LCD and Viewfinder
Fujifilm X-A1 has a Tilting 3″ LCD screen with a resolution of 920k dots. Both the screen size and the screen resolution is up to the standards of this class.
X-A1 doesn't have a viewfinder and no option for external viewfinder. Lack of a viewfinder can be problematic especially under strong light where visibility of LCD screens goes down dramatically. If you need a Mirrorless camera with a built-in viewfinder in a similar price range, consider Olympus OM-D E-M10 (Compare) or Sony Alpha A3000 (Compare). If the price is not an issue, take a look at our Top Rated Cameras with Viewfinders.
Fujifilm X-A1 can shoot continuously at max speed of 6 fps and has max shutter speed of 1/4000 sec . X-A1 has a built-in flash, and you can also mount your external flashes too.
Fujifilm X-A1 features a Contrast Detection autofocusing system. The AF system has 49 points to choose from.
With Fujifilm X-A1, you can record your videos at a highest resolution of 1920 x 1080 at 30p fps and save in and H.264 formats. Full HD resolution of Fujifilm X-A1 will be adequate in most of the situations. But if you are after the highest resolution videos available, see our list of Top Cameras with 4K (Ultra-HD) Video.X-A1 has a built-in Stereo microphone and a Mono speaker.
Fujifilm X-A1 doesn't have any connections for external microphones and headphones. If you need a Mirrorless camera with external microphone connectivity, consider Canon EOS M3 or in a similar price range.
Connectivity and Storage
Fujifilm X-A1 features a built-in wireless connectivity ( Geotagging setup, Image transfer (Individual image / Selected multiple images), View & Obtain Images, PC Autosave) which lets you transfer your photos directly to compatible devices without any physical connection.
You can connect your camera to other devices through HDMI port or via USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) port.
Battery Fujifilm X-A1 is powered by NP-W126 battery which provides a shooting life of 350 according to CIPA standards.
Considering that the average battery life of Mirrorless type cameras is 350 shots, its battery life is about average in its class but it would still be wise to invest in some spare batteries for long photo trips.
Battery Life Comparison in Mirrorless Cameras
Sony A9 with its 650shots is the model with longest battery life among Mirrorless cameras. Check the comparison of Fujifilm X-A1 vs Sony A9 or take a look at Longest Battery Life Mirrorless cameras list.
Current Lowest price for Fujifilm X-A1 is $299.99