Fujifilm JZ100 summary
Fujifilm JZ100 is FujiFilm's Small Sensor Compact camera originally introduced on January of 2012. The camera features a 14MP, CCD 1/2.3" size sensor with a max resolution of 4288 x 3216.
The JZ100 is rated #136 out of 261 in Small Sensor Compact cameras and over all #981 out of 1422 for digital cameras in our collection. You should look at our Advanced camera search to find camera results based on your personal factors.
Below is a diagram of multiple factors used in the rating system.
Fujifilm JZ100 family
The Fujifilm JZ100 is part of a family of products. You can read the complete list underneath.
Fujifilm JZ100 Gallery
You can view the JZ100 from various angles in the gallery here.
Fujifilm JZ100 Pros and Cons
Here is a collection of pros and cons of the Fujifilm JZ100 based on things which are oftentimes considered important in a camera.
Fujifilm JZ100 Sensor specs
The measurement of the sensor on the Fujifilm JZ100 is 6.17mm x 4.55mm (1/2.3"). The 28 mm² sensor has the capability to capture 4288 x 3216 pixels with aspect ratios of 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9. The camera boasts Image Stabilization (Optical). In body stabilization is more effective than digital stabilization since the latter may lead to cropping.400 Megapixel mode coming to Fujifilm GFX 100
The CCD sensor boasts 14MP and includes a native ISO range of 100 to 1600. The ISO can also be expanded electronically to a maximum of 3200. Unfortunately, RAW files are not saved so the user has less margin for error.
The picture underneath illustrates the JZ100's sensor size in comparison to other common sizes. The JZ100 sensor comes with a crop factor of 5.8 and is showcased in green.Control Profoto B10 & B10 Plus with your Android Phone
To get a sense of various aspect ratios, you should refer to the visual below.
Fujifilm JZ100 dimensions
Fujifilm JZ100 weighs about 0.28 lb (129 grams / 4.55 oz) and features outside dimensions of 100mm x 56mm x 24mm (3.9" x 2.2" x 0.9"). The weight of typical Small Sensor Compact camera is 174 grams and the Fujifilm JZ100 is less heavy than its competitors.Photographer fined '$200,000' for failing to deliver photos
Underneath is a shot of the Fujifilm JZ100 beside a soda so you're able to have a sense of its size.
The top view just below will illustrate the button arrangement on the JZ100.
Fujifilm JZ100 Lens details
The JZ100 has got a built in lens with a focal range of 25-200mm making it a 8.0 x zoom which is not at all amazing however it is likely to be helpful in a few circumstances.
At it's widest 25mm, it will have an aperture of f2.9 making it somewhat sluggish and not ideal in low light occasions and you will probably struggle to capture a shallow depth of field. You would also need to boost your ISO giving you noisy files. At the long end, 200mm comes to f5.9 which is pretty slow and you will have to go with slow shutter speeds.
Fujifilm JZ100 Connectivity
The JZ100 has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
Digital cameras that feature NFC and Bluetooth compatibility can easily be controlled wirelessly via smartphones. You can easily transfer photos and usually adjust camera settings without the hassle of connecting straight with the camera.
A few apps also stream a Liveview and hit the shutter when you are not near the camera. If the camera boasts a HDMI out, it could be hooked up to an external display. A good number of cameras enable you to recharge the battery pack using the USB socket.
Fujifilm JZ100 Video details
The max video quality on the Fujifilm JZ100 is 1280 x 720 and it can save in Motion JPEG format. 720p is awful by today's requirements. You really should strive for at least 1080p quality for video recording. The body does not have a mic and headphone jack so you have zero control over your audio. It is perhaps best to order an alternative model should you need decent audio in your video clips.
Fujifilm JZ100 Weather Sealing
There is no environment sealing for the Fujifilm JZ100 so you have to be careful in wet and dusty conditions.
Fujifilm JZ100 Display and Viewfinder
The Fujifilm JZ100 features a 2.7 inch fixed display with a resolution of 230 thousand dots.
Unfortunately the display is not a touch screen.Handle those 8K RED files like a boss
The ViewFinder details regarding Fujifilm JZ100 are as follows:
- ViewFinder None
In those sunny outdoor conditions that make the camera displays washed out and tricky to view, viewfinders will be quite helpful.
Fujifilm JZ100 Shutter details
Fujifilm JZ100 has the capability to shoot continuously at 1.0 fps. The highest shutter speed is 1/2000 seconds.
Fujifilm JZ100 Flash and Hot shoe details
Fujifilm JZ100 boasts just inbuilt flash lacking external flash support.
Fujifilm JZ100 Autofocus details
Fujifilm JZ100 boasts only Contrast Detect AF and is missing Phase Detect AF. Phase Detection focusing is more faster & precise than Contrast Detect focusing.
It also has Tracking AF for moving things. Fujifilm JZ100 has not got manual focus. Manual focus mode can be good during low light or you need more accurate control on focusing.
Fujifilm JZ100 Battery life
The usual Small Sensor Compact camera battery life is 241. Fujifilm X30 has the maximum (470) battery life within this range of cameras.
Listed below is a collection of Small Sensor Compact cameras that have the best battery life:
Fujifilm JZ100 for specific forms of photography
The following chart gives a outline of the Fujifilm JZ100 for specific forms of photography. To see more, check out the specific section underneath.
Fujifilm JZ100 Portrait photography advice
The Fujifilm JZ100 gets a points total of 30 which is lousy, and means the camera is not suitable for portrait photography. Taking portrait images favors greatly towards sensor dimension, RAW support in addition to the potential to work with external flash.
Fujifilm JZ100 as a Street photography camera
With a very good score of 63, the Fujifilm JZ100 is a respectable fit for street photography. A decent street photography camera features a perfect balance of image quality and portability.
Fujifilm JZ100 as a Sports photography camera
A lousy sports photography points total of 40 suggests the Fujifilm JZ100 is not suitable for taking pictures of sports. A camera must have great autofocus and fast continuous shooting for sports photography.
Fujifilm JZ100 Travel photography highlights
Portability is really critical in picking a travel camera. All round, the Fujifilm JZ100 gets a very good 68 for a travel camera which makes it a very decent choice to purchase for your journeys.
Fujifilm JZ100 as a Landscape photography camera
For those who are planning to purchase a digital camera for landscape photos, the biggest factor will no doubt be image quality. The Fujifilm JZ100 with it's lousy rating of 38 for a landscape camera is not suitable within the current marketplace.
Fujifilm JZ100 as a Vlogging camera
A camera for vlogging should posses a articulating display, mic input and if possible image stabilization. Considering everything, the Fujifilm JZ100 is not suitable as a vlog camera as it delivers a lousy score of 31.
Fujifilm JZ100 Alternatives
If you want replacements to the JZ100, below is a range of the highest placed cameras that fall within the category of Small Sensor Compact.
The diagram here will give you a bird's eye view of the JZ100 vs it's highest scoring competitors mentioned above.
Following are several cameras you may look at as alternative options. To read a comprehensive comparison, click the "compare" link.