Fujifilm X-T3

 
Fujifilm X-T3 front
 
  • 26MP - APS-C Sensor
  • 3" Tilting Screen
  • ISO 160 - 12800 (Boost to 51200)
  • No Anti-Alias Filter
  • 1/8000s Max Shutter
  • 4096 x 2160 video
  • Fujifilm X Mount
  • 539g - 133 x 93 x 59mm
  • Introduced September 2018
  • Superseded the Fujifilm X-T2
  • Newer Model is Fujifilm X-T4
  • Read full specs
  • Alternatives
Portability
71
Imaging
73
Features
85
Overall
77

Fujifilm X-T3 overview

Fujifilm X-T3 is FujiFilm's Advanced Mirrorless digital camera originally revealed on September of 2018. The camera has got a 26MP, BSI-CMOS APS-C sized sensor and has a peak resolution of 6240 x 4160.

FujiFilm brought out this model as a way to upgrade the older Fujifilm X-T2 (Read Full Comparison) and afterwards introduced the fresher Fujifilm X-T4 (Read Full Comparison) in order to upgrade this camera.

The X-T3 is placed #11 out of 54 in Advanced Mirrorless cameras and all round #64 out of 1422 for cameras in our database. You can test our Advanced camera search to get camera results based on your personal criteria.

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The following is a graph of multiple criteria used in the scoring system.

Fujifilm X-T3 history

The Fujifilm X-T3 is part of a family of products. You can view the detailed range below.

ModelVisualizeResolutionSensor SizeMax fpsReleased
Fujifilm-X-S10 front thumbnailFujifilm X-S10
X-T3 vs X-S10
26MPAPS-C20.0 fps2020
Fujifilm-X-T4 front thumbnailFujifilm X-T4
X-T3 vs X-T4
26MPAPS-C15.0 fps2020
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Fujifilm-X-T200 front thumbnailFujifilm X-T200
X-T3 vs X-T200
24MPAPS-C8.0 fps2020
Fujifilm-X-Pro3 front thumbnailFujifilm X-Pro3
X-T3 vs X-Pro3
26MPAPS-C20.0 fps2019
Fujifilm-X-T30 front thumbnailFujifilm X-T30
X-T3 vs X-T30
26MPAPS-C20.0 fps2019
Fujifilm-X-T3 front thumbnailFujifilm X-T326MPAPS-C20.0 fps2018
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Fujifilm-X-T100 front thumbnailFujifilm X-T100
X-T3 vs X-T100
24MPAPS-C6.0 fps2018

Fujifilm X-T3 Pros and Cons

Below is a shortlist of pluses and minuses of the Fujifilm X-T3 based on aspects that are oftentimes seen as crucial in a digital camera.

2 card slots
does not have anti aliasing filter
exports RAW formats
fast continuous shooting (20.0 frames per second)
good resolution screen (1,040 thousand dots)
great sensor resolution (26 megapixels)
includes HDMI out
includes headphone support
includes mic support
manual focus
max shutter speed is good (1/8,000 seconds)
offers face detect focusing
offers focus by touch
offers tracking focus
screen size is good (3 inch)
sensor has phase detect AF
sensor size is nice (APS-C)
silent mode (1/32,000 seconds)
supports bluetooth
swap lenses (Fujifilm X mount)
tilting screen
touchscreen capability
video resolution high (4096 x 2160 resolution)
weather proofing
heavier than competition (539g)
lack of image stabilization
screen is not selfie friendly
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Fujifilm X-T3 Sensor specifications

The Fujifilm X-T3 is run by the X-Processor 4 processor chip. The size of the sensor on the Fujifilm X-T3 is 23.5mm x 15.6mm (APS-C). The 367 mm² sensor has the capability to resolve 6240 x 4160 pixels at aspect ratios of 1:1, 3:2 and 16:9.

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The BSI-CMOS sensor boasts 26 megapixels and provides a standard ISO range of 160 to 12800. This ISO can also be expanded digitally to 80 to 51200. RAW files are saved which means that the user has wider margin for error.

FujiFilm chose to skip the anti aliasing filter in the Fujifilm X-T3. This could result in more sharper images but can cause moire under certain conditions.

The graphic below illustrates the X-T3's sensor dimensions when compared to other popular sizes. The X-T3 sensor comes with a crop factor of 1.5 and is showcased in green.

Fujifilm X-T3 sensor size Google will print your 'Best' photos for $8 a month

To get an idea of specific aspect ratios, you should refer to the graphic below.

Camera sensor aspect ratios

Fujifilm X-T3 dimensions

Fujifilm X-T3 weighs in at 1.19 pounds (539g / 19.01 ounces) and features outside dimensions of 133mm x 93mm x 59mm (5.2" x 3.7" x 2.3"). The weight of general Advanced Mirrorless camera is 437g and the Fujifilm X-T3 is more heavy compared with its rivals.

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The following is a pic of the Fujifilm X-T3 besides a softdrink so you're able to have a sense of its scale.

Fujifilm X-T3 dimensions scale

The top view directly below will illustrate the button design on the X-T3.

Fujifilm X-T3 topview buttons dials

Fujifilm X-T3 Lens specifications

The X-T3 works with the Fujifilm X mount and has 55 lenses to pick from. Below is a small number of the lenses we have in our collection which will fit the X-T3.

ModelVisualizeFocal LengthApertureStabilizedWeight
Samyang-MF-85mm-F1.4-Mk2-X lensSamyang MF 85mm F1.4 Mk285mmf/1.4548g
Fujifilm-XC-50-230mm-F4.5-6.7-OIS lensFujifilm XC 50-230mm F4.5-6.7 OIS50-230mmf/4.5-6.7 375g
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Rokinon-85mm-F1.8-X lensRokinon 85mm F1.885mmf/1.8344g
Fujifilm-XC-35mm-F2 lensFujifilm XC 35mm F235mmf/2130g
Fujifilm-XC-15-45mm-F3.5-5.6-OIS-PZ lensFujifilm XC 15-45mm F3.5-5.6 OIS PZ15-45mmf/3.5-5.6 136g
Fujifilm-XF-10-24mm-F4-R-OIS-WR lensFujifilm XF 10-24mm F4 R OIS WR10-24mmf/4.0 385g
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Samyang-16mm-f2.0-ED-AS-UMC-CS-Fujifilm-X lensSamyang 16mm f2.0 ED AS UMC CS16mmf/2.0 583g
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Fujifilm X-T3 Connectivity

The X-T3 has the following connectivity:

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

Cameras that incorporate NFC or Bluetooth support can be controlled wirelessly by smartphones. You will be able to send files and usually alter settings without the hassle of connecting physically to the camera.

Many applications even provide a Liveview and press the shutter when you aren't near the camera. If the camera features a HDMI out, it can be attached to an external monitor. Nearly all cameras will allow you to recharge the battery through the USB port.

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Fujifilm X-T3 Video specifications

The highest video quality on the Fujifilm X-T3 is 4096 x 2160 and it can capture in MPEG-4, H.264 and H.265 file format. 2160p gives you a outstanding quality for video. You will be able to crop to Full HD to get better video. Be mindful of the large file sizes and ensure you get high quality SD cards that have fast write speeds. The body does feature both headphone and mic support making it extremely valuable whilst capturing sound.

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Fujifilm X-T3 Weather Sealing

Fujifilm X-T3 provides weather sealing making it a fantastic candidate to use for challenging conditions. This can be especially helpful whenever you are not sure about the conditions you may face for outdoor photography.

Fujifilm X-T3 Screen and Viewfinder

The Fujifilm X-T3 has got a 3 inch tilting screen boasting a resolution of 1,040 thousand dots.

Moreover the screen is touch friendly which means that you will be able to adjust focus point and change settings using your finger.

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The ViewFinder specs regarding Fujifilm X-T3 are below:

  • ViewFinder Electronic
  • ViewFinder Resolution 3,690 thousand dots
  • ViewFinder Coverage 100%
  • ViewFinder Magnification 0.75x

Viewfinders can be pretty helpful for bright outdoor conditions which will make the camera screen washed out and very difficult to view.

Fujifilm X-T3 Shutter specifications

Fujifilm X-T3 has the capability to shoot continuously at 20.0 frames per second. The max shutter speed is 1/8000 seconds. The camera also includes silent electronic shutter of 1/32000 seconds. Beware that the electronic shutter could produce "rolling shutter" under certain conditions.

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Fujifilm X-T3 Flash and Hot shoe specifications

Fujifilm X-T3 includes external flash ability but is without inbuilt flash. The highest flash sync speed is 1/250 seconds.

Fujifilm X-T3 Autofocus specifications

Fujifilm X-T3 includes both Phase Detect Auto Focus and Contrast Based Auto Focus. Phase Detection focusing is more quicker & exact compared with Contrast Based focusing. The camera has got Face detection which is valuable for people photography.

The AF system has got 425 focus points to choose from. Fujifilm X-T3 has touch to focus. You can use your fingers to switch where you focus. It also comes with Tracking Auto Focus for subjects on the move. Fujifilm X-T3 boasts manual focusing when needed for low light scenarios or you need to have more exact control on focusing.

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Fujifilm X-T3 Battery life

The battery power (NP-W126S) in the Fujifilm X-T3 is made to last for 390 photographs based on the CIPA measurements which is comparable with its competition. The typical Advanced Mirrorless camera battery life is 366. Sony A6600 has got the highest (810) battery life for this category of cameras.

Listed below is a number of Advanced Mirrorless cameras having the strongest battery life:

ModelVisualizeBattery LifeRAWNFCBluetooth
Sony-Alpha-A7c front thumbnailSony A7c
X-T3 vs A7c
740 yesyesyes
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Nikon-Z5 front thumbnailNikon Z5
X-T3 vs Z5
470 yesnoyes

Fujifilm X-T3 for specific styles of photography

The following bar chart indicates a analysis of the Fujifilm X-T3 for specific styles of photography. To read more, have a look at the specific section below.

Fujifilm X-T3 Portrait photography factors

The Fujifilm X-T3 gets a points total of 83 which is brilliant, meaning that it is a wonderful option for portraits. Shooting portraits leans heavily to sensor specs, support for RAW photos in addition to the ability to utilize off-camera flash.

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you can focus manually
fantastic megapixels (26MP)
nice sensor size (APS-C)
supports face detect focus
saves RAW files

Fujifilm X-T3 Street photography factors

Having a very good score of 71, the Fujifilm X-T3 is a fine option for street photography. A very good street photography camera gives a fine balance of image quality plus portability.

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tilting screen
nice sensor size (APS-C)
supports RAW files
has focus by touch
environment sealing
lack of image stabilization
more heavy than average in class (539g)

Fujifilm X-T3 Sports photography highlights

A excellent sports photography score of 80 indicates the Fujifilm X-T3 is a wonderful option for shooting sports. A camera needs great focusing and fast shutter speeds for sports photography.

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maximum shutter speed is high (1/8,000 seconds)
quiet shutter (1/32,000 seconds)
fast shooting (20.0 fps)
excellent megapixels (26 megapixels)
sensor size is nice (APS-C)
has tracking autofocus
weather proof
supports phase detect auto focus
no image stabilization

Fujifilm X-T3 as a Travel photography camera

Weight is pretty important in choosing a camera for travel. All things considered, the Fujifilm X-T3 gets a very good 69 for a travel camera which makes it a fine option to take with you on your travels.

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environment sealing
connects via bluetooth
includes touch focus
great MP (26MP)
heavier than competition in class (539g)
doesn't have selfie friendly display

Fujifilm X-T3 Landscape photography information

If you're looking to choose a digital camera for landscape pictures, the most significant factor will no doubt be image quality. The Fujifilm X-T3 with it's awesome score of 81 as a landscape camera is a outstanding pick within the current marketplace.

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you can focus manually
change lenses (Fujifilm X mount)
screen size is good (3")
excellent megapixels (26 megapixels)
decent sensor size (APS-C)
no anti-alias filter
delivers RAW files
weather sealing
2 card slots
no image stabilization

Fujifilm X-T3 Vlogging highlights

A camera for vlogging ought to have a moving display screen, microphone port and preferably image stabilization. Taking all things into account, the Fujifilm X-T3 is not good for vlogging as it receives a awful rating of 32.

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touchscreen capability
features face detection focusing
high res video (4096 x 2160 resolution)
does have external microphone port
screen is not selfie friendly
no image stabilization
more heavy than competition (539g)

Fujifilm X-T3 Alternatives

If you want alternatives to the X-T3, here is a number of the top ranked cameras that fall into the family of Advanced Mirrorless.

The chart below gives you a bird's eye view of the X-T3 versus it's top scoring rivals suggested above.

There are more cameras you may see as alternative options. To go through a detailed comparison, visit the "compare" link.

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Specifications

General Information
Brand
FujiFilm
Model type
Fujifilm X-T3
Category
Advanced Mirrorless
Introduced
2018-09-06
Physical type
SLR-style mirrorless
Sensor Information
Sensor type
BSI-CMOS
Processor Chip
X-Processor 4
Sensor size
APS-C
Sensor dimensions
23.5 x 15.6mm
Sensor area
366.6mm²
Sensor resolution
26 megapixels
Anti alias filter
Aspect ratio
1:1, 3:2 and 16:9
Full resolution
6240 x 4160
RAW support
Max native ISO
12800
Max boosted ISO
51200
Minimum native ISO
160
Minimum boosted ISO
80
Autofocusing
Focus manually
Touch focus
AF continuous
Single AF
Tracking AF
Selective AF
AF center weighted
Multi area AF
AF live view
Face detection AF
Contract detection AF
Phase detection AF
Total focus points
425
Lens
Lens support
Fujifilm X
Total lenses
54
Crop factor
1.5
Screen
Screen type
Tilting
Screen sizing
3 inch
Resolution of screen
1,040 thousand dots
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch operation
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder
Electronic
Viewfinder resolution
3,690 thousand dots
Viewfinder coverage
100%
Viewfinder magnification
0.75x
DXO scores
DXO All around rating
not tested
DXO Color Depth rating
not tested
DXO Dynamic range rating
not tested
DXO Low light rating
not tested
Features
Lowest shutter speed
30 secs
Highest shutter speed
1/8000 secs
Highest silent shutter speed
1/32000 secs
Continuous shooting rate
20.0 frames per sec
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manually set exposure
Exposure compensation
Yes
Custom WB
Image stabilization
Inbuilt flash
Flash distance
no built-in flash
Flash options
no built-in flash
External flash
AE bracketing
WB bracketing
Highest flash synchronize
1/250 secs
Exposure
Multisegment metering
Average metering
Spot metering
Partial metering
AF area metering
Center weighted metering
Video features
Video resolutions
4096x2160 (60p/50p/30p/25p/24p/23.98p)
Max video resolution
4096x2160
Video file format
MPEG-4, H.264, H.265
Mic support
Headphone support
Connectivity
Wireless
Built-In
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB
USB 3.0 (5 GBit/sec)
GPS
None
Physical
Environment sealing
Water proofing
Dust proofing
Shock proofing
Crush proofing
Freeze proofing
Weight
539g (1.19 lbs)
Dimensions
133 x 93 x 59mm (5.2" x 3.7" x 2.3")
Other
Battery life
390 photos
Type of battery
Battery Pack
Battery ID
NP-W126S
Self timer
Yes
Time lapse recording
Card slots
Two
Launch pricing
$1,500