Fuji X-A5 vs Sony A6000:
Sony A6000 tells us that what a camera exactly needs to be called ‘outstanding’! Yes! look at the features of Sony A6000, a camera was announced way back in Feb, 2014, means four years ago and still the camera scintillates in the list of best entry-level cameras and also in the best at the Mirrorless camera segment.
Fuji X-A5 is newly announced Mirrorless camera comes with APS-C based sensor and there is a few improvement on the other sections. Let’s see the difference of these two cameras:
|Megapixel||24 MP||24.2 MP|
|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||TruePic VII|
|AF system||Contrast Detect + Phase detect (hybrid)||Contrast Detect + Phase Detect sensor|
|AF points||91||25 + 179|
|Shutter Min/ mix||30-1/32000 s||30sec-1/4000|
|Continuous shooting speed||6 fps||11 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||420 Shots|
|Dimensions||117 x 68 x 40 mm||120 x 67 x 53 mm|
|Weight||361 g||344 g|
Look at the table, it looks like both the two cameras will be capable to produce almost similar quality of images since two of these cameras employ the same resolution as well as sensor. Both maintains the better image resolution even in low-light conditions to deliver magnificent image quality, low –light sensitivity and better color combination.
You can see that both the cameras yield hybrid AF systems (Contrast+Phase), ensuring us that both Fuji as well as Sony will be very fast and accurate in tracking their desire target. But Sony A6000 is securing more number of grades all because of its extremely wide auto-focus coverage area – 179 focal points that tied up with high-precision contrast-detection AF of Sony A6000, letting the users to lock down the subjects extremely fast, which is moving across the entire frame. On the other side, Fuji X-A5 has 91 AF points only.
Fuji X-A5 has one stop more ISO range that directly means users have better option to choose from Maximum ISO range (51200) and can get flexible lowlight shooting. On the other hand, Sony managed to give 25600 of ISO range.
Fuji X-A5 is much more capable to capture the actions of the fast moving subjects, because X-A5 offers shutter speed of 1/32000 sec. On the other side, Sony A6000 avails slower speed shutter of only 1/4000 sec.
Continuous shooting speed
Sony A6000 offers 11 fps of continuous shooting speed that is just unprecedented to capture the happy and frolic moments of any event. In other words, the Sony A6000 will not miss any action of the subjects. On the other side, Fuji X-A5 offers only 6fps of continuous shooting speed.
Here Fuji X-A5 pretends to be special since it lets you record 4K@15fps for Five minutes other than the standard 1080p@60fps. Meanwhile, A6000 doesn’t let you take 4K video. You have to satisfy on full HD only.
Moreover, Fuji X-A5 can capture around 450 shots at a time, whereas Sony A6000 can take 420 shots only.
Fuji X-A5 is newly announced camera and giving a tough challenge to ever dominated Sony A6000. However, Sony A6000 has rigorous AF system that makes the camera pretty wealthy so that the professional photographers can keep it inside their bag. Though Fuji X-A5 gives you 4K but 5 minutes doesn’t make sense. Sony Still Sony A6000 looks to be best according to the performance.