- 14MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
- 2.7" Fixed Screen
- ISO 100 - 1600 (Raise to 3200)
- 1280 x 720 video
- 32-96mm (F2.9-5.2) lens
- 168g - 93 x 60 x 28mm
- Revealed January 2011
- Also referred to as FinePix AV205
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- Size Comparison
FujiFilm AV200 summary
FujiFilm AV200 is FujiFilm's Small Sensor Compact digital camera originally released on January of 2011. It includes a 14 MegaPixel, CCD 1/2.3" size sensor with a full resolution of 4288 x 3216. It is also known as "FinePix AV205" in some countries.
The AV200 comes in at #191 out of 261 in Small Sensor Compact cameras and overall #1132 out of 1459 for digital cameras in our collection. Please test our Advanced camera finder to see camera ratings based on your customized factors.
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FujiFilm AV200 history
The FujiFilm AV200 comes with a history of related digital cameras. Below, you can discover all earlier and most recent models alongside important features.
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FujiFilm AV200 Gallery
You can view the AV200 from various angles in the gallery underneath.
FujiFilm AV200 Pros and Cons
Here is a checklist of good and bad points of the FujiFilm AV200 based on criterias which are oftentimes regarded as essential in a digital camera.
FujiFilm AV200 Sensor features
The measurement of the sensor on the FujiFilm AV200 is 6.17mm x 4.55mm (1/2.3"). The 28 mm² sensor is able to capture 4288 x 3216 pixels with aspect ratios of 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9.400 Megapixel mode coming to Fujifilm GFX 100
The CCD sensor boasts 14 megapixels and features a standard ISO range of 100 to 1600. The ISO can also be increased electronically to a maximum of 3200. Unfortunately, RAW photos are not saved which means that the user has less room to maneuver in post.
The image underneath displays the AV200's sensor size when compared to other popular sizes. The AV200 sensor comes with a crop factor of 5.8 and is highlighted in green.Photographer fined '$200,000' for failing to deliver photos
To get an understanding of various aspect ratios, you should refer to the graphic below.
FujiFilm AV200 dimensions
FujiFilm AV200 weighs 0.37 lb (168 gr / 5.93 ounces) and features outer measurements of 93mm x 60mm x 28mm (3.7" x 2.4" x 1.1"). The weight of average Small Sensor Compact camera is 174 gr and the FujiFilm AV200 is similar when compared to its rivals.Coronavirus is affecting the sensor business
Here is a image of the FujiFilm AV200 besides a soft drink so you can have a sense of its size.
The top view under will show the button design on the AV200.
FujiFilm AV200 Lens features
The AV200 has a built-in lens giving a focal range of 32-96mm giving it a 3.0 x zoom which is definitely not ideal but it will probably be very helpful in some scenarios.
At it's widest 32mm, it will have an aperture of f2.9 and that's somewhat sluggish and not good in low light circumstances and you will probably struggle to capture good bokeh. You might also need to raise your ISO leading to noisy photos. For the long end, 96mm comes at f5.2 which is really slow and you will have to go with slower shutter speeds.
FujiFilm AV200 Connectivity
The AV200 has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
Digital cameras with NFC and Bluetooth compatibility can be used wirelessly with smartphones. You will be able to send images and sometimes adjust camera settings without connecting physically with the camera.
Certain apps also enable a Liveview and release the shutter if you are not near the camera. If the camera boasts a HDMI out, it can be attached to an external monitor. A lot of cameras enable you to recharge the battery pack through the USB port.
FujiFilm AV200 Video features
The highest possible video resolution on the FujiFilm AV200 is 1280 x 720 and it can save in Motion JPEG file format. 720p is terrible by today's standards. You really should aim for at least 1080p resolution for video recording. The body does not offer a mic and headphone socket which means you have got zero control over your audio. It is perhaps best to look at an alternative model in case you want better audio in your videos.
FujiFilm AV200 Weather Sealing
There is no environment sealing on the FujiFilm AV200 so you have to be careful in wet and dusty situations.
FujiFilm AV200 Screen and Viewfinder
The FujiFilm AV200 includes a 2.7 inch fixed display screen with a resolution of 230 thousand dots.
Please note that the display offers no touch support.World's smallest camera makes it into Guinness Book of Records
The View Finder details regarding FujiFilm AV200 are the following:
- ViewFinder None
Viewfinders can be pretty beneficial during sunny outdoor situations which can make the camera screen washed out and very difficult to view.
FujiFilm AV200 Shutter features
FujiFilm AV200 continuous shooting rate is 1.0 frames per second. The maximum shutter speed is 1/1400 sec.
FujiFilm AV200 Flash and Hot shoe features
FujiFilm AV200 boasts just built-in flash without external flash support.
FujiFilm AV200 Autofocus features
FujiFilm AV200 boasts only Contrast Detect Autofocus and is missing Phase Detect Autofocus. Phase Detection focusing is a lot more faster & precise compared to Contrast Detect focusing.
It also features Tracking Autofocus for things that move. FujiFilm AV200 lacks manual focus. Manual focus mode can be good during low light occasions or you require more precise control on depth of field.
FujiFilm AV200 Battery life
The battery life (2 x AA) on the FujiFilm AV200 is built to last for 180 photographs with respect to the CIPA benchmarks which is lower as compared to its competitors. The average Small Sensor Compact camera battery life is 241. Fujifilm X30 offers the best (470) battery life within this category of cameras.
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FujiFilm AV200 for specific forms of photography
The following chart displays a rundown of the FujiFilm AV200 for specific forms of photography. To find out more, have a look at the specific section underneath.
FujiFilm AV200 as a Portrait photography camera
The FujiFilm AV200 has a rating of 29 which is awful, and means the camera is not very good to use for portraits. Photographing portraits favors greatly towards sensor size, support for RAW files in addition to the ability to utilize off-camera flash.
Street photography with FujiFilm AV200
Having a moderate rating of 48, the FujiFilm AV200 is reasonably suitable for street photography. A good street photography camera offers a good balance of picture quality plus portability.
FujiFilm AV200 Sports photography advice
A awful sports photography points tally of 30 suggests the FujiFilm AV200 is not very good for photographing sports. A camera needs great focusing plus continuous shooting for sports photography.
Travel photography with FujiFilm AV200
Portability is super critical in choosing a camera for travel. On the whole, the FujiFilm AV200 gets a moderate 56 for a travel camera which makes it fairly acceptable for your holidays.
Landscape photography with FujiFilm AV200
If you find yourself looking to choose a camera for landscape pictures, the most essential aspect is going to be image quality. The FujiFilm AV200 at it's awful rating of 28 for a landscape camera is not very good within the current market.
FujiFilm AV200 as a Vlogging camera
A camera for vlogging should have a articulating display, microphone port and preferably IBIS. Considering all the details, the FujiFilm AV200 is not very good as a vlog camera as it receives a awful score of 22.
FujiFilm AV200 Alternatives
If you are interested in replacements to the AV200, here is a range of the top ranked cameras that fall into the class of Small Sensor Compact.
The diagram down below shows you a bird's eye view of the AV200 compared to it's top rated competitors listed earlier.
There are a bunch of cameras you may regard as alternatives. To browse through a extensive comparison, visit the "compare" link.