Fujifilm FinePix A101 Review
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Full review posted 10/18/01
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The introduction of the FinePix A101 and A201 models signifies the birth of a new series of Fujifilm FinePix digital cameras, the A-Series. Designed specifically for picture-takers looking to take their first steps into the world of digital photography, the A-Series offers simple, streamlined functions, sure to make a beginner's digital experience fun and pleasant.
The pocket-size A101 features a 1.3-megapixel CCD imager and a fixed focus lens with a 2.5x digital zoom feature that delivers the color, sharpness and overall picture-quality typically associated with more expensive models. Its image resolution of 1280 x 960 is sufficient for printing photo-quality 5 x 7-inch prints. User-friendly controls and Fujifilm's Internet-ready FinePixViewer software make capturing and downloading photos a snap with the cameras' convenient USB computer connectivity.
The ultra-compact and lightweight bodies of the FinePix A-Series are the end result of a 30% reduction in power consumption when compared to previous FinePix entry-level models and all include such fun features as PC-cam and video recording capabilities.
FinePix A101 Features
- Simple User-Friendly Design in a Compact body
- 1.31 Million Pixels RGB Color Filter CCD
- Feature Fujifilm Advanced Color Technology, which produce better color with more detail
- Capture 20 seconds (no sound) (320 X 240) motion picture at 10 frames/sec
- Internet PC-Camera Capable
- 2.0X Digital Zoom
- Auto Lens Cover
- 64 Zone TTL Metering, Program AE (Exposure Comp. Available in Manual Mode)
- Automatic plus 6 manual selectable White Balance
- 4 modes Flash System (Auto, Red-Eye Reduction, Forced, Off)
- 1.6 inch LCD Monitor
- Optical Range Finder with LCD Monitor
- ISO 125 equivalent
The FinePix A101 including 8MB SmartMedia card, 2 AA batteries, USB cable, and FinePix Viewer is priced at $179 and available now.
The Fujifilm FinePix A101 and the FinePix 2600 Zoom.
Fujifilm FinePix A101 Specifications
||1/2.7-inch CCD, 1.3 million pixels |
|Image File Resolution
||1280 x 960, 640 x 480 |
||36mm (35mm equivalent) |
||2X (VGA mode) |
||3.1 inches to 5.9 inches |
||2.6 feet to infinity |
||Equivalent to ISO 125 |
||Automatic (1/2 -1/1000 sec.) |
||SmartMedia™(3.3V, 2-128MB), 8MB included |
||JPEG (Exif) with 3 compression levels |
||Advanced Auto plus 6 Modes |
||Effective Range: 9.8 ft. (Max.) |
||Program AE, Manual EV Control |
||64-zone TTL metering |
||1.6-inch D-TFD (55,000 pixels) |
||USB (PC Card Adapter, Floppy Disk Adapter and USB Card reader are optional) |
||2 Alkaline, Ni-MH or Ni-Cd (optional DC3VAC adapter) |
|Auto Power Off Disable
||Auto Playback, 9-up, Zoom, Resize, DPOF |
||Auto, Red-Eye, Forced Flash, Suppressed, Slow Sync |
||3.9 (W) x 2.5 (H) x 1.6 (D) in. |
||5.1 ounces |
|PC / Mac Compatible
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