Fujifilm X-T3 Overview
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The Fujifilm X-T3 is an enthusiast SLR-style mirrorless camera with a new 26MP BSI CMOS X-Trans sensor and updated hybrid AF system with 425 phase-detect points and nearly 100% coverage. The camera has the same analog controls for shutter speed, ISO and exposure compensation as the X-T2 before it, and nine buttons and dials are customizable. The X-T3 has a 3.69M-dot electronic viewfinder with a large 0.75x magnification as well as a touchscreen LCD that tilts on two axes. The tough magnesium-alloy body is sealed against dust and moisture and features twoSD cards that support UHS-II media.
The camera shoots continuously at 20 fps (e-shutter) or 11 fps (mechanical shutter) at full resolution, or up to 30 fps in a 1.25x crop mode. Video can be captured at both DCI and UHD 4K at up to 60p, with a top bit rate of 400Mbps. The camera supports the H.265 codec and can output 10-bit video at 4:2:2 over HDMI, or record internal 10-bit at 4:2:0. Both F-Log and HLG are supported.
Note that there is an "X-T3 WW" model that does not include a charger but costs $100 less.
|Body type||SLR-style mirrorless|
|Max resolution||6240 x 4160|
|Effective pixels||26 megapixels|
|Sensor size||APS-C (23.5 x 15.6 mm)|
|ISO||Auto, 160-12800 (expands to 80-51200)|
|Lens mount||Fujifilm X|
|Focal length mult.||1.5×|
|Max shutter speed||1/8000 sec|
|Format||MPEG-4, H.264, H.265|
|USB||USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5 GBit/sec)|
|Weight (inc. batteries)||539 g (1.19 lb / 19.01 oz)|
|Dimensions||133 x 93 x 59 mm (5.24 x 3.66 x 2.32″)|
As a stills camera the X-T3 is a pleasant update to one of our favorite APS-C cameras, significantly improving the autofocus. If you're interested in stills and video, though, it's knockout. The lack of stabilization holds the video back a touch but as a compact, relatively affordable do-everything camera, it's impressive.
Good for: A bit of everything, especially if that everything includes video.
Not so good for: Sports shooting at the highest levels.
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