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Fujifilm FinePix HS25
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Fujifilm FinePix HS25 Digital Camera

16MP 30x CMOS May 2012
Megapixel Count Optical Zoom Image Stabiliser Sensor Type Release Date
24-720mm Fujinon 30x Optical Zoom And Super Macro ModeThe bright, high-precision Fujinon lens boasts a maximum aperture of f/2.8 and an optical zoom range from wide-angle 24mm to 30x telephoto,... More
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23 Reasons For

Good Brand

We calculated the average reviews for all Fujifilm digital cameras and also specifically for Fujifilm bridge cameras and found that in both cases Fujifilm had good reviews compared to other manufacturers.

Supports Video Recording

supports video recording

The FinePix HS25 supports video recording, which is unusual. Most of the other bridge cameras that have been available for a similar time to the FinePix HS25 do not support video recording.

Alternative cameras which support video recording currently available which you might want to consider include the Canon PowerShot SX40 HS, or the Pentax X5 which has better reviews.

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The Fujifilm FinePix HS25 supports Full HD video. Most of the other cameras of this age and type also support Full HD video.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other digital cameras which support Full HD video currently available including the PowerShot SX40 HS, or the PowerShot SX50 HS both from Canon or the Samsung NX30 ($557.28) which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Fujifilm FinePix HS25 has a built-in flash. Most of the other similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to the FinePix HS25 also have a built-in flash.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other cameras with a built-in flash currently available including because of it's better review score, the Canon PowerShot SX40 HS.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

Like most of the other bridge cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the FinePix HS25, the FinePix HS25 has an image stabiliser.

We compared this camera to all the other digital cameras with an image stabiliser and we think because of it's better review score, the PowerShot SX40 HS, and the PowerShot SX50 HS both from Canon is also worth considering.

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SD Memory Card

This camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory card, which is typical of many bridge cameras that have been around for more than two years. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

We compared this camera to all the other cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory and we think the Canon PowerShot SX40 HS, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 ($797.99), and the Fujifilm FinePix HS30EXR which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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1/2"" Optical Sensor Size

The biggest optical sensor size of the FinePix HS25 is 1/2"". That's 17% more optical sensor size than the most common optical sensor size of 1/2.33"". 6.40 x 4.80mm. Across all comparable spec digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the FinePix HS25 the optical sensor size ranges from 1/4"" to 4/3"".

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Electrical Viewfinder

This digital camera has an Electrical viewfinder, which is typical of many digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to it. Most compact cameras do not have enough space to accommodate an optical viewfinder and use the display screen on the back as an electrical viewfinder.

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Very Wide Field of View

With a field of view of 100 percent, the Fujifilm FinePix HS25 has a quite wide field of view compared to most of the other bridge cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. Across all the cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the FinePix HS25 the field of view range from 95% to 100%.

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Stereo Audio System

This digital camera has a Stereo audio system, which is the most commonly found audio system on bridge cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Fairly Long Maximum Camera Shutter Speed

Bridge cameras that have been available for more than two years have maximum camera shutter speeds of between 2s and 120s. With a maximum camera shutter speed of 30 seconds, the FinePix HS25 has one of the longer maximum camera shutter speeds amongst bridge cameras of this age.

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4608 X 3072 Still Image Resolution

The FinePix HS25 has a higher still image resolution than most comparable spec cameras that were launched around the same time as it. This Fujifilm digital camera has a 4608 x 3072 still image resolution, whereas most digital cameras of this spec and age have a 1920 x 1080 still image resolution. In addition, this camera have still image resolutions of 2304 x 1536, 2304 x 1728, 3264 x 1840, 3264 x 2176 and 3264 x 2448 and 4608 x 2592. Bridge cameras that have been around for more than two years still image resolutions range from 640 x 360 to 4608 x 3456.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found maximum video resolution on similar spec cameras that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Supports Nine ISO Speeds

The FinePix HS25 has a greater number of ISO speeds than most bridge cameras that have been around for more than two years. The most frequently supported ISO speed is 160, but this ISO speed is not supported by this camera. The ISO speeds 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800 and Auto are also supported by this Fujifilm digital camera.

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H.264 Video Format

This camera supports a H.264|MOV video format, which is typical of many bridge cameras that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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± 2EV (1/3EV Step) Light Exposure Correction

This digital camera has a ± 2EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction, which is the most frequently found light exposure correction on similar spec digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

This camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is typical of many comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to it.

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the Fujifilm FinePix HS25 is 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of the most frequently found video resolution of 640 x 480 pixels (which is also supported by this digital camera). A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is classified as HD and TVs supporting this resolution are referred to as "HD Ready". However the resolution is not as detailed as Full HD (1920 x 1080). The video resolution of all bridge cameras that were launched around the same time as the FinePix HS25 ranges from 320 x 240 pixels to 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Features One Light Metering Mode

The FinePix HS25 has a greater number of light metering modes than most digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to it. This Fujifilm digital camera features an Spot light metering mode, which is the most commonly featured light metering mode featured on cameras of this age and spec.

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TFT Display

The Fujifilm FinePix HS25 has a TFT display which is better than most bridge cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. Most bridge cameras that were released more than two years ago have an LCD display. TFT LCDs provide better image quality and higher resolutions to earlier LCD displays but their limitations are narrow viewing angles and poor vislibility in direct sunlight.

This camera's display (TFT) is actually the best display amongst all similar spec digital cameras that came out more than two years ago.

The worst display across comparable types of camera is LCD.

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Supports One Power Source

The number of power sources supported by the FinePix HS25 is more than most cameras of this type and age. This Fujifilm digital camera supports a Battery power source, which is the most commonly supported power source supported by comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for more than two years.

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Auto Focus

This digital camera has an Auto focus, which is typical of many bridge cameras that have been around for more than two years.

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Very Small Minimum Aperture

At only 2.8, the FinePix HS25 has a fairly small minimum aperture compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec. The average minimum aperture of bridge cameras that came out around the same time as the FinePix HS25 is 3.5, and the minimum apertures range from 2.5 to 19.

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13 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other bridge cameras that have been available for more than two years, the FinePix HS25 is not 3D compatible.

If you want a digital camera that is 3D compatible then you might also want to look at the DSC-HX100V, or the DSC-HX200 both from Sony or the Samsung NX200.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

Most digital cameras of this age and type do not support WiFi connectivity. The Fujifilm FinePix HS25 is no exception to this as it too does not support WiFi connectivity.

We compared all the other digital cameras which also support WiFi connectivity to this camera and we think the Samsung NX30 ($557.28) which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Not Waterproof

Most similar spec digital cameras that came out more than two years ago are not waterproof. The FinePix HS25 is no exception to this as it too is not waterproof.

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Does Not Have a GPS

Most similar spec digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago do not have a GPS. The FinePix HS25 is no exception to this as it too does not have a GPS.

We think you might also be interested in alternative cameras which also have a GPS including the DSC-HX100V, the DSC-HX200, or the DSC-HX400 ($449.99) all from Sony.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

With a digital zoom of only 2 times zoom factor, the Fujifilm FinePix HS25 has one of the smaller digital zooms amongst cameras of this age. Cameras of a comparable spec and age to the FinePix HS25 have digital zooms of between 2x and 500x, and the average digital zoom is 16x.

Other 2x digital zoom cameras currently available that you might want to look at include the Fujifilm FinePix HS30 which has better reviews.

If this bridge camera digital camera digital zoom is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200 (4x) which is also higher rated.

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Only Features Six Flash Modes

The number of flash modes featured on the Fujifilm FinePix HS25 is more than most bridge cameras that were released more than two years ago. This camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most frequently featured flash mode featured on digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the FinePix HS25. The flash modes "Forced off", "Forced on", "Red-eye reduction", "Slow synchronization" and "Suppressed" are also featured on this Fujifilm digital camera.

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Only Has Three Shooting Modes

The number of shooting modes found on the FinePix HS25 is more than most similar spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago. This Fujifilm camera has an Auto shooting mode, which is the most commonly found shooting mode found on cameras that were released around the same time as the FinePix HS25. The shooting modes "Manual" and "Movie" are also found on this camera.

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Very Small Maximum Memory Card Size

The Fujifilm FinePix HS25 has a quite small maximum memory card size (only 8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other cameras of a similar age and type to the FinePix HS25. The smallest maximum memory card size of bridge cameras that have been around for a similar time to the FinePix HS25 is 8GB and the largest is 130GB.

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Very Small Internal Memory

The smallest internal memory of digital cameras that are a similar age to the FinePix HS25 is 8MB, the biggest is 200MB, and the average internal memory is 54MB. With an internal memory of only 25 megabytes, the FinePix HS25 has one of the smaller internal memory amongst comparable spec digital cameras of this age.

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Only Has Six White Balance Modes

The FinePix HS25 has a greater number of white balance modes than most digital cameras of this type and age. The most commonly found white balance mode is Auto, but this white balance mode is not found on this camera. The white balance modes Custom modes, Daylight, Fine, Fluorescent, Incandescent and Shade are also found on this Fujifilm digital camera.

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Heavy

With a weight of 637 grams, the FinePix HS25 is quite heavy compared to most of the other bridge cameras that are a comparable age to the FinePix HS25. Digital cameras that came out around the same time as the FinePix HS25 have weights of between 100g and 910g.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 637g cameras currently available including the Fujifilm FinePix HS30 which has better reviews.

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Very Small Combined Zoom

The FinePix HS25 has a fairly small combined zoom (only 60 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other cameras of this spec and age. The average combined zoom of digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the FinePix HS25 is 240x, and the combined zoom range from 25x to 3,600x.

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Thick

At 126 millimeters, the FinePix HS25 is quite thick compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and type. The depths of bridge cameras that were released more than two years ago range from 16mm to 150mm, and the average depth is 96mm.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Fujifilm FinePix HS25

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when this Fujifilm camera was released.

Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 3 inches, the FinePix HS25 has a pretty typical screen size compared to most of the other digital cameras of this type and age.

We compared this digital camera to all the other 3" screen digital cameras and we think the Lumix DMC-FZ200, and the Lumix DMC-FZ72 both from Panasonic which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Average Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of 30 times zoom factor, the Fujifilm FinePix HS25 has a relatively typical optical zoom compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the FinePix HS25.

There are a number of other 30x optical zoom digital cameras currently available which you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Sony DSC-HX100V, or the Fujifilm FinePix HS30.

If this camera optical zoom is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the Sony DSC-H300 (35x).

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Average Megapixel Count

With a megapixel count of 16 megapixels, the FinePix HS25 has a fairly average megapixel count compared to most of the other bridge cameras that have been around for a similar time to the FinePix HS25.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 16MP cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the Fujifilm FinePix HS30, the Canon PowerShot SX500 IS, or the Pentax X5.

Digital cameras with a higher megapixel count that might be worth considering include the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ62 (16.1MP) which is also higher rated.

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MOS Sensor Type

The Fujifilm FinePix HS25 has a better sensor type than most digital cameras that were released more than two years ago. This camera has a MOS sensor type, whereas most bridge cameras that have been available for around the same time as it have a CCD sensor type.

We compared this digital camera to all the other cameras that have a CMOS sensor and we think because of it's better review score, the Canon PowerShot SX40 HS is also worth considering.

Digital cameras with a better sensor type that might also be worth considering include the Fujifilm FinePix S4800 (CCD), or the Kodak Pixpro AZ421 ($158.99) (CCD) which also has a higher rating.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Sensor Type
Optical Sensor Size
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Aspect Ratio
Image Format
Aspect Ratio
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture
Minimum Aperture
Maximum Focal Length
Minimum Focal Length
Focal Length Range
Lens
Lens Structure
Combined Zoom
Focusing
Auto Focus
Normal Focusing Range
Macro Focusing Range
Super Macro Focusing Range
Focus Points Selection
Focus
Macro Focusing Range (tele)
Focus Mode
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Mode
ISO Speed
Maximum ISO Speed
Minimum ISO Speed
Light Metering Mode
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter
Flash
Flash Mode
Tele Flash Range
Flash Range
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
JPEG Frame Rate
Video Format
Analog Signal Format
Video Resolution
HD Type
Audio
Audio System
Memory
Memory Card
Internal Memory
Maximum Memory Card Size
Memory Slot
Display
Screen Size
Display
Field of View
Display Resolution
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Screen Size
Viewfinder
Ports & Interfaces
Camera
White Balance Mode
Shooting Mode
Photo Effect
Self-Timer
Image Editing Mode
Camera File System
Playback Mode
Scene Mode
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight Including Battery
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Supported Battery
Battery Size
Shot Per Battery Charge
Operational Conditions
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Operating Temperature Range
Packaging Content
Included Cable
Other Features
Interface
Camera Shutter Speed Range
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Manufacturer Part Numbers hs25ex, hs25exr
Barcodes 04547410207811
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