Conclusion: This strictly point-and-shoot model should appeal to novices who crave simplicity. It's a solid 4MP camera for under $300, though you'll want to purchase the optional cradle and recharger.
Pros: Decent 4MP output for under $300. Simple to use.
Cons: Limited control, even for a point-and-shoot (no manual aperture or shutter control). Minimal video capabilities. AV, USB, and DC ports are exposed to the elements. Battery recharger and rechargeable batteries not included.
Summary: Fujifilm's sleek new entry-level FinePix A340 and the offer faster operation times and improved power consumption with new, user-friendly menu navigation. The cameras allow first-time digital photographers to capture great pictures easily, while keeping the overall experience simple and fun.
Conclusion: It all depends what you are looking for in a digital camera. If you are looking for a simple digital camera that takes good pictures then the Finepix A340 is certainly one you should consider. It doesn't have all the functions that you may find on other 4 megapixel digital cameras, but it still takes good pictures. If that is all you need then add this one to your shortlist.
Pros: Ease of use, Good quality pictures, Good value for money
Cons: Limited movie mode, Scene modes only available through the menu, Small LCD screen