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Fujifilm AX500 Digital Camera

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

Good Owner Reviews

Based on 16 owner reviews the average owner rating of this digital camera is 84%.

Easy to Use

A few Fujifilm AX500 owners said in their reviews that this digital camera was easy to use. Amazon Customer gave the product a rating of 4 stars and wrote “Very handy little camera”. Chriscrouch said on Amazon “I wanted something easy to use” although they only gave it a rating of 60 out of 100. Suzanne Rookes mentioned in her review on Amazon “Very easy to use, just what I wanted - it made the perfect christmas gift for a technofobe mum to use” and rated it as excellent.

Good Quality Pictures

Some customers considered that it was able to produce good images. Five years ago Ms. N. Quigg mentioned “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

Some Fujifilm AX500 reviewers who reviewed the product considered that it was good quality. Four years ago John Kaiser Calautit mentioned on Amazon “Inexpensive Good image quality Easy to use Compact” in his review of the Fujifilm AX500. Ukjeff said on Amazon “Easy to use and delivers great quality pictures via printing on paper or digitally”.

Nice Design

A number of people said in their reviews that this digital camera was good looking. John Kaiser Calautit mentioned four years ago “Simple, Stylish Point and Shoot Digital CameraPros” in his review.

Good Quality Lens

One Fujifilm AX500 owner who reviewed it considered that it had a good autofocus.

Good Size

One Fujifilm AX500 owner who bought the Fujifilm AX500 concluded that it was lightweight.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

One person concluded that the product had a good screen.

Fujifilm Cameras Have Good Reviews

Fujifilm has good average reviews for its compact cameras as well as across its entire digital camera range compared to other brands.

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CCD Sensor Type

This camera has a CCD sensor type, which is the most frequently found sensor type on compact cameras that were launched 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 think you might also be interested in some of the alternative digital cameras that have a CCD sensor currently available including because of it's better review score, the Samsung 90[plb_1216_price], the Sony DSC-W630[plb_1873640_price], or the Panasonic DMC-FS40EF-Y[plb_1786919_price].

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

This digital camera supports an SD|SDHC compatible memory cards, which is the most commonly supported compatible memory cards on compact cameras that came out around the same time as it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

If the memory card type of this compact camera digital camera is not good enough for you then you might also want to consider the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price] (SD|SDHC|SDXC), the Sony DSC-W800[plb_2163797_price] (MicroSD (TransFlash)|MicroSDHC|MicroSDXC|MS Duo|MS Micro (M2)|MS PRO Duo|MS Pro-HG Duo|MS XC-HG Duo|SD|SDHC|SDXC), or the Canon IXUS 265 HS[plb_2110773_price] (SD|SDHC|SDXC) which also has a higher rating.

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Quite Big Digital Zoom

The Fujifilm AX500 has one of the bigger digital zooms (6.7 times zoom factor) amongst digital cameras of this age. Compact cameras that have been available for around the same time as the AX500 have digital zooms of between 1x and 810x.

If you would prefer a bigger digital zoom then you might want to consider the FinePix AX650[pl_1570707_price] (7.2x), or the FinePix JZ 200[pl_1520169_price] (7.2x) both from Fujifilm which also has a higher rating.

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Supports Video Capability

supports video capability

Unlike most of the other cameras that have been available for around the same time as the AX500 which do not support video capability, the Fujifilm AX500 supports video capability.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative cameras which support video capability currently available including because of it's better review score, the Nikon D300s[plb_994_price], the Fujifilm FinePix JZ 200[plb_1520169_price], or the Canon IXUS 130[plb_1644860_price].

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Fujifilm AX500 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other compact cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the AX500.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other digital cameras with an image stabilizer currently available including the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price], the GE J1250[plb_1773000_price], or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ36[plb_1725803_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

Like most of the other compact cameras that were launched around the same time as the AX500, the Fujifilm AX500 has a built-in flash.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative cameras with a built-in flash currently available including the D300s[pl_994_price], or the 3200[pl_1729050_price] both from Nikon or the SeaLife DC1400 Pro Duo[plb_1829795_price] which has better reviews.

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Very Light

Digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the AX500 have weights of between 0.097kg and 180kg. At only 0.119 kilograms, the Fujifilm AX500 is fairly light compared to most of the other compact cameras that were released around the same time as the AX500.

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Has Five White Balances

The number of white balance modes found on the Fujifilm AX500 is more than most cameras of this age and spec. This digital camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most frequently found white balance found on digital cameras of this type and age. The white balances "Daylight", "Fluorescent", "Incandescent" and "Shade" are also found on this camera.

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Two Number of Batteries Supporteds

Most cameras that were launched around the same time as the AX500 have between one and three number of batteries supporteds, including the Fujifilm AX500 which has two number of batteries supporteds.

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4288 X 3216 Still Image Resolution(s)

The Fujifilm AX500 has a higher still image resolution than most digital cameras of a similar type and age to it. This camera has a 4288 x 3216 still image resolution(s), whereas most cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to it have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). In addition, this Fujifilm camera have still image resolution(s)s of 1920 x 1080, 2048 x 1536, 3072 x 1728, 3072 x 2304 and 4288 x 2416 and 4288 x 2864. The still image resolution of all cameras of this type and age ranges from 640 x 360 to 5152 x 3864.

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolutions

The Fujifilm AX500 supports a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels digital camera, which is the most common video resolution supported by compact cameras that were launched more than two years ago. 640 x 480 pixels is also supported by this camera. This Fujifilm digital camera also 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). Across all compact cameras that are a similar age to the 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 Focusing (AF) Modess

The Fujifilm AX500 has a greater number of auto focusing (AF) modes than most comparable spec cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. This Fujifilm digital camera features a Face detection auto focusing (AF) modes, which is the most frequently featured auto focusing (AF) modes featured on compact cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the AX500. The auto focusing (AF) modess "Centre weighted Auto Focus", "Continuous Auto Focus" and "Single Auto Focus" are also featured on this camera.

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Supports One Camera File System

The number of camera file systems supported by the Fujifilm AX500 is more than most cameras of a similar spec and age to it. This camera supports an Exif 2.3 camera file system, which is the most frequently supported camera file system supported by digital cameras of a similar age and type to the AX500.

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This camera has an Auto focus adjustment, which is typical of many similar spec cameras that have been available for more than two years.

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Supports One Audio Formats Supported

The Fujifilm AX500 has a greater number of audio formats than most comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. This camera supports a WAV audio formats supported, which is the most frequently supported audio formats supported supported by comparable spec cameras that came out around the same time as the AX500.

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13 Reasons Against

Poor Expert Reviews

This compact camera digital camera received a rating of 58 out of 100 from expert review site fotomaniak.pl. That puts this camera in the bottom 6% of all the digital cameras of a comparable age and type.

Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Fujifilm AX500 does not support Full HD video. Most of the other cameras that have been around for more than two years also do not support Full HD video.

There are a number of alternative cameras which also support Full HD video which you might want to look at including the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price], the Nikon 9500[plb_1721861_price], or the Sony KHX20BBGSFDI[plb_1543754_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Fujifilm AX500 does not support wi-Fi. Most of the other cameras that were launched more than two years ago also do not support wi-Fi.

We compared this camera to all the other digital cameras with a wi-Fi and we think the ST200[pl_378406_price], the Galaxy Camera EK-GC110[pl_2083466_price], or the SAMSUNG WB150F[pl_1682907_price] all from Samsung which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Not 3D

Like most of the other compact cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the AX500, the Fujifilm AX500 is not 3D.

If you are looking for a camera that is 3D then you might also want to look at the Olympus VR-360[plb_362476_price], the Vivitar T135[plb_1838910_price], or the Nikon 9500[plb_1721861_price].

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Fujifilm AX500 does not have a GPS (satellite), although keep in mind that most of the other comparable spec cameras that were launched more than two years ago also do not have a GPS (satellite).

We compared this camera to all the other cameras with a GPS (satellite) and we think the Nikon Coolpix P330[plb_1724102_price], the Sony DSC-HX10V/R[plb_1543755_price], or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ40[plb_2046319_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Not Waterproof

The Fujifilm AX500 is not waterproof, although keep in mind that most of the other cameras of a similar age and spec to the AX500 are also not waterproof.

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Only Features Six Flash Modess

The number of flash modes featured on the Fujifilm AX500 is more than most cameras of this age and spec. This camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most commonly featured flash modes featured on compact cameras that have been around for a similar time to the AX500. The flash modess "Forced off", "Forced on", "Red-eye reduction", "Slow synchronization" and "Suppressed" are also featured on this Fujifilm camera.

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Quite Narrow Field of View

The Fujifilm AX500 has a quite narrow field of view (only 96 percent) compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been available for more than two years. The average field of view of comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to the AX500 is 99%.

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Only 180 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)s

The Fujifilm AX500 is a digital camera that takes 180 shots battery life (CIPA standard)s. Most of the other cameras of this type and age take between 110 and 949 battery life (CIPA standard)s.

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Only Has Three Shooting Modess

The Fujifilm AX500 has a greater number of shooting modes than most digital cameras of this age and type. This Fujifilm digital camera has an Auto shooting modes, which is the most frequently found shooting modes found on cameras of this age and spec. The shooting modess "Movie" and "Program" are also found on this camera.

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Only Supports Two Image Formats Supporteds

The Fujifilm AX500 has a greater number of supported image formats than most cameras of this age and spec. This camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by digital cameras of a similar type and age to the AX500. The image formats supported "EXIF" is also supported by this digital camera.

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Fairly Big ISO Sensitivity (min)

With an ISO sensitivity (min) of 100, the Fujifilm AX500 has one of the bigger ISO sensitivity (min)s amongst compact cameras of this age. Compact cameras that were released around the same time as the AX500 have ISO sensitivity (min)s of between 10 and 200, and the average ISO sensitivity (min) is 94.

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Very Long Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

Across all the compact cameras that were released more than two years ago the minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)s range from 5mm to 39mm, and the average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 26mm. The Fujifilm AX500 has a fairly long minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) (33 millimeters) compared to most of the other cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Fujifilm AX500

Released Over Five Years Ago

It was over five years ago when this Fujifilm 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 cameras of this type and age. 6.17 x 4.55mm.

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Average Optical Zoom

The Fujifilm AX500 has a fairly standard optical zoom (5 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to the AX500.

Alternative 5x optical zoom digital cameras currently available that you might want to look at include the A3400 IS[pl_1265500_price], or the PowerShot A3300 IS[pl_66875_price] both from Canon or the Fujifilm FinePix Z1000EXR[plb_394895_price] which has better reviews.

If this camera optical zoom is too small for you then you might want to consider the 3300[pl_1378452_price] (6x and higher rated), the Coolpix S5200[pl_1873851_price] (6x and higher rated), or the Coolpix S5200[pl_3179968_price] (6x and higher rated) all from Nikon.

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Average Megapixel

With a megapixel of 14 megapixels, the Fujifilm AX500 has a pretty standard megapixel compared to most of the other digital cameras of this type and age.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 14MP digital cameras currently available including the Coolpix 3100[pl_162310_price], or the COOLPIX S3100 + 4GB[pl_955911_price] both from Nikon which has better reviews.

If you would prefer a higher megapixel then you might also want to look at the GE C1433[plb_1772802_price] (14.1MP and higher rated), the Panasonic DMC-TZ30[plb_1847857_price] (14.1MP and higher rated), or the Vivitar VF128[plb_2058981_price] (14.1MP and higher rated).

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Average Display Diagonal

At 2.7 inches, the Fujifilm AX500 has a relatively standard display diagonal compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and type.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 2.7" screen cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the Fujifilm Z110[plb_383750_price], the Nikon Coolpix 3100[plb_162310_price], or the Casio Exilim EX-ZS5[plb_406570_price].

If you would prefer a camera with a larger display diagonal then you might also want to consider the PowerShot N[pl_1478196_price] (2.8"), or the PowerShot N2[pl_2697704_price] (2.8") both from Canon or the Fujifilm FinePix x100 Classic Kit[plb_1609683_price] (2.8") which also has a higher rating.

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Average Weight

The Fujifilm AX500 has a pretty average weight (119 grams) compared to most of the other digital cameras that have been available for more than two years.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Optical Sensor Size
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Aspect Ratio
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)
Focus Adjustment
Macro 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
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Range (tele)
Flash Range (wide)
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
Video Formats Supported
Analog Signal Format System
Video Resolutions
Resolution At Capture Speed
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio Formats Supported
Voice Recording
Audio System
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Memory Slots
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Field of View
Display Resolution (numeric)
Second Display
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
Connection to PC
Camera
3D
White Balance
Shooting Modes
Self-Timer Delay
Image Quality Adjustment
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)
Battery Level Indicator
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Packaging Content
Cables Included
Batteries Included
Hand Strap
Networking
Wi-Fi
Other Features
Video Capability
Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Weight
Interface
Face Detection
Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent)
Aperture Range (F-F)
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Ports Quantity
On/off Switch
Effective Sensor Resolution
Digital SLR
Optical Viewfinder

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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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers AX500 Purple, fujifilm ax500, fujifilm ax500b, fujifilm ax500bl, fujifilm ax500blu, fujifilm optical67, fujifilm ax500blue, AX500 Purple Bundle, fujifilm optical67x, fujifilm finepixax500, fujifilm finepixax500r, fujifilm finepixax500re, fujifilm finepixax500red
Barcodes 00074101013962, 00610708908272, 04547410204803, 04547410204827, 04547410205053, 04547410205077, 04547410205091, 04547410205138
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