Fujifilm FinePix S4000 Review

June 6, 2011 | Matt Grayson | |


Number of effective pixels

14.0 million pixels

CCD sensor

1/2.3-inch CCD with primary color filter

Storage media

Internal memory (none) SD / SDHC memory card

File format

Still image - JPEG (Exif Ver 2.3 ) (Design rule for Camera File system compliant / DPOF-compatible) Movie - AVI (Motion JPEG ) Sound - WAVE format, Monaural sound


Fujinon 30x optical zoom lens

Lens focal length

f=4.3mm - 129.0mm, equivalent to 24 - 720mm on a 35 mm camera


Mode - Single AF / Continuous AF (SR AUTO, Movie) Type - TTL contrast AF, AF assist illuminator available AF frame selection - Center, Multi, Area, Tracking

Focus distance

Normal - Wide : Approx. 40cm / 1.3ft. to infinity, Telephoto : Approx. 2.8m / 9.2ft. to infinity Macro - Wide : Approx. 7cm - 3m / 2.8in. - 9.8ft. Telephoto : Approx. 2.0m - 3m / 6.6ft. - 9.8ft. Super Macro - Wide : Approx. 2cm / 0.8in. - 1.0m / 0.8in. - 3.3ft.

Shutter speed

(Auto mode) 1/4 sec. to 1/2000 sec. , (All other modes) 8 sec. to 1/2000 sec. with mechanical shutter


F3.1 / F8(Wide) F5.9 / F8 / F20(Telephoto) with ND filter


Auto,Equivalent to ISO 64 / 100 / 200 / 400 / 800 / 1600 / 3200* / 6400* (Standard Output Sensitivity) * ISO3200/6400 is effective in S mode.

Exposure modes

Programmed AE, Shutter Priority AE, Aperture Priority AE, Manual exposure

White balance

Automatic scene recognition. Preset - Fine, Shade, Fluorescent light (Daylight), Fluorescent light (Warm White), Fluorescent light (Cool White), Incandescent light, Custom


0.2-inch., approx. 200,000 dots, color LCD viewfinder approx. 97% coverage

LCD Monitor

3.0-inch, approx. 460,000 dots, TFT color LCD monitor, approx. 97% coverage


Approx. 10 sec. / 2 sec. Delay

Video Output

HDMI (Type C) NTSC/PAL selectable

Digital Interface

USB 2.0 High-speed

Power source

4xAA type alkaline batteries (included) / 4xAA type Ni-MH rechargeable batteries (sold separately) / 4xAA type lithium batteries (sold separately)


118.0 (W) x 80.9 (H) x 99.8(D) mm / 4.6in.(W) x 3.2in.(H) x 3.9in.(D)


Approx. 445g / 15.7oz. (excluding accessories, batteries and memory card) Approx. 540g / 19.0oz. (including accessories, batteries and memory card)

Digital Zoom

Approx. 6.7x (up to approx. 201.0x, with 30x optical zoom)

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

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.


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

Voice memo

WAVE format, Monaural sound

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