Fujifilm FinePix S304

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Fujifilm FinePix S304

The FinePix tradition is all about great looks and superb digital photo performance. Now meet its best statement in style: the FinePix S304. Silvery a...

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Review of "Fujifilm FinePix S304"

published 10/05/2006 | Internetgoldfish
Member since : 10/05/2006
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Pro Small, light, easy to use with a clear instruction manual.
Cons No power cable supplied, poor flash.
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"Good Digital Camera for beginner"

I have both a "wet camera" and now this little beauty! I found this camera very simple to use and so light I sometimes wonder if I have it in my camera bag! The zoom is good, although I must admit to purchasing an additional lens which enhances the zoom yet more, and again was easy to fit and use. The XD data cards were a bit small and fiddly to insert to start with, but once you have the hang of it they slot in nicely. The supplied USB cable works a treat if your unlucky enough to NOT have a card reader, data transfer is fast and painless! I was a bit disappointed to note that although there is a slot for a power cable there was none supplied in the package. These are not expensive and could easily have been included. The software is good and also very easy to use. All in all a robust and neat little digital camera suitable for all.

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  • Rachey published 11/05/2006
    Good backbone, just needs more info,, as stated below.......Thanks
  • callancool published 11/05/2006
    Not much info. Read my camera reviews to see how to do it. The more info, the higher the ratings, the more you earn. If you update I'll gladly re-rate it higher. GBU ~~~~~~~>>((((((('')>~~~~~~~ The Coolster (TM).
  • fluffy20 published 10/05/2006
    A pretty concise review although very good info. How much was it though? Jo
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Product Information : Fujifilm FinePix S304

Manufacturer's product description

The FinePix tradition is all about great looks and superb digital photo performance. Now meet its best statement in style: the FinePix S304. Silvery and futuristic, its compact body fits your hands perfectly. And within those small dimensions you'll find a host of high-performance features, including a razor-sharp 65 optical zoom, an easy-to-use electronic viewfinder, and even the ability to record movies with sound. Your creativity is further enhanced by the impressive 6X zoom lens (38 - 228mm 35mm-equivalent), multiple flash modes and a movie mode that enables clips of up to 60 seconds (at 320 x 240 pixels) to be recorded with sound. The xD-Picture Card memory delivers fast image storage and replay.

Product Details

Product Description: Fujifilm FinePix S304 - digital camera, Fujifilm FinePix S304 Zoom - digital camera

Product Type: Digital camera - compact

Localisation: English / United Kingdom, English

Memory Card Slot: XD-Picture Card

Sensor Resolution: 3.2 Megapixel

Lens System: 6 x zoom lens - 6 - 36 mm - f/2.8, 6 x zoom lens - 6 - 36 mm - f/2.8-3.0

Focus Adjustment: Automatic

Min Focus Distance: 80 cm

Digital Zoom: 3.2 x

Camera Flash: Pop-up Flash

Viewfinder: Electronic - 0.33" - colour, LCD monitor - 0.33" - colour

Display: LCD display - 1.8"

Supported Battery: 4 x AA alkaline battery ( included )

Colour: Metallic silver, Silver

Dimensions (WxDxH): 10 cm x 6.9 cm x 7.7 cm

Weight: 0.3 kg

Manufacturer Warranty: 1 year warranty

General

MPN: N072950A, 40471184, S304, FP-S304Z, FP-S304

Product Type: Digital camera - compact

Enclosure Colour: Metallic silver, Silver

Localisation: English / United Kingdom, English

Sensor Resolution: 3.2 Megapixel

Optical Sensor Type: CCD

Total Pixels: 3,340,000 pixels

Effective Sensor Resolution: 3,240,000 pixels

Optical Sensor Size: 1/2.7"

Optical Zoom: 6 x

Digital Zoom: 3.2 x

Auto Focus: TTL contrast detection

Digital Video Format: AVI

Image Recording Format: JPEG, EXIF

Exposure & White Balance

Light Sensitivity: ISO 100

Exposure Metering: Matrix

Exposure Metering Zones: 64

Exposure Modes: Programme, automatic, aperture-priority

Shooting Programs: Landscape, portrait mode, night mode, sports mode

White Balance: Automatic, presets

White Balance Presets: Fine, incandescent, fluorescent, daylight, shade

Max Shutter Speed: 1/1500 sec

Min Shutter Speed: 3 sec

Lens System

Type: 6 x zoom lens - 6 - 36 mm - f/2.8, 6 x zoom lens - 6 - 36 mm - f/2.8-3.0

Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera: 38 - 228mm

Focus Adjustment: Automatic

Min Focus Distance: 80 cm

Macro Focus Range: 10-80cm

Zoom Adjustment: Motorised drive

Camera Flash

Camera Flash: Pop-up Flash

Flash Modes: Forced mode, slow synchro, auto mode, flash OFF mode

Features: Flash +/- compensation

Effective Flash Range: 0.3 m - 3.5 m

Additional Features

Continuous Shooting Speed: 2 frames per second

Self Timer Delay: 10 sec

Additional Features: Audio recording, exposure compensation, built-in speaker, auto power save, DPOF support, AE/FE lock

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Type: Electronic, LCD monitor

Viewfinder Colour Support: Colour

Viewfinder Diagonal Size: 0.33"

Viewfinder Resolution: 110,000 pixels

Display

Type: 1.8" LCD display

Resolution: 62,000 pixels

Display Features: Built-in

Microphone

Microphone Operation Mode: Mono

Connections

Connector Type: 1 x USB ¦ 1 x DC power input

Memory Card Slot: XD-Picture Card

Software

Software: Drivers & Utilities, Apple QuickTime 5, ImageMixer VCD

Miscellaneous

Included Accessories: Shoulder strap, adaptor ring, USB cable

Battery

Battery Type: AA

Details: 4 x AA alkaline battery ( included )

Memory / Storage

Memory Card Slot: XD-Picture Card

Supported Memory Cards: xD-Picture Card, xD-Picture Card Type H, xD-Picture Card Type M

Included Memory Card: 16 MB xD

Image Storage: Fine JPEG 2048 x 1536 : 12 - with 16MB card ¦ Normal JPEG 2048 x 1536 : 26 - with 16MB card ¦ Standard JPEG 1600 x 1200 : 39 - with 16MB card ¦ Standard JPEG 1280 x 960 : 49 - with 16MB card ¦ Standard JPEG 640 x 480 : 122 - with 16MB card

Video Capture: AVI - 320 x 240 - 10 fps - 94 sec - with 16MB card ¦ AVI - 160 x 120 - 10 fps - 300 sec - with 16MB card ¦ AVI - 320 x 240 - 10 fps - 60 sec - max clip duration ¦ AVI - 160 x 120 - 10 fps - 200 sec - max clip duration

Manufacturer Warranty

Service & Support: 1 year warranty

Service & Support Details: Limited warranty - parts and labour - 1 year, Limited warranty - 1 year

Dimensions & Weight

Width: 10 cm

Depth: 6.9 cm

Height: 7.7 cm

Weight: 0.3 kg

Environmental Parameters

Min Operating Temperature: 0 °C

Max Operating Temperature: 40 °C

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