• APS-C 368.2mm2
  • 16.3 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 6400
  • 35mm 864.0mm2
  • 45.0 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 51,200

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Differences

Fujifilm X-E2S advantages over Canon R5

  • Less expensive
    $1250 vs $4999
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • 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 88 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

Canon R5 advantages over Fujifilm X-E2S

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Tilt-swivel vs none
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • 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
    No vs 1080p
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Yes vs No
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • More telephoto lens reach
    105 mm vs 84 mm
    Capture objects farther away with the kit lens
  • Top deck display
    Yes vs No
    Check settings with a screen on top of the camera
  • Newer
    2 years vs 6 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • More dots on screen
    2100k vs 1040k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • More viewfinder magnification
    0.76x vs 0.62x
    Get a bigger view of the scene through the eye-level viewfinder
  • More pixels
    45.0 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
  • Wider angle kit lens
    24 mm vs 27 mm
    Capture more of the scene with the included lens
  • 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

  • NFC
    Neither provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos

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The Competition

Compared to Fujifilm X-E1

Fujifilm X-E2S
Fujifilm X-E1
  • $1250
  • APS-C
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • On-sensor phase detect
  • $599
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
Canon R5
Fujifilm X-E1
  • $4049
  • 35mm
  • Larger sensor
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $599
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas

Compared to Samsung Galaxy NX

Fujifilm X-E2S
Samsung Galaxy NX
  • $1250
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • External Mic Jack
  • $1199
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • Built-in Bluetooth
Canon R5
Samsung Galaxy NX
  • $4049
  • 35mm
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Larger sensor
  • $1199
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Slower slow-motion

Compared to Fujifilm X-T10

Fujifilm X-E2S
Fujifilm X-T10
  • $1250
  • APS-C
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
  • $599
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tiltable Screen
Canon R5
Fujifilm X-T10
  • $4049
  • 35mm
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Larger sensor
  • $599
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas

Compared to Nikon Z7 II

Fujifilm X-E2S
Nikon Z7 II
  • $1250
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $2930
  • 35mm
  • Larger sensor
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
Canon R5
Nikon Z7 II
  • $4049
  • 35mm
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $2930
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Lacks anti-aliasing filter

Compared to Sony A1

Fujifilm X-E2S
Sony A1
  • $1250
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Bigger pixels
  • $6498
  • 35mm
  • Larger sensor
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
Canon R5
Sony A1
  • $4049
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $6498
  • 35mm
  • Slower slow-motion
  • NFC
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