Fujifilm FinePix Z90 review

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Fujifilm FinePix Z90: Verdict

Fujifilm has made a well-built camera that produces good images considering its price. Experienced photographers are likely to want something with a little more extensive specification, offering greater control. The FinePix Z90 is designed for the teenage and early twenty-something year olds, to whom the cameras style, touch-screen technology and simplicity is likely to appeal. If your photographic aim is capturing your youth on a budget then you won't go far wrong with the FinePix Z90.

We liked


The build quality really is superb for this class. The 3.0-inch touch-screen is responsive to a gentle touch and works well. With its slim design and no-nonsense layout and good images the FinePix Z90 can go anywhere and be used by all.

We disliked


Fujifilm is appealing to the Facebook and You-Tube generation; so why does the relevant software not work on a Mac. The Mac is their generation! As always, some of the shooting options do not deliver as well they ought to and are gimmicky.

Fujifilm FinePix Z90: Specification

Sensor 1/ 2.3- inch 14.2 Megapixel CCD

Lens 5.0 – 25.0mm (28-140mm)
Memory Internal 38MB – SD/SDHC/SDXC cards
Viewfinder N/A- Live View

LCD Screen 3.0-inch Wide (16:9) TFT Colour LCD 230K dots

Video resolution 720p HD movie

ISO range ISO 100-3200

Focus modes Single auto focus,Face detection, Tracking Focus

Max burst rate 0.8 fps

Shutter speeds 4 sec – 1/2000

Weight 150g inc. battery and memory card

Dimensions 95.4mm x 56.9mm x 20.1mm

Power supply Li-Ion battery NP-45A

Tech Specs

Product TypeCompact Camera
Battery Size SupportedProprietary Battery Size
Maximum Video Resolution1280 x 720
TouchscreenYes
Effective Camera Resolution14.2 Megapixel
USBYes
Wide AngleNo
PictBridgeYes
Product FamilyFinePix Z
HD Movie ModeYes
Memory Card SupportedSecure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card, Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC)
Image StabilizationDigital
ColourBlack
Optical Zoom5x
Digital Zoom6.8x
Brand NameFujifilm
FeaturesFace Detection, Continuous Shooting Mode
Screen Size7.6 cm (3")
Video FormatsMotion JPEG (AVI)
Viewfinder TypeNo
Weight (Approximate)133 g
Image Sensor Size1/2.3" (6.16 mm x 4.62 mm)
Maximum Image Resolution4320 x 3240
Display Screen TypeLCD
Height56.9 mm
Width95.4 mm
Depth20.1 mm
Product SeriesZ
Focal Length5 mm to 25 mm
Image FormatsJPEG
Focus ModesAuto
ManufacturerFuji Photo Film Co. Ltd
Product ModelZ90
Product NameFinePix Z90 Compact Camera
Product LineFinePix
Exposure Control

Programmed AE

Aspect Ratio16:9
Manufacturer Part NumberP10NC03590A
Manufacturer Website Addresshttp://www.fujifilm.co.uk
Marketing Information

Introducing the undeniably stunning FinePix Z90 from Fujifilm, a super-stylish member of the Spring 2011 range of digital cameras. It's packed full of fun and easy-to-use features, this camera really is not just a pretty face. Housing an innovative 3-inch wide LCD touch screen, a 14 megapixel sensor, a 5x Fujinon optical zoom, 720p HD movie and 1080p image capture, and a YouTube/Facebook easy web upload facility; the FinePix Z90 is the perfect camera for a fashion-conscious audience that is looking for a combination of quality and style.

Package Contents
  • FinePix Z90 Compact Camera
  • Li-Ion Battery NP-45A
  • Battery Charger BC-45B
  • USB Cable
  • Hand Strap
  • CD-ROM
  • Owner's Manual
Limited Warranty1 Year