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The FinePix S2500HD is a higher-end point-and-shoot camera from FujiFilm.

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Pros

records video in 720p high definition

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mini HDMI output for easily displaying images and videos on compatible TVs and displays

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affordable price point

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good variety of manual adjustment options for the aspiring photographer

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good image quality for the price

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universal AA batteries are easy to find and replace on the go in a pinch

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a great hybrid camera for aspiring photographers who want a stepping stone between a P&S and a higher end DSLR

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records to easy to find, affordable and capacious SD/SDHC/SDXC flash memory

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face, blink, and smile detection

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18x optical zoom

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i use 4x2700 NiMh And a 16GB SDHC series10 30MB in /Out Gives the CAM great respons time,..

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high speed shooting capabilities - 20 frames at 8FPS (albeit with a resolution of only 3MP)

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Cons

HD video surprisingly poor quality in artificial light, doesn't not look 720 due to substantial graininess.

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Facial recognition features delay the shutter reducing overall utility for moving shots.

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uses AA batteries as opposed to more capacious lithium-ion battery packs

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HD video re-focusing very slow

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Some reports of high-pitched whining on playback of HD video.

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Ther are no MUD-FLABS against direct sunligth.. like on the FINEPIX5500S

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The FinePix S2500HD is a higher-end point-and-shoot camera from FujiFilm. It is most notable for its 18x optical zoom lens, for which it sacrifices some portability. The S2500HD also features optical image stabilization and face detection, and is capable of recording 720p video. Photos and video can be displayed in HD on an external display. A release date has not yet been announced.

Features
  • 18x optical zoom
  • Optical image stabilization
  • Face detection
  • 720p video recording
  • HDTV output
  • Summer 2010 release
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