Fujifilm HS20EXR Review

 
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Model Name: Fujifilm FinePix HS20EXR 
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Successor:  
General
Model Number: HS20EXR
Camera Format: EVF
Currently Manufactured:
Retail Price: $499.95
Street Price: $289.00
Date Available: 2011-03-30
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 25.7 oz (730 g)
Size: 5.1 x 3.6 x 5.0 in.
(131 x 91 x 126 mm)
Waterproof: No
Waterproof Depth: n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:  
Effective Megapixels: 16.0
Sensor Format: 1/2 inch
Sensor size: 30.72mm2 (6.4mm x 4.8mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.39 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 16:9
Color Filter Type:  
Anti Aliasing Filter:  
Self-Cleaning: No
Sensor shift image stabilization: Yes
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4608 x 3456 (15.9 MP, 4:3),
4608 x 3072 (14.2 MP, 3:2),
4608 x 2592 (11.9 MP, 16:9),
3264 x 2448 (8.0 MP, 4:3),
3264 x 2176 (7.1 MP, 3:2),
3264 x 1840 (6.0 MP, Other),
2304 x 1728 (4.0 MP, 4:3),
2304 x 1536 (3.5 MP, 3:2),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
11520 x 1624 (18.7 MP, Other),
11520 x 1080 (12.4 MP, Other),
5760 x 1624 (9.4 MP, Other),
5760 x 1080 (6.2 MP, Other),
3840 x 1624 (6.2 MP, Other),
3840 x 1080 (4.1 MP, Other)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.3), RAW (.RAF), RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 8.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (30)
1280x720 (60)
640x480 (30)
Movie File Format: .MOV (H.264) with stereo sound
Composite Video Out: Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
HD Video Out: Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a
Lens: Fujinon Super EBC, 15 elements in 11 groups
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 24 - 720 mm
Zoom Ratio: 30.00x
Aperture Range: f/2.8 (wide) / f/5.6 (tele) - f/11
Normal Focus Range: 50 cm to Infinity
19.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 1 - 100 cm
0.4 - 39.4 in
Filter Thread: 58.0mm
Thread Type: n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: No
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 2.0x
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detect AF: Center, Multi, Area, Tracking
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes
Manual Focus: Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Yes
Viewfinder Type: EVF type; 0.2-inch., approx. 200,000 dots, color LCD viewfinder approx. 97% coverage
Focus Peaking: No
EVF Resolution: n/a
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes
Rear Display: Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 460,000 dots
Touchscreen: No
Articulating Screen: Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen:
Selfie Screen:
Max Playback Zoom:  
Top Deck Display:
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native):  
Minimum ISO (native):  
ISO Settings: Auto / Equivalent to ISO 100 / 200 / 400 / 800 / 1600 / 3200 / 6400 / 12800 (Standard Output Sensitivity) * * ISO6400 : M mode or lower, ISO12800 : S mode
Auto ISO Mode: Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Fine, Shade, Fluorescent light (Daylight), Fluorescent light (Warm White), Fluorescent light (Cool White), Incandescent light, Custom
Shutter Speed Range: 30 - 1/4000
Bulb Mode: No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: TTL 256-zones metering, Multi, Spot, Average
Program Auto Exposure: Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: EXR, AUTO, P, S, A, M, C, PANORAMA, SP1, SP2, Adv; Scene Modes: Natural Light, Natural Light & with Flash, Portrait, Portrait Enhancer, Dog, Cat, Landscape, Sport, Night, Night (Tripod), Fireworks, Sunset, Snow, Beach, Party, Flower, Text
Self Timer: 2 or 10 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):  
High Resolution Composite: No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Forced Flash, Suppressed Flash, Slow Synchro, Red-eye Reduction Auto, Red-eye Reduction & Forced Flash, Red-eye Reduction & Slow Synchro
Flash Guide Number: n/a
Flash Range Description: ISO Auto: Wide : Approx. 30cm - 7.1m / 1ft. - 23.2ft.; Telephoto : Approx. 2.0m - 3.8m / 6.5ft. - 12.4ft.
Max Flash Sync:  
Flash Exposure Compensation:  
External Flash Connection: Hot Shoe
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support:  
Other Memory:  
Dual Card Slots: No
Uncompressed Format: RAW (.RAF), RAW+JPEG
RAW Capture Support: Yes
Movie File Format: .MOV (H.264) with stereo sound
Included Memory: 20.0 MB
Included Memory Type: built-in memory
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No
Built-In GPS: No
Bluetooth: No
NFC: No
Microphone Jack: No
Headphone Jack: No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes
Remote Control: Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional RR80 remote release cable
Connections (extended): Mini HDMI port, remote cable release socket
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution):  
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame):  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames):  
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot):  
Camera penalizes early shutter press?
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 8.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 8
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):  
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps):  
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames):  
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid):  
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):  
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):  
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):  
Shutter Lag (manual focus):  
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):  
Shutter Lag (prefocused):  
Shutter Lag (notes):  
Startup Time:  
Play -> Record Time:  
Flash cycle time, full power (seconds): 0.00
Power
Battery Form Factor: 4 x AA
Usable Battery Types: Alkaline, Lithium disposable or NiMH rechargeable
Batteries Included: 4 x AA Alkaline disposable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): No
Dedicated Battery Charger Included:
Internal Charging Supported:
CIPA Rating Monitor (Live View): 400 (NiMH AA)
CIPA Rating Viewfinder (OVF/EVF):  
Software
Included Software: Fujifilm CD-ROM
OS Compatibility:  
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Dual Image Stabilization (sensor-shift, high ISO), 3" Tilting LCD, Eye Sensor, BSI CMOS Sensor with EXR Technology (EXR Auto, High Resolution Priority, High ISO and Low Noise Priority, Dynamic Range Priority modes), Full 1080p HD Movies, 320fps High-Speed Movies, RAW/RAW+JPEG shooting, Motion Panorama 360 degrees, Purple Fringing Reducer/Corner Resolution Enhancer, Super Intelligent Flash, Multi-Bracketing, Face Recognition (up to 8 faces), Face Detection and Automatic Red-eye Removal, AF Tracking.

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