Clicky

Epson R-D1 vs Fujifilm X-T2

Portability
75
Imaging
44
Features
20
Overall
34
Epson R-D1 front
 
Fujifilm X-T2 front
Portability
76
Imaging
67
Features
79
Overall
71

Epson R-D1 vs Fujifilm X-T2 Key Specs

Epson R-D1
(Full Review)
  • 6MP - APS-C Sensor
  • 2" Fixed Screen
  • ISO 200 - 1600
  • No Video
  • Leica M Mount
  • 620g - 142 x 89 x 40mm
  • Introduced March 2004
  • Updated by Epson R-D1x
Fujifilm X-T2
(Full Review)
  • 24MP - APS-C Sensor
  • 3.2" Tilting Screen
  • 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
  • Announced July 2016
  • Earlier Model is Fujifilm X-T1
  • Successor is Fujifilm X-T3
President Biden pushes bill mandating TikTok sale or ban

Epson R-D1 vs Fujifilm X-T2 Overview

Below is a detailed overview of the Epson R-D1 and Fujifilm X-T2, both Advanced Mirrorless cameras by rivals Epson and FujiFilm. There is a large difference among the sensor resolutions of the R-D1 (6MP) and Fujifilm X-T2 (24MP) but they come with the same exact sensor dimensions (APS-C).

Photography Glossary

The R-D1 was manufactured 13 years prior to the Fujifilm X-T2 and that is a fairly serious difference as far as camera tech is concerned. Both the cameras offer different body type with the Epson R-D1 being a Rangefinder-style mirrorless camera and the Fujifilm X-T2 being a SLR-style mirrorless camera.

Before delving through a in depth comparison, below is a short synopsis of how the R-D1 scores against the Fujifilm X-T2 in terms of portability, imaging, features and an overall grade.

Meta to Introduce 'AI-Generated' Labels for Media starting next month
	
	

Reasons to pick Epson R-D1 over the Fujifilm X-T2

 R-D1 Fujifilm X-T2 

Reasons to pick Fujifilm X-T2 over the Epson R-D1

 Fujifilm X-T2 R-D1 
AnnouncedJuly 2016March 2004More recent by 150 months
Screen typeTiltingFixed Tilting screen
Screen sizing3.2"2"Bigger screen (+1.2")
Screen resolution1040k235kClearer screen (+805k dot)

Common features in the Epson R-D1 and Fujifilm X-T2

 R-D1 Fujifilm X-T2 
Manual focus More precise focusing
Selfie screen Missing selfie screen
Touch friendly screen Missing Touch friendly screen

Epson R-D1 vs Fujifilm X-T2 Physical Comparison

For those who are planning to lug around your camera frequently, you have to take into account its weight and proportions. The Epson R-D1 offers exterior measurements of 142mm x 89mm x 40mm (5.6" x 3.5" x 1.6") and a weight of 620 grams (1.37 lbs) whilst the Fujifilm X-T2 has measurements of 133mm x 92mm x 49mm (5.2" x 3.6" x 1.9") and a weight of 507 grams (1.12 lbs).

See the Epson R-D1 and Fujifilm X-T2 in our newest Camera plus Lens Size Comparison Tool. Camera Size Comparison with Lenses

Take into consideration, the weight of an ILC will change depending on the lens you choose during that time. The following is the front view physical size comparison of the R-D1 against the Fujifilm X-T2.

Epson R-D1 vs Fujifilm X-T2 size comparison

Considering size and weight, the portability score of the R-D1 and Fujifilm X-T2 is 75 and 76 respectively.

Epson R-D1 vs Fujifilm X-T2 top view buttons comparison

Epson R-D1 vs Fujifilm X-T2 Sensor Comparison

Usually, it is hard to imagine the gap in sensor measurements only by researching specs. The graphic below will help provide you a clearer sense of the sensor measurements in the R-D1 and Fujifilm X-T2.

All in all, both cameras enjoy the same exact sensor sizing albeit different megapixels. You can count on the Fujifilm X-T2 to provide you with more detail due to its extra 18 Megapixels. Higher resolution will enable you to crop pictures far more aggressively. The older R-D1 will be disadvantaged when it comes to sensor innovation.

Epson R-D1 vs Fujifilm X-T2 sensor size comparison

Epson R-D1 vs Fujifilm X-T2 Screen and ViewFinder

Epson R-D1 vs Fujifilm X-T2 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
Samsung Releases Faster Versions of EVO MicroSD Cards

Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Portrait photography with Epson R-D1
Portrait photography with Fujifilm X-T2
50
you can focus manually
decent sensor size (APS-C)
delivers RAW files
no liveview feature
megapixel count low (6 megapixels)
80
manual focus
decent megapixels (24 megapixels)
sensor size is good (APS-C)
has face detection focus
delivers RAW files
Photobucket discusses licensing 13 billion images with AI firms

Street Comparison

Epson R-D1 Street photography features
Fujifilm X-T2 Street photography features
55
decent sensor size (APS-C)
delivers RAW files
screen is fixed
does not have image stabilization
more heavy than average in class (620 grams)
75
screen tilts up and down
sensor size is good (APS-C)
delivers RAW files
weather proofing
lack of image stabilization
Japan-exclusive Leica Leitz Phone 3 features big sensor and new modes

Sports Comparison

Epson R-D1 Sports photography details
Fujifilm X-T2 Sports photography details
30
decent sensor size (APS-C)
no liveview feature
lack of shutter priority mode
does not have image stabilization
megapixel count low (6MP)
lack of phase detect autofocus
72
max shutter speed is good (1/8,000 seconds)
silent shooting (1/32,000 seconds)
decent megapixels (24MP)
sensor size is good (APS-C)
has tracking autofocus
weather proofing
supports phase detect auto focus
lack of image stabilization
low battery life (340 shots)
Body cameras now worn by bakery staff to deter stealing

Travel Comparison

Epson R-D1 Travel photography features
Fujifilm X-T2 Travel photography features
38
does not have Timelapse mode
more heavy than average in class (620 grams)
megapixel count low (6MP)
screen isn't selfie friendly
63
weather proofing
decent megapixels (24 megapixels)
low battery life (340 per charge)
screen isn't selfie friendly
Apple Innovates by Creating Next-Level Optical Stabilization for iPhone

Landscape Comparison

Landscape photography with Epson R-D1
Landscape photography with Fujifilm X-T2
47
you can focus manually
change lenses (Leica M mount)
decent sensor size (APS-C)
delivers RAW files
screen is small (2")
no liveview feature
does not have image stabilization
megapixel count low (6 megapixels)
does not have Timelapse mode
75
manual focus
swap lenses (Fujifilm X mount)
screen size is good (3.2")
decent megapixels (24 megapixels)
sensor size is good (APS-C)
does not have anti-alias filter
delivers RAW files
weather proofing
2 card slots
lack of image stabilization
low battery life (340 CIPA)
Sora from OpenAI releases its first ever music video

Vlogging Comparison

Epson R-D1 Vlogging details
Fujifilm X-T2 Vlogging details
9
lack of video recording
33
has face detection focus
high res video (3840 x 2160 resolution)
comes with external mic support
screen isn't selfie friendly
lack of image stabilization
Snapchat Adds Watermarks to AI-Created Images

Epson R-D1 vs Fujifilm X-T2 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Epson R-D1 and Fujifilm X-T2
 Epson R-D1Fujifilm X-T2
General Information
Company Epson FujiFilm
Model Epson R-D1 Fujifilm X-T2
Category Advanced Mirrorless Advanced Mirrorless
Introduced 2004-03-11 2016-07-07
Physical type Rangefinder-style mirrorless SLR-style mirrorless
Sensor Information
Powered by - X-Processor Pro2
Sensor type CCD CMOS X-TRANS III
Sensor size APS-C APS-C
Sensor dimensions 23.7 x 15.6mm 23.6 x 15.6mm
Sensor area 369.7mm² 368.2mm²
Sensor resolution 6 megapixels 24 megapixels
Anti aliasing filter
Aspect ratio 3:2 1:1, 3:2 and 16:9
Max resolution 3008 x 2000 6000 x 4000
Max native ISO 1600 12800
Max enhanced ISO - 51200
Lowest native ISO 200 200
RAW format
Lowest enhanced ISO - 100
Autofocusing
Manual focus
Touch focus
Continuous AF
AF single
Tracking AF
Selective AF
AF center weighted
AF multi area
AF live view
Face detection AF
Contract detection AF
Phase detection AF
Number of focus points - 325
Lens
Lens mounting type Leica M Fujifilm X
Number of lenses 59 54
Crop factor 1.5 1.5
Screen
Screen type Fixed Type Tilting
Screen diagonal 2" 3.2"
Resolution of screen 235 thousand dots 1,040 thousand dots
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch function
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder Optical (rangefinder) Electronic
Viewfinder resolution - 2,360 thousand dots
Viewfinder coverage - 100%
Viewfinder magnification - 0.77x
Features
Minimum shutter speed 1 seconds 30 seconds
Fastest shutter speed 1/2000 seconds 1/8000 seconds
Fastest silent shutter speed - 1/32000 seconds
Continuous shutter rate - 14.0 frames/s
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Expose Manually
Exposure compensation Yes Yes
Change WB
Image stabilization
Integrated flash
Flash range no built-in flash no built-in flash
Flash modes - Auto, standard, slow sync, manual, commander
External flash
AEB
White balance bracketing
Fastest flash synchronize - 1/250 seconds
Exposure
Multisegment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF area
Center weighted
Video features
Video resolutions - 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)
Max video resolution None 3840x2160
Video data format - MPEG-4, H.264
Mic support
Headphone support
Connectivity
Wireless None Built-In
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB none USB 3.0 (5 GBit/sec)
GPS None None
Physical
Environment sealing
Water proof
Dust proof
Shock proof
Crush proof
Freeze proof
Weight 620g (1.37 lb) 507g (1.12 lb)
Dimensions 142 x 89 x 40mm (5.6" x 3.5" x 1.6") 133 x 92 x 49mm (5.2" x 3.6" x 1.9")
DXO scores
DXO Overall 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 - 340 shots
Type of battery - Battery Pack
Battery model - NP-W126S
Self timer No Yes (2 or 10 secs)
Time lapse recording
Type of storage SD card Dual SD/SDHC/SDXC UHS II
Card slots 1 2
Launch price $1,709 $1,600