Fujifilm FinePix HS10 Review

4.5
April 14, 2010 | Mark Goldstein |

Specifications

Model

FinePix HS10 / HS11

Number of effective pixels*1

10.3 megapixels

Image sensor

1/2.3-inch BSI-CMOS

Storage media
  • Internal memory (Approx. 46MB)
  • SD memory card
  • SDHC memory card*2
File format
Still image:

JPEG (Exif Ver. 2.2 *3), RAW (RAF format), RAW+JPEG

Movie:

MPEG4(MOV, H.264/AVC, ISO standard) with stereo sound

Audio:

WAVE format, Monaural sound

(Design rule for Camera File system compliant / DPOF-compatible)

Number of recorded pixels

Still image: 3,648 x 2,736 (10M) / 3,648 x 2,432 (3:2) / 3,648 x 2,056 (16:9) / 2,592 x 1,944 / 2,592 x 1,728 (3:2) / 2,592 x 1,440 (16:9) / 2,048 x 1,536 / 2,048 x 1,360 (3:2) / 1,920 x 1,080 (16:9) pixels

Lens

Fujinon 30x optical zoom lens, F2.8 (Wide) - F5.6 (Telephoto)

Lens focal length

f=4.2 - 126.0mm, equivalent to 24 - 720mm on a 35mm camera

Aperture

Wide: F2.8 / F11.0, Telephoto: F5.6 / F11.0

Focus distance
(from lens surface)
Normal:
  • Wide: Approx. 50cm / 1.6ft. to infinity
  • Telephoto: Approx. 3.0m / 9.8ft. to infinity
Macro:
  • Wide: Approx. 10cm - 3.0m / 0.3ft. - 9.8ft.
  • Telephoto: Approx. 2.0m - 5.0m / 6.5ft. - 16.4ft.
Super Macro:
  • Approx. 1cm - 1.0m / 0.4in. - 3.2ft.
Sensitivity

Auto / Equivalent to ISO 100 / 200 / 400 / 800 / 1600 / 3200 / 6400 (Standard Output Sensitivity)

Exposure control

TTL 256-zones metering

Exposure mode

Programmed AE, Aperture Priority AE, Shutter Priority AE

Shooting modes
Mode Dial:

Auto, SR, Adv, SP1, SP2, PANORAMA, C, P, S, A, M

SP:

Portrait, Portrait Enhancer, Landscape, Sport, Night, Night (Tripod), Fireworks, Sunset, Snow, Beach, Flower, Text, Natural Light, Natural Light & with Flash, Party

Image stabilizer

CMOS-shift type + DIS

Shutter speed

(Auto mode) 1/4sec. to 1/4000sec.
(All other modes) 30sec. to 1/4000sec.

Continuous shooting

max. 7 frames (3 ,5, 7 and 10 frames/sec.)

Focus

Auto focus (Area, Multi, Center, Tracking), Continuous AF, Manual focus (One-push AF mode included), AF assist illuminator available

White balance

Automatic scene recognition

Preset: Fine, Shade, Fluorescent light (Daylight), Fluorescent light (Warm White), Fluorescent light (Cool White), Incandescent light, Custom

Self-timer

Approx. 10sec. / 2sec. delay

Flash

Auto flash

Effective range (ISO 800):

Normal:
  • Wide: Approx. 30cm - 8.0m / 1.0ft. - 26.2ft.
  • Telephoto: Approx. 2.0m - 4.0m / 6.5ft. - 13.1ft.

Flash modes
Red-eye removal OFF: Auto, Forced Flash, Suppressed Flash, Slow Synchro.
Red-eye removal ON: Red-eye Reduction Auto, Red-eye Reduction & Forced Flash, Suppressed Flash, Red-eye Reduction & Slow Synchro.

Electronic Viewfinder (EVF)

0.2-inch, Approx.200,000dots,FLCD monitor,Approx. 97% coverage

LCD monitor

3.0-inch, Approx. 230,000 dots, color LCD monitor, Approx. 97% coverage

Movie recording

1,920 x 1,080 pixels (Full HD) / 1,280 x 720 pixels (HD) / 640 x 480 pixels / 320 x 240 pixels (30 frames/sec.) with stereo sound

Photography functions

High Speed Movie (60/120/240/480/1000fps), SR AUTO (Scene Recognition Auto), Motion Panorama, Best Framing, Frame No. memory, Histograms, Zoom Bracketing, Best frame capture, Face Detection (with Auto red-eye removal), Pro Low-light, Motion Remover, Multi Motion Capture, Silent mode, Instant Zoom

Playback functions

Face Detection (with Red-eye removal), Crop, Resize, Image rotate, Slideshow, Multi-frame playback (with Micro Thumbnail), Sorting by date, Voice Memo, Image search, Histograms, Highlight warning, Movie trimming, Movie join

Video output

HDMI (Type C)
NTSC/PAL selectable

Digital interface

USB 2.0 High-speed

Power supply

4x AA type alkaline batteries (included)
Ni-MH rechargeable batteries (sold separately)
Lithium batteries (sold separately)
DC Coupler CP-04 with AC power adapter AC-5VX (sold separately)

Dimensions

130.6 (W) x 90.7 (H) x 126.0 (D) mm / 5.1 (W) x 3.6 (H) x 5.0 (D) in. (excluding accessories and attachments)

Weight

Approx. 636g / 22.4oz. (excluding accessories, battery and memory card)

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