Fujifilm FinePix XP60 Review

Overall 44
Imaging 9
Features 27
Size 87
Price 0

Main Features

  • 16.0 MP 1/2.3" CMOS sensor
  • ISO 100 - 6400
  • Image Stabilization: Yes
  • 2.7″ Fixed Type Screen
  • ViewFinder: No
  • 10.0 fps Continuous Shooting
  • Video: 1920 x 1080 (60fps), 320 x 240 (240 fps), 640 x 480 (120 fps)
  • Built-in Wireless: No
  • Dimensions: 104 x 67 x 26 mm
  • Weight: 183 g
  • Environmental Sealing: Yes
  • Built-in GPS: No
  • Replaced Fujifilm XP50.
  • Replaced by Fujifilm XP70.

Fujifilm FinePix XP60 Summary

This review is devoted to FinePix XP60 that Fujifilm has first introduced to the public in Jun 21, 2013. This model is a Waterproof camera with a resolution of 16.0 MP and a 1/2.3" (6.17 x 4.55 mm) sized CMOS sensor.

Initially, Fujifilm developed this model to replace their older product XP50 and, after some time, Fujifilm has replaced this upgraded model with their most recent one XP50.

In Waterproof cameras (Top 10 Waterproof Cameras) this model has taken rank #30 out of 73. Its Overall Score has reached 44/100 and it takes a rank of #529 out of 1174 in all Cameras.

Fujifilm FinePix XP60 Compared to other Waterproof Cameras

Now let's delve into more details of our Fujifilm FinePix XP60 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

  • Viewfinder: No
  • Continuous Shooting: 10.0 fps
  • Image Stabilization: Yes
  • Built-In Flash: Yes
  • Environmental Sealing: Yes
  • Weight: 196 g

CONs

  • Screen Type: Fixed Type
  • Touch Screen: No
  • Viewfinder Coverage: No
  • Viewfinder Magnification: No
  • External Flash: No
  • Af Phase Detection: No
  • AutoFocus Face Detection: No
  • Microphone Port: No

Complete Comparison of Fujifilm FinePix XP60 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 XP60. 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 XP60

Fujifilm FinePix XP60 has the following external dimensions 104 x 104 x 26 mm (40.94 x 26.38 x 10.24″) with the weight of 183 g.

The typical weight for average Waterproof type cameras is 196g. If we compare the average indicator of the weight of Fujifilm FinePix XP60, 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 XP60 is thinner than other average cameras from this class. Its thickness is 26mm.

Look at the pictures below to see the front and top view of Fujifilm FinePix XP60 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 XP60 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 XP60 compared to other models from this class of cameras presented by the brand’s competitors:

Thickness

Fujifilm FinePix XP60 — 26 mm
Min: 19 mm
Average: 28 mm
Max: 89 mm

Weight

Fujifilm FinePix XP60 — 183 g
Min: 110 g
Average: 196 g
Max: 307 g

Fujifilm FinePix XP60‘s body is protected from external threats with its high-quality dustproof and waterproof features.

Fujifilm FinePix XP60 Photo and Sensor Features

Fujifilm FinePix XP60 boasts of a resolution of 16.0 MP and is equipped with a 1/2.3" (6.17 x 4.55 mm) sized CMOS sensor.

The base of Fujifilm FinePix XP60 has the following ISO range 100 - 6400 .

Unfortunately, the support of the RAW file is not included in Fujifilm FinePix XP60. 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 XP60 features a 16.0 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 XP60 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 XP60 with other standard sensor sizes.

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Other Characteristics And Features of Fujifilm FinePix XP60

LCD and ViewFinder

Fujifilm FinePix XP60 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 XP60 are its 10.0 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 XP60 unfortunately, is not equipped with a built-in flash.

Video Features

As for the video quality characteristics of Fujifilm FinePix XP60, it gives you a possibility to shoot videos at the highest resolution of 1920 x 1080 You also have enough flexibility in terms of how you can save your files. Namely, Fujifilm FinePix XP60 allows you to save files in H.264 formats.

Fujifilm FinePix XP60 provides full HD resolution, which means that this model shows decent performance in most situations.

Fujifilm FinePix XP60 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 XP60 to compatible devices via its USB 2.0 or HDMI ports.

How Good is Fujifilm FinePix XP60 for Different Types of Photography?

In this part of our review, we are going to focus on Fujifilm FinePix XP60’s performance in various fields of photography. Each sub-section stands for a specific photography area. In every part, we will review Fujifilm FinePix XP60’s name performance and give it an overall score. This first spider web graph indicates how we can compare the FinePix XP60 to the average Waterproof camera.

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

Fujifilm FinePix XP60 for Portrait Photography

After carefully reviewing how well Fujifilm FinePix XP60 performs Portrait Photography, we gave it a score of 29. Compared to scores of other cameras from the same class, Fujifilm FinePix XP60 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:

  • Image Stabilization

Disadvantages:

  • Small 1/2.3" (6.17 x 4.55 mm) sensor

Fujifilm FinePix XP60 for Street Photography

After carefully reviewing how well Fujifilm FinePix XP60 performs Street Photography, we gave it a score of 46. Compared to scores of other cameras from the same class, Fujifilm FinePix XP60 can be called a Intermediate model for this type of photography.

Advantages:

  • Small size (104 x 67 x 26 mm)
  • Live View
  • Image Stabilization

Disadvantages:

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

Fujifilm FinePix XP60 for Sports Photography

After carefully reviewing how well Fujifilm FinePix XP60 performs Sports Photography, we gave it a score of 37. Compared to scores of other cameras from the same class, Fujifilm FinePix XP60 can be called a 37 model for this type of photography.

Advantages:

  • Environmental Sealing
  • No View Finder

Disadvantages:

  • Slow Continuous Shooting (10.0 fps)
  • Slow Max Shutter Speed (1/2000s)
  • Small Number of CrossFocus Points (0)
  • Bad Max Native ISO (6400)
  • Small size (104 x 67 x 26 mm)

Fujifilm FinePix XP60 for Daily Photography

After carefully reviewing how well Fujifilm FinePix XP60 performs Daily Photography, we gave it a score of 49. Compared to scores of other cameras from the same class, Fujifilm FinePix XP60 can be called a Intermediate model for this type of photography.

Advantages:

  • Small weight (183 g)
  • Small size (104 x 67 x 26 mm)
  • Built-in Flash
  • Video is available

Disadvantages:

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

Fujifilm FinePix XP60 for Landscape Photography

After carefully reviewing how well Fujifilm FinePix XP60 performs Landscape Photography, we gave it a score of 52. Compared to scores of other cameras from the same class, Fujifilm FinePix XP60 can be called a 52 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

Disadvantages:

  • Small 1/2.3" (6.17 x 4.55 mm) sensor
  • Low resolution sensor (16 MP)
  • No RAW Support
  • Bad Max Native ISO (6400)

Fujifilm FinePix XP60 Detailed Specs

General
Brand Fujifilm
Model FinePix XP60
Announced Jun 21, 2013
Body Type Compact
Lens
Manual Focus No
Lens Mount Fixed lens
Number of Lenses n/a
Focal Length Multiplier n/a
Macro Focus Range
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 4 s
Max Shutter Speed 1/2000 s
Continuous Shooting 10.0 fps
Shutter Priority No
Aperture Priority No
Manual Exposure Mode No
Exposure Compensation No
Custom White Balance Yes
Image Stabilization Yes
Built-in Flash Yes
Flash Range
Flash Modes Auto, Red-eye, Slow Sync
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 CMOS
Sensor Size 1/2.3"
Sensor Dimensions 6.17 x 4.55 mm
Sensor Area 28.07 mm2
Sensor Resolution 16.0 MP
Max Image Resolution 4608 x 3440
Max Native ISO 6,400
Max Boosted ISO n/a
Min Native ISO 100
RAW Support No
AutoFocus
AF Touch No
AF Continuous Yes
AF Single Yes
AF Tracking Yes
AF Selective No
AF Center Yes
AF Multi Area No
AF Live View No
AF Face Detection No
AF Contrast Detection Yes
AF Phase Detection No
Number of Focus Points n/a
Number of Cross Focus Points 0
Video Features
Video Resolutions 1920 x 1080 (60fps), 320 x 240 (240 fps), 640 x 480 (120 fps)
Max Video Resolution 1920 x 1080
Video Formats H.264
Microphone Port No
Headphone Port No
Connectivity
Wireless Connectivity No
HDMI Yes
USB USB 2.0
Physical
Environmental Sealing Yes
Water Proof Yes
Dust Proof Yes
Shock Proof Yes
Crush Proof No
Freeze Proof Yes
Weight 183 g
Physical Dimensions 104 x 67 x 26 mm
Battery Life n/a
Battery Type n/a
Battery Model n/a
Other Features
Self Timer Yes
Timelapse Recording No
GPS
Storage Type SD/ SDHC/ SDXC
Storage Slots 1

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