Fujifilm FinePix S1500

(May 2009)

A reasonably specified camera could make the superzoom Fujifilm FinePix S1500 an easy introduction to Bridge Camera usage.

What’s good about this Fuji camera:

  • Fantastic flash range
  • Lightweight

What’s disappointing:

  • Wide angle is limited at 33mm
  • Macro focus distance relatively lengthy
  • Lack of HD video

Our review rating – 48%

Key features:
Megapixels 10.0
Optical Zoom 12x
Wide Angle (35mm equivalent) 33mm
Telephoto (35mm equivalent) 396mm
Continuous shooting (max) 1.4fps
Built in flash – max range 8.7m
Hot Shoe for external flash? No
Macro minimum 20mm
Video 640×480, 30fps
Weight 324g
Approx price (incl VAT & delivery) £299
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