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Fujifilm FinePix AX550
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Fujifilm FinePix AX550 Digital Camera

16MP 5x CCD Jan 2012
Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Sensor Type Release Date
The Fujifilm AX550 makes it easy to take great photos. The AX550 features a 16MP CCD sensor that captures large, high quality images. Also, a precision Fujinon 5x Optical Zoom Lens brings the... More
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17 Reasons For

Fujifilm Has Good Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

Fujifilm compact cameras have good ratings on average and across all digital cameras Fujifilm is one of the better rated manufacturers.

CCD Sensor Type

This camera has a CCD sensor type, which is the most frequently found sensor type on cameras of a comparable type and 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.

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

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

Digital cameras with a better memory card type that might also be worth considering include the Fujifilm X10 (SD|SDHC|SDXC), or the Sony DSC-HX60 ($375.65) (MicroSD (TransFlash)|MicroSDHC|MicroSDXC|MS Duo|MS Micro (M2)|MS PRO Duo|MS PRO Duo HS|MS Pro-HG Duo|MS XC-HG Duo|SD|SDHC|SDXC) which also has a higher rating.

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Quite Big Digital Zoom

The digital zooms of digital cameras of a similar type and age to the FinePix AX550 range from 1x to 810x. The Fujifilm FinePix AX550 has one of the bigger digital zooms (7.2 times zoom factor) amongst digital cameras of this age.

Digital cameras with a bigger digital zoom that might also be worth looking at include the Rollei Compactline 750 (12x) which is also higher rated.

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Supports Video Capability

supports video capability

Unlike most of the other compact cameras that came out more than two years ago which do not support video capability, the Fujifilm FinePix AX550 supports video capability.

Other cameras which support video capability currently available that you might want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Sony KHX20BBGSFDI.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

Like most of the other compact cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the FinePix AX550, the FinePix AX550 has an image stabilizer.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other cameras with an image stabilizer currently available including the Fujifilm X10, or the SeaLife DC1400 Pro Duo ($597.00) which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

Like most of the other cameras that have been available for around the same time as the FinePix AX550, the FinePix AX550 has a built-in flash.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative digital cameras with a built-in flash currently available including the GE A1455 which has better reviews.

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Electronic Camera Shutter Type

This digital camera has an Electronic camera shutter type, which is typical of many digital cameras of this spec and age.

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Has Four White Balances

The Fujifilm FinePix AX550 has a greater number of white balance modes than most cameras of a similar spec and age to it. This camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most commonly found white balance found on compact cameras that were released more than two years ago. The white balances "Fine", "Fluorescent" and "Incandescent" are also found on this digital camera.

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Two Number of Batteries Supporteds

The FinePix AX550 is a two number of batteries supported digital camera.

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4608 X 3072 Still Image Resolution(s)

The FinePix AX550 has a 4608 x 3072 still image resolution(s) which is higher than most compact cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. Most similar spec cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). This digital camera also have still image resolution(s)s of 1920 x 1080, 2304 x 1728, 3072 x 1728 and 3264 x 2448 and 4608 x 2592. Across all digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the FinePix AX550 the best still image resolution is 5152 x 3864 and the worst is 640 x 360.

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Has One Shooting Modes

The FinePix AX550 has a greater number of shooting modes than most digital cameras of this spec and age. The most commonly found shooting modes is Auto, but this shooting modes is not found on this camera. The shooting modess Movie are also found on this Fujifilm camera.

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Has One Image Editing

The number of image editing modes found on the FinePix AX550 is more than most digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to it. The most commonly found image editing is Resizing, but this image editing is not found on this Fujifilm camera. The image editings Rotating are also found on this camera.

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Has One Light Exposure Modes

The number of light exposure modes found on the FinePix AX550 is more than most similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to it. The most commonly found light exposure modes is Auto, but this light exposure modes is not found on this camera. The light exposure modess Aperture priority AE are also found on this Fujifilm digital camera.

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolutions

The FinePix AX550 supports a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of the most common video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels (which is also supported by this camera). 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). Cameras that came out more than two years ago video resolutionss range from 320 x 240 pixels to 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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TFT Display

The Fujifilm FinePix AX550 has a TFT display which is better than the LCD display found on most cameras of a comparable age and type to it. TFT LCDs provide better image quality and higher resolutions to earlier LCD displays but their limitations are narrow viewing angles and poor vislibility in direct sunlight. The worst display of all comparable spec digital cameras that came out around the same time as the FinePix AX550 is LCD and the best is AMOLED.

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This camera has an Auto focus adjustment, which is typical of many compact cameras that have been available for around the same time as it.

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12 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Full HD Video

The FinePix AX550 does not support Full HD video. Most of the other cameras of a comparable age and type to the FinePix AX550 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, or the Nikon Coolpix P330 which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Most compact cameras that are a comparable age to the FinePix AX550 do not support wi-Fi. The FinePix AX550 is no exception to this as it too does not support wi-Fi.

There are a number of other cameras which also support wi-Fi that you might also want to consider including the Galaxy Camera EK-GC110, or the SAMSUNG WB150F both from Samsung which is also higher rated.

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Not 3D

Most digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the FinePix AX550 are not 3D. The Fujifilm FinePix AX550 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.

Cameras which are 3D that might be worth considering include the Panasonic DMC-TZ30 ($375.99), or the Nikon Coolpix P330 which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The FinePix AX550 does not have a GPS (satellite). Most of the other cameras of a comparable spec and age to the FinePix AX550 also do not have a GPS (satellite).

It is worth also looking at other digital cameras which also have a GPS (satellite) including the Nikon Coolpix P330, the Canon IXUS 140, or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ41 which also has a higher rating.

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Not Waterproof

Like most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been available for around the same time as the FinePix AX550, the Fujifilm FinePix AX550 is not waterproof.

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Only Features Four Flash Modess

The FinePix AX550 has a greater number of flash modes than most cameras of a similar type and age to it. This camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most frequently featured flash modes featured on compact cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the FinePix AX550. The flash modess "Forced on", "Red-eye reduction" and "Suppressed" are also featured on this Fujifilm camera.

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Very Narrow Field of View

The narrowest field of view of compact cameras that have been around for a similar time to the FinePix AX550 is 96%, the widest is 100%, and the average field of view is 99%. The FinePix AX550 has a fairly narrow field of view (only 96 percent) compared to most of the other cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Low Display Resolution (numeric)

The Fujifilm FinePix AX550 has one of the lower display resolution (numeric)s (only 230,000 pixels) amongst compact cameras of this age. The average display resolution (numeric) of cameras of this type and age is 450,000 pixels.

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Only ± 2EV (1/2EV Step) Light Exposure Correction

The Fujifilm FinePix AX550 has a ± 2EV (1/2EV step) light exposure correction which is wider than the ± 2EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction found on most digital cameras of this age and type.

This digital camera's light exposure correction (± 2EV (1/2EV step)) is actually the worst light exposure correction amongst all cameras of a comparable age and type to the FinePix AX550.

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

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Only Supports One Image Formats Supported

The FinePix AX550 has a greater number of supported image formats than most compact cameras that are a similar age to it. This camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by compact cameras that have been around for around the same time as the FinePix AX550.

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Fairly Big ISO Sensitivity (min)

With an ISO sensitivity (min) of 100, the Fujifilm FinePix AX550 has one of the bigger ISO sensitivity (min)s amongst compact cameras of this age. The average ISO sensitivity (min) of cameras of this age and type is 94, and the ISO sensitivity (min)s range from 10 to 200.

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Very Long Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

Across all the digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to the FinePix AX550 the minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)s range from 5mm to 39mm. At 33 millimeters, the FinePix AX550 has a fairly long minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable age and type to the FinePix AX550.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Fujifilm FinePix AX550

Released Over Five Years Ago

Fujifilm released the FinePix AX550 over five years ago.

Average Megapixel

With a megapixel of 16 megapixels, the Fujifilm FinePix AX550 has a relatively standard megapixel compared to most of the other cameras of a similar age and type to the FinePix AX550.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 16MP cameras currently available including the Canon Powershot A3500 IS, or the Fujifilm FinePix F770EXR which has better reviews.

Digital cameras with a higher megapixel that might be worth considering include the Samsung SAMSUNG ST200F (16.1MP), or the Nikon Coolpix L320 ($232.88) (16.1MP) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Optical Zoom

The FinePix AX550 has a fairly typical optical zoom (5 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the FinePix AX550.

We compared this camera to all the other 5x optical zoom cameras and we think the Nikon 25, and the Samsung ES71 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If you would prefer a digital camera with a bigger optical zoom then you might want to consider the Sony DSC-W810 ($93.97) (6x and higher rated).

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Average Display Diagonal

At 2.7 inches, the Fujifilm FinePix AX550 has a pretty typical display diagonal compared to most of the other compact cameras that came out around the same time as the FinePix AX550.

We compared this digital camera to all the other 2.7" screen digital cameras and we think the Fujifilm FinePix JX500, and the Canon PowerShot A3200 IS which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If you are looking for a larger display diagonal then you might want to consider the Nikon 25 (3"), or the Canon SX280 HS (3") which also has a higher rating.

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Average Weight

The FinePix AX550 has a relatively standard weight (119 grams) compared to most of the other compact cameras that are a similar age to the FinePix AX550.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
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)
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
Camera Shutter Type
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Range (tele)
Flash Range (wide)
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
Video Formats Supported
Analog Signal Format System
Video Resolutions
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Voice Recording
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Memory Slots
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Field of View
Display Resolution (numeric)
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
DC-In Jack
Camera
White Balance
Shooting Modes
Self-Timer Delay
Image Editing
Camera File System
Tripod Mountable
Camera Playback
Contrast Adjustment
Scene Modes
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight (including Battery)
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Number of Batteries Supported
Battery Type
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Packaging Content
Cables Included
Batteries Included
Hand Strap
Other Features
Video Capability
Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Interface
Face Detection
Night Mode
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Ports Quantity
On/off Switch
Panorama
Frame
Camera Shutter Speed

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers fj20482, fj20482e, fj20482ea, fuji ax550, p10nc07760, fj20482ean, p10nc07760a, fuji ax550s, fuji ax550si, fuji ax550sil, fuji ax550silv, fujifilm ax550, fujifilm ax550s, fuji ax550silve, fuji ax550silver, fujifilm ax550si, fujifilm ax550sil, fujifilm ax550silv, fujifilm ax550silve, fujifilm ax550silver
Barcodes 00074101013900, 04547410204827, 04547410204841, 04547410204865, 04547410204889, 04547410229172

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