• APS-C 366.6mm2
  • 24.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 12,800
  • APS-C 369.0mm2
  • 24.2 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 12,800

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Differences

Nikon D3300 advantages over Fujifilm X-A7

  • Lens selection
    Excellent vs Good
    Better lens selection gives you more options
  • Less expensive
    $16 vs $699
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Eye-level vs Rear display only
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 700 vs 270 shots
    Capture more photos
  • More telephoto lens reach
    83 mm vs 68 mm
    Capture objects farther away with the kit lens
  • Lacks anti-aliasing filter
    No Filter vs Filter
    Enjoy sharper photos

Fujifilm X-A7 advantages over Nikon D3300

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Tilt-swivel vs none
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Shoot 4K video
    4K (UHD) vs 1080p
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • 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
  • Thinner
    41 mm vs 75 mm
    Thinner
  • Newer
    12 months vs 7 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Lighter weight
    455g vs 662g
    Lighter weight
  • Higher-res screen
    920k vs 307k pixels
    More detail on the screen lets you judge focus and composition
  • Has anti-aliasing filter
    Filter vs No Filter
    Reduces unsightly moiré in photos
  • Wider angle kit lens
    23 mm vs 27 mm
    Capture more of the scene with the included lens
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    6.0 fps vs 5.0 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Faster shutter
    1/32000 vs 1/4000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light
  • Higher extended ISO
    51200 vs 25600 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Similarities

Common Strengths

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

  • 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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  • Excellent image quality with lots of fine detail; Very good high ISO performance; Good dynamic range; Good print quality; Deep buffers with JPEGs; 1080/60p video; Uncompressed HDMI output.

  • AF struggles in low-light; Contrast-detect AF in live view is slow; Buffer depth is shallow with RAW files; No AE bracketing; No built-in Wi-Fi.

The Competition

Compared to Nikon D3200

Nikon D3300
Nikon D3200
  • $206
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $477
  • APS-C
  • Has anti-aliasing filter
  • Bigger RAW buffer
Fujifilm X-A7
Nikon D3200
  • $699
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Focus peaking
  • $477
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Lens selection

Compared to Canon T5

Nikon D3300
Canon T5
  • $206
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Less expensive
  • $399
  • APS-C
  • Has anti-aliasing filter
Fujifilm X-A7
Canon T5
  • $699
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Focus peaking
  • $399
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Lens selection

Compared to Nikon D3400

Nikon D3300
Nikon D3400
  • $206
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $400
  • APS-C
  • Built-in Bluetooth
  • Longer stills battery life
Fujifilm X-A7
Nikon D3400
  • $699
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $400
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Less expensive

Compared to Fujifilm X-A5

Nikon D3300
Fujifilm X-A5
  • $206
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Less expensive
  • $449
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Shoot 4K video
Fujifilm X-A7
Fujifilm X-A5
  • $699
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Newer
  • $449
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Longer video battery life

Compared to Canon EOS M200

Nikon D3300
Canon EOS M200
  • $206
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Larger sensor
  • $549
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Shoot 4K video
Fujifilm X-A7
Canon EOS M200
  • $699
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Larger sensor
  • $549
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Slower slow-motion
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