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Login Join for Free. Their smooth contours fit readily into typical pockets, and their classic design makes them welcome accessories for even the most style-conscious users. Continuous mode also automatically disables the flash.

Fujifilm FinePix F601 Zoom – digital camera Series

The disadvantage of these two new higher sensitivities is that you can only shoot at x The camera is slightly let down by not having a manual white balance setting, but the automatic one didn’t cause us any major problems. Conclusions The FinePix F Zoom builds on an already impressive Fuji digicam design, continuing the good looks of last year’s models, and adding the flexibility of full manual exposure control.


Things on the Internet may look like they’re free, but they’re not. OK, flame off and back to the review. Exposure Exposure control is fairly uncomplicated on the F Zoom, though you have a lot fujjfilm options fujifklm choose from.

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You can change the focus area through the Record menu, using the Multi-Directional Arrow pad to move the focusing point around the image. Shutter lag, manual focus 0. The up and down arrows control the amount of playback zoom. Best cameras and lenses Adjustable ISO with five settings. Once enlarged, images can be cropped and saved as smaller files, at either the one-megapixel or VGA file sizes.

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Fuji FinePix F Zoom Digital Camera Review: Image Storage & Interface

This year the design is a little more rounded and certain controls have matured and shifted. Click here for a print-optimized page. If it’s time for a bit better camera, this is your Canon If it’s time for a bit better camera, this is your Canon by Lori Grunin.

The manual controls options can’t be undervalued, here using a large aperture we achieved a blurred background. Fujifilm fujifulm obviously concentrated hard on providing that little extra finesse to this camera and it’s worked well.

Though the F Zoom has a Manual exposure mode, its maximum shutter time is three seconds, which limits the camera’s low-light shooting capabilities.


Full specsBrochure PDF. This is needlessly confusing to the user, and awkward besides. Shutter lag, prefocus 0.

Digital Cameras – Fuji FinePix F Zoom Digital Camera Review

On a sunny day I had great difficulty checking focus on the LCD screen, even when shielding it with my hand. I’m probably getting way too wrought up over something as trivial as a silly little animation in a camera’s user interface, but this one really got my goat A threaded metal tripod mount is off center from the lens on the far right side.

In Playback mode, the Display button again controls the LCD monitor display, showing image information such as filename, the number of captured images, date and time, etc. Given that I generally prefer LCD monitors to be as close to percent accuracy as possible, the F Zoom falls short in this area. Dec 27, The 3x lens shares the camera front with the optical viewfinder window, self-timer lamp, flash exposure sensor, and microphone.

The optical viewfinder is very small and not that easy to get a clear view through. After the series is captured, a preview screen displays all four images at thumbnail size, letting you review the series and pick the images to be recorded or deleted.