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Fujifilm FinePix S4800
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Fujifilm FinePix S4800 Digital Camera

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16MP 30x CCD Oct 2013
Megapixel Count Optical Zoom Image Stabiliser Sensor Type Release Date
30x Optical Zoom (24mm-720mm) And Powerful Optical Image Stabilization - Capable of super-macro image at ranges as close as 2cm.- Sensor shift image stabilization ensures that even hand-held shots... More
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30 Reasons For

One Industry Award

This bridge camera camera received a "Recommended" from PhotographyBlog.com who decided that this Fujifilm digital camera was good.

Average Expert Reviews

Two experts from sites including PhotographyBlog.com and Ephotozine have rated this camera on average 75%.

Good Quality Lens

One customer who reviewed it considered that it had a good zoom. One Fujifilm FinePix S4800 reviewer who purchased the Fujifilm FinePix S4800 mentioned that it had a good lens.

One customer thought the Fujifilm FinePix S4800 had a good image stabiliser. Expert website Photographyblog.com mentioned two years ago “In this review, we'll find out if the stabiliser is powerful” in their Fujifilm FinePix S4800 review.

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Good Support

Some people considered that it had good technical guidance. Ephotozine.com mentioned in their Fujifilm FinePix S4800 review “Want a versatile camera that has plenty of zoom and full manual controls” and gave it a score of 70 out of 100. Photographyblog.com said on expert website PhotographyBlog.com two years ago “The Fujifilm FinePix S4800 is an ultra-zoom digital compact camera sporting a 30x Super EBC Fujinon optical zoom lens, full manual controls”.

Good Size

One Fujifilm FinePix S4800 reviewer wrote in their reviews that it was compact.

Reasonably Priced

One Fujifilm FinePix S4800 owner thought this digital camera was cheap. Ephotozine.com scored it 4 stars and said on Ephotozine “The Fujifilm FinePix S4800 will appeal to those who are on a budget.”.

Good Brand

On average Fujifilm bridge camera digital cameras have good reviews as do all cameras produced by Fujifilm.

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£18.03 Price Drop

The price of the FinePix S4800 dropped by £18.03 yesterday.

CCD Sensor Type

This digital camera has a CCD sensor type, which is the most commonly found sensor type on bridge camera digital cameras that came out more than two years ago. CCD sensors produce high quality, low-noise images but consume a lot more power than CMOS sensors. CCD is the most common image sensor type used in digital cameras.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative digital cameras that have a CCD sensor currently available including the FinePix S4200[pl_1353343_price], or the FinePix S2980[pl_1469314_price] both from Fujifilm which is cheaper.

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3D Compatible

The FinePix S4800 is 3D compatible, which is unusual. Most of the other similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to the FinePix S4800 are not 3D compatible.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The FinePix S4800 has a built-in flash. Most of the other similar spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago also have a built-in flash.

There are a number of alternative cameras with a built-in flash currently available that you might want to consider including the FinePix S4200[pl_1353343_price], or the FinePix S2980[pl_1469314_price] both from Fujifilm which is cheaper.

We compared this digital camera to all the other digital cameras with a built-in flash and we think the Canon PowerShot SX510 HS[plb_1602380_price] is also worth considering.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

Like most of the other bridge camera digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years, the FinePix S4800 has an image stabiliser.

We compared this digital camera to all the other digital cameras with an image stabiliser and we think the Nikon Coolpix P530[plb_2240483_price] which has better reviews; or the Fujifilm FinePix S2980[plb_1469314_price] which is cheaper are also worth considering.

We think you might also be interested in other cameras which also have an image stabiliser including the Canon PowerShot SX510 HS[plb_1602380_price].

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Quite Big Digital Zoom

The digital zooms of digital cameras of this age and type range from 2x to 130x, and the average digital zoom is 9.6x. The Fujifilm FinePix S4800 has one of the bigger digital zooms (7.2 times zoom factor) amongst similar spec cameras of this age.

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Light

The weights of cameras that were released around the same time as the FinePix S4800 range from 120g to 910g. The FinePix S4800 is one of the lighter bridge camera digital cameras that were released around the same time as the FinePix S4800 (only 426 grams) amongst comparable spec digital cameras of this age.

Cameras with a heavier weight that might be worth looking at include the FinePix S2980[pl_1469314_price] (341g), or the FinePix S4200[pl_1353343_price] (448g) both from Fujifilm which is also cheaper.

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Four Supported Batteries

The FinePix S4800 is a four supported battery digital camera. Most of the other bridge camera digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the FinePix S4800 only have between one and three supported batteries.

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Electrical Viewfinder

This camera has an Electrical viewfinder, which is the most frequently found viewfinder on digital cameras of this spec and age. Most compact cameras do not have enough space to accommodate an optical viewfinder and use the display screen on the back as an electrical viewfinder.

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Fairly Big Combined Zoom

Across all the comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to the FinePix S4800 the combined zoom range from 16x to 3,600x. The FinePix S4800 has one of the bigger combined zoom (216 times zoom factor) amongst bridge camera digital cameras of this age.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The Fujifilm FinePix S4800 has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution which is higher than the 1920 x 1080 still image resolution found on most comparable spec cameras that were launched around the same time as it. In addition, this Fujifilm digital camera have still image resolutions of 4608 x 3072, 4608 x 2592, 3264 x 2448 and 3264 x 1840 and 2304 x 1728.

This digital camera's still image resolution (4608 x 3456) is in fact the best still image resolution across all comparable spec digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

Across similar types of digital camera the worst still image resolution is 640 x 360.

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Has Four Photo Effects

The FinePix S4800 has a greater number of photo effects than most digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. This digital camera has a Black&White photo effect, which is the most frequently found photo effect found on similar spec cameras that were released more than two years ago. The photo effects "Negative film", "Sepia" and "Vivid" are also found on this Fujifilm digital camera.

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Short

The average height of bridge camera digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the FinePix S4800 is 86mm, and the heights range from 56mm to 130mm. The Fujifilm FinePix S4800 is one of the shorter comparable spec cameras that came out around the same time as the FinePix S4800 (only 79.7 millimeters) amongst cameras of this age.

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Has Three Light Exposure Modes

The FinePix S4800 has a greater number of light exposure modes than most cameras of a similar type and age to it. This camera has a Manual light exposure mode, which is the most commonly found light exposure mode found on similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to the FinePix S4800. The light exposure modes "Aperture priority AE" and "Shutter priority AE" are also found on this digital camera.

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Supports Nine ISO Speeds

The FinePix S4800 has a greater number of ISO speeds than most cameras that came out more than two years ago. The most commonly supported ISO speed is 160, but this ISO speed is not supported by this camera. The ISO speeds 64, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400 and Auto are also supported by this Fujifilm camera.

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the FinePix S4800 is 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution supported by digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the FinePix S4800. 640 x 480 pixels is also supported by this Fujifilm digital camera. In addition, this camera supports a video resolution of 320 x 240 pixels. A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is classified as HD and TVs supporting this resolution are referred to as "HD Ready". However the resolution is not as detailed as Full HD (1920 x 1080). Across all comparable spec cameras that were released more than two years ago the video resolution ranges from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 1920 x 1080 pixels (best).

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

This camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is typical of many cameras of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Features Three Auto Focus

The FinePix S4800 has a greater number of auto focusing (AF) modes than most bridge camera digital cameras that were released around the same time as it. The most frequently featured auto focus is Face detection, but this auto focus is not featured on this Fujifilm digital camera. The auto focus Continuous Auto Focus, Multi Point Auto Focus and Spot Auto Focus are also featured on this camera.

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Features One Light Metering Mode

The FinePix S4800 has a greater number of light metering modes than most cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. This Fujifilm camera features an Spot light metering mode, which is the most commonly featured light metering mode featured on cameras of a comparable age and spec to the FinePix S4800.

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TFT Display

The Fujifilm FinePix S4800 has a TFT display which is better than most digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to it. Most comparable spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago have an LCD display. TFT LCDs provide better image quality and higher resolutions to earlier LCD displays but their limitations are narrow viewing angles and poor vislibility in direct sunlight.

This camera's display (TFT) is actually the best display across all comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to the FinePix S4800.

An LCD display is the worst display amongst similar types of camera.

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Supports One Power Source

The number of power sources supported by the Fujifilm FinePix S4800 is more than most digital cameras of a similar age and type to it. This digital camera supports a Battery power source, which is the most frequently supported power source supported by digital cameras of a similar spec and age to the FinePix S4800.

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Auto Focus

This digital camera has an Auto/Manual focus, which is typical of many digital cameras of this age and spec.

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Very Small Minimum ISO Speed

The minimum ISO speed of digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the FinePix S4800 range from 64 to 400, and the average minimum ISO speed is 95. With a minimum ISO speed of only 64, the FinePix S4800 has a fairly small minimum ISO speed compared to most of the other bridge camera digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the FinePix S4800.

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9 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Full HD Video

The FinePix S4800 does not support Full HD video, unlike most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and type to the FinePix S4800 which support Full HD video.

It is worth also looking at alternative cameras which also support Full HD video including the Nikon Coolpix P530[plb_2240483_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support Video Recording

The Fujifilm FinePix S4800 does not support video recording. Most of the other digital cameras that were released around the same time as the FinePix S4800 also do not support video recording.

There are a number of alternative digital cameras which also support video recording that you might want to look at including the Nikon Coolpix P530[plb_2240483_price] or the FinePix S4200[pl_1353343_price], or the FinePix S2980[pl_1469314_price] both from Fujifilm.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

Most cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the FinePix S4800 do not support WiFi connectivity. The FinePix S4800 is no exception to this as it too does not support WiFi connectivity.

We compared this camera to all the other digital cameras with a WiFi connectivity and we think the Nikon Coolpix P530[plb_2240483_price] which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Not Waterproof

Most comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to the FinePix S4800 are not waterproof. The FinePix S4800 is no exception to this as it too is not waterproof.

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Does Not Have a GPS

The Fujifilm FinePix S4800 does not have a GPS. Most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and type to the FinePix S4800 also do not have a GPS.

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Only Features Five Flash Modes

The Fujifilm FinePix S4800 has a greater number of flash modes than most bridge camera digital cameras that came out more than two years ago. This Fujifilm camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most commonly featured flash mode featured on digital cameras of a similar age and type to the FinePix S4800. The flash modes "Forced on", "Red-eye reduction", "Slow synchronization" and "Suppressed" are also featured on this camera.

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Quite Narrow Field of View

At only 97 percent, the Fujifilm FinePix S4800 has a quite narrow field of view compared to most of the other bridge camera digital cameras that have been available for more than two years. The narrowest field of view of digital cameras of a similar spec and age to the FinePix S4800 is 95%, the widest is 100%, and the average field of view is 99%.

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Quite Small Maximum Memory Card Size

The maximum memory card sizes of cameras that are a comparable age to the FinePix S4800 range from 8GB to 130GB, and the average maximum memory card size is 38GB. With a maximum memory card size of only 8 gigabytes, the Fujifilm FinePix S4800's maximum memory card size is one of the smallest amongst cameras of a similar spec and age to the FinePix S4800.

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Very Low Display Resolution

Across all the comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to the FinePix S4800 the display resolutions range from 460 pixels to 1,500,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 510,000 pixels. The FinePix S4800 has one of the lower display resolutions (only 230,000 pixels) amongst cameras of this age.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Fujifilm FinePix S4800

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this bridge camera camera was released.

Average Screen Size

At 3 inches, the Fujifilm FinePix S4800 has a relatively average screen size compared to most of the other bridge camera digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the FinePix S4800.

There are a number of other 3" screen digital cameras currently available that you might also want to look at including the Nikon Coolpix P530[plb_2240483_price] which has better reviews; or the Fujifilm FinePix S2980[plb_1469314_price] which is cheaper.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 30 times zoom factor, the FinePix S4800 has a relatively average optical zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the FinePix S4800.

If this Fujifilm camera optical zoom is not big enough for you then you might also want to look at the Nikon Coolpix P530[plb_2240483_price] (42x) which is also higher rated.

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SD Memory Card

This camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory card, which is typical of many bridge camera digital cameras that are a similar age to it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

Other cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory currently available which you might want to look at include the FinePix S4200[pl_1353343_price], or the FinePix S4200[pl_1353343_price] both from Fujifilm which is cheaper; or the Coolpix P530[pl_2240483_price], or the Coolpix P530[pl_2240483_price] both from Nikon which has better reviews.

If the memory card type of this camera is too bad for you then you might also want to consider the Canon PowerShot SX510 HS[plb_1602380_price] (SD|SDHC|SDXC).

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Average Megapixel Count

The Fujifilm FinePix S4800 has a relatively typical megapixel count (16 megapixels) compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the FinePix S4800.

If this camera megapixel count is not high enough for you then you might also want to consider the Nikon Coolpix P530[plb_2240483_price] (16.1MP) which also has a higher rating.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Image Stabiliser
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Format
Aspect Ratio
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture
Minimum Aperture
Maximum Focal Length
Minimum Focal Length
Focal Length Range
Lens Structure
Focusing
Auto Focus
Normal Focusing Range
Macro Focusing Range
Super Macro Focusing Range
Focus
Macro Focusing Range (tele)
Focus Mode
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Mode
ISO Speed
Maximum ISO Speed
Minimum ISO Speed
Auto Exposure Lock
Light Metering Mode
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter
Flash
Flash Mode
Tele Flash Range
Flash Range
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
JPEG Frame Rate
Video Format
Video Resolution
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Voice Recording
Memory
Memory Card
Maximum Memory Card Size
Memory Slot
Display
Screen Size
Display
Field of View
Display Resolution
Viewfinder
Viewfinder
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
Camera
3D Compatible
White Balance Mode
Photo Effect
Self-Timer
Camera File System
Scene Mode
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight Including Battery
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Supported Battery
Battery Size
Operational Conditions
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Operating Temperature Range
Operating System/software
System Requirements
Packaging Content
Included Cable
Battery Included
Hand Strap
Technical Details
Networking
Certificates
Other Features
Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Port
HDMI Port
Special Features

1 Award

PhotographyBlog.com Recommended

Expert Reviews

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27 January 2014

PhotographyBlog.com

The Fujifilm FinePix S4800 is an ultra-zoom digital compact camera sporting a 30x Super EBC Fujinon optical zoom lens, full manual controls, a 16 megapixel sensor and sensor shift stabilisation.... Read more…

28 June 2013

The Fujifilm FinePix S4800 will appeal to those who are on a budget, but want a versatile camera that has plenty of zoom and full manual controls. This is ideal for those who want to test their...

21 July 2014

Aparat z matryc? 16 Mp, wy?wietlaczem 3 cala i zoomem optycznym 30x. Oprócz zdj?? umo?liwia te? rejestracj? wideo w maksymalnej rozdzielczo?ci 1280 x 720 pikseli.OpisSpecyfikacja i wyniki Zobacz...

27 December 2013

Kompaktkameras gibt es viele. Zu Preisen unter 50 bis weit über 500 Euro...

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers info p10nc09950, info p10nc09950a
Barcodes 04547410234213, 04547410234237, 04547410234251

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