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Fujifilm X-T2 vs Fujifilm X-T3

Portability
76
Imaging
67
Features
79
Overall
71
Fujifilm X-T2 front
 
Fujifilm X-T3 front
Portability
71
Imaging
70
Features
88
Overall
77

Fujifilm X-T2 vs Fujifilm X-T3 Key Specs

Fujifilm X-T2
(Full Review)
  • 24MP - APS-C Sensor
  • 3.2" Tilting Screen
  • ISO 200 - 12800 (Raise to 51200)
  • No Anti-Alias Filter
  • 1/8000s Maximum Shutter
  • 3840 x 2160 video
  • Fujifilm X Mount
  • 507g - 133 x 92 x 49mm
  • Introduced July 2016
  • Old Model is Fujifilm X-T1
  • Successor is Fujifilm X-T3
Fujifilm X-T3
(Full Review)
  • 26MP - APS-C Sensor
  • 3" Tilting Screen
  • ISO 160 - 12800 (Bump to 51200)
  • No Anti-Alias Filter
  • 1/8000s Maximum Shutter
  • 4096 x 2160 video
  • Fujifilm X Mount
  • 539g - 133 x 93 x 59mm
  • Introduced September 2018
  • Old Model is Fujifilm X-T2
  • Replacement is Fujifilm X-T4
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Fujifilm X-T2 vs Fujifilm X-T3 Overview

On this page, we will be reviewing the Fujifilm X-T2 vs Fujifilm X-T3, both Advanced Mirrorless digital cameras and both of them are built by FujiFilm. The image resolution of the Fujifilm X-T2 (24MP) and the Fujifilm X-T3 (26MP) is relatively well matched and both cameras offer the same sensor sizing (APS-C).

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The Fujifilm X-T2 was launched 3 years before the Fujifilm X-T3 which is quite a big difference as far as tech is concerned. Each of these cameras have the same body design (SLR-style mirrorless).

Before delving into a detailed comparison, here is a short highlight of how the Fujifilm X-T2 grades versus the Fujifilm X-T3 when considering portability, imaging, features and an overall score.

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Reasons to pick Fujifilm X-T2 over the Fujifilm X-T3

 Fujifilm X-T2 Fujifilm X-T3 
Screen dimensions3.2"3"Bigger screen (+0.2")

Reasons to pick Fujifilm X-T3 over the Fujifilm X-T2

 Fujifilm X-T3 Fujifilm X-T2 
IntroducedSeptember 2018July 2016More modern by 26 months
Touch screen Quickly navigate

Common features in the Fujifilm X-T2 and Fujifilm X-T3

 Fujifilm X-T2 Fujifilm X-T3 
Focus manually Dial accurate focusing
Screen typeTiltingTiltingTilting screen
Screen resolution1040k1040kThe same screen resolution
Selfie screen Absent selfie screen

Fujifilm X-T2 vs Fujifilm X-T3 Physical Comparison

In case you're intending to carry around your camera, you will want to consider its weight and measurements. The Fujifilm X-T2 has physical dimensions of 133mm x 92mm x 49mm (5.2" x 3.6" x 1.9") with a weight of 507 grams (1.12 lbs) while the Fujifilm X-T3 has proportions of 133mm x 93mm x 59mm (5.2" x 3.7" x 2.3") along with a weight of 539 grams (1.19 lbs).

Contrast the Fujifilm X-T2 vs Fujifilm X-T3 in our completely new Camera & Lens Size Comparison Tool. Camera Size Comparison with Lenses

Remember, the weight of an ILC will vary depending on the lens you are employing at that moment. Following is a front view size comparison of the Fujifilm X-T2 against the Fujifilm X-T3.

Fujifilm X-T2 vs Fujifilm X-T3 size comparison

Factoring in size and weight, the portability grade of the Fujifilm X-T2 and Fujifilm X-T3 is 76 and 71 respectively.

Fujifilm X-T2 vs Fujifilm X-T3 top view buttons comparison

Fujifilm X-T2 vs Fujifilm X-T3 Sensor Comparison

Often, it's hard to see the difference between sensor sizes simply by checking specifications. The picture underneath might provide you a more clear sense of the sensor dimensions in the Fujifilm X-T2 and Fujifilm X-T3.

Plainly, each of these cameras provide the same sensor dimensions albeit not the same megapixels. You can count on the Fujifilm X-T3 to give you greater detail utilizing its extra 2MP. Higher resolution will enable you to crop shots more aggressively. The more aged Fujifilm X-T2 is going to be disadvantaged when it comes to sensor technology.

Fujifilm X-T2 vs Fujifilm X-T3 sensor size comparison

Fujifilm X-T2 vs Fujifilm X-T3 Screen and ViewFinder

Fujifilm X-T2 vs Fujifilm X-T3 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Fujifilm X-T2 Portrait photography features
Fujifilm X-T3 Portrait photography features
80
manual focus
megapixel count good (24 megapixels)
sensor size is good (APS-C)
comes with face detection autofocus
supports RAW formats
82
has manual focus
megapixel count fantastic (26MP)
sensor size is decent (APS-C)
comes with face detect focusing
exports RAW files
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Street Comparison

Fujifilm X-T2 Street photography info
Fujifilm X-T3 Street photography info
75
screen tilts up and down
sensor size is good (APS-C)
supports RAW formats
environment proof
does not have image stabilization
75
has a tilting screen
sensor size is decent (APS-C)
exports RAW files
has touch focus
weather sealing
does not have image stabilization
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Sports Comparison

Fujifilm X-T2 Sports photography info
Fujifilm X-T3 Sports photography info
72
high shutter speed (1/8,000s)
quiet shooting (1/32,000s)
megapixel count good (24 megapixels)
sensor size is good (APS-C)
comes with tracking autofocus
environment proof
supports phase detect autofocus
does not have image stabilization
bad battery pack (340 per charge)
79
maximum shutter speed is high (1/8,000 seconds)
silent mode (1/32,000 seconds)
fast continuous shooting (20.0 frames per second)
megapixel count fantastic (26MP)
sensor size is decent (APS-C)
comes with tracking focus
weather sealing
has phase detect AF
does not have image stabilization
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Travel Comparison

Fujifilm X-T2 Travel photography features
Fujifilm X-T3 Travel photography features
63
environment proof
megapixel count good (24MP)
bad battery pack (340 per charge)
does not contain selfie friendly display
74
weather sealing
connects via bluetooth
has touch focus
megapixel count fantastic (26 megapixels)
screen isn't selfie friendly
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Landscape Comparison

Fujifilm X-T2 as a Landscape photography camera
Fujifilm X-T3 as a Landscape photography camera
75
manual focus
switch lenses (Fujifilm X mount)
screen size is good (3.2 inches)
megapixel count good (24 megapixels)
sensor size is good (APS-C)
no anti aliasing filter
supports RAW formats
environment proof
has dual storage slots
does not have image stabilization
bad battery pack (340 CIPA)
80
has manual focus
swap lenses (Fujifilm X mount)
pretty good screen size (3 inches)
megapixel count fantastic (26 megapixels)
sensor size is decent (APS-C)
doesnt have low pass filter
exports RAW files
weather sealing
2 card slots
does not have image stabilization
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Vlogging Comparison

Fujifilm X-T2 Vlogging information
Fujifilm X-T3 Vlogging information
33
comes with face detection autofocus
high quality video (3840 x 2160 pixels)
comes with external mic jack
does not contain selfie friendly display
does not have image stabilization
34
built-in touchscreen
comes with face detect focusing
high video quality (4096 x 2160 pxls)
has mic support
screen isn't selfie friendly
does not have image stabilization
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Fujifilm X-T2 vs Fujifilm X-T3 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Fujifilm X-T2 and Fujifilm X-T3
 Fujifilm X-T2Fujifilm X-T3
General Information
Manufacturer FujiFilm FujiFilm
Model Fujifilm X-T2 Fujifilm X-T3
Category Advanced Mirrorless Advanced Mirrorless
Introduced 2016-07-07 2018-09-06
Physical type SLR-style mirrorless SLR-style mirrorless
Sensor Information
Processor X-Processor Pro2 X-Processor 4
Sensor type CMOS X-TRANS III BSI-CMOS
Sensor size APS-C APS-C
Sensor dimensions 23.6 x 15.6mm 23.5 x 15.6mm
Sensor surface area 368.2mm² 366.6mm²
Sensor resolution 24 megapixel 26 megapixel
Anti aliasing filter
Aspect ratio 1:1, 3:2 and 16:9 1:1, 3:2 and 16:9
Maximum resolution 6000 x 4000 6240 x 4160
Maximum native ISO 12800 12800
Maximum boosted ISO 51200 51200
Minimum native ISO 200 160
RAW pictures
Minimum boosted ISO 100 80
Autofocusing
Focus manually
Touch focus
AF continuous
Single AF
Tracking AF
AF selectice
AF center weighted
Multi area AF
Live view AF
Face detection AF
Contract detection AF
Phase detection AF
Number of focus points 325 425
Lens
Lens mounting type Fujifilm X Fujifilm X
Available lenses 54 54
Crop factor 1.5 1.5
Screen
Type of screen Tilting Tilting
Screen sizing 3.2 inch 3 inch
Screen resolution 1,040 thousand dots 1,040 thousand dots
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch function
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder Electronic Electronic
Viewfinder resolution 2,360 thousand dots 3,690 thousand dots
Viewfinder coverage 100% 100%
Viewfinder magnification 0.77x 0.75x
Features
Lowest shutter speed 30 seconds 30 seconds
Highest shutter speed 1/8000 seconds 1/8000 seconds
Highest silent shutter speed 1/32000 seconds 1/32000 seconds
Continuous shooting rate 14.0 frames/s 20.0 frames/s
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Expose Manually
Exposure compensation Yes Yes
Set WB
Image stabilization
Inbuilt flash
Flash range no built-in flash no built-in flash
Flash settings Auto, standard, slow sync, manual, commander no built-in flash
Hot shoe
Auto exposure bracketing
WB bracketing
Highest flash synchronize 1/250 seconds 1/250 seconds
Exposure
Multisegment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF area
Center weighted
Video features
Supported video resolutions 3840 x 2160 (29.97p, 25p, 24p, 23.98p), 1920 x 1080 (59.94p, 50p, 29.97p, 25p, 24p, 23.98p), 1280 x 720 (60p, 50p, 30p, 25p, 24p) 4096x2160 (60p/50p/30p/25p/24p/23.98p)
Maximum video resolution 3840x2160 4096x2160
Video file format MPEG-4, H.264 MPEG-4, H.264, H.265
Mic support
Headphone support
Connectivity
Wireless Built-In Built-In
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 3.0 (5 GBit/sec) USB 3.0 (5 GBit/sec)
GPS None None
Physical
Environment sealing
Water proof
Dust proof
Shock proof
Crush proof
Freeze proof
Weight 507 grams (1.12 lbs) 539 grams (1.19 lbs)
Physical dimensions 133 x 92 x 49mm (5.2" x 3.6" x 1.9") 133 x 93 x 59mm (5.2" x 3.7" x 2.3")
DXO scores
DXO All around score not tested not tested
DXO Color Depth score not tested not tested
DXO Dynamic range score not tested not tested
DXO Low light score not tested not tested
Other
Battery life 340 shots 390 shots
Form of battery Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery model NP-W126S NP-W126S
Self timer Yes (2 or 10 secs) Yes
Time lapse feature
Storage type Dual SD/SDHC/SDXC UHS II -
Card slots Two Two
Pricing at launch $1,600 $1,500