Fujifilm FinePix Z33WP Review

Overall 41
Imaging 2
Features 17
Size 91
Price 0

Main Features

  • 10.0 MP 1/2.3" CCD sensor
  • ISO 64 - 1600
  • Image Stabilization: No
  • 2.7″ Fixed Type Screen
  • ViewFinder: No
  • 1.0 fps Continuous Shooting
  • Video: 640 x 480 (30 fps), 320 x 240 (30 fps)
  • Built-in Wireless: No
  • Dimensions: 92 x 60 x 21 mm
  • Weight: 110 g
  • Environmental Sealing: Yes
  • Built-in GPS: No

Fujifilm FinePix Z33WP Summary

This review is devoted to FinePix Z33WP that Fujifilm has first introduced to the public in Jul 01, 2009. This model is a Waterproof camera with a resolution of 10.0 MP and a 1/2.3" (6.17 x 4.55 mm) sized CCD sensor.

In Waterproof cameras (Top 10 Waterproof Cameras) this model has taken rank #66 out of 73. Its Overall Score has reached 41/100 and it takes a rank of #861 out of 1174 in all Cameras.

Fujifilm FinePix Z33WP Compared to other Waterproof Cameras

Now let's delve into more details of our Fujifilm FinePix Z33WP 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

  • Min Native Iso: 64
  • Viewfinder: No
  • Built-In Flash: Yes
  • Environmental Sealing: Yes
  • Weight: 196 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 Z33WP With Other Cameras in Waterproof 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 Z33WP. 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 Waterproof cameras.

Physical Characteristics Of Fujifilm FinePix Z33WP

Fujifilm FinePix Z33WP has the following external dimensions 92 x 92 x 21 mm (36.22 x 23.62 x 8.27″) with the weight of 110 g.

The typical weight for average Waterproof type cameras is 196g. If we compare the average indicator of the weight of Fujifilm FinePix Z33WP, 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 Z33WP is thinner than other average cameras from this class. Its thickness is 21mm.

Look at the pictures below to see the front and top view of Fujifilm FinePix Z33WP 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 Z33WP 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 Z33WP compared to other models from this class of cameras presented by the brand’s competitors:

Thickness

Fujifilm FinePix Z33WP — 21 mm
Min: 19 mm
Average: 28 mm
Max: 89 mm

Weight

Fujifilm FinePix Z33WP — 110 g
Min: 110 g
Average: 196 g
Max: 307 g

Fujifilm FinePix Z33WP’s body is protected from water with its high-quality waterproof feature.

Unfortunately, Fujifilm FinePix Z33WP 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 Z33WP Photo and Sensor Features

Fujifilm FinePix Z33WP 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 Z33WP has the following ISO range 64 - 1600 .

Unfortunately, the support of the RAW file is not included in Fujifilm FinePix Z33WP. 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 Z33WP 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 Z33WP 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 Z33WP with other standard sensor sizes.

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Other Characteristics And Features of Fujifilm FinePix Z33WP

LCD and ViewFinder

Fujifilm FinePix Z33WP is equipped with a Fixed Type 2.7" LCD screen. The resolution of this model’s screen reaches 230k dots.

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

Max Shutter speed

Some of the other highlights of Fujifilm FinePix Z33WP are its 1.0 fps max speed and 1/2000 sec max shutter speed, which allow you to shoot continuously.

Flash

Unlike some other cameras from this category, FinePix Z33WP unfortunately, is not equipped with a built-in flash.

Video Features

As for the video quality characteristics of Fujifilm FinePix Z33WP, it gives you a possibility to shoot videos at the highest resolution of 640 x 480 You also have enough flexibility in terms of how you can save your files. Namely, Fujifilm FinePix Z33WP allows you to save files in Motion JPEG formats.

Fujifilm FinePix Z33WP 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 Z33WP to compatible devices via its USB 2.0 or HDMI ports.

How Good is Fujifilm FinePix Z33WP for Different Types of Photography?

In this part of our review, we are going to focus on Fujifilm FinePix Z33WP’s performance in various fields of photography. Each sub-section stands for a specific photography area. In every part, we will review Fujifilm FinePix Z33WP’s name performance and give it an overall score. This first spider web graph indicates how we can compare the FinePix Z33WP to the average Waterproof camera.

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

Fujifilm FinePix Z33WP for Portrait Photography

After carefully reviewing how well Fujifilm FinePix Z33WP performs Portrait Photography, we gave it a score of 3. Compared to scores of other cameras from the same class, Fujifilm FinePix Z33WP 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 Z33WP for Street Photography

After carefully reviewing how well Fujifilm FinePix Z33WP performs Street Photography, we gave it a score of 9. Compared to scores of other cameras from the same class, Fujifilm FinePix Z33WP can be called a Underclass model for this type of photography.

Advantages:

  • Small size (92 x 60 x 21 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 Z33WP for Sports Photography

After carefully reviewing how well Fujifilm FinePix Z33WP performs Sports Photography, we gave it a score of 45. Compared to scores of other cameras from the same class, Fujifilm FinePix Z33WP can be called a 45 model for this type of photography.

Advantages:

  • Environmental Sealing
  • No View Finder

Disadvantages:

  • Slow Continuous Shooting (1.0 fps)
  • Slow Max Shutter Speed (1/2000s)
  • Bad Max Native ISO (1600)
  • Small size (92 x 60 x 21 mm)

Fujifilm FinePix Z33WP for Daily Photography

After carefully reviewing how well Fujifilm FinePix Z33WP performs Daily Photography, we gave it a score of 37. Compared to scores of other cameras from the same class, Fujifilm FinePix Z33WP can be called a Intermediate model for this type of photography.

Advantages:

  • Small weight (110 g)
  • Small size (92 x 60 x 21 mm)
  • 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 Z33WP for Landscape Photography

After carefully reviewing how well Fujifilm FinePix Z33WP performs Landscape Photography, we gave it a score of 54. Compared to scores of other cameras from the same class, Fujifilm FinePix Z33WP can be called a 54 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:

  • Environmental Sealing
  • Live View

Disadvantages:

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

Fujifilm FinePix Z33WP Detailed Specs

General
Brand Fujifilm
Model FinePix Z33WP
Announced Jul 01, 2009
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 2.7″
Screen Resolution 230k dots
Live View Yes
Touch Screen No
ViewFinder
ViewFinder
ViewFinder Resolution 0k dots
ViewFinder Coverage %
ViewFinder Magnification
Photography Features
Min Shutter Speed 8 s
Max Shutter Speed 1/2000 s
Continuous Shooting 1.0 fps
Shutter Priority No
Aperture Priority No
Manual Exposure Mode No
Exposure Compensation No
Custom White Balance No
Image Stabilization No
Built-in Flash Yes
Flash Range 3.9
Flash Modes Auto, Slow sync, Red-eye reduction
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 64
RAW Support No
AutoFocus
AF Touch No
AF Continuous No
AF Single Yes
AF Tracking No
AF Selective No
AF Center No
AF Multi Area No
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 640 x 480 (30 fps), 320 x 240 (30 fps)
Max Video Resolution 640 x 480
Video Formats Motion JPEG
Microphone Port No
Headphone Port No
Connectivity
Wireless Connectivity No
HDMI Yes
USB USB 2.0
Physical
Environmental Sealing Yes
Water Proof Yes
Dust Proof No
Shock Proof No
Crush Proof No
Freeze Proof No
Weight 110 g
Physical Dimensions 92 x 60 x 21 mm
Battery Life n/a
Battery Type n/a
Battery Model NP-45
Other Features
Self Timer Yes
Timelapse Recording No
GPS
Storage Type SD/SDHC card, Internal
Storage Slots 1

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