Canon EOS 1000D vs Fujifilm X-M1

This is a full comparison between the cameras Canon EOS 1000D and Fujifilm X-M1. We compare them by looking at the categories you see below.

Manufacturing

Canon EOS 1000D is manufacturered by Canon but Fujifilm X-M1 is from Fujifilm. Both Canon and Fujifilm are well known brands though.

Canon EOS 1000D were released 2008 and Fujifilm X-M1 was released 2013. That is a 5 years difference. In tech, this period can be of interest since technology is always improving, etc.

Camera Released
Canon EOS 1000D 2008
Fujifilm X-M1 2013

Type of camera

Canon EOS 1000D is a DSLR camera while Fujifilm X-M1 is a Mirrorless camera. More information about their differences will come soon.

Sensors / crop factor

These cameras have different sensors. Canon EOS 1000D has a "Canon APS-C"-sensor while Fujifilm X-M1 has a "Fujifilm APS-C"-sensor, and their difference in sensors will also affect the crop factor and experience focal length. See the table below.

Camera Focal length, 50mm f/1.8 **
Canon EOS 1000D 80 mm
Canon APS-C sensor
Crop factor/focal length multiplier by * 1.6
Fujifilm X-M1 75 mm
Fujifilm sensor
Crop factor/focal length multiplier by * 1.5

** Experienced focal length when using a lens such as a common "50mm f/1.8"

Learn more about crop factor and focal length multiplier here:

Resolution

Canon EOS 1000D has a 10,1 MP (Megapixels) resolution while Fujifilm X-M1 has 16 MP. If we break down this in more detail this is the data behind the numbers:

Camera Megapixels
Canon EOS 1000D 10,1 MP
10077696 pixels
3888 x 2592
Fujifilm X-M1 16 MP
15980544 pixels
4896 x 3264

Fujifilm X-M1 has a 59 % larger resolution than Canon EOS 1000D. This could give you more details in the picture but also a possibility to crop more in the pictures, afterward while editing the pictures, if needed that is.

ISO range

Fujifilm X-M1 has a larger ISO-range than Canon EOS 1000D. Fujifilm X-M1 has an ISO range that stretches from 200 to 6400 while Canon EOS 1000D has 100 to 1600.

Camera ISO Range
Canon EOS 1000D 100-1600
Fujifilm X-M1 200-6400

Autofocus and lens compatibility

Both of these cameras have a built-in autofocus motor. Some lenses, that support autofocus, do not have an autofocus motor of their own but this won't cause any problems with these two cameras.

Here is a complete overview of which lenses work with each camera:
Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS 1000D
Lens compatibility chart for Fujifilm X-M1

Pictures per second

Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definitely be of interest. Canon EOS 1000D can shoot up to 3 pictures per seconds and Fujifilm X-M1 can shoot up to 5,6 pictures per seconds.

Camera FPS (Frames per second)
Canon EOS 1000D 3
Fujifilm X-M1 5,6

Ability to record movies

It is becoming more and more popular to record movies with digital cameras.

It is only one of these two cameras that support recording movies and movie clips and that is Fujifilm X-M1. Sadly, the Canon EOS 1000D does not support this.

Weight

The weight of the camera can be an extremely important factor, especially if the camera is about to be used, or carried around, for several hours at a time.

Canon EOS 1000D weighs 502 gr (equal to 1.11 lb) which is 52% heavier than Fujifilm X-M1 and its 330 gr (or 0.73 lb).

Camera Weight
Canon EOS 1000D 502 gr
1.11 lb
Fujifilm X-M1 330 gr
0.73 lb

Canon EOS 1000D vs Fujifilm X-M1 Specs

Below you will find the complete and detailed technical specs for both Canon EOS 1000D and Fujifilm X-M1, next to each other. Each category of data is a link to an article covering the subject, giving you a deeper understanding so you can better understand the strengths and weaknesses of the two camera models.

Product
Canon EOS 1000D
Fujifilm X-M1
Name Canon EOS 1000D Fujifilm X-M1
Manufacturer Canon Fujifilm
Release Date and Price
Canon EOS 1000D
Fujifilm X-M1
Release Year 2008 2013
Release Date 2008-06-10 2013-06-25
MSRP 729 USD 699 USD
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Camera Type
Canon EOS 1000D
Fujifilm X-M1
Camera Type DSLR Mirrorless
Sensor
Canon EOS 1000D
Fujifilm X-M1
Sensor Size APS-C (approx 22.3 x 14.9 mm) APS-C (approx 23.5 x 15.6 mm)
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Resolution 3888 x 2592 pixels 4896 x 3264 pixels
Megapixels 10,1 MP 16 MP
Image Processor DIGIC 3 EXR Processor II
Image
Canon EOS 1000D
Fujifilm X-M1
ISO Range 100 - 1600 200 - 6400
White Balance Presets 6 7
Custom White Balance Yes Yes
Image Stabilization No No
Image Stabilization CIPA Rating 0 stops 0 stops
Uncompressed format RAW RAW
Optics & Focus
Canon EOS 1000D
Fujifilm X-M1
Autofocus Motor Yes Yes
Autofocus Phase Detect
Multi Area
Selective Single Point
Single
Continuous
Contract Detect (sensor)
Multi Area
Center
Tracking
Single
Continuous
Face Detection
Focus Points 7 49
Lens Mount Canon EF
Canon EF-S

See Compatible Lenses
Fujifilm X

See Compatible Lenses
Focal Length Multiplier APS-C Sensor
1.6x multiplier
Example:
24 mm becomes 38 mm
50 mm becomes 80 mm
100 mm becomes 160 mm
200 mm becomes 320 mm
APS-C Sensor (1.5x)
1.5x multiplier
Example:
24 mm becomes 36 mm
50 mm becomes 75 mm
100 mm becomes 150 mm
200 mm becomes 300 mm
Screen & Viewfinder
Canon EOS 1000D
Fujifilm X-M1
Articulated LCD N/A Tilting
Screen size 2.5 3
Screen dots 230000 920000
Touch screen No No
Screen type N/A TFT LCD
Live view Yes Yes
Viewfinder Type Optical (pentamirror) No Viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage 95%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.81 (0.51 35mm equiv.)
Viewfinder Resolution N/A N/A
Photography features
Canon EOS 1000D
Fujifilm X-M1
Frames per second 3 fps 5,6 fps
Minimum Shutter Speed 30 seconds 30 seconds
Maximum Shutter Speed 1/4000 seconds 1/4000 seconds
Built-in Flash Yes Yes
Built-in Flash Range 13 meters 7 meters
External Flash Yes Yes
Self-Timer Yes Yes
Time-lapse Yes No
Metering modes Multi
Center Weighted
Spot
Multi
Spot
Average
Exposure Compensation +/- 2 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps) +/- 2 (at 1/3 EV steps)
Videography features
Canon EOS 1000D
Fujifilm X-M1
Video recording No Yes
Video format N/A H.264
Video resolution N/A 1280 x 720
1920 x 1080
Built-in Microphone No Yes
Built-in Speakers No Yes
Storage
Canon EOS 1000D
Fujifilm X-M1
Memory Card SD/SDHC
SD/SDHC
Connectivity
Canon EOS 1000D
Fujifilm X-M1
HDMI Output No No
Microphone Port No No
Headphone Port No No
Wireless No Yes
Built-in (Geotagging setup, Image transfer (Individual image / Selected multiple images), View & Obt
Remote Control Yes (E3 connector) Optional through RR-90 (sold separately)
GPS No No
Body & Dimensions
Canon EOS 1000D
Fujifilm X-M1
Enviromentally sealed No No
Battery Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery Details Canon LP-E5 Li-Ion
NP-W126 battery and BC-W126 charger
Battery Life (CIPA) N/A 350 shots
Width 126 mm 117 mm
Height 98 mm 67 mm
Depth 65 mm 39 mm
Weight 502 gram 330 gram