Fujifilm FinePix F600EXR Review

December 1, 2011 | Mark Goldstein |


Model FinePix F600EXR
Resolution 16.0 million pixels
Sensor type 1/ 2-inch EXR?CMOS with primary color filter
Storage media Internal memory  (approx.33MB)
SD/SDHC/SDXC(UHS-I) memory card
File format Still image
JPEG (Exif Ver 2.3 ), RAW (RAF format), RAW+JPEG
(Design rule for Camera File system compliant / DPOF-compatible)
Number of recorded pixels ?? (4?3) 4608×3456 / (3?2) 4608×3072 / (16?9) 4608×2592
M? (4?3) 3264×2448 / (3?2) 3264×2176 / (16?9) 3264×1840
S? (4?3) 2304×1728 / (3?2) 2304×1536 / (16?9) 1920×1080

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
Lens name
Fujinon 15 x optical zoom lens
focal length
f=4.4 - 66mm, equivalent to 24-360mm on a 35mm camera
F3.5(Wide) - F5.3(Telephoto)
10 groups 12 lenses
Digital zoom EXR Auto mode: Intelligent digital zoom approx. 2x (with 15x optical zoom, up to approx. 30x)
Other than EXR Auto mode: Intelligent digital zoom approx. 3.4x (with 15x optical zoom, up to approx. 51x)
Aperture F3.5/F7.1/F10 (Wide?
F5.3/F11/F16 (Telephoto? with ND filter
Focus distance (from lens surface) Normal
Wide: Approx. 45cm/1.4 ft. to infinity
Telephoto: Approx. 2.5m /8.2 ft. to infinity
Wide: Approx. 5cm - 3.0m / 1.9 in.- 9.8 ??.
Telephoto: Approx. 1.2m - 3.0m / 3.9 ??. - 9.8ft.
Sensitivity Auto,
 Equivalent to ISO 100/200/400/800/1600/3200/6400*/12800* (Standard Output Sensitivity)?
?6400?M mode or lower?ISO12800?S mode 
Exposure control TTL 256-zones metering, Multi, Spot, Average
Exposure mode Programmed AE, Aperture Priority AE, Shutter Priority AE, Manual
Shooting modes SP: Natural Light, Natural Light ?with Flash, Portrait, Portrait enhancer, Dog, Cat, Landscape, Sport, Night, Night (Tripod), Fireworks, Sunset, Snow, Beach, Underwater, Party, Flower, Text, MODE DIAL: EXR, P, S,A,M?SP, Adv,AUTO
Image stabilisation CMOS shift type
Face detection Yes
Exposure compensation '-2.0EV?+2.0EV??1/3EV step
Shutter speed Auto: 1/4 sec. to 1/2000 sec
All modes: 8 sec to 1/2000 sec
Continuous shooting TOP
L:TOP- 4/8  ?3/5/8 frames/sec.?
M:TOP- 4/8/16  ?3/5/8/11 frames/sec.?
S:TOP- 4/8/16/32  ?3/5/8/11 frames/sec.? 
Best Frame capture:
L:  8 frames  (3/5/8frames/sec. )            
M: 8/16 frames  (3/5/8/11frames/sec. ) 
Auto bracketing  AE Bracketing                   ±1/3EV,±2/3EV,±1EV
 Film Simulation Bracketing   PROVIA/STANDARD, Velvia/VIVID, ASTIA/SOFT
 Dynamic Range Bracketing     100%/200%/400%
Focus Mode
Single AF/Continuous AF (EXR AUTO, Movie)
TTL contrast AF, AF assist illuminator available
AF frame selection
Center, Multi,Tracking
White balance Automatic scene recognition
Preset: Fine, Shade, Fluorescent light (Daylight), Fluorescent light (Warm White), Fluorescent light (Cool White), Incandescent light, Underwater, Custom
Self timer 10 sec. / 2 sec. delay / Auto release / Auto release (Dog?Cat)
Flash Auto flash (super i-flash)
Effective range: (ISO AUTO)
  • Wide:  Approx. 15 cm–3.2 m/5.9in.–10.4 ft.
  • Telephoto: Approx. 90 cm–1.9 m/2.9ft.–6.2ft.
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
LCD monitor 3.0-inch, approx. 460,000 dots, TFT color LCD monitor, approx. 100% coverage
Movie recording 1920x1080pixels/1280X720pixels/640 x 480pixels??30 frames/sec.? with stereo sound    
Optical zoom function can be used.
Photography functions EXR mode (EXR Auto/Resolution priority/High ISO & Low noise priority/Dynamic range priority), Face recognition, Face Detection, Auto red-eye removal, Film simulation, Auto release, Framing guidline, Power management, Frame No. memory,
Advanced mode (Motion panorama360,Pro focus, Pro low light,)
High Speed Movie  (80/160/320  frames/sec.?
GPS Measurement
Advanced Anti Blur
Playback functions Face Detection, Auto red-eye removal, Multi-frame playback (with micro thumbnail), Crop, Resize, Slide show, Image rotate, Voice memo, Exposure warning, Auto rotate playback, Photobook assist, Image search, Favorites, Mark for upload, Panorama, Erase selected frames,
Photo navigation, Histogram display
Other functions Landmark Navigator
PictBridge, Exif Print,
35 Languages, Time difference, Silent mode
Terminal Video output
NTSC?PAL selectable with  Monaural sound
Digital interface
USB 2.0 High-Speed
HDMI output
HDMI Mini connector
Power supply NP-50 Li-ion battery (included)
CP-50 with AC power adapter AC-5VX (sold separately)
Dimensions 103.5 (W) × 62.5(H) × 32.6 (D) mm / 4.0 (W) ×2.4(H) ×1.2 (D) in.
(Minimum depth: 22.9mm / 0.9 in)
Weight Approx. 220g / 7.7oz. (including battery and memory card)
Approx. 201g / 7.0oz. (excluding battery and memory card)
Operating temperature '0??40?
Operating humidity '10%?80% (no condensation)
Battery life approx. 300 frames (AUTO mode)
Accessories included Li-ion battery NP-50
Battery charger BC-45W  ?
Hand strap
A/V cable
Owner's manual
Optional accessories Li-ion battery NP-50
Battery charger BC-45W
DC coupler CP-50
AC power adapter AC-5VX
Water?proof Case WP-FXF500