Fujifilm XP80 summary
Fujifilm XP80 is FujiFilm's Waterproof camera originally released on January of 2015. The camera comes with a 16MP, CMOS 1/2.3" sized sensor and has a max resolution of 4608 x 3456.
The XP80 is placed #27 out of 74 in Waterproof cameras & over all #710 out of 1422 for digital cameras in our database. You should look at our Smart camera filter to get camera rankings based on your personalized factors.
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Fujifilm XP80 family
The Fujifilm XP80 is part of a family of digital cameras. You can read the complete range below.
Fujifilm XP80 Gallery
You can check the XP80 from different angles in the gallery underneath.
Fujifilm XP80 Pros and Cons
Below is a selection of upsides and downsides of the Fujifilm XP80 based on aspects that are oftentimes considered useful in a camera.
Fujifilm XP80 Sensor info
The dimension of the sensor on the Fujifilm XP80 is 6.17mm x 4.55mm (1/2.3"). The 28 mm² sensor can capture 4608 x 3456 pixels and aspect ratios of 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9. The camera has Image Stabilization (Sensor-shift). Optical stabilization is better than digital stabilization since the latter might produce cropping.Instagram's $20 billion Ad success
The CMOS sensor has 16MP and gives a native ISO range of 100 to 6400. Sadly, RAW files are not saved which means that you have less room to maneuver in post.
The picture below shows the XP80's sensor dimensions when compared to other common sizes. The XP80 sensor has a crop factor of 5.8 and is showcased in green.400 Megapixel mode coming to Fujifilm GFX 100
To get a sense of different aspect ratios, you can refer to the visual below.
Fujifilm XP80 dimensions
Fujifilm XP80 is 0.39 lb (179 gr / 6.31 oz) & the measurement of the camera is 104mm x 67mm x 26mm (4.1" x 2.6" x 1.0"). The weight of typical Waterproof camera is 196 gr and the Fujifilm XP80 is very much the same as compared to other competitors.Photographer fined '$200,000' for failing to deliver photos
Listed below is a visual of the Fujifilm XP80 besides a soft drink to help you to get a feel for its scale.
The top view directly below will provide the button arrangement on the XP80.
Fujifilm XP80 Lens info
The XP80 has an inbuilt lens featuring a focal range of 28-140mm making it a 5.0 x zoom which is not at all outstanding however it is going to be helpful in a few scenarios.
At the widest 28mm, it has an aperture of f3.9 which is kind of slow and not the best for low light circumstances and you will probably find it hard to get a shallow depth of field. You will probably also need to increase the ISO giving you noisy files. At the tele end, 140mm comes at f4.9 making it really sluggish and you would need to utilize slow shutter speeds.
Fujifilm XP80 Connectivity
The XP80 has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
- Wireless Yes
- HDMI Yes
Digital cameras that feature NFC and / or Bluetooth compatibility can be controlled wirelessly via smartphones. You are able to copy photos and oftentimes adjust settings without connecting straight to the camera.
Several applications even give a Liveview and hit the shutter when you are not close to the camera. If the camera includes a HDMI port, it can be attached to an external display. The majority of cameras will allow you to charge the battery pack through the USB socket.
Fujifilm XP80 Video info
The max video quality on the Fujifilm XP80 is 1920 x 1080 and you can shoot in H.264 format. 1080p quality can provide a good balance in quality vs file sizes but 1080p will not leave you with any room to crop. The camera does not have a microphone and / or headphone port which means you have got little control over the sound. It is probably a better idea to look into another camera if you require better sound for your video clips.
Fujifilm XP80 Weather Sealing
Fujifilm XP80 comes with environment proofing which makes it a good option for use in tough places. This can be especially valuable whenever you are not sure about the conditions you may face in outdoor photography.
Fujifilm XP80 Display and Viewfinder
The Fujifilm XP80 comes with a 2.7 inch fixed display screen supporting a resolution of 460 thousand dots.
Please be aware that the display has no touch support.World's smallest camera makes it into Guinness Book of Records
The ViewFinder specs for Fujifilm XP80 are below:
- ViewFinder None
Viewfinders are pretty useful in bright outdoor conditions which can make the camera display washed out and hard to see.
Fujifilm XP80 Shutter info
Fujifilm XP80 can shoot continuously at 10.0 frames/s. The max shutter speed is 1/2000 seconds.
Fujifilm XP80 Flash and Hot shoe info
Fujifilm XP80 has only in-built flash with missing external flash support.
Fujifilm XP80 Autofocus info
Fujifilm XP80 has just Contrast Based AF & doesn't have Phase Detect AF. Phase Detection autofocusing is a lot quicker & accurate when compared to Contrast Based autofocusing. The camera comes with Face detect which makes it handy for portraits.
It also features Tracking AF for subjects on the move. Fujifilm XP80 does not have manual focusing. Manual focusing ability can be useful in low light occasions or you want to have more exact focus control.
Fujifilm XP80 Battery life
The battery pack (NP-45S) in the Fujifilm XP80 is designed to last for 210 shots as per the CIPA standards which is less when compared to it's competitors. The usual Waterproof camera battery life is 274. Olympus TG-4 offers the maximum (380) battery life in this kind of cameras.
Listed below is a listing of Waterproof cameras that have the highest battery life:
Fujifilm XP80 for different kinds of photography
The following illustration shows a outline of the Fujifilm XP80 for different kinds of photography. To learn more, browse to the specific section below.
Fujifilm XP80 Portrait photography details
The Fujifilm XP80 gets a score of 36 which is lousy, and means the camera is simply not very good for portrait photos. Shooting portrait photos leans greatly towards sensor size, RAW support along with the flexibility to utilize off-camera flash.
Street photography with Fujifilm XP80
With a above average points tally of 63, the Fujifilm XP80 is a very decent fit for street photography. A very good street photography camera gives a fine balance of picture quality plus portability.
Fujifilm XP80 Sports photography details
A reasonable sports photography rating of 46 suggests the Fujifilm XP80 is reasonably adequate for taking photos of sports. A camera should have very good tracking plus continuous shooting for sports photography.
Fujifilm XP80 Travel photography highlights
Size is extremely critical in buying a camera for travel. Over-all, the Fujifilm XP80 gets a above average 65 for a travel camera which makes it a good pick to take on your journeys.
Fujifilm XP80 Landscape photography highlights
When you are planning to purchase a digital camera for landscape pictures, the most essential factor will no doubt be image quality. The Fujifilm XP80 with it's lousy rating of 41 for a landscape camera is simply not very good amongst it's competition.
Fujifilm XP80 Vlogging highlights
A vlogging camera really should have a moving screen, microphone port and if possible image stabilization. Taking all things into account, the Fujifilm XP80 is simply not very good for vlogging as it receives a lousy rating of 34.
Fujifilm XP80 Alternatives
If you need alternatives to the XP80, here is a selection of the top placed cameras that fall into the category of Waterproof.
The diagram below gives you an overview of the XP80 vs it's top scoring rivals suggested previously.
There are more cameras you may take into account as alternate options. To go through a full comparison, just click on the "compare" link.