The Fuji Finepix Z33WP is a waterproof digital camera. It can keep water out to depths of 3m. It has 10 megapixels and a 3x optical zoom lens. Aside from its waterproof properties the Finepix Z33WP is a fairly typical, cheaper, point and shoot camera.
Why Buy The Fuji Finepix Z33WP
If you are looking for a fun, waterproof digital camera to use around the pool, at a low price, then the Finepix Z33WP is the best fit.
92 x 59.6 x 20.6mm
Image Quality - See Sample Images Below
Outdoor Scenic Shots in Good Light
As you will see throughout my tests picture quality is below average. In this shot there is a clear blue tinge. In the shady areas of the shot there is also a fair amount of noise to take the edge off the definition.
Although sharpness is below par this will not make a great deal of difference to small, snapshot sized prints. Noise also creeps in across the sky.
There is a lack of overall sharpness to this shot. The Finepix Z33WP also has a problem picking out detail in the lighter areas of the shot. I can also see the corners of the shot are darker than they should be.
The most noticeable point about this photo is the darkness showing in the corners of the shot. This is something I have noticed in other tests I carried out with this camera. This is a problem with the lens and there is little you can do about it.
This is my favourite test shot in this batch. The colours are warm and the camera finds it much easier to focus on a subject closer to the lens.
This shot is not quite pin sharp. Even with the flash firing there are still signs of noise in the shot.
There is some noise in this picture that takes the edge off the crispness of the shot. It is not a bad effort though. Overall the portrait shots, with the camera that much closer to the subject, have worked a lot better than the scenic shots that have overstretched the Finepix Z33WP.
Macro, Colours and Noise
My macro test shot works well enough. As with other shots a slight blue colour caste can be seen. Aside from that you should be able to take o.k. macro snapshots.
Blue tends to be dominant. You can see from my outdoor shots that white objects pick up a blue tinge.
This camera is at its best in good lighting conditions. If you shoot in lower light without flash noise soon becomes an issue.
Picture quality is not great. It is better when you move in closer to the subject, but the Finepix Z33WP struggles with more distant shots.
This is a very small, compact digital camera. In fact it is so small you will hardly notice you are carrying it.
Shutter Lag Times
Single Shot With Flash
Five Shots With Flash
Turn on Time
Ease of Use
The Finepix Z33WP is about as simple as it gets. This camera is suitable for anyone looking for a point and shoot camera.
Points I Like
Ease of use - size and style.
Where it Could Improve
The Fuji Finepix Z33WP is a fun digital camera. I can't pretend picture quality is top drawer, but the camera is easy to use and relatively inexpensive.
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