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Fujifilm FinePix S4800
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Fujifilm FinePix S4800 Digital Camera

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16MP 30x CCD May 2013
Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer 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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27 Reasons For

One Industry Award

The writer at PhotographyBlog.com decided that concluded that they would recommend this Fujifilm camera and gave it their "Recommended" award.

Average Expert Reviews

Two experts from sites including PhotographyBlog.com and Ephotozine have rated this camera on average 75 out of 100.

Good Quality Lens

One customer who reviewed this digital camera considered that it had a good zoom. One Fujifilm FinePix S4800 reviewer who purchased it concluded that it had a good lens.

One customer said in their reviews that it had a good image stabiliser. Photographyblog.com mentioned “In this review, we'll find out if the stabiliser is powerful” in their Fujifilm FinePix S4800 review.

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Good Support

Several people mentioned in their reviews that it had good technical guidance. Ephotozine.com mentioned on expert review site Ephotozine “Want a versatile camera that has plenty of zoom and full manual controls” in their Fujifilm FinePix S4800 review.

Good Size

One customer who reviewed it considered that it was compact. Expert website Photographyblog.com wrote “The Fujifilm FinePix S4800 is an ultra-zoom digital compact camera sporting a 30x Super EBC Fujinon optical zoom lens, full manual controls” and rated it 4 stars.

Fujifilm Has Good Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

Fujifilm has good average ratings for its bridge cameras as well as across its entire camera range.

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Reasonably Priced

One person said in their reviews that the Fujifilm FinePix S4800 was cheap. Four years ago Ephotozine.com gave it a rating of 70 out of 100 and mentioned on expert review site Ephotozine “The Fujifilm FinePix S4800 will appeal to those who are on a budget.” in their review of the Fujifilm FinePix S4800.

Fairly Big Normal Focusing Range (tele)

The normal focusing ranges (tele) of cameras that were launched around the same time as the FinePix S4800 range from 1.3m to 5m, and the average normal focusing range (tele) is 2.4m. At 3 meters, the FinePix S4800 has a quite big normal focusing range (tele) compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and type.

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CCD Sensor Type

The FinePix S4800 has a CCD sensor type which is better than most digital cameras of this type and age. Most cameras that have been available for a similar time to it have a MOS sensor type. 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.

A CCD sensor type is in fact the best sensor type across all cameras of a comparable age and spec to the FinePix S4800.

Across comparable types of camera the worst sensor type is MOS.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

Like most of the other bridge cameras that have been available for more than two years, the FinePix S4800 has a built-in flash.

There are a number of alternative digital cameras with a built-in flash currently available which you might also want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6[plb_2147791_price].

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Has an Image Stabilizer

Like most of the other cameras that have been available for around the same time as the FinePix S4800, the FinePix S4800 has an image stabilizer.

Other cameras with an image stabilizer currently available which you might also want to consider include the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6[plb_2147791_price] which has better reviews.

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Fairly Big Digital Zoom

With a digital zoom of 7.2 times zoom factor, the FinePix S4800 has a quite big digital zoom compared to most of the other cameras of this type and age. The smallest digital zoom of digital cameras that were released around the same time as the FinePix S4800 is 2x and the biggest is 210x.

Cameras with a bigger digital zoom that might also be worth considering include the Sony DSC-HX400[plb_2173117_price] (126x).

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Light

With a weight of only 426 grams, the FinePix S4800 is one of the lighter bridge cameras that were launched more than two years ago amongst similar spec digital cameras of this age. The lightest bridge camera camera that has been available for a comparable time to the FinePix S4800 is 120g and the heaviest is 910g.

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Four Number of Batteries Supporteds

The FinePix S4800 is a four number of batteries supported digital camera.

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Electrical Viewfinder Type

This digital camera has an Electrical viewfinder type, which is typical of many digital cameras that were released more than two years ago. 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 Four Photo Effectss

The FinePix S4800 has a greater number of photo effects than most digital cameras of a similar spec and age to it. This camera has a Black&White photo effects, which is the most frequently found photo effects found on digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the FinePix S4800. The photo effectss "Negative film", "Sepia" and "Vivid" are also found on this Fujifilm camera.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution(s)

The Fujifilm FinePix S4800 has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s) which is higher than the 1920 x 1080 still image resolution(s) found on most bridge cameras that are a similar age to it. This camera also have still image resolution(s)s of 4608 x 3072, 4608 x 2592, 3264 x 2448 and 3264 x 1840 and 2304 x 1728.

This camera's still image resolution (4608 x 3456) is in fact the best still image resolution across all bridge cameras that are a comparable age to the FinePix S4800.

A 640 x 360 still image resolution(s) is the worst still image resolution amongst comparable types of camera.

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Supports Eight ISO Sensitivitys

The FinePix S4800 has a greater number of ISO speeds than most digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to it. The most frequently supported ISO sensitivity is 160, but this ISO sensitivity is not supported by this Fujifilm digital camera. The ISO sensitivitys 64, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200 and 6400 are also supported by this camera.

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolutions

The FinePix S4800 supports a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels camera, which is the most common video resolution supported by digital cameras that have been available for more than two years. 640 x 480 pixels is also supported by this Fujifilm digital camera. In addition, this camera supports a video resolutions 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 digital cameras that were released around the same time as the FinePix S4800 the video resolution ranges from 320 x 120 pixels to 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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

This digital camera has a ± 2EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction, which is the most frequently found light exposure correction on bridge cameras that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is the most commonly found maximum image resolution on digital cameras of this age and spec.

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Features One Light Metering

The number of light metering modes featured on the FinePix S4800 is more than most bridge cameras that have been available for a similar time to it. This digital camera features an Spot light metering, which is the most frequently featured light metering featured on cameras of this type and age.

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TFT Display

The FinePix S4800 has a TFT display which is better than the LCD display found on most cameras of a comparable age and type to it. 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.

A TFT display is actually the best display across all cameras of a similar age and type to the FinePix S4800.

Across similar types of digital camera the worst display is LCD.

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Supports One Power Source Type

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

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Auto Focus Adjustment

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

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)s of similar spec cameras that have been on the market for more than two years range from 4.5mm to 28mm, and the average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 24mm. With a minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 24 millimeters, the Fujifilm FinePix S4800 has one of the shorter minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)s amongst cameras of this age.

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Quite Small ISO Sensitivity (min)

The FinePix S4800 has a very small ISO sensitivity (min) (only 64) compared to most of the other digital cameras that are a similar age to the FinePix S4800. Bridge cameras that are a similar age to the FinePix S4800 have ISO sensitivity (min)s of between 64 and 400.

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15 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Video Capability

Most bridge cameras that are a similar age to the FinePix S4800 do not support video capability. The Fujifilm FinePix S4800 is no exception to this as it too does not support video capability.

Other cameras which also support video capability that you might also want to look at include the Canon SX40 HS[plb_124816_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

Most digital cameras of this type and age do not support Full HD video. The FinePix S4800 is no exception to this as it too does not support Full HD video.

We compared all the other digital cameras which also support Full HD video to this digital camera and we think the Sony DSC-HX100V[plb_613234_price] is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Like most of the other similar spec digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago, the FinePix S4800 does not support wi-Fi.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Most cameras of a comparable spec and age to the FinePix S4800 do not have a GPS (satellite). The Fujifilm FinePix S4800 is no exception to this as it too does not have a GPS (satellite).

We compared this digital camera to all the other cameras with a GPS (satellite) and we think the Sony DSC-HX100V[plb_613234_price] is also worth considering.

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Not Waterproof

The FinePix S4800 is not waterproof. Most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to the FinePix S4800 are also not waterproof.

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Only Features Six Flash Modess

The number of flash modes featured on the Fujifilm FinePix S4800 is more than most digital cameras of a similar spec and age to it. This camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most commonly featured flash modes featured on cameras of this spec and age. The flash modess "Forced off", "Forced on", "Red-eye reduction", "Slow synchronization" and "Suppressed" are also featured on this Fujifilm digital camera.

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Quite Narrow Field of View

At only 97 percent, the FinePix S4800 has a quite narrow field of view compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that came out around the same time as the FinePix S4800. The narrowest field of view of digital cameras of a comparable 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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Only Has Four Light Exposure Modess

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

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Only Supports Two Camera File Systems

The number of camera file systems supported by the Fujifilm FinePix S4800 is more than most bridge cameras that were launched around the same time as it. This Fujifilm camera supports an Exif 2.3 camera file system, which is the most commonly supported camera file system supported by digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the FinePix S4800. The camera file system "DPOF 1.1" is also supported by this camera.

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Quite Small Maximum Memory Card Size

Cameras of this age and spec have maximum memory card sizes of between 8GB and 130GB, and the average maximum memory card size is 38GB. The FinePix S4800 has a very small maximum memory card size (only 8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Low Display Resolution (numeric)

Bridge cameras that were launched around the same time as the FinePix S4800 have display resolution (numeric)s of between 460 pixels and 1,500,000 pixels, and the average display resolution (numeric) is 500,000 pixels. The FinePix S4800 has a fairly low display resolution (numeric) (only 230,000 pixels) compared to most of the other digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Short Slowest Camera Shutter Speed

The average slowest camera shutter speed of cameras of a similar age and type to the FinePix S4800 is 19s, and the slowest camera shutter speeds range from 2s to 120s. At only 8 seconds, the FinePix S4800 has a quite short slowest camera shutter speed compared to most of the other bridge cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Only Has Five White Balances

The FinePix S4800 has a greater number of white balance modes than most digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to it. The most frequently found white balance is Auto, but this white balance is not found on this Fujifilm camera. The white balances Custom modes, Fine, Fluorescent, Incandescent and Shade are also found on this camera.

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Very Small Normal Focusing Range (wide)

With a normal focusing range (wide) of only 0.15 meters, the FinePix S4800 has a quite small normal focusing range (wide) compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec. The smallest normal focusing range (wide) of cameras of this spec and age is 0.05m and the biggest is 0.8m.

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Quite Large Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture numbers of digital cameras of this type and age range from 2.6 to 19. At 3.1, the FinePix S4800 has a fairly large minimum aperture number compared to most of the other bridge cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the FinePix S4800.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Fujifilm FinePix S4800

Released Over Three Years Ago

This bridge camera camera has been on the market for over three years.

Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the FinePix S4800 has a pretty typical display diagonal compared to most of the other cameras that came out more than two years ago.

Other 3" screen digital cameras currently available that you might want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Sony DSC-HX300[plb_1543709_price].

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Average Optical Zoom

At 30 times zoom factor, the Fujifilm FinePix S4800 has a fairly average optical zoom compared to most of the other bridge cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the FinePix S4800.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 30x optical zoom cameras currently available including the Sony DSC-HX100V[plb_613234_price] which has better reviews.

If you would prefer a bigger optical zoom then you might also want to look at the Nikon L830[plb_2169291_price] (34x and higher rated).

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

This digital camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is typical of many bridge cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

We compared all the other cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory to this camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ72[plb_1983697_price], and the Nikon Coolpix P530[plb_2240483_price] is also worth considering.

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Average Megapixel

With a megapixel of 16 megapixels, the FinePix S4800 has a fairly typical megapixel compared to most of the other cameras of this spec and age.

We compared all the other 16MP cameras to this digital camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Canon SX50 HS[plb_1410250_price] is also worth considering.

Digital cameras with a higher megapixel that might also be worth looking at include the Lumix DMC-G6[pl_2147791_price] (16.05MP), or the Lumix DMC-FZ72[pl_1983697_price] (16.1MP) both from Panasonic or the Nikon Coolpix P530[plb_2240483_price] (16.1MP) which is also higher rated.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Formats Supported
Supported Aspect Ratios
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour of Product
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture Number
Minimum Aperture Number
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Normal Focusing Range
Macro Focusing Range (wide)
Super Macro Focusing Range
Focus Adjustment
Macro Focusing Range (tele)
Focus
Normal Focusing Range (wide)
Normal Focusing Range (tele)
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Auto Exposure (AE) Lock
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter Type
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Range (tele)
Flash Range (wide)
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
Video Formats Supported
Video Resolutions
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Voice Recording
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Maximum Memory Card Size
Memory Slots
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Field of View
Display Resolution (numeric)
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Type
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
HDMI
HDMI Connector Type
USB Version
Camera
3D
White Balance
Photo Effects
Self-Timer Delay
Histogram
Camera File System
Camera Playback
Scene Modes
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight (including Battery)
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Number of Batteries Supported
Battery Type
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Packaging Content
Cables Included
Batteries Included
Hand Strap
Other Features
Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity

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Expert Reviews

(4)
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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