FujiFilm FinePix Z700EXR Review

Review posted 08/25/2010

Quick Take
    Great Image quality
    EXR Auto mode produces best images
    Sensor shift image sensor assists with handheld images
    Easy touch screen interface
    Excellent Performance
Flash is not very powerful
Disappointing battery life
Edge softness in indoor images
Wide end of zoom starts at 35mm
Mono Audio Recording
No HDMI output
Does not export any video without an adapter
Bottom Line
Fuji's FinePix Z700EXR is incredibly stylish and powerful digicam. Featuring a 3.5-inch Touch LCD, 5x optical zoom lens, sensor-shift image stabilization and 720p video capture, its loaded with useful features. These features are matched by its great image quality and performance.Read more in our Full Conclusion.
Fujifilm's FinePix Z700EXR is a powerful and innovative new digicam that combines a their Super CCD EXR sensor with their high quality Fujinon 5x optical zoom lens for capturing superior 12-Megapixel images. For framing and viewing your images Fuji has added a 3.5-inch touch screen display with a graphical interface that changes with the orientation of the camera, the same way that a touch screen cell phone changes. They have also added Auto Dog / Cat detection to compliment its Face Detection and Recognition. All of these features and more have crammed into this ultra-compact digicam.

Fuji's new Super CCD EXR image sensor uses larger pixels placed closer together, as well as a new color arrangement, making the camera capable of increased image size with increased sensitivity. This allows the camera to operate in 3 different modes: High Resolution, Wide Dynamic Range and High Sensitivity. The new EXR Auto combines the camera's auto scene recognition with the cameras ability to automatically change the CCD mode for the particular scene.

Fijifilm FinePix Z700EXR Features:
  • 12-Megapixel, 1/2-inch Super CCD EXR imaging sensor
  • Internal Fujinon 5x optical zoom lens
  • 3.5-inch, 460,000 dot Touch LCD screen
  • EXR Auto Shooting mode
  • Interface that changes from Landscape to Portrait as the camera is rotated
  • Face Detection
  • Face Recognition
  • Face Tracking
  • Dog / Cat Detection
  • Dual Image Stabilization with optical Sensor Shift
  • YouTube and Facebook sharing
  • Intelligent Flash
  • Film Simulation
  • Touch LCD to Shoot
  • 720p HD video capture (24fps)
  • 30MB internal memory
  • SD/SDHC compatible
  • Rechargeable Li-Ion battery

In the Box:
  • Z700EXR digital camera
  • Rechargeable Li-Ion battery NP-45A
  • Battery Charger
  • Hand Strap
  • USB Cable
  • Owner's Manual
  • CD-ROM

The Fijifilm FinePix Z700EXR is available now with a MSRP of US $279.95.

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