• APS-C 369.0mm2
  • 14.8 megapixels
  • 75.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • APS-C 369.0mm2
  • 24.2 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 6400
  • Detailed specifications
  • Sigma DP3 Merrill
  • Fujifilm X-A3
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Predecessor:   Fujifilm X-A2
X-A2 vs X-A3
Successor:   Fujifilm X-A5
X-A3 vs X-A5
General
Model Number: DP3 Merrill X-A3
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: Mid-Sized Compact System Camera
Currently Manufactured: No Yes
Retail Price: $999.99 $599.95
Street Price: $899.00 $459.50
Date Available: 2013-03-15 2016-10-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 14.1 oz (400 g) 18.8 oz (534 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Size: 4.8 x 2.6 x 3.2 in.
(122 x 67 x 81 mm)
4.6 x 2.6 x 1.6 in.
(117 x 67 x 40 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Foveon X3  
Effective Megapixels: 14.8 24.2
Sensor Format: APS-C APS-C
Sensor size: 368.95mm2 (23.50mm x 15.70mm) 368.95mm2 (23.50mm x 15.70mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 5.00 microns 3.92 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a 1.5x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 3:2
Color Filter Type: Full Color RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: Not needed Fixed
Self-Cleaning: No Yes
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score:    
DxO Color Depth Score (bits):    
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs):    
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso):    
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4704 x 3136 (14.8 MP, 3:2),
3264 x 2176 (7.1 MP, 3:2),
2336 x 1568 (3.7 MP, Other)
6000 x 4000 (24.0 MP, 3:2),
4242 x 2832 (12.0 MP, 3:2),
3008 x 2000 (6.0 MP, 3:2),
6000 x 3376 (20.3 MP, 16:9),
4240 x 2384 (10.1 MP, 16:9),
3008 x 1688 (5.1 MP, 16:9),
4000 x 4000 (16.0 MP, 1:1),
2832 x 2832 (8.0 MP, 1:1),
2000 x 2000 (4.0 MP, 1:1),
9600 x 1440 (13.8 MP, Other),
2160 x 9600 (20.7 MP, Other),
6400 x 1440 (9.2 MP, Other),
2160 x 6400 (13.8 MP, Other)
Image File Format: JPEG, 12-bit RAW (.X3F), RAW+JPEG JPEG (Exif Ver 2.3), .RAF RAW, RAW + JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 4.0 5.9
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 640x480 (30) 1920x1080 (60p/​50p/​24p)
1280x720 (60p/​50p/​24p)
Movie File Format: AVI (Motion JPEG) with monaural sound H.264 (MOV) with stereo sound
Composite Video Out: Yes No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a
HD Video Out: No Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a Fujifilm X
Lens: Sigma Lens; 10 elements in 8 groups FUJINON XC 16-50mm f/3.5-5.6 OIS II; 12 all glass elements in 10 groups including 3 aspherical elements and 1 ED element; 7 round-edged aperture blades
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 75mm 24 - 76mm
Focal Length (actual): 50mm 16 - 50mm
Zoom Ratio: Non-Zoom 3.13x
Aperture Range: f/2.8 - f/16, with 7-bladed diaphragm f/3.5 (wide) / f/5.6 (tele) - f/22
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 100 cm to Infinity
39.4 in to Infinity
15 cm to Infinity
5.9 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 23 cm to Infinity
8.9 in to Infinity
 
Filter Thread: 52.0mm 58.0mm
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: No Yes
Digital Zoom: No No
Digital Zoom Values: n/a n/a
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detection: 9 points select mode, Free move mode (It is possible to change the size of Focus Frame to Spot, Regular and Large.) Contrast Detection: Single point AF: 11x7 (Changeable size of AF frame among 5 types), Zone AF: 3x3 / 5x5 / 7x7 from 77 areas on 11x7 grid, Wide/Tracking AF (up to 9 area)
Auto Focus Assist Light? No Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No / LCD No / LCD
Viewfinder Type:    
Focus Peaking: No Yes
EVF Resolution: n/a n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):    
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):    
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No No
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 921,600 dots (307,200 px) 1,036,800 dots (345,600 px)
Touchscreen: No Yes
Articulating Screen: No Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No Yes
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x  
Top Deck Display: No No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 6400 6400
Minimum ISO (native): 100 200
ISO Settings: Auto (with programmable low and high limits), 100-6400 in 1 or 1/3 EV steps 200-6400, Extended output sensitivity equivalent ISO 100, 12800 and 25600; AUTO1, AUTO2, AUTO3
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Sunlight, Shade, Overcast, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Flash, Custom Fine, Shade, Fluorescent light (Daylight), Fluorescent light (Warm White), Fluorescent light (Cool White), Incandescent light, Custom1-3, Underwater
Shutter Speed Range: 1/2000 - 30 sec 1/32000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: No Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Evaluative, center-weighted average, spot TTL 256-zones metering: Multi, Spot, Average
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: No scene modes or effects. Note that maximum shutter speed varies with aperture. Top shutter speeds are 1/2000s at f/5.6-f/16, 1/1600s at f/4.0-f/16 and 1/1250s at f/2.8-f/16. Scene: Portrait Enhancer, Landscape, Sports, Night; Film Simulation (PROVIA/STANDARD, Velvia/VIVID, ASTIA/SOFT, CLASSIC CHROME, PRO Neg Hi, PRO Neg. Std, MONOCHROME, MONOCHROME+Ye FILTER, MONOCHROME+R FILTER, MONOCHROME+G FILTER, SEPIA); Dynamic range setting: AUTO (100-400%), 100%, 200%, 400%; Multiple Exposure; Advanced Filters (Toy camera, Miniature, Pop color, High-key, Low-key, Dynamic tone, Fish-eye, Soft focus, Cross screen, Partial color (Red / Orange / Yellow / Green / Blue / Purple)); Motion Panorama
Self Timer: 2 or 10 seconds 2, 10, Smile, Buddy, Group seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer): Yes Yes
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: No Yes
Flash Modes: Normal, Redeye, Slow Sync., Redeye + Slow Sync (with compatible external flash unit) Auto, Forced Flash, Suppressed Flash, Slow Synchr, Rear-curtain Synchro, Commander; Red-eye reduction available
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a 5.0 m / 16.4 ft.
Flash Range Description: n/a GN=5m (ISO 100) or 7m (ISO 200)
Max Flash Sync:   1/180
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Hot Shoe Hot shoe
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:   Trigger Only
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support: No UHS support UHS-I
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: 12-bit RAW (.X3F), RAW+JPEG .RAF RAW, RAW + JPEG
Movie File Format: AVI (Motion JPEG) with monaural sound H.264 (MOV) with stereo sound
Included Memory: No memory included No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No Yes
NFC: No No
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: No No
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: No Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: No Yes
Remote Control Type:   Wi-Fi or optional RR-90 wired remote
Connections (extended): Combined USB/AV Micro (Type D) HDMI
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution):   1.01
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):   0.98
Camera penalizes early shutter press? Yes
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 4.0 5.9
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 7 9
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 4.0 5.8
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): 7 6
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 4.0 5.8
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 7 6
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid):   0.37 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus):   0.194 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):   0.43 seconds
Shutter Lag (prefocused):   0.048 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time:   2.0 seconds
Play -> Record Time:   1.5 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power:   3.4 seconds
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 97 shots 410 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):    
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary BP-41 Proprietary NP-W126S
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 2 x Proprietary BP-41 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 No
Internal Charging Supported: No Yes
Software
Included Software: SIGMA Photo Pro Viewer software, RAW File Converter, etc. available via download
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS  
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: 3 x 14.8 megapixel Foveon X3 sensor, Dual TRUE II image processors, 50mm f/2.8 macro lens, Quick Set menu, new Face Detection AF, AF+MF mode, VGA movies. Available in Silver, Brown and Pink.