Canon M50 vs Fujifilm X-E4

Portability
79
Imaging
70
Features
88
Overall
77
Canon EOS M50 front
 
Fujifilm X-E4 front
Portability
86
Imaging
74
Features
88
Overall
79

Canon M50 vs Fujifilm X-E4 Key Specs

Canon M50
(Full Review)
  • 24MP - APS-C Sensor
  • 3" Fully Articulated Screen
  • ISO 100 - 25600 (Push to 51200)
  • 3840 x 2160 video
  • Canon EF-M Mount
  • 390g - 116 x 88 x 59mm
  • Released February 2018
  • Successor is Canon M50 II
Fujifilm X-E4
(Full Review)
  • 26MP - APS-C Sensor
  • 3" Tilting Screen
  • ISO 160 - 12800 (Expand to 51200)
  • No Anti-Alias Filter
  • 4096 x 2160 video
  • Fujifilm X Mount
  • 364g - 121 x 73 x 33mm
  • Revealed January 2021
  • Superseded the Fujifilm X-E3
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Canon M50 vs Fujifilm X-E4 Overview

Below is a thorough analysis of the Canon M50 and Fujifilm X-E4, both Entry-Level Mirrorless digital cameras by brands Canon and FujiFilm. The image resolution of the M50 (24MP) and the Fujifilm X-E4 (26MP) is pretty well matched and both cameras have the identical sensor sizes (APS-C).

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The M50 was introduced 3 years earlier than the Fujifilm X-E4 and that is quite a serious gap as far as tech is concerned. Both the cameras feature different body design with the Canon M50 being a SLR-style mirrorless camera and the Fujifilm X-E4 being a Rangefinder-style mirrorless camera.

Before we go into a step-by-step comparison, here is a simple summation of how the M50 matches up against the Fujifilm X-E4 with respect to portability, imaging, features and an overall grade.

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Reasons to pick Canon M50 over the Fujifilm X-E4

 M50 Fujifilm X-E4 
Screen typeFully ArticulatedTiltingFully Articulating screen

Reasons to pick Fujifilm X-E4 over the Canon M50

 Fujifilm X-E4 M50 
RevealedJanuary 2021February 2018More recent by 35 months
Screen resolution1620k1040kClearer screen (+580k dot)

Common features in the Canon M50 and Fujifilm X-E4

 M50 Fujifilm X-E4 
Manual focus More accurate focus
Screen size3"3"Same screen dimensions
Selfie screen Both are selfie friendly
Touch friendly screen Quickly navigate

Canon M50 vs Fujifilm X-E4 Physical Comparison

When you are looking to lug around your camera frequently, you need to factor in its weight and volume. The Canon M50 has got external dimensions of 116mm x 88mm x 59mm (4.6" x 3.5" x 2.3") along with a weight of 390 grams (0.86 lbs) and the Fujifilm X-E4 has sizing of 121mm x 73mm x 33mm (4.8" x 2.9" x 1.3") having a weight of 364 grams (0.80 lbs).

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Do not forget, the weight of an Interchangeable Lens Camera will vary depending on the lens you are employing during that time. Underneath is a front view measurements comparison of the M50 versus the Fujifilm X-E4.

Canon M50 vs Fujifilm X-E4 size comparison

Taking into consideration size and weight, the portability grade of the M50 and Fujifilm X-E4 is 79 and 86 respectively.

Canon M50 vs Fujifilm X-E4 top view buttons comparison

Canon M50 vs Fujifilm X-E4 Sensor Comparison

In many cases, it is difficult to see the difference between sensor measurements just by checking a spec sheet. The photograph here will offer you a much better sense of the sensor dimensions in the M50 and Fujifilm X-E4.

As you can see, each of these cameras come with the identical sensor size albeit not the same resolution. You should expect the Fujifilm X-E4 to give more detail using its extra 2MP. Higher resolution can also enable you to crop pictures a good deal more aggressively. The older M50 is going to be behind when it comes to sensor innovation.

Canon M50 vs Fujifilm X-E4 sensor size comparison

Canon M50 vs Fujifilm X-E4 Screen and ViewFinder

Canon M50 vs Fujifilm X-E4 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Canon M50 Portrait photography advice
Fujifilm X-E4 Portrait photography advice
82
has manual focus
megapixel count good (24MP)
sensor size is good (APS-C)
features face detect focusing
saves RAW formats
84
has manual focus
sensor resolution is amazing (26 megapixels)
sensor size is good (APS-C)
features face detect focusing
saves RAW files
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Street Comparison

Canon M50 as a Street photography camera
Fujifilm X-E4 as a Street photography camera
84
screen articulates
image stabilization
sensor size is good (APS-C)
saves RAW formats
comes with focus by touch
very good ISO range (25,600)
81
has a tilting screen
sensor size is good (APS-C)
saves RAW files
provides touch focus
does not have image stabilization
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Sports Comparison

Canon M50 Sports photography features
Fujifilm X-E4 Sports photography features
76
image stabilization
megapixel count good (24 megapixels)
sensor size is good (APS-C)
features tracking focus
comes with phase detect AF
low battery (235 CIPA)
80
silent mode (1/32,000s)
fast continuous shooting (20.0 fps)
sensor resolution is amazing (26MP)
sensor size is good (APS-C)
features tracking focus
better than average battery (380 per charge)
comes with phase detect AF
does not have image stabilization
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Travel Comparison

Canon M50 as a Travel photography camera
Fujifilm X-E4 as a Travel photography camera
78
connects via bluetooth
comes with focus by touch
megapixel count good (24 megapixels)
has built in flash
selfie friendly display
low battery (235 per charge)
89
better than average battery (380 CIPA)
has bluetooth
provides touch focus
sensor resolution is amazing (26MP)
selfie friendly display
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Landscape Comparison

Canon M50 Landscape photography information
Fujifilm X-E4 Landscape photography information
80
has manual focus
switch lenses (Canon EF-M mount)
screen is a good size (3")
image stabilization
megapixel count good (24 megapixels)
sensor size is good (APS-C)
very good ISO range (25,600)
saves RAW formats
low battery (235 shots)
82
has manual focus
swap lenses (Fujifilm X mount)
screen is a decent size (3 inch)
sensor resolution is amazing (26 megapixels)
sensor size is good (APS-C)
does not have anti aliasing filter
saves RAW files
better than average battery (380 CIPA)
does not have image stabilization
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Vlogging Comparison

Canon M50 Vlogging information
Fujifilm X-E4 Vlogging information
85
selfie friendly display
touchscreen
image stabilization
features face detect focusing
high quality video (3840 x 2160 pxls)
does have mic port
82
selfie friendly display
touchscreen enabled
features face detect focusing
great video quality (4096 x 2160 resolution)
does have microphone support
does not have image stabilization
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Canon M50 vs Fujifilm X-E4 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Canon M50 and Fujifilm X-E4
 Canon EOS M50Fujifilm X-E4
General Information
Brand Canon FujiFilm
Model Canon EOS M50 Fujifilm X-E4
Category Entry-Level Mirrorless Entry-Level Mirrorless
Released 2018-02-26 2021-01-27
Physical type SLR-style mirrorless Rangefinder-style mirrorless
Sensor Information
Processor Chip Digic 8 -
Sensor type CMOS BSI-CMOS
Sensor size APS-C APS-C
Sensor measurements 22.3 x 14.9mm 23.5 x 15.6mm
Sensor surface area 332.3mm² 366.6mm²
Sensor resolution 24MP 26MP
Anti aliasing filter
Aspect ratio 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9 1:1, 3:2 and 16:9
Maximum resolution 6000 x 4000 6240 x 4160
Maximum native ISO 25600 12800
Maximum boosted ISO 51200 51200
Min native ISO 100 160
RAW format
Min boosted ISO - 80
Autofocusing
Focus manually
Autofocus touch
Autofocus continuous
Autofocus single
Tracking autofocus
Autofocus selectice
Autofocus center weighted
Multi area autofocus
Live view autofocus
Face detection focus
Contract detection focus
Phase detection focus
Number of focus points 143 425
Lens
Lens mount Canon EF-M Fujifilm X
Total lenses 23 58
Focal length multiplier 1.6 1.5
Screen
Type of screen Fully Articulated Tilting
Screen diagonal 3" 3"
Screen resolution 1,040k dots 1,620k dots
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch function
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder type Electronic Electronic
Viewfinder resolution 2,360k dots 2,360k dots
Viewfinder coverage 100 percent 100 percent
Viewfinder magnification - 0.62x
Features
Slowest shutter speed 30 secs 4 secs
Maximum shutter speed 1/4000 secs 1/4000 secs
Maximum silent shutter speed - 1/32000 secs
Continuous shooting rate 10.0 frames/s 20.0 frames/s
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Expose Manually
Exposure compensation Yes Yes
Change white balance
Image stabilization
Built-in flash
Flash range 5.00 m (at ISO 100) no built-in flash
Flash modes - no built-in flash
Hot shoe
AE bracketing
WB bracketing
Maximum flash synchronize - 1/180 secs
Exposure
Multisegment metering
Average metering
Spot metering
Partial metering
AF area metering
Center weighted metering
Video features
Video resolutions 3840 x 2160 @ 23.98p / 120 Mbps, MOV, H.264, AAC 4096 x 2160 @ 30p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM4096 x 2160 @ 25p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM4096 x 2160 @ 24p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM4096 x 2160 @ 23.98p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 30p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 25p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 24p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 23.98p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 240p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 120p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 60p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 50p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 30p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 25p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 24p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 23.98p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
Maximum video resolution 3840x2160 4096x2160
Video format MPEG-4, H.264 MPEG-4, H.264
Microphone support
Headphone support
Connectivity
Wireless Built-In Built-In
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB No USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5 GBit/sec)
GPS None None
Physical
Environmental sealing
Water proof
Dust proof
Shock proof
Crush proof
Freeze proof
Weight 390 gr (0.86 pounds) 364 gr (0.80 pounds)
Physical dimensions 116 x 88 x 59mm (4.6" x 3.5" x 2.3") 121 x 73 x 33mm (4.8" x 2.9" x 1.3")
DXO scores
DXO All around score not tested not tested
DXO Color Depth score not tested not tested
DXO Dynamic range score not tested not tested
DXO Low light score not tested not tested
Other
Battery life 235 photographs 380 photographs
Style of battery Built-in Battery Pack
Battery model - NP-W126S
Self timer Yes (2 or 10 secs, custom) Yes
Time lapse feature
Type of storage SD/SDHC/SDXC slot (UHS-I compatible) SD/SDHC/SDXC
Card slots Single Single
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