Fujifilm FinePix S3100 Zoom Review

By Movable Type Admin

Click for our main menu


Fujifilm FinePix S3100



Record Screens & Menus


(All screens can be displayed on either the EVF or the LCD.)


Fuji FinePix S3100

The AUTO screen display. This is the "point-n-shoot" mode where the camera sets everything for the user automatically. The only menu options are the image size/quality, selftimer, and LCD/Setup options.



Fuji FinePix S3100

After half-pressing the shutter release the auto focus and exposure is set. The "[   ]" in the center is where the autofocus performs its calculations, and the flash symbol indicates the flash is ready and will fire.



Fuji FinePix S3100

Turning the Mode Dial to the Scene position lets you select one of four pre-programmed exposure modes (Portrait, Landscape, Sports, and Night.)



Fuji FinePix S3100

The menu options for Scene mode include the usual image size/quality, selftimer and setup items as well as the Scene Position sub-menu, which allows you to change the desired scene mode.



Fuji FinePix S3100

The Manual record mode isn't really a true manual mode but it does give you access to a number of settings not available in Auto mode.



Fuji FinePix S3100

Manual record menu:
    QUALITY - Select image size: 4M Fine, 4M Normal, 2M, 1M, 0.3M
    SELF-TIMER - Enable 10-second selftimer
    FLASH - Adjust the flash output -0.6, -0.3, 0.0, +0.3, +0.6
    SETUP - Set LCD backlight or enter SETUP menu
    EV - Exposure compensation -2.1EV to +1.5EV in 0.3EV steps
    WB - White balance: Auto, Fine, Shade, Daylight Fluorescent, Warm White Fluorescent, Fluorescent (Cool White), Incandescent Light
    A.PRIORITY - Auto or F2.8, F4.8 or F8.2
    SHARPNESS - Soft, Normal or Hard




Fuji FinePix S3100

Movie record mode screen. The S3100 does not record audio and the optical zoom cannot be used during movie recording. Movie resolution can be 320x240 or 160x120 at 10 frames per second. 320x240 movies can be up to 60 seconds in length, 160x120 movies can be up to 240 seconds.






Continue on to
Playback Features





Return To Our
Reviews Menu









Visitors of Steves can visit the stores below for real-time pricing and availability. You can also find hot, soon to expire online offers on a variety of cameras and accessories at our very own Camera Deals page.

Buy related cameras and accessories from Amazon.com
Related Product Description Price
Samsung WB30F 16.2MP Smart WiFi Digital Camera with 10x Optical Zoom and 3.0 LCD Screen (Red) Color: Red Samsung WB30F 16.2MP Smart WiFi Digital Camera with 10x Optical Zoom and 3.0 LCD Screen (Red) Color: Red $211.00
Polaroid Z2300 10mp digital instant camera White POLZ2300W-P (Japan Import) Polaroid Z2300 10mp digital instant camera White POLZ2300W-P (Japan Import) $210.95
Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS (Purple) + 32GB Memory Card + All in One High Speed Card Reader + Two Extra Batteries + Medium Standard Digital Camera Case + Accessory Kit Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS (Purple) + 32GB Memory Card + All in One High Speed Card Reader + Two Extra Batteries + Medium Standard Digital Camera Case + Accessory Kit $210.95
New Fujifilm FinePix FX-F1000EXR Black 16.0MP Digital Camera JPN import New Fujifilm FinePix FX-F1000EXR Black 16.0MP Digital Camera JPN import $210.82
Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS Digital Camera, 16MP, Silver - Bundle With 16GB SDHC Class 10 Memory Card, LowePro Ridge 10 Case, Spare Battery, Cleaning Kit, Card Case, Table Top Tripod, Screen Protector Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS Digital Camera, 16MP, Silver - Bundle With 16GB SDHC Class 10 Memory Card, LowePro Ridge 10 Case, Spare Battery, Cleaning Kit, Card Case, Table Top Tripod, Screen Protector $210.56
Fujifilm FinePix S8500 16.2MP Digital Camera with 46x Optical Zoom, Full HD Video and 3-Inch LCD (Black) + 4 AA Batteries with Quick Charger + 10pc Bundle 32GB Deluxe Accessory Kit w/ HeroFiber® Ultra Gentle Cleaning Cloth Fujifilm FinePix S8500 16.2MP Digital Camera with 46x Optical Zoom, Full HD Video and 3-Inch LCD (Black) + 4 AA Batteries with Quick Charger + 10pc Bundle 32GB Deluxe Accessory Kit w/ HeroFiber® Ultra Gentle Cleaning Cloth $329.99
Fujifilm FinePix S6800 16MP Digital Camera with 30x Optical Zoom, Full HD Movie and 3-Inch LCD (Black) + 4 AA Batteries with Quick Charger + 10pc Bundle 32GB Deluxe Accessory Kit w/ HeroFiber® Ultra Gentle Cleaning Cloth Fujifilm FinePix S6800 16MP Digital Camera with 30x Optical Zoom, Full HD Movie and 3-Inch LCD (Black) + 4 AA Batteries with Quick Charger + 10pc Bundle 32GB Deluxe Accessory Kit w/ HeroFiber® Ultra Gentle Cleaning Cloth $309.99