Reviews and Problems with Fujifilm FinePix 6800 Zoom
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6 June 2001
FinePix 6800 Zoom is probably the only thing designed by Porsche
that most people will ever own. Thankfully it costs just $899, a
mere 1% of the cost of F.A. Porsche's most famous design, the Porsche
Pros: Really nice looking camera, great usability, Very good photo quality, Cradle a very nice addition, Movie, audio, video conferencing - the works!, Fast processing speeds
Cons: No optical zoom in movie mode, Playback mode could use some more features, No manual controls, Too expensive
Conclusion: Here's my rating of the Fujifilm FinePix 6800Z: (3 megapixel compact) The Fujifilm FinePix 6800Z is a well built, sleek designed, high resolution compact digital camera. Its image quality can be compared with some of the best of the current three megapixel crowd and it is also capable produce large file sizes which are ideal for large sized (A4) prints.
Pros: Relatively good 3+ megapixel resolution, Excellent, vivid, yet accurate colour reproduction, 6 megapixel mode good for large prints straight out of the camera, Images seldom need any post-processing, Virtually no chromatic aberrations, Compact size, light weight, metal case, sleek design, Unique "Display Panel" LCD / cursor control works well, Supplied cradle for charging and connectivity, Good build quality, Very quick operation, good buffering excellent shot-to-shot...
Cons: No creative controls in continuous shooting mode, Only one movie mode setting (320 x 240, 10 fps), Still no option to have LCD on at startup, Lens distortion / unsharp in corners, Lens barrel distortion at wide angle, No manual exposure features (no aperture or shutter priority), Night exposures are a no-no, Record menu is overly complicated, layout sometimes confusing, LCD sometimes difficult to see in bright sunlight, Flash doesn't have the power or the cover wide a...
Summary: The FinePix 6800 Zoom's sleek and stylish look -- which is based on the compact, vertical form of Fujifilm's 700 series cameras -- was conceived by F.A. Porsche, the same designer that brought the world the distinctive and timeless look of the classic Porsche 911 sports car. And it's not just for looks, the body is all metal and highly durable which will be appreciated by the casual as well as the extreme user.