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Fujifilm FinePix A820


Fujifilm FinePix A820
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Category: Point-and-Shoot

The Fujifilm FinePix A820 features 8.3MP resolution on a 1/1.6 in. Super CCD HR image sensor, and a Fujinon 4x optical zoom lens delivering low noise ISO 800 at full resolution.

New is the ability to accept both xD-Picture Card and Secure Digital (SD) memory card.

A re-designed Graphic User Interface with colorful icon based menu system provides fast and easy access of menu functions and a brief explanation of each function while navigating.

Framing and reviewing photographs is made easy thanks to a large 2.5" LCD monitor, with an anti-reflective coating to prevent glare when shooting in bright daylight.

15 Scene Modes provide an easy way to handle challenging lighting situations. Movie recording is 320 x 240 pixels at 30 frames/sec with monaural sound.

IR Simple technology for easy and quick photo sharing. It's lightning-fast using Infra Red allowing you to send pictures from camera to camera, or to IR portable printers or Kiosks in retail stores. It's easy, effortless and very convenient.

An optional Underwater Housing WP-FXA800 allows you to bring your camera underwater up to depths of 3M (10 feet).

The Fujifilm FinePix A820 is an easy-to-use and affordable entry-level point-and-shoot digital camera for the first-time user. Available in Silver, Gun Metal and Blue.

Fujifilm A820
QuickFact™ Sheet

Fujifilm FinePix A820US | CAN | UK

  Number of Effective Pixels 8.3 million pixels  
  Image Sensor 1/1.6-inch Super CCD HR  
  Number of Recorded Pixels Still image: 3,296 x 2,472 (8M) /3,504 x 2,336 (3:2) / 2,304 x 1,728 (4M)/ 1,600 X 1,200 / 640 X 480  
  Storage Media Internal memory (approx. 10MB) / xD-Picture Card TM ( 16MB - 2 GB ) /SD memory card.  
  File formats Still image : JPEG (Exif Ver 2.2 )
Movie : AVI (Motion JPEG )
(Design rule for Camera File system compliant / DPOF-compatible)
  Recording Capacity with 512MB xD-Picture Card (not included)
Still images
3296 x 2472 (F) 127
3296 x 2472 (N) 253
3504 x 2336 (3:2) 253
2304 x 1728 515
1600 x 1200 818
640 x 480 3993
QVGA (30fps) 14.8 min
  Recording Capacity with 512MB SD Memory Card (not included)
Still images
3296 x 2472 (F) 123
3296 x 2472 (N) 245
3504 x 2336 (3:2) 245
2304 x 1728 498
1600 x 1200 793
640 x 480 3867
QVGA (30fps) 14.3 min.
  Lens Fujinon 4x Optical zoom lens , F2.9 - F6.3  
  Lens Focal Length f=8.8mm - 35.2mm, Equivalent to 39-156mm on a 35mm camera  
  Focus Auto Focus (Center)  
  Focusing Distance Normal: Approx. 60cm to infinity/2.0ft to infinity
Macro : Wide Angle: Approx. 10-80cm/0.3-2.6ft.
Telephoto Angle: Approx. 26-80cm /
0.9-2.6 ft.
  Aperture Range Wide-angle: F2.9/7.1  
  Optical Zoom 4x  
  Digital Zoom Approx. 7.6 X  
  Shutter Speed

4 sec. to 1/1200 sec. (depend on exposure)

  Exposure Control TTL 256-zones metering  
  Exposure Mode Programmed AE  
  Shooting modes Mode dial : Auto, Baby mode, Picture Stabilization, Red-eye Reduction, Digital ZOOM, Portrait, SP(Scene Position), Movie
SP : Landscape, Sport, Night, Natural light, Beach, Snow, Fireworks, Sunset, Underwater, Flower, Party, Museum, Text, Manual
  Movie Recording 320 x 240 pixels, 30 frames/sec. With monaural sound, AVI format (Motion JPEG)  
  Photography Functions Best framing, Frame No. memory  
  ISO Sensitivity AUTO/Equivalent to ISO 100/200/400/800 (Standard Output Sensitivity)  
  White balance Automatic scene recognition
Preset (Fine, Shade, Fluorescent light (Daylight), Fluorescent light (Warm White), Fluorescent light (Cool White), Incandescent light)
  Viewfinder None  
  LCD monitor 2.5 inches, 115,000 pixels , Amorphous silicon TFT color LCD monitor, Approx. 100% coverage  
  Flash Mode Auto flash
Effective range: (ISO AUTO):
• Telephoto : Approx.0.6 -3.9m/2.0 -12.8ft
• Wide : Approx. 0.6 -1.8m/2.0 -5.9ft.
• Macro : Approx. 30-80cm /1.0 - 2.6 ft.
Flash mode : Auto, Red-eye Reduction, Forced Flash, Suppressed Flash, Slow Synchro.
  Self-timer Approx. 10 sec. / 2 sec.delay  
  Video Out NTSC/PAL selectable  
  Digital input/output USB 2.0 High speed  
  IR communication IrSimple™  
  Power supply 2xAA-size alkaline batteries, 2xAA-size Ni-MH batteries (optional), AC power adapter AC-3VX (optional)  
  Playback functions Slide show, Trimming, Single frame, Multi-frame playback, Sorting by date, Image rotate  
  Systems requirements

- Factory installed USB port

- IBM PC/AT compatible computer
• CPU Pentium, 200MHz or higher
• Window®98, 98SE, 2000Pro., Me, XP HE/Pro.
• RAM of 256MB or more
• 450MB of free hard disk space
• CD-ROM drive

- Macintosh computer
• CPU of Power PC
• Mac OS 10.2.8 to 10.3.7
• RAM of 256MB or more
• 400MB of free hard disk space
• CD-ROM drive

  Included Accessories • AA-size Alkaline Batteries (2)
• Hand Strap
• A/V cable
• USB cable (mini-B)
• CD-ROM : FinePixViewer-S / FinePixViewer
• Owner's Manual
  Optional Accessories

• xD-Picture Card: 128MB, 256MB, 512MB, 1GB, 2GB
• PC Card Adapter DPC-AD
• CompactFlash™ Card Adapter DPC-CF
• AC Power Adapter AC-3VX
• Waterproof Housing WP-FXA800
• Soft Case SC-FXA03 / FXA04

  Camera Dimensions
(W x H x D)
97.5 x 61.9 x 31.8 mm /
3.8 x 2.4 x 1.3 in. (excluding accessories and attachments)

Approx.155 g/5.5 oz. (excluding accessories, batteries and memory card)


US $169.99 / CDN $219.99


Specifications subject to change.

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