Fujifilm FinePix 40i review
Well I had the 40i for over a year now, and I'm still
happy with it. The mp3 function gives me about 3h 35m
using 2000mah AA's! - just heard 2100 mah have arived
(1600 mah gave 2h 45mins). With 2300mah AA (4h)
and taking pictures every couple of secs with 50% flash and LCD on all the time I get 99mins. When Phil tests batts he has the camera off 50% of the time, so this
would extend to around 2h 30mins.
MP3 function useful when DIYing! (~2h 45mins of songs @ 96kb on a 128Mb ID card)
Movie mode (128Mb SM card gives around 12mins of 80sec bursts with sound @10fps)
Comes with 3 lead - usb, video and Mp3 controller
software + updates can be D/L from fuji web site
Good little pocket camara - should see them 2nd hand now....
I you see this camera second hand make sure it has ALL
leads with it.
I've seen them now at £210 refurbished
Prints look as good as film from Safeway
and is much cheaper than printing at home.
Doesn't Like Low light levels
On screen in the highest res, you can see *some* ccd
noise in darker areas, but 'neat image' software obliterates
this nicely. (Note: ccd noise cannot be seen on prints)
Digital zoom, rather than optical (ok for web stuff though)