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Fujifilm FinePix AX500
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Fujifilm FinePix AX500 Digital Camera

14MP 5x CCD Jan 2012
Megapixel Count Optical Zoom Image Stabiliser Sensor Type Release Date
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24 Reasons For

Good User Reviews

People who bought this compact camera camera rated this camera 84% on average.

Easy to Use

Several Fujifilm FinePix AX500 reviewers who purchased this digital camera thought it was easy to use. Amazon Customer wrote “Very handy little camera” and rated it 80 out of 100. Three years ago Chriscrouch mentioned “I wanted something easy to use” in their Fujifilm FinePix AX500 review but despite that they scored it 3 stars. In the same month Suzanne Rookes said on Amazon “Very easy to use, just what I wanted - it made the perfect christmas gift for a technofobe mum to use”.

Good Quality Pictures

Several Fujifilm FinePix AX500 owners considered that the Fujifilm FinePix AX500 was able to produce good images. Four years ago Ms. N. Quigg mentioned on Amazon “Cant expect much for a 40pound camera, 14mp, takes decent pictures however the pictures do tend to blur at times so not good for capturing the moment quickly.”.

Good Product Quality

A few customers who reviewed the Fujifilm FinePix AX500 considered that it was good quality. Ukjeff mentioned in their review of the Fujifilm FinePix AX500 “Easy to use and delivers great quality pictures via printing on paper or digitally” .

Nice Design

Several Fujifilm FinePix AX500 reviewers said in their reviews that the Fujifilm FinePix AX500 was good looking. John Kaiser Calautit wrote on Amazon “Simple, Stylish Point and Shoot Digital CameraPros”.

Good Quality Lens

One Fujifilm FinePix AX500 owner said in their reviews that it had a good autofocus.

Good Size

One Fujifilm FinePix AX500 reviewer who purchased the Fujifilm FinePix AX500 thought it was lightweight.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

One Fujifilm FinePix AX500 owner mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera had a good screen.

Fujifilm Has Good Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

Based on 3,935 expert and owner reviews, Fujifilm has good ratings for its digital cameras. Fujifilm also has good ratings specifically within its compact camera digital cameras range compared to other brands.

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CCD Sensor Type

This digital camera has a CCD sensor type, which is typical of many compact camera digital cameras that are a similar age to 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.

Alternative digital cameras that have a CCD sensor currently available that you might also want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Samsung ST90, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX77, or the GE J1250.

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SD Memory Card

This camera supports an SD|SDHC memory card, which is typical of many digital cameras of a comparable age and type to it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

Cameras with a better memory card type that might also be worth considering include the Fujifilm FinePix X10 (SD|SDHC|SDXC), the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 ($533.99) (SD|SDHC|SDXC), or the Nikon Coolpix P520 ($349.00) (SD|SDHC|SDXC) which also has a higher rating.

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Quite Big Digital Zoom

The smallest digital zoom of compact camera digital cameras that were released around the same time as the FinePix AX500 is 1x and the biggest is 810x. With a digital zoom of 6.7 times zoom factor, the Fujifilm FinePix AX500 has a quite big digital zoom compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that were released more than two years ago.

If you are looking for a bigger digital zoom then you might want to look at the FinePix JX660 (7.2x), or the FinePix JZ200 (7.2x) both from Fujifilm which also has a higher rating.

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Supports Video Recording

supports video recording

Like most of the other cameras that were launched more than two years ago, the FinePix AX500 supports video recording.

We compared this digital camera to all the other cameras which support video recording and we think because of it's better review score, the FinePix X10, and the FinePix JX550 both from Fujifilm or the Canon PowerShot SX160 IS is also worth considering.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

The Fujifilm FinePix AX500 has an image stabiliser, as do most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

We compared all the other digital cameras with an image stabiliser to this digital camera and we think the Fujifilm FinePix X10, the GE J1250, and the Casio Exilim EX-ZR700 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

Like most of the other similar spec cameras that came out more than two years ago, the Fujifilm FinePix AX500 has a built-in flash.

We compared all the other cameras with a built-in flash to this digital camera and we think the Fujifilm FinePix X10, and the GE A1455 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Has Three Image Editing Modes

The number of image editing modes found on the FinePix AX500 is more than most digital cameras of this type and age. This Fujifilm camera has a Resizing image editing mode, which is the most commonly found image editing mode found on compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the FinePix AX500. The image editing modes "Crop" and "Rotating" are also found on this camera.

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Very Light

Digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the FinePix AX500 have weights of between 0.097kg and 180kg, and the average weight is 5.2kg. At only 0.119 kilograms, the FinePix AX500 is quite light compared to most of the other digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Two Supported Batteries

The FinePix AX500 is a two supported battery camera. Most of the other compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to the FinePix AX500 have between one and three supported batteries.

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4288 X 3216 Still Image Resolution

The FinePix AX500 has a 4288 x 3216 still image resolution which is higher than most cameras of this type and age. Most digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as it have a 640 x 480 still image resolution. In addition, this camera have still image resolutions of 1920 x 1080, 2048 x 1536, 3072 x 1728, 3072 x 2304 and 4288 x 2416 and 4288 x 2864. The worst still image resolution of all cameras of this age and spec is 384 x 480 and the best is 5152 x 3864.

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Supports Two Image Formats

The FinePix AX500 has a greater number of supported image formats than most digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This camera supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to the FinePix AX500. The image format "EXIF" is also supported by this Fujifilm camera.

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the FinePix AX500 is 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of the most common video resolution of 640 x 480 pixels (which is also supported by this camera). This Fujifilm digital camera also supports a video resolution 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). Across all compact camera digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the FinePix AX500 the worst video resolution is 320 x 240 pixels and the best is 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Features Four Auto Focus

The number of auto focusing (AF) modes featured on the FinePix AX500 is more than most cameras of this age and spec. This camera features a Face detection auto focus, which is the most commonly featured auto focus featured on compact camera digital cameras that were released around the same time as the FinePix AX500. The auto focus "Centre weighted Auto Focus", "Continuous Auto Focus" and "Single Auto Focus" are also featured on this Fujifilm camera.

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Supports One Camera File System

The FinePix AX500 has a greater number of camera file systems than most comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to it. This camera supports an Exif 2.3 camera file system, which is the most commonly supported camera file system supported by compact camera digital cameras that were released around the same time as the FinePix AX500.

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Narrow

The widths of compact camera digital cameras that were released around the same time as the FinePix AX500 range from 16mm to 470mm, and the average width is 100mm. At only 93 millimeters, the FinePix AX500 is fairly narrow compared to most of the other cameras of a similar age and type to the FinePix AX500.

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12 Reasons Against

Expert Reviews Are Poor

This Fujifilm camera received a rating of 58 out of 100 from digital camera expert review site fotomaniak.pl. Experts don't rate this compact camera camera very highly.

Does Not Support Full HD Video

The FinePix AX500 does not support Full HD video, although it is worth noting that most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been around for more than two years also do not support Full HD video.

There are a number of alternative digital cameras which also support Full HD video that you might want to look at including the Coolpix S9500, or the Coolpix S9400 both from Nikon or the Fujifilm FinePix X10 which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

The FinePix AX500 does not support WiFi connectivity, although it is worth noting that most of the other cameras of this age and type also do not support WiFi connectivity.

It is worth considering alternative digital cameras which also support WiFi connectivity including the Fujifilm FinePix Z1000, the Samsung Galaxy Camera EK-GC110 ($29.99), or the Nikon Coolpix S9500 which also has a higher rating.

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Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec, the FinePix AX500 is not 3D compatible.

If you are looking for a digital camera that is 3D compatible then you might also want to consider the Canon PowerShot A3300 IS, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30 ($375.99), or the Nikon Coolpix S9500 which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a GPS

Most cameras of a comparable type and age to the FinePix AX500 do not have a GPS. The FinePix AX500 is no exception to this as it too does not have a GPS.

We think you might also be interested in alternative digital cameras which also have a GPS including the Samsung Galaxy Camera 2, the Canon IXUS 140, or the Sony DSC-HX400V ($448.00) which also has a higher rating.

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Not Waterproof

Most digital cameras that are a comparable age to the FinePix AX500 are not waterproof. The FinePix AX500 is no exception to this as it too is not waterproof.

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Only Features Six Flash Modes

The number of flash modes featured on the Fujifilm FinePix AX500 is more than most digital cameras of this age and spec. This digital camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most commonly featured flash mode featured on similar spec cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. The flash modes "Forced off", "Forced on", "Red-eye reduction", "Slow synchronization" and "Suppressed" are also featured on this Fujifilm digital camera.

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Quite Narrow Field of View

The field of view of the FinePix AX500 of only 96 percent is one of the narrowest amongst compact camera digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago. Cameras of a similar age and type to the FinePix AX500 have field of view of between 96% and 100%, and the average field of view is 99%.

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Only 180 Shots Per Battery Charge

The FinePix AX500 is a camera that takes 180 shots shots per battery charge. Most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec take between 30 and 869 shots per battery charge.

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Only Has Three Shooting Modes

The Fujifilm FinePix AX500 has a greater number of shooting modes than most compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. This digital camera has an Auto shooting mode, which is the most commonly found shooting mode found on digital cameras of this age and type. The shooting modes "Movie" and "Program" are also found on this camera.

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Only Has Three Playback Modes

The number of camera playback modes found on the FinePix AX500 is more than most cameras that were launched around the same time as it. This camera has a Movie playback mode, which is the most commonly found playback mode found on similar spec cameras that were launched around the same time as the FinePix AX500. The playback modes "Single image" and "Slide show" are also found on this Fujifilm digital camera.

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Fairly Long Minimum Focal Length

The Fujifilm FinePix AX500 has a quite long minimum focal length (33 millimeters) compared to most of the other cameras that are a similar age to the FinePix AX500. Across all the compact camera digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the FinePix AX500 the minimum focal lengths range from 5mm to 120mm.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Fujifilm FinePix AX500

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when this compact camera camera was released.

1/2.3"" Optical Sensor Size

This digital camera has a 1/2.3" optical sensor size, which is typical of many comparable spec cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. 6.17 x 4.55mm.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 5 times zoom factor, the FinePix AX500 has a relatively average optical zoom compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the FinePix AX500.

We compared this digital camera to all the other 5x optical zoom digital cameras and we think because of it's better review score, the Fujifilm FinePix Z110, and the Canon PowerShot A3400 IS is also worth considering.

If you would prefer a bigger optical zoom then you might want to consider the Coolpix S5200 (6x and higher rated), or the Coolpix S2750 (6x and higher rated) both from Nikon.

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Average Megapixel Count

With a megapixel count of 14 megapixels, the FinePix AX500 has a fairly typical megapixel count compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable spec and age to the FinePix AX500.

Alternative 14MP digital cameras currently available which you might also want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Nikon Coolpix 3100, or the Rollei Sportsline 99.

If this compact camera camera megapixel count is not high enough for you then you might also want to consider the C1433 (14.1MP), or the E1450W (14.1MP) both from GE or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS40 (14.1MP) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Screen Size

At 2.7 inches, the FinePix AX500 has a relatively average screen size compared to most of the other cameras of a similar type and age to the FinePix AX500.

We compared all the other 2.7" screen cameras to this digital camera and we think the PowerShot ELPH 220 HS, and the PowerShot A810 both from Canon or the Casio Exilim EX-ZS5 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If you would prefer a camera with a larger screen size then you might also want to look at the XF1 ($244.72) (2.8"), or the X100 ($940.83) (2.8") both from Fujifilm or the Canon PowerShot N ($299.00) (2.8") which also has a higher rating.

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Average Weight

The FinePix AX500 has a relatively standard weight (119 grams) compared to most of the other cameras of this spec and age.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Sensor Type
Optical Sensor Size
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Aspect Ratio
Image Format
Aspect Ratio
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture
Minimum Aperture
Maximum Focal Length
Minimum Focal Length
Focal Length Range
Lens Structure
Combined Zoom
Focusing
Auto Focus
Normal Focusing Range
Macro Focusing Range
Focus
Macro Focusing Range (tele)
Focus Mode
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Mode
ISO Speed
Maximum ISO Speed
Minimum ISO Speed
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Mode
Tele Flash Range
Flash Range
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
JPEG Frame Rate
Video Format
Analog Signal Format
Video Resolution
Resolution and Capture Speed
HD Type
Audio
Audio Format
Audio System
Memory
Memory Card
Memory Slot
Display
Screen Size
Display
Field of View
Display Resolution
Second Display
Ports & Interfaces
Camera
3D Compatible
White Balance Mode
Shooting Mode
Self-Timer
Image Adjustment Mode
Image Editing Mode
Camera File System
Playback Mode
Scene Mode
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight Including Battery
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Supported Battery
Battery Size
Shot Per Battery Charge
Operational Conditions
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Operating Temperature Range
Packaging Content
Included Cable
Networking
WiFi Connectivity
Other Features
Weight
Interface
Focal Length
Aperture Range
USB 3.0 Port
Effective Sensor Resolution
Digital SLR

Expert Reviews

(1)
19 November 2012

Fujifilm Finepix AX500 to prosty aparat bud?etowy. Zosta? uzbrojony w 14-megapikselow? matryc? CCD oraz 5-krotny zoom optyczny ? niestety bez mechanicznej stabilizacji obrazu. To sprz?t skierowany... Read more…

Prosta, wygodna konstrukcja
Wyranie zarysowany grip
Wydajne zasilanie
Satysfakcjonujcy tryb filmowania
May ekran LCD
Unikanie ISO 100
Brak efektw i filtrw artystycznych
Bezuyteczny tryb zdj seryjnych
Dua utrata detali powyej ISO 200

User Reviews

(11)
Reviewed 10 December 2014 by Lyn
(Verified Purchase)

Lovely product.

Reviewed 9 January 2014 by Mrs. T. C. Smith "cornwall"
(Verified Purchase)

This was bought as a pocket camera so as to always have a camera at the ready, it serves itsw purpose well. it was packaged adequately and arrived on time thank you.

Reviewed 9 January 2014 by Mrs. T. C. Smith
(Verified Purchase)

This was bought as a pocket camera so as to always have a camera at the ready, it serves itsw purpose well. it was packaged adequately and arrived on time thank you...

Reviewed 26 June 2013 by John Kaiser Calautit

Fujifilm FinePix AX500: Simple, Stylish Point and Shoot Digital Camera

Pros:
Inexpensive
Good image quality
Easy to use
Compact and lightweight
Quick auto... Read more…

Reviewed 8 January 2013 by Suzanne Rookes
(Verified Purchase)

Very easy to use, just what I wanted - it made the perfect christmas gift for a technofobe mum to use.

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