As well as being compared against other compacts, the Fujifilm FinePix AV205 is also often compared to ultra compacts and travel zooms. The Fujifilm FinePix AV205's top rivals come from Canon (such as the PowerShot A810 and the PowerShot IXUS 125 HS) and Samsung (such as the WB30F and the ES30)

Competitor classes

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, compared to other compact competitors the Fujifilm AV205 has a significantly narrower wide angle lens (32 mm vs 28 mm), has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS), is thicker (1.1" vs 0.9") and has a slower max shutter speed (1/1400 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second).

Canon PowerShot A810

Canon PowerShot A810
1 year newer

Significant advantages of the A810 (vs the AV205)

  • Significantly better wide angle: 28 mm vs 32 mm
  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/1400 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the A810 (vs the AV205)

  • None found

common strengths of the A810 and AV205

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Thin: 1.2" vs 1.1"
  • Light weight: 171 g vs 168 g

Canon PowerShot IXUS 125 HS

Canon IXUS 125 HS
10 months newer

Significant advantages of the IXUS 125 HS (vs the AV205)

  • Much better wide angle: 24 mm vs 32 mm
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Digital

Significant disadvantages of the IXUS 125 HS (vs the AV205)

  • None found

common strengths of the IXUS 125 HS and AV205

  • Wide aperture: f/2.7 vs f/2.9
  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (93×57×20 mm) vs Compact (93×60×28 mm)

Fujifilm FinePix AX305

Fujifilm FinePix AX305
similar age

Significant advantages of the AX305 (vs the AV205)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the AX305 (vs the AV205)

  • None found

common strengths of the AX305 and AV205

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Compact (93×60×28 mm) vs Compact (93×60×28 mm)
  • Thin: 1.1" vs 1.1"

Samsung ES30

Samsung ES30
5 months older
$101

Significant advantages of the ES30 (vs the AV205)

  • Much better wide angle: 27 mm vs 32 mm
  • Thinner: 0.9" vs 1.1"
  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/1400 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the ES30 (vs the AV205)

  • None found

common strengths of the ES30 and AV205

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Compact (96×62×23 mm) vs Compact (93×60×28 mm)
  • Thin: 0.9" vs 1.1"

Canon PowerShot A495

Canon PowerShot A495
1 year older
$112

Significant advantages of the A495 (vs the AV205)

  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/1400 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the A495 (vs the AV205)

  • Much worse wide angle: 37 mm vs 32 mm
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Digital

common strengths of the A495 and AV205

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Thin: 1.2" vs 1.1"
  • Light weight: 175 g vs 168 g

Sony Cybershot W510

Sony Cybershot DSC-W510
similar age
$112

Significant advantages of the W510 (vs the AV205)

  • Much better wide angle: 26 mm vs 32 mm
  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Digital
    2. Lens
    vs
    1. Digital
  • Significantly thinner: 0.8" vs 1.1"

Significant disadvantages of the W510 (vs the AV205)

  • None found

common strengths of the W510 and AV205

  • Wide aperture: f/2.7 vs f/2.9
  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (96×54×20 mm) vs Compact (93×60×28 mm)

compared toUltra compact competitors

Generally, compared to ultra compact competitors the Fujifilm AV205 has a significantly narrower wide angle lens (32 mm vs 25 mm), has a slightly lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 921k dots), is slightly larger (compact (93×60×28 mm) vs ultra compact (90×55×19 mm)), doesn't shoot as fast continuously (1.2 fps vs 10 fps) and has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS).

Samsung WB30F

Samsung WB30F
1 year newer
$177

Significant advantages of the WB30F (vs the AV205)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the WB30F (vs the AV205)

  • None found

common strengths of the WB30F and AV205

  • None found

Samsung ST72

Samsung ST72
1 year newer

Significant advantages of the ST72 (vs the AV205)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the ST72 (vs the AV205)

  • None found

common strengths of the ST72 and AV205

  • None found

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX20

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX20
1 year newer

Significant advantages of the DSC-TX20 (vs the AV205)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-TX20 (vs the AV205)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-TX20 and AV205

  • None found

Fujifilm FinePix Z2

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5 years older

Significant advantages of the Z2 (vs the AV205)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the Z2 (vs the AV205)

  • None found

common strengths of the Z2 and AV205

  • None found

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm AV205 compared to travel zoom competitors include: it is slightly smaller (compact (93×60×28 mm) vs compact (101×68×27 mm)).

However, on average it has a much narrower wide angle lens (32 mm vs 24 mm), has a slightly smaller screen (2.7" vs 3"), has a slightly lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 460k dots), has worse image stabilization (digital vs lens) and is older (february 2011 vs january 2014).

Samsung WB50F

Samsung WB50F
2 years newer
$278

Significant advantages of the WB50F (vs the AV205)

  • Much better wide angle: 24 mm vs 32 mm
  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Digital

Significant disadvantages of the WB50F (vs the AV205)

  • None found

common strengths of the WB50F and AV205

  • Very small: Compact (101×68×27 mm) vs Compact (93×60×28 mm)
  • Very thin: 1.1" vs 1.1"
  • Very light: 157 g vs 168 g