Fujifilm Finepix S8000fd Review

Review Date: October 4th 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 8.0 million pixels
CCD Sensor 1/ 2.35-inch CCD
Storage Media Internal memory (approx. 58MB) /xD-Picture Card™ ( 16MB - 2 GB ) SD memory card /SDHC memory card
File format Still image : JPEG (Exif Ver 2.2 )
Movie : AVI (Motion JPEG ) with sound Audio: WAVE format, Monaural sound (Design rule for Camera File system compliant / DPOF-compatible)
Recording capacity with 512MB xD-Picture Card (not included) Still image:
3264x2448(F) - 130
3264x2448(N) - 259
3264x2176(3:2) - 290
2304x1728 - 515
1600x1200 - 819
640x480 - 3,995
Movie:
VGA (30 fps) - 9.3 min.
QVGA (30 fps) - 14.8 min.
Recording capacity with 512MB SD Memory Card (not included) Still image:
3264x2448(F) - 126
3264x2448(N) - 251
3264x2176(3:2) - 281
2304x1728 - 499
1600x1200 - 793
640x480 - 3,868
Movie:
VGA (30 fps) - 9.0 min.
QVGA (30 fps) - 14.3 min.
Number of Recorded Pixels Still image: 3,264 x 2,448 / 3,264 x 2,176 (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.) with monaural sound
Lens Fujinon 18X Optical zoom lens , F2.8 - F4.5
Lens Focal Length f=4.7mm - 84.2 mm, Equivalent to 27- 486 mm on a 35mm camera
Aperture F2.8- F8.0, 10 steps in 1/3 EV increment
Digital Zoom Approx 5.1X
Focus Distance Normal : Wide angle :Approx. 70cm/2.3 ft to infinity, Telephoto :Approx. 1.5 m/4.9 ft to infinity
Macro : Wide angle :Approx. 10cm/0.3 ft to 80cm/2.6ft , Telephoto :Approx. 1.2m/3.9 ft to 3.2m/10.5ft
Super Macro : Approx 1cm /0.4 in. to 1m /3.3 ft.
Sensitivity Auto / Auto(1600)/Auto(800)/ Auto(400)/ Equivalent to 64/100/200/400/800/1600/3200/6400 (Standard Output Sensitivity) * ISO3200/6400: 4M pixels (Number of recorded pixels)
Exposure control TTL 256-zones metering
Exposure mode Programmed AE, Aperture Priority AE, Shutter Priority AE, Manual
Shooting Modes Mode dial : Auto, PS(Anti-Blur), Natural Light,Natural Light& with Flash, SP1, SP2, P, A, S, M, Movie SP1/SP2 : Portrait,Landscape,Sport,Night,Fireworks,Sunset,Snow,Beach,Museum,Party, Flower,Text, Auction
Image Stabilizer CCD-shift type
Shutter speed 4sec. to 1/2000 sec. (depend on Shooting mode)
Continuous shooting Top-3 ( max 1.3 frames/sec), Long-period ( max.0.5 frames/sec)
Top-15, Hgh speed (max 7 frames/sec, 4M pixels)
Top-15, Ultra High speed (max 15 frames/sec, 2M pixels)
Auto Bracketing 1/3EV,2/3EV,1EV
Focus Auto focus (Area,Multi,Center)/Continuous AF/ Manual focus AF assist illuminator available
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
Effective range: (ISO AUTO(800)): Wide angle, approx. 0.5 - 8.8m /1.6 - 28.9 ft, Telephoto angle, approx. 0.5 - 5.6m /1.6 - 18.4 ft
Macro: approx. 0.3m – 3m / 1.0 ft - 9.8 ft
Flash mode : Auto, Red-eye Reduction, Forced Flash, Suppressed Flash, Slow Synchro Red-eye Reduction + Slow Synchro
Electronic Viewfinder 0.24-inch, approx.230,000 pixels color LCD monitor, approx. 97% coverage, 60fps
LCD monitor 2.5-inch , approx.230,000 pixels, low-temperature polysilicon TFT color LCD monitor(WV type), approx. 97% coverage, 60fps
Movie Recording 640 x 480 pixels, 30 frames/sec.
320 x 240 pixels, 30 frames/sec.
With monaural sound, With Electronic Image Stabilization
Photography functions High speed shooting, Best framing, Post shot assist windows, Frame No.memory, Automatic playback, Histograms
Playback functions Slide show,Trimming, Single frame, Multi-frameplayback(with Micro Thumbnail) , Sorting by date,Image rotate, Voice Memo, Histograms(Highlight warning)
Video Output NTSC / PAL selectable
Digital input/ output USB Full-speed
Power Supply 4xAA type alkaline batteries(included)/ 4xAA type Ni-MH rechargeable batteries(optional) or AC power adapter AC-5VX(optional)
Dimensions 111.3(W)x78.2(H)x78.9(D) mm/ 4.4(W) 3.1(H) 3.1(D) in.(excluding accessories and attachments)
Weight Approx.412g/14.5oz.(excluding accessories, batteries and memory card)
Optional accessories xD-Picture Card™ : 256MB,512MB,1GB,2GB
AC Power Adapter AC-5VX
PC Card Adapter DPC-AD
CompactFlash™ Card Adapter DPC-CF
   
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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