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Fujifilm FinePix X-A3

alaTest has collected and analyzed 22 reviews of Fujifilm FinePix X-A3. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. Reviewers really like the portability and screen. The usability and design also get good feedback. There are some mixed views about the reliability and viewfinder. Some have doubts about the connectivity and shutter.

image quality, design, usability, screen, portability

performance, price, shutter, connectivity

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Fujifilm FinePix X-A3 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 93/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Jim Fisher (pcmag.com)

Fujifilm X-A3

 

The mirrorless Fujifilm X-A3 camera and the images it captures look great, but its autofocus system is way behind the competition.

Strong image quality. Stylish design. Compact. Selfie touch LCD. Film simulation modes. Wi-Fi.

Slow autofocus. Omits EVF. Inconsistent touch interface. Limited shooting buffer. No 30fps video option or mic input.

The Fujifilm X-A3 delivers solid image quality and gives you access to Fuji's excellent line of mirrorless lenses, and it sports a crisp, tilting touch LCD, Wi-Fi, and a stylish design. But the autofocus system is way too slow for a camera at this...

Oct, 2017

Expert review by : Michael Palmer (steves-digicams.com)

Fujifilm X-A3

 

The Fujifilm X-A3 is an easy-to-use mirrorless ILC that has a lot of great features for beginning and intermediate photographers. Advanced shooters probably won't find enough to entice them here, but the A3's good image quality, tiltable touch screen...

Can shoot in RAW or JPEG image formats (or both at same time) ; Good image quality in a variety of shooting situations ; Large increase in resolution to 24.2MP versus what was found in previous model ; Can use hot shoe to attach external flash or...

Autofocus system had some trouble locking on to the point we desired when shooting close up and indoors ; No 4K video resolution available ; 12 options on mode dial are probably too many; mode dial could be smaller ; No viewfinder included ; Very...

The Fujifilm X-A3 is an easy-to-use mirrorless ILC that has a lot of great features for beginning and intermediate photographers. Advanced shooters probably won't find enough to entice them here, but the A3's good image quality, tiltable touch screen...

Feb, 2017

Expert review by : Ilse Jurriën (letsgodigital.org)

Fujifilm X-A3 sample pictures

 

Fujifilm X-A3 review : The X-A3 is Fujifilm's latest ultralight system camera. The camera is designed primarily for youngsters. The camera is characterized by a modern design with retro look. The rear is dominated by a 3.0-inch LCD monitor with...

The Fujifilm X-A3 is a user friendly camera with various programmable function buttons. Here frequently used functions can be linked to, such as white balance, self-timer or continuous shooting. The X-A3 delivers a brilliant image quality and features...

Oct, 2016

Expert review by : Ilse Jurriën (letsgodigital.org)

Fujifilm X-A3 camera to take self portraits

 

Fujifilm X-A3 mirrorless camera : Fujifilm revealed the X-A3, a compact system camera with a lightweight body that is designed to take great self portraits. The X-A3 joins the X Series of mirrorless cameras that offer outstanding image quality with...

The X-A3 adopts a retro design with compact and lightweight body that is appealing to the younger female generation. The retro feel gives a “fresh” and “fashionable” impression. The top cover, front plate and top dials are made of aluminum. The...

Sep, 2016

Recommended

Expert review by : Amy Davies (photographyblog.com)

Fujifilm X-A3 Review

 

There is a lot to like about the Fujifilm X-A3, and as usual for Fujifilm, we have been impressed by the image quality that it is capable of producing - perhaps even more impressive when you consider that the sensor is not the higher quality X-Trans as...

Feb, 2017

Expert review by : Jeremy Gray (imaging-resource.com)

Fujifilm X-A3 Review

 

If you're looking for a selfie-friendly mirrorless camera, then Fujifilm's X-A3 is right up your alley. Featuring numerous improvements over its predecessor, the X-A2, the X-A3 includes a higher resolution APS-C CMOS sensor and additional...

Sep, 2017

Expert review by : Jamie Carter (techradar.com)

Fujifilm X-A3 review

 

An affordable mirrorless camera with retro styling

Good image quality ; Solid kit lens ; Nice-looking design ; Great screen

No 4K video ; Plasticky finish in parts ; Menu system could be better

This retro-styled, entry-level mirrorless interchangeable lens system camera with Instagram-style filters and a 'smile' shutter for selfies is aimed at 'phoneographers' after an upgrade, but it will be a learning curve for most. However, consistently...

Dec, 2017

Expert review by : Lori Grunin (cnet.com.au)

Fujifilm X-A3 updates its cheap-ish mirrorless for folks looking to step up

 

This year's colors.

Aug, 2016

Expert review by (which.co.uk)

Fujifilm X-A3 review

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If you're looking for a mix of retro style and modern features, the Fujifilm X-A3 might be right up your street. On the one hand, its faux-leather-meets-aluminium design gives this compact system camera a classic 1950s look. On the other, it has some...

Feb, 2017

Highly Recommended

Expert review by : Joshua Waller (ephotozine.com)

Fujifilm X-A3 Review

 

Fujifilm's entry level 24 megapixel mirrorless camera, the Fujifilm X-A3 features an APS-C CMOS sensor, 3inch touch-screen, and FullHD video recording.

The Fujifilm X-A3 offers the great Fujifilm colour reproduction we've come to expect of Fujifilm X-series cameras, as well as high resolution images from the 24 megapixel sensor. Dynamic range can be easily expanded using the DR options, and there are...

Jul, 2017

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio formats supported:LPCM
Built-in Microphone: Yes

Battery

Battery life (CIPA standard):410
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type:NP-W126S
Power source type:Battery

Camera

Camera file system:DPOF, Exif 2.3, RAW
Languages support:Multi
Photo effects:Vivid
Scene modes:Landscape, Night, Portrait, Sports
Self-timer:2,10
Self-timer delay:2,10
Shooting modes:Aperture priority, Auto, Manual, Shutter priority
White Balance:Custom modes, Fine, Fluorescent, Incandescent, Shade, Underwater

Design

Color of product:Black, Silver / Brown, Silver / Pink, Silver

Display

Display:TFT
Display aspect ratio:3:2
Display Diagonal:3
Display resolution (numeric):1040000
Field of view:100
Flip-out screen:Y
Touch screen: Yes
Touchscreen:Y
Vari-angle LCD display: Yes

Flash

Flash guide number:275.6
Flash modes:Auto, Forced on, Slow synchronization, Suppressed
Flash sync-speed:1/180
Shoe mounting point:Y
Shoe mounting point type:Hot

Focusing

Auto focusing (AF) modes:Continuous Auto Focus, Face detection, Single Auto Focus
Focus adjustment:Auto/Manual
Macro focusing range (tele):0.35 - 10
Macro focusing range (wide):0.15 - 10

Lens System

Filter size:2.28
Focal length range (f-f):0.63 - 1.97
Lens mount interface:Fujifilm X
Lens structure:12/10
Lens structure (elements/groups):12/10
Maximum aperture number:22
Maximum focal length (35mm film equiv):2.99
Minimum aperture number:3.5
Minimum focal length (35mm film equiv):0.945
Number of aspheric elements:3
Number of diaphragm blades:7

Light Exposure

Auto Exposure (AE) lock: Yes
ISO sensitivity:100, 200, 6400, 12800, 25600, Auto
ISO sensitivity (max):25600
ISO sensitivity (min):100
Light exposure control:Program AE
Light exposure correction:± 3EV (1/3EV step)
Light exposure modes:Aperture priority AE, Auto, Manual, Shutter priority AE
Light metering:Evaluative (Multi-pattern), Spot

Memory

Compatible memory cards:SD, SDHC, SDXC
Memory slots:1

Networking

Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n

Operational Conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):10 - 80
Operating relative humidity range:10 - 80
Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 40
Operating temperature range (T-T):0 - 40

Other Features

USB connectivity: Yes

Packaging Content

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y
Cables included:USB
Quick start guide: Yes

Picture Quality

Camera Type:MILC
Image formats supported:JPG, RAW
Image sensor size (W x H):0.925 x 0.618
Image Stabilizer: Yes
Image stabilizer location:Lens
Megapixel:24.2
Sensor Format:Advanced Photo System type-C (APS-C)
Sensor Type:CMOS
Still image resolution(s):6000 x 4000, 6000 x 3376, 4000 x 4000, 4240 x 2832, 4240 x 2384, 2832 x 2832, 3008 x 2000, 2160 x 9600, 2160 x 6400, 6400 x 1440
Supported aspect ratios:1:1, 3:2, 16:9

Ports & interfaces

HDMI: Yes
HDMI connector type:Micro
PictBridge: Yes
USB connector:MICRO-USB
USB version:2.0

Shutter

Camera shutter type:Electronic, Mechanical
Fastest camera shutter speed:1/32000
Slowest camera shutter speed:4

Technical Details

Self-timer: Yes

Video

HD type:Full HD
Maximum video resolution:1920 x 1080
Resolution at capture speed:1280x720@50fps, 1280×720@24fps, 1280×720@60fps, 1920x1080@24fps, 1920x1080@50fps, 1920x1080@60fps
Video compression format:H.264, MOV
Video formats supported:H.264,MOV
Video recording: Yes
Video Resolutions:1280 x 720,1920 x 1080

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:1.59
Height:2.63
Lens diameter:2.46
Lens weight:6.88
Weight:10.2
Weight (including battery):12
Width:4.61