Fujifilm X-T1 vs Sony Alpha A6000

Fujifilm X-T1

Fujifilm X-T1

16 megapixels, APS-C, 23.6 x 15.6 mm, TFT LCD (RGBW), 3″, 8.0 fps

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

24 megapixels, APS-C, 23.5 x 15.6 mm, TFT LCD, 3″, 11.0 fps

We compare the Fujifilm X-T1 to the Sony Alpha a6000: Which digital camera has the better sensor? Which has the faster autofocus? Let's found out.. Both cameras were presented the same year the Fujifilm X-T1 on 2014-04-14 and Sony Alpha a6000 on 2014-04-23.

Fujifilm X-T1 advantages over Sony Alpha A6000

  • Bigger Sensor
    23.6 x 15.6 mm vs 23.5 x 15.6 mm
    Well, when it comes to sensor size, bigger is (usually) better
  • Higher Screen Resolution
    1,040k dots vs 922k dots
    The higher the resolution, the more detail you can see on photos
  • Microphone Port
    true vs false
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Environmental Sealing
    true vs false
    Protection of the internal parts of a camera from external influences

Sony Alpha A6000 advantages over Fujifilm X-T1

  • More Megapixels
    24 megapixels vs 16 megapixels
    The more megapixels, the higher the detail of an image
  • Lower ISO
    100 vs 200
    Both tonal reproduction and colors will be of very high quality
  • Higher ISO
    25,600 vs 6,400
    Higher ISO can give more low-light flexibility
  • More Lenses
    83 vs 41
    Better lens selection gives you more options
  • More Photos in a Second
    11.0 fps vs 8.0 fps
    Fast continuous shooting is great for catching action shots
  • More Auto Focus Points
    179 vs 49
    The more of them available, the greater flexibility the photographer has
  • Lighter Weight
    344g vs 440g
    A lighter camera is more convenient for travel
  • Longer Battery Life
    360 shots vs 350 shots
    Capture more photos

Common Strengths

  • Display Size
    3″ vs 3″
  • Live View
    true vs true
  • Max Video Resolution
    1920 x 1080 vs 1920 x 1080
  • Storage Slots
    1 vs 1

Fujifilm X-T1 vs Sony Alpha A6000 Sensor Comparison

Here you can see the Fujifilm X-T1 and Sony Alpha a6000 sensor size comparison.

  • Sensor area 368.16 mm²
  • Pixel pitch 4.82 µm
  • Pixel density 4.3 MP/cm²
  • 366.6 mm²
  • 3.92 µm
  • 6.52 MP/cm²


ModelFujifilm X-T1Sony Alpha a6000
Body TypeSLR-style mirrorlessRangefinder-style mirrorless

DxO Sensor Scores

DxO Overall Scorenot tested82
DxO Color Depthnot tested24.1
DxO Dynamic Rangenot tested13.1
DxO Low Light ISOnot tested1347


Sensor Resolution16 megapixels24 megapixels
Sensor SizeAPS-CAPS-C
Sensor Dimensions23.6 x 15.6 mm23.5 x 15.6 mm
Sensor Area368.16mm2366.60mm2
Max Image Resolution4896 x 32646000 x 4000
Min Boosted ISO100
Min Native ISO200100
Max Native ISO6,40025,600
Max Boosted ISO51,20051200
RAW Supporttruetrue


Lens MountFujifilm XSony E
Number of Lenses4183
Manual Focustruetrue
Focal Length Multiplier1.5x1.5x
Macro Focus Rangen/an/a


Viewfinder Coverage100%100%
Viewfinder Resolution2,360k dots1,440k dots
Viewfinder Magnification0.770.7


Display TypeTiltingTilting
Display TechnologyTFT LCD (RGBW)TFT LCD
Display Size3″3″
Display Resolution1,040k dots922k dots
Live Viewtruetrue
Touch Screenfalsefalse

Photography Features

Min Shutter Speed30s30s
Max Shutter Speed1/4000s1/4000s
Continuous Shooting8.0 fps11.0 fps
Shutter Prioritytruetrue
Aperture Prioritytruetrue
Manual Exposure Modetruetrue
Exposure CompensationYesYes
Custom White Balancetruetrue
Image Stabilizationfalsefalse
Built-in Flashfalsetrue
External Flashtruetrue
Flash Range8.00 m (ISO100)6.00 m (at ISO 100)
Flash ModesActivated when external flash is connected Red-eye removal OFF: Auto / Forced Flash / Slow Synchro / Suppressed Flash / Rear-curtain Synchro / Commander Red-eye removal ON: Red-eye Reduction Auto / Red-eye Reduction & Forced Flash / Suppressed Flash /Flash off, auto, fill-flaw, slow sync, redeye reduction, hi-speed sync, wireless control
Max Flash Sync1/180s1/160s
WB Bracketingtruetrue
AE Bracketingtruetrue

Exposure Modes

Center Weightedfalsetrue


Touch Autofocusfalsefalse
Continuous Autofocustruetrue
Single Autofocustruetrue
Tracking Autofocustruetrue
Selective Autofocustruetrue
Center Autofocustruetrue
Multi Area Focustruetrue
Live View Focustruetrue
Face Detection Autofocustruetrue
Contrast Autofocustruetrue
Phase Detection Autofocustruetrue
Number of Autofocus Points49179
Number of Cross Focus Points0Unknown

Video Features

Video Resolutions1920 x 1080 (30, 60p), 1280 x 720 (30p, 60p)1920 x 1080 (60p, 60i, 24p), 1440 x 1080 (30p, 25p), 640 x 480 (30p, 25p)
Max Video Resolution1920 x 10801920 x 1080
Video FormatsH.264MPEG-4, AVCHD, XAVC S
Microphone Intruefalse
Headphone Outfalsefalse


WiFi ConnectivityBuilt-InBuilt-In
USBUSB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
HDMI Outtruetrue


Camera Weight440g344g
Body Dimensions129 x 90 x 47mm120 x 67 x 45mm
Environmental Sealingtruefalse
Water Prooffalsefalse
Dust Prooffalsefalse
Shock Prooffalsefalse
Crush Prooffalsefalse
Freeze Prooffalsefalse
Battery ModelNP-W126NP-FW50
Battery Life350 shots360 shots
Battery TypeBattery PackBattery Pack

Other Features

TimelapsetrueWith downloadable app
Self TimerYes (10sec. / 2sec. Delay)Yes (2 or 10 sec, continuous (3-5 shot))
Storage TypeSD / SDHC / SDXC (UHS-II)SD/ SDHC/SDXC, Memory Stick Pro Duo/ Pro-HG Duo
Storage Slots11

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