Fujifilm FinePix F100fd Review

Review Date: September 18th 2008
Author: Mark Goldstein

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Introduction / Ease of Use
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Image Quality
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Sample Images
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Number of effective pixels

12 million pixels

CCD sensor

1/ 1.6-inch Super CCD HR

Storage media

Internal memory (approx. 57MB) / xD-Picture Card™ ( 16MB - 2 GB ) /SD memory card (512MB, 1GB, 2MB)

File format

Still image: JPEG (Exif Ver 2.2 ) Movie: AVI (Motion JPEG ) Audio: WAVE format, Monaural sound


Fujinon 5x Optical zoom lens, F3.3 – F5.1

Lens focal length

f=6.5mm – 31.6mm, Equivalent to 28 - 140mm on a 35mm camera


Auto focus (Area, Multi, Centre) / Continuous AF (AF assist illuminator available)

Focus distance

Normal: Wide angle: Approx. 45cm / 1.5 ft to infinity Telephoto: Approx. 80cm / 2.6 ft. to infinity Wide Angle: Approx. 5cm / 2-inch Telephoto: Approx. 50cm / 1.6 ft to 80cm / 2.6 ft

Shutter speed

4 sec. to 1/1500 sec. (depends on Shooting mode)


Wide Angle: F3.3 – F14.4


Auto / Auto (3200) / Auto (1600) / Auto (800) / Equivalent to ISO 100 / 200 / 400 / 800 / 1600 /3200 / 6400 / 12800 (Standard Output Sensitivity). (ISO 12800, ISO 6400 at 3M recorded pixels or lower)

Exposure modes

Programmed AE

White balance

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

LCD Monitor

2.7-inch, approx. 230,000 pixels, Amorphous Silicon TFT colour LCD monitor, approx. 100% coverage


Approx. 10 sec./2 sec. delay

Video Output

NTSC / PAL selectable

Digital Interface

USB 2.0 High-speed

Power source

Rechargeable NP-50 Li-ion battery (included) / CP-50 with AC power adapter AC-5VX (sold separately)


97.7 (W) x 58.9 (H) x 23.4 (D) mm / 3.8 (W) x 2.3 (H) x 0.9 (D) in. (excluding accessories and attachments)


Approx. 153g / 5.4 oz. (excluding accessories, batteries and memory card)

Digital Zoom

Approx 8.2 X

Shooting modes

Mode dial: Auto, Natural Light, Natural Light with Flash, SP1, SP2, M (Manual), Movie SP1 / SP2: Portrait, Portrait Enhancer, Landscape, Sport, Night, Fireworks, Sunset, Snow, Beach, Underwater, Museum, Party, Flower, Text

Colour modes


Movie recording

640 x 480 pixels, 30 frames/sec. b320 x 240 pixels, 30 frames/sec. With monaural sound, AVI format (Motion JPEG)


Face Detection (with red-eye removal), Dynamic range, Slide show, Trimming, Single frame, Multi-frame playback including Micro thumbnail mode, Sorting by date, Image rotate, Voice memo

Voice memo

Up to 30 sec. WAV format

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Introduction / Ease of Use
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Image Quality
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Sample Images
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