Fujifilm FinePix Z800EXR Review

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Model Name FinePix Z800EXR / Z808EXR
Number of effective pixels *1 12.0 million pixels
CCD sensor 1/2-inch Super CCD EXR
Storage media
  • Internal memory (Approx. 30MB)
  • SD memory card / SDHC memory card *2
File format
still image
JPEG (Exif Ver 2.3 *3)
AVI (Motion JPEG ) with sound
WAVE format, Monaural sound
(Design rule for Camera File system compliant)
Number of recorded pixels Still image:
L : (4:3) 4000 x 3000 / (16:9) 4000 x 2248
M : (4:3) 2816 x 2112 / (16:9) 2816 x 1584
S : (4:3) 2048 x 1536 / (16:9) 1920 x 1080
<Motion Panorama 360>
360° Vertical 7680 x 920 Horizontal 7680 x 616
240° Vertical 5120 x 920 Horizontal 5120 x 616
120° Vertical 2560 x 920 Horizontal 2560 x 616
Fujinon 5x optical zoom lens
focal length
f=6.4 - 32mm, equivalent to 35-175mm on a 35mm camera
F3.9(Wide) / F4.7(Telephoto)
Digital zoom L, M : Maximum approx 4x
S : Maximum approx 4.4x
Aperture F3.9 / F6.4(Wide) F4.7 / F8.0(Telephoto)
Focus distance
(from lens surface)
  • Wide : Approx. 60cm / 2ft. to infinity
  • Telephoto : Approx. 1m / 3.3ft. to infinity
  • Wide: Approx. 9cm - 80cm / 3.5in. - 2.6ft.
  • Telephoto: Approx. 40cm - 80cm / 1.3ft. - 2.6ft.
Sensitivity Auto / Equivalent to ISO 100 / 200 / 400 / 800 / 1600 / 3200* (Standard Output Sensitivity)
  • * M mode or lower
Exposure control TTL 256-zones metering, Multi metering
Exposure mode Programmed AE / Manual
Shooting modes Portrait, Portrait enhancer,Landscape, Sport, Night, Night(Tripod), Fireworks, Sunset, Snow, Beach, Party, Flower, Text, Dog, Cat
Image stabilizer CCD-shift type
Face detection Yes
Exporsure compensation -2.0EV - +2.0EV 1/3EV step
Shutter speed Auto : 1/4sec. to 1/1000sec.
All modes : 4sec. to 1/1000sec.
with mechanical shutter
Continuous shooting Approx. 1.6frame/sec. max. 5frames
Auto bracketing -
Single AF / Continuous AF(when EXR Auto)
TTL contrast AF, Phase detection AF
AF frame selection
Center, Multi, Place of touch(Touch & Shoot mode)
White balance Auto, Fine, Shade, Incandescent light, Fluorescent light 1(Daylight), Fluorescent light 2(Warm White), Fluorescent light 3(Cool White)
Self-timer 10sec. / 2sec. delay / Couple Timer / Group Timer / Auto-shutter(dog, cat) / Auto release
Flash Auto flash (super i-flash)
Effective range : (ISO 800)
  • Wide : Approx. 30cm - 3.9m / 1ft. - 12.8 ft.
  • Telephoto : Approx. 40cm - 3.2m / 1.3ft. - 10.5ft.
  • Approx. 30cm - 80cm / 1ft. - 2.6ft.
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 -
Electronic Viewfinder -
LCD monitor 3.5-inch Wide, TFT Color LCD monitor, Approx. 460,000dots,(Approx. 100% coverage), Aspect ratio 16:9
Movie recording 1280 (1280x720 : HD), 24frames/sec.
640 (640x480 : VGA), 30frames/sec.
with monaural sound
  • * Zoom function cannot be used during movie recording.
Shooting functions EXR mode(Auto / Resolution priority / High ISO & Low noise priority / Dynamic range priority), Dynamic range, Touch & Shoot, Face recognition, Face Detection, Auto red-eye removal, Film simulation, Dog / cat detection, Framing guideline, Motion panorama360, Auto release
Playback functions Face Detection, Face recognition, Auto red-eye removal, Image search, Crop, Resize, Image rotate, Slide show, Multi-frame playback (with Microthumbnail), Edit, Dual image display, Mark upload, Photobook assist, Favorites
Other functions PictBridge, Exif Print, PRINT Image Matching II, 31 Languages,Time difference,Silent mode,
Video output
Digital interface
USB 2.0 High-Speed
HD output
Power supply NP-45A Li-ion battery (included) / CP-45with AC power adapter AC-5VX (sold separately)
Dimensions 98.1(W) x 59.0(H) x 20.3(D) mm / 3.9(W) x 2.3(H) x 0.8(D) in. (Minimum thickness : 16.9mm / 0.7in)
Weight Approx. 141g / 5.0 oz. (excluding battery and memory card)
Approx. 158g / 5.6 oz. (including battery and memory card)
Operating Temperature 0°C - 40°C
Operating Humidity 10 - 85% (no condensation)
Guide to the number of available frames for battery operation Approx. 170frames
Accessories included Li-ion battery NP-45A
Battery charger BC-45W
Hand strap
USB cable for the FinePix Z800EXR
Optional accessories Li-ion battery NP-45/NP-45A
Battery charger BC-45W
DC coupler CP-45
AC power adapter AC-5VX
HD player HDP-L1

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