• APS-C 332.3mm2
  • 15.1 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 6400
  • APS-C 368.2mm2
  • 16.3 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 6400

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Differences

Canon T1i advantages over Fujifilm X-A1

  • Lens selection
    Excellent vs Good
    Better lens selection gives you more options
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Eye-level vs Rear display only
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • More telephoto lens reach
    88 mm vs 76 mm
    Capture objects farther away with the kit lens
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    Unlimited vs 30 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)

Fujifilm X-A1 advantages over Canon T1i

  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Larger sensor
    APS-C vs APS-C
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Thinner
    39 mm vs 61 mm
    Thinner
  • Newer
    6 years vs 10 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Lighter weight
    330g vs 526g
    Lighter weight
  • Wider angle kit lens
    24 mm vs 29 mm
    Capture more of the scene with the included lens
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    5.6 fps vs 3.4 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Higher extended ISO
    25600 vs 12800 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • 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
  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Top deck display
    Neither provide
    Check settings with a screen on top of the camera
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • 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

User reviews

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Review Excerpt

The Competition

Compared to Canon XSi

Canon T1i
Canon XSi
  • $900
  • APS-C
  • Fast startup
  • HDMI out
  • $649
  • APS-C
  • Longer stills battery life
Fujifilm X-A1
Canon XSi
  • $450
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $649
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Eye-level viewfinder

Compared to Sony DSLR-A350

Canon T1i
Sony DSLR-A350
  • $900
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Fast startup
  • $900
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
Fujifilm X-A1
Sony DSLR-A350
  • $450
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $900
  • APS-C
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization

Compared to Sony DSLR-A390

Canon T1i
Sony DSLR-A390
  • $900
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Thinner
  • $507
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Less expensive
Fujifilm X-A1
Sony DSLR-A390
  • $450
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $507
  • APS-C
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization

Compared to Sony NEX-3N

Canon T1i
Sony NEX-3N
  • $900
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $359
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
Fujifilm X-A1
Sony NEX-3N
  • $450
  • APS-C
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • Higher-res screen
  • $359
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas

Compared to Fujifilm X-M1

Canon T1i
Fujifilm X-M1
  • $900
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $399
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
Fujifilm X-A1
Fujifilm X-M1
  • $450
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
  • $399
  • APS-C
  • Doesn't require an AA filter
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