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Fujifilm T500
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Fujifilm T500 Digital Camera

16MP 12x CCD Aug 2013
Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Sensor Type Release Date
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26 Reasons For

User Reviews Are Good

Users have rated this Fujifilm camera on average 89%.

Easy to Use

Five Fujifilm T500 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that it was easy to use. Cycleracing rated the product 4 stars and mentioned in their review of the Fujifilm T500 three years ago “Overall, this camera is so easy to use”. Diane F. wrote “Pocket size and easy to use” and scored it 5 stars. Four years ago Ephotozine.com wrote on expert website Ephotozine “Many entry-level cameras tend to have a 5x optical zoom lens, so if you want an easy to use camera with more zoom the T500 is an ideal option”.

One person reckoned that it was easy to use the menus. Cycleracing wrote “Sets itself to what it thinks is the most appropriate settings” in their review of the Fujifilm T500.

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Good Size

A few customers who purchased this digital camera reckoned that it was thin. Cycleracing said on Amazon “It is fairly slim and light, not too expensive” in their Fujifilm T500 review. Diane F. wrote in her Fujifilm T500 review on Amazon “Slim small camera, pocket size”. Nigel Shannon wrote on Amazon “Great little camera and very slim” in his review of the Fujifilm T500 and scored this digital camera 5 stars.

One Fujifilm T500 reviewer reckoned that it was compact. Cycleracing mentioned in their review of this digital camera “For a fairly inexpensive compact camera, this isn't bad at all!The T500 is the newer version of the T400” .

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Good Quality Pictures

Several people who purchased the Fujifilm T500 agreed that it had a good picture resolution. Three years ago Cycleracing wrote “It has 16 mega pixels and a 12x optical zoom” in their review of the Fujifilm T500. Ephotozine.com mentioned on Ephotozine “There are more megapixels and more zoom, with a 16 megapixel sensor” in their review.

One customer who bought it considered that it had a good ISO range. Cycleracing said “Images are dead clear at ISO 100” in their review of this digital camera and rated the Fujifilm T500 80 out of 100. One customer who reviewed the Fujifilm T500 thought it was able to produce good images.

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Good Product Quality

A few people reckoned that it was good quality. Cycleracing mentioned “Video quality is average” in their review of the Fujifilm T500. Ms. S. M. Dorey gave this digital camera a rating of 5 stars and wrote two years ago “Good quality” in their review of the Fujifilm T500.

Reasonably Priced

Several Fujifilm T500 reviewers who reviewed the Fujifilm T500 thought it was cheap.

Good Technical Features

One Fujifilm T500 owner concluded that the product had good features.

Fujifilm Has Good Reviews for Its Cameras

Based on 4,294 expert and user reviews, Fujifilm has good reviews for its cameras. Fujifilm also has good reviews specifically within its compact cameras range compared to other manufacturers.

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Good Video Capture

One Fujifilm T500 owner thought the product was good for video recording.

Good Quality Lens

One Fujifilm T500 owner concluded that the product had a good zoom. Cycleracing gave the Fujifilm T500 a rating of 80 out of 100 and wrote in their review “It also has a 24x intelligent digital zoom and a 2.7" screen”.

CCD Sensor Type

This digital camera has a CCD sensor type, which is the most frequently found sensor type on compact cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it. 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.

We compared all the other digital cameras that have a CCD sensor to this camera and we think because of it's better review score, the 28[pl_1877145_price], and the 4200[pl_1830640_price] both from Nikon is also worth considering.

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

This digital camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is the most frequently supported compatible memory cards on comparable spec digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

There are a number of other cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory currently available that you might also want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Nikon L27 + Case + 5Y[plb_1968351_price], the Olympus VG-180[plb_1873256_price], or the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price].

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Fujifilm T500 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other compact cameras that were launched more than two years ago also have an image stabilizer.

We compared all the other digital cameras with an image stabilizer to this camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price], the Olympus SP-820UZ[plb_1792852_price], and the GE C1033[plb_1772798_price] is also worth considering.

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Fairly Big Optical Zoom

The optical zooms of compact cameras that were launched around the same time as the T500 range from 0.17x to 50x. The Fujifilm T500 has one of the bigger optical zooms (12 times zoom factor) amongst compact cameras of this age.

We compared all the other 12x optical zoom digital cameras to this digital camera and we think because of it's better review score, the IXUS 500 HS[pl_362181_price], and the IXUS 510 HS[pl_408144_price] both from Canon is also worth considering.

If this Fujifilm camera optical zoom is too small for you then you might want to consider the SH-21[pl_1686227_price] (12.5x and higher rated), or the VR-370[pl_1721828_price] (12.5x and higher rated) both from Olympus or the Casio Exilim EX-ZR400[plb_1892885_price] (12.5x and higher rated).

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Fujifilm T500 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other digital cameras of this type and age.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other digital cameras with a built-in flash currently available including because of it's better review score, the Nikon D300s[plb_994_price], the Olympus SP-820UZ[plb_1792852_price], or the Panasonic DMC-LF1[plb_1727132_price].

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Electrical Viewfinder Type

Most compact cameras do not have enough space to accommodate an optical viewfinder and use the display screen on the back as an electrical viewfinder.

This digital camera's viewfinder (electrical) is actually the best viewfinder amongst all digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

An Optical viewfinder type is the worst viewfinder across comparable types of digital camera.

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Has Five White Balances

The number of white balance modes found on the Fujifilm T500 is more than most cameras of this age and spec. This Fujifilm digital camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most frequently found white balance found on cameras of a comparable spec and age to the T500. The white balances "Fine", "Fluorescent", "Incandescent" and "Shade" are also found on this digital camera.

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4608 X 3072 Still Image Resolution(s)

The Fujifilm T500 has a 4608 x 3072 still image resolution(s) which is higher than most compact cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. Most compact 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, 3264 x 2448 and 4608 x 2592 and 4608 x 3440. Across all digital cameras of a similar type and age to the T500 the worst still image resolution is 640 x 360 and the best is 5152 x 3864.

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Fairly Small Maximum Aperture Number

Across all the cameras of this spec and age the maximum aperture numbers range from 1.8 to 72, and the average maximum aperture number is 6.7. At 6.9, the Fujifilm T500 has a quite small maximum aperture number compared to most of the other compact cameras that were released around the same time as the T500.

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2 USB Version

This camera supports a 2 USB version, which is the most commonly supported USB version on compact cameras that came out around the same time as it.

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AVI Video Formats Supported

This digital camera supports an AVI|M-JPEG video formats supported, which is typical of many similar spec cameras that were released around the same time as it.

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolutions

The Fujifilm T500 supports a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of the most frequently found video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels (which is also supported by this camera). In addition, this digital camera 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 best video resolution of all digital cameras of this age and type is 1920 x 1080 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Features Three Auto Focusing (AF) Modess

The Fujifilm T500 has a greater number of auto focusing (AF) modes than most digital cameras of a similar spec and age to it. This Fujifilm camera features a Face detection auto focusing (AF) modes, which is the most commonly featured auto focusing (AF) modes featured on comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to the T500. The auto focusing (AF) modess "Continuous Auto Focus" and "Single Auto Focus" are also featured on this Fujifilm digital camera.

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TFT Display

The Fujifilm T500 has a TFT display which is better than most compact cameras that are a similar age to it. Most compact cameras that are a comparable age to it have an LCD display. TFT LCDs provide better image quality and higher resolutions to earlier LCD displays but their limitations are narrow viewing angles and poor vislibility in direct sunlight. Across all cameras of this spec and age the display ranges from LCD (worst) to AMOLED (best).

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This digital camera has an Auto focus adjustment, which is typical of many cameras of a comparable age and type to it.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Fujifilm T500 has a quite short minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) (only 24 millimeters) compared to most of the other cameras that have been available for a similar time to the T500. Across all the compact cameras that have been available for around the same time as the T500 the minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)s range from 5mm to 39mm, and the average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 26mm.

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14 Reasons Against

Poor Expert Reviews

This compact camera digital camera received an expert rating of 60 out of 100 from Ephotozine. That puts this digital camera in the bottom 11% of all the digital cameras of a comparable age and spec.

Quite Small Digital Zoom

With a digital zoom of only 2 times zoom factor, the Fujifilm T500's digital zoom is one of the smallest amongst digital cameras of this age and spec. The smallest digital zoom of digital cameras of this spec and age is 1x and the biggest is 810x.

There are a number of other 2x digital zoom digital cameras currently available that you might also want to look at including because of it's better review score, the X10[pl_1150_price], the FinePix F770EXR[pl_383572_price], or the FinePix Z1000EXR[pl_394895_price] all from Fujifilm.

If you are looking for a digital camera with a bigger digital zoom then you might want to look at the Panasonic DMC-LX7[plb_2071996_price] (2.8x and higher rated), the Polaroid IE126[plb_2957337_price] (3x and higher rated), or the Fujifilm F850EXR[plb_1730221_price] (3.4x and higher rated).

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Does Not Support Video Capability

The Fujifilm T500 does not support video capability. Most of the other compact cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the T500 also do not support video capability.

We think you might also be interested in other digital cameras which also support video capability including the Nikon D300s[plb_994_price], the Samsung SAMSUNG MV900F[plb_1519008_price], or the Canon PowerShot ELPH 300 HS[plb_1658031_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Fujifilm T500 does not support Full HD video. Most of the other compact cameras that were launched around the same time as the T500 also do not support Full HD video.

We compared this digital camera to all the other digital cameras with a Full HD video and we think the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price], the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX77[plb_1836487_price], or the Canon PowerShot SX220 HS[plb_1206_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Fujifilm T500 does not support wi-Fi. Most of the other digital cameras of this type and age also do not support wi-Fi.

We think you might also be interested in other digital cameras which also support wi-Fi including the Samsung ST200[plb_378406_price], the Canon IXUS 265 HS[plb_2110773_price], or the Panasonic DMC-LF1[plb_1727132_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Not 3D

The Fujifilm T500 is not 3D. Most of the other digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the T500 are also not 3D.

If you would prefer a camera that is 3D then you might want to consider the Olympus VR-360[plb_362476_price], the Samsung ST200[plb_378406_price], or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ41[plb_2149949_price].

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Fujifilm T500 does not have a GPS (satellite), although it is worth noting that most of the other compact cameras that are a comparable age to the T500 also do not have a GPS (satellite).

We think you might also be interested in other digital cameras which also have a GPS (satellite) including the Panasonic DMC-TZ30[plb_1847857_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

The Fujifilm T500 is not waterproof, although keep in mind that most of the other compact cameras that have been available for around the same time as the T500 are also not waterproof.

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Only Features Six Flash Modess

The number of flash modes featured on the Fujifilm T500 is more than most cameras that came out around the same time as it. This camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most commonly featured flash modes featured on compact cameras that came out more than two years ago. The flash modess "Forced off", "Forced on", "Red-eye reduction", "Slow synchronization" and "Suppressed" are also featured on this digital camera.

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Very Narrow Field of View

The Fujifilm T500 has a quite narrow field of view (only 96 percent) compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that have been available for around the same time as the T500. The average field of view of similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to the T500 is 99%.

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Only Has Two Shooting Modess

The number of shooting modes found on the Fujifilm T500 is more than most cameras of a comparable type and age to it. This Fujifilm digital camera has an Auto shooting modes, which is the most frequently found shooting modes found on cameras of a comparable age and spec to the T500. The shooting modes "Program" is also found on this camera.

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Quite Small Maximum Memory Card Size

The Fujifilm T500 has one of the smaller maximum memory card sizes (only 8 gigabytes) amongst compact cameras of this age. The maximum memory card sizes of compact cameras that are a similar age to the T500 range from 1GB to 130GB.

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Quite Low Display Resolution (numeric)

The display resolution (numeric)s of compact cameras that have been around for around the same time as the T500 range from 1 pixels to 16,000,000 pixels. The Fujifilm T500 has a quite low display resolution (numeric) (only 230,000 pixels) compared to most of the other compact cameras that were released around the same time as the T500.

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Only Supports One Image Formats Supported

The number of supported image formats on the Fujifilm T500 is more than most digital cameras that are a similar age to it. This Fujifilm digital camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by cameras that have been available for a similar time to the T500.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Fujifilm T500

Released Over Three Years Ago

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

Average Megapixel

The Fujifilm T500 has a fairly average megapixel (16 megapixels) compared to most of the other digital cameras that have been available for more than two years.

There are a number of other 16MP digital cameras currently available which you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Canon PowerShot A4000[plb_1488638_price], the Olympus VR-360[plb_362476_price], or the Nikon 6300[plb_1280891_price].

If this compact camera digital camera megapixel is too low for you then you might want to consider the Nikon Coolpix P510[plb_2071647_price] (16.1MP), the Sony DSC-W580B[plb_1620659_price] (16.1MP), or the Panasonic DMC-TS5[plb_1900903_price] (16.1MP) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 2.7 inches, the Fujifilm T500 has a relatively average display diagonal compared to most of the other compact cameras that were launched around the same time as the T500.

We compared all the other 2.7" screen digital cameras to this camera and we think the A2300[pl_1484680_price], and the A810[pl_408150_price] both from Canon which has better reviews is also worth considering.

Digital cameras with a larger display diagonal that might be worth looking at include the Fujifilm FinePix x100 Classic Kit[plb_1609683_price] (2.8"), or the Pentax MX-1[plb_1488049_price] (3") which also has a higher rating.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 120 grams, the Fujifilm T500 has a relatively average weight compared to most of the other digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the T500.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 120g cameras currently available including the Lexibook DJ023[plb_1336806_price] which has better reviews.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
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
Normal Focusing Range
Macro Focusing Range (wide)
Auto Mode Focusing Range (wide)
Focus Adjustment
Smile Detection
Macro Focusing Range (tele)
Auto Mode 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 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)
Flash Exposure Lock
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
Audio Formats Supported
Voice Recording
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Maximum Memory Card Size
Memory Slots
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Field of View
Touchscreen
Display Resolution (numeric)
Second Display
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Type
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
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 Temperature (T-T)
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
Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Exifprint Supported
Technical Details
Built-In Speaker(s)

Expert Reviews

(1)
24 June 2013

Many entry-level cameras tend to have a 5x optical zoom lens, so if you want an easy to use camera with more zoom the T500 is an ideal option. Although image quality isn't the best, if you're the...

User Reviews

(29)
Reviewed 13 July 2014 by CycleRacing

For a fairly inexpensive compact camera, this isn't bad at all! The T500 is the newer version of the T400. It has 16 mega pixels and a 12x optical zoom. It also has a 24x intelligent digital zoom... Read more…

Reviewed 13 August 2013 by Miss P

I bought this camera from Jessops because I had no time to wait for delivery but had seen it on Amazon first. This is a great little point and shoot camera! The battery seemed to last for around... Read more…

Reviewed 30 May 2014 by Mary Beard
(Verified Purchase)

This is a lovely little camara that produces very clear pictures. Small enough to fit in a pocket this camara has a good zoom lens and several *special effects* to produce extra special results. I... Read more…

Reviewed 23 May 2014 by Mrs. S. Wade
(Verified Purchase)

Bought this for my daughter to help with her college project. Its a great little camera, very easy to use with lots of effects. Produces great pictures. Excellent zoom and quality. Would... Read more…

Reviewed 25 March 2014 by Dave A
(Verified Purchase)

Bought as a Christmas present for my son, who has found it very useful at concerts due to its long zoom. Also the short end is useful for classic car shows where you cannot get very far back from... Read more…

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+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 16307711, fujifilm t500, fujifilm t500s, fujifilm fxt500, fujifilm fxt500s, fujifilm p10nc10100, fujifilm p10nc10140, fujifilm p10nc10140a, fujifilm p10nc10100a
Barcodes 00547410230949, 00547410230987, 00547410231007, 04547410230925, 04547410230932, 04547410230949, 04547410230963, 04547410230987, 04547410231007

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