• APS-C 368.2mm2
  • 16.3 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 6400
  • 35mm 849.7mm2
  • 61.0 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 32,000

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Differences

Fujifilm X-E2 advantages over Sony A7R IV

  • Less expensive
    $645 vs $3498*
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 4.82 vs 3.76 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Internal flash
    Internal flash vs None
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Thinner
    37 mm vs 77 mm
    Thinner
  • Doesn't require an AA filter
    Yes vs No
    A unique sensor design provides sharp photos without moiré
  • Faster shutter
    1/32000 vs 1/8000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

Sony A7R IV advantages over Fujifilm X-E2

  • Larger sensor
    35mm 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
  • 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
  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • High resolution composite
    Yes vs No
    Combine multiple shots to form a super hi-res version
  • NFC
    Yes vs No
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Yes vs No
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 670 vs 350 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Newer
    4 months vs 6 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • More dots on screen
    1440k vs 1040k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • More viewfinder magnification
    0.78x vs 0.62x
    Get a bigger view of the scene through the eye-level viewfinder
  • More pixels
    61.0 vs 16.3 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Dual card slots
    Yes vs No
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • Headphone jack
    Yes vs No
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    10.0 fps vs 7.0 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    70 vs 18 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Higher extended ISO
    102400 vs 51200 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Focus peaking
    Both provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Both provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • 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

Common Weaknesses

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • Top deck display
    Neither provide
    Check settings with a screen on top of the camera

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The Competition

Compared to Fujifilm X-E1

Fujifilm X-E2
Fujifilm X-E1
  • $474
  • APS-C
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • On-sensor phase detect
  • $499
  • APS-C
Sony A7R IV
Fujifilm X-E1
  • $3498
  • 35mm
  • Larger sensor
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Fujifilm X-T10

Fujifilm X-E2
Fujifilm X-T10
  • $474
  • APS-C
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
  • $509
  • APS-C
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Faster JPEG shooting
Sony A7R IV
Fujifilm X-T10
  • $3498
  • 35mm
  • Larger sensor
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $509
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Fujifilm X-E2S

Fujifilm X-E2
Fujifilm X-E2S
  • $474
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • $549
  • APS-C
  • Newer
Sony A7R IV
Fujifilm X-E2S
  • $3498
  • 35mm
  • Larger sensor
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $549
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Sony A7R III

Fujifilm X-E2
Sony A7R III
  • $474
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $2498
  • 35mm
  • Larger sensor
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
Sony A7R IV
Sony A7R III
  • $3498
  • 35mm
  • Fast startup
  • Newer
  • $2498
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Leica SL2

Fujifilm X-E2
Leica SL2
  • $474
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $5995
  • 35mm
  • Larger sensor
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
Sony A7R IV
Leica SL2
  • $3498
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $5995
  • 35mm
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Top deck display
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