FujiFilm Finepix Z90
- 14MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
- 3" Fixed Display
- ISO 100 - 3200
- Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
- 1280 x 720 video
- 28-140mm (F3.9-4.9) lens
- 133g - 95 x 57 x 20mm
- Announced January 2011
- Other Name is Finepix Z91
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- Size Comparison
FujiFilm Finepix Z90 overview
FujiFilm Finepix Z90 is FujiFilm's Ultracompact camera initially announced on January of 2011. The camera includes a 14MP, CCD 1/2.3" size sensor with a maximum resolution of 4320 x 3240. It is also known as "Finepix Z91" in other regions.
The Finepix Z90 is rated #45 out of 151 in Ultracompact cameras and all round #933 out of 1459 for cameras in our collection. Remember to check our Advanced camera search to get camera ratings based on your personalized factors.
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FujiFilm Finepix Z90 family
The FujiFilm Finepix Z90 is part of a family of cameras. You can read the complete list underneath.
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FujiFilm Finepix Z90 Gallery
You can view the Finepix Z90 from several angles in the gallery here.
FujiFilm Finepix Z90 Pros and Cons
Here is a list of advantages and drawbacks of the FujiFilm Finepix Z90 based on aspects which are often viewed as necessary in a camera.
FujiFilm Finepix Z90 Sensor features
The dimension of the sensor on the FujiFilm Finepix Z90 is 6.17mm x 4.55mm (1/2.3"). The 28 mm² sensor has the capability to resolve 4320 x 3240 pixels . The camera has got Image Stabilization (Sensor-shift). Sensor stabilization is preferable than digital stabilization since the latter can easily cause cropping.World's smallest camera makes it into Guinness Book of Records
The CCD sensor boasts 14MP and features a native ISO range of 100 to 3200. Unfortunately, RAW photos are not supported which means that the user has less room to maneuver in post.
The image underneath displays the Finepix Z90's sensor size when compared to other common sizes. The Finepix Z90 sensor comes with a crop factor of 5.8 and is outlined in green.Google will print your 'Best' photos for $8 a month
To get an understanding of specific aspect ratios, you should refer to the visual below.
FujiFilm Finepix Z90 dimensions
FujiFilm Finepix Z90 weighs about 0.29 pounds (133 grams / 4.69 oz) and features outer dimensions of 95mm x 57mm x 20mm (3.7" x 2.2" x 0.8"). The weight of normal Ultracompact camera is 121 grams and the FujiFilm Finepix Z90 is on par compared with other competitors.Handle those 8K RED files like a boss
Down below is a image of the FujiFilm Finepix Z90 beside a soda so you're able to have a sense of its size.
The top view just below will provide the button layout on the Finepix Z90.
FujiFilm Finepix Z90 Lens features
The Finepix Z90 features a built in lens with a focal range of 28-140mm making it a 5.0 x zoom which won't be great but it may be helpful in a few circumstances.
At it's widest 28mm, it provides an aperture of f3.9 and that's really sluggish and not ideal in low light events and you will struggle to capture a shallow depth of field. You might also have to raise your ISO setting leading to noisy pictures. At the long end, 140mm comes to f4.9 which is fairly slow and you may have to apply slow shutter speeds.
FujiFilm Finepix Z90 Connectivity
The Finepix Z90 has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
Cameras that consist of NFC and Bluetooth compatibility can easily be controlled wirelessly through smartphones. You are able to send photos and sometimes adjust camera settings with no need to connect directly with the camera.
A few apps also stream a Liveview and click the shutter when you aren't near the camera. If the camera includes a HDMI out, it could be attached to an external display. A good number of cameras enable you to recharge the battery using the USB socket.
FujiFilm Finepix Z90 Video features
The maximum video quality on the FujiFilm Finepix Z90 is 1280 x 720 and it can save in Motion JPEG format. 720p is terrible by today's requirements. You really should go for a minimum 1080p quality for decent video. The body doesn't feature a mic and headphone jack which means you get zero control over your audio. It is perhaps best to shop for another model in case you want good audio in your video clips.
FujiFilm Finepix Z90 Weather Sealing
FujiFilm Finepix Z90 doesn't have weather sealing so wet conditions may affect the camera.
FujiFilm Finepix Z90 Display and Viewfinder
The FujiFilm Finepix Z90 includes a 3 inch fixed display screen with a resolution of 230 thousand dots.
Moreover the display screen is touch friendly which means that you can easily change focus points as well as adjust settings by using your fingertips.World's smallest camera makes it into Guinness Book of Records
The ViewFinder details regarding FujiFilm Finepix Z90 are as follows:
- ViewFinder None
In those sunny outdoor conditions that make the camera screens washed out and challenging to view, viewfinders will be particularly useful.
FujiFilm Finepix Z90 Shutter features
FujiFilm Finepix Z90 continuous shooting rate is 1.0 fps. The max shutter speed is 1/2000 seconds.
FujiFilm Finepix Z90 Flash and Hot shoe features
FujiFilm Finepix Z90 has got just integrated flash with missing external flash ability.
FujiFilm Finepix Z90 Autofocusing features
FujiFilm Finepix Z90 has got only Contrast Detect Autofocus and does not have Phase Detect Autofocus. Phase Detection focusing is a lot faster & accurate than Contrast Detect focusing.
FujiFilm Finepix Z90 has touch to focus. You can use your fingers to shift where you focus. It also has Tracking Autofocus for subjects that move. FujiFilm Finepix Z90 does not have manual focus. Manual focus mode can be good for low light conditions or you want more exact control on depth of field.
FujiFilm Finepix Z90 Battery life
The battery (NP-45A) for the FujiFilm Finepix Z90 is built to last for 220 pictures as per the CIPA requirements making it about average when compared to its competition. The general Ultracompact camera battery life is 214. Nikon L32 has the highest possible (320) battery life for this category of cameras.
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FujiFilm Finepix Z90 for various kinds of photography
The following diagram displays a summation of the FujiFilm Finepix Z90 for various kinds of photography. To see more, go to the specific paragraph underneath.
FujiFilm Finepix Z90 Portrait photography advice
The FujiFilm Finepix Z90 gets a score of 29 which is really bad, and means the camera is not really suitable for portraits. Taking portraits favors greatly towards sensor specs, support for RAW files together with the capability to use off-camera lighting.
FujiFilm Finepix Z90 Street photography advice
Getting a nice points tally of 63, the FujiFilm Finepix Z90 is a fine option for street photography. A decent street photography camera offers a perfect balance of picture quality plus portability.
FujiFilm Finepix Z90 Sports photography info
A really bad sports photography rating of 40 means the FujiFilm Finepix Z90 is not really suitable for shooting sports. A camera should have great autofocus plus shutter speeds for sports photography.
Travel photography with FujiFilm Finepix Z90
Size is very crucial when getting a travel camera. All things considered, the FujiFilm Finepix Z90 gets a nice 68 as a travelling camera which is a good option for your holidays.
Landscape photography with FujiFilm Finepix Z90
In case you're looking to buy a camera for landscape photos, the biggest aspect will no doubt be image quality. The FujiFilm Finepix Z90 and it's really bad grade of 42 for a landscape camera is not really suitable among its rivals.
Vlogging with FujiFilm Finepix Z90
A camera for vlogging preferably should posses a articulating display screen, mic input and ideally image stabilization. Taking all things in to account, the FujiFilm Finepix Z90 is not really suitable as a vlog camera as it delivers a really bad score of 31.
FujiFilm Finepix Z90 Alternatives
If you are interested in replacements to the Finepix Z90, below is a selection of the highest scored cameras which fall within the class of Ultracompact.
The graph below shows you an overview of the Finepix Z90 versus it's highest ranked competitors listed earlier.
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