Fujifilm X-A2 vs Nikon Z f

This is a full comparison between the cameras Fujifilm X-A2 and Nikon Z f. We compare them by looking at the categories you see below.

Manufacturing

Fujifilm X-A2 is manufacturered by Fujifilm but Nikon Z f is from Nikon. Both Fujifilm and Nikon are well known brands though.

Fujifilm X-A2 were released 2015 and Nikon Z f was released 2023. That is a 8 years difference. In tech, this period can be of interest since technology is always improving, etc.

Camera Released
Fujifilm X-A2 2015
Nikon Z f 2023

Type of camera

Both these cameras are Mirrorless cameras. No difference there.

Sensors / crop factor

These cameras have different sensors. Fujifilm X-A2 has a "Fujifilm APS-C"-sensor while Nikon Z f has a "Nikon FX"-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-A2 75 mm
Fujifilm sensor
Crop factor/focal length multiplier by * 1.5
Nikon Z f 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 X-A2 has a 16 MP (Megapixels) resolution while Nikon Z f has 25 MP. If we break down this in more detail this is the data behind the numbers:

Camera Megapixels
Fujifilm X-A2 16 MP
15980544 pixels
4896 x 3264
Nikon Z f 25 MP
24385536 pixels
6048 x 4032

Nikon Z f has a 53 % larger resolution than Fujifilm X-A2. 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 Z f has a larger ISO-range than Fujifilm X-A2. Nikon Z f has an ISO range that stretches from 50 to 204800 while Fujifilm X-A2 has 200 to 6400.

Camera ISO Range
Fujifilm X-A2 200-6400
Nikon Z f 50-204800

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.

Here is a complete overview of which lenses work with each camera:
Lens compatibility chart for Fujifilm X-A2
Lens compatibility chart for Nikon Z f

Pictures per second

Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definitely be of interest. Fujifilm X-A2 can shoot up to 5,6 pictures per seconds and Nikon Z f can shoot up to 14 pictures per seconds.

Camera FPS (Frames per second)
Fujifilm X-A2 5,6
Nikon Z f 14

Ability to record movies

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

In this case, both Fujifilm X-A2 and Nikon Z f 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 Z f weighs 710 gr (equal to 1.57 lb) which is 103% heavier than Fujifilm X-A2 and its 350 gr (or 0.77 lb).

Camera Weight
Fujifilm X-A2 350 gr
0.77 lb
Nikon Z f 710 gr
1.57 lb

Fujifilm X-A2 vs Nikon Z f Specs

Below you will find the complete and detailed technical specs for both Fujifilm X-A2 and Nikon Z f, 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-A2
Nikon Z f
Name Fujifilm X-A2 Nikon Z f
Manufacturer Fujifilm Nikon
Release Date and Price
Fujifilm X-A2
Nikon Z f
Release Year 2015 2023
Release Date 2015-01-15 2023-09-20
MSRP 549 USD 1999 USD
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Camera Type
Fujifilm X-A2
Nikon Z f
Camera Type Mirrorless Mirrorless
Sensor
Fujifilm X-A2
Nikon Z f
Sensor Size APS-C (approx 23.5 x 15.6 mm) Full Frame (approx 36 x 23.9 mm)
Also known as "FX"
Sensor Type CMOS BSI-CMOS
Resolution 4896 x 3264 pixels 6048 x 4032 pixels
Megapixels 16 MP 25 MP
Image Processor EXR Processor II
Image
Fujifilm X-A2
Nikon Z f
ISO Range 200 - 6400 50 - 204800
White Balance Presets 6 8
Custom White Balance Yes Yes
Image Stabilization No Yes
(Sensor-Shift)
Image Stabilization CIPA Rating 0 stops 8 stops
Uncompressed format RAW RAW
Optics & Focus
Fujifilm X-A2
Nikon Z f
Autofocus Motor Yes Yes
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 49 273
Lens Mount Fujifilm X

See Compatible Lenses
Nikon Z

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
FX (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 X-A2
Nikon Z f
Articulated LCD Tilting Fully articulated
Screen size 3 3.2
Screen dots 920000 2100000
Touch screen No Yes
Screen type 175-degree upward-tilting TFT LCD N/A
Live view Yes Yes
Viewfinder Type No Viewfinder Electronic
Viewfinder Coverage 100%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.8
Viewfinder Resolution N/A 3690000
Photography features
Fujifilm X-A2
Nikon Z f
Frames per second 5,6 fps 14 fps
Minimum Shutter Speed 30 seconds 900 seconds
Maximum Shutter Speed 1/4000 seconds 1/8000 seconds
Built-in Flash Yes No
Built-in Flash Range 7 meters N/A
External Flash Yes Yes
Self-Timer Yes Yes
Time-lapse No Yes
Metering modes Multi
Spot
Average
Multi
Center Weighted
Highlight Weighted
Spot
Partial
Average
Exposure Compensation +/- 2 (at 1/3 EV steps) +/- 5 (at 1/3 EV steps)
Videography features
Fujifilm X-A2
Nikon Z f
Video recording Yes Yes
Video format H.264
H.264
H.265
Video resolution 1280 x 720
1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080
3840 x 2160
Built-in Microphone Yes Yes
Built-in Speakers Yes Yes
Storage
Fujifilm X-A2
Nikon Z f
Memory Card SD/SDHC
SD/SDHC
Connectivity
Fujifilm X-A2
Nikon Z f
HDMI Output Yes Yes
Microphone Port No Yes
Headphone Port No Yes
Wireless Yes
Built-in (802.11b/g/n)
Yes
Built-in (802.11b/g/n/a/ac)
Remote Control Yes (Wired or via smartphone) No
GPS No No
Body & Dimensions
Fujifilm X-A2
Nikon Z f
Enviromentally sealed No Yes
Battery Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery Details NP-W126 lithium-ion battery & charger
EN-EL15c
Battery Life (CIPA) 410 shots 380 shots
Width 117 mm 144 mm
Height 67 mm 103 mm
Depth 40 mm 49 mm
Weight 350 gram 710 gram