Fujifilm FinePix S5200 Zoom Review

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Playback Screens & Menus

Fujifilm FinePix S5200

When you select Playback mode the last picture taken is displayed. You can move backward or forward through the images using the LEFT and RIGHT buttons on the 4-way controller. The amount of overlay information displayed is controlled by pressing the DISP button. Here you see folder number - image number and the date & time.



Fujifilm FinePix S5200

Depressing the "+/-" button displays exposure information, including a histogram. Icons indicate that image quality was set at 5M Fine, ISO 200, 1/90 of a second Shutter speed, Aperture was set at f8.0, the Flash fired (On), White Balance was set to Auto and we did no use Exposure Compensation (±0.)



Fujifilm FinePix S5200

You can quickly search through stored images using the Index playback function which is actuated by pressing the DISP button. Nine thumbnail size images will be displayed and you can select one using the 4-way controller and then pressing the MENU/OK button.



Fujifilm FinePix S5200

The image can be magnified up to 4.1x, depending on image resolution, by pressing the telephoto zoom button. Once the image is enlarged at any step, you can move around (Pan) inside of it.



Fujifilm FinePix S5200

Movie clips can be played in the camera or viewed on a TV using the supplied Audio/Video cable. There is a built-in speaker in the camera to hear the audio portion of movies or voice memos.



Fujifilm FinePix S5200

Pressing the MENU button lets you Erase a single frame or all frames, Rotate an image, toggle DPOF settings, Protect or unprotect image(s), setup Automatic Playback as a Slide Show, enter the SETup menu (see below), Record/Re-record a Voice Memo, or Trim (crop) an image.



Fujifilm FinePix S5200

The Trim function allows you select an area of the image using the zoom and 4-way controller, and crop it. The cropped image is saved as a 2M, or 0.3M image depending on the degree of cropping performed.



Fujifilm FinePix S5200

You can record up to 30 seconds of audio and attach it to still images. These voice memos can be replayed in the camera and heard through the speaker.



Fujifilm FinePix S5200


SetUp menu in Record and Play modes:

    IMAGE DISP. - Off, 1.5 or 3 seconds
    POWER SAVE - 2min/5 min/off
    SHUTTER VOLUME - Off, Low, Medium or High
    BEEP VOLUME - Off, Low, Medium or High
    PLAYBACK VOLUME - Choose between 0 - 10 FRAME NO. - Continuous or reset (file numbering)
    LCD BRIGHTNESS - Adjust the displays brightness DIGITAL ZOOM - On/Off CCD RAW - Enable the RAW capture mode instead of JPEG
    ZOOM POSITION - Resume or Reset, the Zoom position from the last power off
    AF ILLUMINATOR - turn of/on the AF-assist lamp
    AUTO POWER OFF - Off, 2 or 5 minutes FORMAT - Formats the xD card DATE/TIME - setting of date and time
    TIME DIFFERENCE - setting the difference between Home and Local time
    LANGUAGE - English/French/German
    BACKGROUND COLOR - Choose from 6 different themes USB MODE - DSC(download to a PC)/PC Cam (webcam mode)/Pictbridge mode for direct printing
    VIDEO SYSTEM - NTSC or PAL video signal timing
    DISCHARGE - Discharge the NiMH rechargeable batteries
    RESET - resets all camera settings to default.


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