Fujifilm X-A5 summary
Fujifilm X-A5 is FujiFilm's Entry-Level Mirrorless camera first released on January of 2018. It features a 24 MegaPixel, CMOS APS-C sized sensor and has a full resolution of 6000 x 4000.
FujiFilm introduced this camera in order to replace the older Fujifilm X-A3 (Read Full Comparison) and afterwards released the fresher Fujifilm X-A7 (Read Full Comparison) as a way to update this camera.
The X-A5 ranks at #9 out of 108 in Entry-Level Mirrorless cameras and overall #76 out of 1422 for digital cameras in our list. Please try our Advanced camera search to see camera ratings based on your personal criteria.
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Fujifilm X-A5 family
The Fujifilm X-A5 comes with a history of related digital cameras. Underneath, you can view all older and the latest models along with key specs.
Fujifilm X-A5 Gallery
You can see the X-A5 from various angles in the gallery underneath.
Fujifilm X-A5 Pros and Cons
Below is a collection of positives and negatives of the Fujifilm X-A5 based on criterias that are typically regarded as essential in a camera.
Fujifilm X-A5 Sensor details
The sensor size in the Fujifilm X-A5 is 23.5mm x 15.7mm (APS-C). The 369 mm² sensor has the ability to capture 6000 x 4000 pixels at aspect ratios of 1:1, 3:2 and 16:9.Google will print your 'Best' photos for $8 a month
The CMOS sensor boasts 24MP and includes a native ISO range of 200 - 12800. This ISO can also be increased digitally to 100 - 51200. RAW files are saved therefore the user has wider room to maneuver in post.
The image below illustrates the X-A5's sensor dimensions compared to other common sizes. The X-A5 sensor comes with a crop factor of 1.5 and is displayed in green.Coronavirus is affecting the sensor business
To get a sense of various aspect ratios, you should refer to the visual below.
Fujifilm X-A5 dimensions
Fujifilm X-A5 weighs about 0.80 pounds (361 gr or 12.73 oz) and the over all size of the camera is 117mm x 68mm x 40mm (4.6" x 2.7" x 1.6"). The weight of average Entry-Level Mirrorless camera is 323 gr so the Fujifilm X-A5 is more heavy compared with other competitors.Handle those 8K RED files like a boss
The following is a photo of the Fujifilm X-A5 alongside a soda to help you have a sense of its scale.
The top view directly below will illustrate the button arrangement on the X-A5.
Fujifilm X-A5 Lens specs
The X-A5 works with the Fujifilm X mount and has 55 lenses on the market today. Below is a small number of the lenses we have in our collection which will fit the X-A5.
Fujifilm X-A5 Connectivity
The X-A5 has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
- Wireless Yes
- Bluetooth Yes
- HDMI Yes
Digital cameras with NFC or Bluetooth compatibility can be used wirelessly with smartphones. You can easily send pictures and at times change camera settings with no need to connect physically to the camera.
Some applications even give a Liveview and release the shutter whenever you are not near the camera. If the camera contains a HDMI out, it can be connected to an external display. Nearly all cameras will allow you to recharge the battery pack using the USB socket.
Fujifilm X-A5 Video specs
The highest possible video resolution in the Fujifilm X-A5 is 3840 x 2160 and it can capture in MPEG-4 and H.264 format. 2160p offers an exceptional resolution for video. You can easily crop to 1080p in order to get clearer video. Be wary of the massive file sizes and make sure you get decent SD cards that have fast write speed. While the camera comes with a microphone jack, it is unfortunately missing a headphone jack which means you will not have the capability to keep an eye on your sound levels.
Fujifilm X-A5 Weather Sealing
There is no environment sealing in the Fujifilm X-A5 so you need to be careful in rainy or dusty situations.
Fujifilm X-A5 Display and Viewfinder
The Fujifilm X-A5 features a 3" tilting display boasting a resolution of 1,040k dots.
The display is selfie friendly to shoot self portraits and group photos when required. Moreover the display is touch friendly which means you can easily set focus point and adjust settings by using your fingers.Photographer fined '$200,000' for failing to deliver photos
The View Finder specs regarding Fujifilm X-A5 are below:
- ViewFinder None
Viewfinders are quite handy during bright outdoor situations which may make the camera display washed out and very difficult to view.
Fujifilm X-A5 Shutter specs
Fujifilm X-A5 continuous shooting speed is 6.0 frames/s. The highest shutter speed is 1/4000 seconds. The camera also comes with silent electronic shutter of 1/32000 seconds. Keep in mind that the electronic shutter may produce "rolling shutter" under certain lighting conditions.
Fujifilm X-A5 Flash and Hot shoe specs
Fujifilm X-A5 has got both inbuilt flash and external flash support. The max flash sync speed is 1/180 seconds.
Fujifilm X-A5 Autofocus specs
Fujifilm X-A5 has got both Phase Detect Autofocus along with Contrast Based Autofocus. Phase Detection focusing is more snappier and precise compared with Contrast Based focusing. The camera features Face detect making it valuable for portraits.
The Sensor features 91 focus points to pick from. Fujifilm X-A5 has touch to focus. You can easily use your fingers in order to adjust where you focus. It also features Tracking Autofocus for moving things. Fujifilm X-A5 supports manual focusing in case it is required during low light or you want more precise control on focusing.
Fujifilm X-A5 Battery life
The battery life (NP-W126S) in the Fujifilm X-A5 is built to last for 450 pictures based on the CIPA specifications which is above the usual for its category. The average Entry-Level Mirrorless camera battery life is 337. Samsung NX mini offers the best (650) battery life within this category of cameras.
Here is a number of Entry-Level Mirrorless cameras that have the best battery life:
Fujifilm X-A5 for different kinds of photography
The following chart indicates a rundown of the Fujifilm X-A5 for different kinds of photography. To read more, check out the specific section below.
Fujifilm X-A5 Portrait photography factors
The Fujifilm X-A5 has a points total of 82 which is tremendous, meaning that it is a excellent fit to use for portrait photography. Shooting portrait photos leans heavily to sensor specs, RAW support together with the option to use external lighting.
Fujifilm X-A5 as a Street photography camera
With a impressive score of 80, the Fujifilm X-A5 is a tremendous pick to buy for street photography. A good street photography camera features a good balance of image quality and portability.
Fujifilm X-A5 Sports photography information
A nice sports photography points total of 73 suggests the Fujifilm X-A5 is a fine fit for taking pictures of sports. A camera needs excellent focusing plus fast shutter speeds for sports photography.
Travel photography with Fujifilm X-A5
Portability is extremely critical when selecting a camera for travel. In general, the Fujifilm X-A5 gets a wonderful 88 as a travelling camera which is a brilliant choice for your vacations.
Fujifilm X-A5 Landscape photography information
If you are looking to pick a digital camera for landscape photography, the most significant factor will no doubt be image quality. The Fujifilm X-A5 at it's outstanding grade of 80 for a landscape camera is a awesome choice amongst its competition.
Fujifilm X-A5 as a Vlogging camera
A camera for vlogging really should offer a articulating screen, microphone input and preferably image stabilization. Taking everything in to account, the Fujifilm X-A5 is a outstanding option for vlogging as it gets a terrific score of 81.
Fujifilm X-A5 Alternatives
If you are interested in alternatives to the X-A5, below is a list of the top rated cameras which fall in to the category of Entry-Level Mirrorless.
The chart underneath will give you an overview of the X-A5 vs it's top scored competitors listed earlier.
These are some more cameras you might view as alternative options. To review a complete comparison, go to the "compare" link.