FujiFilm X-E3 Review

Overall Score

72

Main Features

  • 24 MP APS-C CMOS X-TRANS III Sensor
  • 200 - 12800 ISO
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • Electronic Viewfinder
  • 2360k dot Electronic viewfinder
  • 14 fps continuous shooting
  • 4K 3840 x 2160 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 121 x 74 x 43 mm, 337g.
  • Price Category:
  • Replaced: X-E2S

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Fujifilm X-E3 Overview


First introduced in September, 2017, Fujifilm X-E3 is a 24 MP Mirrorless with a APS-C (23.6 x 15.6 mm) sized CMOS X-TRANS III sensor. FujiFilm replaced the older Fujifilm X-E2S with X-E3. Follow the link to read our detailed comparison of these models:

Compare Fujifilm X-E3 with Fujifilm X-E2S


Fujifilm X-E3 comes with a 23.5 x 15.6 mm CMOS X-TRANS III sensor, which has a diagonal of 28.21 mm (1.1").

- Full Frame
- Fujifilm X-E3

Sensor resolution of Fujifilm X-E3 ~ 6019 x 3986 pixels.

Fujifilm X-E3 has Crop Factor: 1.53

The sensor has a surface area of 366.6 mm².

There are approximate 23,991,734 photosites (pixels) on this area.

Fujifilm X-E3 Series History
Model Year $ Sensor ISO Weight Dimensions
Fujifilm X-E3 Fujifilm X-E3 2017 24MP 200 - 12800 337g 121 x 74 x 43mm
Fujifilm X-E2S Fujifilm X-E2S 2016 16MP 200 - 6400 350g 129 x 75 x 37mm
Fujifilm X-E2 Fujifilm X-E2 2014 16MP 200 - 6400 350g 129 x 75 x 37mm
Fujifilm X-E1 Fujifilm X-E1 2013 16MP 100 - 6400 350g 129 x 75 x 38mm

Proc and Cons of Fujifilm X-E3


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Fujifilm X-E3 with competitors in entry-level mirrorless cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
Touch Screen
External Flash
RAW Support
12800 Max Native ISO
14.0 fps Continuous Shooting
Manual Focus
1/4000s Electronic Shutter Speed
Microphone Port
2360k dot Viewfinder Resolution
±5 AE Bracketing Range
Focus Bracketing
Bluetooth Connectivity
3840 x 2160 (4K) Max Video Resolution
AF Face Detection
24MP High Resolution Sensor
1040k dots Screen Resolution
1/4000s Max Shutter Speed
Manual Exposure Mode
337g Light Body
Timelapse Recording
325 Focus Points
Flash Sync Port
Remote Control with a Smartphone
Cons
No Articulating Screen
No Environmental Sealing
No Image Stabilization
Low Battery Life: 350 shots
Type Scores

Fujifilm X-E3 has an Overall Score of 72/100 and ranked #71 out of 195 in Mirrorless cameras, and ranked #138 out of 1201 in all cameras.

Fujifilm X-E3 Scores
Imaging score
62
Features score
74
Value for money score
85
Portability score
90
Overall score
72
Average Scores in Entry-Level Mirrorless
Imaging Score
51
Features Score
60
Value For Money Score
76
Portability Score
91
Overall score
62

Physical Dimensions of Fujifilm X-E3


Fujifilm X-E3 weighs 337g and has external dimensions of 121 x 74 x 43mm (4.76 x 2.91 x 1.69"). Considering that the average weight of Entry-Level Mirrorless cameras is 320g, Fujifilm X-E3 is 17 grams more than the average weight of cameras in this category.

Weight Comparison
Entry-Level Mirrorless Cameras


Fujifilm X-E3
337g
Average weight
320g
Min weight
180g
Max weight
561g

Thickness Comparison
Entry-Level Mirrorless Cameras


Fujifilm X-E3
43mm
Average Thickness
40mm
Min Thickness
23mm
Max Thickness
85mm

Here is the front and top view image of Fujifilm X-E3 with the dimensions:

Fujifilm X-E3

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight X-E3 Dimensions X-E3
Fujifilm X-T20 Fujifilm X-T20 383 g 337 g 118 x 83 x 41 mm 121 x 74 x 43 mm
Fujifilm X100F Fujifilm X100F 469 g 337 g 127 x 75 x 52 mm 121 x 74 x 43 mm
Fujifilm X-T2 Fujifilm X-T2 507 g 337 g 133 x 92 x 49 mm 121 x 74 x 43 mm
Fujifilm X-T30 Fujifilm X-T30 383 g 337 g 118 x 83 x 47 mm 121 x 74 x 43 mm
Sony Alpha a6300 Sony A6300 404 g 337 g 120 x 67 x 49 mm 121 x 74 x 43 mm
Fujifilm X-T100 Fujifilm X-T100 448 g 337 g 121 x 83 x 47 mm 121 x 74 x 43 mm
Fujifilm X-Pro2 Fujifilm X-Pro2 495 g 337 g 141 x 83 x 56 mm 121 x 74 x 43 mm
Fujifilm X-E2S Fujifilm X-E2S 350 g 337 g 129 x 75 x 37 mm 121 x 74 x 43 mm

Specifications of Fujifilm X-E3


General
Brand FujiFilm
Model X-E3
Announced September, 2017
Body Type Rangefinder-style mirrorless
Lens
Lens Mount Fujifilm X
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier 1.5
Number of Lenses 51
Macro Focus Range n/a
Screen
Screen Size 3"
Screen Type Fixed
Screen Resolution 1040k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Electronic
Viewfinder Resolution 2360
Viewfinder Coverage 100%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.62
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 325
Number of Cross Focus Points 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/30 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/4000 sec
Continuous Shooting 14.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range no built-in flash
Flash Modes no built-in flash
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±5 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size APS-C
Sensor Type CMOS X-TRANS III
Sensor Dimensions 23.5 x 15.6 mm
Sensor Area 366.6 mm²
Sensor Resolution 24 MP
Max Image Resolution 6000 x 4000
Max Native ISO 12800
Min Native ISO 200
Max Boosted ISO 51200
Min Boosted ISO 100
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 3840 x 2160
Video Formats MPEG-4, H.264
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 350 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack
Battery Model NP-W126S
Physical
Weight 337 g
Physical Dimensions 121 x 74 x 43 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC/SDXC
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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