LCD and Viewfinder
Fujifilm XP80 has a Fixed Type 2.7″ LCD screen with a resolution of 460k dots. At only 2.7″, the screen is on the smaller side and 460kdot resolution is lower than most of the recent models in this class.
XP80 doesn't have a viewfinder and no option for external viewfinder. Lack of a viewfinder can be problematic especially under strong light where visibility of LCD screens goes down dramatically. If you need a Compact camera with a built-in viewfinder in a similar price range, consider Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H50 (Compare) or Canon PowerShot SD780 IS (Digital IXUS 100 IS) (Compare). If the price is not an issue, take a look at our Top Rated Cameras with Viewfinders.
Fujifilm XP80 can shoot continuously at max speed of 10.0 fps and has max shutter speed of 1/2000 sec . Unfortunately XP80 doesn't have an external flash port so you are limited with the built-in flash.
Fujifilm XP80 features a Contrast Detection autofocusing system.
With Fujifilm XP80, you can record your videos at a highest resolution of 1920 x 1080 at 60p,30p fps and save in and H.264 formats. Full HD resolution of Fujifilm XP80 will be adequate in most of the situations. But if you are after the highest resolution videos available, see our list of Top Cameras with 4K (Ultra-HD) Video.XP80 has a built-in Mono microphone and a Mono speaker.
Fujifilm XP80 doesn't have any connections for external microphones and headphones. If you need a Compact camera with external microphone connectivity, consider Samsung SH100 or in a similar price range.
Connectivity and Storage
Fujifilm XP80 features a built-in wireless connectivity ( 802.11/b/g/n) which lets you transfer your photos directly to compatible devices without any physical connection.
One other feature that we like is the ability to use our smartphone as a remote to control our XP80. You can change camera settings, release shutter, view LCD screen and tranfer files using remote control app.
You can connect your camera to other devices through HDMI port or via USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) port.
Battery Fujifilm XP80 is powered by NP-45S battery which provides a shooting life of 210 according to CIPA standards.
Considering that the average battery life of Compact type cameras is 254 shots, Fujifilm XP80 has a short battery life for its class so we strongly recommend XP80 owners to buy some extra batteries.
Battery Life Comparison in Waterproof Cameras
Olympus TG-4 with its 380shots is the model with longest battery life among Waterproof cameras. Check the comparison of Fujifilm XP80 vs Olympus TG-4 or take a look at Longest Battery Life Compact cameras list.
Current Lowest price for Fujifilm XP80 is $174.99