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.


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 "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 80D 80 mm
Canon APS-C sensor
Crop factor/focal length multiplier by * 1.6
Fujifilm X-E1 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:


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.


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.

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
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
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
Selective Single Point
Face Detection
Contract Detect (sensor)
Multi Area
Focus Points 45 N/A
Lens Mount Canon EF
Canon EF-S

See Compatible Lenses
Fujifilm X

See Compatible Lenses
Focal Length Multiplier APS-C Sensor
1.6x multiplier
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
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
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
Video resolution 1280 x 720
1920 x 1080
1280 x 720
1920 x 1080
Built-in Microphone Yes Yes
Built-in Speakers Yes Yes
Canon EOS 80D
Fujifilm X-E1
Memory Card SD/SDHC
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)
Remote Control Yes (Wired, wireless, or via smartphone) Optional through RR-80
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