• APS-C 357.3mm2
  • 20.1 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 16,000
  • APS-C 369.0mm2
  • 24.2 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 6400

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Differences

Sony A3000 advantages over Fujifilm X-A3

  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Eye-level vs Rear display only
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out

Fujifilm X-A3 advantages over Sony A3000

  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Thinner
    40 mm vs 84 mm
    Thinner
  • Newer
    3 years vs 6 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • Higher-res screen
    346k vs 77k pixels
    More detail on the screen lets you judge focus and composition
  • More pixels
    24.2 vs 20.1 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Wider angle kit lens
    24 mm vs 27 mm
    Capture more of the scene with the included lens
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    5.9 fps vs 3.5 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Faster shutter
    1/32000 vs 1/4000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light
  • Higher extended ISO
    25600 vs 16000 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Focus peaking
    Both provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • In-camera panoramas
    Both provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Hot shoe
    Both provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • 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
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Top deck display
    Neither provide
    Check settings with a screen on top of the camera
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Dual card slots
    Neither provide
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Slow-motion videos
    Neither provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

User reviews

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Review Excerpt

  • Absolutely incredible value; Includes a stabilized kit lens; More versatile than a fixed-lens bridge camera; Comfortable body with good ergonomics; Great image quality; Good autofocus performance; Decent battery life.

  • Feels a bit plasticky; Slow burst shooting with limited buffer; Sluggish to power on or switch modes; Low-res EVF and LCD monitor; Can't review images using EVF; No video output; Weak flash; Battery charges in-camera.

The Competition

Compared to Pentax K-01

Sony A3000
Pentax K-01
  • $424
  • APS-C
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $359
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
Fujifilm X-A3
Pentax K-01
  • $469
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $359
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization

Compared to Panasonic GH4

Sony A3000
Panasonic GH4
  • $424
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Larger sensor
  • $699
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Tilt-swivel screen
Fujifilm X-A3
Panasonic GH4
  • $469
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Larger sensor
  • $699
  • 4/3
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Lens selection

Compared to Sigma sd Quattro

Sony A3000
Sigma sd Quattro
  • $424
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Lens selection
  • $716
  • APS-C
  • On-sensor phase detect
  • Newer
Fujifilm X-A3
Sigma sd Quattro
  • $469
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Less expensive
  • $716
  • APS-C
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • On-sensor phase detect

Compared to Canon EOS M6

Sony A3000
Canon EOS M6
  • $424
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Lens selection
  • $612
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • Tiltable Screen
Fujifilm X-A3
Canon EOS M6
  • $469
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Larger sensor
  • $612
  • APS-C
  • Fast startup
  • NFC

Compared to Fujifilm X-A5

Sony A3000
Fujifilm X-A5
  • $424
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $474
  • APS-C
  • Shoot 4K video
  • Touchscreen
Fujifilm X-A3
Fujifilm X-A5
  • $469
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Fast startup
  • $474
  • APS-C
  • Shoot 4K video
  • Built-in Bluetooth
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