Fujifilm XP200

Fujifilm FinePix XP200 front
  • 16MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Display
  • ISO 100 - 6400
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 1920 x 1080 video
  • 28-140mm (F3.9-4.9) lens
  • 232g - 116 x 71 x 30mm
  • Announced March 2013
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  • Alternatives

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 #680 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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Here is a graph of various factors used in the rating system.

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.

ModelVisualizeLensResolutionSensor SizeReleased
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Fujifilm-FinePix-XP120 front thumbnailFujifilm XP120
XP200 vs XP120
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Fujifilm-XP90 front thumbnailFujifilm XP90
XP200 vs XP90
Fujifilm-XP80 front thumbnailFujifilm XP80
XP200 vs XP80
Fujifilm-FinePix-XP70 front thumbnailFujifilm XP70
XP200 vs XP70
Fujifilm-FinePix-XP60 front thumbnailFujifilm XP60
XP200 vs XP60
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Fujifilm-FinePix-XP200 front thumbnailFujifilm XP20028-140mm
Fujifilm-FinePix-XP50 front thumbnailFujifilm XP50
XP200 vs XP50
Fujifilm-FinePix-XP150 front thumbnailFujifilm XP150
XP200 vs XP150
Fujifilm-FinePix-XP30 front thumbnailFujifilm XP30
XP200 vs XP30
FujiFilm-FinePix-XP10 front thumbnailFujiFilm XP10
XP200 vs XP10
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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.

comes with HDMI port
environment sealing
good video quality (1920 x 1080 pxls)
has built in flash
has image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
in built lens has zoom (28-140mm 5.0 x zoom)
MP count good (16MP)
provides tracking autofocus
relatively wide (28mm)
screen has good resolution (920 k dot)
screen is a good size (3")
very good minimum ISO (100)
does not contain selfie friendly display
does not have phase detect auto focus
does not have RAW support
fixed lens (fixed lens mount)
lack of external microphone port
lack of headphone port
lack of shutter priority mode
lack of Timelapse function
low frames per second (3.0 fps)
no aperture priority mode
no external flash support
no manual control
no manual focus
screen does not articulate
slow max aperture (f3.9)
sluggish at full zoom (f4.9)
tiny sensor size (1/2.3")
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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.

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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.

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To get a sense of various aspect ratios, you should refer to the visual below.

Camera sensor aspect ratios

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.

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Here is a image of the Fujifilm XP200 beside a softdrink to help you have a feel for its size.

Fujifilm FinePix XP200 dimensions scale

The top view under will provide the button layout on the XP200.

Fujifilm FinePix XP200 topview buttons dials

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

Underneath is a list of Waterproof cameras with the highest battery life:

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.

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sensor resolution is decent (16 megapixels)
focusing manually not possible
no manual exposure
cannot use external flash
sensor is very small (1/2.3")
lack of RAW files

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.

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image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
weather proof
fixed screen
tiny sensor size (1/2.3")
lack of RAW files

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.

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image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
megapixel count good (16MP)
comes with tracking autofocus
environment proof
max frames per second very slow (3.0 frames per second)
no shutter priority
small sensor size (1/2.3")
doesn't have phase detect auto focus

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.

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environment sealing
good resolution (16MP)
flash built-in
fairly wide (28mm)
missing Time Lapse mode
doesn't have a selfie friendly display
sluggish maximum aperture (f3.9)

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.

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rather wide (28mm)
screen is a decent size (3 inches)
has image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
decent sensor resolution (16 megapixels)
weather proofing
lack of manual focus
cannot swap lenses (fixed lens mount)
sluggish maximum aperture (f3.9)
no manual control
tiny sensor (1/2.3")
lacks RAW format
missing Time Lapse recording

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.

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fairly wide (28mm)
built in image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
high quality video (1920 x 1080 pixels)
slow maximum aperture (f3.9)
display isn't selfie friendly
no microphone jack

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.

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General Information
Fujifilm FinePix XP200
Body design
Sensor Information
Sensor type
Sensor size
Sensor measurements
6.17 x 4.55mm
Sensor surface area
Sensor resolution
Anti aliasing filter
Aspect ratio
4:3, 3:2 and 16:9
Max resolution
4608 x 3456
RAW format
Max native ISO
Lowest native ISO
Focus manually
Autofocus touch
Autofocus continuous
Single autofocus
Tracking autofocus
Autofocus selectice
Center weighted autofocus
Multi area autofocus
Live view autofocus
Face detect autofocus
Contract detect autofocus
Phase detect autofocus
Cross focus points
Lens mounting type
fixed lens
Lens focal range
28-140mm (5.0x)
Highest aperture
Focal length multiplier
Range of display
Fixed Type
Display diagonal
Display resolution
920k dot
Selfie friendly
Touch functionality
Display tech
TFT color LCD monitor
Viewfinder Information
DXO scores
DXO Overall score
not tested
DXO Color Depth score
not tested
DXO Dynamic range score
not tested
DXO Low light score
not tested
Min shutter speed
4 seconds
Max shutter speed
1/2000 seconds
Continuous shutter speed
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Expose Manually
Custom white balance
Image stabilization
Inbuilt flash
Flash range
3.10 m
Flash options
Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow Sync
Hot shoe
White balance bracketing
Multisegment metering
Average metering
Spot metering
Partial metering
AF area metering
Center weighted metering
Video features
Supported video resolutions
1920 x 1080 (60fps), 1280 x 720 (60 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps)
Max video resolution
Video file format
Microphone jack
Headphone jack
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Environmental seal
Water proof
Dust proof
Shock proof
Crush proof
Freeze proof
232g (0.51 lb)
Physical dimensions
116 x 71 x 30mm (4.6" x 2.8" x 1.2")
Battery life
300 photos
Battery form
Battery Pack
Battery model
Self timer
Yes (2 or 10 sec, delay, Group Timer)
Time lapse feature
Storage media
Storage slots
Retail cost