Canon M5 vs Fujifilm X-T20 – Comparison

Looking for a Canon M5 vs Fujifilm X-T20 comparison? Find out about the important specifications of each camera to decide which is best for your photography needs.

Canon M5 vs Fujifilm X-T20: Two mirrorless cameras up for comparison. Both cameras feature a 24.0MP APS-C sensor. To start, here’s a brief overview of the main features of both cameras.

Our comparison table below covers all the important specifications of each camera. Below that, we specifically talk about the new improvements and which model is better suited for your needs.


Canon EOS M5

Fujifilm X-T20

Megapixels 24.2 24.3
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Sensor Format APS-C APS-C
Crop Factor 1.6x 1.5x
AA Filter Yes None
Image Resolution 6000 x 4000 6000 x 4000
Body Image Stabilization Yes (Movie only) No
Lens Mount Canon EF-M Fujifilm X
ISO 100 – 25,600 200 – 12,800
Expanded ISO None 100 – 51,200
AF Points 49 Hybrid 325 AF Hybrid
Cross-type AF Points Dual Pixel AF 169 phase
Continuous Mode 7fps 8fps
LCD 3.2″ – Articulating 3.0″ – Articulating
LCD Resolution 1,620,000 dots 1,040,000 dots
Touchscreen Yes Yes
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Top LCD Display No No
Viewfinder Type EVF (2.36M) EVF
Viewfinder Coverage 100% 100%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.93x
Video Resolution 1920×1080 (60/50/30/25/24p 3840×2160 (30/25/24p)
1280×720 (60/50p) 1920×1080 (60/50p)
Microphone Jack Yes Yes
Headphone Jack No No
Memory Card Type SD SD
Dual Card Slots No No
Fastest Shutter Speed 1/4000 1/32000
Slowest Shutter Speed 30″ 30″
Bulb Mode Yes Yes
JPEG Buffer Size 27 62
RAW Buffer Size 18 25
Time Lapse Yes Yes
Built-in Flash Yes Yes
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/200 1/180
Startup Time 1.2s 1.0s
Built-in Wi-Fi Yes Yes
Built-in GPS No No
Built- in NFC Yes No
Bluetooth Yes No
USB Type USB 2.0 USB 2.0
Environmentally Sealed No No
Battery Life (CIPA) 295 shots 350 shots
Battery Included Yes (LP-E17) Yes (NP-W126)
Weight 15.0 oz (427g) 13.5 oz (383g)
Size 4.6 x 3.5 x 2.4″ 4.7 x 3.3 x 1.6″
Price Amazon Amazon
Release Date 2016 2017


Key reasons why some buyers choose the Canon EOS M5 instead of the XT-20:

  • Body Image Stabilization – It has body image stabilization but it only works in video.
  • LCD – 3.2″ vs 3.0″.
  • LCD Resolution – Higher resolution.
  • Max Flash Sync Speed – 1/200 vs 1/180.
  • Built-in NFC
  • Bluetooth Support

Fujifilm X-T20 Advantages Over Canon M5

Number of Focus Points 325 vs 49
Continuous Shooting 14.0fps vs 9.0fps
Battery Life 350 shots vs 295 shots
Weight 383 g vs 427 g
Sensor Pixel Area 15.34µmvs 13.84µm2
Price $899 vs $929
Max Video Resolution 3840 x 2160 vs 1920 x 1080
Support for UHS Memory Cards UHS-II vs none

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