Fujifilm XP60

 
Fujifilm FinePix XP60 front
 
  • 16MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 2.7" Fixed Screen
  • ISO 100 - 6400
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 1920 x 1080 video
  • 28-140mm (F3.9-4.9) lens
  • 183g - 104 x 67 x 26mm
  • Revealed June 2013
  • Older Model is Fujifilm XP50
  • Successor is Fujifilm XP70
  • Read full specs
  • Alternatives
  • Size Comparison
Portability
93
Imaging
41
Features
34
Overall
38

Fujifilm XP60 overview

Fujifilm XP60 is FujiFilm's Waterproof digital camera originally announced on June of 2013. The camera has got a 16MP, CMOS 1/2.3" size sensor with a peak resolution of 4608 x 3440.

FujiFilm introduced this model in order to upgrade the earlier Fujifilm XP50 (Read Full Comparison) & then launched the fresher Fujifilm XP70 (Read Full Comparison) to upgrade this camera.

The Fujifilm XP60 is placed #34 out of 74 in Waterproof cameras & all-around #766 out of 1428 for cameras in our collection. You can test our Advanced camera filter to get camera ratings based on your personalized factors.

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The following is a chart of different criteria used in the scoring system.

Fujifilm XP60 history

The Fujifilm XP60 has a history of related cameras. Listed below, you can see all older and the latest models alongside important specifications.

ModelVisualizeLensResolutionSensor SizeReleased
Fujifilm-FinePix-XP130 front thumbnailFujifilm XP130
Fujifilm XP60 vs Fujifilm XP130
28-140mm
F3.9-4.9
16MP1/2.3"2018
Fujifilm-FinePix-XP120 front thumbnailFujifilm XP120
Fujifilm XP60 vs Fujifilm XP120
28-140mm
F3.9-4.9
16MP1/2.3"2017
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Fujifilm-XP90 front thumbnailFujifilm XP90
Fujifilm XP60 vs Fujifilm XP90
28-140mm
F3.9-4.9
16MP1/2.3"2016
Fujifilm-XP80 front thumbnailFujifilm XP80
Fujifilm XP60 vs Fujifilm XP80
28-140mm
F3.9-4.9
16MP1/2.3"2015
Fujifilm-FinePix-XP70 front thumbnailFujifilm XP70
Fujifilm XP60 vs Fujifilm XP70
28-140mm
F3.9-4.9
16MP1/2.3"2014
Fujifilm-FinePix-XP60 front thumbnailFujifilm XP6028-140mm
F3.9-4.9
16MP1/2.3"2013
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Fujifilm-FinePix-XP200 front thumbnailFujifilm XP200
Fujifilm XP60 vs Fujifilm XP200
28-140mm
F3.9-4.9
16MP1/2.3"2013
Fujifilm-FinePix-XP50 front thumbnailFujifilm XP50
Fujifilm XP60 vs Fujifilm XP50
28-140mm
F3.9-4.9
14MP1/2.3"2012
Fujifilm-FinePix-JX500 front thumbnailFujifilm JX500
Fujifilm XP60 vs Fujifilm JX500
26-130mm
F3.5-6.3
14MP1/2.3"2012
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Fujifilm-FinePix-T400 front thumbnailFujifilm T400
Fujifilm XP60 vs Fujifilm T400
28-280mm
F3.4-5.6
16MP1/2.3"2012
Fujifilm-FinePix-XP150 front thumbnailFujifilm XP150
Fujifilm XP60 vs Fujifilm XP150
28-140mm
F3.9-4.9
14MP1/2.3"2012
Fujifilm-FinePix-JZ200 front thumbnailFujifilm JZ200
Fujifilm XP60 vs Fujifilm JZ200
25-200mm
F2.9-5.9
16MP1/2.3"2012
Fujifilm-FinePix-JX550 front thumbnailFujifilm JX550
Fujifilm XP60 vs Fujifilm JX550
26-130mm
F3.5-6.3
16MP1/2.3"2012
Fujifilm-FinePix-JZ100 front thumbnailFujifilm JZ100
Fujifilm XP60 vs Fujifilm JZ100
25-200mm
F2.9-5.9
14MP1/2.3"2012
Fujifilm-FinePix-XP30 front thumbnailFujifilm XP30
Fujifilm XP60 vs Fujifilm XP30
28-140mm
F3.9-4.9
14MP1/2.3"2011
Fujifilm-FinePix-JX370 front thumbnailFujifilm JX370
Fujifilm XP60 vs Fujifilm JX370
28-140mm
F2.6-6.2
14MP1/2.3"2011
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Fujifilm-FinePix-JV150 front thumbnailFujifilm JV150
Fujifilm XP60 vs Fujifilm JV150
37-111mm
F3.2-4.3
14MP1/2.3"2010
FujiFilm-FinePix-XP10 front thumbnailFujiFilm XP10
Fujifilm XP60 vs XP10
36-180mm
F4.0-4.8
12MP1/2.3"2010
Fujifilm-FinePix-A170 front thumbnailFujifilm A170
Fujifilm XP60 vs Fujifilm A170
32-96mm
F3.1-5.6
10MP1/2.3"2009
Fujifilm-FinePix-Z35 front thumbnailFujifilm Z35
Fujifilm XP60 vs Fujifilm Z35
35-105mm
F3.7-4.2
10MP1/2.3"2009
Fujifilm-FinePix-Z37 front thumbnailFujifilm Z37
Fujifilm XP60 vs Fujifilm Z37
35-105mm
F3.7-4.2
10MP1/2.3"2009
Fujifilm-FinePix-Z33WP front thumbnailFujifilm Z33WP
Fujifilm XP60 vs Fujifilm Z33WP
35-105mm
F3.7-4.2
10MP1/2.3"2009
Fujifilm-FinePix-Z30 front thumbnailFujifilm Z30
Fujifilm XP60 vs Fujifilm Z30
35-105mm
F3.7-4.2
10MP1/2.3"2009
Fujifilm-FinePix-A100 front thumbnailFujifilm A100
Fujifilm XP60 vs Fujifilm A100
36-107mm
F3.1-5.6
10MP1/2.3"2009
Fujifilm-FinePix-A150 front thumbnailFujifilm A150
Fujifilm XP60 vs Fujifilm A150
36-107mm
F3.1-5.6
10MP1/2.3"2009
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Fujifilm XP60 Pros and Cons

Here is a checklist of benefits and drawbacks of the Fujifilm XP60 based on aspects that are typically seen as necessary in a digital camera.

built-in flash
built in zoom lens (28-140mm 5.0 x zoom)
environment sealing
good min ISO (100)
has HDMI support
has image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
high quality video (1920 x 1080 pixels)
MP count decent (16MP)
offers tracking focus
rather wide (28mm)
cannot use external flash
does not have headphone jack
does not have mic jack
does not have Time Lapse function
fixed lens (fixed lens mount)
lack of manual focus
low resolution screen (230 k dot)
no aperture priority
no manual control
no moving screen
no phase detect auto focus
no RAW support
no shutter priority mode
screen is not selfie friendly
screen is small (2.7 inches)
sluggish at long end (f4.9)
somewhat slow maximum aperture (f3.9)
very small sensor size (1/2.3")
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Fujifilm XP60 Sensor features

The measurement of the sensor in the Fujifilm XP60 is 6.17mm x 4.55mm (1/2.3"). The 28 mm² sensor has the capability to resolve 4608 x 3440 pixels . The camera has Image Stabilization (Sensor-shift). In body stabilization is superior than digital stabilization as the latter can lead to cropping.

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The CMOS sensor has 16MP and provides a standard ISO range of 100 - 6400. Sadly, RAW photos are not saved so the user has less margin for error.

The picture below shows the Fujifilm XP60's sensor size compared to other popular sizes. The Fujifilm XP60 sensor has a crop factor of 5.8 and is presented in green.

Fujifilm FinePix XP60 sensor size 400 Megapixel mode coming to Fujifilm GFX 100

To get an idea of various aspect ratios, you can refer to the graphic below.

Camera sensor aspect ratios

Fujifilm XP60 dimensions

Fujifilm XP60 weighs 0.40 lb (183 gr or 6.46 ounces) & the overall size of the camera is 104mm x 67mm x 26mm (4.1" x 2.6" x 1.0"). The weight of general Waterproof camera is 196 gr so the Fujifilm XP60 is very similar compared to its competitors.

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The following is a visual of the Fujifilm XP60 besides a softdrink so you're able to get a sense of its size.

Fujifilm FinePix XP60 dimensions scale

The top view directly below will highlight the button design on the Fujifilm XP60.

Fujifilm FinePix XP60 topview buttons dials

Fujifilm XP60 Lens features

The Fujifilm XP60 has a built in lens with a focal range of 28-140mm giving it a 5.0 x zoom which is definitely not perfect nevertheless it will probably be handy in certain cases.

At it's widest 28mm, the lens has an aperture of f3.9 and that's pretty sluggish and not good for low light circumstances and you may find it hard to get a shallow depth of field. You will likely also have to raise your ISO setting resulting in noisy photos. With the long end, 140mm comes with f4.9 which is pretty slow and you might have to utilize slower shutter speeds.

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Fujifilm XP60 Connectivity

The Fujifilm XP60 has the following connectivity:

  • USB Yes
  • HDMI Yes

Cameras that incorporate NFC and Bluetooth support are able to be controlled wirelessly by smartphones. You are able to send images and in some cases alter camera settings without the hassle of connecting physically with the camera.

Several apps also allow a Liveview and press the shutter whenever you aren't near the camera. If the camera comes with a HDMI port, it can easily be connected to an external screen. A good number of cameras will allow you to recharge the battery with the USB port.

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Fujifilm XP60 Video features

The highest video quality in the Fujifilm XP60 is 1920 x 1080 and you can save in H.264 file format. 1080p quality will provide a decent balance for video quality vs file size but FULL HD is not going to leave you with any room to crop. The body doesn't include a microphone and headphone jack so you have zero control over the sound. It is perhaps a better idea to look into a different camera should you want good sound for your videos.

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Fujifilm XP60 Weather Sealing

Fujifilm XP60 features environment sealing which makes it a good candidate for use for challenging locations. This is especially helpful if you are uncertain about the conditions you may face for outdoor photography.

Fujifilm XP60 Screen and Viewfinder

The Fujifilm XP60 has got a 2.7" fixed display with a resolution of 230k dots.

Sadly the display isn't a touch screen.

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The ViewFinder specifications for Fujifilm XP60 are below:

  • ViewFinder None

Viewfinders can be quite beneficial for bright outdoor conditions which will make the camera screen washed out and difficult to see.

Fujifilm XP60 Shutter features

Fujifilm XP60 continuous shooting speed is 10.0 fps. The maximum shutter speed is 1/2000s.

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Fujifilm XP60 Flash and Hot shoe features

Fujifilm XP60 has just integrated flash lacking external flash ability.

Fujifilm XP60 Autofocus features

Fujifilm XP60 has only Contrast Based AF & lacks Phase Detect AF. Phase Detection focusing is a lot snappier and precise than Contrast Based focusing.

It also boasts Tracking AF for subjects that move. Fujifilm XP60 lacks manual focusing. Manual focusing option is good for low light occasions or you want more precise control on focusing.

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Fujifilm XP60 Battery life

The typical Waterproof camera battery life is 274. Olympus TG-4 comes with the highest (380) battery life for this category of cameras.

Listed below is a collection of Waterproof cameras that come with the strongest battery life:

Fujifilm XP60 for different types of photography

The following chart shows a summation of the Fujifilm XP60 for different types of photography. To see more, have a look at the specific section below.

Fujifilm XP60 Portrait photography details

The Fujifilm XP60 gets a score of 31 which is subpar, and means the camera is just not very good for portraits. Taking portrait photos leans greatly towards sensor dimensions, support for RAW photos & capability to use external flash.

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MP count good (16MP)
lack of manual focus
manual mode not available
cannot use external flash
tiny sensor (1/2.3")
does not have RAW files

Fujifilm XP60 Street photography info

Getting a very good points total of 62, the Fujifilm XP60 is a fine pick for street photography. A decent street photography camera provides a perfect balance of image quality and portability.

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built in image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
environment sealing
screen is fixed
sensor is small (1/2.3")
doesn't have RAW support

Fujifilm XP60 Sports photography features

A modest sports photography points tally of 49 suggests the Fujifilm XP60 is reasonably suitable for taking pictures of sports. A camera really should have very good focusing and shutter speeds for sports photography.

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built in image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
megapixel count decent (16MP)
provides tracking autofocus
environment proofing
lack of shutter priority mode
sensor is very small (1/2.3")
has no phase detect AF

Fujifilm XP60 Travel photography info

Weight is really crucial in choosing a camera for travel. Overall, the Fujifilm XP60 gets a very good 68 for a travel camera which makes it a very decent choice to buy for your journeys.

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weather sealing
sensor resolution is decent (16 megapixels)
has built in flash
really wide (28mm)
no Time Lapse recording
screen is not selfie friendly
slow max aperture (f3.9)

Fujifilm XP60 Landscape photography information

If you find yourself planning to choose a digital camera for landscape photos, the most vital factor will no doubt be image quality. The Fujifilm XP60 with it's subpar grade of 42 for a landscape camera is just not very good among it's competitors.

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really wide (28mm)
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
decent MP (16MP)
environment sealing
manual focus not available
cannot switch lenses (fixed lens mount)
somewhat slow maximum aperture (f3.9)
screen is somewhat small (2.7 inch)
no manual exposure
tiny sensor size (1/2.3")
doesn't have RAW format
no Time Lapse mode

Vlogging with Fujifilm XP60

A camera for vlogging should really posses a articulating display screen, microphone input and ideally image stabilization. Taking everything in to account, the Fujifilm XP60 is just not very good for vlogging as it delivers a subpar score of 32.

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fairly wide (28mm)
has image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
high res video (1920 x 1080 pixels)
sluggish maximum aperture (f3.9)
doesn't posses selfie friendly display
missing external mic support

Fujifilm XP60 Alternatives

If you are searching for alternatives to the Fujifilm XP60, below is a range of the highest rated cameras which fall within the family of Waterproof.

The line graph underneath will give you an overview of the Fujifilm XP60 compared to it's top ranked rivals suggested above.

Following are several cameras you might regard as alternate options. To read a thorough comparison, simply click the "compare" link.

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Specifications

General Information
Make
FujiFilm
Model type
Fujifilm FinePix XP60
Type
Waterproof
Revealed
2013-06-21
Body design
Compact
Sensor Information
Sensor type
CMOS
Sensor size
1/2.3"
Sensor dimensions
6.17 x 4.55mm
Sensor area
28.1mm²
Sensor resolution
16MP
Anti alias filter
Highest resolution
4608 x 3440
RAW pictures
Highest native ISO
6400
Lowest native ISO
100
Autofocusing
Focus manually
Autofocus touch
Autofocus continuous
Single autofocus
Autofocus tracking
Selective autofocus
Autofocus center weighted
Multi area autofocus
Autofocus live view
Face detection focus
Contract detection focus
Phase detection focus
Cross type focus points
0
Lens
Lens support
fixed lens
Lens zoom range
28-140mm (5.0x)
Largest aperture
f/3.9-4.9
Focal length multiplier
5.8
Screen
Screen type
Fixed Type
Screen sizing
2.7 inches
Screen resolution
230k dot
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch capability
Screen technology
TFT color LCD monitor
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder type
None
DXO scores
DXO All around rating
not tested
DXO Color Depth rating
not tested
DXO Dynamic range rating
not tested
DXO Low light rating
not tested
Features
Lowest shutter speed
4s
Highest shutter speed
1/2000s
Continuous shooting speed
10.0fps
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manually set exposure
Change white balance
Image stabilization
Built-in flash
Flash modes
Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow Sync
Hot shoe
AEB
WB bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment metering
Average metering
Spot metering
Partial metering
AF area metering
Center weighted metering
Video features
Video resolutions
1920 x 1080 (60fps), 320 x 240 (240 fps), 640 x 480 (120 fps)
Highest video resolution
1920x1080
Video file format
H.264
Mic input
Headphone input
Connectivity
Wireless
None
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS
None
Physical
Environmental seal
Water proofing
Dust proofing
Shock proofing
Crush proofing
Freeze proofing
Weight
183 grams (0.40 pounds)
Dimensions
104 x 67 x 26mm (4.1" x 2.6" x 1.0")
Other
Self timer
Yes
Time lapse recording
Type of storage
SD/ SDHC/ SDXC
Storage slots
1
Launch price
$180