Fuji X-A10 vs Sony A5100

fuji-x-a10-vs-sony-a5100Specifications inside the core of Fuji X-A10 is wonderful… no doubt, but it looks like the stylish Sony A5100 is making its mark with the help of extraordinary AF systems and more number of pixels compared to Fuji X-A10. You can see in the table that Sony A5100 gives next level specifications and Fuji X-T2 is lagging behind in the contest. Let’s see the specs comparison in details…


FujiFilm X-A10

Sony A5100

Megapixel 16 megapixels  24 megapixels
 Sensor size Type  APS-C (23.6 x 15.6 mm)  APS-C (23.5 x 15.6 mm)
 Low-Pass Filter  Yes  Yes
 Image Processor  N/A  Bionz X
 Image Stabilization  No  No
 AF system  Contrast  Contrast+Phase
 AF points  49  179
 ISO  100-25600  100-25600
 Shutter Min/Max  1/32000 sec  1/4000 sec
 Top Continuous shooting speed  6fps  6fps
 Video  Full HD  Full HD
 Display  3” rear tilting LCD (1040K)  3” rear touchscreen tilting LCD (921,600)
 Viewfinder  No  No
Hot Shoe  No  No
Battery Life  410 Shots  400 Shots
Environmentally Sealed  No  No
Wireless Connectivity  Yes  Yes
Dimension  117 x 67 x 40 mm  110 x 63 x 36 mm
Weight  331 g  283 g

Fuji X-A10 vs Sony A5100

Megapixel– Sony A5100 features high-resolution 24.3 MP APS-C Exmor CMOS sensor and powerful BIONZ X processor that combines together to give you pro-quality of images with incredible details. On the other side, the X-A10 combines a 16.3 megapixel APS-C sensor that can’t give you images as sharp as A5100.

AF system– The Potent combination of focal plane phase-detection AF points with an extremely wide autofocus coverage area (179 focal points) with high-precision contrast-detection AF, allowing the A5100 to accurately track the desire subjects in very quick time, Probably as little as 0.07 seconds. Unfortunately, Fuji doesn’t show anything innovative in the case of AF system of X-A10 that features only contrast detect sensors with 49 AF points, which is comparatively poor that Sony A5100.

Shutter speed– You can get a great advantage of faster shutter speed, letting you to use large aperture to achieve shallow depth of field, even while shooting under bright conditions without over-exposing the image. Moreover, faster shutter speed also helps you to freeze each movement of the intended subjects. But, Sony A5100 offers the faster shutter speed of 1/4000 only.

Battery Life– Fuji X-A10’s battery looks marginally sturdier than Sony A5100, enabling you to take around 410 shots at a single time charge. On the other side, Sony A5100 allows you to take almost 400 shots at a time.

Note:– The rear LCD integrated in Fuji X-A10 employs the slide-and-tilt mechanism so that even when it is tilted by 180 degrees, the LCD is not blocked by the camera, allowing for 100% visibility.

Verdict- Ultimately, both the two mirrorless cameras of two different manufacturers don’t show huge differences in the core specification, but still Sony is getting more attention all due to its faster AF systems and the ability to produce high-quality of images almost in all kinds of shooting conditions.

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