Canon EOS R vs Fujifilm FinePix S3 Pro

This is a full comparison between the cameras Canon EOS R and Fujifilm FinePix S3 Pro. We compare them by looking at the categories you see below.

Manufacturing

Canon EOS R is manufacturered by Canon but Fujifilm FinePix S3 Pro is from Fujifilm. Both Canon and Fujifilm are well known brands though.

Canon EOS R were released 2018 and Fujifilm FinePix S3 Pro was released 2004. That is a 14 years difference. In tech, this period can be of interest since technology is always improving, etc.

Camera Released
Canon EOS R 2018
Fujifilm FinePix S3 Pro 2004

Type of camera

Canon EOS R is a Mirrorless camera while Fujifilm FinePix S3 Pro is a DSLR camera. More information about their differences will come soon.

Sensors / crop factor

These cameras have different sensors. Canon EOS R has a "Canon Full Frame"-sensor while Fujifilm FinePix S3 Pro has a "Fujifilm APS-C"-sensor, and their difference in sensors will also affect the crop factor and experience focal length. See the table below.

Camera Focal length, 50mm f/1.8 **
Canon EOS R 50 mm
Full-frame sensor
No crop factor/focal length multiplier
Fujifilm FinePix S3 Pro 75 mm
Fujifilm sensor
Crop factor/focal length multiplier by * 1.5

** Experienced focal length when using a lens such as a common "50mm f/1.8"

Learn more about crop factor and focal length multiplier here:

Resolution

Canon EOS R has a 30 MP (Megapixels) resolution while Fujifilm FinePix S3 Pro has 6 MP. If we break down this in more detail this is the data behind the numbers:

Camera Megapixels
Canon EOS R 30 MP
30105600 pixels
6720 x 4480
Fujifilm FinePix S3 Pro 6 MP
12121088 pixels
4256 x 2848

Canon EOS R has a 148 % larger resolution than Fujifilm FinePix S3 Pro. This could give you more details in the picture but also a possibility to crop more in the pictures, afterward while editing the pictures, if needed that is.

ISO range

Canon EOS R has a larger ISO-range than Fujifilm FinePix S3 Pro. Canon EOS R has an ISO range that stretches from 100 to 40000 while Fujifilm FinePix S3 Pro has 100 to 1600.

Camera ISO Range
Canon EOS R 100-40000
Fujifilm FinePix S3 Pro 100-1600

Autofocus and lens compatibility

Both of these cameras have a built-in autofocus motor. Some lenses, that support autofocus, do not have an autofocus motor of their own but this won't cause any problems with these two cameras.

Worth mentioning is that Canon EOS R belongs to the Canon EOS R-system and needs an adapter to work with Canons EF, EF-S, MP-E, and TS-E lenses. You can read more about this adapter here:
Canon Lens Mount Adapter EF-EOS R

Here is a complete overview of which lenses work with each camera:
Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS R
Lens compatibility chart for Fujifilm FinePix S3 Pro

Pictures per second

Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definitely be of interest. Canon EOS R can shoot up to 8 pictures per seconds and Fujifilm FinePix S3 Pro can shoot up to 1,5 pictures per seconds.

Camera FPS (Frames per second)
Canon EOS R 8
Fujifilm FinePix S3 Pro 1,5

Ability to record movies

It is becoming more and more popular to record movies with digital cameras.

When comparing these two cameras there is only one of them that can shoot movies and that is Canon EOS R. Unfortunately Fujifilm FinePix S3 Pro does not support recording movies and movie clips.

Weight

The weight of the camera can be an extremely important factor, especially if the camera is about to be used, or carried around, for several hours at a time.

Fujifilm FinePix S3 Pro weighs 930 gr (equal to 2.05 lb) which is 41% heavier than Canon EOS R and its 660 gr (or 1.46 lb).

Camera Weight
Canon EOS R 660 gr
1.46 lb
Fujifilm FinePix S3 Pro 930 gr
2.05 lb

Canon EOS R vs Fujifilm FinePix S3 Pro Specs

Below you will find the complete and detailed technical specs for both Canon EOS R and Fujifilm FinePix S3 Pro, next to each other. Each category of data is a link to an article covering the subject, giving you a deeper understanding so you can better understand the strengths and weaknesses of the two camera models.

Product
Canon EOS R
Fujifilm FinePix S3 Pro
Name Canon EOS R Fujifilm FinePix S3 Pro
Manufacturer Canon Fujifilm
Release Date and Price
Canon EOS R
Fujifilm FinePix S3 Pro
Release Year 2018 2004
Release Date 2018-09-05 2004-02-05
MSRP 2299 USD N/A
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Camera Type
Canon EOS R
Fujifilm FinePix S3 Pro
Camera Type Mirrorless DSLR
Sensor
Canon EOS R
Fujifilm FinePix S3 Pro
Sensor Size Full Frame (approx 36 x 24 mm) APS-C (approx 23.5 x 15.6 mm)
Sensor Type CMOS CCD
Resolution 6720 x 4480 pixels 4256 x 2848 pixels
Megapixels 30 MP 6 MP
Image Processor DIGIC 8
Image
Canon EOS R
Fujifilm FinePix S3 Pro
ISO Range 100 - 40000 100 - 1600
White Balance Presets 6 7
Custom White Balance Yes Yes
Image Stabilization No No
Image Stabilization CIPA Rating 0 stops 0 stops
Uncompressed format RAW RAW
Optics & Focus
Canon EOS R
Fujifilm FinePix S3 Pro
Autofocus Motor Yes Yes
Autofocus Contract Detect (sensor)
Phase Detect
Multi Area
Center
Selective Single Point
Tracking
Single
Continuous
Touch
Face Detection
LiveView
Phase Detect
Multi Area
Selective Single Point
Single
Continuous
Focus Points 5655 N/A
Lens Mount Canon RF

See Compatible Lenses
Nikon F

See Compatible Lenses
Focal Length Multiplier Full frame
No multiplier
Example:
24 mm remains 24 mm
50 mm remains 50 mm
100 mm remains 100 mm
200 mm remains 200 mm
APS-C Sensor (1.5x)
1.5x multiplier
Example:
24 mm becomes 36 mm
50 mm becomes 75 mm
100 mm becomes 150 mm
200 mm becomes 300 mm
Screen & Viewfinder
Canon EOS R
Fujifilm FinePix S3 Pro
Articulated LCD Fully articulated N/A
Screen size 3.2 2
Screen dots 2100000 235000
Touch screen Yes No
Screen type TFT LCD N/A
Live view Yes No
Viewfinder Type Electronic Optical (pentaprism)
Viewfinder Coverage 100% 94%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.76
Viewfinder Resolution 3690000 N/A
Photography features
Canon EOS R
Fujifilm FinePix S3 Pro
Frames per second 8 fps 1,5 fps
Minimum Shutter Speed 30 seconds 30 seconds
Maximum Shutter Speed 1/8000 seconds 1/4000 seconds
Built-in Flash No Yes
Built-in Flash Range N/A 15 meters
External Flash Yes Yes
Self-Timer Yes Yes
Time-lapse No Yes
Metering modes Multi
Center Weighted
Spot
Partial
Exposure Compensation +/- 3 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps) N/A
Videography features
Canon EOS R
Fujifilm FinePix S3 Pro
Video recording Yes No
Video format MPEG4
H.264
N/A
Video resolution 1280 x 720
1920 x 1080
3840 x 2160
N/A
Built-in Microphone Yes No
Built-in Speakers Yes No
Storage
Canon EOS R
Fujifilm FinePix S3 Pro
Memory Card SD/SDHC
Compact Flash
Connectivity
Canon EOS R
Fujifilm FinePix S3 Pro
HDMI Output Yes No
Microphone Port Yes No
Headphone Port Yes No
Wireless Yes
Built-in (802.11b/g/n + Bluetooth 4.1 LE)
No
Remote Control Yes (via smartphone) Yes (Optional)
GPS No No
Body & Dimensions
Canon EOS R
Fujifilm FinePix S3 Pro
Enviromentally sealed Yes Yes
Battery Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery Details LP-E6N lithium-ion battery & charger
Battery Life (CIPA) 370 shots N/A
Width 136 mm 148 mm
Height 98 mm 135 mm
Depth 84 mm 80 mm
Weight 660 gram 930 gram