Fujifilm X-E2S vs Nikon D3300

This is a full comparison between the cameras Fujifilm X-E2S and Nikon D3300. We compare them by looking at the categories you see below.

Manufacturing

Fujifilm X-E2S is manufacturered by Fujifilm but Nikon D3300 is from Nikon. Both Fujifilm and Nikon are well known brands though.

Fujifilm X-E2S were released 2016 and Nikon D3300 was released 2014. That is a 2 years difference. In tech, this period can be of interest since technology is always improving, etc.

Camera Released
Fujifilm X-E2S 2016
Nikon D3300 2014

Type of camera

Fujifilm X-E2S is a Mirrorless camera while Nikon D3300 is a DSLR camera. More information about their differences will come soon.

Sensors / crop factor

These cameras have different sensors. Fujifilm X-E2S has a "Fujifilm APS-C"-sensor while Nikon D3300 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-E2S 75 mm
Fujifilm sensor
Crop factor/focal length multiplier by * 1.5
Nikon D3300 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-E2S has a 16 MP (Megapixels) resolution while Nikon D3300 has 24 MP. If we break down this in more detail this is the data behind the numbers:

Camera Megapixels
Fujifilm X-E2S 16 MP
15980544 pixels
4896 x 3264
Nikon D3300 24 MP
24064000 pixels
6016 x 4000

Nikon D3300 has a 51 % larger resolution than Fujifilm X-E2S. 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 D3300 has a larger ISO-range than Fujifilm X-E2S. Nikon D3300 has an ISO range that stretches from 100 to 12800 while Fujifilm X-E2S has 200 to 6400.

Camera ISO Range
Fujifilm X-E2S 200-6400
Nikon D3300 100-12800

Autofocus and lens compatibility

There is a big difference between these two cameras. Fujifilm X-E2S has a built-in autofocus motor but Nikon D3300 does not. If you want to be able to use autofocus on Nikon D3300 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-E2S
Lens compatibility chart for Nikon D3300

Pictures per second

Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definitely be of interest. Fujifilm X-E2S can shoot up to 7 pictures per seconds and Nikon D3300 can shoot up to 5 pictures per seconds.

Camera FPS (Frames per second)
Fujifilm X-E2S 7
Nikon D3300 5

Ability to record movies

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

In this case, both Fujifilm X-E2S and Nikon D3300 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 D3300 weighs 430 gr (equal to 0.95 lb) which is 23% heavier than Fujifilm X-E2S and its 350 gr (or 0.77 lb).

Camera Weight
Fujifilm X-E2S 350 gr
0.77 lb
Nikon D3300 430 gr
0.95 lb

Fujifilm X-E2S vs Nikon D3300 Specs

Below you will find the complete and detailed technical specs for both Fujifilm X-E2S and Nikon D3300, 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-E2S
Nikon D3300
Name Fujifilm X-E2S Nikon D3300
Manufacturer Fujifilm Nikon
Release Date and Price
Fujifilm X-E2S
Nikon D3300
Release Year 2016 2014
Release Date 2016-01-15 2014-01-07
MSRP 699 USD 649 USD
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Camera Type
Fujifilm X-E2S
Nikon D3300
Camera Type Mirrorless DSLR
Sensor
Fujifilm X-E2S
Nikon D3300
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 6016 x 4000 pixels
Megapixels 16 MP 24 MP
Image Processor EXR Processor II EXPEED 4
Image
Fujifilm X-E2S
Nikon D3300
ISO Range 200 - 6400 100 - 12800
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-E2S
Nikon D3300
Autofocus Motor Yes No
Autofocus Contract Detect (sensor)
Phase Detect
Multi Area
Center
Selective Single Point
Tracking
Single
Continuous
Face Detection
LiveView
Contract Detect (sensor)
Phase Detect
Multi Area
Selective Single Point
Tracking
Single
Continuous
Face Detection
LiveView
Focus Points 77 11
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-E2S
Nikon D3300
Articulated LCD Fixed Fixed
Screen size 3 3
Screen dots 1040000 921000
Touch screen No No
Screen type TFT LCD TFT LCD (160 degree viewing angle)
Live view Yes Yes
Viewfinder Type Electronic Optical (pentamirror)
Viewfinder Coverage 100% 95%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.85 (0.57 35mm equiv.)
Viewfinder Resolution N/A N/A
Photography features
Fujifilm X-E2S
Nikon D3300
Frames per second 7 fps 5 fps
Minimum Shutter Speed 30 seconds 30 seconds
Maximum Shutter Speed 1/32000 seconds 1/4000 seconds
Built-in Flash Yes Yes
Built-in Flash Range 7 meters 12 meters
External Flash Yes Yes
Self-Timer Yes Yes
Time-lapse Yes No
Metering modes Multi
Spot
Average
Multi
Center Weighted
Spot
Exposure Compensation +/- 3 (at 1/3 EV steps) +/- 5 (at 1/3 EV steps)
Videography features
Fujifilm X-E2S
Nikon D3300
Video recording Yes Yes
Video format MPEG4
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-E2S
Nikon D3300
Memory Card SD/SDHC
SD/SDHC
Connectivity
Fujifilm X-E2S
Nikon D3300
HDMI Output Yes Yes
Microphone Port No Yes
Headphone Port No No
Wireless Yes
Built-in (802.11b/g/n)
Yes
Optional through WU-1a Wireless Mobile Adapter
Remote Control Yes (Wired or via smartphone) Yes (Optional)
GPS No Yes
Optional with GP-1
Body & Dimensions
Fujifilm X-E2S
Nikon D3300
Enviromentally sealed No No
Battery Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery Details Lithium-Ion NP-W126 rechargeable battery & charger
EN-EL14a lithium-ion battery and charger
Battery Life (CIPA) 350 shots 700 shots
Width 129 mm 124 mm
Height 75 mm 98 mm
Depth 37 mm 76 mm
Weight 350 gram 430 gram