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Fujifilm FinePix S1500

Introduce a high-performance tracking auto focus and panorama shooting mode in the FinePix S1500. Equipped with the evolved SR Auto (Scene Recognition...

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Super

ProNice design, easy to use and good feel. Plenty of ...

ConsBulky. Eats through batteries. Not good on high zo...

I bought this camera about a year ago to replace an elderly 2MP camera. Being a student I was on a budget, so did not want to spend too much, yet I do like photography and wished for something a little more than basic. I am also a transport enthusiast, so wished for a camera that could take good...

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Excellent

“Great Bridge Camera...”

published 23/10/2011

ProWhy pay more if you don't mind not having the late...

ConsNoisy zoom on video.

The Fuji FinePix S1500 is not the latest model of the FinePix range of bridge cameras, but having been toying with the idea of getting something that offered a bit more than point and shoot, and not wanting to pay over £200 for it, I decided on this model after reading many good reviews from...

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Excellent

ProGreat zoom, lovely style, easy to use, great quali...

ConsDoesn't come with rechargeable battery

I bought this camera a couple of months ago and I am extremely pleased with it. It has a 12x optical zoom which is fantastic. (I did alot of research when I bought this camera and the biggest optical zoom I could find for a similar price was 4x.) I love taking pictures of wildlife and it has been...

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Super

ProHuge zoom, Focus Tracking, Easy to use

ConsBulky, A little slow, AA batteries are a bit incon...

The Fuji FinePix S1500 is the latest incarnation of the very successful FinePix S1000fd. It is very SLR-like in appearance and the added bulk of the battery-holder/grip does give it an assured feeling in your hands. Of course, this can be a disadvantage, and if you want a camera that you can just...

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Excellent

“A Great Beginner's Camera”

published 16/02/2010

Proeasy to use, light weight, and very functional

Conslow zoom level, no other attachments

I was got this camera when I was first starting my photography attraction, and found that it worked absolutely great for my armature needs and photography skills. If you are looking for a great starting camera but if you are already a skilled and experienced photographer then I would not...

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“Surprising little gadget”

published 03/08/2010

ProExcellent optical zoom

ConsNot compact

After deep consideration, I finally decided to purchase this camera after months of searching for a device with good MP and decent zoom. As a person new to photopgraphy, I found this camera very easy to handle and work. I recently took it on a class trip to Paris and found very little faults...

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“Fulifilm Finepix S1500fd”

published 26/09/2009

Profunctionality

Consaccess to memory slot, Flash

I've had this camera for almost a year and all photo's I have taken really have been good quality. It is a good camera for begginers as you can leave settings as they are of you can adjust things like shutter speed and iso ect. for the more advanced users. The options to shoot in high speed mode...

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Super

ProEverything else!

ConsBattery life, Slow focus and lense cover. But i'm ...

I got the Fijifilm Finepix S1500 for my birthday after a friend recomended it to me. She is a very good photographer and wants to become professional. I would personally suggest this would be for someone who wants to aspire to be a photographer and would like to take advanced photos without them...

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Good

Pro10 MP camera

ConsNo Changeable Lenses

This camera in my Opinion is one of the best Pre - DSLR cameras I have ever used. The image quality on this camera really is amazing. It is so easy to use and can be easily operated without any Pre-Photographic Knowledge . The camera has an Auto Focusing lens which means your not messing about...

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“A nice little neat camera!”

published 07/01/2012

ProEasy to use, Auto Focus

ConsLacks Advanced Controls

This was my first bridge Camera which I bought as I wanted to step up from the original Point-and-shoot up to a bigger camera. I got it out off Tesco for £149.99 which was pretty cheap as when I got home I checked up and amazon and other big retailers were selling it for alot more. At the time I...

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published 24/04/2010

when viewing my photos I get some with error 'read error/write error is this the card ?
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published 11/07/2012

if you have transferred the images to a different device or altered the picks orientation on the card this can cause this error as can a dodgy card, if you have got a spare try that alternately back up the images and reformat the card using a computer with a suitable card slot.

Product Information : Fujifilm FinePix S1500

Manufacturer's product description

Introduce a high-performance tracking auto focus and panorama shooting mode in the FinePix S1500. Equipped with the evolved SR Auto (Scene Recognition Auto) and Face Detection, scenes and faces can be captured and optimized even more with the detection functions. Large 2.7-inch LCD screen allows you to find favorite image at a glance displayed in 10 x 10 array. In addition to a wide range of shooting modes, the FinePix S1500 offers a selection of versatile scene positions that ensure optimum results no matter what the scene.

Product Details

Product Description: Fujifilm FinePix S1500 - digital camera, Fujifilm FinePix S1500fd - digital camera

Product Type: Digital camera - compact, Digital Camera

Memory Card Slot: SD card

Sensor Resolution: 10.0 Megapixel

Lens System: 12 x zoom lens - 5.9 - 70.8 mm - f/2.8-5.0

Focus Adjustment: Automatic, manual

Min Focus Distance: 40 cm

Digital Zoom: 5.7 x, 5.7x

Image Stabiliser: Optical (image sensor shift mechanism)

Camera Flash: Pop-up flash

Viewfinder: Electronic - 0.2" - colour

Display: LCD display - 2.7"

Supported Battery: 4 x AA alkaline battery ( included ) ¦ 4 x AA NiMH rechargeable battery ( optional ) ¦ 4 x AA lithium battery ( optional )

AV Interfaces: Composite video/audio

Microsoft Certification: Certified for Windows Vista

Colour: Black

Dimensions (WxDxH): 10.3 cm x 6.8 cm x 7.3 cm

Weight: 324 g

Manufacturer: Fujifilm

Lens System / Min Focal Length: 0.033

Memory Type: Internal and external

Optical Sensor / Optical Sensor Type: CCD

LCD Display Size: 2.70000244140625

Flash Memory / Form Factor: SD/SDHC Memory Card

Optical Sensor / Sensor Resolution: 10

Lens System / Optical Zoom: 12x

General

MPN: NC01310A, 15929471, NC01310, 5-15929550, P10NC01310A, FinePix S1500

Product Type: Digital camera - compact

Enclosure Colour: Black

Sensor Resolution: 10.0 Megapixel

Optical Sensor Type: CCD

Effective Sensor Resolution: 10,000,000 pixels

Optical Sensor Size: 1/2.3"

Optical Zoom: 12 x

Digital Zoom: 5.7 x

Image Stabiliser: Optical (image sensor shift mechanism)

Auto Focus: TTL contrast detection

Digital Video Format: AVI, MJPEG

Image Recording Format: JPEG

AV Interfaces: Composite video/audio

Exposure & White Balance

Light Sensitivity: ISO 100, ISO 800, ISO 400, ISO 200, ISO 64, ISO 1600, ISO auto, ISO 3200 (3Mpix), ISO 6400 (3Mpix)

Exposure Metering: Multi-segment

Exposure Metering Zones: 256

Exposure Modes: Programme, automatic, manual, aperture-priority, shutter-priority

Shooting Programs: Landscape, portrait mode, night mode, text, museum, party/indoor, fireworks, panorama assist, flower, sports mode, sunset, beach, night (tripod), natural light, snow

White Balance: Custom, automatic, presets

White Balance Presets: Fine, incandescent, shade, fluorescent light (cool white), fluorescent light (daylight), fluorescent light (warm white)

Max Shutter Speed: 1/2000 sec

Min Shutter Speed: 8 sec

Lens System

Type: 12 x zoom lens - 5.9 - 70.8 mm - f/2.8-5.0

Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera: 33 - 396mm

Focus Adjustment: Automatic, manual

Min Focus Distance: 40 cm

Macro Focus Range: 2cm, 5-300cm

Zoom Adjustment: Motorised drive

Camera Flash

Camera Flash: Pop-up flash

Flash Modes: Fill-in mode, slow synchro, auto mode, flash OFF mode, red-eye reduction

Features: AF illuminator

Effective Flash Range: 0.3 m - 8.7 m

Additional Features

Continuous Shooting Speed: 1.4 frames per second, 3.3 frames per second (5Mpix), 7.5 frames per second (2Mpix)

Self Timer Delay: 10 sec, 2sec

Additional Features: Audio recording, USB 2.0 compatibility, date/time stamp, DPOF support, digital image rotation, PictBridge support, histogram display, in-camera red-eye removal, Automatic Scene Recognition (SR Auto), instant zoom, dual image stabilization, Exif Print support

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Type: Electronic

Viewfinder Colour Support: Colour

Viewfinder Diagonal Size: 0.2"

Viewfinder Resolution: 200,000 pixels

Field Coverage: 97%

Display

Type: 2.7" LCD display

Resolution: 230,000 pixels

Display Features: Built-in

Microphone

Microphone Operation Mode: Mono

Connections

Connector Type: 1 x USB ¦ 1 x composite video/audio output ¦ 1 x DC power input

Memory Card Slot: SD card

Software

Software: Drivers & Utilities, FinePix Viewer

System Requirements for PC Connection

Peripheral Devices: USB port, CD-ROM Drive

Miscellaneous

Certified for Windows Vista: Certified for Windows Vista software and devices have undergone compatibility tests for ease-of-use, better performance and enhanced security.

Included Accessories: Lens cap, shoulder strap, USB cable, audio / video cable

Battery

Battery Type: AA

Details: 4 x AA alkaline battery ( included ) ¦ 4 x AA NiMH rechargeable battery ( optional ) ¦ 4 x AA lithium battery ( optional )

Memory / Storage

RAM Installed: 23 MB

Memory Card Slot: SD card

Supported Memory Cards: SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card

Image Storage: JPEG 3648 x 2736 ¦ JPEG 3648 x 2432 ¦ JPEG 2592 x 1944 ¦ JPEG 2048 x 1536 ¦ JPEG 1600 x 1200 ¦ JPEG 640 x 480

Video Capture: AVI - 640 x 480 - 30 fps ¦ AVI - 320 x 240 - 30 fps

Dimensions & Weight

Width: 10.3 cm

Depth: 6.8 cm

Height: 7.3 cm

Weight: 324 g

Environmental Parameters

Min Operating Temperature: 0 °C

Max Operating Temperature: 40 °C

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