Fujifilm FinePix HS20 review

The FinePix HS20 super zoom gets a taste of our testing process

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These graphs were produced using data generated by DXO Analyzer.

We shoot a specially designed chart in carefully controlled conditions and the resulting images are analysed using the DXO software.

Signal to noise ratio

A high signal to noise ratio (SNR) indicates a cleaner and better quality image.

Fujifilm finepix hs20 snr
Fujifilm Finepix HS20 SNR

JPEG images from the Fujifilm Finepix HS20 are on a par with those from the Sony HX100V.

Dynamic range

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Fujifilm Finepix HS20

This chart indicates that the Fujifilm Finepix HS20's JPEGs have a lower dynamic range than comparable cameras.

Tech Specs

Product TypeBridge Camera
Battery Size SupportedAA
Maximum Video Resolution1920 x 1080
Effective Camera Resolution16 Megapixel
USBYes
HDMIYes
Wide AngleNo
PictBridgeYes
Product FamilyFinePix S
HD Movie ModeYes
Memory Card SupportedSecure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), Secure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card
Image StabilizationOptical
ColourBlack
Optical Zoom30x
Brand NameFujifilm
FeaturesFace Detection, Manual White Balance, Aperture Priority, Continuous Shooting Mode
Screen Size7.6 cm (3")
Video FormatsQuickTime MOV
Viewfinder TypeElectronic
Weight (Approximate)636 g
Image Sensor Size1/2" (6.40 mm x 4.80 mm)
Maximum Image Resolution4608 x 3456
Display Screen TypeLCD
Height90.7 mm
Width130 mm
Depth126 mm
Product SeriesS
Focal Length4.20 mm to 126 mm
Image FormatsJPEG, RAW
Focus ModesAuto, Manual
ManufacturerFuji Photo Film Co. Ltd
Product ModelHS20EXR
Product NameFinePix HS20EXR Bridge Camera
Product LineFinePix
Exposure Control
  • Programmed AE
  • Aperture Priority AE
  • Shutter Priority AE
  • Manual
Aspect Ratio16:9
Manufacturer Part NumberP10NC03780A
Manufacturer Website Addresshttp://www.fujifilm.co.uk
Marketing Information

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Package Contents
  • FinePix HS20EXR Bridge Camera
  • 4 x AA Alkaline Batteries
  • Shoulder Strap
  • USB Cable
  • A/V Cable
  • Lens Cap
  • Lens Cap Cord
  • CD-ROM
  • Owner's Manual
  • Lens Hood