• APS-C 368.2mm2
  • 24.3 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 12,800
  • APS-C 369.0mm2
  • 24.2 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 12,800

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Differences

Fujifilm X-Pro2 advantages over FUJIFILM X-A5

  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Eye-level vs Rear display only
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • More dots on screen
    1620k vs 1037k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • Dual card slots
    Yes vs No
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • Doesn't require an AA filter
    Yes vs No
    A unique sensor design provides sharp photos without moiré
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    8.2 fps vs 6.0 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    62 vs 10 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)

FUJIFILM X-A5 advantages over Fujifilm X-Pro2

  • Less expensive
    $599 vs $2299
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • 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
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 450 vs 280 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Internal flash
    Internal flash vs None
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Newer
    Brand new vs 2 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Focus peaking
    Both provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • 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 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
  • NFC
    Neither provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • Top deck display
    Neither provide
    Check settings with a screen on top of the camera
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video

User reviews

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Review Excerpt

  • Weather-sealed, ergonomic camera body; Fast hybrid AF system; Excellent high ISO performance; Improved continuous shooting performance; Better video quality than previous Fuji cameras.

  • Some controls don't impress; Continuous autofocus still lags behind competing DSLR cameras; No 4K video; Fixed LCD without touchpanel.

The Competition

Compared to Fujifilm X-A3

Fujifilm X-Pro2
Fujifilm X-A3
  • $1699
  • APS-C
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Fast startup
  • $599
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Touchscreen
FUJIFILM X-A5
Fujifilm X-A3
  • $599
  • APS-C
  • Shoot 4K video
  • Built-in Bluetooth
  • $599
  • APS-C

Compared to Canon EOS M5

Fujifilm X-Pro2
Canon EOS M5
  • $1699
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Larger sensor
  • $929
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Touchscreen
FUJIFILM X-A5
Canon EOS M5
  • $599
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Larger sensor
  • $929
  • APS-C
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • NFC

Compared to Sony A6500

Fujifilm X-Pro2
Sony A6500
  • $1699
  • APS-C
  • Higher max flash sync
  • More dots on screen
  • $1298
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
FUJIFILM X-A5
Sony A6500
  • $599
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Longer stills battery life
  • $1298
  • APS-C
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization

Compared to Canon EOS M6

Fujifilm X-Pro2
Canon EOS M6
  • $1699
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Larger sensor
  • $679
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Touchscreen
FUJIFILM X-A5
Canon EOS M6
  • $599
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Larger sensor
  • $679
  • APS-C
  • NFC
  • Faster JPEG shooting

Compared to Leica CL

Fujifilm X-Pro2
Leica CL
  • $1699
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • On-sensor phase detect
  • $2795
  • APS-C
  • Shoot 4K video
  • Touchscreen
FUJIFILM X-A5
Leica CL
  • $599
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $2795
  • APS-C
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Top deck display
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