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Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR
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Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR Digital Camera

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16MP 42x CMOS Oct 2013
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30 Reasons For

Six Industry Awards

The editors of Ephotozine and Trusted Reviews both recommend this Fujifilm camera and have given it their "Recommended" award.

Furthermore, this digital camera received a "Highly Recommended" award from PhotographyBlog.com, confirming their endorsement and it received a "Gold" award from What Digital Camera who thought it was superb. This camera also received an Onfoto.ru "Silver" award.

This Fujifilm camera received a "Value for Money" award from Technlologyx.com who concluded that this Fujifilm digital camera was great for its price.

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Expert Reviews Are Average

This camera has an average expert rating of 77% based on twenty-two expert reviews from sites including What Digital Camera, PhotographyBlog.com, CNET.com and Ephotozine.

Good Value for Money

Expert review site Technlologyx.com highlighted in their review that this camera was great for its price.

Fujifilm Has Good Reviews for Its Cameras

Based on 3,935 user and expert reviews, Fujifilm has good ratings for its cameras. Fujifilm also has good ratings specifically within its bridge cameras range compared to other manufacturers.

Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The FinePix HS50EXR supports Full HD video, as do most of the other cameras of this type and age.

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Fairly Big Optical Zoom

At 42 times zoom factor, the Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR has a fairly big optical zoom compared to most of the other bridge cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the FinePix HS50EXR. The average optical zoom of similar spec digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the FinePix HS50EXR is 31x.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR has a built-in flash, as do most of the other cameras of this type and age.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

Like most of the other digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the FinePix HS50EXR, the Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR has an image stabiliser.

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SD Memory Card

This digital camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory card, which is the most commonly supported memory card on cameras that have been around for a comparable time to it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

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Quite Wide Field of View

The narrowest field of view of bridge cameras that are a comparable age to the FinePix HS50EXR is 95% and the widest is 100%. With a field of view of 100 percent, the FinePix HS50EXR has a fairly wide field of view compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to the FinePix HS50EXR.

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Supports Three Image Formats

The number of supported image formats on the FinePix HS50EXR is more than most bridge cameras that came out more than two years ago. This camera supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by digital cameras of this age and spec. The image formats "EXIF" and "RAW" are also supported by this digital camera.

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Quite High JPEG Frame Rate

With a JPEG frame rate of 60 frames per second, the FinePix HS50EXR has one of the higher JPEG frame rates amongst cameras of this age. The JPEG frame rates of cameras of this type and age range from 24fps to 60fps, and the average JPEG frame rate is 36fps.

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Fairly Long Maximum Focal Length

The average maximum focal length of bridge cameras that have been around for more than two years is 730mm, and the maximum focal lengths range from 100mm to 1,600mm. With a maximum focal length of 1,000 millimeter, the FinePix HS50EXR has a fairly long maximum focal length compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the FinePix HS50EXR.

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Has Five White Balance Modes

The FinePix HS50EXR has a greater number of white balance modes than most digital cameras that came out more than two years ago. This Fujifilm camera has an Auto white balance mode, which is the most frequently found white balance mode found on similar spec cameras that came out more than two years ago. The white balance modes "Custom modes", "Fluorescent", "Shade" and "Sunny" are also found on this camera.

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Quite Long Maximum Camera Shutter Speed

Digital cameras of this age and spec have maximum camera shutter speeds of between 2s and 120s, and the average maximum camera shutter speed is 20s. With a maximum camera shutter speed of 30 seconds, the FinePix HS50EXR has a quite long maximum camera shutter speed compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that came out around the same time as the FinePix HS50EXR.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution which is higher than most cameras of a comparable spec and age to it. Most digital cameras of a similar spec and age to it have a 1920 x 1080 still image resolution. This camera also have still image resolutions of 1728 x 1728, 2304 x 1536, 2304 x 1728, 3264 x 1840, 3264 x 2176, 3264 x 2448, 3456 x 3456, 3840 x 1080, 3840 x 1624, 4608 x 2592, 4608 x 3072, 5760 x 1080, 5760 x 1624 and 11520 x 1080 and 11520 x 1624.

This camera's still image resolution (4608 x 3456) is in fact the best still image resolution amongst all cameras of this age and spec.

A 640 x 360 still image resolution is the worst still image resolution amongst comparable types of camera.

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Quite High Maximum ISO Speed

The FinePix HS50EXR has a fairly high maximum ISO speed (12,800) compared to most of the other cameras that came out around the same time as the FinePix HS50EXR. The average maximum ISO speed of digital cameras of this age and type is 8,000.

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Has Two Shooting Modes

The number of shooting modes found on the Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR is more than most digital cameras of this type and age. The most commonly found shooting mode is Auto, but this shooting mode is not found on this Fujifilm digital camera. The shooting modes Movie and Scene are also found on this camera.

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Supports One Audio Format

The number of audio formats supported by the FinePix HS50EXR is more than most cameras of a comparable age and type to it. The most commonly supported audio format is AAC++, but this audio format is not supported by this camera. The audio formats LPCM are also supported by this Fujifilm camera.

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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 typical of many comparable spec cameras that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Fairly High Display Resolution

At 920,000 pixels, the Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR has a fairly high display resolution compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to the FinePix HS50EXR. Across all the cameras that were released more than two years ago the display resolutions range from 460 pixels to 1,500,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 510,000 pixels.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The FinePix HS50EXR supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over six times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution supported by cameras that are a comparable age to the FinePix HS50EXR. 640 x 480 pixels is also supported by this digital camera. This Fujifilm camera also supports a video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

This camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best supported video resolution across all bridge cameras that were released more than two years ago.

Across comparable types of camera the worst supported video resolution is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Supports Nine ISO Speeds

The FinePix HS50EXR has a greater number of ISO speeds than most comparable spec digital cameras that came out more than two years ago. The most frequently supported ISO speed is 160, but this ISO speed is not supported by this Fujifilm camera. The ISO speeds 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800 and Auto are also supported by this camera.

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H.264 Video Format

This digital camera supports a H.264|MOV video format, which is typical of many digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to it.

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

This camera has a ± 2EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction, which is the most frequently found light exposure correction on cameras of this spec and age.

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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 the most commonly found maximum image resolution on comparable spec cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Features Two Light Metering Modes

The number of light metering modes featured on the FinePix HS50EXR is more than most bridge cameras that were released more than two years ago. This Fujifilm camera features an Spot light metering mode, which is the most commonly featured light metering mode featured on digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to the FinePix HS50EXR. The light metering mode "Evaluative (Multi-pattern)" is also featured on this camera.

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Supports One Power Source

The number of power sources supported by the Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR is more than most bridge cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. This Fujifilm digital camera supports a Battery power source, which is the most frequently supported power source supported by bridge cameras that have been around for a similar time to the FinePix HS50EXR.

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Auto Focus

This digital camera has an Auto/Manual focus, which is typical of many digital cameras of a similar spec and age to it.

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Very Small Minimum Aperture

Across all the bridge cameras that have been around for around the same time as the FinePix HS50EXR the minimum apertures range from 2.5 to 19, and the average minimum aperture is 3.5. At only 2.8, the FinePix HS50EXR has a quite small minimum aperture compared to most of the other bridge cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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17 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Video Recording

Most comparable spec cameras that have been around for around the same time as the FinePix HS50EXR do not support video recording. The FinePix HS50EXR is no exception to this as it too does not support video recording.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

The FinePix HS50EXR does not support WiFi connectivity. Most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been available for more than two years also do not support WiFi connectivity.

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Not 3D Compatible

The FinePix HS50EXR is not 3D compatible. Most of the other similar spec cameras that were launched around the same time as the FinePix HS50EXR are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a GPS

Most bridge cameras that were launched more than two years ago do not have a GPS. The FinePix HS50EXR is no exception to this as it too does not have a GPS.

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Not Waterproof

Like most of the other bridge cameras that have been available for a similar time to the FinePix HS50EXR, the FinePix HS50EXR is not waterproof.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

Across all the comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to the FinePix HS50EXR the digital zooms range from 2x to 500x, and the average digital zoom is 16x. At only 2 times zoom factor, the FinePix HS50EXR has a quite small digital zoom compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Only MOS Sensor Type

This camera has a CMOS II sensor type, which is the most commonly found sensor type on digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Only Features Six Flash Modes

The Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR has a greater number of flash modes than most cameras of a similar age and type to it. This digital camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most commonly featured flash mode featured on digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the FinePix HS50EXR. The flash modes "Flash off", "Flash on", "Manual", "Red-eye reduction" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this camera.

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Only Has Four Light Exposure Modes

The FinePix HS50EXR has a greater number of light exposure modes than most digital cameras of a similar age and type to it. This camera has a Manual light exposure mode, which is the most commonly found light exposure mode found on bridge cameras that came out around the same time as the FinePix HS50EXR. The light exposure modes "Aperture priority AE", "Shutter priority AE" and "Auto" are also found on this Fujifilm digital camera.

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Quite Big Maximum Aperture

The FinePix HS50EXR has one of the bigger maximum apertures (only 5.6) amongst cameras of this age. The average maximum aperture of comparable spec digital cameras that came out around the same time as the FinePix HS50EXR is 6.7.

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Very Small Combined Zoom

The FinePix HS50EXR has one of the smaller combined zoom (only 84 times zoom factor) amongst bridge cameras of this age. The smallest combined zoom of similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to the FinePix HS50EXR is 25x, the biggest is 3,600x, and the average combined zoom is 240x.

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Very Heavy

When compared to other comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to the FinePix HS50EXR that we have assessed the weight of, the Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR's weight of 758 grams is one of the heaviest. The lightest digital camera of this age and type is 100g , the heaviest is 910g, and the average weight is 500g.

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Only One Supported Battery

The Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR is a one supported battery digital camera.

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Quite Big Minimum ISO Speed

The Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR has one of the bigger minimum ISO speed (100) amongst similar spec digital cameras of this age. Comparable spec digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the FinePix HS50EXR have minimum ISO speed of between 64 and 400, and the average minimum ISO speed is 93.

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Very Tall

The shortest similar spec digital camera that was released more than two years ago is 52mm tall and the tallest is 120mm. At 101.3 millimeters, the FinePix HS50EXR is very tall compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar spec and age to the FinePix HS50EXR.

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Very Wide

Cameras of this spec and age have widths of between 41mm and 140mm. When compared to other bridge cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the FinePix HS50EXR that we have assessed, the Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR's width of 134.9 millimeters is one of the widest.

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Very Thick

Across all the bridge cameras that were launched more than two years ago the depths range from 16mm to 150mm, and the average depth is 96mm. The FinePix HS50EXR is one of the thickest cameras of this age and type (145.9 millimeters) amongst bridge cameras of this age.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

Released Over Three Years Ago

This Fujifilm camera was released over three years ago.

Average Screen Size

At 3 inches, the Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR has a fairly standard screen size compared to most of the other cameras of this age and spec.

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Average Megapixel Count

With a megapixel count of 16 megapixels, the FinePix HS50EXR has a relatively standard megapixel count compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and type.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
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 Structure
Combined Zoom
Focusing
Auto Focus
Normal Focusing Range
Macro Focusing Range
Super Macro Focusing Range
Focus
Macro Focusing Range (tele)
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
Flash
Flash Mode
Tele Flash Range
Flash Range
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
JPEG Frame Rate
Video Format
Video Resolution
HD Type
Audio
Audio Format
Voice Recording
Memory
Memory Card
Memory Slot
Display
Screen Size
Display
Field of View
Touch Sensitive Screen
Display Resolution
Second Display
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI Connector
USB Version
Camera
White Balance Mode
Shooting Mode
Self-Timer
Image Editing Mode
Camera File System
Playback Mode
Scene Mode
On Screen Display Language
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight Including Battery
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Supported Battery
Battery Size
Operational Conditions
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Operating Temperature Range
Packaging Content
Included Cable
Networking
WiFi Connectivity
Bluetooth
Other Features

6 Awards

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Expert Reviews

(30)
3 September 2014

If you like to enhance or stylize your photos, Fuji includes 10 film stock simulation effects, a multiple exposure mode, and Artistic Filters like Pop Color (which pushes contrast and saturates... Read more…

31 January 2014

Finally, like other recent Fujifilm models, the FinePix HS50EXR has a function called Advanced Filter, which is a set of digital special effects, including Pop Color for a contrast and saturation... Read more…

16 October 2013

A strong all-rounder with particularly fine ergonomics, but image quality is bettered elsewhere...

3 September 2013

The Fuji FinePix HS50 EXR boasts a powerful zoom lens with a mechanical focusing ring. It's a well-designed bridge camera offering SLR-style handling and is generally pleasant to use. It's just a...

6 August 2013

For anybody looking for a high-zoom bridge camera with plenty of bang for your back, the Fuji HS50 EXR is an excellent option. Although it has a shorter zoom range than the Canon SX50 (which...

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Need to play more with touch pad for sensitivity. So far no problem. Loving it so...much. This is a real Mac Air alternative...

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Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers fujifilm hs50, fujifilm hs50e, fujifilm hs50ex, fujifilm hs50exr
Barcodes 00074101021646, 00616241076133, 00617407450231, 00700275100107, 00741010216462, 04547410230581, 07410102164600
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