As well as being compared against other travel zooms, the Fujifilm FinePix F500 EXR is also often compared to compacts. The Fujifilm FinePix F500 EXR's top rivals come from Panasonic (such as the Lumix DMC-ZS10 and the Lumix DMC-FX500) and Fujifilm (such as the Finepix F600 EXR and the FinePix F550 EXR)

Competitor classes

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm F500 EXR compared to other travel zoom competitors include: it has a CMOS-family sensor (CMOS vs CCD).

However, on average it doesn't have a built-in GPS, doesn't shoot as fast continuously (3 fps vs 8 fps), is older (january 2011 vs august 2011) and slightly shorter exposures (8 seconds vs 60 seconds).

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10
similar age
$450

Significant advantages of the DMC-ZS10 (vs the F500 EXR)

  • Has a GPS
  • Has a touch screen
  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Sensor shift

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-ZS10 (vs the F500 EXR)

  • None found

common strengths of the DMC-ZS10 and F500 EXR

  • Fairly small: Compact (105×58×33 mm) vs Compact (104×64×33 mm)
  • Very thin: 1.3" vs 1.3"
  • Light weight: 219 g vs 215 g

Fujifilm Finepix F600 EXR

Fujifilm Finepix F600 EXR
7 months newer

Significant advantages of the F600 EXR (vs the F500 EXR)

  • Has a GPS

Significant disadvantages of the F600 EXR (vs the F500 EXR)

  • None found

common strengths of the F600 EXR and F500 EXR

  • Fairly small: Compact (104×63×33 mm) vs Compact (104×64×33 mm)
  • Very thin: 1.3" vs 1.3"
  • Very light: 215 g vs 215 g

Fujifilm FinePix F550 EXR

Fujifilm FinePix F550 EXR
similar age

Significant advantages of the F550 EXR (vs the F500 EXR)

  • Has a GPS

Significant disadvantages of the F550 EXR (vs the F500 EXR)

  • None found

common strengths of the F550 EXR and F500 EXR

  • Fairly small: Compact (104×64×33 mm) vs Compact (104×64×33 mm)
  • Very thin: 1.3" vs 1.3"
  • Very light: 215 g vs 215 g

Fujifilm FinePix F770 EXR

Fujifilm FinePix F770 EXR
1 year newer

Significant advantages of the F770 EXR (vs the F500 EXR)

  • Has a GPS

Significant disadvantages of the F770 EXR (vs the F500 EXR)

  • None found

common strengths of the F770 EXR and F500 EXR

  • Fairly small: Compact (105×63×36 mm) vs Compact (104×64×33 mm)
  • Thin: 1.4" vs 1.3"
  • Light weight: 234 g vs 215 g

Fujifilm FinePix F305EXR

Fujifilm FinePix F305EXR
5 months older

Significant advantages of the F305EXR (vs the F500 EXR)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the F305EXR (vs the F500 EXR)

  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • Significantly slower max shutter speed: 1/1500 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

common strengths of the F305EXR and F500 EXR

  • Fairly small: Compact (104×59×33 mm) vs Compact (104×64×33 mm)
  • Very thin: 1.3" vs 1.3"
  • Very light: 215 g vs 215 g

Samsung WB150F

Samsung WB150F
1 year newer

Significant advantages of the WB150F (vs the F500 EXR)

  • Significantly smaller: Compact (107×60×23 mm) vs Compact (104×64×33 mm)
  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Sensor shift
  • Much thinner: 0.9" vs 1.3"

Significant disadvantages of the WB150F (vs the F500 EXR)

  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS

common strengths of the WB150F and F500 EXR

  • Fairly small: Compact (107×60×23 mm) vs Compact (104×64×33 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 1.3"
  • Very light: 188 g vs 215 g

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm F500 EXR compared to compact competitors include: it has a much wider wide angle lens (24 mm vs 30 mm), has a CMOS-family sensor (CMOS vs CCD), is newer (january 2011 vs january 2010) and has a faster max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 1/1600 of a second).

However, on average it is significantly larger (compact (104×64×33 mm) vs super compact (95×57×23 mm)), is thicker (1.3" vs 0.8"), is slightly heavier (215 g vs 154 g), doesn't have a built-in GPS and is not waterproof.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX500

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX500
2 years older
$380

Significant advantages of the DMC-FX500 (vs the F500 EXR)

  • Significantly smaller: Super compact (95×57×23 mm) vs Compact (104×64×33 mm)
  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Sensor shift
  • Much thinner: 0.9" vs 1.3"

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-FX500 (vs the F500 EXR)

  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS

common strengths of the DMC-FX500 and F500 EXR

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3"

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX9

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX9
1 year older
$225

Significant advantages of the DSC-TX9 (vs the F500 EXR)

  • Significantly smaller: Super compact (98×60×18 mm) vs Compact (104×64×33 mm)
  • Significantly higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 460k dots
  • Larger screen: 3.5" vs 3"

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-TX9 (vs the F500 EXR)

  • Significantly slower max shutter speed: 1/1600 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

common strengths of the DSC-TX9 and F500 EXR

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Larger than average screens: 3.5" vs 3"

Casio Exilim EX-G1

Casio Exilim EX-G1
1 year older

Significant advantages of the EX-G1 (vs the F500 EXR)

  • Significantly smaller: Compact (104×64×20 mm) vs Compact (104×64×33 mm)
  • Much thinner: 0.8" vs 1.3"
  • Waterproof

Significant disadvantages of the EX-G1 (vs the F500 EXR)

  • Much worse wide angle: 38 mm vs 24 mm
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Sensor shift
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS

common strengths of the EX-G1 and F500 EXR

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3"

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS20

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS20
2 years older
$600

Significant advantages of the DMC-FS20 (vs the F500 EXR)

  • Significantly smaller: Super compact (95×57×23 mm) vs Compact (104×64×33 mm)
  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Sensor shift
  • Much thinner: 0.9" vs 1.3"

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-FS20 (vs the F500 EXR)

  • Much worse wide angle: 30 mm vs 24 mm
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS

common strengths of the DMC-FS20 and F500 EXR

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3"

Fujifilm FinePix XP30

Fujifilm FinePix XP30
similar age

Significant advantages of the XP30 (vs the F500 EXR)

  • Has a GPS
  • Smaller: Compact (99×68×24 mm) vs Compact (104×64×33 mm)
  • Waterproof

Significant disadvantages of the XP30 (vs the F500 EXR)

  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • Significantly worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 24 mm

common strengths of the XP30 and F500 EXR

  • Each has a built-in flash

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810
3 years newer
$100

Significant advantages of the DSC-W810 (vs the F500 EXR)

  • Significantly smaller: Super compact (93×53×23 mm) vs Compact (104×64×33 mm)
  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Sensor shift
  • Much thinner: 0.9" vs 1.3"

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-W810 (vs the F500 EXR)

  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • Significantly slower max shutter speed: 1/1500 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

common strengths of the DSC-W810 and F500 EXR

  • Each has a built-in flash