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Fujifilm FinePix HS20EXR

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Overall 6
6.0

Expert Review

reviewed
12 October 2011
  • Summary: The FinePix HS20EXR is Fujifilm's most advanced superzoom this year.
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Overall 8
8.2

Fujifilm FinePix HS20 EXR

Camera Labs
1 October 2011
  • Summary: The Fujifilm FinePix HS20 EXR is a 16 Megapixel Super-zoom with a 30x stabilised optical zoom and a 3 inch flip-up LCD screen. Announced in January 2011 it replaces the 10 Megapixel HS10 with a newly designed 16 Megapixel sensor sporting some cunning tricks to improve noise or dynamic range, a higher resolution 460k pixel screen, extended scene recognition, and new composite modes for shallow depth of field effects.
  • Pros: 24mm wide angle and manual zoom ring., Unique EXR modes reduce noise or boost DR., 1080p HD video., RAW shooting., Wide range of burst shooting modes.
  • Cons: Manual barrel zoom not ideal for movies., Sluggish autofocus., Relatively large and heavy., Poor High ISO quality at full 16MP resolution.
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Overall 6
6.0

Fuji Finepix HS20 EXR

neocamera.com
29 September 2011
  • Summary: The key is versatility and a mechanical 30X ultra-wide angle optical zoom lens covering 24-720mm more precisely than any of its peers is just the start. A high-speed CMOS sensor capable of capturing 16 megapixels images at 8 FPS and recording full 1080p video pushes things further. The triple-mode EXR technology adds to this the ability to shoot low-noise images or up to 1600% the dynamic range of conventional sensors.
  • Pros: Mechanical ultra wide to super telephoto lens, Stellar dynamic range in EXR-DR mode, Low image noise in EXR-SN mode, Consistent sharpness except near ultra-wide, Very low optical distortion, Impervious to chromatic aberrations, Good color response, Accurate focus system, Short shutter-lag, Generally responsive, Clever best-shot drive mode, Eye-sensor switching between EVF and LCD, Responsive manual focus ring, Generally good ergonomics, Plenty of direct controls, Good...
  • Cons: Above average noise at full-resolution, Smudging of details at all ISO settings, Useless ISO 1600 and up at 16 MP, Strong edge softness at ultra-wide end of zoom, Below average autofocus speed, Shutter speed limit drops by 1 stop per ISO, Useless live-histogram, Not Exposure-Priority, Poor LCD and EVF accuracy and coverage, Tiny low-resolution EVF, Complex feature interactions, 1s delay starting movie recording, Waking up camera requires power cycling, Changing ISO re...
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Overall 7
6.5

Fujifilm FinePix HS20 EXR digital camera

Tech2
20 September 2011
  • Summary: The Fujifilm FinePix HS20 EXR is priced at a market operating price of Rs. 24,999. This is a bit steep for a camera which such attributes. While the camera has done well during our zoom test, there are other options out there which sell for a lower price point and offer similar specifications such as the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HS100V. This is definitely not a bad camera and is better than the HS10 but the price is a bit high.
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Overall 8
7.8

Fujifilm FinePix HS20 EXR Review

Digital Camera Review
7 September 2011
  • Summary: The FinePix HS20 is Fuji's latest entrant in the ultrazoom compact digital sweepstakes, and while the camera size, shape and feel mimic that of a DSLR and Fuji ad copy makes references to DSLR - like performance and image quality, potential buyers of this camera should understand that, first and foremost, this is a compact digital camera with a very large focal range.
  • Pros: Good still image quality, One touch video capture, Good shutter lag time, Generally good AF acquisition times, Manual zoom lens, RAW shooting option
  • Cons: DSLR-like size and weight, Manual focus ring small and a bit clumsy to use, Slow power up time, AF could be more precise with regard to focus point
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Fujifilm FinePix HS20EXR

Steve's Digicams
26 July 2011
  • Excerpt: Fujifilm's award winning FinePix HS20EXR is an advanced, high quality SLR-like camera. It has been equipped with a new 16-megapixel EXR-CMOS sensor, a powerful 30x manual optical zoom (24mm-720mm equivalent), and a tilting 3.0 high contrast LCD. The electronic viewfinder features a "heads up" sensor that will switch automatically from the LCD to the EVF.
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Overall 8
8.0
Value for money 8
8.0
Features 8
8.0
Performance 8
8.0

Fujifilm Finepix HS20 EXR

ITP.net
12 June 2011
  • Summary: Verdict: While you can buy cheaper SLRs the Finepix HS20 EXR scores points for its superb zoom lens and well-rounded overall performance.
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Expert Review

PhotoRadar
16 May 2011
  • Conclusion: Image stabilisation is provided in a three-fold-action plan that aims to reduce user confusion as well as camera shake. The manufacturer claims that firstly the EXR CMOS sensor moves during exposure to eradicate shake, and employs Pixel Fusion to increase sensitivity and boost shutter speeds. As a final measure the EXR Auto option promises to deliver Advanced Anti-blur technology that sees four shots taken in succession combined to deliver one shake-free image.
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Overall 9
8.8
Design 9
9.0
Value for money 9
9.0
Features 9
9.0
Performance 9
8.5
Picture quality 9
8.5

Fujifilm FinePix HS20 EXR review

What Digital Camera
7 March 2011
  • Summary: Although the HS20 doesn't propel the superzoom market further forward, it's still a mighty camera to behold.
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Overall 9
8.6
Value for money 8
8.0
Features 9
9.0
Ease of use 7
7.0
Photo quality 9
9.0
Build quality 9
9.0
Color and saturation 9
9.0

Fuji Finepix HS20EXR

Cameras
8 August 2014
  • Conclusion: The Fuji Finepix HS20EXR is an ideal choice if you are looking for an advanced digital camera with plenty of zoom power. This camera is packed with features, takes high quality photos and handles in a similar way to a Digital SLR.
  • Pros: Twisting lens barrel, sharpness of shots, general handling, features, colours, macro shots
  • Cons: More detail showing in darker areas of photos
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