent high ISO performance; Improved continuous shooting performance; Better video quality than previous Fuji cameras.

  • Some controls don't impress; Continuous autofocus still lags behind competing DSLR cameras; No 4K video; Fixed LCD without touchpanel.

The Competition

Compared to Nikon D7100

Canon 70D
Nikon D7100
  • $902
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Touchscreen
  • $829
  • APS-C
  • Fast startup
  • Higher effective ISO
Fujifilm X-Pro2
Nikon D7100
  • $1499
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $829
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Lens selection

Compared to Pentax K-3

Canon 70D
Pentax K-3
  • $902
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Touchscreen
  • $699
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
Fujifilm X-Pro2
Pentax K-3
  • $1499
  • APS-C
  • Shoot 4K video
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $699
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Less expensive

Compared to Canon 7D Mark II

Canon 70D
Canon 7D Mark II
  • $902
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $1231
  • APS-C
  • Fast startup
  • Higher effective ISO
Fujifilm X-Pro2
Canon 7D Mark II
  • $1499
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $1231
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Less expensive

Compared to Sony A6300

Canon 70D
Sony A6300
  • $902
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $898
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Shoot 4K video
Fujifilm X-Pro2
Sony A6300
  • $1499
  • APS-C
  • Higher max flash sync
  • More dots on screen
  • $898
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas

Compared to Sony A6500

Canon 70D
Sony A6500
  • $902
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Less expensive
  • $1198
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
Fujifilm X-Pro2
Sony A6500
  • $1499
  • APS-C
  • Higher max flash sync
  • More dots on screen
  • $1198
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
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