Fujifilm X-A1 vs Fujifilm X-Pro1

Portability
87
Imaging
60
Features
61
Overall
60
Fujifilm X-A1 front
 
Fujifilm X-Pro1 front
Portability
80
Imaging
59
Features
52
Overall
56

Fujifilm X-A1 vs Fujifilm X-Pro1 Key Specs

Fujifilm X-A1
(Full Review)
  • 16MP - APS-C Sensor
  • 3" Tilting Display
  • ISO 200 - 6400
  • 1920 x 1080 video
  • Fujifilm X Mount
  • 330g - 117 x 67 x 39mm
  • Revealed November 2013
  • Renewed by Fujifilm X-A2
Fujifilm X-Pro1
(Full Review)
  • 16MP - APS-C Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Display
  • ISO 100 - 6400 (Push to 25600)
  • No Anti-Alias Filter
  • 1920 x 1080 video
  • Fujifilm X Mount
  • 450g - 140 x 82 x 43mm
  • Announced June 2012
  • Later Model is Fujifilm X-Pro2
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Fujifilm X-A1 vs Fujifilm X-Pro1 Overview

The following is a comprehensive review of the Fujifilm X-A1 versus Fujifilm X-Pro1, one is a Entry-Level Mirrorless and the other is a Advanced Mirrorless and they are both produced by FujiFilm. The image resolution of the Fujifilm X-A1 (16MP) and the Fujifilm X-Pro1 (16MP) is very close and they come with the exact same sensor sizes (APS-C).

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The Fujifilm X-A1 was manufactured 18 months after the Fujifilm X-Pro1 making the cameras a generation away from one another. Both of these cameras come with the identical body type (Rangefinder-style mirrorless).

Before delving through a in depth comparison, below is a concise overview of how the Fujifilm X-A1 scores versus the Fujifilm X-Pro1 when it comes to portability, imaging, features and an overall mark.

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Reasons to pick Fujifilm X-A1 over the Fujifilm X-Pro1

 Fujifilm X-A1 Fujifilm X-Pro1 
AnnouncedNovember 2013June 2012Newer by 18 months
Display typeTiltingFixed Tilting display

Reasons to pick Fujifilm X-Pro1 over the Fujifilm X-A1

 Fujifilm X-Pro1 Fujifilm X-A1 
Display resolution1230k920kSharper display (+310k dot)

Common features in the Fujifilm X-A1 and Fujifilm X-Pro1

 Fujifilm X-A1 Fujifilm X-Pro1 
Focus manually Very exact focusing
Display dimension3"3"Identical display dimensions
Selfie screen Neither features selfie screen
Touch display Neither features Touch display

Fujifilm X-A1 vs Fujifilm X-Pro1 Physical Comparison

For anybody who is looking to travel with your camera regularly, you should consider its weight and proportions. The Fujifilm X-A1 enjoys external measurements of 117mm x 67mm x 39mm (4.6" x 2.6" x 1.5") accompanied by a weight of 330 grams (0.73 lbs) while the Fujifilm X-Pro1 has measurements of 140mm x 82mm x 43mm (5.5" x 3.2" x 1.7") with a weight of 450 grams (0.99 lbs).

Check the Fujifilm X-A1 versus Fujifilm X-Pro1 in the new Camera and Lens Size Comparison Tool. Camera Size Comparison with Lenses

Don't forget, the weight of an Interchangeable Lens Camera will differ depending on the lens you are working with at the time. Following is the front view physical size comparison of the Fujifilm X-A1 and the Fujifilm X-Pro1.

Fujifilm X-A1 vs Fujifilm X-Pro1 size comparison

Factoring in dimensions and weight, the portability score of the Fujifilm X-A1 and Fujifilm X-Pro1 is 87 and 80 respectively.

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Fujifilm X-A1 vs Fujifilm X-Pro1 Sensor Comparison

Typically, it's hard to imagine the difference in sensor dimensions merely by researching technical specs. The pic underneath will help give you a far better sense of the sensor measurements in the Fujifilm X-A1 and Fujifilm X-Pro1.

As you have seen, both the cameras have got the exact same sensor measurements and the identical resolution so you should expect comparable quality of photos however you need to take the production date of the cameras into account. The fresher Fujifilm X-A1 provides an edge when it comes to sensor tech.

Fujifilm X-A1 vs Fujifilm X-Pro1 sensor size comparison

Fujifilm X-A1 vs Fujifilm X-Pro1 Screen and ViewFinder

Fujifilm X-A1 vs Fujifilm X-Pro1 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Fujifilm X-A1 as a Portrait photography camera
Fujifilm X-Pro1 as a Portrait photography camera
76
has manual focus
decent megapixels (16MP)
sensor size is decent (APS-C)
has face detect focus
exports RAW files
75
has manual focus
good MP (16 megapixels)
sensor size is decent (APS-C)
saves RAW formats
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Street Comparison

Street photography with Fujifilm X-A1
Street photography with Fujifilm X-Pro1
77
tilting screen
sensor size is decent (APS-C)
exports RAW files
does not have image stabilization
64
sensor size is decent (APS-C)
saves RAW formats
no moving screen
lack of image stabilization
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Sports Comparison

Fujifilm X-A1 Sports photography features
Fujifilm X-Pro1 Sports photography features
55
decent megapixels (16MP)
sensor size is decent (APS-C)
has tracking focus
low frames per second (6.0 frames per second)
does not have image stabilization
does not have phase detect auto focus
46
good MP (16 megapixels)
sensor size is decent (APS-C)
max frames per second low (6.0 frames/s)
lack of image stabilization
low battery (300 CIPA)
lacks phase detect AF
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Travel Comparison

Fujifilm X-A1 as a Travel photography camera
Fujifilm X-Pro1 as a Travel photography camera
66
decent megapixels (16MP)
has built in flash
lack of Timelapse mode
doesn't posses selfie friendly screen
53
good MP (16MP)
doesn't have Timelapse function
low battery (300 CIPA)
doesn't contain selfie friendly display
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Landscape Comparison

Fujifilm X-A1 Landscape photography information
Fujifilm X-Pro1 Landscape photography information
70
has manual focus
swap lenses (Fujifilm X mount)
nice screen size (3 inch)
decent megapixels (16 megapixels)
sensor size is decent (APS-C)
exports RAW files
does not have image stabilization
lack of Timelapse mode
66
has manual focus
switch lenses (Fujifilm X mount)
screen is a good size (3")
good MP (16MP)
sensor size is decent (APS-C)
doesnt have anti-alias filter
saves RAW formats
lack of image stabilization
low battery (300 per charge)
doesn't have Timelapse function
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Vlogging Comparison

Fujifilm X-A1 Vlogging factors
Fujifilm X-Pro1 Vlogging factors
31
has face detect focus
video resolution high (1920 x 1080 pxls)
doesn't posses selfie friendly screen
does not have image stabilization
lack of microphone support
26
video resolution high (1920 x 1080 pixels)
doesn't contain selfie friendly display
lack of image stabilization
doesn't have microphone jack
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Fujifilm X-A1 vs Fujifilm X-Pro1 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Fujifilm X-A1 and Fujifilm X-Pro1
 Fujifilm X-A1Fujifilm X-Pro1
General Information
Brand Name FujiFilm FujiFilm
Model type Fujifilm X-A1 Fujifilm X-Pro1
Category Entry-Level Mirrorless Advanced Mirrorless
Revealed 2013-11-30 2012-06-28
Body design Rangefinder-style mirrorless Rangefinder-style mirrorless
Sensor Information
Processor Chip EXR Processor II EXR Pro
Sensor type CMOS CMOS X-TRANS I
Sensor size APS-C APS-C
Sensor measurements 23.6 x 15.6mm 23.6 x 15.6mm
Sensor area 368.2mm² 368.2mm²
Sensor resolution 16MP 16MP
Anti alias filter
Aspect ratio 1:1, 3:2 and 16:9 1:1, 3:2 and 16:9
Full resolution 4896 x 3264 4896 x 3264
Max native ISO 6400 6400
Max boosted ISO - 25600
Minimum native ISO 200 100
RAW images
Autofocusing
Focus manually
Autofocus touch
Continuous autofocus
Autofocus single
Tracking autofocus
Selective autofocus
Center weighted autofocus
Autofocus multi area
Autofocus live view
Face detect focus
Contract detect focus
Phase detect focus
Total focus points 49 -
Cross type focus points - -
Lens
Lens support Fujifilm X Fujifilm X
Total lenses 54 54
Focal length multiplier 1.5 1.5
Screen
Display type Tilting Fixed Type
Display size 3" 3"
Display resolution 920k dot 1,230k dot
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch screen
Display tech TFT LCD TFT color LCD monitor
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder type None Electronic and Optical (tunnel)
Viewfinder coverage - 100 percent
Viewfinder magnification - 0.6x
Features
Slowest shutter speed 30 secs 30 secs
Maximum shutter speed 1/4000 secs 1/4000 secs
Continuous shooting speed 6.0fps 6.0fps
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Expose Manually
Exposure compensation Yes Yes
Set white balance
Image stabilization
Integrated flash
Flash distance 7.00 m (ISO200m) no built-in flash
Flash settings Auto / Forced Flash / Suppressed Flash / Slow Synchro / Rear-curtain Synchro / Commander Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Slow Sync, Rear-curtain
Hot shoe
Auto exposure bracketing
White balance bracketing
Maximum flash sync 1/180 secs 1/180 secs
Exposure
Multisegment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF area
Center weighted
Video features
Video resolutions 1920 x 1080 30p, Continuous recording: up to approx. 14 min./1280 x 720 30p, Continuous recording: up to approx. 27 min. 1920 x 1080 (24 fps), 1280 x 720 (24 fps)
Max video resolution 1920x1080 1920x1080
Video format H.264 H.264
Microphone input
Headphone input
Connectivity
Wireless Built-In None
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS None None
Physical
Environmental seal
Water proofing
Dust proofing
Shock proofing
Crush proofing
Freeze proofing
Weight 330 gr (0.73 lbs) 450 gr (0.99 lbs)
Dimensions 117 x 67 x 39mm (4.6" x 2.6" x 1.5") 140 x 82 x 43mm (5.5" x 3.2" x 1.7")
DXO scores
DXO All around rating not tested not tested
DXO Color Depth rating not tested not tested
DXO Dynamic range rating not tested not tested
DXO Low light rating not tested not tested
Other
Battery life 350 photos 300 photos
Battery format Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery ID NP-W126 NP-W126
Self timer Yes (10 sec. / 2 sec.) Yes (2 or 10 sec)
Time lapse recording
Type of storage SD memory card / SDHC memory card / SDXC (UHS-I) memory card SD/SDHC/SDXC
Storage slots Single Single
Retail cost $329 $1,169