Fuji FinePix 2600 Zoom2 megapixels, a 3x zoom lens, great pictures, and a bargain price: A great "value leader" from Fuji!
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Page 1:Intro and HighlightsReview First Posted: 11/08/2001
||2 megapixel CCD for 1,600 x 1,200 pixel images|
||3x, 38-114mm equivalent optical zoom lens|
||Movie mode (without sound)|
||Rechargeable batteries & charger included with the camera|
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Fujifilm produces a wide range of digicam models from bare-bones entry-level models up to and including a high-end digital SLR. To my mind though, where they've really had their greatest success has been in creating good-quality midrange cameras that sell at very competitive prices. The latest case in point is their FinePix 2600 Zoom, which sports a 2 megapixel CCD, a 3x optical zoom lens, and a quick USB computer connection, all for only $299 retail at its introduction. (This review was written in late October, 2001.) This is a great bargain, for a camera with a nice complement of features and very good photo quality. In fact, I think it's one of the better bargains in the digicam market today.
- 2-megapixel CCD delivering image resolutions as large as 1,600 x 1,200 pixels.
- 1.8-inch LCD monitor.
- Real image optical viewfinder.
- 3x, 6-18mm lens (equivalent to a 38-114mm zoom on a 35mm camera).
- Digital enlargement to 2.5x, depending on image resolution size.
- Full automatic exposure control.
- Shutter speeds range from 1/1,000 to 1/2-second.
- Apertures range from f/3.5 to f/8.7.
- Adjustable white balance with seven settings.
- Sensitivity equivalent to ISO 100.
- Built-in flash with five modes.
- 10-second self-timer.
- Movie mode (without sound).
- Images saved in JPEG format to SmartMedia card (16-megabyte card included).
- Power from two AA batteries or AC adapter (separate accessory).
- USB cable for high speed connection to a computer.
- Interface software compatible with both PC and Mac platforms.
- Compatible with DPOF (Digital Print Order Format) devices.
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