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Fujifilm HS50EXR Digital Camera

$551.94
Bridge Camera 16MP 42x CMOS Oct 2013
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Sensor Type Release Date
Seven industry awards
Not easy to use
Does not have a good flash
35 Reviews + 7 Awards
Ephotozine Recommended Trusted Reviews Recommended PhotographyBlog.com Highly Recommended What Digital Camera Gold
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Reviews

Seven Industry Awards

Experts in cameras love this camera and have given it seven awards.

This Fujifilm camera received a "Recommended" award from both websites Ephotozine and Trusted Reviews, both of which decided that this camera was good.

The writers at websites Technlologyx.com and Technologyx.com both wrote that this digital camera was great for its price and gave it their "Value for Money" award.

The writers at three other expert review sites endorsed this camera. This Fujifilm digital camera received a "Highly Recommended" award from website PhotographyBlog.com and the writer at review website What Digital Camera gave it a "Gold" award and wrote it was marvellous. This digital camera also received a "Silver" award from website Onfoto.ru who thought it was great.

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Average Expert Reviews

Based on twenty-one expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, What Digital Camera, CNET.com and Trusted Reviews this camera has an average expert rating of 77 out of 100.

Good User Reviews

On average, based on 10 user reviews the average user rating of this medium megapixel camera is 84%. 2 reviewers gave this digital camera either 4 or 5 stars.

Fujifilm Cameras Have Good Reviews

Based on 8,671 user and expert reviews (including 1,272 verified purchases), Fujifilm has good reviews for its cameras. Fujifilm also has good reviews specifically within its medium megapixel digital cameras range. 95% of those that bought a Fujifilm digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Features

Good Features

Four owners who reviewed this digital camera thought it had good features. Newegg.com mentioned in their Fujifilm HS50EXR review “Great picture and features” . Newegg.com also mentioned “The features are incredible in this regard the picture is clear” in their review. Itreviews.com said in their Fujifilm HS50EXR review on expert review site IT Reviews.com four years ago “Additional features like a sharp EVF, vari-angle rear”.


Networking

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The HS50EXR does not support Wi-Fi. Most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that came out around the same time as this digital camera do support Wi-Fi.

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

The HS50EXR does not feature bluetooth, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera also do not feature bluetooth.

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Video

1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the Fujifilm HS50EXR is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over six times the video resolution of the most common video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels (which is also supported by this camera). This Fujifilm digital 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 in fact the best supported video resolution amongst all similar spec digital cameras that have been available for more than two years.

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

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The Fujifilm HS50EXR has a maximum video resolution of 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.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels maximum video resolution is in fact the best video resolution amongst all digital cameras that were released around the same time as this digital camera.

Amongst similar types of digital camera the worst video resolution is 640 x 480 pixels.

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Packaging Content

Has a Battery Charger Included

The Fujifilm HS50EXR has a battery charger included, as do most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera.

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Has a Hand Strap

The HS50EXR has a hand strap. Most of the other cameras of this type and age also have a hand strap.

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Has a Batteries Included

The HS50EXR has a batteries included, as do most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec.

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Picture Quality

4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The HS50EXR has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s) which is higher than the 640 x 480 still image resolution(s) found on most cameras of this age and spec. This digital camera also have still image resolution(s) of 1728 x 1728, 1920 x 1080, 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. Across all digital cameras of this spec and age the still image resolution ranges from 640 x 360 (worst) to 4928 x 3264 (best).

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is typical of many medium megapixel digital cameras that have been around for more than two years.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has an HDMI

The HS50EXR has an HDMI, as do most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to this camera.

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Supports PictBridge

The HS50EXR supports PictBridge. Most of the other similar spec cameras that were released around the same time as this camera also support PictBridge.

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Camera

Features Multi Burst Mode

The HS50EXR features multi burst mode, as do most of the other cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Features Histogram

The HS50EXR features histogram. Most of the other digital cameras of a comparable type and age to this digital camera also feature histogram.

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Other Features

Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The HS50EXR has a built-in flash. Most of the other digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago also have a built-in flash.

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Has an HDMI Port

The HS50EXR has an HDMI port, as do most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this camera.

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Has a USB 2.0 Port

The Fujifilm HS50EXR has a USB 2.0 port, as do most of the other cameras of this spec and age.

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Lens System

Very Big Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of 42 times zoom factor, the HS50EXR has a fairly big optical zoom compared to most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to this camera. The optical zooms of cameras that were launched around the same time as this camera range from 0.34x to 65x.

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Quite Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The shortest maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of medium megapixel digital cameras that have been available for more than two years is 18mm and the longest is 1,500mm. With a maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 1,000 millimeter, the Fujifilm HS50EXR has a fairly long maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

With a minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 24 millimeters, the HS50EXR has one of the shorter minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) amongst comparable spec cameras of this age. The average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of medium megapixel digital cameras that were released around the same time as this digital camera is 26mm, and the minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) range from 4.5mm to 40mm.

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Quite Small Minimum Aperture Number

Medium megapixel digital cameras that are a comparable age to this camera have minimum aperture numbers of between 1.7 and 22, and the average minimum aperture number is 3.4. The HS50EXR has a quite small minimum aperture number (only 2.8) compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and type.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

The HS50EXR has one of the smaller digital zooms (only 2 times zoom factor) amongst cameras of this age. The digital zooms of cameras of this spec and age range from 1x to 120x.

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Quite Big Maximum Aperture Number

The Fujifilm HS50EXR has one of the bigger maximum aperture numbers (only 5.6) amongst medium megapixel digital cameras of this age. Across all the digital cameras of a similar spec and age to this camera the maximum aperture numbers range from 2.5 to 38.

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Price

Good Value for Money

Technlologyx.com and Technologyx.com highlighted in their review that this Fujifilm camera was good value for money.


Display

Fairly Large Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of medium megapixel digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to this camera range from 2" to 4.8", and the average display diagonal is 2.9". The Fujifilm HS50EXR has one of the larger display diagonals (3 inches) amongst cameras of this age.

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Very Wide Field of View

At 100 percent, the HS50EXR has a fairly wide field of view compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable age and type to this camera. The narrowest field of view of digital cameras of a similar age and type to this camera is 95%, the widest is 100%, and the average field of view is 99%.

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Fairly High Display Resolution (numeric)

At 920,000 pixels, the HS50EXR has a fairly high display resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other cameras of a similar age and type to this digital camera. The average display resolution (numeric) of similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to this camera is 430,000 pixels, and the display resolutions (numeric) range from 230 pixels to 1,300,000 pixels.

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Audio

Quiet

Two people mentioned that the Fujifilm HS50EXR was quiet. Newegg.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera “SSD hard drive keep it run cool and quiet all the time”.

Has a Built-In Microphone

The Fujifilm HS50EXR has a built-in microphone. Most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that came out more than two years ago also have a built-in microphone.

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Power

Good Battery Life

One customer who reviewed the product considered that it had a good battery life. Newegg.com wrote “Battery life is decent, 3.5” .


Smart TV

Good Connectivity

One owner who purchased it said that it was good in terms of connectivity.


Weight & Dimensions

Easy to Carry Around

Five customers said in their reviews that the Fujifilm HS50EXR was compact. Four years ago expert review site Digitalone.com.sg wrote in their review of the Fujifilm HS50EXR “A compact camera class sensor is used in the HS50EXR” and scored the product 7 stars. Techradar.com mentioned in their Fujifilm HS50EXR review “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”. Expert review site Technlologyx.com mentioned “Do I buy a simple compact or DSLR, Point”.

One person mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was easy to carry around. Newegg.com wrote “Easy to carry”. One person who purchased this digital camera concluded that it was thin. Newegg.com wrote “Thin, sleek body and light weight”.

One customer said in their reviews that it was heavy and bulky. An anonymous author wrote “Heavy, hard to use in crowded areas.” in her review of the Fujifilm HS50EXR.

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Very Heavy

The weights of digital cameras of this age and spec range from 20g to 1.3kg, and the average weight is 250g. When compared to other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to this digital camera that we have checked, the weight of the HS50EXR of 758 grams is one of the heaviest.

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Support

Good Support

Two customers mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera had good technical guidance. Expert review site Techmagnifier.com mentioned “It does come with an impressive 42x zoom lens and has been added with manual lens control cov”.


Design

Nice Design

Two people who reviewed it concluded that it was well designed. Four years ago expert website Trustedreviews.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “It has an excellent viewfinder, lightning-quick focusing system and truly ergonomic design” and gave it a rating of 8 stars. Expert website Whatdigitalcamera.com wrote “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”.

One customer who bought the product concluded that it was ergonomic. Expertreviews.co.uk wrote on expert review site Expert Reviews “A strong all-rounder with particularly fine ergonomics.” in their review of this digital camera.

One owner considered that this digital camera had a good case.

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Robust

One customer who bought it reckoned that it was strong and durable. Digitalone.com.sg mentioned in their review of this digital camera “It is actually a sturdy ultra-zoom camera in disguise”.

One owner who purchased this digital camera considered that it was well made. Expert website Ephotozine.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “Optical image stabilisation is built in, a” and gave it a rating of 7 stars.

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Good Quality

Three people who reviewed it agreed that it was good quality. Newegg.com mentioned “Long lens, good quality pics and average quality videos”. Expert website Expertreviews.co.uk wrote “Image quality is bettered elsewhere” in their review of the Fujifilm HS50EXR and gave the product a rating of 8 stars. Expert review site Whatdigitalcamera.com mentioned four years ago “Despite sub-par video quality, images are detailed”.

Not Easy to Use

Two owners who bought this digital camera concluded that it was not easy to use. Newegg.com said “I am unable to use the built in flash in any mode except Custom mode” in their review of this digital camera.


Good Quality Lens

Twelve people who bought the product said that it had a good zoom. Digitalversus.com wrote in their review of this digital camera on Digital Versus “The Fuji FinePix HS50 EXR boasts a powerful zoom lens with a mechanical focusing ring” and gave it a rating of 7 stars. Techradar.com scored it 5 stars and said on expert website Techradar “Cameras such as the Fujifilm FinePix HS50 EXR pack in an enormous zoom range, in this case a 42x optica”. Techradar.com also wrote “Although it has a shorter zoom range than the Canon SX50 (which boasts a 50x optical zoom lens” in their review.

Three people said in their reviews that the Fujifilm HS50EXR had a good autofocus. Expert website Pocket-Lint.com mentioned “There's a more responsive autofocus system than before that's now always engaged even at the longest of f” in their review of this digital camera.

One owner who reviewed this digital camera said that it had a good image stabiliser. One person who purchased the product considered that it had a good lens.

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Good Screen / Viewfinder

Two owners concluded that it had a good viewfinder.

One person who bought this digital camera thought it had a good screen. Four years ago Expertreviews.co.uk rated it 8 stars and said on Expert Reviews “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 person who reviewed this digital camera thought it had an electronic viewfinder. One person mentioned in their reviews that the Fujifilm HS50EXR was mirrorless.

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Good for Video Recording

Three owners who reviewed it agreed that it was good for video recording. Newegg.com said “I use it mostly with windows share and stream movies directly from my PC on to this TV” in their Fujifilm HS50EXR review.

Good Quality Pictures

Seven people mentioned in their reviews that the Fujifilm HS50EXR was able to produce good images. Three years ago expert website Steves-Digicams.com said “If you like to enhance or stylize your photos, Fuji includes 10 film stock simulation effects” however they only gave the product a score of 66.242593040381 out of 100.

One person who bought the product considered that it had a good image sensor.

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Does Not Have a Good Flash

Two customers who purchased this digital camera considered that it did not have a good flash. Four years ago Newegg.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “The flash works”.


Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

Fujifilm released the HS50EXR in April 2017.

Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00074101021646, 00617407450231, 00700275100107, 00741010216462, 04547410230581, 07410102164600

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