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Fujifilm FinePix S5 Pro

alaTest has collected and analyzed 326 reviews of Fujifilm FinePix S5 Pro. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. Comments about the price and color are overall positive. The image quality and usability also get good opinions. Many are negative about the zoom and size. Opinions are divided on the portability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Fujifilm FinePix S5 Pro is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Fujifilm FinePix S5 Pro

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 16 user reviews of Fujifilm FinePix S5 Pro from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.co.uk. Reviews about the design and performance are generally positive. The reliability and price also get good views, whereas some have doubts about the image quality.

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

Dec, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Fujifilm FinePix S5 Pro

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 63 user reviews of Fujifilm FinePix S5 Pro from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.com. People are impressed by the design and price. The image quality and color also get good views, but there are mixed views on the reliability and usability. Some have doubts about the size and portability.

performance, color, image quality, price, design

portability, size

90% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Dec, 2019

Expert review by : PCMag Staff (pcmag.com)

Fujifilm FinePix S5 Pro

 

Preview of the Fujifilm FinePix S5 Pro.

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May, 2008

Expert review by : Simon Joinson (dpreview.com)

Fujifilm FinePix S5 Pro Review

 

The successor to Fuji's FinePix S3 Pro made its first, fleeting appearence at Photokina in September 2006, though it didn't start shipping until the spring of 2007 - keeping in line with Fuji's approx two-year gap between SLR models. The S5 Pro may...

Huge step up in body quality and performance thanks to Nikon D200 platform Class-leading dynamic range with up to 12 EV in a single exposure Superb out-of-camera JPEG with subtle color, tone, DR (though poor sharpness) Visible improvement in image...

Default settings produce very soft results (over-strong AA filter?) 12MP mode doesn't produce 12MP of detail, is very soft, shows artefacts and doesn't sharpen that well High ISO noise reduction works well but again it is at the expense of fine detail...

Let's start with a little history. In the earliest days of digital photography the DSLR market was a free-for-all of alliances between camera companies such as Nikon and Canon and those like Kodak and Fuji who supplied the electronics and image...

Jul, 2007

Expert review by : Phil Ryan (cnet.com)

Fujifilm FinePix S5 Pro review

 

It's no secret that Fujifilm models its dSLRs on Nikon bodies, but its latest model, called the Fujifilm FinePix S5 Pro, may as well be a clone of the Nikon D200 --from the outside at least. Inside, Fujifilm swaps out the Nikon guts for its own array...

Very low noise at higher ISOs; wide dynamic range; solid, well-designed body.

Slightly sluggish AF system; low effective resolution for a pro-level camera; bloated file sizes.

While a wide dynamic range lets it serve up tons of highlight detail and impressive overall image quality, the S5 Pro isn't for high-speed sports photography, and it could use more resolution.

May, 2007

Expert review by : Steve's Digicams (steves-digicams.com)

Fujifilm FinePix S5 Pro SLR

 

Go to Page Two S5 Pro Specifications Type of camera Interchangeable-lens SLR-type digital camera Number of Effective Pixels(*1) 12.34 million (S-pixel: 6.17million, R- pixel: 6.17million) pixels CCD sensor 23.0mmx 15.5mm Super CCD SR Pro Number of...

Sep, 2007

Expert review by (electronicsme.com)

Fujifilm FinePix S5 Pro

 

The S5 is a full-featured, professional grade camera that produces outstanding images. While the resolution looks closer to 6MP than 12MP, the dynamic range and lack of noise artifacts in high ISO settings is impressive. If most of your work is done...

Unique Super CCD 6MP with two sensors at each photositeAccepts Nikon lenses and flash unitsExcellent dynamic range in imagesExcellent high ISO results

If you're a professional or advanced amateur photographer, and image...

May, 2009

Recommended!

Expert review by (letsgodigital.org)

Fujifilm FinePix S5 Pro review

 

It seems like ages since the S3 Pro, and it has been 2.5 years since Fujifilm has introduced a new camera: the FinePix S5 Pro. In the world of digital photography that is a long time, indeed. It might even seem longer because the S3 Pro was actually a...

The developments in digital photography, especially in the DSLR cameras, are still advancing quickly. At any given moment you have to choose whether or not you need a new camera. Fujifilm let us know just in time that the S3's successor was coming. The...

Highly Recommended!

Expert review by : Gavin Stoker (photographyblog.com)

Fujifilm S5 Pro Review

 

While other camera manufacturers ? both with traditional photographic and electronics backgrounds ? have rushed to capitalize on the growth of the DSLR market by rushing out several models spread across staggered price points, Fujifilm, like fellow...

The Fujifilm S5 Pro is a bit of an odd fish, and stands out from Fujifilm's range as such, primarily because it's the only one of its cameras that isn't really aimed at the consumer market. Though a pro photographer can't very well grumble about the...

Jul, 2007

Expert review by : Dan Richards (popphoto.com)

First Look: Fujifilm FinePix S5 Pro

 

In Fujifilm's new math, the successor to the FinePix S3 Pro digital SLR is not the S4 but the S5 Pro, a camera that's essentially a moderate tweak in a new body

Dec, 2008

Expert review by : Consumer Guide (howstuffworks.com)

Fujifilm FinePix S5 Pro digital camera Review and Prices

 

If you're buying an advanced, enthusiast-class digital camera, you know you're going to receive top-of-the-line performance. The little things can set these models apart, and the FinePix S5 from Fujifilm includes quite a few very good features that...

Outstanding image quality, excellent low-light performance, good shutter speeds, LCD magnification is handy, dual image file option

Add-ons can be expensive, realistic resolution is lower than advertised

May, 2008

Expert review by : Consumer Electronics Net (consumerelectronicsnet.com)

The S5 Pro delivers top quality images for portrait, wedding and nature photographers

 

The Fujifilm S5 Pro DSLR camera is a real workhorse of a camera that uses Fuji's exceptional Super CCD SR Pro double pixel technology (6.17 million S-pixels and 6.17 million R-pixels arranged in a diagonal matrix). Fuji is the only manufacturer to have...

Feb, 2008

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