A number of Fujifilm FinePix S1 owners who bought it considered that it was easy to use. Chris G. rated it 5 stars and he said in his review on Amazon last year “Excellent spec, easy to use, very good price”. Two years ago Codypuss wrote “The creative filters are pleasant to use and the trick is to experiment with different modes” in their review of the Fujifilm FinePix S1 and rated it 4 stars. Codypuss also said “For me that is a bonus as it feels steadier in the hand and the controls are nicely laid out”.
Several people said in their reviews that it was easy to use the menus. Amazon Customer mentioned in their review of this digital camera last year “This has lots of automated settings making life easy.” and scored this digital camera 5 stars. Amazon Customer also wrote “Plenty of scope to experiment with more advanced settings and a suuuuuuupper zoom”. James wrote on Amazon last year “The vast quantity of settings make this a great camera” and gave it an excellent review score.
Some Fujifilm FinePix S1 reviewers reckoned that it was comfortable and easy to hold. James wrote in his review “Makes it quite nice to hold” and rated it as very good. Mr. Grant Cullen wrote on Amazon “If you're competent with the basics of photography (for instance, you're comfortable controlling your own exposure in Manual mode)” and gave the product a rating of 5 stars. Scally999 said in their review of the Fujifilm FinePix S1 on Amazon “It is slightly smaller and lighter, very easy to hold”.
One Fujifilm FinePix S1 reviewer thought the Fujifilm FinePix S1 had a good interface. Expert website Photographyblog.com mentioned “With the new X-S1, Fujifilm have produced the ultimate super-zoom bridge compact camera, with a long list of desirable features, intuitive user interface and excellent image quality”.