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Fujifilm FinePix S4900
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Fujifilm FinePix S4900 Digital Camera

14MP 30x CCD Feb 2014
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Fujifilm S4900 REVIEW
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27 Reasons For

User Reviews Are Average

On average, based on 6 user reviews this bridge camera camera has an overall user rating of 73 out of 100.

Good Quality Pictures

Three customers agreed that this digital camera was able to produce good images. Caspar mentioned in their review “Occasionally i get a good photo out of it” . Caspar also said “And learn how to use it to get the ultimate photos.”.

Easy to Use

One Fujifilm FinePix S4900 owner who reviewed it wrote that it was easy to handle. Brian J. said in his review on Amazon “Size of viewing screen easier handling and moreflexible options”.

One Fujifilm FinePix S4900 owner who reviewed the product mentioned that it was easy to use. Brian J. said two years ago “HAVING OWNED AN s5000 SINCE 2003 WHICH FINALLY GAVE UP THE GHOST RECENTLY, i WAS DELIGHTED TO USE THE s4900” in his review of the Fujifilm FinePix S4900.

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Good Screen / Viewfinder

One Fujifilm FinePix S4900 owner wrote that it had a good screen.

Reasonably Priced

One Fujifilm FinePix S4900 reviewer who bought the product concluded that it was good value for money. Caspar said “Good value for money and seems to be quality” .

Fujifilm Has Good Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

Fujifilm is one of the better rated camera brands according to average expert and user reviews, and Fujifilm also has good ratings for its bridge camera digital cameras.

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CCD Sensor Type

This digital camera has a CCD sensor type, which is the most frequently found sensor type on cameras of a similar age and spec to it. 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 compared this digital camera to all the other cameras that have a CCD sensor and we think because of it's better review score, the Nikon Coolpix L120, the HP D3500, and the Olympus SP-620UZ is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The FinePix S4900 has a built-in flash. Most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago also have a built-in flash.

Alternative cameras with a built-in flash currently available which you might also want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Coolpix L120, or the Coolpix L830 both from Nikon or the Fujifilm FinePix S6800.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

Like most of the other bridge camera digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the FinePix S4900, the Fujifilm FinePix S4900 has an image stabiliser.

We compared this digital camera to all the other digital cameras with an image stabiliser and we think because of it's better review score, the Coolpix L120, and the Coolpix L830 both from Nikon or the Samsung NX30 is also worth considering.

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Fairly Big Digital Zoom

At 6.7 times zoom factor, the FinePix S4900 has a fairly big digital zoom compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been around for a similar time to the FinePix S4900. The average digital zoom of bridge camera digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the FinePix S4900 is 9.6x.

There are a number of alternative 6.7x digital zoom cameras currently available that you might want to consider including the FinePix S2980 (£113.84), or the FinePix S2995 both from Fujifilm which has better reviews.

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Electrical Viewfinder

This camera has an Electrical viewfinder, which is typical of many cameras of a similar age and type to it. 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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Has Three Image Editing Modes

The FinePix S4900 has a greater number of image editing modes than most bridge camera digital cameras that have been available for more than two years. This camera has a Resizing image editing mode, which is the most commonly found image editing mode found on bridge camera digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the FinePix S4900. The image editing modes "Crop" and "Rotating" are also found on this Fujifilm camera.

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Quite Big Combined Zoom

With a combined zoom of 201 times zoom factor, the FinePix S4900 has one of the bigger combined zoom amongst digital cameras of this age. The average combined zoom of cameras of a comparable spec and age to the FinePix S4900 is 230x.

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Quite Large Maximum Memory Card Size

The average maximum memory card size of comparable spec cameras that came out around the same time as the FinePix S4900 is 38GB. With a maximum memory card size of 64 gigabytes, the Fujifilm FinePix S4900 has one of the larger maximum memory card sizes amongst comparable spec digital cameras of this age.

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Has Six White Balance Modes

The FinePix S4900 has a greater number of white balance modes than most similar spec digital cameras that were launched around the same time as it. This Fujifilm camera has an Auto white balance mode, which is the most frequently found white balance mode found on bridge camera digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago. The white balance modes "Custom modes", "Daylight", "Fluorescent", "Incandescent" and "Shade" are also found on this camera.

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Supports One Audio Format

The number of audio formats supported by the FinePix S4900 is more than most cameras of this spec and age. The most commonly supported audio format is AAC++, but this audio format is not supported by this camera. The audio formats PCM are also supported by this Fujifilm digital camera.

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Very Small Maximum Aperture

The biggest maximum aperture of bridge camera digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the FinePix S4900 is 2.7, the smallest is 20, and the average maximum aperture is 6.7. The FinePix S4900 has one of the smallest maximum apertures (20) amongst cameras of this age.

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4288 X 3216 Still Image Resolution

The FinePix S4900 has a higher still image resolution than most bridge camera digital cameras that are a similar age to it. This Fujifilm camera has a 4288 x 3216 still image resolution, whereas most cameras of this age and spec have a 1920 x 1080 still image resolution. This digital camera also have still image resolutions of 4288 x 2864, 4288 x 2416, 3072 x 2304, 3072 x 2048, 3072 x 1728 and 2048 x 1536 and 2048 x 1360. The worst still image resolution of all cameras of this type and age is 640 x 360 and the best is 4608 x 3456.

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Has Three Light Exposure Modes

The number of light exposure modes found on the Fujifilm FinePix S4900 is more than most cameras of this age and spec. This Fujifilm camera has a Manual light exposure mode, which is the most commonly found light exposure mode found on digital cameras of this type and age. The light exposure modes "Aperture priority AE" and "Shutter priority AE" are also found on this camera.

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Supports Seven ISO Speeds

The number of ISO speeds supported by the FinePix S4900 is more than most cameras of this age and spec. The most commonly supported ISO speed is 160, but this ISO speed is not supported by this Fujifilm digital camera. The ISO speeds 64, 100, 200, 400, 1600, 3200 and 6400 are also supported by this camera.

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H.264 Video Format

This camera supports a H.264|MOV video format, which is typical of many bridge camera digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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± 2EV (1/3EV Step) Light Exposure Correction

This camera has a ± 2EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction, which is typical of many bridge camera digital cameras that were released around the same time as it.

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the FinePix S4900 is 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of the most frequently found video resolution of 640 x 480 pixels (which is also supported by this Fujifilm camera). This camera also 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). The video resolution of all cameras of a similar type and age to the FinePix S4900 ranges from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 1920 x 1080 pixels (best).

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Features Three Auto Focus

The Fujifilm FinePix S4900 has a greater number of auto focusing (AF) modes than most bridge camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago. 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, Single Auto Focus and Tracking Auto Focus are also featured on this camera.

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Supports One Power Source

The FinePix S4900 has a greater number of power sources than most cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This digital camera supports a Battery power source, which is the most frequently supported power source supported by digital cameras of this spec and age.

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Auto Focus

This camera has an Auto focus, which is typical of many bridge camera digital cameras that are a similar age to it.

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Quite Small Minimum ISO Speed

The FinePix S4900 has one of the smallest minimum ISO speed (only 64) amongst similar spec digital cameras of this age. The smallest minimum ISO speed of digital cameras of this age and spec is 64 and the biggest is 400.

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13 Reasons Against

Poor Support

One Fujifilm FinePix S4900 owner who reviewed the Fujifilm FinePix S4900 said that it did not have good technical guidance.

Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Fujifilm FinePix S4900 does not support Full HD video, unlike most of the other bridge camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to the FinePix S4900.

Alternative cameras which also support Full HD video that you might want to look at include the Canon PowerShot SX40 HS, or the Fujifilm FinePix S8400 which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support Video Recording

The FinePix S4900 does not support video recording. Most of the other cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the FinePix S4900 also do not support video recording.

It is worth considering other cameras which also support video recording including the Nikon Coolpix L120, the Fujifilm FinePix SL260, or the Olympus SP-620UZ which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

Most similar spec digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the FinePix S4900 do not support WiFi connectivity. The FinePix S4900 is no exception to this as it too does not support WiFi connectivity.

There are a number of alternative cameras which also support WiFi connectivity that you might also want to look at including the FinePix S8400, or the FinePix S9400 both from Fujifilm.

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Not 3D Compatible

The FinePix S4900 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other cameras of a comparable age and spec to the FinePix S4900 are also not 3D compatible.

If you want a digital camera that is 3D compatible then you might want to look at the Olympus SP-620UZ, or the Sony DSC-HX100V.

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Not Waterproof

The Fujifilm FinePix S4900 is not waterproof. Most of the other cameras of this spec and age are also not waterproof.

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Does Not Have a GPS

The FinePix S4900 does not have a GPS, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other cameras of a comparable age and spec to the FinePix S4900 also do not have a GPS.

Alternative cameras which also have a GPS that you might want to consider include the DSC-HX100V, the DSC-HX200, or the DSC-HX400 (£282.99) all from Sony which also has a higher rating.

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Quite Low Megapixel Count

The FinePix S4900 has one of the lower megapixel counts (only 14 megapixels) amongst cameras of this age. The megapixel counts of digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the FinePix S4900 range from 12MP to 21MP.

Alternative 14MP digital cameras currently available which you might want to look at include the FinePix S4400, the FinePix S2995, or the FinePix SL 300 all from Fujifilm which has better reviews.

If you want a camera with a higher megapixel count then you might also want to look at the Canon PowerShot SX520 HS (£164.99) (16MP and higher rated), the Pentax XG-1 (16MP and higher rated), or the Kodak Pixpro AZ251 (£49.99) (16MP and higher rated).

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Only Features Six Flash Modes

The number of flash modes featured on the FinePix S4900 is more than most cameras of a similar spec and age to it. This camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most frequently featured flash mode featured on digital cameras that are a comparable age to the FinePix S4900. The flash modes "Flash off", "Flash on", "Forced on", "Red-eye reduction" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this Fujifilm camera.

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Only Has Four Shooting Modes

The number of shooting modes found on the FinePix S4900 is more than most cameras that have been available for a comparable time to it. This Fujifilm camera has an Auto shooting mode, which is the most commonly found shooting mode found on digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the FinePix S4900. The shooting modes "Manual", "Movie" and "Program" are also found on this digital camera.

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Very Low Display Resolution

The display resolutions of cameras of a comparable type and age to the FinePix S4900 range from 460 pixels to 1,500,000 pixels. At only 230,000 pixels, the Fujifilm FinePix S4900 has a quite low display resolution compared to most of the other bridge camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Only Supports One Image Format

The number of supported image formats on the FinePix S4900 is more than most digital cameras of this spec and age. This camera supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by bridge camera digital cameras that were released around the same time as the FinePix S4900.

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Only 300 Shots Per Battery Charge

The FinePix S4900 is a digital camera that takes 300 shots shots per battery charge.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Fujifilm FinePix S4900

Released Over Two Years Ago

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

Average Screen Size

At 3 inches, the FinePix S4900 has a pretty typical screen size compared to most of the other bridge camera digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the FinePix S4900.

We compared all the other 3" screen digital cameras to this camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Nikon Coolpix L120, and the Vivitar ViviCam S1527 is also worth considering.

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Average Optical Zoom

The FinePix S4900 has a pretty standard optical zoom (30 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the FinePix S4900.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 30x optical zoom digital cameras currently available including the FinePix S4800, or the FinePix SL 300 both from Fujifilm or the Sony DSC-HX100V which has better reviews.

If this digital camera optical zoom is too small for you then you might also want to consider the Fujifilm FinePix S8650 (£119.99) (36x), or the Canon PowerShot SX520 HS (£164.99) (42x) which is also higher rated.

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SD Memory Card

This digital camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory card, which is the most commonly supported memory card on 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.

We compared this digital camera to all the other digital cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory and we think the Fujifilm FinePix S8600, the Nikon Coolpix P600 (£204.99), and the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ72 (£209.00) which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 448 grams, the FinePix S4900 has a pretty average weight compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

We compared this digital camera to all the other 448g cameras and we think the FinePix S4500 (£153.00), the FinePix S4400, and the FinePix S4200 (£128.00) all from Fujifilm which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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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
Lens Structure
Combined Zoom
Focusing
Auto Focus
Normal Focusing Range
Macro Focusing Range
Super Macro Focusing Range
Focus
Macro Focusing Range (tele)
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Mode
ISO Speed
Maximum ISO Speed
Minimum ISO Speed
Light Metering Mode
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Mode
Tele Flash Range
Flash Range
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
JPEG Frame Rate
Video Format
Analog Signal Format
Video Resolution
Resolution and Capture Speed
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio Format
Memory
Memory Card
Maximum Memory Card Size
Memory Slot
Display
Screen Size
Display
Field of View
Display Resolution
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Screen Size
Viewfinder
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
HDMI Port
HDMI Connector
USB Version
Camera
White Balance Mode
Shooting Mode
Self-Timer
Histogram
Image Editing Mode
Camera File System
Tripod Mount
Multi Burst Mode
Playback Mode
Scene Mode
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight Including Battery
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Supported Battery
Battery Size
Shot Per Battery Charge
Battery Level Indicator
Operational Conditions
Operating System/software
System Requirements
Packaging Content
Included Cable
Battery Included
Quick Start Guide
Technical Details
Networking
Certificates
Other Features
Built-In Flash
Special Features

User Reviews

(3)
Reviewed 21 April 2015 by Gaynor Pullen

Gets on fine with camera and then after 4 pics taken it goes into protect memory I cannot use camera nhardly able to since March 2014 no one seems to be able to help me I bought new sims made... Read more…

Reviewed 15 December 2014 by Brian J.

HAVING OWNED AN s5000 SINCE 2003 WHICH FINALLY GAVE UP THE GHOST RECENTLY , i WAS DELIGHTED TO USE THE s4900 AND i FOUND IT WAS A REMARKABLE IMPROVEMENT IN MANY SECTIONS IE.SIZE OF VIEWING SCREEN... Read more…

Reviewed 6 November 2014 by Caspar
(Verified Purchase)

Good value for money and seems to be quality. Occasionally i get a good photo out of it but it has trouble autofocusing properly. It does not come with a charger and does not charge from your... Read more…

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