• APS-C 368.2mm2
  • 16.3 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 6400
  • APS-C 369.0mm2
  • 24.2 megapixels
  • 28.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Fujifilm X-A1 advantages over Fujifilm XF10

  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 4.82 vs 3.92 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Hot shoe
    Hot shoe vs None
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    30 vs 13 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)

Fujifilm XF10 advantages over Fujifilm X-A1

  • Shoot 4K video
    4K (UHD) vs 1080p
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Yes vs No
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Yes vs No
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • External Mic Jack
    Jack vs No jack
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Newer
    14 months vs 6 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Shoots 24p video
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • More pixels
    24.2 vs 16.3 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Faster shutter
    1/16000 vs 1/4000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light
  • Higher extended ISO
    51200 vs 25600 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Rear display
    Both provide
    Review photos on the back of the camera
  • Focus peaking
    Both provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • RAW file ability
    Both provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Manual focus
    Both provide
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • 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
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • Top deck display
    Neither provide
    Check settings with a screen on top of the camera
  • Integrated ND filter
    Neither provide
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • Dual card slots
    Neither provide
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video

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The Competition

Compared to Sony NEX-3N

Fujifilm X-A1
Sony NEX-3N
  • $450
  • APS-C
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • Higher-res screen
  • $359
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas
Fujifilm XF10
Sony NEX-3N
  • $449
  • APS-C
  • Shoot 4K video
  • Touchscreen
  • $359
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Fujifilm X-M1

Fujifilm X-A1
Fujifilm X-M1
  • $450
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
  • $399
  • APS-C
  • Doesn't require an AA filter
Fujifilm XF10
Fujifilm X-M1
  • $449
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $399
  • APS-C
  • Bigger pixels
  • Tiltable Screen

Compared to Sony NEX-5T

Fujifilm X-A1
Sony NEX-5T
  • $450
  • APS-C
  • Internal flash
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
  • $299
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Touchscreen
Fujifilm XF10
Sony NEX-5T
  • $449
  • APS-C
  • Shoot 4K video
  • Built-in Bluetooth
  • $299
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Ricoh GR II

Fujifilm X-A1
Ricoh GR II
  • $450
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Focus peaking
  • $546
  • APS-C
  • Integrated ND filter
  • Higher max flash sync
Fujifilm XF10
Ricoh GR II
  • $449
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Focus peaking
  • $546
  • APS-C
  • Bigger pixels
  • NFC

Compared to Fujifilm X70

Fujifilm X-A1
Fujifilm X70
  • $450
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
  • $699
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • In-camera panoramas
Fujifilm XF10
Fujifilm X70
  • $449
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $699
  • APS-C
  • Bigger pixels
  • Tiltable Screen
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