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FujiFilm Finepix S8000fd Digital Camera - 8 Megapixel + FREE Fuji Battery Charger & Batteries + BONUS SanDisk Sound Pack
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FujiFilm Finepix S8000fd Digital Camera - 8 Megapixel + FREE Fuji Battery Charger & Batteries + BONUS SanDisk Sound Pack

The Fuji S8000 has 8 MegapixelsThe Fuji S8000 has an 18 x Optical ZoomThe Fuji S8000 has a 5.1 x Digital ZoomThe Fuji S8000 has a 2.5 inch LCDThe Fuji S8000 has a viewfinderThe Fuji S8000 has movie mode with soundThe Fuji S8000 uses High Capacity Secure Digital (HCSD) cards and xD CardsThe Fuji S8000 uses 4 x AA batteriesThe Fuji S8000 has both Optical and Digital Image StabilisersThe Fuji S8000 has FACE DETECTION (FD)

The Fujifilm Finepix S8000fd is an 8 Megapixel SLR-style digital camera sporting a huge 18 x optical zoom with a 35mm efl from 27mm wide-angle to 486mm telephoto! For those who want SLR-like performance at a lower price and without having to swap lenses and deal with contamination of the sensor, this camera is ideal.

Some of the outstanding features include high ISO 1600 at full resolution and up to 50% resolution at ISO 3200 and 6400, Dual IS (Optical + Digital) Image Stabilisation, Face Detection that recognizes up to 10 faces plus Automatic Red-Eye Removal, i-Flash Intelligent Flash, High-Speed Continuous Shooting at up to 15 shots per second, full P,A,S,M, manual control, Super Macro Mode to 1cm, and Electronic Viewfinder with a 60fps refresh rate, all housed in a compact and ergonomic body.  RRP $649. No longer available.

Movie Feature – Shoots video in AVI format, NTSC or PAL, up to 640 x 480 VGA at 30 fps. Electronic Image Stabilisation functions available while filming. A movie recording will stop automatically when the movie file size becomes approx. 2GB.
 

confused.JPG What are the features and how will they benefit you?

Dual Image Stabilisation – both optical and digital image stabilisation works together to better counteract blurred images due to shaky hands, subject movement, or when shooting in low-light conditions - important at full zoom where a small movement of the hand can cause a lot of movement at the other end.
18x Zoom Lens – lets you take pictures anywhere from wide-angle for group shots, landscapes, architecture etc. to zooming right in to distant subjects.
High ISO to 6400 - this will help you take better photos in low lighting.
Face Detection - focuses on faces (up to 10) rather than other picture elements that might be in the foreground or background.
Red Eye Correction - this camera lets you fix red eyes in the camera, which is great if you're printing straight to a pictbridge compatible printer.
Full Manual Controlallows greater control over a range of camera settings from Resolution, ISO Sensitivity, (A) Aperture Priority, (S) Shutter Speed Priority, or (M) full Manual Control of aperture and shutter speed settings to unleash your creativity!
High Speed Continuous Shooting – capture up to 15 frames per second so you never miss a moment of the action - great for sports, nature photography.
i-Flash Intelligent Flash - i-Flash (Intelligent Flash) detects subtle lighting differences within a scene and then varies the flash intensity accordingly. It enables the camera to use less flash, resulting in an image that displays pleasing, natural tones without a "washed-out" effect.
1cm Super Macro
– take stunning close-ups as near as 1cm away from subject.


What's in the box?


Fuji S8000 Digital Camera
with a 58mb Internal Memory
Free Fuji Battery Charger with 4 x AA Batteries
Shoulder Strap
4 x AA Alkaline Batteries
(not rechargeable)
USB Cable
AV Cable
Lens Cap
Instructions
Software - Finepix Viewer

12 Month Warranty with FujiFilm Australia


To get started, DCW recommends....

The Fuji S8000 uses High Capacity Secure Digital (HCSD) cards and xD Cards

... extra
memory

 



...
rechargeable
batteries
& a charger



... a
camera
case



... an
extended
warranty



... a
cleaning
kit


Take your photography to the next level with these Optional Accessories


 

Specifications of the Fujifilm Finepix S8000fd (from Fujifilm)

Model

FinePix S8000fd

Number of effective pixels *1

8.0 million pixels

CCD sensor

1/2.35-inch CCD

Storage media

  • Internal memory (approx. 58MB)
  • xD-Picture Card™ (16MB - 2GB)
  • SD memory card
  • SDHC memory card *2

File format

Still image
JPEG (Exif Ver 2.2) *3
Movie
AVI (Motion JPEG) with sound
Audio
WAVE format, Monaural sound
(Design rule for Camera File system compliant / DPOF-compatible)

Number of recorded pixels

Still image: 3,264x2,448 / 3,264x2,176 (3:2 format) / 2,304x1,728 / 1,600x1,200 / 640x480 pixels

Lens

Fujinon 18x Optical zoom lens, F2.8 - F4.5

Lens focal length

f=4.7mm - 84.2 mm, Equivalent to 27 - 486mm on a 35mm camera

Aperture

F2.8- F8.0, 10 steps in 1/3 EV increment

Digital zoom

Approx. 5.1x

Focus distance

Normal
·         Wide Angle: approx. 70cm/2.3ft to infinity
·         Telephoto: approx. 1.5m/4.9ft to infinity

Macro
·         Wide Angle: approx. 10cm/0.3ft to 80cm/2.6ft
·         Telephoto: approx. 1.2m/3.9ft to 3.2m/10.5ft

Super Macro
·         Approx. 1cm/0.4in. to 1m/3.3ft

Sensitivity

AUTO / AUTO (ISO1600) / AUTO (ISO800) / AUTO (ISO400) / Equivalent to ISO64 / 100 / 200 / 400 / 800 / 1600 / 3200 / 6400 (Standard Output Sensitivity)
* ISO3200 / 6400: 4M pixels or lower (Number of recorded pixels)

Exposure control

TTL 256-zones metering

Exposure modes

Programmed AE, Aperture Priority AE, Shutter Priority AE, Manual

Shooting modes

Mode dial
Auto, PS (Picture Stabilization), Natural Light, Natural Light & with Flash, SP1, SP2, P, A, S, M, Movie

SP1/SP2
Portrait, Landscape, Sport, Night, Fireworks, Sunset, Snow, Beach, Museum, Party, Flower, Text, Auction

Image Stabilizer

CCD-shift type

Shutter speed

4sec. to 1/2000 sec. (depends on Shooting mode)

Continuous shooting

  • Top-3 (max 1.3 frames/sec)
  • Long-period (max 0.5 frames/sec)
  • Top-15, High speed (max 7 frames/sec, 4M pixels or lower)
  • Top-15, Ultra High speed (max 15 frames/sec, 2M pixels or lower)

Auto Bracketing

±1/3EV, ±2/3EV, ±1EV

Focus

Auto focus (Area, Multi, Centre) / Continuous AF/ Manual focus
AF assist illuminator available

White balance

Automatic scene recognition, Preset (Fine, Shade, Fluorescent light (Daylight), Fluorescent light (Warm White), Fluorescent light (Cool White), Incandescent light), Custom

Self-timer

Approx. 10sec. / 2sec. delay

Flash

Auto flash

Effective range: (ISO AUTO(800))
·         Wide Angle: approx. 0.5m - 8.8m / 1.6ft - 28.9ft
·         Telephoto: approx. 0.5m - 5.6m / 1.6ft - 18.4ft
·         Macro: approx. 0.3m - 3m / 1.0ft - 9.8ft

Flash mode
·         Red-eye removal OFF: Auto, Forced Flash, Suppressed Flash, Slow Synchro.
·         Red-eye removal ON: Red-eye Reduction Auto, Red-eye Reduction & Forced Flash, Suppressed Flash, Red-eye Reduction & Slow Synchro.

Electronic Viewfinder

0.24-inch, approx. 230,000 pixels, colour LCD monitor, approx. 97% coverage, 60fps

LCD monitor

2.5-inch, approx. 230,000 pixels, low-temperature polysilicon TFT colour LCD monitor (WV type), approx. 97% coverage, 60fps

Movie recording

640x480 pixels, 30 frames/sec.

320x240 pixels, 30 frames/sec.

With monaural sound, With Electronic Image Stabilization

* Zoom function cannot be used during movie recording.

Photography functions

Face Detection (with red-eye removal), High speed shooting, Best framing, Post shot assist windows, Frame No. memory, Automatic playback, Histograms

Playback functions

Face Detection, Slide show, Scrap book view slide show, Trimming, Single frame, Multi-frame playback (with Micro Thumbnail), Sorting by date, Image rotate, Voice Memo, Histograms (Highlight warning)

Video output

NTSC / PAL selectable

Digital interface

USB Full-speed

Power supply *4

4 x AA type alkaline batteries (included) / 4 x AA type Ni-MH rechargeable batteries (optional) or AC power adapter AC-5VX (optional)

Dimensions

111.3(W)x78.2(H)x79.3(D) mm / 4.4(W)x3.1(H)x3.1(D) in. (excluding accessories and attachments)

Weight

Approx. 410g/14.5oz. (excluding accessories, batteries and memory card)

*1 Number of effective pixels: The number of pixels on the image sensor which receive input light through the optical lens, and which are effectively reflected in the final output data of the still image.
*2 Please see the Fujifilm website to check memory card compatibility.
*3 Exif 2.2 is a newly revised digital camera file format that contains a variety of shooting information for optimal printing.
*4 Manganese dry, nickel-cadmium and lithium AA batteries cannot be used with this product.

Specifications subject to change without notice

Memory Card Capacity and Image Quality / Size

Number of images / recording time

Modes

Still image

Movie

Number of recorded pixels

3,264 x 2,448

3,264 x 2,176
(3:2 format)

2,304 x 1,728

1,600 x 1,200

640 x 480

Movie recording time

Quality

JPEG FINE

JPEG NORMAL

JPEG

JPEG

JPEG

JPEG

VGA (30fps)

QVGA (30fps)

Internal Memory (58MB)

14

29

32

57

91

448

62 sec.

99 sec.

xD-Picture Card™

256 MB

65

130

145

257

410

1,999

4.7 sec.

7.4 min.

512 MB

130

259

290

515

819

3,995

9.3 min.

14.8 min.

1 GB

261

520

581

1,031

1,640

7,996

18.7 min.

29.6 min.

2 GB

520

1,031

1,163

2,063

3,199

15,995

36.8 min.

59.2 min.

SD memory card

512 MB

126

251

281

499

793

3,868

9.0 min.

14.3 min.

1 GB

252

503

563

999

1,589

7,746

18.1 min.

28.7 min.

2 GB

504

1,000

1,127

2,000

3,100

15,504

35.6 min.

57.4 min.

SDHC memory card

4 GB

996

1,977

2,229

3,955

6,131

30,655

70.5 min.*

113.5 min.*

8 GB

1,995

3,959

4,463

7,919

12,275

61,375

141.0 min.*

227.3 min.*

  • *A movie recording will stop automatically when the movie file size becomes approx. 2GB.

 

Fujifilm says:

Fujifilm is bringing the wide-angle, long zoom technology to the consumer market with today's introduction of the FinePix S8000fd. The 8-MegaPixel, SLR-styled camera features one of the largest optical zooms on a fixed-lens camera in the industry, and introduces Fujifilm's latest 'Dual Image Stabilization,' plus ISO settings of up to ISO6400 (at 50% resolution) – all features you would expect in a high-end digital camera, but at a price point consumers can afford.

Flexibility & Control
The S8000fd comes equipped with Fujinon's 18x Wide Angle Optical Zoom lens, offering unprecedented flexibility in a compact SLR body style camera. With a 27mm-486mm equivalent, it's all the lens you need in one device. The fixed lens eliminates the need for additional zoom or wide angle lenses, and it's a sealed system, which prevents dust contamination – the #1 D-SLR repair complaint.

The S8000fd also features a full-resolution ISO equivalency of ISO 1600, a rarity in consumer-level digicams. The S8000fd can achieve ISO 3200 and ISO 6400 at 50% resolution, settings that are rare at the consumer level. Such high light sensitivities allow for faster shutter speeds, which reduce blurring caused by both camera-shake and subject movement.

Dual Image Stabilization
To offer the best of both worlds where image stabilization is concerned, the S8000fd uses 'Dual Image Stabilization'; a brand new combination of mechanical sensor shift stabilization with Fujifilm's Picture Stabilization Technology which utilizes a combination of higher ISO levels and faster shutter speeds. This 'Dual Image Stabilization' steadies the photographer's hand, and protects against camera shake and subject movement for total anti-blur protection. As a result, an increase in clarity and sharpness is achieved, even in low light conditions or when shooting moving subjects.

Face Detection Technology
The S8000fd features Fujifilm's Face Detection technology, identifying up to 10 faces in a framed scene. Once faces are identified and prioritized, the S8000fd adjusts its focus and exposure accordingly to ensure the sharpness and clarity of human subjects in the picture, regardless of background. Face Detection technology on the S8000fd also includes a new Automatic Red Eye Removal feature. Red eye is a common complaint given by 60% of digital camera users. In this mode, the camera instantly checks each detected fact for red eye, and if it's found, corrects it automatically, saving the time consuming process of fixing it in your PC after the image is downloaded.

Other helpful features found on the FinePix S8000fd for top-quality picture-taking include:

i-Flash Intelligent Flash: i-Flash (Intelligent Flash) detects subtle lighting differences within a scene and then varies the flash intensity accordingly. It also leverages the high sensitivity of the FinePix S8000fd to enable the camera to use less flash, resulting in an image that displays pleasing, natural tones without a "washed-out" effect. And with an automatic pop-up flash, it's always ready when you need it.

Full Manual Photographic Control: Gives the user total control with manual adjustment options for settings on the camera (resolution, ISO, aperture, shutter speed, etc), and is desirable by the photo enthusiasts/advanced photographers.

Movie Mode: Capture VGA quality action clips in 640x480 resolution at 30 fps with sound. Great for when you're out and you don't have your video camera on-hand.

Scene modes: A wide range of more than a dozen pre-programmed scene modes provides top-quality photos in a range of shooting conditions.

High-Speed Continuous Shooting Modes: Action comes at you fast. With four speed options, the S8000fd has the ability to capture up to 15 frames per second (at 2 MP resolution) and never misses the shot.

High Resolution LCD: The 2.5" LCD display offers 230k pixels of resolution with an astonishing 60 fps refresh rate for smooth viewing.

Electronic Viewfinder (EVF): Rather than framing your shots with the 2.5" high resolution LCD, the S8000fd offers an electronic viewfinder to eye up the best shot with an astonishing 60 fps refresh rate for smooth viewing.

xD / SD / SD-HC Compatible slot: A new single media slot accepts not only Fujifilm's traditional xD-Picture Cards but also Secure Digital (SD) and SD-High Capacity (SD-HC) cards too.

Operates on 4xAA Batteries: The ultimate in convenience and accessibility, using AA batteries means in a pinch, more batteries are just moments away.
 

"With the FinePix S8000 fd, Fujifilm is bringing its heritage in photography and industry leading technology to its customers by offering them incredible optical zoom and ISO levels in a camera priced at a level they can afford," said David Troy, Senior Product Manager, Consumer Digital Cameras, Electronic Imaging Division, FUJIFILM U.S.A., Inc. "By styling advanced DSLR features in a compact, easy to use digicam, we're offering users the tools to capture photos you would swear were captured by a pro."