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Fujifilm FinePix T400 Compact camera

|February 12 2013 |Cameras


The new Fujifilm FinePix T400 is a compact camera that has 16 megapixels with long zoom. This camera is meant to be ultra affordable while offering fabulous features. The camera has a zoom of 10x and a 3 inch LCD screen. Video is can be shot at 720p movies. The lens on this new Fujifilm FinePix T400 camera is perfect for snapping far off objects. It has a 28mm wide angle lens. The features of the camera are fit into a sleek and compact body that has a nice matte outer appeal. You can get the Fujifilm FinePix T400 in a range of colors namely purple, blue black or pink.

Fijifilm FinePix T400

A digital camera that is meant to be compact,  and still has a long zoom lens, stirs up questions in our minds. First of all, how is the balance going to be in all this? What about the look? Is it going to look like a canon? The Fujifilm FinePix T400 does not disappoint. It looks great and does a good balancing act through some clever engineering and build. Fujifilm has succeeded in letting the effectiveness of a long zoom lens be without being forced to back it up with a bigger based barrel. Another good thing is that the camera keeps its curves on making it look glorious and handle friendly. On the top of the camera is left bare except for the power and shutter release button. The rest of the controls are still very much there only moved over to the back of the camera. The zoom too has been pushed towards the back of the camera.

The screen appears to occupy more space than it does actually due to the extent of compactness on this camera, and for this reason all the buttons are squeezed to the right side. The back has only three buttons save the extra zoom buttons. These are found around the common pad. There’s a playback button to look at the pictures you have already snapped. At the bottom is a button to skim through the display preferences. Also on the bottom is a red dot for initiating video mode. The macro pad is comfortable to use and easy to scroll around through the options.

Because of the wide angle lens, this camera is sure to be popular given its cheap price too. You can take advantage of its 10x lens and shoot landscapes and capture the verdure in its true color and natural tone. The only problem is there is not much angle towards the top.

The Fujifilm FinePix T400 has a plastic exterior and a piece of metal that goes around its periphery. This adds to the premium look, making your subconscious forget that you bought it at a bargain! The bottom of the camera is a plastic tripod next to a USB port. The lithium ion battery is housed beside the slot for memory card. You will have to buy a memory chip additionally however.  This camera also does not have internal memory, so memory card is a must.

The Fujifilm FinePix T400 has a great screen, with very readable options due to its bright buttons. The screen is very responsive to commands. Another feature of the Fujifilm FinePix T400 is the face detection function which makes the camera sensitive of ay person coming within the frame. You can feed it with how many people you want to include in the frame. When you take quick pictures on a busy day, you cant possibly be expected to review each and every picture, and for this the Blink warning feature and Smile and Shoot mode are perfect. Blink warning tells you when a subject in the picture blinked. Smile and Shoot means the camera automatically shoots of a subject when they smile.

Coming free with the Fujifilm FinePix T400, are a lithium-ion battery with charger, wrist strap and USB cable and of course the manual. An extended more in-depth version of the manual is recorded on a CD that also has the FinePix Studio version 3.2.

The Fujifilm FinePix T400 is stated to be able to shoot 160 pictures on a single charge in auto mode. So we mean, straight on picture taking without doing anything more like reviewing your pictures in playback mode, and everything else normally done when shooting. So realistically, we estimate it can manage a mere 100 pictures. This camera can be a great addition to your collection for flare and variance. Also it makes a nice gift for your kid who has startup enthusiasm in the world of filming and photography. The image quality is decent and with some tweaks you can really enjoy this camera.


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