Fujifilm X-E4 vs Sony a700

This is a full comparison between the cameras Fujifilm X-E4 and Sony a700. We compare them by looking at the categories you see below.

Manufacturing

Fujifilm X-E4 is manufacturered by Fujifilm but Sony a700 is from Sony. Both Fujifilm and Sony are well known brands though.

Fujifilm X-E4 were released 2021 and Sony a700 was released 2007. That is a 14 years difference. In tech, this period can be of interest since technology is always improving, etc.

Camera Released
Fujifilm X-E4 2021
Sony a700 2007

Type of camera

Fujifilm X-E4 is a Mirrorless camera while Sony a700 is a DSLR camera. More information about their differences will come soon.

Sensors / crop factor

These cameras have different sensors. Fujifilm X-E4 has a "Fujifilm APS-C"-sensor while Sony a700 has a "Sony 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 **
Fujifilm X-E4 75 mm
Fujifilm sensor
Crop factor/focal length multiplier by * 1.5
Sony a700 75 mm
Sony APS-C 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-E4 has a 26 MP (Megapixels) resolution while Sony a700 has 12 MP. If we break down this in more detail this is the data behind the numbers:

Camera Megapixels
Fujifilm X-E4 26 MP
25958400 pixels
6240 x 4160
Sony a700 12 MP
12166656 pixels
4272 x 2848

Fujifilm X-E4 has a 113 % larger resolution than Sony a700. 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

Fujifilm X-E4 has a larger ISO-range than Sony a700. Fujifilm X-E4 has an ISO range that stretches from 160 to 12800 while Sony a700 has 100 to 1600.

Camera ISO Range
Fujifilm X-E4 160-12800
Sony a700 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.

Here is a complete overview of which lenses work with each camera:
Lens compatibility chart for Fujifilm X-E4
Lens compatibility chart for Sony a700

Pictures per second

Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definitely be of interest. Fujifilm X-E4 can shoot up to 20 pictures per seconds and Sony a700 can shoot up to 5 pictures per seconds.

Camera FPS (Frames per second)
Fujifilm X-E4 20
Sony a700 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 Fujifilm X-E4. Unfortunately Sony a700 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.

Sony a700 weighs 768 gr (equal to 1.69 lb) which is 111% heavier than Fujifilm X-E4 and its 364 gr (or 0.8 lb).

Camera Weight
Fujifilm X-E4 364 gr
0.8 lb
Sony a700 768 gr
1.69 lb

Fujifilm X-E4 vs Sony a700 Specs

Below you will find the complete and detailed technical specs for both Fujifilm X-E4 and Sony a700, 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-E4
Sony a700
Name Fujifilm X-E4 Sony a700
Manufacturer Fujifilm Sony
Release Date and Price
Fujifilm X-E4
Sony a700
Release Year 2021 2007
Release Date 2021-01-27 2007-09-06
MSRP 849 USD 1399 USD
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Camera Type
Fujifilm X-E4
Sony a700
Camera Type Mirrorless DSLR
Sensor
Fujifilm X-E4
Sony a700
Sensor Size APS-C (approx 23.5 x 15.6 mm) APS-C (approx 23.5 x 15.6 mm)
Sensor Type BSI-CMOS CMOS
Resolution 6240 x 4160 pixels 4272 x 2848 pixels
Megapixels 26 MP 12 MP
Image Processor X-Processor 4 Bionz
Image
Fujifilm X-E4
Sony a700
ISO Range 160 - 12800 100 - 1600
White Balance Presets 7 7
Custom White Balance Yes Yes
Image Stabilization No Yes
(Sensor-Shift)
Image Stabilization CIPA Rating 0 stops 0 stops
Uncompressed format RAW RAW
Optics & Focus
Fujifilm X-E4
Sony a700
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 425 11
Lens Mount Fujifilm X

See Compatible Lenses
Sony A

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
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
Fujifilm X-E4
Sony a700
Articulated LCD Tilting N/A
Screen size 3 3
Screen dots 1620000 920000
Touch screen Yes No
Screen type TFT LCD N/A
Live view Yes No
Viewfinder Type Electronic Optical (pentaprism)
Viewfinder Coverage 100% 95%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.93 (0.62 35mm equiv.) 0.9 (0.6 35mm equiv.)
Viewfinder Resolution 2360000 N/A
Photography features
Fujifilm X-E4
Sony a700
Frames per second 20 fps 5 fps
Minimum Shutter Speed 4 seconds 30 seconds
Maximum Shutter Speed 1/4000 seconds 1/8000 seconds
Built-in Flash No Yes
Built-in Flash Range N/A 12 meters
External Flash Yes Yes
Self-Timer Yes Yes
Time-lapse Yes No
Metering modes Multi
Center Weighted
Spot
Average
Multi
Center Weighted
Spot
Exposure Compensation +/- 5 (at 1/3 EV steps) +/- 3 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV steps)
Videography features
Fujifilm X-E4
Sony a700
Video recording Yes No
Video format MPEG4
H.264
N/A
Video resolution 1920 x 1080
3840 x 2160
4096 x 2160
N/A
Built-in Microphone Yes No
Built-in Speakers Yes No
Storage
Fujifilm X-E4
Sony a700
Memory Card SD/SDHC
Compact Flash
Memory Stick Pro Duo
Connectivity
Fujifilm X-E4
Sony a700
HDMI Output Yes Yes
Microphone Port Yes No
Headphone Port No No
Wireless Yes
Built-in (802.11b/g/n + Bluetooth)
No
Remote Control Yes (via smartphone) Yes (Wire (Optional))
GPS No No
Body & Dimensions
Fujifilm X-E4
Sony a700
Enviromentally sealed No No
Battery Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery Details NP-W126S lithium-ion battery & charger
Lithium-Ion (NP-FM500H) & charger
Battery Life (CIPA) 380 shots 650 shots
Width 121 mm 142 mm
Height 73 mm 105 mm
Depth 33 mm 80 mm
Weight 364 gram 768 gram