• APS-C 332.3mm2
  • 24.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600
  • APS-C 368.2mm2
  • 24.3 megapixels
  • 35.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Canon EOS M5 advantages over Fujifilm X100F

  • Less expensive
    $699 vs $1199*
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • NFC
    Yes vs No
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Yes vs No
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Longer video battery life
    85 vs 60 minutes
    Capture more video
  • Higher-res screen
    540k vs 346k pixels
    More detail on the screen lets you judge focus and composition
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    9.2 fps vs 8.0 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Faster RAW shooting
    9.3 fps vs 8.0 fps
    Faster RAW shooting in burst mode

Fujifilm X100F advantages over Canon EOS M5

  • Larger sensor
    APS-C vs APS-C
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 390 vs 295 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Integrated ND filter
    Yes vs No
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • Higher max flash sync
    1/2000 vs 1/200 sec
    Reduce the effect of ambient light in flash shots
  • Doesn't require an AA filter
    Yes vs No
    A unique sensor design provides sharp photos without moiré
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    60 vs 27 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)
  • Faster shutter
    1/32000 vs 1/4000 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

  • Rear display
    Both provide
    Review photos on the back of the camera
  • 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
  • RAW file ability
    Both provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Both provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Manual focus
    Both provide
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • 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

  • 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
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • Top deck display
    Neither provide
    Check settings with a screen on top of the camera
  • Dual card slots
    Neither provide
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • 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

  • Enthusiast-oriented compact camera body; Good image quality in most situations; Built-in electronic viewfinder; Impressive Dual Pixel CMOS AF; Very good overall performance.

  • High ISO image quality and dynamic range aren't quite up to par with some of its competition; No 4K video recording; Native EF-M lens selection is still limited; Below average battery life.

The Competition

Compared to Fujifilm X100S

Canon EOS M5
Fujifilm X100S
  • $579
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Touchscreen
  • $1099
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
Fujifilm X100F
Fujifilm X100S
  • $1199
  • APS-C
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • External Mic Jack
  • $1099
  • APS-C
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Fujifilm X100T

Canon EOS M5
Fujifilm X100T
  • $579
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Touchscreen
  • $1199
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
Fujifilm X100F
Fujifilm X100T
  • $1199
  • APS-C
  • Newer
  • More pixels
  • $1199
  • APS-C
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Sony A6300

Canon EOS M5
Sony A6300
  • $579
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Touchscreen
  • $748
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Larger sensor
Fujifilm X100F
Sony A6300
  • $1199
  • APS-C
  • Integrated ND filter
  • Higher max flash sync
  • $748
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Shoot 4K video

Compared to Canon EOS M50

Canon EOS M5
Canon EOS M50
  • $579
  • APS-C
  • Fast startup
  • Longer stills battery life
  • $579
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
Fujifilm X100F
Canon EOS M50
  • $1199
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $579
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen

Compared to Fujifilm X-T100

Canon EOS M5
Fujifilm X-T100
  • $579
  • APS-C
  • Fast startup
  • NFC
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Larger sensor
Fujifilm X100F
Fujifilm X-T100
  • $1199
  • APS-C
  • Integrated ND filter
  • Higher max flash sync
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
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