Fujifilm JX370 overview
Fujifilm JX370 is FujiFilm's Small Sensor Compact camera originally released on August of 2011. It comes with a 14 MegaPixel, CCD 1/2.3" size sensor with a maximum resolution of 4288 x 3216.
The JX370 ranks at #149 out of 261 in Small Sensor Compact cameras and all around #1008 out of 1422 for cameras in our list. Remember to use our Smart camera finder to find camera rankings based on your personalized factors.
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Fujifilm JX370 family
The Fujifilm JX370 is part of a family of digital cameras. You can read the full list below.
Fujifilm JX370 Gallery
You can view the JX370 from various angles in the gallery here.
Fujifilm JX370 Pros and Cons
Here is a list of advantages and drawbacks of the Fujifilm JX370 based on things that are usually viewed as essential in a camera.
Fujifilm JX370 Sensor specs
The sensor specification on the Fujifilm JX370 is 6.17mm x 4.55mm (1/2.3"). The 28 mm² sensor is able to resolve 4288 x 3216 pixels with aspect ratios of 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9.Handle those 8K RED files like a boss
The CCD sensor boasts 14MP and gives a native ISO range of 100 to 1600. The ISO can also be widened digitally to a maximum of 3200. Unfortunately, RAW format is not supported which means that you have less margin for error.
The graphic below displays the JX370's sensor size when compared to other common sizes. The JX370 sensor comes with a crop factor of 5.8 and is displayed in green.400 Megapixel mode coming to Fujifilm GFX 100
To get an understanding of various aspect ratios, you should refer to the visual below.
Fujifilm JX370 dimensions
Fujifilm JX370 weighs about 0.27 lb (124 grams / 4.37 oz) and features exterior measurements of 95mm x 57mm x 24mm (3.7" x 2.2" x 0.9"). The weight of normal Small Sensor Compact camera is 174 grams and the Fujifilm JX370 is lighter compared to other competitors.World's smallest camera makes it into Guinness Book of Records
The following is a pic of the Fujifilm JX370 alongside a soda so you can have a feel for its size.
The top view here will show the button arrangement on the JX370.
Fujifilm JX370 Lens details
The JX370 has got a built-in lens giving a focal range of 28-140mm making it a 5.0 x zoom which is not amazing nevertheless it will probably be invaluable in certain situations.
At it's widest 28mm, it offers an aperture of f2.6 and that is rather sluggish and not very good in low light occasions and you will find it hard to capture good bokeh. You will probably also have to increase your ISO setting causing noisy pictures. Towards the long end, 140mm comes to f6.2 making it very sluggish and you may have to use slow shutter speeds.
Fujifilm JX370 Connectivity
The JX370 has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
Cameras that come with NFC or Bluetooth compatibility are able to be used wirelessly through smartphones. You can easily transfer pictures and usually change camera settings without the hassle of connecting physically with the camera.
Certain apps also stream a Liveview and click the shutter if you aren't close to the camera. If the camera provides a HDMI out, it can easily be attached to an external monitor. A lot of cameras will allow you to charge the battery using the USB socket.
Fujifilm JX370 Video details
The maximum video resolution on the Fujifilm JX370 is 1280 x 720 and it can save in Motion JPEG format. 720p is awful by today's requirements. You should really try to get a minimum FUll HD resolution for video. The body doesn't feature a mic or headphone socket which means you have zero control over your sound. It is probably best to take a look at a different camera if you need good sound in your video clips.
Fujifilm JX370 Weather Sealing
Fujifilm JX370 doesn't have weather proofing so wet conditions might damage the camera.
Fujifilm JX370 Display and Viewfinder
The Fujifilm JX370 comes with a 2.7 inch fixed display screen with a resolution of 230 thousand dots.
Please be aware that the display offers no touch support.Unsplash partners with Institutions to bring historical archive photos
The View Finder details regarding Fujifilm JX370 are the following:
- ViewFinder None
In those bright outdoor situations that make the camera screens washed out and hard to view, viewfinders can be very valuable.
Fujifilm JX370 Shutter details
Fujifilm JX370 is able to shoot continuously at 1.0 frames per second. The max shutter speed is 1/1800 sec.
Fujifilm JX370 Flash and Hot shoe details
Fujifilm JX370 includes just built-in flash with missing external flash ability.
Fujifilm JX370 Autofocusing details
Fujifilm JX370 includes only Contrast Based Autofocus and lacks Phase Detect Autofocus. Phase Detection autofocusing is a lot faster & accurate compared to Contrast Based autofocusing.
It also comes with Tracking Autofocus for moving objects. Fujifilm JX370 lacks manual focusing. Manual focusing option can be good in low light or you want to have more exact control on depth of field.
Fujifilm JX370 Battery life
The battery (NP-45A) on the Fujifilm JX370 is designed to last for 190 photos as per the CIPA measurements making it lesser as compared to its rivals. The general Small Sensor Compact camera battery life is 241. Fujifilm X30 has got the highest possible (470) battery life in this group of cameras.
Listed below is a collection of Small Sensor Compact cameras that have the strongest battery life:
Fujifilm JX370 for various types of photography
The following graph provides a summation of the Fujifilm JX370 for various types of photography. To find out more, scroll to the specific paragraph below.
Fujifilm JX370 Portrait photography advice
The Fujifilm JX370 has a score of 30 which is low, meaning that it is not really suitable to use for portrait photography. Taking portraits favors heavily to sensor dimension, RAW support together with the potential to use external lighting.
Street photography with Fujifilm JX370
Coming in at a decent rating of 56, the Fujifilm JX370 is reasonably adequate to use in street photography. A good street photography camera comes with a good balance of picture quality and portability.
Fujifilm JX370 Sports photography factors
A low sports photography rating of 32 means the Fujifilm JX370 is not really suitable for photographing sports. A camera should have great tracking and continuous shooting for sports photography.
Fujifilm JX370 Travel photography information
Size is really important when picking a camera for travel. In general, the Fujifilm JX370 gets a nice 65 as a travelling camera which is a respectable fit to purchase for your journeys.
Fujifilm JX370 Landscape photography highlights
In case you're looking to buy a camera for landscape photos, the biggest aspect will be image quality. The Fujifilm JX370 and it's low score of 33 as a landscape camera is not really suitable within the current market.
Fujifilm JX370 Vlogging info
A vlogging camera preferably should posses a articulating display, microphone input and if possible IBIS. Considering everything, the Fujifilm JX370 is not really suitable for vlogging as it delivers a low score of 28.
Fujifilm JX370 Alternatives
If you are trying to find alternatives to the JX370, below is a selection of the highest rated cameras which fall within the category of Small Sensor Compact.
The line chart below offers you a bird's eye view of the JX370 versus it's top rated competitors listed above.
Following are several cameras you might view as alternatives. To read a comprehensive comparison, simply click the "compare" link.