Fujifilm XP130 summary
Fujifilm XP130 is FujiFilm's Waterproof camera originally revealed on January of 2018. It houses a 16 MegaPixel, BSI-CMOS 1/2.3" sized sensor and has a full resolution of 4608 x 3456.
The XP130 is positioned #4 out of 74 in Waterproof cameras and overall #495 out of 1422 for digital cameras in our database. Please check out our Smart camera finder to find camera rankings based on your custom factors.
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Fujifilm XP130 family
The Fujifilm XP130 is part of a family of digital cameras. You can see the detailed range underneath.
Fujifilm XP130 Gallery
You can see the XP130 from different angles in the gallery here.
Fujifilm XP130 Pros and Cons
Below is a collection of upsides and downsides of the Fujifilm XP130 based on factors which are generally regarded as important in a camera.
Fujifilm XP130 Sensor specifications
The sensor measurement in the Fujifilm XP130 is 6.17mm x 4.55mm (1/2.3"). The 28 mm² sensor is able to capture 4608 x 3456 pixels at aspect ratios of 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9. The camera has got Image Stabilization (Sensor-shift). Optical stabilization is superior than digital stabilization as the latter may cause cropping.Google will print your 'Best' photos for $8 a month
The BSI-CMOS sensor boasts 16 megapixels and delivers a native ISO range of 100 - 3200. This ISO can also be widened electronically to a high of 6400. Sadly, RAW photos are not saved so you have less room to maneuver in post.
The picture underneath illustrates the XP130's sensor dimensions when compared to other common sizes. The XP130 sensor comes with a crop factor of 5.8 and is displayed in green.Coronavirus is affecting the sensor business
To get a sense of different aspect ratios, you should refer to the visual below.
Fujifilm XP130 dimensions
Fujifilm XP130 weighs around 0.46 lb (207 gr / 7.30 oz) and features exterior measurements of 110mm x 71mm x 28mm (4.3" x 2.8" x 1.1"). The weight of average Waterproof camera is 196 gr so the Fujifilm XP130 is similar compared with its rivals.World's smallest camera makes it into Guinness Book of Records
Down below is a shot of the Fujifilm XP130 with a soda so you can have a feel for its scale.
The top view just below will show you the button arrangement on the XP130.
Fujifilm XP130 Lens specifications
The XP130 houses a built-in lens and a focal range of 28-140mm making it a 5.0 x zoom which is not at all very good nevertheless it will probably be handy in a few conditions.
At the widest 28mm, the lens provides an aperture of f3.9 which is really slow and not good in low light conditions and you will probably struggle to capture good bokeh. You could also need to increase the ISO leading to noisy files. On the tele end, 140mm comes to f4.9 making it really sluggish and you will need to apply slow shutter speeds.
Fujifilm XP130 Connectivity
The XP130 has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
- Wireless Yes
- Bluetooth Yes
- HDMI Yes
Digital cameras with NFC and / or Bluetooth support can be used wirelessly with smartphones. You will be able to transfer photos and usually adjust settings without the hassle of connecting physically to the camera.
Certain applications even stream a Liveview and release the shutter whenever you are not close to the camera. If the camera has a HDMI out, it can be connected to an external screen. Nearly all cameras enable you to charge the battery pack using the USB socket.
Fujifilm XP130 Video specifications
The highest possible video resolution in the Fujifilm XP130 is 1920 x 1080 and it can capture in H.264 format. 1080p resolution provides a good balance for quality vs file sizes but 1080p will not leave you with much room to downsample. The camera does not offer a mic and / or headphone socket so you have got no control over your audio. It is probably a better idea to order an alternative model if you want better audio in your video clips.
Fujifilm XP130 Weather Sealing
Fujifilm XP130 comes with weather proofing making it a very good selection to use for tricky climates. This is particularly handy in case you are unsure about the elements you might face for outdoor photography.
Fujifilm XP130 Display and Viewfinder
The Fujifilm XP130 is equipped with a 3 inch fixed display screen boasting a resolution of 920 thousand dots.
Please note that the display offers no touch support.Instagram's $20 billion Ad success
The View Finder specifications regarding Fujifilm XP130 are the following:
- ViewFinder None
Viewfinders are pretty useful for sunny outdoor situations which will make the camera display washed out and very difficult to view.
Fujifilm XP130 Shutter specifications
Fujifilm XP130 is able to shoot continuously at 10.0 frames per second. The highest shutter speed is 1/2000 sec.
Fujifilm XP130 Flash and Hot shoe specifications
Fujifilm XP130 has got only built-in flash lacking external flash support.
Fujifilm XP130 Autofocus specifications
Fujifilm XP130 has got just Contrast Detect Auto Focus and does not have Phase Detect Auto Focus. Phase Detection autofocusing is more snappier & exact compared with Contrast Detect autofocusing. The camera supports Face detect which makes it useful for portraits.
It also features Tracking Auto Focus for subjects on the move. Fujifilm XP130 supports manual focus if required for low light scenarios or you need more accurate control on focus.
Fujifilm XP130 Battery life
The battery life in the Fujifilm XP130 is designed to last for 240 shutters according to the CIPA benchmarks which is less as compared with its rivals. The average Waterproof camera battery life is 274. Olympus TG-4 offers the best (380) battery life for this group of cameras.
Below is a number of Waterproof cameras that come with the highest battery life:
Fujifilm XP130 for different categories of photography
The following diagram gives a outline of the Fujifilm XP130 for different categories of photography. To read more, browse to the specific section underneath.
Fujifilm XP130 as a Portrait photography camera
The Fujifilm XP130 has a points tally of 43 which is dreadful, and means the camera is not good to use for portrait photos. Shooting portraits leans greatly towards sensor dimensions, support for RAW photos and capability to use off-camera lighting.
Fujifilm XP130 as a Street photography camera
Getting a above average points total of 62, the Fujifilm XP130 is a very decent option for street photography. A good street photography camera offers a good balance of image quality plus portability.
Fujifilm XP130 as a Sports photography camera
A moderate sports photography points total of 47 means the Fujifilm XP130 is reasonably suited for shooting sports. A camera needs great tracking plus fast shutter speeds for sports photography.
Fujifilm XP130 Travel photography info
Portability is pretty important in picking a travel camera. In general, the Fujifilm XP130 gets a very good 70 for a travel camera which makes it a very decent option to buy for your travels.
Landscape photography with Fujifilm XP130
If you are looking to choose a camera for landscape photographs, the biggest aspect will be image quality. The Fujifilm XP130 with it's reasonable score of 51 for a landscape camera is reasonably suitable among it's competition.
Fujifilm XP130 Vlogging factors
A vlogging camera really should come with a articulating screen, mic port and if possible IBIS. Taking all things into account, the Fujifilm XP130 is not good for vlogging as it comes to a dreadful score of 34.
Fujifilm XP130 Alternatives
If you need alternatives to the XP130, here is a range of the highest scored cameras which fall under the family of Waterproof.
The chart underneath will give you a summary of the XP130 vs it's highest rated competitors suggested earlier.
Here are a handful of other cameras you might take a look at as alternatives. To check out a extensive comparison, go to the "compare" link.