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Press Release

FinePix S3100 and S5100 digital cameras offer 4.0 megapixels, long zooms and enhanced LCD properties

VALHALLA, NY, July 28, 2004 - Fuji Photo Film U.S.A., Inc., a pioneer in digital imaging technology, today announced the addition of two new digital cameras in the company's esteemed S-series line. Both the FinePix S3100 and S5100 deliver powerful 4.0 megapixel resolution in appealing 35mm-styleform factors, and provide enhancements for improved viewfinder and LCD viewing in low-light situations - making it easy to capture brilliant images under any condition.

"The FinePix S3100 and S5100 offer long zoom power combined with ease of use and best-possible image quality," said Susan Schaffer, Director, Consumer Products, Photo Imaging Division, Fuji Photo Film U.S.A., Inc. "Fujifilm is proud to continue its digital imaging leadership with these solid performers."

Top Features

The FinePix S3100 offers beginner digital photographers 4.0 million pixels of shooting power with a fully automatic point-and-shoot feature set. The camera also offers a 6x optical and 3.4x digital zoom to capture crisp, clear images of distant subjects, and captures QVGA video clips at a rate of 10 frames/second. This model will replace the popular FinePix S3000 in August.

The FinePix S5100 offers mid-level digital photographer 4.0 million pixels combined with both point-and-shoot simplicity as well as a more advanced manual feature set including continuous shooting, continuous auto-focus, shutter priority and aperture priority modes. This model offers a 10x optical and 3.6x digital zoom capability, the longest in Fujifilm's consumer category. In addition, the FinePix S5100 can capture VGA video clips at a rate of 30 frames/second, with sound, and can capture RAW format files. This model will replace the company's best-selling FinePix S5000 in October.

Both cameras offer a low-light viewfinder and LCD enhancement, making it easier to see the subject in dark conditions, and can be used with telephoto and wide-angle lenses. The FinePix S3100 and S5100 operate on four AA alkaline or NiMH rechargeable batteries, and use Fujifilm's xD-Picture Card™ storage media, which can hold up to 532 4.0 megapixel (normal) images on a 512MB card.

Familiar SLR-Type Design

The FinePix S3100 and S5100 offer traditional 35mm styling, while pistol grips offer easy handling. The FinePix S3100 measures 3.9(W) x 3.0(H) x 2.7(D) inch and weighs 10.1 ounces without batteries and storage media; the FinePix S5100 measures 4.4(W) x 3.2(H) x 3.1(D) inches and weighs 11.9 ounces without batteries and storage media. Optional telephoto and wide-angle lens adapters increase the performance of both models.


The FinePix S3100 will be available in August 2004 and sell for approximately $349.99, while the FinePix S5100 will ship in October 2004 and sell for approximately $499.99. Both cameras will ship with a lens adapter ring, a 16MB xD-Picture Card™, FinePix Viewer, ImageMixer VCD2 for FinePix, four AA alkaline batteries, USB cable, A/V cable, and a shoulder strap.

Great Prints

Fujifilm digital cameras offer consumers best-quality printed images made from home, at home and at the store. Both the FinePix S3100 and S5100 offer consumers PictBridge compatibility for fast and convenient at-home printing, without the use of a computer. Now, consumers can use Fujifilm's inkjet paper in nearly any manufacturer's inkjet printer to ensure long-lasting prints with bright colors. Consumers may visit to find a store near them - or near friends and family across the country - that offers in-store digital camera developing, and to order images from local retailers online.

About Fujifilm

Fuji Photo Film U.S.A., Inc. is a subsidiary of Fuji Photo Film Co., Ltd. and delivers technology solutions to meet the imaging and information needs of retailers, consumers, professionals and business customers. As a global leader in digital imaging, Fujifilm pioneered the development of digital medical systems, and today is the leader in digital minilab systems. The company was ranked in the top ten for U.S. patents granted during the last decade, employs 73,100 people worldwide and in the year ending March 31, 2004, had global revenues of more than $24 billion. In the United States, Fujifilm is a leader in delivering high quality, easy-to-use imaging and information solutions in the following categories: Digital Imaging Systems, Recording/Storage Media, Film and Imaging Systems, Motion Picture Film, Graphic Arts and Printing Systems and Medical Imaging and Diagnostics Systems. Fujifilm is an environmentally friendly, humane enterprise and an exemplary corporate citizen.

For more information on Fujifilm products, consumers can call 800-800-FUJI or access the Fujifilm USA Web site at

All product and company names herein may be trademarks of their registered owners.

FinePix S5100 Digital Camera – Specifications*

Number of Effective Pixels 4.0 million pixels
CCD Sensor 1/2.7-inch conventional CCD system (number of total pixels: 4.23 million pixels) RGB filters
Number of Recorded Pixels 2272 x 1704 (3.87milion), 1600 x 1200, 1280 x 960, 640 x 480 pixels
File formats Still image: CCD-RAW, JPEG (Exif Ver 2.2), Movie: AVI (Motion JPEG) *Design rule for Camera File system compliant / DPOF-compatible
Storage media xD-Picture Card (16MB to 512MB)
Recording capacity with one 16MB xD-Picture Card (included) Still image Movie
4MP(F) 4MP(N) 2MP 1MP 0.3MP     640 x 480 320 x 240
8 16 25 33 122     Approx. 13sec. Approx. 26sec.
Lens focal length Equivalent to 37mm-370mm on a 35mm camera
Optical zoom 10x
Digital zoom 3.6x (at 640 x 480 pixel mode), 1.8x (at 1280x960 pixels), 1.4x (at 1600x1200 pixels)
Focus Auto focus /AF area focus/AF center focus/Manual focus
Focus range Normal: 3.0ft to infinity (W), 6.6ft to infinity (T); Macro: 0.3ft. - 6.6ft. (W), 3.0ft. - 6.6ft (T)
Aperture F2.8-F8 (Wide); F3.1-F9 (Tele) (10 steps in 1/3 EV increments)
Viewfinder 0.33-inch 115,000 pixels electronic viewfinder (approx. 100% coverage)
Exposure control Programmed AE, aperture priority AE, shutter priority AE, manual
Exposure Compensation -2 EV to +2 EV (13 Steps in 1/3 EV increments at P/S/AM)
Color control modes Standard, Chrome, Black & White
Sensitivity Auto (equivalent to 64-200 320 depending on conditions)/64/100/200/400 P/S/A/M (equivalent to ISO 64/100/200/400)
Shutter speed Auto/SP: ¼ sec. to 1/2000 sec.
SP (night scene mode only): 3 sec. - 1/1000 sec.
Manual: 15 sec. - 1/2000 sec.
White balance Automatic, Manual (Custom, Fine, Shade, Fluorescent light (Daylight), Fluorescent light (Warm White), Fluorescent light (Cool White), Incandescent light)
Flash Auto flash
Effective range: 1.0ft - 1314.8ft (W)/2.6ft0ft. - 12.513.1 ft (T)
Flash mode: Auto, Red-eye Reduction, Forced Flash, Suppressed Flash,
Slow Synchro, Red-eye Reduction + Slow Synchro
LCD monitor 1.5-inch 115,000 pixels low-temperature polysilicon TFT (Approx. 100% coverage)
Terminal USB interface, power-input socket
Power source 4 AA alkaline batteries included
4 NiMH rechargeable batteries (sold separately)
AC power adapter AC-5VH/AC-5VHS (sold separately)
Dimensions 4.4(W) x 3.2(H) x 3.1(D) inch
Weight 11.9 oz. (excluding battery and media)
Shooting modes Normal: auto, scene position (portrait, landscape, sports, night scene),
Continuous: top 3 (3 frames/sec.,
up to 3 frames), final 3 (3 frames/sec., up to 3 frames), long-period (max. 1.6 frames/sec., up to 40 frames)
Movie recording 640 x 480 pixels./320 x 240 pixels(Up to media capacity, direct recording
to the media).
30 fps, AVI (Motion JPEG) with sound
Video out NTSC and PAL switchable
Playback Single frame (with 14x playback zoom), 9 multi-frame, exposure information with histogram, navigation screen on playback zoom.
Others Low-light viewfinder function, scene modes, continuous auto-focusing,
auto bracketing, photo mode control - ISO/resolution/color, continuous top
3 and final 3 frame 4MP shooting (3 frames/second), 40 frame continuous
shooting (1.6 frames/second), self-timer: approximately 2/10 sec., world
time, 7 language menu interface, tripod socket, lens cap, adapter ring, PictBridge compatible
Accessories included 16MB xD-Picture Card
USB cable
Video cable
Shoulder strap
4 AA alkaline batteries
Lens cap
Lens adapter/filter ring (55mm) for WL-FX9 and TL-FX9
FinePix Viewer
ImageMixer VCD2 for FinePix
RAW file converter LE
Owner's manual
Optional accessories xD-Picture card (16MB-512MB)
Compact Flash™ Card Adapter DPC-CF
Image memory card reader DPC-R1
AC power adapter AC-5VH/AC-5VHS
Battery charger with battery BK-NH/BK-NH2
Wide-angle conversion lens WL-FX9/F9B
Telephoto conversion lens TL-FX9/FX9B
Soft case SC-FX S5
Travel kit (A3): large case, AA NiMH travel charger with auto adapter

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