Fujifilm JX370

 
Fujifilm FinePix JX370 front
 
  • 14MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 2.7" Fixed Display
  • ISO 100 - 1600 (Expand to 3200)
  • 1280 x 720 video
  • 28-140mm (F2.6-6.2) lens
  • 124g - 95 x 57 x 24mm
  • Announced August 2011
  • Read full specs
  • Alternatives
  • Size Comparison
Portability
95
Imaging
39
Features
22
Overall
32

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 Fujifilm JX370 ranks at #148 out of 261 in Small Sensor Compact cameras and all around #1011 out of 1428 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.

ModelVisualizeLensResolutionSensor SizeReleased
Fujifilm-XP90 front thumbnailFujifilm XP90
Fujifilm JX370 vs Fujifilm XP90
28-140mm
F3.9-4.9
16MP1/2.3"2016
Fujifilm-XP80 front thumbnailFujifilm XP80
Fujifilm JX370 vs Fujifilm XP80
28-140mm
F3.9-4.9
16MP1/2.3"2015
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Fujifilm-FinePix-XP70 front thumbnailFujifilm XP70
Fujifilm JX370 vs Fujifilm XP70
28-140mm
F3.9-4.9
16MP1/2.3"2014
Fujifilm-FinePix-XP60 front thumbnailFujifilm XP60
Fujifilm JX370 vs Fujifilm XP60
28-140mm
F3.9-4.9
16MP1/2.3"2013
Fujifilm-FinePix-XP200 front thumbnailFujifilm XP200
Fujifilm JX370 vs Fujifilm XP200
28-140mm
F3.9-4.9
16MP1/2.3"2013
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Fujifilm-FinePix-T400 front thumbnailFujifilm T400
Fujifilm JX370 vs Fujifilm T400
28-280mm
F3.4-5.6
16MP1/2.3"2012
Fujifilm-FinePix-XP50 front thumbnailFujifilm XP50
Fujifilm JX370 vs Fujifilm XP50
28-140mm
F3.9-4.9
14MP1/2.3"2012
Fujifilm-FinePix-JX550 front thumbnailFujifilm JX550
Fujifilm JX370 vs Fujifilm JX550
26-130mm
F3.5-6.3
16MP1/2.3"2012
Fujifilm-FinePix-JZ200 front thumbnailFujifilm JZ200
Fujifilm JX370 vs Fujifilm JZ200
25-200mm
F2.9-5.9
16MP1/2.3"2012
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Fujifilm-FinePix-JX500 front thumbnailFujifilm JX500
Fujifilm JX370 vs Fujifilm JX500
26-130mm
F3.5-6.3
14MP1/2.3"2012
Fujifilm-FinePix-JZ100 front thumbnailFujifilm JZ100
Fujifilm JX370 vs Fujifilm JZ100
25-200mm
F2.9-5.9
14MP1/2.3"2012
Fujifilm-FinePix-XP150 front thumbnailFujifilm XP150
Fujifilm JX370 vs Fujifilm XP150
28-140mm
F3.9-4.9
14MP1/2.3"2012
Fujifilm-FinePix-XP30 front thumbnailFujifilm XP30
Fujifilm JX370 vs Fujifilm XP30
28-140mm
F3.9-4.9
14MP1/2.3"2011
Fujifilm-FinePix-JX370 front thumbnailFujifilm JX37028-140mm
F2.6-6.2
14MP1/2.3"2011
Fujifilm-FinePix-JV150 front thumbnailFujifilm JV150
Fujifilm JX370 vs Fujifilm JV150
37-111mm
F3.2-4.3
14MP1/2.3"2010
Fujifilm-FinePix-A170 front thumbnailFujifilm A170
Fujifilm JX370 vs Fujifilm A170
32-96mm
F3.1-5.6
10MP1/2.3"2009
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Fujifilm-FinePix-Z35 front thumbnailFujifilm Z35
Fujifilm JX370 vs Fujifilm Z35
35-105mm
F3.7-4.2
10MP1/2.3"2009
Fujifilm-FinePix-Z37 front thumbnailFujifilm Z37
Fujifilm JX370 vs Fujifilm Z37
35-105mm
F3.7-4.2
10MP1/2.3"2009
Fujifilm-FinePix-Z33WP front thumbnailFujifilm Z33WP
Fujifilm JX370 vs Fujifilm Z33WP
35-105mm
F3.7-4.2
10MP1/2.3"2009
Fujifilm-FinePix-Z30 front thumbnailFujifilm Z30
Fujifilm JX370 vs Fujifilm Z30
35-105mm
F3.7-4.2
10MP1/2.3"2009
Fujifilm-FinePix-A100 front thumbnailFujifilm A100
Fujifilm JX370 vs Fujifilm A100
36-107mm
F3.1-5.6
10MP1/2.3"2009
Fujifilm-FinePix-A150 front thumbnailFujifilm A150
Fujifilm JX370 vs Fujifilm A150
36-107mm
F3.1-5.6
10MP1/2.3"2009

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.

flash built-in
good min ISO (100)
in built zoom lens (28-140mm 5.0 x zoom)
includes tracking autofocus
lighter than competitors in class (124g)
megapixel count good (14MP)
quite wide (28mm)
bad battery (190 shots)
doesn't have external microphone jack
doesn't have HDMI support
doesn't have headphone jack
doesn't have phase detect autofocus
doesn't have RAW format
doesn't have selfie friendly display
doesn't have Timelapse mode
external flash not possible
lack of shutter priority mode
lens is fixed (fixed lens mount)
low res video (1280 x 720 pixels)
manual focus not available
manual mode not available
max frames per second very slow (1.0 frames per second)
max zoom aperture not good (f6.2)
no aperture priority mode
no image stabilization
screen has low resolution (230 thousand dot)
screen is fixed
screen is small (2.7 inch)
sluggish max aperture (f2.6)
very small sensor size (1/2.3")
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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.

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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 Fujifilm JX370's sensor size when compared to other common sizes. The Fujifilm JX370 sensor comes with a crop factor of 5.8 and is displayed in green.

Fujifilm FinePix JX370 sensor size Handle those 8K RED files like a boss

To get an understanding of various aspect ratios, you should refer to the visual below.

Camera sensor aspect ratios

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.

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The following is a pic of the Fujifilm JX370 alongside a soda so you can have a feel for its size.

Fujifilm FinePix JX370 dimensions scale

The top view here will show the button arrangement on the Fujifilm JX370.

Fujifilm FinePix JX370 topview buttons dials

Fujifilm JX370 Lens details

The Fujifilm 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.

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Fujifilm JX370 Connectivity

The Fujifilm 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.

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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.

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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.

Fujifilm FinePix JX370 screen and viewfinder Instagram's $20 billion Ad success

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.

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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.

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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.

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decent sensor resolution (14 megapixels)
lack of manual focus
no manual control
external flash not possible
very small sensor (1/2.3")
lack of RAW files

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.

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lighter than average in class (124 grams)
fixed screen
lack of image stabilization
very small sensor size (1/2.3")
lacks RAW format

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.

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decent MP (14MP)
has tracking focus
continuous shooting slow (1.0 frames/s)
no shutter priority mode
does not have image stabilization
sensor is tiny (1/2.3")
not so great battery power (190 CIPA)
lacks phase detect auto focus

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.

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lighter than competitors in class (124 grams)
good resolution (14MP)
has built in flash
decently wide (28mm)
does not have Timelapse function
not so great battery pack (190 per charge)
display is not selfie friendly
slow max aperture (f2.6)

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.

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quite wide (28mm)
megapixel count good (14MP)
lack of manual focus
lens is fixed (fixed lens mount)
slow max aperture (f2.6)
screen is somewhat small (2.7 inch)
manual exposure not possible
no image stabilization
tiny sensor (1/2.3")
no RAW format
low battery pack (190 CIPA)
no Time Lapse mode

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.

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quite wide (28mm)
lighter than others (124 grams)
slow maximum aperture (f2.6)
display isn't selfie friendly
lack of image stabilization
video res low (1280 x 720 resolution)
doesn't have mic support

Fujifilm JX370 Alternatives

If you are trying to find alternatives to the Fujifilm 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 Fujifilm 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.

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Specifications

General Information
Company
FujiFilm
Model type
Fujifilm FinePix JX370
Type
Small Sensor Compact
Announced
2011-08-11
Body design
Compact
Sensor Information
Sensor type
CCD
Sensor size
1/2.3"
Sensor measurements
6.17 x 4.55mm
Sensor area
28.1mm²
Sensor resolution
14 megapixels
Anti alias filter
Aspect ratio
4:3, 3:2 and 16:9
Maximum resolution
4288 x 3216
RAW format
Maximum native ISO
1600
Maximum boosted ISO
3200
Minimum native ISO
100
Autofocusing
Manual focusing
Touch to focus
Continuous AF
AF single
AF tracking
Selective AF
Center weighted AF
AF multi area
AF live view
Face detect focusing
Contract detect focusing
Phase detect focusing
Lens
Lens support
fixed lens
Lens zoom range
28-140mm (5.0x)
Maximum aperture
f/2.6-6.2
Macro focusing range
10cm
Focal length multiplier
5.8
Screen
Display type
Fixed Type
Display diagonal
2.7 inch
Display resolution
230 thousand dot
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch functionality
Display tech
TFT color LCD monitor
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder type
None
DXO scores
DXO All around rating
not tested
DXO Color Depth rating
not tested
DXO Dynamic range rating
not tested
DXO Low light rating
not tested
Features
Slowest shutter speed
8 secs
Maximum shutter speed
1/1800 secs
Continuous shooting speed
1.0 frames per sec
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manual exposure
Change WB
Image stabilization
Inbuilt flash
Flash distance
3.00 m
Flash settings
Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow Sync
External flash
AEB
White balance bracketing
Exposure
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)
Maximum video resolution
1280x720
Video data format
Motion JPEG
Microphone input
Headphone input
Connectivity
Wireless
None
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS
None
Physical
Environmental seal
Water proofing
Dust proofing
Shock proofing
Crush proofing
Freeze proofing
Weight
124 gr (0.27 pounds)
Physical dimensions
95 x 57 x 24mm (3.7" x 2.2" x 0.9")
Other
Battery life
190 photographs
Style of battery
Battery Pack
Battery ID
NP-45A
Self timer
Yes (2 or 10 sec)
Time lapse recording
Storage media
SD / SDHC
Storage slots
Single
Retail cost
$159