Fujifilm FinePix Real 3D W3 Review

Overall 38
Imaging 2
Features 10
Size 85
Price 0

Main Features

  • 10.0 MP 1/2.3" CCD sensor
  • ISO 100 - 1600
  • Image Stabilization: No
  • 3.5″ Fixed Type Screen
  • ViewFinder: No
  • fps Continuous Shooting
  • Video: 1280 x 720 (24 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps), 320 x 240 (30 fps)
  • Built-in Wireless: No
  • Dimensions: 124 x 66 x 28 mm
  • Weight: 230 g
  • Environmental Sealing: No
  • Built-in GPS: No

Fujifilm FinePix Real 3D W3 Summary

This review is devoted to FinePix Real 3D W3 that Fujifilm has first introduced to the public in Aug 17, 2010. This model is a Small Sensor Compact camera with a resolution of 10.0 MP and a 1/2.3" (6.17 x 4.55 mm) sized CCD sensor.

In Small Sensor Compact cameras (Top 10 Compact Cameras) this model has taken rank #469 out of 472. Its Overall Score has reached 38/100 and it takes a rank of #1041 out of 1174 in all Cameras.

Fujifilm FinePix Real 3D W3 Compared to other Compact Cameras

Now let's delve into more details of our Fujifilm FinePix Real 3D W3 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.

PROs

  • Screen Size: 3.5″
  • Viewfinder: No
  • Built-In Flash: Yes
  • Weight: 175 g

CONs

  • Screen Type: Fixed Type
  • Touch Screen: No
  • Viewfinder Coverage: No
  • Viewfinder Magnification: No
  • Image Stabilization: No
  • External Flash: No
  • Sensor Resolution: 10.0 MP
  • Max Native Iso: 1600
  • Af Phase Detection: No
  • AutoFocus Face Detection: No
  • Microphone Port: No

Complete Comparison of Fujifilm FinePix Real 3D W3 With Other Cameras in Small Sensor Compact 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 Real 3D W3. 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 Compact cameras.

Physical Characteristics Of Fujifilm FinePix Real 3D W3

Fujifilm FinePix Real 3D W3 has the following external dimensions 124 x 124 x 28 mm (48.82 x 25.98 x 11.02″) with the weight of 230 g.

The typical weight for average Small Sensor Compact type cameras is 175g. If we compare the average indicator to the weight of Fujifilm FinePix Real 3D W3, we can conclude that this model is heavier than many other similar products.

Talking about the camera’s thickness, it is worth saying that Fujifilm FinePix Real 3D W3 is wider than other average cameras from this class. Its thickness is 28mm.

Look at the pictures below to see the front and top view of Fujifilm FinePix Real 3D W3 with the indication of this model’s dimensions:

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If you want to have a better idea of how big the Fujifilm FinePix Real 3D W3 is, look at the pictures below to see how big it is compared to a credit card and a AA type battery.

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Finally, let's check how different are the weight and thickness of the Fujifilm FinePix Real 3D W3 compared to other models from this class of cameras presented by the brand’s competitors:

Thickness

Fujifilm FinePix Real 3D W3 — 28 mm
Min: 10 mm
Average: 26 mm
Max: 60 mm

Weight

Fujifilm FinePix Real 3D W3 — 230 g
Min: 103 g
Average: 175 g
Max: 423 g

Unfortunately, Fujifilm FinePix Real 3D W3 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 Real 3D W3 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 Real 3D W3 Photo and Sensor Features

Fujifilm FinePix Real 3D W3 boasts of a resolution of 10.0 MP and is equipped with a 1/2.3" (6.17 x 4.55 mm) sized CCD sensor.

The base of Fujifilm FinePix Real 3D W3 has the following ISO range 100 - 1600 .

Unfortunately, the support of the RAW file is not included in Fujifilm FinePix Real 3D W3. However, if you are looking specifically for a Compact camera with a RAW file support, you should check out one of the following models from the same class and within similar price range .

Fujifilm FinePix Real 3D W3 features a 10.0 MP 1/2.3" 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.

Anti-Aliasing Filter

Fujifilm FinePix Real 3D W3 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 1/2.3" sensor featured in Fujifilm FinePix Real 3D W3 with other standard sensor sizes.

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Other Characteristics And Features of Fujifilm FinePix Real 3D W3

LCD and ViewFinder

Fujifilm FinePix Real 3D W3 is equipped with a Fixed Type 3.5" LCD screen. The resolution of this model’s screen reaches 1,150k dots.

In addition, this model comes with a built-in ViewFinder.

Max Shutter speed

Some of the other highlights of Fujifilm FinePix Real 3D W3 are its fps max speed and 1/1000 sec max shutter speed, which allow you to shoot continuously.

Flash

Unlike some other cameras from this category, FinePix Real 3D W3 unfortunately, is not equipped with a built-in flash.

Video Features

As for the video quality characteristics of Fujifilm FinePix Real 3D W3, it gives you a possibility to shoot videos at the highest resolution of 1280 x 720 You also have enough flexibility in terms of how you can save your files. Namely, Fujifilm FinePix Real 3D W3 allows you to save files in Motion JPEG formats.

Comparing the technical characteristics of this model with the modern standards, we have to admit that 1280 x 720 is a rather poor indicator of video resolution. However, if you are looking for a camera that has 4K video support, we recommend you to consider our Cheapest Camera with 4K video.

Fujifilm FinePix Real 3D W3 is not equipped with any ports that would allow you to connect external headphones and microphones to it.

Connectivity and Storage

You can connect FinePix Real 3D W3 to compatible devices via its USB 2.0 or HDMI ports.

How Good is Fujifilm FinePix Real 3D W3 for Different Types of Photography?

In this part of our review, we are going to focus on Fujifilm FinePix Real 3D W3’s performance in various fields of photography. Each sub-section stands for a specific photography area. In every part, we will review Fujifilm FinePix Real 3D W3’s name performance and give it an overall score. This first spider web graph indicates how we can compare the FinePix Real 3D W3 to the average Compact camera.

Hover your mouse over the points to see the score details for each photography type.

Fujifilm FinePix Real 3D W3 for Portrait Photography

After carefully reviewing how well Fujifilm FinePix Real 3D W3 performs Portrait Photography, we gave it a score of 1. Compared to scores of other cameras from the same class, Fujifilm FinePix Real 3D W3 can be called a Underclass 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.

Advantages:

No Significant Advantages

Disadvantages:

  • Small 1/2.3" (6.17 x 4.55 mm) sensor
  • No Image Stabilization

Fujifilm FinePix Real 3D W3 for Street Photography

After carefully reviewing how well Fujifilm FinePix Real 3D W3 performs Street Photography, we gave it a score of 6. Compared to scores of other cameras from the same class, Fujifilm FinePix Real 3D W3 can be called a Underclass model for this type of photography.

Advantages:

  • Small size (124 x 66 x 28 mm)
  • Live View

Disadvantages:

  • No Built-in View Finder
  • No Image Stabilization
  • Small 1/2.3"(6.17 x 4.55 mm) sensor

Fujifilm FinePix Real 3D W3 for Sports Photography

After carefully reviewing how well Fujifilm FinePix Real 3D W3 performs Sports Photography, we gave it a score of 20. Compared to scores of other cameras from the same class, Fujifilm FinePix Real 3D W3 can be called a 20 model for this type of photography.

Advantages:

  • No View Finder

Disadvantages:

  • Slow Continuous Shooting ( fps)
  • No Environmental Sealing
  • Slow Max Shutter Speed (1/1000s)
  • Bad Max Native ISO (1600)
  • Small size (124 x 66 x 28 mm)

Fujifilm FinePix Real 3D W3 for Daily Photography

After carefully reviewing how well Fujifilm FinePix Real 3D W3 performs Daily Photography, we gave it a score of 61. Compared to scores of other cameras from the same class, Fujifilm FinePix Real 3D W3 can be called a Strong model for this type of photography.

Advantages:

  • Small weight (230 g)
  • Built-in Flash
  • Live View
  • Video is available

Disadvantages:

  • Small 1/2.3" (6.17 x 4.55 mm) sensor
  • No Built-in View Finder

Fujifilm FinePix Real 3D W3 for Landscape Photography

After carefully reviewing how well Fujifilm FinePix Real 3D W3 performs Landscape Photography, we gave it a score of 17. Compared to scores of other cameras from the same class, Fujifilm FinePix Real 3D W3 can be called a 17 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.

Advantages:

  • Live View

Disadvantages:

  • Small 1/2.3" (6.17 x 4.55 mm) sensor
  • Low resolution sensor (10 MP)
  • No Environmental Sealing
  • No RAW Support
  • Bad Max Native ISO (1600)

Fujifilm FinePix Real 3D W3 Detailed Specs

General
Brand Fujifilm
Model FinePix Real 3D W3
Announced Aug 17, 2010
Body Type Compact
Lens
Manual Focus No
Lens Mount Fixed lens
Number of Lenses n/a
Focal Length Multiplier n/a
Macro Focus Range 8
Screen
Screen Type Fixed Type
Screen Size 3.5″
Screen Resolution 1,150k dots
Live View Yes
Touch Screen No
ViewFinder
ViewFinder
ViewFinder Resolution 0k dots
ViewFinder Coverage %
ViewFinder Magnification
Photography Features
Min Shutter Speed 1/4 s
Max Shutter Speed 1/1000 s
Continuous Shooting fps
Shutter Priority No
Aperture Priority Yes
Manual Exposure Mode No
Exposure Compensation No
Custom White Balance No
Image Stabilization No
Built-in Flash Yes
Flash Range 3.6
Flash Modes Auto, Red-eye, Slow Sync
External Flash No
AE Bracketing No
WB Bracketing No
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment Yes
Average No
Spot Yes
Partial No
AF-Area No
Center Weighted Yes
Sensor
Sensor Type CCD
Sensor Size 1/2.3"
Sensor Dimensions 6.17 x 4.55 mm
Sensor Area 28.07 mm2
Sensor Resolution 10.0 MP
Max Image Resolution 3648 x 2736
Max Native ISO 1,600
Max Boosted ISO n/a
Min Native ISO 100
RAW Support No
AutoFocus
AF Touch No
AF Continuous No
AF Single Yes
AF Tracking No
AF Selective No
AF Center Yes
AF Multi Area Yes
AF Live View Yes
AF Face Detection No
AF Contrast Detection Yes
AF Phase Detection No
Number of Focus Points n/a
Number of Cross Focus Points n/a
Video Features
Video Resolutions 1280 x 720 (24 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps), 320 x 240 (30 fps)
Max Video Resolution 1280 x 720
Video Formats Motion JPEG
Microphone Port No
Headphone Port No
Connectivity
Wireless Connectivity No
HDMI Yes
USB USB 2.0
Physical
Environmental Sealing No
Water Proof No
Dust Proof No
Shock Proof No
Crush Proof No
Freeze Proof No
Weight 230 g
Physical Dimensions 124 x 66 x 28 mm
Battery Life n/a
Battery Type n/a
Battery Model NP-50
Other Features
Self Timer Yes
Timelapse Recording No
GPS
Storage Type SD/SDHC, Internal
Storage Slots 1

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