Expert Review of Fujifilm FinePix HS25EXR Point & Shoot Digital Camera Black
FUJIFILM FinePix HS25 EXR digital camera has numerous qualities. For starters it has a 30 x zoom lens with much manual focusing option and also an optical viewfinder. This camera can record to full 1080 HD videos as well as staying budget friendly. The camera requires a bit of arm as it weighs 729g including battery that is. It is filled with auto shooting mode with creative functions like Panorama, Macro, The file stimulation mode, high speed continuous shooting etc. There are readily available direct options for many features like movie recording, AF button etc. The camera contains a beautiful 3 inch LCD screen to preview and review of your photos. This and all the brilliant technology incorporated in the camera gives you what is a brilliant Digital Camera for long keepsake.
Design and Build Quality
The camera is a good looking handy camera with dimensions 12.95 x 9.14 x 12.70 cm, featuring a sure grip rubber coating, making it an easy to carry this SLR. The buttons are placed for quick reach with the Movie recording button on an immediate reach to switch on / off the full HD movie making. There is an Angled Mode and command dials efficiently put to place your fingers. And also, the function button presented can be conveniently used to set short cuts up. On the rear, present is a 3.0” tilting LCD screen, taking most of the camera’s rare. Lastly, the placement of memory slots is done on the right side of the body, providing easy access to t he SD/SDHC/SDXC card, even when the camera is associated with a tripod.
Focus and Face Detection
Fujifilm FinePix HS25 EXR has Face detection feature coupled with tracking Auto focus. This captures great photos even as your subjects keep moving. Via Face detection the clarity, exposure and focus is kept to maximum while Tracking Auto Focus preserves sharp focus on mobile subjects. It also has numerous other features that detect and focus, such as Red-Eye removal in detected faces that is automated elimination of red eye in detected faces with correct flash reflection. To top this up to 10 faces can be detected in one shot each of which can be zoomed to extreme, cropped and taken out while maintaining the picture quality. One awesome feature of Fujifilm FinePix HS25 EXR comes with the fact that one can register 8 faces which the camera can recognize later and bring about the favoured optimized settings for your faces! And best of all you can search for all photos containing the registered name to quick search the people. In face detection function the shutter is automatically released and lastly, the pet lovers can find this feature lovable since this camera caters Dog/Cat detection.
Lens and Image Stabilization
There lies the high quality 30X zoom Fujinon lens in this camera with a Super Electron Beam Coating which reduces flaring, ghosting and purple fringe. The 3 aspherical lenses, ED lens and Super EBC are the result of these sharp images, accurate and clear images. The lens does give out brilliant resolution picture with much clarity and proper exposure. Furthermore, the camera is instilled with Image stabilization operation, with the highly effective CMOS- shift and high ISO image stabilization conjures crisp, clear and blur less photos even on long telephoto shots that are most likely to suffer from camera shakes and subject movement even at the full 30x zoom. Lastly, in the Advanced Anti Blur i.e. EXR AUTO mode the camera uses Multi Frame technology that layers four consecutive high speed shots and collects them into a single and sharp image with low noise. This technology uses the BSI EXR CMOS sensor’s sensitivity and responsiveness to achieve the end result even at zoom settings.
Screen and Menus
Things are made easy with the 3 inch 460,000 dot LCD high contract ‘tilting’ monitor. The screen is flexible for both high (45° downward angle) and low (90° upward) positions. The screen is viewable at up to 160 degree in both vertical and horizontal directions, as for the high contrast LCD sunlight mode the screen gives you clear viewing even in bright outside environment. Presented is an updated Vector Graphics, GUI which adds in the camera the intuitive and amusing dimension for searching and display of photos and engaging with the features. For pros alike, they will fancy the histogram display that is also a given with the camera. Overall the display is pleasing to the eye and easy to use.
The camera is worded to shot up to 350 frames in one charge, where it uses the readily available power source of AA batteries.
Fujifilm FinePix HS25 EXR comes with the power of shooting full HD videos 1920 x 1080 p at 30fps, the end result of which is stunning videos majorly due to its high sensitivity sensor. It is included with a great stereo sound, with an improved continuous auto focus by the help of enhanced face recognition. This of course keeps track of your subjects and proper exposure. Addition advantage comes from the Movie scene recognition which optimizes settings according to your required environment and need, eliminating guess work to a greater extends. The H.264 (MOV) files format collaborate high quality movies with small file size and thus editing is made easy on PC. Full zoom option is available during the video shoot and the perky feature of Film Simulation adds effect to your movie such as B/W and sepia. An HDMI port is given to share your videos/photos on TV.
Enabled with an 1/2“16Mp (Back side illuminated) EXR CMOS sensor, this sensor tops in two sector: one being breathtaking image taking in low light and secondly, lightning fast auto focusing. Fuji film’s proprietary pixel and color filtration array augments both vertical and horizontal resolution, which ensures best image quality for every scene. It has also a 1600 % expanded dynamic range making the camera available to new levels of imaging performance. As for the BSI, this lifts up the camera’s sensitivity with the available ISO settings to the highest 128000. The CMOS format achieves faster image processing hence providing you 8fps high speed continuous shooting at full 16MP resolution. High resolution, wide dynamic range, high sensitivity and low noise make the camera a brilliant ally.
The camera has a bright screen, an excellent picture quality especially in the low light surroundings and a good manual zoom. Also, the focus is fast and edgy.
Sometimes the optical viewfinder’s a bid dark and manual focuses are hard to use. Other than that there is not much bad with the camera.