• APS-C 369.0mm2
  • 24.2 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 6400
  • APS-C 366.6mm2
  • 26.1 megapixels
  • ISO 160 - 12,800

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Differences

Fujifilm X-A3 advantages over Fujifilm X-T30

  • Less expensive
    $390 vs $899
    Save money for lenses or accessories

Fujifilm X-T30 advantages over Fujifilm X-A3

  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Eye-level vs Rear display only
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Shoot 4K video
    4K (DCI) vs 1080p
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • Fast startup
    ~1.30 vs 2.0 sec
    Faster startup lets you catch the moment
  • 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
    Brand new vs 3 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Less shutter lag
    0.06 vs 0.37 sec
    Focus and take a photo quickly (wide angle)
  • Doesn't require an AA filter
    Yes vs No
    A unique sensor design provides sharp photos without moiré
  • Longer exposure
    900 vs 30 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    20.0 fps vs 5.9 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    28 vs 9 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)
  • Faster RAW shooting
    20.0 fps vs 5.8 fps
    Faster RAW shooting in burst mode
  • Bigger RAW buffer
    17 vs 6 shots
    Larger buffer for RAW shots (burst mode)
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Higher extended ISO
    51200 vs 25600 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Focus peaking
    Both provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Touchscreen
    Both provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • In-camera panoramas
    Both provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • 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

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Neither provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • NFC
    Neither provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • 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

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The Competition

Compared to Sony A6300

Fujifilm X-A3
Sony A6300
  • $469
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Touchscreen
  • $748
  • APS-C
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Shoot 4K video
Fujifilm X-T30
Sony A6300
  • $799
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • Built-in Bluetooth
  • $748
  • APS-C
  • NFC
  • More viewfinder magnification

Compared to Canon EOS M6

Fujifilm X-A3
Canon EOS M6
  • $469
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Larger sensor
  • $612
  • APS-C
  • Fast startup
  • NFC
Fujifilm X-T30
Canon EOS M6
  • $799
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Larger sensor
  • $612
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • NFC

Compared to Fujifilm X-A5

Fujifilm X-A3
Fujifilm X-A5
  • $469
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Fast startup
  • $474
  • APS-C
  • Shoot 4K video
  • Built-in Bluetooth
Fujifilm X-T30
Fujifilm X-A5
  • $799
  • APS-C
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $474
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Longer video battery life

Compared to Sony A6100

Fujifilm X-A3
Sony A6100
  • $469
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Thinner
  • $748
  • APS-C
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Shoot 4K video
Fujifilm X-T30
Sony A6100
  • $799
  • APS-C
  • Doesn't require an AA filter
  • Longer exposure
  • $748
  • APS-C
  • NFC
  • Longer video battery life

Compared to Fujifilm X-A7

Fujifilm X-A3
Fujifilm X-A7
  • $469
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Longer stills battery life
  • $700
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Shoot 4K video
Fujifilm X-T30
Fujifilm X-A7
  • $799
  • APS-C
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $700
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
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