Fujifilm Finepix F40fd Review

Review Date: October 18th 2007
Author: Mark Goldstein

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Page 1
Introduction / Ease of Use
Page 2
Image Quality
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Sample Images
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Design
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Specifications
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Conclusion

Specifications

Number of Effective Pixels 8.3 million pixels
CCD Sensor 1/ 1.6-inch Super CCD HR
Number of Recorded Pixels Still image: 3,296 x 2,472 / 3,504 x 2,336 (3:2 format) / 2,304 x 1,728 /1,600 x 1,200 / 640 X 480 pixels
Movie: 640 x 480 pixels (30 frames/sec.), 320 x 240 pixels (30 frames/sec.)
Storage Media Internal memory (approx. 25MB) / xD-Picture Card ™ ( 16MB - 2 GB )
File format Still image : JPEG (Exif Ver.2.2 )
Movie : AVI (Motion JPEG ) (Design rule for Camera File system compliant / DPOF-compatible)
Recording Capacity with 256 xD Picture Card (not included) Still Images:
8MP(F) - 63
8MP(N) - 126
3:2 - 126
3MP - 257
2MP - 409
0.3MP - 1,997
Movies:
640x480 - Approx. 223 sec.
320x240 - Approx 7.3 min.
Lens Fujinon 3 XOptical zoom lens , F2.8 - F5.1
Lens Focal Length f=8.0mm - 24.0mm, Equivalent to 36-108mm on a 35mm camera
Focus Auto Focus( Single,Continuous, Center,Multi) AF assist illuminator available
Focus Distance Normal : approx. 60 cm to infinity
Macro:Wide Angle: Approx. 7cm to 80cm
Telephoto: Approx. 30cm to 80cm
Shutter speed 3 sec. to 1/2000 sec. (depend on Shooting mode)
Aperture Wide-angle:F2.8 - F8, 10 steps in 1/3 EV increments
Telephoto:F5.1 - F8, 10 steps in 1/3 EV increments
Sensitivity Auto /Equivalent to 100/200/400/800/1600(standard output sensitivity)/(up to ISO2000 on Anti-blur/Natural Light mode)
Exposure control TTL 256-zones metering(Multi/Spot/Average)
Exposure mode 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 2.5 inches, Aspect ratio: 4:3, Approx 230,000 pixels, Coverage Approx. 100%
Flash Auto flash
Effective range: (ISO AUTO): Wide-angle: approx. 0.6 - 6.5m / 2.0 - 21.3 ft
Telephoto: approx. 0.6 - 3.5m / 2.0 - 11.5 ft
Flash mode : Auto, Red-eye Reduction, Forced Flash, Suppressed Flash, Slow Synchro.
Red-eye Reduction + Slow Synchro.
Self-timer Approx.10sec./ 2 sec. delay
Video Output NTSC / PAL selectable
Digital input/ output USB High-speed
Power Supply NP-70 Rechargeable Battery, AC Power Adapter AC-5VC
Dimensions 95.7(W) 59.0(H) 23.3(D) mm / 3.8(W) 2.3(H) 0.9(D) in.(excluding accessories and attachments)
Weight Approx. 5.4 oz.(excluding accessories, batteries and Media Card)
Digital Zoom Approx 6.90X
Shooting Modes Normal : Auto, Picture Stabilization, Scene Position ,Macro, Movie, Burst/Continuous,
SP: Natural Light,Natural Light& with Flash,
Position:Portrait,Landscape,Sport,Night, Fireworks,Sunset,Snow,Underwater,Beach, Museum,Party,Flower Close-Up,Text Continuous :
1.Top-2 ( max.1.3 frames/sec., up to 2 frames)
2.Final-2 ( max.1.3 frames/sec)
3.Long-period ( max.0.6frame/sec. Up to memory card size)
Movie Recording 640 x 480 pixels, 30 frames/sec.
320 x 240 pixels, 30 frames/sec.
With monaural sound, AVI format (Motion JPEG)
* Zoom function cannot be used during movie recording.640 x 480 pixels, 30 frames/sec.
Voice Memo Up to 30 sec.WAV format
Color Modes B&W/CHROME/STANDARD
Special Features Intelligent face detection,power management,Best framing,Frame No.memory
Playback functions Intelligent face detection,Slide show,Trimming, Single frame, 9 Multi-frame , Sorting by date,Image rotate, Voice Memo Automatic playback, IR Communication
Optional accessories xD-Picture Card ™ : 16MB, 32MB, 64MB, 128MB,256MB,512MB,1GB,2GB AC Power Adapter AC-3VX Battery Charger BC-70
   
Page 1
Introduction / Ease of Use
Page 2
Image Quality
Page 3
Sample Images
Page 4
Design
Page 5
Specifications
Page 6
Conclusion

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