Ideal first bridge camera
Fujifilms extensive range of bridge cameras are renowned for their ease-of-use and outstanding telephoto capabilities. This years newest addition is the S2980. It houses an impressive 14 megapixel CCD sensor which delivers large, high-resolution images, 28mm wide-angle, 18x Fujinon optical zoom which gets you close to the action, a large 3.0” LCD screen and HD movie capture. This digital camera is perfect for photography enthusiasts looking for an all-round camera with generous zoom capabilities.
- 14 megapixel CCD sensor
- Fujinon 18x optical zoom (28-504mm in 35mm equiv)
- 28mm wide angle lens
- NEW improve Auto Focus/Quick Response
- Easy Web Upload to Facebook and YouTube
- HD Movie capture
- Scene Recogniton Auto (6 preset scenes)
- Tracking Auto Focus
- CCD Shift Image Stabilisation
- Motion Panorama mode
- HDMI port for easy connection to a HD-ready TV**
- Up to ISO 6400*
- Electronic View Finder (EVF) 200k
- Large 3.0inch LCD screen (230k)
- 4x AA batteries
* At reduced resolution
** HDMI cable not included
Number of effective pixels 14.0 million pixels
Image sensor: 1/ 2.3-inch CCD with primary colour filter
Storage media: Internal memory (none)
SD/SDHC memory card
File format: Still Image: JPEG (Exif Ver 2.3 )
(Design rule for Camera File system compliant / DPOF-compatible)
Movie AVI (Motion JPEG)
Lens: Fujinon 18x optical zoom lens
Focal length: f=5.0 - 90.0 mm, equivalent to 28 - 504mm on a 35 mm camera
Full-aperture: F3.1((Wide) - F5.6 (Telephoto)
Constitution: 11 groups 14 lenses
Digital zoom: approx. 6.7x (up to approx. 120.6x, with 18x optical zoom)
Aperture: F3.1/ F6.4 (Wide)
F5.6/F11 (Telephoto) with ND filter
Focus distance: (from lens surface)
Normal: Wide: Approx. 40cm/1.3 ft. to infinity
Telephoto: Approx. 2.5m /8.2 ft. to infinity
Macro: Wide: Approx. 5cm - 3.0m/1.9 in.- 9.8ft.
Telephoto: Approx. 1.8m - 3.0m/5.9 ft - 9.8ft.
Super Macro: Wide: Approx. 2cm - 1.0m/0.7 in.- 3.2ft.
Sensitivity: Auto / Equivalent to ISO 64/100/200/400/800/1600/3200*/6400*
(Standard Output Sensitivity)
*ISO3200/6400 is effective in image size S.
Exposure control: TTL 256-zones metering ; Spot, Multi, Average
Exposure mode: Programmed AE, Shutter Priority AE, Aperture Priority AE,
Shooting modes: SP: Zoom Bracketing, Natural Light & with Flash, Natural Light,Portrait, Baby, Smile, Landscape, Sport, Night, Night (Tripod),Fireworks, Sunset, Snow, Beach, Party, Flower, Text
Mode Dial: SR AUTO, AUTO, P, S, A, M, Custom, Movie, Panorama, SP
Image Stabiliser: CCD shift type
Face Detection: Yes
Exposure compensation: -2.0EV- 2.0EV 1/3EV step
Shutter speed: Auto: 1/4 sec. to 1/2000 sec
All other modes: 8 sec to 1/2000 sec with mechanical shutter
Continuous shooting (TOP): L: TOP - 3 (Max. 1.2 frames/sec.)
M: TOP - 10 (Max. 3.3 frames/sec.); size (M,S)
S: TOP - 20 (Max. 8 frames/sec.); size (S)
(LAST) LAST3: max. 1.2 fps; last 3 frames recorded
(others) LONG PERIOD: max. 1.2 fps; maximum number of frames varies with image size and available memory
Auto bracketing: AE Bracketing ±1/3EV,±2/3EV,±1EV
Focus: Single AF/Continuous AF (SR AUTO, Movie)
(Type) TTL contrast AF, AF assist illuminator available
(AF frame selection) Centre, Multi, Area, Tracking
White balance: Automatic scene recognition
Preset: Fine, Shade, Fluorescent light (Daylight), Fluorescent light (Warm White), Fluorescent light (Cool White), Incandescent light, Custom
Self-timer: Approx. 10 sec.//2 sec. Delay
Flash : Auto flash (i-flash)
Effective range: (ISO AUTO)
Normal: Wide: approx. 40 cm–8.0 m/1.3ft.–26.2 ft.
Telephoto: approx. 2.5 m–4.4 m/8.2ft.–14.4ft.
Macro: Wide: approx. 30 cm–3.0 m/1ft.–9.8 ft.
Telephoto: approx. 1.8 m–3.0 m/5.9ft.–9.8ft.
Flash modes: Red-eye removal OFF: Auto, Forced Flash, Suppressed Flash,Slow Synchro. Red-eye removal ON: Red-eye Reduction Auto, Red-eye Reduction & Forced Flash, Suppressed Flash, Red-eye Reduction & Slow Synchro.
Hot shoe - Electronic viewfinder: 0.2-inch., approx. 200,000 dots, colour LCD viewfinder approx. 97% coverage
LCD monitor: 3.0-inch, approx. 230,000 dots, TFT colour LCD monitor, approx. 97% coverage
Movie recording: 1280 x 720 pixels / 640 x 480 pixels / 320 x 240 pixels (30 frames/sec.) with monaural sound. Optical zoom function can be used.
Photography functions: SR AUTO, Instant zoom, Face Detection, Auto red-eye removal, Framing guideline, blink detection, Frame No. memory, histogram display, motion panorama
Playback functions: Face Detection, Auto red-eye removal, Multi-frame playback (with micro thumbnail), Protect, Crop, Resize, Slide show, Image rotate, voice memo, histogram display, exposure warning, Photobook assist, image search, favourites, Mark for upload, Panorama, Erase selected frames
Other functions: PictBridge, Exif Print, 35 Languages, Time difference, Silent mode
Terminal: (Video output) : NTSC// PAL selectable with monaural sound
(Digital interface): USB 2.0 High-Speed
(HDMI output) : HDMI Mini connector
Power supply: 4 x AA type alkaline batteries (included)
4 x AA type Ni-MH rechargeable batteries (sold separately)
4 x AA type lithium batteries (sold separately)
Battery Life: Alkaline batteries: Approx. 300 frames (AUTO mode)
Ni-MH rechargeable batteries: Approx 500 frames (AUTO mode)
Lithium batteries: Approx. 700 frames (AUTO mode
Dimensions : 110.2 (W) x 73.4 (H) x 81.4 (D) mm / 4.3 (W) x 2.8 (H) x 3.2 (D) in.
Weight : Approx. 437g / 15.4oz. (including battery and memory card)
Approx. 341g / 12.0oz. (excluding battery and memory card)
Operating Temperature : 0°C – 40°C
Operating Humidity: 10% – 80% (no condensation)