• APS-C 366.6mm2
  • 26.1 megapixels
  • ISO 160 - 12,800
  • 35mm 858.0mm2
  • 20.8 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 102,400

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Differences

Fujifilm X-T3 advantages over Nikon D6

  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Yes vs No
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Thinner
    58 mm vs 92 mm
    Thinner
  • More pixels
    26.1 vs 20.8 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Doesn't require an AA filter
    Yes vs No
    A unique sensor design provides sharp photos without moiré
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Faster shutter
    1/32000 vs 1/8000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

Nikon D6 advantages over Fujifilm X-T3

  • Lens selection
    Excellent vs Good
    Better lens selection gives you more options
  • Larger sensor
    35mm vs APS-C
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 6.45 vs 3.77 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • Built-in GPS
    GPS vs None
    Geotag your photos
  • Longer video battery life
    110 vs 40 minutes
    Capture more video
  • Top deck display
    Yes vs No
    Check settings with a screen on top of the camera
  • Newer
    1 month vs 2 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • More dots on screen
    2359k vs 1040k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • Higher extended ISO
    327680 vs 51200 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • 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
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Both provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • 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
  • Dual card slots
    Both provide
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • Headphone jack
    Both provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • 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
  • Internal flash
    Neither provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash

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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.

The Competition

Compared to Nikon D5

Fujifilm X-T3
Nikon D5
  • $1199
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $5497
  • 35mm
  • Lens selection
  • Larger sensor
Nikon D6
Nikon D5
  • $6500
  • 35mm
  • Built-in Bluetooth
  • Built-in GPS
  • $5497
  • 35mm
  • Higher extended ISO

Compared to Fujifilm X-T2

Fujifilm X-T3
Fujifilm X-T2
  • $1199
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • Built-in Bluetooth
  • $999
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
Nikon D6
Fujifilm X-T2
  • $6500
  • 35mm
  • Lens selection
  • Larger sensor
  • $999
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • In-camera panoramas

Compared to Fujifilm X-H1

Fujifilm X-T3
Fujifilm X-H1
  • $1199
  • APS-C
  • Longer stills battery life
  • Thinner
  • $1000
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
Nikon D6
Fujifilm X-H1
  • $6500
  • 35mm
  • Lens selection
  • Larger sensor
  • $1000
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization

Compared to Sony A6600

Fujifilm X-T3
Sony A6600
  • $1199
  • APS-C
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Higher max flash sync
  • $1398
  • APS-C
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • NFC
Nikon D6
Sony A6600
  • $6500
  • 35mm
  • Lens selection
  • Larger sensor
  • $1398
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization

Compared to Canon 1DX Mark III

Fujifilm X-T3
Canon 1DX Mark III
  • $1199
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Focus peaking
  • $6499
  • 35mm
  • Lens selection
  • Larger sensor
Nikon D6
Canon 1DX Mark III
  • $6500
  • 35mm
  • Longer exposure
  • $6499
  • 35mm
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • On-sensor phase detect
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