Fujifilm FinePix A340 Review
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The the FinePix A340 offers picture-takers 4.0 million effective pixels, the FinePix A330 offers 3.2 million effective pixels and a 3x optical zoom to capture bright, vivid images, combined with a 3x digital zoom, for printed images that look as real as life. Both cameras offer streamlined menu navigation, a quick playback mode and a slide-powered boot-up in sleek metallic bodies.
The camera offers four scene position modes usually found in more advanced Fujifilm cameras, including portrait, night, sports and landscape settings. The macro setting on both cameras allow users to capture images of items only 4 inches away from the lens. In addition, AVI movies can be captured at a rate of 10 frames per second.
The FinePix A330 and A340 offer a 3.3 second start-up time, and an increased efficiency in frame-to-frame shooting. Both models also offer improved power consumption, taking an average of 250 images (FinePix A330) and 220 images (FinePix A340) on a new set of AA alkaline batteries, with the flash on half of the time and LCD off. By using 2300mAh rechargeable NiMH batteries, the FinePix A330 can take 540 images and the FinePix A340 can take 460 images under the same conditions.
Both new FinePix models offer consumers best-quality printed images. The first Fujifilm digital cameras to offer consumers PictBridge compatibility for one-touch at-home printing, the FinePix A330 and A340 use Fujifilm's patented Image Intelligence to maximize color quality and image clarity.
The FinePix A330 and A340 are compatible with the optional Fujifilm Picture Cradle, which streamlines image downloads to the computer and video playback when connected to a television set. It also provides a stable platform for PC-Cam mode, as well as easy downloading and rapid battery recharging of the included NH-10 Ni-MH battery pack.
The FinePix A340 and a standard CD for size comparison.
The 3-megapixel FinePix A330 and the 4-megapixel FinePix A340.
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