FujiFilm FinePix Z700EXR

Last Updated (25 October’10):
- Review & Sample Photos @ Cameras.uk

FujiFilm FinePix Z700EXR is a 12.0 megapixels digital camera features 5x (35-175mm equivalent in 35mm camera) optical zoom with DUAL IS (Image Stabilization), ISO 100-3200, Artistry Photo Shooting, Face Detection, and 3.5-inch wide, TFT color LCD monitor. The camera dimension 91.8 (W) x 59.0 (H) x 20.3 (D) mm/3.6 (W) x 2.3 (H) x 0.8 (D) in and weighs 141g / 5.0oz (excluding accessories, battery and memory card).

FujiFilm FinePix Z700EXR
Overall Rating: ★★★★☆ | Latest Price Info


Expert Reviews

FujiFilm FinePix Z700EXR Reviews

Cameras.uk reviews the FujiFilm FinePix Z700EXR and writes;
“There is a lot to like about the handling and ease of use of the Fuji Finepix Z700EXR. I found the touch control interface one of the simplest to use. The problem is that the weak point is the quality of the photos it takes. In most of my tests it performed to an acceptable level as a snapshot camera, but if you are looking for that bit more then there are better options out there. “
Rating: ★★★★☆

Steve’sDigicams reviews the FujiFilm FinePix Z700EXR and writes;
“Our indoor images show us an image that is very sharp in the middle, but softens around the edges. ISO 100 through 400 provided us with acceptable amounts of noise, although the dark, low contrast areas show more than the rest of the image. Any ISO setting over 400 loses a great deal of sharpness and detail. “
Rating: N/A

TrustedReviews reviews the FujiFilm FinePix Z700EXR and writes;
“The FinePix Z700 EXR combines Fuji’s technically advanced sensor technology with a stylish design, a well-implemented touch-screen interface, decent performance, a good range of features and superior build quality to produce a great pocket compact that is fun to use and produces excellent results, although the poor low-light focusing is a disadvantage. The surprisingly low price makes it excellent value for money. “
Rating: ★★★★½

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CNET.asia reviews the FujiFilm FinePix Z700EXR and writes;
“The good: Good color reproduction; large 3.5-inch touchscreen; interesting cat/dog detection. The bad: Sluggish performance; user menu can be more intuitive; design doesn’t draw much attention; fingerprint magnet. The bottom line: The Z700EXR is not an inspiring camera, but it will nonetheless satisfy non-fussy users. “
Rating: ★★★½☆

PhotographyBay reviews the FujiFilm FinePix Z700EXR and writes;
“the Fuji Z700EXR is a decent camera – particularly considering the touchscreen and the pricepoint under $250. While I prefer the functionality and overall performance of the Sony Cyber-shot TX7, the Z700EXR is a decent alternative for those not wanting to spend quite as much on a touchscreen compact. “
Rating: ★★★½☆

Neutralday reviews the FujiFilm FinePix Z700EXR and writes;
“Lens performance is pretty good, a bit of corner sharpness, and minimal amounts of chromatic aberration in our shots, likely controlled in-camera. Since it’s just a 5x zoom and doesn’t go too wide angle, distortion isn’t a major factor either, nor is softness at the long end of its reach.”
Rating: ★★★★☆

Digitalversus reviews the FujiFilm FinePix Z700EXR and writes;
“At low sensitivities, in ‘wide-angle’ (which doesn’t actually go any lower than 35 mm), the Finepix Z700EXR takes pictures that are sharp in the centre and not quite as clear around the edges, with traces of purple fringes around highly contrasted areas. That’s all pretty typical stuff for a periscopic lens.”
Rating: ★★★★☆

User Opinions

FujiFilm FinePix Z700EXR User Reviews

Terrific pictures, but the touch-screen annoys me just a little | Rating: ★★★★★
“I’ve noticed that when used in the cat (or dog) mode, the camera tends to focus on the face, and not the rest of the body. Works better as a “portrait” shot. If I’m photographing the entire body, it works better on EXR Auto.. Recovery time after taking a picture without using the flash was under a second; recovery time between pictures with the flash firing was under 2 seconds before the camera was ready to take another shot…this was faster than other cameras I’ve used recently. Recovery time also depends on the class of your SD card. “ – By Yarii

Compact, fully loaded. HD videos. | Rating: ★★★★☆
“Overall, the camera takes wonderful photos. It has tons of presets for every imaginable shooting situation. You just have to pick the right setting and you’ll almost certainly be satisfied. So small, but feature packed. Looking back in the days of my 640 x 480 Mavica, this pocket friendly point & shoot has gone a long long way.” – By Nuknuk

A solid evolution to a line of lookers | Rating: ★★★★☆
“I found that taking pictures was very easy, the portability and how much grip I could hold on the camera was excellent, and the picture quality was good, but I have a few scenarios I’m going to continue testing. The touch screen is a pleasure to use compared to the touch screen I used on the Nikon S70. The interface on the touch screen is also far superior to the S70 Nikon in my opinion, plus it just feels more durable on this Fuji.” – By THATCH

Love this hot little camera! | Rating: ★★★★★
“The touch screen is huge: 3.5″ x 2″ (so it’s widescreen), and displays in super high resolution. I don’t know if it qualifies as HD, but it sure looks like it. The display will auto-rotate (just like an iPhone) depending on which way you hold the camera. I both love and dislike the touch screen: It’s so fun, and it feels much more interactive than my other digital cameras; but sometimes I accidentally press buttons, and the screen gets greasy/dirty quickly.” - By M. Mills

Overall good performer, small size, unique lens system, | Rating: ★★★★★
“Overall, image quality was pretty good with excellent color saturation and few blown highlights in the sunny summer day outdoors shots I took. I felt that the noise at all ISO levels was a little higher than I am accustomed to in higher end point `n shoots like this one, but that is a personal opinion. On the whole, this is a more than adequate point `n shoot camera. The non-extending lens is a major plus factor. The 5X optical zoom with optical stabilization is more than competent. Flash range is pretty good.” – By Jerry Saperstein

I LOVE this camera! | Rating: ★★★★★
“The FinePix Z700EXR does an excellent job of stabilizing shots. I was very surprised at how well a lot of the pictures turned out. Perhaps 10% of them were blurred; the rest had sharp points of focus with the background looking great…” - By Diane Kistner

The “No Glasses Needed” Screen | Rating: ★★★★★
“This camera addresses my three biggest concerns when buying a camera: it takes good photos, it works well in low light and the menu is drop-dead simple to navigate. But it also slam-dunks two requirements that I didn’t even know I had until I used it: a screen big enough to see without my glasses and the ability to shoot a flash/no flash sequence every time I take a photo. My standards have officially been raised. “ – By Claire Jordan

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Samples

FujiFilm FinePix Z700EXR Sample Photos

- FujiFilm FinePix Z700EXR Sample Photos @ Cameras.uk
- FujiFilm FinePix Z700EXR Sample Photos @ Steve’sDigicams
- FujiFilm FinePix Z700EXR Sample Photos @ TrustedReviews
- FujiFilm FinePix Z700EXR Sample Photos @ NeutralDay
- FujiFilm FinePix Z700EXR Sample Photos @ Flickr.com

Manual

FujiFilm FinePix Z700EXR User Manual (PDF)

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Features

FujiFilm FinePix Z700EXR Features

3.5 inch LCD & Dual Direction GUI
The dual image display makes the operation easy and smooth. Get in touch with a new way of enjoying photos.

Dual Image Display
FinePix Z700EXR automatically detects how you are holding the camera and rotates the display to portrait or landscape view. Hold it sideways and the view automatically switches to landscape view. Hold it vertically and the display

Image Search
The FinePix Z700EXR doubles up as an image library. Image search lets you quickly and easily find photos of a particular subject or date. You can search by Face, by Date, by Type of Data, or by Scene, and by the faces of people you’ve registered in the Face Recognition function.

460K High Contrast 3.5 inch LCD
Featuring high contrast for a brighter display and 460,000 pixels of resolution for easy reading of icons, menus and, of course, exceptional image viewing quality, the large 3.5-inch LCD sets Z700EXR apart in the ultra-compact class.
* 1. FinePix Z700EXR
* 2. Conventional Digital Camera

Extreme CCD x Ultimate Lens
The two ultimate optic technology, the Super CCD EXR sensor and Fujinon 5x zoom lens can deliver you the best of 12 megapixels of image quality in the revolutionary new FinePix Z700EXR.

Even Closer to the Human Eye – 3-way Capture Technology
The Super CCD EXR provides superior picture quality, enabling a “3-in-1” sensor combination of Fine Capture Technology (High Resolution), Pixel Fusion Technology (High Sensitivity & Low Noise), and Dual Capture Technology (Wide Dynamic Range). With an innovative color filter array and image processing technology, the EXR ensures an advanced reproduction in imaging with exceptionally balanced quality.

Fujinon 5x Optical Zoom
Regarded Highly by Professionals World-wide
The widely renown Fujinon Lens are used popularly in numerous situations including satellites in outer space, TV/film, security and compact cameras. With the highly adept manufacture of Fujifilm, high precision optic and technology are provided for the best 5x optical zoom.

Face Detection
Face Detection optimizes people pictures and adjusting focus and exposure to ensure bright, clear results.

Face Recognition
The FinePix Z700EXR not only detects faces in a frame but it can also recognize who is who! You can register up to 8 people in your camera and next time you take a photo of them it will bring up their name and optimize settings in favor of your registered faces. In playback, you can search for all photos containing registered faces to quickly find photos of your favorites.

Auto Dog / Cat Detection
Incorporating the world’s first Auto Dog / Cat Detection function, the FinePix Z700EXR is able to detect dog or cat faces*, optimizing focus and exposure for pet photos that will delight everyone. An auto-release function can also be selected to automatically shoot the photo when the pet is looking directly at the camera.

Face Detection Timer Function
The Face Detection Self-Timer automatically sets off after the number and position of faces in a scene are detected, snapping the photo at the right moment, with all the faces in focus and properly exposed.

Couple Timer
Just the two of you? Couple Timer waits until two faces are close together in the frame. Select “Near”, “Close Up” or “Super Close” depending on the level of intimacy you’re aiming for!

Group Timer
Out and about with your friends? Group Timer mode gives you time to get into position as it waits until the number of faces are detected in the frame. You can select up to 4 faces and enjoy the moment ready to be captured!

Super Intelligent Flash
The Super Intelligent Flash lets you take macro shots with the ideal balance of flash output and sensitivity. Integrated in the Auto mode, this next-generation flash system captures both the subject and background in bright, clear details over the full flash range include ultra close-ups.

Film Simulation Mode
Simulate the distinctive look of 4 different types with just a touch of a button. Modeled on Fujifilm brands loved by professional photographers, each breathes life into your image with a quality that previously only film could capture.

DUAL IS (Image Stabilization) for Blur-free Results
By combining CCD-shift image stabilization with high sensitivity the FinePix Z700EXR greatly reduces the effects of camera shake and subject blur to deliver crisp, clear shots, across the entire zoom range. Less blurred and disappointing photos.

Easy Web Uploading to YouTube & FACEBOOK via MyFinePix Studio
The FinePix Z700EXR features image selection and editing functions that make it easier than ever to upload video clips or still photos to YouTube or FACEBOOK* sites.

HDTV-Compatible Photos & Video
Able to capture both photos and movies in high-definition 16:9 format, the FinePix Z700EXR lets you discover the impact of full-screen HDTV image display.

Playback Function
Easy and simple Image search functions with slideshow and red-eye removal during playback.
Micro Thumbnail View
Up to 25 pictures can be viewed at a time in a 5×5 array of micro thumbnails. Convenient for smooth and comfortable playback.
Various Slideshows to Choose From!
* Slideshow with Music
* MULTIPLE Slideshow
* Close-up Slideshow

Red-eye Removal during Playback
This function corrects red-eyes with detected faces

SD/SDHC Memory Card Slot
The versatile card slot is compatible with SD and high-capacity Secure Digital (SDHC) memory cards.


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