Fujifilm JV150

Fujifilm FinePix JV150 front
  • 14MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 2.7" Fixed Display
  • ISO 100 - 1600 (Expand to 3200)
  • 1280 x 720 video
  • 37-111mm (F3.2-4.3) lens
  • 126g - 93 x 55 x 21mm
  • Revealed February 2010
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  • Alternatives
  • Size Comparison
  • FAQ

Fujifilm JV150 summary

Fujifilm JV150 is FujiFilm's Small Sensor Compact camera originally released on February of 2010. It has a 14 MegaPixel, CCD 1/2.3" size sensor with a max resolution of 4288 x 3216.

The Fujifilm JV150 places at #191 out of 261 in Small Sensor Compact cameras and over all #1141 out of 1465 for digital cameras in our list. You should try our Smart camera search to get camera listings based on your custom requirements.

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The following is a diagram of specific factors used in the rating system.

Fujifilm JV150 family

The Fujifilm JV150 comes with a history of related digital cameras. Below, you can discover all previous and brand new models as well as main specs.

ModelVisualizeLensResolutionSensor SizeReleased
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Fujifilm-FinePix-XP200 front thumbnailFujifilm XP200
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Fujifilm-FinePix-XP50 front thumbnailFujifilm XP50
Fujifilm JV150 vs Fujifilm XP50
Fujifilm-FinePix-JX550 front thumbnailFujifilm JX550
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Fujifilm-FinePix-JX500 front thumbnailFujifilm JX500
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Fujifilm-FinePix-JZ100 front thumbnailFujifilm JZ100
Fujifilm JV150 vs Fujifilm JZ100
Fujifilm-FinePix-XP150 front thumbnailFujifilm XP150
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Fujifilm-FinePix-XP30 front thumbnailFujifilm XP30
Fujifilm JV150 vs Fujifilm XP30
Fujifilm-FinePix-JX370 front thumbnailFujifilm JX370
Fujifilm JV150 vs Fujifilm JX370
Fujifilm-FinePix-JV150 front thumbnailFujifilm JV15037-111mm
Fujifilm-FinePix-A170 front thumbnailFujifilm A170
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Fujifilm-FinePix-Z35 front thumbnailFujifilm Z35
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Fujifilm-FinePix-Z37 front thumbnailFujifilm Z37
Fujifilm JV150 vs Fujifilm Z37
Fujifilm-FinePix-Z33WP front thumbnailFujifilm Z33WP
Fujifilm JV150 vs Fujifilm Z33WP
Fujifilm-FinePix-Z30 front thumbnailFujifilm Z30
Fujifilm JV150 vs Fujifilm Z30
Fujifilm-FinePix-A100 front thumbnailFujifilm A100
Fujifilm JV150 vs Fujifilm A100
Fujifilm-FinePix-A150 front thumbnailFujifilm A150
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Fujifilm JV150 Pros and Cons

Here is a checklist of advantages and disadvantages of the Fujifilm JV150 based on criterias that are usually considered important in a camera.

good minimum ISO (100)
has built in flash
in built lens has zoom (37-111mm 3.0 x zoom)
lighter than competition (126g)
MP count good (14 megapixels)
can't change lens (fixed lens mount)
does not feature selfie friendly display
does not have phase detect autofocus
does not have RAW support
fixed screen
lack of image stabilization
lack of manual mode
lack of shutter priority mode
no aperture priority
no external flash support
no external microphone jack
no HDMI support
no headphone jack
no manual focus
no Timelapse mode
pixelated screen (230 thousand dot)
slow max aperture (f3.2)
sluggish at full zoom (f4.3)
small sensor size (1/2.3")
tiny screen (2.7 inch)
video res low (1280 x 720 pixels)
wide angle not fantastic (37mm)
Photography Glossary

Fujifilm JV150 Sensor features

The sensor specification in the Fujifilm JV150 is 6.17mm x 4.55mm (1/2.3"). The 28 mm² sensor is able to capture 4288 x 3216 pixels with aspect ratios of 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9.

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The CCD sensor boasts 14 megapixels and has a native ISO range of 100 - 1600. The ISO can also be extended electronically to a maximum of 3200. Unfortunately, RAW files are not supported so you have less room to maneuver in post.

The picture below shows the Fujifilm JV150's sensor size in comparison to other common sizes. The Fujifilm JV150 sensor comes with a crop factor of 5.8 and is outlined in green.

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

Camera sensor aspect ratios

Fujifilm JV150 dimensions

Fujifilm JV150 is 0.28 lbs (126 grams / 4.44 oz) and the size of the camera is 93mm x 55mm x 21mm (3.7" x 2.2" x 0.8"). The weight of typical Small Sensor Compact camera is 174 grams so the Fujifilm JV150 is less heavy compared to various rivals.

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The following is a visual of the Fujifilm JV150 next to a soda so you can have a feel for its size.

Fujifilm FinePix JV150 dimensions scale

The top view directly below will highlight the button design on the Fujifilm JV150.

Fujifilm FinePix JV150 topview buttons dials

Fujifilm JV150 Lens features

The Fujifilm JV150 comes with a built-in lens giving a focal range of 37-111mm making it a 3.0 x zoom which is not significant but it is likely to be very helpful in a few situations.

At it's widest 37mm, the lens will have an aperture of f3.2 and that is kind of sluggish and not great in low light circumstances and you will struggle to capture good bokeh. You will likely also need to up your ISO which causes noisy pictures. At the long end, 111mm comes to f4.3 making it quite sluggish and you will have to go with slow shutter speeds.

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Fujifilm JV150 Connectivity

The Fujifilm JV150 has the following connectivity:

  • USB Yes

Digital cameras that include NFC and / or Bluetooth connectivity can easily be used wirelessly via smartphones. You can transfer pictures and in some cases change settings without connecting physically with the camera.

A few apps also give a Liveview and hit the shutter in case you are not close to the camera. If the camera provides a HDMI out, it could be attached to an external display. A lot of cameras will allow you to charge the battery pack using the USB socket.

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Fujifilm JV150 Video features

The max video resolution in the Fujifilm JV150 is 1280 x 720 and it can save in Motion JPEG format. 720p is low by today's standards. You should really shoot for a minimum FUll HD resolution for good video. The body does not have a mic and / or headphone port so you have got zero control over your sound. It is probably best to buy a different camera should you need decent sound in your video clips.

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Fujifilm JV150 Weather Sealing

There is no environment proofing for the Fujifilm JV150 so you have to be careful in rainy or dusty situations.

Fujifilm JV150 Display and Viewfinder

The Fujifilm JV150 has a 2.7 inch fixed display with a resolution of 230 thousand dots.

Please note that the display screen offers no touch support.

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The View Finder specs regarding Fujifilm JV150 are as follows:

  • ViewFinder None

In those bright outdoor situations that make the camera displays washed out and tricky to view, viewfinders will be rather useful.

Fujifilm JV150 Shutter features

The highest shutter speed is 1/2000 seconds.

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Fujifilm JV150 Flash and Hot shoe features

Fujifilm JV150 boasts just built in flash with no external flash support.

Fujifilm JV150 Autofocusing features

Fujifilm JV150 boasts only Contrast Based Auto Focus and doesn't have Phase Detect Auto Focus. Phase Detection autofocusing is a lot quicker & accurate compared to Contrast Based autofocusing.

Fujifilm JV150 has not got manual focusing. Manual focusing is good for low light occasions or you require more precise depth of field control.

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Fujifilm JV150 Battery life

The usual Small Sensor Compact camera battery life is 241. Fujifilm X30 comes with the maximum (470) battery life for this kind of cameras.

Below is a collection of Small Sensor Compact cameras having the best battery life:

Fujifilm JV150 for varying forms of photography

The following chart shows a summary of the Fujifilm JV150 for varying forms of photography. To find out more, scroll to the specific paragraph below.

Fujifilm JV150 Portrait photography highlights

The Fujifilm JV150 receives a points tally of 28 which is terrible, and means the camera is not acceptable to use for portrait images. Shooting portrait images favors greatly towards sensor dimensions, support for RAW files plus the flexibility to utilize off-camera lighting.

Photography Glossary
MP count decent (14MP)
manual focus not available
no manual exposure
no external flash support
sensor size is very small (1/2.3")
lack of RAW format

Street photography with Fujifilm JV150

Getting a decent score of 56, the Fujifilm JV150 is somewhat adequate to use in street photography. A decent street photography camera gives a perfect balance of image quality plus portability.

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lighter than competition (126 grams)
screen does not articulate
no image stabilization
sensor is small (1/2.3")
doesn't have RAW support

Fujifilm JV150 Sports photography advice

A terrible sports photography points total of 28 indicates the Fujifilm JV150 is not acceptable for photographing sports. A camera needs good autofocus plus fast continuous shooting for sports photography.

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megapixel count decent (14 megapixels)
lack of shutter priority mode
does not have image stabilization
small sensor size (1/2.3")
lack of phase detect AF

Fujifilm JV150 as a Travel photography camera

Portability is super crucial when choosing a camera for travel. In general, the Fujifilm JV150 gets a above average 62 as a travel camera which is a fine fit to purchase for your trips.

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lighter than competitors (126 grams)
good MP (14MP)
has built in flash
lack of Time Lapse recording
display is not selfie friendly
wide angle not the best (37mm)
sluggish max aperture (f3.2)

Fujifilm JV150 Landscape photography factors

In case you're looking to purchase a digital camera for landscape photographs, the most critical factor is going to be image quality. The Fujifilm JV150 with it's terrible grade of 28 as a landscape camera is not acceptable within the current marketplace.

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decent megapixels (14 megapixels)
lack of manual focus
fixed lens (fixed lens mount)
wide angle not fantastic (37mm)
sluggish maximum aperture (f3.2)
screen is somewhat small (2.7 inches)
no manual control
lack of image stabilization
tiny sensor (1/2.3")
no RAW files
lack of Time Lapse function

Fujifilm JV150 Vlogging highlights

A vlogging camera ought to come with a moving display screen, microphone port and preferably image stabilization. Considering all things, the Fujifilm JV150 is not acceptable for vlogging as it comes to a terrible rating of 25.

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lighter than competitors (126 grams)
wide angle not great (37mm)
sluggish maximum aperture (f3.2)
screen isn't selfie friendly
lack of image stabilization
video quality not great (1280 x 720 pxls)
missing external mic jack

Fujifilm JV150 Alternatives

If you are looking for alternatives to the Fujifilm JV150, here is a number of the highest rated cameras which fall under the category of Small Sensor Compact.

The chart just below gives you a summary of the Fujifilm JV150 compared to it's top ranking competitors suggested previously.

Here are a handful of other cameras you might see as alternative options. To check out a extensive comparison, simply click on the "compare" link.

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General Information
Model type
Fujifilm FinePix JV150
Small Sensor Compact
Body design
Sensor Information
Sensor type
Sensor size
Sensor measurements
6.17 x 4.55mm
Sensor surface area
Sensor resolution
14 megapixel
Anti alias filter
Aspect ratio
4:3, 3:2 and 16:9
Max resolution
4288 x 3216
RAW images
Max native ISO
Max enhanced ISO
Minimum native ISO
Manual focusing
Touch focus
Autofocus continuous
Single autofocus
Autofocus tracking
Selective autofocus
Center weighted autofocus
Multi area autofocus
Autofocus live view
Face detect autofocus
Contract detect autofocus
Phase detect autofocus
Lens mount type
fixed lens
Lens zoom range
37-111mm (3.0x)
Maximal aperture
Macro focusing range
Crop factor
Range of display
Fixed Type
Display diagonal
2.7 inch
Resolution of display
230 thousand dot
Selfie friendly
Touch display
Viewfinder Information
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
Min shutter speed
8 seconds
Max shutter speed
1/2000 seconds
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Expose Manually
Set white balance
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
Multisegment metering
Average metering
Spot metering
Partial metering
AF area metering
Center weighted metering
Video features
Supported video resolutions
1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps), 320 x 240 (30 fps)
Max video resolution
Video data format
Motion JPEG
Microphone input
Headphone input
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Environment seal
Water proofing
Dust proofing
Shock proofing
Crush proofing
Freeze proofing
126 gr (0.28 lb)
93 x 55 x 21mm (3.7" x 2.2" x 0.8")
Battery ID
Self timer
Yes (2 or 10 sec)
Time lapse shooting
Storage media
SD/SDHC card, Internal
Storage slots
Pricing at release