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Fujifilm S6800 Digital Camera

16.2MP 30x CMOS Feb 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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25 Reasons For

User Reviews Are Good

On average, based on 15 user reviews this Fujifilm digital camera has an overall user rating of 80%.

Good Quality Lens

Several Fujifilm S6800 owners who reviewed the Fujifilm S6800 reckoned that it had a good zoom. Artemis mentioned in their Fujifilm S6800 review three years ago “Super zoom, panorama, burst mode, high speed are all extras”. Richard Bell wrote “I've enjoyed using the 30x zoom and the macro for bird, flower” in his review.

A number of people who reviewed this digital camera thought it had a good lens. Artemis gave the product an excellent rating and said “Lens flares are superb - no readout lines, just great flares”. Richard Bell wrote in his review “Which has an automatic lens cap so that I can't get confused” .

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Good Exposure Control

A number of Fujifilm S6800 owners mentioned in their reviews that the product had good exposure controls. Richard Bell said in his review of the Fujifilm S6800 “The hand grip makes it easy to hold.I've found the exposure compensation button useful for difficult lighting situations, such as photographing against the light.”.

Fujifilm Digital Cameras Have Good Reviews

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

Easy to Use

One customer thought it was easy to use the menus. Richard Bell mentioned in his Fujifilm S6800 review on Amazon “As I understand it, this camera has only two aperture settings and you're expected to change exposure time”.

Quite Big Normal Focusing Range (tele)

The Fujifilm S6800 has one of the bigger normal focusing ranges (tele) (3 meters) amongst cameras of this age. The average normal focusing range (tele) of bridge cameras that have been around for more than two years is 2.4m, and the normal focusing ranges (tele) range from 1.3m to 5m.

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Robust

One person reckoned that it was well made. S. Carrier mentioned on Amazon “Apart from batters we find it a good solid camera, clear photos, good zoom, just wish it had spare lens cover” in their Fujifilm S6800 review and rated it 5 stars.

Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

Like most of the other cameras of this type and age, the Fujifilm S6800 has a built-in flash.

It may also be worth considering one of the other cameras with a built-in flash currently available including the COOLPIX L120[pl_1186_price], or the L830[pl_2169291_price] both from Nikon which has better reviews.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

Like most of the other similar spec cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the S6800, the Fujifilm S6800 has an image stabilizer.

There are a number of other cameras with an image stabilizer currently available that you might also want to look at including the COOLPIX L120[pl_1186_price], or the L830[pl_2169291_price] both from Nikon which has better reviews.

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Quite High Megapixel

With a megapixel of 16.2 megapixels, the Fujifilm S6800 has one of the higher megapixels amongst bridge cameras of this age. The average megapixel of similar spec cameras that have been around for more than two years is 16MP, and the megapixels range from 12MP to 21MP.

We compared this camera to all the other 16.2MP cameras and we think because of it's better review score, the S8200[pl_1565851_price], and the FinePix S8500[pl_1565844_price] both from Fujifilm or the Sony DSC-HX100V[plb_613234_price] is also worth considering.

If you want a camera with a higher megapixel then you might want to consider the Fujifilm S1[plb_2145007_price] (16.4MP and higher rated), or the Nikon 520[plb_2085254_price] (18.1MP and higher rated).

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Four Number of Batteries Supporteds

The Fujifilm S6800 is a four number of batteries supported camera. Most of the other bridge cameras that have been around for around the same time as the S6800 only have between one and three number of batteries supporteds.

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Quite High Motion JPEG Frame Rate

The motion JPEG frame rates of digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the S6800 range from 24fps to 240fps. At 60 frames per second, the Fujifilm S6800 has a quite high motion JPEG frame rate compared to most of the other bridge cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Has Seven White Balances

The Fujifilm S6800 has a greater number of white balance modes than most bridge cameras that are a similar age to it. This camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most frequently found white balance found on digital cameras of a comparable age and type to the S6800. The white balances "Custom modes", "Fine", "Fluorescent H", "Fluorescent L", "Incandescent" and "Shade" are also found on this Fujifilm camera.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution(s)

The Fujifilm S6800 has a higher still image resolution than most digital cameras of a similar spec and age to it. This camera has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s), whereas most similar spec digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to it have a 1920 x 1080 still image resolution(s). This Fujifilm camera also have still image resolution(s)s of 2304 x 1728, 3264 x 1840, 3264 x 2448 and 4608 x 2592 and 4608 x 3072.

This camera's still image resolution (4608 x 3456) is in fact the best still image resolution across all digital cameras of this age and type.

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

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Has Four Photo Effectss

The Fujifilm S6800 has a greater number of photo effects than most comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to it. This Fujifilm camera has a Black&White photo effects, which is the most commonly found photo effects found on similar spec cameras that were released more than two years ago. The photo effectss "Negative film", "Sepia" and "Vivid" are also found on this camera.

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Supports Nine ISO Sensitivitys

The number of ISO speeds supported by the Fujifilm S6800 is more than most cameras of this type and age. The most frequently supported ISO sensitivity is 160, but this ISO sensitivity is not supported by this camera. The ISO sensitivitys 64, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400 and 12800 are also supported by this Fujifilm digital camera.

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Quite High ISO Sensitivity (max)

The average ISO sensitivity (max) of comparable spec cameras that were launched more than two years ago is 7,700. With an ISO sensitivity (max) of 12,800, the Fujifilm S6800 has one of the higher ISO sensitivity (max)s amongst similar spec digital cameras of this age.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolutions

The Fujifilm S6800 supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over six times the video resolution of the most common video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels (which is also supported by this camera). This Fujifilm digital camera also support video resolutionss of 320 x 120 pixels and 320 x 240 pixels and 1280 x 720 pixels. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

This camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best supported video resolution across all comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to the S6800.

Across similar types of camera the worst supported video resolution is 320 x 120 pixels.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many bridge cameras that were released around the same time as it.

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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 typical of many digital cameras of a similar age and type 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 bridge cameras that were released around the same time as it.

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TFT Display

The Fujifilm S6800 has a better display than most bridge cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. This camera has a TFT display, whereas most 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.

A TFT display is in fact the best display across all bridge cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the S6800.

The worst display amongst comparable types of camera is LCD.

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Supports One Power Source Type

The Fujifilm S6800 has a greater number of power sources than most digital cameras of this spec and age. This Fujifilm digital camera supports a Battery power source type, which is the most frequently supported power source type supported by cameras of this age and spec.

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Auto Focus Adjustment

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

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Quite Small ISO Sensitivity (min)

Across all the bridge cameras that are a comparable age to the S6800 the ISO sensitivity (min)s range from 64 to 400, and the average ISO sensitivity (min) is 93. The Fujifilm S6800 has one of the smaller ISO sensitivity (min)s (only 64) amongst cameras of this age.

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17 Reasons Against

Poor Product Quality

Two Fujifilm S6800 reviewers thought the product was not good quality. Jacko7542 said on Amazon “The picture quality is poor and it's far too complicated”. Steve wrote on Amazon four years ago “Not very well made and I am expecting it to break again”.

Not Good in Terms of Size

One person who reviewed this digital camera reckoned that it was not heavy and bulky. Three years ago Richard Bell said “The lens makes it a rather chunky camera” in his review.

Does Not Support Video Capability

The Fujifilm S6800 does not support video capability. Most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and type to the S6800 also do not support video capability.

We compared this digital camera to all the other cameras with a video capability and we think the Nikon COOLPIX L120[plb_1186_price], or the Canon SX40 HS[plb_124816_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Fujifilm S6800 does not support Full HD video, although keep in mind that most of the other cameras of a comparable age and type to the S6800 also do not support Full HD video.

It is worth also looking at other cameras which also support Full HD video including the DSC-HX100V[pl_613234_price], or the DSC-HX200[pl_1475281_price] both from Sony which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Fujifilm S6800 does not support wi-Fi. Most of the other similar spec cameras that have been around for more than two years also do not support wi-Fi.

We compared this digital camera to all the other cameras with a wi-Fi and we think the Nikon 520[plb_2085254_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Not 3D

The Fujifilm S6800 is not 3D. Most of the other bridge cameras that have been around for around the same time as the S6800 are also not 3D.

If you want a digital camera that is 3D then you might also want to consider the DSC-HX100V[pl_613234_price], or the DSC-HX200[pl_1475281_price] both from Sony.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Like most of the other digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the S6800, the Fujifilm S6800 does not have a GPS (satellite).

We think you might also be interested in other digital cameras which also have a GPS (satellite) including the DSC-HX100V[pl_613234_price], or the DSC-HX200[pl_1475281_price] both from Sony or the Nikon 520[plb_2085254_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Not Waterproof

Like most of the other digital cameras of this type and age, the Fujifilm S6800 is not waterproof.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

At only 2 times zoom factor, the Fujifilm S6800 has a quite small digital zoom compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that were released around the same time as the S6800. The digital zooms of cameras that have been around for around the same time as the S6800 range from 2x to 210x, and the average digital zoom is 13x.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 2x digital zoom cameras currently available including the S8200[pl_1565851_price], or the FinePix S8500[pl_1565844_price] both from Fujifilm which has better reviews.

If you want a bigger digital zoom then you might want to look at the Canon PowerShot SX510 HS[plb_1602380_price] (4x), or the Nikon Coolpix P530[plb_2240483_price] (4x) which also has a higher rating.

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Only Features Six Flash Modess

The number of flash modes featured on the Fujifilm S6800 is more than most bridge cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. This camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most frequently featured flash modes featured on similar spec cameras that have been available for more than two years. 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

The narrowest field of view of bridge cameras that have been around for a similar time to the S6800 is 95%, the widest is 100%, and the average field of view is 99%. At only 97 percent, the Fujifilm S6800 has a fairly narrow field of view compared to most of the other digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the S6800.

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Only Has Four Light Exposure Modess

The number of light exposure modes found on the Fujifilm S6800 is more than most digital cameras of a similar spec and age to it. This digital camera has a Shutter priority AE light exposure modes, which is the most commonly found light exposure modes found on comparable spec digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago. The light exposure modess "Aperture priority AE", "Manual" and "Auto" are also found on this Fujifilm camera.

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Only Supports Two Camera File Systems

The Fujifilm S6800 has a greater number of camera file systems than most similar spec cameras that have been available for more than two years. This camera supports an Exif 2.3 camera file system, which is the most frequently supported camera file system supported by digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the S6800. The camera file system "DPOF 1.1" is also supported by this Fujifilm camera.

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Very Small Maximum Memory Card Size

At only 8 gigabytes, the Fujifilm S6800 has a quite small maximum memory card size compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the S6800. Across all the bridge cameras that were launched around the same time as the S6800 the maximum memory card sizes range from 8GB to 130GB.

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Only Supports One Image Formats Supported

The Fujifilm S6800 has a greater number of supported image formats than most bridge cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. This camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by cameras that have been around for around the same time as the S6800.

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Very Small Normal Focusing Range (wide)

The Fujifilm S6800 has a quite small normal focusing range (wide) (only 0.15 meters) compared to most of the other cameras of a similar type and age to the S6800. The smallest normal focusing range (wide) of cameras of a similar age and spec to the S6800 is 0.05m, the biggest is 0.8m, and the average normal focusing range (wide) is 0.37m.

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Quite Large Minimum Aperture Number

With a minimum aperture number of 3.1, the Fujifilm S6800 has one of the larger minimum aperture numbers amongst bridge cameras of this age. The minimum aperture numbers of digital cameras of this age and type range from 2.6 to 19, and the average minimum aperture number is 3.5.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Fujifilm S6800

Released Over Four Years Ago

This digital camera was released over four years ago.

Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the Fujifilm S6800 has a relatively standard display diagonal compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable spec and age to the S6800.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 3" screen cameras currently available including the Nikon COOLPIX L120[plb_1186_price] which has better reviews.

If this camera display diagonal is too small for you then you might want to look at the Nikon 520[plb_2085254_price] (3.2") which also has a higher rating.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 30 times zoom factor, the Fujifilm S6800 has a fairly standard optical zoom compared to most of the other bridge cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the S6800.

We compared all the other 30x optical zoom cameras to this digital camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Canon PowerShot SX510 HS[plb_1602380_price], and the Sony DSC-HX100V[plb_613234_price] is also worth considering.

If you would prefer a camera with a bigger optical zoom then you might also want to consider the Nikon L830[plb_2169291_price] (34x), or the Fujifilm FinePix S8650[plb_2957351_price] (36x) which is also higher rated.

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

This camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is the most frequently supported compatible memory cards on digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

Alternative digital cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory currently available which you might also want to consider include the P600[pl_2176383_price], the COOLPIX L120[pl_1186_price], or the 520[pl_2085254_price] all from Nikon which has better reviews.

If the memory card type of this digital camera is too bad for you then you might want to consider the Samsung WB2200F[plb_2251598_price] (SD|SDHC|SDXC).

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Average Weight

With a weight of 430 grams, the Fujifilm S6800 has a pretty average weight compared to most of the other bridge cameras that have been around for a similar time to the S6800.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 430g cameras currently available including the Sony DSC-HX200[plb_1475281_price] which has better reviews.

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MOS Sensor Type

This camera has a CMOS sensor type, which is typical of many cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative cameras that have a CMOS sensor currently available including because of it's better review score, the SX40 HS[pl_124816_price], or the PowerShot SX530 HS[pl_2697682_price] both from Canon or the Nikon 520[plb_2085254_price].

If the sensor type of this bridge camera camera is too bad for you then you might also want to look at the COOLPIX L120[pl_1186_price] (CCD), or the 310[pl_1716915_price] (CCD) both from Nikon or the Kodak Pixpro AZ421[plb_2515884_price] (CCD) 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)
Flash Exposure Lock
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)
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
Camera
White Balance
Photo Effects
Self-Timer Delay
Camera File System
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

User Reviews

(8)
Reviewed 29 May 2015 by Victoria
(Verified Purchase)

Brilliant camera very fast delivery and very happy with purchase thankyou.

I bought this camera recently from PC World for.

Bought this a couple of weeks ago. The picture quality is poor and it's far too complicated. Maybe Fuji should have concentrated more on the basic lens quality and less on the gimmicks. Would NOT... Read more…

Reviewed 13 October 2014 by Artemis

I will assume people know what they are looking for, and will concentrate on what is outstanding here. I have previously owned Fujifilm S5600, S2000HD.

You can lock focus when video... Read more…

Reviewed 18 February 2014 by Richard Bell "wildlife Illustrator"

I've enjoyed using the 30x zoom and the macro for bird, flower and insect photography. The lens makes it a rather chunky camera but the hand grip makes it easy to hold.
I've found the... Read more…

Reviewed 30 January 2014 by S. Carrier

We bought this camera last year. apart from batters we find it a good solid camera, clear photos, good zoom, just wish it had spare lens cover. would recommend it to anyone.

Reviewed 21 November 2013 by Steve

Bought the camera but within 6 months the off/on button broke and it had to be returned to the manufacturer at my expense. Also, you have to consider the cost of the 4 batteries which need regular... Read more…

Reviewed 16 July 2013 by JEFFREY G.
(Verified Purchase)

Bought this camera for wife to use on trip to Europe. used it for three weeks then had to send it in for warranty repair. good thing we had our old cannon for her to take...

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers fujifilm finepixs6800, fujifilm finepixs6800r, fujifilm finepixs6800b, fujifilm finepixs6800re, fujifilm finepixs6800bl, fujifilm finepixs6800red, fujifilm finepixs6800bla, fujifilm finepixs6800blac, fujifilm finepixs6800black
Barcodes 00074101021011, 00132017736426, 00163120832279, 00547410233995, 04547410233995

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