Fuji Finepix Z70 12.2 Megapixel Stylish Reviews Roundup

On February 2 2010, Fujifilm announced the FinePix Z700EXR and FinePix Z70 premium compacts. The Z700EXR is built around a 12 Megapixel Super CCD EXR sensor and a 3.5-inch advanced touchscreen LCD. The FinePix Z70, successor to the Z35 that features a one touch button to directly upload images online and HD video recording. It incorporates a 12 Megapixels sensor, 2.7-inch LCD, 5x (36-180mm equiv.) optical zoom lens.

The FinePix Z700EXR offers ISO-equivalent sensitivity ranging from 100 to 1,600, but can raise the maximum to 3,200 equivalent at a reduced resolution. Exposures are determined using 256-zone metering, and shooting modes include Auto, Program, and a fifteen scene modes that allow a modicum of control over the look of images. The camera includes true mechanical (CCD shift-type) image stabilization to combat blur from camera shake. Shutter speeds range from 1/1,000 to 4 seconds. Burst shooting is possible at up to 1.6 frames per second, with a burst depth of five shots. The Z700EXR's contrast detection autofocusing system offers single-point, auto, or touch-point focusing. Seven white balance modes are available, including automatic or six presets; manual white balance is not possible on this camera. The Fuji Z700EXR can capture Motion JPEG-compressed AVI video with monaural audio. Movie resolutions include high-definition 720p (1,280 x 720 pixels) at 24 frames per second, as well as both VGA (640 x 480 pixels) and QVGA (320 x 240 pixels) with a rate of 30 frames per second. The Fuji FinePix Z700EXR stores its data on Secure Digital cards, including the newer SDHC types, or in 30MB of built-in memory.

Fuji Finepix Z70 Camera Reviews Roundup

Trusted Reviews - Jul 15 2010
"The Z70's overall performance has good points and bad. It takes approximately four seconds to start up and be ready to take a picture, which is a bit on the slow side, but the shot-to-shot time of approximately two seconds is isn't too embarrassing. It doesn't have a continuous shooting mode as such, but it does offer a three-shot burst mode shooting one fr..." More »
70out of 100
Photography BLOG - May 29 2010
"The Fujifilm FinePix Z70 is a well-designed, full-featured and easy-to-use point and shoot digicam that's also very good value for money - only the so-so pictures that it takes let the side down. The Z70 is firmly aimed at the younger end of the photographic market with a range of snazzy colours, neat sliding lens cover and quick and painless uploading..." More »
80out of 100

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