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Sony Alpha A7 vs Fujifilm X-T2

Sony Alpha A7

Sony Alpha A7

24 megapixels, Full frame, 35.8 x 23.9 mm, Xtra Fine LCD, 3″, 5.0 fps

Fujifilm X-T2

Fujifilm X-T2

24 megapixels, APS-C, 23.6 x 15.6 mm, 14.0 fps

Here we are comparing two cameras with different sensors. Sony Alpha A7 is equipped with a Full frame sensor, but Fujifilm X-T2 with APS-C. The Sony Alpha A7 was announced on the 2014-01-22, while Fujifilm X-T2 on 2016-07-07.

Sony Alpha A7 advantages over Fujifilm X-T2

  • Bigger Sensor
    35.8 x 23.9 mm vs 23.6 x 15.6 mm
    Well, when it comes to sensor size, bigger is (usually) better
  • Lower ISO
    100 vs 200
    Both tonal reproduction and colors will be of very high quality
  • Higher ISO
    25,600 vs 12,800
    Higher ISO can give more low-light flexibility
  • More Lenses
    83 vs 41
    Better lens selection gives you more options
  • Larger Screen
    3″ vs
    It's more convenient to see the result on a larger screen
  • Higher Screen Resolution
    1,230k dots vs
    The higher the resolution, the more detail you can see on photos
  • Lighter Weight
    474g vs 507g
    A lighter camera is more convenient for travel

Fujifilm X-T2 advantages over Sony Alpha A7

  • More Photos in a Second
    14.0 fps vs 5.0 fps
    Fast continuous shooting is great for catching action shots
  • More Auto Focus Points
    325 vs 117
    The more of them available, the greater flexibility the photographer has
  • Higher Video Resolution
    3840 x 2160 vs 1920 x 1080
    Higher resolutions will contain more detail than lower
  • Dual Card Slots
    2 vs 1
    Gives you more storage flexibility and safety

Common Strengths

  • Sensor Resolution
    24 megapixels vs 24 megapixels
  • Live View
    true vs true
  • Microphone In
    true vs true
  • Environmental Sealing
    true vs true
  • Battery Life
    340 shots vs 340 shots

Sony Alpha A7 vs Fujifilm X-T2 Sensor Comparison

  • Sensor area 855.62 mm²
  • Pixel pitch 5.97 µm
  • Pixel density 2.81 MP/cm²
Full frame
  • 368.16 mm²
  • 3.93 µm
  • 6.46 MP/cm²
APS-C

General

ManufacturerSonyFujifilm
ModelSony Alpha A7Fujifilm X-T2
Announced2014-01-222016-07-07
Body TypeSLR-style mirrorlessSLR-style mirrorless
Indicative Price$798.00

DxO Sensor Scores

DxO Overall Score90not tested
DxO Color Depth24.8not tested
DxO Dynamic Range14.2not tested
DxO Low Light ISO2248not tested

Sensor

Sensor Resolution24 megapixels24 megapixels
Sensor SizeFull frameAPS-C
Sensor TypeCMOSCMOS X-TRANS III
Sensor Dimensions35.8 x 23.9 mm23.6 x 15.6 mm
Sensor Area855.62mm2368.16mm2
Max Image Resolution6000 x 40006000 x 4000
Min Native ISO100200
Max Native ISO25,60012,800
RAW Supporttruetrue

Lens

Lens MountSony EFujifilm X
Number of Lenses8341
Manual Focustruetrue
Focal Length Multiplier1x1.5x
Macro Focus Rangen/an/a

Viewfinder

ViewfinderElectronicElectronic
Viewfinder Coverage100%100%
Viewfinder Resolution2,359k dots2,360k dots
Viewfinder Magnification0.710.77

Screen

Display TypeTiltingTilting
Display TechnologyXtra Fine LCD
Display Size3″
Display Resolution1,230k dots
Live Viewtruetrue
Touch Screenfalsefalse

Photography Features

Min Shutter Speed30s30s
Max Shutter Speed1/8000s1/8000s
Continuous Shooting5.0 fps14.0 fps
Shutter Prioritytruetrue
Aperture Prioritytruetrue
Manual Exposure Modetruetrue
Exposure CompensationYesYes
Custom White Balancetruetrue
Image Stabilizationfalsefalse
Built-in Flashfalsefalse
External Flashtruetrue
Flash Rangeno built-in flashno built-in flash
Flash Modesno built-in flashAuto, standard, slow sync, manual, commander
Max Flash Sync1/250s1/250s
WB Bracketingtruetrue
AE Bracketingtruetrue

Exposure Modes

Multi-Segmenttruetrue
Averagefalsetrue
Spottruetrue
Partialfalsefalse
AF-Areafalsefalse
Center Weightedtruefalse

Autofocus

Touch Autofocusfalsefalse
Continuous Autofocustruetrue
Single Autofocustruetrue
Tracking Autofocusfalsetrue
Selective Autofocustruetrue
Center Autofocustruetrue
Multi Area Focustruetrue
Live View Focustruetrue
Face Detection Autofocustruetrue
Contrast Autofocustruetrue
Phase Detection Autofocustruetrue
Number of Autofocus Points117325
Number of Cross Focus Points25Unknown

Video Features

Video Resolutions1920 x 1080 (60p, 60i, 24p), 1440 x 1080 (30p), 640 x 480 (30p)3840 x 2160 (29.97p, 25p, 24p, 23.98p), 1920 x 1080 (59.94p, 50p, 29.97p, 25p, 24p, 23.98p), 1280 x 720 (60p, 50p, 30p, 25p, 24p)
Max Video Resolution1920 x 10803840 x 2160
Video FormatsMPEG-4, AVCHDMPEG-4, H.264
Microphone Intruetrue
Headphone Outtruetrue

Connectivity

WiFi ConnectivityBuilt-InBuilt-In
USBUSB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)USB 3.0 (5 GBit/sec)
HDMI Outtruetrue

Physical

Camera Weight474g507g
Body Dimensions127 x 94 x 48mm133 x 92 x 49mm
Environmental Sealingtruetrue
Water Prooffalsefalse
Dust Prooffalsefalse
Shock Prooffalsefalse
Crush Prooffalsefalse
Freeze Prooffalsefalse
Battery ModelNP-FW50NP-W126S
Battery Life340 shots340 shots
Battery TypeBattery PackBattery Pack

Other Features

TimelapseWith downloadable apptrue
Self TimerYes (2 or 10 sec; continuous (3 or 5 exposures))Yes (2 or 10 secs)
GPSNoneNone
Storage TypeSD/SDHC/SDXC, Memory Stick Duo/Pro Duo/Pro-HG DuoDual SD/SDHC/SDXC UHS II
Storage Slots12