FujiFilm FinePix S2800HD Preview

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fuji_s2800hd_550.jpgLooking for a powerful super-zoom? FujiFilm has upgraded the S2550HD from earlier this year with the all new S2800HD. With features like a Fujinon 18x wide optical zoom lens (28-504mm equivalent zoom range), 14-megapixels of resolution, and a large 3.0-inch LCD screen, the S2800HD is an appealing model designed for those looking for a versatile point-n-shoot camera. Not much has changed since we saw the S2550HD, other than an increase in resolution (from 12 to 14-megapixels).


FujiFilm FinePix S2800HD key features:
  • 14-Megapixel CCD imager for 4288x3216 pixel images
  • Fujinon 18x optical zoom covers 28-504mm (35mm equiv.)
  • Dual Image Stabilization uses both mechanical sensor-shift and high ISO technologies
  • 0.2-inch EVF (Electronic ViewFinder) w/200K pixels
  • 3.0-inch LCD Color Monitor w/230K pixels and 97% frame coverage
  • Record Movies @ 1280x720, 640x480 or 320x240 with audio (30fps)
  • SR Auto (Scene Recognition Auto), Program AE, Shutter speed or Aperture priority and Manual exposure modes
  • 17 Scene modes (including Motion Panorama mode)
  • Tracking AF
  • ISO speeds: Auto (Auto 800/400), 64, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400 (ISO 3200 and 6400 @ 3M)
  • Built-in manual pop-up flash
  • ~23MB of internal flash memory
  • Uses removable SD/SDHC memory cards
  • Powered by 4 AA type batteries, 4 Alkaline cells included

The S2800HD will start shipping in early September of this year for $259.95 US.

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