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Fujifilm FinePix F30
5.1 out of 10

Fujifilm FinePix F30

The 6.3 mega pixel Fujifilm F30 point and shoot digital camera i Read more

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Overall 8
8.0

Fuji Finepix F30

neocamera.com
29 September 2011
  • Summary: The Fuji Finepix F30 is an exceptional ultra-compact digital camera which delivers high-quality images with incredibly low image noise. This is the first non-SLR to produce usable images up to ISO 3200, enabling new photographic opportunities.
  • Pros: Extremely low-image noise, High-ISO performance rivals DSLR, Accurate exposure and focus, Fantastic battery life, Fast and responsive, Powerful flash for an ultra-compact
  • Cons: Some color appear under-saturated, Limitations in continuous shooting modes, LCD hard to see in very bright light, No optical viewfinder, Purple fringing
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Camera Test: Fujifilm Finepix F30

Pop Photo
7 July 2007
  • Excerpt: There's nothing about the design of the 6-megapixel Fujifilm Finepix F30 ($340 street) that screams "look at me!"
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Overall 8
8.0
Value for money 8
7.5
Features 7
7.0
Performance 9
8.5
Picture quality 9
8.5
Ergonomics 8
7.5
Build quality 9
9.0

Expert Review

DP Review
28 April 2007
  • Conclusion: The FinePix F30 offers a tantalizing glimpse of how very different compact cameras would be if all manufacturers put as much effort into developing sensor and processing technology as they do into designing and marketing pretty cameras with features no one ever asked for.
  • Pros: Excellent resolution, Class-leading high ISO performance; superb results up to ISO 400, Surprisingly good ISO 800 performance, Very low shutter lag, Class-leading battery life, Clean, sharp results, Superb build and handling, Good flash performance, Decent movie mode, Fast, reliable focus, AF ill...
  • Cons: High contrast tone curve loses highlight & shadow detail - cannot be changed in-camera, Exposure inconsistencies (generally overexposure) using default settings, Purple fringing, 3-shot limit in continuous mode, Screen can be hard to see in very bright light, Limited manual controls, Auto mode de...
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Overall 10
10
Design 8
8.0
Value for money 9
9.0
Ease of use 9
9.0
Picture quality 10
10
Durability 9
9.0

Expert Review

LetsGoDigital
5 February 2007
  • Conclusion: Fujifilm FinePix F30 digital compact camera Fujifilm surprised both friend and foe when they first launched a digital compact camera with a sensitivity range up to ISO 1600. It has now gone even further with the Fujifilm FinePix F30 camera.
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6.3 megapixel digital camera with ISO range up to 3200

Consumer Electronics Net
27 November 2006
  • Excerpt: The Fujifilm FinePix F30 is a 6.3 megapixel compact digital camera that sports a 3X optical zoom lens and uses the company's second generation Real Photo technology to offer ISO range of up to 3200 at its full 6.3 megapixel resolution.
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Overall 9
8.7

Fujifilm FinePix F30

Camera Labs
1 November 2006
  • Summary: The Fujifilm FinePix F30 may have been available since early 2006, but still easily competes with the very latest compact digital cameras. It’s tough, handles well, offers a fair degree of creative control, delivers decent all-round image quality and performs impeccably under low light.
  • Pros: Good results at high ISO: 800 & 1600 are usable, Great battery life, Natural results with flash, Good build quality and quick handling
  • Cons: Not the slimmest compact around, Aperture and Shutter priority share dial position, On-screen tonal range sometimes limited, 3200 ISO pushes too far, but 1600 still good
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Fujifilm FinePix F30 Review

Digitaltrends
11 September 2006
  • Excerpt: As denizens of DigitalTrends.com know, we liked the Fujifilm FinePix F10 reviewed a little over a year ago. That 6.3MP camera has gone to digicam Valhalla—in other words, it has sold out. In its stead, Fujifilm released the FinePix F30 with several new tweaks.
  • Pros: 6MP; 3200 ISO; great battery life, Spot on outdoor photos, Handles noise well at lower levels, Excellent battery life, Good shot-to-shot times
  • Cons: 3200 ISO; uses xD Picture Cards, Fairly pokey in continuous shooting mode, Way too much noise at high ISOs (1600, 3200), More powerful zoom would’ve been nice, Uses more expensive xD Picture cards
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Overall 9
8.8
Design 8
8.0
Value for money 9
9.0
Features 9
8.5
Performance 9
9.0
Picture quality 10
9.5

Fujifilm Finepix F30 Review

What Digital Camera
4 September 2006
  • Summary: The F30’s appeal is as a pocket point-and-shooter for keen photographers – people who appreciate the value of good high ISO performance. Its qualities could be lost on the less tech-savvy buyer though, for whom a little more visual pizzazz wouldn’t have gone amiss.
  • Pros: Good, sharp, well-exposed results up to ISO 1600 and passable ISO 3200 (full resolution), fast, good hi-res screen, long battery life, robust metal body.
  • Cons: Slightly boring styling; unremarkable lens range (a 28mm wideangle would have been useful), no viewfinder, misleading ‘manual’ position.
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Overall 8
7.7

Fujifilm FinePix F30

Photoxels
24 July 2006
  • Summary: The Fujifilm FinePix F30 Zoom has raised the bar previously set by the award-winning FinePix F10 (and F11). Fujifilm's new 6th Generation SuperCCD HR image sensor, 2nd Generation Real Photo Technology processing and quality Fujinon lens work together in the Fujifilm F30 to produce excellent picture...
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Expert Review

Steve's Digicams
18 July 2006
  • Summary: The 6.3 MegaPixel FinePix is one of the first point-and-shoot consumer cameras to offer speeds as high as 3200 - a setting previously reserved for advanced consumer and professional digital camera models.
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