Fujifilm F200EXR

 
Fujifilm FinePix F200EXR front
 
  • 12MP - 1/1.6" Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Display
  • ISO 100 - 12800
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 640 x 480 video
  • 28-140mm (F3.3-5.1) lens
  • 205g - 98 x 59 x 23mm
  • Introduced April 2009
  • Read full specs
  • Alternatives
Portability
93
Imaging
37
Features
24
Overall
31

Fujifilm F200EXR summary

Fujifilm F200EXR is FujiFilm's Small Sensor Compact camera originally released on April of 2009. It has got a 12 MegaPixel, CCD 1/1.6" sized sensor and has a full resolution of 4000 x 3000.

The F200EXR is rated #180 out of 261 in Small Sensor Compact cameras and over all #1076 out of 1422 for digital cameras in our list. Please try our Advanced camera filter to find camera results based on your custom factors.

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Fujifilm F200EXR Pros and Cons

Below is a shortlist of good and bad points of the Fujifilm F200EXR based on factors that are often regarded as important in a camera.

built-in flash
built in lens has zoom (28-140mm 5.0 x zoom)
decently wide (28mm)
great minimum ISO (100)
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
nice screen size (3 inches)
can't use external flash
display is not selfie friendly
doesn't have external microphone support
doesn't have HDMI out
doesn't have headphone support
doesn't have Timelapse function
fixed lens (fixed lens mount)
lack of shutter priority mode
lacks phase detect AF
lacks RAW support
low megapixels (12 megapixels)
no manual focus
pixelated screen (230 thousand dots)
screen does not articulate
sensor is small (1/1.6")
slow at full zoom (f5.1)
sluggish max aperture (f3.3)
video res low (640 x 480 resolution)
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Fujifilm F200EXR Sensor info

The sensor size in the Fujifilm F200EXR is 8mm x 6mm (1/1.6"). The 48 mm² sensor has the ability to capture 4000 x 3000 pixels at aspect ratios of 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9. The camera boasts Image Stabilization (Sensor-shift). In body stabilization is better than digital stabilization as the latter can easily lead to cropping.

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The CCD sensor boasts 12 megapixels and provides a native ISO range of 100 - 12800. Unfortunately, RAW photos are not supported so the user has less room to maneuver in post.

The graphic below displays the F200EXR's sensor dimensions in comparison to other common sizes. The F200EXR sensor comes with a crop factor of 4.5 and is highlighted in green.

Fujifilm FinePix F200EXR sensor size World's smallest camera makes it into Guinness Book of Records

To get a sense of specific aspect ratios, you should refer to the visual below.

Camera sensor aspect ratios

Fujifilm F200EXR dimensions

Fujifilm F200EXR is 0.45 lbs (205g / 7.23 oz) and features outside size of 98mm x 59mm x 23mm (3.9" x 2.3" x 0.9"). The weight of average Small Sensor Compact camera is 174g so the Fujifilm F200EXR is weightier compared with other rivals.

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Listed below is a pic of the Fujifilm F200EXR next to a soft drink to help you have a sense of its scale.

Fujifilm FinePix F200EXR dimensions scale

The top view here will show the button design on the F200EXR.

Fujifilm FinePix F200EXR topview buttons dials

Fujifilm F200EXR Lens info

The F200EXR has a fixed lens and a focal range of 28-140mm making it a 5.0 x zoom which won't be ideal however it might be handy in certain cases.

At the widest 28mm, the lens will have an aperture of f3.3 and that's quite slow and not good in low light occasions and you might find it hard to capture good bokeh. You will probably also need to boost the ISO which results in noisy files. Towards the tele end, 140mm comes at f5.1 which is quite slow and you may need to go with slow shutter speeds.

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Fujifilm F200EXR Connectivity

The F200EXR has the following connectivity:

  • USB Yes

Digital cameras that contain NFC or Bluetooth connectivity can be used wirelessly with smartphones. You can transfer photos and at times adjust camera settings without connecting directly to the camera.

Certain applications even provide a Liveview and release the shutter in case you are not near the camera. If the camera provides a HDMI out, it can be connected to an external display. Nearly all cameras will allow you to recharge the battery pack through the USB socket.

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Fujifilm F200EXR Video info

The highest possible video resolution in the Fujifilm F200EXR is 640 x 480 and it can capture in Motion JPEG format. 480p is awful by today's standards. You really should shoot for a minimum FUll HD resolution for good video. The camera does not offer a mic or headphone port so you get no control over your sound. It is perhaps best to purchase a different camera in case you need good sound in your video clips.

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Fujifilm F200EXR Weather Sealing

Fujifilm F200EXR does not include environment sealing so rainy conditions can damage the camera.

Fujifilm F200EXR Display and Viewfinder

The Fujifilm F200EXR has got a 3 inch fixed display screen boasting a resolution of 230 thousand dots.

Please note that the display offers no touch support.

Fujifilm FinePix F200EXR screen and viewfinder Control Profoto B10 & B10 Plus with your Android Phone

The View Finder specs regarding Fujifilm F200EXR are the following:

  • ViewFinder None

Viewfinders are really useful in bright outdoor situations which can make the camera display washed out and difficult to view.

Fujifilm F200EXR Shutter info

The highest shutter speed is 1/1500s.

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Fujifilm F200EXR Flash and Hot shoe info

Fujifilm F200EXR boasts only in-built flash with no external flash support.

Fujifilm F200EXR Autofocusing info

Fujifilm F200EXR boasts just Contrast Based Autofocus and doesn't have Phase Detect Autofocus. Phase Detection focusing is a lot snappier & exact compared with Contrast Based focusing.

Fujifilm F200EXR lacks manual focusing. Manual focusing mode is useful in low light or you require more exact focus control.

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Fujifilm F200EXR Battery life

The average Small Sensor Compact camera battery life is 241. Fujifilm X30 has the best (470) battery life in this type of cameras.

Following is a number of Small Sensor Compact cameras having the best battery life:

Fujifilm F200EXR for varying styles of photography

The following illustration provides a summary of the Fujifilm F200EXR for varying styles of photography. To read more, go to the specific paragraph below.

Portrait photography with Fujifilm F200EXR

The Fujifilm F200EXR receives a points tally of 22 which is subpar, meaning that it is not really good to use for portrait images. Taking portrait images favors heavily to sensor specs, RAW support plus the potential to work with off-camera lighting.

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no manual focus
external flash not possible
sensor resolution not great (12 megapixels)
small sensor size (1/1.6")
has no RAW files

Street photography with Fujifilm F200EXR

With a modest points total of 56, the Fujifilm F200EXR is relatively appropriate to buy for street photography. A very good street photography camera offers a fine balance of image quality plus portability.

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image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
fixed screen
tiny sensor size (1/1.6")
doesn't have RAW format

Fujifilm F200EXR Sports photography information

A subpar sports photography score of 28 suggests the Fujifilm F200EXR is not really good for photographing sports. A camera should have very good tracking plus fast continuous shooting for sports photography.

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image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
no shutter priority
sensor resolution low (12MP)
sensor size is very small (1/1.6")
doesn't have phase detect auto focus

Fujifilm F200EXR as a Travel photography camera

Weight is pretty crucial in selecting a travel camera. In general, the Fujifilm F200EXR gets a moderate 57 for a travel camera which makes it reasonably suited to purchase for your travels.

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built-in flash
fairly wide (28mm)
missing Time Lapse function
MP count low (12MP)
does not posses selfie friendly display
somewhat slow maximum aperture (f3.3)

Fujifilm F200EXR Landscape photography features

For anyone who is looking to purchase a camera for landscape photography, the most vital aspect will be image quality. The Fujifilm F200EXR and it's subpar score of 39 as a landscape camera is not really good within the current market.

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fairly wide (28mm)
screen size is good (3 inch)
built in image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
no manual focus
can't change lens (fixed lens mount)
slow maximum aperture (f3.3)
resolution not great (12MP)
small sensor (1/1.6")
lacks RAW format
missing Timelapse function

Fujifilm F200EXR Vlogging features

A camera for vlogging ought to offer a articulating screen, mic input and ideally image stabilization. Taking all things in to account, the Fujifilm F200EXR is not really good for vlogging as it gets a subpar score of 28.

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relatively wide (28mm)
built in image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
slow max aperture (f3.3)
doesn't offer selfie friendly display
low quality video (640 x 480 pxls)
no microphone socket

Fujifilm F200EXR Alternatives

If you are searching for alternatives to the F200EXR, below is a number of the highest rated cameras which fall in to the class of Small Sensor Compact.

The line graph here will give you a summary of the F200EXR versus it's highest rated rivals listed earlier.

These are some more cameras you might take into account as alternate options. To review a complete comparison, go to the "compare" link.

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Specifications

General Information
Manufacturer
FujiFilm
Model type
Fujifilm FinePix F200EXR
Class
Small Sensor Compact
Introduced
2009-04-30
Physical type
Compact
Sensor Information
Sensor type
CCD
Sensor size
1/1.6"
Sensor measurements
8 x 6mm
Sensor surface area
48.0mm²
Sensor resolution
12 megapixel
Anti alias filter
Aspect ratio
4:3, 3:2 and 16:9
Max resolution
4000 x 3000
RAW support
Max native ISO
12800
Minimum native ISO
100
Autofocusing
Manual focusing
Touch to focus
Autofocus continuous
Single autofocus
Tracking autofocus
Selective autofocus
Center weighted autofocus
Multi area autofocus
Autofocus live view
Face detect autofocus
Contract detect autofocus
Phase detect autofocus
Lens
Lens mount type
fixed lens
Lens zoom range
28-140mm (5.0x)
Max aperture
f/3.3-5.1
Macro focusing distance
5cm
Crop factor
4.5
Screen
Type of display
Fixed Type
Display size
3 inches
Display resolution
230 thousand dots
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch functionality
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder type
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
Minimum shutter speed
8 seconds
Fastest shutter speed
1/1500 seconds
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manual mode
Exposure compensation
Yes
Set white balance
Image stabilization
Integrated flash
Flash distance
4.30 m (Auto ISO)
Flash settings
Auto, Forced Flash, Suppressed Flash, Slow Synchro
External flash
AE bracketing
White balance bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment metering
Average metering
Spot metering
Partial metering
AF area metering
Center weighted metering
Video features
Supported video resolutions
640 x 480 (30 fps), 320 x 240 (30 fps)
Max video resolution
640x480
Video file format
Motion JPEG
Microphone support
Headphone support
Connectivity
Wireless
None
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS
None
Physical
Environment sealing
Water proofing
Dust proofing
Shock proofing
Crush proofing
Freeze proofing
Weight
205g (0.45 lbs)
Dimensions
98 x 59 x 23mm (3.9" x 2.3" x 0.9")
Other
Battery ID
NP-50
Self timer
Yes (2 or 10 sec)
Time lapse feature
Storage type
xD Picturecard/SD/SDHC
Card slots
1
Price at release
$350