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Despite the smooth all-plastic body, the camera is not too slippy when gripping it.

The visibility and refresh rate of the 2. I find this interesting because the recently reviewed SHD doesn’t take xD cards at all. Fujifilm were the ones to start putting them on cameras many years ago when a 4Mp camera was cutting edge. Only the power button accompanies them with all other functions and menus located on the back. It automatically chooses the best combination of ISO speed and shutter speed, helping to freeze the action and reduce the blur and noise often associated with low-light photographs.

Focusing is quick in good light and the camera achieves focus most of the time indoors, although there is no focus-assist lamp to help out in low-light situations. In fact it’s a good thing that the camera is priced at less than a hundred pounds fyji I’d feel short changed if it was any higher.

Moving the mode dial up by around a millimetre or two would’ve sorted this problem. Using flash has over exposed although the warmth that is programmed into portrait mode can be seen coming through.


Fujifilm FinePix J50 Digital Camera Review

Fujifilm Finepix J50 8. Here the image is bleached and has a slight blue cast. The features listed on the Fujifilm website for this camera include a claim that low light images can be reproduced beautifully because of the low noise performance of the camera. There’s no rattling or parts that can be twisted and despite a little play in the battery door, it feels good. It mimics the excellent overall finish of the Fujifilm Finepix F-series cameras, and whilst not quite up to the same high standard, it undoubtedly looks and feels more expensive than it actually is.

Ginepix can’t see an ounce of difference between the two shots. Since then they’ve expanded the quality and improved the technology to the pinnacle features found on the Sfs. Talk me out of sending back my Christmas present.

Luckily it’s not a major format that a DSLR, for instance, would use. It’ll boost certain colours, sharpen the image a bit and compress it. The start-up time from turning the Fujifilm Finepix J50 on to being ready to take a photo is quite quick at around 1.

Fujifilm FinePix J50 Digital Camera Review

The continuous shooting mode has only one setting called Top3 and this takes only three photographs in succession. What is Plus Membership? A useful but usually over-looked feature is what Fujifilm have done to the language menu. It’s fair to say that the J50 is not the right camera if you require any advanced controls, with only one type of focus and metering on offer, for example. Search for all the latest photography gear and services in our dedicated photography directories.


In the normal shooting mode it takes about 1 second to store an image, during which you can’t take another picture. Which Fuji X lens do you love the most? All 10 external controls are clearly labeled using industry-standard symbols and terminology.

For some reason, the manual mode has been put in the scene modes which is an area usually reserved for the fully auto modes.

Detail starts to degrade from ISO which is the reason I’m glad it’s capped at the next setting. Photographs taken using the Fujifilm FinePix J The bright sunlight has caused the camera to stop down and unfortunately it’s underexposed slightly.

Also, it’s not as effective as a true optical image stabilisation system, which the J50 is really crying out for given the extensive telephoto zoom range on offer.

Noise test Wise actions have been taken on the part of Fujifilm with the capping of sensitivity at ISO