FujiFilm T200 vs Sony TX30

Portability
94
Imaging
39
Features
28
Overall
34
FujiFilm FinePix T200 front
 
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30 front
Portability
96
Imaging
44
Features
43
Overall
43

FujiFilm T200 vs Sony TX30 Key Specs

FujiFilm T200
(Full Review)
  • 14MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 2.7" Fixed Screen
  • ISO 100 - 1600 (Boost to 3200)
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 1280 x 720 video
  • 28-280mm (F3.4-5.6) lens
  • 151g - 97 x 57 x 28mm
  • Launched January 2011
  • Alternative Name is FinePix T205
Sony TX30
(Full Review)
  • 18MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3.3" Fixed Screen
  • ISO 80 - 12800
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 1920 x 1080 video
  • 26-130mm (F3.5-4.8) lens
  • 141g - 96 x 59 x 15mm
  • Introduced July 2013
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FujiFilm T200 vs Sony TX30 Overview

Lets look a bit more in depth at the FujiFilm T200 vs Sony TX30, former is a Small Sensor Compact while the latter is a Ultracompact by competitors FujiFilm and Sony. There exists a sizable gap among the sensor resolutions of the T200 (14MP) and TX30 (18MP) but they use the same exact sensor dimensions (1/2.3").

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The T200 was released 3 years earlier than the TX30 which is a fairly significant difference as far as camera technology is concerned. Each of these cameras offer different body type with the FujiFilm T200 being a Compact camera and the Sony TX30 being a Ultracompact camera.

Before going through a detailed comparison, below is a short overview of how the T200 matches up vs the TX30 in terms of portability, imaging, features and an overall score.

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Reasons to pick FujiFilm T200 over the Sony TX30

 T200 TX30 

Reasons to pick Sony TX30 over the FujiFilm T200

 TX30 T200 
IntroducedJuly 2013January 2011More modern by 31 months
Manual focus Very accurate focusing
Screen sizing3.3"2.7"Bigger screen (+0.6")
Screen resolution1229k230kSharper screen (+999k dot)
Touch friendly screen Quickly navigate

Common features in the FujiFilm T200 and Sony TX30

 T200 TX30 
Screen typeFixed Fixed Fixed screen
Selfie screen Neither contains selfie screen

FujiFilm T200 vs Sony TX30 Physical Comparison

For those who are intending to carry around your camera, you are going to need to think about its weight and dimensions. The FujiFilm T200 has got physical dimensions of 97mm x 57mm x 28mm (3.8" x 2.2" x 1.1") accompanied by a weight of 151 grams (0.33 lbs) and the Sony TX30 has dimensions of 96mm x 59mm x 15mm (3.8" x 2.3" x 0.6") with a weight of 141 grams (0.31 lbs).

Take a look at the FujiFilm T200 vs Sony TX30 in our newest Camera & Lens Size Comparison Tool. Camera Size Comparison with Lenses

Remember, the weight of an ILC will vary dependant on the lens you are working with during that time. Here is the front view physical size comparison of the T200 against the TX30.

FujiFilm T200 vs Sony TX30 size comparison

Looking at dimensions and weight, the portability rating of the T200 and TX30 is 94 and 96 respectively.

FujiFilm T200 vs Sony TX30 top view buttons comparison

FujiFilm T200 vs Sony TX30 Sensor Comparison

More often than not, it can be difficult to visualise the gap in sensor sizes purely by viewing a spec sheet. The pic underneath might offer you a far better sense of the sensor dimensions in the T200 and TX30.

As you can see, both of these cameras enjoy the same exact sensor sizing albeit not the same resolution. You can count on the Sony TX30 to result in greater detail as a result of its extra 4 Megapixels. Higher resolution will let you crop pictures far more aggressively. The more aged T200 will be disadvantaged in sensor tech.

FujiFilm T200 vs Sony TX30 sensor size comparison

FujiFilm T200 vs Sony TX30 Screen and ViewFinder

FujiFilm T200 vs Sony TX30 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

FujiFilm T200 Portrait photography features
Sony TX30 Portrait photography features
34
decent MP (14MP)
supports face detection autofocus
lack of manual focus
no manual exposure
cannot use external flash
sensor size is small (1/2.3")
doesn't have RAW format
39
you can focus manually
megapixel count decent (18 megapixels)
manual mode not possible
can't use external flash
tiny sensor (1/2.3")
lack of RAW support
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Street Comparison

FujiFilm T200 Street photography information
Sony TX30 Street photography information
57
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
no moving screen
sensor size is small (1/2.3")
doesn't have RAW format
64
has image stabilization (Optical)
environment proof
screen does not articulate
tiny sensor (1/2.3")
lack of RAW support
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Sports Comparison

Sports photography with FujiFilm T200
Sports photography with Sony TX30
38
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
decent MP (14MP)
supports tracking autofocus
max fps low (1.0 fps)
lack of shutter priority mode
sensor size is small (1/2.3")
not so great battery life (180 shots)
doesn't have phase detect autofocus
47
has image stabilization (Optical)
megapixel count decent (18 megapixels)
environment proof
lack of shutter priority mode
tiny sensor (1/2.3")
lack of phase detect AF
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Travel Comparison

FujiFilm T200 as a Travel photography camera
Sony TX30 as a Travel photography camera
65
decent MP (14MP)
built-in flash
pretty wide (28mm)
great reach (280mm)
no Timelapse mode
not so great battery life (180 shots)
does not contain selfie friendly screen
sluggish maximum aperture (f3.4)
70
environment proof
megapixel count decent (18MP)
has built in flash
really wide (26mm)
no Timelapse recording
doesn't offer selfie friendly screen
sluggish max aperture (f3.5)
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Landscape Comparison

FujiFilm T200 Landscape photography info
Sony TX30 Landscape photography info
37
pretty wide (28mm)
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
decent MP (14 megapixels)
lack of manual focus
lens is fixed (fixed lens mount)
sluggish maximum aperture (f3.4)
small screen (2.7 inch)
no manual exposure
sensor size is small (1/2.3")
doesn't have RAW format
not so great battery life (180 CIPA)
no Timelapse mode
52
you can focus manually
really wide (26mm)
screen size is good (3.3 inch)
has image stabilization (Optical)
megapixel count decent (18 megapixels)
environment proof
fixed lens (fixed lens mount)
sluggish max aperture (f3.5)
manual mode not possible
tiny sensor (1/2.3")
lack of RAW support
no Timelapse recording
400 Megapixel mode coming to Fujifilm GFX 100

Vlogging Comparison

FujiFilm T200 Vlogging advice
Sony TX30 Vlogging advice
31
pretty wide (28mm)
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
supports face detection autofocus
sluggish maximum aperture (f3.4)
does not contain selfie friendly screen
low res video (1280 x 720 resolution)
no external microphone jack
35
really wide (26mm)
built-in touchscreen
has image stabilization (Optical)
great video quality (1920 x 1080 pxls)
sluggish max aperture (f3.5)
doesn't offer selfie friendly screen
no external microphone support
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FujiFilm T200 vs Sony TX30 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for FujiFilm T200 and Sony TX30
 FujiFilm FinePix T200Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30
General Information
Make FujiFilm Sony
Model type FujiFilm FinePix T200 Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30
Also referred to as FinePix T205 -
Category Small Sensor Compact Ultracompact
Launched 2011-01-05 2013-07-26
Physical type Compact Ultracompact
Sensor Information
Sensor type CCD BSI-CMOS
Sensor size 1/2.3" 1/2.3"
Sensor measurements 6.17 x 4.55mm 6.16 x 4.62mm
Sensor area 28.1mm² 28.5mm²
Sensor resolution 14 megapixels 18 megapixels
Anti alias filter
Aspect ratio 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9 -
Highest resolution 4288 x 3216 4896 x 3672
Highest native ISO 1600 12800
Highest boosted ISO 3200 -
Minimum native ISO 100 80
RAW support
Autofocusing
Manual focusing
AF touch
AF continuous
AF single
AF tracking
Selective AF
AF center weighted
Multi area AF
AF live view
Face detection AF
Contract detection AF
Phase detection AF
Cross type focus points - -
Lens
Lens support fixed lens fixed lens
Lens zoom range 28-280mm (10.0x) 26-130mm (5.0x)
Largest aperture f/3.4-5.6 f/3.5-4.8
Macro focusing range 5cm -
Focal length multiplier 5.8 5.8
Screen
Screen type Fixed Type Fixed Type
Screen diagonal 2.7 inch 3.3 inch
Resolution of screen 230k dots 1,229k dots
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch function
Screen tech TFT color LCD monitor OLED monitor
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder None None
Features
Lowest shutter speed 8 seconds 4 seconds
Highest shutter speed 1/2000 seconds 1/1600 seconds
Continuous shooting rate 1.0fps 10.0fps
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manually set exposure
Custom WB
Image stabilization
Inbuilt flash
Flash distance 2.60 m -
Flash settings Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow Sync -
External flash
AE bracketing
WB bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment exposure
Average exposure
Spot exposure
Partial exposure
AF area exposure
Center weighted exposure
Video features
Supported video resolutions 1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps) 1920 x 1080 (60, 50 fps)
Highest video resolution 1280x720 1920x1080
Video data format Motion JPEG -
Microphone support
Headphone support
Connectivity
Wireless None None
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS None None
Physical
Environmental sealing
Water proofing
Dust proofing
Shock proofing
Crush proofing
Freeze proofing
Weight 151 gr (0.33 pounds) 141 gr (0.31 pounds)
Dimensions 97 x 57 x 28mm (3.8" x 2.2" x 1.1") 96 x 59 x 15mm (3.8" x 2.3" x 0.6")
DXO scores
DXO All around rating not tested not tested
DXO Color Depth rating not tested not tested
DXO Dynamic range rating not tested not tested
DXO Low light rating not tested not tested
Other
Battery life 180 shots -
Form of battery Battery Pack -
Battery ID NP-45A -
Self timer Yes (2 or 10 sec) -
Time lapse recording
Storage type SD / SDHC -
Card slots Single Single
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