Fuji FinePix HS50 EXR review

  • £469.99
  • $549.95

Huge zoom range and 'world's fastest autofocus'

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Plenty of detail is captured by the Fuji HS50 EXR's 16 million pixel CMOS sensor.

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Colours are represented well straight from the camera, being bright and punchy without going over the top with saturation.

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You can use Super Macro Mode to get extremely close to the subject you're photographing, for frame-filling shots.

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Optical Image Stabilisation does an excellent job of helping to keep images blur-free, even when shooting at the far end of the telephoto optic (1,000mm equivalent).

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The lens offers a 24mm angle of view at its widest point, making it versatile for shooting different subjects, such as landscapes.

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Here we can see how close you can get with the 1,000mm (42x) optical zoom at its full reach.

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If you need to get even closer, you can activate a digital zoom, which gives you an 84x (or 2,000mm equivalent) reach.

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Using Film Simulations is a more flexible way of being creative than digital filters, since simulations can be shot in raw format, leaving you with a clean version of the image to work with if you choose.

Digital filters

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Miniature filter

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Pop Colour filter

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High Key filter

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Low Key filter

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Soft Focus filter

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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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