Fujifilm FinePix S3200 Review

3.5
September 8, 2011 | Matt Grayson |

Specifications

Model name FinePix S3200 / S3250
Number of effective pixels *1 14.0 million pixels
Image sensor 1/2.3-inch CCD with primary color filter
Storage media
  • Internal memory (none)
  • SD / SDHC memory card *2
File format
still image
JPEG (Exif Ver 2.3 ) *3
(Design rule for Camera File system compliant / DPOF-compatible)
movie
AVI (Motion JPEG )
sound
WAVE format, Monaural sound
Number of recorded pixels
Still image
L : (4:3) 4288 x 3216 / (3:2) 4288 x 2864 / (16:9) 4288 x 2416
M : (4:3) 3072 x 2304 / (3:2) 3072 x 2048 / (16:9) 3072 x 1728
S : (4:3) 2048 x 1536 / (3:2) 2048 x 1360 / (16:9) 1920 x 1080
Lens
name
Fujinon 24x optical zoom lens
focal length
f=4.3mm - 103.2mm, equivalent to 24 - 576mm on a 35 mm camera
full-aperture
F3.1(Wide) - F5.9 (Telephoto)
constitution
11 groups 15 lenses
Digital zoom Approx. 6.7x (up to approx. 160.8x, with 24x optical zoom)
Aperture F3.1 / F8(Wide)
F5.9 / F8 / F20(Telephoto) with ND filter
Focus distance
(from lens surface)
Normal
  • Wide : Approx. 40cm / 1.3ft. to infinity,
  • Telephoto : Approx. 2.5m / 8.2ft. to infinity
Macro
  • Wide : Approx. 7cm - 3m / 2.8in. - 9.8ft.
  • Telephoto : Approx. 1.9m - 3m / 5.9ft. - 9.8ft.
Super Macro
  • Wide : Approx. 2cm / 0.8in. - 1.0m / 0.8in. - 3.3ft.
Sensitivity Auto,Equivalent to ISO 64 / 100 / 200 / 400 / 800 / 1600 / 3200* / 6400* (Standard Output Sensitivity)
  • * ISO3200/6400 is effective in S mode.
Exposure control TTL 256-zones metering ; Spot, Multi, Average
Exposure mode Programmed AE, Shutter Priority AE, Aperture Priority AE, Manual exposure
Shooting modes
SP
Zoom Bracketing, Natural Light & with Flash, Natural Light, Portrait, Baby, Smile, Landscape, Sport, Night, Night (Tripod), Fireworks, Sunset, Snow, Beach, Party, Flower, Text,
MODE DIAL
SR AUTO, AUTO, P, S, A, M, Custom, Movie, Panorama, SP
Image stabilizer CCD-shift type
Face detection Yes
Exposure compensation -2.0EV - +2.0EV 1/3EV step
Shutter speed (Auto mode) 1/4 sec. to 1/2000 sec. , (All other modes) 8 sec. to 1/2000 sec. with mechanical shutter
Continuous shooting
TOP-3
max. 1.2 frames / sec;
TOP-10
max. 3.3frames / sec; size (M,S)
TOP-20
max. 8frames / sec; size (S)
LAST3
max. 1.2 frames / sec; last 3 frames recorded
LONG PERIOD
max. 1.2 frames / sec; maximum number of frames varies with image size and available memory
Auto Bracketing AE Bracketing (±1/3EV, ±2/3EV, ±1EV)
Focus
Mode
Single AF / Continuous AF (SR AUTO, Movie)
Type
TTL contrast AF, AF assist illuminator available
AF frame selection
Center, Multi, Area, Tracking
White balance Automatic scene recognition
Preset
Fine, Shade, Fluorescent light (Daylight), Fluorescent light (Warm White), Fluorescent light (Cool White), Incandescent light, Custom
Self-timer Approx. 10 sec. / 2 sec. Delay
Flash Auto flash (i-flash)
Effective range: (ISO AUTO)
Normal
  • Wide: Approx. 40 cm - 7.0 m / 1.3 ft. - 22.9 ft.,
  • Telephoto: Approx. 2.5 m - 3.6 m / 8.2 ft. - 11.8 ft.
Macro
  • Wide: Approx. 30 cm - 3.0 m / 1 ft. - 9.8 ft.,
  • Telephoto: Approx.2.0 m - 3.0 m / 6.5 ft. - 9.8 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 -
Electronic Viewfinder 0.2-inch., approx. 200,000 dots, color LCD viewfinder approx. 97% coverage
LCD monitor 3.0-inch, approx. 230,000 dots, TFT color LCD monitor, approx. 97% coverage
Movie recording 1280 x 720 pixels / 640 x 480 pixels / 320 x 240 pixels (30 frames / sec.) with monaural sound.
  • * Zoom function can be used.
Photography functions SR AUTO, Instant zoom, Face Detection, Auto red-eye removal, Framing guideline, blink detection, Frame No. memory, Histogram display, motion panorama, Face recognition
Playback functions Face Detection, Auto red-eye removal, Multi-frame playback (with micro thumbnail), Protect, Crop, Resize, Slide show, Image rotate, voice memo, histogram display, exposure warning, Photobook assist, image search, Favorites, Mark for upload, Panorama, Erase selected frames
Other functions PictBridge, Exif Print, 35 Languages, Time difference, Silent mode
Terminal
Video output
NTSC / PAL selectable with monaural sound
Digital interface
USB 2.0 High-Speed
HD output
HDMI Mini connector
Power supply 4xAA type alkaline batteries (included) / 4xAA type Ni-MH rechargeable batteries (sold separately) / 4xAA type lithium batteries (sold separately)
Dimensions 118.0 (W) x 80.9 (H) x 99.8(D) mm / 4.6in.(W) x 3.2in.(H) x 3.9in.(D)
Weight Approx. 445g / 15.7oz. (excluding accessories, batteries and memory card)
Approx. 540g / 19.0oz. (including accessories, batteries and memory card)
Operating Temperature 0°C - 40°C
Operating Humidity 10% - 80% (no condensation)
Guide to the number of available frames for battery operation Alkaline batteries: Approx. 300frames
Ni-MH rechargeable batteries : Approx 500 frames
Lithium batteries : Approx. 700 frames
Accessories included 4xAA type alkaline batteries
Shoulder strap
USB-A / V cable
Lens cap and Lens cap cord
CD-ROM
Owner's manual
Optional accessories AC Power Adapter AC-5VX
DC coupler CP-04

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