Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR Review

4.5
May 1, 2013 | Mark Goldstein |

Specifications

Model FinePix HS50EXR
Effective Pixels 16.0 million pixels
Sensor type 1/2-inch EXR CMOS II with primary colour filter
Storage media
  • Internal memory
  • SD / SDHC / SDXC(UHS-I) memory card*2
File format
still image
JPEG (Exif Ver 2.3)*3, RAW (RAF format), RAW+JPEG
(Design rule for Camera File system compliant / DPOF-compatible)
movie
H.264 (MOV)
Linear PCM / stereo sound
Number of recorded pixels
still image
L : (4:3) 4608 x 3456 / (3:2) 4608 x 3072 / (16:9) 4608 x 2592 / (1:1) 3456 x 3456
M : (4:3) 3264 x 2448 / (3:2) 3264 x 2176 / (16:9) 3264 x 1840 / (1:1) 2432 x 2432
S : (4:3) 2304 x 1728 / (3:2) 2304 x 1536 / (16:9) 1920 x 1080 / (1:1) 1728 x 1728

<Motion Panorama>
360° Vertical 11520 x 1624 Horizontal 11520 x 1080
180° Vertical 5760 x 1624 Horizontal 5760 x 1080
120° Vertical 3840 x 1624 Horizontal 3840 x 1080
 
name
Fujinon 42x optical zoom lens
focal length
f=4.4 - 185mm, equivalent to 24 - 1000mm on a 35mm format
full-aperture
F2.8 (Wide) - F5.6 (Telephoto)
constitution
12 groups 17 lenses
Digital zoom Intelligent digital zoom approx. 2.0x (up to approx. 84x, with 42x optical zoom)
Aperture F2.8-F11 (Wide) F5.6-F11(Telephoto) 1/3EV step
Focus distance (from lens surface)
Normal
  • Wide : Approx. 45cm to infinity / 1.4ft. to infinity
  • Telephoto : Approx. 3.0m to infinity / 9.8ft. to infinity
Macro
  • Wide : Approx. 7cm - 3.0m / 2.7in. - 9.8ft.
  • Telephoto : Approx. 2.5m - 5.0m / 8.2ft. - 16.4ft.
Super Macro
  • Approx. 1.0cm - 1.0m / 0.4in. - 3.2ft.
Sensitivity Auto, Equivalent to ISO 100 / 200 / 400 / 800 / 1600 / 3200 / 6400* / 12800* (Standard Output Sensitivity)
  • * ISO6400 : image size M or lower, ISO12800 : image size S
Exposure control TTL 256-zone metering, Multi / Spot / Average
Exposure mode Programmed AE, Aperture Priority AE, Shutter Priority AE, Manual
Shooting modes
SP
Portrait, Portrait Enhancer, Landscape, Sport, Night, Night (Tripod), Fireworks, Sunset, Snow, Beach, Party, Flower, Text
MODE DIAL
EXR, AUTO, P, S, A, M, C, PANORAMA, SP1, SP2, Adv.
Image stabilisation Lens shift type
Exposure compensation -2.0EV - +2.0EV 1/3EV step
Shutter speed (Auto mode) 1/4sec. to 1/4000sec., (All other modes) 30sec. to 1/4000sec.
(combined mechanical and electronic shutter)
 
Continuous shooting
TOP
H : approx. 11fps (max. 5 frames)
M : approx. 6.0fps (max. 5 frames)
L : approx. 3.0fps (max. 5 frames)
SH : approx. 16fps (max. 13 frames ; Size M,S)
Best Frame capture
H : approx. 11fps 7 frames (Size L,M,S)
M : approx. 6.0fps 7 frames (Size L,M,S)
L : approx. 3.0fps 7 frames (Size L,M,S)
SH : approx. 16fps 7/14 frames (Size M,S)
Auto bracketing AE Bracketing : ±1/3EV, ±2/3EV, ±1EV
Film Simulation Bracketing : PROVIA / STD, Velvia / VIVID, ASTIA / SOFT
Dynamic Range Bracketing : 100% / 200% / 400%
Focus
mode
Single AF / Continuous AF (EXR AUTO, Movie) / Manual AF (One-push AF mode included)
type
Intelligent Hybrid AF: Phase Detection AF / Contrast AF, AF assist illuminator available
AF frame selection
Center, Multi, Area, Tracking
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 / Auto release
Flash Auto flash (super i-flash)
Effective range : (ISO AUTO)
Normal
  • Wide : Approx. 30cm - 8.0m / 1ft. - 26.2ft.
  • Telephoto : Approx. 2.5m - 4.0m / 8.2ft. - 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.
Hot shoe YES
Electronic viewfinder 0.26-inch., approx. 920,000 dots, colour LCD viewfinder approx. 100% coverage
LCD monitor 3.0-inch, approx. 920,000 dots, TFT colour LCD monitor, Vari-Angle, approx. 100% coverage
Movie recording 1920 x 1080 pixels / 1280 x 720 pixels (60 frames/sec.) / 640 x 480 pixels (30 frames/sec.) with stereo sound
  • * Optical zoom function (manual) can be used.
Photography functions EXR mode, High Speed Movie (120 / 240 / 480 frames/sec.), Face Detection, Auto Red-eye removal, Advanced mode (Pro focus, Pro low light, Multiple exposure), Motion Panorama 360, Film simulation, Electronic level, Histogram display, Focus check, Focus peaking in Manual focus mode, Framing guideline, Frame No. memory, Best frame capture, Advanced Anti Blur, Date stamp, Scene recognition on movie recording (Auto / Macro / LAandscape / Night / Portrait / Backlit Portrait / Night Portrait), Advanced filter (Toy Camera / Miniature / Pop Colour / High-Key / Low-Key / Dynamic Tone / Partial Colour / Soft Focus), Microphone-level adjustment
Playback functions Face Detection, Auto Red-eye removal, Multi-frame playback (with micro thumbnail), Protect, Crop, Resize, Slide show, Image rotate, histogram display, exposure warning, Photobook assist, image search, Favorites, Mark for upload, Panorama, Erase selected frames
Other functions PictBridge, Exif Print, 35 Languages selection, Time difference, Silent mode
Terminal
Digital interface
USB 2.0 High-Speed
HDMI output
HDMI Mini connector
Audio input
Ø2.5mm external microphone
Power supply Li-ion battery NP-W126 (included)
Dimensions 134.9(W) x 101.3(H) x 145.9(D) mm / 5.3(W) x 4.0(H) x 5.7(D) in.
Weight Approx. 808g / 28.5oz. (including battery and memory card)
Approx. 758g / 26.7oz. (excluding battery and memory card)
Operating temperature 0°C - 40°C
Operating humidity 10% - 80% (no condensation)
Battery life Approx. 500 frames (AUTO mode)
  • * Fujifilm research based on CIPA standards
Accessories included Li-ion battery NP-W126
Battery charger BC-W126
Shoulder strap
USB cable
Lens hood
Lens cap and Lens cap cord
CD-ROM
Owner's manual
Optional accessories Li-ion battery NP-W126
Battery charger BC-W126
Remote Release RR-80A
Shoe Mount Flash EF-42 / EF-20 / EF-X20
Protector Filter PRF-58
Stereo microphone MIC-ST1
 
  • *1 Number of effective pixels: The number of pixels on the image sensor which receive input light through the optical lens, and which are effectively reflected in the final output data of the still image.
  • *2 Please see the Fujifilm website to check memory card compatibility.
  • *3 Exif 2.3 is a digital camera file format that contains a variety of shooting information for optimal printing.

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