What would you prefer? A DSLR with all the basics specifications or an Entry-Level Mirrorless camera that lets you get some additional specifications to get new kind of shooting experience. However, the best part is that both the cameras are based on APS-C sensor.
Let’s go in detail comparison:
|Megapixel||24 MP||24 megapixels|
|Sensor size||APS-C (23.5 x 15.7 mm)||APS-C (23.5 x 15.7 mm)|
|Low pass filter||No||No|
|Image processor||Bionz X|
|AF system||Contrast Detect + Phase detect (hybrid)||Contrast Detect + Phase Detect sensor|
|AF points||91||11 Points|
|Shutter Min/ mix||30-1/32000 s||30sec-1/4000|
|Continuous shooting speed||6 fps||5 fps|
|Video||4K @15 fps||1920 x 1080 (60p, 60i, 24p)|
|Display||3.0″ 1.04m-Dot Tilting Touchscreen LCD||3.0″ 921.6k-Dot Tilting Touchscreen|
|Battery life||450 Shots||1200 Shots|
|Dimensions||117 x 68 x 40 mm||124 x 98 x 76mm|
|Weight||361 g||395 g|
Both the two cameras will be able to track the desire subjects instantly and accurately since both have contrast as well as phase detect AF sensor, but Fuji X-A5 is yielding 91 AF points System to help create sharp images when shoot the fast moving subjects even in lowlight conditions. On the other hand the Nikon D3400 utilizes only 11-AF points.
ISO– Fuji X-A5 offers ISO range of 25600 whereas D3400 is restricted to 25600 only, that means that the photographers with X-A5 can go for better lowlight photography compared to Canon D3400 users. In other words X-A5 users can snap top quality of photos and record almost clear videos at lowlight.
Continuous shooting drive
The sensor and processor of Fuji X-A5 enables users to shoot continuously 6fps for moving subjects, whereas Canon D3400 offers the ability to shoot 5fps only.
4K features inside Fuji X-A5 makes it totally a big entry-level camera, however, it lets you record 4k @15fps only for 5 minutes. On the other hand, you can record 1080p@60fps only with Nikon D3400.
At an attainable price you can get Fuji X-A5 some sumptuous specs and its 4K, really making it worth buying. On the other hand, Nikon D3400 is a complete entry-level camera to start with.