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FujifilmS2550HD 12 MP Digital Camera (Black)
 
4.5

(based on 54 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (30)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (22)

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    (1)

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    (1)

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98%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Zoom range/performance (45)
  • Image stabilization (39)
  • Easy to use (28)
  • Good image quality (27)
  • Nice body color (25)

Cons

  • Short battery life (8)
  • Lag / shutter delay (4)

Best Uses

  • Family photos (40)
  • Landscape/scenery (36)
  • Low light (31)
  • Travel (27)
  • Wildlife (23)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual photographer (28), Photo enthusiast (19), Semi-pro photographer (5)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (29), Yes (7)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Don't Let The Price Fool You

After ruining my DSLR and having become tired of changing lenses too often, I began to research fix lens cameras. For the last four months I read all that I could and when I...Read complete review

After ruining my DSLR and having become tired of changing lenses too often, I began to research fix lens cameras. For the last four months I read all that I could and when I read the reviews of the S2550 and saw the price, i bought it. No regrets so far. As a serious amateur, I use it primarily for landscape and artistic still life shots. Some sport shots where grandchildren are involved varioius other areas. Once I settled on the most usuable settings for me (there are many options)the fun began. Great color and detail for a less than $200 camera. Having shots a Canon G6 for about five years, I was amazed at how much better this camera is. Fast shutter speed, a usuable EVF, a good size LCD, and a camers size that is perfect for me.
I do find the manuel a bit confusing in layout but I seldom need it. Also, it would be nice to have lens threads for filters but if I need one, I just hold over the lens.
i bought a set of rechargable batteries with the camera and have no complaints with battery life. Not using the high speed settings all the time helps extend battery life.
I would recommend this camera to any non-professional photog out there.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Just about what I anticipated!

As an amateur photographer I wanted something that could shoot the fast moving bodies and objects associated with sports. Although I haven't gone to any sporting activities since I received my camera I am...Read complete review

As an amateur photographer I wanted something that could shoot the fast moving bodies and objects associated with sports. Although I haven't gone to any sporting activities since I received my camera I am impressed with some of the other features, namely the ability to capture two images with and without the flash.

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5.0

As advertised...

By Nick

from New Jersey

About Me Casual Photographer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Good Image Stabilization
  • Large Clear LCD
  • Nice Body Color

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Family Photos
    • Indoors/Low Light
    • Travel

    Comments about Fujifilm S2550HD 12 MP Digital Camera (Black):

    Very easy to use. Great price[...].

    • Ease of Operation:
    • 9
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

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    4.0

    Works ok.

    By Bill

    from Cornville, Az.

    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Fast/accurate auto-focus
    • Good Image Quality
    • Great Zoom

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Indoors/Low Light
      • Landscape/Scenery

      Comments about Fujifilm S2550HD 12 MP Digital Camera (Black):

      Camera needs a cover on the back so that buttons are not pushed accidently. Also need a lock button on the mode dial on the top so it is not changed accidently. Currently using scoth tape to solve the problem. View finder could be brighter.

      • Ease of Operation:
      • 5
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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      5.0

      A Very Nice and Easy to Use Camera

      By Craig

      from Panama City Beach, Florida

      About Me Pro Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Good Image Quality
      • Good Image Stabilization
      • Great Zoom
      • Large Clear LCD
      • Nice Body Color
      • Short Lag Time
      • Small / Compact

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Family Photos
        • Landscape/Scenery
        • Sports/Action
        • Travel

        Comments about Fujifilm S2550HD 12 MP Digital Camera (Black):

        This camera has a tremendous ZOOM for someone who doesn't want to put the money into an interchangable lens camera.

        • Ease of Operation:
        • 8
        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes

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        5.0

        Great product for the money.

        By BaronP58

        from Peal, MS

        About Me Casual Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Fast/accurate auto-focus
        • Good Image Quality
        • Good Image Stabilization
        • Great Zoom
        • Viewfinder

        Cons

        • Short Battery Life

        Best Uses

        • Family Photos
        • Landscape/Scenery
        • Sports/Action
        • Travel
        • Video
        • Wildlife photos

        Comments about Fujifilm S2550HD 12 MP Digital Camera (Black):

        I have only had the S2550SD for a week, but it is working great. I have recorded a play and shot over a hundred stills. I was shooting my grand daughter in the Catfish Festival Little Princess Pageant at over 20 yards away using the zoom and the camera let me know she blinked when the photo was taken. That is something for a camera in this price range. I would recommend it anyone just starting in photography.

        • Ease of Operation:
        • 10
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        5.0

        Works Great

        By BADAZZMAZ

        from Colorado Springs, CO

        About Me Casual Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Fast/accurate auto-focus
        • Good Image Quality
        • Good Image Stabilization
        • Good in Low Light
        • Great Zoom
        • Large Clear LCD
        • Nice Body Color
        • Short Lag Time

        Cons

        • Short Battery Life

        Best Uses

        • Family Photos
        • Indoors/Low Light
        • Landscape/Scenery
        • Sports/Action
        • Travel
        • Video
        • Weddings/Events
        • Wildlife photos

        Comments about Fujifilm S2550HD 12 MP Digital Camera (Black):

        Purchased this camera about a month ago and so far it's been working great. Does alot for the price and image quality is very good.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        4.0

        Wowzer of a camera!

        By Chelseaguy57

        from Manhattan,NYC

        About Me Pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Fast/accurate auto-focus
        • Good Image Stabilization
        • Great Zoom
        • Large Clear LCD
        • Short Lag Time

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Fujifilm S2550HD 12 MP Digital Camera (Black):

            Camera is easy to use, loading program is a cinch,
            and a great replacement camera.

            • Ease of Operation:
            • 9
            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            4.0

            A nice buy

            By Taofeek

            from Gainesville,FL

            About Me Casual Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Fast/accurate auto-focus
            • Good Image Quality
            • Good Image Stabilization
            • Large Clear LCD
            • Small / Compact

            Cons

            • Lag / Shutter Delay
            • Poor Flash
            • Poor Image Quality
            • Short Battery Life

            Best Uses

            • Family Photos
            • Indoors/Low Light

            Comments about Fujifilm S2550HD 12 MP Digital Camera (Black):

            ...Great buy, but the camera really zaps the batteries, especially in the Video cam mode

            • Ease of Operation:
            • 9
            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            5.0

            Great Price, Great Little Camera

            By Angybone

            from Heart of Texas

            About Me Casual Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Good Image Quality
            • Great Zoom
            • Small / Compact

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Landscape/Scenery
              • Wildlife photos

              Comments about Fujifilm S2550HD 12 MP Digital Camera (Black):

              I have a wonderful Olympus Evolt E-500, but sometimes that's just a little too much to tote around. This little camera does everything I want to do and I can pack it around in my purse or even sling it around my shoulder and jump on the bike.
              It's an easy to use camera, wonderful zoom, and the colors are beautifully vibrant. It was better than I even expected.

              • Ease of Operation:
              • 9
              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

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              5.0

              This Camera made my day. Good job B&H!

              By DON

              from Beltsville,MD

              About Me Photo Enthusiast

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Fast/accurate auto-focus
              • Good Image Quality
              • Good Image Stabilization
              • Good in Low Light
              • Great Zoom
              • Large Clear LCD
              • Nice Body Color
              • Short Lag Time
              • Small / Compact
              • Very easy to handle

              Cons

              • Short Battery Life

              Best Uses

              • Family Photos
              • Indoors/Low Light
              • Landscape/Scenery
              • Weddings/Events

              Comments about Fujifilm S2550HD 12 MP Digital Camera (Black):

              I take pictuer nad vedios at home and work. I don't know what took me so long to get a camera like this I love it!

              • Ease of Operation:
              • 10
              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

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              4.0

              Works fine for me (no-pro)!

              By Leo

              from Sao Paulo, Brazil

              About Me Casual Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Good Image Quality
              • Great Zoom
              • Large Clear LCD

              Cons

              • Poor Image Stabilization

              Best Uses

              • Family Photos
              • Landscape/Scenery
              • Travel
              • Weddings/Events
              • Wildlife photos

              Comments about Fujifilm S2550HD 12 MP Digital Camera (Black):

              I used to own a Sony Cybershot, and although I'm no professional photographer, I always wanted to go for something a little more robust, without spending a lot of money on it. So I was very pleased when I found this camera. It wasn't so expensive, and yet it has a lot of nice features, like an 18x optical zoom, panoramic photos, and its user-friendly interface makes it not so hard for beginners like me to take some good quality photos. Plus, it works with AA rechargeable batteries, which is a plus when you find yourself in the middle of nowhere without a socket to charge your battery.

              • Ease of Operation:
              • 8
              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

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              4.0

              Goog buy.

              By BJ

              from Pasadena, Tx

              About Me Photo Enthusiast

              Verified Buyer

              Comments about Fujifilm S2550HD 12 MP Digital Camera (Black):

              This was a gift for somebody and they absolutely love this camera>

              • Was this a gift?:
              • Yes

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              5.0

              excellent

              By are you kidding

              from Cape May, N.J.

              About Me Casual Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Fast/accurate auto-focus
              • Good Image Quality
              • Good Image Stabilization
              • Good in Low Light
              • Great Zoom
              • Large Clear LCD
              • Small / Compact

              Cons

              • Short Battery Life

              Best Uses

              • Family Photos
              • Indoors/Low Light
              • Landscape/Scenery
              • Travel
              • Wildlife photos

              Comments about Fujifilm S2550HD 12 MP Digital Camera (Black):

              Fabulous for close ups.
              easy to use.
              fun to work with.

              • Ease of Operation:
              • 10
              • Was this a gift?:
              • Yes

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              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Great photos, great value.

              By Joe

              from Shamokin Dam, PA

              About Me Photo Enthusiast

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Good Image Quality
              • Good Image Stabilization
              • Large Clear LCD

              Cons

              • Lag / Shutter Delay

              Best Uses

              • Family Photos
              • Indoors/Low Light
              • Video

              Comments about Fujifilm S2550HD 12 MP Digital Camera (Black):

              This is my 2nd Fujifilm digital camera. I loved the first one and this one is even better. The ONLY things I would change are the rather slow shutter speed and the noise the zoom makes when you're recording video.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

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              5.0

              Great buy... Great camera...

              By Taliesin

              from Louisiana

              About Me Semi-pro Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Fast/accurate auto-focus
              • Good Image Quality
              • Good Image Stabilization
              • Great Zoom
              • Large Clear LCD
              • Nice Body Color
              • Short Lag Time
              • Small / Compact

              Cons

              • For the money None

              Best Uses

              • Family Photos
              • Landscape/Scenery
              • Sports/Action
              • Travel
              • Video
              • Weddings/Events
              • Wildlife photos

              Comments about Fujifilm S2550HD 12 MP Digital Camera (Black):

              For the most part Fuji doesn't get the credit it deserves... Fuji color reproduction is as good or better than some high end Canons and Nikon's... This model lives up to those color quality standards...

              • Was this a gift?:
              • Yes

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              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              Nice camera not intuitive manual control

              By gv

              from Alabama

              About Me Casual Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Good Image Quality

              Cons

              • Controls

              Best Uses

              • Family Photos

              Comments about Fujifilm S2550HD 12 MP Digital Camera (Black):

              The camera contains great features and takes nice pictures, but I feel the way to control aperture and shutter speed is not intuitive. The 18x zoon is great.

              • Ease of Operation:
              • 5
              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

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              5.0

              An excellent workhorse camera

              By bob the lab rat

              from Denver

              About Me Semi-pro Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Fast/accurate auto-focus
              • Good Image Quality
              • Good Image Stabilization
              • Great Zoom
              • Large Clear LCD

              Cons

              • None

              Best Uses

              • Lab work

              Comments about Fujifilm S2550HD 12 MP Digital Camera (Black):

              I have three of these cameras that I use in our engineering lab. Point-and-shoot for the easy stuff. Manual mode(s) for the difficult stuff. Works great.

              • Ease of Operation:
              • 8
              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

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              4.0

              Great Value for a novice photographer

              By Lou

              from Bronx,Ny

              About Me Casual Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Comments about Fujifilm S2550HD 12 MP Digital Camera (Black):

              We use it for basic pictures but are looking forward to take it to the limit. I believe it offers us a decent amount of features but probably more than we would ever need. I am still trying to perfect the zooming capabilities and taking the correct shot, Thanks Fujifilm

              • Ease of Operation:
              • 7
              • Was this a gift?:
              • Yes

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              (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Very Good Camera for Entusiasts

              By chneves

              from Limeira, SP - Brasil

              About Me Photo Enthusiast

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Fast/accurate auto-focus
              • Good Image Quality
              • Good Image Stabilization
              • Great Zoom

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Family Photos
                • Indoors/Low Light
                • Landscape/Scenery
                • Travel
                • Weddings/Events

                Comments about Fujifilm S2550HD 12 MP Digital Camera (Black):

                I am Entusiast and for me is a great Camera.

                • Ease of Operation:
                • 7
                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

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                5.0

                easy to use

                By Proud Grandmother

                from Bailey, MS

                About Me Casual Photographer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Great Zoom
                • Large Clear LCD

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Family Photos
                  • Indoors/Low Light
                  • Sports/Action
                  • Travel

                  Comments about Fujifilm S2550HD 12 MP Digital Camera (Black):

                  This camera has enough zoom that I can photograph my Grandson playing his sports, or catch a picture of the squirrel in my backyard eating the birdseed. It is easy to learn....you don't have to be a professional to use it. I am excited about using the extra features of different scene choices. Great Christmas gift that will help capture memories of the most precious things in life.....my Family.

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                  • No

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                  4.0

                  date and time on pic

                  By Marty

                  from Tamp, Fl

                  About Me Casual Photographer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Good Image Quality
                  • Good Image Stabilization
                  • Good in Low Light
                  • Great Zoom
                  • Large Clear LCD
                  • Nice Body Color

                  Cons

                  • Lag / Shutter Delay
                  • Short Battery Life

                  Best Uses

                  • Family Photos
                  • Indoors/Low Light
                  • Landscape/Scenery
                  • Wildlife photos

                  Comments about Fujifilm S2550HD 12 MP Digital Camera (Black):

                  Just bought the camera, I set date and time but cant get it to print the date and time on pic does anyone know? other than that like the camera

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • Yes

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