Fujifilm Finepix F20 Review

Review Date: October 18th 2006
Author: Gavin Stoker

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Introduction / Features
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Ease of Use
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Image Quality
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Sample Images
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Number of effective pixels 6.3 million pixels
CCD sensor 1/ 1.7-inch Super CCD HR
Number of recorded pixels Still image: 2,848 x 2,136 (6.1m) / 3,024 x 2,016 (3:2 format) / 2,048 x 1,536 /1,600 x 1,200 / 640 X 480 pixels
Movie: 640 x 480 pixels (30 frames/sec.), 320 x 240 pixels (30 frames/sec.)
Storage media Internal memory (approx. 10MB) /xD-Picture Card™ ( 16MB - 1 GB )
File format Still image : JPEG (Exif Ver 2.2 )
Movie : AVI (Motion JPEG)
(Design rule for Camera File system compliant / DPOF-compatible)
Lens Fujinon 3.0x optical zoom lens , F2.8 - F5.0
Lens focal length 8.0 – 24.0mm (36-108mm on a 35mm camera)
Focus Auto Focus (Single, Continuous)
(Centre, Multi)
AF assist illuminator available
Focus distance Normal : Approx. 60cm (2.0 ft.) to Infinity
Macro: Wide Angle: Approx. 5cm (2.0 in.) to 80cm (2.6 ft.)
Telephoto: Approx. 30cm (1.0 ft.) to 80cm (2.6 ft.)
Shutter speed 4 sec. to 1/2000 sec. (depend on Shooting mode)
Aperture Wide-angle: F2.8 - F8, 10 steps in 1/3 EV increments
Telephoto: F5.0 - F8, 10 steps in 1/3 EV increments
Sensitivity Auto /Equivalent to 100/200/400/800/1600/(up to ISO2000 on Anti-blur/Natural Light mode)
Exposure control 256-zone TTL metering (Multi/ Spot/ Average)
White balance Automatic scene recognition
Preset (Fine, Shade, Fluorescent light (Daylight), Fluorescent light (Warm White), Fluorescent light (Cool White), Incandescent light), Custom
LCD monitor 2.5 inches, Aspect ratio: 4:3, Amorphous silicon TFT, Approx 153,000 pixels, Coverage Approx. 100%
Flash Auto flash
Effective range: (ISO AUTO): Wide-angle: approx. 0.6 - 6.5m / 2.0 - 21.3 ft
Telephoto: approx. 0.6 – 3.5m / 2.0 – 11.5 ft
Macro: approx. 0.3m – 0.8m / 1.0 ft - 2.6 ft
Flash mode : Auto, Red-eye Reduction, Forced Flash, Suppressed Flash, Slow Synchro.
Red-eye Reduction + Slow Synchro.
Self-timer Approx. 10 sec./ 2 sec. delay
Video output NTSC / PAL selectable
Digital input/output USB High-speed
Power supply NP-70 Rechargeable Battery, AC Power Adapter AC-5VC (included),
Dimensions 93.5(W) x 56.7(H) x 26.6(D) mm/3.7(W) x 2.2(H) x 1.1(D) in. excluding accessories and attachments)
Weight Approx. 150 g/5.3 oz.(excluding accessories, batteries and xD-Picture Card)
Digital zoom 6.20 X
Shooting modes Normal : Auto, Anti-blur, Scene Position, Macro, Movie, Burst/Continuous
SP: Natural Light, Natural Light & with flash, Position: Portrait, Landscape, Sport, Night, Fireworks, Sunset, Snow, Beach, Museum, Party, Flower Close-up, Text
Continuous :
1.Top-3 ( max.2.2 frames/sec., up to 3 frames)
2.Final-3 ( max.2.2 frames/sec., up to 3 frames )
3.Long-period ( max.0.7frame/sec. Up to memory card size)
High speed shooting
Movie recording 640 x 480 pixels, 30 frames/sec.
320 x 240 pixels, 30 frames/sec.
With monaural sound, AVI format (Motion JPEG)
Voice Memo Up to 30 sec. WAV format
Playback functions Single frame, 9 Multi-frame, Sorting by date, Image rotate, Post shot Assist window (3 frames), Voice Memo, Trimming, Automatic playback
Accessories included
  • Li-ion battery NP-70
  • AC Power Adapter AC-5VC
  • Hand Strap
  • USB cable for the FinePix F20
  • A / V cable for the FinePix F20
  • CD-ROM
    • FinePixViewer
    • ImageMixer VCD2 LE for FinePix
    • Owner's Manual
Optional accessories
  • xD-Picture Card™ : 16MB, 32MB, 64MB, 128MB, 256MB, 512MB, 1GB
  • PC Card Adapter DPC-AD
  • CompactFlash™ Card Adapter DPC-CF
  • Image Memory Card Reader DPC-R1
  • AC Power Adapter AC-5VX
  • Battery Charger BC-70
  • Soft Case SC-FXF30
Page 1
Introduction / Features
Page 2
Ease of Use
Page 3
Image Quality
Page 4
Sample Images
Page 5
Page 6
Page 7

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