FujiFilm JV200

 
FujiFilm FinePix JV200 front
 
  • 14MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 2.7" Fixed Screen
  • ISO 100 - 1600 (Expand to 3200)
  • 1280 x 720 video
  • 36-108mm (F3.1-5.6) lens
  • 125g - 94 x 56 x 21mm
  • Launched January 2011
  • Additionally Known as FinePix JV205
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  • Alternatives
  • Size Comparison
Portability
96
Imaging
38
Features
18
Overall
30

FujiFilm JV200 summary

FujiFilm JV200 is FujiFilm's Small Sensor Compact digital camera initially released on January of 2011. It has got a 14 MegaPixel, CCD 1/2.3" sized sensor and has a max resolution of 4288 x 3216. It is referred to as "FinePix JV205" in other countries.

The JV200 places at #186 out of 261 in Small Sensor Compact cameras and over-all #1091 out of 1428 for digital cameras in our collection. You should test our Smart camera finder to get camera listings based on your custom criteria.

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FujiFilm JV200 history

The FujiFilm JV200 comes with a history of related digital cameras. Down below, you can look at all previous and more recent models as well as important specifications.

ModelVisualizeLensResolutionSensor SizeReleased
FujiFilm-FinePix-JV200 front thumbnailFujiFilm JV20036-108mm
F3.1-5.6
14MP1/2.3"2011
FujiFilm-FinePix-JX300 front thumbnailFujiFilm JX300
JV200 vs JX300
28-140mm
F2.6-6.2
14MP1/2.3"2011
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FujiFilm-FinePix-JX350 front thumbnailFujiFilm JX350
JV200 vs JX350
28-140mm
F2.6-6.2
16MP1/2.3"2011
FujiFilm-FinePix-JZ500 front thumbnailFujiFilm JZ500
JV200 vs JZ500
28-280mm
F3.3-5.6
14MP1/2.3"2010
FujiFilm-FinePix-JZ300 front thumbnailFujiFilm JZ300
JV200 vs JZ300
28-280mm
F3.3-5.6
12MP1/2.3"2010
FujiFilm-FinePix-JV100 front thumbnailFujiFilm JV100
JV200 vs JV100
37-111mm
F3.2-4.3
12MP1/2.3"2010
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FujiFilm JV200 Pros and Cons

Below is a checklist of advantages and disadvantages of the FujiFilm JV200 based on factors that are usually considered necessary in a digital camera.

good zoom range (36-108mm 3.0 x zoom)
great minimum ISO (100)
has built in flash
lighter than competition (125 grams)
megapixel count decent (14MP)
offers tracking autofocus
can't change lenses (fixed lens mount)
can't use external flash
does not offer selfie friendly screen
focusing manually not possible
lack of external microphone support
lack of HDMI out
lack of headphone support
lack of phase detect auto focus
lack of RAW files
lack of Timelapse mode
low resolution screen (230 k dots)
manual mode not possible
max frames per second low (1.0 frames/s)
maximum shutter speed is a little low (1/1,400s)
max zoom aperture not good (f5.6)
no aperture priority mode
no image stabilization
no moving screen
no shutter priority mode
sensor is small (1/2.3")
somewhat slow max aperture (f3.1)
terrible battery pack (180 per charge)
tiny screen (2.7 inches)
video res low (1280 x 720 pixels)
wide angle not fantastic (36mm)
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FujiFilm JV200 Sensor specifications

The specification of the sensor on the FujiFilm JV200 is 6.17mm x 4.55mm (1/2.3"). The 28 mm² sensor has the ability to capture 4288 x 3216 pixels at aspect ratios of 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9.

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The CCD sensor boasts 14MP and provides a standard ISO range of 100 to 1600. This ISO can also be extended electronically to a high of 3200. Unfortunately, RAW files are not supported which means that you have less room to maneuver in post.

The image below shows the JV200's sensor dimensions when compared to other popular sizes. The JV200 sensor comes with a crop factor of 5.8 and is shown in green.

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To get a sense of different aspect ratios, you should refer to the graphic below.

Camera sensor aspect ratios

FujiFilm JV200 dimensions

FujiFilm JV200 weighs in at 0.28 pounds (125 grams or 4.41 ounces) and features external size of 94mm x 56mm x 21mm (3.7" x 2.2" x 0.8"). The weight of typical Small Sensor Compact camera is 174 grams and the FujiFilm JV200 is less heavy compared with other competitors.

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Listed below is a photo of the FujiFilm JV200 alongside a soft drink to help you have a feel for its scale.

FujiFilm FinePix JV200 dimensions scale

The top view here will show the button design on the JV200.

FujiFilm FinePix JV200 topview buttons dials

FujiFilm JV200 Lens specifications

The JV200 features a fixed lens and a focal range of 36-108mm giving it a 3.0 x zoom which isn't really huge however it can be valuable in a few conditions.

At the widest 36mm, it provides an aperture of f3.1 and that's quite slow and not good in low light situations and you will likely find it difficult to capture good bokeh. You will likely also need to up the ISO which causes noisy shots. At the tele end, 108mm comes with f5.6 making it quite sluggish and you may need to apply slower shutter speeds.

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FujiFilm JV200 Connectivity

The JV200 has the following connectivity:

  • USB Yes

Digital cameras that come with NFC and Bluetooth compatibility can easily be used wirelessly via smartphones. You can easily copy images and at times change settings without the hassle of connecting physically to the camera.

Many applications even give a Liveview and hit the shutter when you are not close to the camera. If the camera includes a HDMI out, it could be connected to an external monitor. Nearly all cameras will allow you to charge the battery pack with the USB port.

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FujiFilm JV200 Video specifications

The max video resolution on the FujiFilm JV200 is 1280 x 720 and it can capture in Motion JPEG file format. 720p is awful by today's standards. You really should shoot for a minimum FUll HD resolution for good video. The camera does not have a mic and headphone port which means you have no control over your sound. It is probably best to purchase an alternative camera should you need decent sound in your videos.

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FujiFilm JV200 Weather Sealing

FujiFilm JV200 does not include environment proofing so damp conditions could ruin the camera.

FujiFilm JV200 Screen and Viewfinder

The FujiFilm JV200 has got a 2.7" fixed display boasting a resolution of 230k dots.

Unfortunately the display isn't a touch screen.

FujiFilm FinePix JV200 screen and viewfinder 400 Megapixel mode coming to Fujifilm GFX 100

The View Finder specifications regarding FujiFilm JV200 are below:

  • ViewFinder None

In those bright outdoor situations which make the camera displays washed out and tough to view, viewfinders are rather helpful.

FujiFilm JV200 Shutter specifications

FujiFilm JV200 continuous shooting speed is 1.0 frames/s. The max shutter speed is 1/1400 sec.

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FujiFilm JV200 Flash and Hot shoe specifications

FujiFilm JV200 has got only integrated flash lacking external flash support.

FujiFilm JV200 Autofocusing specifications

FujiFilm JV200 has got just Contrast Based AF and doesn't have Phase Detect AF. Phase Detection autofocusing is a lot quicker and exact compared with Contrast Based autofocusing.

It also includes Tracking AF for subjects on the move. FujiFilm JV200 doesn't have manual focusing. Manual focusing can be useful during low light situations or you want more accurate focusing control.

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FujiFilm JV200 Battery life

The battery pack on the FujiFilm JV200 is fashioned to last for 180 pictures according to the CIPA measurements making it lesser as compared with its rivals. The usual Small Sensor Compact camera battery life is 241. Fujifilm X30 features the maximum (470) battery life within this group of cameras.

Following is a number of Small Sensor Compact cameras that come with the strongest battery life:

FujiFilm JV200 for varying categories of photography

The following bar chart shows a rundown of the FujiFilm JV200 for varying categories of photography. To read more, go to the specific paragraph below.

FujiFilm JV200 as a Portrait photography camera

The FujiFilm JV200 receives a points tally of 29 which is dreadful, and means the camera is not really appropriate to use for portrait photography. Taking portrait images favors greatly towards sensor size, RAW support & ability to utilize off-camera flash.

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MP count decent (14 megapixels)
no manual focus
manual mode not possible
cannot use external flash
sensor is tiny (1/2.3")
lack of RAW format

FujiFilm JV200 Street photography details

Coming in at a decent points tally of 56, the FujiFilm JV200 is relatively suited to buy for street photography. A very good street photography camera offers a fine balance of picture quality plus portability.

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lighter than others (125g)
screen is fixed
no image stabilization
tiny sensor size (1/2.3")
doesn't have RAW files

FujiFilm JV200 Sports photography highlights

A dreadful sports photography score of 30 suggests the FujiFilm JV200 is not really appropriate for photographing sports. A camera must have very good focusing plus fast continuous shooting for sports photography.

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megapixel count good (14MP)
offers tracking autofocus
max shutter speed is low (1/1,400s)
max fps low (1.0 fps)
lack of shutter priority mode
lack of image stabilization
sensor size is tiny (1/2.3")
terrible battery pack (180 CIPA)
no phase detect autofocus

Travel photography with FujiFilm JV200

Size is really critical in selecting a camera for travel. Overall, the FujiFilm JV200 gets a very good 61 for a travel camera which makes it a respectable fit to buy for your journeys.

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lighter than competition (125 grams)
megapixel count good (14MP)
has built in flash
no Time Lapse recording
terrible battery pack (180 shots)
does not have a selfie friendly display
wide angle not fantastic (36mm)
slow max aperture (f3.1)

FujiFilm JV200 Landscape photography details

For anybody planning to purchase a digital camera for landscape photography, the most essential factor is going to be image quality. The FujiFilm JV200 at it's dreadful rating of 28 as a landscape camera is not really appropriate compared to it's competition.

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decent megapixels (14MP)
lack of manual focus
fixed lens (fixed lens mount)
wide angle not fantastic (36mm)
sluggish maximum aperture (f3.1)
screen is somewhat small (2.7 inch)
manual mode not possible
lack of image stabilization
sensor is small (1/2.3")
lacks RAW format
low battery (180 CIPA)
missing Time Lapse mode

FujiFilm JV200 Vlogging factors

A camera for vlogging ought to offer a moving display, microphone input and if possible IBIS. Taking all things in to account, the FujiFilm JV200 is not really appropriate for vlogging as it gets a dreadful rating of 25.

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lighter than competitors in class (125g)
wide angle not great (36mm)
sluggish maximum aperture (f3.1)
screen isn't selfie friendly
does not have image stabilization
low video resolution (1280 x 720 pxls)
does not have external microphone socket

FujiFilm JV200 Alternatives

If you are searching for alternatives to the JV200, below is a collection of the top rated cameras which fall in to the family of Small Sensor Compact.

The line chart below will give you a summary of the JV200 compared to it's top rated competitors shown previously.

These are various other cameras you might have a look at as alternate options. To look at a comprehensive comparison, simply click the "compare" link.

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Specifications

General Information
Manufacturer
FujiFilm
Model type
FujiFilm FinePix JV200
Also called
FinePix JV205
Category
Small Sensor Compact
Launched
2011-01-05
Physical type
Compact
Sensor Information
Sensor type
CCD
Sensor size
1/2.3"
Sensor measurements
6.17 x 4.55mm
Sensor surface area
28.1mm²
Sensor resolution
14 megapixel
Anti alias filter
Aspect ratio
4:3, 3:2 and 16:9
Max resolution
4288 x 3216
RAW data
Max native ISO
1600
Max enhanced ISO
3200
Minimum native ISO
100
Autofocusing
Focus manually
AF touch
Continuous AF
AF single
AF tracking
AF selectice
Center weighted AF
AF multi area
Live view AF
Face detection AF
Contract detection AF
Phase detection AF
Lens
Lens mount type
fixed lens
Lens zoom range
36-108mm (3.0x)
Largest aperture
f/3.1-5.6
Focal length multiplier
5.8
Screen
Type of screen
Fixed Type
Screen diagonal
2.7 inches
Resolution of screen
230k dots
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch friendly
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder
None
DXO scores
DXO Overall rating
not tested
DXO Color Depth rating
not tested
DXO Dynamic range rating
not tested
DXO Low light rating
not tested
Features
Min shutter speed
8 secs
Max shutter speed
1/1400 secs
Continuous shutter rate
1.0 frames/s
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Expose Manually
Set WB
Image stabilization
Integrated flash
Flash distance
3.50 m
Flash modes
Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow Sync
Hot shoe
Auto exposure bracketing
White balance bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment exposure
Average exposure
Spot exposure
Partial exposure
AF area exposure
Center weighted exposure
Video features
Video resolutions
1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps)
Max video resolution
1280x720
Video format
Motion JPEG
Microphone support
Headphone support
Connectivity
Wireless
None
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS
None
Physical
Environmental sealing
Water proofing
Dust proofing
Shock proofing
Crush proofing
Freeze proofing
Weight
125 gr (0.28 pounds)
Physical dimensions
94 x 56 x 21mm (3.7" x 2.2" x 0.8")
Other
Battery life
180 images
Battery style
AA
Self timer
Yes (2 or 10 sec)
Time lapse shooting
Type of storage
SD / SDHC
Card slots
Single
Pricing at release
$49