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Fujifilm FinePix HS30EXR
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Fujifilm FinePix HS30EXR

Camera Labs Recommended Ephotozine Recommended Trusted Reviews Recommended PhotographyBlog.com Highly Recommended
A multi award winning and fully featured 16 megapixel 30 times zoom factor camera
Bridge 16MP 30x Yes Jun 2013
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date

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Fujifilm FinePix HS30EXR Review

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362 Reviews + 7 Awards
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Not Currently for Sale
50
Good Features
Overall Score
41
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 42?

It has not bad expert reviews and excellent user reviews with an average overall rating of 99%, based on 362 reviews.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest cameras 2017.
Customers report is easy to use, good lens quality and product quality.
This Fujifilm digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Fairly big optical zoom
1" image sensor size
Heavy
Does not support Wi-Fi
73
Very Good
48
Mediocre
51
Average
62
Good

Fujifilm FinePix HS30EXR Video Reviews


How Big is the Fujifilm FinePix HS30EXR?

The Fujifilm FinePix HS30EXR is 130.6mm wide and 96.6mm tall. It is 126mm deep and weighs 637g.

Fujifilm FinePix HS30EXR front dimensions

Fujifilm FinePix HS30EXR size in context

Fujifilm FinePix HS30EXR In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Seven Industry Awards

The editors of review sites Hardwarezone.com.ph, Camera Labs, Trusted Reviews and Ephotozine all decided that concluded that they would recommend this camera and gave it their "Recommended" award.

Three more expert review sites all thought that this Fujifilm camera was very good. The writer at website Toptenreviews.com gave this camera a "Silver" award and decided it was very good and the editor of website PhotographyBlog.com conluded that they would highly recommend it and gave it a "Highly Recommended" award. In addition, the author at review site CNET.co.uk gave this Fujifilm digital camera an "Editor's Choice" award and thought it was fantastic.

Good Expert Reviews

This camera has an average expert rating of 80% based on 25 expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, What Digital Camera, CNET.com and Trusted Reviews.

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Excellent Owner Reviews

This camera has an excellent average owner rating based on 337 owner reviews. 141 reviewers (73% of all reviewers) gave this digital camera the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

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Users Report it is Easy to Use

27 people wrote in their reviews that the product was easy to use, 10 people said that it was easy to use the menus and five owners said that it was comfortable and easy to hold.

Customers Report Good Lens Quality

26 customers who reviewed it considered that it had a good zoom, eight customers considered that it had a good lens and four owners thought the product had a good autofocus.

Customers Report Good Product Quality

18 people concluded that this digital camera was good quality.

Fujifilm Cameras Have Very Good Reviews

Based on 10,990 user and expert reviews (including 2,603 verified purchases), Fujifilm has very good reviews for its cameras. Fujifilm also has very good reviews specifically for its cameras compared to other manufacturers. 95% of those that bought a Fujifilm camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report Excellent Technical Features

Eight owners who purchased the product mentioned that it had good features.

Users Report Excellent Design

Five customers who bought this digital camera reckoned that it was good looking and five customers who purchased this digital camera considered that it was smooth.

Customers Report a Good Screen / Viewfinder

Six owners said in their reviews that it had a good screen and five owners who purchased it considered that it had a good viewfinder.

Users Report a Good Flash

Two people who bought it thought it had a good flash.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

43 customers agreed that it was able to produce good images, three owners who reviewed the product agreed that it was good in low light and two owners who reviewed the product reckoned that it had a good picture resolution. two people who reviewed the product thought it had a good image sensor.

Customers Report it is a Good Size

Three customers who bought this digital camera agreed that it was compact.

Customers Report it is Robust

Four owners who reviewed this digital camera considered that it was well made and three people who reviewed the product considered that it was strong and durable.

Users Report That it is Fairly Priced

14 customers agreed that the product was good value for money.

Users Report Great Battery Life

Four customers mentioned in their reviews that it had a good battery life.

Users Report Good Video Capture

Six owners wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was good for video recording.


Features

Average Megapixel

The FinePix HS30EXR has a fairly standard megapixel (16 megapixels) compared to most of the other cameras.

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Heavy

Across all the cameras the weights range from 1g to 1.5kg. With a weight of 637 grams, the FinePix HS30EXR is fairly heavy compared to most of the other cameras.

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1" Image Sensor Size

This camera has a 1" image sensor size, which is the most commonly found image sensor size on cameras.

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Fairly Big Optical Zoom

The average optical zoom of cameras is 12x. At 30 times zoom factor, the FinePix HS30EXR has a quite big optical zoom compared to most of the other cameras.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The FinePix HS30EXR has a built-in flash, as do most of the other cameras.

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Quite Large Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of cameras is 2.9". The FinePix HS30EXR has one of the larger display diagonals (3 inches) amongst cameras of this age.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many cameras.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The FinePix HS30EXR does not support Wi-Fi, unlike most of the other digital cameras which support Wi-Fi.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the FinePix HS30EXR is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of a 1280 x 720 pixels camera, which is the most common video resolution supported by cameras. 1280 x 720 pixels is also supported by this camera. This Fujifilm camera also supports a video resolutions of 640 x 480 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. Across all digital cameras the best video resolution is 4096 x 2160 pixels and the worst is 320 x 120 pixels.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The FinePix HS30EXR has an image stabilizer. Most of the other cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The FinePix HS30EXR has one of the shorter minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) (only 24 millimeters) amongst cameras of this age. Across all the cameras the minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) range from 2.3mm to 75mm.

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Very Small Maximum Aperture Number

Cameras have maximum aperture numbers of between 1.8 and 130. The FinePix HS30EXR has a quite small maximum aperture number (only 5.6) compared to most of the other digital cameras.

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Quite Small Digital Zoom

When compared to other cameras that we have checked, the digital zoom of the FinePix HS30EXR of only 2 times zoom factor is one of the smallest. The average digital zoom of cameras is 11x, and the digital zooms range from 0.72x to 810x.

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

Like most of the other digital cameras, the FinePix HS30EXR does not feature bluetooth.

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Quite Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

Across all the cameras the maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) range from 2.3mm to 2,000mm. At 720 millimeters, the FinePix HS30EXR has a quite long maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other cameras.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The FinePix HS30EXR has a higher still image resolution than most cameras. This Fujifilm digital camera has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s), whereas most cameras have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). This camera also have still image resolution(s) of 4608 x 3072, 4608 x 2592, 3264 x 2448, 3264 x 2176, 3264 x 1840, 2304 x 1728 and 2304 x 1536 and 1920 x 1080. Across all cameras the worst still image resolution is S: (3:2) 2496 x 1664 / (16:9) 2496 x 1408 / (1:1) 1664 x 1664 and the best is 6016 x 4000.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was June 2013 when this camera was released.


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