Fuji FinePix HS50 EXR review

Huge zoom range and 'world's fastest autofocus'

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As part of our image quality testing for the Fuji FinePix HS50 EXR, we've shot our resolution chart.

If you view our crops of the resolution chart's central section at 100% (or Actual Pixels) you will see that, for example, at ISO 100 the Fuji FinePix HS50 EXR is capable of resolving up to around 16 (line widths per picture height x100) in its highest quality JPEG files.

For a full explanation of what our resolution charts mean, and how to read them, check out our full explanation of our camera testing resolution charts.

Examining images of the chart taken at each sensitivity setting reveals the following resolution scores in line widths per picture height x100:

JPEG

Fuji FinePix HS50 EXR review

Full ISO 100 image, see the cropped (100%) versions below.

Fuji FinePix HS50 EXR review

ISO 100, score: 16 (Click here to see the full resolution image)

Fuji FinePix HS50 EXR review

ISO 200, score: 18 (Click here to see the full resolution image)

Fuji FinePix HS50 EXR review

ISO 400, score: 12 (Click here to see the full resolution image)

Fuji FinePix HS50 EXR review

ISO 800, score: 14 (Click here to see the full resolution image)

Fuji FinePix HS50 EXR review

ISO 1600, score: 12 (Click here to see the full resolution image)

Fuji FinePix HS50 EXR review

ISO 3200, score: 10 (Click here to see the full resolution image)

Fuji FinePix HS50 EXR review

ISO 6400, score: n/a (Click here to see the full resolution image)

Fuji FinePix HS50 EXR review

ISO 12800, score: n/a (Click here to see the full resolution image)

Raw

Fuji FinePix HS50 EXR review

ISO 100, score: 12 (Click here to see the full resolution image)

Fuji FinePix HS50 EXR review

ISO 200, score: 16 (Click here to see the full resolution image)

Fuji FinePix HS50 EXR review

ISO 400, score: 12 (Click here to see the full resolution image)

Fuji FinePix HS50 EXR review

ISO 800, score: 14 (Click here to see the full resolution image)

Fuji FinePix HS50 EXR review

ISO 1600, score: n/a (Click here to see the full resolution image)

Fuji FinePix HS50 EXR review

ISO 3200, score: n/a (Click here to see the full resolution image)

Tech Specs

Product TypeBridge Camera
Battery Size SupportedProprietary Battery Size
Maximum Video Resolution1920 x 1080
Effective Camera Resolution16 Megapixel
GPSNo
USBYes
HDMIYes
Wide AngleYes
PictBridgeYes
Product FamilyFinePix S
HD Movie ModeYes
Memory Card SupportedSecure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card, Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC UHS-I), Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC UHS-I)
Image StabilizationOptical
ColourBlack
Optical Zoom42x
Digital Zoom20x
Brand NameFujifilm
FeaturesFace Detection, Self-timer, Continuous Shooting Mode, 3D Panorama
Screen Size7.6 cm (3")
Video FormatsMPEG-4, MOV
Viewfinder TypeElectronic
Weight (Approximate)758 g
Image Sensor Size1/2" (6.40 mm x 4.80 mm)
Maximum Image Resolution4608 x 3456
Display Screen TypeLCD
Height101.3 mm
Width134.9 mm
Depth145.9 mm
Product SeriesS
Focal Length4.40 mm to 185 mm
Image FormatsJPEG, RAW
External FlashOptional
Focus ModesManual, Auto
ManufacturerFuji Photo Film Co. Ltd
Product ModelHS50EXR
Product NameFinePix HS50EXR Bridge Camera
Product LineFinePix
Exposure Control
  • Aperture Priority AE
  • Program AE
  • Shutter Priority AE
  • Manual
Aspect Ratio16:9
Manufacturer Part Number16286412
Manufacturer Website Addresshttp://www.fujifilm.co.uk
Marketing Information

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