Fujifilm FinePix S5000 Zoom Review
Fujifilm FinePix S5000 Zoom specifications
|List Price||US: $499|
|Body Material||Plastic (rubber coated all-round)|
|CCD||Fujifilm SuperCCD HR|
|CCD effective pixels||3.1 million|
|CCD size||1/2.7" (5.27 x 3.96 mm - more info)|
|CCD Colour Filter Array||G - R - G - B|
|Image sizes|| 2816 x 2120 *
2048 x 1536
1600 x 1200
1280 x 960
* Processed or interpolated from 3.1 million pixels
|Image formats|| JPEG (EXIF 2.2)
|Quality Levels||One per image size|
|Sensitivity equiv.|| Auto (ISO 160 - 200)
ISO 800 *
* Only at 1280 x 960
|Lens||Fujinon Zoom Lens|
|Lens Thread||55 mm with supplied adapter|
|Zoom wide (W)||37 mm|
|Zoom tele (T)||370 mm (10 x)|
|Zoom steps||20 steps|
|Lens Aperture||F2.8 - F3.2|
|Digital zoom|| 2.2x @ 1280 x 960
1.8x @ 1600 x 1200
1.4x @ 2048 x 1536
|Focus modes|| AF Area Focus
AF (Center) Focus
|AF Illumination lamp||Yes, visible light (green)|
|Normal focus range|| Wide: 90 cm (3.0 ft) - Infinity
Tele: 2.0 m (6.6 ft) - Infinity
|Macro focus range|| Wide: 0.1 - 2.0 m (0.3 -
Tele: 0.9 - 2.0 m (3.0 - 6.6 ft)
|Exposure modes|| Auto
|Scene modes|| Portrait
64-zone Multi Metering
|Shutter type||Mechanical and Electronic|
|Min shutter|| Auto, Program / Aperture
Priority: 1/4 sec
Shutter Priority / Manual: 2 sec
|Max shutter||1/1000 sec|
Wide: F2.8, F3.2, F3.5, F4.0, F4.5, F5.0, F5.6, F6.3, F7.1,
|Shutter priority||2, 1.6, 1.3, 1, 0.8, 0.6, 0.5, 0.4, 0.3, 1/4, 1/5, 1/6, 1/8, 1/10, 1/13, 1/15, 1/20, 1/25, 1/30, 1/40, 1/50, 1/60, 1/80, 1/100, 1/125, 1/160, 1/200, 1/250, 1/320, 1/400, 1/500, 1/640, 1/800, 1/1000|
|Exposure compensation||-2 EV to +2 EV in 1/3EV steps|
|Exposure bracketing|| 3 images
0.3, 0.7 or 1.0 EV
|FinePix Color Effect|| B&W
Chrome (high saturation colors)
|Continuous|| Top-5 (5 fps, up to
Final-5 (5 fps, up to 5 frames)
Long-period (1.8 fps, up to 40 frames, 1280 x 960 only)
|Movie clip|| 320 x 240, 30 fps, including
Limited only by storage card capacity
|Built-in Flash||Yes, pop-up|
Wide: 0.3 - 6.0 m
|Flash compensation||+/-0.6 EV in 0.3 EV steps|
|Tripod mount||Yes, plastic|
|Self-timer||Yes, 10 sec delay|
|Video out||Yes, selectable NTSC / PAL|
|Storage|| xd-Picture Card
16 MB xD card supplied
|Viewfinder|| 0.33" LCD electronic
|LCD Monitor|| 1.5" TFT LCD
|Battery|| 4 x AA batteries
|Weight (inc. battery)||430 g (0.9 lb)|
|Dimensions (inc. grip)||113 x 81 x 79 mm (4.4 x 3.2 x 3.1 in)|
|New Forest pony by Dutch Newchurch|
from Equines in 2018
|Leader of the pack by Wu Jiaqiu|
from My Best Photo of the Week
|Czech Crown by Tobik|
from Coins - Macro only
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