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Fujifilm FinePix S9900W Digital Camera

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16.2MP 50x CMOS Mar 2015
Megapixel Count Optical Zoom Image Stabiliser Sensor Type Release Date
With Super-Macro Mode capturing subjects as close as 1cm from the lens,the FinePix S9900W, S9800 seamlessly covers an enormous focal range with no need to ever change lenses. The FinePix S9900W,... More
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28 Reasons For

One Industry Award

Ephotozine endorse this camera and have given it their "Recommended" award.

Robust

A few people who reviewed the Fujifilm FinePix S9900W concluded that it was well made. One Fujifilm FinePix S9900W reviewer who bought the Fujifilm FinePix S9900W reckoned that it was reliable. Dan22 said in their review of this digital camera on Amazon this year “Simple and reliable”.

Good Quality Lens

Several Fujifilm FinePix S9900W reviewers concluded that this digital camera had a good zoom. Photographyblog.com gave this digital camera a score of 70 out of 100 and said “As it's a bridge camera, one of its key selling points is its extensive zoom range”.

One person said that it had a good image stabiliser.

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Good Connectivity

A few people wrote in their reviews that it was wifi compatible. Ephotozine.com wrote on expert review site Ephotozine “The Fujifilm FinePix S9900W is one of the cheapest ultra zoom bridge cameras available with built in Wi-Fi and EVF” in their review of this digital camera. Photographyblog.com wrote “Builtin WiFi ( 9900W only” in their Fujifilm FinePix S9900W review.

Good Product Quality

Two Fujifilm FinePix S9900W reviewers agreed that it was good quality. Last year Jj Nonam said on Amazon “The quality is amazing and you can feel that as soon as you pick it up”. In the same month Photographyblog.com wrote in their review “Image quality could be better”.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

One Fujifilm FinePix S9900W owner concluded that this digital camera had an electronic viewfinder. One Fujifilm FinePix S9900W reviewer who reviewed it thought it had a good viewfinder. Photographyblog.com wrote in their Fujifilm FinePix S9900W review “Bright viewfinder”.

Good Quality Pictures

Several Fujifilm FinePix S9900W owners who purchased the Fujifilm FinePix S9900W agreed that it was able to produce good images. Photographyblog.com mentioned in their Fujifilm FinePix S9900W review “Image stabilization works well”.

One person who reviewed the product thought it had a good picture resolution. Last year expert website Imaging-Resource.com said “The rear LCD has a 460,000-dot resolution, while the EVF gets a notable improvement in resolution, going from a modest 201,000 dots to 920,000 dots” in their review of this digital camera.

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Reasonably Priced

One customer who reviewed it reckoned that it was good value for money. Photographyblog.com gave the product a score of 70 out of 100 and mentioned on PhotographyBlog.com “Good value for money” in their review of the Fujifilm FinePix S9900W.

Good Video Capture

One person who reviewed it considered that it was good for video recording. Photographyblog.com mentioned on PhotographyBlog.com “Full HD video at 60fps” and rated the product 4 stars.

Good Size

One person reckoned that the product was compact. Expert website Digitaltrends.com said “Manfrotto Compact Light Aluminum Tripod ($60) To get the best shots, especially at full telephoto, we recommend” .

Good Support

One Fujifilm FinePix S9900W owner mentioned in their reviews that the Fujifilm FinePix S9900W had good technical guidance. Jj Nonam wrote “The only drawback is the manual”.

Fujifilm Has Good Camera Reviews

Fujifilm bridge camera digital cameras have good ratings on average and across all digital cameras Fujifilm is one of the better rated manufacturers.

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Supports Video Recording

supports video recording

The FinePix S9900W supports video recording, which is unusual. Most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that came out more than a year ago do not support video recording.

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The FinePix S9900W supports Full HD video, as do most of the other bridge camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to the FinePix S9900W.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative digital cameras which support Full HD video currently available including because of it's better review score, the Olympus Stylus SH-2[plb_2898975_price], or the Fujifilm FinePix S9800[plb_2788587_price].

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Supports WiFi Connectivity

The FinePix S9900W supports WiFi connectivity, as do most of the other digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the FinePix S9900W.

We compared all the other digital cameras which support WiFi connectivity to this digital camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Olympus Stylus SH-2[plb_2898975_price], and the Lytro Illum[plb_2509977_price] is also worth considering.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

The Fujifilm FinePix S9900W has an image stabiliser. Most of the other cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the FinePix S9900W also have an image stabiliser.

There are a number of other digital cameras with an image stabiliser currently available that you might also want to consider including the Olympus Stylus SH-2[plb_2898975_price], or the Fujifilm FinePix S9800[plb_2788587_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

Like most of the other cameras of this age and type, the Fujifilm FinePix S9900W has a built-in flash.

We compared all the other cameras with a built-in flash to this digital camera and we think the Olympus Stylus SH-2[plb_2898975_price], and the Fujifilm FinePix S9800[plb_2788587_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Fairly Big Optical Zoom

The optical zooms of cameras that have been around for a similar time to the FinePix S9900W range from 8x to 83x, and the average optical zoom is 38x. The FinePix S9900W has a fairly big optical zoom (50 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to the FinePix S9900W.

There are a number of alternative 50x optical zoom cameras currently available which you might also want to look at including the Fujifilm FinePix S9800[plb_2788587_price] which has better reviews.

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Four Supported Batteries

The FinePix S9900W is a four supported battery camera. Most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to the FinePix S9900W only have between one and three supported batteries.

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Quite Long Maximum Focal Length

The average maximum focal length of cameras of a comparable age and type to the FinePix S9900W is 990mm. At 1,200 millimeter, the Fujifilm FinePix S9900W has a quite long maximum focal length compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the FinePix S9900W.

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Has Six White Balance Modes

The number of white balance modes found on the FinePix S9900W is more than most cameras that were launched more than a year ago. This camera has an Auto white balance mode, which is the most frequently found white balance mode found on cameras of this age and spec. The white balance modes "Custom modes", "Fine", "Fluorescent", "Incandescent" and "Shade" are also found on this digital camera.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The FinePix S9900W has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution which is higher than most bridge camera digital cameras that were released more than a year ago. Most digital cameras of this spec and age have a 1920 x 1080 still image resolution. In addition, this camera have still image resolutions of 4608 x 3072, 4608 x 2592, 3456 x 3456, 3264 x 2448, 3264 x 2176, 3264 x 1840, 2432 x 2432, 2304 x 1728 and 2304 x 1536 and 1728 x 1728.

This camera's still image resolution (4608 x 3456) is actually the best still image resolution amongst all digital cameras of this age and spec.

Amongst similar types of camera the worst still image resolution is 640 x 480.

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Slideshow Playback Mode

This camera has a Slideshow playback mode, which is typical of many digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Quite High Maximum ISO Speed

Across all the similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to the FinePix S9900W the maximum ISO speeds range from 1,600 to 26,000. At 12,800, the FinePix S9900W has a fairly high maximum ISO speed compared to most of the other cameras that came out around the same time as the FinePix S9900W.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the FinePix S9900W is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of the most frequently found video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels (which is also supported by this camera). This digital camera also supports a video resolution of 640 x 480 pixels. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

This digital camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best supported video resolution across all bridge camera digital cameras that came out more than a year ago.

The worst supported video resolution across similar types of digital camera is 640 x 480 pixels.

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Has Four Light Exposure Modes

The Fujifilm FinePix S9900W has a greater number of light exposure modes than most cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. This digital camera has an Auto light exposure mode, which is the most commonly found light exposure mode found on comparable spec cameras that have been around for more than a year. The light exposure modes "Aperture priority AE", "Manual" and "Shutter priority AE" are also found on this Fujifilm digital camera.

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Supports Nine ISO Speeds

The number of ISO speeds supported by the FinePix S9900W is more than most cameras of a comparable age and type to it. This digital camera supports 3 and 200 ISO speeds, which is the most frequently supported ISO speed supported by bridge camera digital cameras that have been around for more than a year. The ISO speeds "100", "200", "400", "800", "1600", "6400", "12800" and "Auto" are also supported by this camera.

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Very Big Internal Memory

The smallest internal memory of cameras of this spec and age is 8MB and the biggest is 38MB. With an internal memory of 38 megabytes, the FinePix S9900W has one of the biggest internal memory amongst bridge camera digital cameras of this age.

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9 Reasons Against

Expert Reviews Are Average

Five experts from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, Techradar and Digitaltrends.com have rated this digital camera on average 66%.

Difficult to Use

One customer who reviewed it concluded that it was not easy to use. Photographyblog.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera on PhotographyBlog.com “Limited aperture control” however they rated the Fujifilm FinePix S9900W 4 stars.

One customer who bought it thought it was not easy to use the menus. Techradar.com said “A sensor-equipped viewfinder and the ability to fine-tune shooting settings, this isn't the camera for you” in their review of the Fujifilm FinePix S9900W.

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Unacceptable Noise Level

One Fujifilm FinePix S9900W owner who reviewed it considered that it was not noisy. Photographyblog.com wrote “Noisy photos” in their review.

Poor Exposure Control

One person thought the Fujifilm FinePix S9900W did not have good exposure controls.

Not Waterproof

Like most of the other bridge camera digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the FinePix S9900W, the Fujifilm FinePix S9900W is not waterproof.

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Not 3D Compatible

Most similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to the FinePix S9900W are not 3D compatible. The FinePix S9900W is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a GPS

The FinePix S9900W does not have a GPS, although this is within the context that most of the other digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the FinePix S9900W also do not have a GPS.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

The FinePix S9900W has a quite small digital zoom (only 2 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and type to the FinePix S9900W. Bridge camera digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the FinePix S9900W have digital zooms of between 2x and 33x.

There are a number of other 2x digital zoom digital cameras currently available which you might want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Fujifilm FinePix S9800[plb_2788587_price].

If you would prefer a bigger digital zoom then you might want to look at the Olympus Stylus SH-2[plb_2898975_price] (4x) which is also higher rated.

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Thick

With a depth of 116.2 millimeters, the Fujifilm FinePix S9900W is fairly thick compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the FinePix S9900W. The thinnest bridge camera camera that is a comparable age to the FinePix S9900W is 42mm deep and the thickest is 170mm.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Fujifilm FinePix S9900W

Released Over a Year Ago

Fujifilm released the FinePix S9900W over a year ago.

Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 3 inches, the FinePix S9900W has a pretty average screen size compared to most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and type to the FinePix S9900W.

We compared this digital camera to all the other 3" screen cameras and we think the Olympus Stylus SH-2[plb_2898975_price], and the Fujifilm FinePix S9800[plb_2788587_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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SD Memory Card

This digital camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory card, which is the most commonly supported memory card on digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other digital cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory currently available including because of it's better review score, the FinePix S9800[pl_2788587_price], or the FinePix S9800[pl_2788587_price] both from Fujifilm or the Olympus Stylus SH-2[plb_2898975_price].

If the memory card type of this Fujifilm digital camera is not good enough for you then you might also want to consider the Lytro Illum[plb_2509977_price] (SDHC|SDXC) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 577 grams, the Fujifilm FinePix S9900W has a fairly typical weight compared to most of the other cameras of a similar age and type to the FinePix S9900W.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 577g cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the Fujifilm FinePix S9800[plb_2788587_price].

Cameras with a heavier weight that might also be worth looking at include the Lytro Illum[plb_2509977_price] (940g) which is also higher rated.

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Average Megapixel Count

The FinePix S9900W has a relatively typical megapixel count (16.2 megapixels) compared to most of the other cameras of this spec and age.

We compared all the other 16.2MP cameras to this camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Fujifilm FinePix S9800[plb_2788587_price] is also worth considering.

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MOS Sensor Type

This digital camera has a CMOS sensor type, which is the most frequently found sensor type on bridge camera digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to it.

We compared this digital camera to all the other digital cameras that have a CMOS sensor and we think because of it's better review score, the Lytro Illum[plb_2509977_price], and the Fujifilm FinePix S9800[plb_2788587_price] is also worth considering.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Image Stabiliser
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Format
Total Megapixel Count
Image Stabilizer
Aspect Ratio
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture
Minimum Aperture
Maximum Focal Length
Minimum Focal Length
Focal Length Range
Lens
Lens Structure
Aspheric Element
Focusing
Auto Focus
Auto Focus Assist Beam
Normal Focusing Range
Macro Focusing Range
Manual Focusing Range
Super Macro Focusing Range
Manual Focusing Range
Smile Detection
Macro Focusing Range (tele)
Focus Mode
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Mode
ISO Speed
Maximum ISO Speed
Minimum ISO Speed
Light Metering Mode
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter
Flash
Flash Mode
Tele Flash Range
Flash Range
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Format
Video Resolution
Resolution and Capture Speed
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Wind Filter
Audio Format
Voice Recording
Audio System
Memory
Memory Card
Internal Memory
Display
Screen Size
Display
Vari-Angle LCD Display
Field of View
Touch Sensitive Screen
Display Resolution
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Screen Size
Viewfinder
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
HDMI Port
HDMI Connector
USB Version
Camera
White Balance Mode
Self-Timer
Histogram
Image Editing Mode
Camera File System
Tripod Mount
Playback Mode
Playback Mode
Scene Mode
Display Language
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight Including Battery
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Supported Battery
Shot Per Battery Charge
Operational Conditions
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Operating Temperature Range
System Requirements
Packaging Content
AC Adapter Included
Included Cable
Battery Included
Hand Strap
Quick Start Guide
Networking
WiFi Connectivity
Wireless LAN Type
Other Features
Video Recording
Built-In Flash
Software CD
Technical Details
Printed User Guide

1 Award

Ephotozine Recommended

Expert Reviews

(7)
23 September 2015

The Fujifilm FinePix S9900W is a bridge camera which features a 16.2 million pixel 1/2.3 inch back side illuminated CMOS sensor. As it's a bridge camera, one of its key selling points is its... Read more…

50x zoom
Image stabilization works well
Bright viewfinder
Easy to operate
50x optical zoom
Noisy photos
Soso videos
No manual focus
Minor upgrades from predecessor
No raw, format shooting
7 August 2015

The DT Accessory Pack Up your game and the get the most out of your gear with the following extras, hand-picked by our editors: Manfrotto Compact Light Aluminum Tripod ($60) To get the best...

22 July 2015

If you're looking for a bridge camera with features like raw shooting, a sensor-equipped viewfinder and the ability to fine-tune shooting settings, this isn't the camera for you. However, if you...

21 July 2015

If you're looking for a bridge camera with features like raw shooting, a sensor-equipped viewfinder and the ability to fine-tune shooting settings, this isn't the camera for you. However, if you...

22 June 2015

The Fujifilm FinePix S9900W is one of the cheapest ultra zoom bridge cameras available with built in Wi-Fi and EVF. This makes it apealling particularly for those people who might be on a tight...

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User Reviews

(5)
Reviewed 8 August 2016 by Dan22

Best Camera i owned. Simple and reliable, it never lets me down and that is worth it in my opinion...

A very nice camera , it is easy to understand and you just transfer you pictures into you system through the Wi-Fi...

Reviewed 7 January 2016 by Alex | 33 Comments

Overpriced. I brought mine at currys for £159.00...

Reviewed 1 November 2015 by Jeff
Jeff would recommend the Fujifilm FinePix S9900W (Verified Purchase)

Easy to use. I have other camera's so that may be advantage. The adv. filters it has are great and very easy to change...

Easy To Use
Fastaccurate auto-focus
Good Image Quality
Good Image Stabilization
Good in Low Light
Focus At Total Zoom
Reviewed 24 August 2015 by JJ Nonam | 44 Comments

A superb all round intermediate camera that has a fantastic super macro setting. Well worth the £200 price tag. The quality is amazing and you can feel that as soon as you pick it up. The only... Read more…

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