- 16MP - APS-C Sensor
- 3" Tilting Display
- ISO 200 - 6400 (Increase to 25600)
- 1920 x 1080 video
- Fujifilm X Mount
- 350g - 117 x 67 x 40mm
- Revealed January 2015
- Older Model is Fujifilm X-A1
- Refreshed by Fujifilm X-A3
- Read full specs
- Size Comparison
Fujifilm X-A2 overview
Fujifilm X-A2 is FujiFilm's Entry-Level Mirrorless camera first released on January of 2015. The camera features a 16MP, CMOS APS-C sized sensor and has a peak resolution of 4896 x 3264.
FujiFilm released this camera to upgrade the older Fujifilm X-A1 (Read Full Comparison) & then brought out the fresher Fujifilm X-A3 (Read Full Comparison) in an effort to upgrade this camera.
The Fujifilm X-A2 is positioned #45 out of 115 in Entry-Level Mirrorless cameras & all round #267 out of 1459 for cameras in our database. You can check our Smart camera search to find camera rankings based on your personal criteria.
The following is a diagram of various criteria used in the scoring system.
Fujifilm X-A2 family
The Fujifilm X-A2 is part of a family of cameras. You can view the full range below.
Fujifilm X-A2 vs Fujifilm X-T30 II26MPAPS-C30.0 fps2021
Fujifilm X-A2 vs Fujifilm X-E426MPAPS-C20.0 fps2021
Fujifilm X-A2 vs Fujifilm X-S1026MPAPS-C20.0 fps2020
Fujifilm X-A2 vs Fujifilm X-T20024MPAPS-C8.0 fps2020
Fujifilm X-A2 vs Fujifilm X-Pro326MPAPS-C20.0 fps2019
Fujifilm X-A2 vs Fujifilm X-A724MPAPS-C6.0 fps2019
Fujifilm X-A2 vs Fujifilm X-T3026MPAPS-C20.0 fps2019
Fujifilm X-A2 vs Fujifilm X-T10024MPAPS-C6.0 fps2018
Fujifilm X-A2 vs Fujifilm X-A524MPAPS-C6.0 fps2018
Fujifilm X-A2 vs Fujifilm X-E324MPAPS-C14.0 fps2017
Fujifilm X-A2 vs Fujifilm X-T2024MPAPS-C14.0 fps2017
Fujifilm X-A2 vs Fujifilm X-A1016MPAPS-C6.0 fps2016
Fujifilm X-A2 vs Fujifilm X-A324MPAPS-C6.0 fps2016
Fujifilm X-A2 vs Fujifilm X-Pro224MPAPS-C8.0 fps2016
Fujifilm X-A2 vs Fujifilm X-E2S16MPAPS-C7.0 fps2016
Fujifilm X-A2 vs Fujifilm X-T1016MPAPS-C8.0 fps2015
Fujifilm X-A2 vs Fujifilm X-E216MPAPS-C7.0 fps2014
Fujifilm X-A2 vs Fujifilm X-A116MPAPS-C6.0 fps2013
Fujifilm X-A2 vs Fujifilm X-M116MPAPS-C6.0 fps2013
Fujifilm X-A2 vs Fujifilm X-E116MPAPS-C6.0 fps2013
Fujifilm X-A2 vs Fujifilm X-Pro116MPAPS-C6.0 fps2012
Fujifilm X-A2 Gallery
You can see the Fujifilm X-A2 from several angles in the gallery here.
Fujifilm X-A2 Pros and Cons
Below is a checklist of positives and negatives of the Fujifilm X-A2 based on things that are usually seen as crucial in a camera.
Fujifilm X-A2 Sensor specifications
The Fujifilm X-A2 houses the EXR Processor II chip. The dimension of the sensor on the Fujifilm X-A2 is 23.6mm x 15.6mm (APS-C). The 368 mm² sensor has the capability to resolve 4896 x 3264 pixels at aspect ratios of 1:1, 3:2 and 16:9.400 Megapixel mode coming to Fujifilm GFX 100
The CMOS sensor has 16 megapixels and includes a native ISO range of 200 to 6400. This ISO can be widened digitally to 100 to 25600. RAW photos are supported which means that you have wider room to maneuver in post.
The picture below illustrates the Fujifilm X-A2's sensor dimensions compared to other common sizes. The Fujifilm X-A2 sensor has a crop factor of 1.5 and is highlighted in green.Handle those 8K RED files like a boss
To get an idea of specific aspect ratios, you can refer to the visual below.
Fujifilm X-A2 dimensions
Fujifilm X-A2 is 0.77 lb (350g / 12.35 oz) & has exterior dimensions of 117mm x 67mm x 40mm (4.6" x 2.6" x 1.6"). The weight of general Entry-Level Mirrorless camera is 327g and the Fujifilm X-A2 is very similar when compared to its rivals.Google will print your 'Best' photos for $8 a month
The following is a visual of the Fujifilm X-A2 with a soft drink so you're able to get a feel for its scale.
The top view here will highlight the button arrangement on the Fujifilm X-A2.
Fujifilm X-A2 Lens specifications
The Fujifilm X-A2 works with the Fujifilm X mount and has 72 lenses to pick from. Below is a few of the lenses we have in our database which will work with the Fujifilm X-A2.
Fujifilm X-A2 Connectivity
The Fujifilm X-A2 has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
- Wireless Yes
- HDMI Yes
Cameras that include NFC or Bluetooth support can be controlled wirelessly by smartphones. You can transfer photos and at times alter settings without the hassle of connecting physically to the camera.
Many applications even provide a Liveview and press the shutter if you aren't close to the camera. If the camera provides a HDMI port, it can be hooked up to an external monitor. Nearly all cameras will allow you to charge the battery through the USB socket.
Fujifilm X-A2 Video specifications
The highest video quality on the Fujifilm X-A2 is 1920 x 1080 and you can capture in H.264 format. 1080p quality can provide a good balance between quality versus file sizes but FULL HD will not give you any room to crop. The camera doesn't include a microphone or headphone socket which means you have no control over the sound. It is probably a better idea to get a different camera if you need better sound for your video clips.
Fujifilm X-A2 Weather Sealing
There is no weather proofing for the Fujifilm X-A2 so you need to be cautious in rainy and dusty conditions.
Fujifilm X-A2 Display and Viewfinder
The Fujifilm X-A2 features a 3 inch tilting display boasting a resolution of 920 thousand dots.
It has got a selfie friendly display to take self portraits and even group photos if required. Sadly the display is not a touch screen.Unsplash partners with Institutions to bring historical archive photos
The ViewFinder details for Fujifilm X-A2 are as follows:
- ViewFinder None
Viewfinders are rather useful during bright outdoor conditions which may make the camera display washed out and difficult to see.
Fujifilm X-A2 Shutter specifications
Fujifilm X-A2 has the capability to shoot continuously at 5.6 frames per second. The max shutter speed is 1/4000s.
Fujifilm X-A2 Flash and Hot shoe specifications
Fujifilm X-A2 comes with both integrated flash together with external flash ability. The maximum flash sync speed is 1/180s.
Fujifilm X-A2 Autofocusing specifications
Fujifilm X-A2 comes with just Contrast Based AF & lacks Phase Detect AF. Phase Detection autofocusing is a lot more quicker & precise compared with Contrast Based autofocusing. The camera features Face detect which makes it valuable for portrait photography.
The Sensor features 49 focus points to pick from. It also comes with Tracking AF for things that move. Fujifilm X-A2 comes with manual focusing if required during low light occasions or you need to have more accurate focusing control.
Fujifilm X-A2 Battery life
The battery power (NP-W126) for the Fujifilm X-A2 is designed to last for 410 shots based on the CIPA specifications making it above average ın comparison with its category. The typical Entry-Level Mirrorless camera battery life is 339. Samsung NX mini has got the highest (650) battery life within this kind of cameras.
Following is a number of Entry-Level Mirrorless cameras that come with the highest battery life:
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Fujifilm X-A2 for various styles of photography
The following illustration indicates a summation of the Fujifilm X-A2 for various styles of photography. To read more, go to the specific paragraph below.
Portrait photography with Fujifilm X-A2
The Fujifilm X-A2 receives a points total of 76 which is impressive, meaning that it is a wonderful fit for portrait photos. Photographing portraits leans heavily to sensor specs, support for RAW photos in addition to the potential to work with external flash.
Fujifilm X-A2 Street photography information
Getting a fantastic points tally of 76, the Fujifilm X-A2 is a wonderful pick to use in street photography. A decent street photography camera features a perfect balance of picture quality and portability.
Fujifilm X-A2 as a Sports photography camera
A decent sports photography score of 58 indicates the Fujifilm X-A2 is relatively acceptable for photographing sports. A camera needs to have excellent focusing plus fast shutter speeds for sports photography.
Fujifilm X-A2 Travel photography details
Weight is extremely critical in getting a camera for travel. All things considered, the Fujifilm X-A2 gets a exceptional 78 for a travelling camera which makes it a fantastic fit to purchase for your holidays.
Landscape photography with Fujifilm X-A2
If you're looking to buy a digital camera for landscape photos, the biggest factor is going to be image quality. The Fujifilm X-A2 and it's very good score of 71 as a landscape camera is a fine choice amongst its competitors.
Vlogging with Fujifilm X-A2
A camera for vlogging should really posses a moving screen, microphone input and if possible image stabilization. Taking everything in to account, the Fujifilm X-A2 is a respectable pick for vlogging as it delivers a very good rating of 70.
Fujifilm X-A2 Alternatives
If you are interested in alternatives to the Fujifilm X-A2, below is a collection of the highest rated cameras which fall within the class of Entry-Level Mirrorless.
The graph followed below offers you a bird's eye view of the Fujifilm X-A2 compared to it's top scored competitors mentioned previously.
Following are several cameras you might take a look at as alternative options. To read a complete comparison, go to the "compare" link.