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Fujifilm FinePix JX550
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Fujifilm FinePix JX550 Digital Camera

16MP 5x CCD Sep 2013
Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Sensor Type Release Date
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18 Reasons For

Average Owner Reviews

On average, people who bought this compact camera camera rated it as 77 out of 100.

Reasonably Priced

A few people who bought the product agreed that it was good value for money. Two years ago Bob 5 wrote on Amazon “Fantastic camera and Price”. Bob 5 also mentioned “And a fantastic price”. Kam1979 wrote “Excellent value for money”.

Easy to Use

Several Fujifilm FinePix JX550 reviewers said in their reviews that the Fujifilm FinePix JX550 was easy to use. Two years ago Bob 5 wrote in their Fujifilm FinePix JX550 review “Great camera, Really easy to use”.

Fujifilm Cameras Have Good Reviews

We calculated the average ratings for all Fujifilm digital cameras and also specifically for Fujifilm compact cameras and found that in both cases Fujifilm had good ratings compared to other brands.

Good Product Quality

One Fujifilm FinePix JX550 owner wrote in their reviews that the product was good quality.

Robust

One person who purchased the product reckoned that it was easy to damage or scratch. Bob 5 said two years ago “The camera itself was A1 as advertised, no scratches or marks etc”.

Good Quality Pictures

One person said in their reviews that the product was able to produce good images. Five years ago Fee Fae Kirrie! said in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “Even a techno dummy like me can work this one and the pictures are brilliant”.

CCD Sensor Type

This digital camera has a CCD sensor type, which is typical of many compact cameras that have been available for more than two years. CCD sensors produce high quality, low-noise images but consume a lot more power than CMOS sensors. CCD is the most common image sensor type used in digital cameras.

Other cameras that have a CCD sensor currently available which you might also want to consider include the Rollei Powerflex 240 HD[plb_1879236_price], or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX77[plb_1836487_price] which has better reviews.

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

This camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is the most frequently supported compatible memory cards on similar spec cameras that were launched around the same time as it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

We compared this camera to all the other digital cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory and we think the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price], and the Panasonic DMC-TZ55[plb_2145740_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Quite Big Digital Zoom

With a digital zoom of 7.2 times zoom factor, the Fujifilm FinePix JX550 has a fairly big digital zoom compared to most of the other cameras of this age and spec. Compact cameras that were released around the same time as the FinePix JX550 have digital zooms of between 1x and 810x.

There are a number of alternative 7.2x digital zoom digital cameras currently available that you might want to consider including the Fujifilm FinePix AX650[plb_1570707_price] which has better reviews.

If you are looking for a bigger digital zoom then you might also want to consider the DSC-W530L[pl_1873911_price] (8x), or the DSC-W510R[pl_1610607_price] (8x) both from Sony or the Lexibook DJ052[plb_1959055_price] (8x) which also has a higher rating.

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Supports Video Capability

supports video capability

The FinePix JX550 supports video capability. Most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec do not support video capability.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other digital cameras which support video capability currently available including the Nikon D300s[plb_994_price], the Sony DSC-HX10[plb_1543755_price], or the Fujifilm FinePix AX550[plb_1672381_price] which has better reviews.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The FinePix JX550 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other digital cameras of this age and type also have an image stabilizer.

There are a number of alternative digital cameras with an image stabilizer currently available that you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price], the Nikon Coolpix P330[plb_1724102_price], or the Canon PowerShot SX220 HS[plb_1206_price].

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Fujifilm FinePix JX550 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the FinePix JX550.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative cameras with a built-in flash currently available including because of it's better review score, the Nikon D300s[plb_994_price], the Lexibook DJ048[plb_1783500_price], or the Panasonic DMC-LF1[plb_1727132_price].

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Has Six White Balances

The Fujifilm FinePix JX550 has a greater number of white balance modes than most compact cameras that have been around for more than two years. This camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most frequently found white balance found on compact cameras that came out around the same time as the FinePix JX550. The white balances "Daylight", "Fluorescent", "Incandescent", "Shade" and "Sunny" are also found on this digital camera.

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4608 X 3072 Still Image Resolution(s)

The Fujifilm FinePix JX550 has a 4608 x 3072 still image resolution(s) which is higher than most similar spec digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to it. Most digital cameras that were released more than two years ago have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). This camera also have still image resolution(s)s of 1920 x 1080, 2304 x 1728, 3072 x 1728 and 3264 x 2448 and 4608 x 2592. Across all cameras of this age and spec the still image resolution ranges from 384 x 480 (worst) to 5152 x 3864 (best).

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolutions

The highest video resolution supported by the FinePix JX550 is 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of the most common video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels (which is also supported by this Fujifilm camera). This digital camera also supports a video resolutions of 320 x 240 pixels. A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is classified as HD and TVs supporting this resolution are referred to as "HD Ready". However the resolution is not as detailed as Full HD (1920 x 1080). The video resolution of all similar spec cameras that have been around for around the same time as the FinePix JX550 ranges from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 1920 x 1080 pixels (best).

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This digital camera has an Auto focus adjustment, which is typical of many compact cameras that came out more than two years ago.

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Light

With a weight of only 97 grams, the FinePix JX550 is quite light compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to the FinePix JX550. Cameras that are a comparable age to the FinePix JX550 have weights of between 20g and 840g, and the average weight is 170g.

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17 Reasons Against

Inferior Technical Features

One Fujifilm FinePix JX550 reviewer considered that it did not have good features. Kam1979 said in their review of the Fujifilm FinePix JX550 on Amazon four years ago “I can't fault this product as it has load of features and once again a great camera at great price”.

Does Not Support Full HD Video

Like most of the other digital cameras of this type and age, the FinePix JX550 does not support Full HD video.

It is worth also looking at other digital cameras which also support Full HD video including the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price], the Olympus XZ-2[plb_1716567_price], or the Canon 115 HS[plb_1526810_price].

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Fujifilm FinePix JX550 does not support wi-Fi, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other cameras of this spec and age also do not support wi-Fi.

There are a number of alternative digital cameras which also support wi-Fi that you might want to consider including the Samsung ST200[plb_378406_price], the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ40[plb_2046319_price], or the Sony DSC-WX300[plb_1621847_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

At only 2.7 inches, the FinePix JX550 has a quite small display diagonal compared to most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to the FinePix JX550. Across all the compact cameras that have been around for around the same time as the FinePix JX550 the display diagonals range from 1" to 4.8", and the average display diagonal is 2.8".

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 2.7" screen digital cameras currently available including the Samsung ES71[plb_1426057_price], the Canon ELPH 115 IS[plb_1547918_price], or the Fujifilm FinePix AX650[plb_1570707_price] which has better reviews.

If this camera display diagonal is not large enough for you then you might also want to look at the HP P550[plb_1609839_price] (3"), the Canon SX280 HS[plb_2126239_price] (3"), or the Nikon Coolpix S9700[plb_2173237_price] (3") which is also higher rated.

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Not 3D

The FinePix JX550 is not 3D, although this is within the context that most of the other digital cameras of this type and age are also not 3D.

If you would prefer a digital camera that is 3D then you might want to look at the Olympus VR-360[plb_362476_price], the Samsung ST200[plb_378406_price], or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ41[plb_2149949_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Most compact cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the FinePix JX550 do not have a GPS (satellite). The FinePix JX550 is no exception to this as it too does not have a GPS (satellite).

There are a number of other digital cameras which also have a GPS (satellite) which you might also want to consider including the Nikon Coolpix P330[plb_1724102_price], the Canon IXUS 140[plb_1561326_price], or the Samsung EK-GC100[plb_2075290_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Not Waterproof

Like most of the other digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the FinePix JX550, the FinePix JX550 is not waterproof.

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Only Features Four Flash Modess

The number of flash modes featured on the FinePix JX550 is more than most digital cameras of this age and spec. This Fujifilm digital camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most commonly featured flash modes featured on compact cameras that were released around the same time as the FinePix JX550. The flash modess "Forced on", "Slow synchronization" and "Suppressed" are also featured on this digital camera.

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Very Narrow Field of View

The average field of view of cameras of this age and spec is 99%, and the field of views range from 96% to 100%. The Fujifilm FinePix JX550 has one of the narrower field of views (only 96 percent) amongst cameras of this age.

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Only 170 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)s

The FinePix JX550 is a camera that takes 170 shots battery life (CIPA standard)s.

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Only Has Two Shooting Modess

The number of shooting modes found on the FinePix JX550 is more than most digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. This Fujifilm digital camera has an Auto shooting modes, which is the most frequently found shooting modes found on comparable spec cameras that came out around the same time as the FinePix JX550. The shooting modes "Program" is also found on this camera.

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Only Features One Light Metering

The FinePix JX550 has a greater number of light metering modes than most cameras of this age and type. The most commonly featured light metering is Centre-weighted, but this light metering is not featured on this digital camera. The light meterings Evaluative (Multi-pattern) are also featured on this Fujifilm digital camera.

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Very Small Maximum Memory Card Size

The average maximum memory card size of digital cameras of this age and type is 29GB, and the maximum memory card sizes range from 1GB to 130GB. The FinePix JX550 has one of the smaller maximum memory card sizes (only 8 gigabytes) amongst similar spec cameras of this age.

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Quite Low Display Resolution (numeric)

The average display resolution (numeric) of compact cameras that have been on the market for more than two years is 450,000 pixels. The FinePix JX550 has one of the lower display resolution (numeric)s (only 230,000 pixels) amongst digital cameras of this age.

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Only Supports Two Image Formats Supporteds

The Fujifilm FinePix JX550 has a greater number of supported image formats than most compact cameras that were launched more than two years ago. This camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the FinePix JX550. The image formats supported "EXIF" is also supported by this Fujifilm digital camera.

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Fairly Big ISO Sensitivity (min)

The smallest ISO sensitivity (min) of comparable spec digital cameras that came out more than two years ago is 10, the biggest is 200, and the average ISO sensitivity (min) is 94. With an ISO sensitivity (min) of 100, the Fujifilm FinePix JX550 has a fairly big ISO sensitivity (min) compared to most of the other cameras of a similar age and type to the FinePix JX550.

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Quite Large Minimum Aperture Number

The average minimum aperture number of cameras of this spec and age is 3.2. At 3.5, the FinePix JX550 has a quite large minimum aperture number compared to most of the other compact cameras that are a comparable age to the FinePix JX550.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Fujifilm FinePix JX550

Released Over Three Years Ago

This Fujifilm digital camera has been on the market for over three years.

Average Megapixel

The Fujifilm FinePix JX550 has a fairly typical megapixel (16 megapixels) compared to most of the other compact cameras that were released more than two years ago.

There are a number of alternative 16MP cameras currently available that you might want to look at including the A3400 IS[pl_1265500_price], or the PowerShot A4000[pl_1488638_price] both from Canon which has better reviews.

If you want a higher megapixel then you might also want to consider the Coolpix P510[pl_2071647_price] (16.1MP), or the D810[pl_2077436_price] (16.1MP) both from Nikon which also has a higher rating.

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1/2.3"" Optical Sensor Size

This digital camera has a 1/2.3" optical sensor size, which is the most commonly found optical sensor size on digital cameras of this age and type. 6.17 x 4.55mm.

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Average Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of 5 times zoom factor, the Fujifilm FinePix JX550 has a relatively average optical zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras that are a comparable age to the FinePix JX550.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 5x optical zoom digital cameras currently available including the Samsung 150F[plb_1609687_price], the Canon ELPH 320 HS[plb_1385328_price], or the Casio Exilim EX-ZS5[plb_406570_price] which has better reviews.

If this compact camera camera optical zoom is too small for you then you might also want to consider the Nikon Coolpix S5200[plb_1873851_price] (6x and higher rated).

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Optical Sensor Size
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Aspect Ratio
Image Formats Supported
Supported Aspect Ratios
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour of Product
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture Number
Minimum Aperture Number
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
Combined Zoom
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Smile Detection
Normal Focusing Range
Macro Focusing Range (wide)
Focus Adjustment
Smile Detection
Macro Focusing Range (tele)
Focus
Normal Focusing Range (wide)
Normal Focusing Range (tele)
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter Type
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Range (tele)
Flash Range (wide)
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
Video Formats Supported
Analog Signal Format System
Video Resolutions
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Maximum Memory Card Size
Memory Slots
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Field of View
Touchscreen
Display Resolution (numeric)
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
USB 1.1 Ports Quantity
DC-In Jack
Connection to PC
USB Version
Camera
White Balance
Shooting Modes
Self-Timer Delay
Image Editing
Camera File System
Tripod Mountable
Camera Playback
Scene Modes
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight (including Battery)
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Number of Batteries Supported
Battery Type
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Packaging Content
AC Adapter Included
Cables Included
Batteries Included
Battery Charger Included
Hand Strap
Other Features
Video Capability
Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Date Imprinting
Interface
Face Detection
On/off Switch
Frame
Camera Shutter Speed
Video Memory Capacity
Power Supply Type
Digital SLR

User Reviews

(7)
(Verified Purchase)

Excellent purchase for my wife's birthday, simple to use, light to carry - just the job! I also received outstanding Customer Service from the Amazon seller TECKNOSERVICE, who very kindly gave me... Read more…

Reviewed 25 April 2015 by K. J. Lawrence
(Verified Purchase)

A superb choice. Well above my expectations. Delivery was quick and the service was efficient.

Reviewed 22 February 2015 by Mr AJ Lock

I've recently bought a Fujifilm JX550 - not at all impressed. I note all reviews seem to rave about everything you can do with it. It seems you have so much choice - except, taking pics in... Read more…

Reviewed 20 February 2015 by Bob 5
(Verified Purchase)

Great camera, Really easy to use. And a fantastic price. Only negative was the usb cable never turned up with the camera, But arrived the next day after getting in contact with the seller. The... Read more…

Reviewed 24 February 2013 by Jack | 11 Comments
(Verified Purchase)

It was a great gift for my fiancée right up until it broke which must have only taken around 2 weeks. Seriously, she kept it safe and never dropped it.. And now the lens stutters and it won't... Read more…

Reviewed 22 January 2013 by Kam1979
(Verified Purchase)

We check on a website like which guide and this camera was rated 97% as was the best camera with in a good price. I can't fault this product as it has load of features and once again a great... Read more…

Reviewed 1 September 2012 by Fee fae Kirrie!
(Verified Purchase)

Excellent camera with all the gadgets you need. Even a techno dummy like me can work this one and the pictures are brilliant. I love this little camera!

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers fuji jx550, fuji jx550p, jx550silver, fuji jx550pi, fuji jx550pu, fuji jx550pur, fuji jx550pin, fuji jx550purp, fuji jx550pink, fujifilm jx550, fujifilm jx550s, fuji jx550purpl, fuji jx550purple, fujifilm jx550si, fujifilm jx550sil, fujifilm jx550silv, fujifilm jx550silve, fujifilm jx550silver
Barcodes 00074101013443, 04547410200300, 04547410200324, 04547410200348, 04547410200386, 04547410200409, 04547410200423

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