FujiFilm FinePix XP30 Review

Overall Score

40

Main Features

  • 14 MP 1/2.3 CCD Sensor
  • 28-140 mm (5x) F3.9-4.9 Zoom Lens
  • 100 - 3200 ISO
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 2" Fixed Screen
  • 1 fps continuous shooting
  • 1280 x 720 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • Built-In GPS
  • 99 x 68 x 24 mm, 165g.
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  • Replaced: FinePix XP10
  • Replaced by: FinePix XP50

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Fujifilm FinePix XP30 Overview


First introduced in August, 2011, Fujifilm FinePix XP30 is a 14 MP Compact with a 1/2.3 (6.17 x 4.55 mm) sized CCD sensor. FujiFilm replaced the older FujiFilm XP10 with FinePix XP30. Follow the link to read our detailed comparison of these models:

Compare Fujifilm XP30 with FujiFilm XP10

FujiFilm replaced FinePix XP30 with Fujifilm XP50. Follow the link to read our detailed comparison of these models:

Compare Fujifilm XP30 with Fujifilm XP50


Fujifilm XP30 comes with a 6.16 x 4.62 mm CCD sensor, which has a diagonal of 7.7 mm (0.3").

- Full Frame
- Fujifilm FinePix XP30

Sensor resolution of Fujifilm XP30 ~ 4315 x 3244 pixels.

Fujifilm XP30 has Crop Factor: 5.62

The sensor has a surface area of 28.5 mm².

There are approximate 13,997,860 photosites (pixels) on this area.

Fujifilm XP30 Series History
Model Year $ Sensor ISO Weight Dimensions
Fujifilm XP90 Fujifilm XP90 2016 16MP 100 - 6400 203g 110 x 71 x 28mm
Fujifilm XP80 Fujifilm XP80 2015 16MP 100 - 6400 179g 104 x 67 x 26mm
Fujifilm FinePix XP70 Fujifilm XP70 2014 16MP 100 - 6400 179g 104 x 67 x 26mm
Fujifilm FinePix XP60 Fujifilm XP60 2013 16MP 100 - 6400 183g 104 x 67 x 26 mm
Fujifilm FinePix XP50 Fujifilm XP50 2012 14MP 100 - 3200 175g 99 x 68 x 26mm

Proc and Cons of Fujifilm XP30


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Fujifilm FinePix XP30 with competitors in waterproof cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
1.0 fps Continuous Shooting
Environmental Sealing
±2 AE Bracketing Range
Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
3.9 Lens at Wide
165g Light Body
28 mm Wide Angle Lens
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Touch Screen
No AF Face Detection
No External Flash
Slow Lens at Wide: F3.9
Small LCD Screen: 2"
Slow Continuous Shooting: 230 fps
No Articulating Screen
No Full HD Video
No Built-in Viewfinder
No Manual Exposure Mode
Slow Lens at Tele: F4.9
Low Screen Resolution: 230k dots
Low Battery Life: 200 shots
Type Scores

Fujifilm FinePix XP30 has an Overall Score of 40/100 and ranked #389 out of 802 in Compact cameras, and ranked #786 out of 1222 in all cameras.

Fujifilm XP30 Scores
Imaging score
20
Features score
34
Value for money score
57
Portability score
97
Overall score
40
Average Scores in Waterproof
Imaging Score
21
Features Score
44
Value For Money Score
60
Portability Score
95
Overall score
44

Physical Dimensions of Fujifilm XP30


Fujifilm FinePix XP30 weighs 165g and has external dimensions of 99 x 68 x 24mm (3.9 x 2.68 x 0.94"). Considering that the average weight of Waterproof cameras is 196g, Fujifilm XP30 is 31 grams less than the average weight of cameras in this category. Fujifilm XP30 is less by 10mm more than the average length in Waterproof.

Weight Comparison
Waterproof Cameras


Fujifilm XP30
165g
Average weight
196g
Min weight
110g
Max weight
307g

Thickness Comparison
Waterproof Cameras


Fujifilm XP30
24mm
Average Thickness
28mm
Min Thickness
19mm
Max Thickness
89mm

Here is the front and top view image of Fujifilm FinePix XP30 with the dimensions:

Fujifilm FinePix XP30

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight FinePix XP30 Dimensions FinePix XP30
Fujifilm FinePix XP50 Fujifilm XP50 175 g 165 g 99 x 68 x 26 mm 99 x 68 x 24 mm
FujiFilm FinePix XP10 FujiFilm XP10 135 g 165 g 96 x 64 x 23 mm 99 x 68 x 24 mm
Fujifilm XP90 Fujifilm XP90 203 g 165 g 110 x 71 x 28 mm 99 x 68 x 24 mm
Canon PowerShot G16 Canon G16 356 g 165 g 109 x 76 x 40 mm 99 x 68 x 24 mm
Fujifilm FinePix XP70 Fujifilm XP70 179 g 165 g 104 x 67 x 26 mm 99 x 68 x 24 mm
Olympus Tough TG-3 Olympus TG-3 247 g 165 g 112 x 66 x 31 mm 99 x 68 x 24 mm
Fujifilm X30 Fujifilm X30 423 g 165 g 119 x 72 x 60 mm 99 x 68 x 24 mm
Nikon Coolpix P7800 Nikon P7800 399 g 165 g 119 x 78 x 50 mm 99 x 68 x 24 mm

Specifications of Fujifilm FinePix XP30


General
Brand FujiFilm
Model FinePix XP30
Announced August, 2011
Body Type Compact
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0
Macro Focus Range 9
Screen
Screen Size 2"
Screen Type Fixed
Screen Resolution 230k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder None
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage n/a%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.0
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 0
Number of Cross Focus Points 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/4 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/2000 sec
Continuous Shooting 1.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 3.10
Flash Modes Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow Sync
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±2 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size 1/2.3
Sensor Type CCD
Sensor Dimensions 6.16 x 4.62 mm
Sensor Area 28.5 mm²
Sensor Resolution 14 MP
Max Image Resolution 4320 x 3240
Max Native ISO 3200
Min Native ISO 100
Max Boosted ISO 0
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1280 x 720
Video Formats Motion JPEG
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS Built-In
Wireless Connectivity Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 200 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack
Battery Model NP-45A
Physical
Weight 165 g
Physical Dimensions 99 x 68 x 24 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD / SDHC, Internal
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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