Reviews and Problems with Fujifilm FinePix S1000fd
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26 August 2008
Summary: FujiFilm has introduced the successor to the popular with the introduction of the world's smallest digital camera with a 12x optical zoom (as of 8/2008), the FinePix S1000fd. Perfect for photographers who want an affordable, step-up digital camera, the 10-megapixel S1000fd builds on the legacy of...
Summary: The Fujifilm FinePix S1000fd - the ‘fd' indicating the now ubiquitous ‘face detection' technology feature for razor-sharp portraits - is inexpensive for such a relatively strong feature set, including 12x optical zoom equivalent to 33-396mm in 35mm terms.
Summary: Aside from its size-to-zoom ratio, it’s hard to feel that the S1000fd breaks any new ground. There’s nothing really here that Fujifilm, or any other manufacturer for that matter, hasn’t already done before.
Pros: Zoom range, compact body, ease of operation.
Cons: Images generally disappointing, focusing can occasionally miss its target, no real image stabilisation.
Summary: We’ve recently posted a Users Speak Out piece concerning the S1000fd. For the latest opinions from FinePix owners, click here . – Ed. The Fujifilm FinePix S1000fd is a utilitarian looking, budget-priced, ultrazoom digital camera that looks and handles like a miniature DSLR.
Summary: FujiFilm's FinePix S1000fd is a decent ultra-zoom with a small body, but its lack of image stabilisation makes the large lens much less useful and the sluggish performance will irritate many users.
Pros: 12x zoom, low chromatic aberration
Cons: Over-sharpened pictures, slow, no image stabilisation
Excerpt: After checking out Fujifilm's latest offering in the ultra compact sector (the FinePix F60fd ), it's time to look at their new addition to the S series of super zooms – the Fujifilm FinePix S1000fd. The S1000fd measures 102.5 x 73 x 67.8 mm, making it quite small and portable for a super zoom.