Fuji FinePix AX 250 + 4GB review - Take sharp and crisp images with this top quality easy-to-use point & shoot camera with Fujinon 5x zoom lens and 14 megapixel sensor - 14 million effective pixels - 5x optical zoom - 2.7-inch LCD screen - ISO3200.

The FujiFilm FinePix AX250 makes picture capturing so much fun. The award winning Fujinon Lens allows you to capture sharp and crisp images. The FujiFilm FinePix AX250 has a resolution of 14megapixels making the camera all the more appealing for photography aficionados. The FujiFilm FinePix AX250 has an internal memory of approximately 24MB with option for extensible memory.

Fujinon 5x optical zoom lens, F3.6 (Wide) - F5.9 (Telephoto) is the lens option included in the FujiFilm FinePix AX250. The Lens focal length are in the ratio of f=5.0 - 25.0mm, equivalent to 28 - 140mm on a 35mm camera. The zoom feature included in the FujiFilm FinePix AX250 is approximately 6.7x (up to 33.5x when combined with optical zoom).

The FujiFilm FinePix AX250 incorporates a high sensitivity of ISO3200 which offers natural photography, and pictures appear more natural. The digital image stabilization in FujiFilm FinePix AX250 reduces blurs caused from camera shake. The high sensitivity and fast shutter speed allows users to capture moments in motion with crisp results.

Fujifilm is a Japanese company that is well known for its cameras and photographic film. It is the world's largest photographic and imaging company and operates 223 subsidiary companies world wide. It has manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe, and the United States of America. The company is also into the manufacture of computer media storage consumables like CD-Rs and recordable DVDs. The company's products are sold in more than 200 countries around the world.


The AX250 has been designed to make it simple to take a good photo. Perfect as a first time digital camera, the easy to use controls & intuitive graphical user interface make it a joy use. This camera is ideal for all ages, from kids to grandparents. You won't be overwhelmed by lots of controls and fancy features yet this camera has everything you need to take quality photos.

Fujinon 5x zoom with High Resolution
The combination of high 14 megapixel resolution and precision Fujinon 5x zoom makes the AX250 well equipped to photograph a variety of subjects, from holiday landscapes to dramatic close-up shots in breathtaking detail and clarity. The 28mm wide-angle is great for expansive vistas or group shots where you want to fit more in the frame.

HDTV-Compatible Photos & Video
Able to capture both photos and movies (720p) in HD format, the FinePix AX250 lets you discover the impact of full-screen HDTV image display.

 Blur-free Photos
Don't let your memories be a blur. Digital Image Stabilisation increases the camera's shutter speed and sensitivity to reduce blur that is caused by camera shake and subject movement to give you clear and crisp photos every time.


Panoramic Shooting Mode
This mode is great when you want to do justice to a sweeping landscape or want to take a picture of a large group of people. Simply take three consecutive shots of a scene and Panoramic Shooting mode seamlessly stitches them together in- camera to create a single panoramic picture

Intelligent Scene Detection Technology
The FinePix AX250 can detect up to six commonly photographed scenes and optimises focus, exposure and white balance to suit the scene being shot. Simply select SR Auto and let the camera do all the hard work. The scenes it can detect are: Portrait, Landscape, Night, Macro, Night Portrait, Backlit Portrait.

Natural Light & with Flash
Can't decide whether flash is required? Choose this mode, press the shutter and automatically capture the same scene twice: once with high sensitivity and natural light, and the second time with Intelligent Flash. Later choose one or keep both!



FinePix AX250
Number of effective pixels*1
14.0 megapixels
CCD sensor
1/2.3-inch CCD
Storage media
  • Internal memory (Approx. 24MB)
  • SD memory card
  • SDHC memory card*2
File format
Still image:
JPEG (Exif Ver. 2.2*3)
AVI (Motion JPEG) with sound
WAVE format, Monaural sound
(Design rule for Camera File system compliant / DPOF-compatible)
Number of recorded pixels
Still image: 4,288 x 3,216 (14M, 4:3 format) / 4,288 x 2,864 (12M, 3:2 format) / 4,288 x 2,416 (10M, 16:9 format) / 3,072 x 2,304 (7M, 4:3 format) / 2,048 x 1,536 (3M, 4:3 format) / 1,920 x 1,080 (2M, 16:9 format) / 1,600 x 1,200 (2M, 4:3 format) / 640 x 480 (0.3M, 4:3 format)
Fujinon 5x optical zoom lens, F3.6 (Wide) - F5.9 (Telephoto)
Lens focal length
f=5.0 - 25.0mm, equivalent to 28 - 140mm on a 35mm camera
Digital zoom
Approx. 6.7x (up to 33.5x when combined with optical zoom)
Wide: F3.6 / F8.0, Telephoto: F5.9 / F13.0 with ND filter
Focus distance
(from lens surface)

  • Wide: Approx. 45cm / 1.5ft. to infinity
  • Telephoto: Approx. 80cm / 2.6ft. to infinity
  • Wide: Approx. 10cm - 80cm / 3.9in. - 2.6ft.
  • Telephoto: Approx. 60cm - 100cm / 2.0ft. - 3.3ft.
Auto / Equivalent to ISO 100 / 200 / 400 / 800 / 1600 / 3200* (Standard Output Sensitivity)
*3M pixels or lower
Exposure control
TTL 256-zones metering
Exposure mode
Programmed AE
Shooting modes
SR AUTO, Auto, P, Natural Light, Natural Light & with Flash, Portrait, Baby, Landscape, Panorama, Sport, Night, Night (Tripod), Fireworks, Sunset, Snow, Beach, Party, Flower, Text
Image stabilizer
Digital Image Stabilization
Shutter speed
(Auto mode) 1/4sec. to 1/1400sec.
(All other modes) 8sec. to 1/1400sec.
Continuous shooting
Top-3 (Up to 1.2fps; max. 3 frames)
Auto focus (Center)
White balance
Automatic scene recognition
Preset: Fine, Shade, Fluorescent light (Daylight), Fluorescent light (Warm White), Fluorescent light (Cool White), Incandescent light
Approx. 10sec. / 2sec. delay
Auto flash
Effective range (ISO AUTO):
  • Wide: Approx. 60cm - 3.0m / 2.0ft. - 9.8ft.
  • Telephoto: Approx. 60cm - 2.0m / 2.0ft. - 6.6ft.
  • Approx. 30cm - 80cm / 1.0ft. - 2.6ft.
Flash modes Red-eye removal OFF: Auto, Forced Flash, Suppressed Flash, Slow Synchro. Red-eye removal ON: Red-eye Reduction Auto, Red-eye Reduction & Forced Flash, Suppressed Flash, Red-eye Reduction & Slow Synchro.
LCD monitor
2.7-inch, Approx. 230,000 dots color LCD monitor; frame coverage approx. 96%
Movie recording
1,280 x 720 pixels (24 frames/sec.) / 640 x 480 pixels / 320 x 240 pixels (30 frames/sec.) with monaural sound
*Sound cannot be recorded while Zoom function is on.
Photography functions
SR AUTO, Face Detection, Auto red-eye removal, Framing guideline, Frame No. memory, Silent mode,
Playback functions
Face Detection, Auto red-eye removal, Crop, Resize, Image rotate, Slideshow, Multi-frame playback (with Micro thumbnail), Sorting by date, Picture search
Video output
NTSC / PAL selectable
Digital interface
USB 2.0 High-speed
Power supply
2x AA type alkaline batteries (included)
2x AA type Ni-MH rechargeable batteries (sold separately)
93.0 (W) x 60.2 (H) x 27.8 (D) mm / 3.7 (W) x 2.4 (H) x 1.1 (D) in. (excluding accessories and attachments)
Approx. 115g / 4.1oz. (excluding accessories, battery and memory card)

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