Lens x Finder - Experience the Extreme Shooting Sensation
The combination of versatile & functional Fujinon lens and a bright viewfinder give a sensational shooting experience.
Fujinon 24x Optical Zoom*1 & Wide 24mm Zoom Lens
Highly Regarded by Professionals World-wide
The widely renown Fujinon Lenses are used popularly in numerous situations including satellites in outer space, TV/film, surveillance, and compact cameras. With the highly adept manufacture of Fujifilm, high precision optic and technology are provided for the best 24mm wide angle and 24x optical zoom.*1
Wide Angle (24mm)15x Optical Zoom (360mm*)24x Optical Zoom (576mm*)
* Equivalent on 35mm camera
Super EBC - Aiming for High Quality Images -
The lens elements used in the FinePix S4200 have been treated with multilayer Super EBC (Electron Beam Coating), the same process used for Fujinon broadcasting video lenses and large-format camera lenses acclaimed by professionals. Reducing ghosting and lens flare, the treatment promises clear image quality.
42-step*1 Electronic Powered Zoom
The powered 24x zoom*1 features smooth 42-step*1 zoom control, giving you the ability to frame every shot with precision accuracy.
2cm Super Macro
At a distance of just 2cm, macro photography using the FinePix S4200 allows you to capture all the exquisite detail of your subject from really close up.
*1: FinePix S4200
High Sensitivity + CCD Shift Image Stabilization
Dual Image Stabilization is the combination of high sensitivity and CCD shift image stabilization that works to eliminate blurred photos by freezing action and minimizing blurs at maximum zoom range.
Conventional Digital CameraFinePix S4200
The FinePix S4200 offers the flexibility of framing your shots through the crisp, clear electronic viewfinder. In addition to enhanced visibility in bright daylight, the bright EVF accommodates a traditional shooting style, making it easy to steady the camera, even when shooting with the 24x zoom fully extended.
3.0-inch Large LCD
The 3.0-inch large, bright LCD display makes it easy to compose great photos. Sharing pictures is a pleasure, thanks to a high-impact 230,000-dot resolution.
The FinePix S4200 can be powered by four AA-type alkaline batteries,* affording a convenient source of power when you're on the road and eliminating the need to carry a bulky charger.
Turn the power ON from a cold start and FinePix S4200 is ready to shoot in only 1.8 sec.
SR AUTO & Detection Functions
Equipped with SR AUTO, an auto 6 scene-recognition function with fully loaded detection functions that detect faces, blinks and smiles for clear optimized people photos.
6 Scene SR AUTO (Scene Recognition Auto)
Framed scenes are automatically detected and selected into appropriate camera settings: Portrait, Landscape, Night, Macro, Night Portrait, and Backlit Portrait.
Recognizes portraits by detecting the faces quickly in the frame and optimizing focus, brightness and white balance.
Scenic shots such as mountains and buildings are automatically recognized. Colors of the sky, forests, and flower fields are captured in vivid colors and depth.
For low-light and night-time scenarios, shutter speed and sensitivity are automatically adjusted, producing blur-free pictures with minimal noise.
Macro mode sets the focusing position of the details of small flowers or tiny subjects accurately.
When photographing people at night or in low light, SR AUTO optimizes flash range, shutter speed, and exposure of the portraits, while capturing smooth and luminous background.
Optimizes brightness of the faces that usually end up in shadow and underexposure caused by the light behind.
Face Detection optimizes people pictures by detecting faces and adjusting focus and exposure to ensure bright, clear results.
Conventional Digital CameraFinePix S4200
Red-eye Removal in Detected Faces
Red-eye removal automatically detects and corrects flash reflection for a perfect end result.
Instantly Detect up to 10 Faces!
The Face Detection can simultaneously recognizes up to 10 faces in a photo. Share your group portraits using the Zoom Up function in playbacks, checking each detected face. Each priceless expression can be cropped and saved in clear high resolution results.
The camera will warn you when people in the frame are blinking, giving you the option to retake the photo, or enlarge the face so you can save or delete the image before you take the next shot.
Smile & Shoot Mode
The Smile & Shoot mode of Scene Position, automatically releases the shutter when the smile appears so you won't miss the adorable smile the moment they happen.
High Performance Shooting Functions
Introducing high-performance shooting functions of Motion Panorama, Super Macro Shooting, Tracking Auto Focus, Instant Zoom and Zoom Bracketing Mode.
Lets you take panorama photos as simply as 1, 2, 3! The camera automatically stitches together three consecutive shots, with simple in-frame guidance to ensure the images are aligned. The resulting image is saved to the memory card as an impressive panorama.
Natural Light and with Flash
Can't decide whether it's best to use flash? Choose this mode, press the shutter and automatically capture the same scene twice: once with high sensitivity and natural light, and the second time with Intelligent Flash. Later choose one or keep both!
Tracking Auto Focus
Keeps fast moving subjects in the frame and in focus, even when the zoom is fully extended. Great for capturing dynamic close-ups.
A function to follow moving subjects in standard wide view for easy framing at high zoom settings. With a single press of a button, the subject tracked within the selected frame on the LCD, will be captured and saved at a high zoom ratio (1.4x or 2.0x digital zoom).
Zoom Bracketing Mode
Enables three shots to be taken at the single press of the button, at varying degrees of magnification (original, 1.4x and 2.0x). This enables instant editing on the camera to choose the ideal shot, rather than having to go back to a PC to facilitate a digital crop.
Date Stamp Function
Shooting date and time can be embedded in the lower right-hand corner of the image files.
HDTV-compatible Photos & Video
Able to capture both photos and movies in high-definition 16:9 format, the FinePix S4200 lets you discover the impact of full-screen HDTV image display.
Capture high resolution images in 16:9 format.
Capture high resolution images in 16:9 format (4,288 x 2,416 pixels, 3,072 x 1,728 pixels, 1,920 x 1,080 pixels).
Capture high resolution images in 16:9 format (1,280 x 720 pixels).
Versatile Shooting Modes
In addition to a wide range of shooting modes, the FinePix S4200 offers a selection of versatile scene positions that ensure optimum results no matter what the scene.
The easiest mode for taking pictures. Use this for ordinary photography.
Frame your shot and SR AUTO intelligently recognizes the scene and selects the ideal settings.
Ensures the ideal camera settings to match the shooting scenes.
Sweep the camera right or left to create panoramic image.
Records movies with sound.
This mode is a shooting mode with user settings.
This mode provides more detailed settings that are impossible to set in Auto mode.
Aperture Priority AE
An automatic mode to set the aperture.
Shutter Priority AE
An automatic mode to set the shutter speed.
Automatic mode to specify the settings except for the shutter speed and aperture setting.
This mode records three consecutive images with zoom ratio setting of 1x, 1.4x and 2x at a single release of the shutter.
Natural Light & with Flash
Shoots 2 images continuously, without flash and with flash. Comes in great handy during marginal shooting situations.
Produces beautiful images that retain the natural ambience when shots are taken in low-light conditions.
Set for shooting portraits. Skin tones are softened as it enhances the overall natural look.
Function most suitable for taking pictures of young children.
Smile & Shoot
Automatically triggers the shutter button and takes a photo only when smile is detected.
Best for shooting scenery in daylight capturing clear and sharp shots of buildings and mountains effectively.
A quick recognition of persons in motion or objects for a faster shutter speed to help you catch the perfect moment.
Mode for shooting evening and night scenes. A picture is taken with a slow shutter.
Clear shots of twilight scenes using tripod.
Effective for taking shots of fireworks with a slow shutter speed.
Capture sunset scenes vivid in color.
Most adaptable to snow scenes without unnatural darkened images or where the whole screen appears white.
Clear shots of people without darkened images under strong sunlight.
Best for shooting indoor weddings or parties. Retains the natural ambience in low-light conditions.
Capture a clear close-up shots of blooming flowers rich in color.
Clear shots of letters on a document or white board.
Easy Upload and Searching
Share pictures with friends and family, tagging pictures and movies for upload to FACEBOOK and YouTubeâ„¢ right in your camera.
Share your images with built in social networking
Don't wait until you get home to start choosing which pictures to upload to FACEBOOK. Start the process in camera by tagging the pictures you want to share. The next time you connect to your home computer your images will upload automatically. The same goes for movie clips too, which can also be uploaded to YouTubeâ„¢.
Easy Web Uploading to YouTubeâ„¢ and FACEBOOK via MyFinePix Studio
It's as easy as one, two, three. Shoot pictures and tag them for upload to your FACEBOOK profile page or YouTubeâ„¢ account.
1. Shoot 2. Mark 3. Upload
When the FinePix S4200 is connected to a PC, the marked images are uploaded to the designated site, eliminating the need for time-consuming PC-based image processing or selection.
MyFinePix Studio Automatically Searches for New Images to Upload for You
MyFinePix Studio detects new images to upload. When finding new image to upload, the uploader starts automatically.
Sort your favorite photos tagged by rank of stars from 0 through 5. Quickly search favorite pictures depending on the rank using image search.
Create a photo album in your camera. Easily accessible and mobile, you can share images with family and friends anytime, anywhere. Installed in-camera, you can create a photobook folder where tagged images will be stored and organized accordingly. Your photobook can also be ordered online for print when connected to the internet*1, as well as when you go to stores to get your photos printed*2, images can easily be sorted when tagged.
*1 MyFinePix Studio is required to be updated through Internet to use this function.
*2 Print service availability depends on region.
Easy and simple search function with slideshow and red-eye removal during playback.
With the convenient Image Search Function, you can search pictures by Date, Face, Scene, Type of Data, Favorite Rank and Upload Mark.
Viewing your saved photo image by date, making it easy to locate specific events or occasions.
All your portraits can be selected and replayed based on composition: group photos, couple pictures, or solo portraits.
Photos shot with Auto or SR Auto mode can be replayed according to the type of scene: portrait, landscape, night scene and macro.
By Type of Data
Display the content of your image library according to the type of data: still photos, or movie footage.
By Favorite Rank
Quickly search favorite pictures depending on the rank.
By Upload Mark
Photos or movies which you have marked to upload on YouTubeâ„¢/FACEBOOK.
Close-ups of detected faces are shown in slideshow style.
Red-eye Removal During Playback
This function corrects red-eyes while playback of detected faces.
Micro Thumbnail View
Up to 100 pictures can be viewed at a time in a 10x10 array of micro thumbnails. Convenient for smooth and comfortable playback.
SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Card Slot
The versatile card slot is compatible with high-capacity Secure Digital (SDHC/SDXC) memory cards.
|Number of effective pixels *1
||14.0 million pixels
||1/2.3 - inch CCD with primary color filter
- Internal memory (none)
- SD / SDHC / SDXC memory card *2
- still image
- JPEG (Exif Ver 2.3)*3
(Design rule for Camera File system compliant / DPOF-compatible)
- AVI (Motion JPEG)
|Number of recorded pixels
- still image
- L : (4:3) 4288 x 3216 / (3:2) 4288 x 2864 / (16:9) 4288 x 2416
M : (4:3) 3072 x 2304 / (3:2) 3072 x 2048 / (16:9) 3072 x 1728
S : (4:3) 2048 x 1536 / (3:2) 2048 x 1360 / (16:9) 1920 x 1080
- S4200 : Fujinon 24 x optical zoom lens
- S4300 : Fujinon 26 x optical zoom lens
- S4400 : Fujinon 28 x optical zoom lens
- S4500 : Fujinon 30 x optical zoom lens
- focal length
- S4200 : f=4.3mm - 103.2mm, equivalent to 24 - 576mm on a 35 mm camera
- S4300 : f=4.3mm - 111.8mm, equivalent to 24 - 624mm on a 35 mm camera
- S4400 : f=4.3mm - 120.4mm, equivalent to 24 - 672mm on a 35 mm camera
- S4500 : f=4.3mm - 129.0mm, equivalent to 24 - 720mm on a 35 mm camera
- F3.1 (Wide) - F5.9 (Telephoto)
- 11 groups 15 lenses
- S4200 : approx. 6.7 x (up to approx. 160.8 x, with 24x optical zoom)
- S4300 : approx. 6.7 x (up to approx. 174.2 x, with 26x optical zoom)
- S4400 : approx. 6.7 x (up to approx. 187.6 x, with 28x optical zoom)
- S4500 : approx. 6.7 x (up to approx. 201.0 x, with 30x optical zoom)
||F3.1 / F8 (Wide)
F5.9 / F8 / F20 (Telephoto) with ND filter
(from lens surface)
- Wide : Approx. 40 cm to infinity / 1.3 ft. to infinity
- Telephoto : Approx. 2.8 m to infinity / 9.1 ft. to infinity
- Wide : Approx. 7 cm - 3.0 m / 2.7 in. - 9.8 ft.
- Telephoto : Approx. 2.0 m - 3.0 m / 6.5 ft. - 9.8 ft.
- Super Macro
- Wide : Approx. 2 cm - 1.0 m / 0.8 in. - 3.3 ft.
||Auto,Equivalent to ISO 64 / 100 / 200 / 400 / 800 / 1600 / 3200* / 6400* (Standard Output Sensitivity)
- * ISO3200 / 6400 is effective in image size S.
||TTL 256-zones metering, Multi / Spot / Average
||Programmed AE, Shutter Priority AE, Aperture Priority AE, Manual exposure
- Zoom Bracketing, Natural Light, Natural Light & with Flash, 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
||CCD shift type
||-2.0EV - +2.0EV 1/3EV step
||(Auto mode) 1/4sec. to 1/2000sec., (All other modes) 8sec. to 1/2000sec.
(with mechanical shutter)
- TOP-6 max. 1.2 fps;
TOP-20 max. 3.3fps; size (M,S)
TOP-40 max. 8fps; size (S)
- LAST6 max. 1.2 fps; last 6 frames recorded
- LONG PERIOD
- max. 1.2 fps; maximum number of frames varies with image size and available memory
||AE Bracketing : Â±1/3EV, Â±2/3EV, Â±1EV
- Single AF / Continuous AF (SR AUTO, Movie)
- TTL contrast AF, AF assist illuminator available
- AF frame selection
- Center, Multi, Area, Tracking
||Automatic scene recognition
- Fine, Shade, Fluorescent light (Daylight), Fluorescent light (Warm White), Fluorescent light (Cool White), Incandescent light, Custom
||Approx. 10 sec. / 2 sec. delay
||Auto flash (i-flash)
Effective range : (ISO AUTO)
- Wide : Approx. 40cm - 7.0m / 1.3ft. - 22.9ft.
- Telephoto : Approx. 2.5m - 3.6m / 8.2ft. - 11.8ft.
- Wide : Approx. 30cm - 3.0m / 1.0ft. - 9.8ft.
- Telephoto : Approx. 2.0m - 3.0m / 6.5ft. - 9.8ft.
- 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.
||0.2-inch, approx. 200,000 dots, color LCD viewfinder approx. 97% coverage
||7.6-cm, approx. 230,000 dots, TFT color LCD monitor, approx. 97% coverage
||1280 x 720 pixels / 640 x 480 pixels / 320 x 240 pixels (30 frames/sec.) with monaural sound.
- * Optical zoom function can be used.
||SR AUTO, Instant zoom, Face Detection, Auto red-eye removal, Framing guideline, blink detection, Frame No. memory, Histogram display, motion panorama, Face recognition, Date stamp
||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, Favorites, Mark for upload, Panorama, Erase selected frames
||PictBridge, Exif Print, 35 Languages, Time difference, Silent mode
- Video output
- NTSC / PAL selectable with monaural sound
- Digital interface
- USB 2.0 High-Speed
- HDMI output
- HDMI Mini connector
||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)
||118.0 (W) x 80.9 (H) x 99.8 (D) mm / 4.6 (W) x 3.1 (H) x 3.9 (D) in.
||Approx. 543 g / 19.1 oz. (including batteries and memory card)
Approx. 448 g / 15.8 oz. (excluding batteries and memory card)
||0Â°C - 40Â°C
||10% - 80% (no condensation)
|Guide to the number of available frames for battery operation
||Alkaline batteries : Approx. 300frames (AUTO mode)
Ni-MH rechargeable batteries : Approx 500 frames (AUTO mode)
Lithium batteries : Approx. 700 frames (AUTO mode)
||4 x AA type alkaline batteries
Lens cap and Lens cap cord