• APS-C 368.2mm2
  • 24.3 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 12,800
  • APS-C 369.0mm2
  • 24.2 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 12,800

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Differences

Fujifilm X-T20 advantages over Fujifilm X-A5

  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Eye-level vs Rear display only
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Fast startup
    ~1.40 vs 3.1 sec
    Faster startup lets you catch the moment
  • More telephoto lens reach
    84 mm vs 68 mm
    Capture objects farther away with the kit lens
  • Less shutter lag
    0.15 vs 0.33 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
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    8.2 fps vs 5.8 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    49 vs 22 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)
  • Faster RAW shooting
    8.1 fps vs 5.7 fps
    Faster RAW shooting in burst mode
  • Bigger RAW buffer
    29 vs 6 shots
    Larger buffer for RAW shots (burst mode)

Fujifilm X-A5 advantages over Fujifilm X-T20

  • Less expensive
    $599 vs $999
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Yes vs No
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 450 vs 350 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Lighter weight
    496g vs 713g
    Lighter weight
  • Wider angle kit lens
    23 mm vs 27 mm
    Capture more of the scene with the included lens
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Focus peaking
    Both provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Shoot 4K video
    Both provide
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • 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
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Both provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • External Mic Jack
    Both provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • 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

  • 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

User reviews

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Review Excerpt

  • Impressive overall image quality; Excellent high ISO performance; Very good dynamic range from RAW files; Full HD video at 60 fps; Good battery life.

  • Slower-than-average AF speed; 4K video capped at 15fps; Very slow startup to first shot time with new power-zoom kit lens; Sluggish single-shot cycle times.

The Competition

Compared to Sony A6300

Fujifilm X-T20
Sony A6300
  • $899
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • Newer
  • $898
  • APS-C
  • NFC
  • Lighter weight
Fujifilm X-A5
Sony A6300
  • $599
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Touchscreen
  • $898
  • APS-C
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Eye-level viewfinder

Compared to Fujifilm X-T2

Fujifilm X-T20
Fujifilm X-T2
  • $899
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Touchscreen
  • $1099
  • APS-C
  • Fast startup
  • More viewfinder magnification
Fujifilm X-A5
Fujifilm X-T2
  • $599
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Touchscreen
  • $1099
  • APS-C
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Eye-level viewfinder

Compared to Fujifilm X-A3

Fujifilm X-T20
Fujifilm X-A3
  • $899
  • APS-C
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Lighter weight
Fujifilm X-A5
Fujifilm X-A3
  • $599
  • APS-C
  • Shoot 4K video
  • Built-in Bluetooth
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Fast startup

Compared to Canon EOS M6

Fujifilm X-T20
Canon EOS M6
  • $899
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Larger sensor
  • $579
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • NFC
Fujifilm X-A5
Canon EOS M6
  • $599
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Larger sensor
  • $579
  • APS-C
  • Fast startup
  • NFC

Compared to Fujifilm X-T100

Fujifilm X-T20
Fujifilm X-T100
  • $899
  • APS-C
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Doesn't require an AA filter
  • $599
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
Fujifilm X-A5
Fujifilm X-T100
  • $599
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • $599
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Eye-level viewfinder
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