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Fujifilm X-T30 II vs Sony NEX-C3

Portability
82
Imaging
73
Features
88
Overall
79
Fujifilm X-T30 II front
 
Sony Alpha NEX-C3 front
Portability
91
Imaging
57
Features
57
Overall
57

Fujifilm X-T30 II vs Sony NEX-C3 Key Specs

Fujifilm X-T30 II
(Full Review)
  • 26MP - APS-C Sensor
  • 3" Tilting Display
  • ISO 160 - 12800 (Push to 51200)
  • No Anti-Alias Filter
  • 4096 x 2160 video
  • Fujifilm X Mount
  • 383g - 118 x 83 x 47mm
  • Released September 2021
  • Previous Model is Fujifilm X-T30
Sony NEX-C3
(Full Review)
  • 16MP - APS-C Sensor
  • 3" Tilting Screen
  • ISO 100 - 12800
  • 1280 x 720 video
  • Sony E Mount
  • 225g - 110 x 60 x 33mm
  • Introduced August 2011
  • Superseded the Sony NEX-3
  • Later Model is Sony NEX-F3
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Fujifilm X-T30 II vs Sony NEX-C3 Overview

Its time to look closer at the Fujifilm X-T30 II versus Sony NEX-C3, both Entry-Level Mirrorless digital cameras by brands FujiFilm and Sony. There exists a big gap between the resolutions of the Fujifilm X-T30 II (26MP) and NEX-C3 (16MP) but they possess the exact same sensor sizing (APS-C).

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The Fujifilm X-T30 II was released 10 years later than the NEX-C3 and that is quite a big gap as far as technology is concerned. Each of the cameras come with different body type with the Fujifilm X-T30 II being a SLR-style mirrorless camera and the Sony NEX-C3 being a Rangefinder-style mirrorless camera.

Before diving straight into a complete comparison, below is a concise summation of how the Fujifilm X-T30 II grades vs the NEX-C3 for portability, imaging, features and an overall rating.

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Reasons to pick Fujifilm X-T30 II over the Sony NEX-C3

 Fujifilm X-T30 II NEX-C3 
IntroducedSeptember 2021August 2011Fresher by 123 months
Screen resolution1040k920kClearer screen (+120k dot)
Touch friendly screen Quickly navigate

Reasons to pick Sony NEX-C3 over the Fujifilm X-T30 II

 NEX-C3 Fujifilm X-T30 II 

Common features in the Fujifilm X-T30 II and Sony NEX-C3

 Fujifilm X-T30 II NEX-C3 
Manual focus More precise focusing
Screen typeTiltingTiltingTilting screen
Screen dimension3"3"Identical screen measurement
Selfie screen Missing selfie screen

Fujifilm X-T30 II vs Sony NEX-C3 Physical Comparison

In case you're intending to carry your camera, you have to factor its weight and dimensions. The Fujifilm X-T30 II offers outside dimensions of 118mm x 83mm x 47mm (4.6" x 3.3" x 1.9") and a weight of 383 grams (0.84 lbs) while the Sony NEX-C3 has dimensions of 110mm x 60mm x 33mm (4.3" x 2.4" x 1.3") with a weight of 225 grams (0.50 lbs).

Examine the Fujifilm X-T30 II versus Sony NEX-C3 in the new Camera with Lens Size Comparison Tool. Camera Size Comparison with Lenses

Always remember, the weight of an Interchangeable Lens Camera will vary based on the lens you use at that moment. The following is the front view measurements comparison of the Fujifilm X-T30 II versus the NEX-C3.

Fujifilm X-T30 II vs Sony NEX-C3 size comparison

Factoring in dimensions and weight, the portability grade of the Fujifilm X-T30 II and NEX-C3 is 82 and 91 respectively.

Fujifilm X-T30 II vs Sony NEX-C3 top view buttons comparison

Fujifilm X-T30 II vs Sony NEX-C3 Sensor Comparison

More often than not, it can be hard to picture the contrast between sensor sizing simply by looking at specs. The photograph here will offer you a much better sense of the sensor sizes in the Fujifilm X-T30 II and NEX-C3.

All in all, both of the cameras have got the exact same sensor measurements albeit different megapixels. You should expect the Fujifilm X-T30 II to give greater detail as a result of its extra 10 Megapixels. Higher resolution will allow you to crop pictures much more aggressively. The newer Fujifilm X-T30 II should have a benefit in sensor innovation.

Fujifilm X-T30 II vs Sony NEX-C3 sensor size comparison

Fujifilm X-T30 II vs Sony NEX-C3 Screen and ViewFinder

Fujifilm X-T30 II vs Sony NEX-C3 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
Photography Glossary

Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Fujifilm X-T30 II as a Portrait photography camera
Sony NEX-C3 as a Portrait photography camera
83
focusing manually
great MP (26MP)
nice sensor size (APS-C)
supports face detection autofocus
saves RAW formats
74
manual focus
resolution is good (16 megapixels)
sensor size is nice (APS-C)
exports RAW files
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Street Comparison

Fujifilm X-T30 II Street photography details
Sony NEX-C3 Street photography details
79
screen tilts up and down
nice sensor size (APS-C)
saves RAW formats
comes with touch to focus
no image stabilization
80
has a tilting screen
sensor size is nice (APS-C)
exports RAW files
lighter than average in class (225 grams)
no image stabilization
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Sports Comparison

Fujifilm X-T30 II Sports photography advice
Sony NEX-C3 Sports photography advice
80
silent shooting (1/32,000 seconds)
fast shooting (30.0 frames per second)
great MP (26 megapixels)
nice sensor size (APS-C)
supports tracking autofocus
good battery (380 per charge)
comes with phase detect autofocus
no image stabilization
53
resolution is good (16 megapixels)
sensor size is nice (APS-C)
good battery power (400 CIPA)
slow fps (6.0 frames/s)
no image stabilization
lack of phase detect autofocus
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Travel Comparison

Fujifilm X-T30 II as a Travel photography camera
Sony NEX-C3 as a Travel photography camera
80
good battery (380 per charge)
has bluetooth
comes with touch to focus
great MP (26 megapixels)
built-in flash
screen is not selfie friendly
71
good battery power (400 shots)
lighter than average in class (225g)
resolution is good (16MP)
lack of Time Lapse mode
display isn't selfie friendly
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Landscape Comparison

Landscape photography with Fujifilm X-T30 II
Landscape photography with Sony NEX-C3
81
focusing manually
swap lenses (Fujifilm X mount)
screen size is decent (3 inches)
great MP (26 megapixels)
nice sensor size (APS-C)
does not have anti aliasing filter
saves RAW formats
good battery (380 per charge)
no image stabilization
70
manual focus
interchangeable lenses (Sony E mount)
nice screen size (3 inch)
resolution is good (16MP)
sensor size is nice (APS-C)
exports RAW files
good battery power (400 shots)
no image stabilization
lack of Time Lapse mode
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Vlogging Comparison

Fujifilm X-T30 II Vlogging factors
Sony NEX-C3 Vlogging factors
37
touch screen
supports face detection autofocus
high quality video (4096 x 2160 resolution)
does have external mic socket
screen is not selfie friendly
no image stabilization
27
lighter than average in class (225 grams)
display isn't selfie friendly
no image stabilization
video resolution low (1280 x 720 pixels)
lack of external mic port
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Fujifilm X-T30 II vs Sony NEX-C3 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Fujifilm X-T30 II and Sony NEX-C3
 Fujifilm X-T30 IISony Alpha NEX-C3
General Information
Make FujiFilm Sony
Model Fujifilm X-T30 II Sony Alpha NEX-C3
Category Entry-Level Mirrorless Entry-Level Mirrorless
Released 2021-09-02 2011-08-22
Body design SLR-style mirrorless Rangefinder-style mirrorless
Sensor Information
Chip - Bionz
Sensor type BSI-CMOS CMOS
Sensor size APS-C APS-C
Sensor dimensions 23.5 x 15.6mm 23.4 x 15.6mm
Sensor surface area 366.6mm² 365.0mm²
Sensor resolution 26 megapixels 16 megapixels
Anti aliasing filter
Aspect ratio 1:1, 3:2 and 16:9 3:2 and 16:9
Maximum resolution 6240 x 4160 4912 x 3264
Maximum native ISO 12800 12800
Maximum boosted ISO 51200 -
Lowest native ISO 160 100
RAW support
Lowest boosted ISO 80 -
Autofocusing
Focus manually
AF touch
AF continuous
AF single
Tracking AF
AF selectice
Center weighted AF
Multi area AF
Live view AF
Face detect AF
Contract detect AF
Phase detect AF
Number of focus points 425 25
Lens
Lens mount Fujifilm X Sony E
Amount of lenses 62 121
Crop factor 1.5 1.5
Screen
Display type Tilting Tilting
Display sizing 3 inches 3 inches
Display resolution 1,040 thousand dot 920 thousand dot
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch friendly
Display technology - TFT Xtra Fine LCD
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder type Electronic None
Viewfinder resolution 2,360 thousand dot -
Viewfinder coverage 100% -
Viewfinder magnification 0.62x -
Features
Lowest shutter speed 900 secs 30 secs
Highest shutter speed 1/4000 secs 1/4000 secs
Highest quiet shutter speed 1/32000 secs -
Continuous shooting speed 30.0 frames/s 6.0 frames/s
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Expose Manually
Exposure compensation Yes Yes
Change WB
Image stabilization
Inbuilt flash
Flash range 5.00 m (at ISO 100) no built-in flash
Flash modes Auto, on, slow sync, manual, commander Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Slow Sync, Rear Curtain, Fill-in
Hot shoe
AEB
WB bracketing
Highest flash sync - 1/160 secs
Exposure
Multisegment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF area
Center weighted
Video features
Supported video resolutions 4096 x 2160 @ 30p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM4096 x 2160 @ 25p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM4096 x 2160 @ 24p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM4096 x 2160 @ 23.98p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 30p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 25p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 24p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 23.98p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 120p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 60p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 50p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 30p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 25p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 24p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 23.98p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM 1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps)
Maximum video resolution 4096x2160 1280x720
Video file format MPEG-4, H.264 MPEG-4
Mic jack
Headphone jack
Connectivity
Wireless Built-In Eye-Fi Connected
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5 GBit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS None None
Physical
Environment seal
Water proof
Dust proof
Shock proof
Crush proof
Freeze proof
Weight 383 grams (0.84 lbs) 225 grams (0.50 lbs)
Dimensions 118 x 83 x 47mm (4.6" x 3.3" x 1.9") 110 x 60 x 33mm (4.3" x 2.4" x 1.3")
DXO scores
DXO All around score not tested 73
DXO Color Depth score not tested 22.7
DXO Dynamic range score not tested 12.2
DXO Low light score not tested 1083
Other
Battery life 380 images 400 images
Form of battery Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery model NP-W126S NPFW50
Self timer Yes Yes (2 or 10 sec, 10 sec 3 or 5 images)
Time lapse shooting
Storage media SD/SDHC/SDXC card (UHS-I supported) SD/ SDHC/SDXC, Memory Stick Pro Duo/ Pro-HG Duo
Storage slots One One
Price at launch $900 $343