New Consumer Electronics and Informational Technologies Articles
25 July 2003
Excerpt: The Fujifilm Finepix 2800 is an excellent buy, combining 2 megapixel resolution with 6x optical zoom (38mm- 228mm). The 2800 also includes a video mode that allows the shooting of 320 x 240 pixel movies with sound up to 60 seconds long. This combined with easy to use controls and simple USB picture transfer make this one of the best digital cameras in its price range.
a really hot camera this holiday season, and it's not the Nikon
Coolpix 5000. In fact, it costs about 60% less, and it has a bigger
zoom lens than the Coolpix. This camera is the Fuji
FinePix 2800 Zoom, the first low cost camera to truly break
the 3X optical zoom barrier. The FinePix 2800 is largely the same
as the FinePix 2600 (see
our review), except with a larger lens. Best of all, it only
Pros: Very good photo quality, Good value - 6X optical zoom for under $400, Menu system intuitive, easy to use, Movie mode w/sound, Can be used for videoconferencing - though Windows only
Cons: Electronic Viewfinder - I don't like them in general, LCD a little dark, Playback mode could have more features, A bit of shutter lag
Excerpt: Continue on to Page Two Fujifilm FinePix 2800 Zoom Specifications Sensor Type 1/2.7-inch CCD, 2.1 million pixels Image File Resolution 1600 x 1200, 1280 x 960, 640 x 480 Movie Recording 320 x 240, up to 60 seconds with sound at 10fps Lens Fujinon 6x optical zoom 6-36mm (38-228mm 35mm equivalent) Aperture Range F2.8 / F4.8 / F8.2 Focus Range 2.6 feet to infinity Macro Mode 3.9 inches to 2.6 feet With flash 11.8 inches to 2.6 feet Sensitivity (ISO) Equivalent to ISO 100...
Excerpt: The 2800 Zoom is a powerful camera, which couples a 2.0 million pixel CCD with a huge 6X optical zoom lens for flexible shooting. The enthusiast photographer looking for high resolution stills, sharp lens and great value for money will love this camera. As well as high photo quality, the FinePix 2800 Zoom also offers multimedia features, including a video clip capability, voice captioning on images, webcam and video-conferencing. - Fuji 2800 Zoom Fuji site .
Pros: Excellent zoom lens - takes great pictures., Really good saturated colours, Good macro - great that it's not fixed at a specific point., Looks good, and is easy to hold, if a little bit heavy - compact for a camera with 6x optical zoom., Easy to use menu, Battery life seems good (although rechargable batteries would be better), Little to no noticable delay between pressing the button and it taking the photo. (like this alot!), Good size TFT (1.8"), Sound with videos
Cons: Starts from 1 everytime you format or erase the pictures, so every time you copy the pictures over from to the computer, you need to create a new folder or rename them., No Macro mode button this is instead accessed by the menu system (perhaps overlysimplified? switching between flash modes is also in menu), Too close in macro mode and you get a shadow when using the flash fairly common with long zoom digital cameras., No optical viewfinder at night the EVF, and LCD n...
Excerpt: Fujifilm uchodzi w tej chwili za specjalistę w dostarczaniu znakomitych, dopracowanych rozwiązań średniej i wysokiej klasy po bardzo przystępnych cenach. Aparat, który przetestowaliśmy potwierdza tę tezę w 200%.