Fujifilm FinePix S3 Pro vs Canon EOS R6

This is a full comparison between the cameras Fujifilm FinePix S3 Pro and Canon EOS R6. We compare them by looking at the categories you see below.

Manufacturing

Fujifilm FinePix S3 Pro is manufacturered by Fujifilm but Canon EOS R6 is from Canon. Both Fujifilm and Canon are well known brands though.

Fujifilm FinePix S3 Pro were released 2004 and Canon EOS R6 was released 2020. That is a 16 years difference. In tech, this period can be of interest since technology is always improving, etc.

Camera Released
Fujifilm FinePix S3 Pro 2004
Canon EOS R6 2020

Type of camera

Fujifilm FinePix S3 Pro is a DSLR camera while Canon EOS R6 is a Mirrorless camera. More information about their differences will come soon.

Sensors / crop factor

These cameras have different sensors. Fujifilm FinePix S3 Pro has a "Fujifilm APS-C"-sensor while Canon EOS R6 has a "Canon Full Frame"-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 **
Fujifilm FinePix S3 Pro 75 mm
Fujifilm sensor
Crop factor/focal length multiplier by * 1.5
Canon EOS R6 50 mm
Full-frame sensor
No crop factor/focal length multiplier

** 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

Fujifilm FinePix S3 Pro has a 6 MP (Megapixels) resolution while Canon EOS R6 has 20 MP. If we break down this in more detail this is the data behind the numbers:

Camera Megapixels
Fujifilm FinePix S3 Pro 6 MP
12121088 pixels
4256 x 2848
Canon EOS R6 20 MP
19961856 pixels
5472 x 3648

Canon EOS R6 has a 65 % 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 R6 has a larger ISO-range than Fujifilm FinePix S3 Pro. Canon EOS R6 has an ISO range that stretches from 100 to 102400 while Fujifilm FinePix S3 Pro has 100 to 1600.

Camera ISO Range
Fujifilm FinePix S3 Pro 100-1600
Canon EOS R6 100-102400

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 R6 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 Fujifilm FinePix S3 Pro
Lens compatibility chart for Canon EOS R6

Pictures per second

Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definitely be of interest. Fujifilm FinePix S3 Pro can shoot up to 1,5 pictures per seconds and Canon EOS R6 can shoot up to 20 pictures per seconds.

Camera FPS (Frames per second)
Fujifilm FinePix S3 Pro 1,5
Canon EOS R6 20

Ability to record movies

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

It is only one of these two cameras that support recording movies and movie clips and that is Canon EOS R6. Sadly, the Fujifilm FinePix S3 Pro does not support this.

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 37% heavier than Canon EOS R6 and its 680 gr (or 1.5 lb).

Camera Weight
Fujifilm FinePix S3 Pro 930 gr
2.05 lb
Canon EOS R6 680 gr
1.5 lb

Fujifilm FinePix S3 Pro vs Canon EOS R6 Specs

Below you will find the complete and detailed technical specs for both Fujifilm FinePix S3 Pro and Canon EOS R6, 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
Fujifilm FinePix S3 Pro
Canon EOS R6
Name Fujifilm FinePix S3 Pro Canon EOS R6
Manufacturer Fujifilm Canon
Release Date and Price
Fujifilm FinePix S3 Pro
Canon EOS R6
Release Year 2004 2020
Release Date 2004-02-05 2020-07-09
MSRP N/A 2499 USD
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Camera Type
Fujifilm FinePix S3 Pro
Canon EOS R6
Camera Type DSLR Mirrorless
Sensor
Fujifilm FinePix S3 Pro
Canon EOS R6
Sensor Size APS-C (approx 23.5 x 15.6 mm) Full Frame (approx 36 x 24 mm)
Sensor Type CCD CMOS
Resolution 4256 x 2848 pixels 5472 x 3648 pixels
Megapixels 6 MP 20 MP
Image Processor DIGIC X
Image
Fujifilm FinePix S3 Pro
Canon EOS R6
ISO Range 100 - 1600 100 - 102400
White Balance Presets 7 8
Custom White Balance Yes Yes
Image Stabilization No Yes
(Sensor-Shift. Works with lens-based IS systems for maximum shake reduction.)
Image Stabilization CIPA Rating 0 stops 0 stops
Uncompressed format RAW RAW
Optics & Focus
Fujifilm FinePix S3 Pro
Canon EOS R6
Autofocus Motor Yes Yes
Autofocus Phase Detect
Multi Area
Selective Single Point
Single
Continuous
Phase Detect
Multi Area
Center
Selective Single Point
Tracking
Single
Continuous
Touch
Face Detection
LiveView
Focus Points N/A 1053
Lens Mount Nikon F

See Compatible Lenses
Canon RF

See Compatible Lenses
Focal Length Multiplier 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
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
Screen & Viewfinder
Fujifilm FinePix S3 Pro
Canon EOS R6
Articulated LCD N/A Fully articulated
Screen size 2 3
Screen dots 235000 1620000
Touch screen No Yes
Screen type N/A TFT LCD
Live view No Yes
Viewfinder Type Optical (pentaprism) Electronic
Viewfinder Coverage 94% 100%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.76
Viewfinder Resolution N/A 3690000
Photography features
Fujifilm FinePix S3 Pro
Canon EOS R6
Frames per second 1,5 fps 20 fps
Minimum Shutter Speed 30 seconds 30 seconds
Maximum Shutter Speed 1/4000 seconds 1/8000 seconds
Built-in Flash Yes No
Built-in Flash Range 15 meters N/A
External Flash Yes Yes
Self-Timer Yes Yes
Time-lapse Yes No
Metering modes Multi
Center Weighted
Spot
Partial
Exposure Compensation N/A +/- 3 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
Videography features
Fujifilm FinePix S3 Pro
Canon EOS R6
Video recording No Yes
Video format N/A MPEG4
H.264
H.265
Video resolution N/A 1920 x 1080
3840 x 2160
Built-in Microphone No Yes
Built-in Speakers No Yes
Storage
Fujifilm FinePix S3 Pro
Canon EOS R6
Memory Card Compact Flash
SD/SDHC
Connectivity
Fujifilm FinePix S3 Pro
Canon EOS R6
HDMI Output No Yes
Microphone Port No Yes
Headphone Port No Yes
Wireless No Yes
Built-in ( 802.11b/g/n + Bluetooth)
Remote Control Yes (Optional) Yes
GPS No No
Body & Dimensions
Fujifilm FinePix S3 Pro
Canon EOS R6
Enviromentally sealed Yes Yes
Battery Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery Details LP-E6NH lithium-ion battery & charger
Battery Life (CIPA) N/A 360 shots
Width 148 mm 138 mm
Height 135 mm 98 mm
Depth 80 mm 88 mm
Weight 930 gram 680 gram