LCD and Viewfinder
Fujifilm X-A3 has a Tilting 3 LCD screen with a resolution of 1,040k dots. Both the screen size and the screen resolution is up to the standards of this class.
LCD is Touch screen
type, so you can change the settings and set the focus point with your fingertips. For those of you who loves shooting self portraits or group photos, Fujifilm X-A3 will make your life easier with its Selfie friendly
X-A3 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 Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 (Compare) or Olympus OM-D E-M10 II (Compare). If the price is not an issue, take a look at our Top Rated Cameras with Viewfinders.
Max Shutter speed
Fujifilm X-A3 can shoot continuously at max speed of 6.0 fps
and has max shutter speed of 1/4000 sec
. X-A3 also has an electronic shutter which can shoot silently at max speed of 1/32000s
. One thing to keep in mind is that electronic shutter may cause rolling shutter effects on your images in certain conditions.
X-A3 has a built-in flash, and it also has a flash shoe to mount your external flashes too.
Fujifilm X-A3 features a Contrast Detection autofocusing system. The AF system has 77 points to choose from. Fujifilm X-A3 also features Face detection AF
where it intelligently detects the faces in the frame and locks the focus automatically.
With Fujifilm X-A3, you can record your videos at a highest resolution of 1920 x 1080 at 60p, 50p, 30p, 24p fps and save in MPEG-4 and H.264 formats. Full HD resolution of Fujifilm X-A3 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
. You can also consider its successor, the Fujifilm X-A5
which features 4K video recording.
X-A3 has a built-in Yes microphone and a Mono speaker.
Fujifilm X-A3 doesn't have any connections for external microphones and headphones. If you need a Mirrorless camera with external microphone connectivity, consider Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 or Sony Alpha a6100 in a similar price range.
Connectivity and Storage
Fujifilm X-A3 features built-in wireless (Wi-Fi)
connectivity ( 802.11b/g/n) which lets you transfer your photos directly to compatible devices without any physical connection.One other feature that we like is the ability to use our smartphone as a remote to control our X-A3. You can change camera settings, release shutter, view LCD screen and tranfer files using remote control app.
You can connect X-A3 to compatible devices via its HDMI port or NP-W126S lithium-ion battery & USB charger port.
Fujifilm X-A3 is powered by battery which provides a shooting life of 410 according to CIPA standards.
Considering that the average battery life of Mirrorless type cameras is 363 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 Entry-Level Mirrorless Cameras
Samsung NX mini with its 650shots is the model with longest battery life among Entry-Level Mirrorless cameras. Check the comparison of Fujifilm X-A3 vs Samsung NX mini or take a look at Longest Battery Life Mirrorless cameras list.
Fujifilm X-A3 Features Compared to Main Competitors