Fujifilm FinePix JX500 vs Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 EK-GC200

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Fujifilm FinePix JX500
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 EK-GC200

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Reasons For

1 Reason For
Lighter Edit
The Fujifilm FinePix JX500 has a weight of 100g, whereas the Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 EK-GC200 is a 285g digital camera (185g heavier). Read more

The camera's weight will depend on the type and size of camera. Compact cameras are usually the lightest while digital SLRs will be heavier. Also consider the number and weight of lenses to take when using a SLR.

The lower the camera weight, the easier it will be to carry around and it will also reduce your hand luggage weight when flying.

9 Reasons For
15% higher megapixel count Edit
The Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 EK-GC200 has a megapixel count of 16.3MP, however the Fujifilm FinePix JX500 is only a 14MP digital camera (2.3MP lower). Read more

The resolution of the images a digital camera produces is measured in megapixels (MP). One megapixel is equal to 1 million pixels and is a result of the pixel width multiplied by the pixel height of the image. While a higher image resolution generally results in sharper images, only a relatively low megapixel count is required when printing the image at a small size or to display it on a computer screen.

A sensor with more megapixels will be able to capture more detailed photos and the image will appear sharper. Images with more megapixels can also be printed at a larger size.

18x bigger optical zoom Edit
The Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 EK-GC200 has an optical zoom of 21x, however the Fujifilm FinePix JX500 is only a 3x optical zoom digital camera (18x smaller). Read more

The optical zoom of a camera is a measure of how much the camera can zoom in to the subject using the camera's lens system. An optical zoom is superior to a digital zoom because the zoom is achieved using the optics of lens which means that the full extent of the digital sensor is always used to capture the image.

A larger optical zoom allows you to zoom in on the subject without having to move closer. Compared to a digital zoom, using an optical zoom does not result in a loss of image quality.

Smaller minimum aperture Edit
The Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 EK-GC200 is a 2.8 minimum aperture digital camera. That's 1.1 smaller than the Fujifilm FinePix JX500 (2.8).
1,600 higher maximum ISO speed Edit
The Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 EK-GC200 has a maximum ISO speed of 3,200, but the Fujifilm FinePix JX500 is only a 1,600 maximum ISO speed digital camera (1,600 lower).
Significantly longer maximum camera shutter speed Edit
The Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 EK-GC200 is a 16s maximum shutter speed digital camera, whereas the Fujifilm FinePix JX500 is only a 4s maximum shutter speed digital camera (12s shorter). Read more

The maximum time which the camera shutter is open when taking a photo.

A lot larger screen size Edit
The Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 EK-GC200 has a screen size of 4.8", however the Fujifilm FinePix JX500 is only a 2.7" screen digital camera (2.1" smaller). Read more

The display diagonal is the size the size of the screen integrated in to the back of the camera. A larger display diagonal makes it easier to see if a shot has turned out as intended. Pocket cameras have smaller display diagonals as full size digital SLRs.

A larger display diagonal makes it easier to take photos and to see if a shot has turned out as intended.

One hundred and ninety-four more shots per battery charge Edit
The Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 EK-GC200 is a digital camera that takes 394.00 shots per battery charge, whereas the Fujifilm FinePix JX500 only takes 200.00 shots per battery charge. Read more

The number of shots per battery charge is the number of photos that the camera will typically take on a single charge of the battery.

More shots per battery charge means you will have to recharge the battery less frequently and reduces the need to carry a second back up battery.

Available from 1 shops
The more retailers stock this digital camera, the greater competition amongst retailers to keep prices low.
User reviews are appreciably better
Based on 29 reviews, the Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 EK-GC200 has an average user review score of 90%, but the Fujifilm FinePix JX500 has an average rating of 75% (based on 11 reviews).

Reasons Against

10 Reasons Against
17% lower megapixel count Edit
The Fujifilm FinePix JX500 is a 14MP digital camera. That's 2.3MP lower than the Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 EK-GC200 (16.3MP). Read more

The resolution of the images a digital camera produces is measured in megapixels (MP). One megapixel is equal to 1 million pixels and is a result of the pixel width multiplied by the pixel height of the image. While a higher image resolution generally results in sharper images, only a relatively low megapixel count is required when printing the image at a small size or to display it on a computer screen.

A sensor with more megapixels will be able to capture more detailed photos and the image will appear sharper. Images with more megapixels can also be printed at a larger size.

Six times smaller optical zoom Edit
The Fujifilm FinePix JX500 is a 3x optical zoom digital camera. That's 18x smaller than the Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 EK-GC200 (21x). Read more

The optical zoom of a camera is a measure of how much the camera can zoom in to the subject using the camera's lens system. An optical zoom is superior to a digital zoom because the zoom is achieved using the optics of lens which means that the full extent of the digital sensor is always used to capture the image.

A larger optical zoom allows you to zoom in on the subject without having to move closer. Compared to a digital zoom, using an optical zoom does not result in a loss of image quality.

A lot larger minimum aperture Edit
The Fujifilm FinePix JX500 has a minimum aperture of 3.9, but the Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 EK-GC200 is a 2.8 minimum aperture digital camera (1.1 smaller).
Lower maximum ISO speed Edit
The Fujifilm FinePix JX500 is a 1,600 maximum ISO speed digital camera. That's 1,600 lower than the Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 EK-GC200 (3,200).
Significantly shorter maximum camera shutter speed Edit
The Fujifilm FinePix JX500 is a 4s maximum shutter speed digital camera. That's 12s shorter than the Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 EK-GC200 (16s). Read more

The maximum time which the camera shutter is open when taking a photo.

78% smaller screen size Edit
The Fujifilm FinePix JX500 has a screen size of 2.7". That's 2.1" smaller than the Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 EK-GC200 (4.8"). Read more

The display diagonal is the size the size of the screen integrated in to the back of the camera. A larger display diagonal makes it easier to see if a shot has turned out as intended. Pocket cameras have smaller display diagonals as full size digital SLRs.

A larger display diagonal makes it easier to take photos and to see if a shot has turned out as intended.

Only 200.00 shots per battery charge Edit
The Fujifilm FinePix JX500 is a digital camera that takes 200.00 shots per battery charge, whereas the Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 EK-GC200 only takes 394.00 shots per battery charge. Read more

The number of shots per battery charge is the number of photos that the camera will typically take on a single charge of the battery.

More shots per battery charge means you will have to recharge the battery less frequently and reduces the need to carry a second back up battery.

Not as many stockists
The Fujifilm FinePix JX500 is only stocked by 1 shop, however the Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 EK-GC200 is stocked by 2 sellers. Read more
Fewer numbers of shops reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this digital camera.
Older by over one year
The Fujifilm FinePix JX500 is 17 months older than the Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 EK-GC200.
User review Rating is considerably Worse
The Fujifilm FinePix JX500 only has an average user score of 75%, but the Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 EK-GC200 has an average user rating of 90% (based on 29 reviews).
1 Reason Against
65% heavier Edit
The Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 EK-GC200 is a 285g digital camera. That's 185g heavier than the Fujifilm FinePix JX500 (285g). Read more

The camera's weight will depend on the type and size of camera. Compact cameras are usually the lightest while digital SLRs will be heavier. Also consider the number and weight of lenses to take when using a SLR.

The lower the camera weight, the easier it will be to carry around and it will also reduce your hand luggage weight when flying.

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Picture Quality

Camera Type
 compact camera
 compact camera
Megapixel Count
14MP 16.3MP
BEST
Image Stabiliser
 Image stabiliser
 Image stabiliser
Sensor Type
 CCD
BEST
 CCD
Still Image Resolution
 4608 x 3456
 4608 x 3072
 4608 x 2592
 3648 x 2736
 4096 x 2304
 2592 x 1944
 1984 x 1488
 1920 x 1080
 1024 x 768
 4608 x 3456
 4608 x 3072
 4608 x 2592
 3648 x 2736
 4096 x 2304
 2592 x 1944
 1984 x 1488
 1920 x 1080
 1024 x 768
BEST
Maximum Image Resolution
 4608 x 3456
 4608 x 3456
BEST
Total Megapixel Count
Unknown - Click to provide data 17MP
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 4:3
 3:2
 16:9
 4:3
 3:2
BEST
Image Sensor Size
 1
 1

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

Lens System

Optical Zoom
3x 21x
BEST
Digital Zoom
6.3x Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Aperture
5.9 5.9
Minimum Aperture
3.9 2.8
BEST
Maximum Focal Length
Unknown - Click to provide data 483mm
Minimum Focal Length
Unknown - Click to provide data 23mm
Focal Length Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 4.1 - 86.1
Combined Zoom
18.9x Unknown - Click to provide data

Focusing

Auto Focus
 Face detection
 continuous
 multi point
 centre weighted
 Continuous Auto Focus
 Multi Point Auto Focus
 Centre weighted Auto Focus
 Face detection
 continuous
 multi point
 centre weighted
 Continuous Auto Focus
 Multi Point Auto Focus
 Centre weighted Auto Focus
BEST
Normal Focusing Range
0.6 - ∞/0.6 - ∞ 0.8 - ∞, 3.5 - ∞
Macro Focusing Range
0.1 - 0.7 0.1 - 0.8
Focus
 Auto
 Auto
Macro Focusing Range (tele)
0.6 - 1 1.5 - 3.5
Focus Mode
 TTL
 TTL

Light Exposure

Light Exposure Mode
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
BEST
ISO Speed
 Auto
 80
 100
 160
 200
 400
 800
 1600
 320
 3200
 Auto
 80
 100
 160
 200
 400
 800
 1600
 320
 3200
Maximum ISO Speed
1,600 3,200
BEST
Minimum ISO Speed
100 100
Light Metering Mode
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
Light Exposure Correction
 ± 2EV (1/3EV step)
 ± 2EV (1/3EV step)
BEST
Light Exposure Control
 Program AE
 Program AE

Shutter

Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
4s 16s
BEST
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
1s 1s

Flash

Flash Mode
 Fill-in
 Flash off
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Auto
 Fill-in
 Flash off
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Auto
Tele Flash Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5 - 1.8
Flash Recharging Time
Unknown - Click to provide data 4s
Flash Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5 - 3.8

Video

Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
BEST
JPEG Frame Rate
30fps 30fps
Video Format
 MP4
 WMV
 AVI
 FLV
 3GP
 WEBM
 MP4
 WMV
 AVI
 FLV
 3GP
 WEBM
BEST
Analog Signal Format
 PAL
 NTSC
BEST
 PAL
 NTSC
Video Resolution
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
 320 x 240
 1920 x 1080
 768 x 512
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
 320 x 240
 1920 x 1080
 768 x 512
BEST
Resolution and Capture Speed
 1920x1080@30fps
 1280×720@60fps
 320×240@30fps
 1920x1080@30fps
 1280×720@60fps
 320×240@30fps
BEST
Video Recording
 Video recording
 Video recording
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD

Audio

Built-In Microphone
 Built-in microphone
 Built-in microphone
Audio Format
 AMR
 FLAC
 MP3
 M4A
 OGG
 WAV
 WMA
 3GA
 AAC++
 AMR
 FLAC
 MP3
 M4A
 OGG
 WAV
 WMA
 3GA
 AAC++
BEST
Voice Recording
 Voice recording
Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio System
 Mono
 Mono

Memory

Memory Card
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 MicroSD (TransFlash)
BEST
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 MicroSD (TransFlash)
Internal Memory
Unknown - Click to provide data 8.2GB
Maximum Memory Card Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 64GB
Memory Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Display

Screen Size
2.7" 4.8"
BEST
Display
 LCD
 LCD
Field of View
96% Unknown - Click to provide data
Touch Sensitive Screen
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Touch sensitive screen
Display Resolution
230,000 pixels Unknown - Click to provide data

Ports & Interfaces

PictBridge
 PictBridge
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDMI port
USB Version
 2.0
 2.0
BEST
HDMI Version
 1.4
 1.4
BEST
Headphone Out Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Headphone out port
USB Connector
 Micro-USB
 Micro-USB

Camera

GPS
Unknown - Click to provide data
 GPS
White Balance Mode
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Custom modes
 Fluorescent H
 Fluorescent L
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Custom modes
 Fluorescent H
 Fluorescent L
Shooting Mode
 Program
 Aperture priority
 Manual
 Program
 Aperture priority
 Manual
Photo Effect
 Sepia
 Grey
 Sepia
 Grey
Self-Timer
2,10 Unknown - Click to provide data
Album Organization
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Album organization
Multi-Shot Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Multi-shot mode
Image Editing Mode
 Resizing
 Rotating
 Crop
 Resizing
 Rotating
 Crop
Playback Mode
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
Processor Clock Speed
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.6MHz
Operating System Installed
 Android 4.3
 Android 4.3
Scene Mode
 Panorama
 Snow
 Children
 Cuisine
 Dawn
 Fireworks
 Landscape
 Night
 Party (indoor)
 Sunset
 Panorama
 Snow
 Children
 Cuisine
 Dawn
 Fireworks
 Landscape
 Night
 Party (indoor)
 Sunset

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
100g
BEST
285g
Height
59.8mm 71.2mm
Depth
32mm 19.3mm
Width
96mm 132.5mm
Weight Including Battery
120g Unknown - Click to provide data

Battery

Power Source
 Battery
 Battery
Battery
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
BEST
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Capacity
Unknown - Click to provide data 2,000mAh
Shot Per Battery Charge
200 shots 394 shots
BEST

Packaging Content

AC Adapter Included
 AC adapter included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Included Cable
 USB
BEST
 USB
Battery Included
 Battery included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Hand Strap
 Hand strap
Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

WiFi Connectivity
Unknown - Click to provide data
 WiFi connectivity
Bluetooth
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Bluetooth

Other Features

Built-In Flash
 Built-in flash
 Built-in flash
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