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Fujifilm FinePix Z1000EXR Digital Camera

Compact Camera 16MP 5x Jan 2012
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
Two industry awards
Good size
Reasonably priced
11 Reviews + 2 Awards
Ephotozine Recommended PhotographyBlog.com Highly Recommended
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Reviews

Two Industry Awards

This digital camera received a "Recommended" award from website Ephotozine, confirming their endorsement and website PhotographyBlog.com conluded that they would highly recommend it and gave it a "Highly Recommended" award.

Average Expert Reviews

This camera has an average expert rating of 77% based on four expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, What Digital Camera, Ephotozine and Trusted Reviews.

Owner Reviews Are Excellent

Based on 7 owner reviews the average owner rating of this camera is terrific. Over 71% of reviewers gave this camera the highest possible rating of 5 stars. That puts this digital camera in the top 13% of all the similar spec digital cameras that have been around for more than two years.

Good Brand

Based on 8,047 expert and owner reviews (including 1,137 verified purchases), Fujifilm has good reviews for its cameras. Fujifilm also has good reviews specifically within its medium megapixel cameras range compared to other manufacturers. 94% of those that bought a Fujifilm camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Price

Reasonably Priced

Five people thought the Fujifilm FinePix Z1000EXR was good value for money. Expert review site Photographyblog.com said five years ago “Fujifilm have concentrated on delivering great value for money with their recent compact cameras” in their review of this digital camera and scored it 5 stars out of 5. Treaclepud wrote on expert website Amazon “Goog value for money”. J. Campbell mentioned on expert website Amazon “Totally satisfied with this purchase and at 108 pounds it's great value”.


Good Quality Pictures

Six customers who bought it mentioned that it was able to produce good images. Midnight_voice said in their review of this digital camera “Fine pics indeed” . They also wrote “Which it takes a much better picture than, by the way, always seeming to get the exposure right when the iPad gets it too dark or too light” in their review. Mrs S D Boland said on expert website Amazon “Takes a great picture too”.


Design

Easy to Use

Three owners said in their reviews that it was easy to use. Mrs S D Boland wrote on expert website Amazon “Love this cute little camera, very tactile and easy to use” in her review of this digital camera.

Nice Design

Three people said in their reviews that it was good looking. Five years ago Ephotozine.com mentioned on expert review site Ephotozine “The Fujifilm FinePix Z1000 EXR will appeal to the younger generation thanks to its stylish body and responsive 3.5 inch touchscreen, which even rotates between portrait”. Expert review site Photographyblog.com wrote “Less than £200 / $275 for a stylish yet advanced point” in their review of this digital camera.

Solid Build Quality

Three customers wrote in their reviews that it was good quality. Trusted Reviews wrote “Solid build quality” but in spite of that they only gave this digital camera a rating of 3 stars out of 5. Treaclepud said “Bought for my wife who could never take a decent photoThis is a cracking simple to use camera with excellent picture quality (even she could use it) money well spent”. Cornishman rated it 4 stars out of 5 and wrote in their review of this digital camera three years ago “Thus far it is performing very well for such a compact and the image quality is very good”.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Four customers agreed that the product was compact. Ephotozine.com gave the product a score of 80 out of 100 and said on expert website Ephotozine “The Fujifilm FinePix Z1000 EXR was announced in January 2012 and is a compact camera which can share pictures to a smartphone/tablet device via Wi-Fi”. Five years ago expert review site Photographyblog.com wrote “The Fujifilm FinePix Z1000EXR is a stylish new compact camera, sporting a 3.5-inch touchscreen, 16 megapixels, 1080p HD video, wi-fi connectivity” in their review of this digital camera.

Two customers who reviewed the Fujifilm FinePix Z1000EXR agreed that it was thin. Trustedreviews.com mentioned on expert website Trusted Reviews “Small and slim enough to easily slip into a handbag or shirt pocket the Z1000 also comes with a range of useful technology usually associate” but they gave it a score of 60 out of 100. Three years ago Midnight_voice said “It stays slim throughout without a lens sliding in” in their review of this digital camera.

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Average Weight

The Fujifilm FinePix Z1000EXR has a fairly standard weight (141 grams) compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable age and spec to this camera.

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Released Over Five Years Ago

This camera has been on the market since January 2012.


Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

The FinePix Z1000EXR supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other medium megapixel cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to this camera.

There are a number of alternative cameras which support Wi-Fi currently available that you might want to look at including because of its better review score, the Samsung SAMSUNG WB850F.

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Display

Fairly Large Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of medium megapixel cameras that have been available for a comparable time to this camera range from 2" to 4.8". When compared to other cameras that have been around for around the same time as this camera that we have assessed, the display diagonal of the FinePix Z1000EXR of 3.5 inches is one of the largest.

Cameras with a larger display diagonal that might be worth looking at include the Leica T (£359) (3.7" and higher rated), or the Samsung Camera (£22.90) (4.8" and higher rated).

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Fairly Wide Field of View

The narrowest field of view of digital cameras of this age and spec is 95%, the widest is 100%, and the average field of view is 99%. The FinePix Z1000EXR has a fairly wide field of view (100 percent) compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and type.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Fujifilm FinePix Z1000EXR has a touchscreen, unlike most of the other cameras of this age and type which do not have a touchscreen.

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Other Features

Supports Video Capability

supports video capability

The FinePix Z1000EXR supports video capability. Most of the other medium megapixel cameras that have been around for around the same time as this digital camera also support video capability.

We compared this camera to all the other cameras which support video capability and we think the Samsung NX100 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The FinePix Z1000EXR has a built-in flash, as do most of the other cameras of a similar spec and age to this digital camera.

Other digital cameras with a built-in flash currently available that you might want to look at include the Pentax K-01 which has better reviews.

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Features Face Detection

The FinePix Z1000EXR features face detection, as do most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera.

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Features Date Imprinting

The Fujifilm FinePix Z1000EXR features date imprinting, as do most of the other medium megapixel cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this camera.

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Has a USB 2.0 Port

The FinePix Z1000EXR has a USB 2.0 port. Most of the other medium megapixel cameras that have been around for more than two years also have a USB 2.0 port.

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Video

Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The Fujifilm FinePix Z1000EXR supports Full HD video, which is unusual. Most of the other similar spec cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this camera do not support Full HD video.

We compared all the other cameras which support Full HD video to this digital camera and we think the Sony HX100V which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the FinePix Z1000EXR is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over six times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution supported by cameras that came out more than two years ago. 640 x 480 pixels is also supported by this camera. This Fujifilm camera also supports a video resolutions of 1280 x 720 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 amongst all similar spec cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this camera.

A 320 x 120 pixels video resolutions is the worst supported video resolution amongst comparable types of digital camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The FinePix Z1000EXR has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of a 1280 x 720 pixels camera, which is the most common video resolution.

This digital camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best video resolution across all digital cameras that were released around the same time as this digital camera.

A 640 x 480 pixels maximum video resolution is the worst video resolution amongst similar types of digital camera.

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Picture Quality

Has an Image Stabilizer

The FinePix Z1000EXR has an image stabilizer. Most of the other digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago also have an image stabilizer.

There are a number of other digital cameras with an image stabilizer currently available that you might want to look at including because of their better review scores, the Leica X Vario, or the Panasonic DMC-GH3EC-K.

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1/2"" Optical Sensor Size

The biggest optical sensor size of the FinePix Z1000EXR is 1/2"". That's 15% more optical sensor size than the most common optical sensor size of 1/2.3"". 6.40 x 4.80mm. The optical sensor size of all digital cameras of this spec and age ranges from 1/2.33"" to 2/3"".

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The FinePix Z1000EXR has a higher still image resolution than most comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This camera has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s), whereas most digital cameras of this age and type have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). In addition, this Fujifilm digital camera have still image resolution(s) of 1920 x 1080, 2304 x 1728, 3264 x 1840 and 3264 x 2448 and 4608 x 2592. Across all digital cameras of this age and spec the best still image resolution is 4928 x 3264 and the worst is 640 x 360.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is the most commonly found maximum image resolution on medium megapixel cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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16 Megapixels Megapixel

This is a 16 megapixels digital camera.

We compared this camera to all the other 16MP cameras and we think the Canon A3300 IS, and the Fujifilm FinePix F770EXR (£228) which both of have better reviews are also worth considering.

If this camera megapixel is too low for you then you might want to consider the DMC-GH3EC-K (16.05MP and higher rated), the Lumix G5 (£788) (16.05MP and higher rated), or the Lumix DMC-G6 (16.05MP and higher rated) all from Panasonic.

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Lens System

Very Small Digital Zoom

With a digital zoom of only 2 times zoom factor, the Fujifilm FinePix Z1000EXR has a quite small digital zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to this camera. The digital zooms of medium megapixel cameras that have been around for a similar time to this camera range from 1x to 120x, and the average digital zoom is 6.6x.

If you want a bigger digital zoom then you might want to consider the Fujifilm F660EXR (£181) (3.4x and higher rated), the Olympus Stylus SH-2 (£273.09) (4x and higher rated), or the Panasonic DMC-FT2 (4x and higher rated).

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Average Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of 5 times zoom factor, the FinePix Z1000EXR has a relatively typical optical zoom compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to this camera.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 5x optical zoom cameras currently available including the Canon A3300 IS which has better reviews.

If you are looking for a camera with a bigger optical zoom then you might want to consider the Canon 150 (8x) which also has a higher rating.

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Very Big Maximum Aperture Number

At only 4.9, the FinePix Z1000EXR has a quite big maximum aperture number compared to most of the other cameras that were launched more than two years ago. The maximum aperture numbers of medium megapixel cameras that were released more than two years ago range from 2.5 to 38, and the average maximum aperture number is 7.4.

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Quite Large Minimum Aperture Number

The average minimum aperture number of similar spec cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to this digital camera is 3.4. At 3.9, the FinePix Z1000EXR has a quite large minimum aperture number compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable type and age to this digital camera.

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Quite Long Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of similar spec digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as this camera range from 4.5mm to 40mm, and the average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 26mm. The FinePix Z1000EXR has one of the longer minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) (28 millimeters) amongst comparable spec cameras of this age.

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Ports & Interfaces

Features Connection to PC

The Fujifilm FinePix Z1000EXR features connection to PC. Most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to this digital camera also feature connection to PC.

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Supports PictBridge

The FinePix Z1000EXR supports PictBridge, as do most of the other comparable spec cameras that were released around the same time as this digital camera.

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Packaging Content

Has a Battery Charger Included

The FinePix Z1000EXR has a battery charger included. Most of the other cameras that have been around for a similar time to this digital camera also have a battery charger included.

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Has an AC Adapter Included

The Fujifilm FinePix Z1000EXR has an AC adapter included. Most of the other medium megapixel cameras that were launched around the same time as this digital camera also have an AC adapter included.

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Has a Hand Strap

The FinePix Z1000EXR has a hand strap. Most of the other medium megapixel cameras that have been available for more than two years also have a hand strap.

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Audio

Features Voice Recording

The Fujifilm FinePix Z1000EXR features voice recording. Most of the other digital cameras that came out around the same time as this camera also feature voice recording.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The FinePix Z1000EXR has a built-in microphone. Most of the other medium megapixel cameras that have been available for around the same time as this camera also have a built-in microphone.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers fujifilm z1000exrwhite, finepixz1000exrcha, finepixz1000exrroz, finepixz1000exrgro, FX-Z1000EXR G
Barcodes 00547410204582, 00547410204605, 00547410204643, 00547410204681, 04547410204582, 04547410204599, 04547410204605, 04547410204643, 04547410204681

Fujifilm FinePix Z1000EXR Review Sources

To prepare this Fujifilm FinePix Z1000EXR review we compared this digital camera to 1,217 other models. For each digital camera that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 298,997 product attributes, 171,823 digital camera reviews and 3,191,700 historical digital camera prices from 0 digital camera retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this digital camera compared to the other models as well as any areas where this digital camera is lacking.

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