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Fuji X-T20 vs. Canon 7D Mark II

Fuji X-T20 vs Canon 7D Mark II

Fuji X-T20 vs Canon 7D Mark II

Most of the photographers who owned 7D Mark II appreciate the camera because of its undisputed capability to produce professional quality images. Well, 7D Mark II is certainly the master APSC sized DSLR camera, but due to its old age most of its specifications are looking slim down. As a result, the camera is struggling to outperform its newly born Competitor in the market. Similarly, one of the newly announced digital mirrorless digital cameras, Fuji X-T20, which exceptional specifications are challenging various cameras in its range. However, X-T20 is also beating 7D Mark II in various sections… Let’ see

Fuji X-T20 vs. Canon 7D Mark II

Features / Models

Fuji X-T20

Canon 7D Mark II

Megapixel 24 megapixels 20 Megapixel
Sensor size / type APS-C (23.6 x 15.6 mm) APS-C (22.4 x 15 mm)
Image processor
X-Processor Pro2 DIGIC 6 (dual)
Low pass filter No Yes
Image stabilization No No
AF System Contrast detect + Phase detect Contrast + Phase detect sensor
AF points 325 AF points 65
ISO 100-51200 100-51200
Shutter Min/Max 60sec 1/32000 sec 30 – 1/8000
Top Continuous Shooting Speed 08fps 10fps
Video 4k @30fps full HD 1080p @60fps
Display 3.0 inch 1.04M-dot tilting TFT LCD Touchscreen 3.0″ 1.04m-Dot Clear View II LCD Monitor
Hot-shoe Yes yes
Battery Life (CIPA) 350 shots 670 shots
Wireless connectivity Built-In No
Weather Sealed No Yes
Dimensions  118 x 83 x 41 mm 149 x 112 x 78 mm
Weight 383 g 910 g
Price   $899.95 $1,499.00

Image quality

The Fuji X-T20 features a refined APS-C sized 24 Megapixel CMOS sensor with X-Processor Pro2 image processing engine to confirm you that you can acquire tack sharp images with gorgeous details and impressive clarity. Plus, the omission of low pass filter from Fuji X-T20 allows the camera to capture much more details of the scene or the subjects that are intended to snap, even in the areas of lowlight. On the other side, Canon 7D Mark II features 20.2 Megapixel sensor, but its sensor size is comparatively lower than Fuji X-T20. Hence, 7D Mark II might not be able to offer you the quality in the images that Fuji X-T20 gives.

AF system

The AF system of Canon 7D Mark II is spectacular and blazing fast since it utilizes Canon’s own proprietary Dual Pixel CMOS AF to offer you speed and accuracy while tracking subjects. Actually, instead of one, the CMOS sensor on the EOS 7D Mark II has two photodiodes per pixel, 40 million in total, enabling to both perform phase-difference detection autofocus and capture light. As a result, autofocus is achieved quickly and easily on the camera and ensuring virtually no loss in image quality.  On the other hand, the AF system of Fuji X-T20 has been much improved over its predecessor, but its competition with 7D Mark II is logically tough. Despite of Hybrid AF system, Fuji X-T20 might not be able to outperform 7D Mark II. Thankfully, Fuji X-T20 offers you creative 91 AF points that can be divided into 325 AF points for high precision AF at remarkable speed, whereas Canon 7D Mark II offers you 65 all cross types Points only.

Shutters Speed

Fuji X-T20 lets the users to shoot at maximum aperture without worrying about overexposing the image since the camera offers faster shutter speed of 1/32000 sec, allowing fast action to be captured, effortlessly. On the other side, Canon 7D Mark II has limited shutter speed of 1/8000 sec only.

Continuous shooting speed

The EOS 7D Mark II can shoot up to 10 frames per second to capture all the action. The 7D Mark II is capable of taking up to 10 frames per second, which is very helpful to capture the fast action of the subjects of sports events. On the other side, Fuji X-T20 allows you to capture 8fps only.

Video

Along with offering you the incredible image quality the X-T20 is also capable to record massive 4K video at 30fps (3840 x 2160). On the other hand, Canon 7D Mark II is limited to Full HD only (the inferior side of 7D Mark II).

Shots

Canon 7D Mark II allows you to take 670 shots at a time, whereas Fuji X-T20 offers you 350 shots in single time charge.

Weather sealed

The very big downside of Fuji X-T20 is its non-weather sealed body, whereas Canon 7D Mark II is stepping forward in the race by offering the users a tight weather sealed body, making it more expensive than X-T20.

Verdict

Canon 7D Mark II has exceptional AF system , weather sealed body etc. Its performance is exceptionally well, but its limited video quality is the only one downside in system. But, if price matters to you then Mirrorless Fuji X-T20 is wonderful choice infront of you that gives you 4K video and faster shutter speed etc. Now, decision is yours!

 

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