As well as being compared against other compacts, the Fujifilm FinePix JX305 is also often compared to travel zooms. The Fujifilm FinePix JX305's top rivals come from Fujifilm (such as the FinePix AX305 and the FinePix Z91) and Casio (such as the QV-R200)

Competitor classes

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm JX305 compared to other compact competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/2.6 vs f/3.3), has a significantly wider wide angle lens (28 mm vs 33 mm), is significantly smaller (super compact (94×56×24 mm) vs compact (93×60×28 mm)), has better image stabilization (digital vs none) and is slightly lighter (130 g vs 168 g).

However, on average it doesn't have a touch screen.

Fujifilm FinePix AX305

Fujifilm FinePix AX305
similar age

Significant advantages of the AX305 (vs the JX305)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the AX305 (vs the JX305)

  • Much worse wide angle: 33 mm vs 28 mm
  • Much larger: Compact (93×60×28 mm) vs Super compact (94×56×24 mm)
  • Significantly slower max shutter speed: 1/1400 of a second vs 1/1800 of a second

common strengths of the AX305 and JX305

  • Very small: Compact (93×60×28 mm) vs Super compact (94×56×24 mm)
  • Very light: 168 g vs 130 g
  • Thin: 1.1" vs 0.9"

Fujifilm FinePix Z91

Fujifilm FinePix Z91
similar age

Significant advantages of the Z91 (vs the JX305)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"
  • Has a touch screen
  • Smaller: Super compact (95×57×20 mm) vs Super compact (94×56×24 mm)

Significant disadvantages of the Z91 (vs the JX305)

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/3.9 vs f/2.6

common strengths of the Z91 and JX305

  • Very small: Super compact (95×57×20 mm) vs Super compact (94×56×24 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.8" vs 0.9"
  • Very light: 150 g vs 130 g

Casio QV-R200

Casio QV-R200
1 year newer

Significant advantages of the QV-R200 (vs the JX305)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the QV-R200 (vs the JX305)

  • None found

common strengths of the QV-R200 and JX305

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.6
  • Very small: Compact (100×58×24 mm) vs Super compact (94×56×24 mm)
  • Very light: 130 g vs 130 g

Canon PowerShot A495

Canon PowerShot A495
1 year older
$112

Significant advantages of the A495 (vs the JX305)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the A495 (vs the JX305)

  • Much worse wide angle: 37 mm vs 28 mm
  • Much larger: Compact (94×62×31 mm) vs Super compact (94×56×24 mm)
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Digital

common strengths of the A495 and JX305

  • Very small: Compact (94×62×31 mm) vs Super compact (94×56×24 mm)
  • Very light: 175 g vs 130 g
  • Thin: 1.2" vs 0.9"

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm JX305 compared to travel zoom competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/2.6 vs f/3.4), is much smaller (super compact (94×56×24 mm) vs compact (104×59×29 mm)), is thinner (0.9" vs 1.1") and is slightly lighter (130 g vs 159 g).

However, on average it has worse image stabilization (digital vs sensor shift) and is older (february 2011 vs january 2012).

Fujifilm FinePix T400

Fujifilm FinePix T400
10 months newer

Significant advantages of the T400 (vs the JX305)

  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Digital

Significant disadvantages of the T400 (vs the JX305)

  • Much larger: Compact (104×59×29 mm) vs Super compact (94×56×24 mm)
  • Thicker: 1.1" vs 0.9"

common strengths of the T400 and JX305

  • Very small: Compact (104×59×29 mm) vs Super compact (94×56×24 mm)
  • Very light: 159 g vs 130 g
  • Very thin: 1.1" vs 0.9"