Fujifilm Real 3D W1

 
Fujifilm FinePix Real 3D W1 front
 
  • 10MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 2.8" Fixed Display
  • ISO 100 - 1600
  • 640 x 480 video
  • 35-105mm (F3.7-4.2) lens
  • 260g - 124 x 68 x 26mm
  • Launched July 2009
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  • Alternatives
Portability
90
Imaging
34
Features
17
Overall
27

Fujifilm Real 3D W1 overview

Fujifilm Real 3D W1 is FujiFilm's Small Sensor Compact camera originally introduced on July of 2009. It has a 10 MegaPixel, CCD 1/2.3" sized sensor and has a maximum resolution of 3648 x 2736.

The Real 3D W1 is rated #237 out of 261 in Small Sensor Compact cameras and all round #1180 out of 1422 for cameras in our list. Remember to use our Advanced camera filter to see camera ratings based on your customized criteria.

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Fujifilm Real 3D W1 family

The Fujifilm Real 3D W1 comes with a history of related cameras. Here, you can view all previous and brand new models alongside main features.

ModelVisualizeLensResolutionSensor SizeReleased
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35-105mm
F3.7-4.2
10MP1/2.3"2010
Fujifilm-FinePix-Real-3D-W1 front thumbnailFujifilm Real 3D W135-105mm
F3.7-4.2
10MP1/2.3"2009
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Fujifilm Real 3D W1 Pros and Cons

Below is a collection of benefits and drawbacks of the Fujifilm Real 3D W1 based on features that are normally viewed as important in a camera.

above average min ISO (100)
built in zoom lens (35-105mm 3.0 x zoom)
comes with HDMI socket
has built in flash
nice screen size (2.8 inch)
doesn't have phase detect autofocus
doesn't have RAW format
doesn't posses selfie friendly display
does not have external microphone socket
does not have headphone socket
does not have image stabilization
does not have Timelapse mode
external flash not possible
fixed lens (fixed lens mount)
lack of shutter priority mode
low maximum shutter speed (1/1,000s)
low resolution screen (230 k dots)
more heavy than others in class (260 grams)
no manual exposure
no manual focus
resolution not great (10MP)
screen does not articulate
slow at full zoom (f4.2)
small sensor (1/2.3")
somewhat slow max aperture (f3.7)
video resolution low (640 x 480 pixels)
wide angle not fantastic (35mm)
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Fujifilm Real 3D W1 Sensor specifications

The Fujifilm Real 3D W1 houses the RP (Real Photo) 3D chip. The size of the sensor on the Fujifilm Real 3D W1 is 6.17mm x 4.55mm (1/2.3"). The 28 mm² sensor has the ability to resolve 3648 x 2736 pixels and aspect ratios of 4:3 and 16:9.

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The CCD sensor boasts 10MP and has a native ISO range of 100 to 1600. Sadly, RAW files are not supported which means that the user has less room to maneuver in post.

The picture below displays the Real 3D W1's sensor dimensions in comparison to other common sizes. The Real 3D W1 sensor comes with a crop factor of 5.8 and is highlighted in green.

Fujifilm FinePix Real 3D W1 sensor size Instagram's $20 billion Ad success

To get an idea of various aspect ratios, you should refer to the visual below.

Camera sensor aspect ratios

Fujifilm Real 3D W1 dimensions

Fujifilm Real 3D W1 weighs around 0.57 lbs (260g or 9.17 oz) and the volume of the camera is 124mm x 68mm x 26mm (4.9" x 2.7" x 1.0"). The weight of normal Small Sensor Compact camera is 174g and the Fujifilm Real 3D W1 is heavier in comparison with various competitors.

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Listed below is a visual of the Fujifilm Real 3D W1 alongside a soda to help you have a sense of its scale.

Fujifilm FinePix Real 3D W1 dimensions scale

The top view directly below will provide the button design on the Real 3D W1.

Fujifilm FinePix Real 3D W1 topview buttons dials

Fujifilm Real 3D W1 Lens specifications

The Real 3D W1 offers a fixed lens and it has a focal range of 35-105mm making it a 3.0 x zoom which is not at all huge nevertheless it would certainly be useful in some conditions.

At the widest 35mm, it provides an aperture of f3.7 which will be kind of slow and not the best in low light occasions and you will struggle to capture good bokeh. You will likely also have to raise the ISO setting giving you noisy photographs. Towards the tele end, 105mm comes at f4.2 which is fairly slow and you may need to go with slow shutter speeds.

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Fujifilm Real 3D W1 Connectivity

The Real 3D W1 has the following connectivity:

  • USB Yes
  • HDMI Yes

Cameras that come with NFC and Bluetooth connectivity can easily be used wirelessly through smartphones. You can easily copy photos and sometimes adjust camera settings without connecting physically to the camera.

Some applications even stream a Liveview and click the shutter when you aren't near the camera. If the camera has a HDMI out, it could be hooked up to an external screen. Most cameras will allow you to recharge the battery through the USB socket.

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Fujifilm Real 3D W1 Video specifications

The maximum video resolution on the Fujifilm Real 3D W1 is 640 x 480 and it can shoot in Motion JPEG format. 480p is terrible by today's standards. You really should try to get a minimum FUll HD resolution for good video. The camera doesn't feature a mic and headphone port which means you get little control over your sound. It is perhaps a better idea to shop for a different camera in case you require better sound in your video clips.

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Fujifilm Real 3D W1 Weather Sealing

There is no weather sealing on the Fujifilm Real 3D W1 so you need to be cautious in rainy and dusty situations.

Fujifilm Real 3D W1 Display and Viewfinder

The Fujifilm Real 3D W1 has a 2.8" fixed screen supporting a resolution of 230k dots.

Sadly the screen is not a touch screen.

Fujifilm FinePix Real 3D W1 screen and viewfinder Coronavirus is affecting the sensor business

The View Finder details regarding Fujifilm Real 3D W1 are the following:

  • ViewFinder None

Viewfinders are rather useful in bright outdoor situations which will make the camera display washed out and difficult to view.

Fujifilm Real 3D W1 Shutter specifications

The maximum shutter speed is 1/1000 sec.

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Fujifilm Real 3D W1 Flash and Hot shoe specifications

Fujifilm Real 3D W1 has got only integrated flash with missing external flash ability.

Fujifilm Real 3D W1 Autofocusing specifications

Fujifilm Real 3D W1 has got just Contrast Based AF and doesn't have Phase Detect AF. Phase Detection focusing is more faster and exact in comparison with Contrast Based focusing.

Fujifilm Real 3D W1 has no manual focusing. Manual focusing mode can be useful in low light or you want to have more exact focusing control.

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Fujifilm Real 3D W1 Battery life

The general Small Sensor Compact camera battery life is 241. Fujifilm X30 offers the highest possible (470) battery life in this category of cameras.

Underneath is a listing of Small Sensor Compact cameras that have the best battery life:

Fujifilm Real 3D W1 for varying categories of photography

The following chart provides a overview of the Fujifilm Real 3D W1 for varying categories of photography. To look at more, scroll to the specific paragraph below.

Fujifilm Real 3D W1 Portrait photography details

The Fujifilm Real 3D W1 gets a rating of 20 which is awful, and means the camera is not really appropriate to use for portrait photography. Shooting portrait photos leans greatly towards sensor specs, support for RAW photos plus the ability to utilize off-camera lighting.

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lack of manual focus
lack of manual exposure
external flash not possible
sensor resolution low (10MP)
sensor is tiny (1/2.3")
lack of RAW support

Fujifilm Real 3D W1 as a Street photography camera

Getting a awful rating of 45, the Fujifilm Real 3D W1 is not really appropriate to buy for street photography. A good street photography camera gives a good balance of picture quality plus portability.

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screen is fixed
no image stabilization
sensor is tiny (1/2.3")
lack of RAW files
heavier than others (260 grams)

Fujifilm Real 3D W1 Sports photography features

A awful sports photography rating of 17 indicates the Fujifilm Real 3D W1 is not really appropriate for taking photos of sports. A camera should have great tracking plus continuous shooting for sports photography.

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max shutter speed is low (1/1,000 seconds)
no shutter priority mode
does not have image stabilization
sensor resolution not great (10MP)
sensor is small (1/2.3")
has no phase detect auto focus

Fujifilm Real 3D W1 as a Travel photography camera

Weight is super critical when getting a camera for travel. Over-all, the Fujifilm Real 3D W1 gets a reasonable 48 as a travelling camera which is reasonably acceptable to purchase for your travels.

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flash built-in
lack of Timelapse mode
more heavy than competition (260g)
sensor resolution not great (10MP)
screen isn't selfie friendly
wide angle not good (35mm)
slow max aperture (f3.7)

Landscape photography with Fujifilm Real 3D W1

For anybody planning to pick a digital camera for landscape photographs, the most essential factor is going to be image quality. The Fujifilm Real 3D W1 at it's awful score of 27 as a landscape camera is not really appropriate within the current marketplace.

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screen size is decent (2.8")
lack of manual focus
can't switch lenses (fixed lens mount)
wide angle not the best (35mm)
somewhat slow max aperture (f3.7)
no manual control
lack of image stabilization
low megapixels (10 megapixels)
sensor is tiny (1/2.3")
does not have RAW format
does not have Time Lapse function

Fujifilm Real 3D W1 as a Vlogging camera

A vlogging camera should really come with a moving display, microphone port and if possible IBIS. Taking everything into account, the Fujifilm Real 3D W1 is not really appropriate as a vlog camera as it comes to a awful rating of 21.

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wide angle not the best (35mm)
sluggish maximum aperture (f3.7)
screen is not selfie friendly
lack of image stabilization
low quality video (640 x 480 pixels)
lack of mic jack
heavier than competition in class (260 grams)

Fujifilm Real 3D W1 Alternatives

If you are looking for replacements to the Real 3D W1, here is a number of the top placed cameras that fall under the family of Small Sensor Compact.

The line graph underneath offers you a summary of the Real 3D W1 compared to it's top ranked rivals listed earlier.

Here are a few more cameras you may see as alternatives. To see a extensive comparison, click the "compare" link.

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Specifications

General Information
Make
FujiFilm
Model type
Fujifilm FinePix Real 3D W1
Category
Small Sensor Compact
Launched
2009-07-22
Physical type
Compact
Sensor Information
Sensor type
CCD
Powered by
RP (Real Photo) 3D
Sensor size
1/2.3"
Sensor measurements
6.17 x 4.55mm
Sensor surface area
28.1mm²
Sensor resolution
10 megapixels
Anti alias filter
Aspect ratio
4:3 and 16:9
Maximum resolution
3648 x 2736
RAW support
Maximum native ISO
1600
Minimum native ISO
100
Autofocusing
Manual focusing
AF touch
AF continuous
AF single
AF tracking
AF selectice
AF center weighted
Multi area AF
Live view AF
Face detect AF
Contract detect AF
Phase detect AF
Lens
Lens mount type
fixed lens
Lens zoom range
35-105mm (3.0x)
Maximum aperture
f/3.7-4.2
Macro focusing distance
8cm
Focal length multiplier
5.8
Screen
Type of display
Fixed Type
Display diagonal
2.8 inch
Resolution of display
230k dots
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch function
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder type
None
DXO scores
DXO All around rating
not tested
DXO Color Depth rating
not tested
DXO Dynamic range rating
not tested
DXO Low light rating
not tested
Features
Slowest shutter speed
1/4s
Maximum shutter speed
1/1000s
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manual mode
Set WB
Image stabilization
Integrated flash
Flash distance
3.60 m
Flash modes
Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow Sync
Hot shoe
AEB
WB bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF area
Center weighted
Video features
Supported video resolutions
640 x 480 (30 fps), 320 x 240 (30 fps)
Maximum video resolution
640x480
Video file format
Motion JPEG
Microphone port
Headphone port
Connectivity
Wireless
None
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS
None
Physical
Environmental sealing
Water proofing
Dust proofing
Shock proofing
Crush proofing
Freeze proofing
Weight
260g (0.57 pounds)
Physical dimensions
124 x 68 x 26mm (4.9" x 2.7" x 1.0")
Other
Battery ID
NP-95
Self timer
Yes (2 or 10 sec)
Time lapse feature
Storage type
SD/SDHC card, Internal
Card slots
1
Retail cost
$900