FujiFilm F300EXR overview
FujiFilm F300EXR is FujiFilm's Small Sensor Superzoom camera first announced on July of 2010. The camera has a 12MP, CCD 1/2" sized sensor and has a maximum resolution of 4000 x 3000. It is also known as "FinePix F305EXR" in certain regions.
The F300EXR is rated #220 out of 244 in Small Sensor Superzoom cameras & all around #976 out of 1465 for cameras in our database. Remember to try our Advanced camera filter to get camera ratings based on your personalized criteria.
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FujiFilm F300EXR family
The FujiFilm F300EXR has a history of related cameras. Underneath, you can check out all previous and brand new models along with important specs.
FujiFilm F300EXR Gallery
You can see the F300EXR from several angles in the gallery underneath.
FujiFilm F300EXR Pros and Cons
Below is a shortlist of benefits and drawbacks of the FujiFilm F300EXR based on features that are generally viewed as crucial in a camera.
FujiFilm F300EXR Sensor details
The FujiFilm F300EXR houses the EXR chip. The measurement of the sensor on the FujiFilm F300EXR is 6.4mm x 4.8mm (1/2"). The 31 mm² sensor can resolve 4000 x 3000 pixels at aspect ratios of 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9. The camera comes with Image Stabilization (Sensor-shift). Optical stabilization is more effective than digital stabilization since the latter might lead to cropping.Shutterstock and United Nations Host AI Image Challenge
The CCD sensor has 12 megapixels and has a native ISO range of 100 to 3200. This ISO can be increased digitally to a high of 12800. Sadly, RAW photos are not saved so the user has less margin for error.
The graphic below displays the F300EXR's sensor dimensions compared to other common sizes. The F300EXR sensor has a crop factor of 5.6 and is pointed out in green.Kodak's Tri-X Black-and-White Film Now 30% Cheaper
To get an idea of specific aspect ratios, you can refer to the visual below.
FujiFilm F300EXR dimensions
FujiFilm F300EXR is 0.47 pounds (215 gr / 7.58 oz) & the sizing of the camera is 104mm x 59mm x 33mm (4.1" x 2.3" x 1.3"). The weight of normal Small Sensor Superzoom camera is 387 gr and the FujiFilm F300EXR is lighter when compared with various rivals.L.A. Times slashes over 100 newsroom jobs
Listed below is a pic of the FujiFilm F300EXR alongside a soft drink to help you to get a sense of its scale.
The top view directly below will highlight the button layout on the F300EXR.
FujiFilm F300EXR Lens specs
The F300EXR provides an inbuilt lens providing a focal range of 24-360mm making it a 15.0 x zoom which is ideal and does enable you to zoom right in.
At the widest 24mm, it comes with an aperture of f3.5 and that is kind of slow and not good for low light events and you might find it hard to get a shallow depth of field. You will probably also have to raise the ISO setting causing noisy files. Towards the tele end, 360mm is outstanding zoom and comes to f5.3 which is really slow and you would need to set slow shutter speeds.
FujiFilm F300EXR Connectivity
The F300EXR has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
- HDMI Yes
Cameras with NFC and / or Bluetooth connectivity can easily be controlled wirelessly through smartphones. You will be able to copy pictures and in some cases alter camera settings without connecting straight to the camera.
Certain applications even allow a Liveview and click the shutter when you aren't near the camera. If the camera contains a HDMI port, it could be attached to an external display. Almost all cameras will allow you to recharge the battery using the USB socket.
FujiFilm F300EXR Video specs
The maximum video quality on the FujiFilm F300EXR is 1280 x 720 and you can capture in Motion JPEG format. 720p is low for today's requirements. You should try to get at least FUll HD quality for good video. The camera doesn't feature a microphone and / or headphone jack so you have got no control over the sound. It is perhaps a better idea to get a different camera if you require good sound for your video clips.
FujiFilm F300EXR Weather Sealing
There is no weather sealing in the FujiFilm F300EXR so you need to be cautious in rainy and dusty conditions.
FujiFilm F300EXR Display and Viewfinder
The FujiFilm F300EXR has a 3 inch fixed display boasting a resolution of 460 thousand dots.
Sadly the display is not a touch screen.OM System OM-1 Set to Enhance Autofocus
The ViewFinder specs for FujiFilm F300EXR are below:
- ViewFinder None
For bright outdoor conditions which make the camera screens washed out and tricky to see, viewfinders can be pretty valuable.
FujiFilm F300EXR Shutter specs
FujiFilm F300EXR can shoot continuously at 2.0 frames/s. The highest shutter speed is 1/2000 sec.
FujiFilm F300EXR Flash and Hot shoe specs
FujiFilm F300EXR comes with only built-in flash without external flash ability.
FujiFilm F300EXR Autofocus specs
FujiFilm F300EXR does not have Auto focusing. Phase Detection focusing is a lot more faster & exact when compared with Contrast Based focusing.
FujiFilm F300EXR does not have manual focusing. Manual focusing option can be useful in low light conditions or you want to have more accurate control on depth of field.
FujiFilm F300EXR Battery life
The general Small Sensor Superzoom camera battery life is 316. Fujifilm HS35EXR offers the highest possible (600) battery life in this range of cameras.
Here is a number of Small Sensor Superzoom cameras having the strongest battery life:
FujiFilm F300EXR for different styles of photography
The following graph provides a analysis of the FujiFilm F300EXR for different styles of photography. To check out more, check out the specific section below.
FujiFilm F300EXR Portrait photography features
The FujiFilm F300EXR has a score of 21 which is terrible, meaning that it is simply not good for portrait photography. Shooting portraits leans heavily to sensor dimensions, RAW support and flexibility to utilize off-camera lighting.
FujiFilm F300EXR as a Street photography camera
With a above average score of 61, the FujiFilm F300EXR is a respectable choice to use in street photography. A decent street photography camera offers a perfect balance of image quality plus portability.
FujiFilm F300EXR Sports photography highlights
A terrible sports photography points tally of 34 indicates the FujiFilm F300EXR is simply not good for taking pictures of sports. A camera needs to have good tracking and shutter speeds for sports photography.
FujiFilm F300EXR Travel photography details
Size is super critical when choosing a camera for travel. All things considered, the FujiFilm F300EXR gets a nice 63 as a travel camera which is a fine choice for your trips.
FujiFilm F300EXR Landscape photography information
For anyone planning to choose a camera for landscape pictures, the most critical aspect is going to be image quality. The FujiFilm F300EXR at it's terrible grade of 38 as a landscape camera is simply not good in the current market.
Vlogging with FujiFilm F300EXR
A vlogging camera ought to have a moving screen, microphone port and if possible image stabilization. Taking all things into account, the FujiFilm F300EXR is simply not good for vlogging as it receives a terrible rating of 30.
FujiFilm F300EXR Alternatives
If you are trying to find alternatives to the F300EXR, here is a selection of the highest scored cameras which fall into the category of Small Sensor Superzoom.
The graph below shows you an overview of the F300EXR vs it's top scored competitors shown above.
There are more cameras you might regard as alternatives. To go through a detailed comparison, simply click on the "compare" link.