• APS-C 332.3mm2
  • 18.0 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 6400
  • APS-C 369.0mm2
  • 24.2 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 12,800

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Differences

Canon T6 advantages over Fujifilm X-A5

  • Less expensive
    $399 vs $499
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • 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
  • Fast startup
    ~0.50 vs 3.1 sec
    Faster startup lets you catch the moment
  • NFC
    Yes vs No
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • More telephoto lens reach
    88 mm vs 68 mm
    Capture objects farther away with the kit lens

Fujifilm X-A5 advantages over Canon T6

  • 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.
  • Shoot 4K video
    4K (UHD) vs 1080p
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Yes vs No
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Yes vs No
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Thinner
    40 mm vs 77 mm
    Thinner
  • External Mic Jack
    Jack vs No jack
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Newer
    17 months vs 3 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Lighter weight
    496g vs 697g
    Lighter weight
  • More pixels
    24.2 vs 18.0 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Wider angle kit lens
    23 mm vs 29 mm
    Capture more of the scene with the included lens
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    5.8 fps vs 3.0 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Faster RAW shooting
    5.7 fps vs 3.0 fps
    Faster RAW shooting in burst mode
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Faster shutter
    1/32000 vs 1/4000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light
  • Higher extended ISO
    51200 vs 12800 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • 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

  • 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
  • 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

  • Good image quality overall; Good value for money; In-camera Wi-Fi and NFC make light work of image sharing; Decent kit lens; Friendly, approachable design; Good ergonomics; Lots of room to grow in Canon's ecosystem

  • Slow burst shooting with very limited raw buffer; Resolution, dynamic range and high ISO performance trail current rivals; Mediocre autofocus performance; Limited feature set; Very basic movie capture features

  • Impressive overall image quality; Excellent high ISO performance; Very good dynamic range from RAW files; Full HD video at 60 fps; Good battery life.

  • Slower-than-average AF speed; 4K video capped at 15fps; Very slow startup to first shot time with new power-zoom kit lens; Sluggish single-shot cycle times.

The Competition

Compared to Canon T5

Canon T6
Canon T5
  • $399
  • APS-C
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • NFC
  • $474
  • APS-C
Fujifilm X-A5
Canon T5
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $474
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Lens selection

Compared to Canon T6i

Canon T6
Canon T6i
  • $399
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Bigger pixels
  • $549
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Touchscreen
Fujifilm X-A5
Canon T6i
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $549
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Tilt-swivel screen

Compared to Nikon D3400

Canon T6
Nikon D3400
  • $399
  • APS-C
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • NFC
  • $462
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Built-in Bluetooth
Fujifilm X-A5
Nikon D3400
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $462
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Less expensive

Compared to Fujifilm X-A3

Canon T6
Fujifilm X-A3
  • $399
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $514
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
Fujifilm X-A5
Fujifilm X-A3
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Shoot 4K video
  • Built-in Bluetooth
  • $514
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Fast startup

Compared to Canon EOS M6

Canon T6
Canon EOS M6
  • $399
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Lens selection
  • $479
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Touchscreen
Fujifilm X-A5
Canon EOS M6
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Larger sensor
  • $479
  • APS-C
  • Fast startup
  • NFC
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