FujiFilm Z800EXR

FujiFilm FinePix Z800EXR front
  • 12MP - 1/2" Sensor
  • 3.5" Fixed Screen
  • ISO 100 - 1600 (Raise to 3200)
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 1280 x 720 video
  • 35-175mm (F3.9-4.7) lens
  • 158g - 98 x 59 x 20mm
  • Launched July 2010
  • Also referred to as FinePix Z808EXR
  • Read full specs
  • Alternatives
  • Size Comparison
  • FAQ

FujiFilm Z800EXR overview

FujiFilm Z800EXR is FujiFilm's Ultracompact digital camera originally introduced on July of 2010. It uses a 12 MegaPixel, CCD 1/2" size sensor with a peak resolution of 4000 x 3000. The camera is known as "FinePix Z808EXR" in some countries.

The Z800EXR is positioned #105 out of 151 in Ultracompact cameras and all round #1137 out of 1465 for cameras in our collection. You can check our Advanced camera filter to get camera results based on your custom criteria.

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The following is a graph of different criteria used in the scoring system.

FujiFilm Z800EXR history

The FujiFilm Z800EXR is part of a family of cameras. You can see the complete list underneath.

ModelVisualizeLensResolutionSensor SizeReleased
FujiFilm-FinePix-Z800EXR front thumbnailFujiFilm Z800EXR35-175mm
FujiFilm-FinePix-Z700EXR front thumbnailFujiFilm Z700EXR
Z800EXR vs Z700EXR
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FujiFilm Z800EXR Pros and Cons

Here is a checklist of upsides and downsides of the FujiFilm Z800EXR based on criterias which are generally seen as crucial in a digital camera.

built-in flash
built-in touchscreen
built in image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
built in lens has zoom (35-175mm 5.0 x zoom)
screen larger than average (3.5 inches)
very good min ISO (100)
cannot switch lenses (fixed lens mount)
doesn't have HDMI port
doesn't have headphone port
doesn't have microphone port
doesn't have Timelapse mode
external flash not possible
fixed screen
low maximum shutter speed (1/1,000 seconds)
manual exposure not possible
max frames per second low (2.0 fps)
more heavy than competition (158g)
no aperture priority mode
no manual focus
no phase detect auto focus
no RAW support
no shutter priority mode
pixelated screen (460 thousand dot)
screen isn't selfie friendly
sensor resolution low (12 megapixels)
sensor size is small (1/2")
slow max aperture (f3.9)
sluggish at long end (f4.7)
video res low (1280 x 720 pixels)
wide angle not great (35mm)
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FujiFilm Z800EXR Sensor information

The FujiFilm Z800EXR is run by the EXR processor chip. The dimension of the sensor in the FujiFilm Z800EXR is 6.4mm x 4.8mm (1/2"). The 31 mm² sensor has the ability to resolve 4000 x 3000 pixels using aspect ratios of 4:3 and 16:9. The camera includes Image Stabilization (Sensor-shift). In body stabilization is preferable than digital stabilization as the latter can easily cause cropping.

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The CCD sensor boasts 12 megapixels and supports a standard ISO range of 100 - 1600. The ISO can also be expanded electronically to a maximum of 3200. Sadly, RAW format is not saved which means that the user has less room to maneuver in post.

The image underneath displays the Z800EXR's sensor size in comparison to other popular sizes. The Z800EXR sensor comes with a crop factor of 5.6 and is showcased in green.

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To get an idea of different aspect ratios, you should refer to the graphic below.

Camera sensor aspect ratios

FujiFilm Z800EXR dimensions

FujiFilm Z800EXR weighs 0.35 lbs (158 gr / 5.57 ounces) and features outside size of 98mm x 59mm x 20mm (3.9" x 2.3" x 0.8"). The weight of general Ultracompact camera is 121 gr so the FujiFilm Z800EXR is more heavy as compared to its rivals.

Photography Glossary

Down below is a image of the FujiFilm Z800EXR alongside a softdrink to help you have a sense of its size.

FujiFilm FinePix Z800EXR dimensions scale

The top view underneath will provide the button layout on the Z800EXR.

FujiFilm FinePix Z800EXR topview buttons dials

FujiFilm Z800EXR Lens information

The Z800EXR is equipped with a fixed lens offering a focal range of 35-175mm giving it a 5.0 x zoom which is definitely not very good nevertheless it is likely to be invaluable in some scenarios.

At it's widest 35mm, the lens offers an aperture of f3.9 and that is fairly sluggish and not the best in low light events and you will probably struggle to capture good bokeh. You might also have to boost your ISO setting giving you noisy images. At the long end, 175mm comes at f4.7 which is really slow and you may have to go with slower shutter speeds.

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FujiFilm Z800EXR Connectivity

The Z800EXR has the following connectivity:

  • USB Yes

Cameras with NFC and Bluetooth connectivity are able to be used wirelessly by smartphones. You will be able to copy images and usually adjust settings with no need to connect directly with the camera.

Several apps also provide a Liveview and press the shutter whenever you aren't near the camera. If the camera boasts a HDMI out, it can easily be connected to an external monitor. Virtually all cameras enable you to recharge the battery through the USB port.

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FujiFilm Z800EXR Video information

The highest video resolution in the FujiFilm Z800EXR is 1280 x 720 and it can record in Motion JPEG file format. 720p is awful by today's standards. You should really go for at least 1080p resolution for decent video. The body doesn't include a mic and headphone socket which means you have absolutely no control over your audio. It is perhaps a better idea to take a look at an alternative model should you need better audio in your videos.

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FujiFilm Z800EXR Weather Sealing

There is no weather sealing on the FujiFilm Z800EXR so you have to be cautious in wet or dusty situations.

FujiFilm Z800EXR Screen and Viewfinder

The FujiFilm Z800EXR houses a 3.5 inch fixed display screen having a resolution of 460 thousand dots.

Additionally the display screen is touch friendly which means that you can easily shift focus points as well as change settings using your fingertips.

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The View Finder specifications regarding FujiFilm Z800EXR are as follows:

  • ViewFinder None

Viewfinders can be pretty beneficial during sunny outdoor situations which can easily make the camera screen washed out and difficult to view.

FujiFilm Z800EXR Shutter information

FujiFilm Z800EXR has the ability to shoot continuously at 2.0 fps. The highest shutter speed is 1/1000s.

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FujiFilm Z800EXR Flash and Hot shoe information

FujiFilm Z800EXR includes just built-in flash lacking external flash ability.

FujiFilm Z800EXR Autofocus information

FujiFilm Z800EXR includes only Contrast Detect Autofocus and does not have Phase Detect Autofocus. Phase Detection focusing is a lot faster & accurate as compared to Contrast Detect focusing.

FujiFilm Z800EXR has no manual focus. Manual focus ability is good during low light conditions or you want more precise control on depth of field.

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FujiFilm Z800EXR Battery life

The typical Ultracompact camera battery life is 214. Nikon L32 has got the highest (320) battery life within this type of cameras.

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FujiFilm Z800EXR for different forms of photography

The following chart displays a overview of the FujiFilm Z800EXR for different forms of photography. To understand more, browse to the specific section underneath.

FujiFilm Z800EXR Portrait photography details

The FujiFilm Z800EXR has a points tally of 21 which is horrible, and means the camera is not really very good to use for portraits. Shooting portrait photos leans greatly towards sensor specs, RAW support and potential to work with external lighting.

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no manual focus
no manual control
can't use external flash
megapixel count low (12 megapixels)
very small sensor size (1/2")
does not have RAW files

FujiFilm Z800EXR as a Street photography camera

With a modest points total of 55, the FujiFilm Z800EXR is relatively suited to buy for street photography. A very good street photography camera comes with a fine balance of image quality and portability.

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has image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
no moving screen
very small sensor size (1/2")
has no RAW support
heavier than competitors (158 grams)

FujiFilm Z800EXR Sports photography highlights

A horrible sports photography points tally of 25 means the FujiFilm Z800EXR is not really very good for shooting sports. A camera needs fantastic focusing plus continuous shooting for sports photography.

Photography Glossary
built in image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
maximum shutter speed is a little low (1/1,000s)
slow continuous shooting (2.0 frames per second)
lack of shutter priority mode
megapixel count low (12 megapixels)
small sensor (1/2")
lack of phase detect AF

FujiFilm Z800EXR as a Travel photography camera

Weight is pretty important when getting a travel camera. All things considered, the FujiFilm Z800EXR gets a reasonable 50 as a travelling camera which is reasonably acceptable to purchase for your travels.

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has built in flash
missing Timelapse recording
more heavy than competitors (158g)
low megapixels (12 megapixels)
doesn't feature selfie friendly display
wide angle not great (35mm)
somewhat slow max aperture (f3.9)

FujiFilm Z800EXR Landscape photography factors

In case you're looking to pick a camera for landscape photographs, the most critical aspect will be image quality. The FujiFilm Z800EXR with it's horrible rating of 32 for a landscape camera is not really very good amongst its competitors.

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screen larger than average (3.5")
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
no manual focus
lens is fixed (fixed lens mount)
wide angle not the best (35mm)
sluggish max aperture (f3.9)
no manual control
resolution not great (12 megapixels)
tiny sensor size (1/2")
doesn't have RAW format
no Timelapse function

FujiFilm Z800EXR as a Vlogging camera

A camera for vlogging should come with a moving display, mic port and ideally IBIS. Taking all things into account, the FujiFilm Z800EXR is not really very good for vlogging as it comes to a horrible rating of 27.

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has touchscreen
built in image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
wide angle not the best (35mm)
sluggish max aperture (f3.9)
screen is not selfie friendly
video quality not great (1280 x 720 pxls)
no external microphone jack
more heavy than average (158g)

FujiFilm Z800EXR Alternatives

If you are searching for alternatives to the Z800EXR, here is a number of the highest placed cameras that fall under the family of Ultracompact.

The graph below provides you a bird's eye view of the Z800EXR vs it's highest ranked rivals shown earlier.

Here are a handful of other cameras you may check out as alternate options. To check out a extensive comparison, just click on the "compare" link.

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General Information
FujiFilm FinePix Z800EXR
Also referred to as
FinePix Z808EXR
Body design
Sensor Information
Sensor type
Sensor size
Sensor measurements
6.4 x 4.8mm
Sensor surface area
Sensor resolution
12 megapixel
Anti aliasing filter
Aspect ratio
4:3 and 16:9
Highest resolution
4000 x 3000
RAW images
Highest native ISO
Highest boosted ISO
Minimum native ISO
Focus manually
Touch focus
Autofocus continuous
Single autofocus
Tracking autofocus
Selective autofocus
Autofocus center weighted
Multi area autofocus
Autofocus live view
Face detection focus
Contract detection focus
Phase detection focus
Lens mount
fixed lens
Lens focal range
35-175mm (5.0x)
Highest aperture
Macro focus distance
Crop factor
Range of screen
Fixed Type
Screen diagonal
3.5 inches
Screen resolution
460 thousand dot
Selfie friendly
Touch friendly
Viewfinder Information
DXO scores
DXO All around score
not tested
DXO Color Depth score
not tested
DXO Dynamic range score
not tested
DXO Low light score
not tested
Lowest shutter speed
Highest shutter speed
Continuous shooting speed
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Expose Manually
Custom white balance
Image stabilization
Integrated flash
Flash range
3.90 m
Flash options
Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow Syncro
Hot shoe
AE bracketing
WB bracketing
Multisegment exposure
Average exposure
Spot exposure
Partial exposure
AF area exposure
Center weighted exposure
Video features
Supported video resolutions
1280 x 720 (24 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps), 320 x 240 (30 fps)
Highest video resolution
Video file format
Motion JPEG
Microphone jack
Headphone jack
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Environment seal
Water proof
Dust proof
Shock proof
Crush proof
Freeze proof
158 grams (0.35 lb)
98 x 59 x 20mm (3.9" x 2.3" x 0.8")
Battery model
Self timer
Yes (2 or 10 sec, Couple, Group, Auto-shutter)
Time lapse feature
Storage media
SD/SDHC, Internal
Storage slots
Cost at launch