Fujifilm S9900w overview
Fujifilm S9900w is FujiFilm's Small Sensor Superzoom camera first launched on January of 2015. It houses a 16 MegaPixel, CMOS 1/2.3" size sensor with a maximum resolution of 4608 x 3456.
The Fujifilm S9900w is positioned #56 out of 244 in Small Sensor Superzoom cameras and all-around #517 out of 1453 for cameras in our database. Remember to try out our Smart camera finder to find camera listings based on your customized requirements.
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Fujifilm S9900w family
The Fujifilm S9900w is part of a family of products. You can read the detailed list below.
Fujifilm S9900w Gallery
You can view the Fujifilm S9900w from various angles in the gallery below.
Fujifilm S9900w Pros and Cons
Here is a selection of benefits and drawbacks of the Fujifilm S9900w based on features that are generally viewed as important in a camera.
Fujifilm S9900w Sensor specs
The sensor spec in the Fujifilm S9900w is 6.17mm x 4.55mm (1/2.3"). The 28 mm² sensor has the ability to resolve 4608 x 3456 pixels with aspect ratios of 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9. The camera has got Image Stabilization (Optical). In body stabilization is superior than digital stabilization as the latter can easily produce cropping.World's smallest camera makes it into Guinness Book of Records
The CMOS sensor boasts 16 megapixels and delivers a native ISO range of 100 - 12800. Sadly, RAW files are not saved which means that you have less room to maneuver in post.
The image below displays the Fujifilm S9900w's sensor size in comparison to other common sizes. The Fujifilm S9900w sensor comes with a crop factor of 5.8 and is outlined in green.Instagram's $20 billion Ad success
To get an idea of various aspect ratios, you should refer to the visual below.
Fujifilm S9900w dimensions
Fujifilm S9900w is 1.48 lb (670 grams / 23.63 oz) and features external size of 123mm x 87mm x 116mm (4.8" x 3.4" x 4.6"). The weight of normal Small Sensor Superzoom camera is 387 grams so the Fujifilm S9900w is more heavy than other rivals.Unsplash partners with Institutions to bring historical archive photos
Listed below is a photo of the Fujifilm S9900w with a soda to help you have a feel for its size.
The top view below will show the button design on the Fujifilm S9900w.
Fujifilm S9900w Lens details
The Fujifilm S9900w houses a fixed lens with a focal range of 24-1200mm making it a 50.0 x zoom which is perfect and will allow you to zoom right in.
At it's widest 24mm, the lens provides an aperture of f2.9 making it quite sluggish and not the best in low light circumstances and you may struggle to capture good bokeh. You will likely also have to up your ISO setting resulting in noisy pictures. At the long end, 1200mm is exceptional zoom and comes to f6.5 making it really sluggish and you may have to go with slow shutter speeds.
Fujifilm S9900w Connectivity
The Fujifilm S9900w has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
- Wireless Yes
- HDMI Yes
Cameras that feature NFC and Bluetooth compatibility are able to be used wirelessly through smartphones. You can copy photos and oftentimes change camera settings without the hassle of connecting straight with the camera.
Some apps also provide a Liveview and click the shutter in case you aren't close to the camera. If the camera comes with a HDMI out, it can easily be connected to an external monitor. A good number of cameras will allow you to charge the battery using the USB socket.
Fujifilm S9900w Video details
The maximum video resolution in the Fujifilm S9900w is 1920 x 1080 and it can save in H.264 format. 1080p resolution delivers a great balance for quality and file size but FULL HD won't give you much room to downsample. The body doesn't feature a mic and headphone socket which means you have zero control over your sound. It is probably a better idea to look into a different camera in case you need decent sound in your video clips.
Fujifilm S9900w Weather Sealing
Fujifilm S9900w doesn't have weather proofing so wet conditions can easily damage the camera.
Fujifilm S9900w Display and Viewfinder
The Fujifilm S9900w is equipped with a 3 inch fixed screen with a resolution of 460 thousand dots.
The display is selfie friendly to shoot self portraits and group photos when necessary. Sadly the screen is not a touch screen.400 Megapixel mode coming to Fujifilm GFX 100
The View Finder specs regarding Fujifilm S9900w are below:
- ViewFinder Electronic
- ViewFinder Resolution 920 thousand dots
- ViewFinder Coverage 97%
Viewfinders are pretty useful for bright outdoor situations which will make the camera display washed out and very difficult to view.
Fujifilm S9900w Shutter details
Fujifilm S9900w continuous shooting speed is 10.0 frames/s. The maximum shutter speed is 1/1700s.
Fujifilm S9900w Flash and Hot shoe details
Fujifilm S9900w has got just integrated flash lacking external flash ability.
Fujifilm S9900w Autofocus details
Fujifilm S9900w has got only Contrast Based Auto Focus and doesn't have Phase Detect Auto Focus. Phase Detection autofocusing is more quicker & accurate than Contrast Based autofocusing. The camera supports Face detect which can be handy for portraits.
It also features Tracking Auto Focus for objects on the move. Fujifilm S9900w includes manual focusing when required for low light occasions or you need to have more exact control on focusing.
Fujifilm S9900w Battery life
The battery (4 x AA) in the Fujifilm S9900w is fashioned to last for 300 shutters with respect to the CIPA specifications which is similar to its rivals. The general Small Sensor Superzoom camera battery life is 316. Fujifilm HS35EXR offers the highest possible (600) battery life for this class of cameras.
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Fujifilm S9900w for different forms of photography
The following chart provides a overview of the Fujifilm S9900w for different forms of photography. To see more, have a look at the specific section below.
Fujifilm S9900w Portrait photography information
The Fujifilm S9900w receives a rating of 44 which is subpar, meaning that it is not really suitable to use for portrait photos. Photographing portrait photos leans heavily to sensor resolution, RAW support plus the ability to use off-camera lighting.
Fujifilm S9900w Street photography details
With a subpar points total of 41, the Fujifilm S9900w is not really suitable to buy for street photography. A decent street photography camera gives a perfect balance of image quality plus portability.
Sports photography with Fujifilm S9900w
A decent sports photography points total of 53 means the Fujifilm S9900w is relatively suited for taking pictures of sports. A camera really should have excellent tracking plus fast shutter speeds for sports photography.
Fujifilm S9900w as a Travel photography camera
Size is extremely crucial in picking a travel camera. On the whole, the Fujifilm S9900w gets a very good 61 for a travel camera which makes it a fine choice for your travels.
Fujifilm S9900w Landscape photography highlights
If you find yourself looking to choose a digital camera for landscape photos, the most significant factor is going to be image quality. The Fujifilm S9900w with it's moderate score of 50 as a landscape camera is fairly appropriate within the current marketplace.
Fujifilm S9900w Vlogging info
A vlogging camera should really posses a articulating display, mic input and preferably IBIS. Considering all things, the Fujifilm S9900w is reasonably adequate for vlogging as it delivers a modest score of 57.
Fujifilm S9900w Alternatives
If you are trying to find alternatives to the Fujifilm S9900w, below is a number of the top scored cameras which fall within the family of Small Sensor Superzoom.
The line chart followed below will give you a bird's eye view of the Fujifilm S9900w vs it's highest ranked competitors mentioned above.
Following are several cameras you might view as alternatives. To read a comprehensive comparison, simply click on the "compare" link.