Fujifilm XP200 summary
Fujifilm XP200 is FujiFilm's Waterproof camera originally announced on March of 2013. It houses a 16 MegaPixel, CMOS 1/2.3" size sensor with a max resolution of 4608 x 3456.
The XP200 is scored #25 out of 74 in Waterproof cameras and overall #682 out of 1422 for digital cameras in our database. You should check out our Smart camera search to see camera listings based on your customized factors.
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Fujifilm XP200 family
The Fujifilm XP200 comes with a history of related digital cameras. Here, you can view all earlier and most recent models as well as main specifications.
Fujifilm XP200 Gallery
You can look at the XP200 from various angles in the gallery underneath.
Fujifilm XP200 Pros and Cons
Here is a shortlist of pros and cons of the Fujifilm XP200 based on things which are usually considered important in a camera.
Fujifilm XP200 Sensor specs
The specification of the sensor in the Fujifilm XP200 is 6.17mm x 4.55mm (1/2.3"). The 28 mm² sensor has the ability to capture 4608 x 3456 pixels using aspect ratios of 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9. The camera boasts Image Stabilization (Sensor-shift). Sensor stabilization is more desirable than digital stabilization as the latter can easily cause cropping.Last day to get your files as Canon Irisa shuts down
The CMOS sensor boasts 16MP and delivers a native ISO range of 100 - 6400. Unfortunately, RAW files are not supported so you have less margin for error.
The image underneath shows the XP200's sensor size compared to other common sizes. The XP200 sensor comes with a crop factor of 5.8 and is outlined in green.Unsplash partners with Institutions to bring historical archive photos
To get a sense of various aspect ratios, you should refer to the visual below.
Fujifilm XP200 dimensions
Fujifilm XP200 is 0.51 lb (232g or 8.18 oz) and the physical size of the camera is 116mm x 71mm x 30mm (4.6" x 2.8" x 1.2"). The weight of typical Waterproof camera is 196g so the Fujifilm XP200 is weightier as compared with other competitors.World's smallest camera makes it into Guinness Book of Records
Here is a image of the Fujifilm XP200 beside a softdrink to help you have a feel for its size.
The top view under will provide the button layout on the XP200.
Fujifilm XP200 Lens details
The XP200 comes with a fixed lens having a focal range of 28-140mm making it a 5.0 x zoom which may not be ideal however it may be convenient in some conditions.
At it's widest 28mm, the lens will have an aperture of f3.9 and that's somewhat sluggish and not ideal in low light conditions and you may find it difficult to capture good bokeh. You could also need to up your ISO giving you noisy photographs. On the long end, 140mm comes with f4.9 making it really sluggish and you may have to use slow shutter speeds.
Fujifilm XP200 Connectivity
The XP200 has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
- Wireless Yes
- HDMI Yes
Digital cameras that consist of NFC or Bluetooth support can be used wirelessly via smartphones. You can easily transfer pictures and sometimes change settings without connecting directly with the camera.
Certain apps also allow a Liveview and hit the shutter in case you are not close to the camera. If the camera contains a HDMI out, it can be connected to an external monitor. Many cameras enable you to charge the battery pack with the USB socket.
Fujifilm XP200 Video details
The max video resolution in the Fujifilm XP200 is 1920 x 1080 and it can record in H.264 format. 1080p resolution gives a great balance in quality versus file size but 1080p won't leave you with much room to downsample. The body does not have a mic or headphone port so you get absolutely no control over your audio. It is probably best to find another model in case you want good audio in your video clips.
Fujifilm XP200 Weather Sealing
Fujifilm XP200 has got environment proofing which makes it a good pick to use in rough climates. This is particularly helpful in case you are uncertain about the elements you might encounter in outdoor photography.
Fujifilm XP200 Display and Viewfinder
The Fujifilm XP200 is equipped with a 3" fixed display having a resolution of 920k dots.
Please be aware that the display screen offers no touch support.Instagram's $20 billion Ad success
The View Finder specifications regarding Fujifilm XP200 are as follows:
- ViewFinder None
Viewfinders are pretty handy in sunny outdoor situations which might make the camera display washed out and hard to view.
Fujifilm XP200 Shutter details
Fujifilm XP200 has the ability to shoot continuously at 3.0 fps. The maximum shutter speed is 1/2000s.
Fujifilm XP200 Flash and Hot shoe details
Fujifilm XP200 boasts just in-built flash with no external flash support.
Fujifilm XP200 Autofocusing details
Fujifilm XP200 boasts only Contrast Detect Autofocus and is missing Phase Detect Autofocus. Phase Detection autofocusing is a lot more quicker and precise as compared with Contrast Detect autofocusing.
It also includes Tracking Autofocus for things that move. Fujifilm XP200 has not got manual focus. Manual focus ability is good in low light scenarios or you want more accurate focus control.
Fujifilm XP200 Battery life
The battery pack (NP-50A) in the Fujifilm XP200 is fashioned to last for 300 shots with respect to the CIPA benchmarks making it about the same as its rivals. The usual Waterproof camera battery life is 274. Olympus TG-4 features the maximum (380) battery life in this group of cameras.
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Fujifilm XP200 for various types of photography
The following bar chart presents a summary of the Fujifilm XP200 for various types of photography. To view more, visit the specific paragraph underneath.
Fujifilm XP200 Portrait photography details
The Fujifilm XP200 gets a rating of 31 which is terrible, and means the camera is not really acceptable to use for portrait images. Photographing portrait images favors greatly towards sensor dimensions, RAW support together with the potential to use external lighting.
Fujifilm XP200 Street photography highlights
Coming in at a very good rating of 61, the Fujifilm XP200 is a very decent choice to use in street photography. A good street photography camera features a good balance of picture quality and portability.
Fujifilm XP200 Sports photography highlights
A terrible sports photography rating of 45 indicates the Fujifilm XP200 is not really acceptable for photographing sports. A camera should have great autofocus and shutter speeds for sports photography.
Fujifilm XP200 Travel photography factors
Weight is very crucial in selecting a camera for travel. Over-all, the Fujifilm XP200 gets a above average 67 for a travel camera which makes it a fine fit to take on your travels.
Fujifilm XP200 Landscape photography information
If you find yourself planning to purchase a digital camera for landscape photographs, the most significant factor will be image quality. The Fujifilm XP200 with it's moderate grade of 46 as a landscape camera is reasonably acceptable amongst it's competitors.
Vlogging with Fujifilm XP200
A camera for vlogging preferably should come with a articulating screen, microphone port and if possible IBIS. Taking all things into account, the Fujifilm XP200 is not really acceptable as a vlog camera as it comes to a terrible score of 32.
Fujifilm XP200 Alternatives
If you are interested in replacements to the XP200, here is a list of the top rated cameras which fall under the class of Waterproof.
The graph followed below gives you a summary of the XP200 versus it's top ranked rivals mentioned earlier.
Here are a handful of other cameras you might view as alternative options. To check out a extensive comparison, simply click on the "compare" link.