Fujifilm FinePix Real 3D W1 Review

October 1, 2009 | Mark Goldstein |


Number of effective pixels *1 10.0 million pixels
CCD sensor 1/2.3-inch CCD x2
Storage media
  • Internal memory (Approx. 42MB)
  • SD memory card
  • SDHC memory card *2
File format
3D Still image:
MPO+JPEG, MPO (Multi Picture Format compatible)
2D Still image:
JPEG (Exif Ver 2.2 *3)
(Design rule for Camera File system compliant / DPOF-compatible)
3D Movie:
3D-AVI (Stereo AVI format with 2 image channels)
2D Movie:
AVI format (Motion JPEG with sound)
Number of recorded pixels L: 4:3 3,648 x 2,736 / L: 3:2 3,648 x 2,432 / M: 4:3 2,592 x 1,944 / S: 4:3 2,048 x 1,536 pixels
Lens Fujinon 3x optical zoom lens, F3.7(W) - F4.2(T)
Lens focal length f=6.3 - 18.9mm, equivalent to 35.0 - 105.0mm on a 35mm camera
up to 3.8x (Combined optical and digital zoom)
up to 17.1x (Combined optical 3x zoom and digital 5.7x zoom)
Aperture Wide: F3.7 / F5 / F8, Telephoto: F4.2 / F5.6 / F9
Focus distance (from lens surface)
  • Approx. 60cm / 2ft. to infinity
Macro (2D only):
  • Wide: Approx. 8cm - 80cm / 0.3ft. - 2.6ft.
  • Telephoto: Approx. 60cm - 3m / 2.0ft. - 9.8ft.
Quick AF:
  • Approx. 1m / 3.3ft. to infinity
Sensitivity Auto / Equivalent to 100 / 200 / 400 / 800 / 1600 (Standard Output Sensitivity)
Exposure control TTL 256-zones metering, MULTI, SPOT, AVERAGE
Exposure mode Programmed AE, Aperture Priority AE, Manual
Shooting modes
SP mode:
Natural light, Natural light and with Flash, Portrait, Landscape, Sport, Night, Night (Tripod), Sunset, Snow, Beach, Underwater, Party, Anti-Blur
Interval 3D shooting, Individual shutter 3D shooting
Tele/Wide simultaneous shooting, 2-Color simultaneous shooting, 2-Sensitivity simultaneous shooting
Shutter speed
  • 1/8sec. - 1/500sec.
Night (Tripod):
  • 3sec. - 1/500sec.
  • 1/2sec. - 1/1000sec.
All other modes including AUTO:
  • 1/4sec. - 1/1000sec.
Continuous shooting
  • Top-40 (max. 2 frames/sec. "S" only)
  • Top-40 (max. 1 frame/sec.)
  • High speed Top-40 (max. 3 frames/sec., "S" only)
  • Single AF
AF mode:
  • 3D: Center
  • 2D: Center, Multi (for Face Detection off only)
White balance Automatic scene recognition
Preset: Fine, Shade, Fluorescent light (Daylight), Fluorescent light (Warm white), Fluorescent light (Cool white), Incandescent light, Underwater lighting
Self-timer Approx. 10sec. / 2sec. delay
Flash Auto flash Effective range: (ISO AUTO):
  • Wide: Approx. 60cm - 3.7m / 2ft. - 12.1ft.
  • Telephoto: Approx. 60cm - 3.3m / 2ft. - 10.8ft.
Macro (2D only)
  • Wide Approx. 30cm - 80cm / 1ft. - 2.6ft.
  • Telephoto: Approx. 60cm - 1.6m / 2ft. - 5.2ft.
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.
LCD monitor 2.8-inch, Approx. 230,000 dots color LCD monitor with Light Direction Control, Approx. 100% coverage
Movie recording 640 x 480 pixels / 320 x 240 pixels (30 frames/sec.) with stereo sound
* Zoom function cannot be used during movie recording.
Photography functions
Auto parallax control, Power management, Framing guideline, Frame No. memory
Face Detection (with Red-eye removal), Power management, Framing guideline, Frame No. memory
Playback functions
Parallax adjustment, Multi-frame playback (with Micro thumbnail), Cropping, Resize, Sorting by date, Slideshow
Face Detection (with Red-eye removal), Multi-frame playback (with Micro thumbnail), Sorting by date, Cropping, Resize, Slideshow, Image rotate
Video output NTSC / PAL selectable
Digital interface USB 2.0 High-speed
Power supply NP-95 Li-ion battery (included), AC power adapter AC-5VC (included)
Dimensions Approx. 123.6 (W) x 68 (H) x 25.6 (D) mm / 4.9 (W) x 2.7 (H) x 1.0 (D) in. (excluding accessories, battery and memory card)
Weight Approx. 260g / 9.2oz (excluding accessories, batteries and memory)