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Fujifilm FinePix JV300
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Fujifilm FinePix JV300 Digital Camera

14MP 3x CCD Dec 2012
Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Sensor Type Release Date
The FinePix JV300 is the perfect match for any newcomers to photography. With a 14 megapixel resolution sensor, a 3x Fujinon optical zoom lens, a 2.7inch LCD screen and a whole host of easy-to-use... More
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24 Reasons For

Owner Reviews Are Average

On average, people who bought this Fujifilm digital camera rated it as 75%.

Good Size

Six Fujifilm FinePix JV300 owners who reviewed the Fujifilm FinePix JV300 reckoned that it was compact. Clair Bath rated the product 5 stars and he wrote five years ago “I am really pleased with this camera it's light weight, small and compact ideal for a present” in his Fujifilm FinePix JV300 review. Claire said on Amazon “Was looking for a good compact for nights out etc”. Click4akshay said on Amazon “Nice compact camera” and gave it a rating of 80 out of 100.

One customer wrote in their reviews that the product was a good body shape. Click4akshay wrote in their review “Only downside is the body is made up of plastic which 'feels' fragile” and rated the product 80 out of 100. One customer who reviewed the product concluded that it was thin. Miss Tracey Ann Curtis she mentioned on Amazon “My daughter loves it! Cute, stylish, slim” in her review.

One customer considered that the product was heavy and bulky. Five years ago Myra Green mentioned on Amazon “Was light so not to heavy for her use” in her review.

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Good Quality Pictures

A few people agreed that the product was able to produce good images. Barney B. wrote in his review four years ago “Is in the all important purple paint job that currently represents the budding Princess / photographer's latest "All time favourite" colour” and scored this digital camera very highly. Booksie wrote in their review five years ago “I never use the word 'ace', so truly it's ace.) - Macro mode, for detailed close-up pics”. Bookworm mentioned in their review of the Fujifilm FinePix JV300 on Amazon “Good pictures as well” and scored the Fujifilm FinePix JV300 very highly.

Easy to Use

A number of Fujifilm FinePix JV300 owners mentioned in their reviews that it was easy to use. Booksie gave it a rating of 80 out of 100 and wrote on Amazon “Comes in handy, I guess” in their review. Girlscou mentioned in their review of this digital camera on Amazon four years ago “It wasn't particularly easy to use where as with this camera I could put all the settings in for him”. J S Wright mentioned “Great Camera, simple to use” in their review of this digital camera and rated it 5 stars.

A number of Fujifilm FinePix JV300 reviewers who reviewed it considered that it was easy to setup. Five years ago J S Wright mentioned in their Fujifilm FinePix JV300 review on Amazon “Simple to set up and use” and scored the Fujifilm FinePix JV300 5 stars.

One Fujifilm FinePix JV300 reviewer wrote in their reviews that it was easy to use the menus. Mrs Emma J Morris said in her review of the Fujifilm FinePix JV300 “It is a good camera as it has a good choice of settings however it is only good for taking photos of landscapes in my opinion”.

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Good Flash

A few people mentioned in their reviews that the product had a good flash. Booksie gave it a score of 80 out of 100 and mentioned in their Fujifilm FinePix JV300 review “All basic digital cameras should have these.) - AUTO intelligently adjusts the flash to shooting conditions”. Booksie also mentioned “Intelligent flash is ace”.

Good Product Quality

Several customers who reviewed it considered that it was good quality. Kiltgirl said “Pics are nice quality”. Lordgadget scored the product 4 stars and mentioned in their Fujifilm FinePix JV300 review “Rock bottom price for fair quality product”. Lordgadget also said “In terms of picture quality first impressions are good - focus seems okay, flash is responsive enough, shutter time is fair”.

Good Quality Lens

A number of Fujifilm FinePix JV300 owners who bought the product said that it had a good autofocus.

One Fujifilm FinePix JV300 reviewer who reviewed the Fujifilm FinePix JV300 wrote that it had a good zoom. Mr. Douglas H. Smith mentioned in his review of the Fujifilm FinePix JV300 four years ago “It has an excellent zoom and, unlike earlier models” .

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Good Video Capture

Some Fujifilm FinePix JV300 reviewers who purchased it concluded that it was good for video recording. Cambo wrote on Amazon “Photo quality is good, video is good, flash works well - not a camera for top-quality photography.”. Mr. Douglas H. Smith wrote in his Fujifilm FinePix JV300 review “The movie feature is so simple to use as you just push a red button on the front”.

Good Technical Features

One customer said in their reviews that this digital camera had good features. Miss C E Sayell wrote on Amazon “It has lots of features, i liked panoramic” in her review.

Good Brand

Fujifilm has good average ratings for its compact cameras as well as across its entire camera range compared to other brands.

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Good Battery Life

A number of people mentioned that the Fujifilm FinePix JV300 had a good battery life. Forrest wrote in his review of this digital camera “I agree with the other reviewer commenting on the fact that the camera has a "bespoke" battery, rather than using a standard rechargeable battery”. Simon Jones mentioned in his review of the Fujifilm FinePix JV300 on Amazon “My 10 year old girl loves it, good quality picture and great for recharging instead of having batteries”.

Nice Design

Some people said in their reviews that the Fujifilm FinePix JV300 was good looking. Lulu scored it very highly and she mentioned on Amazon “Modern Style Digital Pink Camera, very useful for download pictures to my laptop, recommend to everyone, affordable price” in her review of the Fujifilm FinePix JV300.

Good Connectivity

One Fujifilm FinePix JV300 reviewer who purchased it considered that it had email functionality. Annie Baker mentioned in her review “Amazon reported back that they had not been sent as the companies email box is full! Not happy - our school is over £80 short now!” but even so she gave it a score of 20 out of 100.

CCD Sensor Type

This digital camera has a CCD sensor type, which is the most commonly found sensor type on digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. CCD sensors produce high quality, low-noise images but consume a lot more power than CMOS sensors. CCD is the most common image sensor type used in digital cameras.

There are a number of alternative cameras that have a CCD sensor currently available which you might want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Rollei Powerflex 240 HD, or the Olympus VR-350.

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

This camera supports an SD|SDHC compatible memory cards, which is the most commonly supported compatible memory cards on compact cameras that have been around for more than two years. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

If you are looking for a digital camera with a better memory card type then you might want to consider the Fujifilm X10 (SD|SDHC|SDXC), or the Canon SX280 HS (SD|SDHC|SDXC) which is also higher rated.

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Fairly Big Digital Zoom

The average digital zoom of cameras of a similar age and type to the FinePix JV300 is 11x, and the digital zooms range from 1x to 810x. The FinePix JV300 has one of the bigger digital zooms (6.7 times zoom factor) amongst compact cameras of this age.

Digital cameras with a bigger digital zoom that might be worth considering include the FinePix AX550 (7.2x), the FinePix AX650 (7.2x), or the FinePix JX550 (7.2x) all from Fujifilm which also has a higher rating.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Fujifilm FinePix JV300 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other digital cameras that came out more than two years ago also have an image stabilizer.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other digital cameras with an image stabilizer currently available including because of it's better review score, the Fujifilm X10, the SeaLife DC1400 Pro Video, or the GE C1233 ($134.85).

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

Like most of the other similar spec cameras that have been available for more than two years, the FinePix JV300 has a built-in flash.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other cameras with a built-in flash currently available including because of it's better review score, the Nikon D300s, the Lexibook DJ024, or the GE C1033.

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Has Six White Balances

The Fujifilm FinePix JV300 has a greater number of white balance modes than most cameras of a similar age and type to it. This digital camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most commonly found white balance found on compact cameras that have been available for a similar time to the FinePix JV300. The white balances "Daylight", "Fine", "Fluorescent", "Incandescent" and "Shade" are also found on this Fujifilm digital camera.

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4288 X 2864 Still Image Resolution(s)

The FinePix JV300 has a 4288 x 2864 still image resolution(s) which is higher than most similar spec cameras that came out around the same time as it. Most comparable spec cameras that were released more than two years ago have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). In addition, this camera have still image resolution(s)s of 1920 x 1080, 2048 x 1536, 3072 x 1728 and 3072 x 2304 and 4288 x 2416. Across all cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the FinePix JV300 the best still image resolution is 5152 x 3864 and the worst is 640 x 360.

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Features Three Auto Focusing (AF) Modess

The Fujifilm FinePix JV300 has a greater number of auto focusing (AF) modes than most compact cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. This camera features a Face detection auto focusing (AF) modes, which is the most commonly featured auto focusing (AF) modes featured on similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to the FinePix JV300. The auto focusing (AF) modess "Continuous Auto Focus" and "Single Auto Focus" are also featured on this Fujifilm camera.

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This camera has an Auto focus adjustment, which is typical of many compact cameras that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Supports One Audio Formats Supported

The number of audio formats supported by the FinePix JV300 is more than most compact cameras that came out around the same time as it. This digital camera supports a WAV audio formats supported, which is the most commonly supported audio formats supported supported by digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the FinePix JV300.

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Light

The average weight of digital cameras that came out around the same time as the FinePix JV300 is 170g, and the weights range from 20g to 840g. With a weight of only 100 grams, the FinePix JV300 is one of the lighter digital cameras of a comparable age and type to the FinePix JV300 amongst compact cameras of this age.

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20 Reasons Against

Poor Support

A few people said in their reviews that the Fujifilm FinePix JV300 did not have good technical guidance. Booksie said in their Fujifilm FinePix JV300 review “Lack of physical manual” yet they still rated the Fujifilm FinePix JV300 4 stars. Booksie also said “Online manual is cluttered, far too long-winded”.

Not Robust

Some Fujifilm FinePix JV300 reviewers who reviewed this digital camera agreed that it was not well made. Cambo wrote in their review “A little plasticky.”. Muddy Boots wrote five years ago “Slightly plasticky case and no physical manual lets it down.” however despite that they gave it a rating of 4 stars.

One Fujifilm FinePix JV300 reviewer considered that it was not strong and durable. Cambo mentioned on Amazon “The camera itself isn't particularly robust.” in their review but even so they gave it a score of 4 stars.

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Quite Small Optical Zoom

The optical zooms of compact cameras that were released more than two years ago range from 3x to 63x, and the average optical zoom is 9.3x. At only 3 times zoom factor, the FinePix JV300 has a very small optical zoom compared to most of the other compact cameras that are a comparable age to the FinePix JV300.

Other 3x optical zoom digital cameras currently available that you might also want to consider include the Coolpix S1, or the Coolpix 5900 both from Nikon or the Samsung L210 which has better reviews.

If this Fujifilm digital camera optical zoom is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the Samsung SAMSUNG EX2F (3.3x), or the Sony DSC-RX100 ($898.00) (3.6x) which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support Video Capability

The Fujifilm FinePix JV300 does not support video capability. Most of the other similar spec digital cameras that came out more than two years ago also do not support video capability.

We think you might also be interested in alternative cameras which also support video capability including the Nikon D300s, the Sony KHX20BBGSFDI, or the Canon PowerShot ELPH 300 HS ($329.88) which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Fujifilm FinePix JV300 does not support Full HD video. Most of the other cameras of this spec and age also do not support Full HD video.

We compared this camera to all the other digital cameras with a Full HD video and we think the Fujifilm X10, the Nikon Coolpix P330, or the Sony DSC-HX10V/R is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Most compact cameras that were released more than two years ago do not support wi-Fi. The FinePix JV300 is no exception to this as it too does not support wi-Fi.

We think you might also be interested in other digital cameras which also support wi-Fi including the ST200 ($68.99), the Galaxy Camera EK-GC110, or the SAMSUNG WB150F all from Samsung which also has a higher rating.

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Not 3D

Like most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been around for more than two years, the FinePix JV300 is not 3D.

If you would prefer a digital camera that is 3D then you might want to consider the Olympus VR-360, the Panasonic DMC-TZ30 ($375.99), or the Nikon Coolpix P330 which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Like most of the other cameras of this spec and age, the FinePix JV300 does not have a GPS (satellite).

Alternative digital cameras which also have a GPS (satellite) that you might also want to look at include the Nikon 9500, the Samsung EK-GC100, or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ40 which also has a higher rating.

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Not Waterproof

Most cameras of a comparable spec and age to the FinePix JV300 are not waterproof. The FinePix JV300 is no exception to this as it too is not waterproof.

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Very Narrow Field of View

With a field of view of only 96 percent, the Fujifilm FinePix JV300 has a fairly narrow field of view compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been available for more than two years. The field of views of compact cameras that have been around for around the same time as the FinePix JV300 range from 96% to 100%.

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Only Features Six Flash Modess

The number of flash modes featured on the Fujifilm FinePix JV300 is more than most compact cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. This camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most frequently featured flash modes featured on digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the FinePix JV300. The flash modess "Forced off", "Forced on", "Red-eye reduction", "Slow synchronization" and "Suppressed" are also featured on this Fujifilm digital camera.

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Only 180 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)s

The FinePix JV300 is a digital camera that takes 180 shots battery life (CIPA standard)s.

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Only Has Two Shooting Modess

The FinePix JV300 has a greater number of shooting modes than most comparable spec cameras that have been available for a similar time to it. This Fujifilm digital camera has an Auto shooting modes, which is the most commonly found shooting modes found on digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the FinePix JV300. The shooting modes "Movie" is also found on this camera.

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

With a maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 114 millimeters, the FinePix JV300 has a fairly short maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other cameras of this age and type. The average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to the FinePix JV300 is 250mm.

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Very Short Slowest Camera Shutter Speed

The FinePix JV300 has a fairly short slowest camera shutter speed (only 4 seconds) compared to most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age. The slowest camera shutter speeds of compact cameras that were launched around the same time as the FinePix JV300 range from 0.12s to 250s.

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Quite Low Display Resolution (numeric)

The Fujifilm FinePix JV300 has one of the lower display resolution (numeric)s (only 230,000 pixels) amongst compact cameras of this age. Compact cameras that were launched around the same time as the FinePix JV300 have display resolution (numeric)s of between 230 pixels and 16,000,000 pixels.

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Only Supports One Image Formats Supported

The number of supported image formats on the Fujifilm FinePix JV300 is more than most compact cameras that have been available for a similar time to it. This digital camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by cameras of a comparable spec and age to the FinePix JV300.

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Fairly Big ISO Sensitivity (min)

The ISO sensitivity (min)s of digital cameras of a similar spec and age to the FinePix JV300 range from 10 to 200. At 100, the Fujifilm FinePix JV300 has a fairly big ISO sensitivity (min) compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar spec and age to the FinePix JV300.

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Quite Large Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture numbers of cameras of a comparable age and type to the FinePix JV300 range from 1.3 to 6.9. With a minimum aperture number of 3.9, the FinePix JV300 has a quite large minimum aperture number compared to most of the other digital cameras that were released around the same time as the FinePix JV300.

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Very Long Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

When compared to other compact cameras that have been around for more than two years, the FinePix JV300's minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 38 millimeters is one of the longest. The average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of compact cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the FinePix JV300 is 26mm.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Fujifilm FinePix JV300

Released Over Four Years Ago

This camera was released over four years ago.

1/2.3"" Optical Sensor Size

This camera has a 1/2.3" optical sensor size, which is typical of many digital cameras that are a comparable age to it. 6.17 x 4.55mm.

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Average Megapixel

The Fujifilm FinePix JV300 has a relatively average megapixel (14 megapixels) compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been available for around the same time as the FinePix JV300.

We compared this digital camera to all the other 14MP cameras and we think because of it's better review score, the Nikon COOLPIX S3100 + 4GB is also worth considering.

If you would prefer a higher megapixel then you might want to consider the J1455 (14.1MP), or the E1450W (14.1MP) both from GE or the Panasonic DMC-FS40EF-Y (14.1MP) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Display Diagonal

At 2.7 inches, the FinePix JV300 has a fairly typical display diagonal compared to most of the other digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

Alternative 2.7" screen digital cameras currently available which you might want to consider include the Canon PowerShot ELPH 220 HS, or the Samsung SAMSUNG ST96 which has better reviews.

If this compact camera digital camera display diagonal is too small for you then you might also want to look at the Fujifilm FinePix x100 Classic Kit (2.8"), or the Canon 115 HS (3") which is also higher rated.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Optical Sensor Size
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Aspect Ratio
Image Formats Supported
Supported Aspect Ratios
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour of Product
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture Number
Minimum Aperture Number
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Lens Type
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Normal Focusing Range
Macro Focusing Range (wide)
Focus Adjustment
Macro Focusing Range (tele)
Focus
Normal Focusing Range (wide)
Normal Focusing Range (tele)
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Range (tele)
Flash Range (wide)
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
Video Formats Supported
Analog Signal Format System
Video Resolutions
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio Formats Supported
Voice Recording
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Memory Slots
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Field of View
Display Resolution (numeric)
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
Connection to PC
Camera
White Balance
Shooting Modes
Self-Timer Delay
Image Editing
Camera File System
Tripod Mountable
Camera Playback
Scene Modes
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight (including Battery)
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Number of Batteries Supported
Battery Type
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Packaging Content
Cables Included
Batteries Included
Battery Charger Included
Hand Strap
Other Features
Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Face Detection
On/off Switch
Camera Shutter Speed
Digital SLR

User Reviews

(49)
Reviewed 13 May 2016 by Derek
(Verified Purchase)

Works...

Reviewed 2 December 2015 by Christina England
(Verified Purchase)

Very happy with this camera...

Reviewed 18 April 2015 by Nicola
(Verified Purchase)

Excellent little camera so pleased with my purchase...

Reviewed 4 April 2015 by Mrs f h lloyd
(Verified Purchase)

Good item...

Reviewed 13 February 2015 by Bernie Verrills
(Verified Purchase)

Good kit, fair price, prompt service, very pleased, Thank you.

Reviewed 14 December 2014 by Stephymac=)
(Verified Purchase)

Charger broke after one holiday, returned no probs.

Reviewed 30 July 2014 by Lashes04

Waste of money. I bought this to go in my babies change bag so i always had a camera handy out and about. It was mostly for my mum and nan to use, they kept taking blurred photos but i soon... Read more…

Reviewed 21 July 2014 by MR M A BOLAM

Good little camera, easy to operate, and can produce excellent results.

Reviewed 3 February 2014 by Annie baker
(Verified Purchase)

Bought these for use by teachers in our school. Quality was poor and they reported an issue with the way the pictures downloaded one by one and not is a user-friendly way. The socket for the... Read more…

Reviewed 21 January 2014 by Neil
(Verified Purchase)

Not the best product on the market but its okay for the beach. If it gets wet or scratched you wouldn't have lost a lot .

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers fuji jv300, fuji jv300w, fuji jv300wh, fuji jv300whi, fuji jv300whit, fuji jv300white
Barcodes 04547410205329, 04547410205343, 04547410205381, 04547410205404, 08429602005282

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