• APS-C 366.6mm2
  • 26.1 megapixels
  • ISO 160 - 12,800
  • APS-C 366.6mm2
  • 26.1 megapixels
  • ISO 160 - 12,800

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Differences

Fujifilm X-T3 advantages over Fujifilm X-T30

  • More telephoto lens reach
    84 mm vs 68 mm
    Capture objects farther away with the kit lens
  • More viewfinder magnification
    0.75x vs 0.62x
    Get a bigger view of the scene through the eye-level viewfinder
  • Dual card slots
    Yes vs No
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • Headphone jack
    Yes vs No
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    64 vs 28 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)
  • Bigger RAW buffer
    36 vs 17 shots
    Larger buffer for RAW shots (burst mode)

Fujifilm X-T30 advantages over Fujifilm X-T3

  • Less expensive
    $999 vs $1399
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Internal flash
    Internal flash vs None
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Newer
    10 months vs 2 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Wider angle kit lens
    23 mm vs 27 mm
    Capture more of the scene with the included lens

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Focus peaking
    Both provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Both provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • 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
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Both provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Both provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • External Mic Jack
    Both provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • 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
  • Slow-motion videos
    Both provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

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

User reviews

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Review Excerpt

  • Great image quality from both JPEGs and raw; Excellent high ISO performance; Up to 20fps full-res burst shooting; Very fast autofocus performance; High-res EVF; 3-way tilting touchscreen; Dual UHS-II slots; 4K 60p video; F-Log support.

  • Slightly higher noise levels than X-T2; No in-body image stabilization; Slight crop in 4K 60p (1.18x); Internal 10-bit HEVC video files require a fast, modern computer.

  • Same great image quality as the X-T3; Excellent high ISO performance for an APS-C camera; Improved hybrid AF system with full image area coverage; Fast AF speeds; 4K video up to 30p; Compact design; Great value.

  • Slightly higher noise levels than predecessor; No in-body image stabilization; Single card slot; No dedicated headphone jack; No weather sealing.

The Competition

Compared to Fujifilm X-T2

Fujifilm X-T3
Fujifilm X-T2
  • $999
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • Built-in Bluetooth
  • $1249
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
Fujifilm X-T30
Fujifilm X-T2
  • $899
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • Built-in Bluetooth
  • $1249
  • APS-C
  • Fast startup
  • More telephoto lens reach

Compared to Fujifilm X-H1

Fujifilm X-T3
Fujifilm X-H1
  • $999
  • APS-C
  • Longer stills battery life
  • Thinner
  • $1149
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
Fujifilm X-T30
Fujifilm X-H1
  • $899
  • APS-C
  • Longer video battery life
  • Longer stills battery life
  • $1149
  • APS-C
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Top deck display

Compared to Sony A6100

Fujifilm X-T3
Sony A6100
  • $999
  • APS-C
  • Higher max flash sync
  • Dual card slots
  • $748
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • NFC
Fujifilm X-T30
Sony A6100
  • $899
  • APS-C
  • Doesn't require an AA filter
  • Longer exposure
  • $748
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • NFC

Compared to Sony A6600

Fujifilm X-T3
Sony A6600
  • $999
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $1198
  • APS-C
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • NFC
Fujifilm X-T30
Sony A6600
  • $899
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $1198
  • APS-C
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • NFC

Compared to Fujifilm X-T200

Fujifilm X-T3
Fujifilm X-T200
  • $999
  • APS-C
  • Longer stills battery life
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $449
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
Fujifilm X-T30
Fujifilm X-T200
  • $899
  • APS-C
  • Longer stills battery life
  • Doesn't require an AA filter
  • $449
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
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