The Fuji film finepix F31fd is an elegant looking camera with its silver scratch resistant outer case. It is extremely lightweight pocket point and shoot camera that also packs the picture quality of an SLR. The camera has a comfortable grip, multiple exposure modes, auto & manual focus, 8 white balance modes (including a custom hold mode) and a six-mode popup flash. This camera takes bright, vibrant pictures indoors, and the 3x optical zoom is amazing.
The super CCD HR technology helps to capture more light with little noise at ISO 3200 settings also. The user interface is extremely easy to learn and navigate. The camera supports dual media slots (SD/MMC and xD-Picture Card) to provide more storage options. It provides compatibility with different media modes and allows users to use maximum of these. The 2.5-inch LCD display helps the photo shooters capture each image perfectly. The Fuji film’s Picture Stabilization technology utilizes the heightened sensitivity of the FinePix at ISO 1600 and high-speed shutter settings to prevent camera shake or freeze subject movement, reducing blur to a large extent.
This easy to access feature let’s the F31fd choose the correct light sensitivity and best-matching shutter speed by itself, for the highest quality digital pictures. The flash fine-tunes the flash output for shooting with high-sensitivity settings and pops up automatically when required. It recognizes scene conditions and determines the optimum flash output to ensure optimum lighting. The subjects in the foreground appear natural and the background detail is bright and clear. The images are vivid and sharp. The zoomed images to 3X are also sharp in the Auto mode.
The finepix does a lot of auto settings that leaves the photographers little to do on the adjustment front and lets them enjoy the photographic experience to a maximum. The battery lasts long with the extended life of the Lithium ion battery. The Fuji film finepix F31fd combines the power of an SLR and the ease of use of a point-and-shoot. It is well suited to amateurs and intermediate photographers alike.
Fuji’s new F31fd Finepix Digital Camera gives you the best possible results, in any shooting conditions. It 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.
Fuji film’s new Picture Stabilization mode eliminates blur 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. A new 6th generation Super CCD-HR to capture more light with less electronic noise. ultra-high sensitivity means you can capture the perfect picture, even in low light, just as your eye sees it. The 2.5″ LCD has 230,000 pixel resolution and a fast refresh rate giving you smooth, clear viewing in high resolution color. The FinePix F31fd delivers an astonishing 580 shots per charge, which means you’re always ready for that next photo opportunity.
Auto Flash with Red-Eye reduction & Slow Synchro Shutter Speed – 15 sec. to 1/2000 sec. Movie Recording – 640 x 480 or 320 x 240 pixels, 30 frames/sec. in AVI format with monaural sound Preset & automatic White Balance Exposure Modes – Programmed AE, Shutter Priority AE, Aperture Priority AE Voice Memo – Up to 30 sec. recording, in WAV format 26MB internal storage Stores photos on xD-Picture Card (up to 2GB) Color modes – B&W/Chrome/Standard Photography functions – Face Detection, High-speed shooting, Best framing, Frame No. memory 2/10 sec. Self-Timer USB high-speed input/output Dimensions(WxHxD) – 3.6 2.2 1.1 (with no accessories/attachments) Weight – Approx. 5.5 oz. (unloaded)
6.3-megapixel CCD captures enough detail for photo-quality 14 x 19-inch prints
3x optical zoom; 2.5-inch LCD display
Face Detection Technology built-in to the camera’s processor
ISO 3200 sensitivity at full resolution; VGA movie capture of 30 frames per second with sound
Powered by NP-95 Li-ion battery (battery and power adapter included); stores images on xD-Picture Card (26MB internal memory included)