PROS / The Fujifilm FinePix F has GPS with advanced features, and it can take up to 300 photos on one charge.
CONS / The pop-up flash has to be activated by pressing a button, and it is not as quick as we would like to see.
VERDICT / This camera is portable and compact and offers manual settings so you can maintain creative control.
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The Fujifilm FinePix F770EXR is part of the FinePix F compact digital camera series. This camera has a resolution of 16 megapixels and 20X optical zoom lens. For extra-close shots, it extends to 40X magnification power.
Thanks to the CMOS sensor that regulates how much light is used by each pixel, you won’t get grainy photos in low light. To use the flash, you have to tap a button on the left side of the camera that activates the pop-up flash. It is not ideal for capturing unexpected shots because of the time delay to activate it.
To take blur-free shots, Fujifilm has equipped this digital compact camera with an image stabilization feature. This is important for getting sharp photos when you use its long zoom lens, because cameras with long lenses suffer more than others from shaking when the lens extends.
This FinePix F series camera has full HD movie recording capabilities. It has a dedicated movie button conveniently located on the back of the camera The video recorder’s most outstanding characteristic is its ability to capture still photos while you’re recording movies. The photo is saved separately. Additionally, you can use up to 20X zoom during your recordings, and it even records stereo sound. The downside is that the zoom lens is noisy, so you will hear it buzz in your video.
This camera has GPS functionality with advanced features that you will not find in in other cameras. It includes a sensitive antenna for dependable satellite acquisition, and it records your location when you take a photo. Its database holds 1 million points of interest. You can also search for a photo later using the GPS tag, which makes it easy to organize pictures.
The Fujifilm FinePix F770EXR has plenty of modes to satisfy your creative needs, including 3D shooting and multiple exposures that allow you to superimpose two photos into one frame. It also includes a 360-degree panorama feature. Artistic modes like black and white, vivid, and sepia allow you to add artistic touches, and you will find convenience features like red-eye reduction and a self-timer.
The 3-inch LCD screen on this camera has sunlight mode that darkens the screen when you are composing a shot in bright light so you can see it better. It also has a rounded top design and a rubberized grip that allows you get a tight hold on it.
You will get approximately 300 photos from one battery charge. This digital camera has an internal memory of 30MB so you will want to purchase a memory card for additional storage. It will work with an SD, SDHC and SDXC memory card.
The Fujifilm FinePix comes with a one-year warranty. An instruction manual is included with your purchase. You will find email and FAQs on the company website. The help page is difficult to navigate and it is hard to contact a live customer service agent.
The Fujifilm FinePix F770EXR offers GPS, a long zoom lens and a lot of creative modes like 3D shooting. It is small and light, so you can easily take it to a dance recital or carry it on an airplane. It takes an impressive 300 shots per charge, and the manual settings allow you a lot of control on each shot. This is an all-around good camera that won’t disappoint