Fujifilm T400 summary
Fujifilm T400 is FujiFilm's Small Sensor Compact camera originally launched on January of 2012. It has a 16 MegaPixel, CCD 1/2.3" size sensor with a max resolution of 4608 x 3440.
The Fujifilm T400 stands at #102 out of 261 in Small Sensor Compact cameras & overall #909 out of 1436 for digital cameras in our list. You should check out our Advanced camera search to get camera ratings based on your personal requirements.
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Fujifilm T400 family
The Fujifilm T400 is part of a family of cameras. You can read the complete list underneath.
Fujifilm T400 Gallery
You can view the Fujifilm T400 from various angles in the gallery below.
Fujifilm T400 Pros and Cons
Here is a shortlist of advantages and disadvantages of the Fujifilm T400 based on features which are normally considered important in a camera.
Fujifilm T400 Sensor specs
The sensor spec in the Fujifilm T400 is 6.17mm x 4.55mm (1/2.3"). The 28 mm² sensor is able to capture 4608 x 3440 pixels with aspect ratios of 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9. The camera has Image Stabilization (Sensor-shift). In body stabilization is more effective than digital stabilization as the latter can produce cropping.Unsplash partners with Institutions to bring historical archive photos
The CCD sensor has 16 megapixels and has a native ISO range of 100 - 1600. The ISO can be increased digitally to a maximum of 3200. Unfortunately, RAW format is not supported therefore the user has less room to maneuver in post.
The picture underneath shows the Fujifilm T400's sensor size when compared to other common sizes. The Fujifilm T400 sensor has a crop factor of 5.8 and is outlined in green.Google will print your 'Best' photos for $8 a month
To get a sense of various aspect ratios, you can refer to the visual below.
Fujifilm T400 dimensions
Fujifilm T400 weighs around 0.35 lbs (159 grams / 5.61 oz) & has outer measurements of 104mm x 59mm x 29mm (4.1" x 2.3" x 1.1"). The weight of typical Small Sensor Compact camera is 174 grams so the Fujifilm T400 is very much the same compared with various rivals.World's smallest camera makes it into Guinness Book of Records
Down below is a shot of the Fujifilm T400 besides a soda so you can get a sense of its size.
The top view underneath will illustrate the button arrangement on the Fujifilm T400.
Fujifilm T400 Lens details
The Fujifilm T400 includes a built-in lens giving a focal range of 28-280mm making it a 10.0 x zoom which won't be exceptional nevertheless it could be invaluable in a few cases.
At it's widest 28mm, the lens has an aperture of f3.4 and that's really sluggish and not good for low light circumstances and you will likely struggle to get good bokeh. You would also need to raise your ISO which causes noisy pictures. For the long end, 280mm is amazing zoom and comes with f5.6 which is pretty slow and you might have to set slow shutter speeds.
Fujifilm T400 Connectivity
The Fujifilm T400 has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
Digital cameras that include NFC and Bluetooth compatibility can easily be used wirelessly via smartphones. You will be able to send photos and sometimes alter camera settings with no need to connect physically with the camera.
Several apps also allow a Liveview and hit the shutter in case you are not near the camera. If the camera contains a HDMI port, it could be hooked up to an external screen. A lot of cameras enable you to recharge the battery pack with the USB socket.
Fujifilm T400 Video details
The max video resolution in the Fujifilm T400 is 1280 x 720 and you can save in H.264 and Motion JPEG format. 720p is low for today's requirements. You should shoot for a minimum 1080p resolution for decent video. The body does not have a microphone and headphone jack which means that you have got zero control over the audio. It is perhaps best to take a look at another model if you require better audio for your video clips.
Fujifilm T400 Weather Sealing
There is no environment sealing for the Fujifilm T400 so you have to be careful in wet or dusty situations.
Fujifilm T400 Display and Viewfinder
The Fujifilm T400 has a 2.7 inch fixed screen with a resolution of 230 thousand dots.
Unfortunately the screen is not a touch screen.Coronavirus is affecting the sensor business
The View Finder specifications for Fujifilm T400 are below:
- ViewFinder None
Viewfinders are quite useful for sunny outdoor situations which might make the camera display washed out and hard to see.
Fujifilm T400 Shutter details
Fujifilm T400 continuous shooting rate is 1.0 frames per second. The highest shutter speed is 1/2000s.
Fujifilm T400 Flash and Hot shoe details
Fujifilm T400 has just built in flash with no external flash support.
Fujifilm T400 Autofocusing details
Fujifilm T400 has only Contrast Detect Autofocus & does not have Phase Detect Autofocus. Phase Detection focusing is a lot more snappier & accurate compared to Contrast Detect focusing. The camera has Face detect making it useful for taking photos of people.
It also comes with Tracking Autofocus for subjects on the move. Fujifilm T400 doesn't have manual focus. Manual focus mode is good for low light occasions or you need more exact control on depth of field.
Fujifilm T400 Battery life
The battery pack (NP-45A) for the Fujifilm T400 is built to last for 180 clicks based on the CIPA benchmarks making it less as compared to it's competitors. The usual Small Sensor Compact camera battery life is 241. Fujifilm X30 has got the maximum (470) battery life for this category of cameras.
Here is a collection of Small Sensor Compact cameras having the strongest battery life:
Fujifilm T400 for varying kinds of photography
The following chart presents a rundown of the Fujifilm T400 for varying kinds of photography. To find out more, scroll to the specific paragraph underneath.
Fujifilm T400 Portrait photography info
The Fujifilm T400 has a points total of 35 which is awful, meaning that it is just not appropriate to use for portraits. Shooting portrait images favors heavily to sensor resolution, RAW support and potential to use external lighting.
Fujifilm T400 Street photography advice
With a reasonable rating of 57, the Fujifilm T400 is reasonably acceptable for street photography. A decent street photography camera comes with a perfect balance of picture quality and portability.
Fujifilm T400 Sports photography highlights
A awful sports photography rating of 38 indicates the Fujifilm T400 is just not appropriate for shooting sports. A camera must have good autofocus plus shutter speeds for sports photography.
Fujifilm T400 Travel photography advice
Weight is really critical when buying a travel camera. On the whole, the Fujifilm T400 gets a nice 65 as a travelling camera which is a very decent option for your holidays.
Fujifilm T400 Landscape photography advice
If you are planning to buy a digital camera for landscape photography, the most essential factor will be image quality. The Fujifilm T400 at it's awful rating of 37 for a landscape camera is just not appropriate within the current marketplace.
Fujifilm T400 Vlogging factors
A camera for vlogging should really offer a moving display, mic input and ideally IBIS. Considering all the details, the Fujifilm T400 is just not appropriate as a vlog camera as it gets a awful rating of 31.
Fujifilm T400 Alternatives
If you want replacements to the Fujifilm T400, below is a collection of the top scored cameras which fall in to the category of Small Sensor Compact.
The line graph followed below offers you a summary of the Fujifilm T400 vs it's highest rated rivals shown earlier.
These are some more cameras you might look into as alternative options. To review a thorough comparison, simply click the "compare" link.