Fujifilm X-A10 vs Nikon D5600

This is a full comparison between the cameras Fujifilm X-A10 and Nikon D5600. We compare them by looking at the categories you see below.

Manufacturing

Fujifilm X-A10 is manufacturered by Fujifilm but Nikon D5600 is from Nikon. Both Fujifilm and Nikon are well known brands though.

These two camera models were both released 2016.

Camera Released
Fujifilm X-A10 2016
Nikon D5600 2016

Type of camera

Fujifilm X-A10 is a Mirrorless camera while Nikon D5600 is a DSLR camera. More information about their differences will come soon.

Sensors / crop factor

These cameras have different sensors. Fujifilm X-A10 has a "Fujifilm APS-C"-sensor while Nikon D5600 has a "Nikon DX"-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 X-A10 75 mm
Fujifilm sensor
Crop factor/focal length multiplier by * 1.5
Nikon D5600 75 mm
Nikon DX 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

Fujifilm X-A10 has a 16 MP (Megapixels) resolution while Nikon D5600 has 24 MP. If we break down this in more detail this is the data behind the numbers:

Camera Megapixels
Fujifilm X-A10 16 MP
15980544 pixels
4896 x 3264
Nikon D5600 24 MP
24000000 pixels
6000 x 4000

Nikon D5600 has a 50 % larger resolution than Fujifilm X-A10. 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

Nikon D5600 has a larger ISO-range than Fujifilm X-A10. Nikon D5600 has an ISO range that stretches from 100 to 25600 while Fujifilm X-A10 has 200 to 6400.

Camera ISO Range
Fujifilm X-A10 200-6400
Nikon D5600 100-25600

Autofocus and lens compatibility

There is a big difference between these two cameras. Fujifilm X-A10 has a built-in autofocus motor but Nikon D5600 does not. If you want to be able to use autofocus on Nikon D5600 there is a need for having an autofocus motor inside the lens. We really encourage you to look closely at our lens compatibility charts at the links below.

Here is a complete overview of which lenses work with each camera:
Lens compatibility chart for Fujifilm X-A10
Lens compatibility chart for Nikon D5600

Pictures per second

Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definitely be of interest. Fujifilm X-A10 can shoot up to 6 pictures per seconds and Nikon D5600 can shoot up to 5 pictures per seconds.

Camera FPS (Frames per second)
Fujifilm X-A10 6
Nikon D5600 5

Ability to record movies

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

In this case, both Fujifilm X-A10 and Nikon D5600 can shoot movies.

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.

Nikon D5600 weighs 465 gr (equal to 1.03 lb) which is 40% heavier than Fujifilm X-A10 and its 331 gr (or 0.73 lb).

Camera Weight
Fujifilm X-A10 331 gr
0.73 lb
Nikon D5600 465 gr
1.03 lb

Fujifilm X-A10 vs Nikon D5600 Specs

Below you will find the complete and detailed technical specs for both Fujifilm X-A10 and Nikon D5600, 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 X-A10
Nikon D5600
Name Fujifilm X-A10 Nikon D5600
Manufacturer Fujifilm Nikon
Release Date and Price
Fujifilm X-A10
Nikon D5600
Release Year 2016 2016
Release Date 2016-12-01 2016-11-10
MSRP 499 USD 700 USD
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Camera Type
Fujifilm X-A10
Nikon D5600
Camera Type Mirrorless DSLR
Sensor
Fujifilm X-A10
Nikon D5600
Sensor Size APS-C (approx 23.5 x 15.6 mm) APS-C (approx 23.7 x 15.5 mm)
Also known as "DX"
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Resolution 4896 x 3264 pixels 6000 x 4000 pixels
Megapixels 16 MP 24 MP
Image Processor EXPEED 4
Image
Fujifilm X-A10
Nikon D5600
ISO Range 200 - 6400 100 - 25600
White Balance Presets 7 12
Custom White Balance Yes Yes
Image Stabilization No No
Image Stabilization CIPA Rating 0 stops 0 stops
Uncompressed format RAW RAW
Optics & Focus
Fujifilm X-A10
Nikon D5600
Autofocus Motor Yes No
Autofocus Contract Detect (sensor)
Multi Area
Center
Selective Single Point
Tracking
Single
Continuous
Face Detection
LiveView
Contract Detect (sensor)
Phase Detect
Multi Area
Center
Selective Single Point
Tracking
Single
Continuous
Touch
Face Detection
LiveView
Focus Points 49 39
Lens Mount Fujifilm X

See Compatible Lenses
Nikon F

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
DX / APS-C (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
Fujifilm X-A10
Nikon D5600
Articulated LCD Tilting Fully articulated
Screen size 3 3,2
Screen dots 1040000 1037000
Touch screen No Yes
Screen type 180-degree upward-tilting TFT LCD TFT LCD monitor
Live view Yes Yes
Viewfinder Type No Viewfinder Optical (pentamirror)
Viewfinder Coverage 95%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.82 (0.55 35mm equiv.)
Viewfinder Resolution N/A 0
Photography features
Fujifilm X-A10
Nikon D5600
Frames per second 6 fps 5 fps
Minimum Shutter Speed 30 seconds 30 seconds
Maximum Shutter Speed 1/4000 seconds 1/4000 seconds
Built-in Flash Yes Yes
Built-in Flash Range 5 meters 12 meters
External Flash Yes Yes
Self-Timer Yes Yes
Time-lapse Yes Yes
Metering modes Multi
Spot
Average
Multi
Center Weighted
Spot
Exposure Compensation +/- 3 (at 1/3 EV steps) +/- 5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
Videography features
Fujifilm X-A10
Nikon D5600
Video recording Yes Yes
Video format H.264
MPEG4
H.264
Video resolution 1280 x 720
1920 x 1080
1280 x 720
1920 x 1080
Built-in Microphone Yes Yes
Built-in Speakers Yes Yes
Storage
Fujifilm X-A10
Nikon D5600
Memory Card SD/SDHC
SD/SDHC
Connectivity
Fujifilm X-A10
Nikon D5600
HDMI Output Yes Yes
Microphone Port No Yes
Headphone Port No No
Wireless Yes
Built-in (802.11b/g/n)
Yes
Built-in 802.11b/g/n with Bluetooth 4.1 LE and NFC
Remote Control Yes (wired or via smartphone) Yes (MC-DC2 (wired), WR-1/WR-R10 (wireless))
GPS No Yes
Optional through GP-1/GP-1A
Body & Dimensions
Fujifilm X-A10
Nikon D5600
Enviromentally sealed No No
Battery Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery Details NP-W126S lithium-ion battery & charger
EN-EL14a lithium-ion battery & charger
Battery Life (CIPA) 410 shots 970 shots
Width 117 mm 124 mm
Height 67 mm 97 mm
Depth 40 mm 70 mm
Weight 331 gram 465 gram