• APS-C 368.2mm2
  • 16.3 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 6400
  • APS-C 368.2mm2
  • 16.3 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 6400

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Differences

Fujifilm X-A1 advantages over Fujifilm X-A2

  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    30 vs 16 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)

Fujifilm X-A2 advantages over Fujifilm X-A1

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Focus peaking
    Both provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Tiltable Screen
    Both provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • Hot shoe
    Both provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Bulb shutter
    Both provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

Common Weaknesses

  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Neither provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Neither provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Top deck display
    Neither provide
    Check settings with a screen on top of the camera
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Dual card slots
    Neither provide
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Slow-motion videos
    Neither provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

User reviews

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Review Excerpt

  • Very good image quality; Great high ISO performance for its class; Very good optical performance from the kit lens; Decent battery life; Very good value for the money.

  • No built-in EVF; Slower than average full autofocus shutter lag in testing; Sluggish continuous AF for stills & video; Mediocre burst speeds; Limited dynamic range with JPEGs; No remote control with Wi-Fi.

The Competition

Compared to Sony NEX-3N

Fujifilm X-A1
Sony NEX-3N
  • $450
  • APS-C
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • Higher-res screen
  • $500
  • APS-C
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Longer stills battery life
Fujifilm X-A2
Sony NEX-3N
  • $550
  • APS-C
  • Fast startup
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $500
  • APS-C
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Shoots 24p video

Compared to Fujifilm X-M1

Fujifilm X-A1
Fujifilm X-M1
  • $450
  • APS-C
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
  • $385
  • APS-C
  • Doesn't require an AA filter
Fujifilm X-A2
Fujifilm X-M1
  • $550
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Newer
  • $385
  • APS-C
  • Doesn't require an AA filter

Compared to Sony NEX-5T

Fujifilm X-A1
Sony NEX-5T
  • $450
  • APS-C
  • Internal flash
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
  • $448
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • In-camera panoramas
Fujifilm X-A2
Sony NEX-5T
  • $550
  • APS-C
  • Longer stills battery life
  • Internal flash
  • $448
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • In-camera panoramas

Compared to Fujifilm X-E2S

Fujifilm X-A1
Fujifilm X-E2S
  • $450
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $485
  • APS-C
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • In-camera panoramas
Fujifilm X-A2
Fujifilm X-E2S
  • $550
  • APS-C
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Wider angle kit lens
  • $485
  • APS-C
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • In-camera panoramas

Compared to Fujifilm X-A10

Fujifilm X-A1
Fujifilm X-A10
  • $450
  • APS-C
  • Hot shoe
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Newer
Fujifilm X-A2
Fujifilm X-A10
  • $550
  • APS-C
  • Hot shoe
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Newer
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