Fujifilm X-A7

 
Fujifilm X-A7 front
 
  • 24MP - APS-C Sensor
  • 3.5" Fully Articulated Screen
  • ISO 100 - 12800 (Bump to 25600)
  • 3840 x 2160 video
  • Fujifilm X Mount
  • 320g - 119 x 68 x 41mm
  • Released September 2019
  • Succeeded the Fujifilm X-A5
  • Read full specs
  • Alternatives
  • Size Comparison
Portability
86
Imaging
72
Features
84
Overall
76

Fujifilm X-A7 overview

Fujifilm X-A7 is FujiFilm's Entry-Level Mirrorless digital camera first revealed on September of 2019. The camera comes with a 24MP, CMOS APS-C sized sensor and has a peak resolution of 6000 x 4000.

FujiFilm brought out this model in an effort to upgrade the previous Fujifilm X-A5 (Read Full Comparison)

The Fujifilm X-A7 stands at #9 out of 111 in Entry-Level Mirrorless cameras & all-around #77 out of 1428 for cameras in our database. You can check out our Advanced camera finder to get camera results based on your customized factors.

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Here is a graph of various criteria used in the scoring system.

Fujifilm X-A7 history

The Fujifilm X-A7 has a history of related cameras. Underneath, you can identify all past and current models as well as important specifications.

ModelVisualizeResolutionSensor SizeMax fpsReleased
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Fujifilm-X-A7 front thumbnailFujifilm X-A724MPAPS-C6.0 fps2019
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Fujifilm X-A7 Pros and Cons

Below is a shortlist of pros and cons of the Fujifilm X-A7 based on factors which are often seen as essential in a digital camera.

big screen (3.5 inch)
built-in flash
comes with phase detect AF
decent megapixels (24 megapixels)
does have external mic support
does have HDMI out
exports RAW files
good video quality (3840 x 2160 pixels)
great battery power (440 shots)
great min ISO (100)
has bluetooth
includes face detection focusing
includes tracking autofocus
manual focus
nice clear screen (2,760 k dots)
provides touch focus
screen articulates
selfie friendly display
sensor size is nice (APS-C)
silent shutter (1/32,000s)
swap lenses (Fujifilm X mount)
touchscreen functionality
doesn't have headphone support
max fps low (6.0 fps)
no image stabilization
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Fujifilm X-A7 Sensor info

The specification of the sensor in the Fujifilm X-A7 is 23.5mm x 15.7mm (APS-C). The 369 mm² sensor can resolve 6000 x 4000 pixels at aspect ratios of 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9.

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The CMOS sensor has 24 megapixels and gives a standard ISO range of 100 - 12800. This ISO can be expanded electronically to a high of 25600. RAW photos are supported so the user has wider margin for error.

The image underneath shows the Fujifilm X-A7's sensor dimensions compared to other popular sizes. The Fujifilm X-A7 sensor has a crop factor of 1.5 and is outlined in green.

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To get an understanding of different aspect ratios, you can refer to the graphic below.

Camera sensor aspect ratios

Fujifilm X-A7 dimensions

Fujifilm X-A7 weighs in at 0.71 lb (320 gr or 11.29 ounces) & has outside proportions of 119mm x 68mm x 41mm (4.7" x 2.7" x 1.6"). The weight of general Entry-Level Mirrorless camera is 325 gr so the Fujifilm X-A7 is very similar when compared with various rivals.

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Here is a image of the Fujifilm X-A7 besides a soda to help you to get a sense of its scale.

Fujifilm X-A7 dimensions scale

The top view just below will provide the button design on the Fujifilm X-A7.

Fujifilm X-A7 topview buttons dials

Fujifilm X-A7 Lens info

The Fujifilm X-A7 fits the Fujifilm X mount and has 55 lenses that you can purchase. Below is some of the lenses we have in our collection which will work with the Fujifilm X-A7.

ModelVisualizeFocal LengthApertureStabilizedWeight
Fujifilm-XF-18-135mm-F3.5-5.6-R-LM-OIS-WR lensFujifilm XF 18-135mm F3.5-5.6 R LM OIS WR18-135mmf/3.5-5.6 490g
Fujifilm-XF-56mm-F1.2-R lensFujifilm XF 56mm F1.2 R56mmf/1.2 405g
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Fujifilm-Fujinon-MKX-18-55mm-T2.9 lensFujifilm Fujinon MKX 18-55mm T2.918-55mmf/2.81080g
Lensbaby-Burnside-35-Fujifilm-X lensLensbaby Burnside 3535mmf/2.8374g
Fujifilm-XF-60mm-F2.4-R-Macro lensFujifilm XF 60mm F2.4 R Macro60mmf/2.4 215g
Fujifilm-XF-18mm-F2-R lensFujifilm XF 18mm F2 R18mmf/2.0 116g
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Samyang-Reflex-300mm-f6.3-ED-UMC-CS-Fujifilm-X lensSamyang Reflex 300mm f6.3 ED UMC CS300mmf/6.3 318g
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Fujifilm X-A7 Connectivity

The Fujifilm X-A7 has the following connectivity:

  • USB Yes
  • Wireless Yes
  • Bluetooth Yes
  • HDMI Yes

Cameras that include NFC and Bluetooth compatibility can be controlled wirelessly by smartphones. You can transfer files and sometimes adjust camera settings without connecting straight to the camera.

A few applications even stream a Liveview and press the shutter in case you aren't near the camera. If the camera provides a HDMI port, it can be attached to an external display. Nearly all cameras enable you to recharge the battery with the USB port.

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Fujifilm X-A7 Video info

The highest video quality in the Fujifilm X-A7 is 3840 x 2160 and you can capture in MPEG-4 and H.264 file format. 2160p gives you a great quality for video recording. You are able to crop to Full HD in order to get better results. Be wary of the huge file sizes and ensure you get good SD cards that have fast write speeds. Even though the camera has a mic jack, it is unfortunately lacking a headphone jack so you won't have the ability to monitor your audio levels.

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Fujifilm X-A7 Weather Sealing

Fujifilm X-A7 doesn't include weather sealing so rainy conditions may ruin the camera.

Fujifilm X-A7 Screen and Viewfinder

The Fujifilm X-A7 comes with a 3.5" fully articulated display boasting a resolution of 2,760k dots.

The screen is selfie friendly for self portraits as well as group shots when required. Additionally the display is touch friendly so you are able to switch focus points plus change settings with your fingertips.

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The ViewFinder specifications for Fujifilm X-A7 are the following:

  • ViewFinder None

For sunny outdoor conditions which make the camera screens washed out and challenging to see, viewfinders are particularly helpful.

Fujifilm X-A7 Shutter info

Fujifilm X-A7 can shoot continuously at 6.0 fps. The highest shutter speed is 1/4000 sec. The camera also has silent electronic shutter of 1/32000 sec. Beware that the electronic shutter might cause "rolling shutter" in certain situations.

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Fujifilm X-A7 Flash and Hot shoe info

Fujifilm X-A7 has both inbuilt flash along with external flash ability. The highest flash sync is 1/180 sec.

Fujifilm X-A7 Autofocusing info

Fujifilm X-A7 has both Phase Detect Autofocus plus Contrast Detect Autofocus. Phase Detection focusing is a lot snappier and precise compared with Contrast Detect focusing. The camera comes with Face detection which is useful for portrait photography.

The Sensor comes with 425 focus points to select from. Fujifilm X-A7 has tap to focus. You can easily use your fingers in order to switch where you focus. It also boasts Tracking Autofocus for moving subjects. Fujifilm X-A7 features manual focus in case it is needed for low light scenarios or you need to have more exact control on focus.

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Fujifilm X-A7 Battery life

The battery power (NP-W126S) for the Fujifilm X-A7 is made to last for 440 pictures with respect to the CIPA standards making it higher than average for its class. The typical Entry-Level Mirrorless camera battery life is 338. Samsung NX mini comes with the highest (650) battery life for this range of cameras.

Here is a number of Entry-Level Mirrorless cameras which have the best battery life:

Fujifilm X-A7 for various categories of photography

The following bar chart presents a summation of the Fujifilm X-A7 for various categories of photography. To read more, scroll to the specific paragraph underneath.

Fujifilm X-A7 as a Portrait photography camera

The Fujifilm X-A7 receives a rating of 83 which is tremendous, and means the camera is a awesome pick for portraits. Photographing portraits favors greatly towards sensor size, support for RAW files along with the potential to use off-camera flash.

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you can focus manually
decent megapixels (24MP)
good sensor size (APS-C)
has face detect focusing
delivers RAW formats

Fujifilm X-A7 as a Street photography camera

Having a fantastic score of 80, the Fujifilm X-A7 is a excellent fit to use in street photography. A very good street photography camera has a fine balance of image quality plus portability.

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fully articulated screen
sensor size is decent (APS-C)
exports RAW files
provides touch focus
no image stabilization

Fujifilm X-A7 as a Sports photography camera

A very good sports photography score of 73 means the Fujifilm X-A7 is a respectable option for shooting sports. A camera really should have very good autofocus and fast continuous shooting for sports photography.

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quiet shutter (1/32,000 seconds)
good megapixels (24MP)
sensor size is decent (APS-C)
offers tracking focus
great battery life (440 shots)
sensor has phase detect autofocus
max frames per second low (6.0 fps)
lack of image stabilization

Fujifilm X-A7 Travel photography info

Portability is really important when picking a camera for travel. On the whole, the Fujifilm X-A7 gets a terrific 88 as a travelling camera which is a fantastic option for your travels.

400 Megapixel mode coming to Fujifilm GFX 100
good battery power (440 shots)
has bluetooth
offers touch focus
megapixel count good (24MP)
built-in flash
screen is selfie friendly

Fujifilm X-A7 as a Landscape photography camera

When you're looking to buy a camera for landscape photos, the biggest aspect will no doubt be image quality. The Fujifilm X-A7 with it's impressive rating of 81 as a landscape camera is a brilliant option in the current market.

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has manual focus
interchangeable lenses (Fujifilm X mount)
bigger than average screen (3.5 inch)
megapixel count good (24MP)
sensor size is decent (APS-C)
delivers RAW formats
good battery life (440 CIPA)
no image stabilization

Fujifilm X-A7 as a Vlogging camera

A camera for vlogging preferably should posses a moving screen, microphone input and ideally IBIS. Considering all things, the Fujifilm X-A7 is a excellent pick for vlogging as it delivers a superb rating of 82.

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screen is selfie friendly
has touchscreen
includes face detect autofocus
great video quality (3840 x 2160 pixels)
does have mic support
lack of image stabilization

Fujifilm X-A7 Alternatives

If you are searching for alternatives to the Fujifilm X-A7, below is a list of the highest rated cameras which fall within the category of Entry-Level Mirrorless.

The chart here gives you a summary of the Fujifilm X-A7 compared to it's top rated competitors mentioned earlier.

Following are several cameras you might consider as alternative options. To read a comprehensive comparison, simply click on the "compare" link.

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Specifications

General Information
Make
FujiFilm
Model
Fujifilm X-A7
Type
Entry-Level Mirrorless
Released
2019-09-11
Physical type
Rangefinder-style mirrorless
Sensor Information
Sensor type
CMOS
Sensor size
APS-C
Sensor dimensions
23.5 x 15.7mm
Sensor surface area
369.0mm²
Sensor resolution
24 megapixel
Anti aliasing filter
Aspect ratio
1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9
Maximum resolution
6000 x 4000
RAW format
Maximum native ISO
12800
Maximum boosted ISO
25600
Minimum native ISO
100
Autofocusing
Focus manually
Autofocus touch
Continuous autofocus
Autofocus single
Autofocus tracking
Selective autofocus
Center weighted autofocus
Autofocus multi area
Autofocus live view
Face detection autofocus
Contract detection autofocus
Phase detection autofocus
Number of focus points
425
Lens
Lens mount
Fujifilm X
Amount of lenses
54
Crop factor
1.5
Screen
Type of screen
Fully Articulated
Screen diagonal
3.5 inch
Resolution of screen
2,760k dots
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch capability
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder type
None
DXO scores
DXO All around score
not tested
DXO Color Depth score
not tested
DXO Dynamic range score
not tested
DXO Low light score
not tested
Features
Lowest shutter speed
30s
Highest shutter speed
1/4000s
Highest silent shutter speed
1/32000s
Continuous shooting rate
6.0fps
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Expose Manually
Exposure compensation
Yes
Custom white balance
Image stabilization
Built-in flash
Flash range
4.00 m (at ISO 100)
Flash settings
Auto, forced, slow synchro, 2nd curtain, commander, suppressed)
Hot shoe
Auto exposure bracketing
White balance bracketing
Highest flash synchronize
1/180s
Exposure
Multisegment metering
Average metering
Spot metering
Partial metering
AF area metering
Center weighted metering
Video features
Video resolutions
3840 x 2160 @ 30p, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
Maximum video resolution
3840x2160
Video format
MPEG-4, H.264
Mic support
Headphone support
Connectivity
Wireless
Built-In
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB
NP-W126S lithium-ion battery & USB charger
GPS
None
Physical
Environment sealing
Water proof
Dust proof
Shock proof
Crush proof
Freeze proof
Weight
320 grams (0.71 lb)
Dimensions
119 x 68 x 41mm (4.7" x 2.7" x 1.6")
Other
Battery life
440 pictures
Battery style
Battery Pack
Battery model
NP-W126S
Self timer
Yes
Time lapse feature
Type of storage
SD/SDHC/SDXC (UHS-I supported)
Card slots
One
Price at launch
$700