Fujifilm Z37 summary
Fujifilm Z37 is FujiFilm's Small Sensor Compact camera initially released on July of 2009. It houses a 10 MegaPixel, CCD 1/2.3" size sensor with a full resolution of 3648 x 2736.
The Z37 is rated #254 out of 261 in Small Sensor Compact cameras and overall #1207 out of 1422 for digital cameras in our list. Please look at our Advanced camera search to see camera ratings based on your custom criteria.
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Fujifilm Z37 family
The Fujifilm Z37 comes with a history of related digital cameras. Listed below, you can view all earlier and most recent models as well as important specs.
Fujifilm Z37 Gallery
You can look at the Z37 from several angles in the gallery below.
Fujifilm Z37 Pros and Cons
Here is a checklist of pros and cons of the Fujifilm Z37 based on criterias which are usually regarded as essential in a camera.
Fujifilm Z37 Sensor information
The measurement of the sensor on the Fujifilm Z37 is 6.17mm x 4.55mm (1/2.3"). The 28 mm² sensor is able to capture 3648 x 2736 pixels using aspect ratios of 4:3 and 3:2.Handle those 8K RED files like a boss
The CCD sensor boasts 10 megapixels and delivers a native ISO range of 100 to 1600. Unfortunately, RAW format is not supported so the user has less margin for error.
The graphic underneath displays the Z37's sensor size when compared to other common sizes. The Z37 sensor comes with a crop factor of 5.8 and is outlined in green.Coronavirus is affecting the sensor business
To get an understanding of specific aspect ratios, you should refer to the visual below.
Fujifilm Z37 dimensions
Fujifilm Z37 weighs around 0.28 pounds (125 grams or 4.41 oz) and the physical size of the camera is 90mm x 58mm x 24mm (3.5" x 2.3" x 0.9"). The weight of average Small Sensor Compact camera is 174 grams and the Fujifilm Z37 is less heavy as compared with various rivals.Unsplash partners with Institutions to bring historical archive photos
Down below is a picture of the Fujifilm Z37 with a softdrink so you can have a sense of its size.
The top view underneath will provide the button arrangement on the Z37.
Fujifilm Z37 Lens information
The Z37 has got a built-in lens having a focal range of 35-105mm making it a 3.0 x zoom which won't be outstanding but it can be helpful in a few scenarios.
At it's widest 35mm, it provides an aperture of f3.7 and that's somewhat sluggish and not good in low light events and you will struggle to capture good bokeh. You could also need to raise your ISO leading to noisy files. Towards the long end, 105mm comes with f4.2 which is pretty slow and you may have to use slow shutter speeds.
Fujifilm Z37 Connectivity
The Z37 has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
Digital cameras that contain NFC and / or Bluetooth connectivity can easily be used wirelessly with smartphones. You will be able to copy photos and sometimes alter camera settings with no need to connect directly with the camera.
Certain apps also enable a Liveview and release the shutter if you are not near the camera. If the camera contains a HDMI out, it could be connected to an external screen. Many cameras enable you to recharge the battery pack with the USB socket.
Fujifilm Z37 Video information
The highest possible video resolution on the Fujifilm Z37 is 640 x 480 and it can record in Motion JPEG format. 480p is low by today's standards. You should strive for a minimum 1080p resolution for video recording. The body does not offer a mic and / or headphone port so you get absolutely no control over your audio. It is perhaps best to get an alternative model in case you need decent audio in your video clips.
Fujifilm Z37 Weather Sealing
There is no environment sealing in the Fujifilm Z37 so you have to be careful in wet and dusty situations.
Fujifilm Z37 Display and Viewfinder
The Fujifilm Z37 is equipped with a 2.7" fixed display having a resolution of 230k dots.
Please note that the display screen offers no touch support.400 Megapixel mode coming to Fujifilm GFX 100
The View Finder specs regarding Fujifilm Z37 are as follows:
- ViewFinder None
Viewfinders are quite useful for sunny outdoor situations which will make the camera display washed out and very difficult to view.
Fujifilm Z37 Shutter information
The max shutter speed is 1/1000 sec.
Fujifilm Z37 Flash and Hot shoe information
Fujifilm Z37 has got just built-in flash with missing external flash support.
Fujifilm Z37 Autofocusing information
Fujifilm Z37 has got only Contrast Detect AF and is missing Phase Detect AF. Phase Detection focusing is more quicker and accurate as compared with Contrast Detect focusing.
Fujifilm Z37 lacks manual focus. Manual focus mode can be good for low light conditions or you want to have more exact control on focusing.
Fujifilm Z37 Battery life
The average Small Sensor Compact camera battery life is 241. Fujifilm X30 features the best (470) battery life for this category of cameras.
Listed below is a list of Small Sensor Compact cameras that come with the highest battery life:
Fujifilm Z37 for various types of photography
The following graph displays a outline of the Fujifilm Z37 for various types of photography. To view more, scroll to the specific paragraph underneath.
Fujifilm Z37 Portrait photography information
The Fujifilm Z37 gets a points tally of 20 which is horrible, and means the camera is not really suitable to use for portrait images. Shooting portraits favors greatly towards sensor size, RAW support together with the ability to use external lighting.
Fujifilm Z37 as a Street photography camera
With a modest score of 55, the Fujifilm Z37 is fairly acceptable to buy for street photography. A good street photography camera provides a good balance of image quality and portability.
Fujifilm Z37 Sports photography info
A horrible sports photography score of 17 suggests the Fujifilm Z37 is not really suitable for shooting sports. A camera needs very good tracking and fast shutter speeds for sports photography.
Fujifilm Z37 as a Travel photography camera
Portability is pretty crucial in picking a camera for travel. All things considered, the Fujifilm Z37 gets a moderate 56 for a travelling camera which makes it reasonably appropriate for your holidays.
Fujifilm Z37 Landscape photography highlights
In case you're looking to pick a digital camera for landscape photographs, the most essential factor will be image quality. The Fujifilm Z37 with it's horrible grade of 23 as a landscape camera is not really suitable in the current marketplace.
Fujifilm Z37 as a Vlogging camera
A vlogging camera should come with a moving display screen, microphone port and ideally IBIS. Considering all things, the Fujifilm Z37 is not really suitable as a vlog camera as it comes to a horrible rating of 25.
Fujifilm Z37 Alternatives
If you are looking for replacements to the Z37, here is a range of the top ranked cameras that fall under the family of Small Sensor Compact.
The line chart underneath shows you a bird's eye view of the Z37 vs it's top ranked rivals shown above.
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