• APS-C 368.2mm2
  • 16.3 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 6400
  • APS-C 368.2mm2
  • 24.3 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 12,800
  • Detailed specifications
  • Fujifilm X-A1
  • Fujifilm X-E3
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Predecessor:   Fujifilm X-E2S
X-E2S vs X-E3
Successor: Fujifilm X-A2
X-A1 vs X-A2
Fujifilm X-E4
X-E3 vs X-E4
General
Model Number: X-A1 X-E3
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: Compact System Camera Compact System Camera
Currently Manufactured: No Yes
Retail Price: $599.95 $899.95
Street Price: $449.99 $599.95
Date Available: 2013-09-30 2017-09-28
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 11.6 oz (330 g)
includes batteries
11.9 oz (337 g)
includes batteries
Size: 4.6 x 2.6 x 1.5 in.
(117 x 67 x 39 mm)
4.8 x 2.9 x 1.7 in.
(121 x 74 x 43 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:    
Effective Megapixels: 16.3 24.3
Sensor Format: APS-C APS-C
Sensor size: 368.16mm2 (23.60mm x 15.60mm) 368.16mm2 (23.60mm x 15.60mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 4.82 microns 3.93 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.5x 1.5x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG X-Trans 3
Anti Aliasing Filter: Fixed Not needed
Self-Cleaning: Yes Yes
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No Yes
DxO Sensor Score:    
DxO Color Depth Score (bits):    
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs):    
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso):    
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4896 x 3264 (16.0 MP, 3:2),
4896 x 2760 (13.5 MP, Other),
3264 x 3264 (10.7 MP, 1:1),
3456 x 2304 (8.0 MP, 3:2),
3456 x 1944 (6.7 MP, 16:9),
2304 x 2304 (5.3 MP, 1:1),
2496 x 1664 (4.2 MP, 3:2),
2496 x 1408 (3.5 MP, Other),
1664 x 1664 (2.8 MP, 1:1)
6000 x 4000 (24.0 MP, 3:2),
6000 x 3376 (20.3 MP, 16:9),
4000 x 4000 (16.0 MP, 1:1),
4240 x 2832 (12.0 MP, 3:2),
4240 x 2384 (10.1 MP, 16:9),
2832 x 2832 (8.0 MP, 1:1),
3008 x 2000 (6.0 MP, 3:2),
3008 x 1688 (5.1 MP, 16:9),
2000 x 2000 (4.0 MP, 1:1),
9600 x 1440 (13.8 MP, Other),
2160 x 9600 (20.7 MP, Other),
6400 x 1440 (9.2 MP, Other),
2160 x 6400 (13.8 MP, Other)
Image File Format: JPEG (Exif Ver 2.3), .RAF RAW (ISO 200-6400), RAW + JPEG JPEG (Exif Ver 2.3), .RAF 14-bit RAW (lossless compressed or uncompressed); RAW + JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 5.6 8.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (30p)
1280x720 (30p)
3840x2160 (30p/​25p/​24p/​23.98p)
1920x1080 (60p/​50p/​30p/​25p/​24p/​23.98p)
1280x720 (60p/​50p/​30p/​25p/​24p/​23.98p)
Movie File Format: H.264 (MOV) with stereo sound MOV (MPEG-4 AVC / H.264, Audio: Linear PCM 48KHz stereo sound)
Composite Video Out: No No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: n/a n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a n/a
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Fujifilm X Fujifilm X
Lens: FUJINON XC 16-50mm f/3.5-5.6 OIS; 12 all glass elements in 10 groups including 3 aspherical elements and 1 ED element; 7 round-edged aperture blades Fujinon XF 18-55mm f/2.8-4 R LM OIS; 14 elements in 10 groups, including 3 aspherical lenses and 1 extra low dispersion element
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 24 - 76mm 27 - 84mm
Focal Length (actual): 16 - 50mm 18 - 55mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.13x 3.06x
Aperture Range: f/3.5 (wide) / f/5.6 (tele) - f/22 f/2.8 (wide) / f/4 (tele) - f/22
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 30 cm to Infinity
11.8 in to Infinity
30 cm to Infinity
11.8 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:    
Filter Thread: 58.0mm 58.0mm
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom: No No
Digital Zoom Values: n/a n/a
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detection: Area (49 areas in 7 x 7 grid), Multi; Changeable size of AF frame; Single AF, Continuous AF, Tracking AF, Manual Focus Hybrid Phase/Contrast Detect AF: 325 points total, 169 phase-detect points; Single point AF: EVF/LCD: 13x7 / 25x13 (changeable size of AF frame among 5 types), Zone AF: 3x3 / 5x5 / 7x7 from 91 areas on 13x7 grid, Wide/Tracking AF: Up to 18 area; Touch AF supported
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No / LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type:   EVF: 0.39-inch 2.36M-dot OLED with 100% coverage, 0.62x magnification (35mm equivalent), 17.5mm eyepoint (from the rear end of the camera's eyepiece), -4 to +2 diopter adjustment, eye sensor
Focus Peaking: Yes Yes
EVF Resolution: n/a 2,360,000 dots
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):   0.62x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):    
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 920,000 dots (307,000 px) 1,040,000 dots
Touchscreen: No Yes
Articulating Screen: Yes No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No
Selfie Screen: No
Max Playback Zoom:    
Top Deck Display: No No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 6400 12800
Minimum ISO (native): 200 200
ISO Settings: 200-6400, Extended output sensitivity equivalent ISO 100, 12800 and 25600; AUTO(400), AUTO(800), AUTO(1600), AUTO(3200), AUTO(6400) AUTO with selectable limit, ISO 200-12800, Extended output sensitivity equivalent ISO 100, 25600 and 51200
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Fine, Shade, Fluorescent light (Daylight), Fluorescent light (Warm White), Fluorescent light (Cool White), Incandescent light, Custom Auto, Daylight, Shade, Fluorescent light (Daylight), Fluorescent light (Warm White), Fluorescent light (Cool White), Incandescent light, Underwater, Custom, Color Temperature
Shutter Speed Range: 1/4000 - 30 sec 1/32000 - 900 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: TTL 256-zones metering: Multi, Spot, Average TTL 256-zones metering; Multi, Spot, Average, Center-weighted
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Scene: Portrait, Landscape, Sport; Film Simulation (Velvia, ASTIA, PROVIA, Sepia, and Black & White); Dynamic range setting AUTO (100-400%), 100%, 200%, 400%; Multiple Exposure; 8 Advanced Filters (Toy Camera, Miniature, Dynamic Tone, Pop Color, Soft Focus, High Key, Low Key and Partial Color) Film Simulation modes (PROVIA/Standard, Velvia/Vivid, ASTIA/Soft, Classic Chrome, PRO Neg.Hi, PRO Neg.Std, Black&White, Black&White+Ye Filter, Black&White+R Filter, Black&White+G Filter, Sepia, ACROS, ACROS+Ye Filter, ACROS+R Filter, ACROS+G Filter); Dynamic range setting: AUTO (100-400%), 100%, 200%, 400%; Panorama; Advanced Filters (Toy camera, Miniature, Pop color, High-key, Low-key, Dynamic tone, Soft focus, Partial color [Red / Orange / Yellow / Green / Blue / Purple])
Self Timer: 2 or 10 seconds 2 or 10 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):    
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes No
Flash Modes: Auto, Forced Flash, Suppressed Flash, Slow Synchr, Rear-curtain Synchro, Commander; Red-eye reduction available Red-eye removal OFF: Auto, Forced Flash, Suppressed Flash, Slow Synchro, Rear-curtain Synchro. Red-eye removal ON: Red-eye Reduction Auto, Red-eye Reduction & Forced Flash, Suppressed Flash, Red-eye Reduction & Slow Synchro, Red-eye Reduction & Rear-curtain Synchro.
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): 5.0 m / 16.4 ft. 8.0 m / 26.2 ft.
Flash Range Description: GN=7m (ISO 200) Bundled EF-X8 flash is rated with a Guide Number of 8m at ISO 100 or 11m at ISO 200
Max Flash Sync: 1/180s (1/160s in S or M mode) 1/180
Flash Exposure Compensation:   +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Hot shoe Hot Shoe
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:   No
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support: UHS-I UHS-I
Other Memory: UHS-I compliant  
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: .RAF RAW (ISO 200-6400), RAW + JPEG .RAF 14-bit RAW (lossless compressed or uncompressed); RAW + JPEG
Movie File Format: H.264 (MOV) with stereo sound MOV (MPEG-4 AVC / H.264, Audio: Linear PCM 48KHz stereo sound)
Included Memory:   No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: Yes Yes
NFC: No
Bluetooth: No Yes
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: No Yes
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes No
DPOF Compliant: Yes No
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional RR-90 wired remote Threaded cable release, optional wired, Wi-Fi
Connections (extended): Mini (Type C) HDMI Micro HDMI (Type D), Micro-B USB 2.0, 2.5mm stereo mic/remote jack
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution):   <0.3
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame):    
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames):    
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot):   0.40
Camera penalizes early shutter press? Yes
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 5.6 8.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 30 48
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):   8.0
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):   26
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps):   8.0
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames):   25
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid):   0.16 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus):   0.066 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):   0.31 seconds
Shutter Lag (prefocused):   0.049 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time:   0.7 seconds
Play -> Record Time:   0.6 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power:   5.2 seconds
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 350 shots 350 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):   350 shots
Battery Life, Video:   50 minutes
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary NP-W126 Proprietary
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable NP-W126S Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NP-W126 Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary NP-W126S Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes
Internal Charging Supported: Yes
Software
Included Software: Fujifilm CD-ROM (Viewer software, RAW File Converter, etc.)  
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS  
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Cost-reduced X-M1 with conventional Bayer sensor. Available in black or indigo blue. Available in black or silver.