Fujifilm T550 overview
Fujifilm T550 is FujiFilm's Small Sensor Superzoom digital camera initially revealed on January of 2013. The camera comes with a 16MP, CCD 1/2.3" sized sensor and has a maximum resolution of 4608 x 3440.
The Fujifilm T550 places at #135 out of 244 in Small Sensor Superzoom cameras and all round #704 out of 1453 for cameras in our list. Remember to check out our Advanced camera filter to see camera ratings based on your custom factors.
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Fujifilm T550 history
The Fujifilm T550 is part of a family of products. You can see the full range below.
Fujifilm T550 Gallery
You can check the Fujifilm T550 from different angles in the gallery here.
Fujifilm T550 Pros and Cons
Below is a list of pros and cons of the Fujifilm T550 based on criterias that are generally viewed as important in a digital camera.
Fujifilm T550 Sensor details
The sensor dimension in the Fujifilm T550 is 6.17mm x 4.55mm (1/2.3"). The 28 mm² sensor has the capability to resolve 4608 x 3440 pixels and aspect ratios of 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9. The camera has got Image Stabilization (Optical). Sensor stabilization is more desirable than digital stabilization as the latter can easily cause cropping.Coronavirus is affecting the sensor business
The CCD sensor boasts 16MP and gives a standard ISO range of 100 - 3200. Unfortunately, RAW format is not saved therefore the user has less room to maneuver in post.
The picture below shows the Fujifilm T550's sensor dimensions in comparison to other popular sizes. The Fujifilm T550 sensor comes with a crop factor of 5.8 and is pointed out in green.Unsplash partners with Institutions to bring historical archive photos
To get an understanding of different aspect ratios, you should refer to the graphic below.
Fujifilm T550 dimensions
Fujifilm T550 has a weight of 0.30 lb (136 gr / 4.80 ounces) and the measurement of the camera is 99mm x 57mm x 26mm (3.9" x 2.2" x 1.0"). The weight of normal Small Sensor Superzoom camera is 387 gr so the Fujifilm T550 is lighter when compared to other competitors.World's smallest camera makes it into Guinness Book of Records
Listed below is a visual of the Fujifilm T550 beside a soda so you're able to have a sense of its scale.
The top view here will show you the button arrangement on the Fujifilm T550.
Fujifilm T550 Lens specs
The Fujifilm T550 provides a built in lens featuring a focal range of 24-288mm giving it a 12.0 x zoom which isn't great nevertheless it can be very helpful in a few circumstances.
At the widest 24mm, the lens provides an aperture of f which will be awesome in low light occasions and capturing a shallow depth of field. It will also make it easier to use a lower ISO to get better shots.is excellent zoom and
Fujifilm T550 Connectivity
The Fujifilm T550 has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
Cameras that incorporate NFC and / or Bluetooth support can be controlled wirelessly through smartphones. You can easily transfer files and in some cases alter camera settings with no need to connect directly to the camera.
A few applications even provide a Liveview and click the shutter whenever you aren't near the camera. If the camera has a HDMI out, it can be hooked up to an external display. The majority of cameras will allow you to recharge the battery with the USB port.
Fujifilm T550 Video specs
The maximum video quality in the Fujifilm T550 is 1280 x 720 and it can shoot in H.264 and Motion JPEG file format. 720p is terrible by today's standards. You really should try to get at least FUll HD quality for good video. The camera doesn't feature a mic and / or headphone jack which means that you have little control over your sound. It is perhaps best to take a look at a different camera if you require decent sound in your videos.
Fujifilm T550 Weather Sealing
There is no weather sealing for the Fujifilm T550 so you need to be cautious in rainy or dusty conditions.
Fujifilm T550 Screen and Viewfinder
The Fujifilm T550 comes with a 3 inch fixed display supporting a resolution of 230 thousand dots.
Unfortunately the display isn't a touch screen.Google will print your 'Best' photos for $8 a month
The ViewFinder specifications regarding Fujifilm T550 are the following:
- ViewFinder None
Viewfinders can be very helpful in bright outdoor conditions which can make the camera screen washed out and hard to view.
Fujifilm T550 Shutter specs
The max shutter speed is 1/2000s.
Fujifilm T550 Flash and Hot shoe specs
Fujifilm T550 has got only built-in flash lacking external flash ability.
Fujifilm T550 Autofocus specs
Fujifilm T550 has got just Contrast Based Autofocus and doesn't have Phase Detect Autofocus. Phase Detection focusing is a lot more faster & exact when compared to Contrast Based focusing. The camera comes with Face detection making it handy for people photography.
It also boasts Tracking Autofocus for subjects that move. Fujifilm T550 doesn't have manual focusing. Manual focusing option is useful in low light or you require more accurate control on focus.
Fujifilm T550 Battery life
The general Small Sensor Superzoom camera battery life is 316. Fujifilm HS35EXR comes with the highest possible (600) battery life in this category of cameras.
Underneath is a listing of Small Sensor Superzoom cameras that have the strongest battery life:
Fujifilm T550 for specific types of photography
The following illustration shows a overview of the Fujifilm T550 for specific types of photography. To learn more, have a look at the specific section below.
Portrait photography with Fujifilm T550
The Fujifilm T550 gets a points tally of 35 which is lousy, and means the camera is not really appropriate for portrait images. Photographing portraits favors greatly towards sensor dimensions, support for RAW files & capability to utilize external flash.
Fujifilm T550 Street photography details
Having a nice score of 63, the Fujifilm T550 is a very decent choice for street photography. A decent street photography camera comes with a perfect balance of image quality and portability.
Sports photography with Fujifilm T550
A lousy sports photography score of 45 suggests the Fujifilm T550 is not really appropriate for taking pictures of sports. A camera needs to have excellent autofocus plus fast shutter speeds for sports photography.
Fujifilm T550 Travel photography information
Weight is really important in picking a travel camera. Over-all, the Fujifilm T550 gets a wonderful 76 for a travel camera which makes it a fantastic choice to buy for your holidays.
Fujifilm T550 Landscape photography features
For anyone planning to purchase a digital camera for landscape photographs, the most significant factor will no doubt be image quality. The Fujifilm T550 at it's average score of 48 as a landscape camera is relatively acceptable in the current marketplace.
Fujifilm T550 Vlogging information
A vlogging camera really should come with a articulating screen, mic port and ideally IBIS. Taking all things into account, the Fujifilm T550 is not really appropriate for vlogging as it comes to a lousy score of 35.
Fujifilm T550 Alternatives
If you are looking for alternatives to the Fujifilm T550, here is a list of the top placed cameras that fall under the category of Small Sensor Superzoom.
The graph here gives you a summary of the Fujifilm T550 compared to it's highest ranking competitors suggested earlier.
Here are a handful of other cameras you may see as alternative options. To check out a detailed comparison, just click on the "compare" link.