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Fujifilm X-T2 vs Sony A6300

Portability
76
Imaging
67
Features
79
Overall
71
Fujifilm X-T2 front
 
Sony Alpha a6300 front
Portability
83
Imaging
67
Features
82
Overall
73

Fujifilm X-T2 vs Sony A6300 Key Specs

Fujifilm X-T2
(Full Review)
  • 24MP - APS-C Sensor
  • 3.2" Tilting Screen
  • ISO 200 - 12800 (Increase to 51200)
  • No Anti-Alias Filter
  • 1/8000s Max Shutter
  • 3840 x 2160 video
  • Fujifilm X Mount
  • 507g - 133 x 92 x 49mm
  • Released July 2016
  • Earlier Model is Fujifilm X-T1
  • Renewed by Fujifilm X-T3
Sony A6300
(Full Review)
  • 24MP - APS-C Sensor
  • 3" Tilting Screen
  • ISO 100 - 25600 (Expand to 51200)
  • 3840 x 2160 video
  • Sony E Mount
  • 404g - 120 x 67 x 49mm
  • Introduced February 2016
  • Replaced the Sony A6000
  • Newer Model is Sony A6500
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Fujifilm X-T2 vs Sony A6300 Overview

Below is a thorough overview of the Fujifilm X-T2 and Sony A6300, both Advanced Mirrorless digital cameras by competitors FujiFilm and Sony. The image resolution of the Fujifilm X-T2 (24MP) and the A6300 (24MP) is pretty similar and both cameras offer the same sensor sizing (APS-C).

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The Fujifilm X-T2 was unveiled 6 months later than the A6300 so they are both of a similar age. Each of these cameras have different body design with the Fujifilm X-T2 being a SLR-style mirrorless camera and the Sony A6300 being a Rangefinder-style mirrorless camera.

Before we go into a complete comparison, here is a quick highlight of how the Fujifilm X-T2 matches up vs the A6300 in the way of portability, imaging, features and an overall grade.

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Reasons to pick Fujifilm X-T2 over the Sony A6300

 Fujifilm X-T2 A6300 
Screen dimensions3.2"3"Bigger screen (+0.2")
Screen resolution1040k922kSharper screen (+118k dot)

Reasons to pick Sony A6300 over the Fujifilm X-T2

 A6300 Fujifilm X-T2 

Common features in the Fujifilm X-T2 and Sony A6300

 Fujifilm X-T2 A6300 
IntroducedJuly 2016February 2016Similar age
Focus manually Very accurate focus
Screen typeTiltingTiltingTilting screen
Selfie screen Lacking selfie screen
Touch screen Lacking Touch screen

Fujifilm X-T2 vs Sony A6300 Physical Comparison

If you are aiming to lug around your camera regularly, you'll have to take into account its weight and measurements. The Fujifilm X-T2 enjoys external measurements of 133mm x 92mm x 49mm (5.2" x 3.6" x 1.9") accompanied by a weight of 507 grams (1.12 lbs) whilst the Sony A6300 has proportions of 120mm x 67mm x 49mm (4.7" x 2.6" x 1.9") along with a weight of 404 grams (0.89 lbs).

Take a look at the Fujifilm X-T2 and Sony A6300 in our brand new Camera plus Lens Size Comparison Tool. Camera Size Comparison with Lenses

Take into account, the weight of an ILC will vary depending on the lens you choose at that moment. The following is a front view sizing comparison of the Fujifilm X-T2 versus the A6300.

Fujifilm X-T2 vs Sony A6300 size comparison

Using dimensions and weight, the portability score of the Fujifilm X-T2 and A6300 is 76 and 83 respectively.

Fujifilm X-T2 vs Sony A6300 top view buttons comparison

Fujifilm X-T2 vs Sony A6300 Sensor Comparison

Normally, it is tough to envision the gap between sensor measurements just by reviewing specifications. The visual below should give you a far better sense of the sensor sizing in the Fujifilm X-T2 and A6300.

To sum up, both the cameras have the same sensor dimensions and the identical megapixels so you can expect similar quality of pictures although you have to consider the age of the products into consideration.

Fujifilm X-T2 vs Sony A6300 sensor size comparison

Fujifilm X-T2 vs Sony A6300 Screen and ViewFinder

Fujifilm X-T2 vs Sony A6300 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Fujifilm X-T2 as a Portrait photography camera
Sony A6300 as a Portrait photography camera
80
manual focus
megapixel count decent (24 megapixels)
sensor size is nice (APS-C)
supports face detect focusing
saves RAW formats
80
has manual focus
megapixel count decent (24MP)
sensor size is decent (APS-C)
offers face detect autofocus
delivers RAW formats
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Street Comparison

Street photography with Fujifilm X-T2
Street photography with Sony A6300
75
has a tilting screen
sensor size is nice (APS-C)
saves RAW formats
environment proofing
lack of image stabilization
79
tilting screen
sensor size is decent (APS-C)
delivers RAW formats
weather sealing
great ISO range (25,600)
no image stabilization
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Sports Comparison

Fujifilm X-T2 Sports photography factors
Sony A6300 Sports photography factors
72
great max shutter speed (1/8,000s)
silent shooting (1/32,000s)
megapixel count decent (24 megapixels)
sensor size is nice (APS-C)
supports tracking focus
environment proofing
comes with phase detect AF
lack of image stabilization
terrible battery (340 CIPA)
75
megapixel count decent (24MP)
sensor size is decent (APS-C)
offers tracking focus
weather sealing
sensor has phase detect autofocus
no image stabilization
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Travel Comparison

Fujifilm X-T2 Travel photography details
Sony A6300 Travel photography details
63
environment proofing
megapixel count decent (24MP)
terrible battery (340 shots)
screen is not selfie friendly
76
weather sealing
megapixel count decent (24MP)
flash built-in
screen is not selfie friendly
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Landscape Comparison

Fujifilm X-T2 Landscape photography features
Sony A6300 Landscape photography features
75
manual focus
change lenses (Fujifilm X mount)
screen size is decent (3.2")
megapixel count decent (24MP)
sensor size is nice (APS-C)
does not have anti-alias filter
saves RAW formats
environment proofing
has double storage slots
lack of image stabilization
terrible battery (340 per charge)
79
has manual focus
swap lenses (Sony E mount)
screen is a decent size (3 inch)
megapixel count decent (24MP)
sensor size is decent (APS-C)
great ISO range (25,600)
delivers RAW formats
weather sealing
no image stabilization
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Vlogging Comparison

Vlogging with Fujifilm X-T2
Vlogging with Sony A6300
33
supports face detect focusing
high res video (3840 x 2160 resolution)
does have microphone port
screen is not selfie friendly
lack of image stabilization
35
offers face detect autofocus
video res high (3840 x 2160 resolution)
includes mic support
screen is not selfie friendly
no image stabilization
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Fujifilm X-T2 vs Sony A6300 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Fujifilm X-T2 and Sony A6300
 Fujifilm X-T2Sony Alpha a6300
General Information
Manufacturer FujiFilm Sony
Model type Fujifilm X-T2 Sony Alpha a6300
Type Advanced Mirrorless Advanced Mirrorless
Released 2016-07-07 2016-02-03
Physical type SLR-style mirrorless Rangefinder-style mirrorless
Sensor Information
Processor X-Processor Pro2 BIONZ X
Sensor type CMOS X-TRANS III 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 24 megapixel
Anti alias filter
Aspect ratio 1:1, 3:2 and 16:9 3:2 and 16:9
Peak resolution 6000 x 4000 6000 x 4000
Highest native ISO 12800 25600
Highest enhanced ISO 51200 51200
Lowest native ISO 200 100
RAW photos
Lowest enhanced ISO 100 -
Autofocusing
Focus manually
Touch to focus
Autofocus continuous
Autofocus single
Autofocus tracking
Autofocus selectice
Center weighted autofocus
Multi area autofocus
Live view autofocus
Face detection autofocus
Contract detection autofocus
Phase detection autofocus
Total focus points 325 425
Lens
Lens mount type Fujifilm X Sony E
Available lenses 54 121
Crop factor 1.5 1.5
Screen
Screen type Tilting Tilting
Screen sizing 3.2" 3"
Resolution of screen 1,040 thousand dots 922 thousand dots
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch functionality
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder type Electronic Electronic
Viewfinder resolution 2,360 thousand dots 2,359 thousand dots
Viewfinder coverage 100% 100%
Viewfinder magnification 0.77x 0.7x
Features
Minimum shutter speed 30 seconds 30 seconds
Fastest shutter speed 1/8000 seconds 1/4000 seconds
Fastest silent shutter speed 1/32000 seconds -
Continuous shutter rate 14.0 frames per sec 11.0 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 6.00 m (at ISO 100)
Flash modes Auto, standard, slow sync, manual, commander Flash off, Autoflash, Fill-flash, Rear Sync., Slow Sync., Red-eye reduction, Hi-speed sync, Wireless
External flash
Auto exposure bracketing
WB bracketing
Fastest flash synchronize 1/250 seconds -
Exposure
Multisegment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF area
Center weighted
Video features
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) 4K (3840 x 2160 @ 30p/24p), 1920 x 1080 (120p, 60p, 60i, 30p, 24p), 1280 x 720 (24p)
Highest video resolution 3840x2160 3840x2160
Video file format MPEG-4, H.264 MPEG-4, AVCHD, XAVC S, H.264
Mic support
Headphone support
Connectivity
Wireless Built-In Built-In
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 3.0 (5 GBit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS None None
Physical
Environment sealing
Water proofing
Dust proofing
Shock proofing
Crush proofing
Freeze proofing
Weight 507g (1.12 pounds) 404g (0.89 pounds)
Physical dimensions 133 x 92 x 49mm (5.2" x 3.6" x 1.9") 120 x 67 x 49mm (4.7" x 2.6" x 1.9")
DXO scores
DXO Overall rating not tested 85
DXO Color Depth rating not tested 24.4
DXO Dynamic range rating not tested 13.7
DXO Low light rating not tested 1437
Other
Battery life 340 images 400 images
Type of battery Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery ID NP-W126S NP-FW50
Self timer Yes (2 or 10 secs) Yes
Time lapse feature With downloadable app
Type of storage Dual SD/SDHC/SDXC UHS II SD/SDHC/SDXC
Card slots 2 One
Pricing at release $1,600 $889