FujiFilm JX350

FujiFilm FinePix JX350 front
  • 16MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 2.7" Fixed Screen
  • ISO 100 - 1600 (Raise to 3200)
  • 1280 x 720 video
  • 28-140mm (F2.6-6.2) lens
  • 130g - 94 x 56 x 24mm
  • Launched January 2011
  • Also referred to as FinePix JX355
  • Read full specs
  • Alternatives
  • Size Comparison
  • FAQ

FujiFilm JX350 overview

FujiFilm JX350 is FujiFilm's Small Sensor Compact digital camera first released on January of 2011. The camera has a 16MP, CCD 1/2.3" size sensor with a peak resolution of 4608 x 3440. It is also known as "FinePix JX355" in certain countries.

The JX350 is placed #141 out of 261 in Small Sensor Compact cameras and all around #1039 out of 1465 for cameras in our database. You can test our Smart camera finder to find camera rankings based on your customized criteria.

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Below is a diagram of multiple criteria used in the scoring system.

FujiFilm JX350 history

The FujiFilm JX350 is part of a family of cameras. You can read the complete list underneath.

ModelVisualizeLensResolutionSensor SizeReleased
FujiFilm-FinePix-JV200 front thumbnailFujiFilm JV200
JX350 vs JV200
FujiFilm-FinePix-JX300 front thumbnailFujiFilm JX300
JX350 vs JX300
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FujiFilm-FinePix-JX350 front thumbnailFujiFilm JX35028-140mm
FujiFilm-FinePix-JZ500 front thumbnailFujiFilm JZ500
JX350 vs JZ500
FujiFilm-FinePix-JZ300 front thumbnailFujiFilm JZ300
JX350 vs JZ300
FujiFilm-FinePix-JV100 front thumbnailFujiFilm JV100
JX350 vs JV100
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FujiFilm JX350 Pros and Cons

Here is a list of advantages and drawbacks of the FujiFilm JX350 based on criterias which are oftentimes seen as crucial in a digital camera.

built-in flash
good min ISO (100)
has tracking focus
in built lens has zoom (28-140mm 5.0 x zoom)
lighter than others in class (130g)
megapixel count decent (16MP)
rather wide (28mm)
cannot change lenses (fixed lens mount)
has no phase detect AF
has no RAW files
lack of aperture priority mode
lack of image stabilization
low frames per second (1.0 frames/s)
manual mode not available
no external flash support
no HDMI support
no headphone jack
no manual focus
no mic jack
no moving screen
no shutter priority
no Time Lapse mode
not so great battery power (180 CIPA)
pixelated screen (230 thousand dot)
screen isn't selfie friendly
slow max aperture (f2.6)
sluggish at full zoom (f6.2)
small screen (2.7")
small sensor size (1/2.3")
video quality not great (1280 x 720 pixels)
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FujiFilm JX350 Sensor information

The size of the sensor on the FujiFilm JX350 is 6.17mm x 4.55mm (1/2.3"). The 28 mm² sensor can resolve 4608 x 3440 pixels .

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The CCD sensor boasts 16MP and has a standard ISO range of 100 to 1600. The ISO can also be widened electronically to a maximum of 3200. Unfortunately, RAW files are not saved which means that you have less room to maneuver in post.

The picture underneath shows the JX350's sensor size when compared to other popular sizes. The JX350 sensor comes with a crop factor of 5.8 and is outlined 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 JX350 dimensions

FujiFilm JX350 weighs in at 0.29 lbs (130 grams / 4.59 ounces) and the size of the camera is 94mm x 56mm x 24mm (3.7" x 2.2" x 0.9"). The weight of general Small Sensor Compact camera is 174 grams and the FujiFilm JX350 is lighter compared to various competitors.

Photography Glossary

Underneath is a shot of the FujiFilm JX350 alongside a soda to help you to have a feel for its size.

FujiFilm FinePix JX350 dimensions scale

The top view just below will show the button design on the JX350.

FujiFilm FinePix JX350 topview buttons dials

FujiFilm JX350 Lens information

The JX350 features an inbuilt lens giving a focal range of 28-140mm giving it a 5.0 x zoom which is definitely not very good but it is likely to be convenient in certain circumstances.

At it's widest 28mm, it provides an aperture of f2.6 and that's very sluggish and not great in low light circumstances and you might struggle to capture a shallow depth of field. You could also have to increase your ISO setting which causes noisy images. Towards the long end, 140mm comes with f6.2 making it really sluggish and you may have to apply slower shutter speeds.

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FujiFilm JX350 Connectivity

The JX350 has the following connectivity:

  • USB Yes

Cameras with NFC and / or Bluetooth compatibility can easily be controlled wirelessly by smartphones. You can easily transfer images and sometimes change camera settings without connecting straight with the camera.

Many apps also stream a Liveview and press the shutter if you aren't close to the camera. If the camera provides a HDMI out, it could be attached to an external display. A lot of cameras enable you to charge the battery with the USB port.

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FujiFilm JX350 Video information

The highest video quality on the FujiFilm JX350 is 1280 x 720 and it can save in Motion JPEG file format. 720p is terrible by today's standards. You should really target at least 1080p quality for video recording. The body doesn't include a mic and / or headphone socket which means you have got zero control over your audio. It is probably best to look into another model in case you require good audio in your videos.

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FujiFilm JX350 Weather Sealing

FujiFilm JX350 doesn't have weather proofing so rainy conditions can affect the camera.

FujiFilm JX350 Screen and Viewfinder

The FujiFilm JX350 has a 2.7 inch fixed display screen with a resolution of 230 thousand dots.

Unfortunately the display screen isn't a touch screen.

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The ViewFinder specs regarding FujiFilm JX350 are the following:

  • ViewFinder None

In those sunny outdoor conditions that make the camera screens washed out and tough to view, viewfinders are pretty useful.

FujiFilm JX350 Shutter information

FujiFilm JX350 continuous shooting rate is 1.0 frames/s. The highest shutter speed is 1/1800 seconds.

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FujiFilm JX350 Flash and Hot shoe information

FujiFilm JX350 has got just built-in flash without external flash ability.

FujiFilm JX350 Autofocus information

FujiFilm JX350 has got only Contrast Detect Auto Focus and is missing Phase Detect Auto Focus. Phase Detection autofocusing is a lot more quicker & exact compared to Contrast Detect autofocusing.

It also has Tracking Auto Focus for moving objects. FujiFilm JX350 lacks manual focus. Manual focus mode can be good during low light occasions or you want more precise control on focusing.

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FujiFilm JX350 Battery life

The battery power (NP-45A) in the FujiFilm JX350 is designed to last for 180 photos with respect to the CIPA measurements which is lower as compared to its rivals. The typical Small Sensor Compact camera battery life is 241. Fujifilm X30 has the highest (470) battery life within this group of cameras.

Listed below is a collection of Small Sensor Compact cameras having the highest battery life:

FujiFilm JX350 for specific forms of photography

The following bar chart presents a analysis of the FujiFilm JX350 for specific forms of photography. To find out more, check out the specific section underneath.

FujiFilm JX350 as a Portrait photography camera

The FujiFilm JX350 receives a rating of 30 which is horrible, and means the camera is not really suitable for portrait photography. Shooting portrait images favors greatly towards sensor specs, support for RAW files and option to utilize off-camera lighting.

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decent MP (16MP)
focusing manually not possible
no manual control
cannot use external flash
sensor is small (1/2.3")
does not have RAW files

FujiFilm JX350 as a Street photography camera

Getting a decent points total of 56, the FujiFilm JX350 is fairly suitable for street photography. A good street photography camera offers a good balance of image quality plus portability.

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lighter than competitors (130 grams)
no moving screen
lack of image stabilization
very small sensor (1/2.3")
lack of RAW format

FujiFilm JX350 Sports photography features

A horrible sports photography score of 32 indicates the FujiFilm JX350 is not really suitable for taking photos of sports. A camera should have excellent tracking plus fast shutter speeds for sports photography.

Photography Glossary
decent MP (16MP)
supports tracking autofocus
continuous shooting slow (1.0 frames per second)
no shutter priority
no image stabilization
small sensor size (1/2.3")
low battery life (180 per charge)
doesn't have phase detect AF

FujiFilm JX350 Travel photography details

Weight is really crucial in buying a camera for travel. All round, the FujiFilm JX350 gets a nice 65 for a travel camera which makes it a good pick to purchase for your trips.

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lighter than competitors (130 grams)
decent megapixels (16 megapixels)
flash built-in
rather wide (28mm)
no Time Lapse recording
bad battery life (180 CIPA)
screen isn't selfie friendly
somewhat slow maximum aperture (f2.6)

FujiFilm JX350 Landscape photography details

When you're looking to purchase a camera for landscape pictures, the most vital aspect will no doubt be image quality. The FujiFilm JX350 at it's horrible grade of 33 for a landscape camera is not really suitable within the current market.

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relatively wide (28mm)
resolution is good (16 megapixels)
no manual focus
fixed lens (fixed lens mount)
somewhat slow maximum aperture (f2.6)
tiny screen (2.7 inch)
manual exposure not possible
no image stabilization
sensor size is tiny (1/2.3")
no RAW format
terrible battery life (180 shots)
no Time Lapse mode

FujiFilm JX350 Vlogging advice

A camera for vlogging really should have a moving screen, microphone port and if possible IBIS. Considering all the details, the FujiFilm JX350 is not really suitable as a vlog camera as it receives a horrible rating of 28.

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rather wide (28mm)
lighter than competition (130 grams)
sluggish maximum aperture (f2.6)
doesn't have selfie friendly screen
does not have image stabilization
low res video (1280 x 720 pxls)
no microphone port

FujiFilm JX350 Alternatives

If you are shopping for replacements to the JX350, here is a selection of the highest ranked cameras that fall into the class of Small Sensor Compact.

The graph down below gives you an overview of the JX350 versus it's top ranking rivals mentioned previously.

There are more cameras you may consider as alternative options. To go through a extensive comparison, just click on the "compare" link.

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General Information
FujiFilm FinePix JX350
Also called
FinePix JX355
Small Sensor Compact
Body design
Sensor Information
Sensor type
Sensor size
Sensor dimensions
6.17 x 4.55mm
Sensor surface area
Sensor resolution
16 megapixels
Anti aliasing filter
Maximum resolution
4608 x 3440
RAW pictures
Maximum native ISO
Maximum boosted ISO
Minimum native ISO
Focus manually
AF touch
Continuous AF
Single AF
AF tracking
AF selectice
AF center weighted
AF multi area
Live view AF
Face detection focusing
Contract detection focusing
Phase detection focusing
Cross focus points
Lens mounting type
fixed lens
Lens focal range
28-140mm (5.0x)
Maximal aperture
Focal length multiplier
Range of screen
Fixed Type
Screen size
Resolution of screen
230 thousand dot
Selfie friendly
Touch operation
Screen technology
TFT color LCD monitor
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder type
DXO scores
DXO All around score
not tested
DXO Color Depth score
not tested
DXO Dynamic range score
not tested
DXO Low light score
not tested
Lowest shutter speed
8 seconds
Highest shutter speed
1/1800 seconds
Continuous shooting speed
1.0 frames/s
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manually set exposure
Change WB
Image stabilization
Integrated flash
Flash range
3.00 m
Flash settings
Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow Sync
Hot shoe
AE bracketing
White balance bracketing
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)
Maximum video resolution
Video data format
Motion JPEG
Mic input
Headphone input
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Environmental seal
Water proof
Dust proof
Shock proof
Crush proof
Freeze proof
130 gr (0.29 lb)
94 x 56 x 24mm (3.7" x 2.2" x 0.9")
Battery life
180 pictures
Form of battery
Battery Pack
Battery model
Self timer
Yes (2 or 10 sec)
Time lapse shooting
Storage media
Storage slots
Launch cost