Fujifilm FinePix Z90 Review

June 20, 2011 | Matt Grayson | |

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Model Name FinePix Z90 / Z91
Number of effective pixels*1 14.2 million pixels
Image sensor 1/2.3-inch CCD with primary color filter
Storage media
  • Internal memory (Approx. 38MB)
  • SD / SDHC / SDXC memory card*2
File format
still image
JPEG (Exif Ver 2.3)*3
(Design rule for Camera File system compliant)
AVI (Motion JPEG)
WAVE format, Monaural sound
Number of recorded pixels
still image
L : (4:3) 4320 x 3240 (16:9) 4320 x 2432
M : (4:3) 3072 x 2304 (16:9) 3072 x 1728
S : (4:3) 2048 x 1536 (16:9) 1920 x 1080
Fujinon 5x optical zoom lens
focal length
f=5.0 - 25.0 mm, equivalent to 28-140 mm on a 35 mm camera
F3.9 (Wide) - F4.9 (Telephoto)
11 groups 13 lenses
Digital zoom Approx. 6.8x (up to approx. 34x , with 5x optical zoom)
Aperture F3.9 / F6.2 (Wide) F4.9 / F8 (Telephoto)
Focus distance
(from lens surface)
  • Wide : Approx. 60 cm to infinity / 2.0 ft to infinity
  • Telephoto : Approx. 1.0 m to infinity / 3.3 ft to infinity
  • Wide : Approx. 9 cm - 80 cm / 3.5 in.- 2.6 ft.
  • Telephoto : Approx. 40 cm - 80 cm / 1.3 ft.- 2.6 ft.
Sensitivity Auto / ISO 100 / 200 / 400 / 800 / 1600 / 3200
Exposure control TTL 256-zones metering
Exposure mode Programmed AE
Shooting modes Portrait, Landscape, Sport, Night, Night (Tripod), Sunset, Snow, Beach, Party, Flower, Text, Potrait enhancer
Image stabilizer Digital image stabilization
Face detection Yes
Exposure compensation -2.0EV - +2.0EV 1/3EV step
Shutter speed (Auto mode) 1/4sec. to 1/2000sec., (All other modes) 4sec. to 1/2000sec.
Continuous shooting
max. 0.8frames/sec.
Auto bracketing -
Single AF / Continuous AF (SR AUTO)
TTL contrast AF
AF frame selection
Center / Tracking / Portion of touch (Touch & Shoot mode)
White balance Automatic scene recognition
Fine, Shade, Fluorescent light (Daylight), Fluorescent light (Warm White), Fluorescent light (Cool White), Incandescent light
Self-timer Approx. 10sec. / 2sec. delay, Couple Timer, Group Timer
Flash Auto flash (i-flash)
Effective range : (ISO AUTO)
  • Wide : Approx. 70 cm - 3.1 m / 2.3 ft. - 10.2 ft.
  • Telephoto : Approx. 70 cm - 2.7 m / 2.3 ft. - 8.9 ft.
  • Approx. 30 cm - 80 cm / 1 ft. - 2.6 ft.
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 3.0-inch wide, approx. 230,000 dots, TFT color LCD monitor, Touch, approx. 96 % coverage, aspect ratio 16:9
Movie recording 1280 x 720 pixels / 640 x 480 pixels (30frames/sec.) with monaural sound
  • * Optical zoom can be used.
Photography functions SR AUTO, Face Detection, Auto red-eye removal, Framing guide, Automatic LCD brightness adjustment, Frame No. memory, Touch & shoot, Auto, Tracking, Motion panorama, Natural Light, Natural Light & with Flash, Program
Playback functions Face Detection, Photobook assist, Image search, Erase selected frames, Slide show, Auto red-eye removal, Protect, Crop, Resize, Image rotate, Mark for upload, Multi-frame playback, Dual image display, Favorite, Panorama
Other functions PictBridge, Exif Print, 35 languages selection, Time difference, Silent mode
Digital interface
USB 2.0 High-Speed
Power supply NP-45A Li-ion battery (included)
Dimensions 95.4(W) x 56.9(H) x 20.1(D) mm / 3.8(W) x 2.2(H) x 0.8(D) in.
(Minimum depth : 17.45 mm / 0.7in.)
Weight Approx. 133g / 4.7oz. (excluding accessories, battery and memory card)
Approx. 150g / 5.3oz. (including accessories, battery and memory card)
Operating Temperature 0°C - 40°C
Operating Humidity 10% - 80% (no condensation)
Guide to the number of available frames for battery operation Approx. 220frames (AUTO mode)
Accessories included Li-ion battery NP-45A
Battery charger BC-45B
USB cable
Hand strap
Owner's manual
Optional accessories Li-ion battery NP-45A
Battery charger BC-45W
HD Player HDP-L1

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