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Fujifilm Finepix XP140 camera

A 16-megapixel camera from Fujifilm with a 1/2.3 sensor, a 2.9-inch LCD, and an image stabilizer.

About

The Finepix XP140 is a 16-megapixel camera with 5x optical zoom and a 35mm-equivalent focal length range of 28mm-140mm. It has a 2.9-inch LCD (920,000 pixels). We consider this model a waterproof and rugged camera. The Finepix XP140 stores photos and video and has 90MB of on-board storage. It captures images as JPEG files at a top resolution of 4608 x 3456 and UHD-4K-resolution video as MOV files at a top resolution of 3840 x 2160 and a frame rate up to 60p or 15i. Like most digital cameras, this model comes with a proprietary rechargeable battery. The image stabilization system for this camera is mechanical. The Finepix XP140 measures 4.6 inches wide by 3.3 inches high by 1.9 inches deep, and weighs 7 ounces (with battery, memory card, and strap).

Results in the following chart are gathered from Consumer Reports’ 2018 and 2019 Winter Surveys of 1,514 waterproof/rugged cameras, owned by members who purchased a new device between 2010 and 2019.

Our predicted brand reliability ratings are based on a statistical model that estimates problem rates within the first 4 years of ownership, for waterproof/rugged cameras that are not covered by an extended warranty or service contract. Higher ratings are indicative of better reliability. Brands receiving a red or orange rating cannot be recommended by CR at this time.

Our owner satisfaction ratings are based on the proportion of members who are extremely likely to recommend their waterproof/rugged camera to friends and family.

Predicted Reliability

Canon
Fujifilm
Nikon
Olympus
Panasonic
Ricoh

Source: Consumer Reports' 2018 and 2019 Winter Surveys

Owner Satisfaction

Canon
Fujifilm
Nikon
Olympus
Panasonic
Ricoh

Source: Consumer Reports' 2018 and 2019 Winter Surveys

Features

Viewfinder Viewfinder This optical device allows you to look through an eyepiece to frame the subject before taking a picture.
No
Manual focus Manual focus Digital cameras provide greater depth of field than cameras with longer focal-length lenses, such as 35 mm or APS cameras; therefore, manual focusing will rarely be needed. It's not even possible to do on some cameras. Manual focus options vary; a few cameras provide a continuously adjustable manual focus ring, others only a limited number of discrete focus distance settings.
No
Exposure compensation Exposure compensation Allows for minor adjustments to the automatic-exposure settings. When a scene has high contrast, as in a backlit scene, automatic exposure may not achieve the effect you want. It helps to be able to alter the settings so that the subject of the photo does not appear too dark or too light.
Yes
Image stabilization type Image stabilization type An image stabilizer compensates for handheld camera shake. Optical (in the lens) and mechanical (in the camera body) image stabilizers are the best types to use, although some cameras include simulated stabilization, which is considered a less effective type than the others.
Mechanical
Touch screen Touch screen Touch screen indicates touch capability on the LCD.
No

Specs

Maximum aperture Maximum aperture The maximum aperture (lens opening) for wide and telephoto shots. A single number indicates that the camera does not have a zoom lens.
f 3.9-4.9
Shutter speed range Shutter speed range Shutter speed controls the length of time that the camera lets in light to expose the camera's sensor. This specification shows the range of selectable shutter speeds by defining the minimum and maximum shutter speeds.
1/4 - 1/2000
Optical zoom Optical zoom Optical zoom is the maximum magnification of the lens.
5
35mm equivalent zoom ratio 35mm equivalent zoom ratio All digital camera manufacturers publish this "35mm equivalent" focal length simply because people are used to hearing it and knowing what kind of image a 28mm lens produces compared to a 50mm lens.
28-140
LCD size (in.) LCD size Digital cameras have a small liquid-crystal display (LCD) screen on the back so you can see the images and decide which to keep. You can also use the LCD to help frame photos, but that's a sure way to run down the battery in a hurry. Most LCD screens are too dim for viewing clearly in sunlight. Many cameras also use the screen for displaying menus and camera settings. It is desirable to have both an LCD display and a viewfinder with an eyepiece.
2.9
AA batteries AA batteries Indicates whether the camera accepts AA batteries. This options allows you to use disposable or rechargeable batteries.
No