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FujiFilm FinePix F300EXR

alaTest has collected and analyzed 155 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the value for money and design. The image quality and responsiveness are also appreciated. Some have doubts about the features and memory. Reviews about the storage and battery are mixed.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the FujiFilm FinePix F300EXR is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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FujiFilm FinePix F300EXR Review

 

The FinePix F300EXR is a powerful and versatile digicam featuring a 12-Megapixel imaging sensor, 15x optical zoom lens, 720p HD video capture and Phase Detection Pixels. These features allow for incredibly fast focus and outstanding image quality. Read...

24-360mm wide zoom lens; Excellent EXR Auto shooting mode quality; Motion Panorama 360 mode; Pro-Focus and Pro Low-Light Shooting modes; 3.0-inch, 460,000 dot LCD; Pop-up flash stays hidden when the camera is off ; Super CCD EXR image sensor and...

High noise in HD videos; Face Detection struggled slightly; Weak Flash Unit; Only 5 full-sized images in burst mode ; Bottom Line ; The FinePix F300EXR is a powerful and versatile digicam featuring a 12-Megapixel imaging sensor, 15x optical zoom lens,...

The FinePix F300EXR is a powerful and versatile digicam featuring a 12-Megapixel imaging sensor, 15x optical zoom lens, 720p HD video capture and Phase Detection Pixels. These features allow for incredibly fast focus and outstanding image quality. Read...

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Fujifilm FinePix F300EXR

 

The Fujifilm FinePix F300EXR ($330 as of October 19, 2010) is certainly one of the most versatile fixed-lens cameras on the market today, thanks to a 15X optical zoom lens (24mm to 360mm), some unique shooting modes that make the most of the unit's...

15X optical zoom lens (24mm to 360mm) ; 360-degree instant panorama mode ; Well-designed mode dial and menus ; EXR modes optimize sensor for shooting environment

Poor video quality ; Shutter lag at startup and after zooming ; Photos exhibit below-average sharpness ; Autofocus searches during video and zooming ; Disappointing low-light performance

The 15X-optical-zoom FinePix F300EXR offers a boatload of features and imaging controls, but video quality, sharpness, and low-light performance are major shortcomings.

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FinePix F300EXR

 

($329) is the latest in Fuji's series of compact, high sensitivity cameras. Over the years, the camera's have stayed the same size, with the lenses getting considerably longer with each revision. Just a few years ago, the FinePix F60fd had a 3X zoom...

15X, 24 - 360 mm zoom lens in a compact, well built body ; Sensor-shift image stabilization ; Fast autofocus in good light ; Good color accuracy (even in the studio), low redeye ; Dynamic range is decent if you use the DR 400% or 800% settings (though...

Photos are soft, with lots of detail smudging and highlight clipping; for best results you must use EXR modes, which lower resolution and limit control of settings ; Edges of frame can be blurry; strong purple fringing at times; camera tends to...

The Fuji FinePix F300EXR is one of those cameras that sounds great when you look at the spec sheet and press release, but in reality, it turned out to be a major disappointment. A camera can have all the bells and whistles in the world, but at its...

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Fuji Finepix F300 EXR Detailed Review | Neocamera

 

EXR image quality with the speed of Phase-Detection autofocus and a 15X ultra-wide-angle optical zoom in a unique compact camera with manual controls.

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Read Fujifilm FinePix F300 EXR

 

If you are looking for an easy to use point and shoot camera that has the options and features of a higher end camera, then you may want to consider the Fujifilm FinePix F300 EXR. The F300 EXR includes all of the basic features you would find in a...

15x Zoom ; EXR Shooting Mode ; A lot of high-end features in a compact form ; Auto-tracking autofocus mode

The small grip can be hard to hold ; Camera is a little heavy

The bottom line is that the Fujifilm FinePix F300 EXR includes all the features you would expect from a camera in the $300 – $400 range with some of the features your would normally find in a DSLR, all in a compact form that fits in the palm of your...

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Review: Fujifilm FinePix F300EXR camera

 

It has a long list of great features and cool in-camera tricks, including 15X optical zoom, but the FinePix F300EXR also has a few significant performance hiccups.

Let's start with a list of things the FinePix F300EXR does right, because it definitely brings a lot to the table for prospective buyers. In addition to full manual controls, aperture- and shutter-priority modes, two Auto modes, and a range of scene...

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Fujifilm FinePix F300EXR

 

This compact digital camera has the features to produce extremely high-quality images.

The 15x zoom is a standout feature on this camera

It doesn't give you many manual controls

The Fujifilm FinePix F300EXR is the best compact digital camera on the market. It is simple enough for an amateur photographer to use and provides them with beautiful images with little effort. If you want professional-looking images with the...

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Fujifilm FinePix F300EXR

 

When I first purchased this camera I began shooting pictures indoors because I always arrived home from work during the late evening. This is a terrible way to start since like most compacts shooting indoors is not one of its strong points. However I...

Nice color reproduction,24 mm wide-angle,Design,Features,Excellent outdoor image quality,Very good indoor image quality using proper settings,excellent image stabilization,fast focus on subjects

Ease Of Use "but not an issue for me read on"flash pops up even if not in use, "location of flash

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Fujifilm FinePix F300EXR

 

NOT a point and shoot camera - had a far less expensive Kodak that was far more friendly, accurate and sharp. Would never recommend this. Am seriously disappointed and upset that I depended on others ratings and a very special event was barely captured...

Compact

Almost everything. Very fragile.Blurs if you are not PERFECTLY still or if the subject is not PERFECTLY STILL. Stabilization feature is a joke. Zoom is useless on spontaneous shots - especially with video. Settings are difficult to use unless you want...

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Amazon review summary for FujiFilm FinePix F300EXR

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 106 user reviews of FujiFilm FinePix F300EXR from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.com.

portability, performance, responsiveness, image quality, usability

features

73% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Product Specifications

Configuration

Autofocus: Yes
Built-in Flash: Yes
Changeable Lens: No
Image Stabiliser:Optical Image Stabiliser
Integrated GPS Module: No
Touchscreen: No
View Finder Type:LCD Monitor

Connectivity

Bluetooth: No
HDMI: Yes
HDMI Interface: Yes
PictBridge: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: No

General Features

3D: No
Bridge Camera: No
Chip Type:CCD EXR
Product Type:Compact Camera
Sensor Size:1/2''
SLR / Compact:Compact Camera

Lens

Longest Shutter Speed in s:8
Shortest Shutter Speed in s:1/2000

Memory

Compact Flash Card: No
Memory Stick / Memory Stick Pro: No
Memory Stick Duo / Duo Pro: No
Memory Type:Internal + External
Micro Drive: No
Multimedia Card: No
SDXC Card: No
Secure Digital Card: Yes
Secure Digital High Capacity Card: Yes
XD Card: No

Power Supply

Battery Model:Fujifilm NP-50
Battery Type:Fujifilm NP-50

Recording

Aperture Priority: Yes
Face Detection Mode:Face Detection
Movie / Voice Recording:Movie + Voice
RAW Format: No
Serial Shot Mode: Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes
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