This review is devoted to FinePix F800EXR that Fujifilm has first introduced to the public in Jul 25, 2012. This model is a Small Sensor Superzoom camera with a resolution of 16.0 MP and a 1/2" (6.4 x 4.8 mm) sized EXRCMOS sensor.
Initially, Fujifilm developed this model to replace their older product F770EXR and, after some time, Fujifilm has replaced this upgraded model with their most recent one F770EXR.
In Small Sensor Superzoom cameras (Top 10 SuperZoom Cameras) this model has taken rank #21 out of 249. Its Overall Score has reached 45/100 and it takes a rank of #392 out of 1174 in all Cameras.
Now let's delve into more details of our Fujifilm FinePix F800EXR review by assessing its features and specs, as well as checking what pros and cons it has compared to other average products in this category.
In this part of our review, we are going to take a closer look at the technical specs and features presented in Fujifilm FinePix F800EXR. In addition, we are going to define the main pros and cons of this model and, based on this info, compare it to other average Small Sensor Superzoom cameras.
Fujifilm FinePix F800EXR has the following external dimensions 105 x 105 x 36 mm (41.34 x 24.8 x 14.17″) with the weight of 232 g.
The typical weight for average Small Sensor Superzoom type cameras is 387g. If we compare the average indicator of the weight of Fujifilm FinePix F800EXR, we can conclude that this model is lighter than many other similar products.
Talking about the camera’s thickness, it is worth saying that Fujifilm FinePix F800EXR is thinner than other average cameras from this class. Its thickness is 36mm.
Look at the pictures below to see the front and top view of Fujifilm FinePix F800EXR with the indication of this model’s dimensions:
If you want to have a better idea of how big the Fujifilm FinePix F800EXR is, look at the pictures below to see how big it is compared to a credit card and a AA type battery.
Finally, let's check how different are the weight and thickness of the Fujifilm FinePix F800EXR compared to other models from this class of cameras presented by the brand’s competitors:
Unfortunately, Fujifilm FinePix F800EXR comes without a waterproof feature, so if you want it to serve well and last longer, you will have to use it very carefully and avoid water.
Unfortunately, Fujifilm FinePix F800EXR comes without a dustproof feature, so if you want it to serve well and last longer, you will have to use it very carefully and protect your camera from external threats such as dust.
Fujifilm FinePix F800EXR comes with EXR processor. This model also boasts of a resolution of 16.0 MP and is equipped with a 1/2" (6.4 x 4.8 mm) sized EXRCMOS sensor.
The base of Fujifilm FinePix F800EXR has the following ISO range 100 - 3200 and it also comes with a possibility of extending this indicator to 12800.
Also, this model comes with the support of the RAW file. This gives you more opportunities in terms of further processing of your files as you can pick to save them in a RAW format.
Fujifilm FinePix F800EXR features a 16.0 MP 1/2" sensor, which is not a good pick for high-quality and detailed pictures. However, we have an alternative option for you if you were looking for higher resolution.
DxOMark gives us a possibility to make a clear and scientific assessment of the quality of camera sensors’ image. Fujifilm FinePix F800EXR, in its turn, features a sensor that was already studied and assessed by DxO Mark. After a complete evaluation, this type of sensor has received a score of 41 for the image quality. If you are looking to see how DxO Mark has tested and evaluated the Fujifilm FinePix F800EXR’s sensor.
Fujifilm FinePix F800EXR is known for the lack of anti-alias (Low-pass) filter. It is one of its essential features of the sensor built in this model. The absence of this filter contributes to a higher level of details and sharpness in the pictures you take. Yet, the lack of an anti-alias filter also enhances the possibility of more occurring in certain conditions.
Now let’s check how we can compare the size of 1/2" sensor featured in Fujifilm FinePix F800EXR with other standard sensor sizes.
Fujifilm FinePix F800EXR is equipped with a Fixed Type 3" LCD screen. The resolution of this model’s screen reaches 460k dots.
In addition, this model comes with a built-in ViewFinder.
Some of the other highlights of Fujifilm FinePix F800EXR are its 11.0 fps max speed and 1/2000 sec max shutter speed, which allow you to shoot continuously.
Unlike some other cameras from this category, FinePix F800EXR unfortunately, is not equipped with a built-in flash.
In addition, FinePix F800EXR has a Face detection AF feature that quickly finds the faces that appear within the frame range and locks the focus on them automatically.
As for the video quality characteristics of Fujifilm FinePix F800EXR, it gives you a possibility to shoot videos at the highest resolution of 1920 x 1080 You also have enough flexibility in terms of how you can save your files. Namely, Fujifilm FinePix F800EXR allows you to save files in MPEG-4 and H.264 formats.
Fujifilm FinePix F800EXR provides full HD resolution, which means that this model shows decent performance in most situations.
Fujifilm FinePix F800EXR is not equipped with any ports that would allow you to connect external headphones and microphones to it.
One more advantage of Fujifilm FinePix F800EXR is its embedded wireless (Wi-Fi) connectivity. This feature makes it possible to share files with suitable devices without the necessity to connect them physically.
In addition, FinePix F800EXR is equipped with its USB 2.0 or HDMI ports that make it possible to connect FinePix F800EXR with suitable external devices.
In concordance with generally accepted CIPA standards, the battery featured in Fujifilm FinePix F800EXR provides a shooting life of 300, while the average battery life of cameras in this class is 316 shots.
With the commonly accepted standards in mind, we can conclude that Fujifilm FinePix F800EXR is above the average indicator of battery life. However, we believe it is still a great idea to grab a few extra batteries if you are planning long photo trips.
In this part of our review, we are going to focus on Fujifilm FinePix F800EXR’s performance in various fields of photography. Each sub-section stands for a specific photography area. In every part, we will review Fujifilm FinePix F800EXR’s name performance and give it an overall score. This first spider web graph indicates how we can compare the FinePix F800EXR to the average SuperZoom camera.
Hover your mouse over the points to see the score details for each photography type.
After carefully reviewing how well Fujifilm FinePix F800EXR performs Portrait Photography, we gave it a score of 43. Compared to scores of other cameras from the same class, Fujifilm FinePix F800EXR can be called a Intermediate model for this type of photography.
If the score of this model doesn’t impress you and you are still looking for a model that is better suited for Portrait Photography, we recommend you to check out our Top 10 Cameras for Portrait Photography.
After carefully reviewing how well Fujifilm FinePix F800EXR performs Street Photography, we gave it a score of 35. Compared to scores of other cameras from the same class, Fujifilm FinePix F800EXR can be called a Intermediate model for this type of photography.
After carefully reviewing how well Fujifilm FinePix F800EXR performs Sports Photography, we gave it a score of 51. Compared to scores of other cameras from the same class, Fujifilm FinePix F800EXR can be called a 51 model for this type of photography.
After carefully reviewing how well Fujifilm FinePix F800EXR performs Daily Photography, we gave it a score of 58. Compared to scores of other cameras from the same class, Fujifilm FinePix F800EXR can be called a Strong model for this type of photography.
After carefully reviewing how well Fujifilm FinePix F800EXR performs Landscape Photography, we gave it a score of 52. Compared to scores of other cameras from the same class, Fujifilm FinePix F800EXR can be called a 52 model for this type of photography.
If the score of this model doesn’t impress you and you are still looking for a model that is better suited for Landscape Photography, we recommend you to check out our Top 10 Cameras for Landscape Photography.
|Announced||Jul 25, 2012|
|Lens Mount||Fixed lens|
|Number of Lenses||n/a|
|Focal Length Multiplier||n/a|
|Macro Focus Range||5|
|Screen Type||Fixed Type|
|Screen Resolution||460k dots|
|ViewFinder Resolution||0k dots|
|Min Shutter Speed||8 s|
|Max Shutter Speed||1/2000 s|
|Continuous Shooting||11.0 fps|
|Manual Exposure Mode|
|Custom White Balance|
|Flash Modes||Auto, Red-eye, Slow Sync|
|DxO Sensor Scores|
|DxO Sensor Scores||41|
|DxO Color Depth||19.5|
|DxO Dynamic Range||10.9|
|DxO Low Light ISO||143|
|Sensor Dimensions||6.4 x 4.8 mm|
|Sensor Area||30.72 mm2|
|Sensor Resolution||16.0 MP|
|Max Image Resolution||4608 x 3456|
|Max Native ISO||3,200|
|Max Boosted ISO||12,800|
|Min Native ISO||100|
|AF Multi Area|
|AF Live View|
|AF Face Detection|
|AF Contrast Detection|
|AF Phase Detection|
|Number of Focus Points||n/a|
|Number of Cross Focus Points||0|
|Video Resolutions||1920 x 1080 (30 fps), 1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps)|
|Max Video Resolution||1920 x 1080|
|Video Formats||MPEG-4, H.264|
|Physical Dimensions||105 x 63 x 36 mm|
|Battery Life||300 shots|
|Battery Type||300 shots|