Summary: This was the 1st digital camera I bought for myself and it lasted 6 years!! I've only own two digital cameras my whole life. The previous camera I had was a gift, broke less than a year even had it fixed for free from Kodak.
Summary: The Fujifilm SuperCCD sensor in the F31fd (and other Fujifilm cameras) is unique. No other manufacturer has them. What is great about the SuperCCD sensor is it's ability to take great photos in low light situations WITHOUT the use of a flash.
AMAZING! Ten out of five stars! Buy it if you can find one...
J. Mantovani, Amazon
7 October 2007
Summary: AFter 2 weeks of research (Fuji Finepix, Sony Cybershots & Canon models) I chose the F31fd based on all of the excellent reviews & it's plethora of features. Was nearly impossible to find one of these brand-new but there are occasionaly a few on Ebay for under $500.
Summary: We had a Nikon Coolpix before, but just got tired of the slow reaction times and the poor indoor pictures. So we decided to get a camera that was: (a) great for indoor and low-light shots, and (b) had a fast reaction time. This camera is terrific in those areas.
Summary: I highly recommend this camera as much for its quality of photos as for the tons of features all within a very compact camera. The price I got via Amazon was great so all around, I am extremely pleased!
Summary: This camera is famous for its low light performance. Fuji's newer models of the F series are inferior in this regard, so this this is destined to become a collectors item once it is discontinued. If you like to take indoor pictures with available light (no flash), this is the one to get!
Summary: I bought this camera for a trip to SE Asia, and in a sea of Canon SD1000 cameras, my Fuji stood out to everyone as the best - other people literally stopped taking photos in favour of getting copies of mine later.
Summary: I probably would have bought this camera even if it had cost 50% more. Its one of those few purchases that I've ever made which turns out to be great - not in spite of - but especially for the money.