FujiFilm FinePix XP10 Review

Overall 40
Imaging 2
Features 18
Size 89
Price 100

Main Features

  • 12.0 MP 1/2.3" CCD sensor
  • ISO 64 - 1600
  • Image Stabilization: No
  • 2.7″ Fixed Type Screen
  • ViewFinder: No
  • 1.0 fps Continuous Shooting
  • Video: 1280 x 720 (30 fps) 640 x 480 (30 fps), 320 x 240 (30 fps)
  • Built-in Wireless: No
  • Dimensions: 96 x 64 x 23 mm
  • Weight: 135 g
  • Environmental Sealing: Yes
  • Built-in GPS: No
  • Replaced by FujiFilm Fujifilm XP30.
  • Also known as FujiFilm FinePix XP11

FujiFilm FinePix XP10 Summary

This review is devoted to FinePix XP10 that FujiFilm has first introduced to the public in Feb 02, 2010. This model is a Waterproof camera with a resolution of 12.0 MP and a 1/2.3" (6.17 x 4.55 mm) sized CCD sensor.

FujiFilm has replaced this product with their most recent model Fujifilm XP30.

In Waterproof cameras (Top 10 Waterproof Cameras) this model has taken rank #67 out of 73. Its Overall Score has reached 40/100 and it takes a rank of #917 out of 1174 in all Cameras.

FujiFilm FinePix XP10 Compared to other Waterproof Cameras

Now let's delve into more details of our FujiFilm FinePix XP10 review by assessing its features and specs, as well as checking what pros and cons it has compared to other average products in this category.

PROs

  • Min Native Iso: 64
  • Viewfinder: No
  • Built-In Flash: Yes
  • Environmental Sealing: Yes
  • Weight: 196 g

CONs

  • Screen Type: Fixed Type
  • Touch Screen: No
  • Viewfinder Coverage: No
  • Viewfinder Magnification: No
  • Image Stabilization: No
  • External Flash: No
  • Sensor Resolution: 12.0 MP
  • Max Native Iso: 1600
  • Af Phase Detection: No
  • AutoFocus Face Detection: No
  • Microphone Port: No

Complete Comparison of FujiFilm FinePix XP10 With Other Cameras in Waterproof Category

In this part of our review, we are going to take a closer look at the technical specs and features presented in FujiFilm FinePix XP10. In addition, we are going to define the main pros and cons of this model and, based on this info, compare it to other average Waterproof cameras.

Physical Characteristics Of FujiFilm FinePix XP10

FujiFilm FinePix XP10 has the following external dimensions 96 x 96 x 23 mm (37.8 x 25.2 x 9.06″) with the weight of 135 g.

The typical weight for average Waterproof type cameras is 196g. If we compare the average indicator of the weight of FujiFilm FinePix XP10, we can conclude that this model is lighter than many other similar products.

Talking about the camera’s thickness, it is worth saying that FujiFilm FinePix XP10 is thinner than other average cameras from this class. Its thickness is 23mm.

Look at the pictures below to see the front and top view of FujiFilm FinePix XP10 with the indication of this model’s dimensions:

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If you want to have a better idea of how big the FujiFilm FinePix XP10 is, look at the pictures below to see how big it is compared to a credit card and a AA type battery.

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Finally, let's check how different are the weight and thickness of the FujiFilm FinePix XP10 compared to other models from this class of cameras presented by the brand’s competitors:

Thickness

FujiFilm FinePix XP10 — 23 mm
Min: 19 mm
Average: 28 mm
Max: 89 mm

Weight

FujiFilm FinePix XP10 — 135 g
Min: 110 g
Average: 196 g
Max: 307 g

FujiFilm FinePix XP10‘s body is protected from external threats with its high-quality dustproof and waterproof features.

FujiFilm FinePix XP10 Photo and Sensor Features

FujiFilm FinePix XP10 boasts of a resolution of 12.0 MP and is equipped with a 1/2.3" (6.17 x 4.55 mm) sized CCD sensor.

The base of FujiFilm FinePix XP10 has the following ISO range 64 - 1600 .

Unfortunately, the support of the RAW file is not included in FujiFilm FinePix XP10. However, if you are looking specifically for a Compact camera with a RAW file support, you should check out one of the following models from the same class and within similar price range .

FujiFilm FinePix XP10 features a 12.0 MP 1/2.3" sensor, which is not a good pick for high-quality and detailed pictures. However, we have an alternative option for you if you were looking for higher resolution.

Anti-Aliasing Filter

FujiFilm FinePix XP10 is known for the lack of anti-alias (Low-pass) filter. It is one of its essential features of the sensor built in this model. The absence of this filter contributes to a higher level of details and sharpness in the pictures you take. Yet, the lack of an anti-alias filter also enhances the possibility of more occurring in certain conditions.

Now let’s check how we can compare the size of 1/2.3" sensor featured in FujiFilm FinePix XP10 with other standard sensor sizes.

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Other Characteristics And Features of FujiFilm FinePix XP10

LCD and ViewFinder

FujiFilm FinePix XP10 is equipped with a Fixed Type 2.7" LCD screen. The resolution of this model’s screen reaches 230k dots.

In addition, this model comes with a built-in ViewFinder.

Max Shutter speed

Some of the other highlights of FujiFilm FinePix XP10 are its 1.0 fps max speed and 1/2000 sec max shutter speed, which allow you to shoot continuously.

Flash

Unlike some other cameras from this category, FinePix XP10 unfortunately, is not equipped with a built-in flash.

Video Features

As for the video quality characteristics of FujiFilm FinePix XP10, it gives you a possibility to shoot videos at the highest resolution of 1280 x 720 You also have enough flexibility in terms of how you can save your files. Namely, FujiFilm FinePix XP10 allows you to save files in Motion JPEG formats.

Comparing the technical characteristics of this model with the modern standards, we have to admit that 1280 x 720 is a rather poor indicator of video resolution. However, if you are looking for a camera that has 4K video support, we recommend you to consider our Cheapest Camera with 4K video.

FujiFilm FinePix XP10 is not equipped with any ports that would allow you to connect external headphones and microphones to it.

Connectivity and Storage

You can connect FinePix XP10 to compatible devices via USB 2.0 port.

How Good is FujiFilm FinePix XP10 for Different Types of Photography?

In this part of our review, we are going to focus on FujiFilm FinePix XP10’s performance in various fields of photography. Each sub-section stands for a specific photography area. In every part, we will review FujiFilm FinePix XP10’s name performance and give it an overall score. This first spider web graph indicates how we can compare the FinePix XP10 to the average Waterproof camera.

Hover your mouse over the points to see the score details for each photography type.

FujiFilm FinePix XP10 for Portrait Photography

After carefully reviewing how well FujiFilm FinePix XP10 performs Portrait Photography, we gave it a score of 9. Compared to scores of other cameras from the same class, FujiFilm FinePix XP10 can be called a Underclass model for this type of photography.

If the score of this model doesn’t impress you and you are still looking for a model that is better suited for Portrait Photography, we recommend you to check out our Top 10 Cameras for Portrait Photography.

Advantages:

No Significant Advantages

Disadvantages:

  • Small 1/2.3" (6.17 x 4.55 mm) sensor
  • No Image Stabilization

FujiFilm FinePix XP10 for Street Photography

After carefully reviewing how well FujiFilm FinePix XP10 performs Street Photography, we gave it a score of 5. Compared to scores of other cameras from the same class, FujiFilm FinePix XP10 can be called a Underclass model for this type of photography.

Advantages:

  • Small size (96 x 64 x 23 mm)
  • Live View

Disadvantages:

  • No Built-in View Finder
  • No Image Stabilization
  • Small 1/2.3"(6.17 x 4.55 mm) sensor

FujiFilm FinePix XP10 for Sports Photography

After carefully reviewing how well FujiFilm FinePix XP10 performs Sports Photography, we gave it a score of 47. Compared to scores of other cameras from the same class, FujiFilm FinePix XP10 can be called a 47 model for this type of photography.

Advantages:

  • Environmental Sealing
  • No View Finder

Disadvantages:

  • Slow Continuous Shooting (1.0 fps)
  • Slow Max Shutter Speed (1/2000s)
  • Bad Max Native ISO (1600)
  • Small size (96 x 64 x 23 mm)

FujiFilm FinePix XP10 for Daily Photography

After carefully reviewing how well FujiFilm FinePix XP10 performs Daily Photography, we gave it a score of 21. Compared to scores of other cameras from the same class, FujiFilm FinePix XP10 can be called a Underclass model for this type of photography.

Advantages:

  • Small weight (135 g)
  • Small size (96 x 64 x 23 mm)
  • Built-in Flash
  • Live View
  • Video is available

Disadvantages:

  • Small 1/2.3" (6.17 x 4.55 mm) sensor
  • No Built-in View Finder

FujiFilm FinePix XP10 for Landscape Photography

After carefully reviewing how well FujiFilm FinePix XP10 performs Landscape Photography, we gave it a score of 56. Compared to scores of other cameras from the same class, FujiFilm FinePix XP10 can be called a 56 model for this type of photography.

If the score of this model doesn’t impress you and you are still looking for a model that is better suited for Landscape Photography, we recommend you to check out our Top 10 Cameras for Landscape Photography.

Advantages:

  • Environmental Sealing
  • Live View

Disadvantages:

  • Small 1/2.3" (6.17 x 4.55 mm) sensor
  • Low resolution sensor (12 MP)
  • No RAW Support
  • Bad Max Native ISO (1600)

FujiFilm FinePix XP10 Detailed Specs

General
Brand FujiFilm
Model FinePix XP10
Announced Feb 02, 2010
Body Type Compact
Lens
Manual Focus No
Lens Mount Fixed lens
Number of Lenses n/a
Focal Length Multiplier n/a
Macro Focus Range 9
Screen
Screen Type Fixed Type
Screen Size 2.7″
Screen Resolution 230k dots
Live View Yes
Touch Screen No
ViewFinder
ViewFinder
ViewFinder Resolution 0k dots
ViewFinder Coverage %
ViewFinder Magnification
Photography Features
Min Shutter Speed 1/4 s
Max Shutter Speed 1/2000 s
Continuous Shooting 1.0 fps
Shutter Priority No
Aperture Priority No
Manual Exposure Mode No
Exposure Compensation No
Custom White Balance No
Image Stabilization No
Built-in Flash Yes
Flash Range 3.1
Flash Modes Auto, Red-eye, Slow Syncro
External Flash No
AE Bracketing No
WB Bracketing No
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment Yes
Average No
Spot No
Partial No
AF-Area No
Center Weighted No
Sensor
Sensor Type CCD
Sensor Size 1/2.3"
Sensor Dimensions 6.17 x 4.55 mm
Sensor Area 28.07 mm2
Sensor Resolution 12.0 MP
Max Image Resolution 4000 x 3000
Max Native ISO 1,600
Max Boosted ISO n/a
Min Native ISO 64
RAW Support No
AutoFocus
AF Touch No
AF Continuous No
AF Single Yes
AF Tracking Yes
AF Selective No
AF Center No
AF Multi Area No
AF Live View Yes
AF Face Detection No
AF Contrast Detection Yes
AF Phase Detection No
Number of Focus Points n/a
Number of Cross Focus Points n/a
Video Features
Video Resolutions 1280 x 720 (30 fps) 640 x 480 (30 fps), 320 x 240 (30 fps)
Max Video Resolution 1280 x 720
Video Formats Motion JPEG
Microphone Port No
Headphone Port No
Connectivity
Wireless Connectivity No
HDMI No
USB USB 2.0
Physical
Environmental Sealing Yes
Water Proof Yes
Dust Proof Yes
Shock Proof Yes
Crush Proof No
Freeze Proof Yes
Weight 135 g
Physical Dimensions 96 x 64 x 23 mm
Battery Life n/a
Battery Type n/a
Battery Model NP-45A
Other Features
Self Timer Yes
Timelapse Recording No
GPS
Storage Type SD/SDHC, Internal
Storage Slots 1

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