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Fujifilm X-E3 vs Sigma fp L

Portability
85
Imaging
68
Features
78
Overall
72
Fujifilm X-E3 front
 
Sigma fp L front
Portability
83
Imaging
83
Features
80
Overall
81

Fujifilm X-E3 vs Sigma fp L Key Specs

Fujifilm X-E3
(Full Review)
  • 24MP - APS-C Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Display
  • ISO 200 - 12800 (Expand to 51200)
  • No Anti-Alias Filter
  • 3840 x 2160 video
  • Fujifilm X Mount
  • 337g - 121 x 74 x 43mm
  • Revealed September 2017
  • Older Model is Fujifilm X-E2S
  • Replacement is Fujifilm X-E4
Sigma fp L
(Full Review)
  • 61MP - Full frame Sensor
  • 3.2" Fixed Screen
  • ISO 100 - 25600 (Raise to 102400)
  • 1/8000s Maximum Shutter
  • 3840 x 2160 video
  • Leica L Mount
  • 427g - 113 x 70 x 45mm
  • Released March 2021
  • Succeeded the Sigma fp
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Fujifilm X-E3 vs Sigma fp L Overview

Its time to look more in depth at the Fujifilm X-E3 and Sigma fp L, former is a Entry-Level Mirrorless while the latter is a Advanced Mirrorless by brands FujiFilm and Sigma. There is a large difference among the sensor resolutions of the Fujifilm X-E3 (24MP) and fp L (61MP) and the Fujifilm X-E3 (APS-C) and fp L (Full frame) have totally different sensor dimensions.

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The Fujifilm X-E3 was brought out 4 years prior to the fp L which is a fairly serious difference as far as camera tech is concerned. Each of the cameras feature the same body design (Rangefinder-style mirrorless).

Before getting straight to a step-by-step comparison, here is a quick summary of how the Fujifilm X-E3 matches up against the fp L in terms of portability, imaging, features and an overall mark.

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Reasons to pick Fujifilm X-E3 over the Sigma fp L

 Fujifilm X-E3 fp L 

Reasons to pick Sigma fp L over the Fujifilm X-E3

 fp L Fujifilm X-E3 
ReleasedMarch 2021September 2017Newer by 43 months
Screen size3.2"3"Bigger screen (+0.2")
Screen resolution2100k1040kSharper screen (+1060k dot)

Common features in the Fujifilm X-E3 and Sigma fp L

 Fujifilm X-E3 fp L 
Manually focus More precise focusing
Screen typeFixed Fixed Fixed screen
Selfie screen Neither features selfie screen
Touch friendly screen Quickly navigate

Fujifilm X-E3 vs Sigma fp L Physical Comparison

When you are planning to travel with your camera frequently, you're going to have to consider its weight and size. The Fujifilm X-E3 enjoys exterior dimensions of 121mm x 74mm x 43mm (4.8" x 2.9" x 1.7") and a weight of 337 grams (0.74 lbs) and the Sigma fp L has specifications of 113mm x 70mm x 45mm (4.4" x 2.8" x 1.8") with a weight of 427 grams (0.94 lbs).

Take a look at the Fujifilm X-E3 and Sigma fp L in our newest Camera plus Lens Size Comparison Tool. Camera Size Comparison with Lenses

Don't forget, the weight of an ILC will change based on the lens you use at that time. Below is a front view scale comparison of the Fujifilm X-E3 versus the fp L.

Fujifilm X-E3 vs Sigma fp L size comparison

Considering size and weight, the portability rating of the Fujifilm X-E3 and fp L is 85 and 83 respectively.

Fujifilm X-E3 vs Sigma fp L top view buttons comparison

Fujifilm X-E3 vs Sigma fp L Sensor Comparison

Oftentimes, it is very hard to visualise the gap in sensor dimensions simply by viewing specs. The image underneath will give you a much better sense of the sensor sizes in the Fujifilm X-E3 and fp L.

All in all, the two cameras come with different megapixels and different sensor dimensions. The Fujifilm X-E3 because of its smaller sensor will make shooting bokeh more difficult and the Sigma fp L will render extra detail having its extra 37 Megapixels. Higher resolution will also enable you to crop shots a good deal more aggressively. The more aged Fujifilm X-E3 will be behind with regard to sensor technology.

Fujifilm X-E3 vs Sigma fp L sensor size comparison

Fujifilm X-E3 vs Sigma fp L Screen and ViewFinder

Fujifilm X-E3 vs Sigma fp L Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Portrait photography with Fujifilm X-E3
Portrait photography with Sigma fp L
80
you can focus manually
good resolution (24 megapixels)
good sensor size (APS-C)
features face detect focusing
delivers RAW files
89
manual focus
high megapixels (61 megapixels)
sensor size is great (Full frame)
offers face detection focus
delivers RAW formats
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Street Comparison

Fujifilm X-E3 Street photography details
Sigma fp L Street photography details
72
good sensor size (APS-C)
delivers RAW files
has touch focus
no moving screen
does not have image stabilization
78
sensor size is great (Full frame)
delivers RAW formats
supports touch focus
environment proofing
good ISO range (25,600)
screen does not articulate
no image stabilization
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Sports Comparison

Sports photography with Fujifilm X-E3
Sports photography with Sigma fp L
75
quiet shutter (1/32,000s)
good resolution (24 megapixels)
good sensor size (APS-C)
features tracking focus
has phase detect AF
does not have image stabilization
79
max shutter speed is good (1/8,000 seconds)
high megapixels (61MP)
sensor size is great (Full frame)
offers tracking autofocus
environment proofing
supports phase detect auto focus
no image stabilization
bad battery life (240 CIPA)
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Travel Comparison

Travel photography with Fujifilm X-E3
Travel photography with Sigma fp L
77
has bluetooth
has touch focus
good resolution (24MP)
display isn't selfie friendly
73
environment proofing
supports touch focus
high megapixels (61 megapixels)
bad battery life (240 per charge)
does not contain selfie friendly display
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Landscape Comparison

Fujifilm X-E3 Landscape photography details
Sigma fp L Landscape photography details
79
you can focus manually
interchangeable lenses (Fujifilm X mount)
pretty good screen size (3")
good resolution (24 megapixels)
good sensor size (APS-C)
does not have low pass filter
delivers RAW files
does not have image stabilization
81
manual focus
switch lenses (Leica L mount)
good sized screen (3.2 inches)
high megapixels (61 megapixels)
sensor size is great (Full frame)
good ISO range (25,600)
delivers RAW formats
environment proofing
no image stabilization
bad battery life (240 CIPA)
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Vlogging Comparison

Fujifilm X-E3 Vlogging highlights
Sigma fp L Vlogging highlights
37
touchscreen functionality
features face detect focusing
high video quality (3840 x 2160 resolution)
has microphone support
display isn't selfie friendly
does not have image stabilization
38
touchscreen functionality
offers face detection focus
video resolution high (3840 x 2160 pixels)
comes with external microphone jack
does not contain selfie friendly display
no image stabilization
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Fujifilm X-E3 vs Sigma fp L Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Fujifilm X-E3 and Sigma fp L
 Fujifilm X-E3Sigma fp L
General Information
Company FujiFilm Sigma
Model type Fujifilm X-E3 Sigma fp L
Category Entry-Level Mirrorless Advanced Mirrorless
Revealed 2017-09-07 2021-03-25
Body design Rangefinder-style mirrorless Rangefinder-style mirrorless
Sensor Information
Powered by EXR Processor III -
Sensor type CMOS X-TRANS III BSI-CMOS
Sensor size APS-C Full frame
Sensor measurements 23.6 x 15.6mm 36 x 24mm
Sensor area 368.2mm² 864.0mm²
Sensor resolution 24 megapixel 61 megapixel
Anti alias filter
Aspect ratio 1:1, 3:2 and 16:9 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9
Max resolution 6000 x 4000 9520 x 6328
Max native ISO 12800 25600
Max enhanced ISO 51200 102400
Lowest native ISO 200 100
RAW pictures
Lowest enhanced ISO 100 6
Autofocusing
Focus manually
Autofocus touch
Continuous autofocus
Autofocus single
Autofocus tracking
Autofocus selectice
Autofocus center weighted
Autofocus multi area
Live view autofocus
Face detect autofocus
Contract detect autofocus
Phase detect autofocus
Total focus points 325 49
Lens
Lens support Fujifilm X Leica L
Number of lenses 54 40
Focal length multiplier 1.5 1
Screen
Display type Fixed Type Fixed Type
Display sizing 3 inch 3.2 inch
Resolution of display 1,040 thousand dot 2,100 thousand dot
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch function
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder Electronic Electronic (optional)
Viewfinder resolution 2,360 thousand dot 3,680 thousand dot
Viewfinder coverage 100% 100%
Viewfinder magnification 0.62x 0.83x
Features
Minimum shutter speed 30 seconds 30 seconds
Fastest shutter speed 1/4000 seconds 1/8000 seconds
Fastest quiet shutter speed 1/32000 seconds -
Continuous shutter speed 14.0 frames per sec 10.0 frames per sec
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Expose Manually
Exposure compensation Yes Yes
Set white balance
Image stabilization
Inbuilt flash
Flash distance no built-in flash no built-in flash
Flash settings no built-in flash no built-in flash
Hot shoe
Auto exposure bracketing
WB bracketing
Fastest flash sync 1/180 seconds -
Exposure
Multisegment exposure
Average exposure
Spot exposure
Partial exposure
AF area exposure
Center weighted exposure
Video features
Video resolutions 3840 x 2160 (20p, 25p, 24p) 3840 x 2160 @ 30p, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 25p, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 23.98p, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 120p, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 100p, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 60p, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 50p, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 30p, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 25p, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 23.98p, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
Max video resolution 3840x2160 3840x2160
Video data format MPEG-4, H.264 MPEG-4, H.264
Microphone input
Headphone input
Connectivity
Wireless Built-In Built-In
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) Yes (USB Power Delivery supported)
GPS None None
Physical
Environmental seal
Water proofing
Dust proofing
Shock proofing
Crush proofing
Freeze proofing
Weight 337 grams (0.74 lbs) 427 grams (0.94 lbs)
Physical dimensions 121 x 74 x 43mm (4.8" x 2.9" x 1.7") 113 x 70 x 45mm (4.4" x 2.8" x 1.8")
DXO scores
DXO Overall 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 shots 240 shots
Style of battery Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery ID NP-W126S BP-51
Self timer Yes Yes (2 or 10 sec)
Time lapse feature
Type of storage SD/SDHC/SDXC SD/SDHC/SDXC (UHS-II supported)
Storage slots One One
Retail price $700 $2,499