Fuji FinePix F31fd Digital Camera - £119 Delivered

Fuji FinePix F31fd Digital Camera - £119 Delivered

Found 24th Jun 2007
One of the best compact digital cameras around at the price. I bought one of these myself from Amazon.co.uk and couldn't be happier. It produces clean and sharp photos at 400 and 800 ISO, much better than equivalent Canon/Sony. No more blurred indoor photos. The resolution of 6.3MP is more than enough and saves you from buying large memory cards. The included Li-ion battery seems to last ages. The camera is nice to hold due to all metal alloy body. Face detection feature is a bit of a gimmick, I don't use it. I rate this camera highly because of excellent low light performance (quick focus and clean photos)

I know this has been posted before but with Amazon you get FREE delivery - which might work out cheaper than from other merchants.


Technical Details

* Product Description: Fujifilm FinePix F31fd - digital camera
* Product Type: Digital camera - point and shoot
* Dimensions (WxDxH): 9.1 cm x 2.8 cm x 5.6 cm
* Weight: 156 g
* Supported Flash Memory: XD-Picture Card
* Integrated Memory: 26 MB
* Sensor Resolution: 6.3 Megapixel
* Shooting Modes: Frame movie mode
* Lens Aperture: F/2.8-5.0
* Focus Adjustment: Automatic
* Min Focus Range: 60 cm
* Focal Length: 8 mm - 24 mm
* Optical Zoom: 3 x
* Digital Zoom: 6.2 x
* Camera Flash: Built-in flash
* Red Eye Reduction: Built-in
* Microphone: Microphone - built-in
* Display: LCD display - TFT active matrix - 2.5" - colour
* Supported Battery: 1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery ( included )

Manufacturer's Description
The F31fd Finepix digital still camera features Face Detection, a new technology designed to significantly improve your picture taking by identifying human subjects' faces in the frame (up to 10 faces) and in real time, determining the optimal focus and exposure settings for the absolute best results possible in any shooting conditions. Behind Fujifilm's Face Detection technology is a newly developed LSI chip combined with patented software that allows the FinePix F31fd digital still camera to reach a level of performance in digital photography never before possible.Blurry images are the most common complaint of digital camera users. Fujifilm's Picture Stabilization mode eliminates blurs due to subject movement and camera shake; even in low light backgrounds. Simply select the Picture Stabilization icon on the dial on top of the FinePix F31fd, and you're ready to shoot. Picture Stabilization automates professional photographic techniques to deliver clear images with true color and fine detail.Sensitivity in photographs means you get true color, fine detail and clear pictures. The FinePix F31fd utilizes Fujifilm's 6th generation Super CCD-HR to capture more light with less electronic noise. Combined with the RP Processor II and an aspherical Fujinon lens system, which are used widely in professional broadcast TV cameras, the FinePix F31fd can reach groundbreaking levels of sensitivity, up to ISO 3200 with very low noise, which can cause grainy pictures. This ultra-high sensitivity means you can capture the perfect picture, even in low light, just as your eye sees it. And all with extremely fast operational and processing speeds so you never miss a shot.Now your digital camera will last longer than you thanks to an extended life Lithium Ion battery. The FinePix F31fd delivers an astonishing 580 shots per charge, which means you're always ready for that next photo opportunity. And then simply connect the camera to the AC adapter to recharge and be ready for your next party, wedding, vacation or any other picture-taking occasion.Tired of your pictures looking washed out because the flash was too bright? Fujifilm's i-Flash system ensures your image is always properly exposed with just the right amount of light. The results are more natural looking subjects and backgrounds that are bright and full of crisp detail, so you capture the picture just the way you see it.The FinePix F31fd makes it easy to frame your shot and share your memories with a high resolution LCD. The 2.5" LCD has 230, 000 pixel resolution and a fast refresh rate giving you smooth, clear viewing in high-resolution color. The LCD adjusts image brightness to surrounding light levels automatically. For added control in darker settings, simply press the one-touch manual gain up to increase the LCD brightness for better viewing. Bright sunlight viewing is made easy with thanks to Clear View Filter Technology. This anti-glare coating is used on millions of plasma and LCD screens worldwide, and makes the F31fd's LCD viewable even in direct light.


Original Poster

If you can't quite stretch to 124 quid, you may be interested in the excellent deal on Fuji F20, it has the same sensor but lower ISO range, plastic body and lower resolution LCD screen (there maybe other differences too) In any case at 79.99 collect @Argos it's a very good deal indeed:

Good price, great camera - voted HOT. I have the f30 (the model before this - almost the same but without the face detection feature). This series of cameras are totally fab and take brilliant photos indoors / low light.

Excellent camera - voted HOT!

Great deal. I too have the F30 and paid a lot more than this for it last year.
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