• 2/3 inch 58.1mm2
  • 12.0 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 100.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • APS-C 332.3mm2
  • 18.0 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 12,800

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Differences

Fujifilm XQ2 advantages over Canon EOS M10

  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Yes vs No
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Lighter weight
    206g vs 301g
    Lighter weight
  • Doesn't require an AA filter
    Yes vs No
    A unique sensor design provides sharp photos without moiré
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos

Canon EOS M10 advantages over Fujifilm XQ2

  • Larger sensor
    APS-C vs 2/3 inch
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 4.30 vs 2.20 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • NFC
    Yes vs No
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Shoots 24p video
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • More pixels
    18.0 vs 12.0 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Higher extended ISO
    25600 vs 12800 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Rear display
    Both provide
    Review photos on the back of the camera
  • RAW file ability
    Both provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Both provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Manual focus
    Both provide
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video

Common Weaknesses

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Neither provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • Integrated ND filter
    Neither provide
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Hot shoe
    Neither provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Dual card slots
    Neither provide
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Bulb shutter
    Neither provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

User reviews

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Buy the Canon EOS M10

Review Excerpt

  • User-friendly design; great touchscreen interface; good image quality

  • No viewfinder; limited physical controls; sub-par continuous shooting; lacking video features

The Competition

Compared to Fujifilm XF1

Fujifilm XQ2
Fujifilm XF1
  • $299
  • 2/3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $399
  • 2/3 inch
  • Longer stills battery life
Canon EOS M10
Fujifilm XF1
  • $727
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $399
  • 2/3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization

Compared to Olympus XZ-10

Fujifilm XQ2
Olympus XZ-10
  • $299
  • 2/3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Focus peaking
  • $299
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • More telephoto lens reach
Canon EOS M10
Olympus XZ-10
  • $727
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $299
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Integrated ND filter

Compared to Fujifilm XQ1

Fujifilm XQ2
Fujifilm XQ1
  • $299
  • 2/3 inch
  • $480
  • 2/3 inch
Canon EOS M10
Fujifilm XQ1
  • $727
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $480
  • 2/3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization

Compared to Sony A5000

Fujifilm XQ2
Sony A5000
  • $299
  • 2/3 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • On-sensor phase detect
  • $548
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
Canon EOS M10
Sony A5000
  • $727
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • On-sensor phase detect
  • $548
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Focus peaking

Compared to Samsung NX3000

Fujifilm XQ2
Samsung NX3000
  • $299
  • 2/3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Slower slow-motion
  • $599
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
Canon EOS M10
Samsung NX3000
  • $727
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Touchscreen
  • $599
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • In-camera panoramas
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