The camera uses either a lithium-ion battery pack or the AC adapter for power, both of which come with the camera, the included AC adapter acting as an in-camera battery charger as well. Dec 26, For composing shots, the S4 has both a real-image optical viewfinder and 1. Dec 23, video. Feedback Jeff welcomes your comments or questions. Next in line to the right of the Flash button, this switch controls the camera’s main operating mode:.

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Kyocera Finecam S4 – digital camera

In this interview, Simon looks back at his time at the helm. Smart Home by Gordon Gottsegen Nov 19, All the way on the far right of the back panel, this sliding lever releases the memory card compartment door. This yearKyocera has updated their line with the FineCam S4, a four megapixel update to the 3 megapixel S3 mentioned above.

In case you’re still not convinced, have a look at Steve’s Digicams and Imaging Resource for more reviews. What I didn’t care for: Raise your phone camera game with these useful accessories. The dark, charcoal-grey body is mostly metal, making for a rugged-looking package.

A Four Way Arrow pad in the center of the back panel controls a variety of functions, with an OK button in the center to confirm camera settings.


Those include slide shows, thumbnail mode, DPOF print marking, and image protection.

Kyocera Finecam S4, S3x

In macro mode, the S4 has a focal range of 17 – 60 cm at the wideangle setting. Check out the samples in our photo gallery! Through the LCD menu, the Manual menu option pulls up a sub-menu of exposure options.

There are four buttons and one switch finecqm to the right of the optical viewfinder.

Kyocera Finecam S4 – digital camera Overview – CNET

LCD brightness is adjustable by hitting the center button of the four-way switch. Finecan up arrow displays or dismisses a screen showing information about the currently-displayed image.

Programmed Auto, Aperture Priority Auto. Google photos expands album limit to 20, photos and videos. You can at least use the zoom lens during filming.

DCRP Review: Kyocera Finecam S4

But its combination of features, form factor and image quality make it an enjoyable camera to use — and his pick for this year. Record, playback, or setup.

Simon Joinson on the Seattle years. The right side of the S4 as viewed from the back holds the connector compartment, protected by a flexible, rubbery flap that remains tethered to the camera at the top. Simon Finecma was DPReview’s second general manager, during a time when the site underwent enormous changes, not least our relocation to the U.


In the manual focus mode, a gauge is shown on the LCD so you can see the approx. Founder Phil Askey on the first ten years.

Dec 29, The Finecam takes about 5. I would’ve liked to go just a bit slower, but the next step is 2 seconds, and those images were way overexposed.

At the bottom of the back panel, this button displays the settings menu in both Tinecam and Record modes. As always, I recommend a trip to your local camera store to try out the Finecam S4 and its competitors before you buy!

A few camera settings feature external controls, such as flash, Macro mode, zoom, and the main camera mode, but the remaining settings rely on the LCD menu system.

Mobile by Stephen Shankland Dec 19, The majority of the S4’s controls are on its rear panel, along with the LCD monitor and cinecam viewfinder. There is also a standard-issue setup menu on the S4.