Fujifilm X-T3 Detailed Review

Fujifilm X-T3

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In additional X-T3 was introduced by Fujifilm in September 2018. It belongs to the Mirrorless Cameras category.

Fujifilm is well-known and shouldn't require further introduction, please see our manufacturer's page for more digital cameras by Fujifilm.

BrandFujifilm
CategoryMirrorless
Date09/2018
Sensor Properties

The X-T3 has a APS-C CMOS X-TRANS IV sensor with size of 24 x 16 mm² (0.93" x 0.61").

Picture of X-T3's sensor compared to popular format.

Infographic: X-T3 comparing sensor sizes

The 1-Euro coin has a diameter of 23.25mm.

The X-T3's image sensor has an effective resolution of around 26 megapixel. The resolution is far above average and will easily be sufficient for years to come. Photos with this resolution can easily be printed in A2 size or larger, even if unwanted parts of the photo have to be cropped.

The Fujifilm supports taking images in RAW. RAW images are stored as they come from the sensor, without any in-camera processing or sharpening. Converting to JPEG or other formats takes place on the computer, using software like Adobe Lightroom or Fujifilm's RAW converter. This involves one extra processing step but almost always results in superior image quality. Some filters, like converting to monochrome (black and white) will only yield decent results when used with RAW images.

The X-T3 features a mechanism for automatic sensor cleaning.

FormatAPS-C
Sensor area23.60 x 15.60mm²
(0.93" x 0.61")
TypeCMOS X-TRANS IV
Resolution (physical)26.10 megapixel
Resolution (effective)26.10 megapixel
Pixel size14.00 µm²
Sensor cleaning
RAW support
Continuous 20 frames/second
Lens
Interchangeable lens
MountFujifilm X-Bajonett
Viewfinder Properties

The X-T3 uses an electronic viewfinder with a resolution of 3.69 megapixel, an excellent value for a viewfinder like this which makes the camera a joy to use.

The magnifcation is c. 0.75x, an excellent value for an electronic viewfinder.

TypeElektronic
Coverage100%
Magnification0.75x
Resolution3.69 megapixel
Dioptric correction
Shutter

The X-T3's shutter speed varies from 1/8000s to 30s.

Max. shutter speed1/8000s
Min. shutter speed30s
Sensitivity Properties

The X-T3's sensitivity is from 160 ISO and 12800 ISO.

Also, Fujifilm's sensitivity can be boosted to 51200. Therefore, ISO boosting will lead to growth noise.

Automatic
Min. sensitivity160 ISO
Max. sensitivity12800 ISO
Boost51200 ISO
Exposure Modes

The X-T3 supports all general exposure modes.

The Fujifilm allows spot exposure for the difficult occasion.

Multi
Center weight
Partial
Spot
Auto Focus Properties

The X-T3's auto focus processor uses 425 AF points (or sensors). A basic rule of thumb says that the more AF points you have, the better. More AF points mean a better chance to have a point at the location of interest in a scene, a big plus in challenging situations (e.g. when panning the camera).

Manual focus is also possible with the Fujifilm, a plus in tricky situations or for some creative freedom.

TypeHybrid
AF points425
Manual focusing
Flash Specs

The X-T3 doesn't feature a built-in flash. That is not unsusual in this camera category.

A flash or a trigger for remote flashes can be attached to the Fujifilm's hotshoe.

Built-in
Hot shoe
Display Specs
X-T3 display and touch screen

The X-T3 display has a diagonal of 76.00mm (3.0 inches.) and a resolution 1.04 megapixel.

The camera display is intended for selfies or other occasion.

Display parameters:

TypeLCD
Size76.00mm (diagonal)
(3.0 in.)
Resolution1.04 megapixel
Articulated
Touch screen
Video Specs

X-T3 video supported the resolution with 3840 x 2160 pixel.

Also the camera is equipped with an external microphone.

Fujifilm X-T3 Video parameters:

Max. resolution3840 x 2160 pixel
...with frame rates24 frames/second
25 frames/second
30 frames/second
50 frames/second
60 frames/second
External microphone
Connectivity & Wireless Specs

The X-T3 has Wi-fi connection. You can transfer photos to a mobile or laptop using wi-fi.

For photo transferring users may use Bluetooth option.

Eventually, if the wifi connection is disabled the wired connection may be used.

Connect the Fujifilm to a monitor or TV set over HDMI.

USB 3.0 is already supported by the Fujifilm. USB 3.0 greatly speeds up transferring images and videos to the computer.

Connection parameters:

WiFi
Bluetooth
NFC
Remote (wired)
Remote (infrared)
Apps
HDMI (standard)
HDMI (mini)
HDMI (micro)
USB 2.0
USB 3.0
USB Micro
USB Mini
USB-C
Custom
Memory

The camera supports SD HC and SD XC cards.

Memory cards characteristics:

Slots2
Memory cardsSD
SDHC
SDXC
Battery

The Fujifilm X-T3 has a NP-W126S LiIon battery. The battery provides a shooting life of 390 shots. It`s enough for one day or more.

The battery can be charged over USB while in camera. Very useful, especially on vacation when most people bring a USB charger for their smartphone anyway.

The X-T3's battery battery parameters:

TypeNP-W126S LiIon
Removable
In-camera charging
Battery life390 photos
Size

The Fujifilm X-T3's size is 132.5 x 92.8 x 58.8mm³. (5.2" x 3.7" x 2.3"). That dimensions are without lens. The weight of camera is 5.2" x 3.7" x 2.3" grams (539 oz.) without lens weight.

Here is front and top view of the X-T3:

Fujifilm X-T3 Dimensions (Width / Height)
Fujifilm X-T3 Dimensions (Width / Depth)
Dimensions Comparison

For a better idea of the size of the camera, takes a look off camera and ID card comparison image.

Fujifilm X-T3 size comparison

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