Kyocera Finecam S3L Review

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Record Mode Screens & Menus



Kyocera Finecam S3L

A typical record mode screen, the icons across the bottom are displayed after pressing the MENU button.



Kyocera Finecam S3L

Menu bar options:

    Selftimer - Off, 2 or 10 seconds

    Resolution - 2048x1536, 1600x1200, 1280x960, 640x480

    Quality - Fine or Normal JPEG quality

    +/- Adjust exposure compensation +/-2.0EV in 1/3EV steps

    WB - White balance: Auto, Sunny, Incandescent, Cloudy, Fluorescent, Pre-set

    M - Manual exposure options, see next 2 frames





Kyocera Finecam S3L

Manual Settings 1 of 2:

    COLOR MODE - Color, B&W, Sepia

    CHROMA - Adjust image contrast +1 to -1

    SHARPNESS - Adjust sharpness from +3 to -1

    WB PRESET - Manually set white balance color temperature

    AE MODE - Program AE or Aperture priority (F2.8 of F9.6 only)





Kyocera Finecam S3L

Manual Settings 2 of 2:

    FOCUSING - Wide AF, Spot AF or Manual focus

    LONG EXP - Shutter time 2, 4 or 8 secs or OFF

    ISO - Auto or 120, 200 or 400 fixed

    METERING - Evaluative, Center-weighted or Spot

    DIGITAL ZOOM - On or Off





Kyocera Finecam S3L

Need to get close?   In macro mode the focusing distance is from 4.7in (12cm) to 23.6in (60cm).



Kyocera Finecam S3L

Motion video clips can be recorded with sound at 320 x 240 size for up to 30 seconds or the smaller 160 x 120 size has a maximum length of 120 seconds.



Kyocera Finecam S3L

Up to 30-second sound notes can be added to your still images to remind you of important facts later.







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