Fujifilm X-E2 vs Canon EOS Kiss X8i

This is a full comparison between the cameras Fujifilm X-E2 and Canon EOS Kiss X8i. We compare them by looking at the categories you see below.

Manufacturing

Fujifilm X-E2 is manufacturered by Fujifilm but Canon EOS Kiss X8i is from Canon. Both Fujifilm and Canon are well known brands though.

Fujifilm X-E2 were released 2013 and Canon EOS Kiss X8i was released 2015. That is a 2 years difference. In tech, this period can be of interest since technology is always improving, etc.

Camera Released
Fujifilm X-E2 2013
Canon EOS Kiss X8i 2015

Type of camera

Fujifilm X-E2 is a Mirrorless camera while Canon EOS Kiss X8i is a DSLR camera. More information about their differences will come soon.

Sensors / crop factor

These cameras have different sensors. Fujifilm X-E2 has a "Fujifilm APS-C"-sensor while Canon EOS Kiss X8i has a "Canon 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 **
Fujifilm X-E2 75 mm
Fujifilm sensor
Crop factor/focal length multiplier by * 1.5
Canon EOS Kiss X8i 80 mm
Canon APS-C sensor
Crop factor/focal length multiplier by * 1.6

** 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

Fujifilm X-E2 has a 16 MP (Megapixels) resolution while Canon EOS Kiss X8i has 24 MP. If we break down this in more detail this is the data behind the numbers:

Camera Megapixels
Fujifilm X-E2 16 MP
15980544 pixels
4896 x 3264
Canon EOS Kiss X8i 24 MP
24000000 pixels
6000 x 4000

Canon EOS Kiss X8i has a 50 % larger resolution than Fujifilm X-E2. 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 Kiss X8i has a larger ISO-range than Fujifilm X-E2. Canon EOS Kiss X8i has an ISO range that stretches from 100 to 12800 while Fujifilm X-E2 has 200 to 6400.

Camera ISO Range
Fujifilm X-E2 200-6400
Canon EOS Kiss X8i 100-12800

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 Fujifilm X-E2
Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS Kiss X8i

Pictures per second

Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definitely be of interest. Fujifilm X-E2 can shoot up to 7 pictures per seconds and Canon EOS Kiss X8i can shoot up to 5 pictures per seconds.

Camera FPS (Frames per second)
Fujifilm X-E2 7
Canon EOS Kiss X8i 5

Ability to record movies

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

In this case, both Fujifilm X-E2 and Canon EOS Kiss X8i 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 Kiss X8i weighs 555 gr (equal to 1.22 lb) which is 59% heavier than Fujifilm X-E2 and its 350 gr (or 0.77 lb).

Camera Weight
Fujifilm X-E2 350 gr
0.77 lb
Canon EOS Kiss X8i 555 gr
1.22 lb

Fujifilm X-E2 vs Canon EOS Kiss X8i Specs

Below you will find the complete and detailed technical specs for both Fujifilm X-E2 and Canon EOS Kiss X8i, 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
Fujifilm X-E2
Canon EOS Kiss X8i
Name Fujifilm X-E2 Canon EOS Kiss X8i
Manufacturer Fujifilm Canon
Release Date and Price
Fujifilm X-E2
Canon EOS Kiss X8i
Release Year 2013 2015
Release Date 2013-10-18 2015-02-06
MSRP 999 USD 749 USD
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Camera Type
Fujifilm X-E2
Canon EOS Kiss X8i
Camera Type Mirrorless DSLR
Sensor
Fujifilm X-E2
Canon EOS Kiss X8i
Sensor Size APS-C (approx 23.5 x 15.6 mm) APS-C (approx 22.3 x 14.9 mm)
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Resolution 4896 x 3264 pixels 6000 x 4000 pixels
Megapixels 16 MP 24 MP
Image Processor EXR Processor II DIGIC 6
Image
Fujifilm X-E2
Canon EOS Kiss X8i
ISO Range 200 - 6400 100 - 12800
White Balance Presets 7 8
Custom White Balance Yes Yes
Image Stabilization No No
Image Stabilization CIPA Rating 0 stops 0 stops
Uncompressed format RAW RAW
Optics & Focus
Fujifilm X-E2
Canon EOS Kiss X8i
Autofocus Motor Yes Yes
Autofocus Contract Detect (sensor)
Phase Detect
Multi Area
Center
Selective Single Point
Tracking
Single
Continuous
Face Detection
LiveView
Contract Detect (sensor)
Phase Detect
Multi Area
Center
Selective Single Point
Tracking
Single
Continuous
Touch
Face Detection
LiveView
Focus Points N/A 19
Lens Mount Fujifilm X

See Compatible Lenses
Canon EF
Canon EF-S

See Compatible Lenses
Focal Length Multiplier 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
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
Screen & Viewfinder
Fujifilm X-E2
Canon EOS Kiss X8i
Articulated LCD Fixed Fully articulated
Screen size 3 3
Screen dots 1040000 1040000
Touch screen No Yes
Screen type TFT color LCD monitor TFT LCD
Live view Yes Yes
Viewfinder Type Electronic Optical (pentamirror)
Viewfinder Coverage 100% 95%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.82 (0.51 35mm equiv.)
Viewfinder Resolution N/A 0
Photography features
Fujifilm X-E2
Canon EOS Kiss X8i
Frames per second 7 fps 5 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 7 meters 12 meters
External Flash Yes Yes
Self-Timer Yes Yes
Time-lapse No No
Metering modes Multi
Spot
Average
Multi
Center Weighted
Spot
Partial
Exposure Compensation +/- 3 (at 1/3 EV steps) +/- 5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
Videography features
Fujifilm X-E2
Canon EOS Kiss X8i
Video recording Yes Yes
Video format MPEG4
H.264
MPEG4
H.264
Video resolution 1280 x 720
1920 x 1080
1280 x 720
1920 x 1080
Built-in Microphone No Yes
Built-in Speakers No Yes
Storage
Fujifilm X-E2
Canon EOS Kiss X8i
Memory Card SD/SDHC
SD/SDHC
Connectivity
Fujifilm X-E2
Canon EOS Kiss X8i
HDMI Output Yes Yes
Microphone Port No Yes
Headphone Port No No
Wireless Yes
Built-in (Image playback/sharing, geo-tagging)
Yes
Built-in (802.11b/g/n with NFC)
Remote Control Optional through RR-90
Yes (wired or via smartphone)
GPS No No
Body & Dimensions
Fujifilm X-E2
Canon EOS Kiss X8i
Enviromentally sealed No No
Battery Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery Details Lithium-Ion NP-W126 rechargeable battery & charger
LP-E17 lithium-ion battery and charger
Battery Life (CIPA) 350 shots 440 shots
Width 129 mm 132 mm
Height 75 mm 101 mm
Depth 37 mm 78 mm
Weight 350 gram 555 gram