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Fujifilm Finepix S100FS Samples

11 Megapixels11 MegapixelsUltra-Zoom: At least 10X optical zoom.Ultra-Zoom: At least 10X optical zoom.Electronic View FinderElectronic View FinderStabilization: Compensates for tiny involuntary movements of the camera.Stabilization: Compensates for tiny involuntary movements of the camera.Continuous DriveContinuous DriveVGA Video: 640 x 480 or more but less than 1280 x 720.VGA Video: 640 x 480 or more but less than 1280 x 720.Manual Controls: Both fully-manual (M) and semi-automatic modes (T and V).Manual Controls: Both fully-manual (M) and semi-automatic modes (T and V).Custom White-Balance: Specifies exactly what should be white to the camera.Custom White-Balance: Specifies exactly what should be white to the camera.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Night Photography: Reaches shutter-speeds longer than 4 seconds.Night Photography: Reaches shutter-speeds longer than 4 seconds.Hotshoe: Allows external flash units to be attached.Hotshoe: Allows external flash units to be attached.Spot MeteringSpot MeteringAccepts Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) and SD memory.Accepts Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) and SD memory.Accepts xD memory.Accepts xD memory.Neocamera detailed reviewNeocamera detailed reviewDiscontinued: No longer produced by the manufacturer. May still be in stock or found used.Discontinued: No longer produced by the manufacturer. May still be in stock or found used.

Outdoor Crops

Here we compare the Fuji Finepix S100FS with the Fujifilm Finepix F100fd
Fujifilm Finepix F100fd
. Images below are all 100% crops from their respective cameras. ISO was set on each the camera. The aperture was fixed on the S100FS but the same could not be done for the F100fd which has no manual controls. Every other setting was left on automatic. All images were taken at the highest resolution possible for the set ISO sensitivity. For the S100FS, ISO 100 to 3200 support a full 11 megapixels, while ISO 6400 is limited to 6 megapixels and ISO 10000 is limited to 3 megapixels. For the F100, ISO 100 to 3200 are crops from 12 megapixels images, while ISO 6400 and 12800 are cropped from 3 megapixels images.

Both cameras produce class-leading results at all ISO settings. A common observation with Fuji Super-CCD-based cameras is that noise starts to show at low ISO values but increased very slowly. In the crops below, we can already see a faint noise-pattern start at ISO 200. Although the higher-resolution F100fd seems to start a smidgeon better from ISO 100 to 400, the S100FS manages to keep details better from ISO 800 and up. Small prints from the Fuji Finepix S100FS produce recognizable subjects all the way to ISO 6400.

Fuji Finepix S100FS Fuji Finepix F100fd

ISO 100 - 1/8s F5.6

ISO 100 - 1/27s F3.5

ISO 200 - 1/15s F5.6

ISO 200 - 1/50s F3.5

ISO 400 - 1/28s F5.6

ISO 400 - 1/100s F3.5

ISO 800 - 1/56s F5.6

ISO 800 - 1/180s F3.5

ISO 1600 - 1/110s F5.6

ISO 1600 - 1/350s F3.5

ISO 3200 - 1/220s F5.6

ISO 3200 - 1/750s F3.5

ISO 6400 - 1/450s F5.6

ISO 6400 - 1/180s F10

ISO 10000 - 1/640s F5.6

ISO 12800 - 1/350s F10
Fujifilm Finepix S100FS
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By Neocamera on 2008-07-23

Fujifilm S100FS Highlights


Large digital camera

Sensor-Size: 9 x 7mm

2/3" Sensor

Actual size when viewed at 100 DPI

11 Megapixels Ultra ZoomISO 100-3200
14.3X Mechanically Linked Wide Optical ZoomShutter 1/4000-30s
Built-in StabilizationFull manual controls, including Manual Focus
0.20" Built-in EVF 200K PixelsCustom white-balance with 2 axis fine-tuning
3 FPS Drive, 7 ImagesSpot-Metering
640x480 @ 30 FPS Video RecordingHot-Shoe & Sync-Port
2.5" LCD 230K PixelsLithium-Ion Battery
Secure Digital High Capacity
xD
Internal Memory
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