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FujiFilm FinePix S5100 Zoom

alaTest has collected and analyzed 780 reviews of FujiFilm FinePix S5100 Zoom. 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. Reviewers really like the image quality and zoom. The portability and price also get good comments. The exposure and low light performance get mixed views, and some have doubts about the image stabilizer and shutter.

usability, price, portability, zoom, image quality

screen, memory, viewfinder, shutter, stabilizer

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the FujiFilm FinePix S5100 Zoom is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review ( review summary for FujiFilm FinePix S5100 Zoom


alaTest has collected and analyzed 104 user reviews of FujiFilm FinePix S5100 Zoom from The average user rating for this product is 4.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on People really like the zoom and portability. The design and price are also mentioned favorably. The flash and focus get less positive views.

usability, price, design, portability, zoom

shutter, focus, flash

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

Jan, 2020

Consumer review ( review summary for FujiFilm FinePix S5100 Zoom


alaTest has collected and analyzed 155 user reviews of FujiFilm FinePix S5100 Zoom from 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 Views about the image quality and portability are overall positive. The performance and price also get good views, whereas the connectivity and control panel get critical comments. Comments are divided on the reliability.

usability, price, performance, portability, image quality

viewfinder, control panel, connectivity

86% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

Jan, 2020

Expert review by : Daniel Grotta, Sally Wiener Grotta (

Fujifilm FinePix S5100


It's speedy and takes excellent pictures with a minimum of fuss, and it would be an unbeatable value if it had antishake technology.

Affordable, compact and speedy. Takes bright, crisp, and well-exposed pictures. RAW support and an AF assist lamp.

Lacks important refinements, like antishake technology, a real-time histogram, and a hot shoe. Manual focus is inconvenient to use. Small (1.5-inch) LCD. Uses less common xD memory format. Charger and rechargeable batteries not included.

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Feb, 2005


Expert review by : Simon Joinson (

Fujifilm FinePix S5100 Zoom


Announced in July 2004, the Fujifilm FinePix S5500 (sold as the S5100 in some territories) is an update to the S5000 offering the same 10x (37-370mm equiv.) optical zoom, SLR-like styling, comprehensive feature set and aggressive price point. The most...

High resolution, lots of detail, Sharp, bright F2.8-3.1 10x zoom lens, Low distortion, Excellent color rendition, Comprehensive photographic controls, Fast and responsive operation, Very reliable focus and exposure, Excellent handling, Well built,...

Minimum focus distance too long in normal mode, Small screen, Some exposure/dynamic range problems in high contrast/very bright scenes, No image stabilization, Occasional focus errors at long end of zoom in low light, Some vignetting at wider focal...

When we reviewed the S5500/5100's predecessor a year ago, Phil commented 'Throughout my time with the S5000 I was left wondering what would have been like had Fujifilm used a standard four or five megapixel CCD'.

Jan, 2005

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Fujifilm FinePix S5100 Zoom


The FinePix S5100 is styled after and handles like a SLR camera and offers mid-level digital photographer 4.0 million pixels combined with both point-and-shoot simplicity as well as a more advanced manual feature set including continuous shooting, continu

With a street price of under $400 and a great deal of versatility, the FinePix S5100 offers a lot of value. Usable by every member of your family, it will produce high-quality images of everything from family events, objects for sale at online auctions, a

Sep, 2004

Expert review by : Steve's Digicams (

Fujifilm S5100 Zoom


Continue on to Features & Controls FinePix S5100 Zoom Specifications Number of Effective Pixels 4.0 million pixels CCD Sensor 1/2.7" Conventional CCD System (Number of Total Pixels: 4.23 million pixels) RGB Filters Number of Recorded Pixels 2,272 x...

Sep, 2004

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Fujifilm Finepix S5500 Review


The recommended retail price of the Fujifilm Finepix S5500 in the UK is £299.99 and in the US it is $399.99

The FujiFilm Finepix S5500 Zoom is a solid update of what was already a good digital camera, the 3 megapixel S5000. The new S5500 adds a number of improvements which although not crucial are still very welcome - these include ISO speeds of 64 and 100...

Mar, 2005

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Digital Cameras - Fuji FinePix S5100 Digital Camera Review, Information, Specifications


The previous Fuji FinePix 2800 and 3800 Zoom cameras were exceptional values for the money, and the updated Fuji FinePix S5100 offers the same great value with the addition of a 4.0-megapixel CCD and a longer 10x zoom lens. The S5100's higher...

Dec, 2004

Expert review by : Jeff Keller (

Fuji FinePix S5100


There are a ton of ultra zoom cameras on the market. How does the SLR-like S5100 compare? Find out now in our review

Good photo quality for the most part ; Stylish, mini-SLR design ; Full manual controls (though somewhat inflexible) ; AF-assist lamp ; Great redeye test performance ; Excellent movie mode ; Supports conversion lenses ; Great battery life ; RAW image...

Noticeable vignetting in images ; Noise levels a little above average ; Small LCD, low res EVF; both are hard to see in low light ; Poor macro test performance ; Manual focus feature poorly implemented ; Full shutter speed range only available in "M"...

Overall I recommend the S5100 as a good, low-cost ultra zoom camera. Do note that it doesn't have an image stabilizer, which comes in handy for those long telephoto shots, but few cameras in this category have that feature at this point.

Apr, 2008

Expert review by : Trusted Reviews (

Fujifilm FinePix S5500


If you're after competitively priced digital camera with a big optical zoom and a decent feature set, then check out this FinePix model.

Feb, 2011

Expert review by : Doug Harman (

Fuji FinePix S5500


One of the first things that hit you removing the S5500 from its box is its size; it's very compact and its styling makes its handling extremely accomplished. Rubberised grips on its key handling surfaces - the right hand grip for example - make it...

Design and handling are great, the lens offers plenty of scope and the colour screen is small but (almost) perfectly formed.

The EVF is poor and the camera eats alkaline AA batteries faster than a swarm of locusts.

The 5500's a pleasing little camera (bar the EVF) that rewards your efforts with nice shots. The AF is a tad slow for my liking and the lack of image stabilization means, at longer focal lengths, camera shake rears its ugly head; a tripod will be a...

Feb, 2005

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Fujifilm FinePix S5100


Very good image quality overall.Excellent colour rendition.Capable of very good long exposures.10X optical zoom.EVF viewfinder.Good ergonomics.

Limited choice of image size/quality settings.Compression a bit strong at the highest JPEG quality setting.No image stabilizer.No controls over RAW format images.

Mar, 2005

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