- 16MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
- 2.7" Fixed Screen
- ISO 100 - 0
- Optical Image Stabilization
- 1280 x 720 video
- 24-288mm (F) lens
- 136g - 99 x 57 x 26mm
- Launched January 2013
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- Size Comparison
Fujifilm T500 summary
Fujifilm T500 is FujiFilm's Small Sensor Superzoom digital camera initially announced on January of 2013. The camera includes a 16MP, CCD 1/2.3" size sensor with a full resolution of 4608 x 3440.
The Fujifilm T500 is positioned #161 out of 244 in Small Sensor Superzoom cameras and overall #783 out of 1459 for digital cameras in our list. Please check our Advanced camera filter to see camera ratings based on your personal factors.
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Fujifilm T500 history
The Fujifilm T500 is part of a family of digital cameras. You can read the detailed list underneath.
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Fujifilm T500 Gallery
You can view the Fujifilm T500 from several angles in the gallery here.
Fujifilm T500 Pros and Cons
Here is a checklist of upsides and downsides of the Fujifilm T500 based on factors which are oftentimes regarded as important in a digital camera.
Fujifilm T500 Sensor information
The sensor measurement in the Fujifilm T500 is 6.17mm x 4.55mm (1/2.3"). The 28 mm² sensor has the capability to capture 4608 x 3440 pixels with aspect ratios of 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9. The camera has got Image Stabilization (Optical). In body stabilization is superior than digital stabilization as the latter can easily lead to cropping.Unsplash partners with Institutions to bring historical archive photos
The CCD sensor boasts 16 megapixels and features a standard ISO range of 100 - 0. Sadly, RAW files are not saved which means that the user has less margin for error.
The picture underneath shows the Fujifilm T500's sensor size compared to other popular sizes. The Fujifilm T500 sensor comes with a crop factor of 5.8 and is shown in green.Photographer fined '$200,000' for failing to deliver photos
To get a sense of specific aspect ratios, you should refer to the graphic below.
Fujifilm T500 dimensions
Fujifilm T500 weighs 0.30 lbs (136 grams or 4.80 ounces) and features outer dimensions of 99mm x 57mm x 26mm (3.9" x 2.2" x 1.0"). The weight of average Small Sensor Superzoom camera is 387 grams so the Fujifilm T500 is less heavy than various rivals.400 Megapixel mode coming to Fujifilm GFX 100
Here is a shot of the Fujifilm T500 with a soda so you're able to have a sense of its size.
The top view just below will highlight the button arrangement on the Fujifilm T500.
Fujifilm T500 Lens information
The Fujifilm T500 includes a built in lens with a focal range of 24-288mm giving it a 12.0 x zoom which might not be huge but it may be invaluable in some scenarios.
At it's widest 24mm, the lens provides an aperture of f making it amazing in low light events and getting a shallow depth of field. It is going to also let you use a lower ISO and get crisper photos.is terrific zoom and
Fujifilm T500 Connectivity
The Fujifilm T500 has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
Digital cameras which include NFC or Bluetooth support can easily be controlled wirelessly with smartphones. You can copy files and in some cases alter settings with no need to connect straight with the camera.
A few apps also enable a Liveview and release the shutter in case you are not near the camera. If the camera provides a HDMI out, it could be hooked up to an external display. A good number of cameras enable you to recharge the battery pack with the USB port.
Fujifilm T500 Video information
The highest possible video quality in the Fujifilm T500 is 1280 x 720 and it can save in H.264 and Motion JPEG file format. 720p is low by today's requirements. You should really aim for at least 1080p quality for video recording. The body does not offer a mic or headphone jack which means you have got zero control over your audio. It is perhaps a better idea to buy an alternative model in case you want good audio in your videos.
Fujifilm T500 Weather Sealing
Fujifilm T500 does not have environment sealing so rainy conditions can ruin the camera.
Fujifilm T500 Screen and Viewfinder
The Fujifilm T500 includes a 2.7" fixed screen with a resolution of 230k dots.
Please note that the screen offers no touch support.World's smallest camera makes it into Guinness Book of Records
The ViewFinder specifications regarding Fujifilm T500 are below:
- ViewFinder None
In those sunny outdoor conditions that make the camera displays washed out and tricky to view, viewfinders can be pretty useful.
Fujifilm T500 Shutter information
The maximum shutter speed is 1/2000 sec.
Fujifilm T500 Flash and Hot shoe information
Fujifilm T500 has got just built in flash lacking external flash support.
Fujifilm T500 Autofocus information
Fujifilm T500 has got only Contrast Detect Autofocus and is missing Phase Detect Autofocus. Phase Detection focusing is more snappier and exact than Contrast Detect focusing. The camera includes Face detection making it helpful for portraits.
It also features Tracking Autofocus for things on the move. Fujifilm T500 does not have manual focus. Manual focus ability is good during low light conditions or you require more precise focus control.
Fujifilm T500 Battery life
The average Small Sensor Superzoom camera battery life is 316. Fujifilm HS35EXR offers the best (600) battery life within this range of cameras.
Here is a collection of Small Sensor Superzoom cameras which have the strongest battery life:
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Fujifilm T500 for different categories of photography
The following diagram presents a outline of the Fujifilm T500 for different categories of photography. To see more, browse to the specific section underneath.
Fujifilm T500 Portrait photography features
The Fujifilm T500 receives a points total of 35 which is really bad, and means the camera is not really suitable for portraits. Shooting portrait photos leans greatly towards sensor resolution, RAW support & ability to use external flash.
Fujifilm T500 Street photography highlights
Coming in at a very good rating of 61, the Fujifilm T500 is a very decent choice for street photography. A very good street photography camera comes with a fine balance of picture quality and portability.
Fujifilm T500 Sports photography highlights
A really bad sports photography rating of 45 suggests the Fujifilm T500 is not really suitable for taking photos of sports. A camera really should have excellent autofocus and continuous shooting for sports photography.
Fujifilm T500 Travel photography information
Size is really critical in picking a travel camera. On the whole, the Fujifilm T500 gets a impressive 76 for a travel camera which makes it a fantastic pick to buy for your travels.
Fujifilm T500 Landscape photography info
If you are planning to purchase a digital camera for landscape photographs, the most critical factor is going to be image quality. The Fujifilm T500 at it's really bad grade of 42 for a landscape camera is not really suitable amongst it's rivals.
Vlogging with Fujifilm T500
A vlogging camera should come with a articulating display screen, mic port and preferably image stabilization. Considering all the details, the Fujifilm T500 is not really suitable as a vlog camera as it comes to a really bad score of 35.
Fujifilm T500 Alternatives
If you are trying to find replacements to the Fujifilm T500, here is a collection of the highest placed cameras that fall under the family of Small Sensor Superzoom.
The chart just below offers you an overview of the Fujifilm T500 versus it's highest ranked competitors suggested previously.
Here are a few more cameras you may take a look at as alternate options. To see a full comparison, just click on the "compare" link.