• APS-C 332.3mm2
  • 18.0 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 12,800
  • APS-C 368.2mm2
  • 16.3 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 6400

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Differences

Canon T4i advantages over Fujifilm X-A1

  • Lens selection
    Excellent vs Good
    Better lens selection gives you more options
  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Tilt-swivel vs tilt-only
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Eye-level vs Rear display only
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Yes vs No
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 440 vs 350 shots
    Capture more photos
  • More telephoto lens reach
    216 mm vs 76 mm
    Capture objects farther away with the kit lens
  • External Mic Jack
    Jack vs No jack
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Shoots 24p video
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options

Fujifilm X-A1 advantages over Canon T4i

  • 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.
  • Less expensive
    $450 vs $539
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Thinner
    39 mm vs 78 mm
    Thinner
  • 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 4.8 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    30 vs 19 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • 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

  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Neither provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • 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
  • 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

  • Excellent image quality; 9 cross-type AF points; Stereo microphones; Built-in touchscreen; Multi-shot modes.

  • Slow Live View and video autofocus; High ISO performance is unimproved; Below-average battery life; No dedicated AF illuminator.

The Competition

Compared to Canon T5i

Canon T4i
Canon T5i
  • $644
  • APS-C
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $549
  • APS-C
  • Lighter weight
Fujifilm X-A1
Canon T5i
  • $450
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $549
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Tilt-swivel screen

Compared to Canon T3i

Canon T4i
Canon T3i
  • $644
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • Fast startup
  • $549
  • APS-C
Fujifilm X-A1
Canon T3i
  • $450
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $549
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Tilt-swivel screen

Compared to Pentax K-30

Canon T4i
Pentax K-30
  • $644
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Touchscreen
  • $556
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
Fujifilm X-A1
Pentax K-30
  • $450
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $556
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Eye-level viewfinder

Compared to Pentax K-5 II

Canon T4i
Pentax K-5 II
  • $644
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $762
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
Fujifilm X-A1
Pentax K-5 II
  • $450
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Focus peaking
  • $762
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Eye-level viewfinder

Compared to Fujifilm X-M1

Canon T4i
Fujifilm X-M1
  • $644
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $390
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
Fujifilm X-A1
Fujifilm X-M1
  • $450
  • APS-C
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
  • $390
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Doesn't require an AA filter
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