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Fujifilm XP150 Digital Camera

£173.00
Compact Camera 14.4MP 5x Nov 2012
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
One industry award
Screen is also easy to scratch
Overall image quality is only average
19 Reviews + 1 Award
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Screen is Also Easy to Scratch

Three owners who reviewed the Fujifilm XP150 considered that it did not have a good screen. Website Photo Answers.co.uk mentioned “Screen is also easy to scratch” in their review of this digital camera and scored it 3 stars out of 5. They also wrote “Substandard screen (resolution, viewing angles, etc” in their review. Expert review site Digitalversus.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera “A sub-standard screen and the absence of a full-res burst m”.

Lens is Disappointing At All Focal Lengths

Two customers who bought the product agreed that it did not have a good lens. Website Photo Answers.co.uk rated it 3 stars out of 5 and said four years ago “Lens is disappointing at all focal lengths”.

Video Suffers With Zoom

Two customers said in their reviews that it was not good for video recording. Four years ago website Photo Answers.co.uk mentioned “Video suffers with zoom” in their Fujifilm XP150 review.


Reviews

One Industry Award

One expert review site concluded that this waterproof camera was marvellous and gave it one of their highest awards. Buy-n-shoot.com gave this camera a "Gold" award.

Expert Reviews Are Poor

This waterproof camera has an average expert rating of 63% based on seventeen expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Ephotozine, Techradar and Photo Answers.co.uk. That puts this Fujifilm digital camera in the bottom 24% of all the cameras of a similar type and age.

Good Brand

Based on 8,047 expert and user reviews (including 165 verified purchases), Fujifilm has good reviews for its cameras. Fujifilm also has good reviews specifically within its waterproof cameras range compared to other brands.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Six people who reviewed the Fujifilm XP150 concluded that it was compact. Expert website Buy-N-Shoot.com said “Fuji’s XP150 is rightfully touted as an all-weather compact camera purpose-built for adventure seekers who regularly frequent the great outdoors”. Pocket-Lint.com wrote on expert review site Pocket Lint “The company has been making tough compact cameras for some time” in their review of this digital camera. Ephotozine.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera on expert review site Ephotozine “The XP150 was added to the Fujifilm FinePix range of digital compact cameras in January 2012” and gave it a score of 4 stars out of 5.

Average Weight

With a weight of 185 grams, the Fujifilm XP150 has a relatively standard weight compared to most of the other waterproof cameras that were launched around the same time as this camera.

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Design

Overall Image Quality is Only Average

Three customers wrote in their reviews that it was not good quality. Website Photo Answers.co.uk said “Sound quality in video mode could be better”. They also mentioned “Focusing, prone to lens flare and lens obstruction, final image quality isn't great” in their review. And also wrote “Overall image quality is only average”.

Waterproof

The Fujifilm XP150 is waterproof, as are most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec.

We compared all the other waterproof digital cameras to this digital camera and we think the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-850 (£157.99), and the Canon PowerShot D20 (£199.99) which both of have better reviews are also worth considering.

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Average Waterproof Up to

At 10 meters, the Fujifilm XP150 has a relatively typical waterproof up to compared to most of the other cameras of a similar spec and age to this camera.

Other 10m waterproof cameras currently available that you might want to look at include the Canon PowerShot D20 (£199.99) which has better reviews.

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Easy to Use

Three customers who reviewed this digital camera considered that it was easy to use. Expert review site Techradar.com mentioned “The Fuji FinePix XP150 is a fast and easy to use camera that should survive all manner of outdoor pursuits wit” however despite that they only gave it a rating of 3 stars out of 5.

Waterproof to 10 Metres, Shockproof from Heights of 2 Metres

Seven people who reviewed it concluded that it was strong and durable. Four years ago website Photo Answers.co.uk mentioned “Waterproof to 10 metres, shockproof from heights of 2 metres” in their review of the Fujifilm XP150. Expert review site Techradar.com said “The Fuji FinePix XP150 is a durable compact camera that captures crucial action shots across a variety of outdoor conditions” yet they rated it 3 stars out of 5. Expert review site Buy-N-Shoot.com wrote “Childproof! Yes the XP150 is a versatile and tough little unit that is sure to endure all that life” in their review of this digital camera.

Five people said in their reviews that it was good at resisting water ingress. Website Photo Answers.co.uk mentioned “Good underwater performance” . They also said “Good underwater flexibility” in their review. Expert review site Reviewed.com mentioned “A long time ago, in the year 2009, any ol' waterproof camera was OK, as long as it was actually waterproof” in their review of this digital camera.

Three owners who reviewed the product reckoned that it was well made. Website Photo Answers.co.uk said four years ago “Decent build and design” but despite that they rated it 3 stars out of 5. They also wrote “Built tough for active outdoors use” in their review.

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Released Over Four Years Ago

It was November 2012 when this camera was released.


Camera

Has a GPS (satellite)

has a GPS (satellite)

The Fujifilm XP150 has a GPS (satellite). Most of the other digital cameras of a comparable type and age to this digital camera also have a GPS (satellite).

We compared all the other cameras with a GPS (satellite) to this camera and we think the Canon PowerShot D20 (£199.99) which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Video

Supports Video Recording

The Fujifilm XP150 supports video recording, as do most of the other cameras of a similar age and spec to this digital camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the Fujifilm XP150 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of the most common video resolutions of 1280 x 720 pixels (which is also supported by this camera). This Fujifilm camera also supports a video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

This camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best supported video resolution across all digital cameras of this spec and age.

A 320 x 240 pixels video resolutions is the worst supported video resolution across similar types of camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found maximum video resolution on digital cameras of a similar type and age to it.

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Price

Good Value for Money, Looks Nice, Easy to Use

Four people said that it was good value for money. Website Photo Answers.co.uk wrote four years ago “Good value for money, looks nice, easy to use” however despite that they only gave this digital camera a rating of 60 out of 100. Five years ago expert website Pocket-Lint.com said “The Fujifilm FinePix XP150 is affordable.” but they gave it a rating of 3 stars out of 5. Expert review site Digitaltrends.com gave it a score of 4 stars out of 5 and mentioned also five years ago “The Fujifilm XP 150 makes an affordable tough cam for places you wouldn't venture with a more fragile cam.”.


Other Features

Supports Video Capability

supports video capability

The Fujifilm XP150 supports video capability. Most of the other waterproof cameras that were released more than two years ago also support video capability.

We compared all the other digital cameras which support video capability to this camera and we think because of its better review score, the Canon PowerShot D20 (£199.99) is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Fujifilm XP150 has a built-in flash. Most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and type to this digital camera also have a built-in flash.

We compared this digital camera to all the other cameras with a built-in flash and we think the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-850 (£157.99), and the Canon PowerShot D20 (£199.99) which both of have better reviews are also worth considering.

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Features Face Detection

The Fujifilm XP150 features face detection, as do most of the other waterproof cameras that have been available for a comparable time to this digital camera.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Fujifilm XP150 has an HDMI port, as do most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age.

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Has a USB 2.0 Port

The Fujifilm XP150 has a USB 2.0 port, as do most of the other digital cameras of a similar type and age to this camera.

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Picture Quality

Has an Image Stabilizer

The Fujifilm XP150 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been around for more than two years.

We compared this digital camera to all the other cameras with an image stabilizer and we think because of their better review scores, the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-850 (£157.99), and the Canon PowerShot D20 (£199.99) are also worth considering.

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4320 X 2432 Still Image Resolution

The Fujifilm XP150 has a 4320 x 2432 still image resolution(s) which is higher than the 640 x 480 still image resolution(s) found on most cameras of this spec and age. In addition, this Fujifilm digital camera have still image resolution(s) of 1920 x 1080, 2048 x 1536, 3072 x 1728 and 3072 x 2304 and 4320 x 3240. The best still image resolution of all cameras of a similar spec and age to this camera is 4608 x 3456 and the worst is 640 x 480.

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14.4 Megapixels Megapixel

This is a 14.4 megapixels digital camera.

If this camera megapixel is not high enough for you then you might want to consider the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-850 (£157.99) (16MP and higher rated).

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Lens System

Average Digital Zoom

At 6.8 times zoom factor, the Fujifilm XP150 has a relatively typical digital zoom compared to most of the other cameras of this age and spec.

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Fairly Big Optical Zoom

At 5 times zoom factor, the Fujifilm XP150 has a fairly big optical zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras that were released more than two years ago. Digital cameras of this age and spec have optical zooms of between 1x and 7.1x, and the average optical zoom is 4x.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 5x optical zoom cameras currently available including the Canon PowerShot D20 (£199.99), or the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-850 (£157.99) which both of have better reviews.

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Quite Small Maximum Aperture Number

At 6.2, the Fujifilm XP150 has a fairly small maximum aperture number compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable age and type to this digital camera. The maximum aperture numbers of waterproof cameras that were released more than two years ago range from 2.7 to 13.

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Fairly Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

At 140 millimeters, the Fujifilm XP150 has a fairly long maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that came out more than two years ago. The average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of comparable spec cameras that were released more than two years ago is 110mm, and the maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) range from 4mm to 200mm.

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Quite Large Minimum Aperture Number

Digital cameras of this type and age have minimum aperture numbers of between 1 and 8.5, and the average minimum aperture number is 3.4. With a minimum aperture number of 3.9, the Fujifilm XP150 has one of the larger minimum aperture numbers amongst waterproof cameras of this age.

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Packaging Content

Has a Hand Strap

The Fujifilm XP150 has a hand strap, as do most of the other cameras that have been available for more than two years.

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Has a Battery Charger Included

The Fujifilm XP150 has a battery charger included, as do most of the other waterproof cameras that came out around the same time as this digital camera.

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Has a Batteries Included

The Fujifilm XP150 has a batteries included, as do most of the other digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to this digital camera.

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Has an AC Adapter Included

The Fujifilm XP150 has an AC adapter included, as do most of the other similar spec digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports PictBridge

The Fujifilm XP150 supports PictBridge. Most of the other waterproof cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera also support PictBridge.

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Display

Average Display Diagonal

At 2.7 inches, the Fujifilm XP150 has a pretty typical display diagonal compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar type and age to this camera.

Cameras with a larger display diagonal that might be worth looking at include the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-850 (£157.99) (3") which also has a higher rating.

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Very Narrow Field of View

The field of views of similar spec cameras that came out more than two years ago range from 96% to 170%, and the average field of view is 100%. With a field of view of only 96 percent, the Fujifilm XP150 has one of the narrower field of views amongst waterproof cameras of this age.

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Very Low Display Resolution (numeric)

The average display resolution (numeric) of waterproof cameras that have been on the market for more than two years is 500,000 pixels, and the display resolutions (numeric) range from 150,000 pixels to 1,100,000 pixels. With a display resolution (numeric) of only 230,000 pixels, the Fujifilm XP150 has a quite low display resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other waterproof cameras that have been available for a similar time to this camera.

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Audio

Has a Built-In Microphone

The Fujifilm XP150 has a built-in microphone. Most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and type to this camera also have a built-in microphone.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00074101014501, 00074101014891, 04547410203677, 04547410203691, 04547410203714, 04547410203738, 04547410203745

Fujifilm XP150 Review Sources

To prepare this Fujifilm XP150 review we compared this digital camera to 1,217 other models. For each digital camera that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 311,945 product attributes, 170,936 digital camera reviews and 3,219,200 historical digital camera prices from 0 digital camera retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this digital camera compared to the other models as well as any areas where this digital camera is lacking.

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