It also serves as the “OK” button to confirm menu selections. News Feeds Facebook Twitter. To select a flash mode, activate the self-timer, and even to change picture-quality settings, you have to navigate menus on the battery-draining LCD. In natural daylight or under bright fluorescent fixtures, the A produces well-exposed photos with pleasingly saturated colors. Camera Operation Because the A has very limited exposure control and small number of external buttons, the camera’s user interface is pretty straightforward and easy to navigate.

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Image sharpness is about average for a 2-megapixel camera, though we noticed some corner softness from the wide-angle lens. Camera QuickLook User Level. This sliding button finepux the camera’s top panel simultaneously turns on the camera and opens the lens cover in all three operating modes. Still, if you’re a casual shutterbug, you will love its portability and easy automatic operation. Conclusion The FinePix A is clearly aimed at the entry-level, point-and-shoot user.

One of three camera operating modes selected with the Mode dial, this mode allows the user to record QuickTime movies without sound. However, the color balance was very warm had an overall red cast when shooting indoors under normal room light. Specifications See the specifications sheet here.

In Playback mode it switches between 1 an image display with camera settings, 2 an image display without settings, and 3 Index mode. About Finwpix We’ve gotten so many emails about power issues for digicams, that we’re now inserting this standard notice in the reviews of all AA-powered cameras on our site: The nice thing about finepux cards is you’ll be able to use whatever you buy now with your next camera too, whenever you upgrade.

This mode also sets up the camera to take still pictures, but provides more exposure options. Better still, novices should be able to rely on the auto white-balance and exposure most of the time. The A fared a little better under fluorescent office lights, with three different White Balance settings to accommodate various types of fluorescent lighting.


Fujifilm FinePix A Camera

The up and down arrows control “Display Panning” or playback zoom, enlarging captured images on screen. Located under the lens on the front of the camera, the Macro button slides the close-up lens into place, changing the focus range from normal to macro shooting. Situated in the upper right corner of the back panel, each of the four arrows points in a different direction up, down, left, right.

Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion. The good news with flash photography is that we didn’t see the bluish cast that plagues some digital camera images, giving a horrid zombielike quality to human flesh tones. Visit manufacturer site for details.

Fujifilm FinePix A review: Fujifilm FinePix A – CNET

Don’t show this again. My Fujifilm digital camera is connected to my computer, but the removable disk does not appear when I open “My Computer” in Windows.

We’re not crazy about having to open the battery compartment to get at the memory card, but it’s likely that most purchasers of this camera will just use the built-in USB port to connect to their computers, rather than an external card reader. The camera has very limited low-light capabilities, reliably recording well-exposed pictures at nighttime down to only 8 foot-candles or higher, which is approximately eight as bright as a well-lit city street at night.

Review Sections Review Specs. The fixed-focus lens makes it very quick on the draw, with virtually no shutter lag from the time you press down on the Shutter button to the time the shutter actually fires. Fortunately, those menus are logical and easy to read.


The durable plastic casing is lightweight, scratch-resistant, and features a sliding lens cover that makes it ideal for stashing in a shirt pocket or small purse and toting inconspicuously on vacation, to family outings, or to social events. On the software side, we liked the fact that the USB driver enables your computer to treat the camera as an external hard drive; this makes it fast and easy to upload photos by clicking and dragging in your file directory. Therefore, we don’t recommend the A for taking available-light pictures at night or in dimly-lit interiors.

Optical distortion quite low, but chromatic aberration in the corners of the image was somewhat high, perhaps aggravated by the corner softness.

Fujifilm FinePix A201

Digital Camera Warranty Policy – January 1, Sony’s follow-up to its NEX-6 laps the field with its 11fps burst and comfortable design. The A performed well in the exposure category, recording bright clear images in most cases, although we found that we had to use the exposure compensation adjustment quite a bit to correct for a persistent underexposure in brightly-lit scenes.

Take fjnepix low price and add a compact, lightweight body; user-friendly interface; plus PC-Cam and video-recording capabilities, and it looks like Fujifilm’s new A-Series is off to a great start. Focus is also fixed, covering a range of approximately 10 inches mm to infinity in normal shooting mode.

Overall, the A is a good starter digicam for consumers who want to get into digital photography without a huge investment.