Reviews and Problems with Fujifilm FinePix F200EXR
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Fuji Finepix F200 EXR
29 September 2011
Summary: At the time of righting, it Fuji Finepix F200 EXR produces the highest quality images of any ultra-compact and even ultra-zoom, regardless of resolution. At 6 megapixels, the F200 furthers its lead in terms of noise by a factor (in low-noise mode) and by a big lead in terms of dynamic-range (in...
Pros: Best image quality in an ultra-compact, Low image noise up to ISO 800, Highest dynamic range outside of a DSLR, Great lens sharpness, Reliable exposure, Manual controls in an ultra-compact, Excellent stabilization, Fast and responsive, Good LCD visibility, Good build quality
Cons: Complex interaction of features, strange limits, Interface somewhat twisted, Useful but limited continuous drive modes, No physical aperture, Quite poor battery-life, Mode-dial easy to change accidentally
Conclusion: Followers of Fujifilm's compacts will see the F200 EXR as sitting in the shadow of the much sought-after F30 and F31fd, but for the wider market it's undoubtedly a much improved camera.
Pros: Good all-round performance, Pleasant, unobtrusive user interface, EXR modes perform well (particularly the dynamic range mode), EXR Auto mode makes it easy to get the best out of the sensor, High ISO performance up with the better compacts on the market, Dynamic range amongst the best we've ever ...
Cons: EXR performance doesn't justify a major price premium over more conventional rivals, Unpleasant noise reduction smearing, particularly in 12MP mode, Occasional unexpected artefacts, No histogram for assessing exposure, Limited aperture selection severely reduces usefulness of manual mode, No orie...
Excerpt: The Good EXR helps dynamic range, less so noise. Large, good quality lens with 5X zoom. Presets skewed towards experienced users. Manual controls. Sturdy build quality. The Bad EXR aids aren't quite as good as marketed. Video mode underwhelming for the class.
Pros: EXR helps dynamic range, less so noise., Large, good quality lens with 5X zoom., Presets skewed towards experienced users., Manual controls., Sturdy build quality.
Cons: EXR aids aren't quite as good as marketed., Video mode underwhelming for the class., Expensive compared to most point-and-shoots., Proprietary data port.
Conclusion: Fujifilm FinePix F200EXR digital compact camera Fujifilm is still able to step into the spotlight. Of course, there are more branches in which Fujifilm is very active, however, solely looking at the camera industry, we have to conclude that Fujifilm is in some kind of a split.
Summary: If you haven't yet looked seriously at Fujifilm for your digital camera needs, you really should. The company is not the biggest player on the field (often overshadowed by Nikon and Canon ), but it is known for making stylish boxes that take good pictures.
Conclusion: The Fuji Finepix F200exr is a good all round camera, offering some innovative extra features. Although it can be used as a point and shoot camera you will need to spend some time getting to know the features available if you are to get the most out of this camera.
Pros: General features - picture quality - Shutter lag times
Cons: Close up shots could be better - LCD screen not as sharp as it could be
The FujiFilm FinePix F200EXR is a 12-megapixel compact camera with an innovative 3-in-1 sensor.
Good Gear Guide.au
7 January 2010
Summary: The FujiFilm FinePix F200EXR is a wonderfully versatile compact camera that’s capable of taking some great, hassle-free photos. While it’s not the sexiest looking model on the market, it remains an exceptional all-rounder that's well worth the asking price.
Pros: 3-in-1 sensor offers significant advantages over vanilla CCDs, superb image quality in most situations
Cons: Bland and bulky design, occasionally confusing interface