Fujifilm F800EXR summary
Fujifilm F800EXR is FujiFilm's Small Sensor Superzoom digital camera initially released on July of 2012. It features a 16 MegaPixel, EXRCMOS 1/2" size sensor with a max resolution of 4608 x 3456.
FujiFilm released this model in an effort to update the earlier Fujifilm F770EXR (Read Full Comparison) and afterwards launched the more recent Fujifilm F900EXR (Read Full Comparison) to replace this camera.
The F800EXR places at #86 out of 243 in Small Sensor Superzoom cameras and over all #544 out of 1422 for digital cameras in our collection. You should check out our Smart camera search to find camera rankings based on your personalized factors.
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Fujifilm F800EXR history
The Fujifilm F800EXR is part of a family of cameras. You can view the detailed list below.
Fujifilm F800EXR Gallery
You can view the F800EXR from various angles in the gallery here.
Fujifilm F800EXR Pros and Cons
Here is a collection of pros and cons of the Fujifilm F800EXR based on factors that are usually considered useful in a digital camera.
Fujifilm F800EXR Sensor information
The Fujifilm F800EXR features the EXR processor. The specification of the sensor in the Fujifilm F800EXR is 6.4mm x 4.8mm (1/2"). The 31 mm² sensor has the ability to capture 4608 x 3456 pixels with aspect ratios of 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9. The camera has got Image Stabilization (Sensor-shift). Sensor stabilization is superior than digital stabilization as the latter may lead to cropping.Coronavirus is affecting the sensor business
The EXRCMOS sensor boasts 16MP and includes a standard ISO range of 100 - 3200. The ISO can also be widened digitally to a maximum of 12800. RAW photos are supported which means that you have more margin for error.
The picture below shows the F800EXR's sensor size in comparison to other popular sizes. The F800EXR sensor comes with a crop factor of 5.6 and is outlined in green.World's smallest camera makes it into Guinness Book of Records
To get a sense of various aspect ratios, you should refer to the graphic below.
Fujifilm F800EXR dimensions
Fujifilm F800EXR weighs 0.51 lb (232 gr / 8.18 ounces) and the overall size of the camera is 105mm x 63mm x 36mm (4.1" x 2.5" x 1.4"). The weight of typical Small Sensor Superzoom camera is 387 gr so the Fujifilm F800EXR is less heavy than other competitors.Google will print your 'Best' photos for $8 a month
Listed below is a visual of the Fujifilm F800EXR next to a soft drink to help you have a feel for its size.
The top view here will provide the button layout on the F800EXR.
Fujifilm F800EXR Lens information
The F800EXR features a fixed lens with a focal range of 25-500mm giving it a 20.0 x zoom which is ideal and can enable you to zoom right in.
At it's widest 25mm, the lens provides an aperture of f3.5 which will be kind of sluggish and not great in low light occasions and you will find it hard to capture good bokeh. You will also need to increase your ISO which causes noisy photos. For the long end, 500mm is fantastic zoom and comes with f5.3 making it pretty sluggish and you will have to use slower shutter speeds.
Fujifilm F800EXR Connectivity
The F800EXR has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
- Wireless Yes
- HDMI Yes
Digital cameras that come with NFC and / or Bluetooth compatibility are able to be used wirelessly via smartphones. You are able to send images and in some cases change camera settings with no need to connect physically with the camera.
A few apps also allow a Liveview and hit the shutter in case you are not close to the camera. If the camera comes with a HDMI out, it can easily be connected to an external screen. A good number of cameras will allow you to charge the battery pack with the USB port.
Fujifilm F800EXR Video information
The max video resolution in the Fujifilm F800EXR is 1920 x 1080 and it can save in MPEG-4 and H.264 file format. 1080p resolution provides a good balance for video quality vs file size but 1080p will not give you much room to downsample. The body does not have a mic and / or headphone port which means you have zero control over your sound. It is probably best to get another camera in case you require decent sound in your videos.
Fujifilm F800EXR Weather Sealing
There is no environment proofing on the Fujifilm F800EXR so you have to be careful in rainy or dusty situations.
Fujifilm F800EXR Screen and Viewfinder
The Fujifilm F800EXR features a 3 inch fixed display with a resolution of 460 thousand dots.
Unfortunately the display isn't a touch screen.Unsplash partners with Institutions to bring historical archive photos
The View Finder specifications regarding Fujifilm F800EXR are as follows:
- ViewFinder None
Viewfinders can be quite beneficial for bright outdoor situations which can make the camera screen washed out and difficult to view.
Fujifilm F800EXR Shutter information
Fujifilm F800EXR continuous shooting speed is 11.0 frames per second. The maximum shutter speed is 1/2000s.
Fujifilm F800EXR Flash and Hot shoe information
Fujifilm F800EXR has got just inbuilt flash without external flash support.
Fujifilm F800EXR Autofocusing information
Fujifilm F800EXR has got only Contrast Based AF and doesn't have Phase Detect AF. Phase Detection autofocusing is a lot more faster & precise than Contrast Based autofocusing. The camera features Face detection which makes it handy for portrait photography.
It also has Tracking AF for objects on the move. Fujifilm F800EXR lacks manual focusing. Manual focusing option is good for low light or you require more exact control on focusing.
Fujifilm F800EXR Battery life
The battery pack (NP-50A) on the Fujifilm F800EXR is designed to last for 300 shutters as per the CIPA benchmarks making it comparable with its competition. The usual Small Sensor Superzoom camera battery life is 316. Fujifilm HS35EXR has the maximum (600) battery life for this group of cameras.
Listed below is a collection of Small Sensor Superzoom cameras with the best battery life:
Fujifilm F800EXR for various kinds of photography
The following chart shows a rundown of the Fujifilm F800EXR for various kinds of photography. To see more, visit the specific paragraph below.
Fujifilm F800EXR as a Portrait photography camera
The Fujifilm F800EXR gets a score of 44 which is horrible, meaning that it is not acceptable to use for portraits. Photographing portrait images favors heavily to sensor size, support for RAW files & flexibility to use external flash.
Fujifilm F800EXR Street photography highlights
Having a nice score of 69, the Fujifilm F800EXR is a very decent option for street photography. A good street photography camera provides a good balance of image quality and portability.
Fujifilm F800EXR as a Sports photography camera
A moderate sports photography rating of 53 means the Fujifilm F800EXR is fairly appropriate for photographing sports. A camera should have good focusing and continuous shooting for sports photography.
Fujifilm F800EXR as a Travel photography camera
Weight is extremely important when getting a travel camera. Over-all, the Fujifilm F800EXR gets a above average 69 as a travelling camera which is a fine fit to purchase for your trips.
Fujifilm F800EXR Landscape photography information
For anyone planning to buy a camera for landscape photography, the most important aspect will no doubt be image quality. The Fujifilm F800EXR with it's modest score of 50 as a landscape camera is fairly suitable compared to its competitors.
Vlogging with Fujifilm F800EXR
A vlogging camera preferably should offer a articulating screen, mic input and if possible IBIS. Considering everything, the Fujifilm F800EXR is not acceptable for vlogging as it gets a horrible score of 34.
Fujifilm F800EXR Alternatives
If you are trying to find alternatives to the F800EXR, below is a range of the top rated cameras which fall in to the family of Small Sensor Superzoom.
The graph here will give you a bird's eye view of the F800EXR compared to it's highest scoring rivals listed earlier.
These are some more cameras you might check out as alternative options. To review a complete comparison, simply click on the "compare" link.