Fujifilm S5100 Zoom Review

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Playback Screens & Menus

Fujifilm FinePix S5100

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. The amount of overlay information displayed is controlled by pressing the DISP button.



Fujifilm FinePix S5100

Depressing the "+/-" button displays exposure information, including a histogram.



Fujifilm FinePix S5100

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 LEFT or RIGHT buttons and then pressing the Telephoto zoom button.



Fujifilm FinePix S5100

The image can be magnified up to 14.2x, 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 S5100

Movie clips can be played in the camera or viewed on a TV using the video cable. There is a builtin speaker in the camera to hear the audio portion of movies or voice memos.



Fujifilm FinePix S5100

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



Fujifilm FinePix S5100

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, 1M, or 0.3M image depending on the degree of cropping performed.



Fujifilm FinePix S5100

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 S5100


SetUp menu in Record and Play modes:

    IMAGE DISP. - Off/On, Allows review of capture for 2 seconds
    POWER SAVE - 2min/5 min/off
    FORMAT - Formats the xD-Picture Card
    FRAME NO. - Continuous or reset (file numbering)
    BEEP - Volume of camera sounds, Low/High/Off
    SHUTTER - Volume of the shutter sound f/x
    DATE/TIME - setting of date and time
    TIME DIFFERENCE - setting the difference between Home and Local time
    AF ILLUMINATOR - turn of/on the AF-assist lamp
    ZOOM POSITION - Restore, or not, the Zoom position from the last power off
    USB MODE - DSC(download to a PC)/PC Cam(webcam mode)/Pictbridge mode for direct printing
    CCD RAW - Enable the RAW capture mode instead of JPEG
    LANGUAGE - English/French/German
    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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