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Fujifilm FinePix S2980

Fujifilm FinePix S2980
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Bridge 14MP 18x Yes Apr 2012
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Fujifilm FinePix S2980 Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Fujifilm FinePix S2980 number 962 across all digital cameras.
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Reviews
232 Reviews + 1 Award
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Features
Good Features
71
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

It has very good user reviews but ok expert reviews with an average overall rating of 75%, based on 232 reviews.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
This Fujifilm digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Bigger than average optical zoom
E some bridge cameras sacrifice the wide-angle part of the zoom range to get extra reach at the telephoto end, the s2900 series gives you the best of both worlds, starting with a very useful 28mm (equivalent) wide-angle zoom sett
T just rely on flash in low light: adjust the sensitivity all of the way from iso64 to iso6400, according to shooting conditions. or use a higher ISO value in good light to ensure that shutter speeds are fast enough to freeze any act
High ISO sensitivity (max. iso6400)
FinePix s2900 series tackles this head on by combining high ISO sensitivity with sensor-shift image stabilisation great for photography indoors without using f
Ra shake at long shutter speeds can ruin an otherwise golden moment with image b
Dual image stabilisation
14-megapixels you ll not be left wanting more when it comes to resolution. the finepix s2900 series produces JPEG files measuring up to 4288x3216 pixels, which is big enough to produce prints larger than a3, or allow creative cropping on your home PC without loosing quality. the fujifilm CCD sensor captures the world around you in vivid colour and stunning clar
14 megapixel resolution for great image quality
8mm you ll be able to take in those big-sky landscapes, shoot interiors in great detail and cope easily with large group sh
28mm wide angle
Has an image stabilizer
8x fujinon optical zoom provides the equivalent of a 28-504mm lens on a full-frame digital camera, but at a fraction of the size and weight! the wide-angle end focal lengths will be popular with those shooting landscapes, street scenes and interiors, while extreme telephoto settings will get you closer to the action when shooting sports or wildlife. experiment with intermediate zoom settings when shooting portraits, still life and travel photogra
From wide angle to extreme telephoto at the flick of a switch
-megapixel CCD sensor delivers large, high-resolution images, while a 18x optical zoom gets you close to the act
14-megapixel resolution and 18x optical zoom
Ddition to the same core specifications of the previous s2950, the s2980 also features a brighter LCD screen, faster startup time, longer flash range and a shorter time between sh
Ect for those looking to step up from a basic compact to a camera with more features. the finepix s2980 camera has a generous 18x zoom, 14-megapixel resolution and an electronic viewfinder to compliment its LCD view scr
iso3200 and 6400, number of recorded pixels is limited to a maximum 3 megapixels. at full resolution (14 megapixels), sensitivity is limited to a maximum iso1
Only 4288 x 3216 pixels image resolution
Lower than average megapixels

Fujifilm FinePix S2980 Video Reviews

How Big is the Fujifilm FinePix S2980?

The Fujifilm FinePix S2980 is 110.2mm wide and 81.4mm tall. It is 73.4mm deep and weighs 341g.

Fujifilm FinePix S2980 front dimensions
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Fujifilm FinePix S2980 In-Depth Analysis

Features

Lower Than Average Megapixels

The megapixels of cameras range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP. The FinePix S2980's sensor megapixels of only 14MP is lower than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lowest 28% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Only 4288 X 3216 Pixels Image Resolution

The FinePix S2980 has a maximum image resolution of 4288 x 3216 pixels. That's 13% lower image resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. Across all digital cameras the resolution ranges from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 8256 x 6192 pixels (best).

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Bigger Than Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the FinePix S2980 of 18x is bigger than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 23% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Only 1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the FinePix S2980 is 1280 x 720 pixels. That's 56% lower video resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found resolution. The resolution of all cameras ranges from 160 x 120 pixels (worst) to 3840 x 3840 pixels (best). A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is known as "HD 720".

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The FinePix S2980 has an image stabilizer, as do 78% of cameras.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The FinePix S2980's minimum aperture number of 3.1 is pretty average compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 23% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Fujifilm FinePix S2980 of 6,400 is fairly average compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 38% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Heavier Than Average

Across all the cameras the weights range from 50g to 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g. The FinePix S2980's weight of 341g is heavier than average when compared to most other cameras. It is heavier than 67% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The FinePix S2980 has a built-in flash. 68% of cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The FinePix S2980 supports video capability, unlike 67% of digital cameras which do not support video capability.

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Longer Than Average Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the FinePix S2980 of 28mm is longer than 91% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Very Small Maximum Memory Card Size

The maximum memory card size of the FinePix S2980 of only 8GB is in the smallest 9% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. Cameras have maximum memory card sizes of between 1GB and 260GB, and the average maximum memory card size is 43GB.

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Narrower Than Average Field of View

The FinePix S2980's field of view of only 97% is narrower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the narrowest 8% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. The narrowest field of view of cameras is 92%, the widest is 1,000%, and the average field of view is 100%.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Fujifilm FinePix S2980 has a tripod mount. 73% of cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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Bigger Than Average Digital Zoom

Across all the cameras the digital zooms range from 1x to 810x, and the average digital zoom is 12x. The digital zoom of the FinePix S2980 of 6.7x is in the biggest 18% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The image sensor size of the FinePix S2980 of 0.435" is fairly typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 42% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Features Face Detection

The FinePix S2980 features face detection. 88% of digital cameras do not feature face detection.

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Average Display Diagonal

The FinePix S2980's display diagonal of 3" is relatively standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is larger than 40% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Like most other cameras, the Fujifilm FinePix S2980 does not support Wi-Fi. 69% of cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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Has an HDMI Port

The FinePix S2980 has an HDMI port, unlike 73% of digital cameras which do not have an HDMI port.

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Very Low Display Resolution

Digital cameras have display resolutions of between 23,000 pixels and 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels. The display resolution of the Fujifilm FinePix S2980 of only 230,000 pixels is lower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the lowest 7% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

The Fujifilm FinePix S2980 does not feature bluetooth. 95% of cameras also do not feature bluetooth.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

fujifilm c1332

Barcodes:

00033586894374, 00610708905660, 00846875436748, 00846875436755, 04547410197129, 05052991070536, 05053252180995, 08429602006807, 09632587412719

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