Summary Fujifilm S3 Pro

Prices Price
Body only Unknown Kit Unknown
Score Snapsort rank
Among similar cameras #n/a of 8
details
Specifications Key specs
Sensor size Help APS-C 23.0x15.5mm Screen resolution Help 235k dots
Megapixels Help 12.1 MP Movie format Help None
Screen size Help 2.0" Light sensitivity Help 1,600 ISO
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Lenses Lenses
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Videos

How to Clean the Digital Senso...

Obtaining a Custom White Balan...

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How to Clean the Digital Sensor on a Fuji S3
  • Tutorial
  • Photography
Obtaining a Custom White Balance on a Fuji S3
  • Tutorial
  • White balance
Bonehill rocks timelapse.
  • Sample video
  • Time-lapse

Pros

The Fujifilm S3 Pro vs other recent DSLRs

Viewfinder Doesn't use battery, see more detail Help
Pentaprism
Storage slots More storage slots Help
2

The Fujifilm S3 Pro vs other recent pro DSLRs

Built-in flash Built-in flash Help
External flash not needed

Cons

The Fujifilm S3 Pro vs other recent DSLRs

Movie format No movies Help
None
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
Announced Old Help
February, 2004
Thickness Thick Help
3.1"
Weight Heavy Help
930 g
Popularity Not so popular Help
Among snapsort users
Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
1,600 ISO
Live view No live view Help
Preview with viewfinder
Autofocus Manual focus only Help
None
Size Slightly large Help
Large 148x135x80 mm
Sensor type Sensor type Help
CCD

The Fujifilm S3 Pro vs other recent pro DSLRs

Overall image quality Very low overall image quality Help
60.0
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
12.1 MP
Weather sealed No weather sealing Help
Need to shelter it from weather
Sensor size Small sensor Help
APS-C 23.0x15.5mm
GPS No GPS Help
Missing geo-tagging
Light sensitivity (boost) Lacks boost light sensitivity Help
None
Built-in focus motor No focus motor Help
Won't autofocus with all lenses
Low light performance Very noisy at high ISO Help
346 ISO
Color depth Little color depth Help
20.9 bits
Screen size Very small screen Help
2.0"
Screen resolution Very low resolution screen Help
235k dots
Viewfinder coverage Below average viewfinder coverage Help
94%
Fastest shutter speed Slow shutter speed Help
1/4000 of a second

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Discussion

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Avatar for Mike Svitek Mike Svitek (1:20 PM, April 21, 2012)
Also, there is almost NO noise at up to ISO800. Some is visible at ISO1600, and the MAXIMUM is ISO25600!
 
Avatar for Mike Svitek Mike Svitek (9:06 PM, February 13, 2012)
it has a live preview... you can preview  for up to 30 seconds before taking the shot