Canon EOS M5 vs Fujifilm X-H1 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Mirrorless cameras.

EOS M5 vs X-H1 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon EOS M5 vs Fujifilm X-H1 Specs


  • Introduced in September 2016
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: APS-C
  • 24 megapixel
  • 9 frames/second
  • 100 – 25600 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 80.00mm (3.1″) Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount EF-M
  • WiFi built-in
  • 115.6 x 89.2 x 60.6mm³ (4.6″ x 3.5″ x 2.4″)
  • 427g (13.8 oz.)

All specs: Main page for EOS M5


  • Introduced in February 2018
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: APS-C
  • 24 megapixel
  • 14 frames/second
  • 200 – 12800 ISO
  • 4096 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 76.00mm (3.0″) Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount X-Bajonett
  • WiFi built-in
  • 139.8 x 97.3 x 85.5mm³ (5.5″ x 3.8″ x 3.4″)
  • 673g (21.7 oz.)

All specs: Main page for X-H1

EOS M5 vs X-H1 Sensors

On the pictures below the sensor areas of cameras are highlighted.

This infographic highlights the sensor areas of both models compared to other common sensor formats:

Info graphic: EOS M5 an X-H1 sensor comparison

EOS M5 vs X-H1: Viewfinder

EOS M5 has an electronic viewfinder and it’s resolution is 2.36 megapixel with magnification of 0.60x.

X-H1 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 3.69 megapixel, it’s magnification is 0.75x.

Viewfinder magnifications of compared cameras. The black area shows a magnification of 1x, relative to native size; in red is a magnification of 0.85x.

EOS M5 (0.60x)

X-H1 (0.75x)

Better choice: Fujifilm X-H1

Canon EOS M5 VS Fujifilm X-H1 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon EOS M5 a better choice



Wider resolution (5, megapixel)

24.40 24.30
Better sensibility (4)

100 – 25600 ISO 200 – 12800 ISO
Built-in flash (2)

Better monitor (2, Megapixel)

1.62 1.04
Weighs less (2)

(13.8 oz.)
(21.7 oz.)
More portable (2)


Conclusion: Advantages of the EOS M5 are the higher resolution, the larger sensitivity and the built-in flash. A nice touch is that the display has a higher resolution, the lower weight than the X-H1 and the more compact size.

The EOS M5 scores 17 points.

Otherwise why to choose Fujifilm X-H1



Higher speed (4, frames/second)

9 14
Auto Focus points (4)

49 325
Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)

2.36 3.69
Larger lens selection (3)

7 25
Image stabilizer (3)

Better Video (2)

1920 x 1080 4096 x 2160
Longer battery life (3, photos)

295 310
USB 3.0 (2)

Environmental sealing (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the X-H1 are that the camera is faster, the faster and more accurate auto focus and the better viewfinder. We also like the larger selection of lenses, the optical image stabilizer and the superior video recording. A recommendation of the X-H1 is made easy by that the battery has more stamina, the support for USB 3.0. HArdly a luxury, given today’s image size and the requirements of 4K video.

Yields 25 points for the X-H1.

Common Specs for both cameras compared



Sensor format

Sensor cleaning

Articulated screen

Touch screen

External microphone


Canon EOS M5 VS Fujifilm X-H1 Dimensions

Look at front view of the EOS M5 and X-H1

Top view of cameras

Total scores

Here’s the total score according to comparison above:

Canon EOS M5

Fujifilm X-H1


We recommend Fujifilm X-H1 as better choice.