• APS-C 332.3mm2
  • 24.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600
  • APS-C 369.0mm2
  • 24.2 megapixels
  • 28.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Canon EOS M5 advantages over Fujifilm XF10

  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Eye-level vs Rear display only
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • NFC
    Yes vs No
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Longer video battery life
    85 vs 55 minutes
    Capture more video
  • Higher-res screen
    540k vs 346k pixels
    More detail on the screen lets you judge focus and composition
  • Hot shoe
    Hot shoe vs None
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    9.2 fps vs 6.0 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    27 vs 13 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)

Fujifilm XF10 advantages over Canon EOS M5

  • Less expensive
    $499* vs $899
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Larger sensor
    APS-C vs APS-C
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Shoot 4K video
    4K (UHD) vs 1080p
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Thinner
    41 mm vs 60 mm
    Thinner
  • Newer
    3 years vs 5 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Faster shutter
    1/16000 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
  • Touchscreen
    Both provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • RAW file ability
    Both provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Both provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • 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
  • 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
  • Integrated ND filter
    Neither provide
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • Dual card slots
    Neither provide
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video

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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 Ricoh GR II

Canon EOS M5
Ricoh GR II
  • $729
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $538
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Less expensive
Fujifilm XF10
Ricoh GR II
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $538
  • APS-C
  • Bigger pixels
  • NFC

Compared to Fujifilm X-Pro2

Canon EOS M5
Fujifilm X-Pro2
  • $729
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Touchscreen
  • $1499
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Larger sensor
Fujifilm XF10
Fujifilm X-Pro2
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Touchscreen
  • $1499
  • APS-C
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • More dots on screen

Compared to Fujifilm X70

Canon EOS M5
Fujifilm X70
  • $729
  • APS-C
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • NFC
  • $699
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Larger sensor
Fujifilm XF10
Fujifilm X70
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $699
  • APS-C
  • Bigger pixels
  • Tiltable Screen

Compared to Canon EOS M50

Canon EOS M5
Canon EOS M50
  • $729
  • APS-C
  • Fast startup
  • Longer stills battery life
  • $579
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
Fujifilm XF10
Canon EOS M50
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Larger sensor
  • $579
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Slower slow-motion

Compared to Fujifilm X-T100

Canon EOS M5
Fujifilm X-T100
  • $729
  • APS-C
  • Fast startup
  • NFC
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Larger sensor
Fujifilm XF10
Fujifilm X-T100
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Eye-level viewfinder
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