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Fujifilm X-E3 vs Sony A6500 – Comparison

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Looking for the Fujifilm X-E3 vs Sony A6500 comparison? Both cameras has the same APS-c CMOS sensor, but let’s see which one is better for the money.

Even the new Fuji X-E3 has the same sensor in resolution to the Sony A6500, it has a significantly lightweight body that lacks weather-sealing. In our opinion, the X-E3 is quite satisfactory in terms of price performance. Do you think that the X-E3, with the price tag of only $899, offers enough features against the A6500?

Let’s have a brief look at the main features of Fujifilm X-E3 vs Sony A6500. So what may be the main differences when consider their specs list? Current Fuji users might want to check out the X-E3 vs X-T20 vs X-T2 vs X-E2S – Comparison too.

Differences between Fujifilm X-E3 vs Sony A6500 Mirrorless Cameras

If you’re trying to decide which one to buy as your first camera, here are the differences of Fujifilm X-E3 vs Sony A6500 cameras. Our comparison table below covers all the important specifications of each camera.

Fujifilm X-E3 vs Sony A6500 – Comparison

Fujifilm X-E3 vs Sony A6500 Comparison Table

Features Fujifilm X-E3 Sony A6500
Sensor resolution 24MP APS-C CMOS 24MP APS-C CMOS
AA Filter No Yes
Max Image Resolution 6000 x 4000 6000 x 4000
Image Stabilization No Sensor-shift
ISO Auto, 200 – 12800 (expandable to 100-51200) 100 – 25,600
Boost: 51,200
AF System Phase Detection: 325 Phase Detection: 425
Contrast Detection: 169
LCD 3.0″ – Fixed-type 1,040,000 dots 3.0″ 921.6k-Dot Tilting Touchscreen LCD
Viewfinder EVF
0.62x magnification
100% coverage
0.7x magnification
100% coverage
Shutter Speed 30-1/4000 sec 30-1/4000 sec
Built-in Flash No Yes
Burst Speed 8fps 11fps
Exposure Compensation ±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps) -3 EV to +3 EV (in 1/3 or 1/2 EV steps)
Video Recording
(max. res)
4K UHD/30p, 25p, 24p 4K UHD/30p, 25p, 24p
Time Lapse Yes Yes
Jpeg Buffer Size 62 231
RAW Buffer Size 25 110
Mic Input Yes Yes
Headphone Jack No No
Wireless Connectivity Wi-Fi + NFC Wi-Fi + NFC
USB Charge Yes Yes
Environmentally Sealed No Yes
Battery Life 350 shots 350 shots
Dimensions 121 x 74 x 43mm 120.0 x 66.9 x 53.3 mm
Weight 337 g 453 g
Price $899 $1,398