• APS-C 366.6mm2
  • 24.3 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600
  • APS-C 366.6mm2
  • 26.1 megapixels
  • ISO 160 - 12,800
  • Detailed specifications
  • Sony Alpha ILCA-A68
  • Fujifilm X-T3
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Predecessor: Sony A58
A58 vs A68
Fujifilm X-T2
X-T2 vs X-T3
Successor:   Fujifilm X-T4
X-T3 vs X-T4
General
Model Number: A68 X-T3
Alternate Model Number(s): ILCA-68  
Camera Format: SLR Compact System Camera
Currently Manufactured: Yes Yes
Retail Price: $699.99 $1499.95
Street Price: $598.00 $999.48
Date Available: 2016-05-15 2018-07-20
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 32.2 oz (912 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
30.7 oz (869 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Size: 5.6 x 4.1 x 3.2 in.
(143 x 104 x 81 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: Sony  
Effective Megapixels: 24.3 26.1
Sensor Format: APS-C APS-C
Sensor size: 366.6mm2 (23.50mm x 15.60mm) 366.6mm2 (23.50mm x 15.60mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 3.92 microns 3.77 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.5x 1.5x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG X-Trans 4
Anti Aliasing Filter: Fixed Not needed
Self-Cleaning: Yes Yes
Sensor shift image stabilization: Yes No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No Yes
DxO Sensor Score: 79  
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 24.1  
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 13.5  
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 701  
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 6000 x 4000 (24.0 MP, 3:2),
6000 x 3376 (20.3 MP, 16:9),
4240 x 2832 (12.0 MP, 3:2),
4240 x 2400 (10.2 MP, Other),
3008 x 2000 (6.0 MP, 3:2),
3008 x 1688 (5.1 MP, 16:9),
12416 x 1856 (23.0 MP, Other),
8192 x 1856 (15.2 MP, Other),
2160 x 5536 (12.0 MP, Other),
2160 x 3872 (8.4 MP, Other),
7152 x 1080 (7.7 MP, Other),
4912 x 1080 (5.3 MP, Other),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9)
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 (ARW 2.3), RAW+JPEG JPEG (Exif Ver 2.3), .RAF 14-bit RAW, uncompressed or lossless compression; RAW + JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 5.0 20.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (60i/​50i/​30p/​25p/​24p)
1440x1080 (30p)
640x480 (30p)
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: XAVC S format / AVCHD format Ver.2.0 compliant / MP4 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: Sony Alpha (Minolta A) Fujifilm X
Lens: Sony 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 DT SAM II 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): 27 - 83mm 27 - 84mm
Focal Length (actual): 18 - 55mm 18 - 55mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.06x 3.06x
Aperture Range: f/3.5 - 22 (W), f/5.6 - 36 (T) f/2.8 (wide) / f/4 (tele) - f/22; 7 diaphragm blades
Integrated ND Filter: No
Normal Focus Range: 25 cm to Infinity
9.8 in to Infinity
30 cm to Infinity
11.8 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:    
Filter Thread: 55.0mm 58.0mm
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: No Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 2x Clear Image Zoom, Up to 4x standard digital zoom  
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Phase Detection: 79 points (15 points cross type); Wide, Zone, Center, Flexible Spot, Expanded Flexible Spot, Lock-On AF (Wide, Zone, Center, Flexible Spot, Expanded Flexible Spot) 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: 0.39"-type, 1,440K-dot OLED, 100% coverage, 0.88x magnification (0.57x eq.), 23mm eye point (CIPA), -4 to +3 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: 1,440,000 dots 3,690,000 dots
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 0.57x 0.75x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 0.88x  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 2.7 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 460,800 dots (153,600 px) 1,040,000 dots
Touchscreen: No Yes
Articulating Screen: Yes Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No No
Max Playback Zoom:    
Top Deck Display: Yes No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 25600 12800
Minimum ISO (native): 100 160
ISO Settings: Auto, 100-25600 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, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent (Warm White / Cool White / Day White / Daylight), Flash, Color temperature (2500 to 9900K), Color Filter (G7 to M7, A7 to B7), Custom (1 / 2 / 3), Custom Set 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: 1/4000 - 30 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: 1200-zone Evaluative, 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: Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Sports Action, Sunset, Night Portrait, Night Scene, Hand-held Twilight, Sweep Panorama, Tele-zoom Continuous AE, 3 Custom Settings 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 or 5 frames after 10s seconds 2 or 10 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):   Yes
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes No
Flash Modes: Flash off, Autoflash, Fill-flash, Slow sync, Red-eye reduction (on/off selectable), Rear sync., Wireless, High Speed sync. 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): 12.0 m / 39.4 ft. 8.0 m / 26.2 ft.
Flash Range Description: GN=12m (ISO 100), range is lens dependent Bundled EF-X8 flash is rated with a Guide Number of 8m at ISO 100 or 11m at ISO 200
Max Flash Sync: 1/160 1/250
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Multi-interface Hot Shoe Hot Shoe, PC Sync Terminal
Built-In Wireless Flash Control: Full TTL exposure Full TTL exposure
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: MS PRO Duo / 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 (ARW 2.3), RAW+JPEG .RAF 14-bit RAW, uncompressed or lossless compression; RAW + JPEG
Movie File Format: XAVC S format / AVCHD format Ver.2.0 compliant / MP4 MOV (MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, HEVC/H.265, Audio: Linear PCM / Stereo sound 24bit / 48KHz sampling)
Included Memory:   No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No Yes
NFC: No No
Bluetooth: No Yes
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: Yes Yes
Headphone Jack: No Yes
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed USB 3.0 Super Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes No
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional wired Threaded cable release, optional wired, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth
Connections (extended): Type-D Micro HDMI Connector, Multi Micro USB Terminal, External Stereo Micophone Jack, DC Input 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):   0.39
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):   0.40
Camera penalizes early shutter press? Yes
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 5.0 20.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution):   64
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):   20.0
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):   36
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps):   20.0
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames):   34
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid):   0.06 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus):   0.060 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):   0.16 seconds
Shutter Lag (prefocused):   0.051 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes):   Boost mode enabled.
Startup Time:   1.1 seconds
Play -> Record Time:   1.0 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power:   4.8 seconds
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 580 shots 390 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF): 540 shots 370 shots
Battery Life, Video: 130 minutes 40 minutes
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary NP-FM500H Proprietary NP-W126S
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NP-FM500H 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:    
OS Compatibility:    
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Available in black or silver.