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Fujifilm FinePix S100fs

alaTest has collected and analyzed 650 reviews of Fujifilm FinePix S100fs. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the image quality and portability. The lens and usability also get good opinions. There are some negative comments about the shutter and viewfinder. There are some mixed reviews about the energy efficiency and contrast.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Fujifilm FinePix S100fs is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review ( review summary for Fujifilm FinePix S100fs


alaTest has collected and analyzed 28 user reviews of Fujifilm FinePix S100fs from The average user rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on People really like the zoom and lens. The price and usability are also appreciated, whereas many are critical about the viewfinder.

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100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

Jul, 2020

Expert review by : Richard Butler (

Fujifilm FinePix S100FS Review


For many years, consumers wanting more control and range than a compact but lower weight and cost than a DSLR have been able to buy 'bridge' cameras, which look a lot like DSLRs but do away with the bulky, expensive mirror assembly that defines an SLR....

Very useful zoom range Excellent resolution and good edge to edge detail Sharp, generally high-quality lens Expanded dynamic range option (and it works) Excellent high-ISO performance for a non-DSLR Full photographic control, huge range of SLR-like...

Strong, visible chromatic aberration at the most useful focal lengths Noise reduction attacks fine detail if you look too close 230 shot battery life somewhat limiting Film simulation rarely useful RAW processing software is unusable Electronic...

With the price of DSLRs dropping all the time, the justification for bridge cameras between compacts and full-grown DSLRs looks increasingly weak. The S100FS makes a game job of proving that there is still room for such a camera.

Apr, 2008

Expert review by : Steve's Digicams (

Fujifilm FinePix S100FS Zoom


In The United States? Check out these stores: In Europe? Check out these stores: Physical Views Continue on to Features & Controls FinePix S100FS Zoom Specifications Number of effective pixels *1 11.1 million pixels CCD sensor 2/3 - inch Super CCD HR...

Aug, 2008

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Fujifilm FinePix S100fs


A great option for more seasoned photographers looking for a powerful camera with advanced options but without the necessity of a lot of gear. Perfect for outdoor use, especially when traveling and site seeing. The novice user could still pick this...

DSLR feel from a digital point and shootGreat range with the 14.3x optical zoom lensFace Detection with automatic red eye removalFast shutter releaseTilting 2.5 LCD screen

So is the Fujifilm FinePix S100fs a DSLR? Well, on looks alone, you might t

Dec, 2008

Expert review by : Let's go digital (

Fujifilm FinePix S100fs Test


Fujifilm FinePix S100fs digitale Megazoom-Kamera Der Markt für sogenannte Brückenkameras steht, bedingt durch die immer günstigeren DSLR-Kameras, stark unter Druck. Trotzdem haben diese Kameras klare Vorteile, besonders wenn sie einen riesigen...

Aug, 2008


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Fujifilm FinePix S100fs review


Over the last few years, Fujifilm have managed to maintain their reputation and even add to it with digital Megazoom cameras. These cameras are a nice compromise and find themselves in between a mostly larger D-SLR camera with matching lenses and a...

The market for the so-called bridge cameras is very much under pressure due to the DSLR cameras becoming cheaper and cheaper. And yet the bridge cameras are obviously in favour, especially when they have a huge zoom range. It's quite clear that a...

Highly Recommended!

Expert review by : Gavin Stoker (

Fujifilm FinePix S100FS Review


Fujifilm are calling the new FinePix S100FS "its most advanced DSLR-styled camera to date", and a glance at the headline specs quickly reveals why. The S100FS offers a 14.3x 28-400mm manual zoom lens, optical image stabilisation, 11 megapixel 2/3â??...

The first thing that impresses about the Fujifilm FinePix S100FS is its build and weight a large proportion of that due to the chunky optic bolted onto the front and, image quality apart, it's an impression that stays with you. Being well thought...

Jul, 2008

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Fujifilm FinePix S100FS Digital Camera - Review


You can tell the Fujifilm S100FS is no ordinary long zoom digital camera the minute you take it out of the box. It has the build of a digital SLR, slightly bigger in fact than the Canon Rebel XSi. It operates like a digital SLR, too, with a manual zoom...

Expert review by : Joe Farace (

Fujifilm's FinePix S100FS; Capturing A “Digital Film” Look


Fuji's FinePix S100FS (Film Simulation) is an electronic viewfinder digicam that's designed to produce film-like images at the point of capture. How it does it is not all that different than a D-SLR set on Picture Styles or similar, but the S100FS does...

Exposure 2 is similar to what the S100FS produces, but that Photoshop compatible plug-in also offers emulations for Velvia 50, 100, and 100F film, with and without grain, something Fujifilm's own simulation does not provide

Oct, 2008

Expert review by : Digital Camera Review (

Fujifilm FinePix S100FS Review


As it turns out, we are indeed being fair to Fujifilm. The S100FS resolves many of the complaints I had with previous all-in-one, fixed-lens DSLR-type cameras. The camera is reasonably fast, performs well at higher ISO settings, and has extended...

Shooting speed and responsiveness similar to DSLR, Usable ISO performance even at high sensitivities, Consistent auto focus across the lens range, Amazing dynamic range, similar to DSLR, Huge zoom range; reasonably fast apertures throughout, Amazing...

Slow from initial power-on to first shot, Macro focus isn't easy outside of the "sweet spot", Bloated menu system is sometimes difficult to navigate, 400 percent dynamic range mode limited to ISO 400, Some lens faults show up in your images, A little...

Sep, 2008

Expert review by : Cybernium (

Fuji Finepix S100FS Full-Review


This 11 megapixels camera features a 14.3X mechanical optical zoom lens with image stabilization, expanded dynamic range and film simulation.

Jul, 2008

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