- 12MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
- 2.7" Fixed Display
- ISO 64 - 1600
- 1280 x 720 video
- 36-180mm (F4.0-4.8) lens
- 135g - 96 x 64 x 23mm
- Announced February 2010
- Also referred to as FinePix XP11
- Newer Model is Fujifilm XP30
- Read full specs
- Size Comparison
FujiFilm XP10 summary
FujiFilm XP10 is FujiFilm's Waterproof camera initially introduced on February of 2010. It uses a 12 MegaPixel, CCD 1/2.3" size sensor with a max resolution of 4000 x 3000. It is referred to as "FinePix XP11" in some countries.
FujiFilm released the updated Fujifilm XP30 (Read Full Comparison) to update this camera.
The XP10 is positioned #71 out of 75 in Waterproof cameras and overall #1168 out of 1459 for digital cameras in our database. You should use our Smart camera finder to see camera rankings based on your custom criteria.
The following is a diagram of multiple factors used in the rating system.
FujiFilm XP10 family
The FujiFilm XP10 comes with a history of related digital cameras. Listed below, you can discover all earlier and new models along with key features.
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FujiFilm XP10 Gallery
You can view the XP10 from several angles in the gallery underneath.
FujiFilm XP10 Pros and Cons
Here is a shortlist of pluses and minuses of the FujiFilm XP10 based on factors which are generally considered essential in a camera.
FujiFilm XP10 Sensor features
The sensor specification on the FujiFilm XP10 is 6.17mm x 4.55mm (1/2.3"). The 28 mm² sensor is able to capture 4000 x 3000 pixels with aspect ratios of 4:3 and 16:9.Photographer fined '$200,000' for failing to deliver photos
The CCD sensor boasts 12MP and supports a native ISO range of 64 to 1600. Sadly, RAW files are not saved which means that you have less margin for error.
The image underneath illustrates the XP10's sensor size compared to other common sizes. The XP10 sensor comes with a crop factor of 5.8 and is highlighted in green.Control Profoto B10 & B10 Plus with your Android Phone
To get a sense of specific aspect ratios, you should refer to the visual below.
FujiFilm XP10 dimensions
FujiFilm XP10 is 0.30 pounds (135g / 4.76 oz) and features exterior measurements of 96mm x 64mm x 23mm (3.8" x 2.5" x 0.9"). The weight of typical Waterproof camera is 195g and the FujiFilm XP10 is less heavy than various competitors.Unsplash partners with Institutions to bring historical archive photos
Down below is a image of the FujiFilm XP10 with a softdrink so you can have a feel for its size.
The top view under will show you the button design on the XP10.
FujiFilm XP10 Lens features
The XP10 houses a built-in lens with a focal range of 36-180mm making it a 5.0 x zoom which won't be outstanding however it might be helpful in some scenarios.
At it's widest 36mm, it offers an aperture of f4.0 making it very sluggish and not great in low light occasions and you may find it difficult to capture good bokeh. You might also need to increase your ISO resulting in noisy pictures. With the long end, 180mm comes at f4.8 making it pretty sluggish and you will have to go with slow shutter speeds.
FujiFilm XP10 Connectivity
The XP10 has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
Digital cameras that incorporate NFC or Bluetooth connectivity are able to be used wirelessly via smartphones. You are able to copy photos and at times adjust settings with no need to connect straight with the camera.
A few apps also allow a Liveview and hit the shutter if you are not close to the camera. If the camera features a HDMI out, it can easily be attached to an external monitor. A good number of cameras enable you to charge the battery pack through the USB socket.
FujiFilm XP10 Video features
The max video resolution on the FujiFilm XP10 is 1280 x 720 and it can save in Motion JPEG format. 720p is low by today's standards. You should shoot for at least 1080p resolution for video recording. The body does not have a mic or headphone socket which means you get zero control over your audio. It is probably a better idea to have a look at an alternative model should you require decent audio in your video clips.
FujiFilm XP10 Weather Sealing
FujiFilm XP10 has environment proofing which makes it a very good option to use during rough conditions. This can be particularly handy whenever you are uncertain about the elements you might face during outdoor photography.
FujiFilm XP10 Display and Viewfinder
The FujiFilm XP10 houses a 2.7 inch fixed display with a resolution of 230 thousand dots.
Please be aware that the display screen offers no touch support.Photographer fined '$200,000' for failing to deliver photos
The View Finder details regarding FujiFilm XP10 are as follows:
- ViewFinder None
In those sunny outdoor situations that make the camera displays washed out and tough to view, viewfinders can be quite helpful.
FujiFilm XP10 Shutter features
FujiFilm XP10 continuous shooting rate is 1.0 frames per second. The max shutter speed is 1/2000 sec.
FujiFilm XP10 Flash and Hot shoe features
FujiFilm XP10 includes just in-built flash with missing external flash support.
FujiFilm XP10 Autofocus features
FujiFilm XP10 includes only Contrast Detect AF and is missing Phase Detect AF. Phase Detection autofocusing is a lot quicker & precise than Contrast Detect autofocusing.
It also has Tracking AF for moving objects. FujiFilm XP10 has no manual focus. Manual focus ability can be good during low light or you require more exact control on depth of field.
FujiFilm XP10 Battery life
The usual Waterproof camera battery life is 275. Olympus TG-4 has the maximum (380) battery life within this kind of cameras.
Listed below is a collection of Waterproof cameras that have the highest battery life:
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FujiFilm XP10 for specific types of photography
The following bar chart gives a summary of the FujiFilm XP10 for specific types of photography. To see more, have a look at the specific section underneath.
Portrait photography with FujiFilm XP10
The FujiFilm XP10 gets a points tally of 21 which is subpar, and means the camera is not acceptable to use for portrait photography. Photographing portraits leans greatly towards sensor specs, RAW support together with the potential to work with off-camera lighting.
FujiFilm XP10 Street photography advice
Coming in at a reasonable points tally of 60, the FujiFilm XP10 is somewhat acceptable to buy for street photography. A good street photography camera has a good balance of picture quality plus portability.
FujiFilm XP10 Sports photography highlights
A subpar sports photography rating of 30 indicates the FujiFilm XP10 is not acceptable for photographing sports. A camera needs to have fantastic tracking and shutter speeds for sports photography.
FujiFilm XP10 as a Travel photography camera
Portability is really critical when buying a travel camera. Over-all, the FujiFilm XP10 gets a average 60 as a travelling camera which is relatively acceptable to buy for your journeys.
FujiFilm XP10 Landscape photography info
If you find yourself planning to pick a digital camera for landscape photography, the most critical factor will be image quality. The FujiFilm XP10 and it's subpar rating of 27 for a landscape camera is not acceptable among its rivals.
Vlogging with FujiFilm XP10
A vlogging camera preferably should offer a moving display, mic input and preferably image stabilization. Considering all things, the FujiFilm XP10 is not acceptable for vlogging as it gets a subpar rating of 25.
FujiFilm XP10 Alternatives
If you are looking for alternatives to the XP10, below is a list of the highest rated cameras which fall in to the class of Waterproof.
The diagram below offers you a summary of the XP10 compared to it's highest scoring competitors mentioned previously.
These are some more cameras you might look at as alternate options. To review a thorough comparison, simply click the "compare" link.