Fujifilm FinePix S1 Review

4.0
February 27, 2014 | Mark Goldstein |

Specifications

Model FinePix S1
Effective Pixels 16.4 million pixels
Sensor type 1/2.3-inch CMOS with primary colour filter
Total number of pixels: 16.8 million pixels
Storage media
  • Internal memory (approx. 37MB)
  • SD / SDHC / SDXC (UHS-I) memory card *1
File format
still image
JPEG (Exif Ver 2.3)*2 / RAW (RAF format), RAW+JPEG
(Design rule for Camera File system compliant / DPOF-compatible)
movie
Movie File Format : MOV
Movie Video Compression : H.264
Audio : Linear PCM Stereo
Number of recorded pixels L : (4:3) 4608 x 3456 / (3:2) 4608 x 3072 / (16:9) 4608 x 2592 / (1:1) 3456 x 3456
M : (4:3) 3264 x 2448 / (3:2) 3264 x 2176 / (16:9) 3264 x 1840 / (1:1) 2432 x 2432
S : (4:3) 2304 x 1728 / (3:2) 2304 x 1536 / (16:9) 1920 x 1080 / (1:1) 1728 x 1728

<Motion Panorama>
360° Vertical : 11520 x 1624 Horizontal : 11520 x 1080
180° Vertical : 5760 x 1624 Horizontal : 5760 x 1080
120° Vertical : 3840 x 1624 Horizontal : 3840 x 1080
 
name
Fujinon 50x optical zoom lens
focal length
f=4.3mm - 215mm, equivalent to 24mm - 1200mm on a 35mm format
full-aperture
F2.8 (Wide) - F5.6 (Telephoto)
constitution
13 elements in 11 groups
(includes 2 aspherical and 4 extra low dispersion elements)
Digital zoom Intelligent digital zoom approx. 2.0x (up to approx. 100x, with 50x optical zoom)
Aperture F2.8 - F11 (Wide)
F5.6 - F11 (Telephoto) 1/3EV step
Focus distance (from lens surface)
Normal
  • Wide : approx. 40cm to infinity / 1.3 ft. to infinity
  • Telephoto : approx. 1.5m to infinity / 4.9 ft. to infinity
Macro
  • Wide : approx. 5cm - 3.0m / 2.0 in. - 9.8 ft.
  • Telephoto : approx. 1.3m - 5.0m / 4.3 ft. - 16.4 ft.
Super Macro
  • Wide : approx. 1cm - 1.0m / 0.3 in. - 3.3 ft.
Sensitivity AUTO / AUTO (400) / AUTO (800) / AUTO (1600) / AUTO (3200),
Equivalent to ISO 100 / 200 / 400 / 800 / 1600 / 3200 / 6400* / 12800* (Standard Output Sensitivity)
  • * ISO6400 is effective in image size M or S. / 12800 is effective in image size S.
Exposure control TTL 256-zone metering, Spot, Multi, Average
Exposure mode Programmed AE, Shutter Priority AE, Aperture Priority AE, Manual exposure
Shooting modes
SP
Portrait, Landscape, Sport, Night, Night (Tripod), Fireworks, Sunset, Snow, Beach, Party, Flower, Text
MODE DIAL
SR AUTO, AUTO, Adv., SP, Panorama, P, S, A, M, Custom
Image stabilisation Lens shift type
Exposure compensation -2.0EV - +2.0EV 1/3EV step
Shutter speed (Auto mode) 1/4 sec. to 1/2000 sec., (All other modes) 30 sec. to 1/2000 sec. with mechanical shutter
Continuous shooting
TOP
H : approx. 10 fps max. 9 frames
M : approx. 5.0 fps max. 9 frames
S : approx. 3.0 fps max. 9 frames
LAST
-
Best Frame capture
H : approx. 10 fps 9 frames
M : approx. 5.0 fps 9 frames
L : approx. 3.0 fps 9 frames
  • * Use a card with SD Speed Class with or higher.
  • * The frame rate and the recorded number of frames varies with shooting conditions.
Auto bracketing AE Bracketing (±1/3EV, ±2/3EV, ±1EV)
Focus
mode
Single AF / Continuous AF / MF
type
TTL contrast AF, AF assist illuminator available
AF frame selection
Center, Multi, Area, Tracking
White balance
Preset
Fine, Shade, Fluorescent light (Daylight), Fluorescent light (Warm White), Fluorescent light (Cool White), Incandescent light, Custom
Flash Manual pop-up flash (i-Flash)
Effective range : (ISO AUTO)
Normal
  • Wide : approx. 45cm - 8.0m / 1.4 ft. - 26.2 ft.
  • Telephoto : approx. 3.5m - 4.0m / 11.4 ft. - 13.1 ft.
Macro
  • Wide : approx. 30cm - 3.0m / 0.9 ft. - 9.8 ft.
  • Telephoto : approx. 2.0m - 4.0m / 6.5 ft. - 13.1 ft.
Flash modes
Red-eye removal OFF
Auto, Forced Flash, Suppressed Flash, Slow Synchro.
Red-eye removal ON
Red-eye Reduction Auto, Red-eye Reduction & Forced Flash, Suppressed Flash, Red-eye Reduction & Slow Synchro.
Hot shoe YES (dedicated TTL Flash compatible)
Electronic viewfinder 0.2-inch, approx. 920K-dot, colour LCD viewfinder, approx. 97% coverage for shooting, 100% for playing back
LCD monitor 3.0-inch, approx. 920K-dot, vari-angle type TFT color LCD monitor, approx. 97% coverage for shooting, 100% for playing back
Movie recording Full HD 1920 x 1080 60p (max. 15 min.)
HD 1280 x 720 60p (max. 24 min.)
640 x 480 30p
with stereo sound, Wind filter
Optical zoom function can be used.
  • * Use a card with SD Speed Class with or higher.
Photography functions SR AUTO, High Speed Movie (120 / 240 / 480  frames/sec), Adv. mode (Advanced Filter for still image : Toy camera / Miniature / Pop colour / High-key / Low-key / Dynamic tone / Soft Focus / Cross  Screen / Fish-eye / Partial colour, Advanced filter for movie : Toy camera / Pop colour / High-key / Low-key / Dynamic tone / Soft Focus / Fish-eye / Partial colour, Pro Low-Light, HDR, Natural Light &amp; with Flash, Zoom Bracketing), Custom mode, Focus Peak Highlight, Framing guideline, Frame No. memory, Histogram display, Date stamp, Reverse Display
Playback functions Multi-frame playback (with micro thumbnail), Protect, Crop, Resize, Slide show, Image rotate, Histogram display, Exposure warning, Photobook assist, Image search, Favorites, Mark for upload, Erase selected frames, Movie edit
Other functions 35 Languages, Time difference, Silent mode
Terminal
Video output
-
Digital interface
USB2.0 (High-Speed) Micro USB terminal
HDMI output
HDMI Mini connector (Type C)
Power supply Li-ion battery NP-85 (included)
Weight Approx. 680g / 24.0 oz. (including batteries and memory card)
Approx. 640g / 22.6 oz. (excluding batteries and memory card)
Wireless functions Geotagging / Wireless communication (Image transfer) / View &amp; Obtain Images / Remote camera shooting / PC Autosave
Operating humidity 10% - 80% (no condensation)
Battery life Approx. 350 frames (AUTO mode)
  • * Fujifilm research based on CIPA standards
Accessories included Li-ion battery NP-85
AC adapter AC-5VT
Plug adapter
USB cable
Hot shoe cover
Shoulder strap
Lens cap and Lens cap cord
CD-ROM*3
Owner's manual
Optional accessories Li-ion battery NP-85
Battery charger BC-85A
Shoe Mount Flash EF-42 / EF-20 / EF-X20
Remote release RR-90
Protecter Filter PRF-72
Lens hood LH-S1
Adapter ring AR-S1

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