DPReviewTV Entry-Level Mirrorless APS-C Camera: Canon EOS M50 Vs. Fujifilm X-T100 Vs. Sony A6000

Chris and Jordan at DPReview TV tested three entry-level APS-C mirrorless models: Canon EOS M50 (B&HAdorama)Sony A6000, and  Fujifilm X-T100 (AmazonB&HAdorama). So, which one is the best for a beginner?

Below are the comparison in 6 categories conclusions.

  • Handling, Design and Aesthetics
  1. Fujifilm X-T100: Looks good, feels good. Triple control dials
  2. Canon EOS M50: Feels more plasticky compared to X-T100. Best swivel and touch screen
  3. Sony A6000: Low resolution Viewfinder. Bad menu. No touch screen
  • Autofocus (all work great in AF-S, focus in the review on AF-C)
  1. Canon EOS M50: Dual pixel hybrid AF smooth in stills and video
  2. Sony A6000: Decent job in tracking
  3. Fujifilm X-T100: AF-C is slow and hunts
  • Image Quality
  1. Fujifilm X-T100: Excellent color science. Great low light performance. Film simulations are fun and usable
  2. Canon EOS M50: Fantastic JPEGs. The only reason it comes after the X-T100 is that its extra profiles aren’t as effective or as fun to use as the X-T100
  3. Sony A6000: Colors can look strange. Not good saturation. Skin tones not pleasing
  • Lens Lineup
  1. Fujifilm X-T100: Largest selection of high quality specific APS-C lenses
  2. Sony A6000: Lots of third-party manufacturers lens offers plus Sony FF glass can be used on it since it shares the same mount
  3. Canon EOS M50: Nice range of lenses for the beginners. No third-party lens support
  • Price
  1. Sony A6000
  2. Fujifilm X-T100 and Canon EOS M50
  • Video
  1. Canon EOS M50: Fully articulating screen, standard 3.5mm microphone jack and excellent dual pixel AF
  2. Sony A6000: best 1080 of the bunch. No articulating screen
  3. Fujifilm X-T100: 2.5mm mic jack. Video looks bad
  • Overall
  1. Canon EOS M50
  2. Fujifilm X-T100
  3. Sony A6000
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