Fujifilm XP90 overview
Fujifilm XP90 is FujiFilm's Waterproof camera first introduced on January of 2016. It has a 16 MegaPixel, BSI-CMOS 1/2.3" size sensor with a peak resolution of 4608 x 3456.
The XP90 places at #9 out of 74 in Waterproof cameras & all around #559 out of 1422 for cameras in our database. You can check out our Smart camera search to get camera listings based on your personal factors.
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Fujifilm XP90 family
The Fujifilm XP90 is part of a family of cameras. You can read the full list below.
Fujifilm XP90 Gallery
You can look at the XP90 from different angles in the gallery underneath.
Fujifilm XP90 Pros and Cons
Here is a collection of upsides and downsides of the Fujifilm XP90 based on things that are generally seen as useful in a camera.
Fujifilm XP90 Sensor features
The measurement of the sensor in the Fujifilm XP90 is 6.17mm x 4.55mm (1/2.3"). The 28 mm² sensor is able to resolve 4608 x 3456 pixels using aspect ratios of 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9. The camera comes with Image Stabilization (Sensor-shift). In body stabilization is more desirable than digital stabilization as the latter might cause cropping.400 Megapixel mode coming to Fujifilm GFX 100
The BSI-CMOS sensor has 16 megapixels and has a native ISO range of 100 - 3200. The ISO can be extended digitally to a maximum of 6400. Sadly, RAW format is not saved therefore you have less margin for error.
The picture below illustrates the XP90's sensor size in comparison to other common sizes. The XP90 sensor has a crop factor of 5.8 and is pointed out in green.World's smallest camera makes it into Guinness Book of Records
To get an idea of different aspect ratios, you can refer to the visual below.
Fujifilm XP90 dimensions
Fujifilm XP90 weighs about 0.45 lbs (203g or 7.16 oz) & the dimensions of the camera is 110mm x 71mm x 28mm (4.3" x 2.8" x 1.1"). The weight of general Waterproof camera is 196g so the Fujifilm XP90 is very similar as compared to other rivals.Control Profoto B10 & B10 Plus with your Android Phone
Listed below is a visual of the Fujifilm XP90 besides a soft drink so you can get a feel for its size.
The top view directly below will show the button layout on the XP90.
Fujifilm XP90 Lens features
The XP90 includes a built-in lens offering a focal range of 28-140mm making it a 5.0 x zoom which may not be outstanding nevertheless it will definitely be handy in some scenarios.
At it's widest 28mm, the lens comes with an aperture of f3.9 making it quite sluggish and not good for low light conditions and you will likely struggle to get good bokeh. You will also have to up your ISO setting giving you noisy photographs. With the long end, 140mm comes with f4.9 making it very sluggish and you would have to utilize slow shutter speeds.
Fujifilm XP90 Connectivity
The XP90 has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
- Wireless Yes
- HDMI Yes
Cameras with NFC and / or Bluetooth support can be used wirelessly by smartphones. You can send pictures and usually adjust camera settings with no need to connect physically with the camera.
Some apps also allow a Liveview and press the shutter in case you aren't close to the camera. If the camera has a HDMI port, it can be attached to an external screen. Virtually all cameras will allow you to charge the battery with the USB socket.
Fujifilm XP90 Video features
The highest video resolution in the Fujifilm XP90 is 1920 x 1080 and you can record in MPEG-4 and H.264 format. 1080p resolution gives a great balance in quality versus file size but FULL HD won't give you any room to downsample. The body doesn't include a microphone and / or headphone jack which means that you get absolutely no control over the sound. It is probably a better idea to get an alternative camera should you need better sound for your video clips.
Fujifilm XP90 Weather Sealing
Fujifilm XP90 comes with weather sealing making it a good option for use in tough climates. This is particularly helpful whenever you are unsure about the elements you may face in outdoor photography.
Fujifilm XP90 Display and Viewfinder
The Fujifilm XP90 has a 3" fixed display screen having a resolution of 920k dots.
Sadly the display screen is not a touch screen.Google will print your 'Best' photos for $8 a month
The View Finder details for Fujifilm XP90 are the following:
- ViewFinder None
For bright outdoor situations that make the camera screens washed out and hard to see, viewfinders can be very valuable.
Fujifilm XP90 Shutter features
Fujifilm XP90 is able to shoot continuously at 10.0 fps. The highest shutter speed is 1/2000 seconds.
Fujifilm XP90 Flash and Hot shoe features
Fujifilm XP90 comes with just built-in flash with no external flash ability.
Fujifilm XP90 Autofocus features
Fujifilm XP90 comes with only Contrast Based Auto Focus & doesn't have Phase Detect Auto Focus. Phase Detection autofocusing is more faster and exact as compared to Contrast Based autofocusing. The camera has Face detect which can be handy for portraits.
It also features Tracking Auto Focus for things on the move. Fujifilm XP90 lacks manual focusing. Manual focusing option is good in low light scenarios or you need more exact control on depth of field.
Fujifilm XP90 Battery life
The battery power (NP-45S) for the Fujifilm XP90 is fashioned to last for 210 photos based on the CIPA standards which is lesser in comparison with it's competitors. The typical Waterproof camera battery life is 274. Olympus TG-4 offers the highest (380) battery life in this class of cameras.
Underneath is a list of Waterproof cameras with the highest battery life:
Fujifilm XP90 for different forms of photography
The following graph indicates a overview of the Fujifilm XP90 for different forms of photography. To understand more, browse to the specific section below.
Portrait photography with Fujifilm XP90
The Fujifilm XP90 gets a points total of 37 which is low, meaning that it is simply not very good to use for portrait photography. Photographing portraits leans heavily to sensor specs, RAW support and ability to use off-camera lighting.
Fujifilm XP90 Street photography factors
Coming in at a very good rating of 62, the Fujifilm XP90 is a fine fit to buy for street photography. A decent street photography camera gives a perfect balance of picture quality plus portability.
Fujifilm XP90 Sports photography information
A decent sports photography score of 46 means the Fujifilm XP90 is relatively suitable for photographing sports. A camera needs to have very good tracking and fast continuous shooting for sports photography.
Fujifilm XP90 Travel photography highlights
Portability is really critical in choosing a travel camera. All round, the Fujifilm XP90 gets a nice 67 for a travelling camera which makes it a respectable fit for your holidays.
Landscape photography with Fujifilm XP90
For anybody who is planning to pick a camera for landscape pictures, the most critical aspect will be image quality. The Fujifilm XP90 at it's decent score of 47 as a landscape camera is reasonably adequate within the current market.
Fujifilm XP90 Vlogging factors
A camera for vlogging really should have a articulating display screen, mic port and ideally image stabilization. Considering every thing, the Fujifilm XP90 is simply not very good as a vlog camera as it receives a low score of 33.
Fujifilm XP90 Alternatives
If you want replacements to the XP90, here is a selection of the highest rated cameras which fall into the class of Waterproof.
The chart here provides you an overview of the XP90 versus it's highest ranking rivals mentioned previously.
There are a bunch of cameras you might take a look at as alternate options. To browse through a full comparison, go to the "compare" link.