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FujifilmFinePix F800EXR Digital Camera
 
4.6

(based on 17 reviews)

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    (3)

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    (2)

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94%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (17)
  • Compact (13)
  • Good image quality (13)
  • Fast / accurate auto-focus (11)
  • Image stabilization (11)

Cons

  • No viewfinder (4)

Best Uses

  • Family photos (12)
  • Travel (12)
  • Landscape/scenery (11)
  • Video (8)
  • Low light (6)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual photographer (8), Photo enthusiast (6)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (15)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Amazing camera at an incredible price

Whether you use the program settings, or play with the manual settings, this camera creates fantastic images. Still lots to learn as the features seem endless, but so far I am very...Read complete review

Whether you use the program settings, or play with the manual settings, this camera creates fantastic images. Still lots to learn as the features seem endless, but so far I am very impressed. The wireless transfer to iPhone and iPad is so easy, ideal if travelling. Have already ordered another one for a friend

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Great pics, video performance not great

This is a great camera for pictures but the video performance falls a little short. was comparing it to an older camera, a cannon sx210is in low light, at a distance of roughly...Read complete review

This is a great camera for pictures but the video performance falls a little short. was comparing it to an older camera, a cannon sx210is in low light, at a distance of roughly 50 feet at the full zoom range the fine pix would not focus at all and there is no option for manual focus. the canon focused without any problem, plus the added bonus of auto focus (using both camera's auto mode)

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5.0

Very user-friendly

By Smitty

from Baton Rouge LA

About Me Casual Photographer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Fast/accurate auto-focus
  • Good Image Quality
  • Good Image Stabilization
  • Great Zoom
  • Large Clear LCD
  • Nice Body Color
  • Short Lag Time
  • Small / Compact

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Family Photos
    • Landscape/Scenery
    • Travel
    • Video
    • Wildlife photos

    Comments about Fujifilm FinePix F800EXR Digital Camera:

    Nice powerful zoom lens in a compact, hi-rez camera that fits in pants pocket. Long lasting battery good for many pictures.

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    • No

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    4.0

    Beware "Silent Mode"

    By GJHinVT

    from Jericho, VT

    About Me Photo Enthusiast

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Good Image Stabilization
    • Good in Low Light
    • Nice Body Color
    • Small / Compact

    Cons

    • No Viewfinder
    • Silent Mode Undocumented

    Best Uses

      Comments about Fujifilm FinePix F800EXR Digital Camera:

      I got this camera so that I didn't have to carry DSLR gear on a tour. It did a decent job, but the one thing that confounded me (and I did not see in the little manual) is that I assumed that "Silent Mode" was intended to turn off all the beeps the camera chooses to make by default. Apparently for many Fuji products, the "silent mode" is more of a "stealth mode" i.e. the flash is disabled as well as the sounds. If you're looking to shut off sounds, look for "SOUND SET-UP" in the SET-UP menus. Stay out of "silent mode" unless you really mean to be there.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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      5.0

      excellent HD digit camera

      By jsl25

      from Tucson, AZ

      About Me Photo Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Fast/accurate auto-focus
      • Good Image Quality
      • Good Image Stabilization
      • Good in Low Light
      • Great Zoom
      • Large Clear LCD
      • Small / Compact

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Family Photos
        • Indoors/Low Light
        • Landscape/Scenery
        • Sports/Action
        • Travel
        • Video
        • Weddings/Events
        • Wildlife photos

        Comments about Fujifilm FinePix F800EXR Digital Camera:

        Our family travels quite often and my wife in particular loves documenting locations and events we visit. The Fujifilm FinePix F800EXR replaces a Nikon of similar size and resolution and is better in every fact and dimension. A quick review of the user guide clearly points out each feature (and there are plenty of useful features) and the camera is easy to use.

        • Ease of Operation:
        • 9
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        5.0

        a little effort is worth the trouble

        By 10oshii

        from Berkeley, Ca

        About Me Casual Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Fast/accurate auto-focus
        • Good Image Quality
        • Good Image Stabilization
        • Great Zoom
        • Large Clear LCD
        • Nice Body Color
        • Short Lag Time

        Cons

        • No Viewfinder

        Best Uses

        • Family Photos
        • Landscape/Scenery
        • Video

        Comments about Fujifilm FinePix F800EXR Digital Camera:

        taking pictures of my family, especially our little toddler running and playing is a pleasure. quick response time. once you figure out the ins and outs of the features, this camera takes gorgeous pictures.

        • Ease of Operation:
        • 8
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        5.0

        Love this camera!!!

        By A.B.

        from Cleveland OH

        About Me Photo Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Fast/accurate auto-focus
        • Good Image Quality
        • Great Zoom
        • Large Clear LCD
        • Nice Body Color
        • Short Lag Time
        • Small / Compact

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Family Photos
          • Indoors/Low Light
          • Landscape/Scenery
          • Travel
          • Video

          Comments about Fujifilm FinePix F800EXR Digital Camera:

          I was looking for a lightweight camera to take on my vacations. I have a larger Nikon D300 camera which is great but a nusiance at the same time. I also have a Nikon coolpics. If you are familiar with this camera, you know that the period between shots you take is a little long and cumbersom. Especially if you are trying to take a group shot. Not bad unless the group is children.

          With the FujiPix, it is light weight, and the time between shots is instantanious. I love it. It takes awesome pictures which I think are comparable to my D300. I like the fact that it came with a rechargeable battery and did not require AA batteries as in the Nikon coolpix. So I have found the battery life is equivalent to that of the D300.

          An extra feature I was not necessarily looking for in a camera was the built in movie camera. I played with this feature and was pleasantly surprised by the quality of the recording. The sound was good also. I will most likley be using this at some point.

          All in all, I would highly recommend this camera to others. It fits nicely in small purses and a pocket. This is a great price also.

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          • Yes

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          4.0

          mixed focus stabitity otherwise good poi

          By ted

          from toledo

          About Me Casual Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Nice Body Color
          • Short Lag Time
          • Small / Compact

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Family Photos
            • Landscape/Scenery
            • Travel

            Comments about Fujifilm FinePix F800EXR Digital Camera:

            fast photos of grandkids

            • Ease of Operation:
            • 8
            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            3.0

            Easy to use with lots of features

            By Tri Brad

            from New York, NY

            About Me Casual Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Great Zoom
            • Large Clear LCD
            • Small / Compact

            Cons

            • Lag / Shutter Delay
            • Poor Flash

            Best Uses

            • Family Photos
            • Travel

            Comments about Fujifilm FinePix F800EXR Digital Camera:

            It is very easy to use on the move, when you don't have time to set up your picture accurately. The flash is a bit flimsy and I had concern that it would open without being prompted to do so.

            • Ease of Operation:
            • 7
            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            5.0

            Amazing camera at an incredible price

            By The photo Guy

            from Barossa Valley, South Australia

            About Me Photo Enthusiast

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Fast/accurate auto-focus
            • Good Image Quality
            • Good Image Stabilization
            • Good in Low Light
            • Great Zoom
            • Large Clear LCD
            • Nice Body Color
            • Short Lag Time
            • Small / Compact

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Family Photos
              • Indoors/Low Light
              • Travel
              • Video
              • Weddings/Events

              Comments about Fujifilm FinePix F800EXR Digital Camera:

              Whether you use the program settings, or play with the manual settings, this camera creates fantastic images. Still lots to learn as the features seem endless, but so far I am very impressed. The wireless transfer to iPhone and iPad is so easy, ideal if travelling. Have already ordered another one for a friend

              • Ease of Operation:
              • 9
              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

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              5.0

              Bang for your Buck

              By Aussie Desert Rat

              from Lake Havasu City Az

              About Me Casual Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Fast/accurate auto-focus
              • Good Image Quality
              • Good Image Stabilization
              • Good in Low Light
              • Great Zoom
              • Large Clear LCD

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Family Photos
                • Indoors/Low Light
                • Landscape/Scenery
                • Travel

                Comments about Fujifilm FinePix F800EXR Digital Camera:

                Great buy for a great price. Bigger chip, bigger capabilities it`s that easy. Bought it for the wife who wants things simple. It is simple to use or you can maually do it your way. Took it to the Grand Canyon and great photos ensued. It did slip off the ewr setting but I`ll blame us for that. Other than that solid camera especially for the price.

                • Ease of Operation:
                • 9
                • Was this a gift?:
                • Yes

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                5.0

                Love this little camera!!

                By Sandi

                from St Paul, MN

                About Me Casual Photographer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Fast/accurate auto-focus
                • Good Image Quality
                • Great Zoom

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Fujifilm FinePix F800EXR Digital Camera:

                    It's easy to use and quick to respond.

                    • Ease of Operation:
                    • 10
                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

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                    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    4.0

                    GOOD LITTLE P&S

                    By Cherrycamper

                    from Baltimore, MD

                    About Me Pro Photographer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use
                    • Fast/accurate auto-focus
                    • Good Image Quality
                    • Large Clear LCD
                    • Short Lag Time
                    • Small / Compact

                    Cons

                    • No Viewfinder

                    Best Uses

                    • Family Photos
                    • Landscape/Scenery
                    • Travel
                    • Video

                    Comments about Fujifilm FinePix F800EXR Digital Camera:

                    I bought this camera to take hiking. My Pro DSLR's are too heavy for multi-day trips on the Appalachian Trail. I wanted somethin lite that still shot RAW. I have played around with the camera and seems to work well. Noise begins to appear in darker situations and at 800 ISO. Works great in bright conditions. I have more testing to do and will try to update review. The camera has tons of cool features including the ability to transfer images to smartphone or tablet without the need for wifi.

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                    • No

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                    5.0

                    FinePix F800EXR

                    By Old Lady Photographer

                    from N.W.Fl.

                    About Me Photo Enthusiast

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use
                    • Fast/accurate auto-focus
                    • Good Image Quality
                    • Good Image Stabilization
                    • Good in Low Light
                    • Great Zoom
                    • Large Clear LCD
                    • Nice Body Color
                    • Short Lag Time
                    • Small / Compact

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Family Photos
                      • Indoors/Low Light
                      • Landscape/Scenery
                      • Wildlife photos

                      Comments about Fujifilm FinePix F800EXR Digital Camera:

                      I use this camera as my everyday pocket camera. I reviewed pocket camera's before purchase and this was the best I found overal for point and shoot and much more. Clear pics,color true. So far I have found nothing bad about this camera. My friend also ordered on when her digital gave out.Small but powerful small digital for the money.20x zoom is the other reason for this purchase.Large 3" screen.

                      • Ease of Operation:
                      • 10
                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No

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                      5.0

                      Excellent

                      By RD

                      from California

                      About Me Photo Enthusiast

                      See all my reviews

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Use
                      • Fast/accurate auto-focus
                      • Good Image Quality
                      • Good Image Stabilization
                      • Large Clear LCD
                      • Small / Compact

                      Cons

                      • Light Sky Dark Landscape

                      Best Uses

                      • Travel
                      • Wildlife photos

                      Comments about Fujifilm FinePix F800EXR Digital Camera:

                      The camera was small and easy to handle, especially with the small grip on the side. It took very clear photos with excellent color. The exposure compensation ring was very handy. Sometimes the camera had difficulty differentiating the landscape if the sky was bright. The landscape became more of a silhouette. Overall it was wonderful to use.

                      • Ease of Operation:
                      • 9
                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No

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                      5.0

                      Very nice colors. Excellent zoom

                      By Tomerz

                      from New york, Tel Aviv

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Use
                      • Good Image Quality
                      • Good Image Stabilization
                      • Great Zoom
                      • Small / Compact

                      Cons

                      • No Viewfinder

                      Best Uses

                      • Landscape/Scenery
                      • Sports/Action
                      • Travel
                      • Wildlife photos

                      Comments about Fujifilm FinePix F800EXR Digital Camera:

                      I was confuse because of its attractive price I tought I'm going to buy a toy.
                      Very good camera.

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                      • No

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                      5.0

                      The best camera.

                      By jpolidoro

                      from Campo Grande - MS - Brasil

                      About Me Casual Photographer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Use

                      Cons

                      • Short Battery Life

                      Best Uses

                      • Family Photos
                      • Indoors/Low Light
                      • Travel
                      • Video

                      Comments about Fujifilm FinePix F800EXR Digital Camera:

                      This camera is fantastic, full of resources.

                      • Ease of Operation:
                      • 9
                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No

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                      (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Wow, what a camera.

                      By Beth

                      from Unionville, PA

                      About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Use
                      • Fast/accurate auto-focus
                      • Good Image Quality
                      • Good Image Stabilization
                      • Good in Low Light
                      • Great Zoom
                      • Large Clear LCD
                      • Small / Compact

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Landscape/Scenery
                        • Travel
                        • Video

                        Comments about Fujifilm FinePix F800EXR Digital Camera:

                        I just moved from a Lumix to this one although I was really happy with my Lumix. The upgrade was due to my desire to shoot in RAW and Lumix doesn't yet offer this option in its smallest cameras. It is very easy to use, and love a feature I hadn't counted on but now have used many times - the panoramic mode which stitches the image together that I used to have to do in Photoshop. The images are bright, crisp and saturated. Photoshop has just added the software to convert the Finepix RAW image to DNG or JPG.

                        • Ease of Operation:
                        • 9
                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • No

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                        (3 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        3.0

                        Great pics, video performance not great

                        By gary

                        from seattle,wa.

                        About Me Casual Photographer

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Easy To Use
                        • Good Image Quality
                        • Good Image Stabilization
                        • Nice Body Color
                        • Small / Compact

                        Cons

                        • Poor low light video

                        Best Uses

                        • Family Photos
                        • Landscape/Scenery

                        Comments about Fujifilm FinePix F800EXR Digital Camera:

                        This is a great camera for pictures but the video performance falls a little short. was comparing it to an older camera, a cannon sx210is in low light, at a distance of roughly 50 feet at the full zoom range the fine pix would not focus at all and there is no option for manual focus. the canon focused without any problem, plus the added bonus of auto focus (using both camera's auto mode)

                        • Ease of Operation:
                        • 5
                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • No

                        Share this review