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Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR
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Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR Digital Camera

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16MP 42x CMOS II Oct 2013
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37 Reasons For

Six Industry Awards

This camera has received six awards from digital camera experts.

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

An other three expert review sites endorsed this bridge camera camera. The writer at PhotographyBlog.com conluded that they would highly recommend this camera and gave it a "Highly Recommended" award and it received a "Gold" award from What Digital Camera who wrote it was excellent. This bridge camera camera also received a "Silver" award from Onfoto.ru who concluded it was very good.

This camera received a "Value for Money" award from Technlologyx.com who said that this digital camera provided a good bang for your buck.

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Expert Reviews Are Average

This bridge camera 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 Quality Lens

Some customers who bought it considered that it had a good zoom. Pcmag.com mentioned in their review of the Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR “Com is a big camera with an impressive zoom lens”. Pcmag.com also wrote “The Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR is a big camera with an impressive 42x zoom lens and plenty of controls.”. Ephotozine.com mentioned also four years ago “The Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR features a 42x optical zoom lens equivalent to 24mm wide-angle zooming all the way to 1000mm at the telephoto end”.

Several customers thought it had a good autofocus. Pocket-Lint.com said in their Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR review on Pocket Lint “There's a more responsive autofocus system than before that's now always engaged even at the longest of f” and scored the Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR 80 out of 100.

One Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR owner said in their reviews that it had a good image stabiliser.

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Good Screen / Viewfinder

Several Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR reviewers who bought it concluded that it had a good viewfinder.

One customer considered that it had a good screen. Expert website Expertreviews.co.uk mentioned in their review “The 920,000-dot LCD screen is exceptionally sharp, too, although the benefit over lower-resolution screens isn't so noticeable at normal viewing distances”.

One Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR owner said in their reviews that the product had an electronic viewfinder. One Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR owner reckoned that this digital camera was mirrorless. Technlologyx.com wrote in their Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR review four years ago “Shoot and what is a mirrorless camera anyway? The options” .

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Good Size

A few people concluded that the product was compact. Expert website Photographyblog.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera “The Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR is a new bridge super-zoom digital compact camera”. Techradar.com said in their review of the Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR on expert website Techradar “The huge zoom bridge camera segment of the compact camera market is considered to be one area which is still doing well amid otherwise declining sales”. Four years ago expert website Digitalone.com.sg mentioned “A compact camera class sensor is used in the HS50EXR”.

Good Quality Pictures

A few Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR reviewers reckoned that the Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR was able to produce good images. Steves-Digicams.com said on expert website Steve's Digicams “If you like to enhance or stylize your photos, Fuji includes 10 film stock simulation effects”.

One Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR owner considered that it had a good image sensor.

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Nice Design

A number of customers who purchased it wrote that it was ergonomic. Whatdigitalcamera.com said in their review on expert website What Digital Camera “The HS50 EXR is one of the most fully-featured superzoom cameras currently available, with a superb focusing system, excellent viewfinder and ergonomic design to recommend it”. Expert website Trustedreviews.com mentioned “It has an excellent viewfinder, lightning-quick focusing system and truly ergonomic design”. Expertreviews.co.uk wrote in their Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR review four years ago “A strong all-rounder with particularly fine ergonomics.” and rated it 80 out of 100.

Good Value for Money

Expert review site Technlologyx.com highlighted in their review that this bridge camera camera provided a good bang for your buck.

Robust

One Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR reviewer mentioned in their reviews that it was well made. Ephotozine.com said on expert review site Ephotozine “Optical image stabilisation is built in, a” in their Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR review. One person said that this digital camera was strong and durable. Expert website Digitalone.com.sg mentioned “It is actually a sturdy ultra-zoom camera in disguise” and scored it 4 stars.

Good Technical Features

Several customers who purchased it wrote that it had good features. Expert review site Pcmag.com gave the product a score of 70 out of 100 and wrote “Additional features like a sharp” in their Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR review.

Good Product Quality

A number of Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR reviewers reckoned that it was good quality. Whatdigitalcamera.com rated this digital camera 5 stars and wrote on expert website What Digital Camera “Despite sub-par video quality, images are detailed”. Four years ago Expertreviews.co.uk said “Image quality is bettered elsewhere” in their review.

Easy to Use

One person who purchased the product reckoned that it was easy to use. Digitalversus.com said on expert website Digital Versus “It's a well-designed bridge camera offering SLR-style handling and is generally pleasant to use” but they scored this digital camera 60 out of 100.

Good Video Capture

One Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR owner reckoned that the product was good for video recording.

Fujifilm Has Good Camera Reviews

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

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Good Support

One Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR owner wrote in their reviews that this digital camera had good technical guidance. Four years ago Techmagnifier.com mentioned “It does come with an impressive 42x zoom lens and has been added with manual lens control cov” in their review of this digital camera.

Quite Big Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of 42 times zoom factor, the FinePix HS50EXR has a fairly big optical zoom compared to most of the other cameras of this age and type. The average optical zoom of bridge camera digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the FinePix HS50EXR is 32x, and the optical zooms range from 1.3x to 65x.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

Like most of the other bridge camera digital cameras that are a similar age to the FinePix HS50EXR, the FinePix HS50EXR has a built-in flash.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR has an image stabilizer. Most of the other cameras of this type and age also have an image stabilizer.

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Has Three Image Editings

The number of image editing modes found on the FinePix HS50EXR is more than most bridge camera digital cameras that have been around for more than two years. This camera has a Resizing image editing, which is the most frequently found image editing found on bridge camera digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the FinePix HS50EXR. The image editings "Crop" and "Rotating" are also found on this Fujifilm digital camera.

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Fairly Wide Field of View

The average field of view of bridge camera digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago is 99%, and the field of views range from 95% to 100%. At 100 percent, the FinePix HS50EXR has a quite wide field of view compared to most of the other bridge camera digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the FinePix HS50EXR.

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Supports Three Image Formats Supporteds

The number of supported image formats on the FinePix HS50EXR is more than most cameras of a similar spec and age to it. This digital camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by bridge camera digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the FinePix HS50EXR. The image formats supporteds "EXIF" and "RAW" are also supported by this Fujifilm camera.

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Quite High Motion JPEG Frame Rate

The lowest motion JPEG frame rate of similar spec digital cameras that came out around the same time as the FinePix HS50EXR is 24fps and the highest is 240fps. At 60 frames per second, the FinePix HS50EXR has a fairly high motion JPEG frame rate compared to most of the other bridge camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

With a maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 1,000 millimeter, the FinePix HS50EXR has a quite long maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other cameras that have been around for around the same time as the FinePix HS50EXR. The average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of comparable spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago is 750mm, and the maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)s range from 100mm to 1,600mm.

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Has Five White Balances

The number of white balance modes found on the FinePix HS50EXR is more than most bridge camera digital cameras that were released around the same time as it. This camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most frequently found white balance found on bridge camera digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago. The white balances "Custom modes", "Fluorescent", "Shade" and "Sunny" are also found on this Fujifilm digital camera.

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Quite Long Slowest Camera Shutter Speed

With a slowest camera shutter speed of 30 seconds, the FinePix HS50EXR has one of the longer slowest camera shutter speeds amongst similar spec cameras of this age. The average slowest camera shutter speed of cameras that are a comparable age to the FinePix HS50EXR is 19s.

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Supports Nine ISO Sensitivitys

The FinePix HS50EXR has a greater number of ISO speeds than most bridge camera digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it. The most commonly supported ISO sensitivity is 160, but this ISO sensitivity is not supported by this camera. The ISO sensitivitys 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800 and Auto are also supported by this digital camera.

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Fairly High ISO Sensitivity (max)

Digital cameras of a comparable age and type to the FinePix HS50EXR have ISO sensitivity (max)s of between 1,600 and 26,000. With an ISO sensitivity (max) of 12,800, the FinePix HS50EXR has one of the higher ISO sensitivity (max)s amongst bridge camera digital cameras of this age.

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Has Two Shooting Modess

The FinePix HS50EXR has a greater number of shooting modes than most bridge camera digital cameras that have been around for more than two years. The most frequently found shooting modes is Auto, but this shooting modes is not found on this digital camera. The shooting modess Movie and Scene are also found on this camera.

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Fairly High Display Resolution (numeric)

At 920,000 pixels, the Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR has a fairly high display resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the FinePix HS50EXR. Cameras that have been available for a similar time to the FinePix HS50EXR have display resolution (numeric)s of between 460 pixels and 1,500,000 pixels, and the average display resolution (numeric) is 500,000 pixels.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolutions

The Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over six times the video resolution of the most frequently found video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels (which is also supported by this camera). This Fujifilm camera also supports a video resolutions 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.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels video resolutions is actually the best supported video resolution across all digital cameras of this age and type.

Across similar types of digital camera the worst supported video resolution is 320 x 120 pixels.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found maximum video resolution on digital cameras of a similar type and age 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 typical of many comparable spec cameras that came out around the same time as it.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is the most commonly found maximum image resolution on digital cameras of this age and spec.

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This digital camera has an Auto/Manual focus adjustment, which is typical of many digital cameras of this age and spec.

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Supports One Power Source Type

The number of power sources supported by the FinePix HS50EXR is more than most similar spec cameras that have been available for a comparable time to it. This camera supports a Battery power source type, which is the most commonly supported power source type supported by cameras of this type and age.

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Very Small Minimum Aperture Number

Across all the bridge camera digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the FinePix HS50EXR the minimum aperture numbers range from 2.6 to 19. With a minimum aperture number of only 2.8, the FinePix HS50EXR has a quite small minimum aperture number compared to most of the other cameras of this spec and age.

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Supports One Audio Formats Supported

The Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR has a greater number of audio formats than most bridge camera digital cameras that have been around for more than two years. The most frequently supported audio formats supported is AAC++, but this audio formats supported is not supported by this camera. The audio formats supporteds LPCM are also supported by this Fujifilm camera.

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14 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Video Capability

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

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The FinePix HS50EXR does not support wi-Fi. Most of the other digital cameras that came out around the same time as the FinePix HS50EXR also do not support wi-Fi.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR does not support Full HD video, although it is worth noting that most of the other bridge camera digital cameras that are a similar age to the FinePix HS50EXR also do not support Full HD video.

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Not 3D

The FinePix HS50EXR is not 3D, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other similar spec cameras that have been available for more than two years are also not 3D.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The FinePix HS50EXR does not have a GPS (satellite). Most of the other cameras that came out more than two years ago also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Not Waterproof

Most bridge camera digital cameras that have been available for more than two years are not waterproof. The Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR is no exception to this as it too is not waterproof.

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Quite Small Digital Zoom

At only 2 times zoom factor, the FinePix HS50EXR has a very small digital zoom compared to most of the other cameras of this age and type. The average digital zoom of digital cameras of this age and spec is 13x.

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Only MOS Sensor Type

This digital camera has a CMOS II sensor type, which is typical of many digital cameras of this spec and age.

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Only Features Four Flash Modess

The FinePix HS50EXR has a greater number of flash modes than most cameras of this age and type. This camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most commonly featured flash modes featured on bridge camera digital cameras that have been around for more than two years. The flash modess "Flash off", "Manual" and "Red-eye reduction" are also featured on this Fujifilm camera.

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Only Has Four Light Exposure Modess

The FinePix HS50EXR has a greater number of light exposure modes than most digital cameras that were released more than two years ago. This camera has a Shutter priority AE light exposure modes, which is the most commonly found light exposure modes found on digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the FinePix HS50EXR. The light exposure modess "Aperture priority AE", "Manual" and "Auto" are also found on this digital camera.

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Only Supports Four Camera File Systems

The number of camera file systems supported by the FinePix HS50EXR is more than most cameras that are a comparable age to it. This digital camera supports an Exif 2.3 camera file system, which is the most commonly supported camera file system supported by cameras of a comparable type and age to the FinePix HS50EXR. The camera file systems "DCF", "DPOF 1.1" and "RAW" are also supported by this camera.

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Very Small Combined Zoom

At only 84 times zoom factor, the Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR has a quite small combined zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec. Comparable spec cameras that were released more than two years ago have combined zooms of between 16x and 3,600x.

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Very Heavy

When compared to other digital cameras of this spec and age that we have checked, the weight of the FinePix HS50EXR of 758 grams is one of the heaviest. Digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to the FinePix HS50EXR have weights of between 120g and 910g, and the average weight is 510g.

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Fairly Big ISO Sensitivity (min)

The smallest ISO sensitivity (min) of cameras that have been on the market for more than two years is 64, the biggest is 400, and the average ISO sensitivity (min) is 93. With an ISO sensitivity (min) of 100, the Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR has a quite big ISO sensitivity (min) compared to most of the other cameras that came out around the same time as the FinePix HS50EXR.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this digital camera was released.

Average Display Diagonal

The Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR has a pretty standard display diagonal (3 inches) compared to most of the other bridge camera digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the FinePix HS50EXR.

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

This digital camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is the most commonly supported compatible memory cards on cameras of this age and type. 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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Average Megapixel

With a megapixel of 16 megapixels, the FinePix HS50EXR has a fairly standard megapixel compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the FinePix HS50EXR.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Formats Supported
Supported Aspect Ratios
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour of Product
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture Number
Minimum Aperture Number
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
Combined Zoom
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Normal Focusing Range
Macro Focusing Range (wide)
Super Macro Focusing Range
Focus Adjustment
Macro Focusing Range (tele)
Normal Focusing Range (wide)
Normal Focusing Range (tele)
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Range (tele)
Flash Range (wide)
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
Video Formats Supported
Video Resolutions
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio Formats Supported
Voice Recording
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Memory Slots
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Field of View
Touchscreen
Display Resolution (numeric)
Second Display
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
HDMI
HDMI Connector Type
USB Version
Camera
White Balance
Shooting Modes
Self-Timer Delay
Histogram
Image Editing
Camera File System
Multi Burst Mode
Camera Playback
Scene Modes
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight (including Battery)
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Number of Batteries Supported
Battery Type
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Packaging Content
Cables Included
Batteries Included
Battery Charger Included
Hand Strap
Networking
Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Other Features
Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity

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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Wifi connection constantly loses all networking while other devices are online
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