Fujifilm XP150 summary
Fujifilm XP150 is FujiFilm's Waterproof digital camera initially launched on January of 2012. It has a 14 MegaPixel, CMOS 1/2.3" size sensor with a max resolution of 4608 x 3072.
The XP150 is scored #46 out of 74 in Waterproof cameras and overall #862 out of 1422 for digital cameras in our collection. You should check out our Advanced camera filter to find camera results based on your customized requirements.
The following is a chart of specific factors used in the rating system.
Fujifilm XP150 history
The Fujifilm XP150 is part of a family of digital cameras. You can see the complete list underneath.
Fujifilm XP150 Gallery
You can view the XP150 from different angles in the gallery below.
Fujifilm XP150 Pros and Cons
Here is a checklist of benefits and drawbacks of the Fujifilm XP150 based on factors which are normally considered essential in a digital camera.
Fujifilm XP150 Sensor specs
The sensor dimension in the Fujifilm XP150 is 6.17mm x 4.55mm (1/2.3"). The 28 mm² sensor is able to capture 4608 x 3072 pixels with aspect ratios of 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9. The camera includes Image Stabilization (Sensor-shift). In body stabilization is preferable than digital stabilization as the latter may cause cropping.400 Megapixel mode coming to Fujifilm GFX 100
The CMOS sensor boasts 14MP and has a standard ISO range of 100 - 3200. Sadly, RAW photos are not supported so the user has less margin for error.
The graphic underneath shows the XP150's sensor size in comparison to other popular sizes. The XP150 sensor comes with a crop factor of 5.8 and is outlined in green.Instagram's $20 billion Ad success
To get a sense of different aspect ratios, you should refer to the graphic below.
Fujifilm XP150 dimensions
Fujifilm XP150 has a weight of 0.45 lb (205 grams / 7.23 ounces) and features outside measurements of 103mm x 71mm x 27mm (4.1" x 2.8" x 1.1"). The weight of typical Waterproof camera is 196 grams so the Fujifilm XP150 is very much the same compared to its competitors.Google will print your 'Best' photos for $8 a month
Down below is a picture of the Fujifilm XP150 next to a softdrink so you can have a sense of its size.
The top view underneath will highlight the button design on the XP150.
Fujifilm XP150 Lens details
The XP150 comes with a built-in lens giving a focal range of 28-140mm giving it a 5.0 x zoom which might not be great however it could be valuable in certain circumstances.
At it's widest 28mm, the lens offers an aperture of f3.9 making it very sluggish and not ideal in low light events and you will probably find it hard to capture good bokeh. You would also need to boost your ISO which results in noisy images. At the long end, 140mm comes with f4.9 which is very slow and you will have to go with slower shutter speeds.
Fujifilm XP150 Connectivity
The XP150 has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
- HDMI Yes
- GPS Yes
Digital cameras that contain NFC or Bluetooth connectivity are able to be used wirelessly via smartphones. You can easily send files and at times adjust settings without the hassle of connecting directly with the camera.
A few apps also provide a Liveview and hit the shutter whenever you are not near the camera. If the camera comes with a HDMI out, it can easily be hooked up to an external screen. A lot of cameras enable you to recharge the battery pack with the USB port.
Fujifilm XP150 Video details
The max video resolution in the Fujifilm XP150 is 1920 x 1080 and it can save in H.264 and Motion JPEG file format. 1080p resolution is an excellent balance in video quality and file size but 1080p isn't going to leave you with much room to downsample. The body does not have a mic or headphone port so you have got zero control over your audio. It is perhaps a better idea to consider a different model in case you need decent audio in your videos.
Fujifilm XP150 Weather Sealing
Fujifilm XP150 comes with environment proofing which makes it a great pick to use in rough places. This is particularly helpful when you are uncertain about the elements you might encounter in outdoor photography.
Fujifilm XP150 Screen and Viewfinder
The Fujifilm XP150 has a 2.7 inch fixed screen with a resolution of 230 thousand dots.
Sadly the screen isn't a touch screen.Photographer fined '$200,000' for failing to deliver photos
The View Finder details regarding Fujifilm XP150 are the following:
- ViewFinder None
In those sunny outdoor situations that make the camera displays washed out and tough to view, viewfinders will be very helpful.
Fujifilm XP150 Shutter details
Fujifilm XP150 continuous shooting rate is 3.0 frames per second. The highest shutter speed is 1/2000 seconds.
Fujifilm XP150 Flash and Hot shoe details
Fujifilm XP150 includes just integrated flash without external flash support.
Fujifilm XP150 Autofocusing details
Fujifilm XP150 includes only Contrast Detect Auto Focus and is missing Phase Detect Auto Focus. Phase Detection focusing is a lot snappier & precise compared to Contrast Detect focusing.
It also features Tracking Auto Focus for moving things. Fujifilm XP150 doesn't have manual focus. Manual focus ability is good in low light conditions or you want to have more exact focus control.
Fujifilm XP150 Battery life
The battery pack (NP-50A) for the Fujifilm XP150 is made to last for 300 photos with respect to the CIPA specifications making it about average when compared to its competitors. The usual Waterproof camera battery life is 274. Olympus TG-4 offers the maximum (380) battery life in this range of cameras.
Below is a collection of Waterproof cameras which have the highest battery life:
Fujifilm XP150 for varying styles of photography
The following illustration presents a outline of the Fujifilm XP150 for varying styles of photography. To find out more, scroll to the specific paragraph underneath.
Fujifilm XP150 as a Portrait photography camera
The Fujifilm XP150 gets a rating of 30 which is dreadful, and means the camera is not good to use for portrait photos. Shooting portrait photos leans greatly towards sensor resolution, RAW support plus the potential to use external lighting.
Fujifilm XP150 Street photography details
Coming in at a nice score of 62, the Fujifilm XP150 is a respectable option to buy for street photography. A very good street photography camera provides a fine balance of image quality and portability.
Fujifilm XP150 as a Sports photography camera
A dreadful sports photography score of 44 suggests the Fujifilm XP150 is not good for shooting sports. A camera needs to have great focusing and fast shutter speeds for sports photography.
Fujifilm XP150 Travel photography factors
Size is extremely important when selecting a camera for travel. All round, the Fujifilm XP150 gets a above average 67 as a travel camera which is a fine option to take with you on your travels.
Fujifilm XP150 Landscape photography details
When you're looking to choose a digital camera for landscape photographs, the most essential factor will be image quality. The Fujifilm XP150 with it's dreadful rating of 41 as a landscape camera is not good within the current marketplace.
Fujifilm XP150 Vlogging advice
A camera for vlogging preferably should come with a articulating display screen, microphone port and preferably image stabilization. Considering every thing, the Fujifilm XP150 is not good for vlogging as it comes to a dreadful score of 32.
Fujifilm XP150 Alternatives
If you are shopping for alternatives to the XP150, here is a selection of the top scored cameras which fall under the class of Waterproof.
The chart below shows you a bird's eye view of the XP150 vs it's top rated competitors listed above.
Here are a handful of other cameras you might consider as alternate options. To check out a detailed comparison, go to the "compare" link.