FujiFilm T200 overview
FujiFilm T200 is FujiFilm's Small Sensor Compact camera initially introduced on January of 2011. The camera houses a 14MP, CCD 1/2.3" size sensor with a maximum resolution of 4288 x 3216. The camera is also known as "FinePix T205" in some regions.
The T200 is placed #124 out of 261 in Small Sensor Compact cameras & all around #955 out of 1428 for cameras in our collection. Remember to look at our Smart camera filter to see camera listings based on your custom requirements.
Below is a diagram of multiple criteria used in the scoring system.
FujiFilm T200 family
The FujiFilm T200 has a history of related cameras. Below, you can check out all past and current models alongside key specifications.
FujiFilm T200 Gallery
You can look at the T200 from various angles in the gallery here.
FujiFilm T200 Pros and Cons
Here is a selection of advantages and disadvantages of the FujiFilm T200 based on things which are oftentimes viewed as necessary in a camera.
FujiFilm T200 Sensor features
The specification of the sensor in the FujiFilm T200 is 6.17mm x 4.55mm (1/2.3"). The 28 mm² sensor can resolve 4288 x 3216 pixels using aspect ratios of 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9. The camera has Image Stabilization (Sensor-shift). In body stabilization is more effective than digital stabilization as the latter might cause cropping.Unsplash partners with Institutions to bring historical archive photos
The CCD sensor has 14 megapixels and delivers a native ISO range of 100 - 1600. The ISO can be extended electronically to a maximum of 3200. Unfortunately, RAW files are not saved which means that you have less margin for error.
The picture underneath shows the T200's sensor size in comparison to other common sizes. The T200 sensor has a crop factor of 5.8 and is shown in green.World's smallest camera makes it into Guinness Book of Records
To get a sense of various aspect ratios, you can refer to the visual below.
FujiFilm T200 dimensions
FujiFilm T200 weighs around 0.33 lb (151 grams / 5.33 oz) & the dimensions of the camera is 97mm x 57mm x 28mm (3.8" x 2.2" x 1.1"). The weight of normal Small Sensor Compact camera is 174 grams so the FujiFilm T200 is lighter as compared to its rivals.Photographer fined '$200,000' for failing to deliver photos
Underneath is a shot of the FujiFilm T200 with a soft drink to help you to get a feel for its size.
The top view just below will provide the button layout on the T200.
FujiFilm T200 Lens features
The T200 is equipped with an inbuilt lens offering a focal range of 28-280mm making it a 10.0 x zoom which may not be ideal however it might be very helpful in some scenarios.
At it's widest 28mm, the lens has an aperture of f3.4 and that's fairly sluggish and not great for low light conditions and you may struggle to get a shallow depth of field. You might also have to up your ISO setting which results in noisy photographs. With the long end, 280mm is excellent zoom and comes at f5.6 making it fairly sluggish and you would have to set slow shutter speeds.
FujiFilm T200 Connectivity
The T200 has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
Cameras that incorporate NFC or Bluetooth support are able to be controlled wirelessly through smartphones. You can copy pictures and oftentimes adjust camera settings without connecting directly with the camera.
A few apps also provide a Liveview and click the shutter in case you aren't close to the camera. If the camera contains a HDMI port, it can easily be attached to an external display. Virtually all cameras enable you to charge the battery through the USB socket.
FujiFilm T200 Video features
The maximum video quality in the FujiFilm T200 is 1280 x 720 and you can record in Motion JPEG format. 720p is awful for today's standards. You should try to get at least 1080p quality for decent video. The body doesn't feature a microphone or headphone jack which means you get absolutely no control over the audio. It is probably best to find another model in case you want decent audio for your video clips.
FujiFilm T200 Weather Sealing
There is no weather proofing for the FujiFilm T200 so you have to be cautious in wet or dusty conditions.
FujiFilm T200 Display and Viewfinder
The FujiFilm T200 is equipped with a 2.7 inch fixed screen having a resolution of 230 thousand dots.
Please note that the screen has no touch support.Handle those 8K RED files like a boss
The ViewFinder specifications for FujiFilm T200 are below:
- ViewFinder None
Viewfinders are rather handy during sunny outdoor conditions which may make the camera display washed out and hard to see.
FujiFilm T200 Shutter features
FujiFilm T200 can shoot continuously at 1.0 frames per second. The maximum shutter speed is 1/2000s.
FujiFilm T200 Flash and Hot shoe features
FujiFilm T200 has just in-built flash lacking external flash ability.
FujiFilm T200 Autofocus features
FujiFilm T200 has only Contrast Detect Autofocus & does not have Phase Detect Autofocus. Phase Detection autofocusing is a lot more faster & precise as compared to Contrast Detect autofocusing. The camera supports Face detect which can be useful for people photography.
It also features Tracking Autofocus for moving things. FujiFilm T200 has no manual focus. Manual focus mode is good during low light scenarios or you want more exact control on depth of field.
FujiFilm T200 Battery life
The battery (NP-45A) for the FujiFilm T200 is fashioned to last for 180 clicks according to the CIPA standards which is less in comparison with it's competitors. The general Small Sensor Compact camera battery life is 241. Fujifilm X30 offers the highest possible (470) battery life within this group of cameras.
Below is a list of Small Sensor Compact cameras with the highest battery life:
FujiFilm T200 for specific kinds of photography
The following chart presents a overview of the FujiFilm T200 for specific kinds of photography. To understand more, have a look at the specific section underneath.
Portrait photography with FujiFilm T200
The FujiFilm T200 receives a points tally of 34 which is terrible, and means the camera is simply not acceptable for portraits. Shooting portrait images favors greatly towards sensor resolution, RAW support in addition to the option to work with off-camera flash.
FujiFilm T200 Street photography features
With a moderate score of 57, the FujiFilm T200 is fairly acceptable for street photography. A decent street photography camera offers a perfect balance of image quality plus portability.
FujiFilm T200 Sports photography factors
A terrible sports photography rating of 37 means the FujiFilm T200 is simply not acceptable for photographing sports. A camera should have very good tracking and continuous shooting for sports photography.
FujiFilm T200 as a Travel photography camera
Weight is pretty important when getting a camera for travel. On the whole, the FujiFilm T200 gets a above average 65 as a travel camera which is a very decent fit to take on your vacations.
FujiFilm T200 Landscape photography details
If you're planning to choose a digital camera for landscape photos, the most vital factor is going to be image quality. The FujiFilm T200 with it's terrible score of 37 for a landscape camera is simply not acceptable amongst it's rivals.
FujiFilm T200 as a Vlogging camera
A camera for vlogging ought to posses a articulating screen, microphone input and ideally image stabilization. Taking all things in to account, the FujiFilm T200 is simply not acceptable for vlogging as it delivers a terrible score of 31.
FujiFilm T200 Alternatives
If you want alternatives to the T200, below is a list of the highest ranked cameras that fall within the category of Small Sensor Compact.
The diagram down below offers you a summary of the T200 compared to it's top ranking competitors mentioned earlier.
Following are additional cameras you may take into account as alternative options. To read through a comprehensive comparison, visit the "compare" link.