Updated 25 Oct 2017

Fujifilm

X-A3 (with 16-50mm lens)

Snapshot: The Fujifilm X-A3 (with 16-50mm lens) compact system camera has an APS-C CMOS sensor, can shoot full HD video, but no viewfinder. But how's the image quality?

X-A3 (with 16-50mm lens)
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$995

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Test results

Overall score
67
Image quality
?/10
Ease of use
?/10
Screen
?/10
Video quality
?/10
Flash
?/10

Good points

  • Good image quality.
  • Good screen.
  • Good flash.
  • Has a high resolution articulated monitor.
  • Can shoot full-HD video and manually focus.

But

  • Poor video quality.

How we test

Overall score includes:

Image quality (40%): Unless otherwise stated the cameras are set to full automatic function – including exposure, white balance and focus – with maximum resolution and image quality setting in JPEG.
Ease of use (40%): An evaluation of the manual, viewfinder, monitor, data transfer, shutter delay, inserting/removing memory, changing settings, controls and batteries.
Screen (10%): A rating of image quality of the screen, and the difference between the height and width displayed and what is recorded on the final image.
Video quality (10%): A rating of the quality of short video clips.

Key data

Model

Avg price
$995
Type
Compact system

More test results

Viewfinder
n/a

Specifications

Megapixels (MP)
24
Battery type
Lithium-ion
Sensor
APS-C CMOS
ISO range
200 - 6400
Optical zoom
3
Aperture range
3.5 - 5.6
Zoom range
25 - 76
Shutter range
1/32000 - 30
Dimensions (cm)
124 x 40 x 67
Weight (g)
374
Depth (mm)
40
Memory card
SDHC, SDXC

Features

Water resistant
No
RAW support
GPS tagging
×
PASM modes
Manual focus option

Monitor

Monitor size (inches)
2.9
Monitor pixels
1,040,000
Touchscreen
Articulated monitor

Viewfinder

Viewfinder type
-
Viewfinder pixels
-

Video

Video
1920 x 1080
Microphone input
×

Flash

Flash type
Switch on by hand
Connection for external flash

More info

Notes

Tested with a FUJINON SUPER EBC XC 16-50mm 1:3.5-5.6 OIS II lens. Optical zoom and closest focal distance varies, depending on the lens.