• APS-C 369.0mm2
  • 24.2 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 6400
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 12.0 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 100.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Fujifilm X-A3 advantages over Olympus TG-5

  • Larger sensor
    APS-C vs 1/2.3 inch
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 3.92 vs 1.54 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 410 vs 340 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Shoots 24p video
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • Higher-res screen
    346k vs 154k pixels
    More detail on the screen lets you judge focus and composition
  • Hot shoe
    Hot shoe vs None
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • More pixels
    24.2 vs 12.0 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Longer exposure
    30 vs 4 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Bulb shutter
    Bulb vs No bulb
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Faster shutter
    1/32000 vs 1/2000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light
  • Higher extended ISO
    25600 vs 12800 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Olympus TG-5 advantages over Fujifilm X-A3

  • Waterproof
    Yes vs No
    Take photos underwater without destroying your camera!
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Yes vs No
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Shoot 4K video
    4K (UHD) vs 1080p
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • Fast startup
    ~1.40 vs 2.0 sec
    Faster startup lets you catch the moment
  • Built-in GPS
    GPS vs None
    Geotag your photos
  • Newer
    17 months vs 2 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Less shutter lag
    0.17 vs 0.37 sec
    Focus and take a photo quickly (wide angle)
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    20.0 fps vs 5.9 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    Unlimited 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
    18 vs 6 shots
    Larger buffer for RAW shots (burst mode)
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos

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
  • In-camera panoramas
    Both provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • 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

Common Weaknesses

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Neither provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • NFC
    Neither provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • 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
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • 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 Ricoh WG-5 GPS

Fujifilm X-A3
Ricoh WG-5 GPS
  • $566
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $297
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Waterproof
Olympus TG-5
Ricoh WG-5 GPS
  • $449
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Focus peaking
  • $297
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More pixels

Compared to Olympus TG-4

Fujifilm X-A3
Olympus TG-4
  • $566
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $449
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
Olympus TG-5
Olympus TG-4
  • $449
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Slower slow-motion
  • $449
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Fast startup
  • More pixels

Compared to Sony A6300

Fujifilm X-A3
Sony A6300
  • $566
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Touchscreen
  • $898
  • APS-C
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Shoot 4K video
Olympus TG-5
Sony A6300
  • $449
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Waterproof
  • $898
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Eye-level viewfinder

Compared to Canon EOS M6

Fujifilm X-A3
Canon EOS M6
  • $566
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Larger sensor
  • $479
  • APS-C
  • Fast startup
  • NFC
Olympus TG-5
Canon EOS M6
  • $449
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Waterproof
  • $479
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Fujifilm X-A5

Fujifilm X-A3
Fujifilm X-A5
  • $566
  • APS-C
  • Fast startup
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Shoot 4K video
  • Built-in Bluetooth
Olympus TG-5
Fujifilm X-A5
  • $449
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Slower slow-motion
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
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