Digital Cameras

  Home arrow Digital Cameras arrow Fujifilm FinePix F50fd Compact Digital...
Watch our Tech Videos 
Dev Hardware Forums 
Computer Cases  
Computer Processors  
Computer Systems  
Digital Cameras  
Flat Panels  
Hardware Guides  
Hardware News  
Input Devices  
Mobile Devices  
Networking Hardware  
PC Cooling  
PC Speakers  
Power Supply Units  
Sound Cards  
Storage Devices  
Tech Interviews  
User Experiences  
Video Cards  
Weekly Newsletter
Developer Updates  
Free Website Content 
 RSS  Articles
 RSS  Forums
 RSS  All Feeds
Write For Us 
Contact Us 
Site Map 
Privacy Policy 
  >>> SIGN UP!  
  Lost Password? 

Fujifilm FinePix F50fd Compact Digital Camera
By: Joe Eitel
  • Search For More Articles!
  • Disclaimer
  • Author Terms
  • Rating: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars / 3

    Table of Contents:
  • Fujifilm FinePix F50fd Compact Digital Camera
  • Design
  • Features
  • Performance and Image Quality

  • Rate this Article: Poor Best 
      Del.ici.ous Digg
      Blink Simpy
      Google Spurl
      Y! MyWeb Furl
    Email Me Similar Content When Posted
    Add Developer Shed Article Feed To Your Site
    Email Article To Friend
    Print Version Of Article
    PDF Version Of Article


    Fujifilm FinePix F50fd Compact Digital Camera

    (Page 1 of 4 )

    The Fujifilm FinePix F50fd is a camera that has some big shoes to fill. The success of its predecessor, the Fujifilm F31fd, has in a sense put a lot of pressure on the F50fd to exceed the standard set by the F31fd a year ago. Check out this review to find out if it did.

    The F31fd was a camera that dominated its class in terms of ISO performance and image quality, even though it only had a six megapixel sensor compared to double-digit sensors being offered by the competition.

    Today's consumers are much too focused on the number of megapixels a camera brings to bear. Many people believe that the more megapixels a camera offers, the better the camera is. This is entirely false. The fact is that in most cases you slow down a camera's performance when you add more megapixels to its sensor. Image quality is also affected in some cases.

    Fujifilm realized this, and they took it into consideration in the design of their compact digital cameras, such as the F30 and F31fd. It wasn't until the release of the F50fd that Fujifilm finally seemed to cave in to the "megapixel race" that other camera manufacturers had already begun years before.

    It seems that Fujifilm's marketing department exerted more of an influence on the creation of the F50fd than the design department did. Why else would Fujifilm go from a solid six megapixel camera all the way up to a 12 megapixel camera? The only answer to this question is that they wanted to keep the consumers happy, and it seems to have slightly affected the performance of the F50fd. The F50fd is by no means a sub-par compact camera, but it doesn't necessarily live up to the quality standards of the F31fd.

    The Fujifilm FinePix F50fd is a 12 megapixel, 3x optical zoom compact camera with a 35-105mm focal range, high ISO capabilities, a new image stabilization system, and new face detection technology. The F50fd certainly has some decent specs on paper, but the real test is the performance and image quality of this camera.

    In the Box

    • Fujifilm FinePix F50fd camera

    • Li-ion rechargeable battery

    • charger

    • hand strap

    • USB and A/V cables

    • CD ROM and manual

    More Digital Cameras Articles
    More By Joe Eitel

    blog comments powered by Disqus


    - The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX1 and the Canon Po...
    - Fujifilm Instax Mini 7S with Instant Photo P...
    - Digital Cameras Under $50
    - Affordable HD Camcorders Hit the Market
    - Canon PowerShot SX110 IS
    - Fujifilm FinePix S200HD Digital Camera
    - Canon EOS 50D Digital SLR Camera
    - Canon Digital Rebel XS
    - Nikon D700
    - Panasonic DMC-FX500 Camera
    - Pentax K200D Digital Camera
    - Canon PowerShot SD790 IS
    - Olympus Stylus 1030 SW Compact Digital Camera
    - Sony Cybershot DSC-W150
    - Pentax Optio A40

    Developer Shed Affiliates


    © 2003-2019 by Developer Shed. All rights reserved. DS Cluster - Follow our Sitemap
    KEITHLEE2zdeconfigurator/configs/INFUSIONSOFT_OVERLAY.phpzdeconfigurator/configs/ OFFLOADING INFUSIONSOFTLOADING INFUSIONSOFT 1debug:overlay status: OFF
    overlay not displayed overlay cookie defined: TI_CAMPAIGN_1012_D OVERLAY COOKIE set:
    status off