Canon EOS R vs Fujifilm X-Pro1 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Mirrorless cameras.

EOS R vs X-Pro1 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon EOS R vs Fujifilm X-Pro1 Specs

EOS R

  • Introduced in September 2018
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: Full frame
  • 31 megapixel
  • 5 frames/second
  • 100 - 40000 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 80.00mm (3.1") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount R Mount
  • WiFi built-in
  • 135.8 x 98.3 x 84.4mm³ (5.3" x 3.9" x 3.3")
  • 660g (21.3 oz.)

All specs: Main page for EOS R

X-Pro1

  • Introduced in May 2012
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: APS-C
  • 16 megapixel
  • 6 frames/second
  • 200 - 6400 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Hybrid
  • 76.00mm (3.0") Monitor
  • Lens mount X-Bajonett
  • No WiFi
  • 139.5 x 81.8 x 42.5mm³ (5.5" x 3.2" x 1.7")
  • 450g (14.5 oz.)

All specs: Main page for X-Pro1

EOS R vs X-Pro1 Sensors

On the pictures below the sensor areas of cameras are highlighted.

This infographic highlights the sensor areas of both models compared to other common sensor formats:

Infographic: EOS R and X-Pro1 sensor area comparison

Better choice: Canon EOS R

EOS R vs X-Pro1: Viewfinder

EOS R has an electronic viewfinder and it's resolution is 3.68 megapixel with magnification of 0.76x.

The X-Pro1 features an electronic viefinder with a resolution of 1.44 Megapixel and a magnification of around 0.60x.

Viewfinder magnifications of compared cameras. The black area shows a magnification of 1x, relative to native size; in red is a magnification of 0.85x.

EOS R (0.76x)

X-Pro1 (0.60x)

Simulated viewfinder of the EOS RSimulated viewfinder of the X-Pro1

Advantage: Canon EOS R

Canon EOS R VS Fujifilm X-Pro1 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon EOS R a better choice

EOS R

X-Pro1

Larger sensor (5)Full frameAPS-C
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)31.3016.00
Auto Focus points (4)595549
Better sensibility (4)100 - 40000 ISO200 - 6400 ISO
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)2.101.23
Articulated monitor (2)
Touch screen (2)
Better Video (2)3840 x 21601920 x 1080
External microphone (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)370300
WiFi (2)
USB 3.0 (2)
Environmental sealing (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the EOS R are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and the faster and more accurate auto focus. Additional pros for the Canon are the larger sensitivity, that the display has a higher resolution and the articulated display. A recommendation of the EOS R is made easy by the rather comfortable touch screen, the superior video recording and the connector for an external microphone. Another advantage over the X-Pro1: that the battery has more stamina, the built-in wifi that permits remote shooting and image transfer without the need for a cable connection and the support for USB 3.0. HArdly a luxury, given today's image size and the requirements of 4K video.

The EOS R scores 35 points.

Otherwise why to choose Fujifilm X-Pro1

EOS R

X-Pro1

Higher speed (4, frames/second)56
Larger lens selection (3)425
Weighs less (2)660g
(21.3 oz.)
450g
(14.5 oz.)
More portable (2)1127cm³
(71 cu.in.)
485cm³
(31 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the X-Pro1 are that the camera is faster, the larger selection of lenses and the lower weight than the EOS R. Another advantage over the EOS R: the more compact size.

Yields 11 points for the X-Pro1.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

EOS R

X-Pro1

Sensor cleaning
Canon EOS R VS Fujifilm X-Pro1 Dimensions

Look at front view of the EOS R and X-Pro1

EOS R und X-Pro1, front viewEOS R und X-Pro1, front view

Top view of cameras

EOS R und X-Pro1, view from aboveEOS R und X-Pro1, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Canon EOS R

Fujifilm X-Pro1

35
11

We recommend Canon EOS R as better choice.

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