• APS-C 368.2mm2
  • 16.3 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 6400
  • 4/3 224.9mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 25,600
  • Detailed specifications
  • Fujifilm X-A2
  • Olympus PEN E-PL9
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Predecessor: Fujifilm X-A1
X-A1 vs X-A2
Olympus E-PL8
E-PL8 vs E-PL9
Successor: Fujifilm X-A3
X-A2 vs X-A3
Olympus E-PL10
E-PL9 vs E-PL10
General
Model Number: X-A2 E-PL9
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: Compact System Camera Compact System Camera
Currently Manufactured: No Yes
Retail Price: $549.95 $699.99
Street Price: $549.95 $449.00
Date Available: 2015-02-15 2018-04-05
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 19.9 oz (564 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
16.7 oz (473 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Size: 4.6 x 2.6 x 1.6 in.
(117 x 67 x 40 mm)
4.6 x 2.7 x 1.5 in.
(117 x 68 x 39 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS Live MOS
Sensor Manufacturer:   Sony
Effective Megapixels: 16.3 16.1
Sensor Format: APS-C 4/3
Sensor size: 368.16mm2 (23.60mm x 15.60mm) 224.9mm2 (17.30mm x 13.00mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 4.82 microns 3.75 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.5x 2.0x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 4:3
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: Fixed Fixed
Self-Cleaning: Yes Yes
Sensor shift image stabilization: No Yes
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
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)
4608 x 3456 (15.9 MP, 4:3),
3200 x 2400 (7.7 MP, 4:3),
2560 x 1920 (4.9 MP, 4:3),
1280 x 960 (1.2 MP, 4:3),
1024 x 768 (0.8 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
Image File Format: JPEG (Exif Ver 2.3), .RAF RAW (ISO 200-6400), RAW + JPEG JPEG, 12-bit RAW, RAW + JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 5.5 8.6
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (30p)
1280x720 (30p)
3840x2160 (30p/​25p/​24p)
1920x1080 (60p/​50p/​30p/​25p/​24p)
1280x720 (30p/​25p/​24p)
1280x720 (120p)
Movie File Format: H.264 (MOV) with stereo sound MOV (MPEG-4 AVC/H.264), AVI (Motion JPEG); Linear PCM 16-bit, 48kHz stereo audio
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 Micro Four Thirds
Lens: FUJINON XC 16-50mm f/3.5-5.6 OIS II; 12 all glass elements in 10 groups including 3 aspherical elements and 1 ED element; 7 round-edged aperture blades Olympus 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 EZ ED M.Zuiko Digital Zoom Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 24 - 76mm 28 - 84mm
Focal Length (actual): 16 - 50mm 14 - 42mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.13x 3.00x
Aperture Range: f/3.5 (wide) / f/5.6 (tele) - f/22 f/3.5 (wide) / f/5.6 (tele) - f/22
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 15 cm to Infinity
5.9 in to Infinity
25 cm to Infinity
9.8 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:    
Filter Thread: 58.0mm 37.0mm
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes No
Digital Zoom: No Yes
Digital Zoom Values: n/a 2x
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, Eye Detection, Continuous AF, Tracking AF, Manual Focus High-speed Contrast-detect AF: 121 points / All target, Group target (9 areas), Single target (normal), Single target (small); Eye detection with left/right/nearest priority
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No / LCD No / LCD
Viewfinder Type:    
Focus Peaking: Yes Yes
EVF Resolution: n/a n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):    
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):    
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No No
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 920,000 dots (307,000 px) 1,036,800 dots
Touchscreen: No Yes
Articulating Screen: Yes Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: Yes Yes
Max Playback Zoom:   14.0x
Top Deck Display: No No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 6400 25600
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 ISO: 100 (Low) - 25600 (Customizable, Default 100-1600); Manual ISO: 100 (Low), 200 - 25600, 1/3 or 1 EV steps selectable
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, Sunny, Shadow, Cloudy, Incandescent, , Fluorescent, Underwater, Flash, Custom, Kelvin
Shutter Speed Range: 1/4000 - 30 sec 1/16000 - 60 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 Digital ESP metering (324-area multi pattern metering), Center weighted average metering, Spot metering, Spot metering with highlight control, Spot metering with shadow control
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Scene: Portrait Enhancer, Landscape, Sports, Night; Film Simulation (Velvia, ASTIA, PROVIA, Sepia, Classic Chrome 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) Scene (Portrait, e-Portrait, Landscape with Portrait, Night Scene with Portrait, Children, Hand-held Starlight, Night Scene, Fireworks, Light Trails, Sports, Panning, Landscape, Sunset, Beach and Snow, Backlight HDR, Candle, Silent mode, Macro, Nature Macro, Documents, Multi Focus); Live Composite, Live Bulb, Panorama, Silent, Multiple Exposure, AE bracketing, HDR Backlight, Keystone Compensation; Art Filter (Pop Art, Soft Focus, Pale & Light Colour, Light Tone, Grainy Film, Pin Hole, Diorama, Cross Process, Dramatic Tone, Gentle Sepia, Key Line, Water colour, Partial Colour (18 colors selectable), Vintage, Bleach Bypass, Instant Film); Gradation (Auto, Normal, High Key, Low Key).
Self Timer: 2 or 10 seconds 2, 12, custom seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):    
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Forced Flash, Suppressed Flash, Slow Synchr, Rear-curtain Synchro, Commander; Red-eye reduction available Auto, Red-eye reduction, Red-eye reduction slow sync., Slow sync at 1st curtain, Slow sync at 2nd curtain, Fill-in, Manual (Full, 1/4, 1/16, 1/64), Off
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): 5.0 m / 16.4 ft. 5.4 m / 17.7 ft.
Flash Range Description: GN=7m (ISO 200) GN=7.6m (ISO 200)
Max Flash Sync: 1/180s (1/160s in S or M mode) 1/250
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Hot shoe Hot Shoe
Built-In Wireless Flash Control: Trigger Only No
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support: UHS-I UHS-I
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: .RAF RAW (ISO 200-6400), RAW + JPEG 12-bit RAW, RAW + JPEG
Movie File Format: H.264 (MOV) with stereo sound MOV (MPEG-4 AVC/H.264), AVI (Motion JPEG); Linear PCM 16-bit, 48kHz stereo audio
Included Memory: No memory included No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: Yes Yes
NFC: No No
Bluetooth: No Yes
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: No No
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 Yes
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional RR-90 wired remote Wi-Fi or Optional Remote Cable RM-UC1
Connections (extended): Mini (Type C) HDMI Micro HDMI (Type-D), Micro-B USB 2.0 port
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 0.84  
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): 0.81  
Camera penalizes early shutter press? Yes
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 5.5 8.6
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 16 Unlimited
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 5.5 8.6
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): 12 14
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 5.5  
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 11  
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.36 seconds  
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.082 seconds  
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash): 0.47 seconds  
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.057 seconds  
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time: 1.4 seconds  
Play -> Record Time: 1.0 seconds  
Flash cycle time, full power: 3.5 seconds  
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 410 shots 350 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):    
Battery Life, Video:   80 minutes
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary NP-W126 Proprietary BLS-50
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NP-W126 Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary BLS-50 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes Yes
Internal Charging Supported: No No
Software
Included Software: Fujifilm CD-ROM (Viewer software, RAW File Converter, etc.)  
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS  
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Available in back & silver, white & silver or brown & silver. Available in black, brown or white.