LCD and Viewfinder
Fujifilm X-A5 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-A5 will make your life easier with its Selfie friendly
X-A5 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 II (Compare) or Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX85 (Lumix DMC-GX80 / Lumix DMC-GX7 Mark II) (Compare). If the price is not an issue, take a look at our Top Rated Cameras with Viewfinders.
Max Shutter speed
Fujifilm X-A5 can shoot continuously at max speed of 6.0 fps and has max shutter speed of 1/4000 sec. X-A5 also has an electronic shutter which can shoot silently at max speed of 1/32000 sec. One thing to keep in mind is that electronic shutter may cause rolling shutter effects on your images in certain conditions.
X-A5 has a built-in flash, and it also has a flash shoe to mount your external flashes too.
Fujifilm X-A5 features both Contrast Detection and Phase Detection autofocus (AF) systems which ensures speed and accuracy of focusing in most situations. The AF system has 91 points to choose from.
Fujifilm X-A5 also features Face detection AF
where it intelligently detects the faces in the frame and locks the focus automatically.
With Fujifilm X-A5, you can record your videos at a highest resolution of 3840 x 2160 at 15p fps and save in MPEG-4 and H.264 formats. This means that Fujifilm X-A5 provides 4K (Ultra-HD) video, highest resolution that is available in the market today. When viewed on a 4K screen, you will be amazed by the level of details and the crispness.It is also a big step up from its predecessor X-A3 which has a max video resolution of 1920 x 1080 only. If you are thinking of upgrading your X-A3 and shoot a lot of video, this is a big factor to consider in favor of X-A5.
X-A5 has a built-in Yes microphone and a Mono speaker. Fujifilm X-A5 also has a port for an external microphone so you can record high quality sound with the help of an external microphone.
Connectivity and Storage
Fujifilm X-A5 features built-in wireless (Wi-Fi) connectivity ( 802.11b/g/n + Bluetooth 4.1 LE) which lets you transfer your photos directly to compatible devices without any physical connection.Fujifilm X-A5's Bluetooth connectivity feature comes handy for connecting other devices that supports it. One other feature that we like is the ability to use our smartphone as a remote to control our X-A5. You can change camera settings, release shutter, view LCD screen and tranfer files using remote control app.
You can connect X-A5 to compatible devices via its HDMI port or NP-W126S lithium-ion battery & USB charger port.
Battery Fujifilm X-A5 is powered by battery which provides a shooting life of 450 according to CIPA standards.
Considering that the average battery life of Mirrorless type cameras is 359 shots, Fujifilm X-A5 has a good battery life for its class.
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-A5 vs Samsung NX mini or take a look at Longest Battery Life Mirrorless cameras list.
Fujifilm X-A5 Features Compared to Main Competitors