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Fujifilm S1

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A multi award winning 16.4 megapixel 50 times zoom factor camera
Bridge 16.4MP 50x Yes Feb 2014
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
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Fujifilm S1 Review

With excellent reviews, we have ranked the Fujifilm S1 number 467 across all digital cameras.
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283 Reviews + 12 Awards
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Why Has it Scored 51?

It has good expert reviews and very good user reviews with 93% of buyers recommending this camera to others.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest cameras 2017.
Customers report good lens quality, superior product quality and that it is fairly priced.
This Fujifilm digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
1" image sensor size
Very big optical zoom
Heavy
Very small digital zoom

Fujifilm S1 Video Reviews


How Big is the Fujifilm S1?

The Fujifilm S1 is 133.1mm wide and 90.9mm tall. It is 110.3mm deep and weighs 640g.

Fujifilm S1 front dimensions

Fujifilm S1 size in context

Fujifilm S1 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

12 Industry Awards

This camera has received 12 awards from experts in cameras.

This Fujifilm camera received a "Recommended" award from review sites Digitaltrends.com, Ephotozine, PhotographyBlog.com, Gagadget.com and Trusted Reviews all of whom thought that this camera was very good.

Furthermore, the expert at website Buy-N-Shoot.com concluded that this Fujifilm camera was brilliant and gave it a "Platinum" award and the editor of review website Onfoto.ru thought that it was very good and gave it a "Silver" award. Additionally, the writer at website CNET.co.uk gave this camera an "Editor's Choice" award and thought it was terrific.

Les Numeriques.com and Digital Versus both gave this Fujifilm camera a "5 Star" award and Expert Reviews gave it an "Ultimate" award.

The writer at one more expert review site decided that this camera was very good. Tipa.com gave this Fujifilm camera a "Technical Image Press Association Award".

Average Expert Reviews

Based on 38 expert reviews from sites including What Digital Camera, PhotographyBlog.com, CNET.com and Trusted Reviews this camera has an average expert rating of 78%.

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User Reviews Are Good

Owners have rated this Fujifilm digital camera on average 88%. 66 reviewers (86% of all reviewers) gave this camera either 4 or 5 stars and 93% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Users Report Good Lens Quality

14 owners who bought it considered that it had a good zoom, seven people said in their reviews that it had a good lens and five customers who bought the product concluded that it had a good autofocus. two customers said in their reviews that it had a good image stabiliser.

Users Report Good Product Quality

Seven owners said in their reviews that it was good quality.

Users Report That it is Fairly Priced

Nine customers who reviewed it reckoned that it was good value for money.

Customers Report it is Easy to Use

14 people who purchased it said that it was easy to use, four people who reviewed it concluded that it was easy to use the menus and three customers reckoned that this digital camera was comfortable and easy to hold.

Fujifilm Has Very Good Camera Reviews

We checked 10,990 owner and expert reviews (including 2,603 verified purchases) for Fujifilm digital cameras and found that on average Fujifilm has very good ratings. We also found that Fujifilm has very good ratings specifically for its cameras. 95% of those that bought a Fujifilm digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report it is a Good Size

Three people who bought the Fujifilm S1 concluded that it was lightweight and two people said in their reviews that it was a good body shape.

Customers Report Superior Technical Features

Five people who reviewed the Fujifilm S1 reckoned that it had good features.

Users Report Superior Battery Life

Two owners who purchased this digital camera thought it had a good battery life.

Customers Report Excellent Design

Two customers who reviewed it mentioned that it was good looking.

Users Report a Good Screen / Viewfinder

Five owners who reviewed the product mentioned that it had a good screen and two customers who purchased this digital camera concluded that it had a good viewfinder.

Users Report Good Video Capture

Four people said in their reviews that the product was good for video recording.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

15 customers said in their reviews that it was able to produce good images, two people who reviewed it thought it was good in low light and two people who reviewed this digital camera considered that it had a good picture resolution.

Users Report it is Robust

Two customers considered that it was good at resisting water ingress.


Value For Money

Average Priced

After checking the price of 417 digital cameras they range in price from $29 to $6,895. We think that this digital camera has an average price compared to other digital cameras.


Features

Average Megapixel

With a megapixel of 16.4 megapixels, the Fujifilm S1 has a pretty average megapixel compared to most of the other cameras.

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1" Image Sensor Size

This digital camera has a 1|1/2.3" image sensor size, which is typical of many cameras.

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Heavy

With a weight of 640 grams, the Fujifilm S1 is one of the heavier cameras amongst cameras of this age. The average weight of digital cameras is 300g, and the weights range from 1g to 1.5kg.

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Very Big Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Fujifilm S1 of 50 times zoom factor is one of the biggest amongst digital cameras. Across all the cameras the optical zooms range from 0.34x to 83x, and the average optical zoom is 12x.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Fujifilm S1 has a built-in flash. Most of the other digital cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Quite Large Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the Fujifilm S1 has a quite large display diagonal compared to most of the other cameras. The display diagonals of cameras range from 0.5" to 9".

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Quite Small Minimum Aperture Number

With a minimum aperture number of only 2.8, the Fujifilm S1 has a fairly small minimum aperture number compared to most of the other cameras. The minimum aperture numbers of cameras range from -2 to 22.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

Digital cameras have digital zooms of between 0.72x and 810x. The Fujifilm S1 has one of the smaller digital zooms (only 2 times zoom factor) amongst digital cameras of this age.

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Features Date Imprinting

The Fujifilm S1 features date imprinting, as do most of the other digital cameras.

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Has a Wrist Strap

The Fujifilm S1 has a wrist strap, as do most of the other cameras.

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Very Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Fujifilm S1 has one of the longest maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) (1,200 millimeter) amongst cameras of this age. Cameras have maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of between 2.3mm and 2,000mm.

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Very Small Closest Focusing Distance

The average closest focusing distance of cameras is 0.17m, and the closest focusing distances range from 0.001m to 5m. At only 0.01 meters, the Fujifilm S1 has a quite small closest focusing distance compared to most of the other digital cameras.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

At only 24 millimeters, the Fujifilm S1 has a quite short minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other cameras. The shortest minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of cameras is 2.3mm, the longest is 75mm, and the average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 26mm.

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Has a Shoe Mounting Point

The Fujifilm S1 has a shoe mounting point, as do most of the other cameras.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Fujifilm S1 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other cameras also support Wi-Fi.

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Very Small Viewfinder Screen Size

The average viewfinder screen size of digital cameras is 0.41", and the viewfinder screen sizes range from 0.17" to 8". The Fujifilm S1 has a quite small viewfinder screen size (only 0.2 inches) compared to most of the other cameras.

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Quite Narrow Field of View

The field of views of cameras range from 1.5% to 170%. At only 97 percent, the Fujifilm S1 has a quite narrow field of view compared to most of the other cameras.

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Very Small Maximum Aperture Number

Across all the cameras the maximum aperture numbers range from 1.8 to 130. At only 5.6, the Fujifilm S1 has a quite small maximum aperture number compared to most of the other cameras.

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Only Two Aspherical Lenses

The Fujifilm S1 is a two aspherical lens camera. Most of the other digital cameras have between 1 and 14 aspherical lenses.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the Fujifilm S1 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of a 1280 x 720 pixels camera, which is the most common video resolution supported by cameras. 1280 x 720 pixels is also supported by this camera. In addition, this Fujifilm camera supports a video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail. The worst video resolution of all cameras is 320 x 120 pixels and the best is 4096 x 2160 pixels.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Fujifilm S1 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The Fujifilm S1 has a higher still image resolution than most digital cameras. This digital camera has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s), whereas most cameras have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). In addition, this Fujifilm digital camera have still image resolution(s) of 4608 x 3072, 3456 x 3456, 4608 x 2592, 3264 x 2448, 3264 x 2176, 3264 x 1840, 2304 x 1728, 2304 x 1536 and 1728 x 1728 and 1920 x 1080. The still image resolution of all digital cameras ranges from S: (3:2) 2496 x 1664 / (16:9) 2496 x 1408 / (1:1) 1664 x 1664 (worst) to 6016 x 4000 (best).

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This digital camera has been on the market since February 2014.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers fujifilm evfujs1bkb1bdl, fujifilm p10nc12730a, fujifilm 16408967k1, fujifilm fujis1
Barcodes 00000016408967, 00012300210355, 00012303268292, 00074101023961, 00132018501931, 00163121452797, 00172304233573, 00616348020022, 00616348061117, 00617689596030, 00617689596047, 00741010239614, 00748644700206, 00803982780874, 00809392592977, 04547410262636, 04547410262643, 07290105141309

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