FujiFilm AV250 overview
FujiFilm AV250 is FujiFilm's Small Sensor Compact digital camera initially revealed on January of 2011. It comes with a 16 MegaPixel, CCD 1/2.3" sized sensor and has a maximum resolution of 4608 x 3440. It is also known as "FinePix AV255" in some markets.
The AV250 is rated #151 out of 261 in Small Sensor Compact cameras and all round #1017 out of 1422 for cameras in our database. Remember to check our Advanced camera filter to get camera ratings based on your personalized factors.
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FujiFilm AV250 history
The FujiFilm AV250 comes with a history of related cameras. Here, you can discover all previous and more recent models alongside important features.
FujiFilm AV250 Gallery
You can check the AV250 from various angles in the gallery below.
FujiFilm AV250 Pros and Cons
Below is a collection of pluses and minuses of the FujiFilm AV250 based on features that are typically viewed as important in a digital camera.
FujiFilm AV250 Sensor details
The measurement of the sensor on the FujiFilm AV250 is 6.17mm x 4.55mm (1/2.3"). The 28 mm² sensor is able to resolve 4608 x 3440 pixels .World's smallest camera makes it into Guinness Book of Records
The CCD sensor boasts 16MP and gives a standard ISO range of 100 to 1600. This ISO can also be increased electronically to a high of 3200. Sadly, RAW format is not saved therefore the user has less margin for error.
The picture below displays the AV250's sensor dimensions compared to other popular sizes. The AV250 sensor comes with a crop factor of 5.8 and is pointed out in green.Instagram's $20 billion Ad success
To get an idea of various aspect ratios, you should refer to the graphic below.
FujiFilm AV250 dimensions
FujiFilm AV250 weighs in at 0.37 lb (168 grams or 5.93 ounces) and features outer measurements of 93mm x 60mm x 28mm (3.7" x 2.4" x 1.1"). The weight of normal Small Sensor Compact camera is 174 grams and the FujiFilm AV250 is on par compared to its competitors.Photographer fined '$200,000' for failing to deliver photos
The following is a visual of the FujiFilm AV250 beside a soft drink so you can have a sense of its scale.
The top view below will illustrate the button design on the AV250.
FujiFilm AV250 Lens specs
The AV250 has a built-in lens and it has a focal range of 32-96mm giving it a 3.0 x zoom which isn't really significant but it is going to be valuable in some scenarios.
At the widest 32mm, it provides an aperture of f which will be beneficial in low light conditions and capturing good bokeh. It is going to also enable you to go with a much lower ISO for getting cleaner shots.
FujiFilm AV250 Connectivity
The AV250 has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
Cameras that have NFC and Bluetooth connectivity are able to be used wirelessly through smartphones. You are able to transfer images and oftentimes alter settings without connecting directly to the camera.
Certain applications even provide a Liveview and click the shutter when you aren't near the camera. If the camera includes a HDMI out, it can easily be attached to an external monitor. Most cameras will allow you to recharge the battery using the USB port.
FujiFilm AV250 Video specs
The maximum video resolution on the FujiFilm AV250 is 1280 x 720 and it can shoot in Motion JPEG file format. 720p is awful by today's requirements. You should try to get at least FUll HD resolution for good video. The camera doesn't feature a mic and headphone port which means that you have got little control over your sound. It is perhaps a better idea to take a look at another camera should you want better sound in your videos.
FujiFilm AV250 Weather Sealing
FujiFilm AV250 doesn't include weather sealing so damp conditions can ruin the camera.
FujiFilm AV250 Screen and Viewfinder
The FujiFilm AV250 comes with a 2.7" fixed display supporting a resolution of 230k dots.
Please be aware that the display screen offers no touch support.World's smallest camera makes it into Guinness Book of Records
The View Finder details regarding FujiFilm AV250 are the following:
- ViewFinder None
Viewfinders can be pretty beneficial for bright outdoor situations which can make the camera screen washed out and difficult to view.
FujiFilm AV250 Shutter specs
FujiFilm AV250 continuous shooting speed is 1.0 fps. The maximum shutter speed is 1/1400s.
FujiFilm AV250 Flash and Hot shoe specs
FujiFilm AV250 has got only built in flash with missing external flash ability.
FujiFilm AV250 Autofocus specs
FujiFilm AV250 has got just Contrast Based AF and doesn't have Phase Detect AF. Phase Detection focusing is a lot more quicker and accurate in comparison with Contrast Based focusing.
It also has Tracking AF for moving objects. FujiFilm AV250 doesn't have manual focusing. Manual focusing can be useful for low light scenarios or you need more precise focus control.
FujiFilm AV250 Battery life
The battery in the FujiFilm AV250 is built to last for 180 shutters as per the CIPA benchmarks which is lower compared with its competition. The general Small Sensor Compact camera battery life is 241. Fujifilm X30 has the highest possible (470) battery life for this range of cameras.
Underneath is a listing of Small Sensor Compact cameras that come with the highest battery life:
FujiFilm AV250 for different kinds of photography
The following illustration provides a overview of the FujiFilm AV250 for different kinds of photography. To look at more, check out the specific section below.
FujiFilm AV250 Portrait photography information
The FujiFilm AV250 receives a score of 30 which is low, and means the camera is not suitable to use for portrait photos. Photographing portrait photos leans greatly towards sensor size, RAW support in addition to the flexibility to work with off-camera flash.
FujiFilm AV250 as a Street photography camera
Coming in at a average score of 48, the FujiFilm AV250 is reasonably adequate to buy for street photography. A very good street photography camera offers a fine balance of image quality plus portability.
Sports photography with FujiFilm AV250
A low sports photography points total of 31 suggests the FujiFilm AV250 is not suitable for shooting sports. A camera needs very good tracking and fast shutter speeds for sports photography.
FujiFilm AV250 Travel photography info
Portability is pretty critical in buying a camera for travel. On the whole, the FujiFilm AV250 gets a above average 62 for a travel camera which makes it a respectable option to take on your travels.
Landscape photography with FujiFilm AV250
If you're looking to choose a camera for landscape pictures, the biggest aspect will be image quality. The FujiFilm AV250 with it's low score of 33 as a landscape camera is not suitable among it's competition.
FujiFilm AV250 Vlogging factors
A camera for vlogging really should have a articulating display screen, microphone port and preferably image stabilization. Taking all things into account, the FujiFilm AV250 is not suitable for vlogging as it receives a low score of 26.
FujiFilm AV250 Alternatives
If you are shopping for alternatives to the AV250, here is a range of the highest ranked cameras that fall into the family of Small Sensor Compact.
The diagram here offers you a summary of the AV250 versus it's top ranked competitors listed above.
There are more cameras you may take into account as alternate options. To go through a extensive comparison, click the "compare" link.