The Fujifilm FinePix J50 is mostly gets compared to mirrorless, digicams and travel zooms. The Fujifilm FinePix J50's top rivals come from Fujifilm (such as the MX-1400) and Samsung (such as the WB250F)

compared toMirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm J50 compared to mirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors include: it is thinner (0.9" vs 1.5"), is slightly lighter (181 g vs 276 g) and has a built-in flash.

However, on average it records lower quality movies (320 x 240 @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 60fps), has a much smaller screen (2.7" vs 3"), has a much lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 921k dots), takes slightly lower resolution photos (8 MP vs 16 MP) and slightly lower maximum light sensitivity (800 ISO vs 25,600 ISO).

Sony NEX 5R

Sony NEX 5R
4 years newer
$660 (body only)

Significant advantages of the 5R (vs the J50)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"
  • Much higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 230k dots
  • Has a touch screen

Significant disadvantages of the 5R (vs the J50)

  • No built-in flash

common strengths of the 5R and J50

  • Fairly small: Mid size (111×59×39 mm) vs Super compact (96×55×23 mm)
  • Thin: 1.5" vs 0.9"
  • Light weight: 276 g vs 181 g

compared toDigicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm J50 compared to digicam competitors include: it has a significantly wider aperture (f/2.8 vs f/3.5), has a much larger screen (2.7" vs 1.6"), takes significantly higher resolution photos (8 MP vs 1.2 MP), is newer (january 2008 vs january 2000) and is slightly lighter (181 g vs 390 g).

However, on average it doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs tunnel).

Fujifilm MX-1400

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8 years older

Significant advantages of the MX-1400 (vs the J50)

  • Has a viewfinder: Tunnel vs None

Significant disadvantages of the MX-1400 (vs the J50)

  • Much smaller screen: 1.6" vs 2.7"
  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/3.5 vs f/2.8
  • Significantly lower true resolution: 1.2 MP vs 8 MP

common strengths of the MX-1400 and J50

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compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm J50 compared to travel zoom competitors include: it is significantly smaller (super compact (96×55×23 mm) vs compact (107×62×22 mm)) and is slightly lighter (181 g vs 226 g).

However, on average it has slightly less zoom (5x vs 18x), has a much narrower wide angle lens (37 mm vs 24 mm), has a much smaller screen (2.7" vs 3"), has a slightly lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 460k dots) and doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens).

Samsung WB250F

Samsung WB250F
5 years newer
$214

Significant advantages of the WB250F (vs the J50)

  • Much better wide angle: 24 mm vs 37 mm
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

Significant disadvantages of the WB250F (vs the J50)

  • Significantly larger: Compact (107×62×22 mm) vs Super compact (96×55×23 mm)
  • Heavier: 226 g vs 181 g

common strengths of the WB250F and J50

  • Very small: Compact (107×62×22 mm) vs Super compact (96×55×23 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.9"
  • Very light: 226 g vs 181 g