Fujifilm S9200 overview
Fujifilm S9200 is FujiFilm's Small Sensor Superzoom camera first released on January of 2014. The camera includes a 16MP, CMOS 1/2.3" sized sensor and has a peak resolution of 4608 x 3456.
The S9200 comes in at #108 out of 243 in Small Sensor Superzoom cameras and all-around #604 out of 1422 for cameras in our database. You can look at our Smart camera finder to see camera rankings based on your personal criteria.
Here is a diagram of multiple criteria used in the scoring system.
Fujifilm S9200 family
The Fujifilm S9200 comes with a history of related cameras. Below, you can view all earlier and most recent models along with important features.
Fujifilm S9200 Gallery
You can check the S9200 from several angles in the gallery below.
Fujifilm S9200 Pros and Cons
Below is a checklist of positives and negatives of the Fujifilm S9200 based on aspects which are typically seen as essential in a camera.
Fujifilm S9200 Sensor specifications
The sensor dimension in the Fujifilm S9200 is 6.17mm x 4.55mm (1/2.3"). The 28 mm² sensor has the capability to resolve 4608 x 3456 pixels and aspect ratios of 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9. The camera includes Image Stabilization (Optical). Optical stabilization is more desirable than digital stabilization as the latter can easily lead to cropping.Unsplash partners with Institutions to bring historical archive photos
The CMOS sensor boasts 16 megapixels and features a native ISO range of 100 - 12800. Sadly, RAW files are not saved therefore you have less room to maneuver in post.
The picture underneath displays the S9200's sensor dimensions in comparison to other common sizes. The S9200 sensor comes with a crop factor of 5.8 and is outlined in green.Google will print your 'Best' photos for $8 a month
To get an idea of specific aspect ratios, you should refer to the visual below.
Fujifilm S9200 dimensions
Fujifilm S9200 weighs around 1.48 pounds (670g / 23.63 oz) and the volume of the camera is 123mm x 87mm x 116mm (4.8" x 3.4" x 4.6"). The weight of general Small Sensor Superzoom camera is 387g so the Fujifilm S9200 is weightier in comparison with various rivals.Coronavirus is affecting the sensor business
Here is a shot of the Fujifilm S9200 next to a softdrink so you're able to have a feel for its scale.
The top view underneath will illustrate the button layout on the S9200.
Fujifilm S9200 Lens specifications
The S9200 has got a built in lens and it has a focal range of 24-1200mm making it a 50.0 x zoom which is great and is going to let you zoom all the way in.
At the widest 24mm, the lens offers an aperture of f2.9 and that is somewhat slow and not the best in low light situations and you may find it difficult to capture a shallow depth of field. You would also have to increase the ISO setting which causes noisy pictures. On the tele end, 1200mm is amazing zoom and comes with f6.5 making it quite sluggish and you may need to go with slow shutter speeds.
Fujifilm S9200 Connectivity
The S9200 has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
- HDMI Yes
Cameras that feature NFC or Bluetooth support are able to be controlled wirelessly by smartphones. You will be able to send photos and usually alter settings with no need to connect directly to the camera.
Many applications even provide a Liveview and press the shutter in case you aren't close to the camera. If the camera provides a HDMI out, it can easily be connected to an external monitor. Most cameras enable you to charge the battery with the USB socket.
Fujifilm S9200 Video specifications
The highest video quality in the Fujifilm S9200 is 1920 x 1080 and it can shoot in H.264 format. 1080p quality provides a good balance between quality vs file sizes but FULL HD will not give you much room to crop. The camera doesn't include a mic or headphone jack which means that you have got little control over your audio. It is probably a better idea to buy another model if you need good audio in your video clips.
Fujifilm S9200 Weather Sealing
There is no weather proofing for the Fujifilm S9200 so you need to be cautious in wet or dusty conditions.
Fujifilm S9200 Display and Viewfinder
The Fujifilm S9200 includes a 3 inch fixed screen supporting a resolution of 460 thousand dots.
Please note that the screen offers no touch support.Instagram's $20 billion Ad success
The ViewFinder details regarding Fujifilm S9200 are below:
- ViewFinder Electronic
- ViewFinder Resolution 201 thousand dots
- ViewFinder Coverage 97%
In those sunny outdoor conditions which make the camera screens washed out and tough to view, viewfinders will be rather helpful.
Fujifilm S9200 Shutter specifications
Fujifilm S9200 continuous shooting rate is 10.0 frames/s. The max shutter speed is 1/1700s.
Fujifilm S9200 Flash and Hot shoe specifications
Fujifilm S9200 includes only inbuilt flash lacking external flash ability.
Fujifilm S9200 Autofocus specifications
Fujifilm S9200 includes just Contrast Detect Autofocus and is missing Phase Detect Autofocus. Phase Detection autofocusing is more quicker & accurate in comparison with Contrast Detect autofocusing. The camera includes Face detect which makes it helpful for people photography.
It also includes Tracking Autofocus for moving subjects. Fujifilm S9200 lacks manual focus. Manual focus ability is useful during low light situations or you require more precise focus control.
Fujifilm S9200 Battery life
The battery power (4 x AA) for the Fujifilm S9200 is designed to last for 500 photos based on the CIPA specifications which is higher than average when compared to its class. The typical Small Sensor Superzoom camera battery life is 316. Fujifilm HS35EXR features the highest (600) battery life within this class of cameras.
Below is a listing of Small Sensor Superzoom cameras that have the strongest battery life:
Fujifilm S9200 for specific forms of photography
The following diagram displays a summation of the Fujifilm S9200 for specific forms of photography. To look at more, have a look at the specific section underneath.
Fujifilm S9200 as a Portrait photography camera
The Fujifilm S9200 has a points total of 38 which is dreadful, meaning that it is not really suitable for portrait photos. Shooting portrait photos leans heavily to sensor resolution, support for RAW photos along with the capability to utilize off-camera flash.
Fujifilm S9200 Street photography details
Having a dreadful rating of 42, the Fujifilm S9200 is not really suitable to use in street photography. A good street photography camera has a good balance of picture quality plus portability.
Fujifilm S9200 Sports photography advice
A moderate sports photography points total of 56 indicates the Fujifilm S9200 is fairly acceptable for photographing sports. A camera should have excellent tracking plus fast shutter speeds for sports photography.
Fujifilm S9200 Travel photography features
Weight is pretty crucial when selecting a travel camera. In general, the Fujifilm S9200 gets a average 55 as a travelling camera which is fairly adequate to buy for your travels.
Fujifilm S9200 Landscape photography advice
For anyone planning to pick a digital camera for landscape photographs, the biggest factor will no doubt be image quality. The Fujifilm S9200 with it's dreadful rating of 45 for a landscape camera is not really suitable within the current marketplace.
Fujifilm S9200 Vlogging features
A vlogging camera should really come with a articulating screen, mic port and if possible image stabilization. Taking everything into account, the Fujifilm S9200 is not really suitable as a vlog camera as it comes to a dreadful score of 26.
Fujifilm S9200 Alternatives
If you are looking for replacements to the S9200, here is a selection of the highest ranked cameras that fall under the family of Small Sensor Superzoom.
The diagram underneath offers you a summary of the S9200 compared to it's highest scoring competitors shown above.
Here are a handful of other cameras you may take into account as alternative options. To check out a detailed comparison, just click on the "compare" link.