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Fujifilm FinePix Z5fd compact digital camera

£170 inc VAT

Manufacturer: Fujifilm

Our Rating: We rate this 4 out of 5

Pocket digital cameras have never really lived up to their name. Unless, of course, your pockets are reinforced and the size of a carrier bag. But Fujifilm has cracked it with the FinePix Z5fd.

Pocket digital cameras have never really lived up to their name. Unless, of course, your pockets are reinforced and the size of a carrier bag. But Fujifilm has cracked it with the FinePix Z5fd. The Fujifilm FinePix Z5fd can fit even a modest sized pocket, due in part to its sleek ‘Z' series sliding cover. And yet, the Fujifilm FinePix Z5fd is still packed with features.

Fujifilm was the first to develop hardware-based face-detection technology, and the FinePix Z5fd puts it to great use. The Fujifilm FinePix Z5fd is capable of capturing up to 10 faces in the frame, and will automatically compensate for the available light while focusing and following each face until it leaves the viewfinder. The Fujifilm FinePix Z5fd is perfect for nights out, when you haven't got time to fiddle with settings.

The diminutive Fujifilm FinePix Z5fd comes with 14 useful preset scene modes, the newest of which is the blog mode. This will allow you to take perfect pictures for posting online - particularly useful for eBay sellers. Speaking of which, it may be time to put your video camera up for auction. Fujifilm's FinePix Z5fd has cracking movie capture capabilities and, at 30fps (frames per second), your films are limited only by the size of your memory card.

Fujifilm FinePix Z5fd Expert Verdict »
Fujifilm Finepix Z5 Scores 9.0 out of 10 based on 109 reviews
6.3Mp
3x optical zoom
2.5in LCD viewfinder
ISO 100-1,600
26MB internal memory
xD slot
rechargeable lithium-ion battery
93x19x55mm
148g
  • Build Quality: We give this item 8 of 10 for build quality
  • Features: We give this item 8 of 10 for features
  • Value for Money: We give this item 8 of 10 for value for money
  • Overall: We give this item 8 of 10 overall

Everyone loves a party, and none more so than Fujifilm it would appear. The Fujifilm FinePix Z5fd is a formidable party animal. The Fujifilm FinePix Z5fd perfectly balances size, style and function, and can cope on a night out when quick snaps are in order. Video quality is truly impressive.

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