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Is this Fuji worth it?

Discussion in 'Fujifilm Cameras' started by penfoldUK, Oct 18, 2005.

  1. penfoldUK

    penfoldUK New Member

    I have seen a Fuji FinePix s5500 Zoom for £151.99 and wondered what people thought of it and if it had a manual focus and zoom on it?
  2. downfader

    downfader Well-Known Member

    Theres a pic in this weeks Mike Maloney pages by a reader who uses one (a rodent pic). It looked alright, a bit small on the page to tell really but ok. I dont think it has manual focus... I would suggest you go to a shop and try one out, but for 150 quid it seems very reasonable :)

    Also, search the fujifilm website for its specs/info... there may be links to reviews up there.
  3. Richie_Rich

    Richie_Rich New Member

  4. ahar

    ahar Well-Known Member

    I have a Fuji S5000 and i was pretty good as a step up to a full digital SLR. It does have manual focus but it's a real pain in the butt to use. Still, I got good photos from mine, I just outgrew it.
  5. FujiSigmaNolta

    FujiSigmaNolta Well-Known Member

    It is well worth it, but for a tiny bit more you can get a superior model refurbished (I believe that the S5500 you've seen is either secondhand or refurbished), like the S7000. It's got hotshoe flash and a few more features, but the zoom is lagging in comparison to the S5500 and that is a major selling feature of the s5500.


  6. Oldy

    Oldy Member

    Please explain about the zoom...i have a S7000 and a 602...for some resome the 602 is easier to use...???...but the S7000 gives great results

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