Fujifilm FinePix Z1

Announced Feb 8, 2005 •
5 megapixels | 2.5 screen | 36 – 108 mm (3×)

Pros: Small, lighter than most cameras, easy to carry, quick startup, nice, big LCD. Problems: Cons: Very soft, yet grainy images, poor menu navigation, cheap, plastic battery door which doesn‘t seem to close completely, memory card very hard to remove (The first time I tried to remove the card it literally popped out and flew about two feet in the air! Never came out so easily again). The Fujifilm Finepix Z1 seemed like the ideal replacement for my 3.2MP Minolta Dimage XT, but once I’d ...

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I've had it for a couple of weeks, so far so good, except flash fotography in auto mode. - Starts up lightning fast. - Autofocus is fast. - Nice, big 2.5" screen. - Can buy this in cool black color. - Extremely small and compact - can take it anywhere, you don't even feel it's there. I use my Blackberry RIM case and it fits perfectly. Problems: - Flash in Automatic mode will set ISO to 640. This makes for very grainy photos. The reason is underpowered flash. You can manually set ISO but then ...

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