Canon M5 vs Fujifilm X-T20 – Comparison

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

Sensor FormatAPS-CAPS-C
Crop Factor1.6x1.5x
AA FilterYesNone
Image Resolution6000 x 40006000 x 4000
Body Image StabilizationYes (Movie only)No
Lens MountCanon EF-MFujifilm X
ISO100 – 25,600200 – 12,800
Expanded ISONone100 – 51,200
AF Points49 Hybrid325 AF Hybrid
Cross-type AF PointsDual Pixel AF169 phase
Continuous Mode7fps8fps
LCD3.2″ – Articulating3.0″ – Articulating
LCD Resolution1,620,000 dots1,040,000 dots
Focus PeakingYesYes
Top LCD DisplayNoNo
Viewfinder TypeEVF (2.36M)EVF
Viewfinder Coverage100%100%
Viewfinder Magnification0.93x
Video Resolution1920×1080 (60/50/30/25/24p3840×2160 (30/25/24p)
1280×720 (60/50p)1920×1080 (60/50p)
Microphone JackYesYes
Headphone JackNoNo
Memory Card TypeSDSD
Dual Card SlotsNoNo
Fastest Shutter Speed1/40001/32000
Slowest Shutter Speed30″30″
Bulb ModeYesYes
JPEG Buffer Size2762
RAW Buffer Size1825
Time LapseYesYes
Built-in FlashYesYes
Max Flash Sync Speed1/2001/180
Startup Time1.2s1.0s
Built-in Wi-FiYesYes
Built-in GPSNoNo
Built- in NFCYesNo
USB TypeUSB 2.0USB 2.0
Environmentally SealedNoNo
Battery Life (CIPA)295 shots350 shots
Battery IncludedYes (LP-E17)Yes (NP-W126)
Weight15.0 oz (427g)13.5 oz (383g)
Size4.6 x 3.5 x 2.4″4.7 x 3.3 x 1.6″
Release Date20162017


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 – 1200 vs 1180.

  • Built-in NFC

  • Bluetooth Support

Fujifilm X-T20 Advantages Over Canon M5

Number of Focus Points325 vs 49
Continuous Shooting14.0fps vs 9.0fps
Battery Life350 shots vs 295 shots
Weight383 g vs 427 g
Sensor Pixel Area15.34µmvs 13.84µm2
Price$899 vs $929
Max Video Resolution3840 x 2160 vs 1920 x 1080
Support for UHS Memory CardsUHS-II vs none

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