FujiFilm FinePix S1500 10 Megapixel

Monday, 4 January 2010 Leave a Comment

Perfect for advanced amateur photographers the 10 Megapixels FinePix S1500 features a versatile Fujinon 12x optical zoom (33mm-396mm equivalent), Face Detection technology with Auto red-eye removal, Dual Image Stabilization (combining CCD-shift with high ISO), ISO levels of up to ISO 6400 (at 3 Megapixels), and a brand new Tracking Auto Focus function. This, along with features such as Panorama Shooting Mode and Instant zoom, make the FinePix S1500 a camera that will suit every member of the family. In addition to offering incredible zoom range, the FinePix S1500 features combined CCD-shift with high sensitivity to avoid the effects of camera shake at longer shutter speeds. Dual Image Stabilisation facilitates long distance and fast action shots by ensuring that blur is minimized and photographic quality is always guaranteed. The compact and lightweight body is small and portable, making it perfect for holidays, family days out, or for snapping around the house. Inside the tiny shell is a massive 12x zoom, ideal for a wide range of subjects. With a low-power consumption (operating on four AA type battery) the FinePix S1500 is the perfect camera for the energy-conscious consumer.
Accessories Included
# 4xAA type Alkaline batteries
# Shoulder strap
# Lens cap
# Lens cap cord
# USB cable
# AV Cable
# CD-ROM, FinePixViewer
# Owner's Manual
A 10.0-megapixel of high resolution can capture the world around in vivid color and lavish details.
12x optical zoom lens covers an extraordinary focal range of 33-396mm*, extending your shooting reach enough to zoom in to those smiles.
A function to follow moving subjects in standard wide view for easy framing at high zoom settings. With a single press of a button, the subject tracked within the selected frame on the LCD, will be captured and saved at a high zoom ratio (1.4x or 2x digital zoom).
Super Macro mode sets an accurate focus moving in as close as approx. 2cm (0.8 inch) . Impressive full-frame close-ups can be taken.
Supplied with impressive powerful zooming functions, the FinePix S1500 achieved its comfort through lightweight and a small dimension for you to take it anywhere with ease.
Tracking Auto Focus function tracks the subject automatically for as long as the shutter is half pressed and the subject is kept inside the frame.
The new Panorama Shooting Mode* makes it easy to create impressive panoramic photos. This mode captures and combines max 3 consecutive shots, that are saved to the memory card as a single panoramic picture.
Framed scenes are automatically detected and selected into 6 appropriate camera settings: Portrait, Landscape, Night, Macro, Night Portrait, Backlit Portrait.
Face Detection instantly identifies the faces in the frame, and automatically optimizes focus and exposure up to 6 faces at a time.
Red-Eye Removal automatically detects faces and corrects flash reflected red-eye for a perfect end result.
Zooms in on a detected face, then crops and saves a “portrait” shot in the camera.
The combination of high sensitivity and CCD shift image stabilization works to eliminate blurred photos by freezing action and minimizing blurs at maximum zoom range.
Maximum sensitivity of ISO6400* lets you take natural, lifelike photos, even with limited available light. And high sensitivity also lets you stop the action, even when the subject is moving at high speeds.
A high-speed continuous shooting function that captures up to 13.5 frames per second in a burst, effective for any photographer to capture fast moving subjects.
3.3 frames/sec. up to 6 frames/5M pixels or lower
7.5 frames/sec. up to 15 frames/2M pixels or lower
Moving subject captured in continuous shooting mode can be played back at a high speed of 10 frames per second in a streaming sequence as you search for your favorite shot in full screen smooth and fast.
Large 2.7-inch LCD screen allows you to find favorite image at a glance displayed in 10 x 10 array.
The versatile card slot is compatible with SD and high-capacity Secure Digital (SDHC) memory cards.
Tech Specs
Model FinePix S1500
Number of effective pixels 10.0 million pixels
CCD sensor 1/2.3-inch CCD
Storage media Internal memory (Approx. 23MB) SD memory card SDHC memory card
Lens Fujinon 12x optical zoom lens, F2.8 (Wide)-F5.0 (Telephoto)
Lens focal length f=5.9 - 70.8mm, equivalent to 33 - 396mm on a 35mm camera
Digital zoom Approx. 5.7x
Aperture Wide: F2.8 - F6.4, Telephoto: F5.0 - F8.0, max 5 steps in 1/3 EV increment
Sensitivity Auto / Auto(800) / Auto(400) / Equivalent to ISO 64 / 100 / 200 / 400 / 800 / 1600 / 3200 / 6400 (Standard Output Sensitivity)
Exposure control TTL 256-zones metering
Exposure mode Programmed AE, Aperture Priority AE, Shutter Priority AE, Manual
Image Stabilization CCD-shift type
Shutter speed (Auto mode) 1/4sec. to 1/2000sec., (All other modes) 8sec. to 1/2000sec.
Focus Auto focus (Area, Multi, Center, Tracking) / Continuous AF
AF assist illuminator available
Self-timer Approx. 10 sec./2 sec.delay
Electronic viewfinder 0.2-inch, Approx. 200,000 dots, FLCD monitor (R/G/B colors are displayed in a single dot), Approx. 97% coverage
LCD monitor 2.7-inch, Approx. 230,000 dots, TFT color LCD monitor, Approx. 97% coverage
Photography functions SR Auto (Scene Recognition Auto), Instant Zoom, Panorama shooting mode, Face Detection (with Auto red-eye removal), High speed shooting, Framing guideline, Post shot assist windows, Frame No. memory, Histograms, Silent mode
Playback functions Slideshow, Face Detection (with Red-eye removal), Trimming, Single frame and Multi-frame playback (with Micro thumbnail), Sorting by date, Image rotate, Voice Memo, Histograms (Highlight warning)
Video output NTSC / PAL selectable
Digital input/output USB 2.0 High speed
Power supply 4x AA type alkaline batteries (included), Ni-MH rechargeable batteries (sold separately) or Lithium batteries (sold separately)
Dimensions 102.5(W) x 73.0(H) x 67.8(D)mm / 4.1(W) x 2.9(H) x 2.7(D)in. (excluding accessories and attachments)
Weight Approx. 324g/11.4oz. (excluding accessories, batteries and memory card)


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