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Fujifilm FinePix S5100 4 to 5 Megapixel

4.4 star rating
                      4.4 / 5 (5 Reviews)
MSRP : $330.00

  • Image Sensor TypeCCD
    Resolution4.23 Megapixel
    Optical Zoom10x
    Camera TypeStandard Point and Shoot
    Interchangeable LensNot Interchangeable Lenses
    35mm Zoom Lens37 - 370 mm
    Digital Zoom3.6x
    Focus TypeAutofocus & Manual Focus
    Focus Range36 in. to Infinity (w) / 79.2 in. to Infinity (t)
    Macro Focus Range3.6 - 79.2 in. (w) / 36 - 79.2 in. (t)
    Focal Length5.7 - 57 mm
    Camera Resolution4.23 Megapixel
    Image Resolutions640 x 480 • 2272 x 1704 • 1600 x 1200 • 1280 x 960
    Video Resolutions320 x 240 (QVGA) • 640 x 480 (VGA)
    Video Speed30 fps
    Max Movie LengthWithout Limit (Depends on the camera free memory size)
    Video FormatAVI
    Aperture Rangef8/f9 (w/t) - f2.8/f3.1 (w/t)
    Shutter Speed15 - 1/2000 sec
    White BalanceAuto • Manual • Daylight / Sunny (Preset) • Fluorescent (Preset) • Incandescent (Preset) • Shade (Preset)
    Frames Per Second1.6 Frames
    Memory TypexD Picture Card
    Compression ModesFine • Normal • Uncompressed
    Compression TypeJPEG • Raw Image
    File Size (High Res.)8.26 MB (15 images on 128MB card)
    File Size (Low Res.)0.13 MB (about 985 images on 128MB card)
    ISO SpeedsAuto • 100 • 200 • 400 • 64
    Flash TypeBuilt-In
    Flash FunctionsFlash Off • Auto Flash • Fill-in Flash • Red-eye Reduction Flash • Slow Sync
    LCD PanelWith LCD Panel
    LCD Panel Size1.5 in.
    LCD Screen Resolution115,000 pixels
    LCD Protected PositionWithout LCD Protected Position
    Interface TypeUSB
    Video InterfaceVideo Out
    Battery Type4 x AA Batteries
    Self Timer2 Sec. • 10 Sec.
    Mp3 Built In
    Built-in MicrophoneWith Built-in Microphone
    Tripod MountWith Tripod Mount
    Operating SystemApple Mac OS 9 • Apple Mac OS X • Microsoft Windows 2000 • Microsoft Windows 98 • Microsoft Windows 98SE • Microsoft Windows ME • Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition • Microsoft Windows XP Professional
    Width4.4 in.
    Depth3.1 in.
    Height3.2 in.
    Weight0.74 lb.
    Included Accessories4 x AA Batteries • Software • USB Cable • Video Cable • Shoulder Strap • 16 MB Memory Card • Lens Cap
    Release DateOctober, 2004
    Product ID22521981

Product Description

Four megapixel digital camera with 10x optical zoom, VGA-quality movie mode, and high-speed continous shooting.

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Reviews 1 - 5 (5 Reviews Total)

User Reviews

Overall Rating:3
Value Rating:4
Submitted by thedill a Intermediate

Date Reviewed: February 17, 2010

Strengths:    Small and compact
Good image quality

Weaknesses:    Reliability????

Bottom Line:   
I purchased this camera for my daughter as she is learning photography at school. It's a neat compact little camera resembling a DSLR. The zoom lens is fixed to the body and is not interchangeable. There is no filter thread on it so you can't attach a protective filter which was disappointing. The build quality is good considering the price. After 5 months of light usage it developed a fault. Horizontal purple lines appeared across the viewing screen and the resulting prints. It was returned to the supplier who said the cost of repair exceeded the current value of the camera and I was offered a replacement which should be arriving within the next few days.

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Duration Product Used:   21+ years

Price Paid:    $200.00

Purchased At:   Purely Gadgets

Type of photography:   Other

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by earthwaterwindfire a Beginner

Date Reviewed: July 22, 2005

Strengths:    - Zoom
- Very user friedly camera (very easy to chage between modes and settings
- Rigth weight
- Tele (1.5x) and Wide (0.29) extensions

Weaknesses:    Small CRT
Focus in Macro

Bottom Line:   
A great camera for this price. Can be used as Point and Shut or Beginner (A, M, S, P Modes) with a lot of features

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Price Paid:    $350.00

Purchased At:   PhotoGal -Haifa

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by jlpryan a Intermediate

Date Reviewed: March 15, 2005

Strengths:    Lots of features, easy to use.

Bottom Line:   
Great camera for sporting events, fast focus and great zoom.

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Price Paid:    $399.00

Purchased At:   Ritz Photo

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by jar_e a Casual

Date Reviewed: February 2, 2005

Strengths:    -Very crisp, 10X lens with options to put screw on lens ons
-Great 4MP with CCD
-Excellent Movie mode (30 fps)

Weaknesses:    -Very limited, hard to adjust Macro
-RAW is limited
-Lack of lenses available

Bottom Line:   
Great little camera for a relatively great price. I was stuck between the S5100 and the Canon S1 IS, but I chose this and I'm glad I did. With such a great zoom and awesome manual settings, it's quite the camera.

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Price Paid:    $540.00

Purchased At:   Audiotronic

Similar Products Used:   Nothing similar used, but I have tried a Canon S1 IS, and I greatly choose the S5100 over the Canon.

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by drz01 a Intermediate

Date Reviewed: November 23, 2004

Strengths:    This little baby has a 10x zoom to get you close to the action. It focouses very quickly. It can be used as a point and shoot for the amature or in full manual mode for the more advanced user. The pictures are colour perfect without much noise. comes with a lense extender for ad-on lenses. Its movie mode is above average. It uses AA batteries so if your rechargables (NiMH) run out you can pick up alkaline batteries in a pinch.

Weaknesses:    The memory cards only come up to 512k. Raw converter limited

Bottom Line:   
Great Zoom with fast focousing.

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Price Paid:    $455.00

Purchased At:   Canada Computers

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