As well as being compared against other mirrorless, the Fujifilm X-A3 is also often compared to waterproofs, pro digicams, entry-level DSLRs and travel zooms. The Fujifilm X-A3's top rivals come from Fujifilm (such as the X-A10 and the X30) and Canon (such as the EOS M100 and the EOS Rebel T6)

compared toMirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm X-A3 compared to other mirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors include: it takes slightly higher resolution photos (24 MP vs 20.7 MP), has a touch screen, records movies in 24p, supports an external flash and has a faster max shutter speed (1/4000 of a second vs 1/500 of a second).

However, on average it doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs digital), doesn't record high-speed movies (none vs 120 fps), doesn't shoot as fast continuously (6 fps vs 60 fps), lacks and external mic jack and users slower contrast detection autofocus (contrast detection vs phase detection).

Fujifilm X-A10

Fujifilm X-A10
3 months newer
$439 16-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the X-A10 (vs the X-A3)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the X-A10 (vs the X-A3)

  • No touch screen
  • Significantly lower true resolution: 16 MP vs 24 MP
  • No external flash support

common strengths of the X-A10 and X-A3

  • Fairly small: Mid size (117×67×40 mm) vs Mid size (117×67×40 mm)
  • Thin: 1.6" vs 1.6"
  • Light weight: 331 g vs 339 g

Canon EOS M100

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1 year newer
$379 (body only)
$449 15-45mm lens

Significant advantages of the EOS M100 (vs the X-A3)

  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection

Significant disadvantages of the EOS M100 (vs the X-A3)

  • Significantly fewer lenses available: 13 lenses vs 58 lenses
  • No external flash support

common strengths of the EOS M100 and X-A3

  • Fairly small: Mid size (108×67×35 mm) vs Mid size (117×67×40 mm)
  • Thin: 1.4" vs 1.6"
  • Light weight: 302 g vs 339 g

Fujifilm X-T100

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1 year newer
$499 - $500 (body only)
$569 - $600 15-45mm lens

Significant advantages of the X-T100 (vs the X-A3)

  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection
  • Has an external mic jack

Significant disadvantages of the X-T100 (vs the X-A3)

  • None found

common strengths of the X-T100 and X-A3

  • Thin: 1.9" vs 1.6"
  • Inexpensive: $499.00 vs $488.89
  • Each has a built-in flash

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000
2 years older
$379 - $498 (body only)
$479 - $598 16-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the A6000 (vs the X-A3)

  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None
  • Has an external mic jack

Significant disadvantages of the A6000 (vs the X-A3)

  • No touch screen

common strengths of the A6000 and X-A3

  • Fairly small: Mid size (120×67×45 mm) vs Mid size (117×67×40 mm)
  • Light weight: 285 g vs 339 g
  • Thin: 1.8" vs 1.6"

Nikon 1 J5

Nikon 1 J5
1 year older
$443 10-30mm lens

Significant advantages of the 1 J5 (vs the X-A3)

  • Records high-speed movies: 120 fps vs None
  • Shoots much faster: 60 fps vs 6 fps
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection

Significant disadvantages of the 1 J5 (vs the X-A3)

  • No 24p support
  • Significantly fewer lenses available: 20 lenses vs 58 lenses
  • No external flash support

common strengths of the 1 J5 and X-A3

  • Fairly small: Compact (98×60×32 mm) vs Mid size (117×67×40 mm)
  • Thin: 1.3" vs 1.6"
  • Light weight: 231 g vs 339 g

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF8

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF8
6 months older

Significant advantages of the Lumix DMC-GF8 (vs the X-A3)

  • Significantly more lenses available: 108 lenses vs 58 lenses
  • Significantly longer exposures: 60 seconds vs 30 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the Lumix DMC-GF8 (vs the X-A3)

  • Significantly lower true resolution: 15.8 MP vs 24 MP
  • Shorter battery life: 230 shots vs 410 shots
  • No external flash support

common strengths of the Lumix DMC-GF8 and X-A3

  • Fairly small: Compact (107×65×33 mm) vs Mid size (117×67×40 mm)
  • Thin: 1.3" vs 1.6"
  • Light weight: 266 g vs 339 g

compared toWaterproof competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm X-A3 compared to waterproof competitors include: it has a built-in flash, is newer (august 2016 vs october 2012), has interchangeable lenses and supports an external flash.

However, on average it it's body is not weather sealed, doesn't shoot as fast continuously (6 fps vs 30 fps), is slightly heavier (339 g vs 73 g) and is not waterproof.

GoPro HERO3 Black Edition

GoPro HERO3 Black Edition
3 years older

Significant advantages of the Black Edition (vs the X-A3)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the Black Edition (vs the X-A3)

  • None found

common strengths of the Black Edition and X-A3

  • None found

compared toPro digicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm X-A3 compared to pro digicam competitors include: it takes significantly higher resolution photos (24 MP vs 12 MP), significantly higher maximum light sensitivity (25,600 ISO vs 12,800 ISO), has a touch screen, has a significantly longer battery life (410 shots vs 210 shots) and is newer (august 2016 vs august 2014).

However, on average it users slower contrast detection autofocus (contrast detection vs phase detection) and doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs digital).

Fujifilm X30

Fujifilm X30
2 years older
$974

Significant advantages of the X30 (vs the X-A3)

  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection
  • Longer battery life: 470 shots vs 410 shots
  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None

Significant disadvantages of the X30 (vs the X-A3)

  • Much lower true resolution: 12 MP vs 24 MP
  • Built-in lens only
  • No touch screen

common strengths of the X30 and X-A3

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Flip-out screens
  • Very long battery life: 470 shots vs 410 shots

Canon PowerShot G7 X

Canon PowerShot G7 X
1 year older
$534

Significant advantages of the G7 X (vs the X-A3)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the G7 X (vs the X-A3)

  • Much shorter battery life: 210 shots vs 410 shots
  • Built-in lens only
  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 12,800 ISO vs 25,600 ISO

common strengths of the G7 X and X-A3

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Capture very high resolution images: 20 MP vs 24 MP
  • Have touch screens

compared toEntry-level DSLR competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm X-A3 compared to entry-level DSLR competitors include: it records higher quality movies (1080p @ 60fps vs 1080p @ 30fps), has a significantly higher resolution screen (1,040k dots vs 921k dots), takes much higher resolution photos (24 MP vs 21.1 MP), has a touch screen and shoots faster continuously (6 fps vs 3 fps).

However, on average it has much more startup delay (2000 ms vs 400 ms), doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs pentaprism), lacks and external mic jack, has much more shutter lag (374 ms vs 124 ms) and significantly fewer lenses available (58 lenses vs 220 lenses).

Pentax K-S1

Pentax K-S1
2 years older
$329 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the K-S1 (vs the X-A3)

  • Has a viewfinder: Pentaprism vs None
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection
  • Has a built-in focus motor

Significant disadvantages of the K-S1 (vs the X-A3)

  • Much lower true resolution: 21.1 MP vs 24 MP
  • Higher frame rate movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 60fps
  • Many fewer focus points: 11 vs 77

common strengths of the K-S1 and X-A3

  • Very small: Prosumer size (121×93×70 mm) vs Mid size (117×67×40 mm)
  • Thin: 2.8" vs 1.6"

Nikon D3400

Nikon D3400
similar age
$309 (body only)
$395 - $397 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D3400 (vs the X-A3)

  • Has a viewfinder: Pentamirror vs None
  • Much more lenses available: 230 lenses vs 58 lenses
  • Significantly longer battery life: 1200 shots vs 410 shots

Significant disadvantages of the D3400 (vs the X-A3)

  • Many fewer focus points: 11 vs 77
  • Much larger: Prosumer size (124×98×76 mm) vs Mid size (117×67×40 mm)
  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 921k dots vs 1,040k dots

common strengths of the D3400 and X-A3

  • Light weight: 395 g vs 339 g

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6
5 months older
$310 - $549 (body only)
$393 - $399 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the Rebel T6 (vs the X-A3)

  • Has a viewfinder: Pentamirror vs None
  • Much more lenses available: 220 lenses vs 58 lenses
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection

Significant disadvantages of the Rebel T6 (vs the X-A3)

  • Much lower true resolution: 17.9 MP vs 24 MP
  • Higher frame rate movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 60fps
  • Many fewer focus points: 9 vs 77

common strengths of the Rebel T6 and X-A3

  • None found

Pentax K-S2

Pentax K-S2
1 year older
$551 (body only)
$1,176 18-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the K-S2 (vs the X-A3)

  • Has a viewfinder: Pentaprism vs None
  • Weather sealed
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection

Significant disadvantages of the K-S2 (vs the X-A3)

  • Much lower true resolution: 20 MP vs 24 MP
  • Higher frame rate movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 60fps
  • Many fewer focus points: 11 vs 77

common strengths of the K-S2 and X-A3

  • Flip-out screens
  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (91×123×73 mm) vs Mid size (117×67×40 mm)

Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Canon EOS Rebel T6i
1 year older
$549 (body only)
$729 18-55mm, 75-300mm lenses

Significant advantages of the T6i (vs the X-A3)

  • Has a viewfinder: Pentamirror vs None
  • Much more lenses available: 220 lenses vs 58 lenses
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection

Significant disadvantages of the T6i (vs the X-A3)

  • Higher frame rate movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 60fps
  • Much larger: Professional size (132×101×78 mm) vs Mid size (117×67×40 mm)
  • Many fewer focus points: 19 vs 77

common strengths of the T6i and X-A3

  • High resolution screens: 1,040k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Have touch screens
  • Flip-out screens

Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300
2 years older
$473 (body only)
$399 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D3300 (vs the X-A3)

  • Has a viewfinder: Pentamirror vs None
  • Much higher true resolution: 24.2 MP vs 24 MP
  • Much more lenses available: 230 lenses vs 58 lenses

Significant disadvantages of the D3300 (vs the X-A3)

  • Many fewer focus points: 11 vs 77
  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 921k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Much larger: Prosumer size (124×98×76 mm) vs Mid size (117×67×40 mm)

common strengths of the D3300 and X-A3

  • Light weight: 430 g vs 339 g

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm X-A3 compared to travel zoom competitors include: it has a slightly higher resolution screen (1,040k dots vs 460k dots), takes much higher resolution photos (24 MP vs 9.7 MP), much higher maximum light sensitivity (25,600 ISO vs 3,200 ISO), has a touch screen and has a screen which flips out.

However, on average it doesn't have a built-in GPS, is slightly more expensive ($488.89 vs $268.00) and doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs digital).

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V
1 year older
$367

Significant advantages of the DSC-HX90V (vs the X-A3)

  • Has a GPS
  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-HX90V (vs the X-A3)

  • Much lower true resolution: 9.7 MP vs 24 MP
  • Built-in lens only
  • No touch screen

common strengths of the DSC-HX90V and X-A3

  • Great battery life: 360 shots vs 410 shots
  • Inexpensive: $366.79 vs $488.89

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350
2 years older
$268 - $345

Significant advantages of the DSC-WX350 (vs the X-A3)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-WX350 (vs the X-A3)

  • Much lower resolution screen: 460k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Much lower true resolution: 9.7 MP vs 24 MP
  • Built-in lens only

common strengths of the DSC-WX350 and X-A3

  • Inexpensive: $268.00 vs $488.89

Canon PowerShot SX730 HS

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7 months newer
$319 - $379

Significant advantages of the PowerShot SX730 HS (vs the X-A3)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot SX730 HS (vs the X-A3)

  • Much lower true resolution: 9.7 MP vs 24 MP
  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 3,200 ISO vs 25,600 ISO
  • Much shorter battery life: 250 shots vs 410 shots

common strengths of the PowerShot SX730 HS and X-A3

  • Inexpensive: $319.00 vs $488.89
  • Fast max shutter speeds: 1/3200 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second