Fujifilm X-T30 vs Sony Alpha A9 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Mirrorless cameras.

X-T30 vs Alpha A9 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Fujifilm X-T30 vs Sony Alpha A9 Specs


  • Introduced in February 2019
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: APS-C
  • 26 megapixel
  • 8 frames/second
  • 200 – 12800 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 76.00mm (3.0″) Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount X-Bajonett
  • WiFi built-in
  • 118.4 x 82.8 x 46.8mm³ (4.7″ x 3.3″ x 1.8″)
  • 383g (12.4 oz.)

All specs: Main page for X-T30

Alpha A9

  • Introduced in May 2017
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: Full frame
  • 24 megapixel
  • 20 frames/second
  • 100 – 51200 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0″) Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount E Mount
  • WiFi built-in
  • 126.9 x 95.6 x 63mm³ (5.0″ x 3.8″ x 2.5″)
  • 673g (21.7 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Alpha A9

X-T30 vs Alpha A9 Sensors

On the pictures below the sensor areas of cameras are highlighted.

This infographic highlights the sensor areas of both models compared to other common sensor formats:

Advantage: Sony Alpha A9

X-T30 vs Alpha A9: Viewfinder

X-T30 has an electronic viewfinder and it’s resolution is 2.36 megapixel with magnification of 0.62x.

Alpha A9 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 3.68 megapixel, it’s magnification is 0.78x.

Viewfinder magnifications of compared cameras. The black area shows a magnification of 1x, relative to native size; in red is a magnification of 0.85x.

X-T30 (0.62x)

Alpha A9 (0.78x)

Better choice: Sony Alpha A9

Fujifilm X-T30 VS Sony Alpha A9 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Fujifilm X-T30 a better choice


Alpha A9

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)

26.10 24.20
Built-in flash (2)

Weighs less (2)

(12.4 oz.)
(21.7 oz.)
More portable (2)

(29 cu.in.)
(48 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the X-T30 are the higher resolution, the built-in flash and the lower weight than the Alpha A9. Another advantage over the Alpha A9: the more compact size.

The X-T30 scores 11 points.

Otherwise why to choose Sony Alpha A9


Alpha A9

Larger sensor (5)

APS-C Full frame
Higher speed (4, frames/second)

8 20
Auto Focus points (4)

425 693
Better sensibility (4)

200 – 12800 ISO 100 – 51200 ISO
Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)

2.36 3.68
Larger lens selection (3)

25 50
Image stabilizer (3)

Better monitor (2, Megapixel)

1.04 1.44
Longer battery life (3, photos)

380 650
Environmental sealing (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Alpha A9 are the larger sensor, that the camera is faster and the faster and more accurate auto focus. Additional pros for the Sony are the larger sensitivity, the better viewfinder and the larger selection of lenses. We also like the optical image stabilizer, that the display has a higher resolution and that the battery has more stamina.

Yields 32 points for the Alpha A9.

Common Specs for both cameras compared


Alpha A9

Sensor cleaning

Articulated screen

Touch screen

Video resolution

3840 x 2160 3840 x 2160
External microphone


Fujifilm X-T30 VS Sony Alpha A9 Dimensions

Look at front view of the X-T30 and Alpha A9

Top view of cameras

Total scores

Here’s the total score according to comparison above:

Fujifilm X-T30

Sony Alpha A9


We recommend Sony Alpha A9 as better choice.