Fujifilm FinePix F600EXR Review

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Review posted 11/3/2011

Quick Take
Pros
  • Excellent image quality
  • Good shooting performance
  • Always ready to record movies with one touch of a button
  • 1080p video recording is clear and smooth when in focus
  • Good high ISO performance up to 1600
  • Easy to see 3.0-inch LCD screen
  • Point-n-shoot with EXR auto
  • Full Manual control
  • GPS records location of images
Cons
  • Flash is a little weak with a max. range of only 10 feet at wide angle
  • Stereo mics pick up slightest breeze and lots of background noise
  • Higher ISO settings are unacceptable (3200-12800)
  • Advanced modes are easy but lack in image quality
  • Camera has problems keeping moving subjects in focus when shooting video
Bottom Line
The Fujifilm FinePix F600EXR pushes the limits of a compact digicam with its advanced EXR system and powerful 15x zoom lens. It provides a fantastic set of features, great performance and excellent image quality in a body that fits in your pocket. Read more in our Full Conclusion.
fuji_f600exr_500.jpg Fujifilm's FinePix F600EXR features their new updated EXR system. Made up of a new 16-Megapixel Backside Illuminated CMOS imaging sensor, Dual Core EXR image processor and a Fujinon lens. the F600EXR combines all of these technologies to create the highest quality images possible. This system is capable of detecting 99 different shooting patterns, including 54 scene types, 3 shooting modes, and Fuji has thrown in motion detection for even more options. On top of all the high-tech features, this is one of the easiest cameras on the market to pick up and shoot with. 

Outside of the EXR technology, the camera also features a 15x optical zoom lens, Built-in GPS, pop-up flash, 1080p HD video recording, 3.0-inch LCD screen and ISO settings from 100-12800. With all of these features packed into a compact camera, versatility and quality are getting much easier to carry.

Fujifilm Finepix F600EXR Features:
  • EXR System
  • 16-Megapixel Backside Illuminated CMOS
  • Dual Core EXR image processor
  • 15x Fujinon optical zoom lens
  • Built-in GPS
  • ISO 12800
  • 3.0-inch, 460,000 dot LCD screen
  • 1080p HD video recording
  • Stereo Sound
  • Pop-up Flash Unit
  • EXR Auto, Scene, Program, Shutter, Aperture and Manual modes
  • SD/SDHC/SDXC
  • Li-Ion Battery
The Fujifilm FinePix F600EXR is available now with a MSRP of $449.95 USD.

What's In the Box?:
  • F600EXR camera
  • Rechargeable Li-Ion Battery
  • Battery Charger
  • Hand Strap
  • USB Cable
  • A/V Cable
  • CD-ROM
  • Manual


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