• 35mm 858.0mm2
  • 24.5 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 51,200
  • APS-C 366.6mm2
  • 26.1 megapixels
  • ISO 160 - 12,800

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Differences

Nikon Z6 advantages over Fujifilm X-T3

  • Larger sensor
    35mm vs APS-C
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Yes vs No
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 5.94 vs 3.77 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • Longer video battery life
    85 vs 40 minutes
    Capture more video
  • Top deck display
    Yes vs No
    Check settings with a screen on top of the camera
  • More dots on screen
    2100k vs 1040k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • Wider angle kit lens
    24 mm vs 27 mm
    Capture more of the scene with the included lens
  • Higher extended ISO
    204800 vs 51200 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Fujifilm X-T3 advantages over Nikon Z6

  • Less expensive
    $1899 vs $2397
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Fast startup
    ~1.10 vs 1.5 sec
    Faster startup lets you catch the moment
  • More telephoto lens reach
    84 mm vs 70 mm
    Capture objects farther away with the kit lens
  • Lighter weight
    869g vs 1175g
    Lighter weight
  • Less shutter lag
    0.06 vs 0.20 sec
    Focus and take a photo quickly (wide angle)
  • Dual card slots
    Yes vs No
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • Doesn't require an AA filter
    Yes vs No
    A unique sensor design provides sharp photos without moiré
  • Longer exposure
    900 vs 30 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    20.0 fps vs 12.0 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Faster RAW shooting
    20.0 fps vs 12.0 fps
    Faster RAW shooting in burst mode
  • Faster shutter
    1/32000 vs 1/8000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

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
  • 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
  • Headphone jack
    Both provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • 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
  • NFC
    Neither provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • 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 Fujifilm X-T2

Nikon Z6
Fujifilm X-T2
  • $1797
  • 35mm
  • Larger sensor
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $999
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas
Fujifilm X-T3
Fujifilm X-T2
  • $1499
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • Built-in Bluetooth
  • $999
  • APS-C

Compared to Fujifilm X-H1

Nikon Z6
Fujifilm X-H1
  • $1797
  • 35mm
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $1066
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas
Fujifilm X-T3
Fujifilm X-H1
  • $1499
  • APS-C
  • Longer stills battery life
  • Thinner
  • $1066
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization

Compared to Sony A7 III

Nikon Z6
Sony A7 III
  • $1797
  • 35mm
  • Top deck display
  • More dots on screen
  • $1998
  • 35mm
  • NFC
  • Higher effective ISO
Fujifilm X-T3
Sony A7 III
  • $1499
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $1998
  • 35mm
  • Larger sensor
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization

Compared to Nikon Z7

Nikon Z6
Nikon Z7
  • $1797
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Bigger pixels
  • $2997
  • 35mm
  • More pixels
  • Lacks anti-aliasing filter
Fujifilm X-T3
Nikon Z7
  • $1499
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $2997
  • 35mm
  • Larger sensor
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization

Compared to Canon EOS R

Nikon Z6
Canon EOS R
  • $1797
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $1999
  • 35mm
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • More telephoto lens reach
Fujifilm X-T3
Canon EOS R
  • $1499
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $1999
  • 35mm
  • Larger sensor
  • Tilt-swivel screen
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