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Fujifilm FinePix F70EXR

alaTest has collected and analyzed 600 reviews from magazines and websites. People are impressed by the value for money and low light performance. The usability and image quality also get good feedback. There are some critical reviews about the memory and features, and there are some mixed reviews about the viewfinder and flash.

portability, image quality, usability, low-light, value for money

features, memory

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Fujifilm FinePix F70EXR is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Fujifilm Finepix F70 EXR

 

At first look the F70 is curvaceous and sleek with its glossy metal-finished plastic body. It's not overcrowded with buttons with just the power and shutter release with a nice little zoom ring on

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Fujifilm FinePix F70EXR

 

The Fujifilm FinePix F70EXR ($250 as of 12/14/09) is about as compact as cameras get, yet it somehow serves up a 10X-optical-zoom lens (spanning from 27mm to 270mm), dual image stabilization, and a 10-megapixel sensor. It generally emphasizes...

Handy Pro Focus and Natural & Flash modes ; Same EXR sensor and modes as higher-end cameras

Body design is hard to hold ; Only two f-stops in aperture settings

The F70EXR is a surprisingly powerful pocket megazoom camera that makes challenging photo situations easier for casual shooters.

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Fujifilm FinePix F70EXR

 

Editors' note: The Fujifilm FinePix F70EXR is identical to the Best Buy-only Fujifilm FinePix F72EXR except for body color.

Overall very good photo quality; lots of useful features; very good dynamic range and high-ISO performance in EXR modes; extremely compact for having a 10x zoom, wide-angle lens.

No HD movie mode; limited aperture settings; menu systems take some getting used to; above average amount of purple fringing in photos; two EXR modes use 5-megapixel resolution.

A compact megazoom with a lot to offer, the Fujifilm FinePix F70EXR is very good for its class, but with a few limitations.

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Fujifilm FinePix F70EXR

 

While its modest 10-MP resolution won't help the Fujifilm Finepix F70EXR ($279.95 street) win the "megapixel war," this camera focuses on the details that really matter, excellent image quality and a powerful optical zoom lens. Packing a wide 27mm 10x...

Solid image quality. Fast performance. 27mm wide-angle, 10x optical zoom lens in a thin housing. Negligible noise in images taken at ISO 100-400

Aging user interface. LCD shows considerable motion blur. Proprietary USB and A/V ports connectors

The Fujifilm FinePix F70EXR takes beautiful shots and packs a wide-angle, 10x optical zoom lens in a small body, but its lackluster user interface and the omission of HD-video capture might be dealbreakers for some.

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Fuji FinePix F70EXR Review

 

Fuji's new FinePix F70 EXR is the worlds smallest camera to feature a 10x optical zoom (Oct. 2009). It also offers Fuji's new 10-Megapixel, Super CCD EXR imaging sensor, an their Real Photo Processor EXR. These features combine to give you high quality...

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Fujifilm Finepix F70EXR Review

 

Fujifilm Finepix F70EXR reviewed by ConsumerSearch, which notes pros and cons, along with reviews and ratings for the Fujifilm Finepix F70EXR and comparisons to other Digital Cameras

Large image sensor; 10x optical zoom; Innovative automatic settings

Limited manual settings; No HD video; Average battery life

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Review: FujiFilm FinePix F70EXR digital camera

 

The Fujifilm FinePix F70EXR is about as compact as cameras get, yet it somehow serves up a 10X-optical-zoom lens.

You can treat EXR mode like an advanced Program mode setting; it'll choose the right EXR effect (full resolution, low light, or dynamic range) depending on the situation. You can also dial in the mode you want directly. EXR mode is effective, but often...

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FinePix F70EXR

 

), with the main difference a 10X lens (versus 5X) and a smaller LCD (2.7" instead of 3.0"). The F70EXR also has a lower resolution and slightly smaller SuperCCD EXR sensor

Very good photo quality ; Low light performance a full stop better than other compact cameras ; 10X zoom in a compact body ; Sensor-shift image stabilization ; Dynamic range priority mode restores clipped highlights ; Many manual controls ; Automatic...

Some artifacting from SuperCCD sensor at low ISOs; some corner blurring, vignetting, and purple fringing, as well ; Redeye ; Only two apertures to choose from at a time; no shutter priority mode or manual focus ; Exposure compensation not available in...

If you're looking for a compact ultra zoom camera that excels at low light shooting, then the FinePix F70EXR should definitely fit the bill. It's not the most feature-packed camera in its class, but it delivers better high ISO shots than almost...

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Fujifilm FinePix F70EXR Review

 

Fujifilm's FinePix F70EXR carries the banner of "World's smallest 10x optical zoom camera." The svelte new F70 also incorporates the nifty EXR technology introduced earlier this year in the much talked about F200EXR.

10x zoom ; Great image quality ; Flexible shooting options

Some modes only 5MP ; No RAW shooting ; Slower AF in low light

Indoor image quality is noticeably better than average, but as sensitivity automatically rises to overcome lower levels of ambient lighting, noise rises exponentially and color accuracy suffers a bit. Noise levels are quite low, well below average up...

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Review: Fujifilm F70 EXR

 

Fujifilm brings better dynamic range to a lower price.

Dynamic range helpful for getting the most from shots ; 10X lens flexible but still produces good quality ; Well-built, compact design ; Easy to use while still giving some manual control ; Good price for the feature set

EXR only sometimes a saving grace ; Lens zoom isn't as dramatic as you'd expect; slight fringing ; No HD video or HD video output ; Controls omit shutter priority and could be better-placed

ergonomics, controls and expansionAnyone who has held the F200 EXR will feel instantly at home with the F70 EXR both in design and in its feel in the hand. Both are positives: the design is reasonably compact and is extremely well-built with a s

Product Specifications

The FinePix F70EXR gives three critical improvements on current models. First, image quality - the one drawback with long zoom cameras is that the sensor has to be necessarily small, with less light reaching the CCD than would be the case with standard compacts. Fujifilm has introduced its award-winning EXR technology into the FinePix F70EXR, giving a significant improvement in image quality against other models. The second major benefit of the FinePix F70EXR is the neat compact design. Lastly, Fujinon 10x zoom lens, developed in conjunction with the super CCD EXR sensor, produces crisp high resolution results throughout the focal range, from 27mm wide-angle to 270mm telephoto.

Audio Input

Microphone Operation Mode:Mono
Microphone Technology:Electret condenser
Type:Microphone

Battery

Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific
Manufacturer Battery Name:Fujifilm NP-50

Camera Flash

Red Eye Reduction: Yes
Type:Built-in flash

Digital Camera

Digital Camera Type:Compact
Supported Flash Memory:SD Memory Card / SDHC Memory Card/SD Memory Card / SDHC Memory Card

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:0.9in
Height:2.3in
Weight:6.3oz
Width:3.9in

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:2.7in
Diagonal Size (metric):6.9cm
Display Form Factor:Built-in
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display

Exposure Parameters

Shooting Programs:Beach / EXR mode / Fireworks / Flower / Landscape / Natural light / Night (tripod) / Night mode / Party/indoor / Portrait enhancer / Portrait mode / Pro focus / Pro low light / Snow / Sports mode / Sunset / Text/Landscape / Portrait mode / Night mode / Text / Party/indoor / Fireworks / Flower / Sports mode / Sunset / Beach / Night (tripod) / Natural light / Snow / Pro focus / Pro low light / EXR mode / Portrait enhancer

Header

Compatibility:PC
Manufacturer:Fujifilm/Intermec Technologies
Model:F70EXR/RS232/DEX Snap-on Adapter
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Fujifilm FinePix/Intermec

Lens System

Lens Aperture:F/3.3-5.6
Max Focal Length:50mm
Min Focal Length:5mm
Optical Zoom:10
Type:Zoom lens

Miscellaneous

Color:Gunmetal/Silver
Microsoft Certification:Compatible with Windows 7
Vista Certification:Certified for Windows Vista

Modem

Type: None

Optical Sensor

Optical Sensor Size:1/2 / 1/2"/1/2"
Optical Sensor Size (metric):12.7 mm ( 1/2 ) / 12.7 mm ( 1/2" )
Optical Sensor Type:Super CCD EXR
Sensor Resolution:10Megapixel

Optical Storage

Type: None

Optical System

Built-in Optical Image Stabilizer: Yes
Image Stabilizer:Optical (image sensor shift mechanism)

Storage Controller

Type: None

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

System

Device Type (AI):Docking cradle (non charging)
Docking Cradle Interface:RS-232

Video Input

Digital Video Format:AVI / MJPEG/AVI / MJPEG
Digital Zoom:4
Face Detection: Yes
ISO (Max):12800
Light Sensitivity:ISO 100 / ISO 800 / ISO 400 / ISO 200 / ISO 1600 / ISO auto / ISO 6400 (3Mpix) / ISO 3200 (5Mpix) / ISO 12800 (3Mpix)/ISO 100 / ISO 12800 (3Mpix) / ISO 1600 / ISO 200 / ISO 3200 (5Mpix) / ISO 400 / ISO 6400 (3Mpix) / ISO 800 / ISO auto
Shooting Modes:Frame movie mode
Special Effects:Black & White / Film Simulation / Sepia / Soft / Vivid/Soft / Black & White / Sepia / Vivid / Film Simulation
Still Image Format:JPEG
Type:Digital camera
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