As well as being compared against other compacts, the Fujifilm FinePix JX205 is also often compared to ultra compacts and mirrorless. The Fujifilm FinePix JX205's top rivals come from Sony (such as the Alpha NEX-3 and the Cyber-shot DSC-W350) and Nikon (such as the Coolpix S02)

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm JX205 compared to other compact competitors include: it is newer (february 2010 vs july 2008) and is slightly lighter (130 g vs 178 g).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.6 vs f/2.8), 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 DigitalLens) and doesn't have a touch screen.

Samsung NV100HD

Samsung NV100HD
1 year older

Significant advantages of the NV100HD (vs the JX205)

  • Wider aperture: f/2.8 vs f/3.6
  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Digital
    2. Lens
    vs
    1. Digital
  • Has a touch screen

Significant disadvantages of the NV100HD (vs the JX205)

  • None found

common strengths of the NV100HD and JX205

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (95×60×20 mm) vs Super compact (93×55×23 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.8" vs 0.9"

compared toUltra compact competitors

Generally, compared to ultra compact competitors the Fujifilm JX205 has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.6 vs f/2.7), has a slightly narrower wide angle lens (28 mm vs 26 mm), is slightly larger (super compact (93×55×23 mm) vs ultra compact (77×51×18 mm)), has worse image stabilization (digital vs lens) and doesn't have a touch screen.

Nikon Coolpix S02

Nikon Coolpix S02
3 years newer

Significant advantages of the S02 (vs the JX205)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the S02 (vs the JX205)

  • None found

common strengths of the S02 and JX205

  • None found

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W350

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W350
similar age

Significant advantages of the DSC-W350 (vs the JX205)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-W350 (vs the JX205)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-W350 and JX205

  • None found

compared toMirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Fujifilm JX205 compared to mirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors include: it has image stabilization (digital vs none), is thinner (0.9" vs 1.3"), is slightly lighter (130 g vs 297 g) and has a built-in flash.

However, on average it has a much smaller screen (2.7" vs 3"), has a much lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 920k dots), takes slightly lower resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 14 MP), doesn't have a screen which flips out and has a slightly smaller sensor (1/2.3" 6.18x4.55mm vs APS-C 23.4x15.6mm).

Sony Alpha NEX-3

Sony Alpha NEX-3
3 months newer
$398 (body only)

Significant advantages of the NEX-3 (vs the JX205)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"
  • Much higher resolution screen: 920k dots vs 230k dots
  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the NEX-3 (vs the JX205)

  • No built-in flash

common strengths of the NEX-3 and JX205

  • Fairly small: Compact (117×62×33 mm) vs Super compact (93×55×23 mm)
  • Thin: 1.3" vs 0.9"
  • Light weight: 297 g vs 130 g