Fujifilm F900EXR overview
Fujifilm F900EXR is FujiFilm's Small Sensor Superzoom camera originally announced on January of 2013. The camera features a 16MP, EXRCMOS 1/2" size sensor with a maximum resolution of 4608 x 3456.
The F900EXR places at #43 out of 243 in Small Sensor Superzoom cameras & all-around #455 out of 1422 for cameras in our collection. Remember to try our Smart camera search to get camera listings based on your customized requirements.
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Fujifilm F900EXR family
The Fujifilm F900EXR is part of a family of cameras. You can view the full list below.
Fujifilm F900EXR Gallery
You can look at the F900EXR from several angles in the gallery underneath.
Fujifilm F900EXR Pros and Cons
Here is a selection of pros and cons of the Fujifilm F900EXR based on criterias that are usually viewed as useful in a camera.
Fujifilm F900EXR Sensor specs
The Fujifilm F900EXR features the EXR II chip. The measurement of the sensor in the Fujifilm F900EXR is 6.4mm x 4.8mm (1/2"). The 31 mm² sensor can resolve 4608 x 3456 pixels using aspect ratios of 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9. The camera features Image Stabilization (Sensor-shift). Optical stabilization is more effective than digital stabilization as the latter can lead to cropping.World's smallest camera makes it into Guinness Book of Records
The EXRCMOS sensor has 16 megapixels and includes a native ISO range of 100 - 3200. The ISO can be extended digitally to a maximum of 12800. RAW photos are supported therefore you have more margin for error.
The image below shows the F900EXR's sensor size in comparison to other common sizes. The F900EXR sensor has a crop factor of 5.6 and is pointed out in green.Unsplash partners with Institutions to bring historical archive photos
To get a sense of specific aspect ratios, you can refer to the visual below.
Fujifilm F900EXR dimensions
Fujifilm F900EXR weighs around 0.51 pounds (232 gr / 8.18 oz) & the dimensions of the camera is 105mm x 61mm x 36mm (4.1" x 2.4" x 1.4"). The weight of normal Small Sensor Superzoom camera is 387 gr so the Fujifilm F900EXR is lighter as compared to other rivals.Instagram's $20 billion Ad success
Below is a photo of the Fujifilm F900EXR beside a soda to help you to get a feel for its size.
The top view directly below will show the button design on the F900EXR.
Fujifilm F900EXR Lens details
The F900EXR is equipped with an inbuilt lens offering a focal range of 25-500mm making it a 20.0 x zoom which is great and can allow you to zoom right in.
At it's widest 25mm, the lens features an aperture of f3.5 and that's kind of sluggish and not the best for low light conditions and you will find it difficult to get a shallow depth of field. You will also have to up your ISO setting causing noisy files. On the long end, 500mm is exceptional zoom and comes with f5.3 making it quite sluggish and you might have to set slow shutter speeds.
Fujifilm F900EXR Connectivity
The F900EXR has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
- Wireless Yes
- HDMI Yes
Cameras that contain NFC and Bluetooth connectivity can easily be controlled wirelessly through smartphones. You will be able to transfer pictures and at times alter settings with no need to connect directly with the camera.
Certain apps also provide a Liveview and click the shutter whenever you aren't close to the camera. If the camera features a HDMI port, it could be connected to an external monitor. Virtually all cameras will allow you to charge the battery with the USB socket.
Fujifilm F900EXR Video details
The maximum video quality in the Fujifilm F900EXR is 1920 x 1080 and you can record in MPEG-4 and H.264 format. 1080p quality delivers a great balance between quality vs file size but FULL HD won't give you any room to crop. The body doesn't feature a microphone and headphone jack which means that you get absolutely no control over the sound. It is probably best to take a look at an alternative camera should you want better sound for your video clips.
Fujifilm F900EXR Weather Sealing
There is no weather proofing for the Fujifilm F900EXR so you have to be cautious in rainy or dusty conditions.
Fujifilm F900EXR Display and Viewfinder
The Fujifilm F900EXR features a 3 inch fixed display screen having a resolution of 920 thousand dots.
Please note that the display has no touch support.Google will print your 'Best' photos for $8 a month
The ViewFinder specs for Fujifilm F900EXR are as follows:
- ViewFinder None
For bright outdoor conditions that make the camera screens washed out and challenging to see, viewfinders will be rather useful.
Fujifilm F900EXR Shutter details
Fujifilm F900EXR continuous shooting speed is 11.0 fps. The maximum shutter speed is 1/2000s.
Fujifilm F900EXR Flash and Hot shoe details
Fujifilm F900EXR features just inbuilt flash without external flash ability.
Fujifilm F900EXR Autofocusing details
Fujifilm F900EXR features both Phase Detect Autofocus as well as Contrast Based Autofocus. Phase Detection autofocusing is more snappier & precise as compared to Contrast Based autofocusing. The camera features Face detect which can be handy for portrait photography.
It also comes with Tracking Autofocus for subjects that move. Fujifilm F900EXR does not have manual focusing. Manual focusing ability is good during low light scenarios or you want to have more accurate control on focusing.
Fujifilm F900EXR Battery life
The battery (NP-50A) for the Fujifilm F900EXR is fashioned to last for 260 pictures with respect to the CIPA benchmarks making it lower in comparison with it's rivals. The general Small Sensor Superzoom camera battery life is 316. Fujifilm HS35EXR has got the highest possible (600) battery life within this kind of cameras.
Following is a list of Small Sensor Superzoom cameras having the highest battery life:
Fujifilm F900EXR for various styles of photography
The following chart shows a overview of the Fujifilm F900EXR for various styles of photography. To understand more, scroll to the specific paragraph below.
Fujifilm F900EXR Portrait photography info
The Fujifilm F900EXR has a rating of 45 which is awful, meaning that it is just not very good for portrait images. Taking portrait images favors heavily to sensor size, RAW support in addition to the potential to utilize external flash.
Fujifilm F900EXR Street photography advice
Coming in at a nice points total of 69, the Fujifilm F900EXR is a fine pick to use in street photography. A very good street photography camera comes with a fine balance of image quality and portability.
Fujifilm F900EXR as a Sports photography camera
A average sports photography points tally of 56 means the Fujifilm F900EXR is fairly suitable for taking pictures of sports. A camera needs very good focusing and shutter speeds for sports photography.
Travel photography with Fujifilm F900EXR
Portability is super important in selecting a camera for travel. In general, the Fujifilm F900EXR gets a above average 66 for a travelling camera which makes it a fine choice to take with you on your trips.
Landscape photography with Fujifilm F900EXR
For anyone planning to pick a digital camera for landscape pictures, the most important factor is going to be image quality. The Fujifilm F900EXR and it's decent rating of 48 as a landscape camera is relatively suitable amongst its rivals.
Vlogging with Fujifilm F900EXR
A vlogging camera should really have a articulating screen, microphone port and ideally IBIS. Taking all things into account, the Fujifilm F900EXR is just not very good as a vlog camera as it receives a awful score of 34.
Fujifilm F900EXR Alternatives
If you are looking for replacements to the F900EXR, here is a collection of the top ranked cameras that fall into the class of Small Sensor Superzoom.
The graph listed below gives you a bird's eye view of the F900EXR compared to it's top rated competitors listed above.
There are a bunch of cameras you may have a look at as alternatives. To browse through a full comparison, click the "compare" link.