Fujifilm X-A5 review

The Fujifilm X-A5 is an entry-level mirrorless camera with no viewfinder – but it's still impressive

front view of the Fujifilm X-A5 camera

Digital Camera World Verdict

Even with its new, compact 15-45mm power-zoom lens, the X-A5 is still bigger than some compact mirrorless rivals, and the autofocus is not quite the fastest either. But the quality of its images and its colour and tonal reproduction is first-rate – and despite having lens-only stabilisation, not in-body stabilisation, it gets sharp shots time after time, in all sorts of conditions.


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    Sharp, top-quality images

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    Great colour and tonal reproduction


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    Bigger and heavier than rivals

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    Autofocus could be faster

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The Fujifilm X-A5 is aimed at a very different market to their high-end X-mount cameras. 

With simplified, user-friendly controls, a compact body and kit lens combination, and an affordable price tag, it’s aimed at smartphone upgraders choosing their first interchangeable-lens camera.

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