Fujifilm FinePix S4800 Review

4.0
January 27, 2014 | Matt Grayson |

Specifications

Model FinePix S4800
Effective Pixels 16.0 million pixels*1
Sensor type 1/2.3-inch CCD with primary colour filter
Storage media
  • Internal memory (none)
  • SD / SDHC / SDXC memory card *2
Number of recorded pixels L : (4:3) 4608 x 3456 / (3:2) 4608 x 3072 / (16:9) 4608 x 2592
M : (4:3) 3264 x 2448 / (16:9) 3264 x 1840
S : (4:3) 2304 x 1728 / (16:9) 1920 x 1080
Lens
name
Fujinon 30x optical zoom lens
focal length
f=4.3mm - 129.0mm, equivalent to 24- 720mm on a 35mm format
full-aperture
F3.1 (Wide) - F5.9 (Telephoto)
constitution
11 groups 15 lenses
File format
still image
JPEG (Exif Ver 2.3 ) /
(Design rule for Camera File system compliant / DPOF-compatible)
3D still image
MPO compliant
movie
AVI (Motion JPEG)
Digital zoom Approx. 7.2x (up to approx. 216.0x , with 30x optical zoom)
Aperture F3.1 / F8 (Wide)
F5.9 / F8 / F20 (Telephoto) with ND filter
Focus distance (from lens surface)
Normal
  • Wide : Approx. 15cm to infinity / 5.9in. to infinity
  • Telephoto : Approx. 3.0m to infinity / 9.8ft. to infinity
Macro
  • Wide : Approx. 5cm - 3.0m / 1.9in. - 9.8ft.
  • Telephoto : Approx. 1.8m - 3.0m / 5.9ft. - 9.8ft
Super Macro
  • Wide : Approx. 2cm - 1.0m / 0.8in. - 3.3ft.
Sensitivity AUTO (400)/AUTO(800),
Equivalent to ISO 64/100/200/400/800/1600/3200*/6400* (Standard Output Sensitivity)
  • * ISO3200 / 6400 is effective in image size S.
Exposure control TTL 256-zone metering, Multi / Spot / 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, Individual shutter 3D
MODE DIAL
SR AUTO, AUTO, SP1, SP2, Panorama, Custom, P, S, A, M
Image stabilisation CCD 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) 8 sec. to 1/2000 sec. with mechanical shutter
Continuous shooting
TOP
approx. 1.2 fps (max. 5 frames)
approx. 3.3 fps (max. 10 frames; size M, S)
approx. 8.0 fps (max. 40 frames; size S)
LAST
LAST6 : approx. 1.2 fps; last 6 frames recorded
others
LONG PERIOD : approx. 1.2 fps; maximum number of frames varies with image size and available memory
Auto bracketing AE Bracketing (±1/3 EV, ±2/3 EV, ±1 EV)
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. 40cm - 7.0m / 1.3ft. - 22.9ft.
  • Telephoto : approx. 2.5m - 3.6 m / 8.2ft. - 11.8ft.
Macro
  • Wide : approx. 30cm - 3.0m / 0.9ft. - 9.8ft.
  • Telephoto : approx. 2.0m - 3.0m / 6.5ft. - 9.8ft.
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 -
LCD monitor 3.0-inch, approx. 230K-dot, TFT color LCD monitor, approx. 97% coverage
Movie recording 1280 x 720 pixels / 640 x 480 pixels / 320 x 240 pixels (30fps) with monaural sound.
  • * Optical 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, Date stamp, Individual shutter 3D
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
-
Digital interface
USB 2.0 High-Speed
HDMI 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 122.0 (W) x 93.0 (H) x 100.0 (D) mm / 4.8 (W) x 3.6 (H) x 3.9 (D) in.
Weight Approx. 518 g / 18.2 oz. (including batteries and memory card)
Approx. 426 g / 15.0 oz. (excluding batteries and memory card)
Operating temperature 0°C - 40°C
Operating humidity 10% - 80% (no condensation)
Battery life Alkaline batteries : Approx. 320 frames (AUTO mode)
Ni-MH rechargeable batteries : Approx. 500 frames (AUTO mode)
Lithium batteries : Approx. 700 frames (AUTO mode)
  • * Fujifilm research based on CIPA standards
Accessories included 4xAA type alkaline batteries
Shoulder strap
USB cable
Lens cap and Lens cap cord
CD-ROM
Owner's manual
Optional accessories AC Power Adapter AC-5VX
DC coupler CP-04
 
  • *1 Number of effective pixels : The number of pixels on the image sensor which receive input light through the optical lens, and which are effectively reflected in the final output data of the still image.
  • *2 Please see the Fujifilm website to check memory card compatibility.

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