Canon XC10 vs Fujifilm X-T2

Portability
54
Imaging
46
Features
60
Overall
51
Canon XC10 front
 
Fujifilm X-T2 front
Portability
76
Imaging
70
Features
82
Overall
74

Canon XC10 vs Fujifilm X-T2 Key Specs

Canon XC10
(Full Review)
  • 12MP - 1" Sensor
  • 3" Tilting Screen
  • ISO 160 - 20000
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 3840 x 2160 video
  • 24-241mm (F2.8-5.6) lens
  • 1040g - 125 x 102 x 122mm
  • Announced April 2015
Fujifilm X-T2
(Full Review)
  • 24MP - APS-C Sensor
  • 3.2" Tilting Display
  • ISO 200 - 12800 (Boost to 51200)
  • No Anti-Alias Filter
  • 1/8000s Maximum Shutter
  • 3840 x 2160 video
  • Fujifilm X Mount
  • 507g - 133 x 92 x 49mm
  • Released July 2016
  • Superseded the Fujifilm X-T1
  • Successor is Fujifilm X-T3
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Canon XC10 vs Fujifilm X-T2 Overview

In this article, we are analyzing the Canon XC10 versus Fujifilm X-T2, former being a Large Sensor Compact while the other is a Advanced Mirrorless by brands Canon and FujiFilm. There exists a large gap among the image resolutions of the XC10 (12MP) and X-T2 (24MP) and the XC10 (1") and X-T2 (APS-C) possess different sensor sizes.

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The XC10 was unveiled 15 months prior to the X-T2 making the cameras a generation apart from one another. Each of the cameras offer different body type with the Canon XC10 being a Large Sensor Compact camera and the Fujifilm X-T2 being a SLR-style mirrorless camera.

Before diving through a comprehensive comparison, below is a brief view of how the XC10 matches up versus the X-T2 for portability, imaging, features and an overall grade.

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Reasons to pick Canon XC10 over the Fujifilm X-T2

 XC10 X-T2 
Touch friendly display Easily navigate

Reasons to pick Fujifilm X-T2 over the Canon XC10

 X-T2 XC10 
ReleasedJuly 2016April 2015More recent by 15 months
Display sizing3.2"3"Larger display (+0.2")
Display resolution1040k1kClearer display (+1039k dot)

Common features in the Canon XC10 and Fujifilm X-T2

 XC10 X-T2 
Manually focus Very accurate focus
Display typeTiltingTiltingTilting display
Selfie screen Neither provides selfie screen

Canon XC10 vs Fujifilm X-T2 Physical Comparison

For those who are looking to lug around your camera frequently, you're going to have to take into account its weight and volume. The Canon XC10 provides physical measurements of 125mm x 102mm x 122mm (4.9" x 4.0" x 4.8") and a weight of 1040 grams (2.29 lbs) while the Fujifilm X-T2 has sizing of 133mm x 92mm x 49mm (5.2" x 3.6" x 1.9") with a weight of 507 grams (1.12 lbs).

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Bear in mind, the weight of an ILC will differ depending on the lens you select at that moment. Below is the front view over all size comparison of the XC10 against the X-T2.

Canon XC10 vs Fujifilm X-T2 size comparison

Taking into consideration dimensions and weight, the portability rating of the XC10 and X-T2 is 54 and 76 respectively.

Canon XC10 vs Fujifilm X-T2 top view buttons comparison

Canon XC10 vs Fujifilm X-T2 Sensor Comparison

Normally, it can be hard to imagine the difference in sensor measurements only by going through specs. The photograph below will help offer you a far better sense of the sensor sizing in the XC10 and X-T2.

All in all, both the cameras enjoy different resolutions and different sensor measurements. The XC10 with its smaller sensor is going to make getting bokeh trickier and the Fujifilm X-T2 will produce greater detail having an extra 12 Megapixels. Greater resolution will also help you crop pics far more aggressively. The older XC10 will be behind in sensor innovation.

Canon XC10 vs Fujifilm X-T2 sensor size comparison

Canon XC10 vs Fujifilm X-T2 Screen and ViewFinder

Canon XC10 vs Fujifilm X-T2 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Canon XC10 as a Portrait photography camera
Fujifilm X-T2 as a Portrait photography camera
51
you can focus manually
decent sensor size (1")
provides face detect focusing
low resolution sensor (12MP)
doesn't have RAW files
82
manual focus
decent megapixels (24MP)
sensor size is decent (APS-C)
has face detection focus
supports RAW formats
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Street Comparison

Canon XC10 Street photography information
Fujifilm X-T2 Street photography information
57
screen tilts
image stabilization (Optical)
decent sensor size (1")
boasts focus via touch
doesn't have RAW files
more heavy than others in class (1,040g)
76
tilting screen
sensor size is decent (APS-C)
supports RAW formats
weather sealing
no image stabilization
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Sports Comparison

Canon XC10 Sports photography highlights
Fujifilm X-T2 Sports photography highlights
48
image stabilization (Optical)
decent sensor size (1")
provides tracking focus
max frames per second very slow (3.8 fps)
low resolution sensor (12 megapixels)
doesn't have phase detect AF
78
max shutter speed is good (1/8,000 seconds)
silent mode (1/32,000 seconds)
decent megapixels (24MP)
sensor size is decent (APS-C)
has tracking autofocus
weather sealing
sensor has phase detect auto focus
no image stabilization
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Travel Comparison

Canon XC10 as a Travel photography camera
Fujifilm X-T2 as a Travel photography camera
44
boasts focus via touch
really wide (24mm)
more heavy than others in class (1,040g)
low resolution sensor (12 megapixels)
doesn't posses selfie friendly screen
sluggish max aperture (f2.8)
71
weather sealing
decent megapixels (24MP)
does not contain selfie friendly screen
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Landscape Comparison

Canon XC10 Landscape photography details
Fujifilm X-T2 Landscape photography details
51
you can focus manually
really wide (24mm)
nice screen size (3")
image stabilization (Optical)
decent sensor size (1")
cannot change lenses (fixed lens mount)
sluggish max aperture (f2.8)
low resolution sensor (12MP)
doesn't have RAW files
80
manual focus
change lenses (Fujifilm X mount)
screen size is good (3.2 inch)
decent megapixels (24MP)
sensor size is decent (APS-C)
no anti aliasing filter
supports RAW formats
weather sealing
has double storage slots
no image stabilization
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Vlogging Comparison

Canon XC10 Vlogging details
Fujifilm X-T2 Vlogging details
28
really wide (24mm)
screen is touchscreen
image stabilization (Optical)
provides face detect focusing
great video quality (3840 x 2160 pxls)
includes microphone socket
sluggish max aperture (f2.8)
doesn't posses selfie friendly screen
more heavy than others in class (1,040g)
34
has face detection focus
video resolution high (3840 x 2160 pixels)
includes external mic port
does not contain selfie friendly screen
no image stabilization
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Canon XC10 vs Fujifilm X-T2 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Canon XC10 and Fujifilm X-T2
 Canon XC10Fujifilm X-T2
General Information
Manufacturer Canon FujiFilm
Model type Canon XC10 Fujifilm X-T2
Class Large Sensor Compact Advanced Mirrorless
Announced 2015-04-08 2016-07-07
Body design Large Sensor Compact SLR-style mirrorless
Sensor Information
Powered by DIGIC DV5 X-Processor Pro2
Sensor type CMOS CMOS X-TRANS III
Sensor size 1" APS-C
Sensor dimensions 12.8 x 9.6mm 23.6 x 15.6mm
Sensor area 122.9mm² 368.2mm²
Sensor resolution 12 megapixels 24 megapixels
Anti alias filter
Aspect ratio 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9 1:1, 3:2 and 16:9
Peak resolution 4000 x 3000 6000 x 4000
Highest native ISO 20000 12800
Highest enhanced ISO - 51200
Lowest native ISO 160 200
RAW format
Lowest enhanced ISO - 100
Autofocusing
Focus manually
Touch to focus
Autofocus continuous
Autofocus single
Autofocus tracking
Selective autofocus
Center weighted autofocus
Multi area autofocus
Autofocus live view
Face detection autofocus
Contract detection autofocus
Phase detection autofocus
Total focus points 9 325
Lens
Lens mount type fixed lens Fujifilm X
Lens zoom range 24-241mm (10.0x) -
Maximal aperture f/2.8-5.6 -
Macro focusing distance 8cm -
Number of lenses - 54
Crop factor 2.8 1.5
Screen
Screen type Tilting Tilting
Screen sizing 3 inch 3.2 inch
Resolution of screen 1k dot 1,040k dot
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch friendly
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder type None Electronic
Viewfinder resolution - 2,360k dot
Viewfinder coverage - 100 percent
Viewfinder magnification - 0.77x
Features
Min shutter speed 60 secs 30 secs
Max shutter speed 1/2000 secs 1/8000 secs
Max silent shutter speed - 1/32000 secs
Continuous shutter speed 3.8 frames per sec 14.0 frames per sec
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Expose Manually
Exposure compensation Yes Yes
Set white balance
Image stabilization
Inbuilt flash
Flash distance no built-in flash no built-in flash
Flash modes no built-in flash Auto, standard, slow sync, manual, commander
External flash
AEB
WB bracketing
Max flash sync - 1/250 secs
Exposure
Multisegment metering
Average metering
Spot metering
Partial metering
AF area metering
Center weighted metering
Video features
Video resolutions 4K UHD 3840 x 2160 (30p), 1920 x 1080 (60p, 30p, 24p) 1280 x 720 (120p, 100p) 3840 x 2160 (29.97p, 25p, 24p, 23.98p), 1920 x 1080 (59.94p, 50p, 29.97p, 25p, 24p, 23.98p), 1280 x 720 (60p, 50p, 30p, 25p, 24p)
Highest video resolution 3840x2160 3840x2160
Video data format XF-AVC, H.264 MPEG-4, H.264
Mic jack
Headphone jack
Connectivity
Wireless Built-In Built-In
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 3.0 (5 GBit/sec)
GPS None None
Physical
Environment seal
Water proofing
Dust proofing
Shock proofing
Crush proofing
Freeze proofing
Weight 1040g (2.29 lb) 507g (1.12 lb)
Dimensions 125 x 102 x 122mm (4.9" x 4.0" x 4.8") 133 x 92 x 49mm (5.2" x 3.6" x 1.9")
DXO scores
DXO Overall rating not tested not tested
DXO Color Depth rating not tested not tested
DXO Dynamic range rating not tested not tested
DXO Low light rating not tested not tested
Other
Battery life - 340 images
Type of battery - Battery Pack
Battery ID LP-E6N NP-W126S
Self timer Yes Yes (2 or 10 secs)
Time lapse shooting
Type of storage CFast, SD/SDHC/SDXC Dual SD/SDHC/SDXC UHS II
Storage slots One Dual
Price at release $1,599 $1,600