Canon EOS 50D vs Fujifilm X-A10

This is a full comparison between the cameras Canon EOS 50D and Fujifilm X-A10. We compare them by looking at the categories you see below.

Manufacturing

Canon EOS 50D is manufacturered by Canon but Fujifilm X-A10 is from Fujifilm. Both Canon and Fujifilm are well known brands though.

Canon EOS 50D were released 2008 and Fujifilm X-A10 was released 2016. That is a 8 years difference. In tech, this period can be of interest since technology is always improving, etc.

Camera Released
Canon EOS 50D 2008
Fujifilm X-A10 2016

Type of camera

Canon EOS 50D is a DSLR camera while Fujifilm X-A10 is a Mirrorless camera. More information about their differences will come soon.

Sensors / crop factor

These cameras have different sensors. Canon EOS 50D has a "Canon APS-C"-sensor while Fujifilm X-A10 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 50D 80 mm
Canon APS-C sensor
Crop factor/focal length multiplier by * 1.6
Fujifilm X-A10 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 50D has a 15,1 MP (Megapixels) resolution while Fujifilm X-A10 has 16 MP. If we break down this in more detail this is the data behind the numbers:

Camera Megapixels
Canon EOS 50D 15,1 MP
15054336 pixels
4752 x 3168
Fujifilm X-A10 16 MP
15980544 pixels
4896 x 3264

Fujifilm X-A10 has a 6 % larger resolution than Canon EOS 50D. 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

Canon EOS 50D has a larger ISO-range than Fujifilm X-A10. Canon EOS 50D has an ISO range that stretches from 100 to 12800 while Fujifilm X-A10 has 200 to 6400.

Camera ISO Range
Canon EOS 50D 100-12800
Fujifilm X-A10 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 50D
Lens compatibility chart for Fujifilm X-A10

Pictures per second

Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definitely be of interest. Canon EOS 50D can shoot up to 6,3 pictures per seconds and Fujifilm X-A10 can shoot up to 6 pictures per seconds.

Camera FPS (Frames per second)
Canon EOS 50D 6,3
Fujifilm X-A10 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-A10. Sadly, the Canon EOS 50D 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 50D weighs 822 gr (equal to 1.81 lb) which is 148% heavier than Fujifilm X-A10 and its 331 gr (or 0.73 lb).

Camera Weight
Canon EOS 50D 822 gr
1.81 lb
Fujifilm X-A10 331 gr
0.73 lb

Canon EOS 50D vs Fujifilm X-A10 Specs

Below you will find the complete and detailed technical specs for both Canon EOS 50D and Fujifilm X-A10, 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 50D
Fujifilm X-A10
Name Canon EOS 50D Fujifilm X-A10
Manufacturer Canon Fujifilm
Release Date and Price
Canon EOS 50D
Fujifilm X-A10
Release Year 2008 2016
Release Date 2008-08-26 2016-12-01
MSRP 1399 USD 499 USD
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Camera Type
Canon EOS 50D
Fujifilm X-A10
Camera Type DSLR Mirrorless
Sensor
Canon EOS 50D
Fujifilm X-A10
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 4752 x 3168 pixels 4896 x 3264 pixels
Megapixels 15,1 MP 16 MP
Image Processor DIGIC 4
Image
Canon EOS 50D
Fujifilm X-A10
ISO Range 100 - 12800 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 50D
Fujifilm X-A10
Autofocus Motor Yes Yes
Autofocus Contract Detect (sensor)
Phase Detect
Multi Area
Selective Single Point
Single
Continuous
Face Detection
LiveView
Contract Detect (sensor)
Multi Area
Center
Selective Single Point
Tracking
Single
Continuous
Face Detection
LiveView
Focus Points 9 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 50D
Fujifilm X-A10
Articulated LCD Fixed Tilting
Screen size 3 3
Screen dots 920000 1040000
Touch screen No No
Screen type TFT liquid-crystal color LCD 180-degree upward-tilting TFT LCD
Live view Yes Yes
Viewfinder Type Optical (pentaprism) No Viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage 95%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.95 (0.59 35mm equiv.)
Viewfinder Resolution N/A N/A
Photography features
Canon EOS 50D
Fujifilm X-A10
Frames per second 6,3 fps 6 fps
Minimum Shutter Speed 30 seconds 30 seconds
Maximum Shutter Speed 1/8000 seconds 1/4000 seconds
Built-in Flash Yes Yes
Built-in Flash Range 13 meters 5 meters
External Flash Yes Yes
Self-Timer Yes Yes
Time-lapse Yes Yes
Metering modes Multi
Center Weighted
Spot
Multi
Spot
Average
Exposure Compensation +/- 2 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps) +/- 3 (at 1/3 EV steps)
Videography features
Canon EOS 50D
Fujifilm X-A10
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 50D
Fujifilm X-A10
Memory Card Compact Flash
SD/SDHC
Connectivity
Canon EOS 50D
Fujifilm X-A10
HDMI Output Yes Yes
Microphone Port No No
Headphone Port No No
Wireless No Yes
Built-in (802.11b/g/n)
Remote Control Yes (N3 connector) Yes (wired or via smartphone)
GPS No No
Body & Dimensions
Canon EOS 50D
Fujifilm X-A10
Enviromentally sealed Yes No
Battery Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery Details Lithium-Ion BP-511A rechargeable battery & charger
NP-W126S lithium-ion battery & charger
Battery Life (CIPA) 800 shots 410 shots
Width 146 mm 117 mm
Height 108 mm 67 mm
Depth 74 mm 40 mm
Weight 822 gram 331 gram