• APS-C 332.3mm2
  • 24.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600
  • APS-C 366.6mm2
  • 26.1 megapixels
  • ISO 160 - 12,800

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Differences

Canon EOS M50 advantages over Fujifilm X-T4

  • Less expensive
    $549 vs $2099
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • NFC
    Yes vs No
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Internal flash
    Internal flash vs None
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Wider angle kit lens
    24 mm vs 27 mm
    Capture more of the scene with the included lens

Fujifilm X-T4 advantages over Canon EOS M50

  • Lens selection
    Good vs Limited
    Better lens selection gives you more options
  • Larger sensor
    APS-C vs APS-C
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Yes vs No
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • More telephoto lens reach
    84 mm vs 72 mm
    Capture objects farther away with the kit lens
  • Dual card slots
    Yes vs No
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • Headphone jack
    Yes vs No
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Doesn't require an AA filter
    Yes vs No
    A unique sensor design provides sharp photos without moiré
  • Longer exposure
    900 vs 30 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Faster shutter
    1/32000 vs 1/4000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Focus peaking
    Both provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Both provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Both provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Shoot 4K video
    Both provide
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • Touchscreen
    Both provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • 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
  • 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
  • Slow-motion videos
    Both provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

Common Weaknesses

  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • Top deck display
    Neither provide
    Check settings with a screen on top of the camera

User reviews

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Review Excerpt

  • Comfortable ergonomics and solid build; Versatile EVF and tilt-swivel, touch-screen LCD; Good image quality; Great performance for its class; New C-RAW format saves on raw file size; 4K video is an M-series first.

  • Somewhat limited dynamic range; JPEGs a little soft at base ISO, and more so at higher ISOs; Warm white balance under incandescent light; Poor battery life; Raw buffer is still shallow (but C-RAW helps).

The Competition

Compared to Canon EOS M5

Canon EOS M50
Canon EOS M5
  • $546
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $679
  • APS-C
  • Fast startup
  • Longer stills battery life
Fujifilm X-T4
Canon EOS M5
  • $1699
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Lens selection
  • $679
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • NFC

Compared to Fujifilm X-T100

Canon EOS M50
Fujifilm X-T100
  • $546
  • APS-C
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Fast startup
  • $439
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Larger sensor
Fujifilm X-T4
Fujifilm X-T100
  • $1699
  • APS-C
  • Slower slow-motion
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $439
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Internal flash

Compared to Sony A6400

Canon EOS M50
Sony A6400
  • $546
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $898
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Larger sensor
Fujifilm X-T4
Sony A6400
  • $1699
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $898
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • NFC

Compared to Sony A6100

Canon EOS M50
Sony A6100
  • $546
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $748
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Larger sensor
Fujifilm X-T4
Sony A6100
  • $1699
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $748
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • NFC

Compared to Nikon Z50

Canon EOS M50
Nikon Z50
  • $546
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $857
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Longer stills battery life
Fujifilm X-T4
Nikon Z50
  • $1699
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $857
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Internal flash
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