DPReview Fujifilm X-A3 Review

DPReview published their Fujifilm X-A3 review today, which was mixed. While the X-A 3 did ok against other cameras in its class, the overall score of 74% is quite low even if it isn’t meant to be compared across camera classes. Hopefully, Fujifilm issues a firmware update to address some of the AF concerns and sluggishness. You can read the complete review here.

Pros Cons
  • Excellent detail capture and dynamic range in Raw images
  • Pleasing JPEG colors
  • Excellent battery life (for a mirrorless camera)
  • Twin control dials
  • 180° tilting touchscreen LCD
  • Useful Film Simulation modes
  • USB charging
  • Overall sluggish operation
  • Unsophisticated sharpening reduces detail in JPEGs
  • Slow, unreliable AF system, with poor subject tracking and face detection
  • Frequent AF ‘hunting’ when recording video
  • Burst rate of 1 fps when tracking subjects
  • Buffer fills quickly when shooting Raw
  • LCD difficult to see in bright light
  • Limited video capture tools
  • Cannot adjust exposure comp. in manual mode w/Auto ISO
  • No external battery charger included

Fujifilm X-A3 Silver: Amazon/B&H Photo/Adorama
X-A3 + XC 16-50 + XC 50-230: B&Hphoto

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