Fujifilm X-T1 vs Canon 70D, Fujifilm X-T1 is a high-end mirrorless camera and Canon 70D is a high-end DSLR camera, take a look at the comparison below
Fujifilm X-T1 features X-trans AF sensor with dedicated phase AF points in it + due to bespoke pixel array design the X-T1 doesn’t need low-pass filter.
Canon 70D have Dual-pixel AF sensor with dedicated Phase AF points with the sensor, but sensor architecture is traditional and it does need low-pass filter.
Both camera supports Hybrid AF system, Canon 70D is limited to 19 AF point only, Fujifilm X-T1 AF area is divided into a 49-point matrix and covers more screen area compared to Canon 70D.
Digital Split Image technology in X-T1 it make a bridge between Manual focus and Autofocus method, through the implementation of four striped focusing aids; similar to a rangefinder focusing method, once all the four strips are lined, it means focus is acquired and you can press the shutter button.
We have noticed few things that will surely have impact on low-light perofrmance
Fujifilm X-T1 have bit bigger sensor size compared to Canon 70D.
Fujifilm X-T1 have less megapixel count + bigger sensor, that clearly means the X-T1 photodiodes are larger than Canon 70D. The larger photodiodes collect more incoming light to sensor.
Finally, more expandable ISO range on specification sheet, (25600 vs 51200)
The Fujifilm X-T1 will perform better in low-light situation compared to 70D.
Fujifilm X-T1 can capture Full HD videos @ 60fps frame rate on the other hand Canon 70D is limited to 30fps frame rate.
The Canon have better display system compared to Fujifilm X-T1, with Canon you get ability to touch and shoot your subject and swivel LCD helps you to compose your shot effortlessly.
Both camera features Built-in wireless connectivity
Verdict: We highly recommend you to buy Fujifilm X-T1, since it comes with better sensor , no optical low pass filter and advance AF system.
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According to latest rumors Canon is rumored to announce two new camera EOS C200 and EOS C400 at NAB 2014, the upcoming camera will be entry level 4K camera and EOS C400 will just sit behind Canon C500 camera.
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Sony A7 (or A7000) Coming probably in end of September or early October according to SAR, take a look at the Sony A7 or ILCE-7 rumored specification
Rumored specification of A7
– 32 Megapixel newly developed sensor
– 4 GB Buffer
– Hybrid AF / 480 AF points
– HQ EVF approx 4mpix
– 8-14 fps/sec
– Magnesium alloy body
– Vertical grip (Optional)
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Buy Nikon J3 from Amazon
Finally Nikon announced Nikon J3 mirrorless camera with some new Nikon 1 Series lenses, VR 6.7-13mm f/3.5-5.6 and the VR 10-100mm f/4-5.6. The Nikon 1 J3 features a 14.2-megapixel CX-format CMOS sensor, while the Nikon 1 S1 sports a 10.1-megapixel CX-format CMOS sensor, Paired together with Nikon’s powerful EXPEED 3A image processing engine, both cameras feature 73-point AF system and a wide ISO range, from 160 to 6400 in the J3 and 100 to 6400 in the S1, Both the camera can shoot Full HD Videos at 60fps.
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Like the Nikon 1 V2, the Nikon 1 J3 and Nikon 1 S1 were designed to work with Nikon’s optional WU-1b Wireless Mobile Adapter. When the WU-1b is connected to the J3 or S1, users have the ability to capture high-quality images and can then easily transfer them wirelessly to a smart device.
Alongside the new Nikon 1 System cameras, Nikon also announced the addition of two new 1 NIKKOR lenses, the 6.7-13mm f/3.5-5.6 and 10-100mm f/4-5.6.
The Nikon 1 J3 camera with the 10-30mm lens will be available in February 2013 for the suggested retail price (SRP) of $599.95. Additionally, the Nikon 1 S1 camera with the 11-27.5mm lens will be available in February 2013 for the suggested retail price (SRP) of $499.95. To match consumers’ personalities and creativity, the J3 will come in a variety of stylish colors including White, Black, Silver, Burgundy and Beige, while the S1 will come in White, Black, Red, Pink and Khaki.
For more details see the press release
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Fujifilm X-E1 Image compared with Panasonic GH3 and Olympus E-M5, the Fujifilm X-E1 High ISO performance is better compared to GH3 and E-M5. The fujifilm comes with 16.3 MP APS-C X-Trans CMOS Sensor and Standard Range to ISO6400 and Extended Range to ISO25600.
Both Pansonic GH3 and E-M5 features smaller 4/3 sensor with 16 MP resolution.
Image credit – focus-numerique.com
Sony NEX-7 vs Panasonic GH3, Take a look at specification Comparison review below and Some High ISO Images are also attached.
Sony NEX 7 have better sensor: Panasonic GH3 have a small M 4/3 format sensor and NEX7 have large APS-C sensor, the ISO range of NEX 7 is high compared to the Panasonic GH3.
More frame rates With Pansonic GH3 you get bit better video recording options and frame rates, Fully articulated touch LCD and vast amount of M4/3 lenses.
On the other specification side we have Panasonic GH3 comes with a built-in GPS and Rugged body, Sony NEX 7 is missing it.
Sony NEX 7 comes with in Camera HDR, panoramas and 3D capture option, Panasonic GH3 missing all these features.
Sony NEX7 is light-weight and small compared to Panasonic GH3.
In High ISO test Sony NEX 7 Images have less noise and more details compared to Panasonic GH3, and you get more resolution and dynamic with large APS-C sensor.
Conclusion: We highly recommend Sony NEX 7 for still shooters.
High ISO Image credit: focus-numerique
Buy Nikon V2 at B&H Store
As we have said earlier that Nikon is ready to announce its V2 camera on October 24 and Nikon Finally announced its V2 mirrorless camera with a new sensor and latest EXPEED 3A image-processing engine, the new camera also include electronic viewfinder (EVF) and built in flash.
The Nikon V2 losses the slim shape and comes with big handgrip and in-built flash and EVF, the upgraded sensor combined with the blazing fast Advance Hybrid AF system allows users to shoot up to 15 frames-per-second (fps) while maintaining full AF tracking that allows the capturing of fast moving subjects. Other new and noteworthy features include versatile and fun shooting modes such as Best Moment Capture Mode and the new Live Image Control that lets a user preview their creative vision, pre-capture. see major features below
- 14.2MP 13.2 x 8.8mm newly developed CMOS CX Image Sensor
- EXPEED 3A Image Processor
- Advanced Hybrid AF (Phase + Contrast)
- wide ISO range (160-6400)
- 3.0″ LCD Display
- 15 Frames/Second Burst Shooting
- Electronic Viewfinder
- 1920 x 1080/60p Movie Capture
- i-TTL Hot Shoe for Optional Speedlight
The camera is also equipped with an Enhanced Motion Snapshot Mode, which users can utilize to capture fleeting moments with a short, slow-motion movie sequence in addition to a single defining still image. A Motion Snapshot can be saved as a four second MOV file and JPEG image file separately or it can also be saved as a 10 second movie file without a separate JPEG image file, making it easy to share with others. Furthermore, Motion Snapshots can be combined into a continuous slideshow seamlessly within the camera.
The Nikon 1 V2 also includes Best Moment Capture Mode, an advanced creative mode that allows individuals to use Slow View to slow down a moment they are capturing, in real time. By simply pressing the shutter button halfway down when focused, users can capture live action (approx. 1.33 seconds), while the view of the subject is displayed at five times slower than normal speed (approx. 6.66 sec). The action is replayed repeatedly as long as the shutter-release button is half-pressed. Fast action sports and events are transformed to slow motion right on the LCD screen, letting the user capture once-in-a-lifetime moments with confidence.
Price and Availability The Nikon 1 V2 camera with the 10-30mm lens will be available in late November 2012 for the suggested retail price (SRP) of $899.95*. The SB-N7 speedlight will be available in January 2013 and will have a suggested retail price (SRP) of $159.95*.