FujiFilm FinePix REAL 3D W3 Review

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Review posted 02/21/2011

Quick Take
Pros
  • 3D image and video capture
  • Amazing LCD screen
  • Excellent 2D shooting performance
  • Advanced 2D shooting modes are fun and useful
  • A great tool for creativity and fun
  • HDMI out for HD and 3D videos (cable is optional)
Cons
  • Slow camera performance in 3D mode
  • Overall image quality is only descent
  • Poor battery life
  • Not enough ways to view 3D images (yet)
Bottom Line
Fuji's FinePix Real 3D W3 is a innovative new camera that allows you to capture 3D images and videos. It also functions as a decent 2D digicam, however it really shines in 3D mode. Read more in our Full Conclusion.
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FujiFilm's Second "REAL 3D" FinePix camera, the REAL 3D W3 not only captures 10-megapixel 3D photos, but it's also the worlds first digital camera that can capture 3D HD movies. With the help of Fuji's Real Photo processing unit, dual Lens and twin 10-megapixel CCD technology, the W3 is able to record 720p video in 3D.

Other features include a huge 3.5-inch "Autostereoscopic" 3D LCD screen, 2D/3D mode switch button, 3D Auto mode, and a 3x zoom range (35-105mm). The FujiFilm FinePix REAL 3D W3 is perfect for those wanting to capture quality 3D still photos and video.

FujiFilm REAL 3D W3 key features:
  • Slim and sleek body in a matte black finish
  • Twin 10-megapixel CCD image sensors
  • Dual FUJINON 3x optical zoom lenses
  • Real Photo processor 3DHD
  • Captures 2D or 3D still photos
  • Record both 3D and 2D movies at 720p
  • 3.5-inch Autostereoscopic 3D LCD with 1,150K (1.15 million) pixels
  • 3D Auto exposure mode as well as Program AE and Manual
  • 2D/3D mode switch
  • Advanced 2D and 3D modes
  • Parallax Control
  • Super intelligent flash unit
  • 13 Scene mode settings
  • HDMI output
  • SD/SDHC memory card slot
  • .MPO 3D file format

The REAL 3D W3 camera kit is available now with an suggested retail price of $499.95 US. 

What's In the Box?:
  • Real 3D W3 camera body
  • NP-50 Li-ion battery
  • Battery charger BC-45W
  • Hand strap
  • USB cable
  • CD-ROM
  • Owner's manual




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