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Fujifilm XQ2
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Fujifilm XQ2 Digital Camera

12MP 4x CMOS II Feb 2015
Megapixel Count Optical Zoom Image Stabiliser Sensor Type Release Date
A camera that packs X Series perfection into a deceptively small body. Portable enough to carry in your pocket or handbag at all times. Quality synonymous with Fujifilm's X Series with its... More
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22 Reasons For

Average Expert Reviews

This compact camera digital camera received an expert rating of 78% from Cnetfrance.fr.

Fujifilm Cameras Have Good Reviews

On average Fujifilm compact camera digital cameras have good reviews compared to other brands as do all cameras built by Fujifilm.

Quite Large Screen Size

With a screen size of 3 inches, the Fujifilm XQ2 has a fairly large screen size compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the XQ2. Digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the XQ2 have screen sizes of between 1.3" and 3", and the average screen size is 2.8".

We compared this digital camera to all the other 3" screen cameras and we think because of it's better review score, the PowerShot SX270 HS[pl_1496416_price], and the PowerShot SX280 HS[pl_2126239_price] both from Canon or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ70[plb_2749648_price] is also worth considering.

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The Fujifilm XQ2 supports Full HD video. Most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the XQ2 do not support Full HD video.

We compared all the other digital cameras which support Full HD video to this camera and we think because of it's better review score, the PowerShot SX270 HS[pl_1496416_price], and the PowerShot SX280 HS[pl_2126239_price] both from Canon or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ70[plb_2749648_price] is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Fujifilm XQ2 has a built-in flash, unlike most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been available for more than a year which do not have a built-in flash.

We compared all the other cameras with a built-in flash to this camera and we think the PowerShot SX270 HS[pl_1496416_price], and the PowerShot SX280 HS[pl_2126239_price] both from Canon or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ70[plb_2749648_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Supports WiFi Connectivity

The Fujifilm XQ2 supports WiFi connectivity, which is unusual. Most of the other cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the XQ2 do not support WiFi connectivity.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other cameras which support WiFi connectivity currently available including the Lumix DMC-TZ70[pl_2749648_price], or the Lumix DMC-TZ57[pl_2835365_price] both from Panasonic or the Canon PowerShot SX280 HS[plb_2126239_price] which has better reviews.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

The Fujifilm XQ2 has an image stabiliser. Most of the other similar spec cameras that were released around the same time as the XQ2 also have an image stabiliser.

We compared all the other digital cameras with an image stabiliser to this camera and we think the PowerShot SX270 HS[pl_1496416_price], and the PowerShot SX280 HS[pl_2126239_price] both from Canon or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ70[plb_2749648_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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SD Memory Card

This digital camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory card, which is the most frequently supported memory card on compact camera digital cameras that have been around for more than a year. 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 alternative digital cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory currently available that you might also want to look at including the PowerShot SX270 HS[pl_1496416_price], or the PowerShot SX280 HS[pl_2126239_price] both from Canon or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ70[plb_2749648_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a Micro HDMI Connector

The number of HDMI connector types found on the Fujifilm XQ2 is more than most cameras of a comparable type and age to it. This Fujifilm camera has a Micro HDMI connector, which is the most frequently found HDMI connector found on digital cameras of this spec and age.

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Has Six White Balance Modes

The number of white balance modes found on the Fujifilm XQ2 is more than most compact camera digital cameras that came out around the same time as it. This camera has an Auto white balance mode, which is the most commonly found white balance mode found on similar spec digital cameras that were released more than a year ago. The white balance modes "Custom modes", "Fine", "Fluorescent", "Shade" and "Underwater" are also found on this Fujifilm camera.

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Quite Long Maximum Camera Shutter Speed

With a maximum camera shutter speed of 30 seconds, the Fujifilm XQ2 has a quite long maximum camera shutter speed compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to the XQ2. The average maximum camera shutter speed of compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the XQ2 is 13s, and the maximum camera shutter speeds range from 0.12s to 60s.

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Has Two Photo Effects

The Fujifilm XQ2 has a greater number of photo effects than most compact camera digital cameras that are a similar age to it. This digital camera has a Black&White photo effect, which is the most frequently found photo effect found on digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the XQ2. The photo effect "Sepia" is also found on this camera.

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Very High Maximum ISO Speed

When compared to other compact camera digital cameras that are a similar age to the XQ2 that we have assessed, the Fujifilm XQ2's maximum ISO speed of 12,800 is one of the highest. The maximum ISO speeds of compact camera digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the XQ2 range from 1,600 to 13,000.

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4000 X 3000 Still Image Resolution

The Fujifilm XQ2 has a 4000 x 3000 still image resolution which is higher than the 640 x 480 still image resolution found on most cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This camera also have still image resolutions of 4000 x 2664, 4000 x 2248, 2992 x 2992, 2816 x 2112, 2816 x 1864, 2816 x 1584, 2112 x 2112, 2048 x 1536, 2048 x 1360 and 1920 x 1080 and 1536 x 1536. The best still image resolution of all digital cameras of a similar age and type to the XQ2 is 5152 x 3864 and the worst is 640 x 360.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The Fujifilm XQ2 has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of the most common maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels maximum video resolution is actually the best video resolution amongst all digital cameras of this age and spec.

A 1280 x 720 pixels maximum video resolution is the worst video resolution across comparable types of camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The Fujifilm XQ2 supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of the most common video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels (which is also supported by this camera). This Fujifilm digital camera also supports a video resolution 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.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels video resolution is actually the best supported video resolution amongst all cameras of this age and type.

Amongst comparable types of digital camera the worst supported video resolution is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Has Three Light Exposure Modes

The Fujifilm XQ2 has a greater number of light exposure modes than most digital cameras of this type and age. This camera has an Auto light exposure mode, which is the most commonly found light exposure mode found on compact camera digital cameras that came out around the same time as the XQ2. The light exposure modes "Aperture priority AE" and "Shutter priority AE" are also found on this Fujifilm digital camera.

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± 3EV (1/3EV Step) Light Exposure Correction

The Fujifilm XQ2 has a ± 3EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction which is wider than most cameras of a similar age and type to it. Most comparable spec digital cameras that were released one year ago have a ± 2EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction.

A ± 3EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction is in fact the best light exposure correction across all comparable spec digital cameras that have been on the market for more than a year.

The worst light exposure correction across comparable types of digital camera is ± 2EV (1/3EV step).

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H.264 Video Format

This digital camera supports a H.264|MOV video format, which is the most frequently supported video format on compact camera digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Supports One Image Format

The Fujifilm XQ2 has a greater number of supported image formats than most compact camera digital cameras that are a similar age to it. This digital camera supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by cameras of a comparable type and age to the XQ2.

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Auto Focus

This camera has an Auto/Manual focus, which is the most commonly found focus on comparable spec cameras that came out around the same time as it.

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Quite Small Minimum Aperture

The smallest minimum aperture of cameras of this type and age is 1.7 and the largest is 3.9. With a minimum aperture of only 1.8, the Fujifilm XQ2 has a quite small minimum aperture compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that came out around the same time as the XQ2.

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14 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a GPS

The Fujifilm XQ2 does not have a GPS. Most of the other digital cameras of this type and age also do not have a GPS.

We think you might also be interested in other digital cameras which also have a GPS including the Canon PowerShot SX280 HS[plb_2126239_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Support Video Recording

Most cameras of a comparable type and age to the XQ2 do not support video recording. The Fujifilm XQ2 is no exception to this as it too does not support video recording.

There are a number of alternative digital cameras which also support video recording that you might want to look at including the Lumix DMC-TZ70[pl_2749648_price], or the Lumix DMC-TZ57[pl_2835365_price] both from Panasonic.

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Not Waterproof

Like most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were released around the same time as the XQ2, the Fujifilm XQ2 is not waterproof.

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Not 3D Compatible

Most compact camera digital cameras that were released around the same time as the XQ2 are not 3D compatible. The Fujifilm XQ2 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

If you want a digital camera that is 3D compatible then you might also want to consider the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ70[plb_2749648_price] which is also higher rated.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

Across all the cameras of this age and spec the optical zooms range from 2.8x to 40x, and the average optical zoom is 15x. With an optical zoom of only 4 times zoom factor, the Fujifilm XQ2 has one of the smaller optical zooms amongst digital cameras of this age.

If you want a digital camera with a bigger optical zoom then you might want to consider the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ57[plb_2835365_price] (20x), or the Sony DSC-HX90[plb_2838898_price] (30x) which is also higher rated.

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Quite Low Megapixel Count

The Fujifilm XQ2 has a fairly low megapixel count (only 12 megapixels) compared to most of the other cameras that have been available for more than a year. Across all the compact camera digital cameras that are a similar age to the XQ2 the megapixel counts range from 1.3MP to 21MP, and the average megapixel count is 16MP.

If this Fujifilm digital camera megapixel count is too low for you then you might also want to consider the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ57[plb_2835365_price] (16MP), or the Sony DSC-HX90[plb_2838898_price] (18.2MP) which is also higher rated.

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Only MOS Sensor Type

This digital camera has a CMOS II sensor type, which is the most commonly found sensor type on cameras of this spec and age.

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Only Features Eight Flash Modes

The Fujifilm XQ2 has a greater number of flash modes than most compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to it. This Fujifilm camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most commonly featured flash mode featured on comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the XQ2. The flash modes "Flash off", "Flash on", "Forced off", "Forced on", "Red-eye reduction", "Slow synchronization" and "Suppressed" are also featured on this camera.

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Quite Big Maximum Aperture

With a maximum aperture of only 4.9, the Fujifilm XQ2 has a quite big maximum aperture compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec. The maximum apertures of cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the XQ2 range from 2.7 to 16, and the average maximum aperture is 6.6.

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Only Features Two Light Metering Modes

The Fujifilm XQ2 has a greater number of light metering modes than most cameras of a comparable spec and age to it. The most commonly featured light metering mode is Centre-weighted, but this light metering mode is not featured on this Fujifilm camera. The light metering modes Evaluative (Multi-pattern) and Spot are also featured on this camera.

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length

The average maximum focal length of cameras of this age and type is 360mm. The Fujifilm XQ2 has one of the shorter maximum focal lengths (only 100 millimeters) amongst compact camera digital cameras of this age.

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Very Few Total Megapixel Count

The total megapixel counts of digital cameras of a comparable age and type to the XQ2 range from 12MP to 22MP, and the average total megapixel count is 18MP. The Fujifilm XQ2 has a quite few total megapixel count (only 14.5 megapixels) compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the XQ2.

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Only 4000 X 3000 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

The Fujifilm XQ2 has a higher image resolution than most digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to it. This camera has a 4000 x 3000 pixels maximum image resolution, whereas most compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to it have a 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution.

This camera's image resolution (4000 x 3000 pixels) is in fact the worst image resolution amongst all similar spec digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the XQ2.

Amongst comparable types of camera the best image resolution is 5152 x 3864 pixels.

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Quite Big Minimum ISO Speed

With a minimum ISO speed of 100, the Fujifilm XQ2 has one of the bigger minimum ISO speed amongst compact camera digital cameras of this age. Across all the compact camera digital cameras that were released more than a year ago the minimum ISO speed range from 80 to 130, and the average minimum ISO speed is 93.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Fujifilm XQ2

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when Fujifilm released the XQ2.

Average Digital Zoom

With a digital zoom of 4 times zoom factor, the Fujifilm XQ2 has a pretty typical digital zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the XQ2.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 4x digital zoom digital cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the PowerShot SX270 HS[pl_1496416_price], or the PowerShot SX280 HS[pl_2126239_price] both from Canon or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ70[plb_2749648_price].

Cameras with a bigger digital zoom that might be worth considering include the Sony DSC-HX90[plb_2838898_price] (120x) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Weight

The Fujifilm XQ2 has a relatively typical weight (187 grams) compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were released around the same time as the XQ2.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Format
Total Megapixel Count
Image Stabilizer
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
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 Metering Mode
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Mode
Tele Flash Range
Flash Range
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Format
Video Resolution
HD Type
Audio
Audio Format
Memory
Memory Card
Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Display
Screen Size
Display
Field of View
Display Resolution
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI Connector
USB Version
Camera
White Balance Mode
Photo Effect
Self-Timer
Image Editing Mode
Camera File System
Playback Mode
Scene Mode
Display Language
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
Wireless LAN Type
Other Features
Software CD
Technical Details

Expert Reviews

(2)
1 October 2015

L'appareil photo compact expert Fujifilm XQ2 ne constitue qu'une évolution à minima de son prédécesseur, mais la combinaison du capteur X-Trans, d'une belle optique et du savoir-faire de...

The Fujifilm X 2 is an attractive advanced compact with a fast 1.8 maximum aperture and good lowlight photo quality
It has a satisfying mix of manual and automatic shooting options and plenty of things with which to experiment
There's ample direct cont
High image quality overall
Fast burst shooting
The X 2 has limited WiFi functionality
No builtin neutral density filter
It's essentially the same as its predecessor, the X 1
And video quality is just OK
Unreliable autofocus in dim lighting
17 March 2016

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User Reviews

(17)
Reviewed 10 August 2016 by Mr Michael A Steele
(Verified Purchase)

It does what it says on the packet.

Reviewed 1 August 2016 by Foxhaven19
(Verified Purchase)

Excellent quality product well worth the money...

(Verified Purchase)

Its difficult to give a review as the first one did not work, hence only 1 star. I'm still waiting for a replacement!

Reviewed 7 June 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

Useful...

Reviewed 10 May 2016 by Thomas Jordan
(Verified Purchase)

Brilliant so far, have only started using it but is what I've been looking for for the last couple years, a small compact camera with a good sensor and full manual controls. Beautifully designed too!

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Manufacturer Part Numbers fujifilm xq2, fujifilm xq2b, fujifilm xq2w, fujifilm xq2s, fujifilm fxxq2, fujifilm xq2si, fujifilm xq2wh, fujifilm xq2whi, fujifilm fxxq2s, fujifilm xq2sil, fujifilm xq2whit, fujifilm xq2silv, fujifilm xq2silve, fujifilm xq2white, fujifilm xq2silver
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