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Fujifilm XP50 Digital Camera

£118.00
Compact Camera 14.4MP 5x Mar 2012
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
Average expert reviews
Good size
Poor technical guidance
106 Reviews
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Poor Technical Guidance

Five owners who reviewed it concluded that it did not have good technical guidance. Bob mentioned on Amazon five years ago “Contact your retailer or a FUJIFILM-authorized repair technician for more information." I can't help”. Bob also wrote “An interesting note found in the downloaded (not in the supplied manual) - "To ensure continued water resistance” in his review. J. L. Fuhring mentioned in their Fujifilm XP50 review “It didn't help the horrible picture quality one bit”.


Reviews

Average Expert Reviews

Based on four expert reviews from sites including parentesis.com, tweakers.net, optyczne.pl and bondfaro.com.br the average expert rating of this camera is 70%.

Owner Reviews Are Poor

On average, based on 200 owner reviews the average owner rating of this waterproof camera is 62%. That puts this camera in the bottom 16% of all the cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

Fujifilm Has Good Digital Camera Reviews

We checked 8,047 owner and expert reviews (including 165 verified purchases) for Fujifilm cameras and found that on average Fujifilm has good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Fujifilm has good reviews specifically within its waterproof cameras range.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Five people who purchased the Fujifilm XP50 considered that it was heavy and bulky. Carol D. mentioned “Most waterproof point and shoot cameras currently on the market are a little on the bulky side, expensive”. Carol D. also mentioned “However, controls are often difficult to operate or access, they make your equipment extra bulky and difficult to hold, zoom lenses aren't always compatible” in his review. Carol D. also said “More often than not these cases are well made with latches all around and heavier duty rubber seals” in his review.

Five owners who reviewed this digital camera considered that it was compact. Tyler Oliva said on Amazon “It's pictures aren't as sharp or amazing as some other compact cameras.”. Carol D. mentioned in his Fujifilm XP50 review on Amazon “Compact Canon cameras) - Work extremely well, allows complete access to controls” and gave this digital camera a rating of 7 stars. Billybraveheart said on Amazon four years ago “It's small and compact and fits nicely in the pocket”.

One customer who reviewed it reckoned that it was easy to carry around. Five years ago Karie Cook she wrote in her review of the Fujifilm XP50 on Amazon “It's easy to carry”. One person who reviewed this digital camera reckoned that it was tight. Airbornealltheway wrote on Amazon “My thought is that its door locking system isn't quite as tight as the XP50”.

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Average Weight

The Fujifilm XP50 has a pretty typical weight (155 grams) compared to most of the other cameras of this spec and age.

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Price

Price Has Gone Up by 2% (2%)

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Reasonably Priced

Twenty-three owners mentioned in their reviews that the product was good value for money. Marcie E. Hoenes wrote in her review of this digital camera “Good value” . Jboz scored it 5 stars and wrote on Amazon “The deal was so good I decided to purchase anyway” in their review of the Fujifilm XP50. Leon Caswell mentioned five years ago “Great camera for the price” in his review of this digital camera.

Eight people mentioned in their reviews that the product was expensive. Three years ago Melcat gave it a score of 6 stars and said in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “Expensive disposable, waste of money”. Melcat also wrote “Just a Very expensive disposable camera” in their review. Mr. Durel Philippe gave it a rating of 5 stars and said on Amazon “IT'S 140$ + more, which makes it a very expensive piece of crap”.

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Video

Supports Video Recording

The Fujifilm XP50 supports video recording, as do most of the other waterproof cameras that were launched around the same time as this camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many waterproof cameras that are a similar age to it.

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Networking

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Like most of the other cameras of a comparable spec and age to this digital camera, the Fujifilm XP50 does not support Wi-Fi.

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Other

Released Over Five Years Ago

It was March 2012 when Fujifilm released the XP50.


Features

Good Technical Features

Two customers who purchased the Fujifilm XP50 considered that it had good features.


Audio

Acceptable Noise Level

Four people concluded that the product was noisy. Amazon Customer wrote “I took it snorkeling and it took about twenty seconds of video before making a horrible noise and displaying zoom error ( I was not using zoom at all” in their review of this digital camera. Esgameofsk8 wrote in their review of the Fujifilm XP50 “The sound can be HORRIBLE in loud environments; sounds static”. Jab said “Videos even appear quite noisy (even after the resolution is reduced by ~7x”.

One person thought it was quiet. Five years ago Hiker66377 mentioned “People that use my camera comment on how nice you can see the screen outdoors - Easy to put in silent mode - Water”.

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Features Voice Recording

The Fujifilm XP50 features voice recording, as do most of the other cameras of a similar type and age to this camera.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The Fujifilm XP50 has a built-in microphone, as do most of the other cameras of a similar age and spec to this camera.

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Other Features

Supports Video Capability

supports video capability

The Fujifilm XP50 supports video capability, as do most of the other waterproof cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Fujifilm XP50 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other waterproof cameras that came out around the same time as this camera.

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Features Face Detection

The Fujifilm XP50 features face detection. Most of the other digital cameras of this age and type also feature face detection.

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Features Date Imprinting

The Fujifilm XP50 features date imprinting. Most of the other digital cameras of a comparable type and age to this camera also feature date imprinting.

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Does Not Have a Video Out

Like most of the other digital cameras of this age and type, the Fujifilm XP50 does not have a video out.

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Has a USB 2.0 Port

The Fujifilm XP50 has a USB 2.0 port, as do most of the other cameras of this age and type.

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Shock Proof

The Fujifilm XP50 is shock proof. Most of the other digital cameras that have been around for more than two years also are shock proof.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Fujifilm XP50 has an HDMI port. Most of the other waterproof cameras that were launched more than two years ago also have an HDMI port.

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Picture Quality

Has an Image Stabilizer

The Fujifilm XP50 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other waterproof cameras that were released around the same time as this camera.

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4320 X 2432 Still Image Resolution

The Fujifilm XP50 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 that have been available for more than two years. This camera also have still image resolution(s) of 1920 x 1080, 2048 x 1536 and 3072 x 1728 and 3072 x 2304. Across all comparable spec cameras that were released around the same time as this digital camera the best still image resolution 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 camera.

Cameras with a higher megapixel that might be worth looking at include the Kodak WP1 (£116.73) (16MP) which is also higher rated.

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Lens System

Average Digital Zoom

At 6.8 times zoom factor, the Fujifilm XP50 has a relatively typical digital zoom compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to this camera.

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Quite Big Optical Zoom

The smallest optical zoom of waterproof cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera is 1x, the biggest is 7.1x, and the average optical zoom is 4x. With an optical zoom of 5 times zoom factor, the Fujifilm XP50 has one of the bigger optical zooms amongst comparable spec cameras of this age.

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Quite Big Maximum Aperture Number

At only 4.9, the Fujifilm XP50 has a quite big maximum aperture number compared to most of the other waterproof cameras that are a similar age to this camera. The maximum aperture numbers of similar spec cameras that have been around for a comparable time to this camera range from 2.7 to 13, and the average maximum aperture number is 5.4.

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Quite Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

With a maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 140 millimeters, the Fujifilm XP50 has a quite long maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that were released around the same time as this camera. Across all the waterproof cameras that came out around the same time as this digital camera the maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) range from 4mm to 200mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 110mm.

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Fairly Long Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

Digital cameras of this age and spec have minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of between 4.5mm and 35mm, and the average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 25mm. At 28 millimeters, the Fujifilm XP50 has a quite long minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other waterproof cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Display

Average Display Diagonal

At 2.7 inches, the Fujifilm XP50 has a relatively average display diagonal compared to most of the other waterproof cameras that have been available for more than two years.

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Very Narrow Field of View

With a field of view of only 96 percent, the Fujifilm XP50 has a fairly narrow field of view compared to most of the other digital cameras that came out around the same time as this camera. Across all the waterproof cameras that have been around for around the same time as this digital camera the field of views range from 96% to 170%.

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Camera

Features Multi-Shot Function

The Fujifilm XP50 features multi-shot function, as do most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to this digital camera.

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Has a Tripod Mountable

The Fujifilm XP50 has a tripod mountable, as do most of the other waterproof cameras that were released around the same time as this camera.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has an HDMI

The Fujifilm XP50 has an HDMI, as do most of the other waterproof cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this digital camera.

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Supports PictBridge

The Fujifilm XP50 supports PictBridge. Most of the other cameras of this age and spec also support PictBridge.

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Packaging Content

Has an AC Adapter Included

The Fujifilm XP50 has an AC adapter included. Most of the other digital cameras of this age and type also have an AC adapter included.

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Has a Hand Strap

The Fujifilm XP50 has a hand strap. Most of the other digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as this digital camera also have a hand strap.

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Has a Batteries Included

The Fujifilm XP50 has a batteries included. Most of the other digital cameras that were released around the same time as this digital camera also have a batteries included.

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Has a Battery Charger Included

The Fujifilm XP50 has a battery charger included. Most of the other waterproof cameras that have been available for around the same time as this digital camera also have a battery charger included.

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Memory

Fairly Big Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 95 megabytes, the Fujifilm XP50 has a fairly big internal memory compared to most of the other digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to this camera. Across all the waterproof cameras that were released more than two years ago the internal memory range from 7.9MB to 700MB, and the average internal memory is 90MB.

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Very Small Maximum Memory Card Size

Digital cameras of this age and type have maximum memory card sizes of between 8GB and 130GB. At only 8 gigabytes, the Fujifilm XP50 has a fairly small maximum memory card size compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that were launched around the same time as this camera.

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Battery

Only 220 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

The Fujifilm XP50 is a digital camera that takes 220 shots battery life (CIPA standard).

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Power

Good Battery Life

Fourteen owners wrote in their reviews that it had a good battery life. Monte Shaffer he mentioned “The downside is it drains the battery very rapidly”. Monte Shaffer also said “I needed the camera to take pictures of students in my marketing course today, charged the battery fully, inserted it into the camera” in his review. Leon Caswell said five years ago “Easy operation, very good battery life” in his Fujifilm XP50 review and gave it a rating of 8 stars.


Design

Easy to Use

Nine owners who purchased the Fujifilm XP50 said that it was easy to use. Jessnav said in their review of this digital camera on Amazon four years ago “The picture quality was good, there was many different modes to choose from and I found it easy enough to use” and rated it 4 stars. Tyler Oliva he wrote “The interface is very easy to use and the camera has many features”. Four years ago William Derouanna wrote “This is a very easy to use, small camera”.

Three customers considered that this digital camera was easy to use the menus. Lloyd wrote “The full HD video is great and so easy to switch between still and video, unlike many other cameras that require a detailed menu search”. Brandon wrote “Bright colors to keep it from getting lost - Starts up fast to catch quick shots - Simple menu structure to keep things easy” in his review of this digital camera. Billybraveheart said in their review of this digital camera four years ago “As for my own personal review, well I am very pleased with my product, lots of nice settings for various situations” .

One person who bought it considered that it was easy to handle. Bryon R. C. mentioned “Then two people at the pool vouched for their camera (same kind) handling the water just fine, so I submerged it to take some pictures”.

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Waterproof

The Fujifilm XP50 is waterproof. Most of the other cameras that have been available for a comparable time to this camera also are waterproof.

There are a number of alternative waterproof digital cameras currently available that you might want to look at including the Kodak WP1 (£116.73) which has better reviews.

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Average Waterproof Up to

The Fujifilm XP50 has a relatively average waterproof up to (5 meters) compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that have been available for more than two years.

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Dustproof

The Fujifilm XP50 is dustproof, as are most of the other cameras of this age and spec.

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Nice Design

Twelve customers who reviewed the Fujifilm XP50 concluded that it was good looking. Photonut said on Amazon “Shutter time is pretty good.” in their Fujifilm XP50 review. Britney Beasley said on Amazon “Pretty good little on the go vacation camera” in her review of the Fujifilm XP50 and gave it a score of 8 stars. Bob wrote on Amazon five years ago “The newer style lithium-ion batteries are excellent performers”.

Three owners said in their reviews that the product was neat. L. Carter said “We STILL got a lot of really neat shots” in their review of this digital camera and gave it a score of 8 stars. Carol D. rated the product 7 stars and he mentioned in his review of this digital camera on Amazon “You also have to be very careful to keep the insides immaculately clean and dry, even the smallest amount of moisture will cause the pouch”. Dj Swin wrote in their review of this digital camera on Amazon four years ago “The colors are ice and if you have a good photo software program (I use Aperture) to tidy pics up a bit, you can have some pretty good results” and gave this digital camera a score of 7 stars.

Two owners said in their reviews that this digital camera was well designed. Mark J. Lundgreen mentioned four years ago “Much better exterior design than my deceased telescoping lens Canon.” and scored it 7 stars. Carol D. wrote in his review of this digital camera on Amazon “Purchased it anyway because I like the design and orange color”.

One owner who purchased the product reckoned that it was smooth. Jim wrote “Smooth sale, fast shipping” in his review of the Fujifilm XP50.

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Robust

Twenty-six people who purchased it concluded that it was good at resisting water ingress. Marcie E. Hoenes mentioned in her review of this digital camera on Amazon “The last one took great underwater pictures”. L. Carter wrote on Amazon four years ago “If you're using it underwater, make sure you change to that setting” in their review of this digital camera. L. Robinson wrote on Amazon also four years ago “Great movies, especially under water” and scored it 5 stars.

Six owners who bought it agreed that it was strong and durable. X-Mas Mom wrote on Amazon “I wanted something that was sturdy and user friendly for my 8 year old” and gave the product a rating of 7 stars. Undeuxtrois123 said in their review of this digital camera “Great rugged little beach vacation camera”. Five years ago Txmama wrote in their Fujifilm XP50 review on Amazon “I plan on taking it on scouts outings etc and it being rugged is helpful”.

One person mentioned in their reviews that it was easy to damage or scratch. Suzanne Stewart wrote on Amazon “Camera broke within months, horrible customer service!”. One person who reviewed it considered that it was well made. Four years ago Curst Saden wrote on Amazon “Three types of underwater shooting (you really only need two.) The battery is pretty solid”.

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Good Product Quality

Fifteen people who purchased this digital camera considered that it was good quality. Leon Caswell mentioned “Better than expected image quality”. Niki rated it 8 stars and she said in her review of this digital camera “It is quick to take pics and has the best night quality pics than any camera I have ever owned”. Niki also said “Pics turn out great and good quality” in her review.

One owner who purchased the product thought it was inferior quality. Four years ago Ran wrote on Amazon “The first had bad quality pics”.

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Good Screen / Viewfinder

One customer considered that it had a good screen.

Good Flash

Four owners mentioned that this digital camera had a good flash. Tyler Oliva rated the product 8 stars and he said “The flash is very bright, probably better than may Nikon Coolpix S6000”. Isabel wrote in her Fujifilm XP50 review on Amazon “Only on one mode does it have a flash ("Natural" Mode) and even with that one”. Chris Carr gave it a rating of 6 stars and he said in his review of this digital camera on Amazon four years ago “I had NO issues with the flash as other reviewers indicated”.

Good Video Capture

Twenty-four people who bought the Fujifilm XP50 reckoned that it was good for video recording. Monte Shaffer wrote in his review of this digital camera four years ago “The HD video is very nice.” and rated this digital camera 5 stars. Five years ago Tim_me mentioned “I now own the XP50 and love the pictures with the exception of low lite (also an issue with my XP20) The video is fantastic”. Tba wrote in their review of the Fujifilm XP50 on Amazon “It was working great, taking great photos and video until I took it snorkeling off Nassau” and scored this digital camera 5 stars.

Good Quality Pictures

Sixty-nine owners who bought it thought it was able to produce good images. Lloyd mentioned on Amazon “You are back in photo mode”. Judi mentioned in her review of this digital camera “Very pleased, at first - nice photos and up loaded easily.” and rated it 5 stars. Five years ago Karie Cook mentioned “It takes wonderful pictures” and rated it 9 stars.

Four people said in their reviews that it had a good picture resolution. Monte Shaffer scored it 5 stars and he mentioned in his review of this digital camera four years ago “ANY IDEAS on WHY? 14 megapixels is great WHEN the camera works”. Brian mentioned on Amazon “Shooting video is a HUGE drain on battery”. Gordon K. Wilson he wrote in his review of this digital camera on Amazon “Peace out, happy shooting!”.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00074101014853, 00074101014860, 00074101014877, 00074101014884, 00074101014945, 00547410203479, 04547410203479, 04547410203493, 04547410203516, 04547410203530, 04547410203554

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