Sony a6300 vs Fujifilm X-T2

This is a full comparison between the cameras Sony a6300 and Fujifilm X-T2. We compare them by looking at the categories you see below.

Manufacturing

Sony a6300 is manufacturered by Sony but Fujifilm X-T2 is from Fujifilm. Both Sony and Fujifilm are well known brands though.

These two camera models were both released 2016.

Camera Released
Sony a6300 2016
Fujifilm X-T2 2016

Type of camera

Both these cameras are Mirrorless cameras. No difference there.

Sensors / crop factor

These cameras have different sensors. Sony a6300 has a "Sony APS-C"-sensor while Fujifilm X-T2 has a "Fujifilm 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 **
Sony a6300 75 mm
Sony APS-C sensor
Crop factor/focal length multiplier by * 1.5
Fujifilm X-T2 75 mm
Fujifilm 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

Both these cameras have the exact same resolution. Sony a6300 has a 24 MP (Megapixels) resolution while Fujifilm X-T2 has 24 MP. If we break down this in more detail this is the data behind the numbers:

Camera Megapixels
Sony a6300 24 MP
24000000 pixels
6000 x 4000
Fujifilm X-T2 24 MP
24000000 pixels
6000 x 4000

ISO range

Sony a6300 has a larger ISO-range than Fujifilm X-T2. Sony a6300 has an ISO range that stretches from 100 to 25600 while Fujifilm X-T2 has 200 to 12800.

Camera ISO Range
Sony a6300 100-25600
Fujifilm X-T2 200-12800

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 Sony a6300
Lens compatibility chart for Fujifilm X-T2

Pictures per second

Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definitely be of interest. Sony a6300 can shoot up to 11 pictures per seconds and Fujifilm X-T2 can shoot up to 14 pictures per seconds.

Camera FPS (Frames per second)
Sony a6300 11
Fujifilm X-T2 14

Ability to record movies

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

In this case, both Sony a6300 and Fujifilm X-T2 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.

Fujifilm X-T2 weighs 507 gr (equal to 1.12 lb) which is 25% heavier than Sony a6300 and its 404 gr (or 0.89 lb).

Camera Weight
Sony a6300 404 gr
0.89 lb
Fujifilm X-T2 507 gr
1.12 lb

Sony a6300 vs Fujifilm X-T2 Specs

Below you will find the complete and detailed technical specs for both Sony a6300 and Fujifilm X-T2, 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
Sony a6300
Fujifilm X-T2
Name Sony a6300 Fujifilm X-T2
Manufacturer Sony Fujifilm
Release Date and Price
Sony a6300
Fujifilm X-T2
Release Year 2016 2016
Release Date 2016-02-03 2016-07-07
MSRP 999 USD 1599 USD
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Camera Type
Sony a6300
Fujifilm X-T2
Camera Type Mirrorless Mirrorless
Sensor
Sony a6300
Fujifilm X-T2
Sensor Size APS-C (approx 23.5 x 15.6 mm) APS-C (approx 23.5 x 15.6 mm)
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Resolution 6000 x 4000 pixels 6000 x 4000 pixels
Megapixels 24 MP 24 MP
Image Processor Bionz X X-Processor Pro2
Image
Sony a6300
Fujifilm X-T2
ISO Range 100 - 25600 200 - 12800
White Balance Presets 10 7
Custom White Balance Yes Yes
Image Stabilization No No
Image Stabilization CIPA Rating 0 stops 0 stops
Uncompressed format RAW RAW
Optics & Focus
Sony a6300
Fujifilm X-T2
Autofocus Motor Yes Yes
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
Center
Selective Single Point
Tracking
Single
Continuous
Face Detection
LiveView
Focus Points 425 325
Lens Mount Sony E

See Compatible Lenses
Fujifilm X

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
Sony a6300
Fujifilm X-T2
Articulated LCD Tilting Tilting
Screen size 3 3
Screen dots 921600 1040000
Touch screen No No
Screen type TFT LCD N/A
Live view Yes Yes
Viewfinder Type Electronic Electronic
Viewfinder Coverage 100% 100%
Viewfinder Magnification 1.07 (0.71 35mm equiv.) 1.16 (0.77 35mm equiv.)
Viewfinder Resolution N/A N/A
Photography features
Sony a6300
Fujifilm X-T2
Frames per second 11 fps 14 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 6 meters N/A
External Flash Yes Yes
Self-Timer Yes Yes
Time-lapse Yes Yes
Metering modes Multi
Center Weighted
Spot
Multi
Center Weighted
Spot
Average
Exposure Compensation +/- 5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps) +/- 5 (at 1/3 EV steps)
Videography features
Sony a6300
Fujifilm X-T2
Video recording Yes Yes
Video format MPEG4
H.264
XAVC-S
AVCHD
MPEG4
H.264
Video resolution 1280 x 720
1920 x 1080
3840 x 2160
1280 x 720
1920 x 1080
3840 x 2160
Built-in Microphone Yes Yes
Built-in Speakers Yes Yes
Storage
Sony a6300
Fujifilm X-T2
Memory Card SD/SDHC
SD/SDHC
Connectivity
Sony a6300
Fujifilm X-T2
HDMI Output Yes Yes
Microphone Port Yes Yes
Headphone Port No No
Wireless Yes
Built-in (802.11b/g/n with NFC)
Yes
Built-in (802.11b/g/n)
Remote Control Yes (via smartphone) Yes (via smartphone or wired remote)
GPS No No
Body & Dimensions
Sony a6300
Fujifilm X-T2
Enviromentally sealed Yes Yes
Battery Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery Details NP-FW50 lithium-ion battery & charger
NP-W126S lithium-ion battery & charger
Battery Life (CIPA) 400 shots 340 shots
Width 120 mm 133 mm
Height 67 mm 92 mm
Depth 49 mm 49 mm
Weight 404 gram 507 gram