Fujifilm FinePix S1000fd to replace S700

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With a 12x optical zoom, the Fujifilm FinePix S1000fd is billed by the manufacturer as the world’s smallest digital camera with this kind of zoom range.

Fujifilm FinePix S1000fd

Replacing the popular FinePix S700, the 10 megapixel S1000fd covers an impressive 35mm-equivalent span of 33-396mm.

With a hi-res 2.7-inch screen, ISO sensitivity up to 1600 at full-resolution, and full manual control, the S1000fd has many of the specs advanced amateur shooters seek out. Notably absent, however, are both Fuji’s highly regard Super CCD sensor and any kind of optical/mechanical image stabilization.

Key soft features include a face detection system that automatically removes red-eye during immediate post-capture processing, panorama mode, and an array of scene preset options.

Even with a less dominant spec sheet than some models in this class, at $249, the S1000fd may still find a strong fan base looking for an affordable, full-featured digicam. The S1000fd debuts in-stores this April.

Fujifilm FinePix S1000fd specifications:

Sensor 10.0 megapixel, 1/2.3" CCD
Zoom 12x (33-396mm) Fujinon zoom, f/2.8-5.0
LCD/Viewfinder 2.7", 230K-pixel TFT LCD
Sensitivity ISO 64-3200
Shutter Speed 8-1/2000 seconds
Shooting Modes Auto, Picture Stabilization, Natural Light, Panorama, Program, Shutter Priority, Aperture Priority, Manual, Scene, Movie
Scene Presets Portrait, Landscape, Sport, Night, Fireworks, Sunset, Snow, Beach, Museum, Party, Flower, Text, Picture Stabilization
White Balance Settings Auto, Fine, Shade, Fluorescent 1, Fluorescent 2, Fluorescent 3, Incandescent, Custom
Metering Modes Not Specified
Focus Modes Center AF, Multi AF, Area AF, Continuous AF, Manual, Macro, Super Macro
Drive Modes Normal, Top 3, Top 6, Top 15, Final 3, Continuous
Flash Modes Auto, Forced On, Slow Synchro, Forced Off, Red-Eye Reduction, Slow Syncrho with Red-Eye Reduction
Self Timer Settings
10 seconds, 2 seconds, Off
Memory Formats xD-Picture Card, SD, SDHC
Internal Memory
24 MB
File Formats JPEG, AVI, WAV
Max. Image Size 3648×2736
Max. Video Size
640×480, 30 fps
Zoom During Video No
Battery 4 AA batteries
Connections USB 2.0, AV output, DC input
Additional Features Face Detection, Panorama Shooting, High Speed Shooting
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