Fujifilm Finepix F50fd Review

Review Date: October 25th 2007
Author: Mark Goldstein

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Page 1
Introduction / Ease of Use
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Image Quality
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Sample Images
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Design
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Specifications
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Conclusion

Specifications

Number of Effective Pixels 12 million pixels
CCD Sensor 1/ 1.6-inch Super CCD HR
Storage Media Internal memory (approx. 25MB) /xD-Picture Card™ ( 16MB - 2 GB ) SD memory card/ SDHC memory card
File format Still image : JPEG (Exif Ver 2.2 ) (Design rule for Camera File system compliant / DPOF-compatible)
Still image : JPEG (Exif Ver 2.2 ) (Design rule for Camera File system compliant / DPOF-compatible)
Audio: WAVE format, Monaural sound
Recording capacity with 512MB xD-Picture Card (not included) Still images:
4000x3000(F) - 108
4000x3000(N) - 173
4224x2816(3:2) - 174
2848x2136 - 339
2048x1536 - 651
1600x1200 - 818
640x480 - 3,993
Movie:
VGA (25fps) - 8.9 min.
QVGA (25fps) - 17.7 min.
Recording capacity with 512MB SD Memory Card (not included) Still images:
4000x3000(F) - 104
4000x3000(N) - 167
4224x2816(3:2) - 168
2848x2136 - 328
2048x1536 - 631
1600x1200 - 793
640x480 - 3,867
Movie:
VGA (25 fps) - 8.7 min.
QVGA (25fps) - 17.1 min.
Number of Recorded Pixels Still image : 4,000 x 3,000 / 4,224x 2,816 (3:2 format) / 2,848 x 2,136 / 2,048 x 1,536 /1,600 x 1,200 / 640 X 480 pixels
Lens Fujinon 3 x Optical zoom lens , F2.8 - F5.1
Lens Focal Length f=8.0mm - 24.0mm, Equivalent to 35-105mm on a 35mm camera
Digital Zoom Approx 8.2x (Max)
Aperture F2.8 -F8
Focus Distance Normal : Wide angle :Approx. 45cm/1.5 ft to infinity Telephoto :Approx. 60cm /2.0 ft to infinity
Macro: Wide Angle: Approx. 7cm/2.8 in to 80cm/2.6ft. Telephoto-Agle: Approx. 30cm/1.0ft.  to 80cm/2.6ft
Sensitivity Auto/Auto(1600)/Auto(800)/ Auto(400)/Equivalent to 100/200/400/800/1600/3200/6400(Standard Output Sensitivity) * ISO3200 : Number of recorded pixels : 6M pixels or lower ISO6400 : Number of recorded pixels : 3M pixels or lower
Exposure control TTL 256-zones metering
Exposure mode Programmed AE, Aperture Priority AE, Shutter Priority AE
Shooting Modes Mode dial : Auto, Natural Light, Natural Light & with Flash, SP1, SP2, A/S(Aperture or Shutter priority AE), M (Manuial),Movie
SP1/SP2 : Portrait, Portrait Enhancer , Landscape,Sport, Night, Fireworks, Sunset, Snow, Beach, Underwater, Museum, Party, Flower, Text
Image Stabilizer CCD-shift type
Shutter speed 8 sec. to 1/2000 sec. (depend on Shooting mode)
Continuous shooting Top-3 (max 2 frames/sec)
High-speed Top-12 (max 5 frames/sec, 3 Mpixels or lower /ISO400 or higher)
Final-3 (max 2 frames/sec)
High Speed Final-12 (max 5frames/sec, 3 Mpixels or lower /ISO400 or higher)
Long-period (max.0.5 frames/sec)
Focus Auto focus (Area,Multi,Center)/Continuous AF
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. 10 sec./2 sec.delay
Flash Auto flash "Effective range: (ISO AUTO): Wide-angle: approx. 0.6m/ 2.0ft to 4.4m/14.4 ft Telephoto : approx. 0.6m/2.0ft to 2.4m/7.9 ft" Macro : approx. 0.3m/1.0 ft to 0.8m/2.6 ft "Flash mode : Auto, Red-eye Reduction, Forced Flash, Suppressed Flash, Slow Synchro. Red-eye Reduction + Slow Synchro."
LCD monitor 2.7-inch , approx.230,000 pixels, Amorphous silicon TFT color LCD monitor, approx. 100% coverage
Movie Recording 640 x 480 pixels, 30 frames/sec. 320 x 240 pixels, 25 frames/sec. with monaural sound
Photography functions Face detection (with Red-eye removal), Performance, Best framing, Frame No.memory
IR communication IrSimple™
Playback functions Face detection (with Red-eye removal), Slide show,Trimming, Single frame, Multi-frameplayback including Microthumbnail mode Sorting by date,Image rotate, Voice Memo
Video Output NTSC / PAL selectable
Digital input/ output USB High-speed
Power Supply NP-50 Li-ion battery(included)/ CP-50 with AC power adapter AC-5VX (sold separately)
Dimensions 92.5(W) 59.2(H) 22.9 (D) mm/3.6(W) 2.3(H) 0.9(D) in. (excluding accessories and attachments)
Weight Approx. 155 g/5.4 oz. (excluding accessories, batteries and memory card)
Optional accessories xD-Picture Card™ : 256MB,512MB,1GB,2GB
Li-ion battery NP-50
Battery charger BC-50
DC coupler CP-50
AC power adapter AC-5VX
PC Card Adapter DPC-AD
CompactFlash™ Card Adapter DPC-CF
   
Page 1
Introduction / Ease of Use
Page 2
Image Quality
Page 3
Sample Images
Page 4
Design
Page 5
Specifications
Page 6
Conclusion

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