Fujifilm FinePix S2980The Fujifilm FinePix S2980 is an update to the popular S2950, the S2980’s number one feature is undoubtedly the price – available for just £95 from Amazon UK, it features a black design that makes it look a lot like a mini Digital SLR, it’s other features are:

  • 14 megapixel sensor
  • 18x optical zoom lens
  • equivalent to 28mm – 504mm
  • 3 inch LCD screen
  • Electronic Viewfinder
  • CMOS shift image stabilisation
  • P/A/S/M Manual modes
  • Panoramic shooting
  • 720p video at 30fps

The camera has a number of positive reviews on Amazon UK, including this one:

” The camera allows a complete novice to take decent photos. The instructions are not too complicated and one doesn’t feel intimidated by an avalanche of directions in how to do all the different things. It has a “point and shoot” option where the camera will automatically choose the right setting. One particularly good setting is the “panoramic” one, which takes spectacular photos. All in all, I’m very happy with the purchase and would recommend it to other beginners.”

Fujifilm FinePix S2980 RearThe only negatives seem to be from people who received a camera that did not work, although once replaced they seem to be happy, as of course Amazon UK have an excellent returns service, so this shouldn’t put people off. There are also a number of positive reviews on Argos UK.

Fujifilm FinePix S2980 TopMore reviews: Buy-N-Shoot – Gold Award. There is also a two part review at Big Fat Universe, with Part II here, where they say:

“In a nutshell, it’s an impressive bridge camera for the price and sports some features you might not expect while still managing not to feel like a budget camera.”

The Fujifilm FinePix S2980 is available for £95 from Amazon UK

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