Reviews and Problems with Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR
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3 September 2014
Summary: Fujifilm's new flagship EXR camera, the HS50EXR boasts the world's fastest in-class autofocus (as of January 2013) as well as a 42x manually operated optical zoom and a 16-megapixel EXR-CMOS II image sensor.
Pros: EXR Auto shooting mode provides bold and eye-catching images, Dedicated Video Capture Button is always ready to record, Lens-Shift image stabilization is very helpful, 3.0-inch adjustable LCD screen is easy to see in all shooting situations, Great shooting performance, Excellent Battery Life, Inc...
Cons: Higher than normal image noise in most images. Especially when shooting in EXR Auto, Manual lens does not zoom smoothly, Burst shooting rates only last for a few images
Summary: The Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR is an interesting bridge camera perfect for those who want to have full control over the commands but without spending too much for an SLR, and especially when they have a compact body.
Pros: Focus Ultrafast, OPTICAL ZOOM, Quality sensor, RAW format support, Manual controls, Connector HDMI, Full HD movies, Rotatable display with higher resolution.
Summary: Huge zoom range and 'world's fastest autofocus'
Pros: Good OIS performance, Articulated screen, Shoots in raw format, There's plenty to like about the Fuji HS50 EXR, but our favourite thing has to be the incredibly versatile 42x optical zoom range and the fantastic Optical Image Stabilisation technology that means that images captured at the far rea...
Cons: Small sensor, Image smoothing, No touchscreen, Perhaps it's a little picky, but we'd like to see even more technology squeezed onto bridge cameras. A touchscreen and Wi-Fi, for instance, would have elevated this camera from very good to excellent.
Summary: Bigger is awesome these days, so Fujifilm slapped its latest Advance Point and Shoot Camera, FinePix HS50EXR in the market. A whopping 42x zoom lens (24-1000mm) based snapper, HS50EXR comes as an expensive shocker from the brand but manages to get some applauds for delivering decent pictures.
Pros: Whopping long zoom lens , Advanced processing system (EXR) , Sharp images , Decent EVF
Cons: Pictures distorts at high ISO , Useless photo editing tool included , Zoom defocuses while making video , Feels heavy , Bit expensive
Excerpt: In terms of its external design the new Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR looks almost identical to the HS30EXR model that it replaces. Therefore a lot of the comments that we made about that model apply equally to the HS50, which looks, feels and handles very much like a mid-range DSLR.
Excerpt: The Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR features a 42x optical zoom lens equivalent to 24mm wide-angle zooming all the way to 1000mm at the telephoto end. A 16 megapixel EXR CMOS II sensor features hybrid auto focus, and optical image stabilisation is built in, as well as a 3inch vari-angle tilting screen.
Pros: EXR Dynamic range mode, Good battery life, Good colour reproduction, Tilting / Swivelling screen, Excellent macro performance, Full manual controls and RAW, Quick operation and focus, Can rate images out of 5 stars, Wide neck strap included
Cons: Plastic tripod mount, Image quality at telephoto end, Difficult to zoom smoothly with manual zoom ring, Size difference / compared to previous model