• APS-C 369.0mm2
  • 24.2 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 6400
  • APS-C 332.3mm2
  • 24.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600

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Differences

Fujifilm X-A3 advantages over Canon T7i

  • Less expensive
    $449 vs $849
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Larger sensor
    APS-C vs APS-C
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Thinner
    40 mm vs 76 mm
    Thinner
  • Lighter weight
    534g vs 747g
    Lighter weight
  • Wider angle kit lens
    24 mm vs 29 mm
    Capture more of the scene with the included lens
  • Faster shutter
    1/32000 vs 1/4000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

Canon T7i advantages over Fujifilm X-A3

  • Lens selection
    Excellent vs Good
    Better lens selection gives you more options
  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Tilt-swivel vs tilt-only
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Eye-level vs Rear display only
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Fast startup
    ~0.50 vs 2.0 sec
    Faster startup lets you catch the moment
  • NFC
    Yes vs No
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • 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
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 600 vs 410 shots
    Capture more photos
  • More telephoto lens reach
    88 mm vs 76 mm
    Capture objects farther away with the kit lens
  • External Mic Jack
    Jack vs No jack
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Less shutter lag
    0.09 vs 0.37 sec
    Focus and take a photo quickly (wide angle)
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    148 vs 9 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)
  • Bigger RAW buffer
    24 vs 6 shots
    Larger buffer for RAW shots (burst mode)
  • Higher extended ISO
    51200 vs 25600 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Touchscreen
    Both provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • 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 an external screen 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

  • 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
  • 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

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Review Excerpt

  • Very good image quality; Improved dynamic range & high ISO quality over T6i; 45-point AF system; Fast Dual Pixel CMOS AF; Improved buffer depth.

  • Default JPEGs slightly soft straight out of camera; Dynamic range & high ISO still lags behind competitors; No 4K video.

The Competition

Compared to Sony A6300

Fujifilm X-A3
Sony A6300
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Touchscreen
  • $898
  • APS-C
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Shoot 4K video
Canon T7i
Sony A6300
  • $749
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Less expensive
  • $898
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor

Compared to Nikon D5600

Fujifilm X-A3
Nikon D5600
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Focus peaking
  • $597
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Lens selection
Canon T7i
Nikon D5600
  • $749
  • APS-C
  • On-sensor phase detect
  • More cross-type AF points
  • $597
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Fast startup

Compared to Pentax KP

Fujifilm X-A3
Pentax KP
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Touchscreen
  • $888
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Eye-level viewfinder
Canon T7i
Pentax KP
  • $749
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Touchscreen
  • $888
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor

Compared to Canon EOS M6

Fujifilm X-A3
Canon EOS M6
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Larger sensor
  • $579
  • APS-C
  • Fast startup
  • NFC
Canon T7i
Canon EOS M6
  • $749
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $579
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Focus peaking

Compared to Fujifilm X-A5

Fujifilm X-A3
Fujifilm X-A5
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Fast startup
  • $599
  • APS-C
  • Shoot 4K video
  • Built-in Bluetooth
Canon T7i
Fujifilm X-A5
  • $749
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $599
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
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