Fujifilm IS Pro vs Sony A450

Portability
55
Imaging
46
Features
43
Overall
44
Fujifilm FinePix IS Pro front
 
Sony Alpha DSLR-A450 front
Portability
65
Imaging
56
Features
52
Overall
54

Fujifilm IS Pro vs Sony A450 Key Specs

Fujifilm IS Pro
(Full Review)
  • 6MP - APS-C Sensor
  • 2.5" Fixed Screen
  • ISO 100 - 3200
  • 1/8000s Maximum Shutter
  • No Video
  • Nikon F Mount
  • 920g - 147 x 113 x 74mm
  • Released July 2007
Sony A450
(Full Review)
  • 14MP - APS-C Sensor
  • 2.7" Fixed Screen
  • ISO 200 - 12800
  • Sensor based Image Stabilization
  • No Video
  • Sony/Minolta Alpha Mount
  • 560g - 137 x 104 x 81mm
  • Launched January 2010
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Fujifilm IS Pro vs Sony A450 Overview

Here is a extensive review of the Fujifilm IS Pro versus Sony A450, one being a Pro DSLR and the latter is a Entry-Level DSLR by rivals FujiFilm and Sony. There exists a crucial gap among the sensor resolutions of the Fujifilm IS Pro (6MP) and A450 (14MP) but they feature the exact same sensor sizes (APS-C).

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The Fujifilm IS Pro was released 3 years before the A450 and that is a fairly serious gap as far as camera technology is concerned. Both of the cameras come with different body type with the Fujifilm IS Pro being a Large SLR camera and the Sony A450 being a Compact SLR camera.

Before diving straight into a thorough comparison, below is a short view of how the Fujifilm IS Pro matches up versus the A450 when considering portability, imaging, features and an overall rating.

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Reasons to pick Fujifilm IS Pro over the Sony A450

 Fujifilm IS Pro A450 

Reasons to pick Sony A450 over the Fujifilm IS Pro

 A450 Fujifilm IS Pro 
LaunchedJanuary 2010July 2007Fresher by 30 months
Screen dimension2.7"2.5"Bigger screen (+0.2")

Common features in the Fujifilm IS Pro and Sony A450

 Fujifilm IS Pro A450 
Manual focus Very precise focusing
Screen typeFixed Fixed Fixed screen
Screen resolution230k230kSame screen resolution
Selfie screen No selfie screen
Touch screen Neither offers Touch screen

Fujifilm IS Pro vs Sony A450 Physical Comparison

For anybody who is going to carry your camera, you're going to have to consider its weight and proportions. The Fujifilm IS Pro offers exterior dimensions of 147mm x 113mm x 74mm (5.8" x 4.4" x 2.9") with a weight of 920 grams (2.03 lbs) whilst the Sony A450 has measurements of 137mm x 104mm x 81mm (5.4" x 4.1" x 3.2") along with a weight of 560 grams (1.23 lbs).

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Take into consideration, the weight of an Interchangeable Lens Camera will differ based on the lens you are utilising at that moment. Here is the front view measurement comparison of the Fujifilm IS Pro against the A450.

Fujifilm IS Pro vs Sony A450 size comparison

Taking into consideration dimensions and weight, the portability score of the Fujifilm IS Pro and A450 is 55 and 65 respectively.

Fujifilm IS Pro vs Sony A450 top view buttons comparison

Fujifilm IS Pro vs Sony A450 Sensor Comparison

Typically, its tough to picture the contrast in sensor sizing only by going through specifications. The graphic below should offer you a much better sense of the sensor dimensions in the Fujifilm IS Pro and A450.

Plainly, both cameras have got the exact same sensor measurements albeit different resolution. You should count on the Sony A450 to show greater detail as a result of its extra 8 Megapixels. Higher resolution will enable you to crop photographs much more aggressively. The older Fujifilm IS Pro will be behind in sensor technology.

Fujifilm IS Pro vs Sony A450 sensor size comparison

Fujifilm IS Pro vs Sony A450 Screen and ViewFinder

Fujifilm IS Pro vs Sony A450 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Portrait photography with Fujifilm IS Pro
Portrait photography with Sony A450
51
manual focus
sensor size is decent (APS-C)
delivers RAW formats
no liveview feature
sensor resolution low (6MP)
73
focusing manually
decent megapixels (14 megapixels)
good sensor size (APS-C)
delivers RAW files
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Street Comparison

Fujifilm IS Pro Street photography advice
Sony A450 Street photography advice
55
sensor size is decent (APS-C)
delivers RAW formats
lighter than competition in class (920 grams)
fixed screen
no image stabilization
66
built in image stabilization (Sensor based)
good sensor size (APS-C)
delivers RAW files
screen does not articulate
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Sports Comparison

Fujifilm IS Pro as a Sports photography camera
Sony A450 as a Sports photography camera
48
max shutter speed is good (1/8,000s)
sensor size is decent (APS-C)
supports phase detect AF
no liveview feature
no image stabilization
sensor resolution low (6MP)
78
built in image stabilization (Sensor based)
decent megapixels (14MP)
good sensor size (APS-C)
better than average battery life (1,050 CIPA)
has phase detect auto focus
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Travel Comparison

Fujifilm IS Pro Travel photography details
Sony A450 Travel photography details
47
lighter than competition in class (920 grams)
flash built-in
missing Time Lapse function
sensor resolution low (6MP)
does not have a selfie friendly screen
61
better than average battery life (1,050 CIPA)
decent megapixels (14 megapixels)
has built in flash
no Timelapse function
does not have a selfie friendly screen
400 Megapixel mode coming to Fujifilm GFX 100

Landscape Comparison

Fujifilm IS Pro Landscape photography features
Sony A450 Landscape photography features
46
manual focus
swap lenses (Nikon F mount)
sensor size is decent (APS-C)
delivers RAW formats
screen is somewhat small (2.5 inch)
no liveview feature
no image stabilization
sensor resolution low (6 megapixels)
missing Time Lapse function
67
focusing manually
change lenses (Sony/Minolta Alpha mount)
built in image stabilization (Sensor based)
decent megapixels (14 megapixels)
good sensor size (APS-C)
delivers RAW files
better than average battery life (1,050 CIPA)
screen is small (2.7")
no Timelapse function
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Vlogging Comparison

Fujifilm IS Pro Vlogging highlights
Sony A450 Vlogging highlights
9
can't record video
9
lack of video recording
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Fujifilm IS Pro vs Sony A450 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Fujifilm IS Pro and Sony A450
 Fujifilm FinePix IS ProSony Alpha DSLR-A450
General Information
Company FujiFilm Sony
Model Fujifilm FinePix IS Pro Sony Alpha DSLR-A450
Category Pro DSLR Entry-Level DSLR
Released 2007-07-13 2010-01-05
Physical type Large SLR Compact SLR
Sensor Information
Processor - Bionz
Sensor type CCD CMOS
Sensor size APS-C APS-C
Sensor measurements 23 x 15.5mm 23.4 x 15.6mm
Sensor area 356.5mm² 365.0mm²
Sensor resolution 6MP 14MP
Anti aliasing filter
Aspect ratio 3:2 3:2 and 16:9
Highest Possible resolution 4256 x 2848 4592 x 3056
Maximum native ISO 3200 12800
Lowest native ISO 100 200
RAW format
Autofocusing
Manual focus
AF touch
AF continuous
Single AF
AF tracking
Selective AF
Center weighted AF
Multi area AF
AF live view
Face detection AF
Contract detection AF
Phase detection AF
Number of focus points - 9
Lens
Lens mount Nikon F Sony/Minolta Alpha
Available lenses 309 143
Focal length multiplier 1.6 1.5
Screen
Screen type Fixed Type Fixed Type
Screen size 2.5 inches 2.7 inches
Resolution of screen 230k dots 230k dots
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch friendly
Screen tech - TFT Clear Photo Color LCD
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder Optical (pentaprism) Optical (pentamirror)
Viewfinder coverage 95 percent 95 percent
Viewfinder magnification 0.63x 0.53x
Features
Minimum shutter speed 30 secs 30 secs
Fastest shutter speed 1/8000 secs 1/4000 secs
Continuous shutter rate - 7.0 frames/s
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manual mode
Exposure compensation Yes Yes
Set WB
Image stabilization
Inbuilt flash
Flash range 12.00 m 12.00 m (at ISO 100)
Flash settings Front curtain, Rear curtain, Red-Eye, Slow, Red-Eye Slow Auto, Fill, Rear Sync, Slow Sync, Wireless/ High Speed Sync
External flash
AE bracketing
WB bracketing
Fastest flash synchronize 1/250 secs 1/160 secs
Exposure
Multisegment exposure
Average exposure
Spot exposure
Partial exposure
AF area exposure
Center weighted exposure
Video features
Maximum video resolution None None
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 proof
Dust proof
Shock proof
Crush proof
Freeze proof
Weight 920g (2.03 pounds) 560g (1.23 pounds)
Dimensions 147 x 113 x 74mm (5.8" x 4.4" x 2.9") 137 x 104 x 81mm (5.4" x 4.1" x 3.2")
DXO scores
DXO Overall score not tested 66
DXO Color Depth score not tested 21.8
DXO Dynamic range score not tested 11.8
DXO Low light score not tested 769
Other
Battery life - 1050 pictures
Battery style - Battery Pack
Battery model - NP-FM500H
Self timer Yes (2 to 20 sec) Yes (2 or 10 sec)
Time lapse recording
Storage type Compact Flash (Type I or II) SD/ SDHC, Memory Stick Pro Duo/ Pro-HG Duo
Card slots Single Single
Launch cost $0 $1,241