Fujifilm X-T3 vs Olympus PEN-F Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Mirrorless cameras.

X-T3 vs PEN-F - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Fujifilm X-T3 vs Olympus PEN-F Specs

X-T3

  • Introduced in September 2018
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: APS-C
  • 26 megapixel
  • 20 frames/second
  • 160 - 12800 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 76.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount X-Bajonett
  • WiFi built-in
  • 132.5 x 92.8 x 58.8mm³ (5.2" x 3.7" x 2.3")
  • 539g (17.4 oz.)

All specs: Main page for X-T3

PEN-F

  • Introduced in January 2016
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: Four Thirds
  • 20 megapixel
  • 10 frames/second
  • 200 - 25600 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 76.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount Micro Four Thirds (MFT)
  • WiFi built-in
  • 124.8 x 72.1 x 37.3mm³ (4.9" x 2.8" x 1.5")
  • 427g (13.8 oz.)

All specs: Main page for PEN-F

X-T3 vs PEN-F Sensors

On the pictures below the sensor areas of cameras are highlighted.

This infographic highlights the sensor areas of both models compared to other common sensor formats:

Infographic: X-T3 and PEN-F sensor area comparison

Better choice: Fujifilm X-T3

X-T3 vs PEN-F: Viewfinder

X-T3 has an electronic viewfinder and it's resolution is 3.69 megapixel with magnification of 0.75x.

PEN-F has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 2.36 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.61x.

Viewfinder magnifications of compared cameras. The black area shows a magnification of 1x, relative to native size; in red is a magnification of 0.85x.

X-T3 (0.75x)

PEN-F (0.61x)

Simulated viewfinder of the X-T3Simulated viewfinder of the PEN-F

Note: Differences in the image area are the result of different image ratios, 3:2 or 4:3. That can make it difficult to compare the viewfinder magnification of both cameras. However, with these two cameras the difference is considerable in any case.

Fujifilm X-T3 VS Olympus PEN-F Other Specs Comparison

Why is Fujifilm X-T3 a better choice

X-T3

PEN-F

Larger sensor (5)APS-CFour Thirds
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)26.1020.30
Higher speed (4, frames/second)2010
Auto Focus points (4)42581
Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)3.692.36
Better Video (2)3840 x 21601920 x 1080
External microphone (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)390330
USB 3.0 (2)
Environmental sealing (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the X-T3 are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and that the camera is faster. Additional pros for the Fujifilm are the faster and more accurate auto focus, the better viewfinder and the superior video recording. A recommendation of the X-T3 is made easy by the connector for an external microphone, that the battery has more stamina and the support for USB 3.0. HArdly a luxury, given today's image size and the requirements of 4K video.

The X-T3 scores 31 points.

Otherwise why to choose Olympus PEN-F

X-T3

PEN-F

Better sensibility (4)160 - 12800 ISO200 - 25600 ISO
Larger lens selection (3)2580
Image stabilizer (3)
Weighs less (2)539g
(17.4 oz.)
427g
(13.8 oz.)
More portable (2)723cm³
(46 cu.in.)
336cm³
(21 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the PEN-F are the larger sensitivity, the larger selection of lenses and the optical image stabilizer. A nice touch is the lower weight than the X-T3 and the more compact size.

Yields 14 points for the PEN-F.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

X-T3

PEN-F

Sensor cleaning
Sensor resolution (MP)1.041.04
Articulated screen
Touch screen
WiFi
Fujifilm X-T3 VS Olympus PEN-F Dimensions

Look at front view of the X-T3 and PEN-F

X-T3 und PEN-F, front viewX-T3 und PEN-F, front view

Top view of cameras

X-T3 und PEN-F, view from aboveX-T3 und PEN-F, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Fujifilm X-T3

Olympus PEN-F

31
14

We recommend Fujifilm X-T3 as better choice.

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