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

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Differences

Canon T2i advantages over Fujifilm X-Pro1

  • Lens selection
    Excellent vs Good
    Better lens selection gives you more options
  • Fast startup
    ~0.40 vs 1.3 sec
    Faster startup lets you catch the moment
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 440 vs 300 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Internal flash
    Internal flash vs None
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • External Mic Jack
    Jack vs No jack
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Less shutter lag
    0.25 vs 0.37 sec
    Focus and take a photo quickly (wide angle)
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options

Fujifilm X-Pro1 advantages over Canon T2i

  • 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.
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Thinner
    42 mm vs 76 mm
    Thinner
  • More viewfinder magnification
    0.60x vs 0.54x
    Get a bigger view of the scene through the eye-level viewfinder
  • Doesn't require an AA filter
    Yes vs No
    A unique sensor design provides sharp photos without moiré
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    5.2 fps vs 3.6 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    18 vs 10 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)
  • Faster RAW shooting
    5.4 fps vs 3.6 fps
    Faster RAW shooting in burst mode
  • Bigger RAW buffer
    11 vs 6 shots
    Larger buffer for RAW shots (burst mode)
  • Higher extended ISO
    25600 vs 12800 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
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use an external screen 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
  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Neither provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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

  • Quality build; Unique hybrid optical viewfinder; Excellent LCD; Good controls; Excellent image quality.

  • Limited to prime lenses (for now); Loose aperture ring and EV dial; Mediocre autofocus speeds; Slow buffer clearing; Tripod socket too close to battery compartment.

The Competition

Compared to Pentax K-7

Canon T2i
Pentax K-7
  • $692
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Fast startup
  • $1300
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
Fujifilm X-Pro1
Pentax K-7
  • $1372
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $1300
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization

Compared to Sony DSLR-A580

Canon T2i
Sony DSLR-A580
  • $692
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Fast startup
  • $900
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
Fujifilm X-Pro1
Sony DSLR-A580
  • $1372
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Thinner
  • $900
  • APS-C
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Tiltable Screen

Compared to Sony A55

Canon T2i
Sony A55
  • $692
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Fast startup
  • $734
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
Fujifilm X-Pro1
Sony A55
  • $1372
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Thinner
  • $734
  • APS-C
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Tiltable Screen

Compared to Sony NEX-6

Canon T2i
Sony NEX-6
  • $692
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Fast startup
  • $548
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
Fujifilm X-Pro1
Sony NEX-6
  • $1372
  • APS-C
  • Fast startup
  • Doesn't require an AA filter
  • $548
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tiltable Screen

Compared to Samsung NX300

Canon T2i
Samsung NX300
  • $692
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $1000
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
Fujifilm X-Pro1
Samsung NX300
  • $1372
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $1000
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • Tiltable Screen
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