Canon EOS 80D vs Fujifilm X-E1

This is a full comparison between the cameras Canon EOS 80D and Fujifilm X-E1. We compare them by looking at the categories you see below.

Manufacturing

Canon EOS 80D is manufacturered by Canon but Fujifilm X-E1 is from Fujifilm. Both Canon and Fujifilm are well known brands though.

Canon EOS 80D were released 2016 and Fujifilm X-E1 was released 2012. That is a 4 years difference. In tech, this period can be of interest since technology is always improving, etc.

Camera Released
Canon EOS 80D 2016
Fujifilm X-E1 2012

Type of camera

Canon EOS 80D is a DSLR camera while Fujifilm X-E1 is a Mirrorless camera. More information about their differences will come soon.

Sensors / crop factor

These cameras have different sensors. Canon EOS 80D has a "Canon APS-C"-sensor while Fujifilm X-E1 has a ""-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 80D 80 mm
Canon APS-C sensor
Crop factor/focal length multiplier by * 1.6
Fujifilm X-E1 mm

** 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 80D has a 24 MP (Megapixels) resolution while Fujifilm X-E1 has 16 MP. If we break down this in more detail this is the data behind the numbers:

Camera Megapixels
Canon EOS 80D 24 MP
24000000 pixels
6000 x 4000
Fujifilm X-E1 16 MP
15980544 pixels
4896 x 3264

Canon EOS 80D has a 50 % larger resolution than Fujifilm X-E1. 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 80D has a larger ISO-range than Fujifilm X-E1. Canon EOS 80D has an ISO range that stretches from 100 to 16000 while Fujifilm X-E1 has 200 to 6400.

Camera ISO Range
Canon EOS 80D 100-16000
Fujifilm X-E1 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 80D
Lens compatibility chart for Fujifilm X-E1

Pictures per second

Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definitely be of interest. Canon EOS 80D can shoot up to 7 pictures per seconds and Fujifilm X-E1 can shoot up to 6 pictures per seconds.

Camera FPS (Frames per second)
Canon EOS 80D 7
Fujifilm X-E1 6

Ability to record movies

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

In this case, both Canon EOS 80D and Fujifilm X-E1 can shoot movies.

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 80D weighs 730 gr (equal to 1,61 lb) which is 109% heavier than Fujifilm X-E1 and its 350 gr (or 0,77 lb).

Camera Weight
Canon EOS 80D 730 gr
1,61 lb
Fujifilm X-E1 350 gr
0,77 lb

Canon EOS 80D vs Fujifilm X-E1 Specs

Below you will find the complete and detailed technical specs for both Canon EOS 80D and Fujifilm X-E1, 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 80D
Fujifilm X-E1
Name Canon EOS 80D Fujifilm X-E1
Manufacturer Canon Fujifilm
Release Date and Price
Canon EOS 80D
Fujifilm X-E1
Release Year 2016 2012
Release Date 2016-02-18 2012-09-06
MSRP 1199 USD 999 USD
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Camera Type
Canon EOS 80D
Fujifilm X-E1
Camera Type DSLR Mirrorless
Sensor
Canon EOS 80D
Fujifilm X-E1
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 6000 x 4000 pixels 4896 x 3264 pixels
Megapixels 24 MP 16 MP
Image Processor DIGIC 6 EXR Pro
Image
Canon EOS 80D
Fujifilm X-E1
ISO Range 100 - 16000 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 80D
Fujifilm X-E1
Autofocus Motor Yes Yes
Autofocus Contract Detect (sensor)
Phase Detect
Multi Area
Center
Selective Single Point
Tracking
Single
Continuous
Touch
Face Detection
LiveView
Contract Detect (sensor)
Multi Area
Center
Single
Continuous
LiveView
Focus Points 45 N/A
Lens Mount Canon EF
Canon EF-S

See Compatible Lenses
Fujifilm X
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 80D
Fujifilm X-E1
Articulated LCD Fully articulated Fixed
Screen size 3 2.8
Screen dots 1040000 460000
Touch screen Yes No
Screen type TFT LCD TFT color LCD monitor
Live view Yes Yes
Viewfinder Type Optical (pentaprism) Electronic
Viewfinder Coverage 100% 100%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.95 (0.59 35mm equiv.)
Viewfinder Resolution 0 N/A
Photography features
Canon EOS 80D
Fujifilm X-E1
Frames per second 7 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 12 meters N/A
External Flash Yes Yes
Self-Timer Yes Yes
Time-lapse Yes No
Metering modes Multi
Center Weighted
Spot
Multi
Spot
Average
Exposure Compensation 5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps) 2 (at 1/3 EV steps)
Videography features
Canon EOS 80D
Fujifilm X-E1
Video recording Yes Yes
Video format MPEG4
H.264
H.264
Video resolution 1280 x 720
1920 x 1080
1280 x 720
1920 x 1080
Built-in Microphone Yes Yes
Built-in Speakers Yes Yes
Storage
Canon EOS 80D
Fujifilm X-E1
Memory Card SD/SDHC
SD/SDHC
Connectivity
Canon EOS 80D
Fujifilm X-E1
HDMI Output Yes Yes
Microphone Port Yes No
Headphone Port Yes No
Wireless Yes
Built-in (802.11/b/g/n with NFC)
No
Remote Control Yes (Wired, wireless, or via smartphone) Optional through RR-80
GPS No No
Body & Dimensions
Canon EOS 80D
Fujifilm X-E1
Enviromentally sealed Yes No
Battery Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery Details LP-E6N lithium-ion battery & charger
Lithium-Ion NP-W126 rechargeable battery & charger
Battery Life (CIPA) 960 shots 350 shots
Width 139 mm 129 mm
Height 105 mm 75 mm
Depth 79 mm 38 mm
Weight 730 gram 350 gram