Reviews and Problems with Fujifilm FinePix F200EXR
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"great features, difficult for amateurs, but didn't last"
21 September 2010
Pros: Low light pics were awesome as long as the distance wasn't too great. Great color during the daytime. Great features and manual settings, and lot of different shooting styles. Used it underwater with the case and it took great pics as well.
Cons: The Auto setting is not that great. Difficult to learn, not intuitive. The zoom feature went on the fritz after 3 months. The screen died after 8 months. Sent it in for repair, and the experience was HORRIBLE.
A great subcompact but failed after just over a year
E. J. Hutchinson, Amazon
26 June 2010
Summary: I did a lot of research before buying this camera. I was looking for a subcompact that could take decent low light pictures, period. That was my biggest complaint for subcompacts. I have not used it extensively and will probably update my review after my first vacation but I did some testing taking pictures next to a camp fire at night. The results were outstanding. Both myself and my friends were amazed.
Summary: I ordered the Fujifilm 200 EXR from Amazon. They arranged for Simply Electronics to ship it. It came with a 220 volt plug (I live in the USA, 1210 country). There is no return address on the invoice, not even the item ordered or the price paid. This seems to be a gray market outfit. Beware!
Summary: I bought this camera new, it came properly packaged When it was put on, no picture on screen only fuzziness, not able to see anything. Screen looks like a TV screen with no picture signal. Fujifilm FinePix F200EXR 12MP Super CCD Digital Camera with 5x Wide Angle Dual Image Stabilized Optical Zoom Very disappointed that camera was not built robust enough to handle shipping transit.
Summary: I received this camera the day it became available for purchase in early August. So far I have not been impressed with it. I'll keep the review to the point instead of rambling on. 1) This camera sucks as a camera to hand to someone unfamiliar with its function, and expect a decent photo. In EXR mode, with the dual flash firing, most people move right after the flash fires the first time, leaving slightly out of focus shots for you.
Summary: This camera is a huge let down. The flash is so weak and pictures are so grainy indoors i find this camera totally unnaceptable. The EXR mode is so noisy hearing the camera click and clack... My Canon SD880 was a much MUCH better camera....
Summary: I couldn't wait to receive my F200EXR camera today and when i did... started snapping photos and wow... what an utter dissapointment. The flash is so weak its rediculous and even with it on pictures come out so grainy. Even outside i could see (ok cloudy today in NJ) i could see grainy photos... Let me put this in prospective... i dusted off my 5 years old Canon Powershot S400 (4 mega pixels) and it absolutely SMOKED this camera in picture quality.
Summary: I bought this product in May 2009 because I had previously owned a less sophisticated model and was very pleased with it. Circumstances changed and I have to admit that I haven't used this new version very often. I was therefore very surprised to find it has developed a serious fault. The imaging unit has blown and will cost between £100 and £150 to repair. The item is out of warranty, though hardly ever used, and has been treated very well.
Summary: It seems that the philosophy of compact cameras today is to push the ISO sensitivity higher and higher and to provide the camera modes which are restricting shutter speeds to extremely short time (1/60 sec, or 1/30 sec). This approach offers to users not to have blurry pictures but on the other hand the noise is ridiculously high. I haven't used yet this camera in open space and with good daylight, but the results of indoor photos are awful.
Summary: I have been using a Fuji Finepix S5600 for some time now and I am very happy with the results. So when the Gadget Show said this was their favourite compact camera, to me it was a no brainer. It has many features, and is easy to use. The pictures were grainy, and with poor definition. I tried it for a week, thinking it must be me, and I compared it to my S5600. The S5600 was much better.