Fujifilm F500 EXR
- 16MP - 1/2" Sensor
- 3" Fixed Screen
- ISO 100 - 3200 (Increase to 12800)
- Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
- 1920 x 1080 video
- 24-360mm (F3.5-5.3) lens
- 215g - 104 x 63 x 33mm
- Introduced January 2011
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Fujifilm F500 EXR overview
Fujifilm F500 EXR is FujiFilm's Small Sensor Superzoom digital camera initially announced on January of 2011. The camera has a 16MP, EXRCMOS 1/2" sized sensor and has a maximum resolution of 4608 x 3456.
The Fujifilm F500 EXR is ranked #140 out of 244 in Small Sensor Superzoom cameras and all around #719 out of 1459 for cameras in our list. Remember to look at our Smart camera finder to find camera rankings based on your customized factors.
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Fujifilm F500 EXR history
The Fujifilm F500 EXR comes with a history of related cameras. Underneath, you can view all older and latest models along with main features.
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Fujifilm F500 EXR Gallery
You can check the Fujifilm F500 EXR from different angles in the gallery here.
Fujifilm F500 EXR Pros and Cons
Below is a collection of pros and cons of the Fujifilm F500 EXR based on aspects that are oftentimes viewed as crucial in a digital camera.
Fujifilm F500 EXR Sensor specifications
The Fujifilm F500 EXR features the EXR chip. The sensor specification in the Fujifilm F500 EXR is 6.4mm x 4.8mm (1/2"). The 31 mm² sensor has the capability to resolve 4608 x 3456 pixels and aspect ratios of 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9. The camera boasts Image Stabilization (Sensor-shift). In body stabilization is more effective than digital stabilization as the latter can easily produce cropping.Photographer fined '$200,000' for failing to deliver photos
The EXRCMOS sensor boasts 16MP and has a standard ISO range of 100 - 3200. This ISO can also be widened digitally to a high of 12800. Unfortunately, RAW format is not saved which means that you have less room to maneuver in post.
The graphic below shows the Fujifilm F500 EXR's sensor dimensions in comparison to other popular sizes. The Fujifilm F500 EXR sensor comes with a crop factor of 5.6 and is showcased in green.Google will print your 'Best' photos for $8 a month
To get an understanding of different aspect ratios, you should refer to the graphic below.
Fujifilm F500 EXR dimensions
Fujifilm F500 EXR weighs in at 0.47 lb (215 gr / 7.58 ounces) and the volume of the camera is 104mm x 63mm x 33mm (4.1" x 2.5" x 1.3"). The weight of normal Small Sensor Superzoom camera is 387 gr so the Fujifilm F500 EXR is lighter in comparison with other competitors.Instagram's $20 billion Ad success
The following is a pic of the Fujifilm F500 EXR beside a softdrink so you're able to have a feel for its scale.
The top view here will highlight the button design on the Fujifilm F500 EXR.
Fujifilm F500 EXR Lens specifications
The Fujifilm F500 EXR provides a built in lens and it has a focal range of 24-360mm giving it a 15.0 x zoom which is perfect and is going to allow you to zoom right in.
At the widest 24mm, the lens will have an aperture of f3.5 which is rather slow and not the best in low light conditions and you will probably find it hard to capture a shallow depth of field. You will also have to increase the ISO setting which results in noisy shots. At the tele end, 360mm is terrific zoom and comes to f5.3 making it very sluggish and you may need to apply slower shutter speeds.
Fujifilm F500 EXR Connectivity
The Fujifilm F500 EXR has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
- HDMI Yes
Cameras that incorporate NFC and Bluetooth support can be controlled wirelessly through smartphones. You are able to send images and sometimes change settings with no need to connect straight to the camera.
A few applications even allow a Liveview and click the shutter whenever you aren't close to the camera. If the camera includes a HDMI out, it can be attached to an external display. Most cameras will allow you to charge the battery using the USB port.
Fujifilm F500 EXR Video specifications
The maximum video quality in the Fujifilm F500 EXR is 1920 x 1080 and it can shoot in MPEG-4 file format. 1080p quality can provide a good balance for video quality vs file sizes but FULL HD will not give you much room to crop. The camera doesn't feature a mic and headphone socket which means you get little control over your sound. It is probably best to order an alternative camera if you need better sound in your videos.
Fujifilm F500 EXR Weather Sealing
There is no weather proofing in the Fujifilm F500 EXR so you need to be cautious in rainy or dusty conditions.
Fujifilm F500 EXR Screen and Viewfinder
The Fujifilm F500 EXR has a 3 inch fixed display supporting a resolution of 460 thousand dots.
Please be aware that the display screen offers no touch support.Unsplash partners with Institutions to bring historical archive photos
The ViewFinder details regarding Fujifilm F500 EXR are as follows:
- ViewFinder None
Viewfinders can be very beneficial for bright outdoor conditions which might make the camera screen washed out and very difficult to view.
Fujifilm F500 EXR Shutter specifications
Fujifilm F500 EXR has the capability to shoot continuously at 3.0 frames per second. The highest shutter speed is 1/2000 seconds.
Fujifilm F500 EXR Flash and Hot shoe specifications
Fujifilm F500 EXR boasts only built-in flash without external flash ability.
Fujifilm F500 EXR Autofocus specifications
Fujifilm F500 EXR boasts just Contrast Based Auto Focus and lacks Phase Detect Auto Focus. Phase Detection autofocusing is a lot more faster & accurate in comparison with Contrast Based autofocusing.
It also boasts Tracking Auto Focus for things that move. Fujifilm F500 EXR has no manual focusing. Manual focusing is useful for low light scenarios or you require more accurate control on focus.
Fujifilm F500 EXR Battery life
The general Small Sensor Superzoom camera battery life is 316. Fujifilm HS35EXR comes with the highest possible (600) battery life for this kind of cameras.
Here is a listing of Small Sensor Superzoom cameras which have the strongest battery life:
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Fujifilm F500 EXR for different styles of photography
The following graph shows a overview of the Fujifilm F500 EXR for different styles of photography. To look at more, browse to the specific section below.
Fujifilm F500 EXR Portrait photography details
The Fujifilm F500 EXR gets a rating of 32 which is subpar, meaning that it is not really suitable for portrait photography. Photographing portraits favors heavily to sensor dimensions, support for RAW files in addition to the capability to work with off-camera flash.
Street photography with Fujifilm F500 EXR
Having a above average points total of 61, the Fujifilm F500 EXR is a very decent pick to use in street photography. A good street photography camera gives a good balance of image quality plus portability.
Fujifilm F500 EXR Sports photography information
A modest sports photography score of 48 indicates the Fujifilm F500 EXR is relatively adequate for taking photos of sports. A camera needs very good focusing plus fast continuous shooting for sports photography.
Fujifilm F500 EXR as a Travel photography camera
Weight is very important when selecting a travel camera. Overall, the Fujifilm F500 EXR gets a nice 69 as a travelling camera which is a fine pick to take on your trips.
Fujifilm F500 EXR Landscape photography factors
If you find yourself looking to buy a digital camera for landscape photography, the most significant factor is going to be image quality. The Fujifilm F500 EXR at it's subpar score of 45 as a landscape camera is not really suitable in the current marketplace.
Fujifilm F500 EXR Vlogging highlights
A vlogging camera should really offer a moving display screen, mic input and ideally IBIS. Taking all things in to account, the Fujifilm F500 EXR is not really suitable as a vlog camera as it gets a subpar rating of 33.
Fujifilm F500 EXR Alternatives
If you are trying to find replacements to the Fujifilm F500 EXR, below is a list of the top ranked cameras that fall in to the family of Small Sensor Superzoom.
The line chart below provides you an overview of the Fujifilm F500 EXR vs it's highest ranking rivals suggested above.
These are various other cameras you may look into as alternative options. To look at a comprehensive comparison, just click on the "compare" link.