Fujifilm FinePix S7000 Zoom Review
Fujifilm FinePix S7000 Zoom Specifications
|Street Price|| US: $ 599 [check
UK: £ 549 [check / order]
|Body Material||Plastic (metal lens barrel)|
|CCD||Fujifilm SuperCCD IV HR|
|CCD effective pixels||6.3 million|
|CCD size||1/1.7" (7.6 x 5.7 mm - more info)|
|CCD colour filter array||G - R - G - B|
|Image size / quality||
|Image ratio w:h||4:3|
|File formats|| Still: JPEG (EXIF 2.2)
Still: RAW (12.6 MB per file)
Movie: AVI (Motion JPEG)
|Movie clip|| 640 x 480, 30 fps, including
320 x 240, 30 fps, including audio *
* Limited only by storage card capacity
|Sensitivity equiv.|| Auto (ISO 160 - 400)
ISO 800 (at 1 / 2 / 3 MP only)
|Lens||Fujinon Super EBC Zoom Lens|
|Lens Thread||55 mm (with optional adapter)|
|Zoom wide (W)||35 mm|
|Zoom tele (T)||210 mm (6 x)|
|Lens Aperture||F2.8 - F3.1|
|Digital zoom|| 2x @ 3 MP
2.5x @ 2 MP
3.2x @ 1 MP
|Zoom control|| W / T buttons on rear of
Focus/Zoom ring on lens barrel (zoom by wire)
|Focus modes|| Auto
AF (Center) Focus
Area AF (49 selectable AF points - 7x7 grid)
|Auto Focus||"Twin AF": Passive External AF sensor & CCD AF (TTL)|
|AF drive|| Single AF
|AF Illumination lamp||No|
|Manual Focus||Via fly-by-wire focus ring on lens barrel|
|Normal focus range|| 50 cm - Infinity (35 - 135
90 cm - Infinity (135 - 210 mm zoom)
|Macro focus range|| Normal macro: 10 cm - 80
cm (3.9 - 31.5 in) (zoom range limited)
Super macro: 1 cm - 20 cm (0.4 - 7.9 in) (zoom locked at wide angle)
|Min shutter|| Auto: 1/4 sec
A/S priority: 3 sec
Manual: Bulb, 15 sec
|Max shutter|| Auto: 1/2000 sec
A/S priority: 1/1000 sec
Manual: 1/10000 sec
|Exposure adjustment|| -2 EV to +2
1/3 EV steps
|Auto bracketing|| 3 images
0.3, 0.7 or 1.0 EV steps
Wide: F2.8, 3.2, 3.6, 4.0, 4.5, 5.0, 5.6, 6.3, 7.0, 8.0
|Shutter priority||3, 2.5, 2, 1.6, 1.3, 1, 1/1.3, 1/1.6, 1/2, 1/2.5, 1/3, 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, 1/650, 1/800, 1/1000 sec|
|Full manual|| Yes, any combination of aperture
and shutter speed above plus the following shutter speeds:
Slower: 15, 12, 10, 8, 6, 5, 4 sec
Faster: 1/1200, 1/1600, 1/2000, 1/2500, 1/3000, 1/4000, 1/5000, 1/7000, 1/8000, 1/10000 sec
|White Balance|| Auto
Manual preset 1
Manual preset 2
Fluorescent: Daylight bulb
Fluorescent: Warm White bulb
Fluorescent: Cool White bulb
|Continuous|| "Top 5"
(3.3 fps up to 5 frames)
"Final 5" (2 fps, up to 40 frames, records last 5)
"Long period" (1 fps, up to 40 frames at 1 MP / 2 MP / 3 MP only) *
* Only available in Auto exposure mode
|Built-in Flash||Yes, manual pop-up|
|Flash Range (ISO 200)||
Wide: 0.3 - 8.5 m (11.8 in - 27.9 ft)
|External flash||Flash hot-shoe|
|Tripod mount||Yes, metal|
|Self-timer||Yes, 2 or 10 sec delay|
|Remote control||Screw-in wired shutter release|
|Video out||Yes, varies by region|
|Storage media|| Slot 1: xD-Picture Card
Slot 2: Compact Flash Type I or Type II (IBM Microdrive compatible)
|Storage included||16 MB xD-Picture Card|
|Viewfinder||TTL EVF, LCD 0.44" (235,000 pixels)|
|LCD||1.8" TFT (118,000 pixels)|
|Histogram display|| Play mode
Record mode (live histogram)
|Playback zoom||Yes, up to 18x, scrollable|
|Connectivity|| A/V Out
|Battery|| 4 x AA type batteries (NiMH
AC power adapter AC-5VHS (option)
|Weight (inc. battery)||597 g (1.3 lb)|
|Dimensions (inc. grip)||121 x 82 x 97 mm (4.8 x 3.2 x 3.8 in)|
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