FujiFilm Z70 overview
FujiFilm Z70 is FujiFilm's Ultracompact digital camera originally revealed on February of 2010. The camera has got a 12MP, CCD 1/2.3" sized sensor and has a peak resolution of 4000 x 3000. It is referred to as "FinePix Z71" in some regions.
The Z70 places at #129 out of 151 in Ultracompact cameras & all-around #1191 out of 1453 for cameras in our list. You can try out our Smart camera search to see camera rankings based on your personalized requirements.
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FujiFilm Z70 Gallery
You can check the Z70 from various angles in the gallery here.
FujiFilm Z70 Pros and Cons
Below is a list of pros and cons of the FujiFilm Z70 based on criterias that are oftentimes seen as essential in a digital camera.
FujiFilm Z70 Sensor specifications
The sensor spec on the FujiFilm Z70 is 6.17mm x 4.55mm (1/2.3"). The 28 mm² sensor has the capability to resolve 4000 x 3000 pixels and aspect ratios of 4:3 and 16:9.World's smallest camera makes it into Guinness Book of Records
The CCD sensor has 12MP and provides a standard ISO range of 100 to 1600. Unfortunately, RAW format is not saved which means that you have less room to maneuver in post.
The image below displays the Z70's sensor dimensions compared to other popular sizes. The Z70 sensor has a crop factor of 5.8 and is outlined in green.400 Megapixel mode coming to Fujifilm GFX 100
To get a sense of various aspect ratios, you can refer to the graphic below.
FujiFilm Z70 dimensions
FujiFilm Z70 weighs in at 0.27 lbs (124g / 4.37 ounces) & has exterior dimensions of 91mm x 57mm x 20mm (3.6" x 2.2" x 0.8"). The weight of general Ultracompact camera is 121g and the FujiFilm Z70 is very similar compared with its competitors.Handle those 8K RED files like a boss
Listed below is a photo of the FujiFilm Z70 with a softdrink so you're able to get a feel for its scale.
The top view here will illustrate the button arrangement on the Z70.
FujiFilm Z70 Lens specifications
The Z70 features a built in lens and it has a focal range of 36-180mm giving it a 5.0 x zoom which isn't outstanding however it would certainly be invaluable in some conditions.
At the widest 36mm, it has an aperture of f4.0 which will be kind of slow and not ideal for low light situations and you will probably struggle to get a shallow depth of field. You will likely also have to increase the ISO setting causing noisy photos. On the tele end, 180mm comes at f4.8 making it very sluggish and you might need to set slower shutter speeds.
FujiFilm Z70 Connectivity
The Z70 has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
Cameras that have NFC and / or Bluetooth compatibility are able to be controlled wirelessly by smartphones. You are able to transfer files and in some cases alter camera settings without the hassle of connecting physically to the camera.
Many applications even enable a Liveview and press the shutter when you aren't close to the camera. If the camera comes with a HDMI port, it can easily be connected to an external screen. Most cameras will allow you to charge the battery through the USB port.
FujiFilm Z70 Video specifications
The highest video quality on the FujiFilm Z70 is 1280 x 720 and you can shoot in Motion JPEG file format. 720p is low for today's requirements. You should really go for at least FUll HD quality for good video. The camera doesn't include a microphone and / or headphone jack which means you have little control over the sound. It is probably best to look at an alternative camera should you require decent sound for your videos.
FujiFilm Z70 Weather Sealing
FujiFilm Z70 doesn't include weather proofing so damp conditions may ruin the camera.
FujiFilm Z70 Screen and Viewfinder
The FujiFilm Z70 has got a 2.7 inch fixed screen supporting a resolution of 230 thousand dots.
Please be aware that the screen has no touch support.Coronavirus is affecting the sensor business
The ViewFinder details for FujiFilm Z70 are below:
- ViewFinder None
For bright outdoor conditions which make the camera screens washed out and hard to see, viewfinders will be very valuable.
FujiFilm Z70 Shutter specifications
The max shutter speed is 1/2000 sec.
FujiFilm Z70 Flash and Hot shoe specifications
FujiFilm Z70 has only built-in flash with missing external flash ability.
FujiFilm Z70 Autofocus specifications
FujiFilm Z70 has just Contrast Based Auto Focus & doesn't have Phase Detect Auto Focus. Phase Detection autofocusing is a lot more faster & precise in comparison with Contrast Based autofocusing.
It also has Tracking Auto Focus for subjects on the move. FujiFilm Z70 has no manual focusing. Manual focusing option can be useful during low light situations or you need to have more precise depth of field control.
FujiFilm Z70 Battery life
The typical Ultracompact camera battery life is 214. Nikon L32 has the highest (320) battery life within this class of cameras.
Below is a listing of Ultracompact cameras that come with the best battery life:
FujiFilm Z70 for specific styles of photography
The following graph provides a analysis of the FujiFilm Z70 for specific styles of photography. To look at more, browse to the specific section below.
FujiFilm Z70 as a Portrait photography camera
The FujiFilm Z70 receives a score of 21 which is dreadful, meaning that it is just not acceptable for portrait images. Photographing portrait images favors heavily to sensor dimensions, RAW support & potential to utilize off-camera flash.
Street photography with FujiFilm Z70
With a moderate points total of 48, the FujiFilm Z70 is reasonably adequate to buy for street photography. A very good street photography camera offers a fine balance of image quality plus portability.
FujiFilm Z70 as a Sports photography camera
A dreadful sports photography points total of 26 indicates the FujiFilm Z70 is just not acceptable for photographing sports. A camera needs great autofocus plus fast continuous shooting for sports photography.
FujiFilm Z70 as a Travel photography camera
Portability is really critical in getting a camera for travel. All things considered, the FujiFilm Z70 gets a reasonable 52 for a travel camera which makes it fairly suited to buy for your holidays.
FujiFilm Z70 Landscape photography info
When you're looking to choose a camera for landscape photos, the biggest aspect is going to be image quality. The FujiFilm Z70 at it's dreadful rating of 24 for a landscape camera is just not acceptable amongst it's rivals.
FujiFilm Z70 as a Vlogging camera
A camera for vlogging should posses a articulating display, microphone input and ideally IBIS. Considering all the details, the FujiFilm Z70 is just not acceptable for vlogging as it delivers a dreadful score of 22.
FujiFilm Z70 Alternatives
If you are searching for alternatives to the Z70, below is a range of the highest rated cameras which fall within the class of Ultracompact.
The line chart here shows you a bird's eye view of the Z70 versus it's top scored rivals shown earlier.
Following are additional cameras you might view as alternatives. To read through a complete comparison, simply click on the "compare" link.