Inputs and Outputs Notes
2.7" LCD Monitor: The Fujifilm FinePix Z70
is equipped with a 2.7" LCD monitor with 230,000 pixels. Frame coverage is
approximately 96% vertically and horizontally.
5x Zoom Lens: The Z70 is equipped with an f/4.0-4.8 Fujinon lens with a
5x optical zoom. With the 4x digital zoom activated,
the maximum total zoom is 20x.
The FinePix Z70 features a 1/2.33-inch, square-pixel CCD image sensor with
12-million effective pixels.
Recording Media: Still images and movies
can be recorded onto optional SD or SDHC memory cards. The Z70 also has a
built-in flash memory of approximately 13 MB to allow you to store a few more
images in case your memory card is full.
Still Image Quality: The FinePix Z70 records still images in JPEG
format in 4:3, 16:9, and 3:2 aspect
ratios. You can also choose how much image files are compressed by selecting
Fine (low compression) for higher image quality or Normal (high compression) to
increase the number of pictures that can be stored. Images can be shot at the
- 4:3 Aspect Ratio:
- 4000 x 3000 (12M)
- 2816 x 2112 (6M)
- 2048 x 1536 (3M)
- 1600 x 1200 (2M)
- 640 x 480 (0.3M)
- 3:2 Aspect Ratio:
- 16:9 Aspect Ratio:
- 4000 x 2248 (9M)
- 1920 x 1080 (2M)
HD/SD Movies: The Z70 can record high definition
(16:9) and standard definition (4:3) movies are recorded in Motion JPEG (AVI)
with mono audio. Individual movies cannot exceed 10 minutes (HD) or 15
minutes (SD), regardless of
the capacity of the memory card. The following options are
- HD 1280: 1280 x 720, 30 fps
- SD 640: 640 x 480, 30 fps
- SD 320: 320 x 240, 30 fps
Shooting Modes: You can set the camera to suit your level and
style of photography. The shooting mode choices include:
- Scene Recognition: By simply pointing the camera at the
subject, the camera automatically analyses and selects the most appropriate
setting using scene recognition. Intelligent Face Detection is turned on
automatically. Settings include Portrait, Landscape, Night, Macro, Backlit
Portrait, and Night Portrait.
- Auto: A point and shoot mode recommended for first time users of
- Program AE: This mode gives you complete control of
shooting settings, including exposure compensation, white balance, and AF
- Natural & Flash: To help ensure good results, the camera takes
two shots: one without the flash to preserve natural lighting, followed
immediately by a second shot with the flash.
- Natural Light: Lets you capture natural light indoors, under low
light, or where the flash cannot be used. The flash is turned off and the
sensitivity is raised to reduce blur.
- Scene Position: You can select a scene suited to the subject
or shooting conditions, and store it for quick access. Available scenes include: Portrait,
Landscape, Sport, Night, Night (Tripod), Sunset,
Snow, Beach, Party, Flower, Text, and Auction Mode.
- Movies: Lets you record short HD or SD movies with sound.
Recording will stop automatically when a movie file becomes approximately 2
GB or 15 minutes in length.
When set to Successive Movie mode, you can join together a series of short
movies into one movie, up to 60 seconds long.
Intelligent Face Detection: When Face Detection is On,
the camera automatically detects human faces anywhere in the frame and sets the
focus and exposure for shots that emphasize portrait subjects. This mode will
prevent the camera from focusing on the background when taking group portraits
or self portraits. Intelligent Face Detection also offers a red-eye removal
option for removing the red-eye effects caused by the flash.
Digital Image Stabilization: When shooting in a poorly lit
area, any degree of camera shake can cause blurry pictures. In this case,
Digital Image Stabilization can reduce the effect of camera shake and
ISO Sensitivity: You can manually set the camera's sensitivity to ISO
100, 200, 400, 800, or 1600. The Auto settings will adjust the
sensitivity settings according to the shooting conditions. The higher the sensitivity setting, the better the camera is at
reducing blur in poor lighting conditions, however, high settings can result in
more noise in the recorded images.
White balance is used to preserve natural colors under different types of
lighting. You can select
Auto, Direct Sunlight, Shade, "Daylight" fluorescent lamps, "Warm White" fluorescent
lamps, "Cool White" fluorescent lamps, and Incandescent light.
Auto Exposure: The Finepix Z70 uses programmed
auto-exposure--the camera automatically sets the aperture and shutter speed
according to the shooting conditions. The shutter speed can range from 4 seconds to 1/2000. The aperture can range from F4.0 to F6.7 in wide angle and F4.8 to F8.0
Exposure Compensation: You
can alter the exposure from the value suggested by the camera, making pictures
brighter or darker. You can adjust the exposure a total of 13 steps from -2.0 to +2.0 EV in 1/3
EV steps. Exposure compensation is available in the Program AE and Auction shooting mode only.
Continuous Shooting: You can capture motion in a series of
pictures using the Continuous Shooting mode. The camera takes up to three
pictures while the shutter button is pressed at a rate of up to 1 frame per
second. Focus and exposure are determined by the first frame.
Self-timer: The camera gives you the choice of a standard
10-second or 2-second self timer. The camera also offers a "Couple Timer",
allowing you to take a self-portrait with a friend, and a "Group Timer" for
Auto Focus: In most cases, the Z70 uses contrast-detection
TTL (through the lens) Auto Focusing. The camera will automatically focuses on
the subject in the center of the frame when the shutter button is pressed
halfway. The AF area can be set to Center (camera focuses on the subject in the
center of the monitor) or Tracking (camera locks focus onto the subject and
tracks the subject as it moves through the frame.
Focus Range: The camera's focus range is approximately 2'
to infinity (wide angle) and 3.2' to infinity (telephoto). In the Macro mode,
the focus range is approximately 3.1" to 2'-7" (wide angle) and 2' to 9'-7"
Flash Modes: The
FinePix Z70 has a built-in flash with an effective range of 2'-4" to
(wide angle), 2'-4" to 8'-9" (telephoto), and 1' to 2'-7" (macro). Red-eye removal minimizes the
"red-eye" effect, and is available for each flash mode. You can choose from the following flash modes:
- Auto: flash fires
automatically as required by the shooting conditions
- Forced Flash:
flash will fire whenever a picture is taken
- Slow Synchro:
auto flash combined with slow shutter speeds (tripod recommended)
- Flash Off: You can close the pop-up flash when flash
photography is prohibited, or to capture natural lighting under dim light.
The Z70 uses 256-segment, TTL (through-the-lens) metering, where the camera
automatically assesses the scene and selects the optimum exposure.
Upload to YouTube/Facebook: You can select still images and
movies to be uploaded to YouTube or Facebook. After marking the images and
movies for uploading, you can upload them using the MyFinePix Studio software
(compatible with Windows computers only), included with the camera.
FinePix Color: You can enhance contrast and color
saturation, or take pictures in black and white or sepia. The FinePix Color
function lets you select the following:
- F-Standard: standard contrast and saturation; recommended in most
- F-Chrome: vivid contrast and color saturation; select for vivid
shots of flowers or enhanced greens and blues in landscapes. Available only
in selected shooting modes.
- F-B&W: takes pictures in black & white
- F-Sepia: takes pictures in sepia
Image Search: The Image Search function lets you search
pictures by the following criteria:
- Date: Viewing images by date makes it easy to locate specific
events or occasions.
- Face: Portraits can be selected based on composition: groups,
couples, or solo portraits.
- Scene: Pictures shot in Auto or SR Auto modes can be replayed
according to the type of scene: portrait, landscape, night scene, or macro.
- Type: You can easily search your pictures according to the type
of photos: still photos, edited images, or movie footage.
- Upload Mark: Find all images uploaded to either Facebook or
Viewing Images: Images can be
played back one-at-a-time or in a variety of multi-frame views. Multi-frame
options include a 5-frame cascading display (two previous and two following
frames cascaded behind the highlighted image), a side-by-side two-frame display
(with smaller thumbnails of the previous and next frames, 9-image grid (3 x 3)
and a 100-image grid (10 x 10) of micro-thumbnails. In the 9- and 100-image grid
views, the highlighted image is slightly enlarged.
Editing Images: You can process still images for posting to
a blog. The editing menu options include: Crop, Aspect Ratio, Brightness,
Contrast, Color, Sepia, and Face Mosaic.
Voice Memo: A voice memo of up to 30 seconds can be added to
a still image. Memos are recorded as PCM-format WAV files with a maximum size of
about 480 KB. During playback, voice memos can be paused, if desired.
Slide Show: You can view pictures in an automated slide
show. You can select normal playback or with a wipe, slide-in, or fade-in transition.
Several pictures of your choosing, or randomly, can be displayed at once. You
can also add pre-recorded background music to your slide show.
Printing Pictures: Using DPOF
(Digital Print Order Form), you can designate which images to print, and whether
to print them with or without date. Pictures can be printed as followed:
- Printer or Photo Lab:
plug the camera into a Pictbridge-compatible printer,
insert the memory card into a compatible printer, or take the memory card to
a digital photo lab
- Transferring to Computer:
transfer the images to a computer before printing them
Power Requirements: The
FinePix Z70 is powered by the supplied NP-45A Lithium-Ion rechargeable battery.
A fully-charged NP-45A is good for approximately 165 shots. The supplied BC-45B
battery charger will charge an NP-45A battery in about 110 minutes.
Auto Power Off Function: When
the camera is operated on battery power, the Auto Power Off function will automatically
turn off the camera to reduce the drain on the batteries if no
operations are performed for 2 minutes or 5 minutes, as set in the menu.
Regardless of the option selected, the camera will not automatically turn off
when connected to a printer or computer, or when a slide show is in progress.
and Outputs Notes
USB Multi-Connector: The FinePix Z70 features a single proprietary jack for
connecting either the supplied USB
cable or the optional AV-C1 A/V cable. This one output allows you to download your photos to your
computer via USB or view them on a TV with the optional A/V cable. With the optional HDP-L1 HD
Player, still pictures and movies on the SD card can be viewed on an HDTV.
System Requirements: The
FinePix Z70 is equipped with Software for MyFinePix Studio Version 1.0 for Windows and
FinePix Viewer Ver 3.6 for Macintosh. In order to use this software, your computer must have the following minimum
|Requirements for MyFinePix
|Operating System||Windows 7 / Windows Vista||Windows XP|
|CPU||3 GHz Pentium 4 or better||2 GHz Pentium 4 or better|
|RAM||1 GB or more||512 MB|
|Free Disk Space||15 GB or more||2 GB or more|
|Display||1024 x 768 pixels or more with 24-bit color or
A graphics processing unit that supports DirectX 7 or later
|Other||Built-in USB port|
Internet connection (56 kbps or faster recommended) required for
software updates and other services provided via the Internet;
Internet connection and e-mail software required to use e-mail
|Requirements for FinePix
|CPU||Power PC or Intel|
|Operating System||Pre-installed versions of Mac OS X Version 10.3.9 - 10.6|
|RAM||256 MB or more|
|Free Disk Space||A minimum of 200 MB required for installation with 400
MB available when FinePix viewer is running.|
|Display||800 x 600 pixels or more with thousands of colors or
|Other||Built-in USB port|
Internet connection (56 kbps or faster recommended) required
for software updates and other services provided via the
Internet; Internet connection and e-mail software required
to use e-mail option.
Number of Storable Images: The approximate number of
images you can store on the internal 13 MB memory or an
inserted SD/SDHC memory card is as follows:
|Image Size||Internal Memory|
|4 GB SDHC||8 GB SDHC||16 GB SDHC|
4000 x 3000
3984 x 2656
4000 x 2248
2816 x 2112
2048 x 1536
1920 x 1080
1600 x 1200
640 x 480
Amount of Movie Recording Time: The approximate
amount of total recording time you can store on the internal 13 MB memory or
an inserted SD/SDHC memory card is as follows:
|Movie Size||Internal Memory|
|4 GB SDHC|
1280 x 720, 30 fps
|2 sec||12 min|
640 x 480, 30 fps
|10 sec||30 min|
320 x 240, 30 fps
|20 sec||63 min|