FujiFilm FinePix S1500 Review

Overall Score

38

Main Features

  • 10 MP 1/2.3 CCD Sensor
  • 33-396 mm (12x) F2.8-5.0 Zoom Lens
  • 64 - 6400 ISO
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 2" Fixed Screen
  • Electronic Viewfinder
  • 1 fps continuous shooting
  • 640 x 480 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 103 x 73 x 68 mm, 345g.
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Fujifilm FinePix S1500 Overview


First introduced in February, 2009, Fujifilm FinePix S1500 is a 10 MP Compact with a 1/2.3 (6.17 x 4.55 mm) sized CCD sensor.


Fujifilm S1500 comes with a 6.16 x 4.62 mm CCD sensor, which has a diagonal of 7.7 mm (0.3").

- Full Frame
- Fujifilm FinePix S1500

Sensor resolution of Fujifilm S1500 ~ 3646 x 2742 pixels.

Fujifilm S1500 has Crop Factor: 5.62

The sensor has a surface area of 28.5 mm².

There are approximate 9,997,332 photosites (pixels) on this area.


Proc and Cons of Fujifilm S1500


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Fujifilm FinePix S1500 with competitors in small sensor superzoom cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
1.0 fps Continuous Shooting
33 mm Wide Angle Lens
Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
Manual Exposure Mode
5.0 Lens at Tele
2 AE Bracketing Range
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Touch Screen
No AF Face Detection
No External Flash
Slow Lens at Tele: F5.0
Low Screen Resolution: 230k dots
No Articulating Screen
No Full HD Video
No Environmental Sealing
Slow Lens at Wide: F2.8
Small LCD Screen: 2"
Slow Continuous Shooting: 230 fps
Type Scores

Fujifilm FinePix S1500 has an Overall Score of 38/100 and ranked #431 out of 802 in Compact cameras, and ranked #850 out of 1222 in all cameras.

Fujifilm S1500 Scores
Imaging score
19
Features score
38
Value for money score
55
Portability score
89
Overall score
38
Average Scores in Small Sensor Superzoom
Imaging Score
25
Features Score
51
Value For Money Score
61
Portability Score
85
Overall score
45

Physical Dimensions of Fujifilm S1500


Fujifilm FinePix S1500 weighs 345g and has external dimensions of 103 x 73 x 68mm (4.06 x 2.87 x 2.68"). Considering that the average weight of Small Sensor Superzoom cameras is 392g, Fujifilm S1500 is 47 grams less than the average weight of cameras in this category. Fujifilm S1500 is less by 10mm more than the average length in Small Sensor Superzoom.

Weight Comparison
Small Sensor Superzoom Cameras


Fujifilm S1500
345g
Average weight
392g
Min weight
136g
Max weight
1415g

Thickness Comparison
Small Sensor Superzoom Cameras


Fujifilm S1500
68mm
Average Thickness
65mm
Min Thickness
0mm
Max Thickness
181mm

Here is the front and top view image of Fujifilm FinePix S1500 with the dimensions:

Fujifilm FinePix S1500

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight FinePix S1500 Dimensions FinePix S1500
Fujifilm FinePix S1 Fujifilm S1 680 g 345 g 133 x 91 x 110 mm 103 x 73 x 68 mm
Fujifilm FinePix S4800 Fujifilm S4800 518 g 345 g 122 x 93 x 100 mm 103 x 73 x 68 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200 Panasonic FZ200 588 g 345 g 125 x 87 x 110 mm 103 x 73 x 68 mm
Canon PowerShot SX60 HS Canon SX60 HS 650 g 345 g 128 x 93 x 114 mm 103 x 73 x 68 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150 Panasonic FZ150 528 g 345 g 124 x 82 x 92 mm 103 x 73 x 68 mm
Samsung WB2200F Samsung WB2200F 708 g 345 g 119 x 122 x 99 mm 103 x 73 x 68 mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 Sony RX10 813 g 345 g 129 x 88 x 102 mm 103 x 73 x 68 mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX100V Sony HX100V 577 g 345 g 122 x 87 x 93 mm 103 x 73 x 68 mm

Specifications of Fujifilm FinePix S1500


General
Brand FujiFilm
Model FinePix S1500
Announced February, 2009
Body Type SLR-like (bridge)
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0
Macro Focus Range 2
Screen
Screen Size 2"
Screen Type Fixed
Screen Resolution 230k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Electronic
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage n/a%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.0
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 0
Number of Cross Focus Points
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/8 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/2000 sec
Continuous Shooting 1.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 8.70
Flash Modes Auto, On, Off, Slow sync, Red-eye reduction
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±2 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size 1/2.3
Sensor Type CCD
Sensor Dimensions 6.16 x 4.62 mm
Sensor Area 28.5 mm²
Sensor Resolution 10 MP
Max Image Resolution 3648 x 2736
Max Native ISO 6400
Min Native ISO 64
Max Boosted ISO 0
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 640 x 480
Video Formats Motion JPEG
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 0 shots
Battery Type
Battery Model 4 x AA
Physical
Weight 345 g
Physical Dimensions 103 x 73 x 68 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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