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Fujifilm FinePix S5100 4 to 5 Megapixel

4.4/5 (5 Reviews)


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

Product Description

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


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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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