Fujifilm Z35 overview
Fujifilm Z35 is FujiFilm's Small Sensor Compact digital camera initially introduced on July of 2009. The camera uses a 10MP, CCD 1/2.3" size sensor with a peak resolution of 3648 x 2736.
The Z35 is ranked #252 out of 261 in Small Sensor Compact cameras & all-around #1204 out of 1422 for cameras in our database. You can check our Advanced camera finder to find camera results based on your personalized requirements.
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Fujifilm Z35 history
The Fujifilm Z35 is part of a family of products. You can see the detailed list below.
Fujifilm Z35 Gallery
You can look at the Z35 from various angles in the gallery underneath.
Fujifilm Z35 Pros and Cons
Here is a shortlist of positives and negatives of the Fujifilm Z35 based on criterias that are typically seen as essential in a digital camera.
Fujifilm Z35 Sensor features
The sensor specification on the Fujifilm Z35 is 6.17mm x 4.55mm (1/2.3"). The 28 mm² sensor has the capability to resolve 3648 x 2736 pixels using aspect ratios of 4:3 and 3:2.Coronavirus is affecting the sensor business
The CCD sensor has 10MP and supports a standard ISO range of 100 to 1600. Sadly, RAW files are not saved which means that the user has less room to maneuver in post.
The picture below displays the Z35's sensor size compared to other popular sizes. The Z35 sensor has a crop factor of 5.8 and is showcased in green.Handle those 8K RED files like a boss
To get an idea of various aspect ratios, you can refer to the graphic below.
Fujifilm Z35 dimensions
Fujifilm Z35 weighs 0.28 lb (125 gr or 4.41 ounces) & has outside dimensions of 90mm x 58mm x 24mm (3.5" x 2.3" x 0.9"). The weight of general Small Sensor Compact camera is 174 gr and the Fujifilm Z35 is lighter as compared with various competitors.World's smallest camera makes it into Guinness Book of Records
Listed below is a visual of the Fujifilm Z35 alongside a soda so you're able to get a sense of its size.
The top view directly below will show you the button design on the Z35.
Fujifilm Z35 Lens features
The Z35 provides a built in lens having a focal range of 35-105mm giving it a 3.0 x zoom which is definitely not significant nevertheless it is likely to be useful in certain circumstances.
At it's widest 35mm, it features an aperture of f3.7 and that's kind of sluggish and not good for low light circumstances and you might struggle to get a shallow depth of field. You will likely also have to boost your ISO setting resulting in noisy images. Towards the long end, 105mm comes with f4.2 which is fairly slow and you would have to utilize slower shutter speeds.
Fujifilm Z35 Connectivity
The Z35 has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
Cameras with NFC and Bluetooth connectivity can easily be controlled wirelessly by smartphones. You are able to copy images and sometimes adjust camera settings without the hassle of connecting straight with the camera.
Many apps also provide a Liveview and press the shutter when you aren't near the camera. If the camera boasts a HDMI port, it could be attached to an external screen. Many cameras will allow you to recharge the battery with the USB port.
Fujifilm Z35 Video features
The highest video quality on the Fujifilm Z35 is 640 x 480 and you can record in Motion JPEG file format. 480p is awful for today's requirements. You should really go for at least FUll HD quality for good video. The body doesn't include a microphone and headphone socket which means you have got absolutely no control over the sound. It is perhaps a better idea to find another camera if you require better sound for your videos.
Fujifilm Z35 Weather Sealing
Fujifilm Z35 doesn't have weather sealing so damp conditions might damage the camera.
Fujifilm Z35 Screen and Viewfinder
The Fujifilm Z35 houses a 2.5" fixed screen having a resolution of 230k dots.
Sadly the screen isn't a touch screen.400 Megapixel mode coming to Fujifilm GFX 100
The ViewFinder details for Fujifilm Z35 are below:
- ViewFinder None
Viewfinders can be rather beneficial for bright outdoor conditions which might make the camera screen washed out and very difficult to see.
Fujifilm Z35 Shutter features
The maximum shutter speed is 1/1000s.
Fujifilm Z35 Flash and Hot shoe features
Fujifilm Z35 features just built in flash without external flash ability.
Fujifilm Z35 Autofocus features
Fujifilm Z35 features only Contrast Based Auto Focus & doesn't have Phase Detect Auto Focus. Phase Detection focusing is more snappier and exact as compared with Contrast Based focusing.
Fujifilm Z35 does not have manual focusing. Manual focusing mode can be good for low light occasions or you want to have more accurate control on focusing.
Fujifilm Z35 Battery life
The typical Small Sensor Compact camera battery life is 241. Fujifilm X30 has the highest (470) battery life for this range of cameras.
Below is a list of Small Sensor Compact cameras that come with the highest battery life:
Fujifilm Z35 for different styles of photography
The following diagram provides a summation of the Fujifilm Z35 for different styles of photography. To view more, browse to the specific section below.
Fujifilm Z35 as a Portrait photography camera
The Fujifilm Z35 receives a score of 20 which is lousy, meaning that it is simply not very good for portrait photography. Shooting portrait photos leans heavily to sensor dimension, support for RAW photos & option to work with off-camera flash.
Fujifilm Z35 Street photography info
Having a reasonable score of 55, the Fujifilm Z35 is somewhat suited to buy for street photography. A good street photography camera has a good balance of image quality plus portability.
Fujifilm Z35 as a Sports photography camera
A lousy sports photography points total of 17 suggests the Fujifilm Z35 is simply not very good for taking pictures of sports. A camera needs to have excellent autofocus plus fast continuous shooting for sports photography.
Fujifilm Z35 Travel photography features
Portability is very crucial in getting a camera for travel. Overall, the Fujifilm Z35 gets a decent 56 for a travelling camera which makes it somewhat adequate for your travels.
Fujifilm Z35 as a Landscape photography camera
For anyone who is looking to buy a camera for landscape pictures, the most vital aspect will be image quality. The Fujifilm Z35 with it's lousy score of 23 for a landscape camera is simply not very good among its competitors.
Fujifilm Z35 as a Vlogging camera
A vlogging camera preferably should have a articulating screen, microphone port and preferably image stabilization. Taking everything into account, the Fujifilm Z35 is simply not very good as a vlog camera as it receives a lousy score of 25.
Fujifilm Z35 Alternatives
If you are in the market for replacements to the Z35, here is a range of the highest ranked cameras that fall into the family of Small Sensor Compact.
The diagram below shows you an overview of the Z35 compared to it's top scored rivals suggested earlier.
There are more cameras you may look at as alternate options. To go through a extensive comparison, click the "compare" link.