Fujifilm XP70 summary
Fujifilm XP70 is FujiFilm's Waterproof digital camera originally introduced on January of 2014. It features a 16 MegaPixel, CMOS 1/2.3" sized sensor and has a max resolution of 4608 x 3456.
FujiFilm brought out this model to update the earlier Fujifilm XP60 (Read Full Comparison) & subsequently brought out the fresher Fujifilm XP80 (Read Full Comparison) in an effort to replace this camera.
The XP70 is placed #28 out of 74 in Waterproof cameras & over all #714 out of 1422 for digital cameras in our list. You should use our Advanced camera search to find camera results based on your personal requirements.
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Fujifilm XP70 history
The Fujifilm XP70 has a history of related digital cameras. Underneath, you can see all older and latest models as well as important specs.
Fujifilm XP70 Gallery
You can see the XP70 from different angles in the gallery below.
Fujifilm XP70 Pros and Cons
Below is a selection of benefits and drawbacks of the Fujifilm XP70 based on aspects that are oftentimes considered useful in a digital camera.
Fujifilm XP70 Sensor specifications
The sensor measurement on the Fujifilm XP70 is 6.17mm x 4.55mm (1/2.3"). The 28 mm² sensor has the ability to capture 4608 x 3456 pixels at aspect ratios of 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9. The camera comes with Image Stabilization (Sensor-shift). Sensor stabilization is superior than digital stabilization since the latter can cause cropping.Coronavirus is affecting the sensor business
The CMOS sensor has 16 megapixels and includes a standard ISO range of 100 to 6400. Sadly, RAW files are not saved which means that the user has less room to maneuver in post.
The graphic below illustrates the XP70's sensor dimensions in comparison to other popular sizes. The XP70 sensor has a crop factor of 5.8 and is outlined in green.400 Megapixel mode coming to Fujifilm GFX 100
To get a sense of different aspect ratios, you can refer to the graphic below.
Fujifilm XP70 dimensions
Fujifilm XP70 weighs 0.39 pounds (179 grams / 6.31 ounces) & has outside size of 104mm x 67mm x 26mm (4.1" x 2.6" x 1.0"). The weight of typical Waterproof camera is 196 grams and the Fujifilm XP70 is very much the same when compared with other rivals.Control Profoto B10 & B10 Plus with your Android Phone
Below is a pic of the Fujifilm XP70 beside a soda to help you get a sense of its scale.
The top view below will highlight the button arrangement on the XP70.
Fujifilm XP70 Lens specifications
The XP70 comes with a fixed lens providing a focal range of 28-140mm giving it a 5.0 x zoom which isn't exceptional nevertheless it will be very helpful in a few circumstances.
At the widest 28mm, it comes with an aperture of f3.9 which will be rather slow and not the best for low light circumstances and you will struggle to get good bokeh. You will also need to boost the ISO giving you noisy shots. Towards the tele end, 140mm comes with f4.9 which is pretty slow and you might need to set slower shutter speeds.
Fujifilm XP70 Connectivity
The XP70 has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
- Wireless Yes
- HDMI Yes
- GPS Yes
Digital cameras that feature NFC or Bluetooth support are able to be used wirelessly via smartphones. You can transfer files and usually alter settings without connecting straight to the camera.
Several applications even enable a Liveview and hit the shutter if you are not near the camera. If the camera comes with a HDMI port, it can easily be hooked up to an external display. Almost all cameras will allow you to recharge the battery pack with the USB port.
Fujifilm XP70 Video specifications
The max video resolution on the Fujifilm XP70 is 1920 x 1080 and you can capture in H.264 file format. 1080p resolution is an excellent balance in video quality versus file sizes but 1080p isn't going to give you any room to downsample. The camera does not have a microphone or headphone port which means you have got no control over the sound. It is perhaps a better idea to take a look at another camera should you need good sound for your videos.
Fujifilm XP70 Weather Sealing
Fujifilm XP70 provides weather proofing making it a great candidate for use in challenging conditions. This can be particularly valuable when you are uncertain about the elements you may face in outdoor photography.
Fujifilm XP70 Screen and Viewfinder
The Fujifilm XP70 features a 2.7 inch fixed display screen boasting a resolution of 460 thousand dots.
Please note that the display has no touch support.Instagram's $20 billion Ad success
The View Finder specs for Fujifilm XP70 are as follows:
- ViewFinder None
For bright outdoor situations which make the camera displays washed out and hard to see, viewfinders are quite helpful.
Fujifilm XP70 Shutter specifications
Fujifilm XP70 continuous shooting speed is 10.0 frames/s. The max shutter speed is 1/2000s.
Fujifilm XP70 Flash and Hot shoe specifications
Fujifilm XP70 comes with only inbuilt flash with missing external flash support.
Fujifilm XP70 Autofocus specifications
Fujifilm XP70 comes with just Contrast Based Autofocus & lacks Phase Detect Autofocus. Phase Detection focusing is more faster & exact when compared with Contrast Based focusing. The camera features Face detection which is valuable for portraits.
It also comes with Tracking Autofocus for objects that move. Fujifilm XP70 has no manual focusing. Manual focusing ability can be useful in low light occasions or you require more exact control on focus.
Fujifilm XP70 Battery life
The battery pack (NP-45S) for the Fujifilm XP70 is made to last for 210 photographs based on the CIPA standards which is less compared to it's competition. The usual Waterproof camera battery life is 274. Olympus TG-4 has got the maximum (380) battery life in this type of cameras.
Here is a number of Waterproof cameras that have the best battery life:
Fujifilm XP70 for different forms of photography
The following chart indicates a summary of the Fujifilm XP70 for different forms of photography. To check out more, check out the specific section below.
Fujifilm XP70 as a Portrait photography camera
The Fujifilm XP70 has a points total of 36 which is terrible, meaning that it is just not very good to use for portraits. Photographing portraits leans heavily to sensor size, support for RAW photos plus the option to use external lighting.
Street photography with Fujifilm XP70
Having a very good score of 63, the Fujifilm XP70 is a very decent pick to use in street photography. A very good street photography camera features a fine balance of image quality and portability.
Fujifilm XP70 Sports photography details
A modest sports photography points total of 46 indicates the Fujifilm XP70 is relatively suitable for shooting sports. A camera must have excellent focusing plus fast shutter speeds for sports photography.
Fujifilm XP70 Travel photography advice
Weight is super important in choosing a travel camera. On the whole, the Fujifilm XP70 gets a above average 65 for a travelling camera which makes it a fine option for your trips.
Fujifilm XP70 Landscape photography highlights
For anybody planning to buy a camera for landscape photos, the most significant aspect will be image quality. The Fujifilm XP70 and it's terrible rating of 41 as a landscape camera is just not very good amongst its competitors.
Fujifilm XP70 Vlogging info
A vlogging camera really should posses a moving display, mic input and preferably image stabilization. Considering all things, the Fujifilm XP70 is just not very good as a vlog camera as it delivers a terrible rating of 34.
Fujifilm XP70 Alternatives
If you are in the market for replacements to the XP70, below is a range of the top placed cameras that fall within the category of Waterproof.
The diagram followed below offers you a summary of the XP70 versus it's highest rated rivals mentioned earlier.
Following are additional cameras you may have a look at as alternate options. To read through a thorough comparison, visit the "compare" link.