• 1 inch 116.2mm2
  • 20.1 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 480.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • APS-C 366.6mm2
  • 26.1 megapixels
  • ISO 160 - 12,800
  • Detailed specifications
  • Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ2500
  • Fujifilm X-T3
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Predecessor: Panasonic FZ1000
FZ1000 vs FZ2500
Fujifilm X-T2
X-T2 vs X-T3
Successor:    
General
Model Number: FZ2500 X-T3
Alternate Model Number(s): FZ2000, FZH1  
Camera Format: EVF Compact System Camera
Currently Manufactured: Yes Yes
Retail Price: $1199.99 $1499.95
Street Price: $997.99 $1,399.00
Date Available: 2016-11-15 2018-09-20
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 34.1 oz (966 g)
includes batteries
30.7 oz (869 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Size: 5.4 x 4.0 x 5.3 in.
(138 x 102 x 135 mm)
5.2 x 3.7 x 2.3 in.
(133 x 93 x 59 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:    
Effective Megapixels: 20.1 26.1
Sensor Format: 1 inch APS-C
Sensor size: 116.16mm2 (13.20mm x 8.80mm) 366.6mm2 (23.50mm x 15.60mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 2.41 microns 3.77 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 2.7x 1.5x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG X-Trans 3
Anti Aliasing Filter: Fixed Not needed
Self-Cleaning: No Yes
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No Yes
DxO Sensor Score:    
DxO Color Depth Score (bits):    
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs):    
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso):    
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 5472 x 3648 (20.0 MP, 3:2),
3888 x 2592 (10.1 MP, 3:2),
2736 x 1824 (5.0 MP, 3:2),
4864 x 3648 (17.7 MP, 4:3),
3456 x 2592 (9.0 MP, 4:3),
2432 x 1824 (4.4 MP, 4:3),
5472 x 3080 (16.9 MP, 16:9),
3840 x 2160 (8.3 MP, 16:9),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
3648 x 3648 (13.3 MP, 1:1),
2592 x 2592 (6.7 MP, 1:1),
1824 x 1824 (3.3 MP, 1:1)
6240 x 4160 (26.0 MP, 3:2),
6240 x 3512 (21.9 MP, 16:9),
4160 x 4160 (17.3 MP, 1:1),
4416 x 2944 (13.0 MP, 3:2),
4416 x 2488 (11.0 MP, Other),
2944 x 2944 (8.7 MP, 1:1),
3120 x 2080 (6.5 MP, 3:2),
3120 x 1760 (5.5 MP, Other),
2080 x 2080 (4.3 MP, 1:1)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.3), RAW, RAW+JPEG JPEG (Exif Ver 2.3), .RAF 14-bit RAW, uncompressed or lossless compression; RAW + JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 11.4 20.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 4096x2160 (24p)
3840x2160 (30p/24p)
1920x1080 (60p/60i/50p/50i/30p/25p/24p)
1280x720 (30p/25p)
1920x1080 (2p/12p/20p/22p/24p/26p/28p/36p/48p/60p/72p/84p/96p/120p)
4096x2160 (60p/50p/30p/25p/24p/23.98p)
3840x2160 (60p/50p/30p/25p/24p/23.98p)
2048x1080 (60p/50p/30p/25p/24p/23.98p)
1920x1080 (60p/50p/30p/25p/24p/23.98p)
1920x1080 (120p/100p)
Movie File Format: MOV (Audio format LPCM), MP4 (Audio format LPCM / AAC 2ch), AVCHD (Audio format: Dolby Digital 2ch) MOV (MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, HEVC/H.265, Audio: Linear PCM / Stereo sound 24bit / 48KHz sampling)
Composite Video Out: No No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: n/a n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a n/a
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a Fujifilm X
Lens: LEICA DC VARIO-ELMARIT; 16 elements in 11 groups with 5 aspherical (8 aspherical surfaces), 4 ED, 1 UHR elements Fujinon XF 18-55mm f/2.8-4 R LM OIS; 14 elements in 10 groups, including 3 aspherical lenses and 1 extra low dispersion element
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 24 - 480mm 27 - 84mm
Focal Length (actual): 8.8 - 176mm 18 - 55mm
Zoom Ratio: 20.00x 3.06x
Aperture Range: f/2.8 (wide) / f/4.5 (tele) - f/11; 9 blade diaphragm; 2 built-in ND filters (1/4, 1/16, 1/64, Auto) f/2.8 (wide) / f/4 (tele) - f/22; 7 diaphragm blades
Integrated ND Filter: Yes No
Normal Focus Range: 30 cm to Infinity
11.8 in to Infinity
30 cm to Infinity
11.8 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 3 cm to Infinity
1.2 in to Infinity
 
Filter Thread: 67.0mm 58.0mm
Thread Type: On lens n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x  
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detect with DFD: Face/Eye Detection, Tracking, 49-area, Custom Multi, 1-area (flexible / scalable), Pinpoint; (Full area touch is available) Hybrid Phase/Contrast Detect AF: 425 selectable focus points, 2.16 million phase-detect pixels; Single point AF: EVF / LCD: 13x9 / 25x17 (changeable size of AF frame among 5 types), Zone AF: 3x3 / 5x5 / 7x7 from 91 areas on 13x9 grid, Wide/Tracking AF: Up to 18 area
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: EVF / LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type: EVF: 0.39-inch 2.36M-dot XGA OLED, Field of View: Approx. 100%, Magnification: Approx. 2.18x / 0.74x (35mm equiv.), 20mm eyepoint, -4.0 to +4.0 diopter adjustment, eye sensor EVF: 0.5-inch 3.69M-dot OLED with 100% coverage, 0.75x magnification (35mm format equivalent), 23mm eyepoint (from the rear end of the camera's eyepiece), -4 to +2 diopter adjustment, eye sensor
Focus Peaking: Yes Yes
EVF Resolution: 2,359,296 dots (786,432 pixels) 3,690,000 dots
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 0.74x 0.75x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 2.18x  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 1,040,000 dots (346,700 px) 1,040,000 dots
Touchscreen: Yes Yes
Articulating Screen: Yes Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: Yes No
Selfie Screen: Yes No
Max Playback Zoom: 16.0x  
Top Deck Display: No No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 12800 12800
Minimum ISO (native): 125 160
ISO Settings: Auto, iISO, 80*, 100*, 125, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 25600* (* Extended ISO); Changeable to 1/3 EV step AUTO (3) with selectable limits, ISO 160-12800, Extended output sensitivity equivalent to ISO 80, 100, 125, 25600 and 51200
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Shade, Incandescent, Flash, White Set 1/2/3/4, Color Temperature (2-axis adjustable) Auto, Fine, Shade, Fluorescent light (Daylight), Fluorescent light (Warm White), Fluorescent light (Cool White), Incandescent light, Underwater, Custom (3), Color Temperature (2,500-10,000K)
Shutter Speed Range: 1/16000 - 60 sec 1/32000 - 900 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Intelligent Multiple, Center-Weighted, Spot TTL 256-zones metering; Multi, Spot, Average, Center-weighted
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Scene: Clear Portrait, Silky Skin, Backlit Softness, Clear in Backlight, Relaxing Tone, Sweet Child's Face, Distinct Scenery, Bright Blue Sky, Romantic Sunset Glow, Vivid Sunset Glow, Glistening Water, Clear Nightscape, Cool Night Sky, Warm Glowing Nightscape, Artistic Nightscape, Glittering Illuminations, Handheld Night Shot, Clear Night Portrait, Soft Image of a Flower, Appetizing Food, Cute Dessert, Freeze Animal Motion, Clear Sports Shot, Monochrome, Panorama; Creative Control: Expressive, Retro, Old Days, High Key, Low Key, Sepia, Monochrome, Dynamic Monochrome, Rough Monochrome, Silky Monochrome, Impressive Art, High Dynamic, Cross Process, Toy Effect, Toy Pop, Bleach Bypass, Miniature Effect, Soft Focus, Fantasy, Star Filter, One Point Color, Sunshine (22 filters) Film Simulation: PROVIA/Standard, Velvia/Vivid, ASTIA/Soft, Classic Chrome, PRO Neg.Hi, PRO Neg.Std, Black&White, Black&White+Ye Filter, Black&White+R Filter, Black&White+G Filter, Sepia, ACROS, ACROS+Ye Filter, ACROS+R Filter, ACROS+G Filter, ETERNA/Cinema; Advanced Filter: Toy camera, Miniature, Pop color, High-key, Low-key, Dynamic tone, Soft focus, Partial color (Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Purple); Dynamic Range Setting: AUTO (100-400%), 100%, 200%, 400%; Dynamic Range Priority: Off, Auto, Weak, Strong; Panorama
Self Timer: 2, 10, 3 shots in 10 seconds 2 or 10 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer): Yes Yes
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes No
Flash Modes: Auto, Auto/Red- eye Reduction, Forced On, Forced On/Red- eye Reduction, Slow Sync./Red- eye Reduction, Forced Off; Flash Synchro; 1st / 2nd Red-eye removal OFF: Auto, Forced Flash, Suppressed Flash, Slow Synchro, Rear-curtain Synchro. Red-eye removal ON: Red-eye Reduction Auto, Red-eye Reduction & Forced Flash, Suppressed Flash, Red-eye Reduction & Slow Synchro, Red-eye Reduction & Rear-curtain Synchro.
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a 8.0 m / 26.2 ft.
Flash Range Description: Auto ISO: 0.3 - 13.2m (Wide), 1.0 - 7.9m (Tele) Bundled EF-X8 flash is rated with a Guide Number of 8m at ISO 100 or 11m at ISO 200
Max Flash Sync: 1/4000s with mechanical shutter; flash not supported with electronic shutter 1/250
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Hot Shoe Hot Shoe, PC Sync Terminal
Built-In Wireless Flash Control: No Full TTL exposure
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support: UHS-I UHS-II
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No Yes
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: RAW, RAW+JPEG .RAF 14-bit RAW, uncompressed or lossless compression; RAW + JPEG
Movie File Format: MOV (Audio format LPCM), MP4 (Audio format LPCM / AAC 2ch), AVCHD (Audio format: Dolby Digital 2ch) MOV (MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, HEVC/H.265, Audio: Linear PCM / Stereo sound 24bit / 48KHz sampling)
Included Memory: No memory included No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: Yes Yes
NFC: No No
Bluetooth: No Yes
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: Yes Yes
Headphone Jack: Yes Yes
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi USB 3.0 Super Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes No
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Wi-Fi, optional wired Threaded cable release, optional wired, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth
Connections (extended): Micro-B USB 2.0, Micro-HDMI (Type D) with Viera Link, 2.5mm remote jack, 3.5mm external mic jack, 3.5mm external headphone jack USB Type-C (USB3.1 Gen1), Micro HDMI (Type D), PC-Sync, 3.5mm stereo mic jack, 3.5mm stereo headphone jack, 2.5mm remote jack
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 0.45 0.39
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame):    
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames):    
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot): 0.68 0.40
Camera penalizes early shutter press? Yes Yes
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 11.4 20.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 100 64
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 10.6 20.0
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): 35 36
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 10.7 20.0
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 32 34
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.10 seconds 0.06 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele): 0.10 seconds  
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.129 seconds 0.060 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash): 0.45 seconds 0.16 seconds
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.039 seconds 0.051 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time: 2.3 seconds 1.1 seconds
Play -> Record Time: 0.7 seconds 1.0 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power: 4.7 seconds 4.8 seconds
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 350 shots 390 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF): 270 shots 370 shots
Battery Life, Video:   40 minutes
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary Proprietary NP-W126S
Usable Battery Types: 7.2v 1200mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary NP-W126S Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes Yes
Internal Charging Supported: No Yes
Software
Included Software: None; PHOTOfunSTUDIO and SILKYPIX Developer Studio available for download.  
OS Compatibility:    
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Available in black or silver.