Fujifilm FinePix S20EXR

  • Fujifilm FinePix S20EXR
79
Based on 27 scores, 35 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    7
  • Good:
    12
  • Average:
    4
  • Bad:
    4

Pros:

  • EXR modes for dynamic range and low noise, 14.3X optical zoom with manual focus ring.
  • Excellent picture quality; RAW image capture; effective noise reduction control.
  • Image quality, EXR system and build quality, zoom range

Cons:

  • EXR modes reduce image resolution by half, Disappointing, standarddefinition video, Lag between sequential shots
  • Lens not as wide as S100FS'; no HD video option; no tilting LCD; size of camera not suitable for everyone.

Expert reviews and ratings

By 5FWD on 60

The FinePix S200EXR has a practical design thats closer to DSLR cameras than many of its rivals and its good fun to use for stills photography. Sadly, the underwhelming video performance renders this particular feature more of an...

By Digital Arts Online on 80

It may not be a digital SLR, but the FinePix S200EXR is the sort of advanced point-and-shoot that’s many a creative’s dream. It offers superb handling, megazoom reach, and advanced exposure control....

By Expert Reviews on 100

Performance could be better, but with SLR-like controls and exceptional image quality, this is the best ultra-zoom camera weve seen....

By PCWorld on 80

This elegantly designed megazoom camera has a wealth of unique exposure options for serious photographers....

By DigitalVersus on 60

EXR Like the F200EXR and the F70EXR, the S200EXR uses a Super CCD EXR sensor.But there's a problem: just like with the compacts, Fuji didn't know what to do with this excellent feature. There's an extra slot for it on the mode dial, but...

By Expert Reviews on 80

Bridging the gap between a compact and DSLR, superzooms combine much of the versatility of the latter in a smaller package, although the design is something of a compromise. With a physically smaller sensor, picture quality at high ISOs can't match...

By Macworld UK on 80

With a layout that mimics a typical SLR’s design, Fujifilm’s FinePix S200EXR offers superb handling, megazoom reach, advanced exposure control, and only a few minor disappointments. The impressive credentials start with a 14.3x optically...

By Trusted Reviews on 100

2009 has been a bit of a thin year for super-zoom cameras. With digital SLRs becoming ever more popular and accessible, and pocket-sized compact cameras sporting lenses with up to 12x zoom, the traditional SLR-styled super-zoom bridge camera is...

By PC Advisor on -

The muscular zoom, wealth of exposure controls, smart layout, and good battery life make the Fujifilm FinePix S200EXR a strong contender for a spot in your camera bag. Dave Johnson Lowest online price: 299.80...

By CNET Australia on 80

Fujifilm's S200EXR stands on its own: not quite a superzoom, not quite an SLR. It takes great pictures but it's heavy, and foregoes luxuries like HD...

By CNET UK on 82

The build quality, handling and controls of the Fujifilm FinePix S200EXR really are surprising given its price. It's just like a digital SLR, but much cheaper, and so much more pleasant to handle than rival superzooms, thanks to its size and manual...

By Digital Camera Buyer on 80

If you dont want the fuss or expense of changing lenses, the S200EXR offers an all-in-one solution with a focal range as broad as general-purpose photographers will...

By Steves Digicams on -

Climbing towards the top of the Fuji FinePix "S" series line, just under the S5 Pro (dSLR), is the FinePix S200 EXR. This camera is as close to a dSLR as you can get from Fuji in terms of image quality and performance. Making up the S200 EXR's "Real...

By CNET Asia on 74

The S200EXR is an ideal shooter for enthusiasts who demand the best picture quality and can forgo features such as high-resolution video recording....

By What Digital Camera on 83

Given the versatility of competing camera formats it would be easy to overlook this type of camera; however, the S200 does offer impressive performance for a comparatively reasonable price. The S200?s technology is very clever and it is possible to...

By Photoxels on -

The is the "almost DSLR" Super Zoom and is easily the best bridge DSLR-like digital camera. As if to make the point clear, the S200EXR looks like a DSLR, has the dimension and weight of one, and handles like one with its deep grip, manual zoom ring...

By PhotographyBLOG on 90

The FinePix S200EXR builds on the successful design of the previous S100FS with the logical addition of Fujifilm's exciting EXR technology, although we miss the tiltable LCD screen and slightly wider-angle lens of its predecessor.The S200EXR is one...

By Akihabara News on 60

Even though we weren't that impressed with the last Fujifilm camera we tested, we wanted to fully experience Fujifilm's latest technology, EXR, and decided to give it a try with Fujifilm's high-end FinePix S200EXR.As you know I've never...

By ePHOTOzine on 70

For the low angle images of the Bugatti, red & white flowers and plants using fill-flash, while the screen was easily visible, I felt as though I was craning my neck which I wouldn't have to do with a pivoting type. I love the sharpness of the...

By Pocket-lint on 70

A jack-of-all-trades super zoom that whilst it may not offer the broadest range on the market, offers one of the best builds and a distinctive feature set none the lessKey specs12 megapixels, Li-ion battery, SD,...